Manhattanhenge is the phenomenon when the sun lines up perfectly with the numbered streets of Manhattan while it sets. It happens twice a year around the summer solstice -- and it was supposed to happen Sunday and Monday evenings, but cloud cover made the event uneventful.
Wednesday night turned out to be a perfect night to capture it. We picked out 7 incredible photos.
1. Take a look at this shot from Eyewitness News viewer Javan Ng:
2. And this shot from Craig shows a little wider perspective:
3. And this photo by Bruno Boni is simply incredible, which was taken from the east side of Manhattan:
4. This perspective from 42nd Street captured the glow of the sunset:
5. The timing apparently has to be just right:
6. Many of the photos of Manhattanhenge are taken from within Manhattan, but going across the East River into Long Island City in Queens offers a different perspective:
7. And this one is pretty great, too:
Did you capture photos of Manhattanhenge that you want to share with us? Use the hashtag #abc7NY on Twitter and Instagram.