Blue–shift



a shift toward shorter wavelengths of the spectral lines of a celestial object, caused by the motion of the object toward the observer.
noun
a shift in the spectral lines of a stellar spectrum towards the blue end of the visible region relative to the wavelengths of these lines in the terrestrial spectrum: a result of the Doppler effect caused by stars approaching the solar system Compare redshift
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blue shift
See under Doppler effect.

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