















Orbit Size Around Earth (semimajor axis) 


Metric: 384,400 km 
English: 238,855 miles 
Scientific Notation:
3.84400 x 10^{5} km (0.00257 A.U.)

By Comparison: 0.00257 x Earth's Distance from the Sun 




Average Distance from Earth 


Metric: 384,400 km 
English: 238,855 miles 
Scientific Notation:
3.844 x 10^{5} km (2.570 x 10^{3} A.U.)

By Comparison: 0.00257 x Earth's distance from the Sun 






Metric: 363,104 km 
English: 225,623 miles 
Scientific Notation:
3.631 x 10^{5} km (2.427 x 10^{3} A.U.)

By Comparison: 0.00243 x Earth's distance from the Sun 






Metric: 405,696 km 
English: 252,088 miles 
Scientific Notation:
4.057 x 10^{5} km (2.712 x 10^{3} A.U.)

By Comparison: 0.00271 x Earth's distance from the Sun 




Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year) 


0.074803559 Earth years 
27.322 Earth days 






Metric: 2,413,402.16 km 
English: 1,499,618.58 miles 
Scientific Notation: 2.413 x 10^{6} km 






Metric: 3,680.5 km/h 
English: 2,287.0 mph 
Scientific Notation: 1,022 m/s 
By Comparison: 0.034 x Earth 






0.0554 
By Comparison: 3.315 x Earth 






5.16 degrees 
By Comparison: Oscillates roughly 0.15 degrees in 173 days. 




Equatorial Inclination to Orbit 








Metric: 1737.5 km 
English: 1079.6 miles 
Scientific Notation: 1.738 x 10^{3} km 
By Comparison: 0.2727 x Earth 






Metric: 10,917.0 km 
English: 6,783.5 miles 
Scientific Notation: 1.0917 x 10^{4} km 






Metric: 21,971,669,064 km^{3} 
Scientific Notation: 2.197 x 10^{10} km^{3} 
By Comparison: 0.020 x Earth 






Metric: 73,476,730,924,573,500,000,000 kg 
Scientific Notation: 7.3477 x 10^{22} kg 
By Comparison: 0.0123 x Earth 






Metric: 3.344 g/cm^{3} 
By Comparison: 0.607 x Earth 






Metric: 37,936,694.79 km^{2} 
English: 14,647,439.75 square miles 
Scientific Notation: 3.793669 x 10^{7} km^{2} 
By Comparison: 0.074 x Earth 






Metric: 1.624 m/s^{2} 
English: 5.328 ft/s^{2} 
Scientific Notation: 1.624 m/s^{2} 
By Comparison: 0.166 x Earth 






Metric: 8,552 km/h 
English: 5,314 mph 
Scientific Notation: 2,376 m/s 
By Comparison: 0.212 x Earth 




Sidereal Rotation Period (Length of Day) 


27.322 Earth days 
655.73 hours 
By Comparison: Synchronous with Orbital Period 




Minimum/Maximum Surface Temperature 


Metric: 233/123 °C 
English: 387/253 °F 
Scientific Notation: 40/396 K 









Additional Information:
Because of the gravitational pull of the sun, the extreme ranges of the Moon from the Earth are from 356,400 km to 406,700 km.





