People of those times thought that the full moon was about the size of a bread (Chapati). No wonder that the forger of this "Hadith" made the Chapati split into two halves.
The story goes on that one half of the moon entered the exalted Prophet's collar and exited through his sleeve!
Ironically, many of the staunch enemies of the Prophet (S) were present at the scene. Yet, they remained unimpressed and not one of them embraced Islam!
The real tragedy begins when the "Criminal Imams" of Islam ascribe such fabrications to the name of Prophet Muhammad (S), the most knowledgeable man of all times. And then Mullahs, the intellectual progeny of these "Imams", keep propagating such absurdities for 1,000 years and the gullible N2Is keep drinking and passing on to others this lethal concoction.