TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: China - Beijing



Ill is percentage illumination of the Moon
*Indicates a repeat illumination and libration event to within +/- 1 deg for both
A non-* indicates just repeat illumination to within +/-0.5 deg


2019-Aug-04 UT 11:21-11:54 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-8-5

     On 1970 Aug 05 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=good?) saw the same characteristics 
     in Aristarchus as had been seen the previous night, but of lower grade 
     intensity. Somewhat difficult to see because of the small crescent.. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1270 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-04 UT 11:29-11:54 Ill=16% W_Limb observed by Johnson_LT on 1949-5-31

     In 1949 May 31 UT02:37 LT Johnson observed a flash near the W 
     limb of the Moon at the same latitude as Riccioli. No colour 
     seen, the magnitude was 9-10, and duration < 0.5 sec.  If there 
     was any motion then it must have been < 24 km. He wasn't looking 
     at it when it happened, so the motion aspect is uncertain. 
     Indeed he was not absolutely certain if it was on the limb, or 
     just inside or outside? The BAA/ALPO weight=1.


2019-Aug-05 UT 11:20-12:25 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-8-6

     On 1970 Aug 05 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=good?) saw the same characteristics 
     in Aristarchus (bright patches with electric blue colour) as had been 
     seen on Aug 04, but the intensity was less. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1271 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-05 UT 11:30-11:45 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Gamma on 1881-2-3

     On 1881 May 04 UT 20:00 "Gamma" a psuedonym for an astronomer 
     (Germany?) observed Aristarchus to be be a very bright 8th magnitude 
     star with pulsations. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=221 and the weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-05 UT 11:55-12:27 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Aug-06 UT 11:19-11:22 Ill=36% Theophilus observed by Collier on 1970-4-12

     Theophilus 1970 Apr 12 UTC 00:25 Observed by Collier (Montreal, Canada, 
     6" relector?, x180) "Sharp E. inside wall flashes; c.p. lighter than 
     floor. Pink on peak & illum. wall. Drawing. (Apollo 13 watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1240.


2019-Aug-06 UT 11:19-13:01 Ill=36% Theophilus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1971-3-2 *

     Theophilus 1971 Mar 02 UT 20:30-22:50 Observed by Ringsdore 
     (Stoneleigh, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing=good) 
     "Suspected TLP on c.p. 2 other obs. did not confirm. Orange-
     pink glow. Faded for 10 min then reappeared." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID 1286. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-06 UT 12:15-12:52 Ill=36% Helicon observed by Villeneuve on 1787-5-22

     Bright spot seen. The Cameron 1978 catalog
     gives this TLP an ID No. of 36 and a weight
     of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight is also 1.


2019-Aug-06 UT 11:53-12:54 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-12:38 Ill=47% Carlini observed by Williams_AS on 1865-11-24

     On 1865 Nov 24 at 20:00? UT Williams and others (England, UK, 4" 
     telescope) saw in Earthshine that Carlini was had a distinct 8th 
     magnitude star-like speck in it. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=140 and 
     the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-12:34 Ill=47% Ross_D observed by Cragg on 1964-7-16 *

     On 1964 Jul 16 at 03:55-04:10UT Cragg (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x180, seeing 7, transparency 6) observed a pseudo hill 
     (700m high) some 3 km in diameter and casting a shadow, south 
     east of Ross D. The Cameron 1978 catalog TLP ID=830 and the 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-12:22 Ill=47% Hase observed by Dumas on 1970-4-13

     Hase 1970 Apr 13 UT 01:28 Observed by Dumas (Montreal, Canada) 
     "Intermittent light on S.wall of crater (atm. ?) (Apollo 13 watch). 
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very poor). NASA catalog ID #1244.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-13:50 Ill=47% Madler observed by Andrew_J on 1971-3-3 *

     Madler 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:45 J Andrews (Christchurch, UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x240, seeing I) observed a red fan shaped area to 
     the south of Madler - it covered part pf the mountainous area to 
     the south. The colour started fading at 21:45UT and had gone 
     within 5 minutes. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-13:55 Ill=47% Theophilus observed by Robinson_JH on 1971-3-3 *

     Near Theophilus - south of Madler - 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:35, 21:47 
     Observed by Hedley-Robinson (England, 3.75" refractor, x164, S=G, 
     steady haze) "Reddening in a fan form on bright area of that
     formation, but red did not extend fully over it. Blink patrol started 
     at 2005h but no red till 2130h. Definte blink at 2147h" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1287.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:18-12:53 Ill=47% Torricelli observed by Braga_R on 2011-12-31

     Torricelli 2011 Dec 31 UT 16:39-17:00 R.Braga (Milan, Italy, 
     80mm refractor) found the north rim or Torricelli to be very 
     bright at the start of the observing session but dimmed 
     considerably at around 17:00UT. Observer not sure on the 
     normal appearance of this crater. In view of the seeing 
     conditions and small aperture, this TLP is being given an 
     ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:26-12:38 Ill=47% Mare_Nectaris observed by Gaudibert_CM on 1880-1-18

     Mare Nectaris 1880 Jan 18 UT 20:00? Observed by Gaudibert (France?, 
     seeing poor) "Whole of sea was foggy. Fog extended into Fracastorius. 
     Gruithuissen said seeing was unsatisfactory" NASA catalog weight=0 
     (very unreliable). NASA catalog ID #216. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:31-11:40 Ill=47% Proclus observed by Marshall on 1984-6-5

     On 1984 Jun 05 at UT20:00 Marshall (Covington, UK) saw an unusual 
     darkening on the floor of Proclus and irregular shape. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=243 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-07 UT 12:52-13:19 Ill=48% Curtis observed by Noble on 1878-3-10

     Noble (England?, seeing=fair) observed a badly defined white patch east 
     of Picard. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=201 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-07 UT 11:52-13:21 Ill=48% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Aug-08 UT 11:17-11:37 Ill=58% Ptolemaeus observed by Travnik on 1970-4-14

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     Ptolemeus 1970 Apr 14 UT 00:45-01:30 Observed by Nelson Travnik 
     and Sergio Vianna (Matias Barbosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 4" 
     refractor, x250, x400, - observing onditions very good, Kodak 
     Wratten 15 and 23 filters used) "A kind of glimmering mist 
     lifted and wafted inside the shady hollow of the crater (Apollo 
     13 watch)" NASA catalog weight=3 NASA catalog ID #1248. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Aug-08 UT 11:17-11:43 Ill=58% Picard observed by Hua_CD on 1994-4-18

     On 1994 Apr 18 at UT14:40 C.D. Hua (China) found that the wall of 
     Picard had changed to dark. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-08 UT 12:55-13:44 Ill=59% Torricelli_B observed by Gray_R on 2002-10-14

     Torricelli B 2002 Oct 14 UT 02:58-03:43 Observed by Gray (Winnemucca, 
     NV, USA, 152mm refractor x114, x305, seeing Antoniadi III, transparency 
     good) "I was out this morning (2:58-3:43 UT, October 14, 2002) 
     observing Torricelli B. At 3:17 UT the west sunlit wall of the crater 
     brightened from an intensity (Elger Scale) of 5.0 to 9.0. In actual 
     terms it went from slightly less bright than the walls of Picard to as 
     bright as the sunlit west wall of Dionysius. This was observed at 114x 
     in white light, where all three craters were in the field of view 
     simultaneously. This event lasted less than a minute and no comparable
     brightening in Dionysius or Picard was seen. The wall of Torricelli B 
     returned to 5.0 in brightness. I continued to observe Torricelli B in 
     white light until 3:43 UT, but the brightness remained at 5.0. Before 
     the brightening I tried blinking Torricelli with the following 
     combinations of filters: Wratten Red 25 and Blue 38A, Red 25 and Blue 
     80, and Red 25 and Schott BG38 (Blue Green). Nothing showed up more 
     prominently in any combination except the Red 25-Blue 38A combination, 
     where Torricelli B became invisible in the Blue, probably because of 
     the filter density. Both the Blue 80 and Schott BG 38 seemed closer in
     density to the Red 25 than the Blue 38A is. I could not see any details 
     inside Torricelli B during this session, including the bright spot on 
     the NE rim." The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-08 UT 13:39-13:45 Ill=59% Beer observed by Darling_D on 1978-11-8

     On 1978 Nov 08 at UT03:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x95, seeing 8/10) saw near Beer and Theophilus (11W, 30N) a 
     bright flash inside the dark area. It appeared like a diamond twinkling 
     in sunlight and was somewhat dazzling to the eyes. Cameron wonders in 
     this was a meteor? The Cameron 2005 TLP catalog ID=39 and weight=2. 
     This is an ALPO observation. The ALPO/BAA weight is 3.


