TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Morocco - Casablanca



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


2020-Jan-01 UT 17:29-18:35 Ill=36% Deseilligny observed by Persson on 1971-2-1

     Near Desseilgny in Mare Serenitatis (29E, 25N) 1971 Feb 01 UT 19:40-
     20:15 Observed by Persson (Hvidore, Denmark, 2.5" refractor, x100, S=G) 
     "Obscur. (blurred & dark) starting between Plinius & Menelaus moving 
     towards Posidonius. Normal after 2 min. A little crater (white spot) 
     periodically disappeared for several secs regularly every few min. 
     There was haze above onlt this spot. A tiny crater SE of it was invis. 
     till 2015h then became clear & steady. Color was reddish-brown. 
     Drawing. (Apollo 14 watch)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 1293.


2020-Jan-01 UT 20:53-21:43 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by d_Adhuda on 1891-11-7

     On 1891 Nov 07 at UT=19:00 d'Adjuda of Lisbon, Portugal (seeing fair) 
     whilst observing Aristarchus noticed that the crater appeared as  very 
     distinct luminous point in the dark. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=275 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-01 UT 21:03-21:43 Ill=37% Messier observed by Robinson_JH on 1981-2-10

     Messier 1981 Feb 10 UT 19:20-20:10 TLP discoevered by Hedley 
     Robinson (Devon, England) "Messier was brighter than Aristarchus 
     in both red and blue filters and also appeared indistinct, later 
     becoming invisible - lost in a bright streak. In comparison 
     Aristarchus was clear. Another observer, Amery confirmed that 
     Aristarchus was sharp in appearance but Messier certainly was 
     not. Cook likewiese found Messier not to be as sharp as Messier 
     A dueto a big shadow in Messier A. Pedler found that the sun 
     facing wall of Messier was OK but that the shadow was changing 
     from black to grey periodically at intervals of 2-3 minutes to a 
     few seconds. By contrast he found that Messier A remained quite 
     well defined. He tried red and blue filters but found no blink 
     effect. At 20:23UT Pedler found that the shadow had stabilized 
     to a shade of "mid grey" although remaining ill-defined. North 
     also found that Messier A was distinct but Messier itself was 
     ill-defined. Moore found the same thing but thinks that this is 
     normal for Messier under this illumination to appear indistinct. 
     More also saw the grey interior shadow. Price saw similar 
     appearance to Moore and suspected that this was normal for this 
     stage in illumination. Ratcliffe suspected everything normal - 
     just commenting that Messier was smaller and no detail in 
     comparison to Messier A. Madej and Taylor provided a sketch that 
     showed again a grey interior and merging with the east 
     wall/mare. Foley found Messier's pale grey interior to be un-
     focusable but in comparison Messier A was sharp. He says that he 
     would expect a grey interior and the east wall to merge with the 
     mare. However the complete loss of deatil and variability were 
     not normal. Cameron comments that the Kuiper atlas confirms the 
     fuzzy indistinct appearance of Messier and that a Lunar Orbiter 
     picture shows a grey shadow. The Cameron extended catalog 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-01 UT 21:16-21:43 Ill=37% Censorinus observed by Nicolini on 1959-9-8

     Censorinus 1959 Sep 08 UT 22:45-23:50 Observed by Jean Nicolini 
     (Brazil) "Much brighter than Proclus" NASA catalog weight=2. 
     NASA catalog ID #721. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-01 UT 18:01-21:45 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-01 UT 21:55-23:01 Ill=37% Julius_Caesar observed by Colesanti_C on 1993-6-25 *

     On 25 Jun 1993 at UT 23:30-23:52 Carlos Colesanti (Mairinque, 
     Brazil) obtained two CCD images of Julius Caesar crater and 
     noticed a brilliant fuzzy area on the rim of the crater. This 
     appeared in both images and resembled a fuzzy white blob. Note 
     that this is a REA-Brazil observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 
     Cameron (2006) ID=463.


2020-Jan-02 UT 17:30-17:44 Ill=46% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-11-19

     Agrippa 1966 Nov 19/20 UTC 23:58-00:14 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x283, S=4, T=5) "Faint bluish tinge seen at base 
     of NW wall beneath landslip" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #995.


2020-Jan-02 UT 17:30-18:23 Ill=46% Cassini_E observed by Knott_J on 2002-12-11

     Cassini E 2002 Dec 11 UT 16:30-18:46 Observed by Knott (Liverpool, 
     England, 216mm Newtonian, x216, red and blue filters used) seeing III, 
     transparency good) "Observations carried out of the area extending from 
     the Alpine Valley to the Crater Cassini. At 17:12 a pin point bright 
     flash was seen NW of the rim of the crater E in white light. A 2nd pin 
     point flash was also seen at 18:18, this time thru a blue filter. The 
     2nd flash was also seen on the NW rim of the crater E. The observer 
     does not think this was a TLP as the seeing was III, but the flash was 
     so bright as to be startling. Other peaks within the Alps were bright 
     but were much less so in red and ble filters, where the rim of the 
     crater E. NW edge was very bright in all filters, including white 
     light. Incoming cloud prevented further observation." BAA Lunar Section 
     report.


2020-Jan-02 UT 19:20-21:08 Ill=46% Messier observed by Robinson_JH on 1982-12-22

     On 1982 Dec 22 at UT 19:20-20:10 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     10" reflector, x150, seeing=IV-V) could not distinguish between Messier 
     and Messier A. The tail of these features was very bright - two 
     telescopes were used. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12" reflector, seeing=III) 
     could see Messier A but found Messier itself obscured - just see the 
     west wall and thought that the comet like tail was unusual as it did 
     not appear divided. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=192 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-02 UT 18:02-22:43 Ill=47% Earthshine: Quadrantids: ZHR=120 (vel=41km/s

2020-Jan-03 UT 17:30-17:38 Ill=55% Maginus observed by Lord_CJR on 1975-5-18 *

     On 1975 May 18 at UT2115-2145 C. Lord (St Annes-on-sea, 
     Lancashire, UK, 76mm f/16 refractor, x170, Wratten 25, and 44a 
     Moon blink filters used, Transparency 4.5/5, no wind, S=F). The 
     west flank of Maginus, and the interior, appeared to be partly 
     obscured. No other features in a similar position along the 
     terminator were obscured. No colour blink was detected with the 
     filters, though a pronounced red/white light blink was noted; the 
     device employed a N.D. x4 filter. By 21:45UT the floor was no 
     longer obscured and only Magninus G was masked in a white haze; 
     however immediately adjacent to the terminator was an ill defined 
     misty patch lying where the outer flank of maginus would have 
     been visible. The rest of the terminator was sharp. The 
     obscuration was only seen to advantage in blue and int. light, 
     and the blue/int blink was only very slight. Findlay and 
     McDonnell observed 21:30-23:00 using a 25cm refractor (Seeing II-
     III) but failed to see anything unsual. NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1407. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-03 UT 17:30-17:45 Ill=55% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18

     Daniell 1983 Jun 18 UT 22:06-22:25) P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     77mm refractor, x83,x166, seeing II-III, transparency fair). 
     Noted on the inside W eall a faint red rose like glow (with a 
     diameter? about it). The red glow varied in brightness with a 
     period of about 2 minutes. It looked somewhat brighter at x166. 
     The glow was still visible when the observation ended at 22:15
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 17:30-17:41 Ill=55% Vallis_Alpes observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18

     Vallis Alpes 1983 Jun 18 UT 22:01-22:23 P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK,
     77mm refractor, x83,x250, seeing II-III, transparency fair). 
     After studying the whole length of this valley, the observer saw 
     a change in "albedo" and a small change in colour of the valley 
     floor near to the Plato end. This colour was not seen in a 
     yellow Wratten 15 filter but was noted in a purple Wratten 35 
     filter, and was strong in a red filter. Also the crater 
     Trouvelot was not seen at x250 with a x2 Barlow.Wratten 25. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 17:32-18:49 Ill=55% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-2-25

     On 1988 Feb 25 at UT20:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) found 
     that Aristarchus was very bright (especially in the UV end of the 
     spectrum) despite other features not being seen in Earthshine. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=318 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 20:08-21:43 Ill=56% Plato observed by Valderama on 1886-9-6

     Plato 1886 Sep 06 UT 19:00? Observed by Valderama (Italy?) "Streak of 
     light on dark floor of crater in shadow. (sunlight between peaks on 
     walls?)" NASA catalog weight=0 (most unlikely to be a TLP). NASA 
     catalog ID #251. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 21:12-23:02 Ill=56% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1967-4-18

     Plato 1967 Apr 18 UT 03:10-04:00 Observed by Kelsey 
     (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" reflector x300, S=8, T-4-5). "Streak 
     on floor showed slight enhancement in red filter comp. to 
     blue. Later, a 2nd streak formed. Probably the sun shining 
     thru a valley in the rim. Red enhancement permanent? (Wise 
     suspected a blink here 6h earlier)." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1027. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 21:18-23:15 Ill=56% Aristarchus observed by Emmett on 1824-7-4

