A deep XMM-Newton X-ray observation of the Chamaeleon I dark cloud

  title={A deep XMM-Newton X-ray observation of the Chamaeleon I dark cloud},
  author={J. Robrade and J{\"u}rgen H. M. M. Schmitt},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context. Low-mass stars are known to exhibit strong X-ray emission during the early stages of evolution. Nearby star forming regions are ideal targets to study the X-ray properties of pre-main sequence stars. Aims. A deep XMM-Newton exposure is used to investigate X-ray properties of the pre-main sequence population of the Chamaeleon I star forming region. Methods. The northern-eastern fringe of the Chameleon I dark cloud was observed with XMM-Newton, revisiting a region observed with ROSAT 15… 

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