Fact of the Day Image Mar. 14th

The Moon orbits the Earth, on average, at a distance of 238,855 miles (384,400 km). That’s a long way away! It’s so far away that you could fit Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune between the Earth and the Moon. This leaves 2,730 miles spare, so we could fit the dwarf planet Pluto there