2019-Aug-08 UT 13:43-13:45 Ill=59% Mare_Vaporum observed by Bentley on 1969-4-24

     Mare Vaporum 1969 Apr 24 UT 19:34 Observed by Bentley (England, 
     8" reflector, x320, S=E) "NW part of mare obscured for 4 min., 
     gradually thinning." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID No. 
     1123. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-08 UT 14:03-15:22 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Poppendiek on 1958-11-19 *

     Large plume-like diffuse cloud over central peak, very
     large compared to central peak (@ approx 30km diameter)
     with intensity much different from other parts. Brightness
     between walls and shadowed floor. Would take 3 minutes to
     collapse, so continuously fed. 13-14 days later, at SS,
     central peak was normal. Kuiper took photos after Kozyrev's
     observations, but saw nothing abnormal. Drawing. Haas saw
     nothing in 12inch reflector at the time. Cameron 1978
     catalog TLP ID=705 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-09 UT 11:15-12:15 Ill=68% Eratosthenes observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

     Eratosthenes 1970 Apr 15 UTC 01:25-01:42 Observed by daSilva 
     (Brazil, 10" reflector x200 & 20" refractor x224, Seeing=good, 
     Transparency=Good). "Vis. blink? on lower c.p. Ilum. walls were 
     yellowish-white C.p. diamond brightness with a pt. flashing. 
     Turbulent atms. impeded confirm. Other features were normal 
     (Apollo 13 watch. S-IVB impact at 0109h, took 70 s to reach A12 
     Alsep."  NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1252. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Aug-09 UT 11:15-11:32 Ill=68% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-3-26

     On 1988 Mar 26 at UT20:00 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, Frimley, UK, 12" 
     reflector, seeing=III) reported Cenosrinus to be "foggy/fuzzy" and this 
     this effect was not seen in other adjacent regions. The cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=320 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-09 UT 11:28-12:18 Ill=69% Schroter observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-7-19

     Schroter 1839 Jul 19 UT 22:00? Observed by Gruihuisen (Munich, Germany) 
     "Dark mist" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #119. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-09 UT 13:35-14:14 Ill=69% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1981-8-9

     On 1981 Aug 09 at UT05:08-05:21 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) found that the bright patch in the southern part of Eimmart, 
     could only be seen well in red light (this is between A, C and D in his 
     feature notation) i.e. 5 brightness values higher than in white or blue 
     light. Indeed in white light this bright area was closer to the east 
     wall bright spot. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=149 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-09 UT 13:41-14:14 Ill=69% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1952-4-3

     Plato 1952 Apr 03 UT 20:45-21:30 Observed by Wilkins and Moore 
     (Meudon, France, 33" x460) whilst checking up on a 1923 28" 
     refractor sketch by W.H. Stevenson's, thry failed to detect a 
     prominent floor craterlet (featured in the 1923 sketch) just 
     inside the W wall. They suspected an obscuration. 
     Interestingly the whole floor was was reported to be lacking 
     in detail many hours later as observed by Cragg in the USA. 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #550. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Aug-09 UT 13:53-14:14 Ill=69% N_Pole observed by Barcroft on 1941-3-7

     Cusps 1941 Mar 07 UT 04:00? Observed by Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) "Prolongation suspected. (date reported =6th, but if loc. 
     time =7th UT). In this case we have assumed the 7th" NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very low) NASA catalog ID #485.


2019-Aug-09 UT 13:53-14:14 Ill=69% S_Pole observed by Barcroft on 1941-3-7

     Cusps 1941 Mar 07 UT 04:00? Observed by Barcroft (Madera, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector) "Prolongation suspected. (date reported =6th, 
     ut if loc. time =7th UT). In this case we have assumed the 7th" 
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very low) NASA catalog ID #485. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Aug-10 UT 11:14-11:37 Ill=78% Copernicus observed by Amdendsenvej_R on 1992-5-11

     On 1992 May 11 at UT 20:20-21:00 R. Amendsensvej (Esbjerj, Denmark, 
     10" reflector, x333) noted that Copernicus had "almost no disturbance. 
     Flash was seen between 2236:30 & 2236:40. Thus 10S". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=444 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-10 UT 12:56-14:00 Ill=78% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1937-12-12

     Plato 1937 Dec 12 UT 16:45-21:00 Observed by Barker (Chestnut, 
     England, 12.5" reflector x420) and Fox (Newark, England, 6.5" 
     reflector, 24?x) "Strong streak of orange-brown on E.wall. Floor 
     nearly clear of shad. composed of many veins & thin streaks 
     interwoven. At 21h irreg. extension seen spreading eastward down 
     wall. Confirmed by Barker's younger son. NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). ALPO/BAA weight=4. NASA catalog ID #428.


2019-Aug-10 UT 13:54-14:47 Ill=78% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-10-24

     Agrippa 1966 Oct 24 UT 01:48-02:12 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 5" reflector, x283, S=6, T=3-2) "Shadow of c.p. light & grayish, 
     scarcely distinguishable from floor. (sun is quite high (39deg) so 
     shadow ought to be nearly gone)."NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #985. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-10 UT 13:56-14:47 Ill=78% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-3-27

     On 1988 Mar 27/28 UT23:30-00:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector) 
     found Censorinus to have a "foggy/fuzzy" appearance that was not seen 
     in adacent areas. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=321 and weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Aug-10 UT 13:56-14:47 Ill=78% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-3-27

     On 1988 Mar 27/28 at UT 23:30-00:30? M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noted that the crater Proclus was bright visibly, but the 
     CED brightness measurement gave the same brightness as Censorinus 
     crater. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=321 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.  


2019-Aug-10 UT 14:13-14:47 Ill=78% Pytheas observed by Robotham on 1982-8-29

     On 1982 Aug 29 at UT 02:13-02:30 Robotham (Springfield, ON, 
     Canada, x97 and x160) found that the west rim of Pytheas crater 
     was very bright, especially at lower magnifications, being one of 
     the brightest spots on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=182 
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-11 UT 11:13-12:20 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by daSilva on 1969-7-25

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 25 UT 02:15-03:00 Observed by Jose L. da 
     Silva (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor) "Unusual 
     brightness whole time in center of W. inner slope; rest of 
     crater & Herodotus appeared normal. SW to NW inner slope had 
     pronounced brightness. Aris. still in dark! Apollo 11 watch)." 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID=1186. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-11 UT 11:13-11:55 Ill=85% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-7-14

     On 1989 Jul 14 at UT 03:28 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) found a 
     darkening in the crater Proclus, but the shadow seen by Cook and Moore, 
     from a few hours earlier was not seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=371 
     and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-11 UT 11:13-11:24 Ill=85% Sinus_Iridum observed by Clementelli on 2004-5-29

     Sinus Iridum 2004 May 29 UT 20:44 Observed by Clementelli (Rome, Italy, 
     102mm diameter Vixen refractor 80-160x, sky conditions: clear, no wind) 
     "A blue/violet streak, lasting ~10 minutes was seen on the floor of
     Sinus Iridum between crater Bianchini and Promontorium Heraclides. The 
     suspect TLP mybe an effect of instrumental achromatic aberration, but
     there is the small possibility that the effect was real." A UAI 
     observational report. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-11 UT 11:29-13:26 Ill=86% Archimedes observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

     Archimedes 1979 Oct 01 UT 20:57-21:00 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     13mm Monocentric + Barlow eyepiece, Seeing IV, transparency: thin 
     cloud) "Red seen on east, blue seen on west - almost certainly spurious 
     colour".


