TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Australia TAS Hobart



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


2019-Feb-01 UT 18:39-18:43 Ill=8% Earthshine: (radio) Capricornids/Saggitarids: ZHR=medium

2019-Feb-09 UT 09:22-09:24 Ill=17% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-16

     On 1983 May 16 at UT20:35-22:10 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) noted that 
     Aristarchus was dull in Earthshine (UT21:36-21:40). The floor was a 
     luminous rose/violet colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=219 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-09 UT 09:22-09:44 Ill=17% W_Limb observed by Moseley_R on 1983-5-16

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


2019-Feb-10 UT 09:21-10:06 Ill=25% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1979-4-2

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


2019-Feb-10 UT 09:21-10:06 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-17

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


2019-Feb-10 UT 09:42-10:06 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

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


2019-Feb-10 UT 09:42-10:06 Ill=25% Messier observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

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


2019-Feb-10 UT 09:56-10:08 Ill=25% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Feb-11 UT 09:19-10:07 Ill=34% Linne observed by Buckingham on 1867-8-6

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


2019-Feb-11 UT 09:19-09:22 Ill=34% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-5-18

     Near Ross D (23E, 12N) 1964 May 18 UT 03:54-04:53 Observed by 
     Harris, Cross et al. (Whittler, CA, USA, 19" relector x720, 8" 
     reflector x322, S=G) "White gas obscuration. Moved 20mph, 
     decreased in extent. Phenom. repeated. Drawing." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID 811. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Feb-11 UT 09:55-10:29 Ill=35% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Feb-12 UT 09:52-10:43 Ill=45% Mons_Piton observed by Gerling on 1843-7-4

     Mons Piton 1843 Jul 04 UT 21:15-22:00 Observed by Gerling 
     (Germany?) "Bright pt. glowing like a star on the S. extension 
     of the Alps. On the following eve. found a small mt. which he 
     did not see before." NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog 
     ID=122. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-12 UT 10:37-10:49 Ill=45% 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.


2019-Feb-12 UT 09:53-10:51 Ill=45% Earthshine: (radio) Chi Capricornids: ZHR=low

2019-Feb-13 UT 10:27-11:13 Ill=55% Autolycus observed by Unknown_British_Observers on 1984-12-1

     On 1984 Dec 01 at UT 20:00 a British Astronomical Association Lunar 
     Section member (Southam, Warwickshire, UK) found no detail on the floor 
     of Autolycus, despite there being plenty of detail on the floor of 
     Aristillus crater. According to Foley, there should be some detail at 
     this stage of illumination. Grego reports that the observation was from 
     a Society for Popular Astronomy member and they described "a 
     homogeneous grey veil over the 20 km floor of the crater". The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=255 and the weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-13 UT 10:48-11:13 Ill=55% Eratosthenes observed by Abel_P on 2009-11-25

     On 2009 Nov 25 UT18:42-21:03 P.Abel, T.Little and C.North (Selsey, UK, 
     15" reflector, seeing II-III, transparency very good), all saw visually 
     a brownish tinge on the north west rim of Eratosthenes crater. P.Abel 
     made a sketch and T.Little took some high resolution CCD images, some 
     of which were through coloured filters. Checks were made for spurious 
     colour, but none was seen elsewhere on the Moon. The eyepiece was 
     changed but this made no difference. M.C.Cook (Mundesley) was observing 
     with a smaller scope at the same time, but saw no colour, however 
     observing conditions were worse. W.Leatherbarrow (Sheffield, UK) was 
     observing with a instrumenet mid way in size, and saw a brownish tinge 
     in the NW rim area, but saw a similar colour elsewhere and put this 
     down to spurious colour. Normally multiple observers seeing the same 
     thing would result in a weight of 4, however as this was only observers 
     at Selsey and some of the evidence contradicts, I am allocating an 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-14 UT 09:15-09:37 Ill=66% Aristillus observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-23

     Aristillus 1939 Sep 23 UT 01:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, USA, 
     12" reflector?) "Dark area in W. part of floor had I=1.3. comp with I=
     1.3, 3.7, 4.0 in #450, 454, & 459, respectively. (albedos disagree at 
     same phases, so are real anomalies). (normal here?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #461.


