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# How large is the angle between the Earth's orbit and the moon's orbit?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The Moon's orbit is tilted about 5.145 degrees to the plane of the ecliptic, Earth's orbital plane around the Sun. (The tilt is between 18.3 degrees and 28.6 degrees to Earth's equator.)

If you want an answer for your homework or whatever, the answer is about a 5 degree angle between the Moon's orbit and the Earth's orbit.

-My source is; Page 27, Chapter 1, Section 2, of the Science Explorer-ASTRONOMY Text book.

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