TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: USA AL Montgomery



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 00:00-00:26 Ill=20% Proclus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-25

     Proclus 1955 May 25 UT 19:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector x240, seing=very good) "E. (IAU?) wall equally bright in 
     red and green filters, dull in blue, invisible in violet. (in p.c. time 
     given is 0730UT, but must have been 7:30PM loc. time." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=594 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-01 UT 00:00-00:28 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-02 UT 00:32-02:57 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Eastman on 1965-10-30 *

     On 1965 Oct 30 at UT 0200 Eastman (Palos Verdes, CA, USA, 12" 
     reflector) observed a brightening in Aristarchus in ashen light. The 
     photographs that were taken show it. The phenomenon was seen each 
     lunation since July. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=908 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-02 UT 00:36-01:05 Ill=29% Beaumont observed by Miranda on 1971-7-27

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     On 1971 Jul 27 at UT 18:30 Miranda (Piaui, Brazil, 4" refractor, Moon 
     at 70deg altitude) observed Beaumont to have a curious brilliance in 
     its interior: suspected a change (Apollo 15 watch?). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1301 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-02 UT 00:51-01:28 Ill=29% Hercules observed by Gray on 1885-2-19

     On 1885 Feb 19 at UT 19:00-20:00, Gray of England?, saw a small crater 
     (in it?) that was dull red with vivid contrast. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID is 247 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-02 UT 01:05-01:28 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-7-8

     On 1970 Jul 08 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=excellent) observed the following at 
     Aristarchus: "Conditions again similar (to #1264). Brighter tonite(8 
     deg) than last nite. but not as bright as on the 6th. Pin pts. of light 
     very accentuated. The radial open hand extended fingers form not so 
     frequently, perhaps because of the larger crescent illum. now.". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1266 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-02 UT 01:11-01:28 Ill=29% McClure observed by McKay_R on 1976-4-4

     McClure vicinity 1976 Apr 04 UT 19:36-2009 Observed by McKay 
     (England, 3" refractor, x160), Savill (England, 10x50 
     binoculars), Moore (Sussex, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing 
     II), Buss (England, 6" reflector), Brady (England, 8" 
     reflector), Ross (England), Foley (Kent, England, 12" reflector) 
     "Noted a fuzzy, glowing spot at 1936h at 160x. 2 min later, spot 
     grew larger & flashed up to very bright. Changed power to 106x, 
     & 80x, still vis. Spot faded 10 m later, then suddenly flashed 
     up again. 5 m later it faded again & disappeared at 1959h. At 
     2006h returned to fuzzy, glowing spot then disappeared at 2009h, 
     never to reappear. Some obs. confirmed, others did not. Photos 
     afterward don't show anything, nor did blink aftwerward." Moore 
     though nothing unusual. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #
     1431. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-01 UT 23:07-01:30 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-02 UT 22:36-23:35 Ill=37% Theophilus observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-19

     On 1993 Dec 19 at UT 16:00-17:00 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x230) observed in Theophilus that the "c.p. > reddish brown 
     tint to SW (on peak?)" but suspected that it was probably spurious 
     colour, however no colour was seen later. The ALPO/BAA catalog ID=469 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-02 UT 22:49-00:07 Ill=37% W_Limb observed by Webb_TW on 1855-6-20

     In 1855 Jun 20 at UT 21:00 T.W. Webb (England) observed a trace of 
     twilight (Cameron says also seen by Gruithuisen, Henry and others at 
     times). Webb gives a low weight to his own observation, saying "for 
     want of better optical means". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=130 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-02 UT 23:02-01:59 Ill=37% Atlas observed by Fehring on 1965-10-30 *

     On 1965 Oct 30 at 23:30-23:50UT Fehring and Garris (Parasmus, NJ, USA, 
     using a 2.4" refractor x88, seeing very good) saw a fuzzy area -- 
     variations in shape and distinctness, seen in an area east of Atlas 
     crater. A drawing was made. It was noted that no other area had a 
     similar effect. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=909 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-03 UT 00:02-01:59 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Zit_R on 1994-4-17

     On 1994 Apr 17 at UT02:00 R. Zit (Madison, WI, USA) whilst observing a 
     grazing lunar occultation, found that Aristarchus (and the surrounding 
     region) was glowing in Earthshine. This was confirmed by D. Weier 
     (Madison, WI, USA) at 02:00 UT also. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.  


2019-Dec-03 UT 00:10-02:03 Ill=38% Eudoxus observed by Trouvelot on 1881-5-4

     On 1881 May 04 at UT 20:00? Trouvelot (Meudon, France) observed an 
     unexplained light inside Eudoxus crater. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     222 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2019-Dec-03 UT 00:49-01:23 Ill=38% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1991-5-19

     On 1991 May 19 at UT 22:59 M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12"? reflector, 
     seeing III-IV) noted that Censorinus was a dull greyish white in 
     colour and the apron was not diffuse. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=426 and the weight=1. 


2019-Dec-02 UT 23:07-02:32 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-03 UT 22:36-22:54 Ill=47% Menelaus observed by Whelan on 1970-4-13

     On 1970 Apr 13 at UT09:00-09:03 Whelan (Walters, New Zealand, using a 
     10" reflector) observed Menelaus to have a deep red cloud that seemed 
     to surge upward from outside the southern edge of the crater wall and 
     disperse around the outside edge, spreading out on reaching Mare 
     Serentiatis. All clear again though by 09:03UT, (Apollo 13 watch). 
     Drawing supplied. Cameron 978 catalog ID=1246 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-03 UT 22:36-23:37 Ill=47% Mare_Crisium observed by Madej_P on 1982-7-27

     On 1982 Jul 27 at UT 20:04 P. Madej (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 16cm 
     reflector, x33, seeing I to II, transparency fair, Hoya linear type 
     polarizer filter) observed that when the filter was used on Mare 
     Crisium, that the north part became a bright gray when turned to 45deg, 
     but when turned the other way it returned to normal. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-04 UT 00:52-02:23 Ill=47% Pitiscus observed by Slayton_G on 1981-9-6

     Pitiscus 1981 Sep 05 UT ??:?? but assumed to be AM? which would make 
     it 00:00-03:00UTC. Observed by Slayton (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 
     8" reflector, ASA 64EK7 f/170, Kodak Kodachrome) photographed a bright 
     glow in the crater that appeared to move. Observer also reported seeing 
     it visually noting that it looked gray with a tinge of red. For further 
     information see p266 of Sky & Telescope (1991, March). Note that 
     Cameron gives the date and UT at 1981 Sep 06 UT 01:00-01:30, or one day 
     later. I will use this date and time from now on. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=152 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-04 UT 01:11-02:59 Ill=47% Proclus observed by Barrett on 1877-3-21

     Proclus 1877 Mar 21 UT 20:00? Observed by Barrett (England?) 
     described in NASA catalog as: "Brilliant illum. -- not from 
     sun". NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog event ID=#188. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-04 UT 02:21-03:30 Ill=48% Albategnius observed by Schnuchel on 1972-6-18

     Albategnius 1972 Jun 18 UTC 19:20-19:25 Observed by Schnuchel (13.25E, 
     52.5N, 20x60 binoculars?) "Bright area at the inner N wall, diminution 
     of brightness well observable" S=4 T=4. Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & 
     Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2019-Dec-03 UT 23:07-03:32 Ill=48% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-04 UT 22:36-00:10 Ill=56% Linne observed by Schmidt_J on 1866-10-16

     In 1866 Oct 16 at UT 23:00 Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 7"refractor) 
     observed that Linne crater had disappeared and been replaced by a white 
     patch with a small hill or craterlet. White part seems to increase in 
     size. Cameron says probably not a TLP. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=145 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-04 UT 22:36-00:28 Ill=56% Plato observed by Markov on 1918-5-18

     Plato 1918 May 20 UT 18:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) "Brightness in 
     shadow of the light sector & 1 spot" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASA catalog ID #369. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-04 UT 22:36-23:28 Ill=56% Alphonsus observed by Sartory on 1966-5-27

     Alphonsus 1966 May 27 UT 21:10 Observed by Sartory, Moore, 
     Mosely (England and Ireland, 8.5" reflector, 10" refractor) "Red 
     colour on central peak area" NASA catalog ID 937. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-04 UT 22:36-00:20 Ill=56% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1982-7-28

     On 1982 Jul 28 at UT20:38-20:48UT A.C. Cook (Frimley, Surrey, UK, 12" 
     reflector, seeing IV-V, some spurious colour prsent) observed that the 
     central peak of Alphonsus was brighter in red light than in blue, so 
     much so that at the start of the session the peak could hardly be seen 
     in blue light. The central peak varied in brightness in red light but 
     not in white light. The central peak of arzachel was brighter than that 
     of Alphonsus in white light but had no colour - Arzachel's central peak 
     did however appear to fade in brightness over time (or was it Alphonsus 
     getting brighter?). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=177 and weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-04 UT 22:36-00:08 Ill=56% Picard observed by Kursewicz_P on 1994-4-19

