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New Yorkers gawk over dazzling, rare sunset over Manhattan

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 00:48

New Yorkers get treated to a dazzling view that only happens twice a year when the setting sun aligns itself with the city's dramatic street grid. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Some things can only happen in Manhattan. This was one of them. Sunsets in the Big Apple over the weekend were spectacular. That's because of an astrophysics phenomenon that only occurs twice a year. It happens when the sun sets and lines itself up with Manhattan's street grids, sending a blaze of color onto every street that runs east and west. Folks stopped for a New York minute to take it all in. They'll want to remember this. The sun's alignment won't happen again like this until next year.

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New Yorkers gawk over dazzling, rare sunset over Manhattan

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 00:48