For starters, the Moon is located approximately 386,243 kilometers (240,000 miles) from Earth and has a diameter of 3,476 kilometers (2,160 miles). The Earth’s diameter is approximately 12,742 kilometers (7,918 miles). With that said, the fascinating images you’re about to see show how six planets from our solar system would look in place of the moon. Continue reading to see them all.
It’s important to note that this is strictly a visual exercise. If a planet like Jupiter were actually as close to Earth as the Moon, its immense gravitation would wreak havoc on our planet. So for the gallery below, please temporarily suspend your disbelief and just imagine how amazing it would be to see a planet like Saturn in such incredible detail.