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9/20/2010-- The discovery of water on the Moon could affect a telescope that will be installed on China's first lunar lander, scheduled in 2013, a Chinese astronomer was quoted on Tuesday as saying.

In September 2009, scientists announced they had found a watery dew covering parts of the Moon. In sunlight, the water vaporizes and is then broken down into molecules of hydroxyl, a compound comprising one atom of hydrogen and one oxygen.

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