TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: USA VA Richmond



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


2020-Jan-01 UT 01:13-01:24 Ill=30% Hubble observed by Madej_P on 1984-11-28

     On 1984 Nov 28 at UT 17:30-18:05 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) found that 
     the crater Hubble had a cream white oval patch for short while that was 
     2x brighter than it's surroundsings. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=254 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-01 UT 00:00-01:26 Ill=30% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-01 UT 21:58-22:08 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by d_Adhuda on 1891-11-7

     On 1891 Nov 07 at UT=19:00 d'Adjuda of Lisbon, Portugal (seeing fair) 
     whilst observing Aristarchus noticed that the crater appeared as  very 
     distinct luminous point in the dark. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=275 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-01 UT 21:58-22:46 Ill=38% Messier observed by Robinson_JH on 1981-2-10

     Messier 1981 Feb 10 UT 19:20-20:10 TLP discoevered by Hedley 
     Robinson (Devon, England) "Messier was brighter than Aristarchus 
     in both red and blue filters and also appeared indistinct, later 
     becoming invisible - lost in a bright streak. In comparison 
     Aristarchus was clear. Another observer, Amery confirmed that 
     Aristarchus was sharp in appearance but Messier certainly was 
     not. Cook likewiese found Messier not to be as sharp as Messier 
     A dueto a big shadow in Messier A. Pedler found that the sun 
     facing wall of Messier was OK but that the shadow was changing 
     from black to grey periodically at intervals of 2-3 minutes to a 
     few seconds. By contrast he found that Messier A remained quite 
     well defined. He tried red and blue filters but found no blink 
     effect. At 20:23UT Pedler found that the shadow had stabilized 
     to a shade of "mid grey" although remaining ill-defined. North 
     also found that Messier A was distinct but Messier itself was 
     ill-defined. Moore found the same thing but thinks that this is 
     normal for Messier under this illumination to appear indistinct. 
     More also saw the grey interior shadow. Price saw similar 
     appearance to Moore and suspected that this was normal for this 
     stage in illumination. Ratcliffe suspected everything normal - 
     just commenting that Messier was smaller and no detail in 
     comparison to Messier A. Madej and Taylor provided a sketch that 
     showed again a grey interior and merging with the east 
     wall/mare. Foley found Messier's pale grey interior to be un-
     focusable but in comparison Messier A was sharp. He says that he 
     would expect a grey interior and the east wall to merge with the 
     mare. However the complete loss of deatil and variability were 
     not normal. Cameron comments that the Kuiper atlas confirms the 
     fuzzy indistinct appearance of Messier and that a Lunar Orbiter 
     picture shows a grey shadow. The Cameron extended catalog 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-01 UT 21:58-01:14 Ill=38% Julius_Caesar observed by Colesanti_C on 1993-6-25 *

     On 25 Jun 1993 at UT 23:30-23:52 Carlos Colesanti (Mairinque, 
     Brazil) obtained two CCD images of Julius Caesar crater and 
     noticed a brilliant fuzzy area on the rim of the crater. This 
     appeared in both images and resembled a fuzzy white blob. Note 
     that this is a REA-Brazil observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 
     Cameron (2006) ID=463.


2020-Jan-01 UT 23:30-01:13 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1981-2-10

     On 1981 Feb 10 at UT21:46-21:49 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) found a 2nd 
     mag star-like point on the north east wall of Aristarchus crater. M. 
     Price (Camberley, UK) at 21:46 and 21:49. North (UK) detected flashes 
     from the central peak. Foley saw Aristarchus as a "translucent glow". 
     Moore, Pedler and Ratcliff could not find Aristarchus. Earlier though 
     Amery (Reading, UK) had found Aristarchus to be sharply defined. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=122 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-01 UT 23:56-01:05 Ill=38% Ross_D observed by Arriola on 1967-10-10

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


2020-Jan-01 UT 22:32-02:27 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-02 UT 23:04-00:59 Ill=48% Promontorium_Agassiz observed by Holden on 1888-7-16

     On 1888 Jul 16 at UT 05:35? Holden, at Lick observatory, CA, USA 
     saw a "Lunar Volcano, 1st magnitude star on the dark side. 
     Yellow light tinged with red from refractor's secondary spectrum 
     (facet glint? or peak catching sun before others? Hunt saw 
     similar phenomenon in 1863." Corliss states that it was later 
     revealed to be a mountain ridge near the southern termination of 
     the Alpes. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=357 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 02:58-03:23 Ill=49% Mons_Piton observed by Gerling on 1843-7-4

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


2020-Jan-02 UT 22:32-03:23 Ill=49% Earthshine: Quadrantids: ZHR=120 (vel=41km/s

2020-Jan-03 UT 21:59-23:15 Ill=57% Aristarchus observed by Emmett on 1824-7-4

     In 1824 Jul 04 at UT23:00? Emmett (England, UK) observed a star-like 
     light on the rim (in the dark). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=100 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-03 UT 21:59-23:02 Ill=57% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1967-4-18

     Plato 1967 Apr 18 UT 03:10-04:00 Observed by Kelsey 
     (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" reflector x300, S=8, T-4-5). "Streak 
     on floor showed slight enhancement in red filter comp. to 
     blue. Later, a 2nd streak formed. Probably the sun shining 
     thru a valley in the rim. Red enhancement permanent? (Wise 
     suspected a blink here 6h earlier)." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1027. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 22:47-23:08 Ill=57% Plato observed by Markov on 1916-7-8

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


2020-Jan-03 UT 22:48-00:45 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1990-2-3

     Alphonsus 1990 Feb 03 UT 18:00-18:23 Observed by A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, CCD video camera, seeing III-IV). At 18:06 W and 
     SE dark floor patches, equally dark, but at 18:10 and 18:23 the 
     W dark patch was the darker of the two?. Between 18:06 and 18:23 
     and a bright patch to the north of the central peak brightned 
     slightly wrt the its surroundings. However seeing conditions 
     worsened as the observing session progressed, and in view of 
     this the ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-03 UT 23:20-01:11 Ill=57% Plato observed by Fauth on 1907-1-22

     Plato 1907 Jan 22 UT 20:00 Observed by Fauth (Germany?) "Glow of light 
     in part of crater" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog 
     ID 327.


2020-Jan-04 UT 00:17-02:04 Ill=58% Tycho observed by Shaw_B on 2003-5-9

     Tycho 2003 May 09 UT 21:04 Observer Brendan Shaw (UK) "CCD 
     image of  central peak - Sun's altitude suggested that this 
     should not have been directly illuminated this early - may 
     have been from secandary reflectance off illuminated W wall?" 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-04 UT 00:43-02:40 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 1990-2-3

     Alphonsus 1990 Feb 03 UTC 20:05-21:22 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, UK, 
     10" reflector)  "Brightness variance noted". The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     does not have an entry for this observation. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-04 UT 01:20-02:36 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-28

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 28 UT 21:58 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector+Moon Blink) "Reddish patches, (not confirmed at Corralitos 
     with MB tho they give feature as Gassendi in their report)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #930. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-04 UT 02:11-05:40 Ill=58% Unknown observed by Evrard on 1965-12-2 *

     At 03:00UT(?) Evrard et al from the western US(?) saw somewhere
     a reddish glow, followed by black obscuration. The date in the 
     Middlehurst catalog is 18/1/65, but there may have been a descrepency
     between local time date and UT date? Cameron 1978 catalog TLP No=916
     and weight=3.


