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.
- 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!
Do you have any Moon facts to share