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Why do you weigh more on Earth than Uranus?
This is because Uranus is made up of gases and is not solid like Earth. This makes Uranus very light for its size. The surface gravity on Uranus is about 86% of the surface gravity on Earth, so if you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 86 pounds on Uranus (assuming you could find someplace to, well, stand).
Why do you weigh more on Jupiter than Earth?
Although Jupiter is a great deal larger in size, its surface gravity is just 2.4 times that of the surface gravity of Earth. This is because Jupiter is mostly made up of gases. If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 240 pounds on Jupiter (assuming you could find someplace to, well, stand).
What planets make you weigh more?
Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System with the most mass. Because of Jupiter’s mass, you would weigh more on that planet than on any other one in our Solar System.
Why is weight less on Mars?
If you traveled to Mars, you would you would weigh less because Mars is a less massive planet than Earth and is not pulling as much on you. Motivation: The gravity on Mars is roughly 1/3 the gravity on Earth. That means objects would weigh about 1/3 of their Earth weight if you brought them to Mars.
How do you calculate weight on other planets?
We calculate weight by multiplying mass by the gravity on the surface of the planet. Weight = Mass x Surface Gravity. So, if you know your weight on Earth and the surface gravity on Earth, you can calculate your mass. You can then calculate your weight on any other planet by using the surface gravity of that planet in the same equation.
How much would a 110-pound person weigh on Pluto?
A 100 lb person weighs 8 lbs on Pluto. Therefore a 110 lb person would weigh 8.8 lbs According to another site (no longer available online) you would weigh 7.59 lbs, so there seems to be a considerable variation between different sites.
How much do I weigh on planets?
Because weight = mass x surface gravity, multiplying your weight on Earth by the numbers above will give you your weight on the surface of each planet. If you weigh 150 pounds (68 kg.) on Earth, you would weigh 351 lbs. (159 kg.) on Jupiter, 57 lbs. (26 kg.) on Mars and a mere 9 lbs. (4 kg.) on the dwarf planet of Pluto.
How does gravity affect the planets?
One of the most noticeable effects of gravity in the solar system is the orbit of the planets. The sun could hold 1.3 million Earths so its mass has a strong gravitational pull. When a planet tries to go past the sun at a high rate of speed, gravity grabs the planet and pulls it towards the sun.