The high contrast and exposure here works well. The distance in the foto and the vast comparison in size from the person to the structure is excellent. The cropping of the circle is fine, the positioning of the person is perfect. There is interest for the eye throughout.
Emotionally, I think to me it represents the space age and I think of a scientist contemplating the cosmos through this high-tech equipment. Of course, this is an illusion, but the ceiling has a very space tech feeling to it and the high contrast and clean lines brings this out I think