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This section of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's website provides an excellent explanation of how Astronomers are able to use red-shift to explain the expansion of the universe. An activity is provided for a user to retrace Edwin Hubble's steps of measuring magnitudes and calculating redshifts to make a Hubble Diagram. These pages are part of a large set of projects and activities provided by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey for advanced astronomy students.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    Informal Education,Astronomy,NSDL,Distance Scales,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Cosmology,Higher Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Expansion of the Universe,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060622902T,Hubble's Law,SDSS,Physics,Cosmic Time and Distance

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    English

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