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Cool Star Fact - Introduction

Density Comparisons

The density of a neutron star is 7 x1014g/cm3. Here are some other densities for comparison.

  • The Sun - 1.41 g/cm3
  • White Dwarf - 2 x 106 g/cm3
  • Water - 1.0 g/cm3
  • Irons - 7.86 g/cm3


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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