Finite size effects on the Poynting-Robertson effect: a fully general relativistic treatment

  title={Finite size effects on the Poynting-Robertson effect: a fully general relativistic treatment},
  author={Jae Sok Oh and Hongsu Kim and Hyung-Mok Lee},
  journal={New Astronomy},
Abstract Even since the first discovery of Poynting and Robertson, the radiation source has been treated as merely a point. Even in a very few studies where the size of the source has been taken into account, the treatment of the problem remained largely non-relativistic. In the present work, we address the issue of the finite size effects on the Poynting–Robertson effect in a fully relativistic manner for the first time. As a result, the emergence and the characteristic of the critical point… Expand

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