How Big Is a Neutron Star Compared to New York City?

A neutron star is the compact, collapsed remnant of a star after a supernova. By stellar standards, they're tiny. As you can see from this image provided by NASA, a neutron star can be as small as ten to fifteen miles across.

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They're also between 1.35 and 2 times the mass of our sun, which is 1,991 followed by 27 zeroes, in kilograms.

To get the idea; compress the entire weight of the human population of earth into the size of a sugar cube.
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C'mon guys! As small as that object may be I'd defy you guys to find room to park it in New York.

You know, now that I'm thinking about it, the concept of compressing the entire human population into the space of a sugar cube is appealing to me. We'd certainly have less of an environmental impact on our planet and leave only a tiny albeit sweet footprint!
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"the concept of compressing the entire human population into the space of a sugar cube is appealing to me"

Careful. Our alien overlords might say: "challenge accepted".
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