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It's about one-third the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 490 is 0.32280 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 3.360 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.2980 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 3.630 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.2750 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about four times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 490 is 4.150 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.2410 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
It's about one-fourth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 490 is 0.23230 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 4.3050 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about one-fourth the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 490 is 0.23210 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 4.3080 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 490 is 4.710 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.2120 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)