TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Malta - Valetta



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


2018-Jan-01 UT 00:00-00:56 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-10-4

     On 1979 Oct 04 at UT21:05-23:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x360, seeing=II) detected colour in Aristarchus (and also in Bullialdus 
     - there was a TLP alert at this time for Bullialdus) but nowehere else 
     on the Moon. Aristarchus had a CED brightness value of 3.8 at 21:05 
     (though at this time no colour) and 3.4 at 23:40 and the floor was now 
     slate blue/gray in colour. Other features remained constant in 
     brightness. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=72 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 00:00-00:02 Ill=98% Bullialdus observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-10-4

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 04 UT 20:24-21:25 JH-Robinson (Devon, UK, 
     260mm Newt. x200 Seeing Antoniadi IV-V, Transp.=haze) observed a two 
     bright points on the south west floor patch to be brighter in red than 
     in blue at 21:12. The effect was still present at 20:36 but back to 
     normal by 20:43-20:48. Amery (Reading, UK) found a possible brownish 
     tinge on the west wall, though spuroius colour was present elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Foley found the WSW corner darkened in blue light. Cook found 
     pink on south rim of Bullialdus and Pedler found Bullialdus to be a 
     confused mass with bright and dusky spots and patches - no colour seen.
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=72 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 00:40-03:55 Ill=98% Plato observed by Braga_R on 2013-1-25 *

     On 2013 Jan 25 UT 19:05-19:15 R.Braga (Milan, Italy, 115mm 
     refractor, x267, seeing III, transparency average) observed that 
     Plato in general was normal in appearance, but the east rim was 
     showing a remarkable golden (yellow-golden) hue. This was a 
     repeat illumination observation for a W.E. Fox TLp observation 
     from 1938 Feb 14. The observer was wondering whether they were 
     in some way biased after reading the original report desription 
     - so uncertain over this being a TLP. In view of uncertainty 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 01:05-02:46 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-4-19

     Near Aristarchus 1788 Apr 19 UT 20:00? Observed by Schroter 
     (Lilienthal, Germany) Event described as: "Small area very 
     brilliant & other bright spots". No additional references 
     given. NASA Catalog Event #44, NASA Weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 01:37-02:18 Ill=98% Gassendi observed by Miles_H on 1968-6-9

     Gassendi 1968 Jun 09 UT 21:35-21:45 Observer: Miles (UK, 5" 
     refractor x120) "Blink inside NW wall. Trees stopped obs. at 
     2145h. At 2155h no blink vis. (Moore has date as June 6th, 1958
     =misprint? as there weren't blink sys. then. Moon at low alt 
     7deg)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1077. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jan-01 UT 02:59-04:04 Ill=98% Lichtenberg observed by Hill_H on 1988-4-1

     On 1988 Apr 01 atUT01:15-03:20 H.Hill (Lancaster, UK, 10" reflector, 
     x286) observed that east of Lichtenberg were ëxtensive rosy areas" 
     around the northern edge of the lava sheet. Hill believes that it may 
     have been the same effect as seen by Madler (Germany), Barcroft (USA) 
     and Baum's (UK) 1951 observation. The colour was "ünmistakable" and 
     nothing to do with the atmospheric spurious colour. Other features were 
     checked. the cameron 2006 catalog ID=322 and the weight=3. THe ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2018-Jan-01 UT 03:36-03:38 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-15

     Aristarchus 1976 Jan 15 UT 19:30-20:50 Observed by P.W. Foley 
     (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) - Aristarchus was abnormally bright 
     (Cameron suspects that this is a confirmation an explosion 
     effect seen earlier by Greenland: "On 1976 Jan 15 at 19:45Ut 
     Greenland (Crawley, UK, 7x50 binooculars) thought that they 
     saw an "explosion" on the Moon (in the general region of 
     Aristarchus) for a fraction of a second, followed by a bright 
     spot in the same position (not an astronomer). After 
     discussions with others, decided it was a moment of transition 
     to greater intensity (better seeing?). Moore thinks it was 
     atmospheric but says it should be on record. Cmeron's 1978 
     catalog ID=1425 and weight=5". For the Foley report: Cameron 
     1978 catalog TLP ID=1427 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 04:34-20:21 Ill=98% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1992-1-18

     On 1992 Jan 18 at UT 22:34-23:48 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 8" reflector, 
     seeing=III) was able to see 4 craterlets and two rays on the floor of 
     Plato. This was suprising because Moore, using a larger telescope and 
     magnification, was unable to see any detail here on 1991 Dec 12th at 
     02:10 - according to Cameron. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=438 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 22:45-00:08 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Besanceas on 1901-11-25

     On 1901? Nov 25/25 at 23:00UT Besanceas (France?) observed: "During 
     lun. ecl. (mid-ecl. at 0118 on 26th) a bright area seen on moon. 
     Another(?) obser. saw an obj. like a fiery comet leave the moon! (Date 
     given by Midllehurst was 1900 but must be wrong-not FM then. FM in 1900 
     but no ecl. Partial ecl. on 10/27/01 at 0315. Ref. by M is wrong = 
     157)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=310 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jan-01 UT 23:21-00:48 Ill=100% Schickard observed by Wollridge on 1934-2-28

     Schickard 1934 Feb 28 UTC 22:00? Observed by Wollridge 
     (Broomsgrove, England, 6.5" reflector) "Well-known crater form 
     obj. presented anomalous, misty appearance of white spots. 
     Confirmed by Moore in 1939, 1941. NASA catalog ID #411. NASA 
     catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-01 UT 23:26-01:15 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-6-14

     On 1897 Jun 14 at UT 23:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA) observed in 
     "Schroter's valley and the vicinity variations in vapor colum. Break in 
     col. toward F and eruption of crater D. 3.4 d after sunrise". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=389 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-02 UT 02:19-04:00 Ill=100% Cauchy observed by Pamplona on 1969-7-29

     Cauchy 1969 Jul 29 UT 06:00-06:22 Observed by Claudio 
     Pamplona and Jackson Barbosa (Fortaleza, Brazil, 2" 
     refractor) "very bright and clear(?) pulsating 3,3s,3s with 
     crater illum. then 3s area illum. red & no filter area 
     pulsated for 22m. Confirmed by Jackson (Apollo 11 watch)". 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1193. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Jan-02 UT 03:16-04:17 Ill=100% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1993-4-6

     On 1993 Apr 06 at UT23:00 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) observed a TLP in 
     Torricelli B - "Noted that it was > yellow but only visible in mauve + 
     yellow combined". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=460 and the weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Jan-02 UT 05:43-06:22 Ill=100% Gauss observed by Chilton_KE on 1967-9-19

     Gauss 1967 Sep 19 UT 02:33 Observer: Chilton (Hamilton, ON, 
     Canada, 12.5" Gregorian, 200x and a 4" refractor). In a polaroid 
     filter the west wall was missing. Effect seen in large scope and 
     also in 4-in finder. His conclusion was that W. wall reflected 
     polarized light. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=3 (good) 
     and TLP ID #1047. ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2018-Jan-02 UT 05:52-06:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 3 minutes 
     Aristarchus brightened. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-02 UT 05:52-06:22 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 5 minutes 
     Copernicus flashes. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. 


