TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: France - Challans



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-Mar-01 UT 17:49-18:53 Ill=39% Menelaus observed by Bartlett on 1976-9-1

     Menelaus 1976 Sep 01 UT 00:40 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4.5" reflector, 45-300x) "Upper 1/2 of W.wall bright white (8deg). 
     Lower 1/2 much duller at 4 deg & distinctly bluish-gray. Same as seen 
     in Aris. & Grimaldi & thinks it is due local agency (gas?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1447.


2020-Mar-01 UT 17:49-18:56 Ill=39% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1987-11-27

     On 1987 Nov 27 at 19:35-21:04 UT M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     seeing IV-V) saw spurious colour on the crater floor and also 
     on the rim. Two bright spots were seen on the west rim (the 
     brightest one was on the NW rim). Saw >>N-NW lip 21:00UT 
     blink in red. The was apparently confirmed by A.C. Cook 
     (according to Cameron) at 21:04UT. The ALPO/BAA weight, in 
     view of the poor observing conditions is 1.


2020-Mar-01 UT 18:20-20:17 Ill=39% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1987-11-27

     On 1987 Nov 27 at 20:56-21:12 UT M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing 
     IV-V) saw spurious colour on the Proclus floor and also on the 
     rim.  At 20:56UT Censorinus was quite dull and diffuse, spurious 
     colour but no blink. Sketches made. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=314 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight, in view of the poor 
     observing conditions is 2.


2020-Mar-01 UT 18:41-22:36 Ill=39% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-19 *

     On 1983 Feb 19 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-01 UT 19:04-21:00 Ill=40% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-4-19

     On 1983 Apr 19 at 21:45UT M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) reported that 
     Censorinus' exterior white patch was grayish at this time and there was 
     a "momentary glow outisde the crater to the North West. The Crater 
     Extinction Device brightness measurement for Censorinus was 4.0 whereas 
     Proclus was 4.4. Cook was expecting a lower CED brightness measurement. 
     Foley notes that Censorinus is usually brighter than Proclus. On 1983 
     Jan 29 Chapman obtained a very high brightness measurement for this 
     spot. The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=212 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-01 UT 21:15-22:39 Ill=40% Halley observed by Raden_DJ on 1979-7-1

     On 1979 Jul 01 at 22:00?UT D.J. Raden (Fort Meade, FL, USA, using a 
     10" reflector) detected a flare near to Halley (5E, 9S) visually with 
     the eye and it lasted about 3-4 min - a sketch was made. However it was 
     also found on one photographic slide taken with an exposure of 35 
     seconds. The observer comments that visually the flare was not as 
     bright as it appeared in the photograph. In an area near Halley. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=57 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2020-Mar-01 UT 22:03-22:39 Ill=40% 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.


2020-Mar-01 UT 22:21-22:39 Ill=41% 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.


2020-Mar-01 UT 18:25-22:41 Ill=41% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-02 UT 17:51-18:56 Ill=49% Archimedes observed by Hill_EG on 1966-3-29

     Archimedes 1966 Mar 29 UT 21:00 Observed by Hill (England, 24" 
     reflector, x250, S=E) "Brightening of E-W bands across floor. 
     (Obscuration accord. to Moore)" NASA catalog ID #923. NASA 
     catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-02 UT 17:51-19:34 Ill=49% Proclus observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-11-28

     On 1987 Nov 28 UT at 20:14 (possibly earlier)-20:44 M.Mobberley saw the 
     northern rim of Proclus very bright for first quarter. There were 
     streaks half way up the wall and these seemed to vary in brightness and 
     length in seconds. Seeing was at first suspected but became doubtful 
     over this being a cause. There was also another bright streak that 
     changed brightness over 5 minute intervals (Cameron says that this is 
     not atmospheric) Apparently video was taken and confirms the effects. A 
     sketch was also made. M. Cook detected a blink with coloured filters 
     i.e. being brighter in red light (Also apparently confirmed by 
     Louderback). Estimated the north west wall was x3 brighter than 
     Censorinus. Censorinus itself varied in brightness as measured using 
     CED devices. P. Foley decided that the north was was much brighter than 
     Proclus (beyond the limits of the scale. However both Moore and Mason 
     agreed that the north wall of Proclus was very bright but shimmering 
     around in the bad seeing. They did not see any bright spots either. 
     A.C. Cook (20:18-20:44UT) confirmed that the north wall of Proclus was 
     very bright. Towards the end of the observing period the north wall had 
     faded from this maximum brightness - Cameron suspects that this might 
     have been as a result of an eyepiece misting up. The TLP was also 
     observed by Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK) and he reported: "Bright spot 
     on north wall, Moon blink reaction". A BAA Lunar Section report with 
     extracts from the 2006 Cameron catalog. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=315 and 
     weight=4 (or 5?). ALPO/BAA weight=3. Apart from Louderback, all 
     observers were based in the UK and had a vatiety of telescopes and 
     observings conditions.


2020-Mar-02 UT 18:07-20:04 Ill=49% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1987-11-28

     On 1987 Nov 28 M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found Censorinus varied in 
     brightness as measured using CED devices. P. Foley decided that the 
     north was was much brighter than Proclus (beyond the limits of the 
     scale). However both Moore and Mason agreed that the north wall of 
     Proclus was very bright but shimmering around in the bad seeing. They 
     did not see any bright spots either. A.C. Cook (20:18-20:44UT) 
     confirmed that the north wall of Proclus was very bright. Towards the 
     end of the observing period the north wall had faded from this maximum 
     brightness - Cameron suspects that this might have been as a result of 
     an eyepiece misting up. The TLP was also observed by Foley (Maidstone, 
     Kent, UK) and he reported: "Bright spot on north wall, Moon blink 
     reaction". A BAA Lunar Section report with extracts from the 2006 
     Cameron catalog. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=315 and weight=4 (or 5?). 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. Apart from Louderback, all observers were based in 
     the UK and had a vatiety of telescopes and observings conditions.


2020-Mar-02 UT 18:41-21:36 Ill=49% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-20 *

     On 1983 Feb 20 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-02 UT 18:55-20:52 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Moore_P on 1967-2-17

     Alphonsus 1967 Feb 17 UT 17:47-18:12 Observed by Moore and 
     Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, x300) "Eng. 
     moonblink suspected just inside SW floor on the elevation NW of 
     famous dark patch. Feb 18 was cloudy, then on Feb 19, after some 
     neg. results with blink, suddenly a bright glow in same place." 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1014. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Mar-02 UT 19:16-21:11 Ill=50% Hipparchus_L observed by Coates_J on 1979-5-4

     On 1979 May 04 at 21:30-22:00UT Coates detected a star-like point 
     inside Hipparchus L crater using averted vision. Cameron in her 2006 
     catalog extension comments that Hipparchus L is a highlands impact 
     crater with a rille on the western ejecta blanket. The crater is the 
     smallest one in a chain that are sequenced to be half the size of the 
     previous crater in the chain. Apparently the largest crater in the 
     chain is Hind with a largely landslide covered floor - although on the 
     south is a dome? with a summit crater. Cameron's 2006 catalog extension 
     gives this TLP an ID of 51 and a weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2020-Mar-02 UT 20:37-22:06 Ill=50% Montes_Teneriffe observed by Hart_R on 1854-12-27

     nr. Plato in Teneriffe Mountains 1854 Dec 27 UT 18:00-23:00 
     Observed by Hart & others (Glasgow, Scotland, 10" reflector) "2 
     luminous fiery spots on bright side on either side of a ridge, 
     contrasting color. Seemed to be 2 active volcanoes. Ridge was 
     normal color. Spots were yellow or flame color. Never seen 
     before in 40 yrs. of observing." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #129. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-02 UT 18:26-20:40 Ill=50% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-02 UT 20:54-22:11 Ill=50% Alphonsus observed by Jasmin_G on 2003-4-10

     On 2003 Apr 10 at 00:40UT a GLR observer G. Jasmin (Quebec, Canada, 
     using a 10" F-10 Schmidt Cassegrain) took a photograph of Alphonsus 
     crater on Kodak 400ASA film with an exposure of 1/30th sec. There was a 
     light visible (diameter 10 km) inside Alphonsus and the effect was 
     present for 5 minutes. The observer commented that they have seen a 
     light in this crater many times before, but never as long as 5 minutes.
     This report was submitted to the GLR group in Italy. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Mar-02 UT 21:11-23:05 Ill=50% Hyginus_N observed by Crain on 1877-11-13

     Hyginus Nova 1877 Nov 13 UT 20:00? Observed by Crain, Klein, Eng. 
     officer (France?, Cologne (Germany), Enland?, 6" refractor?, S=E) 
     "Standing out with such prominence, seen at a glance. No trace of it on 
     14th, in excell seeing. (indep. confirm.?)"NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #198. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-02 UT 21:13-22:27 Ill=50% Theaetetus observed by Moore_P on 1952-12-24

     Thaetetus 1952 Dec 24 UT 20:00? Observed by Moore (England?) 
     "Bright spot, hazy line of light" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID 556. ALPO/BAA weigh=2.


