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What Is That?

It is an event during which the setting sun or the rising sun is aligned with the east–west streets of the main street grid of Manhattan, New York City.

The sunset alignments occur around May 28th and July 13th.

The sunrise alignments occur around December 5th and January 8th.

Excellent places for viewing Manhattanhenge are 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd, and 57th Streets.

The term Manhattanhenge was coined by Neil deGrasse Tyson,

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