redshift

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Synonyms for redshift

(astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum)

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It will be shown that Hubble's Law need not be related to the Doppler redshifts of the light from receding Galaxies (section 2).
Please note that Hubble's Law need not be related to the Doppler redshifts.
In essence, the velocity definition (8), which leads to the notion of the Doppler redshifts, has been rejected by experiments.
This analysis demonstrates that the Hubble's Law is not necessarily related to the Doppler redshifts.
In this paper, it has been shown that the current receding velocity of an expanding universe is only a theoretical illusion and is unrelated to the Doppler redshifts.