2019-Aug-11 UT 11:36-13:33 Ill=86% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 01 UT 21:04-21:07 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     13mm Monocentric + Barlow eyepiece, Seeing IV, transparency: thin 
     cloud) "Red seen on east, blue seen on west - almost certainly spurious 
     colour". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-11 UT 12:24-13:58 Ill=86% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1959-2-18

     Alphonsus 1959 Feb 18 UT 21:00? Observed by hole (Brighton, 
     England, 24" reflector) "Red patch (Moore in Survey of the Moon 
     says Jan. '59). Moore says, Warner, in Eng. saw it bright red in 
     an 18-in refr. Hedervari & Botha in Hungary saw red patch & 
     several in US (indep. confirm. ?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #714. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Aug-11 UT 13:44-15:28 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1991-2-25

     On 1991 Feb 25 at UT 01:26-01:49 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x248, seeing=10/1, transparency=good) found 
     Gassendi's western rim to be bright in red and diffuse in blue 
     light. A sketch was provided. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=420 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-11 UT 13:47-15:28 Ill=86% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-5-20

     Plato 1967 May 20 UT 01:13 K.Simmons (Jacksonville, FL, USA, 10" 
     reflector) observed a large bright (intensity 6.5) oval area on 
     near the central floor. According to Ricker and Kelsey (ALPO 
     selected area coordinators) this is unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-11 UT 15:06-15:28 Ill=86% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-12-29

     On 1979 Dec 29 at UT 17:45-18:20 Crick (Merchtem, Belgium, 6" 
     reflector, x140, seeing=III) found a violet spot in the NW inner wall. 
     The floor was obscured of detail on the northern half. All other 
     regions studied appeared normal. Observer unsure if this was a TLP or 
     spurious colour. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=80 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Aug-12 UT 11:12-13:13 Ill=92% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-21 *

     On 1983 Jul 21 at UT 21:02-23:18 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     seeing=III) found the region around the cleft on the souther rim to be 
     out of focus - however atmospheric conditions were turbulent until 
     23:18UT. An unsual dark triangular region (long base against rim) was 
     seen to extend from the inner rim at 12 o'clock onto the floor for 13-
     16km. The crater had lots of detail elsewhere. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     found the south east to soth west to be obscured again, but not as 
     badly as she had seen on the 20th July. J. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the 
     dark region had 2 white bands on the side and the south west wall was 
     blurred like it was on the 20th July - this time tough colour was not 
     present. There were also two light patches on the floor. Mosely 
     (Coventry, UK) observed the south wall at x120 and found the wall out 
     of focus at the 11 o'clock location. Through a yellow filter he saw a 
     "white mistiness: on the top of the southern rim and only the south 
     east cleft could be seen (no colour). By 22:40-23:00 the effect had 
     cleared up. No dark triangular patch was seen. When Marshall (Surrey, 
     UK) observed (22:30-03:00) nothing unsual was seen, though a sketch 
     provided shows a light patch on the floor located at 11 o'clock. All 
     observations, made by all observers had some atmospheric turbulence, 
     however trsnparency was good. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=225 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-12 UT 11:53-12:07 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Trouvelot on 1880-1-23

     Aristarchus 1880 Jan 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by Trouvelot (Meudon, 
     France) "Luminous light like a luminous cable or shining wall". NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #217.


2019-Aug-12 UT 11:53-12:41 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Migon on 1969-7-26

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 26 UT 02:30-03:00 Observed by Mauro Migon 
     (19" refractor), Julio Nogueira (10" refractor), Wairy Cardoso 
     (13" refractor) all from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil "Crater was 
     gray-bluish, different from any other region & unusually bright. 
     Cardoso saw brightening, used blue, red, green & neutral 
     filters. Apollo 11 watch, Jose da Silva says obs. no good, obs. 
     was inexperienced. However it is similar to many other obs. with 
     much experience)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID 
     No. 1187. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-12 UT 11:53-13:40 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Turner_R on 1992-5-13

     On 1992 May 13 at UT 22:30 R. Turner (Wolverhampton, UK, 3.6" 
     reftactor, x50) noticed that there was a white spot on the WSW rim that 
     he had not seen earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=445 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-12 UT 12:12-13:59 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Lyttle on 1971-3-8

     Aristarchus 1971 Mar 08 23:00-23:10 Observed by Lyttle (Northern 
     Ireland, 6" reflector, x98) "Suspicion of white spot W of N-S radial 
     band, slightly brighter than wall. Diam. @5-6km. Area affected by temp. 
     ?Term. passed over it just 5h before. Gradual decline in brightness 
     over the 10m period." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID 
     1288.


2019-Aug-12 UT 12:50-14:03 Ill=92% Mons_Pico observed by Findlay on 1976-3-12

     Pico 1976 Mar 12 UT 21:00? Observed by Findlay (England?) "A ray seen 
     extended fr. mt. in SW (IAU?) direction -- likened to a hockey stick. 
     (not seen in Pickering's photo atlas at col.=53 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1430.


2019-Aug-12 UT 13:21-15:16 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Barr on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 00:30-01:45 Barr, Greenacre, Hall and 
     Dungan (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor, and 69" reflector) 
     observed pink on the outer SW rim and a red spot towards the S of 
     this. A red spot was seen on the eastern side of Vallis Schroteri
     but only by Barr and Dungan. Other features checked for 
     atmospheric spectral dispersion and chromatic aberation - but the 
     colours in Aristarchus were not due to these. Smaller 12" scope 
     checked but no effects seen - presumably due to resolution and 
     image contrast issues? Pink on the SW rim may have been seen in a 
     69" scope by Boyce and Ford. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Aug-12 UT 14:04-15:48 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1966-6-30

     Herodotus 1966 Jun 30 UTC 03:10-03:35 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Bright pseudo-peak again 
     vis. within floor shadow. Peak est. 5 bright. Had seen it at successive 
     lunations in '66" 4" x280 refractor used. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog TLP ID No. #950. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-12 UT 14:54-16:19 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Fuger on 1973-2-14

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 14 UTC 18:31-18:34 observed by Fuger (49N, 8.42E, 
     75mm refractor, T=1, S=2) "Violet colours on S. of the crater" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2019-Aug-12 UT 15:08-16:19 Ill=92% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-10-14

     On 1891 Oct 14 at UT 18:00 Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw is Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Varitions in vapor column and visibility of craterlets A, C and F 
     (Plate B) in early period at Peru. Directional vaporjet towards F 
     varied but was always continuous. Later, in Musa. There was a break in 
     it. D was quiescent in early period. (due to change in telescope & 
     atmosphere ? Time estimated from given colongitude)." Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=273 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-12 UT 15:48-16:19 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Baumeister on 1973-6-12

     Gassendi 1973 Jun 12 UT 20:50-21:15 observed by Baumeister 
     (48.83N, 9.25E, 240mm reflector, T=2, S=3) "Bright point at the 
     NNE slope of the central peak" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, 
     Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 12:23-16:16 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-2-15 *

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 15 UTC 17:07-19:31 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm refractor) "Area 4-5 diameters of Aristarchus were coloured 
     clearly yellow to red" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 
     30, pp53-61.


2019-Aug-13 UT 12:35-12:57 Ill=96% Eratosthenes observed by Martz_EP on 1936-5-4

     Eratosthenes 1936 May 04 UT 05:40 Observed by E.P.Martz 
     (Mandeville, Jamaica) "Detected bright spots on floor" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #414. Ref. Haas, W. 
     1942, J.Royal.Ast. Soc. Canada, 36, 398. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 12:35-13:11 Ill=96% Anaximander observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 22:30-00:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 8" 
     Newtonian reflector)observed a yellow on crater rims adjacent to
     Anaximander. Yellow colour also seen on Aristarchus that night. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 12:35-12:36 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1987-9-5

     On 1987 Sep 05 at 20:55UT A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 90mm questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing III-IV, Moon 16 deg in altitude) observed a 
     dusky dark gray area just north of Herodotus and just south of the 
     Cobra Head. The interior shadow on the east of Herodotus by comparison 
     wad black and distinct. No change was seen when viewed through a 
     rotated polaroid filter. Apparently D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) 
     was observing at the same time but had better observing conditions and 
     could see detail in this region, suggesting that it was not a TLP. 
     There is no Cameron entry for this report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Aug-13 UT 13:44-15:16 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Aristarchus - 1969 Jul 27 UT 05:00-07:00 Observed by W. 
     Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" Refractor) "Brightening. 
     Filter used, (Jose da Silva says obs. no good, obs. 
     inexperienced. Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog weight=0. SA 
     catalog ID No. 1188. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 13:57-15:31 Ill=97% Cleostratus observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

