Mean Distance From Earth: 384,400 kilometers (238,855 miles).
Perigee (closest): 363,300 kilometers (225,700 miles).
Apogee (farthest): 405,500 kilometers (252,000 miles).
Orbital period around the Earth: 0.075 Earth years / 27.321661 Earth days
The regular daily and monthly rhythms of the Moon, have guided timekeepers for thousands of years. Its influence on Earth's cycles, notably tides, has also been charted. The presence of the Moon stabilizes Earth's wobble. This has led to a much more stable climate over billions of years, which may have affected the course of the development and growth of life on Earth.
Zodiac Sign Rulership: Cancer