Rush is a legendary progressive rock band that came about 1968 and just recently went into retirement as a band in 2016. Weezer drummer Patrick Wilson has been noted as being an admirer of Rush in his younger days. He has made reference to Rush at least twice during his tenure in Weezer.
Weezer references to Rush
It is unknown whether the band named the track after the song by Rush, the celestial body that inspired the Rush song, or both.