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 It's about 0.0000000004 times as fast as The Speed of Light In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.00000000037678542457446 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 2,654,030,476.7081 times that amount. (C) (in a vacuum)The speed of light (and all other electromagnetic radiation) in a perfect vacuum is known as "c" and measures 1,802,617,499,780.10 furlongs per fortnight, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 1,201,744,999,873.40 furlongs per fortnight when passing through the glass of a typical window. It's about one-eight-hundred-fifty-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0000012 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 830,000 times that amount. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 580,000,000 furlongs per fortnight when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about one-three-hundred-fifty-thousandth as fast as a Meteor In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0000027 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 370,000 times that amount. (formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 67,000,000 furlongs per fortnight and 430,000,000 furlongs per fortnight, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 17,000,000 furlongs per fortnight. It's about one-seventy-thousandth as fast as The Space Shuttle In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.000014587 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 68,554 times that amount. (Orbiter vehicle velocity)The space shuttle orbits at a speed of 46,561,000 furlongs per fortnight. During liftoff, the space shuttle accelerates to orbital speed in 8.5 minutes, consuming over 1.59 million kg (3.51 million lbs) of propellant in the process. It's about one-eight-thousandth as fast as a Bullet (Rifle) In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.00012 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 8,130 times that amount. (5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)A 5.56 x 45 mm cartridge is fired at a velocity of 5,500,000 furlongs per fortnight. As the NATO rifle cartridge, it is used by the military forces of more than thirty-one countries, including use in the M16 series, M4 Carbine, HK-416, and M249 Squad automatic weapons used by the United States armed forces. It's about one-six-thousandth as fast as a Jet Fighter In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.0002 times the speed of a Jet Fighter, and the speed of a Jet Fighter is 5,900 times that amount. (for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)An F-16's maximum speed at altitude is approximately 4,000,000 furlongs per fortnight. The F-16 has a flight ceiling of approximately 15 km (9.32 mi). It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a Bullet (Handgun) In other words, 679.20 furlongs per fortnight is 0.00029 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 3,400 times that amount. (for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)A 0.40 caliber Smith & Wesson bullet has a muzzle a velocity of 2,300,000 furlongs per fortnight. This type of ammunition has been the standard issue round of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 1990.