Here’s 5 facts about our moon:

  • A day on the moon takes 708 hours…
  • If you were to drive a car to the moon at 70 mph, it would take you 135 days to get there…
  • The temperature on the moon varies greatly:  from -153 Celsius in the shade to +123 Celsius in the Sun…
  • The moon has 1/6th the gravity of Earth…
  • The last time humans visited the moon was 1972…

Want more facts about the moon (45 of them, to be precise), check out the infographic below (click to see a larger version):

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50 Amazing Facts about the moon
  • Gumby the Spaceman

    What am I missing? One comment says that apogee (furthest distance from earth) is 252,000 miles yet the next panel says that the moon is 280,000 miles from earth. Only one of those numbers can be correct.