# How fast is 0.000037 times the speed of light?

It's about one-and-two-fifths times as fast as The Space Shuttle
The speed of The Space Shuttle is about 0.000025830 times the speed of light.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
It's about one-fourth as fast as a Meteor
The speed of a Meteor is about 0.00014 times the speed of light.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
It's about one-tenth as fast as a bolt of Lightning
The speed of a bolt of Lightning is about 0.00033 times the speed of light.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
It's about twelve times as fast as a Bullet (Rifle)
The speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is about 0.000003050 times the speed of light.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
It's about seventeen times as fast as a Jet Fighter
The speed of a Jet Fighter is about 0.00000220 times the speed of light.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
It's about thirty times as fast as a Bullet (Handgun)
The speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is about 0.000001280 times the speed of light.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
It's about thirty times as fast as The Speed of Sound
The speed of The Speed of Sound is about 0.000001140 times the speed of light.
(in dry air at 20°C)
It's about 100 times as fast as a Peregrine Falcon
The speed of a Peregrine Falcon is about 0.000000360 times the speed of light.
(a.k.a. Peregrine, a.k.a. Duck Hawk, Falco peregrinus)
It's about 100 times as fast as The CRH (train)
The speed of The CRH (train) is about 0.000000320 times the speed of light.
(a.k.a. Hexie Hao, 和谐号, a.k.a. 和諧號, a.k.a. Héxié Hào, a.k.a. "Harmony")
It's about 100 times as fast as a Lamborghini Gallardo
The speed of a Lamborghini Gallardo is about 0.000000300 times the speed of light.
(for Gallardo LP 550-2, a.k.a. Valentino Balboni, 2009 model)
It's about 100 times as fast as The TGV (train)
The speed of The TGV (train) is about 0.000000300 times the speed of light.
(Train à Grande Vitesse) (for SNCF TGV Réseau, a.k.a. "Network" model, a.k.a. TGV-R) (maximum speed)
It's about 100 times as fast as a Porsche 911
The speed of a Porsche 911 is about 0.0000003050 times the speed of light.
(for Porsche 911 Type 997 GT2, 2007 model)
It's about 100 times as fast as an Arrow (archery)
The speed of an Arrow (archery) is about 0.00000029910 times the speed of light.
(250 g arrow fired from 60#/28" bow)
It's about 150 times as fast as a Helicopter
The speed of a Helicopter is about 0.0000002630 times the speed of light.
(for AH-64A Apache, a.k.a. Hughes Model 77) (maximum cruise speed)