TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: New_Zealand - Levin



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-Dec-01 UT 07:28-09:06 Ill=23% Grimaldi observed by Johnson_LT on 1951-4-11

     1951 Apr 11 UT 02:39:30+/-15s L.T.Johnson (USA) observed a mag 7 
     flash S ofGrimaldi. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:28-09:12 Ill=23% Aristarchus observed by Doughty on 1968-5-2

     On 1968 May 02 at UT 01:20-02:14 Doughty (Red Bank, New Jersey, USA, 
     8" reflector, x120) observed a bright area in Aristarchus, surrounded 
     by a faint glow. May have been atmospheric dispersion. Glow fainter at 
     01:56UT and imperceptible at 02:14UT. Kelsey and Ricker consider the 
     observation abnormal. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1070 and weight=3.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:28-07:46 Ill=23% Aristarchus observed by Fryback_D on 1988-4-21

     On 1988 Apr 21 at UT 01:28-04:00 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA) took a 
     series of photographs - Aristarchus was a luminous patch and in one 
     photograph a red spot (Cameron suspects marks on the film). is seen 
     near Aristarchus. Strangely though when looking through the telescope, 
     the crater was not excessively bright. D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 
     3.5" reflector?, x60) observed a narrow white streak of mag 5-6 of 
     duration 0.5 sec that covered 160-320km near the centre of the Moon at 
     01:53UT. A similar streak happened but the direction was different. 
     Next 2 small red flashes were seen at 02:00 and 02:01UT of magnitude 7 
     (<1sec) in the vicinity of Aristarchus. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=327 
     and the weight=1.


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:28-08:11 Ill=23% Moon observed by Spain_D on 1988-4-21

     On 1988 Apr 21 at UT 01:53 D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector?, x60) observed a narrow white streak of mag 5-6 of duration 
     0.5 sec that covered 160-320km near the centre of the Moon at 01:53UT. 
     A similar streak happened again but the direction was different. Next 2 
     small red flashes were seen at 02:00 and 02:01UT of magnitude 7 (<1sec) 
     in the vicinity of Aristarchus. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=327 and the 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:50-09:38 Ill=23% S_Pole observed by Franks on 1912-5-20

     On 1912 May 20 at UT 21:00 Franks (6" refractor) observed the Leibnitz 
     Mountains? (South Pole area) to have a small red glowing area on the 
     dark part of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=338 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:57-09:09 Ill=23% Grimaldi observed by Schroter on 1789-3-30

     On 1789 Mar 30 at UT 20:00? Schroter (Lillienthal, Germany) observed 
     two flickering spots on the eastern edge of Grimaldi and near Riccioli.  
     This was on the Earthlit side of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     57 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-01 UT 07:57-09:09 Ill=23% Riccioli observed by Schroter on 1789-3-30

     On 1789 Mar 30 at UT 20:00? Schroter (Lillienthal, Germany) observed 
     two flickering spots near Riccioloi and on the eastern edge of 
     Grimaldi. This was on the Earthlit side of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=57 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-01 UT 08:10-09:38 Ill=23% Aristarchus observed by Douillet on 1933-3-30

     In 1933 Mar 30 at UT 20:00 Douillet (France?) observed in the 
     Aristarchus region: "White. (in the dark part)". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=404 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-01 UT 08:06-09:40 Ill=23% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-02 UT 07:33-08:28 Ill=31% Grimaldi observed by ASTRONET on 1966-9-20

     On 1966 Sep 20 at UT 03:22 Three Astronet observers (Phoenix, AZ, and 
     Los Angeles, CA, USA) (independently?) reported flashes in Grimaldi 
     crater. One observer was in Phoenix AZ, and another in Losa Angeles, 
     CA, so probably not due to the atmosphere. Cameron comments that the 
     astronaut Schmidt on Apollo 17 saw a flash in it while orbiting the 
     Moon. the Cameron 1978 catalog ID=977 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2019-Dec-02 UT 07:39-09:17 Ill=31% Mare_Crisium observed by Emmett on 1826-4-12

     Mare Crisium 1826 Apr 12 UT 20:00 Observed by Emmett (England?) "Black 
     moving haze or cloud". NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID 
     109. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-02 UT 07:42-09:10 Ill=31% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1992-12-29

     On 1992 Dec 29 at UT 17:42-17:54 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m 
     aperture telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud using CCD 
     polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-02 UT 08:04-09:57 Ill=32% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-8

     On 1975 Dec 08 at UT18:00-20:40 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Kent, 
     UK, 12" reflector, x60-x624, seeing II, slight mist) found 
     Aristarchus to be less well visible than features such as: 
     Grimaldi, Reiner, Darwin/Byrgius, Kepler, Plato and Sinus 
     Iridum. Earthshine was exceptionally good tonight and was 
     orange/red in colour. Photographs were taken and these confirmed 
     the apparent dullness of Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-02 UT 09:33-10:18 Ill=32% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1949-6-1

     Alphonsus area? 1949 Jun 01 UT 22:06 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 6" 
     reflector x200) observed a bright white 1 sec stationary (mag 
     3?) flash in Earthhsine, close to the central meridian, and due 
     E of Theophilus (potentially in the general area of Alphonsus?). 
     The flash was approximately 6 km in diameter. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-02 UT 10:13-10:18 Ill=32% Peirce observed by Pamplona on 1970-4-11

