Despite the fact that Uranus is substantially bigger than Earth, its surface gravity is less than that of Earth. Uranus' surface gravity is approximately 86 percent that of Earth's, therefore if you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 86 pounds on Uranus (assuming you could find someplace to, well, stand). Humans can live for several months without eating or drinking but only about two weeks without sleep.
The reason why Uranus has such a low surface gravity is because most of its mass is made up of gas instead of rock and soil. The average density of Uranus is about 1.8 times that of water so it really is a gassy planet.
Uranus is also very large. It takes 35 days to orbit the Sun, which is 2½ times as long as Earth's 9 months. So even though it is not particularly dense, Uranus has huge effects due to its size. For example, its gravitational force is strong enough to cause Neptune to move in a curved path around it. This is called its "rogue moon" effect and it can be seen from Earth via telescopes trained on the planet.
Another interesting thing about Uranus is that it has 14 moons of its own. They are named after the Titans of Greek mythology because they were discovered by German astronomers using data collected by the British Astronomical Association's Urania Telescope located in Cambridge, England.
Uranus is bigger than Neptune, but it has less mass and so less gravity. If you weighed 68 kg on Earth, you would only weigh 60.4 kg on Uranus. The Moon has a low density and gravity due to its tiny size. If you weighed 68 kilograms on Earth, you would only weigh 11.2 kilograms on the Moon.
Uranus is also very eccentric. This means that it travels around the Sun at an angle - it does not make one full rotation between January and June, but instead takes 3.5 years to do so. This extra movement increases the distance between itself and Earth by about 23 million km, which is more than twice the distance from the Earth to the Moon.
Because of these factors, weighing in for a stay on Uranus is not recommended.
The environment of Uranus is different to that of other planets in our Solar System. It has two large moons, Titania and Oberon. In addition, there are several large rings all made of ice. The most famous is probably the Achernar ring, which is made up of carbon dioxide molecules. There are also two smaller inner rings called Miranda and Cella. They are made of methane molecules.
Uranus was once thought to be a planet like ours, but later studies showed that it has a gas shell surrounded by a cloud layer and an iron core. The atmosphere contains hydrogen and helium with small amounts of ammonia and methane.
Because Uranus has a gravitational force of 8.69m/s2, we multiply the item's mass by this value to compute the weight of an object on Uranus. As a result, an object or person on Uranus would weigh 88.6 percent of what it would weigh on Earth.
The weight of an object on Uranus is also called its gravity. The word "gravity" comes from the Latin word for "to draw toward," and applies here because of how much the planet draws objects toward itself. On Earth, gravity is one of our senses that allows us to know when something is weighing down on us. Even though Uranus is over 12 miles away from Earth, it still has an influence on us because of its gravity.
Uranus has two moons: Miranda and Urania. These two moons are responsible for adding some excitement to Uranus' orbit around the Sun. Sometimes, the energy of these moons can even cause Uranus to change direction in its orbit and head towards the Sun; however, this happens very rarely.
Miranda is the inner moon and it takes 29 years to complete one revolution around Uranus. During this time, Miranda is always moving closer to Uranus. Because of this movement each day on Miranda is shorter than on Earth. Today is the date: 10/10/2016. On Miranda, it will be 15:49:02.
This is due to the fact that Uranus is a gas and not a solid like Earth. As a result, Uranus is extraordinarily light for its size. Its average density is only 1.88 times that of water.
Earth's gravity depends on two factors: its mass and its distance from the center of the planet. Because Uranus is more distant from the center of the planet than Earth, it experiences a weaker gravitational pull. However, because it has more mass, Uranus' gravity is still strong enough to retain its atmosphere and magnetic field.
This same phenomenon applies to other giant planets such as Neptune. They too have stronger gravities than Earth because they are more massive than Earth, but their distances from the center of the planet make them appear smaller from Earth-bound observers. Thus, they experience relatively weaker gravities.
The reason why Earth's gravity is so much stronger than Uranus' or Neptune's is because these other planets are larger than Earth. Their greater masses cause them to have stronger gravitational fields.
As a result, a person's Uranus would be lighter. On Earth, a human is 12.4 percent heavier than on Uranus. What explains the weight discrepancies between the planets? The gravitational force that a planet is subject to is the answer. Despite the fact that Uranus has a greater mass than the Earth. Because it has less density, Uranus is able to sustain a larger atmosphere than Earth.
Uranus has about 17 times more mass than the Earth but only 1.5 times their diameter. This means that the average density of Uranus is about 1.7 times that of the Earth.
This is why a person's weight on Uranus is about 17% less than it is on Earth. Weight on Uranus is expressed in terms of gravity, which is the same thing as pressure at sea level on Earth and ice caps on Uranus. On Uranus, where there is no surface water or ice, the pressure would be 17% lower than on Earth.
The weight of a person on Uranus would be reduced because there is less mass over which to distribute its gravity. A person standing on Uranus would feel like they were standing on a spongy surface instead of solid ground.
Earth's gravity is always acting on Uranus, so there is no way for it to escape. Thus, Uranus' gravity will always try to pull it into a spherical shape.
Uranus has a mass of 8.68 x 1025 kg. This is approximately 14.5 times the mass of Earth.
Uranus's mass is greater than that of Earth but less than 21 Solar masses.
This means that Uranus could be classified as a "super-earth" or a "giant planet". Earth is the only planet in our solar system that is considered to be a "planet" by most astronomers. The other nine planets of the solar system are either gas giants or ice dwarfs.
Uranus is almost five times as massive as Jupiter. It is the second-most-massive planet after Saturn. However, because it occupies such a large distance from the Sun, its average density is only 1.6% that of Earth, making it seem like a very light planet on paper but actually quite dense for its size.
It should be noted that Jupiter and Uranus were not always considered to be separate planets. Originally, they were included with Neptune into one of the four major planets. Now they all belong to another category called "gas planets".