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It's about one-third the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 490 is 0.3228 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 3.098 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 490 is 3.36 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.298 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn
It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 490 is 3.63 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.275 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 four times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 490 is 4.15 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.241 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 one-fourth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 490 is 0.2323 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 4.305 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.
It's about one-fourth the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 490 is 0.2321 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 4.308 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 490 is 4.71 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.212 times that amount.
(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.