TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: USA HI Honolulu



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


2018-Jun-01 UT 10:36-11:54 Ill=92% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-7

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 10:43-12:03 Ill=92% Daniell observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 10:43-12:03 Ill=92% Posidonius observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 11:05-12:48 Ill=92% Cleomedes observed by North_G on 1993-9-3

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 11:31-13:18 Ill=92% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 13:42-15:36 Ill=92% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1961-7-1

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 13:47-15:44 Ill=92% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-7-15

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 13:55-15:21 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-1-25

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


2018-Jun-01 UT 14:55-15:52 Ill=92% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

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


2018-Jun-02 UT 10:04-11:49 Ill=87% 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.


2018-Jun-02 UT 13:28-15:19 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-5

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


2018-Jun-02 UT 15:11-15:52 Ill=86% Kepler observed by Petrova on 1966-12-31

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


2018-Jun-03 UT 10:27-11:11 Ill=80% 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. 


2018-Jun-03 UT 10:27-11:29 Ill=80% 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.


2018-Jun-03 UT 11:42-13:33 Ill=79% Jansen observed by Grego_P on 2013-8-26

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


2018-Jun-03 UT 13:35-15:23 Ill=79% Posidonius_J observed by Holt_D on 2008-10-19

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


2018-Jun-04 UT 11:07-11:46 Ill=71% Aristarchus observed by Garbett_P on 1976-8-15

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


2018-Jun-04 UT 11:07-12:04 Ill=71% Cabeus observed by LCROSS on 2009-10-9

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


2018-Jun-04 UT 11:12-13:08 Ill=71% Cabeus observed by Grego_P on 2009-9-9

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


2018-Jun-04 UT 13:24-15:13 Ill=71% Hansen observed by Androsan on 1973-10-17

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


2018-Jun-05 UT 11:45-11:54 Ill=62% Aristarchus observed by Cowan on 1974-9-8

     Aristarchus 1974 Sep 08 UT 04:45-06:30 Observed by Cowan and Johnson 
     (Dublin, TX, 8" reflector, x59, x152, S=7) "Saw a bright luminous, 
     blue, misty cloud on th NE rim. Obscur. for 1st hr. then gave way to 
     pink & features became vis. Cloud was tear-drop shape. No movement to 
     glow. Pink cloud glowed too. Very tenuous by 0130h. (Nakamura says 
     there were no seismic events within several hrs. of this time). Another 
     person saw it without being advised as the where it was." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1393. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jun-05 UT 11:53-13:49 Ill=62% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2009-9-11

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


2018-Jun-05 UT 14:23-15:52 Ill=61% Copernicus observed by Brook_C on 1998-5-18

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


2018-Jun-06 UT 12:21-13:01 Ill=52% Tycho observed by Cook_MC on 2009-9-11

     On 2009 Sep 11/12 UT23:28-00:00 M.C. Cook (Mundesley, UK, 90mm Questar,
     x80 and x190, seeing II and transparency moderate-poor) observed
     pink on the north west rim of Tycho and green-blue on the inner
     SW rim. No sign of colour elsewhere on the Moon except for the
     S-E rim of Plato that was red. The Moon was about 20 deg in altitude
     at the time. The effect had gone by the end of the observing period. 
     A simulation of spurious colour in different directions 
     was generated by the BAA Lunar Section and found to possibly account 
     for these colours, although there should have been some strong colours 
     seen elsewhere in Tycho and none were. The BAA/ALPO weight=2.


2018-Jun-06 UT 12:29-15:25 Ill=51% Earthshine: (radio) Arietids, (radio) Zeta Perseids: & Ophuchids

2018-Jun-07 UT 13:41-15:12 Ill=42% Tycho observed by Olivarez_J on 1993-9-10

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


2018-Jun-07 UT 13:44-15:33 Ill=42% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1937-9-28

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


2018-Jun-07 UT 15:13-15:52 Ill=41% Reichenbach observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

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


2018-Jun-07 UT 15:13-15:52 Ill=41% Stevinus observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

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


2018-Jun-07 UT 12:46-15:25 Ill=41% Earthshine: (radio) Arietids, (radio) Zeta Perseids: & Ophuchids