     Pythagoras-Cleostratus 1974 Feb 05 UT 01:45,02:45 observed by 
     Lord (St Anne's-on-Sea, Eng., 3" refractor, x135) "Event 
     normal in integrated light. Light, full surface detail in red 
     filter, dark, with full surface detail in blue filter. Other 
     term. features did not show it. Only E.floor of Pythag., 
     Babbage northern crater chain & NW floor of Cleostr. 
     (According to Fitton's criteria this was a tenuous gas above 
     the surface. Date given as 5th, but term. was at least 3deg 
     E. Therefore these features were in the dark then. Ancill. 
     data given for 6th)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog 
     ID=#1387. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-13 UT 13:57-15:31 Ill=97% Pythagoras observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

     Pythagoras-Cleostratus 1974 Feb 05? UTC 01:45,02:45 observed by Lord 
     (St Anne's-on-Sea, Eng., 3" refractor, x135) "Event normal in 
     integrated light. Light, full surface detail in red filter, dark, with 
     full surface detail in blue filter. Other term. features did not show 
     it. Only E.floor of Pythag., Babbage northern crater chain & NW floor 
     of Cleostr. (According to Fitton's criteria this was a tenuous gas 
     above the surface. Date given as 5th, but term. was at least 3deg E. 
     Therefore these features were in the dark then. Ancill. data given for 
     6th)." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID=#1387.


2019-Aug-13 UT 14:14-16:10 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind) 
     Aristarchus had a faint pale yellow tint along the rim and the 
     crater was very bright. No detail seen in in Vallis Schroteri. 
     Yellow spot also seen on the northern limb (Carpenter and 
     Pythagoras?). Both effects had been seen the previous night and 
     were confirmed by friends. Colour still present when observing 
     stopped at 03:00 UT. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 14:14-16:10 Ill=97% Carpenter observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind.) 
     Carpenter had a yellow tint along the W rim. Ywllow tint seen 
     on Pythagoras and also Aristarchus. Effect had been seen the 
     previous night and were confirmed by friends. Colour still 
     present when observing stopped at 03L00 UT. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 14:14-16:10 Ill=97% Pythagoras observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind.) 
     Pythagoras had a yellow tint along the W rim. Ywllow tint seen 
     on Carpenter and also Aristarchus. Effect had been seen the 
     previous night and were confirmed by friends. Colour still 
     present when observing stopped at 03L00 UT. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 14:28-16:01 Ill=97% Manilius observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Manillius 1969 Jul 27 UT 05:45-05:46 Observed by Wairy Cardoso 
     (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) "Bright spot in 
     Manillius (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva says obs. no good 
     because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog weight=0. NASA catalog 
     ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 15:10-16:44 Ill=97% Menelaus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Menelaus 1969 Jul 27 UT 1969 Jul 27 UT 06:27-07:30 Observed by 
     Wairy Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) 
     "Brightening in Menelaus (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva 
     says obs. no good because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-13 UT 15:24-17:19 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Seeliger on 1967-9-16

     Aristarchus, Herodotus - 1967 Sep 16 UTC 23:50-23:55 observed by 
     Seeliger (Dresden, Germany, 30" reflector, 90, 140x) "Dark streaks on 
     E.(ast. ?) outside walls of both craters. No shadow from Herod. wall. 
     Drawings (wall < 18 deg slope if no shadow normally)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID=#1044. 


2019-Aug-13 UT 15:29-16:53 Ill=97% Alphonsus observed by McCord on 1965-10-8

     Alphonsus (black spot, upland #1) 1965 Oct 08 UT 05:48-08:23 Observed 
     by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line 
     depth ratios a/b(H?), c/d (K?) were significantly low for upland #1 & 
     abnormally high for Alphonsus black spot, but not as pronounced as the 
     other area was high compared with 23 other areas" NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #899.


2019-Aug-13 UT 15:38-17:19 Ill=97% Furnerius observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1920-11-23

     Near Furnerius 1920 Nov 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by an unknown observer 
     (England?) "Shaft of light projecting from Moon, or spot so bright it 
     appeared to (strong ray?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #378


2019-Aug-13 UT 17:13-17:19 Ill=97% W_Limb observed by Barabashovisi_NP on 1915-7-24

     On 1915 Jul 24 at UT 22:00? Barabashovihi (Russia) observed a TLP on 
     the west limb: "When phi Strettsa (?) approached the edge but still 
     separated, the star began to stretch in a belt 3X its own length & then 
     instantly disappeared. Probably no significant atm. or vapors. (similar 
     to other reports of fading occult. Gives limb as E. but that is in ast. 
     convention)". The 1978 Cameon catalog ID= 357 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 13:08-13:24 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-10-4

     On 1979 Oct 04 at UT21:05-23:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x360, seeing=II) detected colour in Aristarchus (and also in Bullialdus 
     - there was a TLP alert at this time for Bullialdus) but nowehere else 
     on the Moon. Aristarchus had a CED brightness value of 3.8 at 21:05 
     (though at this time no colour) and 3.4 at 23:40 and the floor was now 
     slate blue/gray in colour. Other features remained constant in 
     brightness. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=72 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 13:35-15:14 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-4-19

     Near Aristarchus 1788 Apr 19 UT 20:00? Observed by Schroter 
     (Lilienthal, Germany) Event described as: "Small area very 
     brilliant & other bright spots". No additional references 
     given. NASA Catalog Event #44, NASA Weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 14:10-14:42 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Miles_H on 1968-6-9

     Gassendi 1968 Jun 09 UT 21:35-21:45 Observer: Miles (UK, 5" 
     refractor x120) "Blink inside NW wall. Trees stopped obs. at 
     2145h. At 2155h no blink vis. (Moore has date as June 6th, 1958
     =misprint? as there weren't blink sys. then. Moon at low alt 
     7deg)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1077. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Aug-14 UT 15:25-16:33 Ill=99% Lichtenberg observed by Hill_H on 1988-4-1

     On 1988 Apr 01 atUT01:15-03:20 H.Hill (Lancaster, UK, 10" reflector, 
     x286) observed that east of Lichtenberg were ëxtensive rosy areas" 
     around the northern edge of the lava sheet. Hill believes that it may 
     have been the same effect as seen by Madler (Germany), Barcroft (USA) 
     and Baum's (UK) 1951 observation. The colour was "ünmistakable" and 
     nothing to do with the atmospheric spurious colour. Other features were 
     checked. the cameron 2006 catalog ID=322 and the weight=3. THe ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2019-Aug-14 UT 17:00-18:08 Ill=99% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1992-1-18

     On 1992 Jan 18 at UT 22:34-23:48 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 8" reflector, 
     seeing=III) was able to see 4 craterlets and two rays on the floor of 
     Plato. This was suprising because Moore, using a larger telescope and 
     magnification, was unable to see any detail here on 1991 Dec 12th at 
     02:10 - according to Cameron. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=438 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 17:57-18:24 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1982-11-29

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 29 UT 21:47 Observed by P. Madej 
     (Huddersfield, UK) flashes seen to NW. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 18:43-19:11 Ill=99% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26 *

     1969 Aug 26 UT 22:15-23:30 Observer: Whippey (Middlesex, UK, 
     6" reflector x177)  "Small dark spot in oval whitish patch 
     typoical under high sun for it." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #1200. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-14 UT 18:43-19:11 Ill=99% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26 *

     Plato 1969 Aug 26 UTC 22:15-23:30 Observed by Whippey "Plato's 
     defuse white patch in center flanked by two radial diffused 
     bands diverging to S. wall. Later E. band disappeared under 
     better seeing. NASA catalog weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1."


