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Hipparcos did not measure directly the light bending!

Author:

Serret, Olivier

Category:

Research Papers

Sub-Category:

Mechanics / Electrodynamics

Language:

English

Date Published:

July 23, 2017

Downloads:

78

Keywords:

Gravitational light bending, deflection, PPN Parame Gaia, methodology.

Abstract:

Two different methodologies are used to measure the gravitational light bending: the first one when the light passes close to the Sun, and the second one when the light passes at an angle more or less perpenditular to the Sun. Methodology is at least as important as results. It is exposed here that the second methodology is not necessary equivalent to the first one.

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