25 Insane Facts About The Moon You Might Find Hard To Believe

There exist some pretty bizarre facts about the moon. For example, did you know that humans have left 96 bags of feces, vomit, and urine on the lunar surface? Gross, but true. On that note, did you know that Buzz Aldrin was the first man to pee on the moon? Or how about the fact that one day on the moon lasts 29.5 Earth days. Crazy right? And this is just the tip of the iceberg, check out the rest of these 25 insane facts about the moon you might find hard to believe.

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One day on the moon lasts 29.5 Earth days

moonSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
24

The mobile phone in your pocket has more computing power than the computers that first put men on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission

iphoneSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

23

The reason that a total solar eclipse is so remarkable is that the moon appears to perfectly block the sun, that is, they appear to be exactly the same size in the sky

solar eclipseSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
22

This is because the sun just so happens to be 400 times bigger than the moon and also 400 times farther

sun and moonSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

21

The moon is not perfectly spherical. It is actually shaped like an egg, but only ever so slightly. The larger end faces towards Earth.

eggSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia


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