2019-Aug-15 UT 13:35-13:38 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-6-14

     On 1897 Jun 14 at UT 23:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA) observed in 
     "Schroter's valley and the vicinity variations in vapor colum. Break in 
     col. toward F and eruption of crater D. 3.4 d after sunrise". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=389 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-15 UT 13:35-17:25 Ill=100% Cauchy observed by Pamplona on 1969-7-29 *

     Cauchy 1969 Jul 29 UT 06:00-06:22 Observed by Claudio 
     Pamplona and Jackson Barbosa (Fortaleza, Brazil, 2" 
     refractor) "very bright and clear(?) pulsating 3,3s,3s with 
     crater illum. then 3s area illum. red & no filter area 
     pulsated for 22m. Confirmed by Jackson (Apollo 11 watch)". 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1193. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Aug-15 UT 15:30-16:44 Ill=100% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1993-4-6

     On 1993 Apr 06 at UT23:00 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed a TLP in 
     Torricelli B - "Noted that it was > yellow but only visible in mauve + 
     yellow combined". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=460 and the weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Aug-15 UT 18:03-19:31 Ill=100% Gauss observed by Chilton_KE on 1967-9-19

     Gauss 1967 Sep 19 UT 02:33 Observer: Chilton (Hamilton, ON, 
     Canada, 12.5" Gregorian, 200x and a 4" refractor). In a polaroid 
     filter the west wall was missing. Effect seen in large scope and 
     also in 4-in finder. His conclusion was that W. wall reflected 
     polarized light. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=3 (good) 
     and TLP ID #1047. ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2019-Aug-15 UT 18:13-19:31 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 3 minutes 
     Aristarchus brightened. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Aug-15 UT 18:13-19:31 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 5 minutes 
     Copernicus flashes. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. 


2019-Aug-15 UT 18:18-19:31 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Rose_RW on 1973-2-17

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 17 UTC 22:15-22:45 Observed by Rose, Hunt, 
     Robinson, Coleman (UK) described in the NASA catalog as: "Rose tho't 
     W.rampart was diffuse over 1/3 its length. Alerted Hunt who tho't there 
     was a dark patch (in poor seeing) but the diffuse effect was neg. 
     Robinson tho't things norm. also Coleman(Seeing=poor). Moore thinks not 
     real phenom. Rose used a 14", hunt a 6" and Robinson (and? Coleman) a 
     10" reflector. NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA catalog TLP
     ID No. 1363


2019-Aug-15 UT 18:21-18:33 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-16

     Aristarchus 1976 Jan 16 UT 22:00-23:15 Observed by P.W. Foley 
     (Wilmington, Kent, UK, seeing II) - Aristarchus was tremendously 
     bright. No colour seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-16 UT 14:02-15:29 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1957-3-17

     "Proclus D. (Bartlett's designation) appeared as a dark spot, 
     conformable to lts appear. at col. 111.15 deg in '55. Proc. A 
     (Bartlett's designation) completely invisible the ordinarily easy to 
     see. Conspic. a' col.103.78deg in 55' & st 110.1 deg in '55, but also 
     invis. at col. 30.78deg in '56". Cameron 1978 catalog ID 665 and 
     weight=4. Observer based in Baltimore, MD, USA and used a 5" reflectore 
     x180 and S=4 and T=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-16 UT 14:15-16:11 Ill=99% Hahn observed by Hazel_N on 2012-1-9

     On 2012 Jan 09 UT 21:01-21:08 Hahn crater was imaged by N. Hazel 
     (Beverley, Yorkshire, UK, Nikon D7000 with 70-300 zoom at max, 
     with 2x teleconverter, at f9, 1/320 sec, ISO 400 – tripod 
     mounted, mirror up), A series of images were taken. The 21:06 one 
     showed a grey column cutting across the central floor of the 
     crater from the west and then bisecting the eastern rim. All 
     detail inside is completely invisble. Some (but not all) of the 
     other images showed a more blurred view of this feature. It's 
     possible that this was a seeing ripple effect, or just the 
     natural appearance of shadings on the Moon at this time, however 
     for now this will be given an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2019-Aug-16 UT 14:24-15:51 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1957-3-17

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) described in NASA 
     catalog as: "Strong viol. gl. on EWBS, whole length of E. wall. 
     Dark viol. on nimbus pale viol. on plateau m. Area was hazy -- 
     couldn't focus it. Brilliantly clear nite.3.5(?) reflector x180 
     used. NASA catalog wight=4, NASA catalog ID #665. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Aug-16 UT 14:35-16:20 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 05:15 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, c/d (K) 
     abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 902.


2019-Aug-16 UT 14:50-15:13 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Kufer on 1972-3-30

     Aristarchus 1972 Mar 30 UTC 23:03-23:05 Observed by Kufer (11.5E, 
     48.25N, 110mm reflector) "A sudden brightening, but observations 
     limited by cloud" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets (1984) Vol 
     30, pp53-61.


2019-Aug-16 UT 15:07-18:29 Ill=99% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Unknown_Observer on 1948-8-20 *

     In 1958 aug 20 at UT 20:00? an unknown observer noticed that 
     Promontorium Agarum appeared filled with fog or mist. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=510 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-16 UT 16:00-17:38 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-22

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 22 UT 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas.


2019-Aug-16 UT 16:27-17:39 Ill=99% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Culver on 1988-4-3

     On 1988 Apr 03 at UT02:25-02:30 Culver (Harker Heights, X, USA, Meade 
     2045 reflector, x40, seeing=turbulent) detected flashes coming from 
     just north of the centre of Mare Tranquilitatis. Some of these flashes 
     were of a duration of seconds whilst others were several minutes. 
     Altogether ~20 flashes were seen, and not in the same place. "5 small 
     star-like points could be located - and there were lots of craterlets". 
     The spots were "lined up E-W at N of 10 deg latitude." Colour was not 
     visible on these nor variations. Apparently the observer had seen this 
     type of TLP before but had not reported them. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=323 and weight=2. the ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-16 UT 16:33-18:06 Ill=99% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-9-21

     Plato 1869 Sep 21-22? UTC 00:00? Observed by Gledhill (Halifax, UK, 9" 
     refractor) "Group I craters-notable illum. accomp. by a single light on 
     a distinct spot. (similar to Aug. obs. & if same phase as Ap 1870, date 
     =22nd.). NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID #164.


2019-Aug-16 UT 16:51-18:37 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 07:32 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, 
     CA, 100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, 
     c/d (K) abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID 902.


2019-Aug-16 UT 16:59-18:52 Ill=99% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1870-8-12

     On 1970 Aug 12 at UT21:00? an unknown observer commented about Plato: 
     "Light #22, remarkable increase in brightness. #32 subsided & #14 shone 
     out then faded & #16 brightened. (Fort says that till Apr. 1871 selenog 
     recorded 1600 obs. of fluctuations of lights in Plato & had drawn 37 
     graphs of indiv. lights. These were deposited in the library of the 
     Royal Astronomical Society by Birt)." The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=169 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-16 UT 17:11-18:57 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-7-4

     Aristarchus 1966 Jul 04 UTC 06:15-06:35 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x142) & by Corralitos Observatory 
     (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector). "S.region of floor was granulated 
     & dull est. at 6 & pale yellow-brown tint. Rest of crater est. 8 bright 
     white. Not confirmed by Corralitos MB" S=5, T=4. NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #955. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-16 UT 17:58-19:11 Ill=99% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1992-1-20

     On 1992 Jan 20/21 at UT 23:49-00:15 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3" Questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing=III) managed to see the central craterlet in 
     Plato and an unnamed one north west of Mons Pico. Cameron comments - 
     "were this & No. 429 LTP or just good seeing?)." Note it is possible 
     that she mean LTP 439 in which case it would refer to the previous 
     nights TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=439 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Aug-16 UT 18:41-20:33 Ill=99% Taruntius observed by Wildey on 1962-9-15

     In 1962 Sep 16 at UT08:05 Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector) Taruntius faded from Vmag-3.21 to 4.04, a 0.82 difference in 
     magnitude in 2.5 hours - a photometric measurement. The average 
     magnitude for this age is 4.03, so therefore the crater had brightened 
     by two times above normal. The Cameron 1978 catalogID=769 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-16 UT 19:29-20:36 Ill=98% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 10:10 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, c/d (K) 
     abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 902.


