# Constraining spacetime torsion with LAGEOS

@article{March2011ConstrainingST, title={Constraining spacetime torsion with LAGEOS}, author={Riccardo March and Giovanni Bellettini and Roberto Tauraso and Simone Dell’Agnello}, journal={General Relativity and Gravitation}, year={2011}, volume={43}, pages={3099-3126} }

We compute the corrections to the orbital Lense-Thirring effect (or frame-dragging) in the presence of spacetime torsion. We analyze the motion of a test body in the gravitational field of a rotating axisymmetric massive body, using the parametrized framework of Mao, Tegmark, Guth and Cabi. In the cases of autoparallel and extremal trajectories, we derive the specific approximate expression of the corresponding system of ordinary differential equations, which are then solved with methods of…

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