     In 1824 Jul 04 at UT23:00? Emmett (England, UK) observed a star-like 
     light on the rim (in the dark). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=100 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-03 UT 22:46-23:08 Ill=57% Plato observed by Markov on 1916-7-8

     Plato 1916 Jul 8 UT 19:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) "Light on the 
     shadow of the bands at the bottom (similar to #362)" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #364. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-03 UT 22:48-23:35 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1990-2-3

     Alphonsus 1990 Feb 03 UT 18:00-18:23 Observed by A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, CCD video camera, seeing III-IV). At 18:06 W and 
     SE dark floor patches, equally dark, but at 18:10 and 18:23 the 
     W dark patch was the darker of the two?. Between 18:06 and 18:23 
     and a bright patch to the north of the central peak brightned 
     slightly wrt the its surroundings. However seeing conditions 
     worsened as the observing session progressed, and in view of 
     this the ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 18:02-23:18 Ill=57% Earthshine: Quadrantids: ZHR=120 (vel=41km/s

2020-Jan-03 UT 23:20-23:35 Ill=57% Plato observed by Fauth on 1907-1-22

     Plato 1907 Jan 22 UT 20:00 Observed by Fauth (Germany?) "Glow of light 
     in part of crater" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog 
     ID 327.


2020-Jan-04 UT 17:31-18:03 Ill=65% Mare_Humorum observed by Dixon_M on 1989-2-15

     On 1989 Feb 15 at UT 03:15-03:30 M. Dixon (Palenque Ruins, Mexico, 7x35 
     binouculars) observed a point of light that was very bright in or near 
     Mare Humorum. It was visible for 5 minutes then vanished. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=353 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-04 UT 18:21-20:56 Ill=65% Mons_Hadley observed by Miranda on 1971-7-31 *

     On 1971 Jul 31 at UT 21:40 (18:40 local time?) Miranda (Plaui, Brazil, 4" Refractor, 80x, 160x, Moon 70deg in altitude) 
     observed an intermittent and curious brilliance on top of a peak 
     (with irregular reflection) north of Mons Hadley (5E, 27N). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1302 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-04 UT 18:03-18:42 Ill=65% Earthshine: Quadrantids: ZHR=120 (vel=41km/s

2020-Jan-04 UT 19:02-20:35 Ill=65% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-2-5

     On 1952 Feb 05 at UT 05:10 J.Carle (USA, 8" reflector, x180) 
     observed the following in Plato: "A shadow in a depression, or 
     a cloud, or an optical illus.? Oval dark area nr. center, 
     disappeared in 15m clear & prominenet at first then vanished. 
     4 of 14 spots nr. center continuously seen while remaining 
     ones seen only momentarily. (seeing?) Drawing includes sketch 
     on March 7. His sketch shows 18 spots, 13 same as here". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=549 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-04 UT 19:15-20:48 Ill=65% Alphonsus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1969-3-27

     On 1969 Mar 27 at UT 18:42-18:47 Ringsdore (England, 15" 
     reflector, x350), Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland) and P. 
     Moore (Selsey, UK) observed nothing unusual in Alphonsus at 
     18:40UT, but at 18:45UT Ringsdore saw a blurring. At 18:43UT 
     Mosely saw a reddush-orange patch and this was confirmed by 
     Moore. NNW of the central peak, Mosely got a blink, but Moore 
     did not because of too much stray light. The colour was like
     Jupiter's red spot, but less pronounced. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1118 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-04 UT 19:19-21:05 Ill=65% Alphonsus observed by Kelsey on 1966-11-22

     Alphonsus 1966 Nov 22 UT 03:17-03:40 Observed by kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" relector x300) "Seen first with (Eng.) moon blink, red  filter 
     but not in the green. Not seen at 03:42h" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #998.


2020-Jan-04 UT 19:29-21:23 Ill=65% Copernicus observed by Barker_R on 1932-3-16

     Copernicus 1932 Mar 16 UTC 18:45-19:30 Observed by Barker (Cheshunt, 
     England, 12.5" reflector, x310) "Term. from Cop. to lat.20S was misty & 
     hard to define. Rest was usual sharp definition. Mistiness cleared at 
     1930. Cleaned his eyepiece & prism but it persisted." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #402.


2020-Jan-05 UT 00:12-00:30 Ill=66% Archimedes observed by Theiss on 1973-1-13

     Archimedes 1973 Jan 13 UTC 19:06-19:40 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm refractor) "Yellow to green colours at wall of Archimedes, became 
     stronger until 19:09UT, constant brightness until 19:10UT and 
     dissappeared at 19:16UT" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 
     30, pp53-61.


2020-Jan-05 UT 17:32-17:53 Ill=74% Gassendi observed by Henshaw_W on 1967-10-13

     Gassendi 1967 Oct 13 UTC 19:17-20:00 Observers: Henshaw (Mansfield, UK, 
     8.5" reflector x112) and Corralitos Observator (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 
     24" reflector) "Phenomenon (brightening ?) nr. NW (ast. ?) lasting for 
     3s. Cont'd for 45m but nothing else unusual, (nr. Gass or in it?). 
     Corralitos MB did not confirm." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA 
     catalog ID #1050.


2020-Jan-05 UT 17:32-17:36 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-16

     On 1989 Feb 16 at UT02:46-03:01 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x140, seeing=6/10) found that the brightness of the rim of 
     Proclus was 9.0 (normal?). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=354 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 18:27-20:25 Ill=74% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-5-27

     On 1882 May 27 ay UT 20:00 an unknown observer (10" reflector) saw a 
     bright luminous ray near west (astronomical?) wall on floor of Plato. 
     Cameron suggests sunlight between peaks?. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     233 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 18:49-21:23 Ill=74% Archimedes observed by Miranda on 1971-8-1 *

     Archimedes 1971 Aug 01 UT 22:00(?) (19:00 originally given 
     probably local time) Miranda (Plaui, Brazil, 4" refractor, 
     x80) observed two grooves going from east to west, broadening 
     towards the west, across Archimedes. A drawing was supplied. 
     Apparently this was the first time that this was ever seen. 
     Cameron suggests rays? and also says that in fact a similar 
     phenomenon reported before in neasrly the same position 
     (Apollo 15 watch?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1303 and 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 19:02-20:13 Ill=74% Plato observed by North_G on 1980-7-22

     On 1980 Jul 22 at UT20:08-21:50 G.North (Sussex, UK, 8" reflector, x144 
     and x207, seeing III-V and transparency fair) suspected an obscuration 
     on the north and north west wall. The effect came and went. May have 
     been due to seeing and image contrast? Cameron 2006 catalog ID=101 and 
     weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 20:47-22:45 Ill=75% Sinus_Iridum observed by Manske_R on 1987-10-3

     On 1987 Oct 03 at UT 01:0?0-02:00 R. Manske (Brooklyn, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x226) observed sunlight glinting of the walls in spectacular 
     display of colours. White (even gold) was seen at the centre, and blue 
     on the top most part of the rim. The white (or gold) band was thin in 
     comparison to other bands. The observer suspects that this effect was 
     terrestrial atmosphere related. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=307 and weight=
     0. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-05 UT 20:53-22:39 Ill=75% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-11-23

     Ross D 1966 Nov 23 UT 04:50-05:02 Observed by Cross (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector, x250 & 2390, S=4-5 (sometimes 6), T=4, 
     excellent contrast) Activity level 5, eastern third of Ross D's 
     circumference possibly partly obscured. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 21:25-23:22 Ill=75% Plato observed by Beaumont_S on 1998-3-8

     Plato 1998 Mar 08 UT 19:30-20:10 S. Beaumont (Windermere, UK, 
     30cm reflector, Meade 23A and 38A filters, seeing III, 
     transparency fairly good, some haze) observed a whitish misty 
     effect seen bordering the shadows of the SE rim. It appeared 
     intermittently and was not seen in the violet or red filters. 
     Observers wonders if it could have been an effect associated 
     with the Earth's atmosphere, which was unsteady with some haze. 
     However, other craters appeared normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 22:17-23:13 Ill=75% 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.


