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It's about the number of Beatles Songs.
It's about the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
It's about the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 1.01 times 309.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 309 is 1.12 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.893 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about nine-tenths the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 309 is 0.88 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 1.1 times that amount.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 309 is 1.14 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.877 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
It's about one-and-a-half times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.667 times 309.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.