     On 1970 Apr 11 at UT 22:04-23:00 Claudio Pamplona and Jackson 
     Barbosa(Fortaleza, Brazil, 2" refractor, x160, seeing=fair) 
     observed an obscuration over Peirce, in particular they could 
     not see the crater wall and the crater itself was like a black 
     pit. (Apollo 13 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1238 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-02 UT 08:07-10:20 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-03 UT 07:30-08:30 Ill=41% Censorinus observed by Marshall_KP on 1984-7-5

     On 1984 Jul 05 at UT 00:00-01:25 Marshall (Medelin, Columbia, 
     seeing=II) observed that Censorinus was much less bright than Proclus 
     (confirmed by CED readings). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-03 UT 07:30-08:30 Ill=41% Proclus observed by Marshall on 1984-7-5

     On 1984 Jul 05 at UT 00:00-01:25 Marshall (Medelin, Columbia) found 
     Proclus to be much brighter than Censorinus (which of the two was 
     abnormal is a question) - though he thought that Censorinus looked 
     dull. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-03 UT 07:31-09:08 Ill=41% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1992-12-30

     On 1992 Dec 30 at UT 17:36 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m aperture 
     telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud using CCD 
     polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-03 UT 07:44-09:22 Ill=41% Mare_Crisium observed by Emmett on 1826-4-13

     Mare Crisium 1826 Apr 13 UT 20:00 Observed by Emmett (England?) "Black 
     moving haze or cloud" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID =
     109. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-03 UT 09:24-10:29 Ill=41% Ross_D observed by Arriola on 1967-10-10

     SE of Ross D 1967 Oct 10 UT 02:25-03:10 Observers: Harris 
     (Tucson, AZ?) Corralitos Obs (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector) 
     "Bright area moved 80km/hr towards SSE & expanded as contrast 
     reduced. Corralitos MB did not confirm" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1049. Reports in ALPO/BAA archive 
     mention observations from Edmund Arriola & Robert Moody, Jr. 
     02:40-03:10 (19" Whittier College, x170 & x400, T=4, S=2-3) & 
     Cross 02:25-02:38 (12" f/66 Cass, x400, T=6, S=1.5 to 1") - the 
     latter although seeing low visual activity, apparently according 
     to Harris, took some yellow light photos that showed high 
     activity? ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-03 UT 10:26-10:52 Ill=42% Censorinus observed by Nicolini on 1970-4-12

     On 1970 Apr 12 at UT 22:10-22:40 Censorinus was observed by Jean 
     Nicolini (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12" reflector, x680). The crater 
     had a visible reddish hue--gap in bright area on western slope. 
     Colourless to pink to reddish. Environs also involved. 
     Photographs were taken. (Apollo 13 watch). Cameron 1978 catalog 
     TLP ID 1241 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-03 UT 08:08-10:54 Ill=42% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-04 UT 07:51-09:48 Ill=50% Messier observed by no on 1968-5-5

     Messier 1968 May 05 UT 01:35-03:35 Observed by Delano (USA).
     No oclour noticed with Moon blink device, but Messier A's W. 
     wall did brighten slightly over the 2 hours of observations 
     compared to Messier's W wall. The ffect was less marked in 
     the 2nd hour. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-04 UT 07:54-08:16 Ill=50% Promontorium_Agassiz observed by Green_J on 1991-5-21

     On 1991 May 21 at UT05:30-06:15 J. Green (Orangevale, CA, USA, 11" 
     reflector) photgrapphed a broad bright band stretching east and north 
     of Cassini crater in 3 exposures taken 10 minutes apart. This 
     photographic sequence shows a gradual widening towards Cassini and by 
     the 3rd exposure the band is touching (and then obscuring) Cassini. A 
     "fan" was visible in the north east and WSW directions, later this was 
     seen as rays and this was even seen in the view finder of the camera. 
     Cameron comments that this might be lens flare but suspects that it 
     would not have been seen in the view finder. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=427 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-04 UT 10:30-11:21 Ill=51% Mons_Piton observed by Cutts on 1970-4-13

     Piton 1970 Apr 13 UT 22:06-01:30 Observed by Cutts (Waverton, 
     UK) "Peak was bright (Apollo 13 watch. Shining in dark?)" 
     NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1247. Similar 
     illumination shown on Hatfield Plate 2E(left). 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 07:32-08:41 Ill=60% Plato observed by Elger_TG on 1887-2-1

     Plato 1887 Feb 01 UT 18:00 Observed by Elger (England) "Ill-defined 
     shadow of peaks of W.border-in contrast to sharpness of mts. outside 
     it. Never seen before. Such phenomena occur on floor, but never on 
     ramparts. (Drawing)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #254. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 07:39-09:06 Ill=60% Plato observed by Markov on 1916-7-8

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


2019-Dec-05 UT 08:17-10:14 Ill=60% Mons_Piton observed by Fornarucci on 1972-2-23

