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Rubin Observatory & Simonyi Survey Telescope Naming

NSF announced on January 6, 2020, the LSST will be named the NSF Vera C. Rubin Observatory (Rubin Observatory). NSF also announced the telescope at the Rubin Observatory will be named the Simonyi Survey Telescope in recognition of the significant private donation made through the Corporation  early in the construction phase in support of the design, development, and fabrication of the telescope's primary mirror. Click for full text of press release.

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