2020-Mar-02 UT 21:37-23:34 Ill=50% Menelaus observed by Azevado on 1969-11-17

     Menelaus 1969 Nov 17 UT 16:00-19:00 Observed by Rubens de 
     Azevedo,A. Monghilhot, E. Leal e Jose Fernandes (Joao Pessoa, 
     Paraiba, Brazil, 8" and 10" reflectors) "Entire crater of 
     Men. illum. by pale greenish light. (Azevedo)" NASA catalog 
     weight=5 NASA catalog ID #1211a. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Mar-02 UT 22:18-23:41 Ill=51% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 17:52-18:18 Ill=59% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-11-26

     In 1952 Nov 26 at UT 01:00? Carle (USa, 8" reflector, x700, 
     seeing = excellent) observed the following in Plato: "Sketch 
     shows  8 spots -- 5 craters showed interior shad., 1 
     completely  filled, but no others seen despite several hrs. of 
     study. Spots that should have been seen were missing. poor 
     seeing converts floor into shimmering shapeless blob. Has 
     observed it under good seeing & seen nothing on fl. as others 
     have noted". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=555 and weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Mar-03 UT 17:52-18:52 Ill=59% Montes_Carpatus observed by McCorkle on 1955-8-27

     On 1955 Aug 27 at UT 01:51 McCorkle (Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 6.5" 
     reflector, x200) observed a 2nd magnitude bright flare on the dark side 
     of the Moon. This remained steady, fading slightly before abruptly 
     disappearing. Cameron suggests that this might have been a meteor. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=604 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-03 UT 17:52-18:20 Ill=59% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1976-7-6

     Proclus 1976 Jul 06 UT 01:35 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     3" refractor, 40-450x, S=6, T=3) "Nothing vis. on floor (albedo=2 deg?) 
     (usually features are vis.)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high).NASA catalog 
     ID #1437.


2020-Mar-03 UT 17:59-19:23 Ill=60% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1984-12-31

     Although the crater was on the night side, a small bright spot
     was seen. This was blue, almost UV, and equivalent to a star of
     magnitude 2. It flashed over intervals of about 30 seconds
     and changed in colour from UV to blue. The BAA Lunar Section
     TLP network was alerted. Mobberly and J.Cook did not see much
     although J. Cook may have seen something, but located else where?
     Cameron lists this as a confirmed? observation? The Cameron
     2006 TLP xtension catalog has this TLP with an ID No. of 258
     and a weight of 4. The ALPO/BAA weight is 2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 18:19-20:16 Ill=60% Ross_D observed by Capen_CF on 1964-4-21

     Ross D 1964 Apr 21 UT 04:23-05:01 Observed by the Capens (CA, 
     USA, 16" and 6", seeing 3-5, transparency 5+) "Obscuration of 
     its rim" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #808. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 18:51-20:44 Ill=60% Plato observed by King_N on 1983-4-21

     On 1983 Apr 21 at UT 21:55-22:05 N. King (Winersh, Berkshire, 
     UK, using a 150cm f/8 reflector, with seeing I and 
     transparency good, little spurious colour, just a little in 
     Plato). Although observing since 21:25UT the observer noticed  
     a just detectable faint green colour just after the dark shade 
     around the inner eastern crater rim. The effect faded and by 
     22:05UT had completely gone. This report is not in the Cameron 
     2006 catalog. It is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 19:27-21:24 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2004-2-29

     Alphonsus 2004 Feb 29 UT 19:00-19:15 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     England, 60mm OG x120) "Checked central peak of Alphonsus using 60mm OG 
     x120 + right angle prism. Moon at very high elevation, seeing excellent 
     once clouds had dispersed, transparency also excellent. Time of 
     observation 19-00 hrs UT to 19-15 hrs UT. Noticed fluctuation of 
     brightness of A's central peak compared with the peak of Arzachel. 
     Alphonsus' peak generally brighter." BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 19:39-21:35 Ill=60% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-21

     On 1983 Feb 21 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 19:43-21:20 Ill=60% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1995-9-3

     On 1995 Sep 03 at UT19:40-20:15 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector at 
     x400) observed that the floor of Plato was much darker than he would 
     normally expect and futhermore no interior craterlets were seen. there 
     was however a white patch that was barely visible at the location of 
     the central craterlet should have been. G. North (UK) attempted to 
     observe nut the Moon was too low and seeing terrible. F. Doherty 
     reported Plato normal. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=475 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-03 UT 20:22-22:18 Ill=60% Messier observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-7-3

     On 1979 Jul 03 at UT 20:55-21:20 J-H. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     10" reflector, seeing II) observed that Messier was brighter than 
     Messier A. No colour was observed. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID is 58 
     and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-03 UT 20:33-22:02 Ill=60% Tycho observed by Albert_J on 2010-8-19

     On 2010 Aug 19 at UT 00:50-01:02 J.Albert (Lakeworth, FL, USA, 
     C11, Transparency 3, Seeing 7-8, 86F and very humid. Oberver 
     checking out repeat illumination condition appearence for Tycho 
     concerning LTP #468 in the 1978 Cameron catalog. Did not see the 
     effect from the original TLP report, but did see, immediately at 
     looking at Tycho a very faint hint of redness in a pencil thin 
     arc (< 1/4 circumference of the rim) confined to the top of the 
     rim of the well-lit north east wall. Coloured arc similar in 
     thickness to Rupes Recta, but not as sharply defined. The outer 
     (E) edge was perhaps sharper than the inner edge. The redness 
     was more on the inside of the top of the rim. The outside of the 
     rim was bright white. This effect was seen in three different 
     eyepieces, at 311x, 224x and 400x. Checked for the effect on 
     other craters nearby but could not see this effect anywhere 
     else. The colour had dissapeared by 01:02UT. The fade took about 
     1-2 minutes. Observation of Tycho continued until 01:06UT, but 
     all seemed normal. Quick checks were made again on Tycho 
     periodically until 02:50UT but the colour was not seen again. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-03 UT 21:10-23:04 Ill=60% Hyginus_N observed by Crain on 1877-11-14

     Hyginus Nova 1867 Nov 14 UT 20:00? Observed by Crain, Klein, Eng. 
     officer (France?, Cologne (Germany), Enland?, 6" refractor?, S=E) "On 
     13th it was standing out with such prominence, seen at a glance. No 
     trace of it on 14th, in excell seeing. (indep. confirm.?)"NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #198.


2020-Mar-03 UT 21:13-23:01 Ill=60% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-2-22

     On 1964 Feb 22 at UT 05:00 Harris (Whittier, CA, 19" reflector, x100) 
     observed the appearance of a ring to the south east of Ross D. Cameron 
     says that 7 persons have seen this over a 2.5 year period. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=801 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-03 UT 21:21-23:16 Ill=61% Tycho observed by Haas_W on 1940-7-14

     Tycho 1940 Jul 14 UT 02:00? Observed by Haas (NM? USA, 12"? 
     reflector) "Luminous marks in shadow, ragged edged & irreg. 
     shape. E. wall had a milky luminosity" NASA catalog weight=4. 
     NASA catalog ID #468. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-03 UT 21:37-23:34 Ill=61% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-2-18

     Gassendi 1967 Feb 18 UT 20:30-20:40 Observed by Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, x300) "Red color in 
     crater (in dark)". NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1015. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Mar-03 UT 21:53-22:50 Ill=61% Plato observed by Reese_EJ on 1949-3-9

     Plato 1949 Mar 09 UT 02:00-03:00 E.J.Reese (6" reflector x240) 
     and one hour later T.R.Hake (5" refractor x300) both unable to 
     see any detail on the floor of Plato, despite both being able to 
     see a "difficult to see" cleft near to the crater Connon. Reese 
     was able to see detail under similar illumination back in 1948 
     and 1947 and saw the floor craterlets in Plato clearly then. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Mar-03 UT 22:16-00:11 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 22:16-00:11 Ill=61% 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. 


