Powers of 10^{3} |
equal to... |
examples |
orders of magnitude |
10^{-33} kilograms |
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10^{-33} kg[?], 10^{-32} kg[?], 10^{-31} kg |
10^{-30} kilograms |
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About the rest mass of an electron |
10^{-30} kg, 10^{-29} kg, 10^{-28} kg |
1 yactogram |
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Mass of a hydrogen atom = 1.66 yg |
1 yg, 10 yg, 100 yg |
1 zeptogram |
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21 water molecules = 1 zg |
1 zg, 10 zg, 100 zg |
1 attogram |
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mass of a small virus = 10 ag |
1 ag, 10 ag, 100 ag |
1 femtogram |
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1 fg, 10 fg, 100 fg |
1 picogram |
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1 pg, 10 pg, 100 pg |
1 nanogram |
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1 ng, 10 ng, 100 ng |
1 microgram |
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1 µg, 10 µg, 100 µg |
1 milligram |
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1 mg, 10 mg, 100 mg |
1 gram |
0.035 ounce |
ounce = 28.4 g pound = 454 g |
1 g, 10 g, 100 g |
1 kilogram |
2.2 pounds |
short ton = 910 kg |
1 kg, 10 kg, 100 kg |
tonne (thousand kilograms) |
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1 t, 10 t, 100 t |
10^{6} kilograms |
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10^{6} kg, 10^{7} kg, 10^{8} kg |
10^{9} kilograms |
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10^{9} kg, 10^{10} kg, 10^{11} kg |
10^{12} kilograms |
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10^{12} kg, 10^{13} kg, 10^{14} kg |
10^{15} kilograms |
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Mass of Deimos = 1.8 x 10^{15} kg |
10^{15} kg, 10^{16} kg, 10^{17} kg |
10^{18} kilograms |
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10^{18} kg, 10^{19} kg, 10^{20} kg |
10^{21} kilograms |
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Mass of 1 Ceres is about 10^{21} kg |
10^{21} kg, 10^{22} kg, 10^{23} kg |
10^{24} kilograms |
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Mass of Venus = 4.9 x 10^{24} kg |
10^{24} kg, 10^{25} kg, 10^{26} kg |
10^{27} kilograms |
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Mass of Jupiter = 1.9 x 10^{27} kg |
10^{27} kg, 10^{28} kg, 10^{29} kg |
10^{30} kilograms |
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Mass of the Sun = 2 x 10^{30} kg |
10^{30} kg, 10^{31} kg, 10^{32} kg |
10^{33} kilograms |
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10^{33} kg[?], 10^{34} kg[?], 10^{35} kg[?] |
10^{36} kilograms |
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10^{36} kg, 10^{37} kg[?], 10^{38} kg[?] |
10^{39} kilograms |
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10^{39} kg, 10^{40} kg, 10^{41} kg |