2019-Aug-17 UT 14:21-14:31 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-9-20

     Gassendi 1967 Sep 20 UT 21:11-21:46 Observer: Moore & Moseley 
     (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refractor, x254) "Faint blink & red 
     glow SSW of c.p. at 2111h. At 2118 was fading & moving 
     slightly N. Gone at 2110. At 2122h suspected blink close to 
     SW of c.p. Gone at 2123h. At 2143 both obs. suspected a faint 
     blink someway W of c.p. Lasted only 2.5m. Other craters 
     examined with no LTP. Observers are dubious of regularity of 
     phenom". NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1048. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-17 UT 14:21-16:07 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) saw at 01:25UT an unmistakable red-orange glow on the south and 
     south-east rim with the "Spur". Apparently Chapman (Kent, UK) detected 
     it easily. At 01:33UT the colour was barely visible. No TLP alert was 
     issued because the souther edge of Mons Pico also exhibited a hint of 
     colour, and anyway the seeing conditions were poor. Despite this no 
     other features revealed colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Aug-17 UT 14:21-16:07 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) noted that the southern slope of Mons Pico had a tint of colour. 
     No other features revealed colour apart from Aristarcus, where a TLP 
     was going on. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Aug-17 UT 15:58-17:37 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-23

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 23 UTC 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas


2019-Aug-17 UT 16:29-17:03 Ill=96% Alphonsus observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-9-2

     Alphonsus 1966 Sep 02 UTC 03:16-04:18 Observed by Whippey (Northolt, 
     UK, 3" refractor) & Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector) "A series of weak glows, final flash at 0418h. Not confirmed 
     by Corralitos MB" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 971.


2019-Aug-17 UT 19:36-20:13 Ill=95% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-9-2

     Plato 1966 Sep 02 UT 0625 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, California, 
     USA, 8" reflector x300) "Landslip at west would not focus. (Ricker not 
     certain it was a real LTP)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 973.


2019-Aug-17 UT 20:21-21:32 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-10-23

     Aristarchus 1983 Oct 23 UT 19:00-01:30 Observer: Foley (Kent, UK, 
     12" reflector, seeing=II) noiced at 19:00UT an extended bright 
     spot on E wall and extending beyond. This was brighter than other 
     areas of the crater. There was also occasional star-like 
     glistening. Foley comments that the inside of Aristarchus was 
     slightly obscured. The TLP started fading from UT20:30 and 
     finished by 01:30UT. six out of nine independent observers 
     confirmed the effects seen. In total 14 observers observed, 9 
     reported back and 6 found abnormalities in Aristarcus though all 
     encountered variable seeing conditions - some had spurious 
     colour. Cameron comments that this was one of the best 
     recorded/confirmed TLP events. All CED brightness measurements 
     obtained were very high. Moore, Nicolson and Clarke (5" refractor 
     and 15" reflector, 230-350xseeing III) found the crater to be 
     very bright at 19:11UT through a 5" refractor and there was a 
     blob on the east rim (Bartlet's EWBS?) at 19:14UT. Nicolson also 
     saw a very bright star-like area on the eastern wall but this was 
     not defined as it usually is. The crater was also very bright at 
     22:43UT using the 15" reflector available to these observers. At 
     01:07UT they used a Moon blink and discovered that the bright 
     region was bright in blue light and less bright in red - although 
     this was not a detactable blink when switching rapidly between 
     filters. They found that the crater had returned to normal by 
     01:15UT. M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) observed a large 
     diffuse spot on the east of the crater that was brighter in blue 
     than in red light and the CED device gave a high reading. J.D. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) made a skecth that showed the 
     bright spot extended on the east wall - again the CED reading was 
     high and a lot of detail was visible on the floor. A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) also noted remarkable detail and the 
     bright (as confirmed by CED) blob on the eastern rim. G. North 
     (Sussex, UK, seeing III-II) also confirmed the bright blob on the 
     eastern wall. Wooller found the north west wall was a dirty 
     yellow colour - though no colour was seen elsewhere in or outside 
     the crater. Mosely found the crater to be bright and his sketch 
     revealed the extension of the bright blob on the eastern rim and 
     again a great deal of interior detail. Amery (Reading, UK, seeing 
     III) found Aristarchus to be "a brilliant splash against dulled 
     background in violet filter, especially polarizing filter. CED + 
     polarizer readings high, but not as high as previous night". 
     Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, seeing III-IV) remarked that "spurious 
     colour a total mess around Aristarchus & nothing abnormal seen". 
     A photograph was taken at 20:50UT reveals the  bright blob and 
     entire detail. Peters (Kent, UK, seeingIII-II) observed  
     Aristarchus with a UV screen from 20:15-21:23UT and comented that 
     althogh being very bright, there was no variation between white 
     and UV. It was checked with a Moon Blink device and the radial 
     bands were  clearly seen in white light, < in blue. The Cameron 
     2008 catalog ID=233 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Aug-17 UT 20:35-21:32 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-10-23

     Aristarchus 1964 Oct 23 UTC 02:35-02:45 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" refractor, 133 & 200x, S=3-5, T=4) "South floor 
     region granulated, 6 deg bright with very faint trace of pale yellow 
     color; rest of crater 8 deg bright." NASA catalog weight=4 (good), NASA 
     catalog ID #859.


2019-Aug-17 UT 21:02-21:32 Ill=95% Moon observed by Spinrad on 1962-9-16

     In 1962 Sep 16 at UT08:05 Spirad (Victoria, B.C., Canada, 48" 
     reflector) obtained a spectrum with a UV emission, in H & K lines 
     compared to Jupiter and Mars. II-AO plates, 6A/mm dispersion. 
     Fraunhofer lines much shallower than planetary ones. (whole
     Moon). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=770 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2019-Aug-17 UT 21:05-21:32 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2002-9-23

     On 2002 Sep 23 at UT22:45-23:56 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) noticed that 
     the bands inside Aristarchus varied (UT22:45-22:56) in definition 
     whilst the rim of Herodotus and the rays of Kepler and Copernicus 
     remained sharp. These bouts of variation were 1-2min in duration. At 
     23:56UT when he checked again the periodic blurrings of the bands were 
     still present. The observer suspected atmospheric effects. M.Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) observed 22:00-22:30 and could see only 2 bands on the 
     west wall - but this may have been because of poor transparancy. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-18 UT 14:43-15:06 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-3

     Gassendi 1966 Sep 03 UT 01:11-01:46 Observers: Moore (Armagh, N. 
     Ireland, 5 & 12" reflectors), Moseley (Armagh, N. Ireland, 10" 
     refractor), Corralitos Observatory (B.Middlehurst, Organ Pass, 
     NM, USA, 24" reflector), Cave , Gill (UK? 6" reflector x365), 
     "Eng. moon blink sys. detected red glows on c.p. & round it. 
     Independently seen by Cave. Not confirmed by Corralitos M.B." 
     NASA catalog ID#975, NASA weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Aug-18 UT 14:43-15:09 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Pamplona on 1969-8-1

     Aristarchus 1969 Aug 01 UTC 04:40-05:38 Observed by C. Pamplona 
     e J. Barbosa(Fortaleza, Brazil using 12" x235 and 5" x100 
     reflectors) - NASA catalog reports: "Enhanced area in SE wall, 
     no pulsation, no color. Usually NW wall is brightest. After 
     0538h NW region was brightest again, (Apollo 11 watch, indep. 
     confirm. ?)" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #
     1196. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-18 UT 14:51-16:40 Ill=91% Macrobius observed by Sparks on 1971-3-15

     Macrobius 1971 Mar 15 UT 02:07-03:15 Observed by Sparks (Exmouth, UK, 
     6" reflector x400) "Strong pink color extending whole curve of crater's 
     illum. wall, starting & ending in shadow side. Color grew deeper, then 
     faded & ended at 0315h. Changed eyepieces. No other feature had this 
     tho. looked for. Survived many separate powers of eyepieces."
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1289.