2020-Mar-03 UT 22:16-00:11 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 23:11-00:06 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 23:21-00:42 Ill=61% 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. 


2020-Mar-03 UT 23:31-00:42 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 23:33-00:42 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-03 UT 23:38-00:42 Ill=61% 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.


2020-Mar-04 UT 00:21-00:42 Ill=62% 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.


2020-Mar-04 UT 17:54-18:23 Ill=70% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1957-8-5

     Observed by Chernov (Russia) "A periodic change in shape of 
     small dark spot at bottom of round spot further N. adjacent to inner 
     wall. It was larger than in proceeding months at same sun elev."
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #669.


2020-Mar-04 UT 17:54-19:57 Ill=70% Moltke observed by Marshall_KP on 1984-2-12 *

     The UT given in the Cameron 2006 extension catalog are: 20:58, 23:25-
     02:20 and 01:40-04:00, however it is not clear what UT applies to which 
     of the observers or the two features reported as having TLP on that 
     night. On 1984 Feb 12-13 Marshall (South Anerica, seeing=III-II) 
     noticed that Moltke was very bright with a fuzzy violet hue - he had 
     never seen it like this before. Cameron 2006 catalog extension TLP ID=
     240 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-04 UT 17:54-19:57 Ill=70% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1984-2-12 *

     The UT given in the Cameron 2006 extension catalog are: 20:58, 23:25-
     02:20 and 01:40-04:00, however it is not clerr what UT applies to which 
     of the observers or the two features reported as having TLP on that 
     night. On 1984 Feb 12-13 Marshall (South Anerica, seeing=III-II) saw 
     initially no craterlets in Plato, despite the Moon being at a high 
     altitude. At 01:45UT the northwest corner of Plato was red. Again no 
     other craterlets showed. He found the surrounding wall to be too bright 
     and this was confirmed by Crater Extenction Device readings and had 
     problems focussing on the crater. By 02:00-02:50UT he noticed 
     variability in the visibility of the craterlets. By 03:48UT the central 
     craterlet was much brighter than before and the crater doublet had 
     brightened but the southern craterlet was still invisible. Cameron 
     comments that Marshall was a very experienced observer. A. Cook (of 
     Frimley, UK) obtained a photodiode line scan image of Plato. The 
     brightness of the north west wall was brighter than the bright area on 
     the west wall. Marshall and Mosely both saw a dark area on the floor of 
     Plato close to the south wall (from clock position of 11 o'clock. There 
     was a prominent white spot on the floor and the central craterlet was 
     seen, but only under good conditions. Mosely does not discuss the west 
     and north west wall brughtnesses that were seen earlier by Cook and 
     Marshall. Cameron 2006 catalog extension TLP ID=240 and weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-04 UT 19:03-21:01 Ill=70% Proclus observed by Cameron_W on 1988-12-18

     On 1988 Dec 18 at UT20:25 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA - TV camera 
     telephoto) noticed on a live TV shot of the Moon (apparently channel 3 
     TV broadcast at 11:25PM local time), that Proclus was brighter than 
     Censorinus (or Dionysus) and was the brightest feature on the Moon. It 
     was photographed from San Juan in Puerto Rico. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     342 and weight=. ALPO/BAA weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-04 UT 19:07-20:57 Ill=70% Plato observed by Porter on 1976-9-4

     Plato 1976 Sep 04 UT 02:35-03:35 Observed by Porter 
     (Sarragansett?, Rhode Island, USA, 6" reflector x100, S=5, 
     T=?) "At 0235h albedo of floor was est. at 3. At 0325h the pt. 
     was albedo =1, 2 whole steps darker than earlier & noticeable 
     to the obs. 10-15 min later it returned to normal. (the few 
     meas. of albedo for this age were 1.5-2 which suggests that 
     the meas. of 3 was the anomalous one. Another pt. did 
     darken -- as reported). NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID 
     #1448. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-04 UT 19:42-21:38 Ill=70% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1964-4-22

     Ross D vicinity 1964 Apr 22 UT 05:43-0637 Observed by Cross et 
     al. (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" reflector, x800-1200 & filters, S=7-
     8, T=1) "Gas cloud over it & its companion; everywhere else was 
     fine detail" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #809. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-04 UT 20:13-22:08 Ill=70% Daniell observed by Saxton on 1979-7-4

     Daniell 1979 Jul 04 UT 20:40-21:19 Observed by Saxton (UK?, 216mm 
     refractor?, seeing III, transparency: Good) "noticed that the east 
     end of Daniell was bright and fuzzy and had somewhat poorly defined
     edge to the bright part. A sketch was made, and possibly shows
     the same as in past reports" BAA Lunar Section Report. Cameron
     2006 extension catalog ID=59 and weight=3. Observer located in
     Leeds, England and used a 9" reflector x250. Seeing=III and
     transparency=good. ALPO/BAA weight=2.
     
     


2020-Mar-04 UT 21:01-22:57 Ill=71% Bullialdus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-15

     Colour seen, mostly blueness on south rim and exterior of south
     rim at Bullialdus crater. Blueness seen too on Plato on inner SSW
     rim, but no colour reported on any other craters. Seeing III,
     12" reflector used x200 and x360.


2020-Mar-04 UT 21:01-22:57 Ill=71% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-15

     Colour seen, mostly blueness on inner SSW rim. Blueness also seen
     on south rim and exterior of south rim at Bullialdus crater. No colour
     reported on any other craters. Seeing III, 12" reflector used x200 and 
     x360.


2020-Mar-04 UT 21:21-23:18 Ill=71% Sinus_Iridum observed by Unknown_Observer on 1872-3-19

     In 1872 Mar 19 at UT 23:17 an unknown observer observed in Sinus 
     Iridum: "Covered with a light gray shadow thru which he saw dimly the 
     surface below - indicating obscuring matter over it. (Cameron says: 
     only w. 1/3 of bay would be in shadow as boundaries are 25-37W)". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=178 and the weight=3.


2020-Mar-04 UT 21:33-22:58 Ill=71% Plato observed by Davies_H on 1988-10-20

     H. Davies (Llamandel, Swansea, UK, using a 3" refractor,
     detected a short duration reddish hue along the inner NE-NW? 
     rim (4-7 O'Clock location. Sketch supplied to Foley (BAA 
     coordinator). No similar effect seen elsewhere. A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) detected spurious colour on several craters, 
     including Plato that night. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=
     337 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-04 UT 21:36-23:33 Ill=71% Alphonsus observed by Moore_P on 1967-2-19

     Alphonsus 1967 Feb 19 UT 20:30-21:11 Observed by Moore, 
     Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, x360) "Blink 
     area between 1900 & 1940 with neg. results. Suddenly at 2030 
     there was a bright red glow, brightest Moseley had ever seen, 
     at Feb 17 suspectec place. Moore returned at 2037h in time to 
     see fading effect. Brief return at 2105-2111; neg. from 
     2120-2250h then clouds. Nothing on Feb 20. confirmation)." 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1016. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Mar-04 UT 22:02-23:13 Ill=71% 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.


2020-Mar-04 UT 22:02-23:13 Ill=71% 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.


2020-Mar-04 UT 22:22-23:55 Ill=71% Alphonsus observed by Jenning on 1966-4-1

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 01 UT(?) 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. NASA 
     catalog ID #924. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-04 UT 22:39-00:28 Ill=71% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 00:44-01:41 Ill=72% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 00:56-01:41 Ill=72% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 01:00-01:41 Ill=72% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 01:41-00:00 Ill=72% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 18:21-20:17 Ill=79% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-4-4

     On 1982 Apr 04 at UT 23:30-00:25 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 7cm 
     refractor & 16cm reflector) noticed the TLP in his refractor 
     first of all at x25. So stepped up the magnification to x111 and 
     found the crater brightness not what he was expecting. He tried 
     different filters but found no difference in brightness. With 
     the 16cm reflector however some changes in brightness were 
     dected. The crater has a very pale yellow colour and it was 
     slightly darker than Lacus Somniorum. P. Foley tried to confirm 
     at 00:09 but the crater looked normal then. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension TLP ID is 167 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-05 UT 18:34-20:23 Ill=80% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1983-4-23

     A blue tinge was seen inside and outside the crater
     perimeter. The surrounding halo lost brightness that
     was observed on 1993 Jan 29. Observed on Apr 19, 20 and 28th.
     Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=213 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-05 UT 20:04-22:00 Ill=80% Furnerius observed by Cameron_W on 1961-5-26

     Furnerius 1961 May 26 UT 02:20-03:00 Observed by Cameron (Aldephi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" Questar reflector x160, S=G) "Crater stood out like 
     glittering points (small craters on rim?). Many features examined but 
     effect seen only on this crater and Stevinus (Specular refl. from flat 
     surface?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #738.


