Lyra is a small constellation, located in the Summer Triangle. It is easy to find due to it containing contains Vega, the second brightest star in the northern hemisphere.
Even though Lyra is a small constellation it contains a wealth of interesting objects including clusers and binary stars.
A treasure of summer skies, this planetary nebula shows up as a well defined ring, with a small central structure.Read more
Technically you don't need any equipment at all to see Lyra! However, to see the fainter stars in the constellation, especially from a light-polluted location would require a good pair of binoculars.