Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Dragon in the Sky

Dragon : Dragon rolled the world with orion in the space, Dragon year concept Stock Photo
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In Chinese astrology this is the year of the Water Dragon.  In thinking about that, I wondered if there was a dragon constellation, and indeed there is:  Draco.  One of the Greek myths about Draco is that when Minerva was fighting the Giants, they threw this dragon at her, and she caught it and slung it into the heavens.  For more information about the myths and the  words "dragon" and "slung", click here.

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