There is water on the sunlit surface of the moon, according to new observations from the flying telescope SOFIA.
The first indication that water might exist on Earth's cosmic twin outside of the permanently shadowed polar craters came from observations performed in 2020.
These hypotheses are supported by the new observations, which also imply that there may be more water than previously believed.
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IR light coming from a modified Boeing 747. The observatory that made the discovery in 2020,
has discovered molecular water in the area of Moretus Crater, which is close to the moon's south pole.
The existence of water outside of the places that are always under darkness can provide information about the genesis of lunar water.