The Draco Constellation
Draco, also known as Dragon, is a constellation in the night sky which borders the constellations: Hercules, Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Boötes, Camelopardalis, Lyra, Cygnus and Cepheus. Draco is Latin for Dragon. Draco has 14 Main Stars and 19 of its total stars has known planets. Draco's brightest Star is Gamma Draconis or Eltanin.
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The Stars of Draco are: Alpha Draconis (Thuban), Beta Draconis, Gammis Draconis(Eltanin), Iota Draconis, Xi Draconis, Delta Draconis, Eta Draconis, Zeta Draconis, Mu Draconis, Nu Draconis, Sigma Draconis, Epsilon Draconis, Lambda Draconis, Psi1 Draconis, 42 Draconis, Kepler-10, Omicron Draconis, Chi Draconis, Theta Draconis, GSC 03549-02811, Kappa Draconis, Upsilon Draconis, 10 Draconis, GD 356, Phi Draconis, 18 Draconis, 19 Draconis, 20 Draconis, Gliese 687, 39 Draconis, GRW +70 8247, HD 167042, HD 139357, Alruba, Qatar 1, 41 Draconis, G 240-72, GJ 625, 40 Draconis, 16 Draconis, Pi Draconis, 7 Draconis, BY Draconis, Tau Draconis, 15 Draconis, Rho Draconis, R Draconis, 8 Draconis, Omega Draconis, 45 Draconis and e Draconis. The Galaxies within Draco are: The Draco Galaxy (The Dragon Galaxy or Draco Dwarf), Tadpole Galaxy, NGC 5866, NGC 5907, NGC 5879, PGC 39058, 3C 305, 3C 401, 3C 390.3, 3C 249.1, UGC 9391, 3C 319, KKR 25, NGC 4236, Messier 102, NGC 6340, NGC 6503, NGC 4319, NGC 5949, NGC 5982, NGC 4125, NGC 6412, NGC 5985, NGC 3147, NGC 5678, NGC 5965, NGC 4121, NGC 4589, NGC 6786, NGC 6090, NGC 6621, NGC 6670, NGC 6286, NGC 4513, NGC 6286, NGC 6789 and NGC 6373.
Draco has its origins in The Classical World and The Roman World. In The 100's, Draco was included as one of 48 Constellation in Almagest by The Roman Astronomer Ptolemy. The Classical World saw Draco as Ladon, The Dragon in charge of protected The Golden Apples The Hesperides. In The 12 Labors of Hercules, Hercules slaughtered Ladon in order to steal one of The Golden Apples. Also Draco can be seen in The Classical World as The Typhon, a Titan son of Gaia. In another The Classical World Tradition and The Roman World Tradition, Draco is seen as The Dragon, who was a member of The Gigantes, who fought The Olympic gods for 10 Years. The Dragon was defeated by Minerva, The goddess of Wisdom, Trade, Strategic Warfare, Sponsor of The Arts and Strategy, when she threw The Dragon into the celestial sky, twisting and freezing it.
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