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On the moon you weigh about a sixth of what you weigh on Earth.

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Q: How much less do you weigh on the moon?
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Would person weigh more or less on the moon?

The Moon is much smaller than the Earth, and its Mass is much less. Thus the pull of gravity is much less on the Moon.Therefore, you would weigh less on the Moon than on Earth, even though your Mass would be the same.


If you weigh 100lbs on earth you would weigh 16.6lbs on the moon and why?

Anytime you are in a place with less gravity, you or any object will weigh less. The force of gravity on the moon is much less than on Earth.


How much did neil armstong weigh before going to moon?

As on the moon you weigh 1/6th of that on earth , so he weighed very much less.


Why do men weigh less on the moon?

because the moon has less mass than earth so humans weigh less on the moon than earth


How much would a desk weigh on the moon?

Depends on the weight of the desk. As weight = Mass * Gravity the table wouldn't weigh much on the moon as gravity is considerably less.


Why do people weigh more on the moon?

They don't; they weigh less because the moon has less of a gravitational pull.


Why do you weigh less when the moon is directly over your heads?

No - you do not weigh less.


Why would you weigh more or less on the Moon than on earth?

We weigh less on the moon than on earth because gravitational force of moon is less than that of earth.


How much would a 140 pound person weigh on the moon?

A 140 pound person would weigh 23.2 pounds on the moon. This is because the moon is 1/4 the size of Earth and has much less gravity.


Would a elephant weigh more or less on the moon than it would weigh on earth?

Less. The Moon has less gravity than Earth.Less. The Moon has less gravity than Earth.Less. The Moon has less gravity than Earth.Less. The Moon has less gravity than Earth.


Why do astronauts weigh less on the moon?

It is because there is less gravitational force on the moon.


How much would the person above weigh on the moon?

The moon is 1/4 the size of Earth, so the moon's gravity is much less than the earth's gravity, 83.3% (or 5/6) less to be exact. So take your weight and multiply it by .167 and that is how much you would weigh on the moon.


How much would 50N weigh on the moon?

I assume you mean, an object that weighs 50N on Earth. On the Moon, it would weigh less, by a factor of 6 approximately.


Does a hammer weigh less on the moon because the moon has a smaller atmosphere?

Yes to the "weigh less" part, no to the "because" part.


If you weigh less on the moon do you have less mass?

No, you have the same mass. The reason why you weigh less is because the moon has a less gravitational pull on you since it has less mass than the earth.


Do you weigh less on the moon?

Yes, if you weigh for example 150lbs. here on Earth, you would weigh about 25lbs. on the Moon.


Why do people weigh one sixths as much as the moon?

That is because the Moon has less gravity. This, in turn, is due to its lower mass.


A man weighs 60 kg on earth how much will he way on moon?

A man that weighs 60 kg on Earth would weigh less on the moon. He would weigh 9.9 kg on the moon.


How much difference is there between astronauts mass on earth and on the moon?

You would have the same mass on the Earth as you would on the moon. You would just weigh less on the moon because there is less gravity there than on the moon.


Why do thing weigh less on the moon?

Less gravitational pull on the moon than on Earth.


Is the weight of an astronaut on the moon more or less than on the earth?

The weight of something on the moon is about 1/6 what it would be on earth. So an astronaut would weigh much less on the moon.


Is an objects weight the same on earth as it is on the moon?

No. Since the Moon has less gravity, an object on the Moon will weigh less.


Would a person weigh more or less on Moon?

1/6 as much compared to the Earth.


Would a person weigh less on Pluto or the Moon?

Pluto is both smaller and less dense than earth's moon. Hence, a person would weigh less there.


You weigh more on the moon thanyou do on earth?

actually you would weigh less on the moon than you would on Earth. The conversion is that on the moon you weigh 1/6 of what you do on Earth. This is because the magnetic field on the moon is less than that on Earth. Therefore, there is less of a force holding you to the surface of the moon than the surface of Earth.