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Earth mass

The mass of the Earth compares to Neptune as the mass of Neptune compares to Jupiter.

Earth mass (M) is the unit of mass equal to that of the Earth. 1 M = 5.9722 × 1024 kg.[1][2] Earth mass is often used to describe masses of rocky terrestrial planets.

The four terrestrial planets of the solar system, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, have masses of 0.055, 0.815, 1.000, and 0.107 Earth masses respectively.

One Earth mass can be converted to related units:

References

1. ^ a b Williams, Dr. David R. (02 November 2007). "Jupiter Fact Sheet". NASA. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
2. ^ "Solar System Exploration: Earth: Facts & Figures". NASA. 14 Feb 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
3. ^ "Solar System Exploration: Saturn: Facts & Figures". NASA. 28 Jul 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
4. ^ "Solar System Exploration: Neptune: Facts & Figures". NASA. 5 Jan 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-20.

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