Some info about the moon:
- The Moon’s gravitational influence produces the ocean tides, body tides, and the slight lengthening of the day.
- The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth, being Earth’s only permanent natural satellite.
- The average distance of the Moon from the Earth is 384,400 km (238,900 mi)
- The other major geologic process that has affected the Moon’s surface is impact cratering