Earth's Density

Earth's Density


Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System.


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Earth is the fourth-smallest of the planets—though, in terms of the rocky planets, it's the largest—but it's the densest. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system, but it's Saturn—the solar system's second-largest planet—that takes the prize for least dense.


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