2020-Jan-04 UT 03:18-03:43 Ill=58% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-4-19 *

     On 1975 Apr 19 UT 21:09 P. Foley (Kent, UK), detected blue in 
     Plato on east. Fiton at UT20:45 found blue along the south wall 
     at the east (IAU?) end, which was very bright white. Blueness 
     extended towards the large landslip at the east of the formation. 
     Immediately north of the landslip, where the bright wall curves 
     first westwards, then again northwards, red could be faintly 
     detected, folloowed by a very faint blue. All other parts of the 
     formation were normal. Examination with a Moon blink device 
     revealed no colour blink. J-H Robinson also found blue, with red 
     on the west wall (exterior?). By 21:30UT Fitton found Plato to be 
     normal and so was Proclus, though he did find Epigenes (bright 
     cresecent of east wall only) slightly blue to the N.W and red 
     to the S.E. Mare Crisium was normal. Prominent spurious colour 
     seen on Venus, but it was low in the sky, with blue to the north 
     and red to the south. However J.H. Reading, managed to see the 
     north east floor blurred and slightly blue from 22:45-23:00UT. 
     These reports are BAA observation. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-04 UT 03:45-04:21 Ill=59% Plato observed by Herring_AK on 1965-6-8

     A dome-like feature, sketched by Herring and confirmed in a photograph
     by Larson. This had not been seen before by Herring in hundreds of
     hours of observing. No other reports of this. The photograph was taken 
     at 02:50h. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=878 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-04 UT 03:45-04:21 Ill=59% Autolycus observed by Unknown_British_Observers on 1984-12-1

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


2020-Jan-03 UT 22:33-03:59 Ill=59% Earthshine: Quadrantids: ZHR=120 (vel=41km/s

2020-Jan-05 UT 00:12-01:43 Ill=67% Archimedes observed by Theiss on 1973-1-13

     Archimedes 1973 Jan 13 UTC 19:06-19:40 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm refractor) "Yellow to green colours at wall of Archimedes, became 
     stronger until 19:09UT, constant brightness until 19:10UT and 
     dissappeared at 19:16UT" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 
     30, pp53-61.


2020-Jan-05 UT 00:36-02:06 Ill=67% Proclus observed by Krojer on 1973-1-13

     Proclus 1973 Jan 13 UTC 19:30-19:35 Observed by Krojer (48.25N, 11.5E, 
     60mm refractor) "North East wall of Proclus extraordinarilly bright, 
     observation interrupted by fog." Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & 
     Planets 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jan-05 UT 01:08-02:38 Ill=67% Censorinus observed by Leitzinger on 1973-1-13

     Censorinus 1973 Jan 13 UTC 20:02-20:14 Observed by Leitzinger (48.25N, 
     11.5E, 60mm refractor) "Censorinus Extraordinarily bright, pure white" 
     Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jan-05 UT 01:49-03:18 Ill=67% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-29

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


2020-Jan-05 UT 01:56-03:26 Ill=67% Proclus observed by Schnuchel on 1973-1-13

     Proclus 1973 Jan 13 UTC 20:50 Observed by Schnuchel (13.25E, 52.5N, 
     7x50 binoculars?) "Proclus Brighter than Langrenus". Ref: Hilbrecht & 
     Kuveler Moon & Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jan-05 UT 02:39-02:41 Ill=68% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-9

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


2020-Jan-05 UT 04:35-05:19 Ill=68% Curtis observed by Ingall on 1864-5-15

     1864 May 15-16 UT 23:00-01:00? East of Picard (probably Curtis
     Observed by Ingall (Camberwell, England?) "Remarkable bright 
     spot" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #134. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-05 UT 06:20-06:37 Ill=69% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1927-12-3 *

     Peirce A 1927 Dec 03 UT 22:00 Observed by Wilkins (England, 15" 
     reflector) "Invisible (date in MBM) is wrong, would be only 6h before 
     NM. Sunrise on crater is at 3d & ? h. No interposition of dates works 
     e.g. 13th or 1926 or Dec 26 1923. Only Dec 3 1927 is feasible as it 
     would be just after 1st Q. & more similar to the May obs.)" NASA 
     catalog weight=4? (high). NASA catalog ID #396.


2020-Jan-05 UT 22:01-22:39 Ill=75% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-11-23

     Ross D 1966 Nov 23 UT 04:50-05:02 Observed by Cross (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector, x250 & 2390, S=4-5 (sometimes 6), T=4, 
     excellent contrast) Activity level 5, eastern third of Ross D's 
     circumference possibly partly obscured. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 22:01-22:45 Ill=75% Sinus_Iridum observed by Manske_R on 1987-10-3

     On 1987 Oct 03 at UT 01:0?0-02:00 R. Manske (Brooklyn, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x226) observed sunlight glinting of the walls in spectacular 
     display of colours. White (even gold) was seen at the centre, and blue 
     on the top most part of the rim. The white (or gold) band was thin in 
     comparison to other bands. The observer suspects that this effect was 
     terrestrial atmosphere related. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=307 and weight=
     0. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-05 UT 22:01-23:22 Ill=75% Plato observed by Beaumont_S on 1998-3-8

     Plato 1998 Mar 08 UT 19:30-20:10 S. Beaumont (Windermere, UK, 
     30cm reflector, Meade 23A and 38A filters, seeing III, 
     transparency fairly good, some haze) observed a whitish misty 
     effect seen bordering the shadows of the SE rim. It appeared 
     intermittently and was not seen in the violet or red filters. 
     Observers wonders if it could have been an effect associated 
     with the Earth's atmosphere, which was unsteady with some haze. 
     However, other craters appeared normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-05 UT 22:17-23:13 Ill=75% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-24

     On 1964 Jan 24 at 20:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=796 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-06 UT 00:51-02:31 Ill=76% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-4-30

     Gassendi 1966 Apr 30 UT 21:30-23:28 Observed by Sartory, 
     Ringsdore (England, 8.5" reflector, S=E), Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, S=VG), Coralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon Blink) 
     "English moon blink system detected red spots with vis. 
     confirm. Ringsdore says no color but saw obscuration. (LRL 
     60-in photos showed nothing unusual by my casual inspection). 
     Indep. confirm. (even E. wall was in dark). Corralitos did 
     not confirm by MB." N.B. event had finished by the time 
     Corralitos came on-line. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID #931. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-06 UT 03:15-04:25 Ill=77% Sinus_Iridum observed by Brook_C on 1996-4-28

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


2020-Jan-06 UT 03:37-07:33 Ill=77% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1965-12-4 *

     Ross D 1965 Dec 04 UT 04:25 Observed by Cross (Whittier, CA, USA, 
     19" reflector, x155, seeing 4+) "Obscuration of part of the rim, 
     also bright area 7-10km diam. Not seen on following nite." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #917. ALPO/BAA weight=3


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:02-22:41 Ill=84% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-21

     Moon 1967 Apr 21 UTC 02:30-09:30 Observed by Dunlap et al (Corralitos 
     Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" reflector + moonblink) "UV excess 
     relative to red & visual images. Greatest (30%) at subsolar pt. nr. 
     limb, grading down to 0% at term. Seen Apr 22 also with a gradient of 
     10% at term. to 25-30% at subsolar pt. (137 deg long). Filters well 
     balanced. Neg. (normal) on Apr. 20 & 23rd. Bandpass 3700-4900A on image 
     enhancement & filter equip. (coincided with Lyrid meteor shower. They 
     had seen this phenom. many times since. NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #1039.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:02-22:59 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1977-4-29

     On 1977 Apr 29 at UT21:40-23:20 an unknown UK observer reported a TLP 
     in Gassendi crater. The following are reports by observers attempting 
     to confirm activity: J.W. Napper (Didcot, UK, 30cm reflector, x287, 
     Wratten 25 and 44a, conditions clear 5+) received a telephone alert 
     call at 22:00 but the sky was cloudy until 22:30. An initial look 
     revealed nothing unusual, then at 22:54 he observed a colour blink just 
     inside the north wall, appearing bright in red and normal in blue or 
     white light. No loss of detail seen and the effect lasted only 2 
     minutes. A sketch was made. However the observer stresses that the very 
     bad seeing casts some doubt on this observation. L. Fitton observed 
     using a 8.5" reflector, with Moon blink device at x200, seeing was I-
     II. All areas negative, including Gassindi from 21:40-21:55 and again 
     22;00-22:25 and finally 22:50-23:30 negative. Mike Brown (Huntington, 
     York, UK, 30cm reflector, x220 and x350, seeing 3-4/5, and transparency 
     5/5) - observed from 22:00-23:25UT no colour seen, nor obsecuration, 
     all filters negative, despite seeing a lot of fine setail inside this 
     crater.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:02-22:21 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1980-7-23

     On 1980 Jul 23 at UT22:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK, 8" reflector, x144 
     and x207, seeing=III-V and transparency=fair) found that the interior 
     shadow was a light grey. BAA TLP coordinator (Foley) suggests that this 
     was light reflecting from the illuminated walls? Cameron 2006 catalog 
     TLP ID=102 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:11-00:09 Ill=84% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1987-10-4

     On 1987 Oct 04 at UT 02:20 D. Darling (sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x170, S=8, VG, T=5) obtained the brightest measurement he 
     had ever recorded on the northern rim of Proclus. Brightness 9 and 
     adjacent plain was of brightness 6.5. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=308 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:14-23:23 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-10-4