     On 1994 Apr 19 at UT 00:00 P. Kursewicz (Epping, NH, USA) observed a 
     dark patch surrounding Picard crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-04 UT 23:05-00:14 Ill=56% Proclus observed by Dean on 1970-7-11

     Proclus 1970 Jul 11 UT 20:35-20:45 Observed by Dean, Jamieson, 
     Sparks (Ruislip, ------, England, 6" relector x156) "Dean saw 
     something in Proclus, alerted Jamieson who saw nothing unusual 
     at 2043h, but tho't Secchi was quite bright. At 2035 Sparks saw 
     Proc. fluctuate. Red & blue filters showed some reduction in 
     brightness. E. edge showed darkening, but not as dark as in 
     shadows. 10 min later, returned to normal. (Sparks confirmed 
     Dean)." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1267. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-04 UT 23:05-00:14 Ill=56% Secchi observed by Dean on 1970-7-11

     1970 Jul 11 UT 20:35-20:45 During a TLP alert for Proclus, Jamieson  
     saw nothing unusual, but found instead that Secchi was quite bright.  
     NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #1267. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 00:18-02:08 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1931-4-25

     Alphonsus 1931 Apr 25 UT 18:00 Observed by Vasilev (Russia) 
     "The triang. dark spot close to the w.bank was not vis. after 
     SR & appeared along the length of the term. , 8-9 deg" NASA 
     catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #401. ALPO/BAA weight=1


2019-Dec-05 UT 00:24-01:59 Ill=57% Mons_Pico observed by Schmidt_J on 1844-4-25

     SW of Pico 1844 Apr 25 UT 20:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, 
     Greece, ? refractor) "A bluish glimmering patch of light not 
     quite within the dark side" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID #123. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-05 UT 00:29-01:53 Ill=57% Purbach observed by Osawa on 1970-4-14

     Purbach 1970 Apr 14 UT 12:00-14:00 Observed by Osawa (Awajt-Shima, 
     Japan, 8" reflector, x288) "Photos in blue and orange taken. Ill-
     defined obscur. in blue photo in S. part of crater compared with 
     orange. (neg. is so faint it is doubtful. Apollo 13 watch. Similar to 
     Alter's findings in Alphonsus)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #1250.


2019-Dec-05 UT 01:56-03:16 Ill=57% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-3-23

     Peirce A (Swift=IAU name) 1937 Mar? 23? UTC 22:00 Observed by Wilkins 
     (England, UK, 12.5" reflector) "Obscuration on floor if crater. Crater 
     invis. (similar to #394, 396)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #412. Note this is almost certainly supposed 
     to be 1934 Dec 23!


2019-Dec-05 UT 02:10-04:02 Ill=57% Mons_Piton observed by Schneller on 1961-1-25

     Piton 1961 Jan 25? UTC 00:00? Observed by Schneller (Cleveland, Ohio, 
     USA, 8" x53) "Red obscuration concealing peak, @10mi sq (if near SR, 
     date is 27th; ancilary data given for 27th -- date not given)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #731.


2019-Dec-05 UT 02:20-04:17 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-5

     Alphonsus 1968 May 05 UTC 20:00 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, x220, Seeing: Good). "Did not see gray patch SE
     (ast. ?) of c.p. Noted W. (ast. ?) dark patch was invis. while S. one 
     was seen easily, emerging from shadow. On 7th all seen easily, emerging 
     from shadow. On 7th all 3 clearly vis. with the darkest one the invos. 
     one on 5th." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1071.


2019-Dec-05 UT 03:04-04:27 Ill=57% Proclus observed by Madej_P on 1984-7-6

     Proclus 1984 Jul 06 UT 20:29-20:43 light green spot observed by Madej 
     (England) in the central region. No colour seen elsewhere. At 20:10 
     Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) had seen a small extending of darkening 
     in the south east floor (not present 2 hours before) and a lot of fine 
     detail - though everything was normal again by 22:50UT. At 22:15 Amery 
     (Reading, UK) found a large dark spot on the south east floor. Other 
     observers: J and A.cook (Frimley, England) could not confirm but their 
     seeing was IV and tranparency was poor" Mobberley found no colour and 
     also no detail on the floor. BAA Lunar Section Report. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=248 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-05 UT 03:45-04:27 Ill=58% Mons_Pico observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

     On 1979 Sep 29 at UT10:00-12:00 S. Turner (Maryborough, Australia) 
     observed a strong beacon like flash in white light that moved back and 
     forth in the east wall of Plato (very bright) and Mons Pico. tried 
     changing eyepiece and the field of view, but this wasn't the cause of 
     the effect. A check at 11:07UT did not show the effect, but it was back 
     again by 11:18UT being more pronounced at Mons Pico than the east wall 
     of Plato. SSW of Mons Pico was also blinking slightly. At 11:32 the 
     blinking effect was irregular 5-10 sec and this continued until 
     12:00UT. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=71 and weight=0 but she suggests 
     atmospheric scintillation as a cause. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 03:45-04:27 Ill=58% Plato observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

     On 1979 Sep 29 at UT10:00-12:00 S. Turner (Maryborough, Australia) 
     observed a strong beacon like flash in white light that moved back and 
     forth in the east wall of Plato (very bright) and Mons Pico. tried 
     changing eyepiece and the field of view, but this wasn't the cause of 
     the effect. A check at 11:07UT did not show the effect, but it was back 
     again by 11:18UT being more pronounced at Mons Pico than the east wall 
     of Plato. SSW of Mons Pico was also blinking slightly. At 11:32 the 
     blinking effect was irregular 5-10 sec and this continued until 
     12:00UT. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=71 and weight=0 but she suggests 
     atmospheric scintillation as a cause. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 22:36-23:43 Ill=66% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-11-24

     Plato 1982 Nov 24 UT 22:00-23:30. K.P. MArshall (Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, x100, x200, x480, seeing III, reasonably steady, but 
     some turbulence. No craters could be seen on Plato's floor, 
     despite observing conditions being acceptable. The floor was 
     evenly toned, and the walls were sharply defined. By 23:10 there 
     was a suspicion that the central craterlet was there, but he 
     could not quite make it out, even with averted vision. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 22:45-23:46 Ill=66% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-23

     On 1988 Jul 23 at UT03:07 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12" 
     reflector, x150, seeing = 6/10) discovered that the dark area on the 
     floor of Proclus, seen earlier by UK observers was still present, but 
     less so (?) and the shape changed. When viewed through a green filter 
     it was less distinct. "Change with two other filters. Polarizer gave a 
     circular shape with a knot on SE side & W58 in White." The measured 
     brightness of Proclus was 9 on three sides and 8.5 on its west rim. The 
     floor was 5.5, but the dark spot was 4. Alphonsus, Bullialdus, 
     Copernicus, Eratosthenes, Plato and Ptolemeaus were all normal. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=332 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-05 UT 23:01-23:40 Ill=66% Tycho observed by North_G on 1995-3-10

     Tycho observed by G. North (UK) seen to have greyness
     inside parts of its shadow. Confirmed by J.D. and M.C. Cook
     Possibly light scattered of illuminated wall into shadow
     or highland starting to break through the shadow.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 23:03-00:13 Ill=66% Plato observed by Cragg on 1952-4-4

     Plato 1952 Apr 04 UT 02:45 Observer: T.A.Cragg (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 31cm reflector, x420, seeing fairly good, transparency 
     fair) - Obscur. of floor (seen a few hours after Wilkins & Moore 
     obs. confirm.?) " - indeed Haas in Stolling Astronomer 2002 Vol 
     45, p29 states that Cragg was amazed to see Plato's floor with 
     absolutely nothing on it! He was able to draw details elsewhere 
     in other features. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA TLP ID No. #551. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-05 UT 23:47-01:44 Ill=66% Picard observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-20

     On 1994 Apr 20 at UT 01:31 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) found that 
     Picard crater was surrounded by a dark nebulous patch - it was 
     impossible to resolve detail inside this dark zone. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-05 UT 23:59-01:15 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-28

     Alphonsus 1966 May 28 UT 23:00-01:00 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) Birney (VA?, USA, 8" refactor + Moonblink) Corralitos Obs. 
     (NM, USA, 24" reflector + Moonblink) "Red patches (Smith), Trident Moon 
     Blink device suspected(?? log)earlier at 22:40. Birney observed at 
     2300-0100?, and gave indep. confirm? Corralitos did not confirm MB 
     (however they report Gassendi-- misident. ?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #938. ALPO/BAA      weight=4.


