The Moon 

Fast Facts:

  • average distance from Earth is 382,000km
  • average temperature on the sunlit side is 100 degrees Celsius
  • average temperature during the dark side is -170 degrees Celsius
  • diameter at equator 3476km
  • length of day is 27.3 Earth days
  • length of year is one Earth year
  • no atmosphere
  • nearest distance to Earth is 361,000km