     On 1972 Feb 23 at UT0010-0035 Fornarucci (Garfield, NJ, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x250, seeing=fair and transparency=3.5). Shading 
     usually visible west of it was not seen. Cameon comments that 
     the albedo must have been at 5, where normally it is 4.5 and the 
     nearby plain is 5). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1322 and weight=2.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-05 UT 08:54-09:08 Ill=60% Theophilus observed by Cook_JD on 1978-11-8

     Theophilus 1978 Nov 08 UT 20:49-22:00 Observed by J.D. Cook 
     (Frimley, 12" reflector, 6mm Ortho eyepiece, seeing III-IV) 
     Orange discolouration seen on ESE crater floor. Moon blink 
     tried, but no blink detected. By 21:10 the effect had lessened, 
     but was still orange. By 21:50-21:58 the effect was smaller and 
     perhaps more on the SE of the floor. Colour confirmed by Foley. 
     Fitton may also have been observing. At 22:00 A.C. Cook observed 
     and commented that a darkish, perhaps brown-orange colour seen - 
     but suspected it was probably spurious colour - but by now the 
     seeing was V. J.H. Robinson, whilst doing a Moon Blink sweep of 
     several features, including Theophilus, had not noticed anything 
     unusual 18:50-19:10. By 22:30-22:35UT, he still could not detect 
     a blink, but noticed intermittent darkining on the shaded area 
     on the E. floor, but seeing was now IV. The darkening was more 
     noticeable in blue than red light. BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. 2006 Cameron catalog ID #40 weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 10:34-11:47 Ill=61% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Fracastorius 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47, 20:40, 20:45 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Fracastorius had a 
     blink - it was bright in red and darker in blue at these three 
     times, and probably in between. This was possibly natural 
     surface colour being detected?". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 10:34-11:47 Ill=61% Mare_Crisium observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Mare Crisium 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47-20:37 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Mare Crisium N. end 
     of floor - blink (red and blue filters) in patches, bright in 
     red. Blink stops at 20:37". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 11:11-11:47 Ill=61% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1958-11-19

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 19 UT 21:00-21:20 Observed by Hole (Brighton, 
     England, 24" reflector x500) and Wilkins, Wall and Brewin (Located in 
     Kent, and other locations in England, and 15", 12" and ?" reflector 
     telescopes) "Reddish patch on c.p. (S. of it) about 3 km in diameter. 
     (indep. confrim)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 
     706.


2019-Dec-05 UT 11:43-11:47 Ill=61% Hercules observed by Nicolini on 1970-4-14

     Hercules 1970 Apr 14 UT 23:10-23:45 Observed by Jean Nicolini 
     (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12" reflector, x680) "Vis. reddish-brown hue 
     to shaded area. In crater -- different from Atlas. Phenon. 
     stayed after moving telescope. Photos obtained. Not chrom. 
     Abber. (Apollo 13 watch)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 
     #1251. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-06 UT 07:33-09:09 Ill=69% Proclus observed by Blair_G on 1980-1-26

     On 1980 Jan 26 at UT21:35-22:25 Blair (Refrewshire, Scotland, 10" 
     reflector, 83-276x, seeing=III-IV and transparency poor) discovered a 
     bright spot on the north rim and through filters it "flashed" green, 
     red and blue. Clouds interupted observing, but when they cleared the 
     effect was still present. Other craters did not show this effect. 
     Cameron catalog ID=83 and weight=4.


2019-Dec-06 UT 07:33-09:21 Ill=69% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1993-1-2

     On 1993 Jan 02 at UT 17:42 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m aperture 
     telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud in Langrenous crater 
     using CCD polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-06 UT 09:05-10:56 Ill=69% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1964-11-14

     Plato 1964 Nov 14 UT 01:00? Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" refractor?) "Peak on E. wall brilliant white, strong blue band at 
     inner base; on S. wall was a small, bright red spot." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #864.


2019-Dec-06 UT 09:28-11:24 Ill=69% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

     On 1968 May 07 at UT 03:00-03:40 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed Messier and Messier A and noted the following: "The 
     ray-tail halo (in N. ray) showed a possible enhancement in blue filter 
     at 1st obs. per. but not seen at 0330. Later enhancement was indicated 
     in red filter but not apparent at 0600h. The red enhancement is very 
     unsual; but has been suspected on a few previous occasions. Not seen 
     vis. (confirm. of Jean?)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 09:31-11:11 Ill=69% Mons_La_Hire observed by Klein_HJ on 1887-2-2

     La Hire 1887 Feb 02 UTC 20:00? Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" 
     refractor) "Intense yellow streak that cast shadows around neighboring 
     features". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #255.
     


