The formula for the advance of the perihelion of Mercury is given as :(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]\Delta T = \frac{c^{2}a(1-\epsilon^{2})P}{3GM_{sun}}[/tex]

for the time taken to advance through [tex]2\pi[/tex]. I was wondering what approximations were made from the Schwarzschild solution to get to this result.

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# Advance of perihelion

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