NASA used the space shuttle to place the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in orbit around Earth at an altitude of 613 kilometers. [Luhn]
There are exactly 613 precepts (or laws) within the five books of Moses. [Aaron]
NGC 613 is a barred spiral galaxy in the southern constellation Sculptor. The sum of digits of 613 approximates its visual magnitude.
613 is a mathematical enigma in the bewildering story Number of the End by Jason Earls. "Bring the first digit back to get 136, it's triangular. Now bring the first digit of that back to get 361, it's a square."
The only 3-digit number p such that 3^p-R(p) is prime. [Loungrides]
The smallest prime in a set of eleven consecutive primes such that deleting the first digit we find another set of eleven distinct primes. [Loungrides]
The only 3-digit prime formed from the index of a prime p followed by p, i.e., the 6th prime is 13. [Loungrides]
The B-F bond energy is close to 613 kJ/mol. [Yoder]