Where to find the best view of #Manhattanhenge 2015

Epic Manhattanhenge Sunset To Light Up NYC
Epic Manhattanhenge Sunset To Light Up NYC

Manhattanhenge is the rare occasion when the sun aligns with New York City's street grid and displays the sunset beautifully in between the towering skyscrapers of Manhattan. This certain phenomenon only happens twice in 2015.

The first occurrence will be at 8:12 pm on Friday and Saturday this week. Only half the sun will align with the grid on Friday while the full sun will set in the grid on Saturday. The next opportunity to view the phenomenon won't happen until July 12 and 13 this summer.

Naturally, every New Yorker is looking forward to the event so they can snap the sunset and post straight to Instagram (no filter).

If you're one of those New Yorkers or happen to be in the city for the rare occasion you'll want to know the right spots in the city to grab the best view of #Manhattanhenge.

Locate yourself as far east in Manhattan as possible without losing site of New Jersey and be on any of the following cross streets: 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd and 57th streets.

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