The precession of the orbit of a charged body interacting with a massive charged body in General Relativity
Escuela Superior de Física y Matemáticas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, U.P. Adolfo López Mateos, Zacatenco, C.P. 07738, Mexico D.F., Mexico
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Revised: 30 November 2012
Accepted: 5 December 2012
Published online: 19 December 2012
The orbital precession of a charged test body interacting with a charged and massive body, fixed in the origin, is obtained by means of an approximate solution to the motion equations for such a system. Once the precession is known, in order to fit the Mercury perihelion precession uncertainty, some analysis regarding the possible charges for the Sun and Mercury is made.
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