It's about thirty times as heavy as a Billiard Ball
In other words, 5 kilograms is 30.673010390939 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.03260195159375 times that amount.
(American-style, WPA specifications)Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 0.15592237718750 kilograms and 0.170097138750 kilograms. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Puck (Hockey)
In other words, 5 kilograms is 30.673010390939 times the weight of a Puck (Hockey), and the weight of a Puck (Hockey) is 0.03260195159375 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 0.15592237718750 kilograms and 0.170097138750 kilograms. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, 5 kilograms is 0.030 times the weight of a Reindeer, and the weight of a Reindeer is 33.1 times that amount.
(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)An adult, male reindeer weighs between 159 and 182 kg. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km. To all those observing, Merry Christmas from the Measure of Things.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Baseball
In other words, 5 kilograms is 34.413621414225 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 0.02905826120313 times that amount.
(MLB rules)Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 0.1417476156250 kilograms and 0.148834996406250 kilograms. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about forty times as heavy as a Battery (D)
In other words, 5 kilograms is 37 times the weight of a Battery (D), and the weight of a Battery (D) is 0.03 times that amount.
(Alkaline)A "D" size battery weighs 0.1350 kilograms. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about one-fortieth as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, 5 kilograms is 0.03 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 40 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)(for a 2014 specimen) The heart of a blue whale weighs about 200 kilograms. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about one-forty-fifth as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 5 kilograms is 0.02 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 45 times that amount.
(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 230 kg. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 5,900,000 kg of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall. |