2019-Feb-14 UT 09:15-09:43 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-29

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 20 UT 22:28 Observed by Smith (Nottingham, 
     England, 10" reflector) Reddish patch possibly detected on SE 
     flank of central peaks, but more dubious than that from 28th 
     Apr. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-14 UT 09:15-09:59 Ill=66% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-9

     On 1987 Mar 09 at UT20:00 M. Mobberley (Sussex, UK) obtained some video 
     of Mons Pico - apparently these show the mountain with a puzzling 
     appearance (not sure whether it was the observer who claimed this or 
     some one who analyzed the tape). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=300 and 
     the weight=5. ALPO/BAA=1. 


2019-Feb-15 UT 09:14-09:20 Ill=76% Eratosthenes observed by Chilton_KE on 1968-11-1

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


2019-Feb-15 UT 09:15-09:26 Ill=76% Censorinus observed by North_G on 2007-10-21 *

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


2019-Feb-15 UT 09:17-11:04 Ill=76% Sinus_Iridum observed by Brook_C on 1996-4-28

     Sinus Iridum 1996 Apr 28 UT 20:00 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     UK, 60mm refractor, x112, seeing III, slight breeze, twilight) 
     "dark shaded area on floor ~1/4 diameter of Sinus Iridum on 
     western interior by rim" BAA Lunar Section Observation. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-15 UT 11:57-12:19 Ill=77% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

     Bulialdus 1979 Aug 03 UT 21:36-21:48 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     seeing III, Moonblink device) "Bullialdus eastern side of the crater 
     looked brighter in red i.e. rim and exterior, extending to the south 
     slightly and this reddish areas was slightly hazy. At 21:41 it clouded 
     over but at 21:47-21:48 it cleared briefly and effect was noted again. 
     Also Darney appeared very visible through the red filter. Probably 
     spurious colour as the Moon was -18 deg in declination and the whole 
     Moon had a slight brownish tinge" ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-15 UT 12:08-12:19 Ill=77% Darney observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

     Darney observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III, Moonblink device) 
     See TLP report for Bullialdus (eastern side) concerning reddish
     areas. At 21:41 it clouded over but at 21:47-21:48 it 
     cleared briefly and the effect was noted on Bulialdus again.
     Also Darney appeared very visible through the red filter. 
     Probably both effects were spurious colour related as the Moon 
     was -18 deg in declination and the whole Moon had a slight 
     brownish tinge. An ALPO/BAA weight of 1 is assigned to this TLP."


2019-Feb-15 UT 14:03-14:27 Ill=77% Gassendi observed by Sims_DM on 1977-5-28 *

     Gassendi 1977 May 28/29 UT 20:45-21:15 Observed by D. Sims 
     (Dawlish, Devon, UK) saw a hazy area on the south east floor 
     that was normal in red and white light but darker in blue. 
     This was partly confirmed by J-H Robinson (Devon, England, 10" 
     reflector) 21:24-23:12 who saw the south east floor of 
     Gassendi to have a loss of detail - but no colour seen, 
     although at 21:57-21:58 it was slightly brighter in red than 
     in blue briefly. P. Doherty (22:45-23:15) did not see anything 
     ususual. D. Jewitt (22:22-22:55) did not reveal anything 
     ususual, apart from spurious colour. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=3 and ID=1463. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-16 UT 09:30-09:57 Ill=85% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-25

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


2019-Feb-16 UT 09:30-10:47 Ill=85% Gassendi observed by Moseley_T on 1967-3-22

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


2019-Feb-16 UT 09:30-11:11 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-9-12

     On 1989 Sep 12 at UT00:58-02:25 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x159, S=7/10) observed similar light conditions to 1989 Jul 
     15. At 02:00 he observed pink on the south west wall of Aristarchus 
     crater. At 01:24UT the Aristarchus ray was yellowish, however the 
     entire Moon had a grey-yellow tinge of colour. Chromatic aberation was 
     observed at 01:56UT. By comparison Gassendi was checked and had no 
     colour. At 02:10 the crater wall of Aristarchus was unusual and was 
     quite different in appearance to rims of other craters. The cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=375 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Feb-16 UT 09:30-09:31 Ill=85% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1989-1-18

