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Geodetic precession and frame dragging observed far from massive objects and close to a gyroscope

  • Kostadin Trenčevski EMAIL logo and Emilija Celakoska
From the journal Open Physics


Total precession (geodetic precession and frame dragging) depends on the velocity of each source of gravitation, which means that it depends on the choice of the coordinate system. We consider the latter as an anomaly specifically in the Gravity Probe B experiment, we investigated it and solved this anomaly. Thus, we proved that if our present expression for the geodetic precession is correct, then the frame dragging should be 25% less than its predicted value.

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Published Online: 2011-2-26
Published in Print: 2011-6-1

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