Things to Know About Our Moon
While we have gotten used to the presence of the moon during night time, we still don’t know a lot of things about it. We do have a lot of cool moon facts and there remains to be a lot of things to be explored in the moon.
Being the only natural satellite of the Earth, several expeditions have been conducted to better know the moon. The distance between the moon and the Earth is 238857 miles and it remains to be the fifth largest moon in the Milky Way. The moon, just like the earth also has several mountain ranges. Its tallest mountain is named as Mon Huygens which is roughly half as tall as Mt. Everest.
Gravity is always part of the cool moon facts. Astronauts have found out that on the surface of the moon gravity is only about one fifth as strong. We always weigh less when we are on the moon because gravity is not that strong compared to the pull of the earth. Because of this, they would appear to be hopping around when they walk on the surface of the moon.
The first successful moon exploration and …