2020-Jan-06 UT 00:51-01:26 Ill=76% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-4-30

     Gassendi 1966 Apr 30 UT 21:30-23:28 Observed by Sartory, 
     Ringsdore (England, 8.5" reflector, S=E), Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, S=VG), Coralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon Blink) 
     "English moon blink system detected red spots with vis. 
     confirm. Ringsdore says no color but saw obscuration. (LRL 
     60-in photos showed nothing unusual by my casual inspection). 
     Indep. confirm. (even E. wall was in dark). Corralitos did 
     not confirm by MB." N.B. event had finished by the time 
     Corralitos came on-line. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID #931. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-06 UT 19:25-21:14 Ill=83% Hyginus observed by Bradford on 1959-9-13

     Near Hyginus 1959 Sep 13 UT Observed by Bradford (S.Shields, 
     England, 15"? reflector), Feist, Lovas (Hungary), Moore, Wilkins 
     (Kent, England, 7" refractor, x500) "Obliterated by a hovering 
     cloud (Feist disagrees). Budapest obs. saw a cloud at 21:02:30, 
     lasting 5 m. Moore & Wilkins saw burst of light & dust cloud at 
     21:02:35 (confirm.) Drawing by Lovas." NASA catalog weight=5 and 
     catalog ID #722. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-06 UT 19:25-21:14 Ill=83% Littrow observed by Bradford on 1959-9-13

     Littrow, 1959 Sep 13 UT Observed by Bradford (S.Shields, 
     England, 15"? reflector), Feist, Lovas (Hungary), Moore, Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 7" refractor, x500) "Obliterated by a hovering cloud (Feist 
     disagrees). Budapest obs. saw a cloud at 21:02:30, lasting 5 m. Moore & 
     Wilkins saw burst of light & dust cloud at 21:02:35 (confirm.) Drawing 
     by Lovas." NASA catalog weight=1 and catalog ID #722. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-06 UT 20:05-20:52 Ill=83% 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.


2020-Jan-06 UT 20:36-21:36 Ill=83% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1991-1-26

     On 1991 Jan 26 at UT 23:38-23:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x159 and 3" refractor x90, seeing 5/10, 
     transparency 3/6) found that Aristarchus was brighter through 
     a red filter than through a blue filter on its western wall. 
     He checked Aristarchus in two telecopes and obtained the same 
     result. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=419 and the weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-06 UT 20:43-22:41 Ill=83% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-21

     Moon 1967 Apr 21 UTC 02:30-09:30 Observed by Dunlap et al (Corralitos 
     Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" reflector + moonblink) "UV excess 
     relative to red & visual images. Greatest (30%) at subsolar pt. nr. 
     limb, grading down to 0% at term. Seen Apr 22 also with a gradient of 
     10% at term. to 25-30% at subsolar pt. (137 deg long). Filters well 
     balanced. Neg. (normal) on Apr. 20 & 23rd. Bandpass 3700-4900A on image 
     enhancement & filter equip. (coincided with Lyrid meteor shower. They 
     had seen this phenom. many times since. NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #1039.


2020-Jan-06 UT 20:54-22:21 Ill=83% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1980-7-23

     On 1980 Jul 23 at UT22:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK, 8" reflector, x144 
     and x207, seeing=III-V and transparency=fair) found that the interior 
     shadow was a light grey. BAA TLP coordinator (Foley) suggests that this 
     was light reflecting from the illuminated walls? Cameron 2006 catalog 
     TLP ID=102 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-06 UT 21:12-00:01 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1977-4-29 *

     On 1977 Apr 29 at UT21:40-23:20 an unknown UK observer reported a TLP 
     in Gassendi crater. The following are reports by observers attempting 
     to confirm activity: J.W. Napper (Didcot, UK, 30cm reflector, x287, 
     Wratten 25 and 44a, conditions clear 5+) received a telephone alert 
     call at 22:00 but the sky was cloudy until 22:30. An initial look 
     revealed nothing unusual, then at 22:54 he observed a colour blink just 
     inside the north wall, appearing bright in red and normal in blue or 
     white light. No loss of detail seen and the effect lasted only 2 
     minutes. A sketch was made. However the observer stresses that the very 
     bad seeing casts some doubt on this observation. L. Fitton observed 
     using a 8.5" reflector, with Moon blink device at x200, seeing was I-
     II. All areas negative, including Gassindi from 21:40-21:55 and again 
     22;00-22:25 and finally 22:50-23:30 negative. Mike Brown (Huntington, 
     York, UK, 30cm reflector, x220 and x350, seeing 3-4/5, and transparency 
     5/5) - observed from 22:00-23:25UT no colour seen, nor obsecuration, 
     all filters negative, despite seeing a lot of fine setail inside this 
     crater.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:11-00:09 Ill=83% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1987-10-4

     On 1987 Oct 04 at UT 02:20 D. Darling (sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x170, S=8, VG, T=5) obtained the brightest measurement he 
     had ever recorded on the northern rim of Proclus. Brightness 9 and 
     adjacent plain was of brightness 6.5. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=308 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:14-23:23 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-10-4

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 20:55-20:58 Observed by Robinson (Devon, 
     England) - observer noted that the east outside wall was bright in red 
     and normal in blue. Note that the Moon was 30 deg above the horizon at 
     the time of the observation. The crater returned to normal at 20:58. 
     Also seen by Moore (Selsey, UK) and Foley (Kent, UK). At 21:25-21:50 D. 
     Sims (Dawlish, UK, 25cm reflector, x300, seeing IV and some cloud at 
     times) noticed a possible obscuration over the southern part of 
     Gassendi. He had been observing earlier at 18:40-19:30 but had not 
     detected a TLP in Gassendi then. 22:11UT Robinson notices that the spot 
     outside the east wall is again bright in red., though by 22:25 it had 
     faded  and was gone by 22:28UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog further 
     quotes: "Vivid red spots & general red color seen around rim by 2 obs. 
     At 2209h blood red small area was seen. 1 h later the most westerly 
     (IAU?) of the peaks had become hazy white all other areas were sharp. 
     (Indep. confirm.)." Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1454. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:53-00:39 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-1

     Gassendi 1966 May 01 UT 19:30-00:21 Observed by Sartory (UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x500, S=G), Moore, Moseley (Northern Ireland, 
     12.5" reflector x350, S=E) and by Corralitos Observatory 
     (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector + moon blink) "Eng. 
     moonblink & obscuration, also vis. confirm (Moore & Moseley 
     alerted by Sartory. Corralitos MB did not confirm. - but they 
     may not have been observing at the ame time?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #932. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-07 UT 00:54-02:23 Ill=84% Plato observed by Graham_F on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT02:00 F. Graham (East Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) took some photos (albeit out of focus) that showed a bright 
     spot on the west rim. Cameron comments that this spot was sharp 
     compared to the rest of the photograph, so was probably a photographic 
     artifact. The effect was not seen in the finder scope. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=103 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-07 UT 01:18-02:23 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Paterson on 1966-5-1

     Aristarchus 1966 May 01 UT 21:55-22:45 Observed by Paterson, 
     Brown, Sartory, Ringsdore (England, 12" reflector x252 for the 
     former and 8.5"? reflector for the latter) "Eng. moon blink 
     system detected red spots with vis. by all but Ringsdore. Brown 
     saw intense white spot NW of crater wall" NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID 933. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-07 UT 17:34-18:23 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1949-11-3

     In 1949 Nov 03 UT 01:06 J.Bartlett (3.5" refractor, x100) noted that 
     the floor of Herodotus was very dark, the east wall was very bright, 
     and the floor contained a central bright peak. The BAA/ALPO weight=3.


2020-Jan-07 UT 17:34-18:31 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Lena_R on 2004-5-1

     On 2004 May 01 at UT 22:20 R. Lena (GLR, Italy) received an image from 
     one of his observers showing possible blue colour in Aristarchus crater 
     and part of the ray towards Herodotus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-07 UT 17:39-19:02 Ill=89% Aristillus observed by Berger on 1972-12-17

     Aristillus 1972 Dec 17 UTC 21:50-22:20 observed by Berger (51.5N, 9E, 
     60mm refractor, T=2, S=3) "Diffuse bright cloud in the NE corner of the 
     crater" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-
     61.


2020-Jan-07 UT 18:04-19:13 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley 1963 Dec 28 UTC 01:15-02:00 Observed by 
     Olivarez, Edinburgh?, TX?, USA, 17" reflector) "In poorer moments of 
     seeing, red on Aris. rim & Sch. Valley. Spurious seeing effects?". NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #788.


2020-Jan-07 UT 18:06-19:56 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Lapshin on 1919-6-10

     Aristarchus 1919 Jun 10 UT 19:00-19:30 Observed by Lapshin 
     (Russia) a "Greenish-yellow light shone from inside the crater 
     for 1/2 hr. after which it returned to normal. Violet tint on W. 
     bank & surrounding area & the dark color of the saddle & dark 
     spot were distinct. Term. slightly E. of Herodotus. (Ast. E)=IAU 
     W." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #372. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jan-07 UT 19:53-22:42 Ill=90% Piazzi_Smyth observed by Price_M on 1982-12-27 *

     On 1982 Dec 27 at UT 23:00 M. Price (Camberley, Surrey, UK, Seeing=III 
     and transparency=good) observed that Piazzi-Smyth was brighter than Mon 
     Piton at 23:00. Photographic atlas was checked to verify that this was 
     abnormal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=193 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-07 UT 20:06-20:55 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Jan-07 UT 20:49-22:45 Ill=90% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-22

     Moon 1967 Apr 22 UT 02:30 Observed by Dunlap et al. (Corralitos 
     Observatory, Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector) "UV excess as in #
     1029. Gradient was 10# at term. to 25-30$ at subsolar pt. (153 deg 
     long)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1031.


