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How long is 230 parsecs?

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It's about 55,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.0000000000000000180 times 230 parsecs.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 0.00000000000000420 parsecs. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about 75,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 230 parsecs is 76,320,000,000,000,000.000000000000000000000 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.00000000000000001310 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 0.0000000000000030140 parsecs including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 65,000,000,000,000,000 times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 230 parsecs is 64,678,600,000,000,000.00000000000000000000000 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.00000000000000001546110 times that amount.
(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 0.000000000000003556040 parsecs from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 0.0000000000000002963370 parsecs farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about 20,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 230 parsecs is 18,627,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.0000000000000000536860 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 0.0000000000000123480 parsecs 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 102nd floor of the building.
It's about 95,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree).
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.0000000000000000110 times 230 parsecs.
(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 0.00000000000000250 parsecs. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about 20,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 230 parsecs is 21,900,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000000 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.00000000000000004570 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 0.00000000000001050 parsecs 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 0.00000000000000120 parsecs or less.
It's about 150,000,000,000,000,000 times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 230 parsecs is 126,000,000,000,000,000.000000000000000000000 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.000000000000000007940 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 0.000000000000001830 parsecs tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.