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It's about one-tenth the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 8 is 0.110 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 9.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about one-tenth the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 11 times 8.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 13 times 8.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
As of the 2014 population count, there were 104 wolves living in Yellowstone National Park, in twelve packs. All of the wolves now living in the Park are thought to have descended from the 66 wolves (re)introduced into the Park in 1995-96.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 14.70 times 8.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, the count of Union Stations in the United States is 16.90 times 8.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
Typically shared between multiple railroad companies and stations, there are about 135 "Union Stations" in the United States. Of these, the busiest station is Chicago Union Station, which handles 120,000 passengers each year.
It's about one-twentieth the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 8 is 0.0548 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 18.20 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
It's about one-twentieth the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 8 is 0.0449 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 22.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)