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What is the gravitational force of each planet?

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A planet's size and mass determines its gravitational force it has on objects and people. Five planets are smaller than Earth and only two are larger.

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To understand how each planet's gravitational force differs from Earth's, consider Earth as having a pull of 100%. Mercury and Mars are the two smallest planets, and their pull is 38% of Earth's. Uranus comes in third at 80% and Venus is 91%. The planet decorated with rings, Saturn has the closest pull to Earth's at 93%. Things get a bit heavier on Neptune, which has a pull of 20% more than Earth, and the massive planet of Jupiter has an incredible pull of 254%, which would make a person 154% heavier than on Earth.

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