Lyra contains one of the Summer Triangle stars, Vega, the others being Deneb in Cygnus and Altair in Aquila. It is easily spotted next to Cygnus and contains the Ring Nebula M57, about the best planetary nebula for small telescopes. Epsilon Lyra is a quadruple star system. In the photos Delta Lyra can clearly be seen as a double of one white star and one red giant. Epsilon can just be seen as two stars. M57, the Ring Nebula, can just be seen between Beta and Gamma, and the globular cluster M56 lies close to a tiny arrowhead of stars.