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 20:55-20:58 Observed by Robinson (Devon, 
     England) - observer noted that the east outside wall was bright in red 
     and normal in blue. Note that the Moon was 30 deg above the horizon at 
     the time of the observation. The crater returned to normal at 20:58. 
     Also seen by Moore (Selsey, UK) and Foley (Kent, UK). At 21:25-21:50 D. 
     Sims (Dawlish, UK, 25cm reflector, x300, seeing IV and some cloud at 
     times) noticed a possible obscuration over the southern part of 
     Gassendi. He had been observing earlier at 18:40-19:30 but had not 
     detected a TLP in Gassendi then. 22:11UT Robinson notices that the spot 
     outside the east wall is again bright in red., though by 22:25 it had 
     faded  and was gone by 22:28UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog further 
     quotes: "Vivid red spots & general red color seen around rim by 2 obs. 
     At 2209h blood red small area was seen. 1 h later the most westerly 
     (IAU?) of the peaks had become hazy white all other areas were sharp. 
     (Indep. confirm.)." Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1454. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-06 UT 22:53-00:39 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-1

     Gassendi 1966 May 01 UT 19:30-00:21 Observed by Sartory (UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x500, S=G), Moore, Moseley (Northern Ireland, 
     12.5" reflector x350, S=E) and by Corralitos Observatory 
     (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector + moon blink) "Eng. 
     moonblink & obscuration, also vis. confirm (Moore & Moseley 
     alerted by Sartory. Corralitos MB did not confirm. - but they 
     may not have been observing at the ame time?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #932. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-07 UT 00:54-02:24 Ill=84% Plato observed by Graham_F on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT02:00 F. Graham (East Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) took some photos (albeit out of focus) that showed a bright 
     spot on the west rim. Cameron comments that this spot was sharp 
     compared to the rest of the photograph, so was probably a photographic 
     artifact. The effect was not seen in the finder scope. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=103 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-07 UT 01:18-03:05 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Paterson on 1966-5-1

     Aristarchus 1966 May 01 UT 21:55-22:45 Observed by Paterson, 
     Brown, Sartory, Ringsdore (England, 12" reflector x252 for the 
     former and 8.5"? reflector for the latter) "Eng. moon blink 
     system detected red spots with vis. by all but Ringsdore. Brown 
     saw intense white spot NW of crater wall" NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID 933. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-07 UT 03:27-05:43 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-9-12 *

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


2020-Jan-07 UT 06:07-07:16 Ill=85% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1873-11-1

     Plato 1873 Nov 01 UTC 20:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) "Unusual 
     Appearance". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #182.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-07 UT 06:41-07:16 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Neville on 1971-9-1

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


2020-Jan-07 UT 07:01-07:16 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1976-11-3

     On 1976 Nov 03 at UT20:00-21:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) reported a TLP in 
     Gassendi - some obsevers detected colour, others did not. P. Moore did 
     not notice anything unsual earlier at 18:50-19:00, though his seeing 
     was IV-V. Nor did he see anything unsual from 21:53-00:20, but seeing 
     was still IV-V. D. Jewitt, observing 20:34-21:25 and 22:55-23:20 also 
     reported nothing unusual. Amery (Reading, UK, 25cm reflector, x300) did 
     however notice a small reddish spot to west of central ridge, but by 
     20:30UT the colour was less obvious, but the spot was back again at 
     20:45, but not easily seen at 21:00 and gone completely by 21:45UT.  
     N.Bryant (Ilfracombe, UK, 25.4cm reflector, x260), observed 3 red 
     patches on the floor between 20:54 and 21:31UT. A BAA Lunar Section 
     report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-07 UT 22:03-22:45 Ill=91% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-22

     Moon 1967 Apr 22 UT 02:30 Observed by Dunlap et al. (Corralitos 
     Observatory, Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector) "UV excess as in #
     1029. Gradient was 10# at term. to 25-30$ at subsolar pt. (153 deg 
     long)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1031.


2020-Jan-07 UT 22:03-22:44 Ill=91% Tycho observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT22:10-22:55 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x360 and x400) found an area just south east of the central peak (and 
     upto the wall) to be quite dark in blue light, but normal brightness in 
     red light or in white light. All other features were normal colour-
     wise. At 22:55UT Tycho was normal again. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=103 
     and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-07 UT 22:03-23:08 Ill=91% Piazzi_Smyth observed by Price_M on 1982-12-27 *

     On 1982 Dec 27 at UT 23:00 M. Price (Camberley, Surrey, UK, Seeing=III 
     and transparency=good) observed that Piazzi-Smyth was brighter than Mon 
     Piton at 23:00. Photographic atlas was checked to verify that this was 
     abnormal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=193 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-07 UT 22:03-23:35 Ill=91% Mare_Serenitatis observed by van_Son_M on 2004-5-2

     On 2004 May 02 at UT03:24 M. and L. van Son (Bremerton, WA, May 1st 
     7:24PM PST) saw a naked eye flash on the Moon. The observers were 
     glancing up at the Moon in daylight when they saw a bright white flash 
     (observer and his wife together) in the upper/mid Mare Serenitatis 
     region, west of the crater Posidonius. "Larger than how Venus appears".
     "It was a quick flash  like white, intense lightning. I'm not sure how 
     to report degrees of arc but if the face we see is 900, and we start 
     from the east then the flash occurred about 225 arc seconds to the 
     west. This was observed by the naked eye, with clear skies between us 
     and the moon." The observers checked for signs of aircraft vapour 
     trails but could not see any. There is a possibility that it could have 
     been sun glint from an Iridium satellite, but this needs to be checked 
     out and usually these last longer than the observed effect. It would be 
     useful to obtain whole Moon images under the same illunination and 
     libration so that we can judge this observation properly. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4. 


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:26-00:25 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-11

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


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:31-01:24 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Sartory on 1966-5-2

     Cobra Head 1966 May 02 UT 20:05 Observed by Sartory (England, 8.5" 
     reflector x400) "Eng. moon blink detected red spots, seen visually 
     also". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #934.


2020-Jan-07 UT 23:40-01:33 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-2

     Gassendi 1966 May 02 UT 20:18-20:19 Observed by Sartory (England, 8.5" 
     reflector x400) "Eng. moon blink detected red spots, seen visually 
     also." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #935.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:28-01:38 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1978-3-21

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:47-02:37 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1982-7-3

     Aristarchus 1982 Jul 03/04 UTC 20:55-01:08 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, 
     Seeing Antoniadi III) "Brightness variance" - CED 3.6-4.1-4.9. When the 
     crater was dark it had a slate-blue-grey interior. Moore found the 
     crater to be exceptionally bright and this was confirmed by J.D. Cook 
     (CED 3.8-4.1). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=174 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:52-02:42 Ill=91% Mare_Frigoris observed by Cook_JD on 1982-7-3

     On 1982 Jul 03/04 at UT 20:45-01:08 J.D. Cook (Frimley, 
     Surrey, UK) found the Mare Frogoris area, north of Plato was 
     pink at 20:45UT. Saxton found flashes in Mare Frigoris and 
     near thye Alps. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=174 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-08 UT 00:52-02:42 Ill=91% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1982-7-3

     Interior craterlets could not be seen and some of the walls and 
     exterior features were fuzzy. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 01:05-03:03 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Osawa on 1951-9-13

     S. of Aristarchus 1951 Sep 13 UTC 14:00? Observed by Osawa (Japan, 6" 
     reflector) "Bownish-red color, blue on NW rim of A." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #546.


