It's about 300 times as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 291.40 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.003432 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 1.6940 hanks in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.0625 hanks and 0.08313 hanks) in the world, having a height of 0.0663 hanks.
It's about 300 times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 299.27880 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.003341366 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 1.650 hanks. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.05166667 hanks
It's about 300 times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 322.10 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.003105 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 1.5330 hanks in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about 350 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 359.1350 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.00278447 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.3750 hanks. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about 400 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 378.0364 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.002645248 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.306250 hanks. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Distance from Earth to the Moon.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 0.00187928 times the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon, and the length of The Distance from Earth to the Moon is 532.11870 times that amount.(a.k.a. Luna) (median of semi-major axis, or apigee, and semi-minor axes, or perigee)
The orbit of the Moon around the Earth is elliptical, with an average distance of 262,765.50 hanks from center-to-center. About 428.376 kg of moon rock have been cataloged on the Earth, from the American Apollo and Soviet Luna Programs, and from samples that have been extracted from meteorites.
It's about 750 times as tall as Angel Falls.
In other words, 493.810 hanks is 738 times the height of Angel Falls, and the height of Angel Falls is 0.00136 times that amount.(a.k.a. Parakupa-vena, a.k.a. Kerepakupai mer&) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)
Angel Falls has a total height 0.6690 hanks. Jimmie Angel, the first person to publicize their existence outside Venezuela and the namesake of the falls, damaged his monoplane atop the falls and was forced to abandon it; it remained there until it was removed 33 years later.