It's about one-twenty-thousandth as tall as Shaq
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.000045 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 22,000 times that amount.(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 0.0022 kilometers tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.000043 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 23,000 times that amount.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.0023 kilometers. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
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It's about one-forty-thousandth as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.00002427 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 41,200 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.004079 kilometers. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-sixty-thousandth as tall as a Giraffe
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.000017 times the height of a Giraffe, and the height of a Giraffe is 59,000 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 0.006 kilometers tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about 65,000 times as wide as a Glucose Molecule
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 66,000 times the width of a Glucose Molecule, and the width of a Glucose Molecule is 0.000015 times that amount.(C6H12O6, a.k.a. grape sugar) (open chain form)
Am individual glucose molecule measures 0.00000000000150 kilometers in its open-chain form. Glucose is the most common fuel source of energy in human biology, with 3.75 kilocalories of energy per gram.
It's about one-eighty-five-thousandth as long as a London bus
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.0000118 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 84,700 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.00838 kilometers in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-one-hundred-thousandth as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, 0.0000000990 kilometers is 0.0000090 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 110,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 0.011 kilometers tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.