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Explains how parallax is used to measure distances to objects a few hundred light years from Earth, but brightness is used for objects at greater distances.

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    It's Kind of Amazing

    It's Kind of Amazing

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn how scientists determine the distances of objects in the Milky Way and beyond.
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