“It’s just crazy to think sometimes, the size and scale of the universe. It’s such a relief too. If you’re ever stressed, if you’re ever concerned about worldly problems, take a picture of something that’s 12 billion years old.”

For our January 2017 issue, we met Jason Wait, a new BCIT Engineering student whose hobby is out of this world. Scroll through the above gallery to see some of Jason’s original astrophotography, and be sure to read our interview with Jason below. Get a keepsake copy for your coffee table, on newsstands around BCIT campus this week.