The Parallax Technique

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Credit: Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF; Robert Hurt, NASA.

Parallax technique determines distance by measuring the angle of apparent shift in an object\'s position, as seen from opposite sides of Earth\'s orbit around the Sun.

Image Source: https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=8729

Curator: NRAO/AUI/NSF, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

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Parallax Technique
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Gallery_nrao17df13b
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Subject Name
Parallax Technique
Credits
Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF; Robert Hurt, NASA.
Release Date
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://public.nrao.edu/?post_type=release=8729
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Artwork
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Instrument
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Bandpass
Central Wavelength
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Equinox
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Rotation
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FITS Header
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NRAO/AUI/NSF
URL
https://public.nrao.edu
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NRAO/AUI/NSF
Email
outreach@nrao.edu
Telephone
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520 Edgemont Road
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Charlottesville
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Virginia
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NRAO/AUI/NSF
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nrao
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Metadata Date
2018-05-14T12:51:23-04:00
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1.1
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