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How heavy is 470 grams?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Football (Soccer)
In other words, 470 grams is 1.1 times the weight of a Football (Soccer), and the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 0.91 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 410 g and 450 g. An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Football (American)
In other words, 470 grams is 1.143362904573 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 0.8746129474731 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 396.89332375 g and 425.242846875 g. Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as heavy as a Can of Soup
In other words, 470 grams is 1.3 times the weight of a Can of Soup, and the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.77 times that amount.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 350 g. Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about three-fourths as heavy as a Basketball
In other words, 470 grams is 0.7535800962 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 1.3269989548 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 623.68950875 g. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about one-and-a-half times as heavy as a Human Heart
In other words, 470 grams is 1.5 times the weight of a Human Heart, and the weight of a Human Heart is 0.67 times that amount.
(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 310 g. Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about two times as heavy as a Hamster
In other words, 470 grams is 2 times the weight of a Hamster, and the weight of a Hamster is 0.5 times that amount.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 200 g. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 30,000 grams of food in their borrows.
It's about half as heavy as a liter of Water
In other words, 470 grams is 0.4699868 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 2.127719 times that amount.
(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 1,000.028 grams rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).