Manhattanhenge happens tonight!
Twice a year, the sun sets between buildings in New York to make for especially epic photos of the sun hovering above the horizon.
Tips:
A telephoto lens will help get a close view of the sun
The sun will set at 8:15 PM tonight, but get there early.
Get as far east in Manhattan for the best effect
34th and 42nd St are notable for getting the Empire State Building & the Chrysler Building in to your photo
14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd, and 57th Streets will also give you views clear across to the west, where the sun sets
Manhattanhenge is Tonight
via WNYC Radiolab; photo via Reuters

Manhattanhenge happens tonight!

Twice a year, the sun sets between buildings in New York to make for especially epic photos of the sun hovering above the horizon.

Tips:

  • A telephoto lens will help get a close view of the sun
  • The sun will set at 8:15 PM tonight, but get there early.
  • Get as far east in Manhattan for the best effect
  • 34th and 42nd St are notable for getting the Empire State Building & the Chrysler Building in to your photo
  • 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd, and 57th Streets will also give you views clear across to the west, where the sun sets

Manhattanhenge is Tonight

via WNYC Radiolab; photo via Reuters

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