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How fast is 655 inches per hour?

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It's about 0.0000001 times as fast as a Meteor
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.000000110 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 9,100,000 times that amount.
(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 1,600,000,000 inches per hour and 10,000,000,000 inches per hour, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 390,000,000 inches per hour.
It's about 0.00000005 times as fast as a bolt of Lightning
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.0000000470 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 21,000,000 times that amount.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 14,000,000,000 inches per hour when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
It's about 0.00000000002 times as fast as The Speed of Light
In other words, 655 inches per hour is 0.0000000000154152940425210 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 64,870,640,627.5250 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 42,490,269,611,030 inches per hour, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 28,326,846,407,826 inches per hour when passing through the glass of a typical window.