TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Sri_Lanka - Colombo



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-Jul-01 UT 00:19-00:32 Ill=93% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-12-23

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


2018-Jul-01 UT 23:24-00:32 Ill=88% Macrobius observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-21

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 17:44-19:12 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Dachille on 1957-10-13

     Observed by Dachille & daughter (Univ. Park, Pennsylvania, 10.5"
     reflector, x75) "Flash -- then a brownish - red color patch. Alt. @
     20deg. (MBMW has Oct. 12, but is 13th UT)". NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #674.


2018-Jul-02 UT 20:35-21:58 Ill=82% Plato observed by Pickering_WH on 1904-8-1

     On 1904 Aug 01 at 05:00? Pickering (Echo Mt., CA, USA) UT Plato: 
     "Bright hazy obj., 2" diam. on floor, Obs before & after were normal". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=318 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2018-Jul-02 UT 21:17-00:11 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Haas_W on 1957-10-13 *

     Aristarchus 1957 Oct 13 UT 07:00?$ W.Haas, according to the 1978 
     NASA Catalog is supposed to have seen a bright spot of light -- 
     "explosion" in this crater. Confirmation of activity
     in Aristarchus - Three independent observations within 4 hours.
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and TLP ID No.=676. Private
     comunication with Haas shows that he recorded nothing unusual
     on the 12th or 13th. Therefore an ALPO/BAA weight of 1 has
     been given until this matter is cleared up.


2018-Jul-02 UT 21:22-21:35 Ill=81% Messier_A observed by Moore_P on 1951-10-20

     Messier A 1951 Oct 20 UT 00:00? Observed by Moore (England) 
     "Brilliant white circular patch in it. has seen it & Messier 
     blurred several times." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #545 Note that the date and time given are probably 
     wrong as the Sun is ~7deg below the local horizon at this time. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 to reflect this error.


2018-Jul-03 UT 20:43-23:38 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Stochard on 1862-11-12 *

     Stochard of Dublin, Ireland, saw naked eye at 10:30UT on
     1862 Nov 12 Aristarchus as extraordinarily bright as a bright
     spot on the Moon. This was seen in daylight with the waning
     crescent. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=6 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-03 UT 21:09-23:05 Ill=73% Calippus observed by Moore_P on 1952-9-9

     Callipus 1952 Sep 09 UT 21:00-21:20 Observed by Moore (England) 
     "Hazy broad line of light seen fr. NW wall to SE wall over shad. 
     floor. Gone next nite at 0120. He gave low wt. to obs. (sunlight 
     between peaks?)." NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #553. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-04 UT 19:05-20:28 Ill=65% Kepler observed by deBerard on 1966-12-4

     Kepler 1966 DEc 04 UTC 05:10 Observed by de Beraud (Flossmoore, 
     Ilinois, USA, 6" reflector, x360, S=G) "Saw a bright area thru. blue 
     filter but could not see it in red filter. Decided it was a bluish 
     phenomenon." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1001.


2018-Jul-04 UT 19:23-20:57 Ill=65% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1983-1-5

     On 1983 Jan 05 at UT22:00 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) noticed some 
     colour on Aristarchus. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=195 and the weight=
     2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-06 UT 22:00-23:49 Ill=43% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1983-1-8

     On 1983 Jan 08 at UT01:00? P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) noticed some 
     colour on Aristarchus. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=196 and the weight=
     2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-06 UT 20:30-00:09 Ill=43% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-07 UT 21:16-00:09 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-08 UT 22:05-00:10 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-09 UT 22:59-00:10 Ill=13% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-10 UT 23:58-00:10 Ill=6% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-15 UT 12:58-13:49 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-11-26

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


2018-Jul-15 UT 13:24-13:51 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-16 UT 12:58-13:53 Ill=16% Boussingault observed by Schmidt_J on 1856-4-8

     Boussingalt 1856 Apr 08 UT 20:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 
     7" refractor) "Noted weak glows in the crater he tho't prob. due to 
     wall reflections on the floor" NASA catalog weight=0 (not very likely 
     to be a TLP). NASA catalog ID #131. ALPO/BAA Catalog weight=1.


