Stellar X-ray sources in the Rosette Nebula

W. P. Chen, P. S. Chiang, J. Z. Li

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Abstract

We present optical photometric and spectroscopic studies of ROSAT X-ray stellar sources in the Rosette Nebula star-forming region. The brightest X-ray sources are either massive stars or active T Tauri stars associated with the open cluster NGC 2244, or are foreground stars. Some of the spectra of the young stars newly identified in the region are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-165
Number of pages13
JournalChinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

Keywords

  • HII regions
  • Stars: early-type
  • Stars: formation
  • Stars: pre-main sequence

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