Localized sources of water vapour on the dwarf planet (1) Ceres

@article{Kppers2014LocalizedSO,
  title={Localized sources of water vapour on the dwarf planet (1) Ceres},
  author={Michael K{\"u}ppers and Laurence O'Rourke and Dominique Bockel{\'e}e-Morvan and Vladimir V. Zakharov and Seungwon Lee and Paul von Allmen and Beno{\^i}t Carry and David Teyssier and A. P. Marston and Thomas G. M{\"u}ller and Jacques Crovisier and Maria Antonietta Barucci and Raphael Moreno},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014},
  volume={505},
  pages={525-527}
}
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