Moon – how far away?

How far away is the Moon?

  • the Moon is at an average distance of 238,855 miles away from Earth.
  • that is about the width of 30 Earths.
  • because the Moon does not orbit Earth in a perfect circle, but instead travels in a slightly elliptical orbit, its distance from Earth varies between 225,700 miles and 252,000 miles.


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