2020-Jan-08 UT 01:53-02:49 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-12

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 04:46-06:39 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Lena_R on 1995-10-6

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 06:01-06:56 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-2

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 06:01-07:55 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 06:21-08:15 Ill=92% Prinz observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 06:43-08:17 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Cook_JD on 1985-5-2

     On 1985 May 02 at UT 20:20-20:38 J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK) noted at 20:20 
     found the south rim (and just outside) to be blurred in appearence and 
     there was also a hazy shadow inside the crater. M.C. Cook found a 
     "break in clarity in break on S wall". Miles (UK) also found the south 
     wall blurred in appearance and Foley (Kent, UK) noted that the area was 
     featureless and the 2 craters positions at 1 o'clock high up on the 
     inner wall were obscured", although just north of these was sharp 
     detail. Foley also recorded that the shadow on the east wall was 
     opaque"and that thye inside of Aristarchus was slate/blue in colour and 
     dull, however by 20:28 the crater had brightened by 0.4 steps on 
     Foley's CED device and the missing craterlets were visible again. Jean 
     (Canada, 4" refractor) observed a rose colour intermittently (UT 1948-
     20:58) - however Cameron suspects that this is chromatic aberation.  
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=269 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2020-Jan-08 UT 06:51-08:17 Ill=92% Archimedes observed by North_G on 1988-9-23

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 08:02-08:17 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

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


2020-Jan-08 UT 22:04-00:49 Ill=96% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1954-7-14 *

     Eratothenes 1954 Jul 14 UT 04:18-05:00 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector, x150, S=4, T=3) "Violet glare on E. wall bright 
     spot (EWBS)" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #565. ALPO
     /BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Jan-08 UT 22:13-23:05 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1976-10-6

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 21:30 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, x400, 
     seeing poor) observed redness in the c.p. area. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 22:53-00:29 Ill=96% Schiaparelli observed by Brierley_P on 2009-1-9

     On 2009 Jan 09 at UT 20:00 P. Brierley (UK) took a CCD image of the 
     Aristarchus area - P.Grego upon examining this comments that he thinks 
     that Schiaparelli crater looked "muted in brightness -- it is normally 
     quite bright to look at". Though Grego comments that it might have 
     something to do with the image processing aplied to the image. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-08 UT 23:15-00:15 Ill=96% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-27

     On 1964 Jan 27 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=797 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-09 UT 01:00-02:56 Ill=96% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-3

     Alphonsus 1966 May 03 UTC 21:30 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector, Moonblink) "Reddish patches. Not confirmed by Corralitos MB 
     (but in their report they give the feature as Gassendi)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID #936. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 02:52-04:32 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, S=VG) obtained 
     some video that shows variation in Aristarchus crater e.g.  visual 
     oddity in the SE corner" (Foley was interpreting the video). H.Hatfield 
     took some film of the TLP (Unstudied yet). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     301 and the weight=5.


2020-Jan-09 UT 02:52-04:32 Ill=97% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Sussex, UK) found that Mons 
     Pico varied in its north east section. This was recorded on video tape. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=301 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 04:20-06:15 Ill=97% Godin observed by Porter on 1973-7-14

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 05:10-05:54 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-18

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 05:20-06:14 Ill=97% Plato observed by Billington_R on 1975-0-29 *

     1975 Apr 18?? UT16:05-23:44 R. Billington (6cm refractor, x35 and x56). 
     TLP faded at 17:50 but prominent again later. Intensity 8 at 16:05, 6.5 
     at 17:50 and 8 at 23:44. This is a BAA Lunar Section report.


2020-Jan-09 UT 05:39-06:48 Ill=97% Gassendi observed by Cameron_W on 1961-8-25

     Gassendi 1961 Aug 25 UTC 01:00-02:00 Observed by Cameron (Adelphi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" reflector x160) "Crater had a capital gamma-shaped string of 
     star-like pts. (only abnormal thing noted)." NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #745.


2020-Jan-09 UT 05:40-07:37 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1973-12-8

     On 1973 Dec 8 UT18:15-18:20 R.Billington (UK, 2" refractor) 
     reported that ristarchus was orange. However 15 minutes earlier, 
     another observer, Livesey made a sketch and did not report any 
     colour. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 06:06-07:03 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-3

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 07:01-08:54 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1985-5-3

     On 1985 May 03 at UT 1959-2330 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) and M. Mobberley 
     (Suffolk, UK) both detected a large very bright region on the eastern 
     exterior. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=269 and he weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 07:09-09:03 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-3

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 07:09-08:20 Ill=97% Riccioli observed by Madej_P on 1979-8-6

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 07:45-09:19 Ill=97% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-12-8

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


2020-Jan-09 UT 07:48-09:06 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Farrant_M on 1968-4-11

     Aristarchus 1968 Apr 11 UTC 22:00? Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, Seeing Antonidi I (very good)) "Crater had on NE 
     (ast. ?) wall a very pale blue color & opposite wall a pale red. No 
     other crater showed color. (similar to #1056)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1067.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:07-23:12 Ill=99% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-4-24

     Plato 1967 Apr 24 UT 02:50 K.Simmons (Jacksonville, FL, USA, 10" 
     reflector) observed a large bright (intensity 6.5) oval area on 
     near the central floor. According to Ricker and Kelsey (ALPO 
     selected area coordinators) this is unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:07-00:40 Ill=99% Ross observed by Azeau on 1969-9-25

     On 1969 Sep 25 at 19:00?UT Azeau (Paris, France, 12" reflector, x100, 
     Seeing = good, altitude=20 deg) observed during an eclipse brilliant 
     points for 30 minutes in Ross. Cameron says that the date given 
     originally (16th Sep) was wrong because the age was 5 days and not full 
     Moon. There was however a peumbral eclipse on Sep 25th at 20:10 (max). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1201 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:10-00:59 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Reid on 1950-9-26

     On 1950 Sep 26 at UT 02:52, 03:10 Reid (Montreal, Canada, 6" reflector 
     x48) and Venor (Montreal, Canada, 12" reflector) observed a 
     brightening, fading, and brightening in Aristarchus crater during 
     totality. There was a phosphorescent glow (date not given but times 
     match this eclipse). cameron suggests that this is a confirmation 
     report. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=538 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.  


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:15-00:16 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-28

     On 1964 Jan 28 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=798 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-01:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

     On 1975 May 25 at UT 05:00-06:00 an unknown US observer took a 
     photograph of a lunar eclipse that shows Aristarchus gleaming white. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1406 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-01:02 Ill=99% Romer observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

     On 1975 May 25 at UT 05:00-06:00 an unknown US observer took a 
     photograph of a lunar eclipse that shows a bright spot on the east 
     (IAU?) rim of mare Serenitatis (Romer?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1406 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:18-00:22 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.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:25-00:26 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.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:30-01:21 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Zlatinsky on 1903-4-11

     On 1903 Apr 11 at UT 23:44 Zlatinsky (Russia) observed the following 
     for Tycho? or Aristarchus?: "Dur. a lunar eclipse a bright extension of 
     lunar (rays?) in shadow for 30m until mid-ecl." was seen. W.W. Magness 
     (England, UK, 3" refractor) also saw two bright streaks of light, 
     either side of the uneclipsed crsecent of the Moon. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=217 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:55-01:31 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Ward on 1906-8-4

     On 1906 Aug 04 at UT 12:30-13:30 Ward (England?) observed during a 
     lunar eclipse Aristarchus to shine conspicuously. Cameron says that UT 
     time is on the new system (as opposed to local time) with the mid 
     eclipse at 13:00UT. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=325 and the weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-09 UT 23:58-02:31 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Travnik on 1971-8-6 *

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:10-02:08 Ill=99% Tycho observed by LeRoy on 1912-4-1

     On 1910 Apr 01 at UT 22:00-23:00 LeRoy (France?) during an eclipse, 
     observed Tycho to be visible as a very bright spot standing out in the 
     slate grey shadow. Apparently only Tycho was seen during the elipse. 
     The mid eclipse point was at 22:14UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=236 
     and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:14-01:53 Ill=99% Herodotus observed by Chernov on 1924-8-14

     1924 Aug 14 UT 20:00 Herodotus observed by Chernov (Russia, 2" 
     refractor?). Weak luminescence seen in mid lunar eclipe. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=390 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:14-01:18 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.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:19-01:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1968-3-14

     Aristarchus 1968 Mar 14 UT 01:32-02:06 Observed by Olivarez, Maley, 
     Etheridge (Edinburgh, TX, USA, 17" reflector, x125 + Moon Blink) and 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon Blink)
     "S=5 (F-G) for the TX observations. "Trident Moon Blink on S. wall 
     creet & c.p. & white spots in crater. No color seen vis. Blink not seen 
     earlier or later. Other craters blinked some but not as strongly.
     Only Aris. areas blinked when Moon blink was moved around. Observers 
     consider blinks real. Alt. of moon was 50 deg. Drawings. Corralitos
     say they did not confirm, but they rep't Copernicus, not Aris." NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1062.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:32-02:01 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Messier on 1783-9-10

     Moving glows seen around the middle of the
     disk during a lunar eclipse. It is possible
     that the TLP referred to might have been
     from the 1783 Mar 18 eclipse instead?


