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I would really like to know how the Astronomers use "Red Shift", in the light spectrum,to determine the distance to a very distant objects (see title).
The way I understand what the astronomers are doing is:
1. gather the light from a very distant object.2. Pass the gathered light through a prism3. Measure how far the red light has shifted. The more it shifts the farther away it is.
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