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It's about three times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 850 is 3.13 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.319 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
It's about four times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 850 is 4.13 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.242 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
It's about five times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 850 is 4.78 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.209 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)
It's about six times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 850 is 5.82 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.172 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
It's about one-fifth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 850 is 0.1588 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 6.297 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.159 times 850.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about seven times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 850 is 7.2 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.139 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)