2020-Jan-07 UT 21:06-22:45 Ill=90% Tycho observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT22:10-22:55 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x360 and x400) found an area just south east of the central peak (and 
     upto the wall) to be quite dark in blue light, but normal brightness in 
     red light or in white light. All other features were normal colour-
     wise. At 22:55UT Tycho was normal again. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=103 
     and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-07 UT 21:54-23:35 Ill=90% Mare_Serenitatis observed by van_Son_M on 2004-5-2

     On 2004 May 02 at UT03:24 M. and L. van Son (Bremerton, WA, May 1st 
     7:24PM PST) saw a naked eye flash on the Moon. The observers were 
     glancing up at the Moon in daylight when they saw a bright white flash 
     (observer and his wife together) in the upper/mid Mare Serenitatis 
     region, west of the crater Posidonius. "Larger than how Venus appears".
     "It was a quick flash  like white, intense lightning. I'm not sure how 
     to report degrees of arc but if the face we see is 900, and we start 
     from the east then the flash occurred about 225 arc seconds to the 
     west. This was observed by the naked eye, with clear skies between us 
     and the moon." The observers checked for signs of aircraft vapour 
     trails but could not see any. There is a possibility that it could have 
     been sun glint from an Iridium satellite, but this needs to be checked 
     out and usually these last longer than the observed effect. It would be 
     useful to obtain whole Moon images under the same illunination and 
     libration so that we can judge this observation properly. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4. 


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:26-00:25 Ill=90% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-11

     Herodotus 1965 Jun 11 UTC 21:35-21:40 Observed by Porta, Garau 
     (Mallorca, Baleares, 4" refractor x250) "Red glow in crater at 2140, 
     then clouds stopped obs. After clouds, floor was abnormal rose color" 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #879.
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:31-01:24 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Sartory on 1966-5-2

     Cobra Head 1966 May 02 UT 20:05 Observed by Sartory (England, 8.5" 
     reflector x400) "Eng. moon blink detected red spots, seen visually 
     also". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #934.


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:40-01:33 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-2

     Gassendi 1966 May 02 UT 20:18-20:19 Observed by Sartory (England, 8.5" 
     reflector x400) "Eng. moon blink detected red spots, seen visually 
     also." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #935.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:28-01:38 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1978-3-21

     On 1978 Mar 21 at UT 20:57 an Unknown observer observed a TLP in 
     Aristarchus crater. The details for this report are still being looked 
     up in the archives. In view of the uncertain details this TLP has been 
     given an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:47-02:37 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1982-7-3

     Aristarchus 1982 Jul 03/04 UTC 20:55-01:08 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, 
     Seeing Antoniadi III) "Brightness variance" - CED 3.6-4.1-4.9. When the 
     crater was dark it had a slate-blue-grey interior. Moore found the 
     crater to be exceptionally bright and this was confirmed by J.D. Cook 
     (CED 3.8-4.1). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=174 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:52-02:42 Ill=91% Mare_Frigoris observed by Cook_JD on 1982-7-3

     On 1982 Jul 03/04 at UT 20:45-01:08 J.D. Cook (Frimley, 
     Surrey, UK) found the Mare Frogoris area, north of Plato was 
     pink at 20:45UT. Saxton found flashes in Mare Frigoris and 
     near thye Alps. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=174 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:52-02:42 Ill=91% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1982-7-3

     Interior craterlets could not be seen and some of the walls and 
     exterior features were fuzzy. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 01:05-03:02 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Osawa on 1951-9-13

     S. of Aristarchus 1951 Sep 13 UTC 14:00? Observed by Osawa (Japan, 6" 
     reflector) "Bownish-red color, blue on NW rim of A." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #546.


2020-Jan-08 UT 01:53-02:49 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-12

     On 1965 Jun 12 at UT > 00:00 an unknown observer (Porta?) reported that 
     the area of Herodotus and the Cobra Head expanded and the colour went 
     to rose. The next night the floor was normal. In filters, phenomenon 
     accentuated in orange. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=880 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-08 UT 17:34-18:03 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1967 Apr 22 UT 
     21:45 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, Danemark, 3.5" 
     refractor) & Coralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, New Mexico, 
     USA (24" reflector + Moonblink). "Red pts. suspected in same 
     areas as in #1030, but seeing was bad. (confirm by Schobel?). 
     Corralitos MB did not confirm" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #1033. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-08 UT 20:01-21:30 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-17

     LeCroy Jr. and Sr. (Springfield, VA, 4.5" reflector, x75, x300, S=3, T=
     4) observed the following in the Aristarchus and Herodotus region: 
     "Both were fused together as an oval & had a bluish cast on the E.rim. 
     In W#25 filter it was white. At 0100h albedo decreased from 10+ to 9.5 
     & more detail could be seen. Separation of the 2 craters began to be 
     seen at 0007h, details much brighter, incl. c.p. in Aris. @ 0110h main 
     brightness & blue tint shifted to N. rim. At 0116h the SW rim was 
     brightest & no color. At 0122h ray was brightest & no color. At 0122h 
     ray had decreased in length & more details seen in oval. At 0123h ray 
     was broken & smaller, becoming very small at 0125h & at 0126. The knob 
     was gone & the edges not bright any more. Albedo=9. Sketches. (Seeing 
     variations meas. were 1/2s in length so LTP variations not due to local 
     atm. cond. Alt. = 65 deg". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1416 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-08 UT 21:29-23:05 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1976-10-6

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 21:30 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, x400, 
     seeing poor) observed redness in the c.p. area. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 22:53-00:29 Ill=96% Schiaparelli observed by Brierley_P on 2009-1-9

     On 2009 Jan 09 at UT 20:00 P. Brierley (UK) took a CCD image of the 
     Aristarchus area - P.Grego upon examining this comments that he thinks 
     that Schiaparelli crater looked "muted in brightness -- it is normally 
     quite bright to look at". Though Grego comments that it might have 
     something to do with the image processing aplied to the image. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 22:54-00:49 Ill=96% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1954-7-14

     Eratothenes 1954 Jul 14 UT 04:18-05:00 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector, x150, S=4, T=3) "Violet glare on E. wall bright 
     spot (EWBS)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #565. ALPO
     /BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Jan-08 UT 23:15-00:15 Ill=96% 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.


2020-Jan-09 UT 01:00-02:56 Ill=96% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-3

     Alphonsus 1966 May 03 UTC 21:30 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector, Moonblink) "Reddish patches. Not confirmed by Corralitos MB 
     (but in their report they give the feature as Gassendi)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID #936. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 02:52-04:23 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, S=VG) obtained 
     some video that shows variation in Aristarchus crater e.g. ä visual 
     oddity in the SE corner" (Foley was interpreting the video). H.Hatfield 
     took some film of the TLP (Unstudied yet). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     301 and the weight=5.


2020-Jan-09 UT 02:52-04:23 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Sussex, UK) found that Mons 
     Pico varied in its north east section. This was recorded on video tape. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=301 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 04:20-04:23 Ill=96% Godin observed by Porter on 1973-7-14

     Godin UT 02:15-03:05 Observed by Porter (Narragansett, Rhode Island, 
     USA, 6" refletor, 45, 90x, S=P?, T=2) "Albedo change in some pts. 
     yellow-orange color on rim. Wondered if it were atmos. LTP albedo=
     7,7,7,6.5. Normal albedos=7,7.5,6.5,6.5 for same pts. Nearby plain 
     albedos =6. LTP from 0250-0300h. Intensity normal at first;pts in W. 
     decreased & N.pt increased. No difference in intensity in red filter 
     till suddenly it jumped out & became vis. above the high background 
     albedo. Sketch. He thinks it was atm. seeing" NASA catalog weight=2 
     (low). NASA catalog ID #1370.


