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Manhattanhenge

July 11, 2014

Manhattanhenge on 34th Street

Sunset looking down 34th Street. One of two days when the sunset is exactly aligned with the grid of streets in Manhattan.

Copyright © 2001, Neil deGrasse Tyson


As the sun sets on July 11th, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's East-West numbered streets, creating cinema-worthy photo opportunities of Manhattan's brick-and-steel canyons.  Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.  

Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family.

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