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
10%
82%
5%
1%
87
flagSwitzerland
11%
82%
3%
1%
63
flagGreece
17%
80%
2%
0%
41
flagthe United Arab Emirates
14%
78%
2%
4%
71
flagSweden
12%
77%
8%
1%
57
flagSpain
17%
77%
2%
2%
35
flagthe Netherlands
18%
75%
4%
0%
124
flagFrance
23%
72%
0%
3%
55
flagGermany
25%
67%
3%
2%
351
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
66%
7%
3%
53
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
64%
7%
3%
657
flagPoland
26%
63%
6%
2%
21456
flagthe United States
34%
51%
9%
3%
683
flagUnknown
38%
50%
6%
4%
1350
flagIndia
37%
48%
10%
2%
380
flagCanada
40%
42%
12%
3%
57
flagAustralia
34%
41%
11%
9%
43
flagthe Philippines
27%
40%
23%
6%
47
flagNorway
48%
37%
9%
4%
43

Gender

men63%
women68%
52%
27%
22%
59%
63%
68%
81%
5%
7%
100%
3%
1%

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