2020-Jan-09 UT 18:11-21:12 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25 *

     On 1980 Aug 25 at UT06:55-07:10 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4.5" 
     reflector, x40-150, seeing=4 and transparency=4) found the west wall 
     bands of Aristarchus to be faint initially and at 07:00 a pale red 
     colour appeared suddenly (and lasted for 2 minutes) on the inner south 
     east wall, and then into south west BS to the west BS. "BS" meaning in 
     Bartlett's notation a bright spot. There was no violet glare this time. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=106 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-09 UT 18:22-19:08 Ill=99% Madler observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-16

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 18:22-18:26 Ill=99% Madler observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-17

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 18:41-21:46 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1 *

     Aristarchus 1969 Apr 01 UT 18:35 Observed by Kozyrev (Crimea, 
     Ukraine, 40" reflector). "Spectrograms of an unusual red spot on 
     W. slope at ?=.405, eta=.680. Spot = 1-2 km in diam. Molecules 
     identified were N2 & C2. Later thru clouds crater was bluer in 
     Corralitos (New Mexico) MB (confirm. of activity at Ariz. ?)." 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1119. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Jan-09 UT 21:23-23:12 Ill=99% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-4-24

     Plato 1967 Apr 24 UT 02:50 K.Simmons (Jacksonville, FL, USA, 10" 
     reflector) observed a large bright (intensity 6.5) oval area on 
     near the central floor. According to Ricker and Kelsey (ALPO 
     selected area coordinators) this is unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 22:43-00:40 Ill=99% Ross observed by Azeau on 1969-9-25

     On 1969 Sep 25 at 19:00?UT Azeau (Paris, France, 12" reflector, x100, 
     Seeing = good, altitude=20 deg) observed during an eclipse brilliant 
     points for 30 minutes in Ross. Cameron says that the date given 
     originally (16th Sep) was wrong because the age was 5 days and not full 
     Moon. There was however a peumbral eclipse on Sep 25th at 20:10 (max). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1201 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:10-00:59 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Reid on 1950-9-26

     On 1950 Sep 26 at UT 02:52, 03:10 Reid (Montreal, Canada, 6" reflector 
     x48) and Venor (Montreal, Canada, 12" reflector) observed a 
     brightening, fading, and brightening in Aristarchus crater during 
     totality. There was a phosphorescent glow (date not given but times 
     match this eclipse). cameron suggests that this is a confirmation 
     report. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=538 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.  


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:15-00:16 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-01:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

     On 1975 May 25 at UT 05:00-06:00 an unknown US observer took a 
     photograph of a lunar eclipse that shows Aristarchus gleaming white. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1406 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-01:02 Ill=99% Romer observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

     On 1975 May 25 at UT 05:00-06:00 an unknown US observer took a 
     photograph of a lunar eclipse that shows a bright spot on the east 
     (IAU?) rim of mare Serenitatis (Romer?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1406 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-00:22 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

     eclipse an unconfirmed impact flash on the Moon. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:25-00:26 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by deWitt on 1938-5-14

     On 1938 May 14 at UT 05:00-09:25 deWitt (Nashville, Tennessee, 
     12" reflector) observed during an eclipse the fading of the dark 
     spot in Riccioli to be pronounced. Cameron says that the mid 
     eclipse was at 03:39, photos?. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=436 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:30-01:21 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Zlatinsky on 1903-4-11

     On 1903 Apr 11 at UT 23:44 Zlatinsky (Russia) observed the following 
     for Tycho? or Aristarchus?: "Dur. a lunar eclipse a bright extension of 
     lunar (rays?) in shadow for 30m until mid-ecl." was seen. W.W. Magness 
     (England, UK, 3" refractor) also saw two bright streaks of light, 
     either side of the uneclipsed crsecent of the Moon. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=217 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:55-01:31 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Ward on 1906-8-4

     On 1906 Aug 04 at UT 12:30-13:30 Ward (England?) observed during a 
     lunar eclipse Aristarchus to shine conspicuously. Cameron says that UT 
     time is on the new system (as opposed to local time) with the mid 
     eclipse at 13:00UT. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=325 and the weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:10-02:08 Ill=99% Tycho observed by LeRoy on 1912-4-1

     On 1910 Apr 01 at UT 22:00-23:00 LeRoy (France?) during an eclipse, 
     observed Tycho to be visible as a very bright spot standing out in the 
     slate grey shadow. Apparently only Tycho was seen during the elipse. 
     The mid eclipse point was at 22:14UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=236 
     and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:14-01:53 Ill=99% Herodotus observed by Chernov on 1924-8-14

     1924 Aug 14 UT 20:00 Herodotus observed by Chernov (Russia, 2" 
     refractor?). Weak luminescence seen in mid lunar eclipe. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=390 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:14-01:18 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

     eclipse an unconfirmed impact flash on the Moon. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:19-01:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1968-3-14

     Aristarchus 1968 Mar 14 UT 01:32-02:06 Observed by Olivarez, Maley, 
     Etheridge (Edinburgh, TX, USA, 17" reflector, x125 + Moon Blink) and 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon Blink)
     "S=5 (F-G) for the TX observations. "Trident Moon Blink on S. wall 
     creet & c.p. & white spots in crater. No color seen vis. Blink not seen 
     earlier or later. Other craters blinked some but not as strongly.
     Only Aris. areas blinked when Moon blink was moved around. Observers 
     consider blinks real. Alt. of moon was 50 deg. Drawings. Corralitos
     say they did not confirm, but they rep't Copernicus, not Aris." NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1062.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:32-02:01 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Messier on 1783-9-10

     Moving glows seen around the middle of the
     disk during a lunar eclipse. It is possible
     that the TLP referred to might have been
     from the 1783 Mar 18 eclipse instead?


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:38-01:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Johnson_SJ on 1881-12-5

     On 1881 Dec 05 at UT 17:09 Johnson observed a dark lunar eclipse. 
     Aristarchus was seen as a white spot in the coppery disk and continued 
     so. Cameron comments that this is the normal apeparance in an eclipse? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=226 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:38-02:24 Ill=99% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Searle_G on 1978-9-16

     On 1978 Sep 16 at UT 18:28-18:57 G.Searle (Concord, Sydney, NSW, 
     Australia, 8" reflector, x100, x160, S=III) observed a bright star-like 
     point on the western (IAU) edge of Mare Tranquilitatis (x100) that 
     appeared unlike any other crater and a check of the location revealed 
     no suitably bright crater in that region (from a map?). Changed to a 
     higher power (x160) and it was still there, but not as conspicuous. 
     Observer thinks that this may have been due to the Moon's low altitiude 
     (16 deg) and the seeing. At 18:35 he compared it to the brilliant 
     crater Proclus and found the star-like point to be 75% of the 
     brightness of Proclus. Ken Wallace (Australia) had been taking photos 
     and observed the object at 17:37.5UT. The object gradually faded over 
     the next 15 minutes and by 18:52UT could only be seen in averted vision 
     at x100. By 18:57UT it was gone. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=38 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:51-01:49 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by Porta on 1954-1-19

     In 1954 Jan 19 at UT 03:00 Porta (Mallorca, Baleares, Spain, 3" 
     refractor, x50) observed the following during a total lunar eclipse: "3 
     brilliant yellowish-white spots between Picard & Peirce. Phosphor. 
     light distinguished easily against gray-green background of mare. 
     Irreg., intermittent. Did not perceive them all dur. totality. Next day 
     had impression that all of area was less clear & lightly veiled.". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=561 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:59-02:40 Ill=99% Atlas observed by Haas_W on 1942-8-26

     On 1942 Aug 26 at UT 04:00 Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?, very clear sky and good seeing) observed (during an 
     lunar eclipse) found an unmistakable lightening of a dark albedo 
     area in Atlas. This area returned to normal darkness during the 
     4 houres  after Atlas re-entered sunlight. Cameron says that the 
     mid eclipse was at 04:00. The Cameron 198 catalog ID=489 and 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 01:06-02:31 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Travnik on 1971-8-6

     Aristarchus 1971 Aug 06 UTC 03:45 Observed by Nelson Travnik 
     (Matias Barbosa, Minas, Brazil, 6" refractor) "Color photo 
     showing crater very bright comp. with all other features. 
     Says glare at Aris. (seen vis. ? Apollo 15 watch? Date typed 
     06-08-71. European format? if date = June 8, aux. data are 
     same except solar 3-.14+ & fates & times of Perigee, apogee, 
     & FM differ)." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1304. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 01:22-02:19 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dubois on 1954-1-19

     On 1954 Jan 18 at UT 23:30-03:30 Dubois (Floira, France) observed in 
     Oceanus_Procellarum and East Mare Fecunditatis, during a lunar eclpise 
     (mid eclipse at 03:00) a spectrographic excess luminescence: 1) waxing 
     totality max. sready near 445nm at 50' from centre of umbra; 2) waning 
     tolatity, 470-505nm, max near 490nm, 25% at 50' from centre of umbra. 
     Other observers noted a thin sliver of white on the edge of the Moon, 
     despite it being in totality. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=560 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 01:40-03:26 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by McKim_R on 1978-9-16

