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Posted by Sander on November 28, 2002 16:56:58 UTC

No, you further my confusion.

If, as you say, the astronomers are estimating how long the light has taken, (which is the same as estimating the distance) how can we possibly be seeing objects in the range of 15 billion years?
I would have thought that the answer is that they are in fact estimating their PRESENT distance (which obviously cannot exceed the PRESENT size of the universe)!

Please re-read my original post.

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