What part of the Moon surface had been known to humanity before the first photos of the dark side were taken in 1959?

52%
59%
81%
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Moon's li­bra­tion changes the angle from which the Moon is seen, allowing about 59% of its surface to be seen from the Earth (but only half at any in­stan­t). Moon's li­bra­tion is caused by the ec­cen­tric­i­ty of its orbit around Earth and by a slight in­cli­na­tion of its axis of ro­ta­tion.

Answers distribution

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flagFinland
0%
100%
0%
0%
91
flagItaly
9%
83%
5%
1%
84
flagGreece
17%
80%
2%
0%
41
flagSpain
15%
78%
3%
3%
33
flagthe United Arab Emirates
14%
77%
2%
4%
68
flagSwitzerland
17%
74%
2%
2%
35
flagthe Netherlands
20%
73%
4%
0%
115
flagFrance
23%
73%
0%
3%
52
flagSweden
15%
70%
11%
2%
44
flagGermany
26%
67%
3%
2%
328
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
65%
8%
4%
46
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
64%
7%
3%
633
flagPoland
26%
62%
6%
2%
20251
flagthe United States
34%
51%
9%
2%
646
flagUnknown
38%
50%
6%
4%
1310
flagIndia
37%
48%
10%
2%
349
flagAustralia
31%
43%
12%
9%
41
flagCanada
41%
41%
11%
3%
51
flagthe Philippines
28%
41%
21%
6%
46
flagNorway
48%
36%
9%
4%
41

Gender

men63%
women67%
52%
27%
23%
59%
63%
67%
81%
5%
7%
100%
3%
2%

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July 17, 2012, 4:31 p.m. added by globalquiz.org »
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