TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Argentina - Buenos_Aires



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


2017-Mar-01 UT 22:26-22:50 Ill=13% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Ashton on 1989-2-9

     On 1989 Feb 09 at UT 19:00 Ashton (Stafford, UK, seeing=V) observed a 
     "green glow in the "peninsular region" of Cape La Place (south of poss. 
     Helicon A?) and brown on the Earthlit limb. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a "pin point glow surrounded by blue-green halo" 
     through a blue filter, but not seen through a red filter. He also 
     suspected some brightness variations. He noted that Aristarchus was 
     barely seen and Copernicus was only a faint smudge, presumably because 
     of the bright limb? J. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed a white glow in the 
     Cape region (made up of pin points?) - no other places had a similar 
     effect. P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12" reflector) reported that nothing 
     unsual was to be seen anywhere on the Moon. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found 
     a "bright point source near the tip of LaPlace perhaps maupertius D (or 
     LaPlace D?)." This was seen in a blue filter but not through a red 
     filter - the limb was also seen as bright and the cape as a faint 
     patch. Holmes (Lancashire, UK, 30"? reflector or refractor?) although 
     commenting that Aristarchus was a bit dull, could not see the Sinus 
     Iridum glow, North (UK) could only detect the vague presence of 
     Earthshine throug his finder scope, but not in his telecope. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=349 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-02 UT 22:25-22:47 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 18:15-18:40 Holmes and Wooler (Lancashire, 
     UK, 22cm Newtonian, x155) found Aristarchus to be bright, but so 
     too was Prinz. However in a 2nd observing session at 21:05-21:10 
     an area near crater both regions werestill visible but fainter. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-02 UT 22:25-23:27 Ill=22% Prinz observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 19:00? D. Holmes and Wooler (Lancashire, UK) found 
     area near Prinz to be bright, but so too was Aristarchus crater.  The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-02 UT 22:25-23:27 Ill=22% Proclus observed by Edmonds on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 19:00? Edmonds (England) observed a "bright red 
     coppery" colour in the northwestern part of Proclus crater. He checked 
     and found that there was no colour elsewhere, though he still suspects 
     that the effect was spurious colour. Cameron comments that usually blue 
     is seen in the north and red in the south if due to spurious colour. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Mar-02 UT 23:22-23:27 Ill=22% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1900-11-26

     In 1900 Nov 26 at UT 19:00? an unknown observer (in Europe) observed a 
     suspicious obscuring phenom on a dark plain (mare). The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=307 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-02 UT 23:24-23:27 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Wisniewski_M on 1988-3-23

     On 1988 Mar 23 at UT 01:15-01:30 M. Wisniewski (Chicago, IL, USA, S=F) 
     observed that Aristarchus was the brightest (mag 5), and only feature 
     visible in Earthshine. It had the appearance of a steady blue-white 
     star like point. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) though observed other 
     features as well: Proclus, Theophilus, Cyrillus and Censorinus - all of 
     which were normal. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=319 and the weight=0. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight-1. 


2017-Mar-02 UT 22:55-23:29 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-03 UT 22:24-23:04 Ill=33% Posidonius observed by McConnell_J on 1968-4-3

     Posidonius 1968 Apr 03/04 UT 22:29-00:15 Observed by McConnell 
     (Antrim, N.Ireland, 3.5" refractor, x117, S=E) "Peculiarhaziness 
     in NE (ast. ?) corner of crater. Greenish-yellow tint similar to 
     M.Crisium at FM. Central crater was clearly vis. N.wall showed 
     no detail at all." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1064. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-03 UT 22:24-23:31 Ill=33% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1985-4-25

     On 1985 Apr 25 at UT 21:34-22:04 H. Miles (England) observed 
     Aristarchus within Earthshine. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) had 
     observed it one hour prior to Miles and found it to be both dull and 
     blue - with a bright patch west of the crater on Aristarchus Upsilon 
     Mountain. At 21:45UT 6 star-like flashes seen on the floor. They 
     occurred again a few minutes later and repeated at 22:04UT.By 21:45UT 
     the bright patch had gone though. Smith (England) had also apparently 
     seen the flashes and a further glow, albeit more north of the one seen 
     by Foley. Miles confirmed Smith's glow north of Aristarchus. 
     Peters did not see much, indeed found Aristarchus to be quite 
     faint (2130-2141). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=264 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Mar-03 UT 22:24-23:47 Ill=33% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1985-4-25

     Almost certainly the following was spurious colour and not
     a TLP. Proclus was found to be brighter than Censorinus. 
     Red was seen on the northern inner floor and blue on the
     edge of the external north rim NNE-NW. The rim to the SW
     could not be seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-03 UT 22:24-23:31 Ill=33% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1985-4-25

     Curious lack of detail, but this may have been related to
     the seeing. Of greater interest though was a dark blue
     splodge where the crater should have been. Shadow seen through
     this splodge, but no crater rim seen.


2017-Mar-04 UT 00:03-00:05 Ill=33% Aristarchus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 00:03-00:05 Ill=33% Campanus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johnson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 00:03-00:05 Ill=33% Hecataeus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 00:03-00:05 Ill=33% Hevelius observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-03 UT 22:54-00:07 Ill=33% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-04 UT 22:23-00:02 Ill=44% Aristarchus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 22:23-00:02 Ill=44% Campanus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 22:23-00:02 Ill=44% Hecataeus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 22:23-00:02 Ill=44% Hevelius observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2017-Mar-04 UT 22:36-00:19 Ill=44% W_Limb observed by Vince_AW on 1948-4-15

     In 1948 Apr 15 at UT 20:00? Vince (England, UK) observed a bright spot, 
     about magnitude 3, in Earthshine, about 30deg north of Grimaldi., on 
     the west limb (90W, 25N). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=503 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-04 UT 22:52-00:50 Ill=45% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-05 UT 22:21-22:34 Ill=55% Ptolemaeus observed by Ingalls on 1866-4-22

     Ptolemaeus 1866 Apr 22 UTC 20:00? Observed by Ingalls (Champion Hills, 
     England, UK) "Crater on term., unusually smooth surf. seemed much 
     diversified & gave impression, as at many other times that there was an 
     obscuring medium". NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NADA catalog ID = 142. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-05 UT 22:21-22:22 Ill=55% Eudoxus observed by Trouvelot on 1877-2-20

     "Eudoxus" 1877 Feb 20 UTC 21:30-22:30 Observed by Trouvelot (Meudon, 
     France, 13" refractor?) "Fine line of light like a luminous cable, 
     drawn W. to E. across crater". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #185. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-05 UT 22:21-00:06 Ill=55% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-4-27

     Mobberley and Foley note that Aristarchus was very
     prominent in Earhshine. Little other detail seen
     in Earthshine other than the limb. The Cameron
     2006 extension catalog then says: "Confirm moving 
     side to side. Saw bright blue spot in center" however 
     it is unclear whether this refers to Aristarchus,
     or Torricelli-B - the latter was also undergoing a TLP
     at this time. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=267
     and weight=5 (confirmed?). 


2017-Mar-05 UT 22:21-00:06 Ill=55% W_Limb observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-4-27

     On 1985 Apr 27 UT 22:00 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) could not see much 
     detail in Earthshine (apart from Aristarchus), except that there was a 
     brightness on the western limb of the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=267 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-05 UT 23:27-01:16 Ill=56% W_Limb observed by Barrett on 1973-12-2

     On 1973 Dec 02 at UT 22:17:33 Barrett and Brick (New York, 3.5" Questar 
     freflector) observed an occultation of Kappa Aquari, a wide double 
     star, on the western limb. The star faded perceptably before 
     disappearing. Cameron says that the fact that the star was a double was 
     not an explanation - she says that there are many reports of similar 
     fades for single stars. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1384 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-05 UT 23:29-00:46 Ill=56% Earthshine observed by Spellman_R on 2004-11-20

     2004 Nov 20 UT 02:34:03 R. Spellman (120mm F8.3 refractor at prime 
     focus,  PC23C CCTV camera, via a DVD recorder) recorded a flash of 
     light. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-05 UT 23:32-00:32 Ill=56% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1986-10-11

     On 1985 Oct 11 at UT 04:56-05:12 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     4" refractor, x95, seeing=1-2-1 and transparency=4) detected a change 
     in brightness of Mons Piton point D (his designation) during 04:56-
     04:59. The whole of the east slope was affected - initially bright and 
     then faded and there was a blue colour (detected with filters). The 
     variabilty was 8-11sec (Cameron suspects atmosphere as the altitude was 
     low). The brightness stabilized at 05:12UT, but variability resumed 
     until observing finished. As a comparison Aristillus was not seen to 
     change. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=287 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-06 UT 22:20-23:42 Ill=66% Proclus observed by Westmoreland_S on 1972-7-19

     Proclus 1972 Jul 19 UT 21:24-21:30 observed by S.Westmoorland 
     (Cropwell-Bishop, UK, 15cm reflector, x48 & x96, image dull 
     but steady) observed a brilliant spot in the NE (IAU?) wall 
     which lasted for about 90 seconds. After fading it was 
     replaced by pulsations for a further 2 minutes. Clouds 
     prevented further observations. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-06 UT 22:51-00:41 Ill=67% Tycho observed by Spellman_R on 1996-4-27

     1996 Apr 27 UTC 02:26-03:14 Observed by Spellman (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
     " 02:26 U.T. Sunrise on Tycho 3/4 of the crater was in shadow, 
     topmost section of the central peak was in sunlight. In white light 
     brightness of the central peak rivaled the brightness of the Eastern
     (sunlit) wall. No change was detected in red light, however in blue 
     light definite strong darkening was observed. Blink obtained when 
     viewing thru 25A and 38 filters. At 2:52 U.T. in the poor to fair 
     seeing the apparent size of the central peak in white and red light was 
     the same, in blue light the central peak in white and red light was the 
     same, in blue light the central peak size shrank to 1/2 white and red 
     size (and brightness). Also appearing sharper. Comparison was made also 
     with the central peak of Alphonsus, no changes were observed. The 
     significant part of the observation was the relative brightness of the 
     central peak to the sunlit rim in white and red light, they appeared 
     almost identical with the crater rim, being just slightly brighter. In 
     blue light the brightness of the central peak was reduced by at least 
     half while the rim brightness was not, (relative to one another). I 
     strongly believe that this was a real event. The shadow filled 
     portion of Tycho was examined for any abnormalities but none 
     were observed. Observations were ended shortly after 3:14 U.T. due to 
     clouds. I also conducted about 20 Moon blink observations during this 
     observing run and got the same strong reaction each time." ALPO/BAA
     weight=3.


2017-Mar-06 UT 23:07-00:19 Ill=67% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29

     On 2001 Jun 29 at UT22:16-22:22 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor, 
     x120, no spurious colour seen, seeing I) observed that the central 
     peaks of Alphonsus looked bright at 22:16UT but had dimmed by 22:22UT. 
     The three dark patches on the floor of Alphonsus were clearly seen. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-06 UT 23:07-00:19 Ill=67% Arzachel observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29

     On 2001 Jun 29 at UT 22:16-22:20 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, seeing 
     conditions very good, x120) reported that the central peak of Alphonsus 
     was brighter than the central peak of Arzachel (or was it the other way 
     around?). Cook observed 4 hours later from Washington DC, USA and found 
     that on CCD images that the central peak of Alphonsus was only slightly 
     less than that of Arzachel. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-07 UT 02:22-02:31 Ill=68% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1967-4-18

     Proclus 1967 Apr 18 UTC 18:40-18:45 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector x175) "Crater appeared quite dark, even bright 
     ring was subdued & seemed thicker than normal. Drawing." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1028. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-07 UT 22:19-22:39 Ill=77% Mons_Piton observed by Moore_P on 1958-9-23

     Piton 1958 Sep 23 UT 00:00? Observed by Moore? (UK?) "Enveloped 
     in an obscuring cloud-like mist" NASA catalog ID 697. NASA 
     catalog weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-07 UT 23:21-00:25 Ill=77% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1968-10-1

     On 1968 Oct 01 at UT 21:00? Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) and Beck 
     (Ohio, USA, x437) observed  lack of detail on the floor of Plato, 
     however the wall of the crater was easily resolved. Cameron says that 
     this was an independent confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1092 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Mar-07 UT 23:55-01:07 Ill=77% Mare_Imbrium observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-3

     A region of the Mare Imbrium was extremely bright, giving
     a reading of 8 out of 10 on the Elger scale. Cameron notes
     that from photos of the Full Moon, the area appears to
     normally be the brightness of Archimedes floor i.e. 3.5 out
     of 10 on the Elger scale. Atmospheric seeing was excellent
     and the observer could see a lot of fine detail with their
     2.4" and 3" refractors. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=62
     and weight=3.


2017-Mar-08 UT 00:54-02:14 Ill=77% Linne observed by Dawes on 1867-3-15

     Linne 1867 Mar 15 UT 20:00? Observed by Dawes (England?) "Excessively 
     minute black dot in middle of feature. A geom. fig. boarded & centered 
     with black that formed, dissolved & formed again" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #150.


2017-Mar-08 UT 03:09-03:31 Ill=78% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1982-2-3

     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) got an abnormally low brightness reading for
     Proclus, despite nearby Censorinus being normal. Crater Extinction
     Device used. The Cameron 2006 Extension catalog ID was 163 and the 
     weight was 3. The ALPO/BAA weight was 2 too.


2017-Mar-08 UT 22:17-22:47 Ill=85% Mare_Imbrium observed by Unknown_Observer on 1820-10-17

     In 1820 Oct 17 at UT 20:00 an unkown observer reported in Mare Imbrium, 
     south of Sinus Iridum (30W, 40N) some brilliant spots. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=80 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-08 UT 22:17-22:25 Ill=85% Mare_Humorum observed by MacFarline on 1959-4-19

     W. of Mare Humorum (50W, 25S) UTC 00:00? Observed by Mac Farline 
     (England?) "Bright Point" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID 
     719.


2017-Mar-08 UT 22:17-22:31 Ill=85% Plato observed by Watkins_E on 1972-1-26

     Plato and Plato A 1972 Jan 26 UT 18:25-18:55 Observed by Watkons and 
     Hunt (England, 4.5" reflector x150, x225, and a 2.75" refractor) "Misty 
     patch over A, & a misty brightness over SW wall of Plato. Hunt saw 
     nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1321.


2017-Mar-09 UT 02:40-03:35 Ill=86% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-6-2

     Plato 1982 Jun 02 UT 22:00. Mobberley could not see the 
     central craterlet on the floor of Plato tonight. Foley notes 
     that he could only just see the central craterlet on nights of 
     2-5th Jun and it was of reduced in brightness from normal. 
     North reported that the floor seemed nearly black, but 
     brighter in a green filter (x144 magnification used). All 
     three observers compared the Plato area to other areas for 
     reference. All the above seems normal, apart from the floor
     being brighter in the green filter. Cameron 2006 extension 
     catalog ID 170 and weight=5. BAA/ALPO weight=3.


2017-Mar-09 UT 03:31-04:35 Ill=86% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-17

     On 1989 Feb 17 at UT00:55 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x248) found that the brightness of the rim of Proclus was 
     9.0, the north west wall to be 9.5, the west wall to be 5.2, and the 
     east wall 8.2 (normal?). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=355 and the 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-09 UT 04:15-04:35 Ill=87% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-6-21

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 03:43-05:44 Harris, Cross and Helland (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector) observed south of Ross D: "Moving dark area". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=819 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2017-Mar-09 UT 22:33-23:14 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Lipskii on 1964-6-21

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 21:18 Lipskii and Pospergelis (Shternberg State 
     Ast. Institute, AZI-2" reflector (Cass.) observed Aristarchus: 
     "Polarization meas. with electron polarimeter. Plane of polariz. 
     rotated 2deg fr. the adjacent areas. They interpret it as some 
     scattering medium over the crater. (Source gave date as 6/31/64, 
     misprint =21st?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=820 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2017-Mar-09 UT 22:33-23:08 Ill=92% Deslandres observed by Penzel_E on 1965-5-12

     On 1965 May 12 at UT 19:10 E. Penzel (Rodewisch, East Germany) was 
     taking a sequence of images during the impact of the Soviet Lunik 5. He 
     detected a tens of km scale elongated cloud after the impact over a 
     duration of 9.5 minutes. However there are differences between the 
     images elsewhere on the Moon, possibly due to different exposures or 
     some other effects and it is not 100% sure that what he detected was 
     impact debris/cloud?. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-09 UT 22:33-22:58 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Rawlings_G on 1968-10-3

     Gassendi 1968 Oct 03/04 UT 19:30-19:50 & 00:20-01:40 Observed 
     by Rawlings (Aylesbury, UK, 6" reflector low magnification) 
     and by Moore (Selsey, Sussex, UK, 12.5" reflector, x360) 
     "Slight blink (Eng.) arcuate in shape, N. of c.p. (Rawlings 
     dubious). Moore, with blink device saw none at 0020-0140h. No 
     LTP in Gass., Ptol. or Aris. 5th or 6th.". NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1093. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-09 UT 23:45-00:43 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 1954-8-11

     Observed by Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA) "Temporary greyness seen in 
     interior shadow." ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-09 UT 23:49-01:35 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2003-5-13

     On 2003 May 13 at UT06:40-07:26 W. Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x321 and x202, S=2, T=3.5) suspected (06:40-06:55UT) that he 
     saw an oval bright feature (intensity 5.5) near the centre of the floor 
     of Herodotus crater indenting into the shadow - however the seeing was 
     none too good, so it is more of a suspicion than a definite sighting. 
     At 07:14-07:26UT he re-examined the region (x202 and x321, S=1-2 and T=
     3.5) and had better glimpses that conformed his initial suspicions of 
     there being an oval indentation bright spot (now intensity 6) into the 
     shadow in the centre of the floor. Of course Herodotus does not have a 
     central peak! There was also a very bright spot on the NW> sunlit rim 
     of Herodotus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-10 UT 00:28-02:19 Ill=93% Bailly observed by Miles_H on 1965-5-12

     On 1965 May 12 at UT 22:20 H. Miles (UK) found a possible 
     obscuration in Bailly crater. Most of the region was as sharp as 
     normal, but the central area was greyish and blurred. Although 
     the observer concerned considered themselves a non-experienced 
     observer, another BAA Lunar Section observer saw the same 
     effect. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-10 UT 01:47-03:06 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Gray_R on 2004-11-24

     Aristarchus Area 2004 Nov 22 UT 04:58-05:49 Observed by Gray 
     (Winemucca, NV, USA, 152mm f/9 refractor, seeing 4-5, trasparency 4-5, 
     x114, x228) "Blinked Herodotus with Wratten filters Blue 38A and Red 
     25. The illuminated west crater wall stood out brilliantly in blue 
     light, much more so than in white light. This was true also of 
     Aristarchus. Red light did not increase contrasts in Herodotus any more 
     than they were in white light. Shadows in Herodotus appeared as black 
     as the night west of the terminator and remained that way throughout 
     the observing period. No TLP seen in Herodotus tonight. A possible TLP 
     was seen to the west of Herodotus near the terminus of Schroters 
     Valley. It was noted at the beginning of the observing period that 
     there were four very bright spots of light, one near the end of 
     Schroters Valley, the other three grouped together a little farther 
     north. Although not far from the terminator they were definitely east 
     of it. It was noted that all of them nearly vanished in the Blue 38A 
     filter while Aristarchus and the rim of Herodotus gleamed brilliantly. 
     At 5:19UT it was noted that the most brilliant of the four lights, the 
     one near the terminus of Schroters Valley, had faded almost to 
     invisibility in white light. When first seen it had been brighter than 
     Aristarchus. It remained very dim after this through the remainder of 
     the observing period, and was unchanged at 7:35-7:49UT when I again 
     examined the area. The other three bright spots remained brilliant and 
     unchanged."


2017-Mar-10 UT 02:13-03:54 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1956-11-15

     Herodotus 1956 Nov 15 UT 01:05-01:30 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" reflector x100) "Pseudo c.p. clearly 
     seen est. I=5.5, wratten filters showed it neutral to green, 
     red, & yellow, but duller in blue. Floor est. 2deg, distinctly 
     olive-green. Precise time at 0117 at col. 55.27deg" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #655. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-10 UT 02:25-02:43 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1950-3-30

     Herodotus 1950 Mar 30 UT 19:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     UK, 15" reflector) "Transient c.p. (similar phen. to 
     Bartlett's in later yrs.? see #532). NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #523. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-10 UT 02:59-04:39 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-21

     Aristarchus area 1967 Apr 21 UT 19:00-21:20 Observed by 
     Darnella (Copenhagen, Denmark, 3.5" refractor, S=1-2), 
     Farrant (Cambridge, England, 8" reflector, x160), Corralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector with 
     Moonblink) "On exterior wall of Aris., 3 pts. in Cobra Head & 
     banks of valley were star-like & glowing; & Herod. were red. 
     Farrant could not bring hill N. of Herod. into focus. He says
     color was deep red-orange & steady for 3 min. Started at 
     1915h (1916-1925h seeing was too bad) (indep. confirm.). 
     Suspected next nite but bad seeing. Not confirmed by 
     Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1030. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2017-Mar-10 UT 03:23-05:20 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Hill_H on 1966-11-24

     Herodotus 1966 Nov 24 UT 21:50 H.Hill (UK, 7.25" reflector, 
     x240), seeing 4-6/10, transparancy 4/5) sketched a central white 
     diffuse patch inside the floor of the crater, with a size of 
     about 1/7th the diameter of the crater. The eastern edge of the 
     white patch was encroached by the shadow of the eastern rim. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-10 UT 03:38-05:31 Ill=93% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-12-17

     Proclus 1972 Dec 17 UTC 18:30 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector) "Crater appeared very bright (Apollo 17 Watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1359.


2017-Mar-10 UT 04:22-05:32 Ill=93% Encke_B observed by Blanco_J on 1990-9-1

     Blanco, J. Vidal, of Gijon, Spain (3" refractor x72)
     noticed an unfamiliar very bright center near to Encke. 
     Cameron suspects that this was Encke B crater
     on the basis that it is a prominent small crater
     near to Encke. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=410
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-10 UT 05:32-05:42 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-6-2

     On 1993 Jun 02 at Ut 04:30-05:45 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK) saw that 
     the shadow of the Cobra's Head in Schroter's Valley was lighter and 
     more diffuse seen at user defined locations of C or B rim (these were 
     black versus medium gray for Cobra's Head). The TLP had vanished by 
     05:45UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=462 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1 because the date or time is wrong.


2017-Mar-10 UT 23:10-23:15 Ill=97% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Peters_FW on 1968-10-4

     Promontory LaPlace 1968 Oct 04 UT 19:45 Observd by Peters 
     (England, 3" refractor, x80) "Dark spot (or shadow?) seen nr. 
     the cape slightly W. of the promontory. Has not seen it since. 
     (If shadow, slope has to be > 40 deg)." NASA catalog weight=1. 
     NASA catalog ID #1094. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-10 UT 23:10-00:39 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-12-17

     On 1983 Dec 17 at UT 17:25-19:20 Moseley (Covington, England, UK, x120 
     and x240, seeing=III and spurious colour present) found that the inside 
     of Aristarchus crater was dull and slightly blue. Suspected the colour 
     to be spurious: at 19:20 at x240 the colour was pink but at x120 there 
     was no colour. Cameron 2006 catalof ID=234 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2017-Mar-10 UT 23:10-23:18 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT02:00-03:00 De Groof (Belgium, 8" reflector x150, 
     seeing=clear) noted that the north west part of Aristarchus had a blood 
     red shimmering filling the whole crater. A video by Mobberley some 18 
     hours later, shows variation in Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     301 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-10 UT 23:37-01:26 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1978-4-20

     Amery (Reading, England) saw blue in Aristarchus but a photograph did 
     not show the colour. Foley thinks this was spurious colour. Cameron 
     2006 extension catalog ID=27. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-10 UT 23:37-01:26 Ill=97% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Foley_PW on 1978-4-20

     Peter Foley observed a tiny yellow-brown region close
     to the tip of the cape, north east of the precipitous west
     edge, in the face of the north facing slope. The area
     concerned was diffuse and varied in density despite
     the surroundings not varying. Foley notcied no colour
     elsewhere on the Moon, though Amery thought that he saw
     some in Aristarchus, but Foley thinks this was spurious.
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=27 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-11 UT 02:57-04:46 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cross on 1967-11-15

     Aristarchus-Cobra Head, 1967 Nov 15 UT 05:40-06:00 Observed by Cross, 
     Tombaugh (Las Cruces, NM, 12" reflector x800) and Harris (Tucson, AZ), 
     and Dunlap (Organ Pass, NM, 24" reflector with Moonblink). "Obs. 
     reddish color N. & E. of Aris. & more intense color nr. E.(IAU?) rim of 
     Cobra Head. Red color nr.C.H. confirmed by Tombaugh. Obtained 10 photos 
     between 0543-0549h in 3 spectral bands (blue, yellow, red, & integ. 
     light). No change dur. obs. per. but spot got smaller at moments of 
     good seeing. Isodensitometry of photos. At Corralitos 0152-0155 on 24-
     in image intensifier & filter sys. photoos at 0320-0330h. Harris at 
     Tucson got spectra. Neither of latter 2 show anything unusual. Its 
     edges were nebulous even at best seeing. Size @ that of Cobra's Head." 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #1053.


2017-Mar-11 UT 03:12-04:33 Ill=97% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-4

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-11 UT 03:35-04:41 Ill=98% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1978-8-16

     Peter Foley (Kent, UK, 8" reflector, seeing=II) noticed that
     the floor beneath the north wall, and the area over the north
     wall were indistinct (almost out of focus). Despite looking
     elsewhere in the crater and surrounds, no other blurring
     (obscuration of detail) could be seen, indeed everywhere else
     was sharp and detailed. Foley tried several eyepieces but this
     made no difference. He used a crater extinction device but
     found no variations in brightness. There was a slight
     darkening when he used a red filter in the Moon Blink device.
     The obscuration effect weakened between UT20:56 and 21:10,
     was difficult to see at 21:13 and had finished by 00:15.
     Patrick Moore (12" reflector, Dublin, Ireland) saw nothing 
     unusual when he started observing at UT 22:00. Cameron says 
     "Photos marked at location of phenomenon". Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=37 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-11 UT 04:28-05:56 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Schobel on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus-herodotus 1967 Apr 22 UTC 20:20 Observed by Schobel 
     (Hirschfelde, Germany, 5"? refractor) "Interference filter. (indep. 
     confirm. of Darnella?)" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID #1032.


2017-Mar-11 UT 04:29-05:15 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-5-23

     Aristarchus 1975 May 23 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x200, x360, x624, atmospheric clarity good, seeing 
     III from 20:15-22:30, but the clouded out at 22:30, and from 
     23:15-01:15 seeing was IV-V with poor transparency) observed 
     (22:20-20:45 UT) variation in the SE corner of the 
     Aristarchus, namely the usual dark bands were alternating 
     light to dark, not in keeping with otyher crater features. 
     This effect was not linked to atmospheric turbulence. Also 
     projected image of bands beyond the crater W. wall were 
     repeatedly noted. The observer broke away from observing at 
     20:45UT to make a telephonealert call. At 20:55UT they noted 
     that the area between Vallis Schroteri and Herodotus seemed 
     very light/bright, also the E. exterior of the crater wall of 
     Herodotus. From 21:01-21:11 A slight blueness was seen to 
     extend from the NE corner of Aristarchus, along the exterior 
     rim, acrossand beyond Herodotus to the SW. A tgorough search 
     was made of many bright areas, both near the terminator and to 
     the E., but no blueness could be detected elsewhere. A slight 
     orange hue was noted along the E. limb of theMoon (Spurious 
     colour). From 21:18;22:30 Aristarchus seemed normal again, and 
     likewise the head of Vallis Schoteri too. The observer was 
     clouded out from 22:30-23:15and from 23:15-01:30 the seeing 
     was so appaling that no colour or projection of the bands 
     could be seen. A Moon Blink was used during the session, but 
     no colour was detected in this? Another observer, R.W. Rose 
     (Devon, UK) observed 21:20-21:30 but had IV seeing, and saw 
     nothing unusual, but commented that if TLP wactivity had been 
     taking place, then they would probably not have seen it. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-11 UT 04:35-06:20 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1979-8-6

     Aristarchus normal in red and blue filters however the
     Cobra Head part of Schroter's Valley was brighter in blue.
     Indeed it was very dull in red - Louderback says that this
     was not surprising as the whole areas around Aristarchus is
     brighter in blue. Louderback is an experienced observer
     of the Aristarchus area of more than 10 years. Cameron 2006
     extended catalogID=63 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-11 UT 05:08-06:36 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Classen on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus 1967 Apr 22 UTC 21:00? Observed by Classen (Pulsnitz Obs., 
     E. Germany) & by Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, New Mexicoo, 24" 
     reflector+Moonblink). "Crater was so bright it could be seen with the 
     naked eye (indep. confirm. of Darnella & Schobel of activity here?). 
     Corralitos M.B. did not confirm." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA 
     catalog ID #1034.


2017-Mar-11 UT 05:50-06:32 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-23

     On 1964 Jun 23 at UT 04:45-05:05 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" 
     reflector, x180, S=4-1 and T=3) observed a blue-violet glare on the 
     north east rim and a strong violet tinge in the nimbus. The effect was 
     absent 1 hour earlier. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=821 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-11 UT 05:54-06:47 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1967 Apr 22 UTC 21:45 
     Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, Danemark, 3.5" refractor) & Coralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, New Mexico, USA< 24" reflector + Moonblink). 
     "Red pts. suspected in same areas as in #1030, but seeing was bad. 
     (confirm by Schobel?). Corralitos MB did not confirm" NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1033.


2017-Mar-11 UT 23:44-01:23 Ill=100% Moretus observed by Webb_TW on 1871-12-25

     Moretus? 1871 Dec 25 UTC 22:00? Observed by Webb? (England?, 9" 
     reflector?) "Internal twilight in crater #132- a large circular crater 
     nr. S.pole (crater #132 on Goodacre's map is Plato. Webb's map?)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #173.


2017-Mar-11 UT 23:44-01:13 Ill=100% Helicon observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-7

     The area west of Helicon not visible despite the area being 
     fairly bright at Full Moon time. This area was a very bright 
     patch one night. Cameron notes: comensurability of Full Moon & 
     Perigee. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=64 and weight=3. 
     Seeing=7 and transparency=4. 2.4" refractor used. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-12 UT 02:33-04:12 Ill=100% Plato observed by Chapman on 1982-6-5

     On 1982 Jun 05 at 22:00? UT, Chapman (UK, using a 12" reflector), again 
     using a x2 yellow filter, noticed that the central craterlet 
     detectabilty changed such that sometimes it was visible and sometimes 
     not. Foley (Kent, UK)noticed that the central craterlet could only just 
     be seen between June 2 to June 5 and was much less discernable than 
     during the previous lunation. No CED brightness measurements made. The 
     floor of Plato was noted to be very dark though. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=172 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-12 UT 02:55-05:51 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Weresuik on 1965-5-15 *

     Aristarchus 1965 May 15 UTC 01:40-02:15 Observed by Weresuik, McClench, 
     Johnson (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x240, S=F, T=G) and Delano 
     (Massachusetts, USA, 12" reflector). "Crater had color(red?) detected 
     by Trident MB & photos were obtained. There were pulsations. Delano saw 
     E. wall of crater unusually bright (confirm. if at same time)." NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #876.


2017-Mar-12 UT 03:25-04:27 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-5

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-12 UT 06:03-07:48 Ill=100% Madler observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-17

     Madler 2005 Oct 17 UT 04:14-05:28 Observed by Robin Gray (Winnemucca, 
     NV, USA, 152mm refractor, x228, x343, S=5-8 and T=5-6) "Very bright 
     pinpoint spot seen towards end of observing period on east crater wall, 
     lasting 1 min in duration. Brighter than other spots, possibly 8.5-9 on 
     the Elger scale. The spot was not seen earlier during the long 
     observing session." An ALPO report. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-12 UT 06:45-09:10 Ill=100% Madler observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-16 *

     Madler 1940 Sep 16 UT 02:10 Observed by Haas (New Mexico? USA, 
     12"  reflector?) "Bright spot on S. rim was I=5.8 comp. with 8.9 
     on Aug 17 (see #470)." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #
     473. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:16-01:13 Ill=100% Janssen observed by Taylor_AR on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 01:55 A.R.Taylor (London, UK) suspected 
     a brief pinpoint of light near Janssen (unconfirmed). The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:16-01:02 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30

     On 1982 Dec 30 at UT10:09-10:58 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x342, S=9/10) found that when the umbra of the eclipse 
     shadow transitted across Aristrachus, the crater was a bright blue - 
     this effect lasted until 10:14UT. Flashes/flickers (~0.1 sec duration) 
     were seen at 10:15UT. He saw another flash at 10:24UT. Another 
     observer, Harris (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 6" reflector, S=9/10) saw 
     flashes at 10:18 (9 or 10 magnitude) - he saw another 2 flashes at 
     10:34 - though the Cameron catalog does not state where on the Moon - 
     Aristarchus??. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=194 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:16-01:02 Ill=100% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30

     On 1982 Dec 30 at UT 10:09-10:58 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x342, seeing=9/10), during a total lunar eclipse, 
     found that Romer had a faint blue glow to it. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=194 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:43-02:25 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Fock on 1919-11-7

     On 1919 Nov 27 at UT 23:00-01:00 Fock (Germany) observed in the 
     vicinity of Tycho, during an eclipse (mid eclipse at 23:56UT) a long 
     ray in the direction of Longomontanus that remained visible. It was 
     glowing in weak gray-green colour for the whole of the eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=373 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:47-01:53 Ill=100% Mare_Nubium observed by Sunduleak on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 03:28-04:28 Sunduleak and Stock (Cerro-Tololo, 
     Chile, 16" reflector) using photoelectric photometry during a lunar 
     eclipse, observed on the northern edge of Mare Numbium, and south of 
     Copernicus (20W, 0N), a strong anomalous enhancement of radiation 
     (confirmation according to Cameron). On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 02:35 S.J. 
     Hill et al (Kitt Peak??) observed during a lunar eclipse an anomolous 
     bright area (location not given). Cameron says that this is an 
     independent confirmation of Sanduleak and Stock's TLP report. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=868 and 569 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Aristarchus 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by 
     Argentiere et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm 
     reflectors) Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) 
     during a  lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID 
     #658. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Byrgius observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Byrgius 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Kepler 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere et 
     al. (France?) "Crater was extra-ordinarily bright". NASA catalog 
     weight=3 and catalog ID #658. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Manilius observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Manilius 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Proclus 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 00:59-01:52 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Tycho 1956 Nov 17/18 UTC 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere et al. 
     (France?) "Crater was extra-ordinarily bright". NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #658.


2017-Mar-13 UT 01:25-02:31 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Budine on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 03:13-03:14 Budine and Farrell (Binghamton, New 
     York, USA, 4" refractor, x200, S=7, T=5) observed that Aristarchus 
     brightened five times over 1 minute during a lunar eclipse. The cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=870 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-13 UT 01:29-02:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-11-18

     On 1956 Nov 18 at UT 00:00? an unknown observer (Cameron gives an AGU 
     meeting reference) apparently saw a TLP in Aristarchus crater. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=657 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 02:03-03:57 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-7-17

     Kepler 1962 Jul 17 UTC 06:24,08:36 Observed by Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, 
     CA, USA, 60" reflector+photometer) "Crater was at Vmag 2.68 at earlier 
     obs. which was .47 mag brighter than av. mag. at 15d & it faded to near 
     normal at later time to V=3.10(photom. measures), a change of 1/2 mag. 
     or @1.5 times in brightness" NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA 
     catalog ID #761.


2017-Mar-13 UT 03:45-04:12 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-6

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 04:16-06:09 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-7-17

     Kepler 1962 Jul 17 UTC 06:24,08:36 Observed by Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, 
     CA, USA, 60" reflector+photometer) "Crater was at Vmag 2.68 at earlier 
     obs. which was .47 mag brighter than av. mag. at 15d & it faded to near 
     normal at later time to V=3.10(photom. measures), a change of 1/2 mag. 
     or @1.5 times in brightness" NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA 
     catalog ID #761.


2017-Mar-13 UT 04:25-06:01 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Chrevremont on 1898-1-8

     On 1898 Jan 08 at UT 00:00-01:00 Chrevremont (France?) notcied that 
     during a lunar eclipse, the mid-eclipse shadow was so dark that details 
     of the surface disappeared, all except for the Tycho SSW ray . Cameron 
     comments that it is unsual for that ray to remain when usually the ones 
     towards Kepler and Aristarchus are the ones to stand out? The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=297 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 05:29-07:04 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1978-8-18

     On 1978 Aug 18 at UT 22:00 Coates (England?, UK, 3" refractor, 
     seeing=II) found that the inner bands of Aristarchus were hard to see, 
     this was odd because the seeing conditions were good and he usually 
     sees them? However he did not believe that there was any obscuration 
     going on. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=37 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 05:37-06:46 Ill=100% Mare_Serenitatis observed by Unknown_British_Observers on 1979-3-13

     On 1979 Mar 13 (UT not given) an unknown observer (UK?) during a 
     partial lunar eclipse observed an anomolous brightening in the umbra in 
     the form of a large diamond shape between mare Serenitatis and the 
     Moon's limb, just shortly after mid eclipse (UT 21:08).


2017-Mar-13 UT 06:11-08:07 Ill=100% Moon observed by deMoraes on 1893-4-1

     On 1893 Apr 01 at UT 22:00 deMoraes of the Azores, Portugal, saw a 
     shaft of light projecting from the Moon. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=280 
     and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-13 UT 06:21-06:52 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Johnson_SJ on 1902-10-17

     In 1902 Oct 17 at UT 04:35-06:00 Seen by S.J. Johson and also in 
     another report(s) by Brink, Swift, Wilson () observed a 
     "Dark band, no color, across center of moon dur. ecl. Copernicus 
     brighter than Tycho. Aristarchus brightest of all. Drawing by Brink & 
     Wilson at 1725(=0525UT)(Confirm. -- time given=16th at 1635-1800 = 17th 
     at 0435-0600 on present UT system". The Cameron 1978 vatalog ID=314 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-13 UT 07:02-08:23 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-7-6

     On 1963 Jul 06 UT 20:35-23:00 during a partial eclipse of the Moon, 
     some feathery fingers of light were seen in the shadow.


2017-Mar-13 UT 07:28-08:48 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1963-7-6

     On 1963 Jul 06 at UT 21:00 (estimated) Chernov (Russia) observed that 
     the dark spot in Riccioli size increased suddenly during a lunar 
     eclipse as it entered the shadow, before merging with the shadow. The 
     mid eclipse was at 22:03UT. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=774 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2017-Mar-13 UT 07:43-07:56 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Bye on 1884-10-4

     On 1884 Oct 04 at UT 22:00 Bye (Brussels, Belgium) observed
     during an eclipse that the peaks were visible as brilliant 
     points with slight red aureoles during a lunar eclipse. 
     Cameron says that this was a confirmation of #2443. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-13 UT 07:46-07:59 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Parsehlan on 1884-10-4

     Parsehlan of England? saw Tycho as a 2nd magnitude star during a total 
     lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=244 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-13 UT 08:21-08:51 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Bagby_JP on 1956-11-18

     On 1956 Nov 18 J.P. Bagby organized a lunar eclipse observing session 
     in the USA. He recorded 35 bright objects against the Moon, 5 of these 
     were seen by 3 other observers. J. Mavrogianis and 4 other observers 
     observed 25 transient luminous objects - mostly stationary yellow 
     flashes. However another group at Cheyenne noted a 4 sec duration 
     light. This report is described in H. Hars "The Total Lunar Eclipse of 
     November 18, 1956", Strolling Astronomer, 11:64, 1957.


2017-Mar-13 UT 23:33-23:39 Ill=98% Arago_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29 *

     On 1983 Jan 29 at UT22:09 M.Mobberley (Sulfolk, UK, 14" reflector) 
     noted that Arago B had a slight tinge of violet colour, and was a lot 
     less (bright?) than Torricelli B's blueness. Other craters checked but 
     were not showing any blue colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Mar-13 UT 23:33-23:39 Ill=98% Moltke observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29 *

     On 1983 Jan 29 at UT22:09 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK), found that Moltke 
     crater was "exceptionally bright". Other craters (apart from Arago B 
     Torricelli B etc) appeared normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 and 
     the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-14 UT 00:48-01:13 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-5

     On 1985 May 05 at UT23:25-23:58 UT P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed a 
     yellow tinge on the southern wall of Aristarchus - this was odd because 
     no colour was seen elsewhere on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     271 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-14 UT 00:50-02:40 Ill=98% Copernicus observed by Rawlings_G on 1978-4-23

     On 1978 Apr 23 at UT20:35 (Rawlings, UK, finderscope, x50) 
     observed a bright flash (~0.3 sec duration) near to Copernicus (20W, 
     9N) with rays to the south east whilst he looked through a finder 
     scope. Moore, who studied the drawing, suggests that the area of the 
     flash was near Copernicus. However Cameron says this cannot be the case 
     if the flash was in darkness as mentioned in the BAA Lunar Section 
     circular. She comments that it might have been a meteor? The Cameron 
     2005 catalog ID=28 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-14 UT 01:59-03:53 Ill=98% Littrow observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1915-1-31

     Littrow 1915 Jan 31 UTC 22:00? Observer: unknown (England?) "6 to 7 
     spots arranged like a gamma first seen on this nite. (Kuiper atlas. 
     Rect. 14-c shows spots in form of a 7 or a cap. gamma backwards, but 
     not l.c. gamma)". NASA catalog weight=0 (almost certainly not a TLP). 
     NASA catalog ID #349. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-14 UT 02:10-03:40 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-2-22

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 22 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Stump, Corral. 
     Obs. (Organ Pass, NM, 24" reflector+Moonblink) "Bluing around crater -- 
     vis. in monitor, but not photographable due to clouds." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2017-Mar-14 UT 02:34-03:22 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-11-1

     Proclus 1955 Nov 01 UTC 02:50-03:05 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 3.5" reflector x100, S=6, T=5) "Proc. D normally 5 deg bright 
     was vis. tonite only in blue light, whereas usually is vis. in 
     integrated light. However at col. 110.5 deg it was a dark spot (see #
     816) C.p. tonite was normal 5 deg bright but in Oct. lun. was dark". 
     NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #625. Note Proclus D does 
     not refer to the crater Proclus D as defined by the IAU, but probably 
     to a spot inside the crater that Bartlett designated D!


2017-Mar-14 UT 05:41-07:29 Ill=97% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-18

     Mare Crisium 1962 Jul 18 UTC 09:54 Observed by Wildey & Pohn (Mt 
     Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + Photometer) "Photometric meas. showed 
     change in brightness of the area of over a mag. during the nite. 
     Recorded at Vmag=3.56 first, & a few min(?) later at 4.62. It was .95 
     mag. brighter (@2.5x) than av. for that age & then returned to 
     normal." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #762.


2017-Mar-14 UT 07:47-09:43 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1992-7-16

     On 1992 Jul 16 at UT 03:32-09:31 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x134) detected yellow on the southern rim of Aristarchus, 
     and the colour looked "darker" through a yellow filter and the region 
     was "duller" than normal. The region was 1 intesnsity step brighter on 
     the 2nd measurement, "on all points in it". The comet tail-like ray had 
     3 sections and was "mottled" in appearance. Finally the Cobra Head 
     region had possible variations in brightness. The cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=451 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2017-Mar-14 UT 07:57-09:50 Ill=97% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-18

     Gassendi 1940 Sep 18 UTC 03:15 Observed by Haas (New Mexico? 12" 
     ? reflector) "Largest bright spot in SE part of floor had I=6.1, 
     but I=6.7 & 8.6 on other nites. (same ph. see #469, 472 & 475)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #474. ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Mar-14 UT 08:05-09:50 Ill=97% Picard observed by Ingall on 1864-10-16

     East of Picard 1964 Oct 16/17 UTC 23:00-01:00? Observed by Ingall 
     (Camberwell ?, England) "Remarkable bright spot" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #135. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-15 UT 01:21-01:51 Ill=94% Herodotus observed by Brown_M on 1972-7-27

     Herodotus 1972 Jul 27 UT 2250-2350 M.Brown (Hutington, UK) 
     thought that he saw a pseudo peak in the centre of Herodotus.
     He could not decide if it was real or an optical illusion. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-15 UT 02:16-03:31 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-2-23

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 23 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas & Stump 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" refletor+Moon Blink) 
     "Bluring around crater -- vis. in monitor, but not photographed due to 
     clouds." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2017-Mar-15 UT 02:17-03:39 Ill=94% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1990-8-8

     On 1990 Aug 08 at OT 07:47-09:00 UT D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x173) "(SS) Piton's all pts were << but nearby plain was 
     normal. Ridges at 5.3 at B, C, D but 3 alb at B, C, D (norm = 7) but 
     bearby plain was normal. At A 3, was hazy but ill defined. Parts of mt 
     brightened but others didn't. Times between brightening were 6-8s. 
     Similar to seeing fluctuations. In red mt stayed dull & steady. In blue 
     it blinked." - this is a direct quote from the Cameron 2006 catalog 
     because it is very difficult to summarize. Louderback comments that the 
     TLP was still going on at 09:00UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=406 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-15 UT 02:17-03:39 Ill=94% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-8

     On 1990 Aug 08 at UT 07:47-09:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x173) reported the following TLP in Promontorium Agarum 
     (Cape Agarum): "W flank of CA >>, even> Proc. interior." The cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=406 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-15 UT 02:19-04:03 Ill=94% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-2-17

     Plato 1870 Feb 18 UTC 00:00? Observed by Gledhill (Halifax, England, 
     9" refractor) "Illum. of another group of craters different from group 
     in Aug. & Sep. obs. (date is F18 if phase is similar to Ap 1870)
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #164.


2017-Mar-15 UT 03:25-05:07 Ill=93% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-19

     Mare Crisium 1962 Jul 19 UTC 07:30 Observed by Wildey & Pohn (Mt 
     Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + Photometer) "Photometric meas. showed 
     change in brightness from Vmag=3.46 to V=3.07, where av. mag. for that 
     age=3.26, or a brightening of .58 mag." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #763.


2017-Mar-15 UT 04:20-06:13 Ill=93% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-6-15

     Plato 1938 Jun 15 UTC 08:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, 12?" 
     reflector) "NW. end of floor had intensity I=2.0, but on 7/15/38, I=
     3.7, conditions similar." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID 
     #439.


2017-Mar-15 UT 05:28-07:21 Ill=93% Unknown observed by Cragg on 1965-5-18

     On 1965 May 18 at UT 03:00-03:30 Cragg (Mt Wilson?, CA, USA, 6" 
     refractor?) observed a TLP (no feature nor description given in 
     the Cameron 1978 catalog) on the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=877 
     and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-15 UT 05:44-07:25 Ill=93% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-19

     Mare Crisium 1962 Jul 19 UTC 09:48 Observed by Wildey & Pohn (Mt 
     Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + Photometer) "Photometric meas. showed 
     change in brightness from Vmag=3.46 to V=3.07, where av. mag. for that 
     age=3.26, or a brightening of .58 mag." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #763.


2017-Mar-15 UT 06:46-08:44 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Pedler_J on 1990-1-13

     On 1990 Jan 13 at UT 22:15-23:05 J. Pedler (Bristol, UK, seeing=III and 
     transparency=excellent, no spurious colour) detected a blue region on 
     the north of Aristarchus, varying in sharpness/diffuseness. The crater 
     rim in this region could not be descerned. Eleswhere the crater rim was 
     normal as too were other features. When a Moon blink device was used, 
     no colour blink was detected, however through the blue filter the 
     suspected area was bright and the crater rim indistinct. Whereas 
     through the red filter the area looked perfectly normal. At 22:30UT the 
     effect had vanished and everywhere was normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=388 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-15 UT 09:42-09:57 Ill=93% Mare_Crisium observed by Eysenhard on 1774-7-25

     Four bright spots seen in Mare Crisium. There was also peculiar 
     behaviour of the terminator. Source: Midlehurst 1968 catalog TLP ID=16. 
     Ref Web 1962 p62-76. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-15 UT 09:45-09:57 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-1-14

     On 1990 Jan 14 at UT 01:14-01:55 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing=poor) 
     observed that Aristarchus did not appear normal for this illumination. 
     the northern half of Aristarchus was "2x>" than the southern half of 
     the crater. There were two white patches of apron material near to the 
     crater Herodotus that were 50% of the brightness of the southern half 
     of Aristarchus. Furthermore the southern half of Aristarchus had a 
     circle - "dull patch on inner S wall with a bright point shining 
     through it. (Bartlett's EWBS?)". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=389 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-16 UT 00:40-00:50 Ill=88% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18 *

     Area of darkness overlapping NW rim. It was visible through
     this area of obscuration. Sketch. Cameron 2006 extended catalog
     ID=376 and Cameron weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-16 UT 02:09-03:36 Ill=88% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-29

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 29 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (England, UK) 
     "Orange spot just W. of c.p. on central ridge; circular area @ 15-25km 
     diam, larger than c.p. Was bright orange then turned orange-brown 
     toward center. Central 4,5km was darker than rest; bownish-black with 
     blue-white specks flashing in center. Obscur. there but ridge clear 
     elsewhere. The dark spot SW of c.p. could not be seentho outside of 
     color area. Sketch. It had appearance of dome of atm. thicker at 
     center. Never seen before in 11y. Next nite brighter. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1337. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-16 UT 02:26-03:19 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-2-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 24 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas & Stump 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" refletor+Moon Blink) 
     "Bluring around crater -- vis. in monitor, but not photographed due to 
     clouds." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2017-Mar-16 UT 05:36-06:53 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2002-5-30

     On 2002 May 30 at UT02:30-02:44 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) suspected that 
     Aristarchus crater looked dimmer than normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-17 UT 02:30-03:22 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-8-18

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimire, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x150) "N. half 
     of crater hazy & ill-defined". S=5, T=4. NASA catalog weight=4 (good). 
     NASA catalog ID 571.


2017-Mar-17 UT 02:30-03:41 Ill=81% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-30

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 30 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (UK 
     using a reflector) "Orange glow, brighter this nite than last 
     nite. Following nites were cloudy. Aristarchus and Gassendi 
     were negative." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1338.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-17 UT 05:16-07:10 Ill=80% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1979-8-12

     On 1979 Aug 12 at UT07:00-10:35 D. Darling and wife (Sun Prarie, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x342, photos, S=9/10) observed a cigar shaped 
     protruberance in Romer crater that cast a 32km long shadow, nestled in 
     a valley rille next to Romer. This was a confirmed observation. The 
     effect persisted intil sunset. The top of the object and two points on 
     the crater rim were reflecting the Sun's rays. "Top of obj. & 2 pts on 
     crater rim reflected suns rays. It was as high as the crater rim 
     whereas the rill wall was not. Took photos. he has studied this area 
     and never saw such a phenom before. Photos did not show it". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=65 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-17 UT 08:58-09:58 Ill=80% Aristarchus observed by Dachille on 1957-10-13

     Observed by Dachille & daughter (Univ. Park, Pennsylvania, 10.5"
     reflector, x75) "Flash -- then a brownish - red color patch. Alt. @
     20deg. (MBMW has Oct. 12, but is 13th UT)". NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #674.


2017-Mar-18 UT 06:42-07:58 Ill=72% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-9-14

     Eratosthenes 1976 Sep 14 UTC 04:24 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector, 45-300x, S=6, T=3 hazy) "Pseudo shadow F 
     disappeared & wall here is same intensity as whole inner crater wall, =
     4deg. No change in X, X3 or X2 (4 deg much brighter than normal)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). Cameron c1978 atalog ID=1453 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-19 UT 05:07-06:35 Ill=63% Aristarchus observed by Gray_R on 2004-12-3

     Observations made with a variable polarizer (akin to a crater
     extinction device) to measure brighness with red and blue filters.
     Some variability in brightness noted. With the Kodak Wratten
     25 and 38A filters there was little or no increase in contrast with the 
     red filter, but with the blue filter there was a great increase in 
     contrast of the brighter areas of the crater - the crater floor and 
     patches of lighter material, especially at the north end. The remaining
     areas were supressed with the Blue 38A. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Mar-19 UT 06:19-09:15 Ill=63% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-12-4 *

     Gassendi 1966 Dec 04 UTC 01:05-01:23 Observed by Whippey (Northolt? 
     England, 6" reflector, x212) "Abrupt flash of red, setling in 
     immediately to a pt. of red haze nr. NW (ast.?) wall. Continuous till 
     0123 (date given was 4-12-66 = European convention?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1000.


2017-Mar-19 UT 06:33-08:23 Ill=63% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-4-12

     On 1966 Apr 12 at UT 01:05-01:23 Whippey (Northolt, England, UK, 6" 
     reflector x212) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     Moon Blink) observed in Gassendi: "Abrupt flash of red, settling 
     immediately to a point of red haze near NW (IAU?) wall. Continuous till 
     0123h. (Not confirmed at Corralitos Obs. MB--at same time?". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=927 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Mar-19 UT 09:24-10:00 Ill=62% Kepler observed by deBerard on 1966-12-4 *

     Kepler 1966 DEc 04 UTC 05:10 Observed by de Beraud (Flossmoore, 
     Ilinois, USA, 6" reflector, x360, S=G) "Saw a bright area thru. blue 
     filter but could not see it in red filter. Decided it was a bluish 
     phenomenon." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1001.


2017-Mar-20 UT 04:32-05:26 Ill=54% Alphonsus observed by Alter on 1956-10-26

     Alphonsus 1956 Oct 26 UT 12:54 Observed by Alter (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector, S=E) "Photog. thru UV & IR filters. Obscur. 
     of E. 1/2 of floor evident in blue plates -- KodakII-O plate no 
     filter. 2m later Kodak I-N. One pair of plates best he'd ever 
     seen. Similar obscuration seen 2X on Linne (this started Kozyrev 
     on his spectrographic program.)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #653.


2017-Mar-20 UT 04:32-05:12 Ill=54% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-5

     On 1980 Jul 05 at 03:20UT P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 12?" reflector)
     found Aristarchus to be "Very brilliant indeed". Cameron 2006 
     TLP catalog ID=100 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-20 UT 08:12-09:16 Ill=53% Copernicus observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-6

     Copernicus 1939 Sep 06 UTC 06:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, 12" 
     reflector) "Dark area at foot of N. inner wall had I=4.8 comp. with I=
     1.8 in #451. (same phase so a real difference)." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #460.


2017-Mar-21 UT 06:11-06:39 Ill=44% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1991-9-2

     Tycho 1991 Sep 02 UT 07:34-08:40 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, 159-248x with red and green filters) "Central 
     peak appeared initially star-like with occasional glimpses of a 
     nebulous patch. At 07:54 an arch of light seen inside the crater. 
     Various starlike or blurriness states seen to the central peak. The 
     luminescence seen was brighter in the red filter than in the blue." An 
     ALPO report - for further details see: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19910902.htm


2017-Mar-21 UT 06:24-06:38 Ill=44% Aristarchus observed by Germann on 1973-8-22

     Aristarchus 1973 Aug 22 UT 00:22-00:23 Observed by Germann (Observer at 
     47.3N, 8.9E, 200mm reflector, S=2, T=2) "Well Observed bright point 
     disappeared within a minute". - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2017-Mar-21 UT 08:28-10:01 Ill=43% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-12-28

     On 1983 Dec 28 at UT03:30-05:00 Moseley (Covington, England, UK, 
     seeing=V-IV and transparency=good) detected some detail within the 
     shadow under good moments of seeing. The external brightness was 
     extended to the east wall at a clock position of 9 O'clock, but did not 
     go outside the rim. It was less bright at the 11 O'clock position. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=236 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-21 UT 05:19-09:34 Ill=43% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-22 UT 08:35-09:58 Ill=34% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-29

     On 1975 Sep 29 at 21:15-21:55UT P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, using a 12" 
     reflector, x200, seeing III), saw colour on Plato - blue on the inner 
     south west rim and red on the inner south east rim. No colour was seen 
     elsewhere on the Moon. This was a BAA Lunar Section Observation. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Mar-22 UT 06:09-09:35 Ill=33% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-23 UT 09:17-10:03 Ill=24% Posidonius observed by Dzapiashvili on 1956-7-3

     On 1956 Jul 30 at UT 19:13 Dzapiashvili (Pulkova, Russia) observed the 
     following in Posidonius: "Short term sharp changes in polarization in 
     crater (in ashen light)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=643 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2017-Mar-23 UT 07:02-09:36 Ill=24% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-24 UT 07:59-08:53 Ill=16% Earthshine observed by Haywood_J on 1884-9-16

     On 1884 Sep 16 at UT 09:30-10:00 Heywood (Westville, Ohio, 2" 
     refractor) saw an unusually bright glow covering dark part, nearly 
     uniform. Thought it was electric because it was too bright for 
     Earthshine. It obscured features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1


2017-Mar-24 UT 07:59-09:37 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-25 UT 08:58-09:37 Ill=9% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) found that Aristarchus, 
     Shroter's Valley (and other lunar features reported separately) were 
     very bright in blue light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) found that Copernicus (and 
     other lunar features reported separately) were very bright in blue 
     light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Delambre observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) detected a bright flash in the 
     Delambre region. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Manilius observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) found that Manilius (and 
     other lunar features reported separately) were very bright in blue 
     light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Menelaus observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) found that Menelaus (and 
     other lunar features reported separately) were very bright in blue 
     light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 at UT00:30-00:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, x61, seeing=3 out of 10) found that Promontorium Agarum 
     (and other features reported separately) were very bright in blue 
     light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1984-12-26

     On 1984 Dec 26 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" reflector, 
     seeing=3 out of 10) found that Tycho's ray (and many other craters) 
     appeared to glow brightly in blue in Earthshine. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=257 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:47-22:02 Ill=11% S_Pole observed by Livesey_R on 1997-4-10

     South Pole 1997 Apr 10 UTC 20:45 Observed by Livesey (Scotland, 65x33, 
     Seeing Antioniadi II, Transparency : Thick Haze Alto Stratus, windy) 
     "Two bright spots seen - one on southern tip of crescent and 2nd way 
     over on the dark side of the S. limb. Earthshine seen, but no 
     features". Probably these are just peaks making it into sunlight -
     though one of them was of considerable distance from the tip of
     the cresecent (was this the peak of eternal light?). So therefore 
     the ALPO/BAA weight=1 i.e. it is worth checking out - however we 
     may not be able to tell for sure until the libration matches 
     up too.


2017-Mar-30 UT 21:49-22:02 Ill=11% Aristoteles observed by Haas_W on 1983-4-16

     On 1983 Apr 16 at UT 02:00-03:00 W. Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA) observed 
     a bright phosphorescent, gray-green (like a "tritium lighted LCD 
     watch", albeit much brighter) spot in the vicinity of Aristotles (16E, 
     45N) or Eudoxus (17E, 50N) craters. This was seen in Earthshine. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=211 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.  


2017-Mar-31 UT 22:15-22:47 Ill=19% Earthshine: sporadic meteors