2018-Jan-02 UT 06:00-06:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Rose_RW on 1973-2-17

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 17 UTC 22:15-22:45 Observed by Rose, Hunt, 
     Robinson, Coleman (UK) described in the NASA catalog as: "Rose tho't 
     W.rampart was diffuse over 1/3 its length. Alerted Hunt who tho't there 
     was a dark patch (in poor seeing) but the diffuse effect was neg. 
     Robinson tho't things norm. also Coleman(Seeing=poor). Moore thinks not 
     real phenom. Rose used a 14", hunt a 6" and Robinson (and? Coleman) a 
     10" reflector. NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA catalog TLP
     ID No. 1363


2018-Jan-02 UT 19:16-19:17 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Madej_P on 1981-12-12 *

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


2018-Jan-02 UT 20:36-20:41 Ill=99% Plato observed by Chernov on 1921-11-15

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


2018-Jan-02 UT 23:51-01:42 Ill=99% Lichtenberg observed by Nicolini on 1955-5-7

     Lichtenberg 1955 May 07/08 UT 23:00-01:00 Observer: Jean 
     Nicolini (Brazil). Ref: Azevedo (1962) NASA catalog weight=1, 
     NASA catalog ID 590. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-03 UT 02:01-03:04 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1957-3-17

     "Proclus D. (Bartlett's designation) appeared as a dark spot, 
     conformable to lts appear. at col. 111.15 deg in '55. Proc. A 
     (Bartlett's designation) completely invisible the ordinarily easy to 
     see. Conspic. a' col.103.78deg in 55' & st 110.1 deg in '55, but also 
     invis. at col. 30.78deg in '56". Cameron 1978 catalog ID 665 and 
     weight=4. Observer based in Baltimore, MD, USA and used a 5" reflectore 
     x180 and S=4 and T=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-03 UT 02:01-03:58 Ill=98% Hahn observed by Hazel_N on 2012-1-9

     On 2012 Jan 09 UT 21:01-21:08 Hahn crater was imaged by N. Hazel 
     (Beverley, Yorkshire, UK, Nikon D7000 with 70-300 zoom at max, 
     with 2x teleconverter, at f9, 1/320 sec, ISO 400 – tripod 
     mounted, mirror up), A series of images were taken. The 21:06 one 
     showed a grey column cutting across the central floor of the 
     crater from the west and then bisecting the eastern rim. All 
     detail inside is completely invisble. Some (but not all) of the 
     other images showed a more blurred view of this feature. It's 
     possible that this was a seeing ripple effect, or just the 
     natural appearance of shadings on the Moon at this time, however 
     for now this will be given an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2018-Jan-03 UT 02:23-03:26 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1957-3-17

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) described in NASA 
     catalog as: "Strong viol. gl. on EWBS, whole length of E. wall. 
     Dark viol. on nimbus pale viol. on plateau m. Area was hazy -- 
     couldn't focus it. Brilliantly clear nite.3.5(?) reflector x180 
     used. NASA catalog wight=4, NASA catalog ID #665. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jan-03 UT 02:28-04:01 Ill=98% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 05:15 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, c/d (K) 
     abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 902.


2018-Jan-03 UT 03:56-05:16 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-22

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 22 UT 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas.


2018-Jan-03 UT 04:03-05:38 Ill=98% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Culver on 1988-4-3

     On 1988 Apr 03 at UT02:25-02:30 Culver (Harker Heights, X, USA, Meade 
     2045 reflector, x40, seeing=turbulent) detected flashes coming from 
     just north of the centre of Mare Tranquilitatis. Some of these flashes 
     were of a duration of seconds whilst others were several minutes. 
     Altogether ~20 flashes were seen, and not in the same place. "5 small 
     star-like points could be located - and there were lots of craterlets". 
     The spots were "lined up E-W at N of 10 deg latitude." Colour was not 
     visible on these nor variations. Apparently the observer had seen this 
     type of TLP before but had not reported them. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=323 and weight=2. the ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-03 UT 04:32-05:42 Ill=98% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-9-21

     Plato 1869 Sep 21-22? UTC 00:00? Observed by Gledhill (Halifax, UK, 9" 
     refractor) "Group I craters-notable illum. accomp. by a single light on 
     a distinct spot. (similar to Aug. obs. & if same phase as Ap 1870, date 
     =22nd.). NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID #164.


2018-Jan-03 UT 04:45-06:42 Ill=98% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1870-8-12

     On 1970 Aug 12 at UT21:00? an unknown observer commented about Plato: 
     "Light #22, remarkable increase in brightness. #32 subsided & #14 shone 
     out then faded & #16 brightened. (Fort says that till Apr. 1871 selenog 
     recorded 1600 obs. of fluctuations of lights in Plato & had drawn 37 
     graphs of indiv. lights. These were deposited in the library of the 
     Royal Astronomical Society by Birt)." The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=169 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-03 UT 04:46-06:18 Ill=98% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 07:32 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, 
     CA, 100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, 
     c/d (K) abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID 902.


2018-Jan-03 UT 05:06-06:38 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-7-4

     Aristarchus 1966 Jul 04 UTC 06:15-06:35 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x142) & by Corralitos Observatory 
     (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector). "S.region of floor was granulated 
     & dull est. at 6 & pale yellow-brown tint. Rest of crater est. 8 bright 
     white. Not confirmed by Corralitos MB" S=5, T=4. NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #955. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-03 UT 05:35-07:10 Ill=98% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1992-1-20

     On 1992 Jan 20/21 at UT 23:49-00:15 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3" Questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing=III) managed to see the central craterlet in 
     Plato and an unnamed one north west of Mons Pico. Cameron comments - 
     "were this & No. 429 LTP or just good seeing?)." Note it is possible 
     that she mean LTP 439 in which case it would refer to the previous 
     nights TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=439 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-03 UT 06:34-07:22 Ill=98% Taruntius observed by Wildey on 1962-9-15

     In 1962 Sep 16 at UT08:05 Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector) Taruntius faded from Vmag-3.21 to 4.04, a 0.82 difference in 
     magnitude in 2.5 hours - a photometric measurement. The average 
     magnitude for this age is 4.03, so therefore the crater had brightened 
     by two times above normal. The Cameron 1978 catalogID=769 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-03 UT 21:43-22:46 Ill=95% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1942-2-2

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


2018-Jan-03 UT 21:43-22:31 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2018-Jan-03 UT 22:17-23:48 Ill=95% Plato observed by Hibbard on 1965-10-12

     Plato - Hibbard (Orlando, FL, USA, 2.5 inch refractor, NASA 
     catalog quotes: "Whole crater had a bluish tinge, (photos 
     obtained but out-of-focus -- chrom. aberr?" - NASA catalog 
     weight=1, NASA catalog ID 903. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-03 UT 23:32-01:03 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-10-12

     Aristarchus (Bartlett, 1965 Oct 12 UTC 02:15-20:25, 5 inch 
     reflector x280) - NASA catalog quotes "Nimbus was only a dark 
     violet hue". NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #904. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-04 UT 00:31-02:29 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-9-20

     Gassendi 1967 Sep 20 UT 21:11-21:46 Observer: Moore & Moseley 
     (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refractor, x254) "Faint blink & red 
     glow SSW of c.p. at 2111h. At 2118 was fading & moving 
     slightly N. Gone at 2110. At 2122h suspected blink close to 
     SW of c.p. Gone at 2123h. At 2143 both obs. suspected a faint 
     blink someway W of c.p. Lasted only 2.5m. Other craters 
     examined with no LTP. Observers are dubious of regularity of 
     phenom". NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1048. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-04 UT 01:22-05:03 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19 *

