Kruskal coordinates

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Kruskal coordinates

[¦kru̇s·kəl kō′ȯrd·ən·əts]
(relativity)
Coordinate system used in general relativity to describe in a nonsingular manner the geometry of a nonrotating black hole in empty space.
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* Coordinates that use the reference frame of a radially traveling photon, (e.g., ingoing Eddington-Finkelstein coordinates and the Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates).
They then invoke a complicated "change of coordinates" to make the singularity at r = 2m disappear; the Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates [3, 4, 9, 13, 14].
The Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates as quoted with the equations before Eq.
On the Regge-Wheeler tortoise and the Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates. Progress in Physics, 2006, v.
The Kruskal-Szekeres coordinates do not describe a coordinate patch that covers a part of the gravitational manifold that is not otherwise covered--they describe a completely different pseudo-Riemannian manifold that has nothing to do with Einstein's gravitational field [6, 9, 11].