New Discoveries Fill the Quasar Gap

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- 04-12-2017, 11:37 PMnot_Fritz_Argelanderfilling in a quasar sampling gap
- 04-13-2017, 01:19 AMmichael131313Re: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Thanks n-FA. But I do not know how far away is a quasar at redshift range of 5.3 ≤ z ≤ 5.7. Thanks

- 04-13-2017, 01:31 AMnot_Fritz_ArgelanderRe: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Here's a handy calculator

Red Shift Conversion Chart - Distance and Length Converter, Astronomical - 04-13-2017, 04:26 PMmichael131313Re: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Thanks n-FA. That is a cool site. I saved it. It calculated between 72 an 78 MLY.

- 04-13-2017, 04:38 PMGfamilyRe: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Ah, not sure that calculator is doing the maths right.

The result given is 72-78 Gly, and I don't think that's correct. Not even for its 'current' distance.

ETA the hyperphysics website calculator gives it as about 13.29 - 13.39 Mly.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu...hubble.html#c3 - 04-13-2017, 04:55 PMmichael131313Re: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Thanks. I went to that site and you are correct. Did you do the calculations on the other site? Did they turn out like I said or did I do something wrong?

- 04-13-2017, 05:35 PMGfamilyRe: filling in a quasar sampling gap
- 04-13-2017, 06:46 PMmichael131313Re: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Thanks for your help. I like your site better because it worked for me. By the way, I thought it might be billions, but that made no sense to me!!

- 04-14-2017, 12:54 AMnot_Fritz_ArgelanderRe: filling in a quasar sampling gap
Sorry for the lame link. It appealed because of the many odd units but is apparently using a bad formula. Thanks to Gfamily for the better link.