Lyrid Meteors, Mars meets the Pleiades, Spots on Jupiter, and even More

This week, the comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak is dropping past the prominent stars that mark the head of Draco (the Dragon). Image via Star Walk 2 app.
The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower runs from April 16 to 25. Image via Star Walk 2 app.
Jupiter is just a few finger widths above Virgo’s brightest star Spica. Image via Star Walk 2.
Mars will pass the Pleiades cluster, which will sit less than four degrees to the upper right of the planet. Image via Star Walk 2.

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