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Contact: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala
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University of Central Florida

Water on Second Asteroid

Caption: Two teams of researchers who made national headlines in April for showing the first evidence of water ice and organic molecules on an asteroid have now discovered that asteroid 65 Cybele contains the same material.

Credit: Gabriel Pérez, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias, Spain

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