2018-Jun-07 UT 15:33-15:52 Ill=41% Cleomedes observed by Darling_D on 1979-7-18

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


2018-Jun-08 UT 13:34-14:53 Ill=32% Mare_Nubium observed by Hirst on 1878-10-21

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


2018-Jun-08 UT 13:05-15:25 Ill=31% Earthshine: (radio) Arietids, (radio) Zeta Perseids: & Ophuchids

2018-Jun-08 UT 15:46-15:52 Ill=31% Earthshine observed by Haywood_J on 1884-8-16

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


2018-Jun-09 UT 14:52-15:52 Ill=22% Messier observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1836-2-13

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


2018-Jun-09 UT 13:26-15:25 Ill=22% Earthshine: (radio) Arietids, (radio) Zeta Perseids: & Ophuchids

2018-Jun-10 UT 14:55-15:52 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by Tempel on 1866-6-10

     In 1866 Jun 30 at UT 03:00? Tempel (Marseilles, France) observed a 
     star-like point in Aristarchus crater. Cameron says "on darkside or is 
     date 6/9/66 at 2200h?". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=143 and the weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jun-10 UT 14:55-15:52 Ill=14% Mare_Crisium observed by Darling_D on 1990-9-16

     Two observing times are given for two observers, 10:30-11:07 UT and 
     10:45-10:52UT. Castle (Rock Island, IL, USA, 8" 51x and 102x reflector) 
     found that the Proclus region was brighter than the rest of the 
     Earthlit region. They used averted vision at x102 and noticed that 
     Proclus was the brightest object in the center of a glowing area. The 
     size of the glowing area was three times that of the diameter of 
     Proclus in the E-W direction and 4-5 x the diameter in the N-S 
     direction. East of glow was not so well defined. Darling (Sun Praire, 
     WI, USA, 3" reftactor x56) noticed a brightening in the Earthshine in 
     this region and alerted Brit. but they were clouded out.Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=410 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-10 UT 15:19-15:52 Ill=13% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1938-7-24

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


2018-Jun-10 UT 13:52-15:25 Ill=13% Earthshine: (radio) Arietids, (radio) Zeta Perseids: & Ophuchids

2018-Jun-16 UT 05:31-05:55 Ill=8% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-1-21

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


2018-Jun-16 UT 05:40-05:57 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jun-17 UT 05:11-00:00 Ill=16% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Middleton_RW on 1967-1-14

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


2018-Jun-17 UT 05:11-05:24 Ill=16% Gassendi observed by Kilburn on 1969-1-22

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


2018-Jun-17 UT 05:11-05:44 Ill=16% Cassini observed by Amery_GW on 1980-4-18

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


2018-Jun-17 UT 05:53-06:52 Ill=16% Taruntius observed by Madej_P on 1980-4-18

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


2018-Jun-17 UT 06:24-06:52 Ill=16% Thales observed by Barnard on 1892-4-1

     Thales 1892 Apr 04 UT 04:00-04:30 Observed by Barnard (Lick 
     Observatory, CA, USA, 36" refractor?, S=4/5) "Filled with pale luminous 
     haze tho all surrounding features were sharp & normal. Walls also hazy 
     (Drawing)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalogue ID #276.


2018-Jun-17 UT 05:40-06:54 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jun-18 UT 05:12-05:48 Ill=25% Moon observed by Marokwic on 1881-9-27

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


2018-Jun-18 UT 05:12-05:20 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1980-4-19

     On 1980 Apr 19 at UT 20:37-20:49) P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     77mm refractor, x83 and x111) at 20:37 UT saw a slight glow at 
     x83, quite small in size. At 20:46UT no glow was seen at x83. 
     At 20:49 a slight glow seen again, but unclear and 
     illdefined - appeared larger in area at x111. Observatons 
     ceased at 21:56 dues to clid. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jun-18 UT 05:12-05:23 Ill=25% Taruntius observed by Buczynski_DG on 1980-4-19

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


2018-Jun-18 UT 05:16-08:51 Ill=26% Lacus_Somniorum observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27 *

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


2018-Jun-18 UT 05:21-08:51 Ill=26% Endymion observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27 *

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


2018-Jun-18 UT 06:09-07:44 Ill=26% Proclus observed by Marchart on 1971-1-1

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


2018-Jun-18 UT 06:43-07:37 Ill=26% N_Pole observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-9-17

