We'll give you a hint: It was taken by John W. Draper in 1839.

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If you guessed that it's the first photograph ever taken of the Moon, you are absolutely correct.

Originally from England, Draper was a chemistry professor at New York University during the 1800s. This silver platinum plate of the moon was the first of a series that he shot with the assistance of a telescope. He later presented these photos to the Science Academy.

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[Via Explore via Fotoart]