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


2019-Feb-16 UT 09:50-11:42 Ill=85% Mersenius_C observed by Ward_G on 2005-11-13

     G. Ward (a lunar observer for 15 years) observed an area just south 
     west of Mersenius C to be blurred and in a greenish cloud. The green 
     colour was more like that of dead grass than one gets from a neon bulb.
     The effect was seen from 04:50-04:57UT, but could have been going on 
     before it was first noted at 04:50-UT. Seeing was 6-7/10 4" Refractor 
     (2 element). refractor had been used hundreds of hours before (over a 
     10 year period) with no similar colour was seen. The observer checked 
     other areas but did not see any similar effects. They also rotated and 
     changed eyepieces, but this made no difference to the TLP. The TLP site 
     seen was picked up on an image taken earlier at 04:47UT by W. Bailley,
     from Sewell, NJ, USA. Unfortunately the area concerned, a mountain on 
     the image, was saturated and so we cannot tell if a colour was present 
     there and the seeing was poor.


2019-Feb-16 UT 10:47-12:44 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-16

     Aristarchus 1975 Oct 16 UT 20:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) 
     interior corner." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #
     1413. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-16 UT 11:29-12:27 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Unknown_Observer on 1889-5-11

     On 1889 May 11 at 22:00? UT an unknown observer saw an ink black spot 
     on the rampart of Gassendi. It had not been seen before ar at the next 
     lunation or indeed ever again. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=261 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-16 UT 12:32-13:13 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Neville on 1971-9-1

     Aristarchus 1971 Sep 01 UT 20:45-21:05 Observed by Neville, 
     Cunnington (Nottingham, UK, 4" refractor x180, altitude, low) 
     "Saw a bright glow, especially in E. wall (Confirm. but not 
     indep.?)" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1310. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-17 UT 10:23-10:27 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-11-30

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


2019-Feb-17 UT 10:23-10:45 Ill=93% Gassendi observed by Brook_C on 2007-10-23

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


2019-Feb-17 UT 10:35-12:16 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

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


2019-Feb-17 UT 11:05-13:01 Ill=93% Mersenius observed by McConnell_J on 1975-6-21

     Mersenius 1975 Jun 21 UT 21:50-22:45 Observed by McConnell 
     (Northern Ireland, 6" reflector) Moore? (Sussex, Enland, 15" 
     reflector, 5" refractor, S=F), Reading (Rushden, England, ? 
     14" reflector) and Foley (Kent, England, 12" reflector, S=P) 
     "McConnell saw an obscur. starting at 2150h which disappeared 
     at 2245h. Moore(?) alreted, saw no anomaly in 15 in refl. & 
     5-in refr. under fair conditions from 2209-2228h. Reading 
     reported neg. fr. 2250-2345h (after phenom.). Foley reported 
     color in it but also a crater to S. of it & Aris., prob. due 
     to seeing conditions." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID#1408. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-17 UT 11:42-12:21 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Lena_R on 1995-10-6

     On 1995 October 6 at UT 21:30 R. Lena (Rome, Italy - a UAI observer, 
     11.4cm reflector) saw 4 or 5 flashes from Herodotus crater. Light 
     intensities (mag?) ranged from 9 to 8 and they were brighter through a 
     red filter. There is no 2006 Cameron catalog entry for this observation 
     - it has come from the UAI web site. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-17 UT 11:48-13:45 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1954-8-11

     1954 Aug 11 observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 6.5" reflector, 
     x200) "Brilliant in red filter, variable)" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #570. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-17 UT 11:52-13:43 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-2

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1971 Sep 02 UTC 20:00 Observed by Ayeau 
     (Paris, France, 12" reflector, x100) "Brownish-red or maroon 
     seen on Aris. W.wall ridge to Herod. on S.wall of Herodotus" 
     NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1311. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-17 UT 12:58-13:35 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

     On 1995 Oct 06/07 at UT 22:45-00:00 P. Mirteto (a UAI 
     observer, RI, Italy, 20cm reflector) observed some brightness 
     changes in Herodotus. Please note that this description is a 
     summary of the material on the UAI web site. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Feb-17 UT 13:15-14:26 Ill=93% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1965-4-14

     Ross D 1965 Apr 14 UT 06:03-06:22 Observed by Harris (Whittier?, CA?, 
     USA, 19"? reflector) "Phenomenon description unavailable. Given at an 
     ALPO meeting" NASA catalog weight=0 (very unreliable). NASA catalog ID 
     #874.