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:38-01:32 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.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:38-02:24 Ill=99% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Searle_G on 1978-9-16

     On 1978 Sep 16 at UT 18:28-18:57 G.Searle (Concord, Sydney, NSW, 
     Australia, 8" reflector, x100, x160, S=III) observed a bright star-like 
     point on the western (IAU) edge of Mare Tranquilitatis (x100) that 
     appeared unlike any other crater and a check of the location revealed 
     no suitably bright crater in that region (from a map?). Changed to a 
     higher power (x160) and it was still there, but not as conspicuous. 
     Observer thinks that this may have been due to the Moon's low altitiude 
     (16 deg) and the seeing. At 18:35 he compared it to the brilliant 
     crater Proclus and found the star-like point to be 75% of the 
     brightness of Proclus. Ken Wallace (Australia) had been taking photos 
     and observed the object at 17:37.5UT. The object gradually faded over 
     the next 15 minutes and by 18:52UT could only be seen in averted vision 
     at x100. By 18:57UT it was gone. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=38 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:51-01:49 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by Porta on 1954-1-19

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 00:59-02:40 Ill=99% Atlas observed by Haas_W on 1942-8-26

     On 1942 Aug 26 at UT 04:00 Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?, very clear sky and good seeing) observed (during an 
     lunar eclipse) found an unmistakable lightening of a dark albedo 
     area in Atlas. This area returned to normal darkness during the 
     4 houres  after Atlas re-entered sunlight. Cameron says that the 
     mid eclipse was at 04:00. The Cameron 198 catalog ID=489 and 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 01:22-02:19 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dubois on 1954-1-19

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 01:40-03:26 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by McKim_R on 1978-9-16

     On 1978 Sep 16 at UT19:30 R. McKin (Colchester, Essex, UK, 216mm 
     reflector and binoculars) observed that Aristarchus, in the lighter 
     region, during the lunar eclipse, was duller than usual but no less 
     conspicuous than expected. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=38 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 02:49-03:45 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-5-26

     On 1964 May 26 UT 04:10-04:35 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=5, T=5). 
     observed that Aristarchus had a strong blue-violet glow on the east 
     wall and EWBS, with a strong violet tinge on the nimbus. Crater was 
     hazy, could not focus it in red, green or blue light. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID= and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Censorinus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Le_Verrier observed by Henderson on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% Schmidt observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:09-04:18 Ill=99% W_Limb observed by Bouron on 1982-1-9

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:18-05:05 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1984-12-7

     On 1984 Dec 07 at UT 19:30-23:30 M. Mobberley (St Edmunds, UK, 
     seeing=IV-V, transparency=good, spurious colour seen) found 2 
     bright pathces on the east rim on alternate sides of a bright region. 
     The band from the central 16km wide region was dark on the east side. 
     Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, seeing=II-III) found Aristarchus to be 
     not as bright as normal, apart from the band that Mobberley found (1 
     hour later). The dark regions were a murky green colour (bright through 
     green, blue and yellow filters and dark through red and orange 
     filters). Cook (Frimley, UK, transparency=excellent, CCD camera used) 
     found a bright "bulge"on the eastern side. Apparently data suggests 
     that the band was brighter in red than in near IR light. Cook's 
     calibrated brightness measurements suggest that there was no change in 
     brightness over the crater with time. Two other bright points were 
     seen: one at the Cobra's Head and another half way between the east rim 
     of Aristarchus and passes Herodotus. Wratten 29 (deep red), Wratten 87 
     (near IR) and combined Wratten 29 and Wratten 87 were used. In the red 
     Wratten 29 filter the brightness falls at22:20 at Shroters valley and 
     then rises in the bright ray. They return to normal at 22:30UT. There 
     was however a lot of measurement noise from the brightness readings of 
     points B and D. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=256 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 03:48-04:57 Ill=99% NE_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-12-30

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:37-06:21 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Dubois on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29/30 UT 23:00?, 01:00? Dubois (Floirae, France) observed 
     excess luminescence, in Mare Fecunditatis, between 420nm and 470nm 
     (maximum at 435nm) and between 480nm and 520nm (maximum near 505nm). 
     20-60% during eclipse at 50' from the centre of the umbra, during a 
     lunar eclipse. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=557 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:40-05:47 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Emersen_G on 2000-1-21

     On 2000 Jan 21 UT04:40 G. Emersen (Golden, CO, USA, 30cm focal length 
     lens with Wratten 25 ref filter) took 43 CCD images of the eclipse of 
     the Moon and on one of them at 04:40UT (exposure 0.3 sec) a relatively 
     bright spot appeared in the southern part of Mare Fecunditatis. The 
     spot looks sharper than the rest of the Moon and so might be a cosmic 
     ray? CCD images taken from Washington D.C. by A.C. Cook at this time, 
     do not show this spot, however exposures were at intervals of 0.25 sec 
     and so might have missed this spot if it happened during image readout. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:42-06:26 Ill=100% N_Pole observed by Brown_G on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29-30 UT 23:05-01:40 G. Brown (UK?) observed a white patch 
     of light of low brightness was seen to move around the north polar 
     area. Coloured bands were also seen on the Moon.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:49-07:36 Ill=100% Theaetetus observed by Cherboneaux on 1902-10-16 *

     Thaetetus 1902 Oct 16 UT 18:10? Observed by Cherboneaux 
     (Meudon, France, 33" refractor) "Unmistakable white cloud 
     formed close to it." NASA catalogue weight=3. NASA catalogue 
     ID #313. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:52-06:31 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dorna on 1877-2-27

     On 1877 Feb 27 at UT19:19 Prof. Dorna (Turin, Italy) observed a 
     flickering light on the lunar surface during a lunar eclipse. The  
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=186 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 04:59-06:23 Ill=100% Moon observed by Rankin on 1848-3-19

     On 1848 at UT 21:00 Rankin and Chevallier (France?): Luminous pts. seen 
     during an eclipse. Cameron ays that year 1847 given by Middlehurst must 
     be wrong as age is 2.7 days for this date in 1847 and could not be 18-
     19 as in Middlehurst because eclipse is on the 19th at 21h (mid) in 
     1948.  aux. data here are for 1848. At 21:12 Forster (England) and 
     Bruges (France) observed rapid changes in red colour. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=126 and 127 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:06-06:47 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1913-3-22

     On 1915 Mar 22 at UT 11:30-12:30 Jackson (France?) observed Aristarchus 
     during a total lunar eclipse: "Dur. totality there remained vis. to the 
     NW a red luminous pt. not much larger than Mars & of the same color". 
     (date & time is old system and has been converted by Cameron). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=343 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:11-05:50 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2000-6-16

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


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:13-06:53 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Swift_L on 1895-3-11

     On 1895 Mar 10 L. Swift et. al (Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) 
     and Elger et al. (England), observed during a total lunar eclipse that 
     Aristarchus was glowing with brilliance never seen before. This 
     attracted everyones attantion. It extended its radiance to adjecent 
     craters (e.g. Herodotus) all throughout totality. At the subsequent 
     eclipse in September 1895 it was seen to be inconspicuous. the Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=283 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:34-06:45 Ill=100% Picard observed by Bogdanovich on 1927-12-8

     On 1927 Dec 08 at 20:00 Bogdanovich (Russia) Picard: "Crater, after 
     coming out of shadow after ech. was unsually hazy. next FM it was back 
     to normal". The cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:49-07:32 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Stuyvaert_E on 1898-12-27

     On 1898 Dec 27 at UT 23:00-00:00 Stuyvaert (France?) found that 
     Aristarchus was brilliant during an eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=302 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 05:54-07:37 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Ellison on 1917-1-8

     On 1917 Jan 08 at UT 07:30-08:30 Ellison (England?) observed a 
     point on the rim of Dionysius that shone like a star for some 
     time after entering the shadow during an eclipse (mid eclipse at 
     07:42. date given as 1/7/17 19:30-20:30 local time). The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=366 and the weight=2, The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:00-07:09 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT21:37 P. Moore? (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Copernicus was brighter than or equal to Aristarchus. However this was 
     during a total eclipse of the Moon. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=162 and 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:01-07:46 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-2-20