2019-Dec-06 UT 00:07-00:45 Ill=66% Pico_B observed by Sartory on 1966-9-23

     Haas (Pico E) ? 1966 Sep 23 UT 19:33-20:00 Observer: Sartory 
     (UK, 8.5" reflector) "Strong blink (Eng. sys.) on moon blink 
     (red)." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #978. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 00:23-01:46 Ill=66% Dorsa_Stille observed by Kolovos_G on 1992-6-9

     On 1992 Jun 09 at UT 18:52 G. Kolovos, Thessaloniki, 40.63111N, 
     22.9597W, height 28m, Greece) photographed two blue spots on the 
     terminator region of the Moon in one of a series of Ektachrome film 
     pictures. The rest of the Moon was a white-yellow colour. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-06 UT 00:31-02:23 Ill=66% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1965-7-8

     On 1965 Jul 08 at 01:00?UT a white streak was seen in Grimaldi, 
     extended towards the limb. This was observed by Rubens de 
     Azevedo, et. al., Brazil. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=884 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-06 UT 01:02-02:33 Ill=66% Aristarchus observed by Morozov on 1960-2-6

     On 1960 Feb 06 at UT14:30 Morozov (Moscow, Russia) saw with the naked 
     eye a bright point inmovable but with brightness variations in dark 
     part of Moon, 3days past first quarter, 2days before SR! (says 
     Cameron). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=728 and weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 01:06-02:58 Ill=66% Copernicus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1939-3-29

     Copernicus 1939 Mar 29 UT 19:00-19:15 Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 6" reflector) "C.P. diffuse light spot, faint glow s as 
     tho in a luminous mist (3h before SR) Some indication of 
     E.terraces, then vanished." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #447. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 01:12-02:56 Ill=66% Plato observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Plato 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:15 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that there 
     were two whitish semi-circular tide like marks enclosing two 
     dark patches adjoining the interior west wall The observer was 
     puzzled because if these were two masses of spawning foot 
     hills, then why would the cental areas, presumably the higher 
     parts, be dark - when the contrary is usually the case? 
     ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-06 UT 01:37-03:21 Ill=66% Copernicus observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Copernicus 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     Copernicus craterlet chains werebetter seen through a red 
     filter than a blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-06 UT 01:37-03:21 Ill=66% Purbach observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Purbach 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     crater interior was better see through a red filter than a 
     blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-06 UT 04:17-05:24 Ill=67% Plato observed by Goddard_AV on 1932-4-15

     Plato 1932 Apr 15 UT 06:57 Observed by A.V. Goddard & friend 
     (Portland, Oregon, USA, 16" telescope, S=G steady) "Sudden 
     appearance of a white spot like a cloud of steam (in appearance 
     only), and in less than a minute it had spread in a NW 
     direction, until it almost reached the rim of the crater" NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #403. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-06 UT 04:20-04:39 Ill=67% Mons_Hadley observed by Miranda on 1971-7-31

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


2019-Dec-06 UT 22:36-00:05 Ill=74% Dawes observed by Porter on 1973-2-12

     Dawes 1973 Feb 12-23 UT 22:30-01:20 Observed by Porter (Narragansett?, 
     RI, USA, 6" reflector x96, S=9, T=0-4, alt=55-75deg?) "Brightening of 
     some of permanent pts. monitored while others stayed steady & normal 
     brightness. (Other nites' obs. suggest that he saw end of dimming event 
     & return to normal). Distinct fluctuations." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #1361.


2019-Dec-06 UT 22:36-22:46 Ill=74% Plato observed by Madej_P on 1981-9-8

     On 1981 Sep 08 at UT 21:28-21:34 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, seeing 
     III-IV and trasnaparency good) observed a light orange transparent 
     cloud extending from the north east inner corner across over the floor 
     of Plato. Camero comments that this report was confirmed by 3 othr 
     observers. The shape of this clud varied. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     153 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2019-Dec-06 UT 22:36-22:46 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-24

     On 1988 Jul 24 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12" reflector, 
     x150, S=7/10, T=3) observed the following in Proclus: "At 0213 
     the previously observed gray area was 1/3 of July 22 and V 
     shaped and fanned out across the floor. Could see hint of knot 
     seen before. Craters named in 7/23/88 (#319) were all normal 
     this time too". Is it possible that this report refers to the 
     crater "Gray" rather than "Proclus" as the column field suggests 
     in the Cameron catalog? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=333 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=2.


2019-Dec-06 UT 23:04-00:32 Ill=74% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1966-5-29

     Alphonsus 1966 May 29 UT 21:45-22:45 Observed by Wise (England, 4.5" 
     reflector, x125). and Corralitos Observatory (NM, USA). "Glint lasting 
     1.5s. (onset of Smith's anomaly? Specular reflection should last 
     longer). Not confirmed by Corralitos MB, (however they report Gassendi? 
     misident., or did they obs. another feature?). At UT 22:45 Smith and 
     Brown (England, UK, 10" reflector) observed reddish patches in 
     Alphonsus. Negative results from Brown though at 21:21Ut and 22:25UT). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=939 and 940 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2019-Dec-06 UT 23:08-00:33 Ill=74% Kies observed by Jean on 1984-6-9

     On 1984 Jun 09 at UT 04:55-05:14 P. Jean (Outremont, Canada) detected 
     in the dark side of the Moon, a few km east of Kies crater, a bright 
     point that should not be poking out of the shadow (according to Foley). 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=244 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2019-Dec-06 UT 23:53-01:30 Ill=75% Sasserides_H observed by Haydalsvik on 1974-1-3

     On 1974 Jan 03 at UT 18:30 a Norwegian amateur astronomer, (Hoydalsvik 
     (Hakonsgate, in West Norway, 60mm refractor) photographed the Moon 
     using High Speed Ektacrome (400ASA) film with good focus. The TLP was 
     located on the southern slope of Sasserides H and was pink in colour 
     with some buish in it. The coloured area was circular with a diameter 
     of 0.5 minutes of arc. Only one exposure was taken. The photograph was 
     checked by the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of 
     Oslo. This report was received by the BAA Lunar Section.


2019-Dec-07 UT 00:05-02:02 Ill=75% Tycho observed by Braga_R on 1998-2-6

     Tycho 1998 Feb 06 UT 22:48-22:54 R. Braga (Corsica (MI), Italy, 
     102mm f8.8 refractor, x180, with diagonal, Wratten 23A, 80A and 
     an OR5 filter, seeing II, Transparency good). Observer noticed 
     that the floor darkened towards the NW (IAU), particularly with 
     the blue Wratten 80A filter. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-07 UT 02:13-03:15 Ill=75% Gassendi observed by Henshaw_W on 1967-10-13

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


2019-Dec-07 UT 03:21-05:16 Ill=75% Plato observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-7

     Plato 1968 May 07 UTC 20:48-21:05 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector x220) "Red color No. of landslip in W. wall seen 
     in blink & vis. Vanished by 2105h. Had not returned at 2125. (Moore has 
     wrong date in his extended catalog.)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #1074.


2019-Dec-07 UT 03:28-04:09 Ill=75% Conon observed by Vaughan on 1941-2-7

     Conon 1941 Feb 07 UT 03:00? Observed by Vaughon (Des Moines, 
     Iowa, 3" reflector) "Faint bright spot on floor, no definite 
     outline (??? reported 6th, but if local time 7th in UT)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #484. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 03:33-04:52 Ill=75% Proclus observed by Moore_P on 1984-7-8

     On 1984 Jul 08 at UT 20:10-22:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, seeing IV-V)
     suspected that the floor of Proclus was slightly darker than normal. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=249 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 03:40-05:33 Ill=75% Copernicus observed by McConnell_J on 1972-2-24

     South of Copernicus 1972 Feb 24 UT 19:30-20:00 Observed by McConnell 
     (England, 6" reflector, x195, seeing=good) "White spot just S. of Cop. 
     about same size as Copernicus H (@ 5km), (there is a bright area or mt. 
     SW of Cop. H)." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID 1323.


2019-Dec-07 UT 03:45-05:55 Ill=75% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-5-27 *

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


2019-Dec-07 UT 04:21-06:19 Ill=76% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Cameron_W on 1994-4-21

     On 1994 Apr 21 at UT 06:00 W, Cameron (Sedona, USA) detected a reddiah 
     colour on Pronontorium Laplace, This is TLP event No. 9 in the ALPO 
     Clementine LTP program Nov 1994. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-07 UT 04:49-05:05 Ill=76% Archimedes observed by Miranda on 1971-8-1

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


2019-Dec-07 UT 06:00-07:33 Ill=76% 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 22:36-23:30 Ill=82% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-30

     Gassendi 1966 May 30 UT 20:32-20:59 Observed by Sartory (England, 8.5" 
     reflector + filters) "Orange patch & obscuration -- detected by Eng. 
     moon blink system. Color seen visually."NASA catalog weight=4 (good). 
     NASA catalog ID #941.


