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Old 06-05-2009, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Arlington Virginia
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Heard this today on NPR's Science Friday. This is very cool - watch the video.

"Twice a year, the sunset lines up with New York City's street grid -- making for spectacular views."

Scifri Videos: Manhattanhenge: Watch A Star Align (http://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/watch/10222/ - broken link)
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Old 06-05-2009, 06:58 PM
 
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We're planning on a trip to NY in the future. Guess we'll have to pick the dates carefully.

Thanks!
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Old 06-07-2009, 05:01 PM
 
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Heard this today on NPR's Science Friday. This is very cool - watch the video.

"Twice a year, the sunset lines up with New York City's street grid -- making for spectacular views."

Scifri Videos: Manhattanhenge: Watch A Star Align (http://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/watch/10222/ - broken link)
That was cool QW...... as i've never heard about this until your posting of it. Remember ... Sol-Stice or Sun Stands
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:08 PM
 
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This mentioned in the local NYC press when it happens on a regular basis.
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