Origin of the Company Name

The 1.4 magnitude star α Leonis, located in the “chest” of the constellation Leo “the lion,” is known as Regulus or “the little king.” In Latin it is also called “the lion’s heart.” Of the 21 first-magnitude stars in the galaxy, this is the only on that lies on the ecliptic. The sun shines directly on this star every year from August 22nd to August 23rd.