Found in the Trapezium Cluster, spanning about 40 light-years away, the Orion Nebula’s young stars (only 1 million years old) captured by Spitzer.
-Lyrid Meteor Showers: IMAGE.
Today, Lyrids typically "peak" (at greatest level) around April 22nd. The Lyrid shower's name is derived from the fact that its meteors appear to fan out from a point in sky, called the shower's "radiant", which lies within the musical constellation Lyra.
Will post more later...
SKY STRIP FOR RA = 18:00:
-M57 planetary nebula (the famous "Ring Nebula in Lyra")
-M92 globular star cluster...View.
-Amazing 'Tom Lowe Astronomy Timelapse': View.
-Constellations: Lyra -- "The Lyre of Orpheus"
-Hawaii Astrological Society.
-History of Lyra (Myth) Music. (close your eyes)
-NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Team Receives Award: Read.
-VIEW: A World of Galactic Art (earliest relics) Video.