September 3, 2012
The eyes of the Draco the Dragon, Eltanin and Rastaban, always are watching. These two prominent stars are circumpolar from Northwest Colorado, meaning they never set and always are above our horizon.
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Peering at us on late-summer evenings are the twinkling eyes of Draco the Dragon. This constellation represents Ladon, the dragon that guarded the golden apples of the Hesperides in Greek mythology.