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Or 3.5 Albatross wingspans, or 8.1 Alaskan moose antler spans, or 7.6 standard railway gauges, or 5.5 Kobe Bryants, or 2.5 London buses stacked one on top of another. That is how this site converts 12 yards. Try your own measures….


  1. #1 blf
    May 29, 2008

    Convert boring units to real objects as you type!
    1 astronomical units
    is equal to:
    * 1.0 average Earth-to-Sun distances.

    I’m underwhemed.

  2. #2 Jérôme ^
    May 29, 2008

    D’oh. They don’t know the attoparsec.

  3. #3 Kevin W. Parker
    May 29, 2008

    I’ll consider this a beta version until they can handle areas (football fields, New Jerseys, etc.) and weights (average human being, average elephant, …).

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