NASA's Night Sky Network features a Universe Discovery Guide every month. These are a great way to get started in astronomical observing if you are new to it, and to involve the whole family. Download a full color or red overlay guide for this month's feature with full information here: https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=538
Discover a nursery of baby stars with a trip into the Orion Nebula, perhaps the most famous stellar nursery. Find out how to spot the Orion Nebula in the sword of Orion. Find out more about how stars are formed, and try out some great activities to help take you inside the clouds of the nebula.
In the Guide for February: •Theme: Orion Nebula, Nursery of Newborn Stars
•Sky Feature: Orion Nebula
•Try This: Imagine being inside the Orion Nebula
•Activity: Stars and Their Lives
•Connect to NASA Science: How do we know how stars form?