2019-Aug-18 UT 15:55-17:35 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 24 UTC 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas


2019-Aug-18 UT 16:27-18:24 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2009-6-11

     On 2009 Jun 11 at UT01:00-01:15 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 2" refractor, 
     x25, seeing excellent and no cloud or haze) obsrved fluctuations in the 
     brightness of Aristarchus crater. No brightness fluctuations were seen 
     elsewhere. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-18 UT 20:49-21:31 Ill=90% Posidonius observed by Schmidt_J on 1849-2-11

     Posidonius 1849 Feb 11 UT 02:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 
     7" refractor) "Bright little crater in it was shadowless. Schroter saw 
     repeated changes in it & others & once saw this crater's shadow 
     replaced by a gray veil. Gruithuisen saw the same thing as Schroter in 
     1821." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #128. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Aug-18 UT 20:59-21:33 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Gennatt on 1964-8-26 *

     Aristarchus 1964 Aug 26 UT 02:00-03:00 Observed by Genatt, Reid,
     (Greenbelt, MD, 16" reflector, x360, S=P-G), and Lindenblad 
     (Washington, DC, USA, 26" refractor) "Red and Blue bands. Grew 
     thinner & shorter. Alerted Naval Obs. One obs. tho't he saw 
     Phenom. but not sure. (confirmation ?). (prof. astronomers, but 
     not lunar observers)" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA 
     catalog ID #844. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-19 UT 14:01-17:34 Ill=85% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-9-7 *

     Plato 1982 Sep 07 UT 0330-0430. K.P. Marshall (Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, seeing III) saw no craterlets on the floor of Plato, 
     but what he considered unusual was an extremely bright short 
     section of the north rim of Plato - far brighter than, any other 
     part of the rim, and only slightly less bright than Mons Piton. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-19 UT 15:05-15:53 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

     Near Aristarchus 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, 
     Maisumoto (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Pts. N & S of crater 
     were brighter by 0.3 & 0.2 mag. respectively than normal -- 
     far beyond limits of error. Color index (CI) also showed less 
     depend. on phase by 0.1-0.2 mag. Did not show reddening dur. 
     enhancement. Polariz. was less by 1-2%. Photog. photom. 
     showed brightening over whole moon. Resolution = 2,3 km" NASA 
     catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1236. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-19 UT 15:05-15:53 Ill=85% Kepler observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

     North of Kepler 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, Maisumoto 
     (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Photog. photom. showed brightening over 
     whole moon. CI N. of Kepler enhanced by 0.5 mag. Resolution = 2,3 km" 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (Very high). NASA catalog ID #1236.


2019-Aug-19 UT 15:18-16:04 Ill=85% Plinius observed by Thury on 1889-9-13

     Plinius 1889 Sep 13 UTC 23:00? Observed by Thury (Geneva, 
     Switzerland) NASA Catalog Event #265, NASA Weight=3 (Average) 
     Event described as: "Unusual black spot with intensely white 4" 
     border over CP. Normal aspect is 2 craters. #260 says that 
     Gaudibert saw same thing in Sep. - confirmed". References: 
     Nature 41, 183, 1890 (April). The ALPO/BAA weight=1, this is 
     probably perfectly normal.


2019-Aug-19 UT 15:28-17:19 Ill=85% Plato observed by Markov on 1915-4-3

     Plato 1915 Apr 03 UTC 23:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) NASA 
     catalog describes observation: "Appearance of bright spots 
     that could even be seen in a 43mm (2-in) tube" 2" refractor 
     used. NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog TLP ID NO. #350. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-19 UT 16:20-19:12 Ill=85% Plato observed by Lihou on 1886-10-16 *

     1886 Oct 16 UTC 22:00 Observed by Lihou (France?) "Unusual phenomena ? 
     (drawing)" Ref Sirius, Vol 20, 45 p69 (1887). NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #252. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-20 UT 15:29-15:56 Ill=78% Unknown observed by Von_Speisssen on 1888-11-23

     On 1888 Nov 23 at 16:15-17:00 UT Von Speissen & others of Berlin, 
     Germany, using a 3.5" refractor (x180), saw a "Triangular patch of 
     light (time in Middlehurst catalog wrong? Moonrise was at > 18:30h. If 
     year =1887, age=8.8 days & time OK. must be same observation as ID=256 
     in Cameron 1978 catalog - note similarity of names and also the 
     reference date). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=258 and weight=1.


2019-Aug-20 UT 16:37-17:55 Ill=77% Posidonius observed by Muller on 1890-10-3

     On 1890 Oct 03 at UT 22:00 Muller of Germany saw in Posidonius an 
     unusual shadow (Moon low? and crater in dark part-terminator 2 deg past 
     west wall - according to Cameron). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=267 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-20 UT 16:41-18:35 Ill=77% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Copernicus 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus was 
     bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #591.


2019-Aug-20 UT 16:41-18:35 Ill=77% Mons_Pico observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Mt Pico 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus 
     was bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #591. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-20 UT 17:35-18:53 Ill=77% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-9-5

     Agrippa 1966 Sep 05 UTC 04:47-05:00 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector, 283x) "Within the wall shadow, the landslip was 
     faintly illum., est. at 4, & distinctly brownish". S=6-1, T=3-1. NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #975.


2019-Aug-20 UT 18:21-19:58 Ill=77% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Arkhipov on 1985-9-4

     On 1985 Sep 04 at UT 22:15 A.V. Arkhipov (Russia) detected a bright 
     flash in Mare Tranquilitatis that lasted < 1 second and had a diameter 
     of < 2 arc seconds i.e. the limit of seeing resolution. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=280 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-20 UT 18:46-19:37 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1961-11-27

     Aristarchus 1961 Nov 27 UTC 23:30 Observed by Kozyrev (Crimea, Soviet 
     Union) described in NASA catalog as: "Emission lines in spectrum of 
     c.p. in red & blue, H2 identified, (he had obtained C2 & Swan bands in 
     Alphonsus in '58 & '59" 50" reflector used. NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog TLP ID No. #755.


2019-Aug-20 UT 19:11-20:55 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Anderson on 1967-5-29

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1967 May 29 UT 06:40-07:25 Observed by Anderson 
     (Manchester, N.Hampshire, 10" reflector, x212, S=G, T=E) "After timing 
     sunset on Theophilus & Cyrillus turned to Aris.-Herod. At 0640 saw red-
     brown color centered at ?=.685, eta=+.390. Glow strongest at largest 
     area at 0640. Decreased in area but not in intensity to 1/2 its size at 
     0648. At 0650 color gone. Seen again at 0658 but not so pronounced. 
     Faded out at 0700, obs. terminated at 0725. (Haas thinks it might have 
     been atm. dispersion at such low alt. of 12-17 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1038. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-20 UT 21:21-21:35 Ill=76% Bullialdus observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     east outer ridge brighter in red - inclined to blue. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-20 UT 21:31-21:35 Ill=76% Plato observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     west inner ridge lighter in red, and so to the east and south-
     west floor. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-21 UT 14:36-17:30 Ill=69% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-22 *

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 22 UT 07:12 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Only slightly redish color this 
     nite, comp. with previous nites (see #'s 467 & 477)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #478. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-21 UT 15:47-18:36 Ill=69% Alphonsus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-12-2 *

     On 1958 Dec 02 at UT 06:00 an unknown observer detected a TLP on the 
     Moon. The reference for this is from Palm, 1967 Icarus. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=709 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-21 UT 17:01-18:58 Ill=69% Cassini observed by McLarin on 1965-10-16

     1965 Oct 16 UTC 08:05-10:00 Observed by McLarin (Huntsville, AL, 20" 
     reflector), Bates, Hall (Prt. Tobacco, MD, 16" reflector), Hardie 
     (Nashville, TE, 30" reflector) "Color flashing pulsations 
     intermittently detected by Trident MB device in Huntsville but not seen 
     in Md, or vis. by Hardie when alerted. Pulsations in Cassini different 
     from atmosphere" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #906.


2019-Aug-21 UT 17:10-17:56 Ill=68% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-4

     On 1975 Mar 04 at UT03:46-06:01 P.W.Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, 
     Kent, UK, 12" reflector) observed bluesness along the southern 
     wall of Plato.  This is a BAA observation. The Cameron 1978 
     catalogue ID is #1403 and has a weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Aug-21 UT 17:25-18:11 Ill=68% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-4

     On 1975 Mar 04 UT 04:01-05:30 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 12" reflector, seeing excellent, no turbulence, slight frost and 
     mist) had a suspicion of blue on the entire north wall of Aristarchus 
     crater - not seen visually but detected with a Moon Blink device. 
     Crater extremely bright and unable to penetrate it visually. 
     Surrounding areas charp. No red/orange on south wall. All other areas 
     proved negative. Photographs taken. No change in appearance over this 
     time. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-21 UT 17:39-18:59 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1959-10-23

     Alphonsus 1959 Oct 23 UT 02:10-02:35 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" reflector) "Red glows, emiss. 
     spect. got C2, C3 (Moore obs. 0100-0300 & saw nothing unusual 
     in an 8.5" reflector)" NASA catalog ID=723. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Aug-21 UT 20:00-20:47 Ill=68% Montes_Spitzbergen observed by Madej_P on 1980-10-30

     On 1980 Oct 30 at UT03:19-03:41 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 158mm f/4 
     reflector, seeing I-II, and transparency very good. Wratten 15 (yellow) 
     and Wratten 35 (purple) used. No spurious colour seen). At 03:19UT, the 
     observer noted that Mons Spitzbergen looked sharper at x52. At x72 
     bright flashes of a bright lunar gray to a light orange colour seen. 
     BAA Lunar Section TLP team alerted. At 03:32UT a yellow filter used and 
     the flashes were better seen, one flash approximately 20-30 sec apart. 
     At 03:31UT Madej used a purple filter and could not see Mons 
     Spitzbergen but did see the flashes (45-60 sec apart). cameron 2006 
     catalog TLP ID=118 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-21 UT 20:23-21:36 Ill=68% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-13 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Nov 13 UT 05:25 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 3" refractor, 54-200x, S=6, T=4) "Floor 8deg except S.=6deg which 
     is also granulated & la pale yellow. Different aspect fr. other obs. at 
     same col. Viol. in outer nimbus. Bright blue-viol. glare where viol. 
     radiance was on 11th. SWBS still large & 9 deg bright." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog  ID #1457.


