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Manhattanhenge: See stunning NYC sunset photos

Manhattanhenge, or when the setting sun aligns with the Manhattan street grid, was named for its similarity to when the sun rises in alignment with Stonehenge in England.

The phenomenon happens on four days a year, twice when half the sun aligns and twice when the full sun aligns. The last chance to see it this year is Friday, July 13, at around 8:20 p.m.

Scroll down for stunning photos of Manhattanhenge over the years.

Manhattanhenge is seen from the FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on July 12, 2018.

Manhattanhenge is seen from the FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on July 12, 2018.

A man photographs Manhattanhenge from the FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on July 12, 2018.

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Manhattanhenge is seen from the FDR Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on July 12, 2018.

People gather on Roosevelt Island to watch Manhattanhenge on July 12, 2018.

Cloudy skies made Manhattanhenge harder to see on May 30, 2018.

People take pictures of a cloudy Manhattanhenge in Times Square on May 30, 2018.

Pedestrians stop to take pictures of a cloudy Manhattanhenge on 14th street on May 30, 2018.

Manhattanhenge is seen from 14th street and Seventh Avenue on May 30, 2018.

Manhattanhenge is seen from Tudor City Place and 42nd Street on May 30, 2018.

Manhattanhenge lights up 57th Street on May 30, 2018.

Manhattanhenge is seen on 42nd Street on July 12, 2016.

The sun drops beyond the horizon on the second day of Manhattanhenge on July 12, 2016.

A view of the Manhattanhenge sunset from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

A view of the Manhattanhenge sunset as seen through a camera set up at Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

The Manhattanhenge sunset blazes through buildings, as seen from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

A view of the Manhattanhenge sunset from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

A view of the Manhattanhenge sunset from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

The Manhattan skyline is silhouetted against the sun during the Manhattanhenge sunset, as seen from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

The final moments of the Manhattanhenge sunset lights up the clouds above, as seen from Hunter's Point South Park in Queens on July 11, 2016.

People watch and photograph the sunset on 14th Street during Manhattanhenge on May 29, 2013.

People watch and photograph the sunset on 14th Street during Manhattanhenge on May 29, 2013.

The sun sets during Manhattanhenge on July 13, 2011.

Two women photograph themselves during the Manhattanhenge sunset on July 13, 2011 in midtown.

People take photos and ride toward the setting sun during Manhattanhenge on July 13, 2011.

The sun sets during Manhattanhenge on July 13, 2011.

Pedestrians stop to look as the sun sets creating a modern-day "Stonehenge effect" along Manhattan streets on May 28, 2006.