2018-Jul-16 UT 12:58-14:03 Ill=16% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09 at UT 22:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron comments 
     that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a meteor 
     swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) detected 3 
     flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the Moon. D. Weier 
     (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" refractor, x36) was also observing. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-16 UT 13:02-13:31 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-5-15

     On 1983 May 15 at UT21:30-22:30 M.C. Cook and J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     could clearly see Aristarchus in Earthshine, whereas earlier that night 
     P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) could not see the crater although other features 
     were cisible. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=215 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-16 UT 13:30-14:44 Ill=16% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09/10 at UT 23:53-00:12 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     3" refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron 
     comments that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a 
     meteor swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) 
     detected 3 flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the 
     Moon. D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3"refractor, x36) was also 
     observing. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-16 UT 13:58-14:44 Ill=16% Earthshine observed by Heath_AW on 2010-12-9

     On 2010 Dec 09 at UT 17:00 A. Heath (Long Eaton, UK) whilst 
     observing the Earthsine with 10x50 binoucluars, noticed some 
     coloured bands on the night side. The NW sector of Eartshine, 
     closest the limb was a normal dull brown, there was a whitish 
     fringe on this going from the N to the SE, followed by a thicker 
     bluish fringe. The rest of the Earthshine beyond, until reaching 
     the illuminated crescent was black. The two coloured fringes 
     curved slightly. Local temperature 38F and some broken cloud 
     present. Thickening cloud prevented further observations. The 
     observer suspects that it could have been caused by the weather 
     conditions, but could also have been due to a cataract starting 
     to form in his observing eye. This is unlikely to be a TLP due 
     to the above observer suggested reasons, and anyway it would 
     have to have been an unbelievably large phenomena to cover such 
     a large part of the Moon. However it is worth checking to see if 
     anybody else was observing at the time. ALPO/BAA weight=0.


2018-Jul-16 UT 13:24-14:46 Ill=17% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-17 UT 13:32-13:59 Ill=26% W_Limb observed by Moseley_R on 1983-5-16

     W.limb 1983 May 16 UT 22:00-23:00 R.Moseley (Coventry,UK, 6" 
     reflector, x60) observed a faint but extensive brightening of 
     the W.limb, perhaps a little stronger at PA=80-90 deg. No other 
     features seen in Earthshine although Aristarchus suspected.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 13:24-15:36 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-18 UT 12:58-13:16 Ill=36% Hubble observed by Madej_P on 1984-11-28

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


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:19-14:38 Ill=36% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1979-4-2

     Daniell 1979 Apr 02 UT 21:45-22:14 Obseved by Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, f/4.2, x36-110, seeing II-III) "Obscuration seen" BAA 
     Lunar Section Report. Cameron says that this was a bright white cloud 
     that covered three quarters of the crater. A yellow filter was used at 
     21:48, but the cloud was still white, albeit thinner (at x110). By 
     22:14UT the TLP was barely visible and again no colour seen. Buczynski 
     (Lancaster, UK, seeing = poor) saw spurious colour. Later (22:31-
     22:46UT?) Mellor obtained some photos, but these revealed no colour.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=48 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:27-15:54 Ill=36% Theophilus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1971-3-2 *

     Theophilus 1971 Mar 02 UTC 20:30-22:50 Observed by Ringsdore 
     (Stoneleigh, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing=good) "Suspected TLP 
     on c.p. 2 other obs. did not confirm. Orange-pink glow. Faded for 10 
     min then reappeared." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID 
     1286.


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:43-15:09 Ill=36% Archimedes observed by Brosio_A on 2005-4-14

     In 2005Apr14 at UT18:32.5 +/-2.5 min A.Brosio (Rosarno (Reggio 
     Calabria, Italy, Latitude: 38d 29' N, Longitude: 15d 58'E, 152mm 
     reflector, x75) observed a small square form in Earthshine near 
     Archimedes. This is a UAI observation.


