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How fast is 827 miles per minute?

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It's about half as fast as a Meteor.
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 0.53 times the speed of a Meteor, and the speed of a Meteor is 1.9 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 410 miles per minute and 2,700 miles per minute, depending on their size. The fireball effect, known as ablation, ceases once the atmosphere has slowed the meteoroid to a velocity of about 100 miles per minute.
It's about three times as fast as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 2.8646 times the speed of The Space Shuttle, and the speed of The Space Shuttle is 0.34909 times that amount.
(Orbiter vehicle velocity)
It's about one-fourth as fast as a bolt of Lightning.
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 0.23 times the speed of a bolt of Lightning, and the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 4.3 times that amount.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 3,600 miles per minute when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
It's about twenty times as fast as a Bullet (Rifle).
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 24.2 times the speed of a Bullet (Rifle), and the speed of a Bullet (Rifle) is 0.0413 times that amount.
(5.56 x 45 mm, a.k.a. 5.56 NATO)
It's about thirty times as fast as a Jet Fighter.
In other words, the speed of a Jet Fighter is 0.03 times 827 miles per minute.
(for Lockheed Martin F-16, a.k.a. Fighting Falcon, a.k.a. Viper) (maximum speed at altitude)
It's about 60 times as fast as a Bullet (Handgun).
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 57.8 times the speed of a Bullet (Handgun), and the speed of a Bullet (Handgun) is 0.0173 times that amount.
(for .40 Smith & Wesson 135 grain Sierra JHP, VV 3N37 powder, Fed. 100 primer, Remington case) (muzzle velocity)
It's about 65 times as fast as The Speed of Sound.
In other words, 827 miles per minute is 64.7 times the speed of The Speed of Sound, and the speed of The Speed of Sound is 0.0155 times that amount.
(in dry air at 20°C)