Nerdy Fun Fact of the Day #39 – Moon Facts

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“The surface area of the Moon is 37,932,000 square km (14,658,000 square miles) or 9.4 billion acres. The total weight of the Moon is 74 sextillion kilograms (81 Quintillion Tons).” – [Source]

The Secular Nerd:

Bonus facts: The radius of the Moon is 1,738 kilometers (1,080 miles). When sunlight hits the Moon’s surface, the temperature can reach 124 ºC (253 ºF). The “dark side of the moon” can have temperatures dipping to -153 ºC (-243 ºF). (Same source)

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