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Would there be a maximum possible coordinate velocity below c ????

Is it possible to do an approximate calculation for this?

A ballpark figure??

If there is a limit, what is the physics behind it?

A related question : Is there a minimal dilation factor for the clock of a Schwarzschild observer at infinity, independant of the mass of the gravitating body???

Thanks

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# Freefall from Infinity

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