nebular redshift

nebular redshift

[′neb·yə·lər ′red‚shift]
(astrophysics)
A systematic shift observed in the spectra of all distant galaxies; the wavelength shift toward the red increases with the distance of the galaxies from the earth.
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Tolman, "Two methods of investigating the nature of the nebular redshift," The Astrophysical Journal, vol.