I Googled the Pleadies to determine the correct spelling for the previous blog post and found this (Its from Gaia so you know its true….)

Subaru is the Japanese word for “Pleiades,” and the company logo, an oval with six four-point stars, represents the Pleiades star cluster. The word also means “united,” apt, because the Subaru corporation was formed by the merger of five companies.

There is an interesting article on their site that accumulates a lot of esoteric information from disparate sources about the Pleadians:

Here’s the non-woo-woo version from

The name Subaru is Japanese, meaning ‘unite’. It’s also a term for a cluster of six stars in the Taurus constellation, named 'Pleiades' by the ancient Greeks. According to Greek mythology, these stars were once Atlas’ daughters. The six-star cluster featured in the Subaru badge design is known in Japan as mutsuraboshi, meaning ‘six stars’.

Who knew? Especially since I am living in the mountains of Western North Carolina where the “official” vehicle seems to be the 4-wheel drive Subaru Outback.