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) saw at 01:25UT an unmistakable red-orange glow on the south and 
     south-east rim with the "Spur". Apparently Chapman (Kent, UK) detected 
     it easily. At 01:33UT the colour was barely visible. No TLP alert was 
     issued because the souther edge of Mons Pico also exhibited a hint of 
     colour, and anyway the seeing conditions were poor. Despite this no 
     other features revealed colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-04 UT 01:22-05:03 Ill=94% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19 *

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) noted that the southern slope of Mons Pico had a tint of colour. 
     No other features revealed colour apart from Aristarcus, where a TLP 
     was going on. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-04 UT 03:53-04:49 Ill=94% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-18

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 18 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Pronouced reddish-brown or 
     orange color, less marked on next nite, & slight on 22nd, see 
     #'s 477, 478." NASA catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #476.


2018-Jan-04 UT 04:09-05:15 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-23

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 23 UTC 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas


2018-Jan-04 UT 22:51-23:37 Ill=88% Proclus observed by Muller on 1973-1-21

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


2018-Jan-05 UT 00:18-01:57 Ill=88% Atlas observed by Pither_CM on 1969-8-1

     Atlas 1969 Aug 01 UT 03:36-04:00 Observed by Pither 
     (Nottinghamshire, England) NASA catalog reports: "Eng. moon 
     blink in crater at 0336h close to E. wall, NE of central 
     feature. Oval in shape & dirty brownish color & hazy. Started 
     fading at 0345h but may have been due to dawn, Neg results on 
     other features, (Apollo 11 watch)." 12" x450 reflector used. 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #1195. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-05 UT 01:22-03:01 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Pamplona on 1969-8-1

     Aristarchus 1969 Aug 01 UTC 04:40-05:38 Observed by C. Pamplona 
     e J. Barbosa(Fortaleza, Brazil using 12" x235 and 5" x100 
     reflectors) - NASA catalog reports: "Enhanced area in SE wall, 
     no pulsation, no color. Usually NW wall is brightest. After 
     0538h NW region was brightest again, (Apollo 11 watch, indep. 
     confirm. ?)" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #
     1196. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-05 UT 02:48-04:46 Ill=87% Macrobius observed by Sparks on 1971-3-15

     Macrobius 1971 Mar 15 UT 02:07-03:15 Observed by Sparks (Exmouth, UK, 
     6" reflector x400) "Strong pink color extending whole curve of crater's 
     illum. wall, starting & ending in shadow side. Color grew deeper, then 
     faded & ended at 0315h. Changed eyepieces. No other feature had this 
     tho. looked for. Survived many separate powers of eyepieces."
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1289.


2018-Jan-05 UT 03:27-04:43 Ill=87% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-19

     Lictenberg Area 1940 Oct 19 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, 6" reflector) Pronounced reddish-brown or orange 
     color. Less marked than previous night, & slight on 22nd. See 
     #'s 477; 478". NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #476. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-05 UT 04:24-05:10 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-4-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Apr 24 UTC 07:00 
     Observed by Thomas


2018-Jan-05 UT 04:35-06:20 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2009-6-11

     On 2009 Jun 11 at UT01:00-01:15 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 2" refractor, 
     x25, seeing excellent and no cloud or haze) obsrved fluctuations in the 
     brightness of Aristarchus crater. No brightness fluctuations were seen 
     elsewhere. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-05 UT 23:57-00:03 Ill=79% Mouchez observed by Steed_W on 1980-9-28

     On 1980 Sep 28 at UT05:00-07:00 W. Steed (Ocean City, MD, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x45 and x220) detected a "tower-like" feature on the east 
     rim of Mouchez crater, and appeared about 2-3x higher than other 
     mountains nearby. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=112 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-06 UT 00:34-02:27 Ill=79% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-31

     On 1977 Oct 31 UT 05:03 V.M. Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that 
     Copernicus was brighter than normal i.e. brighter than Kepler. It was 
     though slightly less bright than it had been on during the Oct 28th 
     TLP. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-06 UT 02:25-04:19 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

     Near Aristarchus 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, 
     Maisumoto (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Pts. N & S of crater 
     were brighter by 0.3 & 0.2 mag. respectively than normal -- 
     far beyond limits of error. Color index (CI) also showed less 
     depend. on phase by 0.1-0.2 mag. Did not show reddening dur. 
     enhancement. Polariz. was less by 1-2%. Photog. photom. 
     showed brightening over whole moon. Resolution = 2,3 km" NASA 
     catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1236. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-06 UT 02:25-04:19 Ill=78% Kepler observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

     North of Kepler 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, Maisumoto 
     (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Photog. photom. showed brightening over 
     whole moon. CI N. of Kepler enhanced by 0.5 mag. Resolution = 2,3 km" 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (Very high). NASA catalog ID #1236.


2018-Jan-06 UT 03:56-05:08 Ill=78% Plato observed by Markov on 1915-4-3

     Plato 1915 Apr 03 UTC 23:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) NASA catalog 
     describes observation: "Appearance of bright spots that could even be 
     seen in a 43mm (2-in) tube" 2" refractor used. NASA catalog weight=2 
     (low). NASA catalog TLP ID NO. #350.


2018-Jan-06 UT 04:49-06:00 Ill=78% Plato observed by Lihou on 1886-10-16

     1886 Oct 16 UTC 22:00 Observed by Lihou (France?) "Unusual phenomena ? 
     (drawing)" Ref Sirius, Vol 20, 45 p69 (1887). NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #252. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-07 UT 01:02-01:41 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-29

     1964 Jul 29 UT 05:40-06:06 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA) "Nimbus only -- dark viol. hue. S.floor granulated, dull -- 
     6 bright. Faint yellow-brown tinge. Rest of crater 8." S=6, T=3-
     2. NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #838. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jan-07 UT 02:52-03:39 Ill=68% Unknown observed by Von_Speisssen on 1888-11-23

     On 1888 Nov 23 at 16:15-17:00 UT Von Speissen & others of Berlin, 
     Germany, using a 3.5" refractor (x180), saw a "Triangular patch of 
     light (time in Middlehurst catalog wrong? Moonrise was at > 18:30h. If 
     year =1887, age=8.8 days & time OK. must be same observation as ID=256 
     in Cameron 1978 catalog - note similarity of names and also the 
     reference date). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=258 and weight=1.


2018-Jan-07 UT 04:59-06:48 Ill=68% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Copernicus 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus was 
     bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #591.


