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How fast is 272.50 centimeters per second?

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It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, the speed of a Meteor is 15,000 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(formally Meteoroid or meteorite, depending on the context; a.k.a. "shooting star", a.k.a. "falling star")
Small meteoroids enter the Earth's atmosphere at speeds between 1,100,000 centimeters per second and 7,200,000 centimeters per second, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 280,000 centimeters per second.
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning.
In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 36,000 times 272.50 centimeters per second.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 9,700,000 centimeters per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
It's about 0.000000009 times as fast as The Speed of Light.
In other words, 272.50 centimeters per second is 0.00000000908962159414960 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 110,015,580.917430 times that amount.
(C) (in a vacuum)
The speed of light (and all other electromagnetic radiation) in a perfect vacuum is known as "c" and measures 29,979,245,800 centimeters per second, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 19,986,163,867 centimeters per second when passing through the glass of a typical window.