Length of a lightsaber in the Star Wars movies

Length of a lightsaber in the Star Wars movies (1.19 m)

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Length of a lightsaber in the Star Wars movies (1.19 m)

  • is 1/5000 of Height of Mount Kilimanjaro (5.89 km)...more
  • is 1/2000 of Length of the Epsom Derby horse race (2.4 km)...more
  • is 1/400 of World record longest flight of an arrow from a bow (2010) (484 m)...more
  • is 1/400 of Longest golf drive (471 m)...more
  • is 1/40 of Height of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow (47.5 m)...more
  • is 1/40 of Height of the main mast of the Cutty Sark sailing ship (47 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Length of a blue whale (30 m)...more
  • is 1/25 of Height of the `Christ the Redeemer` statue in Rio de Janeiro (30 m)...more
  • is 1/20 of Height of a typical Hot Air Balloon (24 m)...more
  • is 1/20 of Length of a tennis court (23.77 m)...more
  • is 1/5 of Men's Olympic Pole Vault record (5.97 m)...more
  • is 1/5 of Height of tallest recorded giraffe (5.88 m)...more
  • is 1/4 of Length overall of a `470` racing dinghy (4.7 m)...more
  • is 1/2 of Men's Olympic High Jump record (2.39 m)...more
  • is about as big as Height of a ice-hockey goal (1.2 m)...more

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