Hi there! I'm having some trouble understanding Hubble's Law and Constant and would be grateful for some help.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So Hubble's Law shows that the most distant galaxies have the greatest red-shift, as they are moving away from us fastest. This shows that all galaxies are moving away from each other and therefore that the Universe is expanding. Would it be correct to say that theincreased area of space to be stretched(ie expanding space) between us and the most distant galaxies results in their increased velocity from us?

As I understand, Hubble's Constant (at about 42 miles per second per megaparsec) shows that a galaxy one megaparsec away is receding from us at a velocity of 42 miles per second. Therefore,is Hubble's Constant increasing as the universe's expansion accelerates?

Thanks very much in advance. Sorry that my questions are so basic!

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# Hubble's Law and Hubble's Constant

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