# EVERYDAY SCIENCE

## SCIENCE

### PHYSICAL SCIENCES

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the distance of the moon from the earth?
 A 385,000 km B 375,000 km C 380,000 km D 360,000 km
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The moon’s distance from the earth is 360000 km and its diameter subtends an angle of 31’ at the eye of the observer.

Detailed explanation-2: -1 Answer. 2.57 E-03 = 0.00257 AU, nearly.

Detailed explanation-3: -Shortest distance between the moon and Earth: Perigee When the moon reaches its shortest distance to Earth-known as perigee-it is about 226, 000 miles (363, 300 km) away.

Detailed explanation-4: -The moon is about 384000 km from the earth and it’s path around the earth is nearly circular.

Detailed explanation-5: -The average distance to the moon is 382, 500 kilometers. The distance varies because the moon travels around Earth in an elliptical orbit. At perigee, the point at which the moon is closest to Earth, the distance is approximately 360, 000 kilometers.

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