Measurement of the redshift of a certain galaxy shows that its spectral lines have been shifted to longer wavelengths by 1 percent. What is the speed of this object with respect to the Earth?

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     3000 km/sec away from the Earth
      297,000 km/sec away from the Earth
      3000 km/sec toward the Earth
      30,000 km/sec away from the Earth
      30,000 km/sec toward the Earth
asked Sep 20, 2012 in Astronomy by anonymous
    

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3000 km/sec away from the Earth
answered Sep 22, 2012 by SkyStar ~Expert~ (2,855 points)



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