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House of Black | Astronomical Names↳Regulus Arcturus Black

REGULUS — “The Little King” | “The King Star”ETYMOLOGY:  According to the Babylonians, Regulus is “the star that stands at the lion’s breast” (referring to Leo). Regulus means “the little king” or “prince” in Latin (diminutive of rex — “king”). The star is first believed to have been referred to as Regulus by Copernicus. It is likely a translation of the Hellenistic Greek word Basilikos (“little king”) used by Geminos and Ptolemy, though it could also be a translation of the Babylonian Lugal, which means “king.” The Arabic name for the star is Qalb al-Asad, meaning “heart of the lion.”NOTABLE FEATURES:•  Also known as Alpha Leonis.•  Brightest star in the Leo constellation.•  22nd brightest star in the sky.•  Nearly on the ecliptic (path of the Sun).•  Regularly occulted (covered) by the moon.•  150 times brighter than the sun.•  77 light years away.Sources/Learn More  →  x | x | x | sky guide

House of Black | Astronomical Names
↳Regulus Arcturus Black

REGULUS — “The Little King” | “The King Star”

ETYMOLOGY:  According to the Babylonians, Regulus is “the star that stands at the lion’s breast” (referring to Leo). Regulus means “the little king” or “prince” in Latin (diminutive of rex — “king”). The star is first believed to have been referred to as Regulus by Copernicus. It is likely a translation of the Hellenistic Greek word Basilikos (“little king”) used by Geminos and Ptolemy, though it could also be a translation of the Babylonian Lugal, which means “king.” The Arabic name for the star is Qalb al-Asad, meaning “heart of the lion.”

NOTABLE FEATURES:
•  Also known as Alpha Leonis.
•  Brightest star in the Leo constellation.
•  22nd brightest star in the sky.
•  Nearly on the ecliptic (path of the Sun).
•  Regularly occulted (covered) by the moon.
•  150 times brighter than the sun.
•  77 light years away.
Sources/Learn More  →  x | x | xsky guide

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