2020-Mar-05 UT 20:24-22:20 Ill=80% Proclus observed by Firsoff on 1954-9-8

     Brilliant blue color seen at first for seconds, later for min 
     2h later, in blue filter. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 (high).
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID 572.


2020-Mar-05 UT 20:44-22:40 Ill=80% Stevinus observed by Cameron_W on 1961-5-26

     Stevinus 1961 May 26 UT 02:20-03:00 Observed by Cameron (Aldephi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" Questar reflector x160, S=G) "Crater stood out like 
     glittering points (small craters on rim?). Many features examined but 
     effect seen only on this crater and Stevinus. (Specular refl. from flat 
     surface?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #738.


2020-Mar-05 UT 20:46-22:42 Ill=80% Tycho observed by Taylor_DB on 1971-11-28

     Tycho 2971 Nov 28 UT 21:58-22:05 observed by D.B. Taylor (Dundee, 
     UK, darker area inside the crater (NE and SE floor) in a Moon 
     Blink device. However the observer does not report through which 
     filter ir was darker. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-05 UT 21:31-23:19 Ill=80% Plato observed by Watkins_E on 1971-9-30

     Plato 1971 Oct 30 UT 19:35-20:55 E.Watkins (Braintree, UK, 4.5" 
     reflector, x45,x150, x225), thought he saw a faint patch at 
     19:35 and it still was visible at 19:40. At 19:50-19:55 he saw 
     what may have been the remainder. At 20:55 he noticed a shadow 
     in the area. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-05 UT 22:39-00:36 Ill=81% 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.


2020-Mar-05 UT 22:44-00:41 Ill=81% Plato observed by North_G on 1980-5-25

     Plato 1980 May 25 UT 21:33-22:54 Observed by North (Seaford, 
     UK, 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. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-05 UT 23:55-01:53 Ill=81% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 00:55-01:27 Ill=81% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:03-02:36 Ill=81% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:18-02:36 Ill=81% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:39-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:45-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:46-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:57-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 01:57-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 02:21-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 02:29-02:36 Ill=82% 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.


2020-Mar-06 UT 17:56-17:58 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Anunziato_A on 2016-6-17

     On 2016 Jun 17 UT 05:00 A.Anunziato (AEA, Argentina Meade ETX 
     105, seeing 7/10, sketch made) observed a very tiny light spot 
     where the shadow from topographic relief to the south of 
     Vallis Schroteri nerges into the crater rim shadow on the 
     floor of Herodotus. There should be no light spot here. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:05-19:05 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Baumeister on 1973-8-10

     Aristarchus 1973 Aug 10 UTC 20:14 observed by Baumeister 
     (48.63N, 9.25E, 110mm reflector, T=2, S=2) "Orange to red 
     colours at the crater floor disappeared until 21:04" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), 
     p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:38-20:24 Ill=88% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1983-4-24

     All observers saw a blue tinge seen inside and outside the 
     crater. Marshall observed a bright spot in the middle of 
     the crater floor and thought perhaps that it was a central
     peak. No central peak can be found on Lunar Orbiter images.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=214 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA
     weight=4.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:40-20:34 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1939-8-27

     Gassendi 1939 Aug 27 UT 02:00 Observed by Haas? (NM? USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "NE part of c.p. was I=6.4, compared with I=9.4 on 9/28/39 
     (see #462) under similar cond.@ NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID# 458.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:41-19:41 Ill=88% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-8-10

     Plato 1973 Aug 10 UT 22:45 observed by Robinson (Devon, UK). 
     Observer noticed that the lighter areas on the floor were more 
     distinct in red than in the blue filter. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:42-20:26 Ill=88% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1976-9-6

     Proclus 1976 Sep 06 UT 02:00 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4.5" reflector 45-300x, S=3, T=5) "Nothing vis. on floor of 2deg 
     brightness. Usually floor ray & Proc. A are vis. at this col. & c.p. is 
     5 deg bright. (must have been 2 deg tonite)." NASA catalog weight=4. 
     NASA catalog ID #1450.


2020-Mar-06 UT 18:47-20:37 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Budine on 1964-2-25

     Cobra Head, Aristarchus 1964 Feb 25 UT 02:37-02:38, 02:39-02:42 
     Observed by Budine (Binghamton, New York, USA, 4" refractor, x250, S=6, 
     T=4) "Red flashes" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #
     802.


2020-Mar-06 UT 20:46-22:43 Ill=88% Mons_Piton observed by Foley_PW on 1984-3-14

     Plato & Pico 1984 Mar 14/15 UT 19:18-01:48 Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" Reflector seeing I, Transparency Very Good) "Obscuration 
     and colur seen on Plato and colouration and brightness seen on 
     Piton (CED used)" BAA Lunar Section Report.


2020-Mar-06 UT 20:46-22:43 Ill=88% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1984-3-14

     Plato & Pico 1984 Mar 14/15 UT 19:18-01:48 Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" Reflector seeing I, Transparency Very Good) "Obscuration 
     and colour seen on Plato and colouration and brightness seen seen on 
     Piton (CED used)" on and Colour" BAA Lunar Section Report.


2020-Mar-06 UT 21:02-22:53 Ill=89% Daniell observed by Crick on 1979-7-6

     Crick of Belgium noticed obscuration on a bright spot on
     the south east wall. This spot was quite prominent through a red 
     Wratten 25 filter. The floor was very dark. Other craters
     were checked and were normal. A sketch was supplied and the position 
     was the same as in other earlier reports. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=60 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 6" reflector 
     used. Seeing=II and transparency=good.


2020-Mar-06 UT 21:27-23:11 Ill=89% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1987-2-10

     M. Cook of Frimley, "NE ray distinct & also floor E of
     it, not distinct as on Dec 13 & Jan 11, while March 10,
     11 & 12 seen by Price, North, Peters, Foley & M Cook, where
     rim was clear and sharp." - quote from the 2006 Cameron Catalog
     extyension - TLP ID=297 and weight=5. Cameron gives the
     observers confirming this TLP as: M. Cook, G. North and Davies..
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-06 UT 22:06-23:51 Ill=89% Kepler observed by Lugo on 1954-11-7

     Kepler 1954 Nov 07 UTC 23:20 Observed by Lugo (Caracus, Venezula) 
     "Luminous pts. (MBMW say "bright pt.; just outside E.wall).
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #580.


2020-Mar-06 UT 22:09-00:05 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Gabriel on 1972-10-19

     Aristarchus 1972 Oct 19 UT 17:55-18:05 Observed by Gabriel (Wettern, 
     Belg. 4" refractor, x166, S=E), Hitchens (Stamine Locks, Eng., 8.5" 
     reflector, S=F), Peters (Kent, Eng., 10" relector), Amery (Reading, 
     Emg. 10?" reflector), Flynn (england, 12" reflector) "At 17:55h noted 
     bluish-purple color area just N. of Aris. & it reached just over N. 
     wall, lasted 2 min. At 1800h color noted again, but not as brilliant & 
     gone at 1801h. Seen again at 1804h & now was on E. (ast. ?) wall,
     lasting M 1min. Sure of its reality but not of lunar origin. All gone 
     at 1805h. Hitchens noted a very bright spot on W. (IAU?) wall between 2 
     prominent bands. Blue darkening in W#38 filter, neg. in W#8,25,58 & 
     integrated light. Other areas gave similar but lesser effects. May be 
     due to damp geletin. (Moore thinks not LTP but many obs. have rep't 
     blue in Aris.) Others obs. later (2100, 2215-2300, 2305h) & noted 
     nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1346.


