The Pioneer Anomaly in Covariant Theory of Gravitation

Journal article by Sergey G. FedosinORCID

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Publisher: NRC Research Press (Canadian Science Publishing)

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The difference of equations of motion in the covariant theory of gravitation and in the general theory of relativity is used for explanation of Pioneer anomaly. Calculation shows that the velocities of a spacecraft in both theories at equal distances can differ by several cm/s. This leads also to possible explanation of flyby anomaly and disturbances of comet which are not taken into account by the general theory of relativity.