Twice a year the sun lines up with the straight streets of Manhattan during sunset. This event is called Manhattanhenge and looks quite cool.

Manhattanhenge

People take pictures of sunset on 42th street in New York City, during the biannual Manhattanhenge. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

The sun shines down 42nd Street at sunset during the biannual occurrence named Manhattanhenge in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

People take pictures of sunset on 42nd street, during the Manhattanhengein New York City. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

The sun shines down 42nd Street at sunset during the biannual Manhattanhenge in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

People take pictures of sunset on 42nd street during the biannual Manhattanhenge in New York City. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

The sun shines down 42nd Street at sunset during the biannual Manhattanhenge in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

People take pictures of sunset on 42nd street, during the Manhattanhengein New York City. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

The sun shines down 42nd Street at sunset during the biannual Manhattanhenge in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

The sun shines down 42nd Street at sunset during the biannual Manhattanhenge in New York. GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS

Manhattanhenge

People take pictures of sunset on 42nd street, during the Manhattanhengein New York City. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS

May 30, 2013