2020-Mar-06 UT 22:39-00:34 Ill=89% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 00:24-02:20 Ill=89% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 00:48-02:45 Ill=89% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 01:51-03:25 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 01:57-03:25 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 02:13-03:25 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 02:23-03:07 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 02:26-03:25 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 03:22-03:25 Ill=90% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 18:04-20:02 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-4-28

     On 1980 Apr 28, Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA using a 8" reflector 
     and a 2.5" refractor) observed a very bright reg region on top of the 
     south west rim of Aristarchus crater. This was on the same side as the 
     ray system between Aristarchus and Herodotus. Louderback noticed some 
     chromatic aberation - blue where he had seen the red patch before.
     Louderback suspects chromatic aberation was the cause although did not 
     see red in that region ever again. "Patch was between his observation 
     points A and C. Point C was 5 points brighter in the red filter than in 
     the blue." A sketch was made. Cameron suspects that the TLP was real.
     Cameron 2006 TLP catalog extension ID=92 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Mar-07 UT 18:37-20:12 Ill=95% Montes_Haemus observed by Cooke_S on 1821-1-16

     On 1821 Jan 16 at UT 21:00 S. Cooke (Stonehouse, UK) An 
     effusion of  smoke effect, which lasted about a minute, seen. 
     It appeared like the fluttering of a bird and passed over the 
     Moon before it evaporated, and must have been foreshortened, 
     as it seemed in effect to have passed over the whole disc, 
     starting from west of Menelaus, and near Plinius. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Mar-07 UT 19:17-21:43 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1979-8-6 *

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


2020-Mar-07 UT 19:23-21:12 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1985-12-25

     Louderback observed that the south west wall was a creamy deep yellow.
     There was also strong fluorescent blue on the west wall of the Cobra
     Head - Schroter's Valley area and this was similar to the violet glare
     seen on Aristarchus at times. Violet was seen between Aristarchus and
     the Cobra Head. Seeing coditions were poor. Brightening of a point
     near C occurred roughly every 10-15 seconds and lasted 0.5 sec -
     (Cameron concludes that this was not due to the Earth's atmosphere).
     A 0.2 step drop in brightness was seen on point A (twin spots).
     Point C had reduced by 0.6 steps. Elsewhere was stable in brightness.
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=281 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-07 UT 19:33-21:30 Ill=95% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1893-1-30

     Variations in vapor column rising from the Cobra Head feature
     (seen on several nights in succession) and also in the visibility of 
     craterlets A, C, F. Sunrise +2d. (time est. fr. gives colongitude). 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=279 and weight=3. Pickering was observing from
     the southern station of Harvard University in Arequipa, Peru.


2020-Mar-07 UT 20:52-22:46 Ill=95% 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.


2020-Mar-07 UT 22:47-00:40 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-18

     Aristarchus 1975 Sep 18 UT 21:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) 
     interior corner." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1414. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-07 UT 23:51-01:48 Ill=95% 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.


2020-Mar-08 UT 01:15-03:04 Ill=96% 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.


2020-Mar-08 UT 01:56-03:48 Ill=96% 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.


2020-Mar-08 UT 02:01-03:58 Ill=96% 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=1.


2020-Mar-08 UT 18:39-20:03 Ill=99% Plato observed by Maggini_M on 1916-10-10

     Plato 1916 Oct 10 UT 21:00? Observed by M, Maggeni (Florence 
     Obs., Italy) "Reddish shadow spread over part of crater. Looked like 
     vapor (like nitrous vapor) and obscured underlying craters. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog weight=3 and ID = 365. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-08 UT 20:19-22:17 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Taylor_AR on 1969-12-23

     Aristarchus, Cobra Head, 1969 Dec 23 UT 05:19-05:34 Observed by 
     A.R. Taylor (Buckinghamshire, UK, 8.5" reflector, 240x, Wratten 
     25 and 80B) Strong blink in crater at 0519. All  traces gone by 
     0534. Could only see in filters, Plato, Copernicus, Gassendi all 
     normal. Obscur. also in Cob. Head." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID #1230. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-08 UT 20:44-22:41 Ill=99% Stevinus observed by Cameron_W on 1961-5-29

     Stevinus 1961 May 29 UT 02:45-03:30 Observed by Cameron (Adelphi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" reflector, x160, Questar, Seeing=good) "Craters stood out 
     like glittering points (small craters on rims?). Only anomalies among 
     many features examined (specular refl. from flat surface?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #738. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-08 UT 21:00-00:56 Ill=99% Plato observed by Bryukhanov_I on 1992-10-10 *

     On 1992 Oct 10 at 18:57-19:04 UT I.S.Brukhanov (of Minsk, Belarus, 
     using a 6" refractor x40 and x98) saw a star like point inside Plato 
     crater of similar brightness to the central peak of Alphonsus. The 
     event lasted 90 seconds before weakening and vanishing completely at 
     19:04UT. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=455 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-08 UT 21:23-22:58 Ill=99% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-9-8

     Eratosthenes 1976 Sep 08 UTC 04:29 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=5-4, T=5) "Psuedo-shadow X3 was present 
     but X disappeared from wall(same intensity?) which was rated 4 deg. 
     Disappearance of X so unexpected that he examined inner S wall very 
     carefully & was certain it was free from psuedo-shad. Had vanished 
     within 24h. Other pseudo-shadows showed no change. X reappeared next 
     nite. (X must have been 4deg; &this is much higher than any other 
     meas.). Variability of wall shadows may habe been what Pickering saw, 
     suggests Bartlett." Cameron 1978 TLP catalog weight=4 and catalog ID
     1452. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-08 UT 21:29-23:26 Ill=99% Furnerius observed by Cameron_W on 1961-5-29

     Furnerius 1961 May 29 UT 02:45-03:30 Observed by Cameron (Adelphi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" reflector, x160, Questar, Seeing=good) "Craters stood out 
     like glittering points (small craters on rims?). Only anomalies among 
     many features examined (specular refl. from flat surface?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #738. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-08 UT 23:44-01:41 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 00:03-02:00 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 01:25-05:21 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Schnuchel on 1972-10-21 *

     Aristarchus 1972 Oct 21 UT 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. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-09 UT 02:27-04:24 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 04:41-04:42 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 05:03-06:02 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 05:03-06:02 Ill=99% 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.


2020-Mar-09 UT 20:00-21:48 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Farrant_M on 1967-12-16

     Aristarchus 1967 Dec 16 UTC 22:00? Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector) "Crater took on an unusual appearance on inner 
     NE (ast. ?) wall. Showed a very pale blue & the opposite wall a pale 
     red color seen in no other features. Lasted only 10m & survived a 
     change of eyepieces." Seeing=I (Antoniadi). NASA catalof weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1056.


2020-Mar-09 UT 20:00-20:45 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-10-15

     David Darling observed bright glittering on Aristarchus. This
     was followed by a flare up in brightness at 00:38:05 UT in the
     comet-like ray area of the crater equivalent in intensity to the
     central peak. Then he saw another one on the north east rim of 
     Aristarchus of the same brightness. A third flare was seen at
     00:49UT in south of Herodotus, on the comet-like ray. Another
     two flares were observed at 00:56UT on the north west rim of
     Aristarchus. Darling suspects that these effects were due
     to seeing effects and Cameron agrees. However Weier suspects
     that they were TLP? Brightness measurements by Weier were for
     the south west rim of Herodotus 8.0, for a spot at the Cobra's
     Head 9.0 and 7.5 for C.H. Cameron apparently did not see the flashes
     but did suspect that the interior of Aristarchus was a bit unusual. 
     Don Spain did not see anything unsual at all. Cameron 2006 extended
     catalog ID=380 and the observation weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Mar-09 UT 20:00-21:57 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2002-3-29

     On 2002 mar 29 at 02:20-02:38UT C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor, 
     x120 - no cloud, slight haze, no wind, seeing good) noticed during 
     first part of observing period that Aristarchus was getting steadily 
     brighter, very much brighter than Proclus. This continued until 02:36UT 
     when it dimmed suddenly over a period of about a minute or so. No 
     colour effects seen. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-09 UT 20:00-21:57 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Brook_C on 2002-3-29

     On 2002 mar 29 at 02:20-02:38UT C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor, 
     x120 - no cloud, slight haze, no wind, seeing good) noticed during 
     first part of observing period that Aristarchus was getting steadily 
     brighter, very much brighter than Proclus. This continued until 02:36UT 
     when it dimmed suddenly over a period of about a minute or so. No 
     colour effects seen. ALPO/BAA weight=2. Just as an after thought - was 
     it Aristarchus that was varying, or Proclus?