2019-Dec-07 UT 22:36-23:21 Ill=82% Bianchini_G observed by Caruso_J on 1987-9-4 *

     Om 1987 Sep 04 at UT 03:00 J. Caruso (Middletown, CT, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x155, S=6/10 and T=8/10) found that Bianchini G was not 
     visible, however Heraclides E, Helicon G, and indeed many other smaller 
     craters could be seen. There were two small mountains in the general 
     area of Bianchini G. and a mare ridge - all these were clearly seen. 
     Caruso states that Bianchini G should normally be much more clearly 
     seen than the other features mentioned and is the same size as 
     Heraclides E. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=305 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 23:11-00:05 Ill=82% Proclus observed by Davis_H on 1988-7-25

     On 1988 Jul 25 at UT03:15 H. Davis (Madison, WI, USA) stated that 
     Proclus was normal apart from a "slightly darker area in SW (Ast) SE 
     (IUE) corner." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=334 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-07 UT 23:22-00:46 Ill=82% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-2-13

     Callipus and vicinity 1973 Feb 13 UT 23:16-23:50 Observed by Frank 
     (E.Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA, 6" reflector x100, Seeing=good, 
     altitude=45 deg). "Large dark patch, albedo=3 present E. of Calippus. 
     Drawing. (Shows it into Callippus also). Never seen before or since. 
     Albedo normal (4.5) at 2350h. (obs. monitors Callippus in ALPO-LTP 
     program)." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1362.


2019-Dec-08 UT 00:08-01:12 Ill=83% SW_Limb observed by Logue_DA on 1955-1-5

     On 1955 Jan 05 at 01:00-01:30 UT D.A. Logue (Larchment, PA, 
     USA, 15cm reflector at x340, seeing Good) saw a strange blue 
     light above the surface of the Moon where the night and the 
     day meet. He observed this light for more than 30 min and it 
     did not appear to move. It appeared like a star in that the 
     rays of light came from it. The observer adds that he first 
     thought thst the objects was a star, but later decided that it 
     had to be on the Moon itself. A drawing shows the blue spot 
     near the rugged south west (IAU?) limb of the Moon. The editor 
     of the Strolling Astronomer (Vol 8, No. 11-12, Nov-Dec 1954, 
     p146) was unable to identify the craters drawn. The editor 
     speculates that the observer saw a high mountain peak with its 
     summit in sunlight and detached from the illuminated regions - 
     however this would not explain the blue colour. Note this is 
     an ALPO observation and does not apear in the Cameron 
     catalogs. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-08 UT 01:09-01:34 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-25

     Gassendi - 1966 Sep 25 UT 20:20-20:50 observed by Moore and 
     Moseley(Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refracfor x140) "Reddish patches, 
     regarded dubious, owing to low altitude of the Moon". NASA 
     catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #981. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 02:03-03:01 Ill=83% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1872-7-16

     Plato 1872 Jul 16 UTC 21:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) "NW portion 
     of floor was hazy" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #
     179.


2019-Dec-08 UT 02:08-04:06 Ill=83% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-8-1

     On 1982 Aug 01 at 00:00-01:00 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, seeing I-II) noted shading on the east floor of Plato that 
     was apparently lighter than the rest of the floor and this was seen at 
     both low and high magnifications. Foley notes that this was unusual. 
     There were three craterlets visible on the floor - the central one was 
     the brightest. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=178 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 02:10-04:02 Ill=83% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1881-5-9

     A.S.Williams of West Brighton, UK, using a 5.25" Calver, x150 and 
     definition fairly good. Observer noticed that the Mare seemed covered 
     with a close network of innumerable streaks, and spotted with countless 
     numbers of light specks, so that it would hardly be possible to 
     delineate them all in one night. The spots and streaks together must 
     have numbered ~1000. The observer had never seen anything like the 
     number of spots and streaks. Peirce A, was not at all easy to se and 
     neighboring spots almost as bright made it difficult to distinguish 
     which one was Peirce A. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-08 UT 03:14-05:12 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Spencer_S on 1976-4-10

     On 1976 Apr 10 at 21:15-21:49UT S.Spencer (60mm refractor x60, seeing 
     quite good) noticed a faint red glow at the south west wall of Gassendi 
     covering a span of about 35 deg arc. The observer had some doubts about 
     this because they were using a small telescope, but thought that they 
     ought to report it, just in case. A BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 04:02-04:26 Ill=83% Plato observed by Moseley_T on 1966-9-25

     Plato 1966 Sep 25 UT 23:12-23:35 Observed by Moseley (Armagh, Nortern 
     Ireland, 10" refractor, x140) "Eng. moon blink sys. blinks inside the 
     crater. Very dubious due to low alt. of moon." NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #982.


2019-Dec-08 UT 04:52-06:48 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-30

     On 1985 May 30 at UT 20:10-23:54 P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector) 
     and at the same time Doherty (Sussex, UK, 15" reflector) observed a 
     strangely bright and pink/red north rim of Aristarchus crater during 
     UT20:20 and 20:36UT. The effect reduced between ~20:39 and 20:44UT. 
     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the northern wall to have a red/purple 
     colour but the effect vanished after 50 minutes. Cook also saw a "V"-
     like notch in the NW crater shadow and this appeared to be bigger than 
     normal. G. North (Sussex, UK) saw a tinge of pink colour on the 
     northern rim and a bit later a "ruby red" colour on the north-west wall 
     - again this effect lasted 50 minutes. Moseley verified the colour. 
     Finally M. Hather (Yorkshire, UK) suspected the north wall of 
     Aristarchus to be blue in colour. Cameron suspects that this TLP is not 
     spurious colour because it is in the wrong place. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=276 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-08 UT 05:10-06:17 Ill=84% Posidonius observed by Dzaplashvili on 1952-7-3

     Posidonius 1952 Jul 03 UT 19:13-19:27 Observed by Dzaplashvili, 
     Ksanforalif, Negrelishvili (Georgia, Soviet Union, 13" reflector, 
     polarimeter, S=clear) "Making polariz. mess. of it. Aristotles. 
     Eudoxus. & Aristillus. only Pos. gave higher rdgs. & oscillated while 
     others gave repeatedly same results. 40 other times Pos. was normal. 
     Never had seen such behavior Table gives deflections. Obs. repeated 2X 
     Obs. from 1843-1947h." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID #552. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-08 UT 05:12-07:08 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Madej_P on 1985-5-30

     On 1985 May 30 P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 77mm refractor, x111 
     and x250, seeing II-III, transparency good) whole spectrum of 
     colours seen on the central peak area, visible in both 
     eyepieces, and was more prominent at the higher magnification. 
     Not aware if the observer checked for this effects on other 
     terminator peaks? xALPO/BAA weight =1.


2019-Dec-08 UT 05:57-07:04 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1991-1-26

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


2019-Dec-08 UT 07:09-07:14 Ill=84% 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 22:36-23:01 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 05:00-06:00 Greenacre, Barr, Hall and 
     Dungan (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor) observed a deep violet 
     area form on the western exterior of Aristarchus, and a less deep 
     violet area form to the eastern edge of Aristarchus. As these 
     were becoming stronger, a blue-like haze formed on the sunlit 
     floor of Aristarchus, that obscured underlying detail. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-08 UT 22:36-22:42 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1971-7-5

     Herodotus 1971 Jul 05 UT 03:48 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: Pseudo-c.p. I=
     4(albdeo) appeared to cast a distinct shadow. 1st time seen. 
     (Apollo 15 photo shows an apparent slight elev. nr. center -- 
     very very low hills? 5" refelctor x79,283x, NASA catalog weight=1 
     (low). ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-08 UT 22:36-22:41 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-24 *

     On 1975 Mar 24 at UT19:08-19:45 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed blueness 
     in the North East (Classical?) corner of Aristarchus. Moon blink seen - 
     pale in red. Most other observers clouded out. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-08 UT 22:36-23:08 Ill=89% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Prout on 1977-1-31 *

     Promontory LaPlace 1977 Jan 31 UT 20:49-23:00 Observed by Foley 
     (England, 11.75" reflector, x360), Prout (England, 4" refractor or 
     reflector?), Findlay (Dundee, Scotland, 10" reflector, x180, S=VG), 
     Ford (Dundee, Scotland), Mooney (Dundee, Scotland) "With filters in 
     eyepiece, tho't he saw a possible darkening in the blue but no 
     variation in red. Altho. a deep shadow is normal to the W. of the cape 
     at this period, (then cape must have a slope > 30deg!). he wondered if 
     shad. was more extensive than usual? Prout noted a dark inky coma-
     shaped spot. Dundee obs. concluded it was a shadow. Took photos. 
     Analysis of them was underway at time of rep't." NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #1462.


