Throw on headphones and zen out to some sparkling Mojave night sky stars and star trails timelapses. Shot at various locations surrounding Joshua Tree National Park, this night sky compilation uses a full moon to “paint” the foreground, giving the visuals a surreal psychedelic “daylight” feeling. Exposures were 20 seconds. Shot on Canon 6D. Lenses Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L USM Wide Angle Lens and Rokinon 12mm f2.8. Shot and Edited by Gavin Heffernan ( Music: Homeward Angel by Moby. Courtesy: This project was shot as part of SKYGLOW (, an ongoing 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 by Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic in collaboration with International Dark-Sky Association (, a non-profit fighting for the preservation of night skies around the globe. International Dark Sky Week is coming up too – April 22-28th!