     On 1977 Sep 17 at 16:30UT V.M. Chernov (Soviet Union) observed the 
     northern cusp of the Moon to be elongated more than 180deg ashen light. 
     This was 4.3 days after new Moon. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-18 UT 05:41-07:46 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jun-19 UT 05:12-05:48 Ill=36% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-4-20

     On 1980 Apr 20 at UT21:12-22:45 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, UK, 10.5" 
     reflector, x180) found, using a Moon Blink device, evidence of colour 
     on the flor patches of Fracastorius crater, brighter in blue than in 
     red. Also the floor to center varied in brightness in blue and in red. 
     Peters observed in white light and found the south east-south wall had 
     a slight orange cast and when a Moon blink was used it was less bright 
     in blue than in red light. M. Cook found spurious colour on the south 
     rim and also on Mons Pico. There was a colour blink reaction on the 
     southeast floor of Fracastorius - this was both faint and blurred and 
     not seen in white light. A.C Cook detected the permanent blink in the 
     south east floor of the crater at 21:47 and a fainter one in the north 
     west (marginally brighter in red than in blue). J.D. Cook found no 
     colour with the Moon blink device. 21:22-22:10 P.W. Foley got a strong 
     colour reaction with the Moon Blink device - brighter in red than in 
     blue and detected a pink colour visually on the south east wall 22:10-
     22:45 (this did not give a blink effect though). Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=88 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jun-19 UT 05:12-06:14 Ill=36% Petavius observed by Blair_G on 1980-4-20

     On 1980 Apr 20 at UT21:38-21:50, Blair of Renfrewshire, Scotland (used 
     an 8" reflector and seeing=III) saw three patches in Petavius and they 
     could still be seen 7 minutes later. At 21:50UT he used a filter and 
     found the "northern one was brighter in blue, the southern one was 
     brighter in red and the central one was the same shad ein both 
     filters." Cameron comments that the central patch was a permananent 
     one. She then goes onto say that the crater is described as having dark 
     patches that are opposite to what one would expect from Fitton's theory 
     applied to dark features. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=88 and 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jun-19 UT 05:25-06:51 Ill=36% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-1-19

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


2018-Jun-19 UT 06:07-06:58 Ill=37% S_Pole observed by Wilkins_HP on 1948-4-14

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


2018-Jun-19 UT 07:38-08:31 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by Cook_JD on 1981-3-11

     A faint white pinpoint flash seen and also in the same position
     a whitish glow around the crater. No futher flashes seen after the
     first one. From UT2117-2130 the glow was still visible but faded
     making it more difficult to locate. When Foley observed he found 
     Aristarchus not very visible in Earthshine, despite Plato, Grimaldi,
     and several other features being visible. Both observers used
     12" reflectors. Cameron's 2006 catalog Extension ID=124 and 
     weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jun-19 UT 05:41-08:33 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jun-20 UT 05:12-06:14 Ill=47% Mare_Crisium observed by Webb_TW on 1832-7-4

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 06:06-06:54 Ill=48% Plato observed by Thornton_FH on 1948-4-15

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 06:21-08:17 Ill=48% Aristarchus observed by Butler_FC on 1981-3-12

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 08:10-09:14 Ill=48% Mont_Blanc observed by Schroter on 1789-9-26

     On 1789 Sep 26 at UT 03:30 Schroter (Lillienthal, Germany) observed 
     close beneath Mons Blanc at the west foot, in the dark, a small 5th 
     magnitude, speck of light. Its round shadow was sometimes black, 
     sometimes grey. Cameron suspects that this is the same as her TLP 
     report No. 50. the Cameron 1978 catalog ID=62 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-20 UT 08:29-09:14 Ill=49% W_Limb observed by Vince_AW on 1948-4-15

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 08:55-09:14 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1789-9-26

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 08:55-09:14 Ill=49% Plato observed by Schroter on 1789-9-26

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 09:05-09:14 Ill=49% Mare_Crisium observed by Schroter on 1789-9-26

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


2018-Jun-20 UT 05:41-09:16 Ill=49% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jun-21 UT 05:12-06:11 Ill=59% Manilius observed by Newport on 1965-12-30

     Dome W. of Manillius 1965 Dec 30 UT 10:35 Observed by Newport (England, 
     4" refractor x180) "White patch or haze, everything else was sharp" 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average).


