Animation on the gravitational pull of the planets and other bodies of the solar system

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Interesting Neptune & Uranus were so similar to Earth

rose_b

If you were at the altitude of Earth’s orbit at full stop relative to the sun, you would fall directly into the sun. The fall would take 3 months.

bluewales73

I wonder what sky diving on Venus would be like, assuming you had a suit that could withstand the sulfuric acid.

mellonsticker

Chocobo race music would have gone so well with that.

rrosai

Does any explanation exist for the fact that 3 size-groups of planets have all about the same surface gravity around 10m/s^2? Those 3 groups are: Venus/Earth, Saturn, Uranus/Neptune. And only one other different group exists in the non-sun-like planets: Mercury/Mars. Jupiter is excluded here with being special, carrying more than 60% of the solar system’s angular momentum. Originally, this quantization was discovered by SciFi author G. David Nordley and published in 1994.

HolgerIsenberg