peculiar velocity

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velocity with respect to the local standard of rest

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2 Definition of the luminosity distance and the peculiar velocity from light propagation
A new equation is proposed for the luminosity distance where the peculiar velocity is always equal to c.
Peculiar velocity can either add or subtract from the expansion velocity.
The reason for its peculiar velocity is as yet unknown.
However, part of a galaxy's redshift is due to its peculiar velocity with respect to the expanding universe.