It's about 9,500 times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0001 times 8.850 kilometers.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.00091 kilometers. Thumb stopped growing at 0.00064 kilometers when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 10,000 times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 11,000 times the length of a Man's Footstep, and the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.0000910 times that amount.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.00079 kilometers, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0016 kilometers. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 10,000 times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 11,000 times the height of Verne Troyer, and the height of Verne Troyer is 0.0000910 times that amount.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.00081 kilometers. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about 15,000 times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.0000770 times 8.850 kilometers.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.00066 kilometers, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0013 kilometers. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about 25,000 times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 23,200 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.00004310 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0000007940 kilometers of 0.000381 kilometers in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.000023020710 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 43,439.150 times that amount.(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 384,436.5 km from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 150,000 times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.00000630 times 8.850 kilometers.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.0000540 kilometers tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."