2018-Jan-07 UT 04:59-06:48 Ill=68% Mons_Pico observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Mt Pico 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus 
     was bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #591. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-07 UT 07:21-08:13 Ill=67% Aristarchus observed by Anderson on 1967-5-29

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1967 May 29 UT 06:40-07:25 Observed by Anderson 
     (Manchester, N.Hampshire, 10" reflector, x212, S=G, T=E) "After timing 
     sunset on Theophilus & Cyrillus turned to Aris.-Herod. At 0640 saw red-
     brown color centered at ?=.685, eta=+.390. Glow strongest at largest 
     area at 0640. Decreased in area but not in intensity to 1/2 its size at 
     0648. At 0650 color gone. Seen again at 0658 but not so pronounced. 
     Faded out at 0700, obs. terminated at 0725. (Haas thinks it might have 
     been atm. dispersion at such low alt. of 12-17 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1038. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-08 UT 03:21-05:08 Ill=58% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-22

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 22 UT 07:12 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Only slightly redish color this 
     nite, comp. with previous nites (see #'s 467 & 477)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #478. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-08 UT 04:41-05:21 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-12-2

     On 1958 Dec 02 at UT 06:00 an unknown observer detected a TLP on the 
     Moon. The reference for this is from Palm, 1967 Icarus. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=709 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-08 UT 05:38-07:05 Ill=57% Cassini observed by McLarin on 1965-10-16

     1965 Oct 16 UTC 08:05-10:00 Observed by McLarin (Huntsville, AL, 20" 
     reflector), Bates, Hall (Prt. Tobacco, MD, 16" reflector), Hardie 
     (Nashville, TE, 30" reflector) "Color flashing pulsations 
     intermittently detected by Trident MB device in Huntsville but not seen 
     in Md, or vis. by Hardie when alerted. Pulsations in Cassini different 
     from atmosphere" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #906.


2018-Jan-08 UT 05:42-07:40 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1959-10-23

     Alphonsus 1959 Oct 23 UT 02:10-02:35 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" reflector) "Red glows, emiss. 
     spect. got C2, C3 (Moore obs. 0100-0300 & saw nothing unusual 
     in an 8.5" reflector)" NASA catalog ID=723. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jan-09 UT 03:52-05:44 Ill=47% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1930-9-15

     In 1930 Sep 15 at UT00:00 Vasilev (Russia) observed the following in 
     Alphonsus crater: "During SS there was a triangular spot nr. W. wall 
     until merging with shad. of wall (normal?) (date wrong as age is 3.2d & 
     should be @ 23d. 9/15/30 would be correct: aux. data for 15th". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=0. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=398 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-09 UT 07:06-08:12 Ill=46% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-3

     On 1994 Apr 03 at 11:23UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) noticed that 
     Copernicus crater had a red spot on the west wall (found using Moon 
     Blink filters Wratten 29 and Wratten 38). The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-09 UT 03:06-07:42 Ill=46% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-10 UT 02:44-05:41 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Sekiyuchi on 1970-7-26 *

     Aristarchus 1970 Jul 26 UT 15:00? Observed by Sekiyuchi (Tokyo, Japan, 
     36" reflector) "Polarimetric and photoeletric anomalies on Moon" NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1268. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Jan-10 UT 04:41-06:16 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1979-9-14

     On 1979 Sep 14 at 13:30-14:42 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x146) found that half of the northern rim was "extinguished) 
     in the violet filter (made the crater look U-shaped), but appeared 
     normal in red and other filters. Cameron 2006 ID=67 and weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-10 UT 05:08-06:56 Ill=37% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-15

     Copernicus 1955 May 15 UTC 03:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Almost as bright in violet filter as Aristarchus" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #592.


2018-Jan-10 UT 05:10-06:34 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by George on 1965-10-18

     Aristarchus 1965 Oct 18 UTC 07:30-07:36 Observed by George, Dervas 
     (Huntsville, Alabama, 20" reflector x125) "Color with intermittent 
     displays, detected with Trident MB device. Observers dubious. NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #907.


2018-Jan-10 UT 07:34-08:12 Ill=36% Plato observed by Morgan_P on 2009-6-16

     On 2009 Jun 16 at UT 03:20-03:40 P. Morgan (UK, 30.5cm reflector, x400, 
     seeing=6/10 and transparency=5/5) observed a large diffuse ashen-like 
     effect over the shadow filled floor of Plato. The effect was lighter 
     towards the south. Observer checked the effect with both left and right 
     eyes and it remained the same. Unusually no shadow spires from rim 
     moutain peaks were seen. A check for colour in the region effected 
     revealed none. As time progressed, terrestrial twilight encroached. A 
     sketch was made. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-10 UT 04:07-07:42 Ill=36% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-11 UT 05:07-07:42 Ill=27% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-12 UT 07:14-08:12 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-1

     On 1788 May 01 at UT 01:00? Schroter (Lilienthal, Germany, reflector 
     used) observed a small depression near Aristarchus, 1, that had a 
     strong glimmer. The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and ID=45. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-12 UT 06:07-07:41 Ill=19% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-13 UT 07:06-07:41 Ill=12% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-19 UT 18:07-18:34 Ill=6% S_Pole observed by Rankin on 1847-3-19

     In 1837 Mar 19 at UT 18:00 Rankin and Chevalier (France) noted a 
     singular appearance on the dark side. Luminous spots there & general 
     glow on upper (S?) limb. Whole shaded part seemed to be a mixture of 
     light & shades. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=124 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-20 UT 18:08-19:33 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1949-5-1

     Aristarchus 1949 May 01 at UT 20:45 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 3" 
     refractor x100) observed Earthshine was very detailed and 
     Aristarchus was noticeably a bright patch. Upon concentrating on 
     Aristarchus, he observed that it flared up in brightness 
     considerably more still for about 2 sec. During this flare up 
     time, inner terraces and the central peak became visible. 
     Cameron says that this was confirmed by Barcroft a few hours 
     later???? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=518 and Weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jan-20 UT 18:08-18:23 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-25

     On 1979 Sep 25 at UT00:40-00:51 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x62) found the crater to blow and fluctuate between 
     magnitude approximately 4 and 5. Initially it was bright, then faded, 
     then brightened again aggroximately x2 and then faded into the 
     background. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=70 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jan-20 UT 18:08-18:33 Ill=12% Mare_Crisium observed by Braga_R on 1998-1-31

     Mare Crisium 1998 Jan 31 UT 17:15-17:35 R. Braga (Corsica 
     (MI), Italy, 102mm f8.8 refractor, x180, with no diagonal, 
     seeing II, Transparency poor). A very bright point located at 
     23N 54.5E this was normal! - what was unusual was that it 
     vanished when viewed through a blue Wratten 38A filter (this 
     filter absorbs red, UV, and some green light). The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jan-20 UT 18:40-19:37 Ill=12% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-21 UT 18:09-18:55 Ill=19% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1900-11-26

     In 1900 Nov 26 at UT 19:00? an unknown observer (in Europe) observed a 
     suspicious obscuring phenom on a dark plain (mare). The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=307 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-21 UT 18:09-19:09 Ill=19% Grimaldi observed by Johnson_LT on 1951-3-13

     1951 Mar 13 UT 01:35:50 L.T.Johnson (USA) observed a faint flash 
     near W limb in earthshine - just S of Grimaldi. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-21 UT 18:09-18:36 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Wisniewski_M on 1988-3-23

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


2018-Jan-21 UT 18:09-19:23 Ill=19% Sirsalis_A observed by Holmes_MT on 1990-3-1

     Om 1990 Mar 01 at UT 19:05-19:45 M. Holmes (Rockdale, England, UK) saw 
     a blue blinking spot near Sirsallis A until 19:15UT after which it 
     faded and "haloed, loss of detail". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=392 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. Note that in Cameron's catalog the UT
     given is ambiguous as 3 UTs (00:59-02:20, 18:30-18:50, 19:35-19:45) are 
     given for 3 features (Lambert, Aristarchus and Sirsalis A) and it is 
     not clear which is which, but it is assumed that Holmes saw the 
     Sirsalis A event at around 19:15UT?


