It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 26 times 579 milimeters.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 15,000 milimeters tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.030226 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 33.084 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 19,156 milimeters. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0287819 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 34.74410 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 20,116.80 milimeters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 720 mm tall including the bails.
It's about 40 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 41 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.024 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 14 mm in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.021107 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 47.3780 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 27,432 milimeters. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-eightieth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 579 milimeters is 0.0123 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 81.30 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46,900 milimeters tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-eighty-fifth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 83 times 579 milimeters.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49,000 milimeters tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.