October Moon, Castelo Branco, Portugal

October Full Moon

It is amazing and humbling to see such a clear full October moon. It’s no wonder the moon has inspired so many, through literature, music and art. There are some great names for this October full moon; Hunters moon, Travel moon, Blood moon and Harvest Moon.

Moon Facts:

  • The Moon is nearly 384,000 km away and is very, very slowly moving away from the Earth
  • It only takes 1 second for light to travel from the Moon to Earth.
  • It is the furthest destination that humans have ever travelled in Space.
  • Only 12 people have ever walked on the Moon.
  • The footprints of the Moon walkers are still there.
  • Nobody has been to the Moon since 1972!
  • Astronauts have driven Moon buggies, played golf, taken lots of samples of rocks and minerals and planted flags.
  • There is a family photograph left on the moon, space boots, razors, shaving cream and bags of human waste!

October Moon, Castelo Branco, Portugal

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Post Author: Topsy Turvy Tribe

Paul & Andrea ex-pats escaping the rat race with Chaos (aged 4) and Mayhem (aged 2) along for the adventure.

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