     On 1978 Sep 16 at UT19:30 R. McKin (Colchester, Essex, UK, 216mm 
     reflector and binoculars) observed that Aristarchus, in the lighter 
     region, during the lunar eclipse, was duller than usual but no less 
     conspicuous than expected. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=38 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 02:49-03:45 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT18:46-21:42 P. Moore, (Selsey, UK) and others found 
     that Aristarchus and Plato changed in brightness and colour during a 
     lunar eclipse. Aristarchus was especially bright during the lunar 
     eclipse. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=162 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Censorinus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT 18:46-21:42 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) and other 
     observers noted Censorinus was exceptionally bright. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=162 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Le_Verrier observed by Henderson on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT18:46-21:42 Henderson, Sykes and Radley saw an 
     obscuration near Le Verrier - a completely circular halo with dark mare 
     showing through it for a duration of 15 minutes. This was during a 
     total eclipse of the Moon. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=162 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT21:37 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that Plato 
     underwent brightness and colour changes, during a total lunar eclipse. 
     At 20:07UT Madej observed a "slight anomaly in Plato". Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=162 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Schmidt observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT 18:46-21:42 M.Mobberley (UK) observed that Schmidt 
     was very bright compared to its surroundings during a total lunar 
     eclipse. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=162 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% W_Limb observed by Bouron on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT18:46-21:42 Bouron (UK?) observed that the west 
     limb, during a total lunar eclipse, had dark orange on it. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=162 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:18-05:05 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1984-12-7

     On 1984 Dec 07 at UT 19:30-23:30 M. Mobberley (St Edmunds, UK, 
     seeing=IV-V, transparency=good, spurious colour seen) found 2 
     bright pathces on the east rim on alternate sides of a bright region. 
     The band from the central 16km wide region was dark on the east side. 
     Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, seeing=II-III) found Aristarchus to be 
     not as bright as normal, apart from the band that Mobberley found (1 
     hour later). The dark regions were a murky green colour (bright through 
     green, blue and yellow filters and dark through red and orange 
     filters). Cook (Frimley, UK, transparency=excellent, CCD camera used) 
     found a bright "bulge"on the eastern side. Apparently data suggests 
     that the band was brighter in red than in near IR light. Cook's 
     calibrated brightness measurements suggest that there was no change in 
     brightness over the crater with time. Two other bright points were 
     seen: one at the Cobra's Head and another half way between the east rim 
     of Aristarchus and passes Herodotus. Wratten 29 (deep red), Wratten 87 
     (near IR) and combined Wratten 29 and Wratten 87 were used. In the red 
     Wratten 29 filter the brightness falls at22:20 at Shroters valley and 
     then rises in the bright ray. They return to normal at 22:30UT. There 
     was however a lot of measurement noise from the brightness readings of 
     points B and D. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=256 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:48-04:57 Ill=99% NE_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-12-30

     On 1963 Dec 30 at UT11:00 many observers reported seeing a red glow on 
     the North East (IAU?) limb of the Moon. This was also captured on a 
     photograph. Cameron suggests eclipse geometry as an explanation. Thye 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=792 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:37-05:23 Ill=99% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Dubois on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29/30 UT 23:00?, 01:00? Dubois (Floirae, France) observed 
     excess luminescence, in Mare Fecunditatis, between 420nm and 470nm 
     (maximum at 435nm) and between 480nm and 520nm (maximum near 505nm). 
     20-60% during eclipse at 50' from the centre of the umbra, during a 
     lunar eclipse. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=557 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:40-05:23 Ill=99% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Emersen_G on 2000-1-21

     On 2000 Jan 21 UT04:40 G. Emersen (Golden, CO, USA, 30cm focal length 
     lens with Wratten 25 ref filter) took 43 CCD images of the eclipse of 
     the Moon and on one of them at 04:40UT (exposure 0.3 sec) a relatively 
     bright spot appeared in the southern part of Mare Fecunditatis. The 
     spot looks sharper than the rest of the Moon and so might be a cosmic 
     ray? CCD images taken from Washington D.C. by A.C. Cook at this time, 
     do not show this spot, however exposures were at intervals of 0.25 sec 
     and so might have missed this spot if it happened during image readout. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:42-05:23 Ill=99% N_Pole observed by Brown_G on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29-30 UT 23:05-01:40 G. Brown (UK?) observed a white patch 
     of light of low brightness was seen to move around the north polar 
     area. Coloured bands were also seen on the Moon.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:52-05:23 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dorna on 1877-2-27

     On 1877 Feb 27 at UT19:19 Prof. Dorna (Turin, Italy) observed a 
     flickering light on the lunar surface during a lunar eclipse. The  
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=186 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:59-05:23 Ill=99% Moon observed by Rankin on 1848-3-19

     On 1848 at UT 21:00 Rankin and Chevallier (France?): Luminous pts. seen 
     during an eclipse. Cameron ays that year 1847 given by Middlehurst must 
     be wrong as age is 2.7 days for this date in 1847 and could not be 18-
     19 as in Middlehurst because eclipse is on the 19th at 21h (mid) in 
     1948.  aux. data here are for 1848. At 21:12 Forster (England) and 
     Bruges (France) observed rapid changes in red colour. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=126 and 127 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:06-05:23 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1913-3-22

     On 1915 Mar 22 at UT 11:30-12:30 Jackson (France?) observed Aristarchus 
     during a total lunar eclipse: "Dur. totality there remained vis. to the 
     NW a red luminous pt. not much larger than Mars & of the same color". 
     (date & time is old system and has been converted by Cameron). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=343 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:11-05:23 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:13-05:23 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Swift_L on 1895-3-11

     On 1895 Mar 10 L. Swift et. al (Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) 
     and Elger et al. (England), observed during a total lunar eclipse that 
     Aristarchus was glowing with brilliance never seen before. This 
     attracted everyones attantion. It extended its radiance to adjecent 
     craters (e.g. Herodotus) all throughout totality. At the subsequent 
     eclipse in September 1895 it was seen to be inconspicuous. the Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=283 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-20:08 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Bagby_JP on 1956-11-18

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-19:38 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1963-7-6

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-19:51 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 21:00 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed that two large spots in Atlas were not visible in the penumbra 
     after totality (brighter than normal?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1306 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-00:00 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 20:30 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed a dark spot in Riccioli that was very dark for 3 minutes, 
     before coming out of shadow - however the dimensions were normal. This 
     was during the lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1305 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-19:39 Ill=100% Delambre observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Delambra was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-19:39 Ill=100% Manilius observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Manilius was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:21-19:39 Ill=100% Menelaus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Menelaus was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". At 23:55UT a ray appeared 
     out of the north east rim of menelaus (Normal?). It appeared just 
     before the artea emerged and increased in brightness. At 23:58UT it 
     decreased and continued to do so. The north east edge of Menelaus 
     appeared very dark at the point that the ray was extending from SW edge 
     (a ridge there) and apperared to obscure features along its path 
     (Albedo=9). The Albedos of Manilius and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. 
     At 00:05UT the rays were still apparent but seemed to have returned to 
     normal. Details became apparent in all 3 features. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:29-20:49 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dyer on 1888-1-28

     On 1888 Jan 28 ~UT 23:20 Dyer observed that in this fairly bright lunar 
     eclipse was a dark isosceles triangle, with the base to the north. 
     Other observers noted this effect.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:47-21:14 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Messier on 1783-3-18

     Moving glows seen around the middle of the
     disk during a lunar eclipse.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:47-21:39 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1963-7-6

     On 1963 Jul 06 at UT 23:00 (estimated) Chernov (Russia) observed in 
     Atlas 2 large spots that were not visible in penumbra after totality. 
     The cameron 1978 catalog ID=775 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:48-21:31 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1891-5-23

     On 1891 May 23 at 18:36-19:15 UT, Jackson of Sheffield, England, using 
     a 6" refractor, saw "1/2 hour before the end of a totl eclipse, a 
     region of the crater and just north of it, become conspicuous and 
     increased in brightness from then on" Cameron thinks this is just the 
     edge of the shadow and possibly normal. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=268 and 
     weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:51-21:01 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). Censorinus seemed brighter than normal. Cameron 2005 catalog 
     report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 19:51-21:01 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). noticed a faint twinkling star like point in Dionyius - remained 
     constant but when changed to x155 at 16:25 the effect was at the limits 
     of visibilty. - suspected that this was due to the atmospheric 
     conditions. However this effect was not seen in Aristarchus. By 16:45 
     the twinkling area got brighter, but went back to normal at 17:45. 
     Cameron 2005 catalog report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 20:03-21:58 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Chernov on 1954-7-16

     In 1954 Jul 16 at UT 01:12 Chernov (Russia, 2" refractor, x33) observed 
     the following for Aristarchus: "Activity noted in it * in extension of 
     Moon's shadow on sky for 12 min during .17phase of ecl.(source gave 
     date as June 16, but ecl was July 16)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=566 
     and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 21:58-23:38 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1096-8-12

     Bright light seen during eclipse. Date given as 8th
     but the Full Moon was on 6th according to Goldatine's 
     "New & Full Moon's"). ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.
     Cameron catalog weight=3. Cameron Catalog ID: 4.
     Julian date 1096 Aug 06. Gregorian date 1096 Aug 12.