2020-Mar-09 UT 20:22-22:20 Ill=100% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1980-4-30

     Louderback, of South Bend, WA, USA observed a bright area over
     Mons Anguis and Eimmart - it resembled a comet and had a bluish 
     colour and varied in brightness. The colour was confirmed as it 
     was not seen in a red filter but could be seen in blue and white 
     light. Other features were checked but did not show anything 
     similar although a violet glare was suspected in the blue filter. A
     sketch was made. Observer made Eimmart 8 in brightness at 07:30UT.
     Noted that the area around Eimmart appeared opaque at times and less so
     at other times. At 08:52UT the phenomenon was seen again. On May 2nd 
     a bright spot was still seen in the region but it was not changing 
     dimensions. During the observation on Apr 30th the atmospheric
     transparency was excellent. A 2.5" refractor was used. Reference:
     Personal communication from Louderback to Cameron on 1980 Jul 16th.
     The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID of this TLP was 93 and the 
     weight was 4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-09 UT 22:43-00:41 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 2002-3-29

     Proclus 2002 Mar 29 UT 05:27-05:36 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, +Rotating polaroid visual densitometer) 
     "Observations made following telephone alert call about Brook's report. 
     Aristarchus, Proclus and Censorinus monitored for brightness variations 
     from 04:41-05:37UT. Apart form a change in transparency due to cirrus 
     cloud at 05:11-05:18, there were significant dimmings of the 
     brightnesses of Proclus at 05:27. Aristarchus remained constant - this 
     suggested that Clive Brook's earlier report was not a TLP in 
     Aristarchus, but possibly in Proclus which he was using as a 
     comparison" ALPO Lunar Section Report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-09 UT 23:15-01:13 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Darling_D on 2002-3-29

     Censorinus 2002 Mar 29 UT 05:27-05:36 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, 
     WI, USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, +Rotating polaroid visual densitometer) 
     "Observations made following telephone alert call about Brook's report. 
     Aristarchus, Proclus and Censorinus monitored for brightness variations 
     from 04:41-05:37UT. Apart form a change in transparency due to cirrus 
     cloud at 05:11-05:18, there were significant dimmings of the brightness 
     of Censorinus at 05:36UT. Aristarchus remained constant" ALPO Lunar 
     Section Report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-10 UT 00:13-01:31 Ill=100% Manilius observed by Firsoff on 1955-8-3

     Manillus 1955 Aug 03 UTC 21:00 Observed by Firsoff (Sommerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector, x200) "Maniluus very bright in all colors, especially 
     blue, extraordinarily so" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID 
     #602.


2020-Mar-10 UT 00:13-01:31 Ill=100% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-8-3

     Timocharis 1955 Aug 03 UTC 21:00 Observed by Firsoff (Sommerset, 
     England, 6.5" reflector, x200) "Crater was bright in blue, seemed large 
     & diffused." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #602.


2020-Mar-10 UT 01:06-05:00 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Mar-10 UT 01:06-05:00 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Mar-10 UT 02:12-04:10 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Mar-10 UT 02:44-03:30 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Mar-10 UT 03:21-04:52 Ill=100% 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.


2020-Mar-10 UT 19:49-23:45 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1984-2-18 *

     On 1984 Feb 18 at 05:35UT Moseley (Coventry, UK, 6" reflector, 
     x120, seeing II-III, transparency very poor to good) found that 
     the crater was difficult to define. However observing conditions 
     variable. P. Moore observed that the crater was normal at 
     04:00UT. Moseley found the crater well defined later. Cameron 
     2006 catalog extension ID=242 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-10 UT 22:51-02:46 Ill=97% Copernicus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24 *

     Copernicus 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Copernicus indistinct in 
     red and blue filters" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 
     #1409.


2020-Mar-10 UT 22:51-02:46 Ill=97% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24 *

     Fracastorius 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Fracastorius had a blink 
     (red or blue?)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1409.


2020-Mar-10 UT 22:51-02:46 Ill=97% Tycho observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24 *

     Tycho 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, England, 
     10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Tycho indistinct in red and blue 
     filters" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1409.


2020-Mar-11 UT 01:12-03:05 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 01:14-02:38 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 01:30-05:22 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. 


2020-Mar-11 UT 02:41-06:32 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 02:51-06:32 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 03:32-04:48 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 03:36-03:57 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 04:09-05:35 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 04:50-05:35 Ill=97% 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 05:19-05:35 Ill=97% 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 05:25-05:35 Ill=97% 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 05:32-05:35 Ill=97% 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.


2020-Mar-11 UT 23:45-01:42 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-7-22

     Gassendi 1940 Jul 22 UT 05:00 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Largest bright spot in SE part of floor had I=8.6, 
     but 6+ on other dates. (see #472, 474 & 475). (8.6 is normal?)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #469. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-11 UT 23:58-01:45 Ill=92% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1956-7-25

     Proclus 1956 Jul 25 UTC 06:16-06:33 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=3-5, T=4) "C.p. 
     distinctly vis. within floor shadeo, est. 5 deg bright but no 
     trace of it at col. 122.37deg in Oct, '55(Oct. 4?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #645. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Mar-12 UT 01:00-01:33 Ill=92% Mare_Crisium observed by Eysenhard on 1774-7-25

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


2020-Mar-12 UT 04:33-05:55 Ill=91% 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.


2020-Mar-12 UT 05:01-05:55 Ill=91% 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.


2020-Mar-12 UT 22:33-01:23 Ill=85% Godin observed by Collins_M on 2006-12-8 *

     On 2006 Dec 08 at UT 17:32 (+/- 2 min) M. Collins (Palmerston 
     North, New Zealand, 3.5" Maksutov, 40mm eyepiece, seeing III-IV) 
     observed during daylight hours an extremely bright flash south of 
     Godin. It flared up and down over a fraction of a second an appeared 
     three times brighter than the Moon background itself. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Mar-13 UT 00:24-00:56 Ill=84% Plato observed by Crain on 1877-11-23

     Plato 1877 Nov 23 UT 22:00? Observed by Crain, Klein, Eng. 
     officer (France?, Cologne, Germany, England?, 6" refractor?) "A 
     luminous triangular object on floor & each craterlet on floor 
     outlined as a lum. pt. (indep. confirm.?)" NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #199. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Mar-13 UT 01:25-03:22 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1969-11-27

     Aristarchus 1969 Nov 27 UT 20:00? Observed by Miles (coventry, England, 
     5" refractor, x120) "Strong pink color in N. part; spectacular strong 
     blink. Did not notice obscur. Bands were vis." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #1227.


2020-Mar-13 UT 01:26-03:22 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-4

     On 1955 Oct 04 UT 22:00 Dubois and Kozyrev (Crimea, Soviet Union, 
     50" reflector) observed the following in Aristarchus crater: "Low 
     disprsion (d=.13 whereas on Oct 28 & Nov d=0.03) Spectogram showing 
     emiss. in central part nr. H&K". Cameron says that this is a 
     confirmation of the previous Bartlett TLP? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     619 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Mar-13 UT 01:26-03:23 Ill=84% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1976-8-13

     Pico 1976 Aug 13/14 20:50-01:00, 03:15 Observed by Foley? or Findlay? 
     (England, S=E) "Dark line to the E. (IAU?) of Pico obs. & persisted 
     till 0100h. On 14th the whole area around Pico was gray & diffused. At 
     0315h detail reappeared & NW corner sparkled. Small brilliant spot 
     appeared due N. of it & the albdeo exceeded Aristarchus (=9+ ?)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1443.


2020-Mar-13 UT 03:38-05:35 Ill=83% 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.


2020-Mar-14 UT 02:02-02:27 Ill=74% Puiseux observed by Madej_P on 1979-7-14

     On 1979 Jul 14 at UT 00:24-01:10 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 15cm 
     reflector, x35, x52, x73 and x110, seeing IV-V, transparency very 
     good). Note that the observing date was also written as Jul 18th in the 
     original report? Puiseaux was very clear in white light, but could not 
     see the cenrtral peak. The central peak though was visible through a 
     Waretten 15 (yellow) filter. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-14 UT 03:36-04:58 Ill=74% 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-Mar-14 UT 04:00-04:10 Ill=74% 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. 


2020-Mar-14 UT 05:25-06:22 Ill=73% 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.


2020-Mar-15 UT 03:47-05:42 Ill=63% 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.


2020-Mar-15 UT 04:06-06:03 Ill=63% 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.


2020-Mar-15 UT 05:16-06:24 Ill=63% 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.


