Limitations on Viewing Distant Astronomical Objects

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Scientific Paper
Title Limitations on Viewing Distant Astronomical Objects
Author(s) Frank Twiss
Keywords astronomical objects, distant galaxies, expanding universe
Published 1991
Journal Galilean Electrodynamics
Volume 2
Number 5
Pages 98-102

Abstract

It is commonly believed that in viewing very distant astronomical objects we are seeing back in time nearly to the origin of the universe. However, some distant galaxies seem to be more evolved, i.e. older, than would be expected. This paper argues that, if we accept the expanding universe theory, we cannot see so far back in time and therefore distant objects are not seen in their infancies.