Check Out Manhattanhenge 2017 In Harlem

This is a call for your pictures of Manhattanhenge seen from Harlem.  The American Museum of Natural History has published dates that the sun will set directly at the end of our numbered streets given the slightly northeasterly-southwesterly access of Manhattan. 
But now here’s a neighborhood nod to the Summer solstice, albeit adjusted for Manhattan’s axis. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains it all in the video here.

So go out and shoot some photos on any of these days, and send us your pictures.  We’ll post all depictions of this ancient pagan celebration of the longest days of the year.  Email them to us at:

May 29 – 8:13 p.m. – half sun.
May 30 – 8:12 p.m. – full sun.
July 12 – 8:20 p.m. – half sun
July 13 – 8:21 p.m. – full sun

Tips: Best ‘henge viewing is on wider streets, but leafed-out trees on one-way cross streets might make for interesting shots.

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