2018-Jan-21 UT 18:41-20:39 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-22 UT 18:10-19:40 Ill=28% Gassendi observed by Williamson_P on 1990-3-2

     On 1990 Mar 02 at UT 19:35-19:50 P. Williamson (Shropshire, UK, 14" 
     reflector, x178, seeing=good and steady) noticed a yellow-orange glow 
     in Gassendi (from a small illumnated crater?) in Earthshine at 19:35UT 
     and by 19:40UT it had become very bright white, afterwhich it 
     completely faded within 10 minutes. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=393 and 
     the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-22 UT 20:15-21:38 Ill=28% Theophilus observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-19

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


2018-Jan-22 UT 20:30-21:38 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-3-4

     On 1979 Mar 04 at UT18:15-21:45 P.W. Foley, (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x180, seeing II-I) noticed that Aristarchus was unusually bright 
     (though colourless) - the northern part being the more brilliant. Other 
     features seen but less visible, though still quite obvious. A CED 
     brightness reading of 0.3 was recorded - the highest ever so far. Amery 
     (Reading, UK, 19?" reflector, 50-100x, obtained photographs. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=46 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-22 UT 20:30-21:38 Ill=28% Grimaldi observed by Foley_PW on 1979-3-4

     On 1979 Mar 04 at UT18:15-21:45 P.W. Foley, (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x180, seeing II-I) noticed that although other features in Earthshine 
     were quite obvious, Grimaldi was not, though at x200 (should this be 
     20:00?) Grimaldi "shone with a brilliance to that of a thin cresecent 
     of 2-3d". Amery (Reading, UK, 19?" reflector, 50-100x, obtained 
     photographs. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=46 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA
     weight=3.


2018-Jan-22 UT 18:42-21:40 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-23 UT 18:11-18:33 Ill=37% Maurolycus observed by Gundlach_M on 2000-8-6

     Maurolycus 2000 Aug 06 UT 23:45 observed by Gundlach (Bolivia, 
     telescope with Sony Camcorder) "Observer reported capturing an 
     abnormality near the rim. Darling, suspects that this is a 
     normal appearance based upon a later observation under similar
     illumination." ALPO observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-23 UT 20:15-21:58 Ill=38% Mare_Crisium observed by Madej_P on 1982-7-27

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


2018-Jan-23 UT 18:43-22:41 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-24 UT 18:12-19:03 Ill=48% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1986-10-11

     On 1985 Oct 11 at UT 04:56-05:12 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     4" refractor, x95, seeing=1-2-1 and transparency=4) detected a change 
     in brightness of Mons Piton point D (his designation) during 04:56-
     04:59. The whole of the east slope was affected - initially bright and 
     then faded and there was a blue colour (detected with filters). The 
     variabilty was 8-11sec (Cameron suspects atmosphere as the altitude was 
     low). The brightness stabilized at 05:12UT, but variability resumed 
     until observing finished. As a comparison Aristillus was not seen to 
     change. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=287 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jan-24 UT 19:46-23:21 Ill=49% Picard observed by Kursewicz_P on 1994-4-19 *

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 20:25-22:23 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Sartory on 1966-5-27

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 20:48-22:29 Ill=49% Linne observed by Schmidt_J on 1866-10-16

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 21:00-22:35 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1982-7-28

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 21:19-22:27 Ill=49% Plato observed by Markov on 1918-5-18

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 22:38-23:41 Ill=50% Maginus observed by Lord_CJR on 1975-5-18

     On 1975 May 18 at UT2115-2145 C. Lord (St Annes-on-sea, 
     Lancashire, UK, 76mm f/16 refractor, x170, Wratten 25, and 44a 
     Moon blink filters used, Transparency 4.5/5, no wind, S=F). The 
     west flank of Maginus, and the interior, appeared to be partly 
     obscured. No other features in a similar position along the 
     terminator were obscured. No colour blink was detected with the 
     filters, though a pronounced red/white light blink was noted; the 
     device employed a N.D. x4 filter. By 21:45UT the floor was no 
     longer obscured and only Magninus G was masked in a white haze; 
     however immediately adjacent to the terminator was an ill defined 
     misty patch lying where the outer flank of maginus would have 
     been visible. The rest of the terminator was sharp. The 
     obscuration was only seen to advantage in blue and int. light, 
     and the blue/int blink was only very slight. Findlay and 
     McDonnell observed 21:30-23:00 using a 25cm refractor (Seeing II-
     III) but failed to see anything unsual. NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1407. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-24 UT 22:45-23:41 Ill=50% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1931-4-25

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


2018-Jan-24 UT 18:44-23:43 Ill=50% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jan-25 UT 18:13-18:43 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 18:13-18:43 Ill=59% Arzachel observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 19:04-20:12 Ill=60% Atlas observed by Knopp_R on 1994-4-19

     On 1994 Apr 19 at UT 22:00 R. Knopp (Berlin, Germany) noticed a 
     darkening of the interior of the crater Atlas. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-25 UT 19:37-22:18 Ill=60% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-11-24 *

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 20:37-22:43 Ill=60% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-23 *

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 21:34-00:57 Ill=60% Picard observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-20 *

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 22:02-23:59 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-28

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 22:30-00:27 Ill=61% Dorsa_Stille observed by Kolovos_G on 1992-6-9

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


2018-Jan-25 UT 23:33-02:02 Ill=61% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-7-31 *

     On 1952 Jul 31 at UT 03:45-05:30 J.Carle (USA) and J. 
     Supinger (USA, 6" reflector) observed the floor of Plato was 
     almost blank, only two spots could be seen, despite other 
     areas having plenty of detail. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-26 UT 18:14-18:40 Ill=70% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-10-24

     SE of Ross D 1966 Oct 24 UT 03:17 Observed by Cross (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector, x300, S=3-5, T=3-4) Ross D activity at 
     level 5. ALPO/NAA weight=1 as it is not mentioned in the Cameron 
     catalog.


2018-Jan-26 UT 18:14-18:56 Ill=70% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1968-10-1

     On 1968 Oct 01 at UT 21:00? Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) and Beck 
     (Ohio, USA, x437) observed  lack of detail on the floor of Plato, 
     however the wall of the crater was easily resolved. Cameron says that 
     this was an independent confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1092 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jan-26 UT 18:56-20:35 Ill=71% Linne observed by Dawes on 1867-3-15

     Linne 1867 Mar 15 UT 20:00? Observed by Dawes (England?) "Excessively 
     minute black dot in middle of feature. A geom. fig. boarded & centered 
     with black that formed, dissolved & formed again" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #150.