2020-Mar-26 UT 18:25-19:40 Ill=5% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1969-11-11 *

     On 1969 Nov 11/12 at UT23:30-01:00 Celis and Marti (Paso Hondo, Chile, 
     10" refractor, x96, 4" refractor, x80, 3" refractor, x60, seeing = 
     turbulent) observed Aristarchus with 2 brilliant points, brighter than 
     8-9th magnitude (independent confirmation?) - Apollo 12 watch. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1206 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-26 UT 18:25-18:28 Ill=5% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-7

     On 1981 Apr 07 at UT00:31-00:52 B.Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, 
     USA, refractor?, seeing IV) detected sporadic blue glowd and 
     flashes from Aritarchus. This effect persisted for 30 minutes 
     until observing condtions became too bad tocontinue.ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:26-19:22 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-8

     On 1981 Apr 08 at UT00:35-01:09 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, 
     USA, 2.4" refractor) detected white-orange flashes coming from 
     Aristarchus crater, using averted vision - the flashes were 
     several minuates apart and not regular. The crater itself had 
     a blue glow and was stronger at lower magnification. 
     Earthshine was really clear and several features visible. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=128 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:26-19:25 Ill=10% Bullialdus observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-8

     On 1981 Apr 08 at UT00:35-01:09 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, 
     USA, 2.4" refractor) found Bullialdus (and other craters) to 
     be in a bluish haze. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=128 and weight=1. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:26-19:25 Ill=10% Copernicus observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-8

     On 1981 Apr 08 at UT00:35-01:09 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, USA, 2.4" 
     refractor) found Copernicus (and other craters) to be in a bluish haze. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=128      and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:26-19:25 Ill=10% Gassendi observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-8

     On 1981 Apr 08 at UT00:35-01:09 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, USA, 2.4" 
     refractor) found Gassendi (and other craters) to be in a bluish haze. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=128 a     nd weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:26-19:25 Ill=10% Kepler observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-8

     On 1981 Apr 08 at UT00:35-01:09 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, USA, 2.4" 
     refractor) found Kepler (and other craters) to be in a bluish haze. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=128 and      weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 18:40-19:30 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1969-11-12

     On 1969 Nov 12/13 at UT23:30-01:30 Celis et al. (Valparaiso, Chile) - 
     one observer saw Aristarchus with bluish scintillations occuring in an 
     irregular way - Apollo 12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1207 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-27 UT 19:01-19:32 Ill=10% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-28 UT 18:27-19:09 Ill=16% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1949-2-2

     Kepler In 1949 Feb 02 at UT 18:20-19:15 Y.W.I. Fisher (Brussels, 
     Belgium, 4" refractor) observed in Earthshine a white between 
     Kepler and Encke, in Earthshine. The glow began to fade at 18:50 
     and was gone by 19:15. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=513 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-28 UT 18:27-18:50 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Earl on 1964-3-18

     On 1964 Mar 18 at UT00:59 Earl and his brother (St Petersburg, FL, USA, 
     2.4" refractor, x35. seeing = very good) observed flashes in 
     Aristarchus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-28 UT 20:02-20:32 Ill=17% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1880-11-6

     On 1880 Nov 06 at UT 20:00 an unknown observer observed a TLP at an 
     unknown location on the Moon. The Cameron catalog has an entry for this 
     date and time but does not specify the location, the observer or what 
     was seen. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=218 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-28 UT 20:19-20:32 Ill=17% 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-Mar-28 UT 20:19-20:32 Ill=17% 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-Mar-28 UT 19:03-20:34 Ill=17% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-29 UT 18:35-20:26 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Mitchell on 1969-11-14

     On 1969 Nov 11/12 at UT23:30-01:00 Mitchell, Celis and Marti (Paso 
     Hondo, Chile, 10" refractor, x96, 4" refractor, x80, 3" refractor, x60, 
     seeing = excellent) observed Aristarchus with a blue centre and 
     irregular form, alternating with normal aspects. Some opacity 
     (independent confirmation?) - Apollo 12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1208 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-29 UT 19:43-20:54 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-8

     On 1981 Jun 08 at UT01:48-02:45 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 10 
     and 4" reflectors) could hardly see Aristarchus crater, however at 
     01:48UT it brightened in blue for about 3 minutes. Then at 02:20UT 
     there was a bright flash, and by 02:25UT the crater was very bright, 
     but by 02:45UT it was no longer visible. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=144 
     and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-29 UT 19:56-21:33 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Davis_H on 1988-11-14

     On 1988 Nov 14 at UT 17:25-18:30 H. Miles (St. Minver, 
     Cornwall, England, UK, 5"refractor? x60 and x120) found 
     Aristarchus to be a white ill-defined circular patch. At 
     17:45UT it was a lot brighter (Cameron comments that this 
     might have something to do with sky darkness). In contrast, 
     Copernicus was just seen as a white patch and the Jura 
     mountains could be seen (not as bright). Aristarchus grew 
     brighter over time and there was a bright point on the west 
     wall (seen at x60 and x120). Īt was fainter at 1854 & < At 
     1830. (Foley) said Earthshine cond. Superb with many regions 
     clearly seen, but Aris. was dull. (Cooks) in hazy condition 
     could not detect Aris." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=338 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO weight=1.   


2020-Mar-29 UT 20:36-21:33 Ill=25% Moon observed by Hirst on 1879-10-20

     In 1879 Oct 20 UT 23:00 (Local time Oct 21 9AM) Hirst (Blue Mountains, 
     NSW, Australia) saw a large part of the Moon covered with a dark shadow 
     that was as dark as the Earth's shadow would have been if there had 
     been an eclipse. Cameron says that this is a confirmed observation. 
     Note that the Moon was just before first quarter. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=215 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-29 UT 21:21-21:33 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1980-4-20

     On 1980 Apr 20 at UT 19:25-23:43 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 10" reflector, 
     seeing II-III) found that Aristarchus was very bright in Earthshine 
     (also found on the photographs that he took), giving off a blue 
     "incadescence", the CED brightness reading was 5. Occasionally Foley 
     could see a star-like point in the south east corner. For comparison in 
     brightness he used highland terrain near to Grimaldi (CED=2). By 
     comparison, Buczynski and Lord, could not see Aristarchus. Earlier, 
     Geenwood saw the crater easily as a star-like point with a diffuse 
     exterior glow. Cameron says thyat this was confirmed by Buczynski and 
     Lord (?). At 20:35UT Amery decided that Aristarchus looked brighter 
     than normal. Pedler though described the crater as "small dim nebulous 
     blue or blue-green" that was invisible by 20:27UT. At 20:28-22:01 Blair 
     could not detect Aristarchus, nor could J-H Robinson at 20:40UT though 
     he did see it at 20:55UT as both diffuse and blue. Ricketts detected a 
     blow glow with irregularly spaced flashes of roughly 5-10 sec apart. 
     Cook's at Frimley, UK, saw no features in Earthshine. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=88 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-29 UT 21:24-21:33 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Lagunas on 1969-11-15

     On 1969 Nov 15 at UT 02:20-03:20 Lagunas (Santiago, Chile, 10" 
     reflector) observed some brightenings in Aristarchus during the Apollo 
     12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1209 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Mar-29 UT 19:04-21:35 Ill=25% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-30 UT 18:30-00:00 Ill=33% Aristarchus observed by Fallows on 1821-11-30

     On 1891 Nov 30 at UT23:00 Observer: Fallows Observing site: Cape Town, 
     South Africa. Cameron 1978 catalog describes the event as: Bright star-
     like point. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=93 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-30 UT 20:15-20:19 Ill=34% Censorinus observed by Enie on 1966-12-18

     White spot near Censorinus 1966 Dec 18 UT 23:40-23:46 Observed by Enie 
     (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 8" reflector x100, S=G) "Attention 
     drawn to pink color in this usually white patch. Brightened to a light 
     reddish tinge for 2 mins, then faded back to pink, then to white, 
     Sketch." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1002.


