Bulg. J. Phys. vol.40 no.1 (2013), pp. 033-039

Advance of Planetary Perihelion in Post-Newtonian Gravity

A. Larrañaga1, L. Cabarique2
1National Astronomical Observatory. National University of Colombia
2Department of Physics. National University of Colombia
Abstract. We present an elementary derivation of the planetary advance of the perihelion for a general spherically symmetric line element in the post-newtonian approximation.

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