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It's about 100 times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 15,000 is 103 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.00971 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
It's about 100 times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 15,000 is 111 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.00901 times that amount.
(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 150 times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 15,000 is 127 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.00787 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)
It's about 150 times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 15,000 is 144 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.00694 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about 150 times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.0059 times 15,000.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about one-two-hundredth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 200 times 15,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about 200 times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 15,000 is 210 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.0048 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)