Behold Manhattanhenge

The Manhattan skyline at sunset during Manhattanhenge.

July 15, 2022

At sunset on July 12, a visual spectacle graced New York's urban canyons when the sun perfectly aligned with Manhattan's street grid. Named Manhattanhenge by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (GSAS'92), it is a unique urban phenomenon.

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