The Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System. Is it denser or less dense than water?

5 Answers

Relevance
  • mis42n
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Name of planet and Density (gm/cm3)

    Mercury 5.42

    Venus 5.25

    Earth 5.515

    Mars 3.94

    Jupiter 1.33

    Saturn 0.69

    Uranus 1.29

    Neptune 1.64

    Pluto 2.05

    Water is 1gm/cm3 so earth is denser than water (as are all other planets except Saturn

    • Login to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    Earth is denser than water, as are all terrestrial planets because they are made up of solid material, which is denser than liquid. The giant gaseous planets on the outside of our solarsystem- Jupiter, Saturn etc- also have very dense solid cores but the vast majority of them is made of gas- which is less dense than water. Therefore their average density is less than that of water and if there was a bath tub big enough for Saturn to fit into, it would float!

    • Login to reply the answers
  • 1 decade ago

    Human blood is denser than water. That's why the Earth may once explode if it proves unable to sustain the burden in the form of Mankind.

    • Login to reply the answers
  • the earth is less dense than water, because it's made of gas! guess what skycat I made it to 2100 today with points=)

    • Login to reply the answers
  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • 1 decade ago

    Less dense than water....

    • Login to reply the answers
Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.