::P-type asteroid


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P-type asteroids have low albedo and a featureless reddish electromagnetic reflectance spectrum. It has been suggested that they have a composition of organic rich silicates, carbon and anhydrous silicates, possibly with water ice in their interior. P-type asteroids are found in the outer asteroid belt and beyond. There are 33 P-type asteroids.<ref name="SBDB"/>

P-type asteroid sections
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