2019-Feb-17 UT 13:19-13:55 Ill=93% Prinz observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

     On 1995 Oct 06/07 at UT 23:05-00:00 P. Mirteto (a UAI observer, RI, 
     Italy, 20cm reflector) observed some brightness changes in Prinz. 
     Please note that this description is a summary of the material on the 
     UAI web site. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-17 UT 13:25-14:26 Ill=93% Archimedes observed by North_G on 1988-9-23

     On 1988 Sep 23 at 19:40-19:55 & 20:36-20:41 G. North (760mm 
     Coude Rrefractor, x250, Royal Grenwwich Observatory, 
     Herstmonceux, UK, seeing V, Transparency: Fair). 19:40-19:55 
     image very unsteady. All seems normal in other crtaters with 
     the exception of Arcimedes. Much of the rim seems indistinct 
     apart from a 1/4 length of the west rim. Strongly suspected 
     that this was due to a combination of seeing and illumination. 
     UT 20:02-20:06 - checked the area with a lower magnification 
     10" Astrographic Refractor - the crater seems more normal, so 
     suggesting that the theory was correct. 20:36-20:41 returned 
     to the 30" reflector, and the crater appeared similar to the 
     start of the session. This is almost certainly not a TLP, but 
     it would be helpful to have some images or sketches to check 
     this theory out. Weight=1.


2019-Feb-17 UT 14:19-14:26 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

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


2019-Feb-18 UT 11:02-12:47 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-18

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


2019-Feb-18 UT 11:25-11:46 Ill=98% Godin observed by Porter on 1973-7-14

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


2019-Feb-18 UT 11:57-13:48 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-3

     Aristarchus and Herodotus UT 20:00? Observed by Areau (Paris, France, 
     12" reflector x100) "Maroon color covering the ridge(?) E (ast. ?) & 
     the ridge(?) S. of Herod. In 3 or 5 secs. Cloud disappeared after 10 
     min." NASA catalog weight=3 (average) NASA catalog ID #1312.


2019-Feb-18 UT 13:09-14:57 Ill=98% Riccioli observed by Madej_P on 1979-8-6

     On 1979 Aug 06 at 22:24-22:54 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK, 6" 
     reflector. Purple Wratten 35, and Yellow Wratten 15 filters 
     used) Orange glow seen (at x73) on west side of crater, near the 
     central peak. The central peak was coloured too at x110. At 
     22:32 (x75) the central peak was brighter than the rest of the 
     area wrough the yellow filter. At 22:34UT at x73 everything 
     looked OK through the purple filter. The TLP was still visible 
     at 22:54. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-18 UT 13:12-14:40 Ill=98% Lichtenberg observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-21

     Lichtenberg 1951 Jan 21 18:19.2-18:38.5 UT observed by Baum (Chester, 
     England). Tiny red spot noticed initially and then faded. Location of 
     spot 31.403N 66.167W. 20cm refractor x90-x100. Seeing fair-extremely 
     good. NASA catalog assigns a weight of 3. NASA TLP ID No. #
     542. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-18 UT 14:04-14:44 Ill=98% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-3

     Schroter's Valley 1955 Jul 03 UT 22:00 Observed by Firsoff 
     (Somerset, England, 6.5" reflector x200) "Drawing contains a 
     star-like pt. at N. part of valley." NASA catalog weight=4. 
     NASA catalog ID #597. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-18 UT 14:14-15:54 Ill=98% Schickard observed by Moore_P on 1940-5-20

     Schickard 1940 May 20 UT 20:00 Observed by Moore (England, 12?" 
     eflector) "Fog on floor -- milky appearance, less pronounced 
     than on 8/2/39 (see #456)." NASA catalog ID #465. NASA catalog 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-18 UT 14:16-15:54 Ill=98% Plato observed by Taylor_A on 1971-1-10

     Plato 1971 Jan 10 UTC 20:17-20:42 Observed by Taylor (Slough, England, 
     8.5" reflector) "Blink (dark gray to black), 13x3km diam. on E. wall & 
     floor in indentation in wall. Smaller by 2028 h. gone at 2035h. 
     Reappeared at 2028h & gone completely at 2042h)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1282.


