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Manhattanhenge: Crowds Gather To See A Star Align

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Manhattanhenge: Crowds Gather To See A Star Align

Manhattanhenge: Crowds Gather To See A Star Align

Manhattanhenge: Crowds Gather To See A Star Align

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Twice a year, the sunset lines up with New York City's street grid — making for spectacular views. Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York, identified the cosmic event over a decade ago and coined the name Manhattanhenge.

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