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2008-06-09, 21:58

Originally Posted by Xaqtly View Post
Actually would it be 90 million years ago if they're using a telescope to view it? It would be 90 million years by the time the light from the event got to earth, but using a telescope essentially puts your eyeball much closer to the event, right? Or am I way off thinking that way? I don't know, I'm just askin'.
Still 90 million years. You're enlarging the apparent image (electromagnetic waves/particles), not moving closer to the source.

Originally Posted by curiousuburb View Post