2018-Jan-26 UT 19:09-19:34 Ill=71% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1986-5-18

     On 1986 May 18 at UT 20:45-22:25 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, seeing II-
     IV) found that the central craterlet of Plato was an ëasily seen "white 
     splodge" although it was quite difficult to see when imaged with video. 
     Foley and Cameron comment on IR sensitivity of the CCD camera used. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=285 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jan-26 UT 21:15-23:10 Ill=71% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1966-5-29

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


2018-Jan-26 UT 21:17-23:13 Ill=71% Kies observed by Jean on 1984-6-9

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


2018-Jan-26 UT 22:10-00:02 Ill=71% Sasserides_H observed by Haydalsvik on 1974-1-3

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


2018-Jan-26 UT 22:29-00:10 Ill=72% Lambert_Gamma observed by Khachatryan_S on 2008-8-11

     127mm f/12 GoTo scope, x62-x154, seeing: best and transparency=
     6) observed that an unoficially named mountain (Lambert Gamma or 
     Mons Undest), near Lambert, had a "very strong glow", especially 
     the part that was facing the line of the terminator and this was 
     brighter than the side facing away. The No other object nearby 
     was casting as much light, even Mons La Hire. The effect was 
     seen for 40 minutes and the glow was present throughout. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-26 UT 22:51-00:04 Ill=72% Tycho observed by Braga_R on 1998-2-6

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 00:08-00:46 Ill=72% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-16

     On 1989 Feb 16 at UT02:46-03:01 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x140, seeing=6/10) found that the brightness of the rim of 
     Proclus was 9.0 (normal?). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=354 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-27 UT 00:09-01:50 Ill=72% Gassendi observed by Henshaw_W on 1967-10-13

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 01:23-03:08 Ill=72% Archimedes observed by Miranda on 1971-8-1 *

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 03:02-03:06 Ill=73% Conon observed by Vaughan on 1941-2-7 *

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 18:15-19:11 Ill=80% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-10-25

     SE of Ross D 1966 Oct 25 UT 03:46 Observed by Cross (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector, x300, S=2-4 (sometimes 5), T=3-4) "Large 
     bright area obscuring 1/2 of Ross D crater wall. Not present Oct 
     24" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 986. 
     Actually some activity was observed the fay before according to 
     the original notes. ALPO/NAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-27 UT 18:15-19:16 Ill=80% Archimedes observed by Pasternak on 1973-6-11

     Archimedes 1973 Jun 11 UTC 21:05-21:15 observed by Pasternak (53deg 
     20'N, 7deg 30'E, 75mm reflector) "Faint red area at the E of Archmedes, 
     diminution from 21.10-21.15UT" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2018-Jan-27 UT 19:10-20:25 Ill=81% Bianchini_G observed by Caruso_J on 1987-9-4

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 20:10-22:02 Ill=81% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-30

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 22:04-23:09 Ill=81% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-17

     On 1989 Feb 17 at UT00:55 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x248) found that the brightness of the rim of 
     Proclus was 9.0, the north west wall to be 9.5, the west wall 
     to be 5.2, and the east wall 8.2 (normal?). The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=355 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-27 UT 22:06-00:03 Ill=81% SW_Limb observed by Logue_DA on 1955-1-5

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


2018-Jan-27 UT 22:23-23:58 Ill=82% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-6-21

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 03:43-05:44 Harris, Cross and Helland (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector) observed south of Ross D: "Moving dark area". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=819 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jan-28 UT 01:11-01:52 Ill=82% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-8-1

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


2018-Jan-28 UT 02:03-02:55 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Spencer_S on 1976-4-10

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


2018-Jan-28 UT 18:16-19:08 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Baumeister on 1973-6-12

     Gassendi 1973 Jun 12 UT 20:50-21:15 observed by Baumeister 
     (48.83N, 9.25E, 240mm reflector, T=2, S=3) "Bright point at the 
     NNE slope of the central peak" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, 
     Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-28 UT 18:24-19:30 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2003-5-13

     On 2003 May 13 at UT06:40-07:26 W. Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x321 and x202, S=2, T=3.5) suspected (06:40-06:55UT) that he 
     saw an oval bright feature (intensity 5.5) near the centre of the floor 
     of Herodotus crater indenting into the shadow - however the seeing was 
     none too good, so it is more of a suspicion than a definite sighting. 
     At 07:14-07:26UT he re-examined the region (x202 and x321, S=1-2 and T=
     3.5) and had better glimpses that conformed his initial suspicions of 
     there being an oval indentation bright spot (now intensity 6) into the 
     shadow in the centre of the floor. Of course Herodotus does not have a 
     central peak! There was also a very bright spot on the NW> sunlit rim 
     of Herodotus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-28 UT 18:43-20:38 Ill=89% Mersenius observed by Unknown_Observer on 1825-1-1

     On 1825 Jan 01 UT17:00? an unknown Russian observer noticed a 
     cloud in Mersenius.


2018-Jan-28 UT 19:00-20:51 Ill=89% Fra_Mauro observed by Bell on 1970-8-14

     nr Fra Mauro 1970 Aug 14 UT 05:00? Observed by Bell (Californina). 
     "Bright blue-white flare (meteor?)(call for obs. at Fra Mauro at 
     perigee because of moonquakes there -- therefore biased to tidal 
     hypothesis. That was the original location given for the A1 moonquake 
     site, but it is located elsewhere now. Ancill. data given for 1970)." 
     NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1273. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-28 UT 19:52-21:45 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1950-3-30

     Herodotus 1950 Mar 30 UT 19:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     UK, 15" reflector) "Transient c.p. (similar phen. to 
     Bartlett's in later yrs.? see #532). NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #523. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-28 UT 20:40-21:57 Ill=90% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1956-11-15

     Herodotus 1956 Nov 15 UT 01:05-01:30 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" reflector x100) "Pseudo c.p. clearly 
     seen est. I=5.5, wratten filters showed it neutral to green, 
     red, & yellow, but duller in blue. Floor est. 2deg, distinctly 
     olive-green. Precise time at 0117 at col. 55.27deg" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #655. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-28 UT 21:25-22:44 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-21

     Aristarchus area 1967 Apr 21 UT 19:00-21:20 Observed by 
     Darnella (Copenhagen, Denmark, 3.5" refractor, S=1-2), 
     Farrant (Cambridge, England, 8" reflector, x160), Corralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector with 
     Moonblink) "On exterior wall of Aris., 3 pts. in Cobra Head & 
     banks of valley were star-like & glowing; & Herod. were red. 
     Farrant could not bring hill N. of Herod. into focus. He says
     color was deep red-orange & steady for 3 min. Started at 
     1915h (1916-1925h seeing was too bad) (indep. confirm.). 
     Suspected next nite but bad seeing. Not confirmed by 
     Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1030. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jan-28 UT 23:07-00:59 Ill=90% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-6-2

     On 1993 Jun 02 at Ut 04:30-05:45 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK) saw that 
     the shadow of the Cobra's Head in Schroter's Valley was lighter and 
     more diffuse seen at user defined locations of C or B rim (these were 
     black versus medium gray for Cobra's Head). The TLP had vanished by 
     05:45UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=462 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1 because the date or time is wrong.


2018-Jan-28 UT 23:41-01:27 Ill=90% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-5

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 00:03-01:06 Ill=90% Alphonsus observed by Fryback_D on 1994-4-23

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 00:33-02:23 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Lena_R on 2004-5-1

     On 2004 May 01 at UT 22:20 R. Lena (GLR, Italy) received an image from 
     one of his observers showing possible blue colour in Aristarchus crater 
     and part of the ray towards Herodotus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-29 UT 00:52-01:55 Ill=91% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Clementine on 1994-4-23

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 01:28-03:26 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 01:53-02:58 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 18:17-19:05 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Yamada on 1963-12-28 *

     Aristarchus, Herodotus 1963 Dec 28 UTC 15:55-16:26 Observered by Yamada 
     et al, (Hiroshima, Japan, 10" reflector, x278) "Red area, spreading to 
     Herod., a perculiar obscuring gray area on N. edge of glow. Drawing. 
     (confirm. of Olivarez? with activit > 1/2 day?)."NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #789.