2018-Jun-21 UT 05:12-05:43 Ill=59% Mons_Piton observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-20

     On 1983 May 20 at UT00:00-03:00 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) 
     noted that Mons Piton was too bright near the terminator and was 
     surrounded by shadow. A sketch was made. The mountain appeared 
     segmented with one thin shadow line. The mountain looked like a 
     Mexican Sombrero hat. This appearance is normal. What was 
     abnormal was that Piton was brighter than Proclus, and only 
     slightly fainter than Censorinus. The CED brightness 
     measurements were normal Piton=3.6, Proclus=3.5 and Censorinus=
     3.7. Please check to see whether this is still the case. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=221 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jun-21 UT 06:10-07:30 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Hopp on 1972-9-15

     Alphonsus 1972 Sep 15 UTC 18:48-18:56 Observed by Hopp (13.25E, 52.5N, 
     75mm refractor) "Diffuse white to blue area within the crater - not 
     sure" T=4, S=4. Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets (1984) Vol 30, 
     pp53-61.


2018-Jun-21 UT 06:29-07:36 Ill=59% Ptolemaeus observed by Ingalls on 1866-4-22

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


2018-Jun-21 UT 06:43-08:24 Ill=59% Werner observed by Lippert_RM on 1953-9-16

     On 1953 Sep 16 UT03:00 R.M. Lippert (San Diego, CA, USA, 20cm 
     Cassegrain reflector, x90)saw a bright magnitude 1 flash on the 
     Moon, that was probably on the east rim of Werner(?) crater. It 
     is unclear if the observer meant it was really magnitude 1, or 
     was what a magnitude 1 star would have looked like. The flash 
     was yellow-orange in colour. Observation described in the 
     "Observations and Comments" column in the December, 1953 
     Strolling Astronomer (Vol. 7, No. 12), on page 170. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Jun-21 UT 07:15-09:10 Ill=59% Pickering observed by Collier on 1971-1-4

     Pickering 1971 Jan 04 UTC 20:29-20:37 Observed by Collier (London, 
     England) "Between Saunder and Rhaeticus, apparently coming from Pick. 
     After 2027h it dimished with extraordinary swiftness, like a light goes 
     out. (experienced observer)" NASA catalog weight=?. NASA catalog ID #
     1281. Note that this crater was previously called E.C. Pickering before 
     the IAU renamed some craters.


2018-Jun-21 UT 07:45-08:33 Ill=59% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-12-5

     On 1989 Dec 05 D. Darling of Sun Praire, WI, USA, saw two dark spots on 
     the SE floor of Proclus. The first dark spot was seen through  3" 
     refractor and then also through a 12.5" reflector (35x and 154x). 
     Seeing was S=10 and T=5. He noticed that at 23:00UT the wall spot was 
     less well defined. Darling also comments that he observed reflecting 
     glint, almost as if from a glass surface - he had not seen this effect 
     before. A telephone alert was issued and Caruso verified the spots. 
     Cameron comments that the spots were not shadows because the Sun was at 
     an altitude of 52 deg at Proclus at the time and she states that the 
     steepest slope ever mesured on the Moon was 52 deg and not inside 
     Proclus. Other observers observing were: Weier (6.5" refractor x284 and 
     S=3/10), Caruso (8" reflector x100), and Cameron. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog extesnion ID was 382 and the weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-21 UT 08:38-09:53 Ill=59% Earthshine observed by Spellman_R on 2004-11-20

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


2018-Jun-21 UT 09:15-09:53 Ill=60% W_Limb observed by Barrett on 1973-12-2

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


2018-Jun-22 UT 05:13-05:24 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Loocks on 1969-11-18

     On 1969 Nov 18 at UT 04:22 Loocks (Valparaiso, Chile, 12" reflector) 
     observed a flash of light of magnitude 12. Cameron speculates a meteor 
     and mentions the apollo 12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1214 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-22 UT 05:25-06:33 Ill=69% Eratosthenes observed by Hill_H on 1947-1-30

     Eratosthenes 1947 Jan 30 Mean Col. 16deg. Observed by Hill (UK) "Main 
     peak of massive central mountain group appeared to be in a shadowless 
     having regard to it's claimed height of 6,600 ft. The whole of the 
     floor to the west should have still been in darkness. Instead 
     immediately to the west was a dark (intensity 1.5-2) region extending 
     almost to the foot of the bright inner wall and very diffuse in 
     outline. The observation could not be followed through due to 
     increasing cloud, but on the following night all was normal."