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:44-14:06 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-17

     On 1983 May 17 Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)observed 
     Aristarchus at 22:10 and noted that it had the same rose-violet colour 
     as had been seen by him a day earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=220 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:45-15:04 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G. Amery (Reading, UK) discovered that 
     Aristarchus could not be seen in Earthshine, this was odd because less 
     prominent features could be seen. Other observers (Moore and Foley) 
     confirmed the very low brightness of the crater. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=197 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:45-15:04 Ill=36% Messier observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK) found that 
     Messier was difficult to define. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=197 and 
     the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-18 UT 14:47-16:21 Ill=37% Theophilus observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-25

     Theophilus 1955 Jun 25 UTC 20:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector, x240) "Blue mist. Both c.p. & ENE (IAU?) ridge appear 
     misty, slightly blueish & milky -- renders effect perfectly. Absent 
     next nite". NASA catalog weight= 4 (high). NASA catalog ID #596.


2018-Jul-18 UT 16:21-00:00 Ill=37% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-1-19

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


2018-Jul-18 UT 13:24-16:23 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-19 UT 13:45-15:14 Ill=47% Ross_D observed by Cragg on 1964-7-16 *

     On 1964 Jul 16 at 03:55-04:10UT Cragg (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x180, seeing 7, transparency 6) observed a pseudo hill 
     (700m high) some 3 km in diameter and casting a shadow, south 
     east of Ross D. The Cameron 1978 catalog TLP ID=830 and the 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-19 UT 13:48-15:39 Ill=47% Menelaus observed by Darnella on 1968-4-4

     1968 Apr 04 UT 18:45-19:20 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, 
     Denmark, 6" refractor, x183) "Small area just E(ast.) of 
     Menelaus was seen with a reddish color which gradually faded. 
     Area was as large as Menelaus & had just come into sunlight. The 
     dome just W.(IAU) of Menelaus?)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #1065. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-19 UT 14:16-16:43 Ill=47% Madler observed by Andrew_J on 1971-3-3 *

     Madler 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:45 J Andrews (Christchurch, UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x240, seeing I) observed a red fan shaped area to 
     the south of Madler - it covered part pf the mountainous area to 
     the south. The colour started fading at 21:45UT and had gone 
     within 5 minutes. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-19 UT 14:16-15:59 Ill=47% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 2000-2-11

     On 2000 Feb 11 at UT19:00 G. North (Norfolk, UK) telephoned TLP 
     coordinator, Patrick Moore, to report a possible colour anomaly in 
     Aristarchus. Moore had poor conditions in Selsey (UK) and saw nothing 
     unusual. However by this time North was reporting that, the colour was 
     fading. Two other BAA members were alerted, but were clouded out. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jul-19 UT 14:21-16:48 Ill=47% Theophilus observed by Robinson_JH on 1971-3-3 *

     Near Theophilus - south of Madler - 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:35, 21:47 
     Observed by Hedley-Robinson (England, 3.75" refractor, x164, S=G, 
     steady haze) "Reddening in a fan form on bright area of that
     formation, but red did not extend fully over it. Blink patrol started 
     at 2005h but no red till 2130h. Definte blink at 2147h" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1287.


2018-Jul-19 UT 14:39-17:06 Ill=47% Mare_Crisium observed by Webb_TW on 1832-7-4 *

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


2018-Jul-19 UT 15:03-15:16 Ill=48% Proclus observed by Marshall on 1984-6-5

     On 1984 Jun 05 at UT20:00 Marshall (Covington, UK) saw an unusual 
     darkening on the floor of Proclus and irregular shape. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=243 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-19 UT 16:23-17:06 Ill=48% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1985-4-26

     Aristarchus appeared to glow in Earthshine with a faint 
     green luminescence that moved from side to side. A bright
     blue central spot was also seen. The green colour was detected
     in two seperate eyepieces.  Observation made from England.
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=266 and weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-19 UT 16:32-17:06 Ill=48% Plato observed by Thornton_FH on 1948-4-15

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


2018-Jul-19 UT 13:24-17:08 Ill=48% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-20 UT 12:58-14:48 Ill=58% Mons_Piton observed by Gerling on 1843-7-4

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


2018-Jul-20 UT 14:17-16:08 Ill=58% Proclus observed by Stolzen on 1972-1-23

     Proclus 1972 Jan 23 UT 15:20-16:50 observed by Stolzen (51.17N, 9.25E, 
     50mm refractor, T=2, S=2) "Pure bright white point within crater" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2018-Jul-20 UT 15:38-15:47 Ill=58% Mons_Piton observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-20

