Remember that time when you first realized that the Universe was an incredibly gigantic place, when you felt humbled and fortunate at the mere thought of existing in this vast cosmic arena? Listen to Professor Tom Burns, of Ohio Wesleyan University and Director of Perkins Observatory. He still feels that way.

"Astronomy is a humbling and character building experience," said Carl Sagan. This man is proof of that. Faith in humanity: Restored.

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The Astronomer, is part of a larger project directed by Phil Garret called All Things Shining.

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