Our Moon reaches apogee, (greatest distance from Earth), on Tuesday September 6th. At that time the Moon will more or less be at a distance of 31.75 Earth diameters (405,055 km or 251,689 miles) from the Earth.
Does our Moon actually go around the Earth as this graphic shows? From our perspective on the Earth the Moon appears to circle around the Earth. However, in reality, the Moon orbits the Sun together with the Earth*