To start things off, we know that the International Space Station orbits planet Earth at an altitude of approximately 420 kilometers, and the Moon, 365,000 kilometers. Ever wonder what the latter would look like if they swapped places? This video will show you just that, from the perspective of a person on the ground in Huntsville, Alabama. Continue reading for more.

Here’s what Dvice has to say about this scenario:

In the vid, the Moon is moving significantly faster than it would in real life: it would really take about ten minutes to cross the sky.

And while we’re on the subject of real life, if the Moon ever did get this close, it would be shredded into bits by tidal forces, giving Earth a lovely set of rings (for a little while) and probably generating an immensely destructive orbital bombardment.



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