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


2018-Jul-20 UT 15:52-17:43 Ill=58% Cassini observed by Radford_P on 1972-1-23

     Cassini 1972 Jan 23 UT 16:55-17:15 P.Radford (Harlow, UK, 11.5cm 
     reflector) saw a large red flash followed by several weaker red 
     flashes, situated on the 32,335 foot spot elevation just above 
     the Cassini area. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-20 UT 16:38-17:49 Ill=59% Eudoxus observed by Trouvelot on 1877-2-20

     "Eudoxus" 1877 Feb 20 UTC 21:30-22:30 Observed by Trouvelot (Meudon, 
     France, 13" refractor?) "Fine line of light like a luminous cable, 
     drawn W. to E. across crater". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #185. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-20 UT 17:09-17:49 Ill=59% Ptolemaeus observed by Ingalls on 1866-4-22

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


2018-Jul-20 UT 17:34-17:49 Ill=59% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1993-5-28

     On 1993 May 28 at UT 21:02-21:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3.3" Questar 
     telescope, x80-x130, atmosphere hazey - poor transparency) noticed that 
     the east side rims were slightly fuzzy and suspects that this might 
     have been due to the illumination angle. A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     obtained some CCD images that revealed that the effect was to some 
     extent still there one hour later. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=461 and 
     the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-21 UT 12:58-16:19 Ill=68% Plato observed by Herring_AK on 1965-6-8 *

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


2018-Jul-21 UT 12:59-14:55 Ill=68% Unknown observed by Evrard on 1965-12-2

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


2018-Jul-21 UT 13:30-15:23 Ill=68% Autolycus observed by Unknown_British_Observers on 1984-12-1

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


2018-Jul-21 UT 15:00-18:08 Ill=68% Sinus_Aestuum observed by Petek on 1982-6-30 *

     On 1982 Jun 30 at UT 02:05-02:15 Marco Petek (Porto Alegre, 
     Brazil) found that the region between Eratosthenes and Bode 
     (7W, 13N) looked like it had a darkening (cloud?) that had 
     even darker points inside. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=172 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-21 UT 15:26-17:18 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1968-4-6

     Alphonsus 1968 Apr 06 UTC 20:30-21:15 Observed by Wise (Slough, 
     England, 17" reflector x190, x350, S=E" Suspected glow inside W.(ast?) 
     wall at 2038" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1066.


2018-Jul-21 UT 15:26-17:18 Ill=68% Plato observed by Wise on 1968-4-6

     Plato 1968 Apr 06 UTC 20:30-21:15 Observed by Wise (Slough, England, 
     17" reflector x190, x350, S=E" Dark patches in Plato were prominent" 
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1066.


2018-Jul-21 UT 15:26-17:18 Ill=68% Rupes_Recta observed by Wise on 1968-4-6

     Straight Wall 1968 Apr 06 UTC 20:30-21:15 Observed by Wise (Slough, 
     England), 17" reflector x190, x350, S=E "A shadow from N. end of 
     Straight Wall going toward Birt. Drawing". NASA Catalalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #1066.


2018-Jul-21 UT 16:07-18:04 Ill=68% Tycho observed by Barker_R on 1931-3-27

     On 1931 Mar 27 R.Barker (observing from Cheshunt, UK, 12.5" reflector) 
     found that the central mountain in the brilliant ray crater Tycho was a 
     curious shade of grey. This was despite the interior of Tycho being 
     fully in shadow. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=400 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2018-Jul-21 UT 16:13-18:08 Ill=68% Tycho observed by Spellman_R on 2003-5-10

     Tycho 2003 May 10 UTC 03:15 Observer Robert Spellman (Los Angeles, USA) 
     - "CCD video of spur-like features coming off N & S edges of central 
     peak - spurs pointed eastwards". It is now thought that this effect is 
     almost certainly seeing flare as it is visible on other features in the 
     image, although to a much lesser extent. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 17:55-19:36 Ill=69% 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-Jul-21 UT 17:55-19:36 Ill=69% 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-Jul-21 UT 18:12-18:32 Ill=69% Proclus observed by Westmoreland_S on 1972-7-19