     On 1989 Feb 20 at UT 16:55 G. Kolovos (Thessolonki, Greece) 
     photographed in one photograph (out of 3) during a lunar eclipse, some 
     bright patches below (south?) of the crater that were not in the other 
     photographs (UT16:56:32 or 16:58:56). Foley commented that the 
     photographs were grainy so cannot tell for sure. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=356 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:23-08:09 Ill=100% Grimaldi observed by Osawa on 1967-4-24

     On 1967 Apr 24 at UT 11:47-12:08 Osawa (Hyogo, Japan, 6" reflector, 
     x50) observed during totality, two luminescent spots (started 20 min 
     after beginning of totality) near Grimaldi. Location not certain 
     because of dimnesa of umbral shdaow and lunar features. (bright spots 
     in Sven Hedin?). Colour was bluish rather than yellowish and magnitude 
     < 9. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1035 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:50-08:31 Ill=100% Linne observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

     In 1898 Dec 28 at UT 00:00-01:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass, USA, 12" 
     reflector) suspected (or was uncertain) Linne (and also a dark area E 
     of Webb at 61E, 2S) during a lunar eclpise to be have under gone a 
     change in size. Douglass (Arizona? USA) measured Linne as enlarged by 
     0.5" for about 30 minutes after it re-entered sunlight. Cameron says 
     that this is independent confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=303 
     and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:50-08:31 Ill=100% Webb observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

     In 1898 Dec 28 at UT 00:00-01:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass, USA, 12" 
     reflector) suspected (or was uncertain) Linne (and also a dark area E 
     of Webb at 61E, 2S) during a lunar eclpise to be have under gone a 
     change in size. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=303 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 06:54-08:03 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1949-10-7

     In 1949 Oct 07 UT 01:23-01:40 Chernov (Russia) observed changes in the 
     north dark spot in Atlas during an eclipse (penumbra). It became darker 
     as the shadow approached and sharply distinguishable. The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=51 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Alphonsus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Alphonsus was 
     abnormally bright - as were a few other features. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Aristarchus 
     was abnormally bright - as were a few other features. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Atlas was 
     abnormally bright - as were a few other features. Some flashes were 
     seen in this crater - and a few other features. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Copernicus was 
     abnormally bright - as were a few other features. A flash was seen in 
     this crater at 19:52UT, some flashes were seen in a few other features 
     during the eclipse. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA 
     weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Endymion observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Endymion was 
     abnormally bright - as were a few other features. Some flashes were 
     seen in this crater - and a few other features. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Herodotus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) found that Herodotus was 
     abnormally bright - as were a few other features. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:02-08:50 Ill=100% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

     On 1985 May 04/05 at UT19:52-00:30 during the lunar eclipse V.V. 
     Kurchin (Volgorad, Russia, 2" reflector, x88) Some flashes were 
     seen in Mare Tranquilitatis - and a few other features. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=270 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:06-08:19 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Zlatinsky on 1902-4-22

     In 1902 Apr 22 at UT 22:00 (Cameron estimated UT) Zlatinsky 
     (Russia, 3" refractor?) observed Aristarchus to have some 
     luminescence during a total lunar eclpise. Mid eclipse was at 
     18:53. The weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:09-08:53 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Vreeland on 1949-4-13

     In 1949 Apr 13 at UT 05:00 Vreeland and others (Mill Valley, CA, USA, 
     4.5" refractor) observed in Aristarchus a brilliant star-like point 
     just after 3rd contact. This was not seen before or during totality. He 
     thinks that it was a high peak catching the sunlight before the rzst of 
     the surface. It remained bright but larger as the sun hit it. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=517 and the weight=1. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:20-08:57 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Herschel_W on 1790-10-22

     In 1790 Oct 22/23 at UT 23:00-02:00 W. Herschel (Windsor, UK) observed 
     during a toal lunar eclipse at least 200 small, round (spots?). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=69 amd weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 07:45-08:41 Ill=100% Moon observed by Unknown_French_Observer on 1862-6-12

     On 1862 Jun 12 at UT 06:19 an unknown observer in France? during an 
     eclipse, on the west side  -- dark brick red -- & something seemed to 
     oscillate before it. A mid-eclipse on S. side "a very small meniscus wa 
     seen nearly the colour of the uneclipsed Moon". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=133 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 08:09-09:58 Ill=100% Stofler observed by Albright on 1910-11-16

     On 1910 Nov 16/17 UT 22:50-00:10 Albright (Edge(b?)aston, England, UK) 
     observed in Stofler crater "A luminous pt. on Moon dur. ecl. (mid-ecl 
     0025) Others saw a meteor on moon from widely seperated places". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=333 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 08:10-09:43 Ill=100% Plato observed by Bianchini on 1685-12-10

     Red streak seen on floor of Plato during an eclipse. The
     Cameron 1978 catalog assigns a TLP ID of 14 and a weight of 1.
     The ALPO/BAA catalog assigns a weight of 1 too.


2020-Jan-10 UT 09:16-10:19 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Beccaria on 1772-10-11

     Bright spot (4th magnitude) seen on eclipsed Moon
     and glimmering specks. Seen by nephew and neice of Beccaria.
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 09:20-09:48 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Moye on 1898-7-3

     On 1898 Jul 03 at UT 21:35 Moye (France) noted that 30 minutes after 
     mid eclpise, Proclus shone with a reddish light in shadow. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=301 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-10 UT 09:45-10:19 Ill=100% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1949-10-7

     Eratosthenes 1949 Oct 07 UT 04:14-05:22 W.Haas (USA) and O'Toole 
     (USA) observed some changes in intensity of features inside this 
     crater - after a lunar umbral passage. The effect lessened over 
     time. Comparisons had been made with measured intensities on the 
     previous and subsequent nights and on other months around the 
     time of Full Moon. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 10:09-10:19 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30

     On 1982 Dec 30 at UT10:09-10:58 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x342, S=9/10) found that when the umbra of the eclipse 
     shadow transitted across Aristrachus, the crater was a bright blue - 
     this effect lasted until 10:14UT. Flashes/flickers (~0.1 sec duration) 
     were seen at 10:15UT. He saw another flash at 10:24UT. Another 
     observer, Harris (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 6" reflector, S=9/10) saw 
     flashes at 10:18 (9 or 10 magnitude) - he saw another 2 flashes at 
     10:34 - though the Cameron catalog does not state where on the Moon - 
     Aristarchus??. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=194 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jan-10 UT 10:09-10:19 Ill=100% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30

     On 1982 Dec 30 at UT 10:09-10:58 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x342, seeing=9/10), during a total lunar eclipse, 
     found that Romer had a faint blue glow to it. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=194 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-10 UT 10:19-00:00 Ill=100% Janssen observed by Taylor_AR on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 01:55 A.R.Taylor (London, UK) suspected 
     a brief pinpoint of light near Janssen (unconfirmed). The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-10 UT 10:34-11:42 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-11-18 *

     On 1956 Nov 18 at UT 00:00? an unknown observer (Cameron gives an AGU 
     meeting reference) apparently saw a TLP in Aristarchus crater. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=657 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-11 UT 00:15-02:09 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Rey on 1905-8-16

     On 1905 Aug 15 at UT 03:30 Rey (Marseilles, France) observed Tycho 
     during a lunar eclipse to be visible, indeed it was described as 
     brilliant during the eclipse (mid eclipse 03:31UT). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=322 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-11 UT 02:45-03:55 Ill=100% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1967-11-17

     Plato 1967 Nov 17 UTC 18:36-18:50 Observed by Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor x260) "Faint blink 
     under SW wall. Nothing seen vis. Gone by 1839h. Reappeared at 
     1841, then gone by 1850h. Checks till 0200h were neg. Obs. 
     dubious of reality of phen." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog 
     ID #1054. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-11 UT 02:48-03:53 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Classen on 1967-10-19

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


2020-Jan-11 UT 06:06-07:25 Ill=100% Linne observed by Frost on 1906-2-9

     On 1906 Feb 08 after a lunar eclipse, Frost and Stebbins determined 
     that Linne had enlarged by 1" in size.


