32 Amazing Facts About The MOON You Probably Didn't Know


Tuesday, June 11, 2019

32 Amazing Facts About The MOON You Probably Didn't Know

32 amazing facts about the moon you probably didn't know

We have 178 satellite moons in our solar system. Our moon is one of our favorite satellite and we see it almost every night. You probably had listen some of the amazing stories about moon. Moon is also very popular among the poets and their poetry also define moon as the most beautiful thing. The moon's average distance from the earth is 225,622 miles. Every planet, including Pluto, fits exactly between the Earth and the moon. The moon's distance varies, but at some moments it's exactly the entire solar system. There is no other example of any satellite planet relationship like this that exists in the entire solar system. We'll look into some of the amazing facts about the moon.

1. A full day on the moon is equal to 29.5 days on earth.

2. Every year the moon is moving 1.5 inches away from the earth.

3. A person with a weight of 100 Kg will found himself weighing only 16.6 kg on the moon.

4. The mobile phones of today have more computing power than the computers that first put a man on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.

5. The Sun is 400 times bigger than the moon and also 400 times farther.

6. The moon is not quite spherical. In fact, it's like an egg, but only a little bit. The larger end faces towards Earth.

7. The moon's rotation aligns almost perfectly with its rotation around the Earth that we only see one side of the moon.

8. The moon is bigger than the planet Pluto.

9. Of the six US flags on the Moon just five still stand, the first one knocked down when the Moon lander took off.

10. You weigh on the moon just under 17 percent of your weight on Earth.

11. Although the first man to step on the moon was Neil Armstrong. The first man to pee on the moon was Buzz Aldrin.

12. Sending a man to the moon cost the same amount of time and money as finding Osama bin Laden, roughly 10 years and 100 billion dollars.

13. Buzz Aldrin's mother's maiden name was moon.

14. A survey in 2013 showed that 7% of Americans believe that the moon landing was not real.

15. NASA and MIT paired up to create a laser-based long-distance data transfer system that provides the moon with high-speed Internet 19 megabits per second.

16. Russia sent tortoises to orbit the moon before humans landed on the moon.

17. A piece of the Wright brother's first airplane was carried by Neil Armstrong when he stepped onto the moon.

18. The U.S. considered dropping a nuclear bomb on the Moon during the Cold War in order to demonstrate military superiority.

19. Without the moon, Earth's days would only last 6 hours this is because for millions of years the moon has actually been slowing down Earth's spin.

20. Of the 12 men who walked on the moon, 11 were Boy Scouts.

21. Humans have left 96 bags of urine, vomit, and feces on the moon.

22. For the last 41 years, nobody has been to the moon.

23. The original moon landing tapes were mistakenly erased and reused, leading to numerous conspiracy theories.

24. The sun is 108 piles of earth wide, 108 suns fit between the earth and the Sun and 108 moons fit between the earth and the moon.

25. Scientists believe that there hasn't been any volcanic activity on the moon for 3 billion years.

26. In 2002, retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin punched a conspiracy theorist in the face after he was accused of never having gone to the moon.

27. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left a variety of objects on the moon including Yuri Gagarin's cosmonaut medal.

28. There are 120 missing moon rocks from the Apollo 11&17 missions.

29. 0.2 g of lunar dust was bought for $442,500.

30. Pizza Hut considered an idea of putting their logo onto the moon using lasers but later rejected because of the huge size of the logo.

31. The moon rang like a bell for an hour when a 2.5-ton empty Lunar Module was crashed by the Apollo 12 onto the moon.

32. The light reflecting off the moon makes Moonbows or lunar rainbows, which often appear white, as the light is usually too faint for human eyes.

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