Last ‘Manhattanhenge’ Sunsets of 2015 Light Up City Streets
The phenomenon known as "Manhattanhenge" returned to the city Sunday night.
It is seen when the sunset falls perfectly into line with the Manhattan street grid. On Sunday night, Manhattanhenge aligned around 8:20 with the full sun visible.
This is the second Manhattanhenge of the year, after one on May 29.
On Monday night, New Yorkers can catch another occurrence, but with half of the sun hidden below the horizon.
The Museum of Natural History says the best vantage points are on 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd and 57th streets.
Neil Degrasse Tyson, the Museum's Planetarium Director, coined the term “Manhattanhenge.”
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