2020-Jan-11 UT 07:38-09:28 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-28

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


2020-Jan-11 UT 10:47-11:15 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-5

     On 1985 May 05 at UT23:25-23:58 UT P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed a 
     yellow tinge on the southern wall of Aristarchus - this was odd because 
     no colour was seen elsewhere on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     271 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-12 UT 01:51-03:46 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-7-17

     In 1954 Jul 17 at UT06:50-07:15 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=
     5, T=5-1) observed near Aristarchus: "Pale violet tint on 
     surface NE of crater, no color elsewhere". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=568 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-12 UT 05:59-08:55 Ill=97% Lalande observed by Galgoey on 1973-7-17 *

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


2020-Jan-12 UT 06:15-08:12 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-12-12

     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180) "Strong violet glare on 
     E. rim, changing to brown. At 0220 dark viol. in nimbus, at 0235 
     viol. changed to brown. At 0255 viol. suddenly reappeared, but 
     faded to invis. at 0300. Again at 0308 reapp. Only time he ever 
     saw such color changes." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 
     583. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-12 UT 08:29-10:16 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Slager on 1986-10-20

     On 1986 Oct 20 at UT 03:30 Slager (Grand Rapids, MI, USA) 
     detected colour in Aristarchus, red on the south wall and a 
     blue "washed out gun metal colour on the "whole"inner north 
     wall. A 2nd observer confirmed the observation. Cameron 
     suspects that this is simply spectral dispersion. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=288 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-12 UT 08:31-10:29 Ill=97% Plato observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1824-12-8

     1824 Dec 08 UTC 00:00? Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) 
     "Bright fleck in SE part of crater" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #104. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-12 UT 08:33-10:31 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Favarger_F on 1947-11-30

     Aristarchus 1947 Nov 30 UTC 00:00? Observed by Favarger 
     (France?) "3 bright points on inner w. slopes." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID #499. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-12 UT 09:12-10:57 Ill=97% Furnerius observed by Kohman_T on 1986-2-26 *

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


2020-Jan-12 UT 10:50-12:07 Ill=97% Herodotus observed by Brown_M on 1972-7-27

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


2020-Jan-13 UT 02:22-03:07 Ill=93% 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.


2020-Jan-13 UT 02:22-03:46 Ill=93% Cleomedes observed by Mizon_R on 1991-12-23

     Cleomedes 1991 Dec 23 UTC 22:50 Observed by Mizon (Colehill, 
     Dorset,  UK, 8" f/6 reflector x216) "Oval or pear-shaped ashy 
     glow visible for 2 min, then vanished quite suddenly" - Ref. 
     personal communication received by BAA Lunar Section.


2020-Jan-13 UT 02:55-04:07 Ill=92% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-12-23

     Peirce A (Swift=IAU name?) 1937 Dec 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.


2020-Jan-13 UT 09:01-10:11 Ill=91% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18

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


2020-Jan-14 UT 03:31-03:33 Ill=85% Macrobius observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-21

     On 2005 Oct 21 at UT 13:07-14:27 R. Gray (Winnemucca, NV, USA, 15cm F/9 
     refractor, x228, seeing 4-5, transparency 5-6) observed a possible TLP 
     in Macrobius. His report is as follows: "Blinked Macrobius with Wratten 
     Filters Blue 38A and Red 29. Macrobius became almost invisible through 
     the Blue 38A and essentially the same as in white light through the Red 
     29. The interior of the crater was completely in shadow. The only part 
     of the east wall that was visible was an apparent high point still in
     the sun and seen as a bright point of light. This faded into darkness 
     before 13:56UT. No sign of any illumination of the east wall crater 
     interior or the interior of the west wall was seen during the
     observation period. The outer west wall was a rough looking, 
     complicated mix of deep shadow and illuminated sunlit terrain." The 
     observer concluded that there was not a TLP - although he did get a 
     filter reaction, this may have been due to the different densities of 
     the filters? ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-14 UT 03:34-03:49 Ill=85% 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.


2020-Jan-14 UT 04:38-05:56 Ill=85% Proclus observed by Lucas_M on 1989-8-20

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


2020-Jan-14 UT 07:19-08:48 Ill=84% Copernicus observed by De_Groof on 1989-1-26

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


2020-Jan-14 UT 08:49-10:47 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Maley on 1969-9-30

     Aristarchus 1969 Sep 30 UT 04:46-05:10 Observed by Maley, Saulietis 
     (Houston, TX, USA, 16" reflector, x130) "Intermittent blue color on SE 
     wall, verified by others. At 0500h, taking 10s to reach max. then 
     slowly disappeared. Gap appeared after 1st event. Drawing." NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1202. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-14 UT 09:52-11:50 Ill=83% Aristarchus observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-31

     On 1983 May 31 at UT03:45-04:30 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) noted 
     that the whole area of Aristarchus, Herodotus, and Schroter's valley 
     was both blurred and violet. There was hardly any detail seen inside 
     the crater. Herodotus could hardly be seen either and Schroter's valley 
     was totally unrecognizable. A sketch was supplied. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=223 and the weight=3. 


2020-Jan-14 UT 10:30-11:51 Ill=83% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1895-9-8

     On 1895 Sep 07 an unknown observer (Lewis Swift?) observed a pale blue 
     segment on the upper limb - this was apparently confirmed by Faulkes 
     (Mem. BAA, 1895). Cameron says that this is probably 1895 Sep 08 at UT 
     06:00 as Sep 07 is local time. She also infers that "upper limb" is the 
     southern limb and that Swift was at the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, 
     AZ, USA. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=285 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jan-14 UT 10:44-11:52 Ill=83% Ross_D observed by Reneau on 1964-2-2

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


2020-Jan-14 UT 11:57-12:28 Ill=83% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-8-18 *

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


2020-Jan-15 UT 04:41-05:33 Ill=75% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) observed that the south floor of Aristarchus was wellow - 
     "almost gold, spilled over S wall on ray toward Herodotus". Cameron 
     comments that Bartlett often reported a yellow floor but not a spill of 
     the colour over to the external ray. Cameron also comments that 
     Louderback's refractor would refract more in blue light than in yellow, 
     therefore she did not think that it was due to chromatic aberation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-15 UT 04:41-05:33 Ill=75% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) found that all of Mons Piton was "unusually dark". Points D, 
     C (E and S resp), usually brightest points, but this time were not 
     bright. "Whole mt was as dark as W wall usually is at this time. In 
     violet filter Piton disappeared completely, but was a little brighter 
     in red filter and points D & G showed. Color not seen by eye. No albedo 
     measured. Suggests red event." Cameron rules out chromatic aberation 
     from Louderback's refractor. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-15 UT 07:06-09:34 Ill=74% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-28 *

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


2020-Jan-15 UT 08:56-09:41 Ill=74% Aristarchus observed by Rule on 1973-11-15

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


2020-Jan-16 UT 07:46-08:20 Ill=63% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-6-29

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


2020-Jan-16 UT 09:28-12:27 Ill=63% Aristarchus observed by Moeller_J on 1987-10-13 *

     On 1987 Oct 13 at UT14:00-17:00 J. Moeller (Kirkville, NY, USA, 
     6" reflector) observe and 10x70 binoculars) noted that 
     Aristarchus was brilliant in the sky and the most striking 
     feature on the lunar surface (2-3x brighter than Tycho). It 
     appeared as a hazy white cloud at first. The effect lasted for 3 
     hours. The Cameron  2006 catalog ID=309 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-16 UT 10:28-11:01 Ill=62% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1980-7-3

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


2020-Jan-17 UT 08:05-08:45 Ill=52% Pitatus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1974-6-12

     On 1974 Jun 12 at UT0256 an unknown observer noted a dark blob on the 
     northern edge of the floor of Pitatus crater. 


