Griffith Observatory Draws Crowd of Eager Eclipse Viewers

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Solar eclipse viewers watch the sky at Griffith Observatory on Aug. 21, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

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As the moon slid over a bright orange sun Monday morning, Southern Californians flocked to Griffith Observatory to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse.

Other Angelenos took to social media to share photographs of the crescent sun.

At corner of Vermont Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, crowds of people waited eagerly to board a shuttle bus that would take them to the observatory.

In a scene that was typical for L.A., a group of Scientologists handed out personality tests to people in line waiting for the shuttle.

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