2018-Jun-22 UT 08:27-09:34 Ill=70% Tycho observed by Spellman_R on 1996-4-27

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


2018-Jun-22 UT 08:32-09:14 Ill=70% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-12-6

     On 1989 Dec 06 at 23:09-23:34UT D. Darling of Sun Praire, WI, USA (3" 
     refractor x36 and x90, and then a 12.5" reflector at x64, S=7/10 and T=
     4, saw dark spots in Proclus (not as dark as those from 5th Dec 1989). 
     Two telescopes were used and the bigger of these revealed some shading 
     on the floor of Proclus approximately a third as intense as he had seen 
     the previous night. A sketch was made. The TLP finished by 22:34UT. 
     Cameron comments that the dark patches could not be due to shadow as 
     the altitude of the Sun was too high at proclus. The Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=383 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jun-22 UT 08:35-09:20 Ill=70% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29 *

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


2018-Jun-22 UT 08:35-09:20 Ill=70% Arzachel observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29 *

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


2018-Jun-23 UT 05:13-08:52 Ill=78% Mons_Piton observed by Moore_P on 1958-9-23 *

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


2018-Jun-23 UT 06:22-08:11 Ill=78% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-22

     Messier and A 1966 Dec 22 UT 06:00-06:30 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, 
     CA, USA, 8" reflector, x200, S=G, T=P) "Blinks on floors of both 
     craters (blink device not stated)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalaog ID #1004.


2018-Jun-23 UT 08:40-10:10 Ill=79% Carlini_D observed by Collins_M on 2004-1-2

     2004 Jan 02 UT 09:05 (approx) M. Collins (Palmeston North, New 
     Zealand, ETX 90, seeing 3, clear) saw a possible(?) flash north 
     of Carlini D at about 16W, 35N in adverted vision. It lasted 
     only a split second. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-23 UT 08:44-10:36 Ill=79% Mare_Imbrium observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-3

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


2018-Jun-24 UT 05:13-06:12 Ill=86% 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.


2018-Jun-24 UT 05:13-06:23 Ill=86% 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."


2018-Jun-24 UT 06:19-06:42 Ill=86% Mare_Humorum observed by MacFarline on 1959-4-19

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


2018-Jun-24 UT 06:22-08:19 Ill=86% Mare_Imbrium observed by Unknown_Observer on 1820-10-17

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


2018-Jun-24 UT 06:32-08:16 Ill=86% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-23

     Plato 1966 Dec 23 UT 06:15-07:10 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector, S=P, T=G) and Coralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, 
     USA, 24" reflector +Moonblink) "3 brilliant spots on floor, all showed 
     blinks, (permanent colored Ground features ?). Not confirmed by 
     Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1005.


2018-Jun-24 UT 07:22-09:09 Ill=86% 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.


2018-Jun-24 UT 07:40-08:18 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1990-9-30

     On 1990 Sep 30 at D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x150) observed a red spot on the west wall (bright 
     in red filter and faint in the blue filter. No filter 
     reactions were found elsewhere. Gassendi had much detail 
     visible. A sketch was made. BAA observers in the UK were 
     alerted but they could not observe due to cloud. Cameron 
     2006 extension catalog ID=411 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-24 UT 09:10-10:14 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Klein_HJ on 1881-8-6

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1881 Aug 06 UT 00:00? 
     Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" refractor, 5" reflector) 
     "Whole region between these features appeared in strong violet 
     light as if covered by a fog spreading further on 7th. Examined 
     others around & none showed effect. Intensity not altered if 
     Aris. placed out of view." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #224. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-24 UT 10:13-12:56 Ill=87% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-6-2 *

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


2018-Jun-25 UT 05:13-06:34 Ill=92% 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.


2018-Jun-25 UT 05:13-08:04 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Prout on 1976-9-5 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Sep 05/06 UT 18:45-01:35 Observed by Prout 
     (England?, 12" reflector, S=III-II), Foley (England, 12" 
     reflector), Moore and Spry (Sussex, England, 12" reflector) 
     "Viol. hue on crater on W. wall, especially NW corner seen by 
     Prout & 2 Foleys. Moore & Spry did not see color. All obs. noted 
     that the crater was dull 


2018-Jun-25 UT 05:18-09:05 Ill=92% Deslandres observed by Penzel_E on 1965-5-12 *

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


2018-Jun-25 UT 05:39-07:17 Ill=92% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1970-10-12

     Proclus 1970 Oct 12 UT 00:54 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" reflector, 51x-181x) "Floor darkened to intensity 1.5 deg (albedo) & 
     c.p. became invis. Next day c.p. reappared & was 5 deg bright & 6deg 
     bright on 15th" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1277.


