Not Malfoy...It's the constellation
Draco Background & Location
This constellation is circumpolar, which means it can be seen all year round from Northern Latitudes. It revolves around the North Pole and can never be seen in the Southern Hemisphere as it never sits below the horizon. Draco is visible between the latitudes 90 and minus 15 degrees. The constellation is best seen in July at 9 PM local time. It is located close to other constellations including Ursa Minor, Ursa Major, Hercules, Cygnus, Cepheus, and Bootes.
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Myths & Legends
Draco is also represented as the demon son of Gaia, Typhon sometimes.
- Draco is the eighth largest constellation in the sky, covering 1083 square degrees.
- Draconids is the only meteor shower associated with the constellation.
- A United States Cargo Ship was named after the constellation- USS Draco(AK- 79).
- Popular author, J.K Rowling, used Draco as a name for one of her characters in Harry Potter.