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Watch The Sun Go Down Over A Lightless Manhattan

A serene time lapse after a chaotic storm.

Posted on October 31, 2012, at 5:01 p.m. ET

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Says YouTube user rapheevanoff: "The day after the storm hammered NYC, lower Manhattan remained without electricity. Most of the usually lit-up downtown office buildings were conspicuously dark at sundown although some were running on generator power. Also I just realized that the lack of flights normally over the city, save for the few helicopters, was striking."

In a GIF:

And in a loop. Beautiful: