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-Apr-01 UT 21:44-21:49 Ill=29% Earthshine observed by Johnson_LT on 1950-11-14

     1950 Nov 14 UT23:38 L.T. Johnson (La Plata, MD, USA, 10" 
     reflector, x179) observed a mag 10 flash in Earthshine. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-01 UT 21:44-22:37 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1984-1-8

     On 1984 Jan 08 at UT16:30-18:40 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, seeing=III) could 
     not see Aristarchus in Earthsine, despite, Tycho and the mare regions 
     being plainly visible. Foley (Kent, UK) found Aristarchus to be a "soft 
     blue patch" and North (seeing IV-V) found the crater to be one of the 
     brightest features on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=237 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2017-Apr-01 UT 21:59-23:28 Ill=29% Piccolomini observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110 and x220) observed that Proclus and Piccolomini craters 
     both had a pink colour inside them. At a higher magnification of x220 
     Piccolomini was still pink and it was stronger on the central peak's 
     wesern side. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=407 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 as the Moon was not above the horizon at the date and UT given. 


2017-Apr-01 UT 21:59-23:28 Ill=29% Proclus observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110, x220, seeing=good) observed that the north wall of 
     Proclus crater was the brightest part of the crater, indeed very 
     bright. Proclus and Picolomini had pink colours inside them. CED 
     brightness measurements were as follows: "Proc. at 100x 4.0, 4.0; at 
     200x 3.4, 3.4; Theop. 3.5, 3.9; 3.5; Herc. 2.5, 2.75; 3.5; Atlas 2.8, 
     2.5, 3.0; Posidonius 3.0." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=407 and the 
     weight=3. The BAA/ALPO weight=1 as the Moon was not above
     the horizon at the UT given.


2017-Apr-01 UT 21:59-23:28 Ill=29% Theophilus observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110 and x220, seeing=good) observed that the west wall of 
     Theophilus crater was red (on terminator). However Posidonius was also 
     on the terminator and no colour was seen elsewhere along the 
     terminator, however Proclus and Piccolomini had pink interiors. At a 
     higher power of x220 a prismatic effect was seen on the terminator in 
     Theophilus and opther craters - "even on W rim of a crater due W of 
     Theoph.". CED measurements of Theophilus... 3.5, 3.9, 3.5. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=407 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1
     because the Moon was below the horizon at this time. 


2017-Apr-01 UT 22:06-22:48 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1981-4-9

     On 1981 Apr 09 at UT 19:44 M. Price (Camberley, Surrey, UK, 6" 
     reflector, 58x and 117x) saw a 4 sec brightening in Aristarchus in the 
     clear Earthshine. Other features visible were: Grimaldi and some mare. 
     Foley found the crater to be "luminous & translucent". Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=129 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-01 UT 22:12-23:32 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Joulia on 1931-2-22

     On 1931 Feb 22 at UT 20:30 Joulia (Castelnaudary, Aude, France?) 
     observed in the Aristarchus region: "Reddish-yellow glimmer of light, 
     very variable with nearly complete extinction. (similar to Herschel's 
     1787 & Tempel's 6/10/1866 obs.)". The Cameron 1978 atalog ID=399 and 
     weight=3.


2017-Apr-01 UT 22:14-23:34 Ill=30% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Apr-02 UT 21:43-22:45 Ill=40% Mare_Orientale observed by Cernan on 1972-12-11

     On 1972 Dec 11 at UT22:28 Cernan, on board Apollo 17, saw a flash on 
     the east rille in Mare Orientale (88W, 20S) as he orbited the Moon. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=1354 and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-02 UT 21:43-22:07 Ill=40% Aristarchus observed by Nottingham_University on 2006-11-26

     CCD images were captured in white light that seemed to show that
     the relative brightness between Aristarchus or Pytheas differed
     considerably to what they were to be one night earlier on 2008 Nov 25.
     Either Pytheas was brighter tonight or Aristarchus was darker.
     Which feature, and which night, the abnormality occurred on is 
     uncertain. One possible explanation might be a brightness
     gradient from glare from the sunlit side affecting the image contrast
     quality of the CCD images for relative photometric measurements.
     This TLP is being assigned a weight of 3 for now.


2017-Apr-02 UT 21:43-22:07 Ill=40% Pytheas observed by Nottingham_University on 2006-11-26

     CCD images were captured in white light that seemed to show that
     the relative brightness between Aristarchus or Pytheas differed
     considerably to what they were one night earlier on 2008 Nov 25.
     Either Pytheas was brighter tonight or Aristarchus was darker.
     Which feature, and which night, the abnormality occurred on is 
     uncertain. One possible explanation might be a brightness
     gradient from glare from the sunlit side affecting the image contrast
     quality of the CCD images for relative photometric measurements.
     This TLP is being assigned a weight of 3 for now.


2017-Apr-02 UT 21:59-22:50 Ill=40% Eudoxus observed by Jean on 1988-11-15

     On 1988 Nov 15 at 10:07-10:40 UT P. Jean (Outremont, Quebec, Canada, 
     4" refractor?) saw to the SE of Eudocus (18E, ~43N) a luminescent area 
     just over on the night side of the terminator - it was cone shapes and 
     coppery in colour. Cameron comments that maybe it was a very low sun 
     angle effect and she has seen something similar, but on the bright side 
     of the terminator. Jean then goes onto comment that at 10:25UT a very 
     dark line was seen south of the cone i.e. east of the terminator. A 
     sketch was provided and P.Foley commented that the cone did not 
     correspond to any terrain. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=339 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-02 UT 22:53-00:25 Ill=40% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1967-12-8

     Ross D 1967 Dec 8 UT 02:30-02:40 Observer: Harris (Tucson?, 
     AZ?), colourless bright area SW of Ross D with repeated 
     condensations that appeared then dissipated in thirty seconds to 
     a minute. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-02 UT 23:40-00:25 Ill=41% Theophilus observed by Cross on 1966-1-28

     Theophilus 1966 Jan 28 UTC 01:24-03:45 Observed by Cross & 
     Ariola (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" reflector, x300, S=6-4, T=4, "3 
     red patches appearing and dissappearing at different times. 
     Obscurred at sunrise on it. Later, red patch appeared on the 
     floor." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #920. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2017-Apr-02 UT 23:49-00:25 Ill=41% Proclus observed by Gray_R on 2003-2-8

     Proclus 2003 February 8,2003 UTC 02:09-03:07 Observed by Gray 
     (Winnemucca, NV, USA, 152mm F9 refractor Seeing 6-7, Transparency 6 
     305x) "Blinked Proclus with Wratten Red 25 and Blue 38A filters. 
     Features seen through the red filter were basically seen with the same 
     degree of clarity as in white light, in the case of sunlit walls, maybe 
     a little bit better in the red. With the Blue 38A filter only the 
     brightest part of the crater walls (north end) was visible-the rest of 
     Proclus was dark shadow. At 3:07UT I compared the brightest parts of 
     Proclus with Censorinus and Dionysius. The brightest parts of Proclus 
     and Dionysius were comparable. Censorinus was much less bright than 
     either of the above craters-the halo and crater were much faded over 
     its usual brilliant appearance. Both Censorinus and Censorinus A
     were visible as distinct craters at 114x. The black shadow covering the 
     east 40% of Proclus last night had broken up into three patches 
     separated from each other by lighter bands. These were confined to
     the east crater wall. Only the central patch was black, the other two 
     were considerably lighter. Running along the southwest edge of the 
     crater floor of the crater floor appeared to be a hill to the north
     of which was a less elevated plateau. As the observing period 
     progressed part of the brilliantly illuminated north crater wall 
     developed a darker area which gradually became more prominent. As
     the sun is getting higher I would expect shadows and dark areas to 
     diminish-what was happening here is unknown. However, this is not an 
     unusual event for this part of Proclus". The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-02 UT 22:12-00:27 Ill=41% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Apr-03 UT 21:42-22:29 Ill=52% Alphonsus observed by McLaria on 1965-5-8

     Alphonsus 1965 May 08 UTC 05:47-05:59 Observed by McLaria (Huntsville, 
     Alabama, USA, 16" reflector, S=9) "Light flashes on c.p. color detected 
     by Trident M.B." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #
     875.


2017-Apr-03 UT 21:42-23:18 Ill=52% Aristarchus observed by D_All_Ara on 1969-11-16 *

     On 1969 Nov 16 at UT 16:43-19:22 Dall'Ara (Switzerland, 4"? reflector), 
     Stucchi (Switzerland, 12" reflector) observed in Aristarchus 
     intermittent pulsations - Cameron speculates atmopsheric and also 
     mentions the Apollo 12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1211 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-03 UT 21:42-21:50 Ill=52% Maskelyne observed by Persson on 1969-11-16

     Maskelyne 1969 Nov 16 UTC 16:28-17:10 Observed by Persson (Hvidore, 
     Denmark, 3" refractor) "Brightening & obscur. (Apollo 12 watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1210.


2017-Apr-03 UT 21:42-22:07 Ill=52% Unknown observed by Paolo_F on 1997-4-14

     On 1997 Apr 14 at UT 20:00-22:00 F. Paolo (Legnano, Italy) 
     photographed a lunar flare on the lunar limb.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Alphonsus observed by Hoffman on 1965-4-8

     Alphonsus 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hoffman (Germany?) "Saw 
     variable shining bright lights". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #873.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Aristarchus observed by Hoffman on 1965-4-8

     Aristarchus 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hoffman (Germany?) "Saw 
     variable shining bright lights". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #873.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1965-4-8

     Censorinus 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hopmann (Czecholovakia?) 
     "Green flash or brightening (date correct ? written 8-4-65. First taken 
     as American convention, thus as Aug. 4, but now think it was in 
     European convention of day first then month)." NASA catalog weight=2 
     (low). NASA catalog ID #873a.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Hyginus_N observed by Hoffman on 1965-4-8

     Hyginius N 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hoffman (Germany?) "Saw 
     variable shining bright lights". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #873.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Linne observed by Hoffman on 1965-4-8

     Linne 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hoffman (Germany?) "Saw 
     variable shining bright lights". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #873.


2017-Apr-03 UT 23:13-00:50 Ill=52% Proclus observed by Hoffman on 1965-4-8

     Proclus 1965 Apr 08 UTC 20:00? Observed by Hoffman (Germany?) "Saw 
     variable shining bright lights". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #873.


2017-Apr-04 UT 00:08-01:25 Ill=52% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1987-11-28

     On 1987 Nov 28 at UT 04:16-04:45 D. Louderback (South Bend, WI, USA, 
     3"reflector, x150, S=E) observed that the Promontorium Agarum plateau 
     was rather dull and grayish - usually it was "tannish" "even > sunlit 
     areas, & twin craters at his point A which are always > spots on 
     plateau. At 0420 whole plateau sank into complete darkness, hard to 
     distinguish from mare plain. albedo dropped to 5 from 6.8 reading. 
     Nearby plain was normal 5 so phenomena had not spread to it. At 0424 
     Cape started to reappear to albedo 6 until 0445, when it returned to 
     normal, but not sharply defined - like through haze. Detail better in 
     red than in blue filter, sketches. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=315 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Apr-04 UT 00:20-01:25 Ill=52% Hyginus_N observed by Unknown_Observer on 1878-10-3

     In 1878 Oct 03 at UT 20:00 an Unknown observer noted that Hyginus Nova 
     had the most conspicuous of all appearances, and there was no trace of 
     it on 1878 Oct 04. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=201 and weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Apr-04 UT 00:23-01:25 Ill=52% N_Pole observed by Lebanon_Observers on 1881-7-4

     Limb North? 1881 Jul 04 UT 00:30 Observed by Several observers 
     (Lebanon, CT, USA, naked eye, alt @ 10 deg) "2 pyramidal protruberances 
     on upper limb (dark?). Points were darker than rest of moon's face then 
     slowly faded away (atm ? moon very low)" NASA catalog weight=? NASA 
     catalog ID #223.


2017-Apr-04 UT 00:57-01:25 Ill=53% Eimmart observed by Pickering_WH on 1913-1-15

     Einmart 1913 Jan 15 UTC 00:12 Observed by Pickering (Cambridge, 
     Massachusets, 11" refractor, x330) "Spreading apron of white material 
     like a sea of cloud. Not seen again after this date. Crater had been 
     brightest area on moon between it & limb -- albedo 9. on Aug 5 albedo =
     6. His atlas shows it bright. It grew dull after this date. He gave 
     col. as 117? but FQ was at 1/15/?? at 10h" - note the quality of the 
     NASA microfische is very bad and probably some of this text has been 
     incorrectly read?. NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #
     342.


2017-Apr-04 UT 21:40-22:05 Ill=63% Unknown observed by Fauchier on 1886-5-11

     Fauchier of Marseilles, France, seeing=good - fair and the Moon at a 
     high altitude, saw two lights on the Moon brighter than any others 
     during similar circumstances. They had colour. These had not been seen 
     before and he ruled out cromatic aberation. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=249 
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-04 UT 21:40-21:44 Ill=63% Chacornac observed by Khachatryan_S on 2009-8-28

     On 2009 Aug 28 at UTC 17:00:15-17:00:42 S. Khachatryan (Yerevan, 
     Armenia, 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain, x171, seeing 9 (1=worst and 10-
     best), Transparency 5-6 on a scale of 1 to 6) observed in the Chacornac 
     area a series of fiery sparks (dot like with tiny rays), slightly 
     elongated with the multitudinal rays orientated towards the south west 
     direction. The colour was mostly red, with some yellow. The final flash 
     was the most clear. The TLP was tiny in area, but "was distinctly 
     bright against any other object on the Moon". The positional 
     uncertainty of the location of the spark effect was approximately +/-
     150 km, based upon an examination of an atlas afterwards. Just prior to 
     the spark effect, something dark, small and fuzzy (only just discrnable 
     to the eye, through the eyepiece) was seen to pass from the west across 
     the Moon in a slight curve, round the surface of the Moon to the east 
     (post observation estimate: seen for 3.5 sec and covered roughly 8% of 
     the lunar diameter in that time). The area of the dark object was 
     comparable in size to (or slightly less than?) craters such as 
     Autolycus F (diameter 3km) or le Monnier E (diameter 4km) i.e. on the 
     limits of vision of the scope used. The location of the flash was not 
     exactly at the same location as the dark object passed across, but gave 
     the impression of starting from it? A back of the envelope calculation 
     of the lunar diameter covered in the time quoted gives an approximate 
     speed (at the lunar distance) of 80km/s or on the very high end of 
     typical meteor streams that pass by. At closer distances, and 
     recalculated velocities, it is unlikely to be a satellite in low Earth 
     orbit (20m/sec at 100km distance), but could perhaps be a bird or 
     insect at a few km range? So was this dark object something in our
     atmosphere by chance passing across the field of view close to the time 
     of the TLP flare or was at the lunar distance and related to the TLP? 
     Incidentally, no attempt was made during this observation to move the 
     scope to check that the TLP remained stationary against the Moon. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-04 UT 22:33-23:35 Ill=63% Alphonsus observed by Kane_D on 1993-6-27

     On 1993 Jun 27 at UT 19:55-20:21 and 20:24-21:04) D. Kane (England? UK, 
     4" refractor) discovered that the central peak of Alphonsus crater was 
     very bright. The central peak was also brighter in red than in blue 
     light. However G. North (Herstmonceux, UK, 6" reflector, x135, seeing 
     V-III) and M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 4" reflcrctor, x10, seeing=III) 
     observed that the central peak was normal, however they did not use 
     filters. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Apr-04 UT 22:54-00:28 Ill=63% Proclus observed by Haiduk on 1972-8-17

     Proclus 1972 Aug 17 UT 20:05-21:10 Observed by Haiduk (13.25E, 52.5N, 
     60mm refractor, S=1, T=3) "Well visible bright area at the NE wall, end 
     of event uncertain for seeing became poor" Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & 
     Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2017-Apr-04 UT 23:47-00:20 Ill=63% Proclus observed by Hopp on 1972-10-15

     Proclus 1972 Oct 15 UTC 20:48 Observed by Hopp (13.25E, 52.5N, 75mm 
     refractor) "Bright flash at the NW wall but poor seeing." T=3, S=5. 
     Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61


2017-Apr-05 UT 00:04-01:16 Ill=63% Proclus observed by Spellman_R on 1995-7-6

     On 1995 Jul 06 at UT 03:22-03:57 R. Spellman (Los Angeles, USA) found 
     that the floor of Proclus appeared to darken slightly through a blue 
     filter. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. Source of this observation came
     from Spellman's web site.


2017-Apr-05 UT 00:19-01:55 Ill=63% Hyginus_N observed by Unknown_Observer on 1878-10-4

     In 1878 Oct 04 at UT 20:00 an Unknown observer noted that Hyginus Nova 
     could not be seen, whereas the night before the crater had the most 
     conspicuous of all appearances. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=201 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Apr-05 UT 00:33-02:18 Ill=63% Curtis observed by Williams_AS on 1882-9-20

     Williams of the UK, on 1892 Sep 20 at Moon's age 8.4 days, noticed a 
     spot that had been seen on the 21st and 23rd of the same year with 
     abnormal brightness. The spot was near Picard. Williams comments the 
     spot was "nearly as large but a little fainter than Picard, This 
     observation was reported in the Astronomical Register of the Royal 
     Astronomical Society and is not included in the Cameron catalogs. It is 
     one of many measurements of the brightness of this spot for different 
     illumination angles and is one of three outlying brightness points 
     spotted on a graph by Willaims. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-05 UT 00:36-02:10 Ill=63% Aristarchus observed by Elger_TG on 1867-4-12

     On 1867 Apr 12 at UT 19:30-21:00 Elger (Liverpool? UK, 4" aperture 
     telescope) observed Aristarchus in Earthshine "grew fainter 7th mag. 
     star; much fainter in last 15 min. & barely perceptible at 9PM. Had 
     seen something similar on former occ." The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=152 
     and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-05 UT 01:20-02:28 Ill=64% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1964-5-20

     Plato 1964 May 20 UT 01:00-01:30 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 2.4" refractor x117, S=6, T=5). "Orange-red color on W. wall. 
     Vivid" NASA catalof weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #813.


2017-Apr-05 UT 01:54-02:28 Ill=64% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-6

     Eratosthenes 1976 Jun 06 UT 02:01 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" reflector x54-300, S=5, T=5) "Bowel was 
     full of shadow but a small 5 deg bright spot on NE floor. 
     Nothing seen in 1975 at nearly same col. but shadow was deeper." 
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1432.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-22:42 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-28

     Copernicus 1955 Jul 28 UT 20:20 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector x200) "Great brilliance of the terraces in E(IAU?) wall 
     system(?) gets specular refl. (he gave 0820UT, but must have meant 
     2020" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog No. #600.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-23:25 Ill=73% Atlas observed by Andre on 1966-12-21

     Atlas 1966 Dec 21 UT 17:10 Observed by Andre (Belgium, 3" refractor) 
     "Bright spot on SE part of floor, not seen in photo on 12/18/66" NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1003.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-22:22 Ill=73% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1970-11-8

     Plato 1970 Nov 8 UT 01:31-01:47 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 3" refractor x59-300) "Only crater A seen, all others obscured. 
     Floor =3deg albedo, very smooth. A had a minute shadow & no obscur. On 
     Nov. 22 1966 at nearly same colong. 5 spots incl. A were vis." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1278.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-23:13 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Spencer_S on 1976-6-6

     Aristarchus 1976 Jun 06 UT 21:30-21:40 S.Spencer and R. Hunt 
     (60mm refractor, x150 and x60) both observed red on the SW 
     corner of Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-21:46 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-5-23

     On 1980 May 23 at UT21:14-21:55 J.H. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     12" reflector, seeing II-III) could see Aristarchus in blue and clear 
     filters, but not in red light. Robinson saw some variability in this 
     effect with time. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=96 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-21:46 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by Blair_G on 1980-5-23

     On 1980 May 23 at UT21:14-22:18 G. Blair (Bridge of Weir, Scotland, UK, 
     216mm reflector, seeing II-IV) found a red tinge along the western wall 
     of Coperncius, perhaps 32km in length. This was invisible in a blue-
     green Wratten 44a filter, but was unmistakble in a red Wratten 25 
     filter. Could have been spurious colour - but no other regiosn were 
     affected. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:39-21:46 Ill=73% Littrow observed by Petek on 1980-5-23

     On 1980 May 23 at UT 21:14-21:18 Marco Petek (Porto Alegre, 
     Brazil) saw in the region of Littrow and an area of dark mare 
     south west from Littrow to Argaeus, abnormal darkness, and a 
     rapid change of form. He also saw a shadow extending south 
     east from Campanus opposite to the Sun - however Foley thinks 
     this is normal. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=96 and weight=0 or 1. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:40-23:26 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by Horner_E on 2012-9-24

     2012 Sep 24 UT 22:00-23:00 Copernicus. E. Horner (Salisbury, 
     UK, 15cm reflector) observed a prominent red arc where the 
     sunlit part of the interior wall met the shadow. Sometimes the 
     arc was 1/4 the way around the interior, and sometimes half of 
     the way around. Telescope moved, but the red arc stayed where 
     it was. Eyepieces change, but the effect remained. Other parts 
     of the Moon checked, but no red seen. There were however 
     splashes of green e.g. Longomontanus on the terminator, 
     elsewhere further inland from the termionator, and little 
     splashes of green on Mare Frigoras - but lasting a brief time. 
     The red colour was as strong as a red LED and the green similar 
     to that of the northern lights. The observer's husband was asked 
     to independetly check Copernicus and remarked that he could see 
     a little bit of green at the top and some red near the bottom, 
     along the line of the internal shadow. Although there were 
     checks for red elsewhere on the Moon and none were seen, the 
     Moon was starting to get low and it is typical of spurious 
     colour in a few respects. Therefore the ALPO/BAA weight=1 for 
     safety.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:48-23:20 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x90, seeing conditions: "at,. boiling") noted a coloured 
     area on the west wall of Copernicus that was unusual in appearance - 
     however other craters along the terminator had a similar effect. There 
     was also a "dazzling bright spot on the E. rim and he witnessed 6 
     flashes from the lighted part of Copernicus over a very short time 
     interval. Cameron comments that the colour may well have been dur to 
     chromatic aberation because a refractor was used. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=408 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:48-23:20 Ill=73% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT 02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     reflector, x90, atmosphereic conditions: boiling) found "N rim of Proc. 
     bright interior uniform gray". The Cameron 2006 catalog report is 
     slight unclear as the description for thnis 1990 Aug 30 TLP also 
     includes Copernicus and Censorinus in the list of TLP craters. So one 
     description which might refere to Copernicus, could possibly have been 
     meant for Proclus, namely: "Dazling bright spot on E rim. Rotated 
     eyepiece but no change. N rim of Proc.......". The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=408 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-05 UT 21:58-22:50 Ill=73% Tycho observed by Blair_G on 1980-5-23

     On 1980 May 25 at UT 22:18 G. Blair (Bridge of Weir, Scotland, 216mm 
     reflector, seeing II-IV) suspected a short sharp flash, white in colour 
     north of Tycho's north wall. Nothing more seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2017-Apr-05 UT 22:10-23:02 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1980-5-23

     On 1980 May 23 at UT22:30 (P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 10" reflector, seeing 
     II) described Aristarchus as a "blue luminous patch", but it was too 
     faint to obtain a CED brightness measurement. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     96 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-05 UT 22:30-00:16 Ill=73% Mons_La_Hire observed by Geisel_M on 1972-11-15

     Mons la Hire 1972 Nov 15 UT 09:45-10:18 M.Geisel (Brisbane, 
     Australia, 12.5" f/8 reflector, x90) discovered the TLP, P. 
     Anderson (9.5" reflector) independently confirmed that the TLP
     had an effect in his Moon Blink device - but the effect 
     (suspected that the blink was caused by the extreme nrightness 
     of the mountain?) was weak and thought it not worth further 
     investigation. Photographs taken by Anderson. Geisel believes 
     the effect to be real and states that the area remained sharp 
     and clear throughout. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-05 UT 23:58-01:21 Ill=73% Proclus observed by Classen on 1969-11-18

     Proclus 1969 Nov 18 UT 20:00? Observed by Classen (Pulnitz, 
     Czechoslovakia, 8" refractor) "Brightened, exceeded normal. Brightness 
     is monitored relative to Censorinus. (started July, 1969) Obs. thinks 
     all bright craters are variable. (Apollo 12 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1216.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:07-02:22 Ill=74% Copernicus observed by Spellman_R on 1995-7-7

     On 1995 Jul 07 at UT 04:22 R. Spellman (Los Angeles, CA, USA) noted 
     that the floor of Copernicus was slightly darker in blue light. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. This report came from R. Spellman's web site.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:07-02:22 Ill=74% Godin observed by Spellman_R on 1995-7-7

     On 1995 Jul 07 at UT 04:22 R. Spellman (Los Angeles, CA, USA) 
     noted that the inside of Bodin darkened in blue light and also 
     the floor was darker in white light than it was the previous 
     day. The  ALPO/BAA weight=1. This report came from R. 
     Spellman's web site.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:07-02:22 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Spellman_R on 1995-7-7

     On 1995 Jul 07 at 04:22UT R. Spellman (Los Angeles, CA, USA) noted that 
     the floor of Proclus looked slightly darker in blue light. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:08-02:31 Ill=74% Copernicus observed by Hedervari on 1969-11-18

     Copernicus 1969 Nov 18 UT 21:10-21:11 Observed by Hedervari 
     (Budapest, Hungary, 3.5" refractor) "Yellowish-red stripe on 
     inner W. wall (chrom. aberr.? Apollo 12 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID No. 1217. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:10-03:04 Ill=74% Vitello observed by Unknown_Observer on 1960-8-1

     On 1960 Aug? 01 at UT 22:00? an unknown observer detected that Vitello 
     was illuminated -it should have been in shadow? Cameron says that if 
     several days before sunrise then the date could have been July through 
     to December, with August 1st most likely, and ancilary data is 
     therefore given for this date. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=729 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:55-03:33 Ill=74% Vitello observed by Pink_A on 2007-10-20

     2007 Oct 20 UT 17:31 A.Pink (Basinkstoke, UK) images a flash on 
     the dark size of the Moon near to Vitello. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:56-03:20 Ill=74% Goldschmidt observed by Brandli on 1969-11-18

     Goldschmidt 1969 Nov 18 UT 21:59 Observed by Brandi (Wald, Switzerland, 
     6" reflector x90) "Brightening -- photo. (the author, WSC, cannot 
     verify LTP on film. Its brightness similar to other features at same 
     term. dist. Shadow is anomolous if real -- very narrow streak beside it 
     & beyond main shadow (Apollo 12 watch)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #1218.


2017-Apr-06 UT 01:58-03:33 Ill=74% Plato observed by Klein_HJ on 1878-10-5

     Plato 1878 Oct 05 UT 21:40 Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6?" 
     refractor) "Fog in W. part of crater. Faint shimmer like thin white 
     cloud" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #203.


2017-Apr-06 UT 02:05-03:33 Ill=74% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1989-1-16

     On 1989 Jan 16 at UT 20:00 G. North (Herstmonceux, UK, 30" reflector) 
     observed Toricelli B to change in brightness and found colour in it. A 
     10 minute exposure spectrum was taken (Cameron does not have 
     information on whether anything unusual was recoeded) before clouds 
     obscured the Moon. Normally a 30 minute exposure would be needed. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=345 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-06 UT 02:10-03:33 Ill=74% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1982-3-4

     On 1982 Mar 04 at UT 20:00 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found Censorinus 
     (4.6) to be brighter than Proclus (4.0) in white light. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=164 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 02:10-03:33 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1982-3-4

     On 1982 Mar 04 at UT 20:00 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found Proclus 
     (4.0) to be fainter than Censorinus (4.6) in white light. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=164 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-06 UT 02:20-03:33 Ill=74% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-4-6

     Plato 1979 Apr 06 UT 18:00-21:00 Observed by Crick (Belgium, seeing II-
     III) Part of floor darker than normal and obscuration on inner west 
     wall - the effect did not change during the observation. Drawing made. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=49 and weight=3. ALPO-BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-06 UT 21:38-22:33 Ill=82% Agrippa observed by Capron on 1878-12-4

     Agrippa and vicinity 1878 Dec 04 UT 20:00? Observed by Capron (France?) 
     "Odd, misty look as if vapor were in or about them" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #209.


2017-Apr-06 UT 21:38-22:11 Ill=82% Alphonsus observed by Jenning on 1966-4-1

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 01 UTC(?) 03:00-03:20 Observed by Jenning, Harris 
     (Coral Estates, CA, USA, 12" reflector) "Red patch from c.p. to W. wall 
     (no confirm. from Corralitos obs. moon blink device & obs. at that 
     time)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #924.


2017-Apr-06 UT 21:38-21:40 Ill=82% Mare_Crisium observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-6-12

     Arsyukhin and others (Moscow, USSR), with naked eye and binouculars 
     saw three dark spots suddenly appear on Mare Crisium and disappear 
     approximately 30 minutes later. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=145
     and catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-06 UT 21:38-21:40 Ill=82% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-6-12

     Arsyukhin and others (Moscow, USSR), with naked eye and binouculars 
     saw TLP activity in Plato that Cameron thinks confirms what UK
     observers saw later. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=145
     and catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 22:48-00:38 Ill=82% Copernicus observed by Johnstone_GH on 1954-11-6

     Observed by G.H. Johnstone of Albuquerque, NM, USA on 1954 Nov 05 UT 
     20:00 (according to Cameron), but 02:00-04:00 according to the
     original observation and at colongitudes 34.7 to 35.7 deg. 4" 
     reflector, x150 used. The obsewrver reported that the western part 
     (about 1/3rd of the interior) was pitch black with shadow. However 
     there was a zone about as wide, or perhaps only a fourth of the total 
     width that was distinctly a lighter bluish shade, almost like twilight. 
     The shadows of the peaks on the western edge of the rim were clearly 
     seen crossing this bluish shadowed area. Then this area ended sharply, 
     and the farside was bathed in light from the rising sun. The shadows of
     the peak were sharply defined across the twilight zone, and the edge of 
     the pitch black shadow was easily defined but not as sharp as the
     darker shadows crossing the the blue twilight zone. The observer 
     checked other craters but did not see this condition in any of them - 
     they all had the abrupt division between black and white that we would
     normally expect to see. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=579 and weight=2.
     Reference 1962 edition of ALPO's Journal: The Stolling Astronomer.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-06 UT 23:16-00:42 Ill=82% Censorinus observed by Brandli on 1969-11-19

     Censorinus 1969 Nov 19 UT 1922 Observed by Brandli (Wald, 
     Switzerland, 6" reflector, x90) "Brightening -- photo, (the 
     author, WBC, cannot verify from photo. It is brighter, but so 
     are Proc. & Dionys. -- it being between. i.e. Proc. > Censor. > 
     Dionys. Apollo 12 watch)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). 
     NASA catalog ID #1220. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 23:22-00:43 Ill=82% Plato observed by Fitton on 1970-12-8

     Plato 1970 Dec 08 UT 18:00-23:59 UT Observed by Fitton (Oldham, 
     England, 8.5" refkector, S=VG) "All surrounding detailperfect, 
     but barely a trace of floor detail. A suggestion of 2 or 3 white 
     spots including central A seen only on one examination out of 
     five. "sector" beginning to show. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-06 UT 23:38-01:35 Ill=82% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1981-6-12

     P. Moore at 21:10 found the southern wall (and ontothe southern floor)
     of the crater to be indistinct. Elsewhere in the crater everything was
     sharp. The effect was still seen at 21:42UT, but less strong. A check
     was made for colour with aq Moonblink device, but none was seen. There
     was still a trace of this effect at 21:44UT, although detail was now
     becoming visible. By 21:48UT vertical streaks were seen crossing
     the floor from the obscuration area and these were more visible in the 
     red filter and not in the blue. Cameron comments that undefined patches
     on the floor of Plato are not normal. By 21:55UT some craterlets on the
     floor started to become visible and the TLP for Moore ended by UT22:23.
     P.Foley was alerted by Moore and saw a "amssive dense obsecuration
     on the south wall, south floor and south outer glacis to the Mare".
     Foley noted that by 21:50UT the effect was fading and finished by 
     22:03UT. Foley reported an orange translucent haze covering half of the 
     floor, but floor craterlets could be seen on and off - however his 
     atmospheric seeing conditions were IV. At 22:00 UT Foley reported the 
     floor close to the north wall to be "milky or misty". No detail was 
     visible at 21:15UT and variability in the floor continued until 
     23:10UT. Hedly-Robinson was aleted at 21:35UT and found no difference 
     between red and blue views of the area, however he did find that the 
     south rim was indistinct although this effect had lessened by 22:00 UT 
     and was normal by 22:17UT. M. Mobberly saw a white spot on the floor at 
     21:20 UT, whereas he normally would have expected to see craterlets. 
     Mobberly was alerted at 21:40 UT and took some colour photos. He also 
     made sketches that showed variability in the floor and dark lines and 
     patches in the north west corner. However the altitude of the Moon was 
     low. Cameron mentions that two of the photos show loss of detail at the 
     south wall and beyond.and also a change in the floor markings.The north 
     wall at 21:50UT was strangely reddish (didn't think this was spurious 
     colour). The rest of the wall was sharp at 22:20UT through a yellow 
     filter. Large bright patch in the centre and rest of the floor was 
     apparently of the same shading as Mare Imbrium. The above notes are 
     based upon the Cameron 2006 catalog extension TLP ID 145 and weight=4.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-06 UT 23:54-01:33 Ill=82% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-10

     Plato 1870 May 10 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) "Extraordinary 
     display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #167.


2017-Apr-07 UT 01:08-02:34 Ill=83% Mons_Piton observed by Baum_R on 1969-11-19

     Piton 1969 Nov 19 UT 21:15-22:00 Observed by Baum (England, 4.5" 
     refractor) "Traces of cloudiness on E. slope at 2115h. Increased  at 2150h in extent & brightness.      Spread onto plain. Summit & shadow in W. part sharp & clear. (Apollo 12 watch)." NASA catalog weigh     t=2. NASA catalog ID #1221


2017-Apr-07 UT 01:27-01:29 Ill=83% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-24

     On 1964 Jan 24 at 20:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=796 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 02:00-03:57 Ill=83% Plato observed by Brook_C on 2006-2-8

     C. Brook of Plymouth UK, using a 4" refractor x216, noticed at UT 20:10
     dark patches coming and going (in terms of visibility) on the floor of 
     Plato. Occasional views of the central cratelet (seen as a white spot) 
     were glimpsed. The dark patches seen lasted about 1-2 seconds before
     fading out during each visibility cycle. Teneriff Mountains were 
     checked but no sign of seeing effects that might explain the dark floor
     patches. By 20:26UT the dark patch effect was fading and by 20:31UT 
     floor detail was visible. Observations ceased at UT 20:34. Seeing 
     conditions were II and the Moon was at a high altitude. Other observers 
     were alerted but came on-line after the effect had finished. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Apr-07 UT 03:06-04:38 Ill=83% Censorinus observed by North_G on 2007-10-21

     At approximately 18:43UT observer noticed that Censorinus, and 
     its bright apron, appeared particularly brighter than normal. 
     There was some spurious colour present - but just a redness 
     along the southernmost extent of the apron visible; could not
     detect any blue along the northern edge however, he did do not
     suspect the colour to be anomalous. A re-examination at 18:51UT 
     revealed that the crater had faded and was seen to fade visibly 
     in real time to normal levels (over about a minute) by 18:53UT. 
     Other features remained constant and so too did the apparent 
     spurious colour.


2017-Apr-07 UT 03:54-04:38 Ill=83% Ramsden observed by Brook_C on 1999-5-25

     Ramsden 1999 May 25 UT 20:57-21:22 Observed by Brook 
     (Plymouth, UK, 4" refractor, x216, seeing II-III) "Bright spot 
     on W wall - brightness variation seen. - At the start it was 
     bright, then it faded, and towards the end of the observation 
     it was starting tobrighten again. BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-07 UT 03:58-04:38 Ill=83% Eratosthenes observed by Chilton_KE on 1968-11-1

     Eratosthenes 1968 Nov 01 UT 01:50-02:06 Observed by Chilton 
     (Hamilton, Canada, 12" reflector, 300x) "Red glow in the crater. 
     Weak blink beyond ESE (IAU?) wall. Visually, area would not 
     focus & gave impression of fog cascading down slope, but no 
     motion was vis. (Moore has misprint in time in his cat. 
     extension -- should be 0150-0206)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID 1106. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 04:37-04:38 Ill=83% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1983-3-24

     U.K. observers: G. North and P. Foley, both saw a wisp of blue 
     associated with this crater. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=209 and 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 21:36-23:31 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Duckworth on 1969-11-20 *

     Gassendi 1969 Nov 20 UT 17:06-17:15 Observed by Duckworth 
     (Manchester, England, 8" refractor x250) Faint Pinkish 
     Obscuration on floor. Event in progress at 1706 - left telescope 
     at 1715 to report it, but TLP gone upon return. Gassendi was 
     normal from from 1734-1822h. NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #1223. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 21:45-22:20 Ill=89% Plato observed by North_G on 1980-5-25

     Plato 1980 May 25 UT 21:33-22:54 Observed by North (Seaford, England, 
     seeing III-IV, 460mm Newtonian) Definite strong reddish glow along NNW
     border, definitely much stronger than spurious colouration and always 
     visible when telescope moved in RA and Dec to eliminate possible 
     chromatic aberation effects in the eyepiece. Effect ended by 21:54 UT. 
     BAA Lunar Section Report.


2017-Apr-07 UT 22:13-23:39 Ill=89% Hyginus_N observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-4-4

     Hyginus N 1944 Apr 04 UT 20:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England, 
     15" reflector) "Darker than usual. S. edge of great crater valley was 
     bordered by a narrow dark band for 13km along its length" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #490.


2017-Apr-07 UT 22:17-00:09 Ill=89% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1927-5-12

     Peice A (Swift=IAU name?) 1927 May 12 UT 22:03 Observed by Wilkins 
     (England, 15" reflector) "Complete obscuration of crater. Saw no trace 
     of it. It was vis. May 11 & faint on May 13. 3x in 1948 Moore saw whole 
     area misty gray & devoid of detail, whereas surroundings were sharp & 
     clear. Birt also found it invis. at times in late 1800's" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #394. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 22:48-23:27 Ill=89% Plato observed by Fauth on 1906-3-6

     Plato 1906 Mar 06 UT 22:00? Observed by Fauth (Germany? 6" refractor) 
     "Color (brightness?) greatly enhanced as it was to be on the next 
     nite" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #324.


2017-Apr-07 UT 22:52-00:19 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1990-1-8

     On 1990 Jan 08 at UT00:55 D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x159) observed an "anomalous black bar across Aris. Nearly 
     digonal to terminator." The nearby crater Prinz had curious shadow 
     patterns, perhaps related to the rising sun projecting shadows from the 
     eastern rim and "reflected down"? "At 0224 W wall had a break in it & a 
     diffuse glow where it should not be. Manske thinks it was Earthshine 
     effect. At 0305 Weier saw Manske's bar - with diffused light and 
     flicker like an aurora - like a gas with electric charge. At 0325 saw a 
     strange glow in Aris. but may be due to atm. though thought it to be a 
     LTP. Darling had never seen such effects before (flickering implies a 
     medium in it)." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=387 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:19-00:47 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Becker on 1969-11-20

     Gassendi 1969 Nov 20 UT 19:30-19:45 Observed by Becker (Holland, 4" 
     refractor) "Curious small shadow from NW (ast. ?) wall. (Apollo 12 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1224.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:30-01:25 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1981-6-13

     Aristarchus visible just past terminator. West wall was
     brighter than normal. Bright flash seen in/on NW wall -
     apparently in the same place as Pedler's May 17th sketch.
     Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=146 and weight=4.
     Observed by M. Price of Camberley, Surrey, UK with
     a 6" reflector and a Moon Blink device. Seeing=III.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:30-01:25 Ill=90% Plato observed by Price_M on 1981-6-13

     Plato 1981 Jun 13 UT 20:48-21:08 Observed by Price (Camberley, England, 
     152mm reflector, seeing III) Possible Moon blink (red) seen
     on north wall. Also the craterlets on the floor could be seen
     despite the observing conditions not being optimal. BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=146 and weight=4.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:31-01:29 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Armitage_J on 2006-2-9

     Observer noted a bright spot on the interior west wall that seemed
     brighter than what they would have expected. unfortunately the precise
     time of this observation was not recorded so the moon-rise and 
     midnight UT values are used to place a limit on the time of 
     observation. Images by Shaw taken at UT 1754, 18:45 and 23:13
     do not exhibit the effect.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:34-01:02 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Becker on 1969-11-20

     Aristarchus 1969 Nov 20 UT 19:45-20:05 Observed by Becker (Holland, 4" 
     refractor) "Sharp whiteness on inner W. (ast. ?) side (Apollo 12 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1224.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:52-01:45 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1984-1-14

     On 1984 Jan 14 at UT 20:00 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Aristarchus was brighter than it normally is at sunrise. No 
     quantitative measurements were made though. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=238 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-07 UT 23:54-01:37 Ill=90% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-11

     Plato 1870 May 11 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) "Extraordinary 
     display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #167.


2017-Apr-08 UT 00:05-01:11 Ill=90% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1965-3-14

     SE of Ross D 1965 Mar 14 UT 07:40 Observed by Cross (Whittier, CA, USA, 
     12" reflector) "Crater wall partially obscured; bright" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #872.


2017-Apr-08 UT 00:44-01:58 Ill=90% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1981-4-15

     Censorinus 1981 Apr 15 UT 22:15-23:10 M. Cook (Frimley, UK), 
     using a 12" reflector,found Censorinus to be glowing exceedingly 
     bright and was brighter than Proclus. It dulled later, but was 
     still brighter than Proclus. Censorinus was also slightly 
     brighter in blue than in red light. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=130 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-08 UT 01:11-02:16 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1968-12-31

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1968 Dec 31 UT 03:30-03:45 Observed by Taboada 
     (Mexico) "Terminator between the two was diminishing in brightness over 
     edge of Herod. at 0345, 2 darker spots seen over same place. (alerted 
     by Middlehurst for tidal predict.?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). 
     NASA catalog ID #1112.


2017-Apr-08 UT 01:11-02:16 Ill=90% Herodotus observed by Taboada on 1968-12-31

     On 1968 Dec 31 at UT 03:30-03:45 Taboada (Mexico) observed the 
     terminator between Aristarchus and Herodotus was diminishing in 
     brightness at 03:45UT over the edge of Herodotus. Two darker spots were 
     seen over same place. Alerted by Middlehurst for tidal predict? The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1112 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-08 UT 02:00-03:06 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 2005-1-21

     Torricelli B 2005 Jan 21 UT 21:21-21:43 Observed by North (Norfolk, UK, 
     20cm reflector, x64, x128, Seeing IV, Transparency, moderate) 
     "Torricelli B appeared rather dull with a prominent dark halo of a 
     strongly bluish tint. The halo extends a few sec of arc beyond the 
     crater. At 21:21-21:43 crater was varying in brightness but this may 
     have been due to the seeing? By 21:42 the dark halo was gone. By 21:44-
     21:49 UT the crater was brighter and more normal in brightness than 
     before. By 22:17 UT all was normal. The variations in brightness were 
     also seen by Cook (Mundesley, UK). Observations by Carbognani (Itlay) 
     21:20-23:10 failed to find any variations in brightness. Nor did Amato 
     (CT, USA) from 23:00-23:15 UT."


2017-Apr-08 UT 02:02-03:56 Ill=90% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Cook_JD on 1978-5-18

     On 1978 May 18 at UT20:45-21:53 J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x240) observed Promitorium Laplace to have 
     visually a brown colour - though no Moon Blink (red and blue 
     filters) effect was detected. Cameron comments that this is 
     probably a subjective effect - also others have reported 
     something similar at times. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=30 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-08 UT 02:49-04:46 Ill=90% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1998-7-5

     Plato 1998 Jul 05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, x200-
     x400, seeing II/III) comments that he is puzzled why the floor 
     of Plato, which is light gray in shade, looks completely blank 
     tonight. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-08 UT 03:33-05:04 Ill=90% Mare_Crisium observed by Moore_P on 1949-2-9

     Barker's Quadrangle (Capuanus) 26W, 34S 1949 Feb 9 UT 20:00? 
     Observed by Moore (England, 12" reflector) :Quadrangle not seen, 
     apparently misty. (quad. in Capuanus? see Wilkins & Moore, The 
     Moon, p124)" NASA catalog ID=514, weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3..


2017-Apr-08 UT 03:58-05:41 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1989-1-18

     M. Cook of Frimley, UK observed a brightening of the crater during
     this observing session. The cameron 2006 extended catalog ID=346 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-08 UT 04:32-05:39 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1983-3-25

     M. Cook of Frimley, UK, noticed Torricelli B to have a blue 
     tinge inside and outside. No colour had been noticed earlier 
     on 19-21 Mar. Cameron reports also in her catalog that the halo 
     around Torricelli B had lost its brilliance as seen on 29th Mar. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=210 and weight=5 - apparently being 
     confirmed by Marshall, Mobberley and Foley. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-08 UT 04:36-05:41 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-25

     Gassendi 1939 Sep 25 UT 01:30 Observed by Haas (New Mexico? 12" 
     reflector?) "NE part pf c.p. had I=9.4 comp. with I=6.4 (normal? in #
     458. under similar obs. cond. (& phase. thus real diff.)" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #462.


2017-Apr-08 UT 05:14-05:41 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Moseley_T on 1967-3-22

     Gassendi 1967 Mar 22 UTC 19:39-19:43 Observed by Mosely (Armagh, N. 
     Ireland, 10" refractor, x360) "Red color & blink strongly suspected 
     in small area centred on junction of 3 clefts 1/2 way from c.p. & 
     ESE wall. Well-defined & did not note change during obs. period. 
     Clouds terminated obs. till 2120 when it was not seen." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1018.


2017-Apr-08 UT 22:17-22:29 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-9-28

     On 1993 Sep 28 at UT 04:30-06:10 S.Beaumont (Cambridge, UK)observed 
     that the north east edge of Herodotus appeared as a "highland area 
     spilling over into" the Cobra's Head border or "overlook". The shadow 
     on the elevation was contiguous with a similar shadow over the Cobra's 
     Head "like a darkening of the terrain. Shadow appears softer diffused 
     without sharp bounds of most Lunar shadows. sketch. S. edge of crater 
     started to appear at 0615". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=468 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1 as the date or UT are wrong.


2017-Apr-08 UT 22:44-23:27 Ill=95% Plato observed by Fauth on 1906-3-7

     Plato 1906 Mar 07 UT 22:00? Observed by Fauth (Germany? 6" refractor) 
     "Color (brightness?) greatly enhanced as on the previous nite" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #324.


2017-Apr-08 UT 22:45-23:58 Ill=95% Plato observed by Taylor on 1972-10-19

     Plato 1972 Oct 19 UT 20:10 Observed by Taylor, Phillips, Ford, Kennedy 
     (Dundee, Scot. 10" refractor) "Taylor noted a slight blink on NW wall. 
     Ford said it was neg. Phillips was not sure. Taylor returned to 
     telescope & no blink. Kennedy reported neg." NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #1347.


2017-Apr-08 UT 23:08-00:25 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1981-4-16

     Foley, Kent, UK noted that the floor was slate blue-grey
     with no colour seen elsewhere. 12" reflector used, seeing=II.
     Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID 131 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-08 UT 23:48-01:41 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1984-1-15

     Foley (Kent, UK) saw the west wall dull and stongly coloured. Moore 
     (Sussex, UK) saw the wall as normal. However Cameron points out that 
     Foley (Kent, UK) is a lot more Blue/UV sensitive than Moore. Mosely 
     (Covington, UK) at 22:10 UT noticed a brightening on the East wall and 
     at 01:10-01:25 UT suspected that the interior had a weak yellow-green 
     cast to it. Cook (Frimley, UK) states that orange colour was within the
     interior crater, but green beyond the east rim at the 9 O'Clock and
     the south east corner to floor blue/mauvre beyond the northern rim 
     NW/WSW. Foley sstates that orange and blue/mauvre might be spurious 
     colour, but green one cannot get this way. Cameon suggests chromatic 
     aberatons as a possibility but thinks that the observers concerned were 
     experienced enough to recognize this if it were the cause. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=239 and weight=0. Moore used a 15?" refletor and 
     Foley used a 12" refletor. Mosely experienced II seeing and good 
     transparency. Cook had III seeing and also good transparency. P. 
     Grego made an observation this night too. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-08 UT 23:54-01:41 Ill=95% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-12

     Plato 1870 May 12 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) 
     "Extraordinary display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" 
     However an article by Nigel Logshaw in the Feb 2014 LSC suggests 
     that it was probably just normal fine scale spots and streaks on 
     the floor of the crater. NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=
     1. NASA catalog ID #167.


2017-Apr-09 UT 00:03-02:49 Ill=95% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1986-12-13 *

     Plato 1986 Dec 13 UT 20:30 Observed by A. Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     seeing III) North East quadrant of Plato the crater was blurred 
     and ill-defined. Also no craterlets visible anywhere on the 
     floor of Plato until the central craterlet was just glimpsed 
     later at 23:00-23:45, though seeing now III-IV (cirrus at times 
     in the sky). At this later time the NE rim was less blurred than 
     before. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-09 UT 00:30-01:53 Ill=95% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Bestwick on 1955-9-28

     Cobra Head 1955 Sep 28 UTC 23:00 Observed by Bestwick (England? 6?" 
     reflector x240) "Diffused brown patch of smoke or vapor, almost 
     obscured -- appeared over plain for a short distance."NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #612.


2017-Apr-09 UT 00:46-02:37 Ill=95% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1981-6-14

     Plato 1981 Jun 14 UT 21:58 Observed by Foley (Kent, England, 
     11.75" Newtonian, Seeing III, Transparency Good) "Obscuration 
     Seen" BAA Lunar Section Observation. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-09 UT 00:48-02:01 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-1

     Herodotus 1969 Jan 01 UT 03:15 Observed by Taboada (Mexico) 
     "Brightness in edge of crater dimmed & a heavy darkness was 
     noted thru course of cleft (Schroter's Valley?). (alerted for 
     tidal predict.?)"NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #
     1113. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-09 UT 01:59-03:56 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Zeller_P on 2016-7-17

     On 2016 Jul 17 UT 03:49 P.Zeller (ALPO, Indianapolis, IN, USA) 
     imaged a pseudo-peak with shadow on the floor of Herodotus, 
     however the image scale and quality of this colour image were 
     not great and the observer suspects that it might be an 
     imaging artefact. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-09 UT 03:04-04:58 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-5-19

     P. Foley of Kent, UK, using a 12" reflector, seeing=III-II, noticed
     that initially that the crater was pretty dull and that the floor
     was a slate blue-gray in colour at 22:45UT. A noticeable green spot
     inside the crater on the south east appeared at 22:25UT and vanished
     at 00:50UT. Cameron notes that one doesn't get green with spurious 
     colour. Crater Extinction brightness measurements were made at 22:00 UT
     (reading=2.8) and at 23:45UT (reading=3.7). The crater dropped in 
     brightness from 3.7 to 2.8 at 23:50UT and remained lower until 3.0 at 
     23:50-03:15 UT. A graph was produced and showed Proclus and Censorinus 
     at similar brightnesses, but Aristarchus variable. The Earthshine was 
     0.3. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog ID=31 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-09 UT 04:16-06:00 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

     Cobra Head 1967 Mar 23 UT 18:40-20:47 Observed by Sartory, 
     Moore, Moseley (Farnham, England, 15" reflector (Sartory) seeing 
     very poor & 10" refractor in Armagh, N. Ireland (Moore & Mosely) 
     x360 - seeing Fair to Poor) "Red patch seen intermittently; 
     moon-blink from 1916-2047h. Position agreed with Sartory who 
     alerted them to Aris. area; checks on others were neg." NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 1020. Then Aristarchus 1967 
     Mar 23 UT 18:40-20:30, 21:30 by Marsh and Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, x330). "Suspected colour on SW (ast.) 
     wall. Farrant saw color in crater, completely independently, 
     (inform. suggests same phenom. as seen by Moore & Moseley tho 
     they said Cobra head). NASA Catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #
     1021. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-09 UT 04:16-06:00 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

     Gassendi 1967 Mar 23 UTC 18:40-18:50 Observed by Sartory (Farnham, 
     England, 15" reflector) "Heavy blink on inner S. wall. Moved toward N. 
     at 1845, faded at 1850." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog 
     ID #1019.


2017-Apr-09 UT 05:04-06:28 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Johnson on 1937-9-17

     Johnson, of Des Moines, Iowa, USA, using a 7" reflector and an 8" 
     refractor, saw a bight streak. The observer looked later, but it was no 
     longer visible. Cameron thinks that it might have been a reflection 
     from the wall. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=423 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-09 UT 05:10-06:42 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-11-30

     D. Darling of (Sun Praire, WI, USA, using a 12.5" reflector at x150, 
     noticed a hint of red? colour on the south west rim of Aristarchus. 
     Brightness measurements were normal for Aristarchus and Herodotus. No 
     colour seen elsewhere e.g. Prom. LaPlace. The colour on Aristarchus had 
     gone by 01:15UT. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=414 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-09 UT 05:34-06:42 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Brook_C on 2007-10-23

     A fleeting faint reddish patch was seen in Gassendi 
     at 21:15UT. This observation has an ALPO/BAA weight of 2.


2017-Apr-09 UT 06:42-00:00 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

     Rays of(?) (in?) Herodotus 1955 Oct 28 UTC 18:30 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Russia, 50" reflector, spectragraph) "Spectrum 3934A (K of 
     Ca). 3964 (H of Ca) change in luminosity. 13% in H, 19% in K, 2% in H, 
     3% in K. in photo-line-depth method" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). 
     NASA catalog ID #622. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2017-Apr-09 UT 21:34-21:42 Ill=98% Manilius observed by Haas_W on 1939-6-30 *

     Manilius 1939 Jun 30 UT 06:05 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12"? 
     reflector) "Dark area in S. part was I=2.0 but was I=3.7 on 7/30/39. 
     Obs. conditions were very similar." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #449.


2017-Apr-09 UT 21:34-00:39 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Cutts on 1969-11-22 *

     Aristarchus 1969 Nov 22 UT 18:20-21:13 Observed by D. Cutts 
     (Chester, Eng., 8.5" reflector, x200), Moore (Sussex, Eng., 12" 
     reflector x425), Miles (Coventry, Eng. 5" refractor), Delaye and 
     Jourdran (Marseilles, Fr., 8" reflector) "Pulsating patch on W. 
     wall between 2 radial bands. Faded by 2000h. Returned to normal. 
     (Cutts). Miles saw strong pink in whole interior at 2112h. 
     Strong blink. No blink there at 2210-2212h. Gass., Grim., & 
     Plato were neg. Delaye & Joudan photog. it as very bright. Moore 
     got neg. results at 2135. (confirm. of activity?, Apollo 12 
     watch)." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1226. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2017-Apr-09 UT 23:10-01:04 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1989-10-13

     Aristarchus 1989 Oct 13 UTC 21:00 Observed by Cook (Frimley, Surrey, 
     UK, 20cm reflector (visual and video)) "Aristarchus had what appeared 
     to be a outline of a ghost crater on it's eastern side - quite large 
     and bright". Cameron 2006 extended catalog TLP ID No=378 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-09 UT 23:54-01:45 Ill=98% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1870-5-13

     Plato 1870 May 13 UT 22:00? Observed by Pratt (---), Elger (Liverpool, 
     England), (Gledhill (Brighton, England) "Extraordinary display of 
     lights. 27 seen by Pratt, 28 by Elger, only 4 by Gledhill. (independ. 
     confirm. ?" NASA catalog weight=5 (very good) NASA catalog ID #168.
     A bit more of a detailed report is as follows: "Upon the 13th of May, 
     1870, there was an "extraordinary display," according to Birt: 27 
     lights were seen by Pratt, and 28 by Elger, but only 4 by Gledhill, in 
     Brighton. Atmospheric conditions may have made this difference, or the 
     lights may have run up and down a scale from 4 to 28. As to 
     independence of sunlight, Pratt says (Rept. B.A., 1871-88), at to this 
     display, that only the fixed, charted points so shone, and that other 
     parts of the crater were not illuminated, as they would have been to an 
     incidence common throughout.(30) In Pratt's opinion, and, I think, in 
     the opinion of the other observers, these lights were volcanic." 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2017-Apr-10 UT 00:16-01:38 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1981-4-17

     Mobberley of Suffolk, UK, and using a 14" reflector and seeing=I-II
     saw yellowish/brown streaks within Aristarchus. A sketch indicates
     that these extended from a region on the east floor to the north west 
     corner, and then finally onto the bands on the west wall. Cameron
     2006 extension catalog ID=132 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-10 UT 00:23-02:11 Ill=98% Plato observed by Amery_GW on 1981-6-15

     Plato 1981 Jun 15 UTC 21:30 Observed by Amery (Reading, England, 25cm 
     reflector, seeing Antoniadi IV-V) At the 4 O'Clock position on the 
     North West corner?, there was a dark smudge which reached from the 
     floor across and over the wall and onto the terrain outside the crater. 
     Foley, alerted by Amery, saw a dark show-like patch in the crater's 
     north west corner, again lying across the rim. 2006 Cameron catalog 
     extension ID=148 and weight=4. Foley used a 12" reflector and seeing 
     was III-V. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-10 UT 01:57-02:33 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-27

     On 1964 Jan 27 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=797 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-10 UT 02:15-03:46 Ill=99% Manilius observed by Jean on 1968-11-4

     Manilius 1968 Nov 04 UT 00:15-00:30 Observed by Jean et al. (Montreal, 
     Canada, 4" refractor, 6" reflector) "Extremeley bright flash on Men. & 
     Man. each." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1101.


2017-Apr-10 UT 02:15-03:46 Ill=99% Menelaus observed by Jean on 1968-11-4

     Menelaus 1968 Nov 04 UT 00:15-00:30 Observed by Jean et al. (Montreal, 
     Canada, 4" refractor, 6" reflector) "Extremeley bright flash on Men. & 
     Man. each." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1101.


2017-Apr-10 UT 03:40-05:31 Ill=99% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1874-1-1

     Plato 1874 Jan 01 UT 20:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) 
     "Unusual appearance" NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #
     183. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-10 UT 03:49-06:42 Ill=99% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-3-8 *

     1982 Mar 08 Daniell UT 22:49-22:57 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK) - 
     A colour and brightness anomaly was seen a TLP alert was put 
     out. Cameron 2006 catalog extension weight=165 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-10 UT 06:19-07:40 Ill=99% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1954-10-10

     "Brightening in blue filter, 1st for seconds, later for mins". NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #574.


2017-Apr-10 UT 06:37-07:40 Ill=99% Plato observed by Kidd on 1971-11-1

     Plato 1971 Nov 01 UT 19:35-20:35 Observed by Kidd (S.Shields, England, 
     16" reflector, S=G), Kirsopp (England), Fitton (Lancashire, England, 
     8" reflector x200) "NW (IAU?) rim, small area of obscur. & bright spot 
     adjacent to it. Was normal at 2035h. Kirsopp confirmed. Fitton saw 
     nothing unusual in blink patrol. (blink device detects color rather 
     than brightness)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1318.


2017-Apr-10 UT 07:33-07:40 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-18

     Aristarchus 1975 Oct 18 UTC 20:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, England, 
     12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) interior corner." 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1415.


2017-Apr-10 UT 23:20-23:43 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1955-9-30

     Aristarchus area 1955 Sep 30 UTC 20:45 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England, 6.5" reflector, x200) "Area showed a westward yellow smear, 
     looked darkish in red, indicating presence of green." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #614. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-10 UT 23:20-00:00 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1981-4-18

     On 1981 Apr 18 at UT 19:50-22:10 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, using a 
     14" reflector, seeing poor and transparency poor) observed faint-yellow 
     streaks still visible, but less prominent. Cameron mentions that 
     Bartlett noticed this colour, but in the south floor of Aristarchus.
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=133 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-11 UT 00:35-02:00 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Schnuchel on 1972-10-21

     Aristarchus 1972 Oct 21 UTC 2:10-22:45 observed by Schnuchal (52.5N, 
     13.25E, 600mm f/11.7 reflector, T=1, S=3) "Bright spot with maximum 
     intensity at 22:10 UT diminution in brightness well observable" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984),p53-61


2017-Apr-11 UT 00:38-02:03 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-3

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 03 UT 03:20-03:50 Observed by 
     Taboada (Mexico) "Brightness between craters dimmed at 0345. 
     Change in colouration in N. part of Aris. -- gray & slightly 
     pinkish. Became more remarkable at 0350 in almost all the 
     extension of the cleft, (Sch. Vall. ?)." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1114. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 01:50-02:31 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-28

     On 1964 Jan 28 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=798 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 02:19-04:13 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gibbs_B on 2009-9-3

     On 2009 Sep 03 at UT23:15-23:17 B.Gibbs took some hand held digital
     SLR images of the Moon (Sky conditions clear). Four images were taken 
     at: 23:14:53, 23:15:59, 23:16:05 and 23:17:23 (uncertainty +/-15 sec 
     offset from actual UT). These showed some apparent variation in the 
     brightness of Aristarchus. However there are ways toexplain this 
     through image motion blur when the images were taken. However we 
     cannot be absoultely sure. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-11 UT 02:51-04:17 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1985-2-4

     G.Amery (Reading, UK, seeing=II) saw a brilliant white rim, bands
     and central peak. There was also a clearly seen white glare
     like feature over the ESE wall that had a direction opposite to the 
     crater interior bands. Cameron states that Foley says that this is 
     usual. High CED brightness readings obtained. M.Cook
     of Frimley, UK, took CED measurements at 23:35UT and recorded a 
     brightness of > 4.9. Reported a reversal of spurious colour - Cameron
     suspects that this was a local effect. No spurious colour noticed by 
     anyone else. However the brightness of the crater was confirmed by 
     other observers. Mosely suspected a brightness change on the inner east 
     wall at a relative position of 8 O'Clock. Cameron 2006 extension 
     catalog ID=259 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 02:58-04:31 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-9-11

     Aristarchus 1973 Sep 11 UTC 20:48-21:06 observed by Pasternak (53deg 
     20'N, 7deg 30'E, 75mm reflector T=1, S=3) "reddish colours at the S of 
     Aristarchus from 20.48-21.00 U.T., area spread to the region E of the 
     crater at 20.57 U.T., disappeared there at 21.04U.T., no colours after 
     21.06 U.T." - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), 
     p53-61


2017-Apr-11 UT 03:24-05:10 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1967-2-24

     Plato 1967 Feb 24 UT 04:21 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" reflector?) Using an Eng. moon blink device, discovered 
     red brightest on NNE wall summit - duration 10min. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1017. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 03:54-05:50 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Grainger on 1961-6-27

     Aristarchus 1961 Jun 27/28 23:00?-01:00? Observed by Granger & 
     Ring (Italy). "Enhancement of Spectrum in UV at CaII similar to 
     May obs." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #741. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 03:54-05:50 Ill=100% Bessel observed by Grainger on 1961-6-27

     Enhancement of spectrum in UV and CaI recorded on photoelectric 
     spectrometer scans by Grainger and Ring in Italy. Effect seen on 
     Aristarchus and a ray near Bessel (approx 17E, 22N). Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=740 and weight=5. ALPO weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 04:57-06:53 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-8-3

     Proclus 1955 Aug 03 UTC 04:13-04:40 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=5, T=5) "Floor blackish 2 intensity but 
     in green filter assumed a distinctly mottled or flocculent appearance 
     -- seen only in green. Neither blue nor red had any effect, but on 
     previous eve. green light had not produced such an appearance." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #602. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 05:17-06:05 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-5-26

     On 1964 May 26 UT 04:10-04:35 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=5, T=5). 
     observed that Aristarchus had a strong blue-violet glow on the east 
     wall and EWBS, with a strong violet tinge on the nimbus. Crater was 
     hazy, could not focus it in red, green or blue light. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID= and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-11 UT 05:32-07:21 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-12

     Aristarchus 1976 Jun 12 UT 05:21 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore. MD. 
     USA, 4.5" reflector, 40-225x, S=5, T=3, "Deep viol. tinge in N. 1/2 of 
     nimbus. Faint blue-viol. radiance (gas ?) on E. - NE wall along crest. 
     No color elsewhere, nor on plateau m." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #1435.


2017-Apr-11 UT 05:54-07:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1842-10-18

     Aristarchus vicinity 1842 Oct 18 UT 23:00? Observed by 
     Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) "Mingling of all colors in small 
     spots in W. & NW of crater. (interposition of year dates? was #
     101 --1842 prob. correct." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #121. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-11 UT 06:04-08:02 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-2

     F. Graham took some photos of the Cobras Head and found a blue cloud 
     about 50 km in diameter and scattering light - Cameron says that 
     this indicates high density. Darling found the Cobra's Head obscure and 
     variable "clear and bright to diffused". Cameron was alerted observed 
     (02:40UT) variations with periods of approximately 30 seconds, and 
     thought that she could see a red tinge on the east rim of Aristarchus - 
     checks elsewhere found no other colours. Darling found that a blue 
     filter enhanced the effect and a red filter made it disappear. There 
     was a blink at 02:55UT but no blink in the Cobra's Head, which looked 
     fuzzy and lacking in detail. The effect was confirmed by Weier, who 
     also saw two dark spots in the Cobra Head in blue but not in red light. 
     The brightness of the Cobras Head was 6.0, Herodotus floor 5.5, NW wall 
     7.5, South wall, 7.0, Aristarchus south wall 9.0, west wall 9.0, south 
     wall 7.0, East wall 8.0, and the central peak 10.0. Observer details 
     were as follows: Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" reflector, x159, 
     S=9/10).  D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" reflector, x159, S=
     9/10), W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" reflector x110 and x220, T=6 and 
     S=6) F. Graham (E.Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 7" refractor, thin haze). 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=415 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2017-Apr-11 UT 06:44-08:17 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-10

     On 1897 Oct 10 at UT 19:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" 
     refractor?) observed in Shroter's valley and the vicinity, "Variations 
     in vapor col. change in direction of cloud rising from F is marked 
     (time est. fr. given colon.)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=292 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-11 UT 07:23-08:26 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2000-6-16

     On 2000 Jun 15 UT 20:37 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor, x117 & x40, seeing good, transparency excellent) 
     observed abright spot on the north rim of Mare Crisium (57E, 
     25N). It was comparable to the illuminated rim of Proclus in 
     brightness. No colour seen. The spot was not visible the next 
     night. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-11 UT 07:43-08:37 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-6-20

     Archimedes 1940 Jun 20 UT 07:30 Observed by Haas (NM, USA, 12?" 
     reflector) "NE wall (outer) had I=2.5 on this nite but 5.0 on 
     Aug. 18 (see #471 -- both same phase so real diff. 2.5 normal?)" 
     NASA weight=4. NASA ID No. #467. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-11 UT 08:09-08:37 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1964-4-26

     Near Censorinus 1964 Apr 26 UT 20:00? Observed by Hopmann 
     (Czchoslovakia?) "Surface brightening somewhat similar to Kopal and 
     Rackham in #779" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #810.


2017-Apr-11 UT 23:53-00:35 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Porter on 1978-8-19

     On 1978 Aug 19 at UT02:45-04:00 Porter (Naragansetts, RI, USA, using a 
     6" reflector, Seing = 6/10) noticed blue on the north east corner of 
     Aristarchus and an orange glow on the south east wall. They detected no 
     movement or change in brightness. The observer used both eyes, to make 
     sure it was not an eye defect, and three filters: red Wratten 25, blue 
     Wratten 82 and Violet Wratten 47. Porter found that the colours faded 
     for a duration of 5 minutes and then returned. Their right eye gave a 
     good view and using their left eye they suspected that it was 0.5 steps 
     brighter than the remainder of the crater. The suspected colour 
     remained visible, even under moments of good seeing conditions. The 
     colour eventually faded over time and was eventually gone. Porter 
     reportd seein gcolour here on the following night. Apparently other 
     bright spots showed no colour. Fitton suggests that the filters used 
     confirm that the south east wass was definitely red in colour. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=37 and the weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 00:04-01:54 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1973-11-10

     Aristarchus 1973 Nov 10 UTC 20:00? Observed by Coates (England, 8" 
     reflector x200, Moon at gigh altitude above horizon). "Attracted to 
     crater because of an orange hue extending towards Herod. Has seen this 
     at other times. Thinks not a LTP, but actual color on ground."NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1381.


2017-Apr-12 UT 00:11-01:41 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-4

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 04 UT 03:00-03:45 Observed by  
     Taboada (Mexico) & Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 
     24" reflector + Moon Blink) "Brightness increased slightly 
     around Herod. & cleft (S.V?) became darker than previous day. 
     The dark gray & pink formed yellowish at 0345h in whole region 
     of Aris. Bluing around crater in Corralitos MB (photos?) 
     (confirm. of activity at Aris.?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #1115. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-12 UT 00:11-01:41 Ill=99% Herodotus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-4

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 04 UT 03:00-03:45 Observed by  
     Taboada (Mexico) & Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, 
     USA, 24" reflector + Moon Blink) "Brightness increased 
     slightly around Herod. & cleft (S.V?) became darker than 
     previous day. The dark gray & pink formed yellowish at 0345h 
     in whole region of Aris. Bluing around crater in Corralitos 
     MB (photos?) (confirm. of activity at Aris.?)" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1115. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 00:14-01:52 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 1998-5-11

     On 1988 May 11 (UT 20:30-20:55) C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor, x28) found Aristarchus to be brighter than he would 
     have expected. Compared to Proclus and Tycho. He observed from 
     20:55-22:38 and found it to be normal in brightness over this 
     time. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 01:00-02:57 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-11-11

     Observed by Bartlett (Batimore, MD, USA, S=4, T=5) "E.wall? blue 
     glare. He was uncertain @it. Couln't focus it. Herodotus 
     unaffected." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 581. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-12 UT 01:43-03:27 Ill=99% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-5

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-12 UT 03:25-05:20 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mellor on 1978-5-22

     Aristarchus was not normal, but all the following features were: Mare 
     Crisium, Proclus, Sinus Iridium, Grimaldi, and Tycho. Observed by 
     Mellor and Fitton, UK. Observer notes that Aristarchus is brighter than 
     Tycho when normal. Estimated variation was 25%. However the Moon was 
     low and the Moon was yellow. Despite this the observer decided that the 
     effect was real. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=32 and weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 03:48-05:20 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1977-7-1

     P Moore, Selsey, Sussex, UK, used a 5" x250 scope and between
     23:50UT on Jul 1st 1977 and 00:10UT on Jul 2nd 1977 observed
     Aristarchus. The south wall of the crater was reddish, extending 
     down to the outer south east wall (IAU). However seeing was no 
     better than III-IV and he was 99% sure that the colour was 
     spurious. His report was submitted only in case any other 
     observers reported something similar. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 04:32-06:29 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1958-8-30

     Proclus 1958 Aug 30 UT 06:30-06:45 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4" reflector, x240, S=6, T=5) "Proc. Q. a bright spot on NE rim 
     apparently a crater presented a very abnormal aspect. Extraordinarily 
     large & at least 9 deg bright -- like EWBS on Aris. This spot is 
     subject to large unexplained variations. At 97 deg col. in July, Q was 
     also 9 deg bright but very small. At col.96 deg, 5 in May '58, 
     col.99deg in Feb.'50, & 96 deg in Nov. '55 it was not seen at all. 
     Assoc. with tonite was a distinct blue glare on NE rim, extending for 
     short dist. & @ 2x as far as S." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #894.


2017-Apr-12 UT 05:14-07:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-1-23

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 23 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographed 
     due to clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2017-Apr-12 UT 05:24-05:56 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1967-11-17

     Plato 1967 Nov 17 UTC 18:36-18:50 Observed by Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor x260) "Faint blink 
     under SW wall. Nothing seen vis. Gone by 1839h. Reappeared at 
     1841, then gone by 1850h. Checks till 0200h were neg. Obs. 
     dubious of reality of phen." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog 
     ID #1054. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-12 UT 06:50-08:30 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-2

     On 1955 Oct 02 at UT 05:30-05:55 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector, x100, S=7, T=5) observed the following in Aristarchus 
     crater: "Viol. gl. on E, NE rim, over EWBS resembled a viol. mist. 
     Crater itself was hazy, could not get a sharp focus". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=615 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2017-Apr-12 UT 06:51-08:38 Ill=99% Humboldt observed by Goodacre_W on 1897-12-9

     W.Humboldt 1897 Dec 09 UTC 23:00? Observed by Goodacre (Crouch End, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Shadow anomaly. Chocolate penumbral shade 
     edging black shadow on E. wall." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA 
     catalog ID #296.


2017-Apr-12 UT 07:06-09:00 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-27

     Mobberley noticed that Torricelli B was bright and had an even brighter 
     spot on the inner north wall. The observation was made from UT19:45-
     21:40 using visual and video techniques. There was also a bright region 
     NNE of Toricelli B, that was noticed. Foley examined the video and 
     found that the crater faded in brightness over time and also the bright 
     area to the NNE was not as bright on video as had been seen visually. 
     Foley speculates that because the CCD camera was sesnitive to the near 
     IR that maybe the spot was blue?. Foley observed from 21:12-21:21UT and 
     also saw the bright spot on the inner north wall - but saw a blue halo 
     around the crater. Response in blue filter, darkening over whole 
     region. Brightness measures with a crater extinction device (CED) 
     indicated that the crater was 80-85% the brightness of Censorinus. 
     There was a bright area NNE of the region. M. Cook observed 22:10-
     22:16UT (15cm reflector and seeing III-IV) and also saw that the crater 
     was very bright indeed with a spot NNE of the region (same position as 
     28/28 1985 observation) - suspected that the crater might have been 
     brighter than Censorinus, but judgement effected by seeing. In a blue 
     filter the crater dulled leaving the bright spot prominent (but only 
     during a good moment of seeing) - therefore had some suspicion of 
     seeing effects. At 01:00-01:04UT M. Cook used a 12" reflector on the 
     area, but the seeing was even worse - but did manage a check of the 
     brightness of Torricelli B to Censorinus and now made it one quarter of 
     that of Censorinus and no sign of the crater dimming in the blue as had 
     been seen earlier in the 6" refletor. A. Cook (Frimley, seeing V) at 
     21:15UT (Dec 27) thought that Torricelli B looked normal and saw no 
     colour. At Dec 28 at UT 00:02-00:25 A. Cook obtained some CCD images 
     through red+IR (Wratten 25) and IR (Wratten 87) but found no colour 
     differences, though there was a very slight hint that a brightness fade 
     may have occurred between those two observing times. Note that this
     report does not have an entry in the Cameron 2006 Extension Catalog.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2017-Apr-12 UT 07:08-08:57 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Milligan on 1955-10-31

     Cobra Head 1955 Oct 31 UTC 19:00 Observed by Milligan (England?) "Dark 
     blue obscuration" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 624.


2017-Apr-12 UT 07:55-10:19 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17 *

     On 1984 Feb 17 at 19:45-22:20UT P. Madej noticed colour in Aristarchus 
     and telephoned the BAA Lunar Secton TLP network. Mosely at 21:15UT 
     observed that Aristarchus was both bright and fuzzy - there was some 
     spurios color (red on south and blue on the north) but this was 
     replaced by violet. By 21:30UT (transparency=fair) the centre of the 
     crater was bluish and the west wall creamy white. the north and south 
     walls were brilliant white. By 22:00-22:30 UT the seeing had improved 
     and the crater looked unusual - now the centre was violet and the west 
     wall duller, off-white. By 05:35UT the crater was difficult to define 
     according to Cook - 4 bands could be seen under II seeing and the north 
     rim was fuzzy and less bright than the east wall (this was hazy). P. 
     Moore observed that the crater was normal at 04:00UT. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=242 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-12 UT 07:55-10:19 Ill=99% Reinhold observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17 *

     On 1984 Feb 17 at 19:45-22:20UT P. Madej (England, seeing=III-
     IV, x50)noticed that the crater Reinhold had a blood red spot 
     on the northern terraces, at the base of the inner wall in a 
     summit crater on the last of a crater chain or ridge 
     descending from the top to floor". Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=242 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-12 UT 08:22-09:32 Ill=99% Linne observed by Sykes on 1983-1-29

     On 1983 Jan 29/30 at UT20:35-01:00 Sykes (UK?) observed that 
     Linne appeared to brighten for approximately 20 min and had the 
     appearance of a point (confirmed). This observation was made 
     during a major Torricelli B TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 
     and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-12 UT 08:22-09:32 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-29

     Torricelli B 1983 Jan 29/30 UTC 20:35-02:30 Observed by Foley (12" 
     reflector, seeing Antoniadi II, Transparency=good, no spurious colour 
     seen), Moberley (14" reflector, seeing Antoniadi II, transparency 
     excellent, spurious colour strong), Cook, J & M (12" reflector, seeing 
     Antoniadi II-III, transparency moderate). All observers based in 
     southern England. "Initially crater brightest feature on the Moon, then 
     it faded. Strong colour also seen by all observers e.g. green-blue to 
     violet. Report of observations written up in JBAA Vol 100, No. 3, p117 
     123, (2000) - probably one of the best reorted TLP". The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=198 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2017-Apr-12 UT 09:10-09:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-11

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 11 06:44 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4.5" reflector, 45-300x, S=4-3, T=4) "Pale viol. radiance (gas?) on 
     plateau m. Dark viol. tinge on nimbus. C.p.=10 deg walls=8deg, & all of 
     floor=8 deg. W.wall out of focus due to haziness (gas?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1441.


2017-Apr-13 UT 00:28-00:43 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-11-12

     Aristarchus 1954 Nov 12 UTC 02:20-03:05 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=5-6, T=3-4) "Blue-violet glare on EWBS & 
     whole length of E. wall. Suspected viol. tint on VA; uncertain @ 
     m" NASA catalog weight=4. This had faded later by 05:07. NASA 
     catalog ID #582. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-13 UT 00:28-02:01 Ill=97% Alhazen_Alpha observed by Daw on 1972-10-23

     Alphazen Alpha 1972 Oct 23 UT 22:10?-22:13? (Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 
     21cm Newtonian, x217, seeing very good). Flickering colours seen 
     on the north field of Alhazen Alpha mountain. Above UTs 
     estimated by the observer, but the duration of the effect was 3 
     minutes. Colouration centred on the hills that run north to 
     south between Mare Anguis and Mare Crisium. The colour 
     alternated from east to west about 2 or 3 times per second. The 
     colour was not apparent to the north or south, or indeed on any 
     other features. Telescope field of view moved, but effect stayed 
     in the same place on the Moon. Moon't terminator scanned for 15 
     minutes afterwards, but the effect did not recur. The colour 
     seen was mostly red, with a band of orange, and a strip of 
     yellow nearest the hills, the proportions being 6:2:1. The bands 
     seemed to arc up steep above the Moon's surface and flatten out 
     over the mare surface either side of the hill features. No 
     filters were used in the observation. Observer suspects some 
     kind of diffraction spectrum to explain the larger dispersion in 
     the red end of the spectrum. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Apr-13 UT 00:28-02:01 Ill=97% Mare_Anguis observed by Daw on 1972-10-23

     Between Mare Anguis and Mare Crisium ~23E, ~23N Observed by Daw 
     (England) "Observed red, orange, yellow arching upward & outward on 
     either side of hills. Widths of colors were 6:2:1 of R,O,Y respectively 
     -- in keeping with a spectrum. Thinks that's what it was" NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1348.


2017-Apr-13 UT 00:28-00:55 Ill=97% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Moore_P on 1996-7-31

     On 1996 Jul 31 at 22:40UT P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, x300) 
     noticed a lack of detail in the Cape Agarum area - he would normally 
     have expected to have seen some craterlets. However he would not rate 
     this observation much because the seeing was only III and he does not 
     think that it was an obscuration. However just in case he wanted to 
     record this report in the archives. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 00:43-02:28 Ill=97% Proclus observed by Savill_AM on 1973-11-11

     Proclus 1973 Nov 11 UT 20:40-23:05 Observed by Savill 
     (Cambridge, England, 12" refractor, x100?), Young (Yorks, 
     England), Pedler (Bristol, England, 6" reflector?), Livesey 
     (Scotland). "At 100x showed a bright spot in S.part of crater. 
     At 300x was vis. but power too high. In 8-in refr. at 170x, at 
     2055h 2 spots present. Confirmed by Young. Seeing was 
     improving. At 2104h in 12-in refr. at 260x the lower spot 
     seemed distinctly enlarged & vaporous. Decided it was due to 
     poor seeing. Later the 2 spots were better defined & separated 
     but lower moved away fr. larger one & they seemed more 
     separated than earlier. Obs. ended at 2305h when they decided 
     it was not an LTP. but was 2 craters instead of humps. There 
     were neg. repts. from others at the same time. (there are no 
     craters in Proclus)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #
     1382. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 01:02-02:57 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1824-11-8

     Schroter's Valley: Cobra Head 1824 Nov 08 UTC 00:00? Observed by 
     Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) "Mingling of all colors in small spots. 
     Described a violet glimmer near Cobra Head & plateau that spreads; 
     starts just after sunrise. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and catalog 
     ID=103. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2017-Apr-13 UT 01:31-04:23 Ill=97% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-3-18 *

     Plato 1870 Mar 19 UT 00:00? Observed by Gledhill? (halifax, England, 
     9" refractor) "Same group (of craters) as in Feb. illuminated. (if 
     phase same as Apr. 1970 then date is Mar 19" NASA catalog weight=2 
     (low). NASA catalog ID #165.


2017-Apr-13 UT 01:47-03:25 Ill=97% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-6

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3.


2017-Apr-13 UT 01:47-03:29 Ill=97% Mons_Vinogradov observed by Bakowski_T on 2006-1-16

     On 2006 Jan 16 at 05:44UT T. Bakowski (Orchard Park, NY, USA) observed 
     a round dark object in 1 of 21 frames from a camera. The exposure was 
     1/250th sec. Seeing conditions were bad. The dark spot is east of Mons 
     Vinogradov, at or near crater J. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 02:11-03:43 Ill=97% Schickard observed by Moore_P on 1939-8-2

     Schickard 1939 Aug 02 UT 00:01 Observed by Moore (England, 
     12?" reflector) "Floor milky, walls almost vis. 2 bright pts. 
     in area. not extending to extreme w.part of floor" NASA 
     catalog ID #456. NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-13 UT 02:47-04:28 Ill=96% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1958-7-3

     Proclus 1958 Jul 03 UT 06:18-07:15 Obsrved by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=5, T=3) "Proc. C a remarkable phenom. of 
     which he is certain. At beginning of obs. C was 5 deg bright & 
     conspicuous -- its normal appearance at or nr. SS. At 0620 it suddenly 
     became dull so as to almost vanish. By 0640 C was very dull-- 3.5 deg. 
     An indep. check was made at 0715 with same instru. & it was still at 
     3.5 deg. Note C does not mean Proclus C but a notation system developed 
     by Bartlett for features in and around Proclus". Cameron's 1978
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). Cameron's 1978 NASA catalog ID #688.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-13 UT 02:59-04:55 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-12-3

     On 1990 Dec 03 at UT23:00-01:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, Surrey, UK) noticed 
     that the central peak of Aristarchus was quite bright and extended to a 
     circular region in the east in the crater "sprout" area - Cameron 
     suggests that this is Bartletts self defined EWBS area?. Beyond the rim 
     to the east was very bright. However no colour effect was seen in 
     filters. A sketch was supplied. Cameron notes the coincidence of 
     perigee and full Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID is 416 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 03:21-04:52 Ill=96% Cleomedes_A observed by Brook_C on 1993-9-2

     On 1993 Sep 02 UT2250-23:30 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 70mm 
     refractor, x100, seeing=III) noted that Cleomedes A was 
     exceptionally bright and compared it with plate 4C in Henry 
     Hatfield's Atlas. He had noticed it was bright earlier in the 
     evening, but his attention was drawn to it at 22:50UT. By 
     23:07UT it was dimmer, with patches of cloud coming up and a 
     slight deterioration in seeing. By 22:30 UT the crater was no 
     longer exceptionally bright. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=466 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 03:28-05:11 Ill=96% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-3

     Proclus 1955 Oct 03 UTC 02:10-02:40 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=1-0?, T=4) "Proc. D (his ID) normally a 
     bright white spot on E. floor disappared as a dark spot, I=2.5 & barely 
     disting. from 3deg gray. In July lunation it was seen as normal bright 
     spot at col. 347.57, 359.36, 36.74 & 61.83 but vanished after 61.83. 
     C.p. abnormally dark & close to floor intensity. At 1st failed to find 
     it I=2.5 whereas it is normally 5.0." The cameron 1978 catalog ID=616 
     and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-13 UT 03:59-05:56 Ill=96% Plato observed by Grainger on 1961-6-29

     East of Plato 1961 Jun 29/20 23:00?-01:00 Observed by Granger 
     and Ring (both in Italy) "Enhancement of spectrum in UV & Ca I 
     recorded on photoelectric spectrometer scans" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #742. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-13 UT 05:12-06:55 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-1-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 24 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographe due to 
     clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2017-Apr-13 UT 06:03-07:46 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-3

     On 1955 Oct 03 at UT 04:45-05:05 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector, x100, S=5, T=3) observed the following in Aristarchus 
     crater: "Whole cdrater hazy, couldn't focus it. Herodotus unaffected". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=617 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-13 UT 06:07-08:02 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1978-5-24

     On 1978 May 24 at 00:40-01:05UT P. Moore (Sussex, UK, and using a 
     12.5" reflector at x300-400 - seeing IV) saw colour in Aristarchus (red 
     on the south east wall and southern "horn" of the crater. He could not 
     detect colour elsewhere, but felt that the effect might have been 
     spurious colour. With the increasing altitude of the Moon the light 
     effect decreased. Moore detected red the next night as well (May 25th) 
     and on May 27th, but it was not present on May 29th. The Cameron 2006 
     Extension catalog ID=33 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-13 UT 06:11-07:55 Ill=96% Curtis observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1879-11-1

     E. of Picard 1879 Nov 01 UT 00:00? Observed by an unknown observer 
     (England?) "Bright spot. (Fort admits he has several more of these 
     records of LTP, but does not give them because they don't fall nr. 
     Mars'opposition which he tho't was cause of them.) Elevation rising N-
     S, with shading toward terminator." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASA catalog ID #214.


2017-Apr-13 UT 09:13-10:19 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-20

     Gassendi 1940 Aug 20 UT 03:25 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Largest bright spot on SE pt. of floor had I=8.6 
     (real changes? see @ '#649, 474, & 475, all similar change)." 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #472. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-13 UT 09:56-10:19 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-12

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 12 UT 07:30 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=6=3, T=5) "Nimbus around c.p.=2deg, 
     S.floor=6deg & was red; rest of floor=8deg. This is only tint in 
     Aris.). Tonite saw a pale red glow suffasing the S. region of the 
     crater. Bright blue radiance (gas?) on ENE wall. Viol. radiance on 
     plateau m gone tonite. Red glow on 13th & the region was yellow-
     brown." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1442.


2017-Apr-14 UT 01:51-03:21 Ill=92% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-7

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3.


2017-Apr-14 UT 01:58-03:30 Ill=92% Daniell observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

     Daniell 1894 Feb 23 UT 00:00? Observed by Krieger (Germany) 
     "Strong, brownish-red coppery hue." NASA catalog weight=4 and 
     catalog ID #281. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-14 UT 01:58-03:30 Ill=92% Posidonius observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

     1894 Feb 23 UT 00:00(?) Posidonius N. Wall observed by 
     Krieger (Germany) "Strong, brownish-red coppery hue." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 and catalog ID #281. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-14 UT 02:30-04:05 Ill=92% Cleomedes observed by North_G on 1993-9-3

     Cleomedes Alpha 1993 Sep 03 UT2200-22:20 G. North (UK, 18.25" 
     reflector, x86 & x144) observed it to be a strikingly brilliant 
     'splodge' seen in the mostly shadow filled interior of 
     Cleomedes, and around this splodge was a faint halo extending 
     symetrically in an eastwards direction. The splodge was the 
     mountain Cleomedes Alpha. Strangely no shadow from the mountain 
     was seen to be cast onto the halo on the east. Observer alerted 
     other observers by phone, and upon returning to the scope found 
     that the splodge had faded in brightness and continued to fade 
     over the next hour as one would expect from a mountain at 
     sunset. Some heavy spurious colour was present. J. Cook & M. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK) observed at 22:20-22:25 and found the bright 
     splodge, but no halo. M. Cook re-observed later and confirmed 
     normal fading of splodge. Roscoe observed from 00:30UT next day, 
     but by that time Cleomedes Alpha had set and was no longer 
     visible in the shadow filled floor. S. Beaumont had observed 
     earlier at 20:00 but had recorded all as normal in Cleomedes. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=466 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-14 UT 02:56-04:36 Ill=92% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

     Madler 1962 Apr 22 UTC 08:24 Observed by Wildey, Pohn (1st measurement) 
     (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector with photometer) "Photometric 
     measures show change in brightness from Vmag=3.79 to V=4.40. The 
     average brightness for age 17d is V=3.99. Crater faded from .2 mag 
     brighter than av. to .4 mag. fainter (@1.5 times fainter) than av., a 
     range of .6 magnitude, or @ 1.5 times diff. in brightness". NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #757.


2017-Apr-14 UT 05:02-06:59 Ill=92% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1961-7-1

     On 1961 Jul 01 at UT 00:00? an unknown Miranova (Russia or 
     Israel) obtained some spectral photometry of lunar objects. A 
     spectral plate in 425 -> 500nm bands. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=743 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-14 UT 05:09-07:05 Ill=92% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-7-15

     Plato 1938 Jul 15 UTC 06:50 Observed by Haas (12" reflector?) "Floor -- 
     definitely green under same conditions as 5/17/38 (see #437). Kaiser 
     after 90 obs. couldn't find any regularity to appearance of the brown 
     color in Plato. I=3.7 comp. with I=2.0 on 6/15/38 (see #439-- color of 
     ground?)." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #440.


2017-Apr-14 UT 05:11-06:47 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-1-25

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 25 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographe due to 
     clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2017-Apr-14 UT 05:18-06:03 Ill=92% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-12-23

     Peirce A (Swift=IAU name?) 1937 Dec 23 UTC 22:00 Observed by Wilkins 
     (England, UK, 12.5" reflector) "Obscuration on floor if crater. Crater 
     invis. (similar to #394, 396)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #412.


2017-Apr-14 UT 06:20-08:00 Ill=92% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

     Madler 1962 Apr 22 UTC 11:48 Observed (2nd mesurement) by Wildey, Pohn 
     (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector with photometer) "Photometric 
     measures show change in brightness from Vmag=3.79 to V=4.40. The 
     average brightness for age 17d is V=3.99. Crater faded from .2 mag 
     brighter than av. to .4 mag. fainter (@1.5 times fainter) than av., a 
     range of .6 magnitude, or @ 1.5 times diff. in brightness". NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #757.


2017-Apr-14 UT 07:37-09:16 Ill=91% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-13

     On 1897 Oct 13 at UT 20:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" 
     refractor?) observed in Shroter's valley and the vicinity, "Variations 
     in vapor column" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=292 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-14 UT 09:56-10:20 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-13

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 13 UT 07:30 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=6=3, T=5) "Nimbus around c.p.=2deg, 
     S.floor=6deg & was red; rest of floor=8deg. This is only tint in 
     Aris.). Tonite saw a pale red glow suffasing the S. region of the 
     crater. Bright blue radiance (gas?) on ENE wall. Viol. radiance on 
     plateau m gone tonite. Red glow on 13th & the region was yellow-
     brown." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1442.


2017-Apr-15 UT 01:44-03:12 Ill=86% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1936-10-4

     1936 Oct 04 UT07:42 W.Haas drew bands, many smaller spots on 
     floor. Pickering's atlas 9D col 141 shows bands but no bright 
     spots. Haas' location Aliance, OH, USA. Reference: Haas, W. 
     J.Royal Astr. Soc. Canada. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=416 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-15 UT 04:53-06:42 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-5

     In 1955 Oct 05 at UT 03:40-03:48 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" 
     reflector, x180, S=6, T=5) observed in aristarchus an itenseley bright 
     blue-violet glare on EWBS, E, and NE wall. The Cameron 1978 catalog IF=
     620 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-15 UT 06:35-09:31 Ill=86% Kepler observed by Petrova on 1966-12-31 *

     Near Kepler 1966 Dec 31 UT 03:00? Observed by Petrova, Pospergelis 
     (Pulkova Observatory, Russia) "Special glow in this area. Confirmed by 
     photoelectric method (Petrova) & polarimetric (Pospergelis?) almost 
     simultaneously recorded by both" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). 
     NASA catalog ID #1007.


2017-Apr-16 UT 02:26-02:36 Ill=79% Plato observed by Pickering_WH on 1904-8-1

     On 1904 Aug 01 at 05:00? Pickering (Echo Mt., CA, USA) UT Plato: 
     "Bright hazy obj., 2" diam. on floor, Obs before & after were normal". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=318 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2017-Apr-16 UT 02:26-02:55 Ill=79% Messier_A observed by Moore_P on 1951-10-20

     Messier A 1951 Oct 20 UT 00:00? Observed by Moore (England) 
     "Brilliant white circular patch in it. has seen it & Messier 
     blurred several times." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #545 Note that the date and time given are probably 
     wrong as the Sun is ~7deg below the local horizon at this time. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 to reflect this error.


2017-Apr-16 UT 03:08-05:01 Ill=79% Jansen observed by Grego_P on 2013-8-26

     Jansen 2013 Aug 26 UT 00:30-01:30 P. Grego (Cornwall, UK, 20cm 
     SCT, x200, seeing II, transparency good) observed a dark patch 
     just east of Jansen D. He had not seen this before. There maybe 
     a depression here hinted at in LOLA ndata. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-16 UT 05:01-06:50 Ill=79% Posidonius_J observed by Holt_D on 2008-10-19

     On 2008 Oct 19 during 05:40-06:30UT D. Holt of Chipping, UK observed an 
     anomalous patch of illumination just to the west of the centre of the 
     Posidonius J crater. It is possible that this is just some high ground 
     on the floor protruding through the shadow filled crater at sunset. 
     Therefore this has been assigned a weight of 1 for now, just in case it 
     is a TLP - until proven otherwise.


2017-Apr-16 UT 09:06-10:22 Ill=78% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-28

     Plato 1975 Jun 28/29 UT 23:00-01:20. Foley (Wilmington, UK, 12" 
     reflector, seeing, III, good clarity transparency). At 23:00, 
     00:30, and 01:15 blue was seen on the inner wall:floor southern 
     boundary, and red on the corresponding northern floor:wall 
     boundary. However by 01:20, blue was now on the S-NW floor:wall 
     boundary, and red on the NE-SE floor:wall boundary. Atmospheric 
     spectral dispersion existed in many regions, but did not change 
     like the colours in Plato. Similar appearance craters such as 
     Grimaldi, Schickard, and Riccioli, were checked for a similar 
     change in colour, but no change was noticed in these. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-16 UT 10:03-10:22 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2004-12-2 *

     Aristarchus 2004 Dec 02 UT 01:55-02:45 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     England, 60mm OG x120) "Fluctuation in the brightness and definition of 
     A of about 1/4 to 1/2 minute period. Rest of field unaffected. Checked 
     for cloud wih naked eye during fades - negative. Checked for misting 
     and tear salt on eyepiece by shifting A around the field - negative." 
     BAA Lunar Section report.


2017-Apr-17 UT 03:12-03:18 Ill=71% Aristarchus observed by Garbett_P on 1976-8-15

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 15 UT 23:00-23:45 Observed by Garbott (2) 
     (Bedfordshire, England, 10" reflector x500, seeing Antoniadi I) 
     and by Moore (Sussex, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing 
     Antoniadi IV) "Noted blue color on N. wall extending toward 
     Herod. Also saw orange color in S. region. Confirmed by father. 
     (similar to many of Bartlett's rept's.), More noted nothing 
     unusual at 2320h." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1444. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-17 UT 03:12-03:36 Ill=71% Cabeus observed by LCROSS on 2009-10-9

     On 2009 Oct 09 UT11:00-11:04 NASA's LCROSS upper centaur stage, 
     followed 4 min later by the observation spacecraft, is due to impact 
     into a the crater Cabeus in the hope of kicking up some dust and 
     possible frozen volatiles. Note that this description is intended for 
     observers on the date of impact and it is doubtful that any new
     science could be achieved by re-observing the same area months
     after the impact. If you are observing on the date of impact, then 
     please observe around 11:00-11:04UT and ignore the predicted times in 
     the headings. However this report is included as techniqcally
     if something is seen it is a TLP, albeit man-made! For those observing 
     on the date in question here are a few observing tips to maximize 
     the science of your observations: (1) If you are imaging, then please 
     try to obtain images before the impact because you can then subtract 
     these from images taken during the impact and hence show up faint 
     changes that you might normally miss. (2) If you have a spare scope and 
     camera,use this to observe through filters such as UBVR or I, or if you
     have narrow band interference filters, try observing in
     say Hydrogen Alpha, Methane, OH, or indeed any volatile that you 
     might expect to see in a comet (the main source of water at the poles).
     (3) Please try checking the area long after the impact, just in
     case other effects might trigger a TLP. (4) Please go to some trouble 
     to ensure accurate timings- these will be essential in order to 
     understand the sequence of events - assuming any are seen. Timings can 
     be obtained using a short wave radio or via a GPS. Note that you should 
     always use UT or UTC. (5) Please send any observations that you make 
     into the upload section of the LCROSS campaign observers web site. If 
     you belong to an astronomical society e.g. BAA or ALPO, then do please 
     send copies of your observations to the Lunar Sections of your society 
     or club. (6) Finally this desription will be updated a day or two after 
     the planned impact.


2017-Apr-17 UT 03:12-04:36 Ill=71% Cabeus observed by Grego_P on 2009-9-9

     On 2009 Sep 09 UT23:31:43 P.Grego (St Dennis, Cornwall, UK, seeing II-
     III) suspected a flash south of Cabeus, just beyond the terminator.
     It was not bright, and lasted a fraction of a second. Thinks it might
     have been illusory as he saw some fainter flashes (cosmic rays?) 
     during that nights observing session. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-17 UT 04:51-06:45 Ill=70% Hansen observed by Androsan on 1973-10-17

     On 1973 Oct 17 at Ut 11:30 Androsan (Edmonton, Canada, 6" reflector, 
     x230) observed a glow 1-2 sec reappearance of Saturn's rings at a place 
     of ring's appearance on the dark limb. The observers attributed it to 
     Saturn and its rings. Cameron speculates that it might be due to gas or 
     dust at the lunar surface. Eye was attacted to the glow which 
     delineated the limb at a position angle of 210 deg at emersion, at 
     Earthshine at Edmonton. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-17 UT 08:04-10:22 Ill=70% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2004-12-3 *

     Aristarchus 2004 Dec 03 UT 00:00-01:00 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     England, 60mm OG x120) "Fluctuation in the brightness in Aristarchus 
     still present but less pronounced than yesterday. Also saw the bright 
     short ray on the opposite side to the main ray in Aristarchus that 
     Amato saw yesterday - but this may be normal?" BAA Lunar Section 
     report.


2017-Apr-17 UT 09:14-10:22 Ill=69% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-29

     Plato 1975 Jun 29/30 UT 23:05-00:30. Foley (Wilmington, UK, 12" 
     reflector, seeing, III, good clarity transparency). At 23:05, 
     blue was seen on the inner wall:floor southern boundary, and red 
     on the corresponding northern floor:wall boundary. However by 
     00:30, blue was now on the W floor:wall boundary, and red on the 
     E floor:wall boundary. Atmospheric spectral dispersion existed 
     in many regions, but did not change like the colours in Plato. 
     Similar appearance craters such as Grimaldi, Schickard, and 
     Riccioli, were checked for a similar change in colour, but no 
     change was noticed in these. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-17 UT 09:19-10:22 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Beaumont_S on 1989-11-19

     S. Beaumont of Windemere, England noted that the crater appeared 
     to be divided into two. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog ID=381 
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-18 UT 02:43-06:19 Ill=62% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2009-9-11 *

     On 2009 Sep 11 UT00:15-00:20 and 01:00-01:05 C.Brook (Plymouth, UK, 5" 
     O.G., x100, seeing tremourlous but definition improving over time) 
     noticed that the central peak(s) in Alphonsus were brightening 
     gradually. No effect was seen earlier at UT23:30-23:35. One presumes
     that the effect also occured between these two observing times?
     The observer suspects that this was not a TLP, but is uncertain.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-18 UT 05:49-07:36 Ill=61% Copernicus observed by Brook_C on 1998-5-18

     On 1998 May 18 UT 02:00-03:16 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor, x112, seeing III) observed an obscuration of the 
     central peaks of this crater. Copernicus ramparts were clearly 
     visible. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-18 UT 09:38-10:23 Ill=60% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1987-11-13

     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing=III-II) noticed that the crater had a 
     blue/green colour and that this varied, filling a large circular patch, 
     brightly illuminating to the ESE-SSE (IAU?) spilling over the wall and 
     the rim. Shadows inside the crater were large and elongated. The filter 
     response was greater in the blue than through a yellow or red 
     Microfiche. Spurious colour was noticed elsewhere but not in 
     Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=313 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3


2017-Apr-19 UT 08:31-10:22 Ill=50% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-20

     Eratosthenes 1976 Jun 20 UT 07:57 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4.5" refractor, 40-450x, S=6.5, T=4-3) 
     "Floor covered with shadow & c.p. seen as 5deg bright spot. 
     Another minute spot 5deg bright on SE floor in shadow. (only low 
     hills on floor in SE. spot on terrace?" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID 1436.


2017-Apr-19 UT 08:43-10:24 Ill=50% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-18

     Eratosthenes 1976 Aug 18 UT 06:12 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" refractor, 45, 225x, S=6, T=3-2) "Again, c.p. is vis. within 
     shadow but much brighter than on Aug, 4 (4 deg) & similar to June at 
     same col. The 2nd bright spot seen in June was not seen tonite. 
     (roughness on walls seen in LO IV & V pics show why these pseudo-
     shadows appear)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1445.


2017-Apr-19 UT 08:46-10:24 Ill=50% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1992-8-21

     Tycho 1992 Aug 21 UT 07:58-10:59 Observed by Darling (Wisconsin, 
     USA, 16" & 11" reflectors, visual, photographic, CCD video 
     observations made) "At 08:56UT a V-shaped glow started to appear 
     in the shadow to the east of the central peak" ALPO TLP report. 
     See: http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19920821.htm 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 05:45-07:13 Ill=41% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1937-9-28

     UT 08:30 or UT 20:30? SW inner wall of Aristarchus was intesnity
     I=0.5, but was I=2.5 on July 2 at Col. 195. Observing conditions were
     identical. Band is darkening near col. 180. (Observation made in 
     daylight?). Cameron 1978 NASA catalog ID=425 and weight=4
     (very experienced observer). ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Apr-20 UT 05:45-06:58 Ill=41% Tycho observed by Olivarez_J on 1993-9-10

     During sunset at this feature, with the interior in shadow
     the observer saw that the central peak was nebulous and fuzzy
     and not what one would expect. Cameron saw it on 9 Oct 1993
     at sunset and noted that it was not nebulous, just a grey patch
     although briefly she suspected perhaps two points/peaks?.
     The Cameron 2006 extended catalog ID is 467 and the weight is
     3. The ALPO/BAA weight is also 1. The observer used an 8"
     reflector and conditions were S=4 and T=4.


2017-Apr-20 UT 06:56-08:37 Ill=41% Reichenbach observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 08:30-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Reichenbach glowed for a short time and then 
     faded. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 06:56-08:37 Ill=41% Stevinus observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 08:30-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Stevinus glowed for a short time and then 
     faded. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 07:16-08:57 Ill=41% Cleomedes observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 08:56-09:05 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found Cleomedes (and other features) to glow, some with 
     flashes and pulsations. At 09:06 UT Cleomedes was glowing, but by 
     09:06UT it could no longer be seen. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and 
     weight=0. ALPO. BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Condorcet observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Condorcet (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Delambre observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Delambra (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Macrobius observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Macrobius (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Manilius observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Manilius (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Mare_Crisium observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Mare Crisium (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Maskelyne_A observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Maskelyne A (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Menelaus observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Menelaus (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Proclus (and other features - 12 in total)
     were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the centres 
     (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Promontorium Agarum (and other features - 12 
     in total) were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the 
     centres (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:07-09:47 Ill=40% Tisserand observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

     On 1979 Jul 18 at 09:40-10:00 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80) found that Tisserand (and other features - 12 in total)
     were blue in colour - some had flashes that expanded from the centres 
     (at different rates). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=61 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2017-Apr-20 UT 08:18-10:11 Ill=40% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-12

     Aristarchus 1969 Jan 12 UT 12:00 Observed by Taboada (Mexico, 
     Seeing Excellent) "Region showed same characteristics as 
     previous days, perhaps a little darker color brown but more 
     remarkable. Used red, blue & green filters & difference in color 
     noted in & out of region. (permanent ground color seen?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1116. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-20 UT 05:45-09:57 Ill=40% Earthshine: (radio) Apr Piscids ZHR=low

2017-Apr-21 UT 06:42-06:43 Ill=31% Mare_Nubium observed by Hirst on 1878-10-21

     Mare Numbium 1878 Oct 21 UT 01:02-03:00? Observed by Hirst (England) 
     "Half of the Moon's term. obliterated for 3h. (that part over dark mare 
     & blended in?)" NASA catalog weight=0 (very unreliable). NASA catalog 
     weight=205.


2017-Apr-21 UT 07:27-09:20 Ill=31% Earthshine observed by Haywood_J on 1884-8-16

     Heywood of Westville, Ohio, USA, using a 2" refractor under fair seeing 
     conditions, saw an unusually bright glow covering the dark part, nearly 
     uniform. Thought it was electric because it was too bright for 
     earthshine. It apparently obscured features. Cameron's 1978 TLP catalog 
     ID=243 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-21 UT 06:42-09:58 Ill=30% Earthshine: Lyrids: ZHR=18 & Eta Puppids & (radio) Delta Piscids

2017-Apr-22 UT 07:41-08:07 Ill=21% Messier observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1836-2-13

     In 1832 Feb 13 at UT 05:00 (maybe 08:00) Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) 
     observed in Messier two straight lines and between them a dark band 
     covered with luminous pts. (According to Cameron opposite of view 
     revealed by Orbiter missions. Also Year wrong? crater in dark if 1837 
     it would be FM & fit desc.) The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=115 and weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-22 UT 09:36-10:26 Ill=21% Mare_Crisium observed by Johnson_LT on 1951-10-26

     Mare Crisium 1951 Oct 26 UT 08:48:15 L.T. Johnson (USA) 
     suspected a mag 6 flash in Earthshine in Mare Crisium. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Apr-22 UT 07:41-09:58 Ill=21% Earthshine: Lyrids: ZHR=18 & Eta Puppids & (radio) Delta Piscids

2017-Apr-22 UT 10:00-10:26 Ill=21% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-9-26

     On 1788 Sep 29 at UT04:30 (Cameron gives 04:25?) Schroter (Lillienthal, 
     Germany) noted 1'18.5" south east of plato was a whitish bright spot 
     shining somewhat hazily, 4-5"in diameter and at 5th magnitude. He never 
     saw this again. The spot became conspicuous at times and then 
     disappeared. There was nothing else similar in Earthshine. Note that 
     the year might have been 1789? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=50 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-22 UT 10:10-10:26 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-9-26

     On 1788 Sep 29 at UT04:25) Schroter (Lillienthal, Germany) noted a 
     bright point 26" north of Aristarchus crater. Note that the year might 
     have been 1789? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=50 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-22 UT 10:10-10:26 Ill=21% Mare_Crisium observed by Schroter on 1788-9-26

     Schroter, from Lillenthal in Gemany, in 1788 (possibly it was 1789) Sep 
     26 UT 04:30 saw a small nebulous bright spot on the northern edge of 
     Mare Crisium. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=50 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-23 UT 08:44-08:49 Ill=13% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1938-7-24

     On 1938 Jul 24 at UT 08:00 Firsoff (Glastonbury, UK, 6" reflector with 
     filters) observed Grimaldi to be a gray-green colour. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=442 and the weight=4. 


2017-Apr-23 UT 08:44-10:19 Ill=13% Rocca observed by Haas_W on 1938-7-24

     Rocca 1938 Jul 28 UT 08:00 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12?" reflector) 
     "Colored (dark ?) area was I=4.3, comp. with I=1.0 on 4/26/38 (see #
     434) & I=1.3 on 4/27/38 (see #435)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #441.


2017-Apr-23 UT 08:44-09:59 Ill=12% Earthshine: Lyrids: ZHR=18 & Eta Puppids & (radio) Delta Piscids

2017-Apr-24 UT 09:50-10:00 Ill=6% Earthshine: Lyrids: ZHR=18 & Eta Puppids & (radio) Delta Piscids

2017-Apr-28 UT 21:11-21:23 Ill=8% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-1-21

     In 1950 Jan 21 at UT 09:00 T.Saheki (Osaka, Japan) and S. 
     Murayama observed several bright patches on the western limb 
     region in Earthshine. These were not the same as patches 
     observed by them on Jan 20. A tiny bright spot on the SW limb 
     was about mag 8. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:10-21:34 Ill=16% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Middleton_RW on 1967-1-14

     Cape Agarum 1967 Jan 14 UT 17:17-17:35 Observed by Middleton, 
     Colchester, England, 4" refractor, x240, S=G) "Cape was hazy or 
     obscured whereas Piccard, Pierce, & Cape Olivium were quite clear. Has 
     seen this area obscured many times" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASA catalog ID #1008.


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:10-21:34 Ill=16% Gassendi observed by Kilburn on 1969-1-22

     On 1969 Jan 22 at UT 00:10-00:30 Kilburn (England, UK, 6" reflector 
     x192, English Moon Blink device) observed a colour blink on the outer 
     east wall of Gassendi. Cameron says: "in dark!". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1117 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:10-21:15 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1980-4-18

     On 1980 Apr 16 at UT 20:00-22:20 P.W. Foley (Kent,UK, 12" reflector, 
     seeing II-III) found that Aristarchus could barely be seen. Therefore 
     it was not possible to take CED brightness measurements. Strangely 
     Cassini, Kepler, Plato and Mons Pico could be seen. However at 
     20:16 UT St Elmo fire-like flashes were seen coming from the interior 
     south east corner of Aristarchus at 20:16 UT and then the brightnesss 
     spread to fill the rest of he crater. Duration was about 5-20 sec 
     (Cameron comments: atmospheric effects?). The crater reached peak 
     brightness at 20:17UT (CED reading of 8). Foley comments that the 
     crater rim and area 16-24km around this (including Herodoyus) had a 
     translucent radiance. However at 20:25UT the brightness reduced 
     (including Herodotus) down to CED 3, however the blue radiance 
     remained. At 21:07UT Foley saw a star-like flash in the south east of 
     the floor (CED 3-4). Grimaldi was found to be of constant brightness by 
     comparison using the CED Brightness=2). At 20:20UT Amery (Reading, UK) 
     found Aristarchus to be a well visible circular fluorescent patch. At 
     20:40 Amery found the region between Aristarchus and Herodoutus was 
     glowing - appeared almost as a flare from Aristarchus and by 20:55UT 
     there was also a flare to the west of Aristarchus. At 20:27 Madej 
     (Huddersfield) detected only a slight glow from Aristarchus and the 
     region affected was small - indeed the glow had gone by 20:46. At 20:40 
     Ricketts detected a "continuous blue emission" - this had a cycle of 5-
     10 sec (Cameron comments: atmosphere?). Saxton (Leeds, UK) detected at 
     20:42 "translucent effects and variations" at 20:42 noticed a star-like 
     point. At 19:00-21:40 M. Price (Camberley, UK) decided that Aristarchus 
     was fainter in brightness than normal. Peters observed a faint nebulous 
     spot at at 20:25-21:00 that changed in brightness in an irregular way. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=86 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:10-21:54 Ill=16% Cassini observed by Amery_GW on 1980-4-18

     On 1980 Apr 18 at UT20:55 G. Amery (Reading, UK, 10" reflector, 50-
     200x, seeing III) individual features not seen near Cassini. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=86 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:36-22:15 Ill=16% Taruntius observed by Madej_P on 1980-4-18

     Taruntius on 1980 Apr 18 UT 22:33 P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK) 
     noticed that this crater changed from dark black to almost a 
     light grey over a period of about 30 seconds. Observation 
     started at 22:27 and ended at 22:37. When the observer saw this 
     effect in that 10min period is not given, so the UT above is the 
     nid UT of the observing period. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-29 UT 21:40-22:17 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2017-Apr-29 UT 22:26-23:48 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1979-5-30 *

     On 1979 May 30 at UT02:50-02:57 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x80, S=II=I and transparency=good-poor) observed Aristarchus 
     to be glowing in the dark at magnitude 3 and at its maximum it was 
     dazzling. The glow vanished at 02:57UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=54 
     and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-30 UT 21:09-22:11 Ill=26% Moon observed by Marokwic on 1881-9-27

     On 1881 Sep 27 at UT 19:00 Marokwic (South Africa) observed a comet-
     like object pulling across the Mon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=225 and 
     the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-30 UT 21:09-21:13 Ill=26% Atlas observed by Osawa on 1968-12-24

     Atlas 1968 Dec 24 at UT 09:15-10:45 Osawa (Kyoto-Ken, Japan, 8" 
     reflector, 9mm Ortho, Seeing=5, later worse) saw a slight 
     brownish hue on the northern shadowy bed in the crater. It was 
     difficult to see the difference between the glow and chromatic 
     aberation of the eyepiece. The tint never showed up in filters. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2017-Apr-30 UT 21:09-21:38 Ill=26% Taruntius observed by Buczynski_DG on 1980-4-19

     On 1980 Apr 19 at UT20:30-22:59. The following is quoted from the 
     Cameron 2006 catalog.... "(Buczynski) alerted by colleague (Greenwood) 
     who used filters W15 (IR), W25 (red), W44A (blue), & W58 (UV) and had 
     located a possible blink in it. (Bucz) used W15, W44A & W25. C.P was 
     very bright in W25 (red), dull but vis. In W44A (blue) & floor was 
     noticibly darker in W44A than in W25. Bright cp vis. In W15 & floor was 
     of a light shade. Other craters checked for color, none found. In 44A 
     floor lost some definition (gas?). Sketches from Bucz. & Greenwood. 
     (Pedler) at 2140, floor area around cp was seen in white & red as 
     normal but blink was vis in white, darker in blue. Checks of other 
     features were negative. (Amery) small dark center & small dark area - 
     not shadow - under S wall. N wall obscured by dark area extending N 
     onto surrounding mare. (normal?) which was difficult to focus (gas?). 
     At 2155 N wall now sharper & dark area less intense. Craterlet Cameron 
     in N wall clearly seen which was invisible 1/2 h earlier. (Saxton) 
     whole crater flashed and blinked at 2155. Could see detail in brighter 
     W 1/2 of crater - not seen earlier. At 2205 seeing poor, at 2215 it was 
     normal. (Blair) at 2155 used red & blue filters & in blue it was darker
     than in red. W. wall not well defined. (J. Cook) saw spurious color on 
     N & S rims. Saw a pink tinge on SE rim. (A. Cook) saw spur. Color on 
     most craters as seeing deteriorated. Got a blink on SE region > red 
     than blue". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=87 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2017-Apr-30 UT 22:24-23:14 Ill=26% Proclus observed by Marchart on 1971-1-1

     Proclus 1971 Jan 01 UTC 19:00-20:25 Observed by Marchart (Aldershot, 
     England, 8" refractor x500). "Color patch on N wall, red & green on 
     inside, even tho eyepieces were rotated & changed. (chrom aberr. ?) 
     (experienced observer)." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog 
     ID #1280.


2017-Apr-30 UT 22:50-23:14 Ill=26% Lacus_Somniorum observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27

     On 1982 May 27 at UT 17:05-17:35 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3"
     reflector) found Lacus Sominorum was very bright, misty and the colour 
     varied. It was back to normal on the 28th and abnormal on 29-31st. - 
     had a dark spot in the middle for about 30 min. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=169 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2017-Apr-30 UT 22:55-23:14 Ill=26% Endymion observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27

     On 1982 May 27 at UT 17:05-17:35 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) found Endymion had a dark spot in the middle for about 30 
     min. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=169 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2017-Apr-30 UT 21:39-23:16 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors