Manhattanhenge 2016 Dates

Manhattan Solstice 2016

Video Credit: Lu Liu

Manhattanhenge or Manhattan Solstice happens twice a year when the sun aligns east-west streets. During Manhattanhenge the observers on one of the griddest east-west streets will see the sun setting over New Jersey directly opposite.

The best view takes place on 42nd St, you’ll see the sun lined up with the center line of 42nd Street.

When? From May, 29th to July, 13th.

Manhattanhenge Dates 2016

Half Sun
Sunday, May 29, 2016 (8.12pm): Half Sun on the grid
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 (8.30pm): Half Sun on the grid

Full Sun | Best days
Monday, May 30, 2016 (8.12pm): Full Sun on the grid
Monday, July 11, 2016 (8.30pm): Full Sun on the grid

Image Credit | hwzhiyin


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