Nested between the site of the first nuclear weapons test and the town of Alamogordo, White Sands is world’s largest gypsium sand dune field. On certain days, strong winds sweep through, moving and shifting the sands. resulting in sands storms such as the one depicted in this video.

This video was filmed as part of SKYGLOW (, an ongoing crowdfunded quest to explore the effects and dangers of urban light pollution in contrast with some of the most incredible dark sky areas in North America. This project is being produced in collaboration with International Dark-Sky Association (, a non-profit fighting for the preservation of night skies around the globe. […]