Must-See Pics, Time Lapse of "Manhattanhenge"

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July 16, 2012; 8:09 PM ET
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Must-See Pics, Time Lapse of "Manhattanhenge"

Storified by Accu Weather · Fri, Jul 13 2012 04:05:38

"Manhattanhenge" occurs when the sun is perfectly aligned with the buildings of Manhattan, creating an incredible sunset. The term "Manhattanhenge" is due to the sundial appearance of the buildings' shadows and the similarity to Stonehenge. 
Manhattanhenge http://pic.twitter.com/uRPxzWyOEhudy
#Manhattanhenge looking down 50th Street and Sixth. http://twitpic.com/a6kumu via @TwitPicandrew dallos
Great photo op will arise in Manhattan this PM as the sun lines up perfectly with the buildings. http://ow.ly/cbOTEAccuWeather.com
#Manhattanhenge timelapse from last night (via @EverythingNYC by @chenrisius) http://vimeo.com/45618833CitySights NY
Manhattanhenge 2012 ¡¡¡¡4ub3n
Manhattanhenge♥☀ http://yfrog.com/oevj2qgjvirginia dos santos
Manhattanhenge 2012 @chrisozer @pketron This is what I got I arrived on the scene late. Not my final edit working on it http://pic.twitter.com/NsfybCjzRichard A Melo
Manhattanhenge http://pic.twitter.com/6uI5q58FFrancesco Perchiazzi
Manhattanhenge was breathtaking. Only in NYC! by notdb http://pic.twitter.com/2QPPNlTdGuido Ricciuti
#manhattanhenge the sun was so big and beautiful!Michael Manuhurapon
Edited with WoWCamera+ #sepia effect and then filtered with instagram. Today was a chance to capture #sunset through #nyc #newyork #newyorkcity #skyscrapers but there was so much traffic and trees in midtown. #manhattanhenge projectCarissa Sarreal
Manhattanhenge. Beautiful http://pic.twitter.com/nKCU01uWcolleen
#Manhattanhenge success! @NYCAviation @NewYorkology @EverythingNYC @agreatbigcity @AMNH @neiltyson http://pic.twitter.com/1lQCPlaOCarlos Henriquez
"@FreshPictures: Manhattanhenge http://pic.twitter.com/K1xWwD4Q"Hanan Qasim
At least Wednesday's Manhattanhenge was good. Shot with my Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D and EF 24-70 Mk I L . Edited in Adobe Lightroom 4 and filtered on IG. #manhattanhenge #dslr #nyc #sunset #42nd #42ndstreet #manhattan #sun #streetKenneth Bolido

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