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Hubble Diagram


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Hubble's original (1929) diagram


Hubble diagram of supernovae (Reiss et al. (2005))

2 of 4 Type Ia supernovae with distances calibrated by Cepheid variables

The resulting Hubble Diagram

The resulting Hubble constant

H0 = 73 4 (statistical) 5 (systematic) km/s/Mpc


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Updated 17 Jan 2006