Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky. With a visual apparent magnitude of it is almost twice as bright as Canopus, the next brightest star. The star has the Bayer designation Alpha Canis Majoris.
Draco lies in the northern sky. It is one of the largest constellations in the sky. The constellation’s name means “the dragon” in Latin. Draco represents Ladon, the dragon that guarded the gardens of the Hesperides in Greek mythology. Draco is one of the Greek constellations. It was first catalogued by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century. It is a circumpolar constellation; it never sets below the horizon for many observers in the northern hemisphere.