Manhattanhenge

Manhattanhenge

What do you get when the sun sets in perfect alignment with New York City streets and skyscrapers?

Manhattanhenge is the answer –– a phrase made popular by a famous astrophysicist (Neil de Grasse Tyson) and a reference to Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument located in England. But but this is no prehistoric sculpture, this is the NYC skyline (more on Stonehenge later).

For now, let’s talk about that amazing setting sun and how it aligns like this only twice a year with picture-perfect results. If you want to see it in person, mark your calendar for May 2016. In the meantime, you can simply sit back and admire all of the fantastic photos made possible by nature and man.

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