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English: Historic photo - the first of the far side of the Moon, taken by Luna 3, October 7, 1959. The dark patches at left include Mare Crisium (on the near side), Mare Smythii, and Mare Marginis (on the border of the near and far sides). At bottom is Mare Ausatrale. The dark patch above right of center is Mare Moscoviense, and below right of center is Tsiolkovskiy crater. Below and to the right of Tsiolkovskiy is Jules Verne crater.
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2011-12-22 01:22 500×384× (73965 bytes) Bubba73 {{Non-free use rationale |Article = [[Luna 3]] |Description = Historic photo of the back side of the Moon, taken by Luna 3 in 1959 |Source = |Portion

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current13:19, 23 April 2019Thumbnail for version as of 13:19, 23 April 20191,502 × 1,156 (1.15 MB)KesäperunaHigher resolution from tiff version. Cropped and tilted.
12:21, 3 September 2015Thumbnail for version as of 12:21, 3 September 2015500 × 384 (72 KB)Vladimir UsaninTransferred from en.wikipedia

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