2020-Jan-11 UT 00:15-02:09 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Rey on 1905-8-16

     On 1905 Aug 15 at UT 03:30 Rey (Marseilles, France) observed Tycho 
     during a lunar eclipse to be visible, indeed it was described as 
     brilliant during the eclipse (mid eclipse 03:31UT). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=322 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-11 UT 02:45-03:55 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Jan-11 UT 02:48-03:53 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Classen on 1967-10-19

     Kepler 1967 Oct 19 UTC 05:00 Observed by Classen (Pulnitz Obs. East 
     Germany, 8" reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 
     24" reflector + moonblink) "It was 1 mag brighter than aristarchus when 
     normally Aris. is 0.3mag. brighter than Kep. Corralitos MB did not 
     confirm." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalogue ID #1052.


2020-Jan-11 UT 04:56-07:39 Ill=100% Linne observed by Frost on 1906-2-9 *

     On 1906 Feb 08 after a lunar eclipse, Frost and Stebbins determined 
     that Linne had enlarged by 1" in size.


2020-Jan-11 UT 20:25-20:37 Ill=98% Picard observed by Ingall on 1864-10-16

     East of Picard 1864 Oct 16/17 UT 23:00-01:00? Observed by 
     Ingall (Camberwell ?, UK) "Remarkable bright spot" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #135. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-11 UT 20:25-20:29 Ill=98% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-18

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


2020-Jan-11 UT 21:53-23:23 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1967-4-26

     On 1967 Apr 26 at UT 03:00 Kozyrev (Crimea?, Soviet Union) observed Gas 
     luminescence in Aristarchus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1069 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-12 UT 01:51-03:46 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-7-17

     In 1954 Jul 17 at UT06:50-07:15 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=
     5, T=5-1) observed near Aristarchus: "Pale violet tint on 
     surface NE of crater, no color elsewhere". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=568 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-12 UT 05:00-07:39 Ill=98% Lalande observed by Galgoey on 1973-7-17 *

     LaLande 1973 Jul 17 UT 03:30-03:45 Observed by Galgoey (Washington, NJ, 
     USA, 2" refractor x46, x117), S=VG, T=5) "Star-like pt., variations, 1-
     2s, seen only at 40x, not at higher powers. LTP albedo =10, normal=8, 
     nearby plain =6 (geom, instrum. & atm. & refl. material at site 
     effects?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1371.


2020-Jan-12 UT 06:15-07:14 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-12-12

     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180) "Strong violet glare on 
     E. rim, changing to brown. At 0220 dark viol. in nimbus, at 0235 
     viol. changed to brown. At 0255 viol. suddenly reappeared, but 
     faded to invis. at 0300. Again at 0308 reapp. Only time he ever 
     saw such color changes." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 
     583. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-12 UT 21:32-22:46 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-19

     Gassendi 1940 Sep 19 UTC 06:00 Observed by Haas (New Mexico, 
     12?" reflector) "Largest bright spot in SE part of floor, had I=
     6.7, but 6 for last nite & 5.6 on others (see #'s 469, 472, & 
     474)." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #475. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-12 UT 21:32-22:41 Ill=94% Peirce observed by Darling_D on 1980-3-4

     On 1980 Mar 04 at UT10:30-10:34 D. Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x344) detected a pin-point light in the shadowed area 
     of Mare Crisium that varied in brightness then faded. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=84 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-12 UT 21:32-22:17 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-1-14

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


2020-Jan-13 UT 00:10-01:58 Ill=93% Furnerius_A observed by Hill_H on 1983-1-2

     Furnerius A 1983 Jan 02 UT 00:10 H. Hill (UK) 
     observed that this crater was piercingly bright,
     which he thought was a bit unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-13 UT 01:56-03:46 Ill=93% Cleomedes observed by Mizon_R on 1991-12-23

     Cleomedes 1991 Dec 23 UTC 22:50 Observed by Mizon (Colehill, 
     Dorset,  UK, 8" f/6 reflector x216) "Oval or pear-shaped ashy 
     glow visible for 2 min, then vanished quite suddenly" - Ref. 
     personal communication received by BAA Lunar Section.


2020-Jan-13 UT 02:07-03:07 Ill=93% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-5-17

     Plato 1938 May 17 UTC 08:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, USA, 
     12" reflector?) "Floor-least bit greenish (other colors on other 
     dates, e.g. Je 23, 7/22/37, & 7/15/38)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA catalog ID #437.


2020-Jan-13 UT 02:55-04:07 Ill=93% 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.


2020-Jan-14 UT 01:35-03:33 Ill=86% Macrobius observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-21

     On 2005 Oct 21 at UT 13:07-14:27 R. Gray (Winnemucca, NV, USA, 15cm F/9 
     refractor, x228, seeing 4-5, transparency 5-6) observed a possible TLP 
     in Macrobius. His report is as follows: "Blinked Macrobius with Wratten 
     Filters Blue 38A and Red 29. Macrobius became almost invisible through 
     the Blue 38A and essentially the same as in white light through the Red 
     29. The interior of the crater was completely in shadow. The only part 
     of the east wall that was visible was an apparent high point still in
     the sun and seen as a bright point of light. This faded into darkness 
     before 13:56UT. No sign of any illumination of the east wall crater 
     interior or the interior of the west wall was seen during the
     observation period. The outer west wall was a rough looking, 
     complicated mix of deep shadow and illuminated sunlit terrain." The 
     observer concluded that there was not a TLP - although he did get a 
     filter reaction, this may have been due to the different densities of 
     the filters? ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-14 UT 03:34-03:49 Ill=85% Macrobius observed by Goodacre_W on 1898-12-31

     Macrobius 1898 Dec 31 UTC 20:00 Observed by Goodacre (Crouch End, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Interior nearly filled with shadow at sunset. 
     Inner E.wall very bright-a distinct penumbral fringe to black shad. 
     cast on it from W.wall. Seen best using high powers. (Firsoff & MBMW 
     give date as just 1895 but must be wrong-phase - see  app.ref.)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4 and catalog ID #304. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-14 UT 04:38-05:56 Ill=85% Proclus observed by Lucas_M on 1989-8-20

     On 1989 Aug 20 at UT13:55 M. Lucas (Melbourne, Australia, naked eye) 
     witnessed a "pin-point flash" in the middle of the lower right quadrant 
     of the Full Moon. Foley suspects that this was in the Proclus region? 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=374 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-14 UT 07:19-07:39 Ill=84% Copernicus observed by De_Groof on 1989-1-26

     On 1989 Jan 26 at UT 03:45 De Groof (Belgium) noted a white few second 
     long flash from Copernicus crater. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=347 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-14 UT 22:35-01:21 Ill=78% 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.


2020-Jan-14 UT 23:46-01:40 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Haas_W on 1957-10-13

     Aristarchus 1957 Oct 13 UT 07:00?$ W.Haas, according to the 1978 
     NASA Catalog is supposed to have seen a bright spot of light -- 
     "explosion" in this crater. Confirmation of activity
     in Aristarchus - Three independent observations within 4 hours.
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and TLP ID No.=676. Private
     comunication with Haas shows that he recorded nothing unusual
     on the 12th or 13th. Therefore an ALPO/BAA weight of 1 has
     been given until this matter is cleared up.


2020-Jan-15 UT 03:37-05:33 Ill=76% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) observed that the south floor of Aristarchus was wellow - 
     "almost gold, spilled over S wall on ray toward Herodotus". Cameron 
     comments that Bartlett often reported a yellow floor but not a spill of 
     the colour over to the external ray. Cameron also comments that 
     Louderback's refractor would refract more in blue light than in yellow, 
     therefore she did not think that it was due to chromatic aberation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-15 UT 03:37-05:33 Ill=76% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) found that all of Mons Piton was "unusually dark". Points D, 
     C (E and S resp), usually brightest points, but this time were not 
     bright. "Whole mt was as dark as W wall usually is at this time. In 
     violet filter Piton disappeared completely, but was a little brighter 
     in red filter and points D & G showed. Color not seen by eye. No albedo 
     measured. Suggests red event." Cameron rules out chromatic aberation 
     from Louderback's refractor. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-15 UT 06:07-07:39 Ill=75% 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.


2020-Jan-16 UT 00:54-02:10 Ill=66% Aristarchus observed by Stochard on 1862-11-12

     Stochard of Dublin, Ireland, saw naked eye at 10:30UT on
     1862 Nov 12 Aristarchus as extraordinarily bright as a bright
     spot on the Moon. This was seen in daylight with the waning
     crescent. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=6 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-16 UT 00:54-01:36 Ill=66% Calippus observed by Moore_P on 1952-9-9

     Callipus 1952 Sep 09 UT 21:00-21:20 Observed by Moore (England) 
     "Hazy broad line of light seen fr. NW wall to SE wall over shad. 
     floor. Gone next nite at 0120. He gave low wt. to obs. (sunlight 
     between peaks?)." NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #553. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-17 UT 05:42-06:42 Ill=53% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1991-12-28

     On 1991 Dec 28 at UT 02:10 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) could see no detail on 
     the floor of Plato crater. This report needs to be read in context with 
     the comments by Cameron for A.C. Cook's observation of the floor of 
     Plato on 1992 Jan 18 - Cameron 2006 catalog ID=438.