2019-Feb-18 UT 15:11-17:50 Ill=98% Helicon observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-7 *

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


2019-Feb-18 UT 15:49-15:54 Ill=98% Mare_Humboldtianum observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-21

     Mare Humboldtianum 1951 Jan 21 20:47-22:00 UT observed by Baum 
     (Chester, England).  The appearance of some mountains on the 
     limb appeared to change over time, with some mistiness. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Feb-19 UT 09:49-12:48 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-2 *

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


2019-Feb-19 UT 11:33-12:44 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2000-6-16

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


2019-Feb-19 UT 11:41-15:26 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-20 *

     Proclus 1972 Nov 20 UT 20:20 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector, x178) "Dark patch in crater. Disappeared by next nite. 
     The normal ring seemed thickened. On Dec. 7. the crater appeared 
     bright. Drawings. (prob. real LTP, nr. FM)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1350.


2019-Feb-19 UT 12:28-13:31 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1964-4-26

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


2019-Feb-19 UT 12:43-14:24 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-18

     Archimedes 1940 Aug 18 UT 03:25 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) NE outer wall had I=5.0, but was I=2.5 on June 20 
     (see #467) (similar colong.)" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID #471. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-19 UT 14:11-17:45 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1989-10-14 *

     On 1989 Oct 14 UT 19:00?, 22:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, U.K., using a 12" 
     reflector) noted that although the brightness of Aristarchus crater 
     seemed steady, that there was just too much detil to see inside the 
     crater than one would expect. Appeared as two craters - Cameron 
     commented that this was often seen by Bartlett. Several observers 
     apparently confirmed this TLP? Cameron 1978 catalog extension ID=379 
     and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-19 UT 14:30-16:03 Ill=100% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-27

     Gassendi 1966 Dec 27 UTC 06:30-07:05 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector?) "Very faint blink on SW (ast. ?) floor & on another 
     N. of it on NW floor. Obs. considers obs. very suspect" NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very poor). NASA catalog ID #1006.


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:01-12:39 Ill=99% Humboldt observed by Goodacre_W on 1897-12-9

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:01-12:57 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Milligan on 1955-10-31

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:01-12:32 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-27

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:08-14:06 Ill=99% Linne observed by Sykes on 1983-1-29

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:08-14:06 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-29

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:09-15:21 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17 *

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 12:09-15:21 Ill=99% Reinhold observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17 *

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 13:42-15:40 Ill=99% Arago_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 13:42-15:40 Ill=99% Moltke observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 13:52-15:34 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-21

     Proclus 1972 Nov 21 UT 21:30 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector, x130) "Thickened bright ring remained, but the dark 
     patch had disappeared. (dark patch prob. real temporary phenom. as it 
     was seen nr. FM when contrasts are strongest, yet disappeared" NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1351.


2019-Feb-20 UT 14:15-15:22 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-28

     On 1983 May 28 at UT 01:50-03:00 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) 
     observed the whole region of Aristarchus, Herodotus and Shroter's 
     Valley all to have a brightness of 3 and all blue and impossible to 
     focus on (he had never seen it like this before). Also the interior of 
     Aristarchus was invisible. Brightness measurement taken and a sketch 
     was made. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=222 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-20 UT 15:42-16:47 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_AC on 1985-12-28

     CCD images taken through Wratten 25 (red+near IR) and 87 
     (near IR only) filters. Between 00:02 and 00:25UT there
     was some slight evidence that a fade may have taken place
     however careful analysis by Cook casts doubt on this.
     Probably it was more related to a degradation in image 
     quality due to seeing than a true TLP. An ALPO/BAA
     weight of 1 has been assigned.


2019-Feb-20 UT 17:42-18:53 Ill=98% Copernicus observed by Rawlings_G on 1978-4-23

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


2019-Feb-20 UT 18:52-18:53 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-11-1

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


2019-Feb-21 UT 12:56-13:27 Ill=94% Lalande observed by Galgoey on 1973-7-17

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


2019-Feb-21 UT 13:14-15:06 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-20

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


2019-Feb-21 UT 15:17-17:15 Ill=94% Censorinus observed by Chapman on 1983-1-30

     On 1983 Jan 30 at UT 23:45 Chapman (England, UK) observed that 
     Censorinus was low in brightness. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=199 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-21 UT 15:17-17:15 Ill=94% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-30

     On 1983 Jan 30 at UT 23:45 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) 
     measured that the brightness of the region around Toricelli B was 2.3 
     (high) and there was a slight blue colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     199 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-21 UT 15:33-17:04 Ill=94% Furnerius observed by Kohman_T on 1986-2-26

     On 1986 Feb 26 at 05:00UT a photograph was obtained by T. Kohman of 
     Pittsburgh, PA, USA (3.5" Questar and 0.25 sec exposure) that had two 
     bands above the limb, resembling ejecta plumes. Cameron suspects that 
     these are probably flare from the eyepiece optics. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=282 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-21 UT 15:41-16:19 Ill=94% Hansteen observed by Haas_W on 1941-7-11

     In 1941 Jul 11 at UT 04:00? Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" reflector) 
     observed near Hansteen "Moving luminous speck, estimated 0.1" diam., 
     mag 8 (rept. date was 10. Lunar meteor?". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     487 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-21 UT 19:08-19:44 Ill=93% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-2-17

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


2019-Feb-22 UT 14:54-16:44 Ill=87% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18

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


2019-Feb-22 UT 14:59-16:11 Ill=87% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-29

     On 1985 Dec 29th at UT 23:23-23:58, M. Mobberley (Bury St. Edmunds, 
     Suffolk, UK, seeing II-III) made a video scan of the Moon. P.W. Foley 
     examined the tape and noted something that Mobberley had not seen 
     visually. Two scans of Totticelli B had taken place, one at 23:23 and 
     the other at 23:58UT. In the first a brilliant point appeared briefly, 
     on the western rim, positioned at 3o'clock. In the second video 
     sequence this brilliant spot was present continuously and wandered 
     along the rim. It was possible to monitor frequency of turbulence 
     present, this apparent movement did not ppear to conform, although 
     judgement here was extremelydifficult as the feature was at absolute 
     point of resolution, a little better than 0.5 mile. Also considered was 
     the implication of the equipment effect, this did not seem to fit 
     either as other nerby craters in the same configuration, 30% shadow 
     filled with sunlight on exterior of western walls. A point to watch for 
     in future. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-22 UT 15:54-17:51 Ill=87% Messier observed by Hansen on 1972-8-27

     Messier & A 1972 Aug 27 UT 08:51-09:21 Observed by Hansen (LeMoore, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector, x200) "Perculiar thread of shadow connecting the 2 
     craters. Sun's elev. @ 6deg. Drawing (possibly a high peak on E.wall of 
     A casting a shadow?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID
     #1342.


2019-Feb-22 UT 18:00-19:46 Ill=87% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-3-12

     On 1944 Mar 12 at UT 23:00 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 8.5" reflector) 
     observed that Plato appeared incomplete - the central crater had it's 
     north wall obscured. cameron comments that maybe this was due to the 
     low altitude of the Moon? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=491 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-22 UT 18:30-19:12 Ill=86% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-9-23

     Grimaldi 1937 Sep 23 UT 05:00 Observed by Firsoff (Glastonbury, 
     England, 6" reflector + filter) "Variations in green. Strong green on 
     this date. Other dates of variation are:
     Date     Time    Color
     4/29/37  0930    slight
     3/23/38  09?30   strong
     7/24/38  0830    gray-green
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #424.


2019-Feb-22 UT 19:05-19:38 Ill=86% Birt observed by Doherty_EG on 1972-9-25

     Birt 1972 Sep 25 UT 23:20-23:45 Observed by Doherty (Stoke-on-Trent, 
     England, 10" reflector x280, S=VG) "All bright areas were similar in 
     intensity (albedo) but 2 larger ones at times seemed brighter. N & S. 
     The E. IAU? wall of the small craterlet showed most prominently & at 
     times suspected a faint pt. of light just W. of its center. This was 
     very suspect however." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog 
     ID #1345.


2019-Feb-22 UT 19:09-19:46 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Keyes_J on 1989-12-16

     Darling, alerted by Keyes saw Aris >> brighter obj on moon (as
     it normally is) Comet ray & N rim of Herod. >> could see no
     detail - Aris. except two bands, moon was pale yellow (low alt.)
     with halo around it. Nothing unusual elsewhere. Cameron 2006
     catalog extension ID #384 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1,
     just in case there is some merit in this report?


2019-Feb-22 UT 19:09-19:46 Ill=86% Herodotus observed by Keyes_J on 1989-12-16

     Darling, alerted by Keyes saw Aris >> brighter obj on moon (as
     it normally is) Comet ray & N rim of Herod. >> could see no
     detail - Aris. except two bands, moon was pale yellow (low alt.)
     with halo around it. Nothing unusual elsewhere. Cameron 2006
     catalog extension ID #384 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1,
     just in case there is some merit in this report?


2019-Feb-23 UT 13:24-15:07 Ill=79% Copernicus observed by De_Groof on 1989-1-26

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


2019-Feb-23 UT 14:39-16:30 Ill=79% Kant observed by Brook_C on 1991-8-29

     C.Brook (Plymouth, UK) noticed that the east wall of this crater was 
     brighter than the walls of nearby craters. Cameron comments that Foley 
     says that this is normal and agrees. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=
     433 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-23 UT 16:33-19:26 Ill=78% Ross_D observed by Reneau on 1964-2-2 *

     On 1964 Feb 02 at UT08:30-09:40 G.Reneau and B.Crowe (2.4" 
     refractor, x90)observed Ross D to be double. This was during a 
     time when observers were looking for a Ranger crash plume. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=799 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-23 UT 16:44-18:41 Ill=78% Isidorus_K observed by Darling_D on 1979-4-16

     Something resembling a cigar shaped shiny object seen
     on S rim - hanging over a smaller crater. It looked like a bright
     aluminum can in the sun & cast a shadow onto the rim. The length 
     was 8-10 miles long x 1 mile wide at the central point. 
     It appeared tapered to points at both ends. Observer studied it
     for several hours. S term. ~60-70miles away. Apparently not related 
     to topog. Alt. 8deg. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2019-Feb-23 UT 16:51-18:38 Ill=78% Plinius observed by Haas_W on 1937-7-27

     Plinius 1937 Jul 27 UT 04:37 Observed by Haas (Alliance, OH, 
     12"? reflector) "E. end of c.p. varied in intensity at similar 
     lighting conditions. Intensity was low est on this nite, being 
     at I=5.0. Other nites were:
     Date     Time   col.    I
     6/23/37  0600   84      8.5
     7/20/37  0200   58      6.0
     7/22/37  0300   78      6.5
     9/22/37  0700  114      6.0
     9/24/37  0830  142      6.5
     10/17/37 0100   59      8.5
     10/21/37 0500  109      8.5
     NASA catalog weight=4 (good) on this and the nights listed. NASA 
     catalog ID #422. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-23 UT 17:36-18:32 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Kilburn on 1969-12-28

     Aristarchus 1969 Dec 28 UT 00:24 Observed by Kilburn (England, 6" 
     reflector x192) "Blink in same place as #1231. Very faint and large 
     area." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1232.


2019-Feb-23 UT 18:44-19:47 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-8-18

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


2019-Feb-24 UT 13:55-14:59 Ill=69% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-28

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


2019-Feb-24 UT 14:31-16:26 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Rule on 1973-11-15

     Aristarchus 1975 Nov 15 UT 06:34 Observed by Rule (Edinburgh, Scotland, 
     4" reflector x36) "Blue patch in crater (similar to many of Bartlett's 
     obs.?)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1383.


2019-Feb-24 UT 15:09-17:06 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2004-12-2

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


2019-Feb-24 UT 16:13-18:11 Ill=68% Aristarchus observed by Amato_M on 2004-12-2

     Aristarchus 2004 Dec 02 UT 03:00 Observed bt Michael Amato (West Haven, 
     CT, USA, 127mm Maksutov, x123) "The brightness variation (as seen by 
     Brook earlier) was very apparent. One thing never seen before by Amato 
     was a thin short bright ray that extended out in the opposite direction 
     as Aristarchus bright ray". The higher the Moon climbed in the sky the 
     more obvious this short thin bright ray became. An ALPO report.


