Neil deGrasse Tyson on Manhattanhenge

Four evenings a year, the setting sun aligns perfectly with Manhattan's street grid, creating a breathtaking wash of illumination along the crosstreets. Frederick P. Rose Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson first noted the phenomenon more than a decade ago and coined the term "Manhattanhenge."

Discover the best spots and times to see Manhattanhenge.