How fast does the Moon travel to orbit the Earth?

Answer The Moon takes 27.3 days to orbit the Earth. During this orbit, the Moon travels a total distance of 1,423,000 at a speed of 2,288 mph. The Moon sits at an average distance of 238,855 miles from th... Read More »

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How fast does the Earth travel in its orbit?

While it is taking about 364 days, 2 hours and 1 minute to complete its yearly journey around the sun, Earth is traveling approximately 67,000 miles per hour. And because Earth's circumference at t... Read More »

How many times does the moon orbit around Earth in a day?

It takes the moon 27 days, 7 hours and 43 minutes to complete a full orbital cycle around the earth. Though Earth only has one moon, other planets have more: Jupiter has 61 and Uranus has 27.Refere... Read More »

How fast does a satellite travel in orbit?

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), satellites travel at varying speeds. A typical near-earth satellite travels at 27,500 km/hr, while a high-altitude geostationa... Read More »

How fast does the moon travel across the sky?

The moon travels from horizon to horizon--moonrise to moon set--in about twelve hours. During this journey, it travels through what is almost a half-circle arc of 180 degrees. Therefore, the moon t... Read More »