2019-Dec-06 UT 09:49-10:55 Ill=70% Posidonius observed by Nazareth on 1970-4-15

     Posidonius 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:05-22:10 Observed by Wanderley 
     Nazareth (Sao Paulo, Brazil, reflector) "Intermittant 
     pulsation. Drawing 20S interval for pulsations. (too long for 
     atmospheric aberration? Apollo 13 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1254. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 10:29-11:35 Ill=70% Plato observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

     Near and on Plato 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:45-22:04 Observed by da 
     Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10" & 20" refractors) "Crater chain W. 
     of Plato -- 3rd crater W. (Plato Y) was brighter than 
     surroundings. Lozenge on W. wall (landslip?) was darker than 
     inner wall. Bright part of wall was yellowish-white. da Silva 
     reports this as neg. (normal aspects) obs (Apollo 13 watch 
     probably normal as Y is a bright halo crater)." NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1255. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-06 UT 10:44-11:50 Ill=70% Tycho observed by Travnik on 1970-4-15

     Tycho 1970- Apr 15 UTC 22:00-23:00 Observer: Nelson Travnik 
     (Matias Barbosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 4" refractor, x250 & 
     x400, seeing excellent, Wratten 15 and 23 filters used) 
     "Slightly pulsating white glow on W. (IAU?) wall's external 
     slope (Apollo 13 watch). NASA catalog ID #1256, NASA weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-06 UT 11:59-12:11 Ill=70% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1966-6-27

     Plato 1966 Jun 27 UT 21:40-21:55  Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10.5" reflector) and Sartory (England, 8.5" reflector + Moon 
     blink) "Color (red?) on SE wall detected by Eng. moon blink sys. 
     (confirm)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 949.


2019-Dec-06 UT 12:09-12:11 Ill=70% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

     On 1968 May 07 at UT 03:00-03:40 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed Messier and Messier A and noted the following: "The 
     ray-tail halo (in N. ray) showed a possible enhancement in blue filter 
     at 1st obs. per. but not seen at 0330. Later enhancement was indicated 
     in red filter but not apparent at 0600h. The red enhancement is very 
     unsual; but has been suspected on a few previous occasions. Not seen 
     vis. (confirm. of Jean?)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 07:34-08:44 Ill=77% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1989-7-13

     Proclus 1989 Jul 13 UT  21:04-21:13 Observed by M.Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     90mm Quastar Cat., Seeing III, transoparency hazy) and by Moore 
     (Selsey, England) "Following an alert call by Miles concerning the 
     crater Proclus looking different, Cook observed a circular dark patch 
     that filled about half of the eastern half of the crater floor. To cut 
     down the glare a blue filter was then used and a slightly less dark 
     area was seen extending from this in a southerly direction. 8 rays were 
     seen. The dark patch was confirmed by Patrick Moore. However David 
     Darling (USA) who observed a few hours later on 1989 Jul 14 at 03:28 UT 
     could not see this dark patch." BAA Lunar Section observation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=370 and weight=?. The ALPO/BAA weight=2


2019-Dec-07 UT 09:04-10:38 Ill=78% Hevelius observed by Emmett on 1826-4-17

     Scarcely a trace of nebulae tonight. As long as to June 10 at
     2000UT? A little blackness remained. (P. Moore thinks it
     was a LTP, WSC it was a permanent feature?) Drawing. Seen
     by Nevelius Emmett, J. Boroughbridge, England. The 2006
     Extension catalog by Cameron assigns an ID No. of 4 and a
     weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 11:31-12:33 Ill=78% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-20

     On 1983 Jul 20 at UT 18:50-22:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, 
     seeing II-III) noted that the south wall of Plato at the 11 o'clock 
     position, at the location of a cleft, was fuzzy on either side of the 
     cleft. There was also a deep red colour along the cleft and the outside 
     wall. The colour had gone by 22:40 though. All other parts of the rim 
     of Plato were clear and distinct. M. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III) 
     sketched some obscurations at 22:03UT. At 22:08UT the red colour 
     reduced to a red line and vanished by 22:37. The south wall obscuration 
     varied in size and there was a possible obscuration at the 7 o'clock 
     position. J. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing II-III) confirmed Foley's and 
     M.Cook's observations. Detail inside the crater was sharp, but colour 
     oppoiste to what is usual. Price (Camberley, UK, seeing IV-V) a few km 
     away had atmospheric ripples affecting his observations. At 21:36UT G. 
     North described the south wall as odd in appearance and the terrain 
     south of this was lacking in detail - this was odd because elsewhere 
     Plato was nice and sharp. At 21:45UT though the north section of the 
     crater was a hazy red. The cameron 206 catalog ID=224 and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-08 UT 07:35-08:59 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-14

     Aristarchus 1975 Dec 14/15 UT 17:05-00:30 Observed by Foley 
     (Dartford, England, 12" reflector, S=II) and Moore (Sussex, 
     UK, 15" reflector x250 S=IV) and Argent and Brumder (Sussex, 
     UK). In early sunrise conditions, W. wall was less brilliant 
     than usual -- matched only by Sharp, Bianchini, & Marian. 
     Extraordinary detail could be seen on this wall. Also noted 
     intense & distinctly blue color entire length of W. wall. 3 
     others corroborated detail, but not color. Moore found things 
     normal & saw Aris. brightest at 2030-2125h tho Argent & 
     Brumder made it < Proclus" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catlog 
     ID #1422. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 07:40-09:27 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Zeller_P on 2013-4-22

     On 2013 Apr 22 UT 01:39-02:37 P. Zeller (Indianapollis, USA, 
     10" f/4 reflector, x200, seeing 6, Transparency 3 - scattered 
     cirrus) observed visually (depicted in sketch) the two closely 
     spaced NW wall dark bands) to have a rusty-red hue. The colour 
     of these bands did not change over the period of the observing 
     session. Images were taken, but resolution and image S/N is 
     not sufficient to resolve separate bands here, or to detect 
     colour. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-08 UT 08:43-10:35 Ill=85% Plato observed by North_G on 1981-8-11

