Natality and the Moon Revisited: Do Birth Rates Depend on the Phase of the Moon?

A paper presented at the January, 2002 American Astronomical Society Meeting.
(Reference: Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol 33, No. 4, 2001, p.1371.)

The latest paper on this topic was presented as a poster session paper. The components of that poster are linked below, in the correct order. Each file is either an Acrobat pdf file or a jpg image. Images of plots may be reproduced if the author is referenced.

Abstract (pdf)
Previous work (pdf)
This study(pdf)
Typical annual births plot (jpg)
Final births vs. phase plot (jpg)
Dependence on anomalistic period? (pdf)
Plot of births vs. anomalistic phase (jpg)
Conclusions (pdf)
Chambat's plot( jpg)
References and Acknowledgments (pdf)

Main Births and the Moon web page

Author Dan Caton's main web page




This web page last updated July 19, 2002