2019-Dec-08 UT 22:36-23:16 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Rodway_D on 1997-10-13

     On 1997 Oct 13 at UT11:09-11:21 D. Rodway (Oamaru, South Island, New 
     Zealand, 8.5" reflector, x270) saw a deep salmon-pink colouration in 
     the south east corner interior of the crater Aristarchus. This colour 
     was confirmed by the observers wife. By 11:21 UT the colour had faded 
     completely. Rodway had been a lunar observer since 1958, using a wide 
     range of instruments from 3 inch refractors to 12 inch reflectors and 
     had observed a TLP in Gassendi back in 1966 (from L'ondon, UK), and so 
     was an experienced observer. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-08 UT 23:05-01:01 Ill=89% Laplace_A observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-1

     On 1982 Aug 01 at UT20:50 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, 14" reflector, 
     seeing III-IV) found that LaPlace A was significantly more prominent 
     than usual - comparisons were made with photographs in books. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=178 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 00:24-02:08 Ill=90% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-3-9

     Proclus 1990 Mar 09 UT 00:12-00:13 Observed by Marie Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     3.5" Questar telescope) observed a "long plume of light" the brightness 
     was the same as the wall region. It went from the southern rim about 
     half of the way across to the centre in the "northerly". The plume 
     feature was not seen at higher magnifications. Change in brightness 
     also noted. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=394 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 01:11-04:08 Ill=90% Alphonsus observed by Fryback_D on 1994-4-23 *

     On 1994 Apr 23 at UT02:41 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA) observed a 
     starlike flash in Alphonsus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Dec-09 UT 01:16-03:03 Ill=90% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-5

     On 1984 Nov 05 at UT18:00 Marshall (England) noted that there was no 
     normal brightening on the floor just next to the southern most 
     craterlet. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=251 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 02:00-04:57 Ill=90% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Clementine on 1994-4-23 *

     On 1994 Apr 23 at UT 03:30 the US Navy Clementine Spacecraft, in orbit 
     around the Moon, obtained images of the Cobra Head region of 
     Aristarchus crater that suggested a ~15x colour ratio increase (0.4 
     microns / 1.0 microns) in comparison with images obtained on 1994 Mar 
     03. This was presented as a poster paper 18.04 at AAS 31st DPS meeting. 
     However it was later suggested that this was due to incorrect 
     radimetric calibration procedures being followed. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 02:20-05:59 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6 *

     Aristarchus 1965 Nov 06 UTC 03:20-03:50, 05:50 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" refractor x300, S=6, T=5) "Strong blue-viol. 
     glare on E. & NE wall; dark viol. hue in nimbus. (absent at 0320-0350. 
     Listed as 11/8/55 in both ref. 210 & MBMW, but should be 1965). NASA 
     catalog weight=4, NASA catalog ID #911.


2019-Dec-09 UT 03:34-04:30 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

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


2019-Dec-09 UT 04:18-06:12 Ill=90% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-8-25

     In 1950 Aug 25 at UT 10:55 T.Saheki (Osaka, Japan) observed a 
     stationary yellow-white flash on the Moon of duration 0.2 sec 
     and mag 6.5. Cameron suggests that this was a meteor. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=536 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 05:11-07:08 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1985-5-31

     On 1985 May 31 at UT 20:23-22:00 G. North (Sussex, UK, turbulent 
     seeing) found Torricelli B at 20:23 to be mauve in colour and to be 
     very bright. However the colul had gone by 20:29UT. "Varied in albedo 
     2s then image blurred at 5-10s (atm) at 2034 became pink). At 21:35UT 
     M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) found a white patch in the crater centre and 
     a mag 8 flash was seen (confirmed independently by a 2nd observer ~
     113km away)- there was no shadow. At UT 20:30 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 
     12"reflector, seeing excellent) found no colour, but the brightness was 
     changiong and he confirmed the bright patch on the crater's floor, 
     variable 22:15-22:25UT, "then expanded over rim". The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=277 and weight=5. the ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-09 UT 06:20-08:10 Ill=90% 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 06:33-08:10 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 07:02-08:40 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2006-6-8 *

     On 2006 Jun 08 at UT 20:30-20:45 C.Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor 
     x75) found that Aristarchus was "shining exceptionally bright during 
     daylight on a gibous moon". The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-09 UT 22:52-23:17 Ill=95% Oenopides observed by Osawa on 1951-8-15

     Oenopides-Selecucus 1951 Aug 15 UT 13:11 T,Osawa (Japan) 
     observed a brownish tinge to the terminator region in the 
     vicinity of these two craters. ALPO/BAA weight=1,


2019-Dec-09 UT 22:52-22:58 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by no on 1967-9-17

     Aristarchus 1967 Sep 17 UTC 02:05-02:21 Observers: Delano (Fall River, 
     MA, USA) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA). The former 
     used a 12.5" reflector at 400x and the latter a 24" reflector. The NASA 
     catalog states the following: "A rimtop cratelet on SW rim appeared 
     almost as bright as c.p. thru a Wratten 25 filter (red) but no brighter 
     than a lower central wall & rim thru a Wratten 48 (blue) filter. Inner 
     W. slope of craterlet displayed a bright red color which became less & 
     less noticeable until 0212h It was no longer brighter than other parts. 
     At 0217 it flared again brighter red for 1m. (indep. confirm. of 
     Seeliger for activity in Aris. ?) Corralitos MB did not confirm. NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #1045. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-09 UT 23:29-01:19 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1982-11-28

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 28 UTC 23:35-23:55 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, 
     Antionadi III, Transparency Moderate) - Colouration Seen - Ref: BAA 
     Lunar Section Circular. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-10 UT 01:09-02:59 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Shaw_B on 2015-3-3

     Aristarchus 2015 Mar 03 UT 23:58 Brendan Shaw (UK) saw a flash 
     on the NW rim of Aristarchus on his computer screen - the camera 
     was working in the near IR. Seeing was not very good at the 
     time. Unfortunately this flash occurred in between imaging 
     sessions. No other flashes seen, despite looking. The observer 
     considerd the possibility that it might have been a cosmic ray 
     detection, but cannot say for sure. The ALPO/BAA TLP weight=1.


2019-Dec-10 UT 01:24-03:16 Ill=95% Mons_Piton observed by Price_M on 1982-8-2

     On 1982 Aug 02 at UT 22:59-23:10 M.Price (Frimley, Surrey, UK, 
     seeing=II-III) found that the north point of this mountain appeared 
     poorly defined and merged into the surroundings - however suspected 
     that this might be normal for this colongitude? The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=179 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2019-Dec-10 UT 01:40-03:34 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1995-11-5

     Colour seen between Aristarchus and Herodotus by P. Moore
     and G. North. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-10 UT 02:25-04:22 Ill=95% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Manske_R on 1994-4-24

     On 1994 Apr 24 at UT 03:50 R. Manske (Waunakee, WI, USA) found that the 
     Cobra Head appeared to have an obscuration on the top eastern half. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-10 UT 04:33-06:26 Ill=95% Lichtenberg observed by Schneller on 1966-6-2

     Lichtenberg 1966 Jun 02 UTC 03:05-03:35 Observed by Schneller 
     (Cleveland, Ohio, 8" reflector, slit spectrascope) "Red glow on W. wall 
     (Schnller thinks this is "normal" reddening at SR; however, these vary 
     according to Ricker), (This rep't is the only positive one from alert 
     sent out to observe for J.Green's tidal predictions, See list of neg. 
     obs.)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #944


2019-Dec-10 UT 05:34-07:27 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Jaeger on 1966-6-2

     Aristarchus 1966 Jun 02 UTC 04:06-04:20 Observed by Jaeger (Hammond, 
     Indianna, 6" reflector) "Brownish-yellow edge on ? rim. 2 other obs. 
     this site saw nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #945.


2019-Dec-10 UT 05:44-07:41 Ill=96% Vieta observed by Chernov on 1923-9-23

     Vieta 1923 Sep 23 UTC 19:00? Observed by Cernov (Russia, 2 refractors? 
     x94?) "Both dark spots merged together even with 94x magnification. 
     (due to libration &/or seeing?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #389.


2019-Dec-10 UT 05:53-07:45 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 06:51-08:48 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 07:39-09:07 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 08:51-09:07 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 22:36-00:32 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1982-11-29 *

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 29 UT 21:47 Observed by P. Madej 
     (Huddersfield, UK) flashes seen to NW. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-10 UT 23:32-01:13 Ill=98% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

     1969 Aug 26 UT 22:15-23:30 Observer: Whippey (Middlesex, UK, 
     6" reflector x177)  "Small dark spot in oval whitish patch 
     typoical under high sun for it." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #1200. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-10 UT 23:32-01:13 Ill=98% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

     Plato 1969 Aug 26 UTC 22:15-23:30 Observed by Whippey "Plato's 
     defuse white patch in center flanked by two radial diffused 
     bands diverging to S. wall. Later E. band disappeared under 
     better seeing. NASA catalog weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1."


