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Most recent answer: 04/14/2013
Q:
Under what conditions,in relativistic transverse doppler's effect,violet and red shifts are obtained?
- Jyoti (age 19)
Jamshedpur jharkhand india
A:
The relativistic transverse Doppler shift involves no change in the distance, so it's given purely by the time dilation effect. The observer sees red shifted light. Wikipedia has a nice accessible discussion in more depth.

Mike W.
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(published on 04/14/2013)

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