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How fast is 790 yards per minute?

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It's about one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as fast as a bolt of Lightning
In other words, 790 yards per minute is 0.0001 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 8,300 times that amount.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 6,400,000 yards per minute when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
It's about 0.00000004 times as fast as The Speed of Light
In other words, 790 yards per minute is 0.000000040159782805477 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 24,900,533.07419 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 19,671,421,128.6090 yards per minute, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 13,114,280,752.6250 yards per minute when passing through the glass of a typical window.
It's about 300,000,000 times as fast as Grass growing
In other words, 790 yards per minute is 300,000,000 times the speed of Grass growing, and the speed of Grass growing is 0.0000000033 times that amount.
(for Kentucky Bluegrass, Poa pratensis) (a.k.a. Smooth Meadow grass, a.k.a. Common Meadow grass) (Summer months, ideal growing conditions)
Kentucky Bluegrass, one of the most common grasses in North America, grows about 0.00000280 yards per minute in the summer months under ideal conditions. When left un-mowed, Kentucky Bluegrass grows to heights of 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft) and blossoms with a blue flower.