## Standard clocks, orbital precession and the cosmological constant

##### Abstract

We discuss the influence of the cosmological constant on the gravitomagnetic clock effect and the gravitational time delay of electromagnetic rays. Moreover, we consider the relative motion of a binary system to linear order in the cosmological constant Λ. The general expression for the effect of Λ on pericentre precession is given for arbitrary orbital eccentricity.

##### Citation

Andrew W Kerr et al 2003 Class. Quantum Grav. 20 2727