New Yorkers Crowd Manhattan Streets to Catch a Glimpse of 'Manhattanhenge'

Crowds of people gathered in the streets of Manhattan to catch a glimpse of “Manhattanhenge” on the evening of July 11.

The phenomenon typically occurs at sunset during the spring or summer and happens when the sun “aligns precisely with the Manhattan street grid,” according to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

This video filmed by Twitter user @ToneOnlyPhoto shows the view of the sunset from West 42nd Street. Credit: @ToneOnlyPhoto via Storyful

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