2019-Dec-10 UT 23:32-00:38 Ill=98% Riccioli observed by McKay_R on 1974-1-7

     Riccioli 1974 Jan 07 UT 16:30-17:00 Observed by McKay (South Downs, 
     England, 3" refractor, x135, S=IV boiling) "Bright spot and dark patch 
     changing in size (atmos. aberr. ?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). 
     NASA catalog ID #1385.


2019-Dec-11 UT 00:19-01:13 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Doherty_BT on 1963-12-29

     1963Dec29/30 UT 22:00-03:00. Doherty (Small Thorne, UK) 8.5" 
     reflector, x110, x200 & x274, S=8-8.5, T=8, Moon 57 deg in alt) 
     and 3 others, using the same instrument, saw a bright purple-
     blue patch in Aristarchus. Other areas checked for colour and 
     none sen elsewhere. Attempts were made to contact observers 
     elsewhere but with no success. Sketch made and shows the patch 
     covering the floor area of Aristarchus and extending out beyond 
     the east rim. Patch was elliptical in shape and the semi-major 
     diameter was approximately 2/3rds of the diameter of 
     Aristarchus, or about 27 km. The event lasted 5 hours and 
     gradually faded. NASA catalog weight=5 (very high quality)". 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-11 UT 01:24-03:10 Ill=99% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-8-3

     1982 Mar 08 Daniell UT 22:49-22:57 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK) - 
     A colour and brightness anomaly was seen a TLP alert was put 
     out. Cameron 2006 catalog extension weight=165 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-11 UT 02:32-04:28 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Gordon on 1966-6-3

     Aristarchus 1966 Jun 03 UT 01:00-01:45 Observed by Gordon (2), Delano 
     (Ackerman, PR?, 5" reflector / Massachussets, 3" (x92) & 10" reflector 
     T=4) "Deep blue color on N. wall. S.part of crater was brownish, (not 
     on alert). Delano saw E.wall bright spot unusually bright, confirm, ?" 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #947. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-11 UT 04:11-05:58 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 04:32-06:22 Ill=99% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-4

     Timocharis 1955 Jun 4-5 UT 23:30-00:00 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England, 5" reflector x70, seeing=poor) "Bright in red filter" NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #595.


2019-Dec-11 UT 04:38-06:29 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

     Aristarchus 1973 Jun 15 UT 06:12-06:21 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 3" refractor x54, x100, x300, x360, S=3, T=3) "Pinkinsh-red 
     glow on F., wall -- weher he usually sees the violet glare. (TLP 
     albedo=7?, normal=5?, nearby plain=1?). All along rim nr. crest & went 
     over EWBS. Wanted to compare a bright spot on Lyell with Aris. wall 
     brighteness. At 0612h pink glow changed to a rust-brown, fading rapidly 
     & gone at 0615h. First time he had ever obs. a red glow. (in 20 yrs)."
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1369.


2019-Dec-11 UT 04:44-06:29 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1

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


2019-Dec-11 UT 05:27-07:23 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

     On 1984 ??? ?? at UT11:00-12:00 Jean Nicolini (Campinas, Brazil) 
     saw a daylight TLP in Aristarchus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-11 UT 06:35-08:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25

     Aristarchus 1972 Jun 25 UTC 22:42-22:51 Observed by Quindeau (8deg 35' 
     E, 51deg 25' N,  60mm refractor) "Bright point at NE wall of crater". 
     Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler, Earth Moon & Planets, Vol 30, pp53-61 (1984).


2019-Dec-11 UT 07:38-09:21 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 08:43-09:43 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 08:47-09:50 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 08:55-10:06 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 09:38-10:06 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 09:49-10:06 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 09:50-10:06 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 09:53-10:06 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-12 UT 00:17-00:58 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moye on 1905-2-19

     On 1905 at Feb 19 at UT 18:00-19:03 Moye (Montpelier, France) observed 
     Aristarchus shining as a star in the dark, during a lunar eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=320 and he weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:17-01:50 Ill=100% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Chernov on 1959-3-24

     On 1959 Mar 24 at UT 1851 Chernov (Russia) observed the follwing in 
     Oceanus Procellarum during a lunar eclipse: "During penumbra of ecl. 
     separate light pts. were sharply g?listing?. Possibly connected with 
     transparancy of the penumbra. (time given was 0851 UT but must have 
     been loc. time p.m. penum. phase started at 1756UT & umbral at 
     1916UT)". The cameron 1978 catalog ID=717 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:19-01:31 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Cameron_W on 1968-4-13

     On 1968 Apr 13 at UT05:00-05:45 Cameron and Laczo (Greenbelt, MD, USA, 
     6" refractor, x50, 36" reflector x400, 12" reflector x80, seeing= 
     excellent) observed for the folliwing craters: Aristarchus, Pytheas, 
     Euler?, Censorinus, Plinius?, Proclus, Menelaus, Manilius: "Star-like 
     pts. in the craters. Only Aris. identified certainly, rest fairly 
     certain except Euler & Plinius. Seen in 6-in refr. at 50x but not in 
     36-in refl. at 400x where they were bright, but not star-lie pts. Seen 
     later in 12-in refl. at 80x. In another bldg. Seen 1st @ 1/2h before 
     totality ended, but not earlier dur. tot. tho't by author (WSC) to be 
     geom. & instrumental = power effect". Chilton, K.E. reports in RASCJ 
     that another observer did not report any of what the Greenbelt observers
     saw at all?The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1065 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:22-01:35 Ill=100% N_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

     On 1892 May 11 at 22:53UT an Unknown observer, during a partial eclipse 
     noticed an extension of the Earth;s shadow beyond the north cusp. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=278 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:22-01:35 Ill=100% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

     On 1892 May 11 at 22:53UT an Unknown observer, during a partial eclipse 
     noticed an extension of the Earth's shadow beyond the south cusp. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=278 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:24-02:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1974-1-8

     Aristarchus 1974 Jan 08/09 UT i18:15-00:00 Observed by 
     Billington (England), Robinson (Devon, England), Amery (REading, 
     England), Moore (Selsey, England) "Orange & viol. hue in crater 
     seen by Billington. Robinson, Amery & Moore reported neg. blink 
     results at this time. (Prob. chrom. aberr., Moore concurs)." 
     NASA catalog weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1386. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 00:25-01:33 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moore on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18 at UT 19:38-23:34 Moore (Johannesburg, South Africa, 2" 
     refractor, S=II), Peters (Kent, UK, 8.5" reflector, x120, S=IV), Good 
     (Guilford, UK, binoculars), Foley (Dartford, Kent, UK, 12" reflector 
     and photographs), and McKay (Kingston, England, UK, 6" reflector, x48) 
     observed the following in Aristarchus during a lunar eclipse: "It 
     appeared much fainter than ever before seen in ecl. by Moore. Fainter 
     than Proc., Cop., & Tycho. Others rated brightness in order-- Hell, 
     Stevinus, Furnerius, proc.; & Proc., Tycho, Hell, Aris. Photos 
     confirmed dimness of it. For some observers it became invis. at S=II 
     (good). Good ranked at least 4 other craters brighter than Aris. & that 
     at 2035h it dimmed. Earthshine cond. extraordinarily good. Peters, at 
     S=IV (fair?) rated Aris. brightest". At 23:50UT LeCroy Jr and Sr 
     (Springfield, VA, 4.5" reflector, S=7) observed four glowing spots on 
     the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 23:50UT 
     Aristarchus was an oval shape with no details seen. It had a ray 
     extending from the south west rim (normal). The north rim was slightly 
     blue and the south west rim very very slightly red. At 23:55UT it was 
     clearing and details showed. At 00:02UT it was clear. Sketches were 
     provided. Cameron comments that the colours fit Fitton's predictions on 
     spectral dispersion in our atmosphere from atmospheric inversions. The 
     brightness measued was 10+ and normal should be 9, and the plain is 
     4.5. The Moon's altitude at the LeCroy site was 45 deg. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=1418-1420 and weight=5 (1-0 for LeCroy report). The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-12 UT 01:05-01:39 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-8-17

     On 1989 Aug 17 at UT 01:02-04:20 G. Kolvos (Thesaloniki, Greece, 
     4"reflector) measured (using photometry) that although there was a 
     gradual fade over the Moon as the eclipse progressed, there was a 2"% 
     rise in brightness of Aristarchus.Graphs were submitted and photos. 
     A.C. Cook supplied CCD images and CCD photometry. A photograph by 
     Conway (Sun Prarie, WI, USA) at the start of the eclipse reveal a 
     bright colourless spot (aparently confirmed). The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=373 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-12 UT 02:49-04:06 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Genin on 1921-10-16

     In 1921 Oct 16 at UT 22:00-00:00 Genin and others (Russia) observed 
     during a partial eclipse that different parts of Aristarchus crater had 
     brightness of phosphorecence. Cameron says that this is independent 
     confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=383 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2019-Dec-12 UT 03:16-07:13 Ill=100% Moon observed by Gaboreau on 1893-9-25 *

     On 1893 Sep 25 at UT 21:00? Gaboreau (Paris, France), saw a shaft 
     of light projecting from the Moon. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=281 
     and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-12 UT 03:37-07:33 Ill=100% Sharp observed by McCord on 1965-11-9 *

     40.5W, 45.7N 1965 Nov 09 UTC 04:59 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line depth anomaly, low compared 
     with 23 other areas". NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID #912.


