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Redshift first year astronomy

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    redshift ""first year astronomy""

    how do i find distance using redshift? please keep in mind that this is first year astronomy course i am currently taking

    having some trouble doing it. don't know where to start
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  3. Apr 26, 2010 #2


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  4. Apr 26, 2010 #3
    Re: redshift ""first year astronomy""

    got it so..

    redshift time speed of light = velocity(recessional)

    velocity(recessional)= Ho times distance

    so... solve for distance

    thanks man helped me a lot!!!
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