He may not have won an Oscar for any of his 53 films, but we always knew Alfred Hitchcock was more than a star. Finally, thanks to some intrepid sky-gazing from the astronomers at Chile's La Silla observatory, Hitch's famous profile can clearly be seen in the star-forming region NGC 3324. The portrait above is actually the work of several young stars whose radiation has carved out an enormous cavity in the surrounding gases.
Well, that settles that. If you're wondering where the Master of Suspense went after he died, we now know.
Thanks to Twitter friend Onur Orhon (@onurorhon) for spotting the Universe Today article for us!
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Posted by Joel Gunz at 2:59 PM