2019-Dec-12 UT 03:59-04:03 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 04:00-05:11 Ill=100% Delambre observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 04:00-05:11 Ill=100% Manilius observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 04:00-05:11 Ill=100% Menelaus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 04:29-04:33 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 05:16-05:46 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dyer on 1888-1-28

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 05:22-06:14 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 05:22-06:14 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

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


2019-Dec-12 UT 08:49-10:10 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Madej_P on 1981-12-12

     On 1981 Dec 12 at UT 00:31 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) saw some flashes 
     between Plato and Mons Pico. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=160 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Dec-12 UT 23:51-00:13 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-2-22 *

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 22 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Stump, Corral. 
     Obs. (Organ Pass, NM, 24" reflector+Moonblink) "Bluing around crater -- 
     vis. in monitor, but not photographable due to clouds." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2019-Dec-13 UT 00:13-04:09 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-10 *

     Aristarchus & A 1965 Nov 10 UTC 01:25-01:57 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector, S=6, T=6) "Viol. tinge & radiance 
     around nimbus; used red filter. Aris. A became larger." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #913.


2019-Dec-13 UT 00:22-01:52 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Green_SM on 1938-11-8 *

     Proclus 1938 Nov 08 UTC 20:00 Observed by Green (England? Seeing = 
     good) "2 bright spots in Schmidt & Wilkins' craterlets. Was struck by 
     whitish aspect of parts of floor -- possibly mists. S.wall concealed by 
     these strong white patches, as if breached ring." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #443.


2019-Dec-13 UT 01:36-03:33 Ill=99% 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.


2019-Dec-13 UT 06:40-08:16 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-12-19

     On 1956 Dec 19 at UT 00:00? an unknown observer apparently saw a TLP 
     somewhere on the Moon. Cameron gives the reference for this as an 
     unnamed AGU meeting. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=659 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-13 UT 06:52-08:33 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1988-8-28

     On 1988 Aug 28 at UT22:00 P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 5" refractor, x260) 
     detected a red glow along the outer wst rim and 99% it was not a TLP as 
     there had been a fire nearby so was probably atmospheric. However 
     colour if present, is normally seen on the south rim. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=336 and the weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-13 UT 06:58-08:54 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-28

     On 1977 Oct 28 UT 19:25 V.M. Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that 
     Copernicus was brighter than normal i.e. brighter than Kepler but less 
     bright than Aristarchus. In January and February 1977 both Copernicus 
     and Kepler were of the same brightness. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-13 UT 08:20-10:11 Ill=99% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-8-23

     Plato 1869 Aug 23/24? UTC 23:00-01:00? Observed by Gledhill? (Halifax,
     England, 9" refractor) Group I of craterlets (as designated by several 
     famous obs. before) exhibited notable illumination, accompanied by a 
     single light on a distinct spot. (if obs. similar to Ap 1870 obs. then 
     date =Au 23-24). NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #162.


2019-Dec-13 UT 09:38-10:19 Ill=98% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

     On 1975 Dec ?? at 19:00UT P.W.Foley (Kent, UK), and possibly P. Moore? 
     (Selsey, UK) - unusual events were reported which might have been due 
     to minor structral changes. Albedo=76% (=7.6?). Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1425 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-13 UT 10:43-11:23 Ill=98% Alphonsus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

     Aristarchus 1975 Dec 19 UT 22:45 Observed by Foley (Kent, England) 
     "Suspected anomaly in it", NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #1424.


2019-Dec-14 UT 02:39-05:28 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1984-11-10 *

     On 1984 Nov 10 at UT19:15-19:50 R. Moseley (Coventry, UK, the Moon's 
     altitude was low) noticed that the region from the central peak and 
     over and onto the east wall looked unusual. 8 bands were visible, "two 
     on E. wall of c.p. strongest, surrounding collar grey increasing 
     intensely outward. Band at 2 o'clock position was very dark. Bright 
     spot on W. wall at 4 o'clock position." A sketch was made that 
     illustrates bands on either side with bright patch. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=252 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Dec-14 UT 04:01-05:28 Ill=95% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2011-1-21

     On 2011 Jan 21 at 22:30UT N.Longshaw (UK, 4" Achromatic 
     refractor, x128 & x160, Seeing III, transparancy average) 
     suspected on the eastern edge of Geminus, on the border of the 
     crater filled shadow and the eastern illuminated rim, a 
     brownish, almost speia hue. This extended for a short distance 
     from the floor shadow into the illuminated rim width and spanned 
     from the north to the south of the crater. For a comparison, 
     Cleomedes was checked but nothing unusual was noticed in its 
     shadow. The observer notes that Elger also saw a warm brown or 
     sepia tone. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-14 UT 04:02-04:29 Ill=95% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-31

     On 1988 Jul 31 at UT 07:09-08:10 D. Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, seeing=7/10 and T=3) did not detect the dark region on 
     the south east floor of Proclus (the TLP from a few days earlier), but 
     did see 2 "linear mounds". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=335 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-14 UT 04:45-08:41 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-11 *

     On 1966 Nov 11 at UT05:55-1000 Hall and Johnson (Port Tabacoo, MD, 16" 
     x400, S=VG), Nordling (MD, USA), Genatt (Greenbelt, MD, USA, 6" 
     refractor, x50, 20" reflector x400) and Wagman (Pittsburgh, PA, 30" 
     refractor) observed the folloowing on Aristarchus: "Color ob c.p. 
     detected with Trident MB, not seen vis. at Port Tobacoo. Network 
     alerted & 6 responded. 4 did not see anything unusual; 2 others did & 
     saw red on c.p. in 6-in refr., but not in 20-in refl. at 400x; other 
     saw indistinctness. Port Taboacoo obs. took 5 rolls of film in blue & 
     red & neutral. Phenom. not detectable on them, but focus poor. Blue 
     images had most detail, whereas would expect red or neutral to. Phenom. 
     still present at dawn in Moon Blink device". The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=914 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-14 UT 08:45-10:25 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1986-4-26

     On 1986 Apr 26 at UT 21:00 etimated) H. Miles (Cornwall?, UK) 
     found that Aristarchus was "still brighter in moments of 
     better seeing". The rim could be seen as a complete circle. 
     The Cameron catalog ID=283 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-14 UT 10:27-12:23 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 11:27-12:30 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-15 UT 04:00-05:47 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-11-21

     Aristarchus 1975 Nov 18-19 UT 23:30-00:30? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU ?) interior 
     corner. (seen occasionally with obscur. but dates not given)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1421."


2019-Dec-15 UT 04:26-06:12 Ill=89% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-11

     On 1984 Nov 11 at UT21:00? Marshall (England) noted that there was no 
     normal brightness on the floor to most southernmost craterlet. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=253 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-15 UT 05:05-06:14 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1992-5-20

     On 1992 May 20 at UT 11:15 D. Weier (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, naked eye 
     and 7x50 binouculars, sky conditions excellent) noted that Aristarchus 
     and, an area, were very bright to the eye. In binouculars the feature 
     was quire sharp and distinct, "> anything else on the Moon". The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=447 and the weight=2. The ALPO/bAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-15 UT 05:07-07:04 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-29

     On 1980 Aug 29 at UT07:32 D. Loudernack (South Bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x140) found the south wall to have a broad dark band (only 
     visible in red light) at its base that covered nearly all of the 
     southern half of the crater. The brightness reading was 8.4 (in blue 
     light) and 4 (in red light). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=107 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2019-Dec-15 UT 10:19-11:57 Ill=88% Plato observed by Gray on 1877-7-29

     Plato 1877 Jul 29 UTC 02:00?-02:30 Observed by Gray (England?) "S. of 
     crater a bright streak that disappeared at 0230" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #196.


2019-Dec-15 UT 12:21-12:43 Ill=88% 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-16 UT 04:12-06:08 Ill=81% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-11-1

     On 1958 Nov 01 at UT 00:00 a TLP was seen on the Moon (location and 
     observer not given). The Reference for this is Palm, 1967. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=702 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-16 UT 04:18-06:03 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-29

     On 1964 Jun 29 at UT 07:05-07:33 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" reflector x240, S=5, T=4) suspected a violet glare? on the 
     EWBS of Aristarchus, but was too faint to be certain. The bright 
     art of the floor was granulated and had a ceppery tint. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=827 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-16 UT 05:42-07:37 Ill=81% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-30

     On 1980 Aug 30? at UT 08:00? D. Louderback (South bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     refletor x140) found the north wall to be very bright in red light 
     (this is not normal as it is usually bright in blue - according to 
     Cameron). The brightness was 9.7 (red) and 9 (blue no filter)compared 
     to Eimmart's 8.7. Louderback thought that they observed an oranfe-
     yellow tinge. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=108 and weight=3.


