It's about one-thirty-fifth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, the height of The Space Needle is 36.1 times 510 centimeters.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 18,400 centimeters tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 44.4 times 510 centimeters.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 22,700 centimeters above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-sixtieth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 510 centimeters is 0.0173 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 57.8 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 29,400 centimeters. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 960,000,000,000 centimeters, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the height of The Eiffel Tower is 63.7 times 510 centimeters.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 32,400 centimeters tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 3,700 centimeters or less.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 510 centimeters is 0.013385 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 74.71 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 38,101 centimeters to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about one-ninetieth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 510 centimeters is 0.01129 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 88.57 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 45,190 centimeters to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 11,500 centimeters deep.
It's about 95 times as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.011 times 510 centimeters.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 5.4 cm tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."