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A Manhattanhenge sunset on 42nd Street July 11, 2014.

A stunning ‘Manhattanhenge’ sunset is happening on Friday and Saturday in New York City. Here’s how to see it.

The sun will dip perfectly between buildings in Manhattan to create a spectacle of light on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, 2019.
An experimental NOAA forecast predicted California wildfire smoke particles would drift across the US on November 19, 2018.

Smoke from California’s wildfires is drifting across the US to New York — and it’s making pretty sunsets

Smoke from the California wildfires is billowing high into the atmosphere and drifting across America. Some particles have reached the East Coast.
A total lunar eclipse or blood moon as seen in a time-lapse series of images.

The total lunar eclipse would look stunning from the moon — Earth’s sunrise and sunset will connect in a ring of fire

The longest total lunar eclipse or blood moon in a century will happen overnight on July 27. From the moon, Earth will look like it's surrounded by a ring of fire, with its sunset and sunrise connected in a loop. A NASA animation shows what Earth's glowing red ring might look like.

A strange and beautiful sunset is happening in New York City this week — here’s how to see it

Each summer, the sun, Earth, streets, and tall city buildings align to create a glorious spectacle in Manhattan.

Sunsets don’t happen later during the summer — here’s why it’s so confusing

After the summer solstice, daylight starts fading. But it might not seem like it.