2019-Dec-18 UT 06:18-07:47 Ill=60% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-15

     Aristarchus 1965 Nov 15 UTC 05:55-10:00 Observed by Hall, Johnson, 
     Nordling (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x400), Genatt (Greenbelt, 
     MD, USA, 6" refractor, x50 & 20" reflector x400), Wagmann (Pittsburgh, 
     PA, 30" refractor). "Color on c.p. detected with Trident MB, not seen 
     vis. at Port Tobacco. Network alerted & 6 responded. 4 did not see 
     anything unusual; 2 others did & saw red on c.p. in 6-in refr.. but not 
     in 20-in refl. at 400x; other saw indistinctness. Port Tobacco obs. 
     took 5 rolls of film in blue & red & neutral. Phenom. not detectable on 
     them, but focus was poor. Blue image had most detail, whereas would 
     expect red or neutral to. Phenom. still present at dawn in Moon Blink 
     device." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #914.
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2019-Dec-18 UT 07:20-09:08 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1958-11-3

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 03 UT 02:30-03:30 Observed by Kozyrev, 
     Ezerski (Pulkova Observatory, Crimea, Ukraine, 50" reflector, 
     23A/mm spectrograph) UT03:00-03:30 "C.p. redder than rest; 
     emiss. spect. in 4756A, 4100, 3950A (C3), 5165, 5130A (Swann 
     bands) 3 spect. over 3.5 h. Image of c.p. weakened in viol. 
     light on spect. Noted visual decrease in brightness & reddish 
     glow. Decrease in bright, & unnusual white color(at 0300h-
     0330h). Sudden decrease in vis. bright. Spect. started -- 
     gave norm. Spect. (0330-0340h), conditions almost identical to 
     Alter's on Oct. 26, 1956. Nothing seen on Nov. 2-3" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #703. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2019-Dec-18 UT 09:49-11:07 Ill=59% Ptolemaeus observed by Schwabe on 1825-12-1

     Ptolemaeus 1825 UT 23:45 Observed by Schwabe (Germany?) "Bright spot"
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #108. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-19 UT 09:22-10:37 Ill=47% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-12-19

     On 1981 Dec 19 at UT 01:00-05:00 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) observed that Plato was consdierably brighter than 
     Aristarchus by several times. The image quality was very clear. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=161 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-19 UT 10:29-11:25 Ill=47% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1977-11-3

     On 1977 Nov 03 at 22:13UT P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 11" reflector, x285)saw 
     some flickering in Gassendi (Clouds on limb - according to Csmeron?). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=18 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-19 UT 07:23-12:16 Ill=47% Earthshine: Dec. Leonis Minorids: ZHR=5 vel=64km/s

2019-Dec-20 UT 09:07-11:01 Ill=36% Copernicus observed by Madej_P on 1979-9-15

     On 1979 Sep 15 at UT01:53 P.Madej (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, x72 and x110, seeing II, transparency fair?) 
     saw a small circular area of grey or white in the dark south end 
     of Copernicus.The area showed up better through a Wratten 15 
     yellow filter, but was not seen at all through a purple Wratten 
     35 filter. P.W. Foley (Kent, UK), confirmed this but thinks that 
     it is normal. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=68 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2019-Dec-20 UT 11:55-12:46 Ill=35% Copernicus observed by Saxton on 1979-9-15

     Copernicus 1979 Sep 15 UT04:40-05:25 J.Saxton (Leeds, UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x185, seeing I-IV, worsening towards local 
     sunrise) made a sketch and noted that the northern tip of the 
     internal shadow, by the floor, was not completely dark. The edge 
     of the floor here could be distingished, even though it was in 
     shadow. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-20 UT 08:29-12:16 Ill=35% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-21 UT 09:36-12:17 Ill=25% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-22 UT 10:46-12:17 Ill=15% Earthshine: Dec. Ursids: ZHR=10 (<50) vel=33km/s

2019-Dec-23 UT 11:57-12:02 Ill=8% Plato observed by North_G on 1986-5-5

     On 1986 May 05 G. North (Herstmonceux, Sussex, UK, 30" reflector) found 
     that the crater (floor?) Plato was featureless, even during the better 
     moments of atmospheric seeing conditions. A spectra was taken but 
     nothing unusual was seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=284 and the 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-23 UT 11:57-12:18 Ill=8% Earthshine: Dec. Ursids: ZHR=10 (<50) vel=33km/s

2019-Dec-28 UT 22:44-23:12 Ill=7% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Jackson_JG on 1882-5-20

     Promontorium Agarum 1882 May 20 UT 00:12-01:00 Observed by 
     Jackson et al (Delaware, 6" reflector) "Curved feathery mist 
     bounding W. side of great valley divided longitud. by dark line  
     @ 160km long, 65-80 km wide, in color & appear.  strikingly 
     diff. from other places & from anything else he had ever seen. 
     Nothing seen on 20th (loc. time) \(confirmed). " NASA catalog ID 
     #232. NASA catalog weight=5.ALPO/BAA weight=2.
     Corliss. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-29 UT 00:43-00:00 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-11-26 *

     On 1965 Nov 26 at UT 01:37-02:06 Bornhurst (Monterey Park, 10" 
     reflector, S=VG, T=E) and (Harris et al. Witier, CA, USA, 19" 
     reflector) observed Aristarchus to undergo a brightening in Ashen 
     light. Photographs were taken. Others saw the effect visually at the 
     same time. Harris et al. saw flashes on the south rim. Cameron says 
     independent confirmation? The cameron 1978 catalog ID=915 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2019-Dec-29 UT 23:16-00:17 Ill=14% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-30 UT 22:45-23:26 Ill=21% Mare_Vaporum observed by Lena_R on 2003-5-5

     On 2003 May 05 at UT 19:12:50 and 19:17:45 R. Lena (Italy) saw 
     faint flashes (possible optical illusions) at these times in 
     Mare Vaporum in Earthshine. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-30 UT 22:55-00:52 Ill=21% Brenner_F observed by Collins_M on 2012-5-25

     On 2012 May 25 UT 05:35 Brenner F crater was recorded in a larger 
     area image by M. Collins (Palmerstone North, New Zealand, ETX-90 
     with LPI imager (monochrome mode) - seeing not good). He took a 
     sequence of 108 images from 05:35-05:40UT, and in the 65th frame, 
     a light spot, approximately 4 pixels wide can be seen just 
     outside the western illuminated rim of Brenner F. It is not 
     visible in any other frames. The exposure time was 0.125 Sec. 
     Because the western edge of the spot is very sharp, and the rest 
     of the Moon is slightly blurred due to seeing, it is thought that 
     this was most likely a cosmic ray event in the CCD camera - the 4 
     pixel width was perhaps contributed to by the image compression.
     It could also be some bright surface spot that was made invisible 
     most of the time by poor seeing, and then during a brief period
     the atmosphere is sharp enough at that locality to make it 
     visible. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-30 UT 23:00-00:03 Ill=21% Pallas observed by Salimbeni_P on 2003-5-5

     On 2003 May 05 at UT 19:50 P.G. Salimbeni (Italy) saw a faint 
     flash (possible optical illusion) near to Pallas in Earthshine. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2019-Dec-30 UT 23:55-01:08 Ill=21% Macrobius observed by McLeod on 1938-6-2

     Macrobius 1938 Jun 02 UTC 18:00? Observed by McLeod (England? 5" ? 
     reflector) "Changes in dark areas. (near Proclus where Green saw 
     phenomenom. see #443)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #
     444.


2019-Dec-31 UT 00:41-01:16 Ill=21% S_Pole observed by Masini_R on 2009-1-30

     On 2009 Jan 30 ay 22:35:20UT +/-2 min R. Masini (Perth, Australia) saw 
     a bright clound just west the south pole and along of the southern 
     limb. The effect lasted a few seconds and faded. It was seen with the 
     naked eye. There was a grazing occultation of a 6th magnitude star from 
     this site, however the star would have been in the wrong place at the 
     time of the TLP. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2019-Dec-30 UT 23:17-01:18 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2019-Dec-31 UT 22:46-23:47 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Elger_TG on 1867-4-9 *

     On 1867 Apr 09 at UT 19:30-21:00 Elger(Liverpool? UK, 4"? aperture 
     telescope) observed that Aristarchus was shining like a 7th magnitude 
     star-like point, becoming fainter, almost extinguished at 9PM. He had 
     seen lights before but never so strong. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=151 
     and he weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2019-Dec-31 UT 22:46-23:15 Ill=29% 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.