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Posted by Anthony Conca/">Anthony Conca on March 8, 1999 12:58:49 UTC

Hi, I have read that the Universe is somewhere between 12 and 15 billion years old. Also, we can "see" bodies that are 12 billion light-years from us; since the light from these objects take that long to arrive for us to "see" these objects and the objects are moving away from us at a high rate of speed, shouldn't we take into account, as the age of the Universe, the time it took for the objects to get where they are as we "see" them now and the time it takes for their light to reach us now? Would this add to the 12 to 15 billion years we estimate the age of the Universe to be? Hope I have made this clear. Thanks, Tony Conca.

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