2018-Jan-29 UT 18:17-19:05 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Yamada on 1963-12-28 *

     Aristarchus, Herodotus 1963 Dec 28 UTC 15:55-16:26 Observered by Yamada 
     et al, (Hiroshima, Japan, 10" reflector, x278) "Red area, spreading to 
     Herod., a perculiar obscuring gray area on N. edge of glow. Drawing. 
     (confirm. of Olivarez? with activit > 1/2 day?)."NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #789. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jan-29 UT 18:17-19:13 Ill=96% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Sims_DM on 1977-4-1

     On 1977 Apr 01 at UT 20:40-21:10 D.Sims (Devon Valley, Dawlish, Devon, 
     UK, 25.4cm reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, x300, seeing II) 
     found Schroter's valley clearer in red than in blue. No colour filter 
     reactions seen on other features. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-29 UT 18:17-18:35 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-12-17

     On 1983 Dec 17 at UT 17:25-19:20 Moseley (Covington, England, UK, x120 
     and x240, seeing=III and spurious colour present) found that the inside 
     of Aristarchus crater was dull and slightly blue. Suspected the colour 
     to be spurious: at 19:20 at x240 the colour was pink but at x120 there 
     was no colour. Cameron 2006 catalof ID=234 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2018-Jan-29 UT 18:17-18:23 Ill=96% Sirsalis observed by Sorrentino_G on 1999-1-30

     Sirsalis 1999 Jan 30 UTC 01:00-01:20 Observed by Giuseppe Sorrentino 
     (Italy) described as: "A temporary change in appearance to sunlit floor 
     of crater" for further references including images please see: 
     http://digilander.libero.it/gibbidomine/sirsalis.htm and 
     http://digilander.libero.it/gibbidomine/tlp.htm and 
     http://digilander.libero.it/gibbidomine/fotometriasirsalis.htm and 
     http://www.uai.it/sez_lun/sirsalis.htm


2018-Jan-29 UT 19:02-20:34 Ill=96% W_Limb observed by Barabashovisi_NP on 1915-7-24

     On 1915 Jul 24 at UT 22:00? Barabashovihi (Russia) observed a TLP on 
     the west limb: "When phi Strettsa (?) approached the edge but still 
     separated, the star began to stretch in a belt 3X its own length & then 
     instantly disappeared. Probably no significant atm. or vapors. (similar 
     to other reports of fading occult. Gives limb as E. but that is in ast. 
     convention)". The 1978 Cameon catalog ID= 357 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-29 UT 20:02-21:25 Ill=96% Oenopides observed by Osawa on 1951-8-15

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


2018-Jan-29 UT 21:20-22:59 Ill=96% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-4

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-29 UT 22:14-00:04 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-5-23

     Aristarchus 1975 May 23 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x200, x360, x624, atmospheric clarity good, seeing 
     III from 20:15-22:30, but the clouded out at 22:30, and from 
     23:15-01:15 seeing was IV-V with poor transparency) observed 
     (22:20-20:45 UT) variation in the SE corner of the 
     Aristarchus, namely the usual dark bands were alternating 
     light to dark, not in keeping with otyher crater features. 
     This effect was not linked to atmospheric turbulence. Also 
     projected image of bands beyond the crater W. wall were 
     repeatedly noted. The observer broke away from observing at 
     20:45UT to make a telephonealert call. At 20:55UT they noted 
     that the area between Vallis Schroteri and Herodotus seemed 
     very light/bright, also the E. exterior of the crater wall of 
     Herodotus. From 21:01-21:11 A slight blueness was seen to 
     extend from the NE corner of Aristarchus, along the exterior 
     rim, acrossand beyond Herodotus to the SW. A tgorough search 
     was made of many bright areas, both near the terminator and to 
     the E., but no blueness could be detected elsewhere. A slight 
     orange hue was noted along the E. limb of theMoon (Spurious 
     colour). From 21:18;22:30 Aristarchus seemed normal again, and 
     likewise the head of Vallis Schoteri too. The observer was 
     clouded out from 22:30-23:15and from 23:15-01:30 the seeing 
     was so appaling that no colour or projection of the bands 
     could be seen. A Moon Blink was used during the session, but 
     no colour was detected in this? Another observer, R.W. Rose 
     (Devon, UK) observed 21:20-21:30 but had IV seeing, and saw 
     nothing unusual, but commented that if TLP wactivity had been 
     taking place, then they would probably not have seen it. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-29 UT 22:43-00:16 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Schobel on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus-herodotus 1967 Apr 22 UT 20:20 Observed by Schobel 
     (Hirschfelde, Germany, 5"? refractor) "Interference filter. 
     (indep. confirm. of Darnella?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #1032. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-29 UT 23:23-00:56 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Classen on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus 1967 Apr 22 UT 21:00? Observed by Classen 
     (Pulsnitz Obs., E. Germany) & by Corralitos Observatory (Organ 
     Pass, New Mexicoo, 24" reflector+Moonblink). "Crater was so 
     bright it could be seen with the naked eye (indep. confirm. of 
     Darnella & Schobel of activity here?). Corralitos M.B. did not 
     confirm." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1034. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-29 UT 23:33-01:24 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-23

     On 1964 Jun 23 at UT 04:45-05:05 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" 
     reflector, x180, S=4-1 and T=3) observed a blue-violet glare on the 
     north east rim and a strong violet tinge in the nimbus. The effect was 
     absent 1 hour earlier. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=821 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-30 UT 00:08-01:42 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-22

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1967 Apr 22 UT 
     21:45 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, Danemark, 3.5" 
     refractor) & Coralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, New Mexico, 
     USA (24" reflector + Moonblink). "Red pts. suspected in same 
     areas as in #1030, but seeing was bad. (confirm by Schobel?). 
     Corralitos MB did not confirm" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #1033. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-30 UT 00:17-01:48 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1995-11-5

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 01:18-02:20 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Manske_R on 1994-4-24

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 03:07-04:42 Ill=97% Lichtenberg observed by Schneller on 1966-6-2

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 03:36-05:02 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-17

     LeCroy Jr. and Sr. (Springfield, VA, 4.5" reflector, x75, x300, S=3, T=
     4) observed the following in the Aristarchus and Herodotus region: 
     "Both were fused together as an oval & had a bluish cast on the E.rim. 
     In W#25 filter it was white. At 0100h albedo decreased from 10+ to 9.5 
     & more detail could be seen. Separation of the 2 craters began to be 
     seen at 0007h, details much brighter, incl. c.p. in Aris. @ 0110h main 
     brightness & blue tint shifted to N. rim. At 0116h the SW rim was 
     brightest & no color. At 0122h ray was brightest & no color. At 0122h 
     ray had decreased in length & more details seen in oval. At 0123h ray 
     was broken & smaller, becoming very small at 0125h & at 0126. The knob 
     was gone & the edges not bright any more. Albedo=9. Sketches. (Seeing 
     variations meas. were 1/2s in length so LTP variations not due to local 
     atm. cond. Alt. = 65 deg". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1416 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-30 UT 04:08-05:02 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Jaeger on 1966-6-2