2018-Jun-25 UT 06:41-07:13 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1957-9-6

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=1-5, 
     T=5) Pseudo peak visible within floor shadow at 03:10h" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #671. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-25 UT 07:52-09:44 Ill=92% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1933-10-1

     On 1933 oct 01 at UT 03:00 Rawstron (USA, 4" refractor, x330) observed 
     the following in Mons Pico B: "Haze -- much narrower & elongated than 
     on Sep. 1". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=407 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jun-25 UT 08:13-10:10 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 1954-8-11

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


2018-Jun-25 UT 08:16-09:57 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

     On 1955 Oct 28 at UT00:00? Kozyrev (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" 
     reflector) detected in Aristarchus Fraunhofer lines in UV spectra that 
     were much narrower than in the solar spectrum. This indicated 
     luminescent glow which overlapped contour(?) lines. Greatest after Full 
     Moon, but fluctuated monthly with no indication of solar activity 
     effect. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=621 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=5.


2018-Jun-25 UT 08:22-10:03 Ill=92% Mare_Vaporum observed by Taylor_W on 1955-10-28

     On 1955 Oct 28 at UT 00:06 W. Taylor saw a naked eye flash on the Moon 
     in the north east area, on the edge of Mare Vaporum. The flash was 
     intense and radiated to a large area. The duration was 1/4 seconds.


2018-Jun-25 UT 08:28-11:12 Ill=92% Bailly observed by Miles_H on 1965-5-12 *

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


2018-Jun-25 UT 09:18-10:04 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Klein_HJ on 1881-8-7

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1881 Aug 07 UT 00:00? 
     Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" refractor, 5" reflector) "Whole 
     region between these features appeared in strong violet light as if 
     covered by a fog spreading further on 7th. Examined others around & 
     none showed effect. Intensity not altered if Aris. placed out of 
     view." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #224.


2018-Jun-25 UT 09:21-10:56 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1981-3-17

     Aristarchus 1981 Mar 17 UT 22:40-23:25 Observed by Moore (Selsey, 
     England, 15" reflector, seeing III) "Aristarchus very bright according 
     to Crater Extinction Device and a coloured blink detected" BAA Lunar 
     Section TLP report.


2018-Jun-25 UT 10:26-12:22 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Gray_R on 2004-11-24

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


2018-Jun-25 UT 11:35-12:25 Ill=93% 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 dissappeared until 21:04" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jun-25 UT 11:38-13:37 Ill=93% 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.


2018-Jun-25 UT 12:11-12:25 Ill=93% 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.


2018-Jun-25 UT 13:12-13:37 Ill=93% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:13-05:51 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:13-05:49 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:13-05:41 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:21-07:47 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:26-06:01 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:31-06:47 Ill=97% 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.


2018-Jun-26 UT 05:54-08:08 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-8 *

     Schroter's Valley 1897 Oct 08 UT 22:00 Observed by Pickering 
     (Cambridge, Maas., USA, 15"? refractor) "Variations in vapor col. 
     Tillsow, C was largest compared with D&E& most conspicuous 1.3 d after 
     sunrise. Drawing. (time est. fr. given colon.)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #291.


2018-Jun-26 UT 06:25-08:00 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

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


2018-Jun-26 UT 06:38-08:14 Ill=97% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-5-30

     On 1977 May 30 at 21:04-02:13UT J.H.-Robinson noted a loss of 
     detail inside Gassendi, however he did not regard this as a 
     TLP. The effect was also seen by P.W. Foley. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog TLP ID=16 and weight=0 ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-26 UT 08:30-10:19 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1978-4-20

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


2018-Jun-26 UT 08:30-10:19 Ill=97% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Foley_PW on 1978-4-20

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


2018-Jun-26 UT 08:33-10:20 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Darling_D on 1991-8-23

     Flashing spot at end of SV fluctuated. Herzog, Darling &
     Weier confirmed spot but not fluctuation. Spot brighter in red
     than blue, but Cobra Head was bright in blue. No other region was 
     abnormal.


