Distance of the Far Galaxies and Scattering of the Photons in the Space

  • M. Missana
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 121)


From the theory of the radiative transfer, including the scattering of the light and the Compton effect, it can be deduced that the intensity of the far astrophysical objects decreases approximatively as 1/R3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Missana
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  1. 1.Osservatorio Astronomico di BreraMilanoItaly

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