General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 509–513 | Cite as

Comment on the Bianchi type-V vacuum model

  • D. Lorenz-petzold
  • V. Joseph
Research Articles


It is shown that the nonlocally rotationally symmetric Bianchi type-V vacuum solution recently discussed by Nayak is identical, after trivial transformations, with the solution found some years ago by Joseph. In addition some calculations and remarks concerning the integration of the null geodesic equations are given.


Differential Geometry Vacuum Solution Geodesic Equation Vacuum Model Trivial Transformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Lorenz-petzold
    • 1
  • V. Joseph
    • 2
  1. 1.Fakultät für PhysikUniversität KonstanzKonstanzGermany
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsKing's CollegeLondon WC2England

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