     Proclus 1972 Jul 19 UT 21:24-21:30 observed by S.Westmoorland 
     (Cropwell-Bishop, UK, 15cm reflector, x48 & x96, image dull 
     but steady) observed a brilliant spot in the NE (IAU?) wall 
     which lasted for about 90 seconds. After fading it was 
     replaced by pulsations for a further 2 minutes. Clouds 
     prevented further observations. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-22 UT 12:58-13:03 Ill=77% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-29

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


2018-Jul-22 UT 12:58-13:03 Ill=77% Proclus observed by Schnuchel on 1973-1-13

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


2018-Jul-22 UT 14:16-16:13 Ill=77% Curtis observed by Ingall on 1864-5-15

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


2018-Jul-22 UT 14:31-18:26 Ill=77% Pytheas observed by Robotham on 1982-7-1 *

     On 1982 Jul 01 at UT 02:23-02:58 Robotham (Springfield, ON, Canada, 
     seeing=II) found that the west rim of Pytheas crater was a very bright 
     yellow-white, indeed brighter than Proclus. At lower magnifications, 
     Pytheas was one of the brightest spots on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=173 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-22 UT 16:06-19:35 Ill=77% Mons_Piton observed by Moore_P on 1958-9-23 *

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


2018-Jul-22 UT 17:18-18:19 Ill=77% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1927-12-3

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


2018-Jul-22 UT 19:01-19:15 Ill=78% 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-Jul-23 UT 12:58-13:54 Ill=84% Sinus_Iridum observed by Brook_C on 1996-4-28

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 14:10-16:06 Ill=85% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1965-12-4

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 16:31-19:51 Ill=85% Plato observed by Watkins_E on 1972-1-26 *

     Plato and Plato A 1972 Jan 26 UT 18:25-18:55 Observed by Watkons and 
     Hunt (England, 4.5" reflector x150, x225, and a 2.75" refractor) "Misty 
     patch over A, & a misty brightness over SW wall of Plato. Hunt saw 
     nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1321.


2018-Jul-23 UT 16:32-18:13 Ill=85% Mare_Humorum observed by MacFarline on 1959-4-19

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 17:21-18:33 Ill=85% Tycho observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-21

     On 1980 Aug 21 at UT20:00 J.H. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK) 
     detected colour, using a Moon Blink device, and "mistiness" on the 
     southern floor of Tycho crater. The seeing was poor! Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=104 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-24 UT 15:23-16:58 Ill=91% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1873-11-1

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


2018-Jul-24 UT 16:12-17:36 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1976-11-3

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


2018-Jul-24 UT 16:30-20:24 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Lipskii on 1964-6-21 *

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 21:18 Lipskii and Pospergelis (Shternberg State 
     Ast. Institute, AZI-2" reflector (Cass.) observed Aristarchus: 
     "Polarization meas. with electron polarimeter. Plane of polariz. 
     rotated 2deg fr. the adjacent areas. They interpret it as some 
     scattering medium over the crater. (Source gave date as 6/31/64, 
     misprint =21st?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=820 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2018-Jul-24 UT 17:19-19:14 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Rawlings_G on 1968-10-3

     Gassendi 1968 Oct 03/04 UT 19:30-19:50 & 00:20-01:40 Observed 
     by Rawlings (Aylesbury, UK, 6" reflector low magnification) 
     and by Moore (Selsey, Sussex, UK, 12.5" reflector, x360) 
     "Slight blink (Eng.) arcuate in shape, N. of c.p. (Rawlings 
     dubious). Moore, with blink device saw none at 0020-0140h. No 
     LTP in Gass., Ptol. or Aris. 5th or 6th.". NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1093. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-24 UT 17:35-18:47 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at UT20:15-21:29 J-H Robinson () detected violet on the 
     west wall of Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-24 UT 17:35-18:47 Ill=91% Manilius_B observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at 02:15-21:29UT J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     12" reflector, x200, seeing=II) noticed in the area south east of 
     Manilius that it was brighter in red light than in blue light at 
     20:15UT whereas 1 minute later it was the same brightness in each 
     filter. The effect reappeared at 20:21UT and was particularly strong at 
     20:32UT. Foley (Kent, UK) verified this at 21:01UT - the blink area was 
     of high reflectivity in white light and was bright in red at 21:15UT, 
     thougjh the south east area stopped giving a colour reaction at 
     21:25UT. Madej (Huddersfield) found Manilius B to be norm al at 23:52UT 
     however at 23:55UT it was surrounded by a transient white ring that 
     varied in visibility in an irregular way. Foley found Manilius B had a 
     vivid blue interior and in blue light the ring was black. and not at 
     all seen in red or white light. The CED brightness measurement varied 
     from 1.9 to 2.4. All other regions observed were normal in brightness. 
     Violet was seen on the west wall of Aristarchus though. M.Price 
     (Camberley, UK) found a possible blink in Manilius B but was observing 
     under poor seeing conditions. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jul-24 UT 17:55-18:12 Ill=91% Deslandres observed by Penzel_E on 1965-5-12

