Some constellations are easy to see and some are not. Draco the dragon is not the easiest of constellations to find in the Shamokin sky, but once you do you feel like you’ve really accomplished something.

It always reminds me of one of the great Beatles classics, “The Long and Winding Road,” because that is what it truly is in the northwestern October sky.

Mike Lynch is an amateur astronomer and retired broadcast meteorologist for WCCO Radio in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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