2019-Feb-25 UT 14:30-15:10 Ill=59% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-29

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


2019-Feb-25 UT 14:30-14:38 Ill=59% Aristarchus observed by Beaumont_S on 1989-11-19

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


2019-Feb-25 UT 14:30-15:10 Ill=59% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2004-12-3

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


2019-Feb-25 UT 15:24-17:21 Ill=58% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-3

     P.Foley (Nettlestead, UK, 12" reflector) noticed a translucent bluish 
     glow in Earthshine coming from this crater, despite it being close to 
     the nright terminator. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=200 and 
     weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Feb-25 UT 15:55-17:51 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1980-7-3

     Marcus Price (Camberley, Surrey, UK) noted that Aristarchus
     was extremely bright. A 6" reflector was used. The Cameron 
     2006 Catalog ID is #98 and the weight is 1. The ALPO/BAA weight
     is 1 too.


2019-Feb-25 UT 18:22-19:49 Ill=57% Calippus observed by Fox_S on 1997-7-25

     On 1997 Jul 25/26 at UT 23:00-00:00 S. Fox (Dundee Tayside, Scotland, 
     UK, 15cm f/5 reflector with x4 Barlow). A series of photographs were 
     taken that show a glow just beyond the terminator, near to Callipus 
     crater. Almost certainly this is lens flare from the Barlow lens. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-26 UT 15:08-15:49 Ill=48% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1987-11-13

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


2019-Feb-26 UT 15:38-16:19 Ill=48% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1821-11-16

     On 1821 Nov ? at UT 19:00 an unknown observer (in England) reported 
     "Bright spots on the moon. (if early phase, date would be 26th-29th) 4 
     other instances mentioned. Fixed streaks of light in dark part -- first 
     one stated as moving. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=94 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-26 UT 16:06-18:03 Ill=48% Messier_A observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-9-15

     Messier A 1976 Sep 15 UT 21:05 Observed by J.H-Robinson 
     (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm Newtonian, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, 
     x200, seeing very poor). Messier A was fainter than Messier in 
     blue light. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-26 UT 15:08-19:19 Ill=47% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Feb-27 UT 15:50-17:46 Ill=38% Plato observed by Hastorf_C on 2012-10-8

     On 2012 Oct 08 UT12:00 C. Hastorf (Chuck's Bobcat, AZ, USA, 5" 
     SCT, seeing 3.5-4 out of 5). Strange lightness seen on 
     shadowed floor of Plato. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-27 UT 18:54-19:52 Ill=37% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-10

     Tycho 1990 Dec 10 UT 11:03-12:49 Observed by Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" Newtonian, x63) "Nebulous patch seen where the central peak 
     should have been in the 90% shadow filled crater. The nebulous patch is 
     seen to vary in size and a star-like point is seen inside it briefly 
     for 1 sec. The nebulous patch was a bit like what one expects from a 
     close-up view of a cometry nucleus. A sketch and an image can be found 
     on the following web site:
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19901210.htm " An ALPO report.


2019-Feb-27 UT 19:15-19:52 Ill=37% Montes_Spitzbergen observed by Madej_P on 1980-7-6

     Spitzenberg Mountains 1980 Jul 06 UT 02:05-02:26 Observed by Madj 
     (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 70mm OG, Seeing started as I and ended up 
     as IV) "Obscuration seen near Spitzenberg Mountains" BAA Lunar Section 
     Report.


2019-Feb-27 UT 15:50-19:20 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Feb-27 UT 19:43-19:52 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-13

     Aristarchus 1955 Jul 13 UTC 02:50 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England) "Brilliant in blue & green filters. Didn't seem to be as clear 
     as other craters." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #598.


2019-Feb-27 UT 19:45-19:52 Ill=37% Copernicus observed by Brook_C on 1996-9-6

     Copernicus 1996 Sep 06 UT 01:45 Observed by C Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor x28, x112, transparency, not good) "Shadows of central 
     mountains could not be seen although the shadows on the crater ramparts 
     were visible" BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Feb-28 UT 16:36-16:50 Ill=28% Vitello observed by Haas_W on 1939-8-9

     Vitello 1939 Aug 09 UT 08:00 Observed by Haas? (NM?, USA, 12?" 
     Reflector) "S.part of dark area was I=4.0 comp. with #452 & #453, when 
     cond. were similar on all 3 dates (phase similar too -- normal 
     tonite?)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #457.


2019-Feb-28 UT 16:36-17:06 Ill=28% Encke observed by Mineev_A on 2012-9-9

     2012 Sep 09 UT 23:11-23:37 A.Mineev (Russia) observed a bright 
     flash near to Encke. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Feb-28 UT 16:36-19:22 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors