The Moon

CHARACTERISTICS

Diameter

3,476 km / 2,160 m

Weight

0.125 Of Earth

Distance From the Earth

384,400 km / 238,900 m

Surface Temperature

110ºC to -170ºC

Orbital Period

27.32 days

Rotation Period

Moons

None!

NOTES
The moon is illuminated by the sun. It only appears to change shape due to diffrent parts of it being lit up. This cycle, from full Moon to full Moon, lasts 29.53 days.
The first person to set foot on the Moon was Neil Armstrong on the 20th July 1969