2020-Jan-17 UT 10:58-10:59 Ill=51% Messier_A observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-9-15

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


2020-Jan-18 UT 10:25-11:02 Ill=40% Plato observed by Hastorf_C on 2012-10-8

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


2020-Jan-18 UT 08:15-11:56 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-18 UT 12:03-12:27 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1980-8-4

     Aristarchus 1980 Aug 04 UT 11:40-11:53 Observed by Jean 
     Nicolini (Campinas, SP, Brazil, 6" reflector and 12" 
     reflector) "Red glow seen on SE exterior of Aristarchus". 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-18 UT 12:26-12:27 Ill=39% Grimaldi observed by Taylor_DB on 1972-8-2

     Grimaldi 1972 Aug 02 UT 23:42 Observed by Taylor, Findlay, Ford 
     (Dundee, Scotland, 10" refractor, x180, filters) "Blink in crater, 
     slight but definite on W. wall. Appeared bright without filters. 
     Confirmed by Findlay & Ford. Aris., Gass. & prom. Heraclides were 
     normal." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1339. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2020-Jan-19 UT 09:29-09:44 Ill=29% Grimaldi observed by Beaumont_S on 1998-3-22

     Grimaldi 1998 Mar 22 UT05:15-06:00 S. Beaumont (Windermere, UK, 
     127mm rich field refractor, seeing III, transparency Good) 
     observed that the northern half of Grimaldi seemed much lighter 
     than the southern half. She comments that she has seen this 
     before in last quarter phases, but it was really quite marked 
     how lighter the northern half was on this occasion. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jan-19 UT 09:29-11:55 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-20 UT 10:44-11:55 Ill=19% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-27 UT 22:24-23:11 Ill=8% Sinus_Medii observed by Gregory_of_Tours on 557-12-11

     In about 557AD (Month, Day and UT unknown), Gregory of Tours 
     observed a light on the Moon near the centre. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. Note some say this was during the Dec 11 lunar 
     eclipse.


2020-Jan-27 UT 22:49-23:11 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Piazzi_Smyth on 1835-12-22

     In 1835 Dec 22 at UT17:00-18:30 Piazzi-Smyth (Edinburgh, UK) at 18:30UT 
     observed near Aristarchus a bright spot of magnitude 9-10 and at 
     17:00UT Baily (England) observed a star-like point, in Aristarchus. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=113-114 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2020-Jan-27 UT 22:56-23:13 Ill=9% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-27 UT 23:28-00:39 Ill=9% Aristarchus observed by Tempel on 1867-5-6 *

     On 1867 May 06 at UT 20:00-22:00 Tempel (Germany?) and Flammarion 
     (France?) observed Aristarchus to be a reddish-yellow beacon-like 
     light. Left (E. ?) side of crater very bright luminous point. The 
     Cameron 1878 catalog ID=152 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jan-28 UT 22:25-23:22 Ill=14% Thales observed by Barnard on 1892-4-1

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


2020-Jan-28 UT 22:25-23:35 Ill=14% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Ashton on 1989-2-9

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 00:14-01:37 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-12-27 *

     On 1965 Dec 27 at UT Bornhurst (Monterey Park, CA, USA, 10" reflector) 
     and (Harris (Whittier? CA, USA, 19" reflector?) observed brightening of 
     Aristarchus in Ashen light. Cameron says that this is an independent 
     confirmation? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=918 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jan-28 UT 22:57-00:15 Ill=15% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-29 UT 22:26-23:08 Ill=22% Proclus observed by Marchart on 1971-1-1

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:26-23:14 Ill=22% N_Pole observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-9-17

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:26-23:26 Ill=22% Endymion observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:26-23:21 Ill=22% Lacus_Somniorum observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-5-27

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:26-23:07 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:58-23:52 Ill=22% Prinz observed by Holmes_D on 1989-2-10

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


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:58-23:52 Ill=22% Proclus observed by Edmonds on 1989-2-10

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


2020-Jan-30 UT 00:33-01:12 Ill=22% Mare_Nubium observed by Cook_AC on 1986-3-15

     On 1986 Mar 15 UT 19:51-19:55 A. Cook (Frimley, UK, Naked Eye 
     and 12" reflector, x60, seeing IV, transparancy poor) 
     observed a naked eye flash at 19:50.5 UT in the Mare Nubium 
     area. The flash was white in colour and lasted not longer 
     than 0.5 sec and was about magnitude 2 at most in brightness. 
     There was no rise or fade associated with this flash. Upon 
     checking the area with the telescope, the observer reproted 
     seeing a faint fuzzy small patch that came and went over 
     several seconds in the same general area - but this may have 
     been due to the seeing conditions and/or glare from the 
     bright side of the Moon. The patch area was about the same 
     size as Aristarchus, i.e. approx 40 km across. Note however 
     that observing conditons were too poor that night to see 
     Aristarchus. At later observing sessions from  20:30UT 
     onwards, the patch was not seen. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jan-29 UT 22:58-01:14 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-30 UT 22:27-22:40 Ill=30% S_Pole observed by Wilkins_HP on 1948-4-14

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


2020-Jan-30 UT 23:02-00:51 Ill=30% Aristarchus observed by Cook_JD on 1981-3-11

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


2020-Jan-30 UT 23:05-23:44 Ill=30% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1985-4-25

     On 1985 Apr 25 at UT 21:34-22:04 H. Miles (England) observed 
     Aristarchus within Earthshine. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) had 
     observed it one hour prior to Miles and found it to be both dull and 
     blue - with a bright patch west of the crater on Aristarchus Upsilon 
     Mountain. At 21:45UT 6 star-like flashes seen on the floor. They 
     occurred again a few minutes later and repeated at 22:04UT.By 21:45UT 
     the bright patch had gone though. Smith (England) had also apparently 
     seen the flashes and a further glow, albeit more north of the one seen 
     by Foley. Miles confirmed Smith's glow north of Aristarchus. 
     Peters did not see much, indeed found Aristarchus to be quite 
     faint (2130-2141). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=264 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jan-30 UT 23:05-23:44 Ill=30% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1985-4-25

     Curious lack of detail, but this may have been related to
     the seeing. Of greater interest though was a dark blue
     splodge where the crater should have been. Shadow seen through
     this splodge, but no crater rim seen.


2020-Jan-30 UT 23:21-00:00 Ill=30% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1985-4-25

     Almost certainly the following was spurious colour and not
     a TLP. Proclus was found to be brighter than Censorinus. 
     Red was seen on the northern inner floor and blue on the
     edge of the external north rim NNE-NW. The rim to the SW
     could not be seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-31 UT 01:33-02:09 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 01:33-02:09 Ill=31% Campanus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johnson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 01:33-02:09 Ill=31% Hecataeus observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 01:33-02:09 Ill=31% Hevelius observed by Johnson_G on 1985-4-26

     G Johnson of Swanton, MD, USA used a 2" refractor at f/12.
     Aristachus revealed as a red spot on a photo of the Moon. This
     was similar to another photo obtained on 1988 Apr 21st. Frame (with 3
     exposures present)reveals a dim star like point near Campanus on 
     exposure 1. Expsoure 2 shows it a little east on the Earth-lit 
     part. Exposure 3 shows it off the south-east limb. Apparently 20
     minutes later took 2 exposures and frame 18 was a double. The
     second exposure revealed an object farther from the limb but the
     first exposure does not show the object. The two high power exposures 
     do not show it. Cameron could not see the spots that Johson describes
     on his slides, but did see several spots (defects?) on the 
     8 and 12 second exposures near Hevelius and also on the 20 second
     exposure near to Hecataeus only. BAA members observed star like 
     flashes a few hours earlier - near Aristarchus. One BAA member, Madej, 
     had seen a green glow in Arisarchus in two places in two eyepieces.
     Cameron 2006 Catalog extension ID=265 and weight=2. 


2020-Jan-31 UT 01:56-02:10 Ill=31% Santbech observed by Rogers_G on 1994-6-14

     On 1994 Jun 14 UT 21:45-22:00 G.Rogers (Crendon, UK, 3" Zeiss 
     refractor, sky conditions perfectly clear) reported seeing three 
     very large whitish clouds against the Moon. The strongest seemed 
     to "stem" from the vicinity of Santbech crater (crater 
     identified the next day from an atlas), and was a milk chocolate 
     colour near the stem. The other two large clouds were to the 
     north - in the general area of Mare Fecunditatis and Mare 
     Crisium though perhaps slightly further west and in contact with 
     the terminator? The effect was confirmed (independently) by 4 
     other observers using the same telescope. The telescope was 
     moved but the clouds remained in the same position over the 
     Moon. This report comes from The Astronomer Jan 2013 p 230. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jan-30 UT 22:59-02:12 Ill=31% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jan-31 UT 22:28-22:40 Ill=39% Plato observed by Thornton_FH on 1948-4-15

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


2020-Jan-31 UT 22:28-23:41 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Butler_FC on 1981-3-12

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


2020-Jan-31 UT 23:37-23:59 Ill=39% W_Limb observed by Vince_AW on 1948-4-15

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


2020-Jan-31 UT 23:44-23:59 Ill=39% Mont_Blanc observed by Schroter on 1789-9-26

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