To measure distances in the universe, we will need to construct what is
commonly referred to as a "cosmic distance ladder". In other words, astronomers
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Most objects in space are so far away, that using a relatively small unit of
distance, such as an astronomical unit, is not practical. Instead, astronomers
Astronomers measure the distance to a galaxy in the same way we estimate the
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Astronomers use an effect called parallax to measure distances to nearby stars.
... as the observer moves between the two positions, he would see the same tree,
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The distances of planets in our solar system are measured by using the method
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Astronomers use light years to measure distances in space because space is so
massive and distances so far that conventional numbering is inadequate and ...
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