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The Vera C. Rubin Observatory was formerly called the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope or LSST. The instrument itself is called the Simonyi Survey Telescope and "LSST" is now backronymed to be Legacy Survey of Space and Time https://astronomy.stackexchange.com/a/34648/7982

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Would a possible accretion disk around a primordial black hole 500 au from the Sun be visible in present telescopes?

If the hypothetical two-inch black hole 500 au from the Sun had an accretion disk, might current telescopes detect it already or do we have to wait till the Vera Rubin Observatory starts work?
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What is the LSST now? Where does LSST end and Vera C. Rubin Observatory begin?

Space.com's It's Official: Vera Rubin Observatory Named to Honor Dark Matter Scientist says: "We're here today to focus on the major renaming of the facility after a pioneering astronomer, that ...