2020-Jan-18 UT 03:10-07:09 Ill=41% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-19 UT 04:20-07:08 Ill=31% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-20 UT 05:31-07:08 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-21 UT 06:40-07:08 Ill=13% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-27 UT 18:23-18:35 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-28 UT 17:53-18:27 Ill=13% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-5-15

     On 1983 May 15 at UT21:30-22:30 M.C. Cook and J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     could clearly see Aristarchus in Earthshine, whereas earlier that night 
     P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) could not see the crater although other features 
     were cisible. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=215 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-28 UT 17:53-18:22 Ill=13% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09 at UT 22:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron comments 
     that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a meteor 
     swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) detected 3 
     flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the Moon. D. Weier 
     (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" refractor, x36) was also observing. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-28 UT 17:53-19:25 Ill=13% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09/10 at UT 23:53-00:12 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     3" refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron 
     comments that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a 
     meteor swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) 
     detected 3 flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the 
     Moon. D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3"refractor, x36) was also 
     observing. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-28 UT 18:27-19:32 Ill=13% Earthshine observed by Heath_AW on 2010-12-9

     On 2010 Dec 09 at UT 17:00 A. Heath (Long Eaton, UK) whilst 
     observing the Earthsine with 10x50 binoucluars, noticed some 
     coloured bands on the night side. The NW sector of Eartshine, 
     closest the limb was a normal dull brown, there was a whitish 
     fringe on this going from the N to the SE, followed by a thicker 
     bluish fringe. The rest of the Earthshine beyond, until reaching 
     the illuminated crescent was black. The two coloured fringes 
     curved slightly. Local temperature 38F and some broken cloud 
     present. Thickening cloud prevented further observations. The 
     observer suspects that it could have been caused by the weather 
     conditions, but could also have been due to a cataract starting 
     to form in his observing eye. This is unlikely to be a TLP due 
     to the above observer suggested reasons, and anyway it would 
     have to have been an unbelievably large phenomena to cover such 
     a large part of the Moon. However it is worth checking to see if 
     anybody else was observing at the time. ALPO/BAA weight=0.


2020-Jan-28 UT 18:24-19:34 Ill=14% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-29 UT 17:54-18:58 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Taylor_TG on 1837-3-11

     1837Mar11 UT 15:27 (20:48 local time) T.G. Taylor (Madras,
     India) whilst observing a star being occulted, noticed a 
     6th magnitude nebulous spot where Aristarchus should be. Had 
     never seen anything quite as bright as this on previous 
     occasions (except the day before). ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-29 UT 17:54-18:02 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-7

     On 1981 Jun 07 at UT02:30-03:00 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 
     10" and 4" reflectors, seeing=I) at 02:30UT saw a flash from 
     Aristarchus and another one from Schroter's valley. By 02:45UT 
     Aristarchus was starting to be difficult to see and had occasionally a 
     bluish cast. By 03:00UT the crater could only barely be seen. This was 
     odd because visibility on the Earthlit side was really rather good. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=143 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-29 UT 17:54-18:02 Ill=20% Copernicus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-7

     On 1981 Jun 07 at UT02:30-03:00 B. Hobdell (St Peterberg, FL, USA, 10 
     and 4" reflectors, seeing=1) saw Copernicus to be very bright in blue. 
     Clarty of Earthsine was exceptional tonight. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=143 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-29 UT 17:54-19:03 Ill=20% W_Limb observed by Moseley_R on 1983-5-16

     W.limb 1983 May 16 UT 22:00-23:00 R.Moseley (Coventry,UK, 6" 
     reflector, x60) observed a faint but extensive brightening of 
     the W.limb, perhaps a little stronger at PA=80-90 deg. No other 
     features seen in Earthshine although Aristarchus suspected.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-29 UT 18:07-19:11 Ill=20% Mare_Crisium observed by Thomas on 1915-12-11

     North shore of Mare Crisium 1915 Dec 11 UT 06:00? Observed by 
     Thomas (Glenorchy, Tasmania) "star-like pt. on N. shore of 
     mare. (Eimmart?) Particularly bright spot. Tho't it was 
     sunlight from rim of sm. crater." NASA catalog weight=0 NASA 
     catalog ID #358. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-29 UT 18:25-20:31 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-30 UT 17:55-19:20 Ill=28% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1979-4-2

     Daniell 1979 Apr 02 UT 21:45-22:14 Obseved by Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, f/4.2, x36-110, seeing II-III) "Obscuration seen" BAA 
     Lunar Section Report. Cameron says that this was a bright white cloud 
     that covered three quarters of the crater. A yellow filter was used at 
     21:48, but the cloud was still white, albeit thinner (at x110). By 
     22:14UT the TLP was barely visible and again no colour seen. Buczynski 
     (Lancaster, UK, seeing = poor) saw spurious colour. Later (22:31-
     22:46UT?) Mellor obtained some photos, but these revealed no colour.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=48 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-30 UT 17:55-19:20 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-17

     On 1983 May 17 Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)observed 
     Aristarchus at 22:10 and noted that it had the same rose-violet colour 
     as had been seen by him a day earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=220 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-30 UT 17:56-19:46 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G. Amery (Reading, UK) discovered that 
     Aristarchus could not be seen in Earthshine, this was odd because less 
     prominent features could be seen. Other observers (Moore and Foley) 
     confirmed the very low brightness of the crater. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=197 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-30 UT 17:56-19:46 Ill=28% Messier observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK) found that 
     Messier was difficult to define. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=197 and 
     the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-30 UT 20:32-21:25 Ill=29% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-1-19

     Proclus 1983 Jan 19 UT 20:36-21:00 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     Seeing III, Transparency, Moderate) "Colouration seen". BAA Lunar 
     Section Report. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-30 UT 21:04-21:25 Ill=29% S_Pole observed by Wilkins_HP on 1948-4-14

     Leibnitz Mountains 1948 Apr 14 UT 20:00? Observed by Wilkins 
     (Kent, England, 12.5" reflector) " S.cusp prolonged -- detached 
     peaks -- starlike pts. connected by fine filaments brighter than 
     earthshine. (Barcroft, Haas, Vaughan, Moore & Firsoff also have 
     seen similar phenom.)(just sunlight catching high peaks?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #502. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-30 UT 18:26-21:27 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-31 UT 17:56-18:21 Ill=37% Linne observed by Buckingham on 1867-8-6

     Linne 1867 Aug 06 UT 21:00? Observed by Buckingham (England?) 
     "Crater in darkness, he saw a "rising oval spot". Other obs. 
     saw it as a triang. Bold black spot pointing to earth, slowly 
     diffused white & drift of white on slope of pyramid. (indep. 
     confirmation?)" NASA catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #155. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-31 UT 19:01-20:21 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 2000-2-11

     On 2000 Feb 11 at UT19:00 G. North (Norfolk, UK) telephoned TLP 
     coordinator, Patrick Moore, to report a possible colour anomaly in 
     Aristarchus. Moore had poor conditions in Selsey (UK) and saw nothing 
     unusual. However by this time North was reporting that, the colour was 
     fading. Two other BAA members were alerted, but were clouded out. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 19:39-20:14 Ill=38% Torricelli_B observed by Braga_R on 2001-4-29

     On 2001 Apr 29 at UT 20:50 R. Braga (Italy) reported that without any 
     filter, the brightness of the east wall of Torricelli B was halfway 
     Torricelli C (faintest) and Moltke (brightest). By insering a Wratten 
     25 red filter though, the crater was slightly more evident. However 
     using a blue Wratten 39A filter, the crater vanished completely, whilst 
     Toricelli C remained. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 20:16-21:53 Ill=38% Mare_Crisium observed by Webb_TW on 1832-7-4

     Webb (England, using a fluid achromat) saw brilliant minute spots and 
     streaks in Mare Crisium dotting its surface. This was seen near first 
     quarter. Cameron states that Schroter, Betr?, Madler, Slack and Ingall 
     had all seen it this way at times. Cameron 1978 catalog iD=111 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-31 UT 21:13-22:19 Ill=38% Plato observed by Thornton_FH on 1948-4-15

     Plato 1948 Apr 15 UT 20:00? Observed by Thorton (Northwitch, England, 
     9" reflector) "Brilliant orange-yellow flash 1 km inside E. rim  
     (similar to earlier #500 LTP flash in the dark)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #504.


2020-Jan-31 UT 21:51-22:19 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Butler_FC on 1981-3-12

     On 1981 Mar 12 at UT 19:25-20:30 Butler (of Brixton, UK, using a 
     10" reflector at 32-64x) noticed that Aristarchus was not 
     visible, although the Earthshine was very obvious. Foley (of 
     Kent, UK, and using  12" reflector) noticed that the crater was 
     only just visible but Plato could definitely be seen. Cameron's 
     2006 TLP extension catalog ID=125 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-31 UT 18:27-22:21 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors