What relationship exists between the speed of the galaxies moving apart and their initial distances from one another?

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Aug 25, 2016

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Hubble's Law. The farther they are, the higher their velocity will be.

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The velocity at which galaxies recede from each other is proportional to their distance from each other. The constant of proportionality is #H#, Hubble's constant.

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#v =H r#

where #H = 500# #(km)/s/Mpc#

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