2018-Jun-26 UT 11:48-13:06 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cross on 1967-11-15

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


2018-Jun-26 UT 12:01-13:06 Ill=97% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1978-8-16

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


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:02-06:33 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:02-06:56 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:02-06:58 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:16-08:03 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:16-08:12 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 06:46-07:16 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-12-8

     Gassendi 1973 Dec 08 UT 20:20-20:22 observed by J-H Robinson 
     (Devon, UK, seeing dair to poor). Suspected blink detected - 
     might have been due to atmospheric condtions?. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-27 UT 07:55-09:10 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 08:05-09:27 Ill=99% Madler observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-17

     Madler 1940 Aug 17 UTC 06:45 (Cameron gives 07:30 but Haas says 
     this is wrong) Observed by Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Bright spot on S. rim had I=5.9 on this date but 
     6.8 on Sep. 16, when observ. cond. were similar (see #473)" NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #470. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-27 UT 08:09-10:01 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-27 UT 09:00-09:29 Ill=99% Moretus observed by Webb_TW on 1871-12-25

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


2018-Jun-27 UT 10:07-11:40 Ill=99% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1937-7-22

     Plato 1937 Jul 22 UT 06:20 Observed by Haas (Alliance, Ohio, 
     USA, 12" reflector?) "Floor distinctly greenish, but was gray on 
     June 23, 1937 at 0430 & col.84 (normal?)" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #421. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jun-27 UT 10:11-14:06 Ill=99% Plato observed by Chapman on 1982-6-5 *

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


2018-Jun-27 UT 12:49-13:50 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Weresuik on 1965-5-15

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


2018-Jun-27 UT 13:26-13:50 Ill=99% Bailly observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-10-29

     Bailly 1974 Oct 29 22:00-23:00 Observed by Lord (St Annes-on-
     Sea, UK), 25cm reflector, x125 & x400,seeing III, transparency 
     5/5. South west floor was darker in a blue filter than in 
     other filters. Observer thought this was due to a natural 
     green colour  here. Had seen this on 3 other occasions under 
     early morning illumination. ALPO/BAA weight=1,


2018-Jun-28 UT 05:37-05:38 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.


2018-Jun-28 UT 06:53-07:40 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.


2018-Jun-28 UT 09:49-11:20 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-8-13

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 15 UTC 17:07-19:31 Observed by Theiss (located at 
     51N 5.67E) "area 4-5 diameters of Aristarchus were coloured clearly 
     yellow-red" 120mm reflector used. Ref Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon 
     and Planets Vol 30 p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-28 UT 10:57-12:27 Ill=100% Plato observed by Livesey_R on 1973-8-13

     Plato 1973 Aug 13 UT 22:25-22:35 observed by Pedler (Devon, UK). 
     Observer noticed a slight blink on a lighter patch on the floor 
     just beneath the south(?) rim using Moon blink filters. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jun-28 UT 11:03-12:19 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-7-17

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


2018-Jun-28 UT 13:15-14:31 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-7-17

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


2018-Jun-28 UT 13:58-14:37 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1978-8-18

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


2018-Jun-29 UT 09:22-11:19 Ill=99% 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.


2018-Jun-29 UT 10:43-12:23 Ill=99% 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!


2018-Jun-29 UT 10:48-12:16 Ill=99% Littrow observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1915-1-31

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


2018-Jun-29 UT 14:33-15:27 Ill=98% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-18

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 08:26-08:46 Ill=96% 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.


2018-Jun-30 UT 08:26-08:46 Ill=96% 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.


2018-Jun-30 UT 09:24-09:54 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Brown_M on 1972-7-27

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 10:44-12:39 Ill=95% 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.


2018-Jun-30 UT 11:26-11:31 Ill=95% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1990-8-8

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 11:26-11:31 Ill=95% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-8

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 12:09-13:23 Ill=95% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-19

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 12:47-14:44 Ill=95% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-6-15

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 14:05-15:44 Ill=95% Unknown observed by Cragg on 1965-5-18

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 14:27-15:41 Ill=95% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-19

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


2018-Jun-30 UT 15:17-15:56 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Pedler_J on 1990-1-13

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