The Earth is made up from a collision with Theia (lovemaking on a cosmic scale) and split it’s heart in half, absorbing half of Theia, and the other half forming the moon. And that’s why we are particularly enamored with the moon. We are related..
The full moon will come nearer to Earth than at any time since 1948, astronomers said. At closest approach, which occurs at 6:23 a.m. EST on Monday, the moon will pass within 216,486 miles (348,400 km) of Earth’s surface, about 22,000 miles (35,400 km) closer than average, they added.