Last night marked the return of Manhattanhenge and if you missed it, tonight is your final chance to catch the epic sunset before it disspears until next summer.
Manhattanhenge is the twice a year sunset where the setting sun aligns perfectly with the Manhattan street grid.
According to The Weather Channel, temperatures will reach a high of 83 degrees in Manhattan today, with clear skies this evening and a low of 69 degrees. This means that you won’t have to worry about the weather raining on the parade for this Instagram-worthy sunset.
While last night’s spectacle showcased the full sun on Manhattan’s grid, tonight you’ll be able to see the half sun on the cityscape, which isn’t the full shebang but still a site to see.
Per the American Museum of Natural History, you can catch Manhattanhenge tonight at 8:21 p.m., however, they advise getting there at least a half an hour before.
The best spots to catch Manhattanhenge are on wide thoroughfares like 14th Street, 34th Street, 42nd Street, 59th Street, and 79th Street. You can also head to the Tudor City Bridge on 42nd Street, but get there early if you want to snag a good spots.
Here’s a few Instagram captures from last night’s event:
- Manhattanhenge [American Museum of Natural History]