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Manhattanhenge 2021

Una magnífica vista del sol puesta justo entre los edificios de Manhattan

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Nueva York es un gran lugar para ver el atardecer todo el año, pero hay días en que es especialmente impresionante. Manhattanhenge es uno de los momentos más memorables y pintorescos del verano. Cientos de personas se reúnen en las calles para observar este evento increíblemente hermoso.

When is Manhattanhenge

Dos veces al año el sol se alinea con la tierra exactamente entre los edificios de Manhattan. Como nuestro planeta gira, el sol se pone en un ángulo diferente cada día. La red rectangular de Manhattan permite que este fenómeno ocurra a finales de mayo y mediados de julio.

Best places to see Manhattanhenge

Los mejores lugares para presenciar Manhattanhenge en toda su belleza son las calles 14, 23, 34, 42 y 57. ¡Coge tu cámara y encuentra un lugar en la calle con una bonita vista!

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NYC sunsets and sunrises are stunning all year round, but never better than Manhattanhenge. Now that you have Manhattanhenge dates and locations, plan your visit ahead. Have a look at the map and book the most convenient deals.

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What day is Manhattanhenge?

Manhattanhenge sunset: May 29 Half Sun on the grid; May 30 Full Sun on the grid; July 11 Full Sun on the grid; July 12 Half Sun on the grid. Manhattanhenge sunrise: November 29–30 and January 11–12.

Why is it called Manhattanhenge?

The word “Manhattanhenge” is a word blend of "Manhattan" and "Stonehenge." The term was coined by Neil deGrasse Tyson, a world-known astrophysicist and a native New Yorker. He was inspired by his childhood visit to Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument in England where stones are aligned with the sun at a particular time of the year.

How often is Manhattanhenge?

Manhattanhenge sunset occurs four times a year: at sunset on May 29–May 30 and July 11–July 12, and at sunrise on November 29–30 and January 11–12.

What street is Manhattanhenge?

Manhattanhenge sunset: 14th St & Broadway (close to Union Square); 23rd St & Broadway (close to the Flatiron Building); 34th St & Fifth Avenue (close to the Empire State Building); 42nd St & Third Avenue (with great views of the Chrysler Building and the Park Avenue Viaduct where it crosses above 42nd St); 57th St & Eighth Avenue (close to the Hearst Building). Manhattanhenge sunrise: 5th Avenue and 41st Street.

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