A possible new test of general relativity with Juno

  title={A possible new test of general relativity with Juno},
  author={L. Iorio},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • L. Iorio
  • Published 2013
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
The expansion in multipoles Jl, l = 2, … of the gravitational potential of a rotating body affects the orbital motion of a test particle orbiting it with long-term perturbations both at a classical and at a relativistic level. In this preliminary sensitivity analysis, we show that, for the first time, the J2c−2 effects could be measured by the ongoing Juno mission in the gravitational field of Jupiter during its nearly yearlong science phase (10 November 2016–5 October 2017), thanks to its high… Expand

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