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It's about three times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 850 is 3.130 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.3190 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about four times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 850 is 4.130 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.2420 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 4.780 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.2090 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 5.820 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.1720 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 0.15880 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 6.2970 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
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 0.1590 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 7.20 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.1390 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)