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 04:28-05:02 Ill=97% Vieta observed by Chernov on 1923-9-23

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 19:18-20:22 Ill=99% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1892-5-10

     On 1892 May 10th at 19:00UT? Pickering, based at Arequipa. Peru, using 
     a 12" reflector, saw varitions in vapor col. Drawings were made. Time 
     calculated from the given colongitude. Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-30 UT 19:18-19:37 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Fitton on 1977-4-2

     On 1977 Apr 02 at UT22:00-00:00 L. Fitton (Shaw, Lancashire, UK, 8.5" 
     reflector, x200, Wratten 25 and 44A filters, seeing II-III, 
     transparency, good) noticed in Aristarchus, blue to the north west
     (IAU?) internal wall, also blue observed in other small bright objects 
     against dark backgrounds. Lunar rotational axis and optical normal 
     related such that the normal runs NW-SE (IAU?) through these features. 
     Observer deduced that the coliur was obviously spurious and no blink 
     was seen in any feature. The blue disappeared as the lunar altitude 
     increased and no blue seen by 00:00UT. This is a BAA lunar section 
     observation. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-30 UT 21:13-01:09 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Doherty_BT on 1963-12-29 *

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 21:22-23:09 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-5

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-30 UT 21:28-22:40 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by McKay_R on 1974-1-7

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 21:51-23:46 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by Brittman_O on 1964-6-24

     During an eclipse of the Moon the crater appeared normal until it
     emerged from the shadow. In the north east the dark floor was
     not its normal hue and two light areas appeared to join. The
     emerging patches became less and less bright, finally disappearing
     at 0345 UT when the crater returned to normal. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=10 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-30 UT 22:02-23:19 Ill=99% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Jan-30 UT 22:02-23:19 Ill=99% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 00:42-01:49 Ill=100% Madler observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-17

     Madler 2005 Oct 17 UT 04:14-05:28 Observed by Robin Gray (Winnemucca, 
     NV, USA, 152mm refractor, x228, x343, S=5-8 and T=5-6) "Very bright 
     pinpoint spot seen towards end of observing period on east crater wall, 
     lasting 1 min in duration. Brighter than other spots, possibly 8.5-9 on 
     the Elger scale. The spot was not seen earlier during the long 
     observing session." An ALPO report. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-31 UT 01:14-02:38 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gordon on 1966-6-3

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 02:38-04:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 03:02-04:43 Ill=100% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-4

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 03:08-04:55 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 03:10-04:48 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 04:07-05:34 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 05:13-05:59 Ill=100% 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.


2018-Jan-31 UT 05:53-05:59 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:24-23:17 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-6 *

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:33 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Fock on 1919-11-7

     On 1919 Nov 27 at UT 23:00-01:00 Fock (Germany) observed in the 
     vicinity of Tycho, during an eclipse (mid eclipse at 23:56UT) a long 
     ray in the direction of Longomontanus that remained visible. It was 
     glowing in weak gray-green colour for the whole of the eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=373 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Aristarchus 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by 
     Argentiere et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm 
     reflectors) Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) 
     during a  lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID 
     #658. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-21:11 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.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Byrgius observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Byrgius 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Kepler 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere et 
     al. (France?) "Crater was extra-ordinarily bright". NASA catalog 
     weight=3 and catalog ID #658. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Manilius observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Manilius 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Proclus 1956 Nov 17/18 UT 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere 
     et al. (Itatiba City, Brazil, 20, 10 and 6 cm reflectors) 
     Crater may have been brighter than expected(?) during a  
     lunar eclipse. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #658. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:41 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Argentiere on 1956-11-17

     Tycho 1956 Nov 17/18 UTC 23:30-00:30 Observed by Argentiere et al. 
     (France?) "Crater was extra-ordinarily bright". NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #658.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-21:13 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Budine on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 03:13-03:14 Budine and Farrell (Binghamton, New 
     York, USA, 4" refractor, x200, S=7, T=5) observed that Aristarchus 
     brightened five times over 1 minute during a lunar eclipse. The cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=870 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-22:03 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Titulaer_C on 1964-6-25

     On 1964 Jun 25 at UT ~01:07 Titulaer (Utrecht, the 
     Netherlands) observed that Aristarchus crater was very bright 
     during an eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=822 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-22:03 Ill=100% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1964-6-25

     On 1964 Jun 25 at UT ~01:07 Rubens de Azevedo (Brazil) observed 
     a white streak from Grimaldi on the limb, during an eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=822 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jan-31 UT 20:26-20:35 Ill=100% Mare_Nubium observed by Sunduleak on 1964-12-19

     On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 03:28-04:28 Sunduleak and Stock (Cerro-Tololo, 
     Chile, 16" reflector) using photoelectric photometry during a lunar 
     eclipse, observed on the northern edge of Mare Numbium, and south of 
     Copernicus (20W, 0N), a strong anomalous enhancement of radiation 
     (confirmation according to Cameron). On 1964 Dec 19 at UT 02:35 S.J. 
     Hill et al (Kitt Peak??) observed during a lunar eclipse an anomolous 
     bright area (location not given). Cameron says that this is an 
     independent confirmation of Sanduleak and Stock's TLP report. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=868 and 569 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2018-Jan-31 UT 21:01-22:58 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1950-4-2

     In 1950 Apr 02 at UT 20:00 Chernov (Russia) observed two dark spots in 
     Atlas during a penumbral phase of a lunar eclipse to quickly darken and 
     become sharp in detail. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=524 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 21:39-23:30 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moye on 1905-2-19

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:22-23:59 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Cameron_W on 1968-4-13

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:25-23:59 Ill=100% N_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:25-23:59 Ill=100% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:26-23:59 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moore on 1975-11-18

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:30-23:59 Ill=100% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Chernov on 1959-3-24

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:49-23:59 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-8-17

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 22:53-23:59 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Chrevremont on 1898-1-8

     On 1898 Jan 08 at UT 00:00-01:00 Chrevremont (France?) notcied that 
     during a lunar eclipse, the mid-eclipse shadow was so dark that details 
     of the surface disappeared, all except for the Tycho SSW ray . Cameron 
     comments that it is unsual for that ray to remain when usually the ones 
     towards Kepler and Aristarchus are the ones to stand out? The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=297 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jan-31 UT 23:27-23:42 Ill=100% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-7-17

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 23:27-23:59 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1974-1-8

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


2018-Jan-31 UT 23:41-23:59 Ill=100% Mare_Serenitatis observed by Unknown_British_Observers on 1979-3-13

     On 1979 Mar 13 (UT not given) an unknown observer (UK?) during a 
     partial lunar eclipse observed an anomolous brightening in the umbra in 
     the form of a large diamond shape between mare Serenitatis and the 
     Moon's limb, just shortly after mid eclipse (UT 21:08).


2018-Jan-31 UT 23:52-23:59 Ill=100% Moon observed by deMoraes on 1893-4-1 *

     On 1893 Apr 01 at UT 22:00 deMoraes of the Azores, Portugal, saw a 
     shaft of light projecting from the Moon. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=280 
     and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.