     On 1981 Aug 11 at UT21:05-21:36 G. North (England, seeing=poor) 
     detected, in green light, a darkening on the floor of Plato. This 
     effect was not seen elsewhere. J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK) 
     detected on the SSE rim (inner and beyond) a triangle that appeared 
     hazy in a wide range of filters at 21:05UT. However at 21:36UT it was 
     only hazy in green and blue light. No similar effect was seen 
     elsewhere. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=150 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-08 UT 09:37-11:24 Ill=85% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1977-10-23

     On 1978 Oct 23 observing period: UT22:00-22:40 A.C. Cook (Frimley, 
     Surrey, UK, 6" reflector, x144, 6mm Ortho eyepiece, seeing IV, red and 
     blue filters used) saw at 22:10 a secctor on thwe western floor to be 
     mainly bright in the red. The surface was bumpy here. The observer at 
     the time commented that this was probably not a TLP, but no precise 
     explanation given. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 09:51-11:36 Ill=86% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1995-4-11

     Torricelli B 1995 Apr 11 UTC 20:15 Observed by North (UK). "Colour 
     moonblink reaction, and crater dull". BAA Lunar Section report. ALP\BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-08 UT 10:38-12:23 Ill=86% Herodotus observed by Martini_A on 2017-2-8

     On 2017 Feb 08 UT 01:45 A.Martini Jr (10" Schmidt-Cassegrain 
     with ASI 120 MC camera +IR filter, Gain 40, Gamma 36, 
     exposure 0.003 sec) saw on a computer monitor screen a flash 
     to far to the west of Herodotus and Aristarchus at the 
     location 54.53W, 23.5N. It had a duration of 0.5 sec and on a 
     brightness scale of 0 = night side of the Moon to 10 = 
     Aristarchus, ranked 7. Unfortunately they were not recording 
     at the time. As there was no confirmation observation and it 
     could be a cosmic ray air shower detection, the ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1


2019-Dec-08 UT 11:45-12:54 Ill=86% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1934-2-25

     In 1934 Feb 25 at UT 18:30 Rawstron (USA?, 4" refractor, x250, S=6/12) 
     observed in Pico B: "A large patch of haze appeared & drifted off 
     across the mare in same direction as haze from Pico (white patch). It 
     was obs. on 20 other occasions. Drawing". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     410 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-08 UT 12:09-12:54 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-5-20

     Aristarchus 1967 May 20 UTC 20:15 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, 
     Denmark, 3.5?" refractor) "Red spots on S.rim. Moon was low." NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1036.


2019-Dec-08 UT 12:09-12:54 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-7-15

     Aristarchus 1989 Jul 15 UT 02:00-04:20 Observed by Manske, Weier, 
     Curtis, Keyes, Yanna, Norman, Knutson, Sullivan, Eichman and Radi (Carl 
     Fosmark Jr. Memorial Observatory, Madison, WI, USA, SCT C11) "Manske 
     initially observed a reddish tinge on the SE rim of Aristarchus. The 
     colour was present in different eyepieces. Two other pinkish tinge 
     areas were seen on the SE and NE rims. 4 of the observers did not see 
     colour. Independent confirmation was made by Don Spain (KY) and Smith 
     in LA. Full details can be found on the following web site: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/LTP19890715.htm " An ALPO report.


2019-Dec-09 UT 07:36-08:17 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-17

     On 1788 May 17 at UT 21:00 Schroter (Lilleanthal, Germany, 210x 
     reflector) observed small depression, 1, near Aristarchus to be a 
     bright spot, similar to Cameron 1978 catalog ID report #45. The Cameron 
     catalog ID=48 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Dec-09 UT 07:36-08:24 Ill=91% Philolaus observed by Baum_R on 1948-5-20

     NE of Philolaus 1948 May 20 UT 22:00-22:15 Observed by Baum 
     (Chester, UK, 4.5" refractor) A distinct reddish tint suddenly 
     appeared to the NE of the crater, and persisted for 15 min, 
     before rapidly fading away. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #505. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-09 UT 08:41-12:13 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1978-3-21 *

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


2019-Dec-09 UT 08:46-09:52 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-11

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


2019-Dec-09 UT 11:10-12:19 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-12

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


2019-Dec-09 UT 12:06-13:15 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-23

     On 1975 Apr 23 at UT 20:30 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 260mm 
     reflector, x200). Observer was observing since 20:30UT, at 21:00UT 
     though they noticed red on the outside south wall of Aristarchus, a 
     hazy ill defined area that was larger in a red filter than in blue 
     filter, and outside east wall was bright in red. At 21:08UT the outside 
     west wall of Aristarchus no longer gave a colour blink reaction, and at 
     21:22UT the colour blink on the southern end of the crater ceased, but 
     the image blur remained (in both red and blue filters) despite the rest 
     of the crater being sharp in detail. Observations ceased at UT 21:35 
     because the blurring at the southern end seemed to be normal and this 
     was confirmed when checked with photographic atlases. Other craters 
     such as Proclus, Pickering, Tycho, Gassendi, Copernicus, Alphonsus, 
     Plato, Menelaus, Manilius, Linne and Theophilus, showed no colour blink 
     reactions. However Picard had a red bright blink from 20:30-20:40 and 
     the permanant blink on the N. Floor of Fracastorius was detectable. 
     Also Plato floor shadings were clearer in red than in blue - 
     intermittently. This is a BAA lunar section observation. No estimation 
     of transparency or seeing is given, nor any comment on whether spurious 
     colour was seen in any craters visually. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-10 UT 07:45-00:00 Ill=96% Marius observed by Williams_AS on 1881-1-13