2019-Aug-22 UT 16:26-17:11 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1930-9-15

     In 1930 Sep 15 at UT00:00 Vasilev (Russia) observed the following in 
     Alphonsus crater: "During SS there was a triangular spot nr. W. wall 
     until merging with shad. of wall (normal?) (date wrong as age is 3.2d & 
     should be @ 23d. 9/15/30 would be correct: aux. data for 15th". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=0. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=398 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-22 UT 16:26-16:52 Ill=59% Aristarchus observed by Crotts_A on 1979-12-11

     On 1979 Dec 11 at 05:05-05:28 UT A. Crotts (Princton, NJ, USA, CCD 
     camera and spectrophotometer) "Spectral Photometer recording - digital 
     pics. With spectral slit. CED eff 2%." Cameron 2006 catalog ID=77 and 
     weight=5. 


2019-Aug-22 UT 16:26-16:52 Ill=59% Mersenius observed by Crotts_A on 1979-12-11

     On 1979 Dec 11 at 05:05-05:28 UT A. Crotts (Princton, NJ, USA, CCD 
     camera and spectrophotometer) TLP detected in Mersenius : "Spectral 
     Photometer recording - digital pics. With spectral slit. CED eff 2%." 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=77 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Aug-22 UT 18:23-20:19 Ill=58% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-3

     On 1994 Apr 03 at 11:23UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) noticed that 
     Copernicus crater had a red spot on the west wall (found using Moon 
     Blink filters Wratten 29 and Wratten 38). The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Aug-22 UT 20:36-21:37 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Alter on 1958-12-3

     Alphonsus 1958 Dec 03 UTC 11:00? Observed by Alter, Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 
     60" reflector "Photog. spect. showed floor of crater redder than 
     neighboring areas outside its walls. (Palm had a rep't for this date -- 
     same area?). NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #710.


2019-Aug-23 UT 17:02-18:19 Ill=49% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-15

     Copernicus 1955 May 15 UTC 03:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Almost as bright in violet filter as Aristarchus" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #592.


2019-Aug-23 UT 17:02-18:15 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by George on 1965-10-18

     Aristarchus 1965 Oct 18 UTC 07:30-07:36 Observed by George, Dervas 
     (Huntsville, Alabama, 20" reflector x125) "Color with intermittent 
     displays, detected with Trident MB device. Observers dubious. NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #907.


2019-Aug-23 UT 18:56-20:44 Ill=48% Plato observed by Morgan_P on 2009-6-16

     On 2009 Jun 16 at UT 03:20-03:40 P. Morgan (UK, 30.5cm reflector, x400, 
     seeing=6/10 and transparency=5/5) observed a large diffuse ashen-like 
     effect over the shadow filled floor of Plato. The effect was lighter 
     towards the south. Observer checked the effect with both left and right 
     eyes and it remained the same. Unusually no shadow spires from rim 
     moutain peaks were seen. A check for colour in the region effected 
     revealed none. As time progressed, terrestrial twilight encroached. A 
     sketch was made. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-23 UT 19:30-20:29 Ill=48% Plato observed by Hobdell on 1981-10-21

     On 1981 Oct 21 at UT 11:35-11:48 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 
     10" reflector) found that the south peak of Plato on floor glowed white 
     at 11:35UT, then a milky shade spread all aorind Plato's floor 
     (previously completely shadow filled). The needle like shadows started 
     to be indistiguishable through the sunlight (dawn on Earth). The cloud 
     like feature was washed out by daylight at 11:48UT and conformed to the 
     "white area except a tail that reached the cetre of Plato" Spurious 
     colour was not seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=157 and weight=3.


2019-Aug-23 UT 17:02-21:07 Ill=47% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Aug-23 UT 21:34-21:38 Ill=47% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1981-10-21

     On 1981 Oct 21 at UT13:40-13:45 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     10" reflector) observed a cloud on the north east quadrant of 
     Aristarchus crater, and also covered the bright spot on the east wall 
     (Cameron says that the east wall bright spot is Bartlett's "EWBS". 
     Louderback mentions that this TLP gave Aristarchus a diamond ring 
     effect. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=157 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2019-Aug-24 UT 16:20-19:24 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-8-3 *

     Aristarchus 1983 Aug 03 UT 0305-0400 Observed by R,Moseley 
     (Coventry, UK, 6" reflector, seeing II, Transparency very good). 
     At the start of the observation, the NE wall and immediate 
     exterior was the brightest area visible (this is normal) and 
     seemed tinged with a faint blue/violet. At 03:45 the impression 
     of colour was fading in the brightening sky, but by 03:55 the 
     colour was back again with a faint violet/purple surrounding the 
     whole formation from E clockwise to N. The observer found it 
     difficult to decide whether it was really a colour on the Moon, 
     or an optical illusion. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-24 UT 17:43-17:49 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Gilheany on 1965-8-21

     1965 Aug 21 UTC 06:55-08:05 Observed by Gilheany, Johnson, Segerstrom 
     (Port Tobacoo, MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Color patch 
     detected by Trident; MB device. Color was pink. Astronauts on Gemini 5 
     saw terrestrial auroras from space on this date". 16" reflector used. 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID No.#890.


2019-Aug-24 UT 17:43-21:08 Ill=37% Earthshine: (radio) Gamma Leonids: ZHR=low

2019-Aug-25 UT 18:32-20:05 Ill=27% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-1

     On 1788 May 01 at UT 01:00? Schroter (Lilienthal, Germany, reflector 
     used) observed a small depression near Aristarchus, 1, that had a 
     strong glimmer. The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and ID=45. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Aug-25 UT 18:32-21:09 Ill=27% Earthshine: (radio) Gamma Leonids: ZHR=low

2019-Aug-25 UT 21:31-21:40 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1961-12-3

     Aristarchus 1961 Dec 3 UTC 03:05-03:40 Observed by Kozyrev (Crimea, 
     Soviet Union) described in NASA catalog as: "Emission lines in spectrum 
     of c.p. red & blue, H2 identified, several km2 area. Projected into 
     shadow cast by W. wall. Source rose to a height above the crater. 50" 
     reflector used NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog TLP ID 
     No. #756.


2019-Aug-26 UT 21:09-21:41 Ill=17% N_Pole observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-12-7

     On 1977 Dec 07 at 04:24UT (assuming that this is not local time) V.M. 
     Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that the north cusp was more than 180 
     deg and a bright dot seen. Ashen light visible. Moon 3.5 days before 
     New Moon. On 6th Dec at 04:20UT the cusp was seen to be normal. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-26 UT 21:09-21:41 Ill=17% S_Pole observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-12-7

     On 1977 Dec 07 at 04:24UT (assuming that this is not local time) V.M. 
     Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that the south cusp was more than 180 
     deg. Ashen light visible. Moon 3.5 days before New Moon. On 6th Dec at 
     04:20UT the cusp was seen to be normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-26 UT 19:28-21:10 Ill=17% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Aug-27 UT 20:42-21:42 Ill=9% S_Pole observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-12-8

     On 1977 Dec 08 at 04:04UT V.M. Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that the 
     south cusp was prolongated into Ashen light. This is the only occasion 
     where he had seen this effect on two successive nights. However a 
     similar effect was seen by F. Gruihuisen on 1840 Mar 5th and 6th. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Aug-27 UT 20:32-21:11 Ill=9% Earthshine: sporadic meteors