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I kind of have a stupid question. How much more massive would the Earth have to be for the average person to weigh about 50 more pounds? How much bigger could the Earth's diameter be? Thanks.
chris2112 said:I kind of have a stupid question. How much more massive would the Earth have to be for the average person to weigh about 50 more pounds? How much bigger could the Earth's diameter be? Thanks.
You'd also be 30% farther away from the centre of the gravitational field. Marcus is correct.DaveC426913 said:marcus, I am not following your logic. Ifd the radius increased by 30%, the mass would increase by 2.2. Are you accounting for that?
The diameter of an Earth-like planet can vary, but it is generally around 12,742 kilometers (7,917 miles). This is about 1.7 times smaller than the diameter of Earth.
The diameter of a planet does not directly affect its gravitational force. However, a larger diameter can lead to a higher mass, which in turn can increase the gravitational force between the planet and other objects.
The gravitational force of an Earth-like planet depends on its mass and the mass of other objects around it. On average, the gravitational force on the surface of an Earth-like planet is 9.8 meters per second squared.
Yes, the gravitational force on an Earth-like planet can change if its mass or the mass of other objects around it changes. For example, if a large asteroid were to collide with the planet, the gravitational force may increase.
The gravitational force on an Earth-like planet is calculated using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, which states that the force is proportional to the masses of the two objects and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. This can be represented by the equation F = (G * m1 * m2) / r^2, where G is the gravitational constant, m1 and m2 are the masses of the two objects, and r is the distance between them.