Manhattanhenge

Tonight in New York (or possibly tomorrow night), the sun lines up perfectly with Manhattan’s east-west grid of streets.

It’s a phenomenon that happens twice a year. Will future alien anthropologists wonder if the city was built with some Stonehenge-like purpose?

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