How far is it from Earth to the Moon?

Scroll to the right to find out!

Earth

to the Moon
--------------------------->

Earth's Moon

Earth

 

| 50,000 km

| 100,000 km

| 150,000 km

| 200,000 km

| 250,000 km

| 300,000 km

| 350,000 km

Moon

Earth, the Moon, and the distance between the two are show to scale. [ 1 pixel = 50 km ]

Can you spot something that isn't quite right in this view?

The image of the Moon shows the "near side" of the Moon... the side that always faces towards Earth. The Moon should be turned 90° to the left to make this view more realistic.

Last modified April 20, 2006 by Randy Russell.

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