     Marius 1881 Jan 13 UTC 20:00? Observed by Williams (England?, 
     5.5" reflector) "Speck of light in crater". NASA catalog weight=
     3 and catalog ID #220. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-10 UT 07:45-09:11 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Kemp_A on 1972-2-27

     Gassendi 1972 Feb 27 UT 23:15-00:10 Observed by A.Kemp (Cheshire, 
     UK, 8.5" reflector x286) "Suspicion of blink between Gass. c.p. & 
     Gass A. Clouds prevented confirm. Hedley-Robinson didn't see 
     anything unusual earlier (20:00-20:20)." Note that the duration 
     of the event, or indeed precise UT at which it was seen is not 
     given. NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1324. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-10 UT 07:45-08:48 Ill=96% Mare_Frigoris observed by Brakel_AT on 1994-4-24

     On 1994 Apr 24 UT08:15 A.T. Brakel (ACT, Australia) noticed that 
     Mare Frigoris appeared darker than the day before. This was 
     during a Clementine watch. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-10 UT 08:51-10:15 Ill=96% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-9-27

     On 1985 Sep 27 at UT 20:55 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) found that the 
     brightness of Torricelli B varied and starlike points seen in the 
     crater. There is no Cameron 2006 catalog entry for this TLP report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-10 UT 11:59-13:38 Ill=97% Proclus observed by Coates_J on 1973-1-17

     Proclus 1973 Jan 17 UTC 21:35 Observed by Coates and Neville (both in 
     England, 8" reflector x240) "Walls brilliant, dull white spot seen just 
     S. of center of floor. Not nearly as bright as walls." NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (low). NASA catalogue ID #1359.


2019-Dec-11 UT 07:38-10:24 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1959-3-24 *

     Aristarchus 1959 Mar 24 UT 02:24-02:35 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x180, S=3, T=5) "Strong blue & 
     blue-viol. gl. on E.wall, EWBS, SWBS with intermittent display.
     At this time he noted in his 5-in L a total disappearance of 
     viol. gl. & reappear. 1 min. later. Altogether, found 4 such 
     occurences in his records, in '54, '57, ' & '59."NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #716. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-11 UT 08:46-12:16 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1959-3-24 *

     Aristarchus 1959 Mar 24 UT 04:35-05:15 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x180, S=3, T=5) "Strong blue & 
     blue-viol. gl. on E.wall, EWBS, SWBS with intermittent display.
     At this time he noted in his 5-in L a total disappearance of 
     viol. gl. & reappear. 1 min. later. Altogether, found 4 such 
     occurences in his records, in '54, '57, ' & '59." NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #716. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:01-09:50 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by deWitt on 1938-5-14

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:01-10:18 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1985-9-28

     On 1985 Sep 28 UTC 20:54-23:52 P.W. Foley (Suffolk, UK) found (actually 
     before 20:54 UT) brightness variance in Torricelli B. J.D. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) observed a brief blue coloured patch somewhere in the 
     Torricelli B region, but could not pin it down precisely. At 22:50UT 
     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 30cm reflector, seeing III - occasionally V, 
     transparency moderate to good) Found the crater to have an elongated 
     appearance (in SSW-NNE direction) in white light, similar to the 
     previous night. A bright elongated spot was seen on the NNE floor, 
     close to where the wall should be. Not able to define the rim. There 
     was a very dark surrounding area to the crater, similar to what it was 
     on the previous night (roughly 1/4 brightness of Censorinus). 23:04UT 
     brighter in yellow, then red, then blue. At 23:10 it was seen that blue 
     filter dulled the crater - this was odd because both Censorinus and 
     Proclus were brighter in blue, which is what he would normally expect. 
     At23:15 UT Censorinus was brighter in blue, then yellow then red 
     filters and some orange spurious colour seen to the south of 
     Censorinus. At 23:23UT no spurious colour seen on Proclus or 
     Censorinus. 23:46UT Torricelli B elongated as before, but a very faint 
     ray might have been seen to the south west of the rim. This report is 
     not in the 2006 Cameron catalog. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:01-09:43 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:38-10:39 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:49-11:47 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Soulsby_B on 1994-4-25

     On 1994 Apr 25 at UT11:08 B. Soulsby (Australia) found a darkening on 
     the north floor of Copernicus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-11 UT 09:53-11:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Johnson_SJ on 1881-12-5

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 10:10-11:16 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by Porta on 1954-1-19

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 10:40-11:46 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dubois on 1954-1-19

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 11:09-11:14 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Travnik on 1971-8-6

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% Censorinus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% Le_Verrier observed by Henderson on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% Schmidt observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 12:39-13:33 Ill=99% W_Limb observed by Bouron on 1982-1-9

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 13:19-14:04 Ill=99% NE_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-12-30

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 09:22-09:46 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1096-8-12 *

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 11:22-12:24 Ill=100% Plato observed by Chernov on 1921-11-15

     Plato 1921 Nov 15? UT 20:00? Observed by Chernov (Russia, 2" refractor 
     x94) "Temporary increase in brightness of the light band at bottom 
     noted close to FM. Crater actively noted in Oct. 10." NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #384.


2019-Dec-12 UT 12:14-13:11 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Classen on 1967-10-19

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


2019-Dec-13 UT 13:15-14:41 Ill=98% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1942-2-2

     In 1942 Feb 02 at UT 18:20-19:15 Y.W.I. Fisher (Brussels, 
     Belgium) a whitish glow near the Earthlit limb, near to 
     Kepler (37W, 7N). The duration of the event was 55 min. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=488 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. Ref. p220-221 IAU Symposium 
     No. 14 - The Moon.


2019-Dec-13 UT 13:26-14:01 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

     On 1975 Dec 19 at UT22:45 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) suspected an anomaly in 
     Aristarchus. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=1424 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-14 UT 12:23-12:30 Ill=94% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-5-17

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


2019-Dec-14 UT 12:23-00:00 Ill=94% Messier_A observed by Moore_P on 1951-8-20

     Messier A 1951 Aug 20 UT 01:48-03:00 Observed by P.Moore 
     (England, 8.5" reflector, x350). Bright cloud like circular 
     patch seen on S wall of Messier A. It was the brightest object 
     in the vicinity. Observations ceased due to the Moon setting 
     behind a tree. W.Haas thinks that this effect is not unusual at 
     similar colongitudes. Moore checked again under similar 
     illumination and still considers the Aug 20 appearance abnormal. 
     NASA weight=4. NASA catalog ID #545. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-14 UT 14:11-16:09 Ill=93% Proclus observed by Muller on 1973-1-21

     Proclus 1973 Jan 21/22 UTC 23:57-00:25 Observed by Muller (located at 
     51.42N 8.75E) "Proclus much brighter than Cenorinus" 50mm refractor 
     used. Ref Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon and Planets Vol 30 p53-61.


2019-Dec-14 UT 14:46-16:26 Ill=93% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-9

     On 1979 Sep 09 at UT08:00-08:15 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x75 and photography used, seeing 4/10 and the Moon's 
     altitude was 45deg) photographed Romer crater and recorded two adjacent 
     bright cigar shaped objects - these were the same size as an 
     observation made in 1987. Darling believes that these are ridges. 
     Cameron comments that in LO-IV 192-3,2 a ridge is revealed on the 
     inside wall that matches the description. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=66 
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-14 UT 15:13-16:26 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1982-7-9

     On 1982 Jul 09 at UT 01:05-01:25 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12.5"? 
     reflector, seeing III) found that Aristarchus was very bright 
     and slightly blue. Cameron comments that Moore's eyesight is not 
     very blue sensitive. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=175 and weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-14 UT 15:13-16:26 Ill=93% Grimaldi observed by Moore_P on 1982-7-9

     On 1982 Jul 09 at UT01:05-01:25 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12.5" reflector, 
     seeing=III) found that Grimaldi A was the 2nd brightest feature on the 
     Moon, and that there was colour detected with a Moon blink device on 
     the floor of Grimaldi. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=175 and the weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-15 UT 13:05-13:44 Ill=87% Macrobius observed by Goodacre_W on 1898-12-31

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


2019-Dec-15 UT 14:21-14:55 Ill=87% Proclus observed by Lucas_M on 1989-8-20

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


2019-Dec-18 UT 15:00-16:06 Ill=57% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1991-12-28

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


2019-Dec-19 UT 14:54-15:31 Ill=45% Plato observed by Markov on 1916-1-27

     On 1916 Jan 27 at 22:00? Markov (Russia) noticed that a light sector 
     was visible at the bottom of Plato, in shadow, and contained 3 bright 
     spots, reminiscent of phfescent bodies. The Cmaeron 1978 catalog ID=362 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-19 UT 14:54-16:12 Ill=45% Earthshine: Dec. Leonis Minorids: ZHR=5 vel=64km/s

2019-Dec-19 UT 16:48-00:00 Ill=44% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-12

     On 1944 Aug 12 at UT 04:00 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 8.52" 
     reflector) observed that central craterlet in Plato was 
     unusually bright and shows up as a bright white spot on his 
     sketch - though this might have been artistic license in his 
     sketch. His written notes refer to the unusual lack of a rim 
     (especially the northern part) to this craterlet. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-20 UT 15:20-16:12 Ill=33% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-21 UT 15:49-16:49 Ill=23% Moon observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-16

     On 1979 Sep 16 at UT 08:00-09:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x62-x97, clear, but Moon at low altitude) detected 
     four new features that he had not seen before in Earthsine in 
     comparison with what he saw on 16 Jul 1979, this time in the southern 
     part of the Moon. pin-point flashes were seen within these bluish 
     areas. Each time a flash occurred the gas clouds brightened (sometimes 
     by 6x) for a few seconds. Cameron thinks that these are related to 
     moving clouds on the Earth's limb e.g. mackeral sky. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=69 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-21 UT 16:11-16:49 Ill=23% Briggs_A observed by Butler_FC on 1980-2-11

