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# The moon is actually moving away from earth at a rate of 1.5 inches per year.

# The surface area of the moon is 14,658,000 square miles or 9.4 billion acres.

# Only about 59 percent of the moon's surface is visible to us here on earth.

# The moon is not round, but egg shaped with the large end pointed towards earth.

# The earth rotates about 1000 mph. By comparison, the moon rotates about 10 mph.

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