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Advice from Neil DeGrasse Tyson on the Best Place to Watch ‘Manhattanhenge’

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Twice a year, the sun sets exactly in line with the cross streets of Manhattan, illuminating both the north and south sides of the street at the exact same time. It's pretty amazing. Here's where the world's most famous astrophysicist suggests catching a glimpse.

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Yes, Manhattanhenge. But also Park Slopehenge

Friday, July 12, 2013

You've no doubt heard of Manhattanhenge -- when the sunset lines up with Manhattan's grid twice a year, a la Stonehenge. But it turns out there's also a Greenpointhenge. And a Park Slopehenge.

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Manhattanhenge Returns to NYC

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

For the second time this summer, city residents will get to experience Manhattanhenge — that’s when the sun will align with the city’s street grid, appearing to descend between the buildings.

Send in your Manhattanhenge photos to pics@wnyc.org

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