     Briggs A 1980 Feb 11 UT 06:30-07:00 Observed bt Butler_FC 
     (Brixton, UK, 22cm Newtonian reflector, x64, x104, seeing IV). 
     Found Briggs A to be brownish in colour at x64, however the 
     colour vanished at 06:55 when x104 was used. Switching back to 
     x64 the colour was still there but fainter. The colour fade may 
     have been due to day light glare encroaching? Could not see this 
     effect anywhere else on the Moon but did detect what he regarded 
     as a permanent coloured spot (yellow) between Cruger and 
     Grimaldi. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-21 UT 15:49-16:13 Ill=23% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-22 UT 16:14-16:50 Ill=14% Herodotus observed by Gomez on 1969-8-9 *

     Herodotus 1969 Aug 09 UTC 03:00-04:03 Observed by Gomez (Sabadell, 
     Spain) desribed in NASA catalog as: "Bright point on SE wall at 0300h, 
     gone at 0322h. Brightened in blink device (Eng.) at 3:30:50, 3:41:36, 
     04:03:21" 12" reflector x155,x258,x388. Average weight=3 in NASA 
     Catalog.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2,


2019-Dec-22 UT 16:40-16:50 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by Hiscott on 1969-8-9 *

     Aristarchus 1969 Aug 09 UT 01:00? Observed by Hiscott 
     (Canterbury, 12" reflector) "Bright spots photog. on E. wall 
     (EWBB) (crater wall seen in ashen light at this time accord. 
     to LION obs.). Pearce, in BAA Circ. 5 (3) says LO 4, fr. 150 
     shows highlights in similar areas & in Cobra Head & are due 
     to slopes.) Spots were on all 8 negs." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #1199. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-29 UT 07:48-08:13 Ill=10% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Dezmelyk on 1971-2-27

     On 1971 Feb 27 at UT 23:50-00:00 Dezmelyk (Newtown Square, 
     Pennsylvania, 2" refractor, x225, x500, seeing=good) observed in 
     Earthshine a peculiar white glow too far from the terminator to be 
     sunlit. 9 minutes later they could not detect this, nor any other 
     spots. The spot concerned was about 8-9th magnitude - "like galaxies". 
     They checked the lens for dirt but it was clean. A drawing was 
     provided. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1285 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Dec-30 UT 07:49-08:50 Ill=16% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Ashton on 1989-2-9

     On 1989 Feb 09 at UT 19:00 Ashton (Stafford, UK, seeing=V) observed a 
     "green glow in the "peninsular region" of Cape La Place (south of poss. 
     Helicon A?) and brown on the Earthlit limb. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a "pin point glow surrounded by blue-green halo" 
     through a blue filter, but not seen through a red filter. He also 
     suspected some brightness variations. He noted that Aristarchus was 
     barely seen and Copernicus was only a faint smudge, presumably because 
     of the bright limb? J. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed a white glow in the 
     Cape region (made up of pin points?) - no other places had a similar 
     effect. P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12" reflector) reported that nothing 
     unsual was to be seen anywhere on the Moon. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found 
     a "bright point source near the tip of LaPlace perhaps maupertius D (or 
     LaPlace D?)." This was seen in a blue filter but not through a red 
     filter - the limb was also seen as bright and the cape as a faint 
     patch. Holmes (Lancashire, UK, 30"? reflector or refractor?) although 
     commenting that Aristarchus was a bit dull, could not see the Sinus 
     Iridum glow, North (UK) could only detect the vague presence of 
     Earthshine throug his finder scope, but not in his telecope. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=349 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-30 UT 08:26-08:52 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-31 UT 07:48-08:43 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 18:15-18:40 Holmes and Wooler (Lancashire, 
     UK, 22cm Newtonian, x155) found Aristarchus to be bright, but so 
     too was Prinz. However in a 2nd observing session at 21:05-21:10 
     an area near crater both regions werestill visible but fainter. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-31 UT 08:07-09:22 Ill=24% Prinz observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 19:00? D. Holmes and Wooler (Lancashire, UK) found 
     area near Prinz to be bright, but so too was Aristarchus crater.  The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-31 UT 08:07-09:22 Ill=24% Proclus observed by Edmonds on 1989-2-10

     On 1989 Feb 10 at UT 19:00? Edmonds (England) observed a "bright red 
     coppery" colour in the northwestern part of Proclus crater. He checked 
     and found that there was no colour elsewhere, though he still suspects 
     that the effect was spurious colour. Cameron comments that usually blue 
     is seen in the north and red in the south if due to spurious colour. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=350 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Dec-31 UT 08:59-09:22 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Wisniewski_M on 1988-3-23

     On 1988 Mar 23 at UT 01:15-01:30 M. Wisniewski (Chicago, IL, USA, S=F) 
     observed that Aristarchus was the brightest (mag 5), and only feature 
     visible in Earthshine. It had the appearance of a steady blue-white 
     star like point. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) though observed other 
     features as well: Proclus, Theophilus, Cyrillus and Censorinus - all of 
     which were normal. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=319 and the weight=0. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight-1. 


2019-Dec-31 UT 08:26-09:24 Ill=24% Earthshine: sporadic meteors