Western Washington University College of Sciences and Technology Physics/Astronomy Dept. Bellingham, WA USA
How Big is Big?
The quantity or aggregate of matter that a body possesses.
Mass   Velocity   Acceleration   Momentum   Radius   Density
electron 9.109 x 10-31 kg
proton 1.673 x 10-27 kg
uranium 238 atom 3.983 x 10-25 kg
human DNA molecule 2.01 x 10-19 kg
the Hope diamond 9.10 x 10-3 kg

mosquito 5 x 10-5 kg
mouse .015 kg
cat (domestic male) 5.0 kg
dog (greyhound) 22.5 kg
cheetah 55 kg
human (adult male) 86 kg
race horse 550 kg
elephant (African male) 7200 kg
blue whale 1.36 x 105 kg
tyranosaurus rex 5400 kg

ping pong ball 2.47 x 10-3 kg
golf ball .0459 kg
billard ball .17 kg
tennis ball .057 kg
baseball (major league) .142 kg
football (NFL) .426 kg
basketball (NBA) .625 kg
bowling ball 7.2 kg

motorcycle (Honda 650) 205 kg
small car (Dodge Omni) 952.5 kg
Corvette 1460 kg
M1A1 Tank 6.12 x 104 kg
box car (empty) 7.0 x 104 kg
Space Shuttle (empty) 7.5 x 104 kg
Space Shuttle (& cargo) 9.9 x 104 kg
box car (with cargo) 1.38 x 105 kg
large locomotive (steam) 5.4 x 105 kg
freight train (100 cars) 9.98 x 106 kg
aircraft carrier (JFK) 7.3 x 107 kg
Eiffel Tower 9.16 x 106 kg
Golden Gate Bridge 8.05 x 108 kg
Grand Coulee Dam 1.27 x 1010 kg

Rock of Gibraltar 1.78 x 1012 kg
arctic iceberg 1.07 x 108 kg
antarctic iceberg 4.50 x 1013 kg
Mt. Rainier 1.23 x 1015 kg
Ceres (asteroid) 6.0 x 1019 kg
Io (Jupiter's moon) 8.92 x 1022 kg
The Moon 7.34 x 1022 kg
Earth 5.97 x 1024 kg
Jupiter 1.9 x 1027 kg

Betelgeuse (red giant) 2.0 x 1029 kg
Sun 1.99 x 1030 kg
Rigel (supergiant star) 2.0 x 1031 kg
Pleiades (open cluster) 9.94 x 1032 kg
M8 (nebula) 5.17 x 1033 kg
M13 (globular cluster) 9.94 x 1035 kg
Milky Way (galaxy) 2.0 x 1041 kg
Local Group (galaxies) 8.0 x 1041 kg
supermassive blackhole 2.0 x 1038 kg
supercluster of galaxies 2.0 x 1045 kg
Universe (if H0 = 80) 2.0 x 1053 kg