2020-Mar-30 UT 20:40-22:33 Ill=34% Apianus_D observed by Power_F on 2011-10-3

     Apianus D On 2011 Oct 03 UT 21:00-21:20 F. Power (Meath, 
     Ireland, 11" SCT) observed changing colours (blue, white, and 
     red) on the inner western rim of this crater. He changed 
     eyepieces and moved the scope around to look at dufferent parts 
     of the Moon, but nowhere else exhibited anything similar. As 
     another test he asked his wife to have a look without telling 
     her what he was seeing. She confirmed the same effect. 5 digital 
     camera images had been taken. Most of these were out of focus 
     and the first one was saturated, however one of them showed a 
     approximately 35 km long, by 11 km wide (at the north) lopsided 
     carrot shaped orange colour to the western rim of Apianus D. No 
     similar strong colour could be seen anywhere else on the image, 
     nor on the other 4 images. This TLP is being given an ALPO/BAA 
     weight of 1 as the Moon was low, but an image taken looks 
     interesting.


2020-Mar-30 UT 21:44-22:33 Ill=34% Censorinus observed by Holmes_D on 1988-11-15

     On 1988 Nov 15 UT 19:15 Holmes (Rockdale, UK, 215mm Newtonian) noticed 
     the Censorinus apron (just east of the crater and including the rim) 
     was fuzzy but the crater was clear - a sketch was provided. A BAA Lunar 
     Section observation.Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=339 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-30 UT 22:33-00:00 Ill=34% 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-Mar-30 UT 19:06-22:35 Ill=34% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-19:23 Ill=43% Lubbock observed by Hill_R on 1973-11-2

     Lubbock 1973 Nov 02 UT 22:10-23:59 Observed by R.Hill 
     (Greensboro, N. Carolina, USA) "Color in crater changed fro. 
     gray to brownish -- strong enough change to be noted. Never saw 
     anything like this 7 yrs. of observing". NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1379. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-19:35 Ill=43% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-5-14

     On 1978 May 14 at UT21:30-22:52 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     seeing II and transparency excellent, no spurious colour) observed 
     Aristarchus to be very bright in Earthshine and bluish. The CED 
     brightness measuring device gave a very bright reading of 0.9, the 
     brightest he had ever seen ir before was 0.3. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     29 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-19:08 Ill=43% Mons_Piton observed by Darling_D on 1987-2-6

     1987 Feb 06 UTC 02:35 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, Wisconsin, USA, 
     12.5" Newtonian x342) "I was using a 12.5 f5 Newtonian reflector with a 
     9mm eyepiece and 2x Barlow with no filters. I had been observing other 
     features on the Moon when I had panned to the area where the sunrise 
     was taking place on Mount Piton. The mountain peak looked like a 
     shimmering block of ice with a phosphorescence luminescence cloud 
     around the peak. What was really interesting was the shaft of light 
     streaming across the Lunar Maria that appeared like a cone and it came 
     to a point near Mount Piton. The Mountain had the appearance of mother 
     of pearl and the luster or glow that surround the peak only lasted 
     about 20 minutes." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=296 and gthe weight=4. 
     the ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-20:22 Ill=43% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1992-10-4

     On 1992 Oct 04 at UT 02:15-03:18 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x80) found that Eimmart crater was brighter in blue light 
     than in red light - however Cape Agarum, and Mare Crisium were too. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=454 and the weight=4. The AlPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-20:22 Ill=43% Mare_Crisium observed by Louderback_D on 1992-10-4

     On 1992 Oct 04 at UT 02:15-03:18 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x80) found that Mare Crisium was brighter in blue light 
     than in red light - however Cape Agarum, and Eimmart were too. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=454 and the weight=4. The AlPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-20:22 Ill=43% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1992-10-4

     On 1992 Oct 04 at UT 02:15-03:18 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x80) found that Mons Piton was very bright and was equal 
     to Proclus (brightness of 9) in white light and 7.5 in violet, and 9.3 
     in red (Proclus was 9.2 in red). Īn blue both features = (9?). "points 
     on Piton affected were B, D, and C (S, W & N resp.) D in violet was 
     fuzzy - ill defined". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=454 and the weight=4. 
     The AlPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-31 UT 18:31-20:22 Ill=43% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1992-10-4

     On 1992 Oct 04 at UT 02:15-03:18 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x80) found that Promontorium Agarum was brighter in blue 
     light than in red light - however Mare Crisium and Eimmart were too. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=454 and the weight=4. The AlPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 20:26-22:23 Ill=44% Mons_Piton observed by Horne_P on 1983-3-21

     On 1983 Mar 21 at UT 21:05-22:00 P. Horne and J. Horne (Hertz, England, 
     UK, 11" reflector, x180 and x330) found that Mons Piton (totally 
     illuminated and brightest feature on the Moon - but no variability) was 
     brighter than Aristarchus (would have been if it had been in sunlight)
     and the mountain was contained within a circular illuminated patch. 
     "Brilliant white and no shadow. Size ~16km." There was no details 
     visible but the adjacent features had distinct shadows. Hutton was also 
     observing. Foley examined the photographs and believes that they are 
     inconclusive. D. Mansbridge was photographing the Moon at 19:30UT and 
     detects Piton but it is not bright. However in a photograph taken by D. 
     Mansbrdige and 20:30UT the mountain is much brighter than any other 
     sunward facing slopses on the northern part of the Moon's terminator. 
     R. Mosley had been observing earlier at 18:10-19:40 and although 
     finding the mountain to be shining briliantly beyond the terminator, he 
     also comments that this is normal. Cameron though has seen the 
     photographs taken and thinks it might be a real TLP. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=208 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-31 UT 20:46-22:43 Ill=44% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-11-16

     On 1988 Nov 16 at UT 18:20 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed that a ray 
     north east of censorinus appeared to be very diffuse and this did not 
     change during the observation. This was odd because proclus ray 
     material remained clear. The apron material of Censorinus was diffuse 
     E-W and the northern part was dull, but not fuzzy. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=340 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-31 UT 20:46-22:43 Ill=44% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1988-11-16

     On 1988 Nov 16 at UT 18:20 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed that 
     Torricelli B changed in brightness (at times), but thinks that this was 
     due to atmospheric transparency. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=340 and 
     the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 20:52-22:49 Ill=44% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-3-21

     Near Ross D (24E, 11N) 1964 Mar 21 UT 05:00-06:20 Observed by 
     Harris, Crow, Cross (Whittier, CA, USA) - negative confirmation 
     from Las Cruces. NASA catalog weight=0 (unreliable). NASA catalog 
     ID #805. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 21:47-23:14 Ill=44% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1984-4-8

     On 1984 Apr 08 UT 19:50 Mobberley (14" reflector, x194, seeing 
     III-IV, Transparency Fair-Poor, Cockfield, UK) found that 
     Torricelli B's shadow was 1/2 the way across the floor, which 
     was normal, but that there was a very dar grey/brown shroud 
     around the carter, out to several radii. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 22:27-23:32 Ill=44% SE_Limb observed by Rohslberger_R on 1980-4-22

     On 1980 Apr 22 at UT20:30 R.Rohslberger (Hittfield, (near Hamburg) West 
     Germany, 8" reflector, x170 25mm occular used, 300mm focal length?) 
     took some photographs using projection. One of these recorded an 
     apparent "ejecta curtain". Cameron considered lens flare, but the other 
     photographs did not show this. If real then the plume was at a height 
     of ~40km and the ray was ~130km. Cameron concludes that this was an 
     impact photograph. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=90 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Mar-31 UT 22:42-23:32 Ill=44% Alphonsus observed by Lenham_AP on 1952-11-24

     Alphonsus 1952 Nov 24 UT 18:00 A.P. Lenham (Swindon, UK, 3-
     inch efractor x120) noted that the usual dark spots were not 
     visible, but floor ridges and craterlets were surperbly seen. 
     This may not be a TLP but has been given a TLP category as it 
     is a curious appearance and needs to be verified on a repeat 
     repeat illumination apeparance. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Mar-31 UT 23:25-23:32 Ill=45% W_Limb observed by Miles_H on 1987-1-7

     On 1987 Jan 07 at UT19:10-20:30 H.Miles of Cornwall, UK saw two bright 
     patches were seen in Earthshine at clock positions of 4 (this patch was 
     defined by the dark limb and the brightness faded inwards to the disk, 
     over a short distance. "Centred at 60 deg along the limb from the north 
     - a sketch showed approximately 10-15 deg along it") and 5:30 (this 
     second patch was smaller and not so bright as the first patch - it was 
     west of the north pole. P. Foley (Kent, UK) also detcted the patches 
     and said that one was not far from the sunrise terminator. 
     The Cameron 2006 Extension catalog gives this TLP an ID of 291 and a 
     weight of 2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Mar-31 UT 19:07-23:34 Ill=45% Earthshine: sporadic meteors