In searching for fun facts about the Moon I came across the fun fact in our image above. However in further research it looks to be believed and disputed by several parties. It has been disproved by the fact that no fossils have so far been found on the moon. Fossils would easily tie the connection to Earth at one time. What do you think?
The Moon is said to be 4.5 billion years old.
The Moon is about 240,000 miles away from Earth.
On average the Moon moves at 2,288 miles per hour around Earth.
If you were able to travel by car to the Moon, it would take you 130 days to get there
The Moon shines because its surface reflects light from the sun.
The Moon is very hot during the day but very cold at night.
The average surface temperature of the Moon is 107 degrees Celsius during the day and -153 degrees Celsius at night.
The Earth’s tides are largely caused by the gravitational pull of the Moon.
The phases of the Moon are: New Moon, Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Last Quarter, Crescent, New Moon….