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How heavy is 832 tons?

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It's about 2,500,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.0000000000004 times 832 tons.
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Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.00000000033 tons. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about 15,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 832 tons is 12,900,000,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000000000000775 times that amount.
The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.0000000000645 tons. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 3,010 tons of salt each year.
It's about 0.0000000000000000000000004 times as heavy as The Sun.
In other words, 832 tons is 0.00000000000000000000000038 times the weight of The Sun, and the weight of The Sun is 2,599,999,999,999,999,849,005,056.0 times that amount.
The sun has a mass of 2,199,999,999,999,999,705,976,202,592,256.0 tons which represents 99.9% of the solar system's total mass. 98.7% of the sun's mass consists of hydrogen and helium — respectively the lightest and second-lightest elements in the universe.
It's about 0.0000000000000000002 times as heavy as The Earth.
In other words, 832 tons is 0.00000000000000000012635 times the weight of The Earth, and the weight of The Earth is 7,914,500,000,000,000,000.0 times that amount.
The mass of the planet Earth is 6,584,800,000,000,000,000,000.0 tons. The element iron makes up about 32% of that mass, or 2,113,699,999,999,999,868,928.0 tons.