The moon, today, is 239,000 miles from earth. 6,000 years ago it was 750 feet closer, that is nothing compared to how far away the moon would have been at the “beginning” of the universe related to the Big Bang.

The following list gives you the dates from today and the second part gives you the distance between the moon and the earth. Some of these numbers are not perfect because of the acceleration you get when the moon is closer and the deceleration when it is further away.

6,000 years ago                                   750 feet closer

1 million years ago                          238,971.6 miles away

100 million years ago                          236,160 miles away

1 billion years ago                            210,600 miles away

It is at this point that the rate of the moon accelerates . . . read the rest of the article >>

About Jacob Howard

A writer and Christian, I thank God for letting me see the Salvation offered by His Son and I am eternally grateful for the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God!

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