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


2018-Jul-24 UT 19:34-20:47 Ill=92% 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-Jul-24 UT 20:44-20:47 Ill=92% 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-Jul-25 UT 14:12-15:49 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Lena_R on 1995-10-6

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 15:27-17:04 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 15:33-16:09 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-26

     Aristarchus and Cobra Head 1966 Oct 27 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by 
     Delano (New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, 12.5" reflector, x360) and 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moonblink). 
     "C.p. of Aris. noticeably less bright thro blue filter but very bright 
     thru red & no filter. Shadow of c.p. faint & grayish whereas wall shad. 
     were normal black. (confirm. of Gordon, even tho 2h later?). Sketch. 
     C.p. rated 10deg in red & no filter, & 8deg in blue. Other features 
     rated same in all 3. Cobra Head had 2 red patches. Sketches. Not 
     confirmed by Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 
     989.


2018-Jul-25 UT 15:47-17:24 Ill=96% Prinz observed by Mirteto_P on 1995-10-6

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Cook_JD on 1985-5-2

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 16:22-17:39 Ill=96% Archimedes observed by North_G on 1988-9-23

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 17:43-18:26 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 17:44-19:26 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-Jul-25 UT 17:44-19:26 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-Jul-25 UT 18:15-18:56 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-27

     Aristarchus, Cobras Head 1966 Oct 27 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by Delano 
     (new Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, 12.5" reflector x360) and Corralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector & Moonblink) "C.p. of 
     Aris. noticeably less bright thro blue filter but very bright thru red 
     & no filter. Shadow of C.p. faint & grayish whereas wall shad. were 
     normal black, (confirm. of Gordon, even tho 2h later?). Sketch of C.p. 
     rated at 10deg in red & no filter, & 8deg in blue. Other features rated 
     same in all 3. Cobra Head had 2 red patches. Sketches. Not confirm. by 
     Corralitos MB". NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 989.


2018-Jul-25 UT 18:33-19:22 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-Jul-25 UT 18:35-20:26 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-Jul-25 UT 19:22-20:12 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-Jul-25 UT 21:38-22:42 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-Jul-26 UT 13:42-15:13 Ill=99% Godin observed by Porter on 1973-7-14

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 14:30-16:18 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Cameron_W on 1961-8-25

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 15:00-16:37 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1973-12-8

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 16:09-19:04 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1985-5-3 *

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 16:33-17:57 Ill=99% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-3

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 16:40-18:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Farrant_M on 1968-4-11

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 17:04-18:41 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-12-8

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 18:19-19:20 Ill=99% Plato observed by Mannheim_Observers on 1788-12-11

     Bright point seen on the dark part.
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID is 38 and the weight
     assigned is 5.


2018-Jul-26 UT 19:18-20:55 Ill=99% Moretus observed by Webb_TW on 1871-12-25

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 19:27-20:40 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-Jul-26 UT 19:48-22:40 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-Jul-26 UT 22:10-22:15 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-Jul-27 UT 13:50-16:46 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Ellison on 1917-1-8 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:41 Ill=100% Moon observed by Rankin on 1848-3-19

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:42 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dorna on 1877-2-27

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-16:03 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Swift_L on 1895-3-11

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:57 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1913-3-22

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-16:08 Ill=100% Picard observed by Bogdanovich on 1927-12-8

     On 1927 Dec 08 at 20:00 Bogdanovich (Russia) Picard: "Crater, after 
     coming out of shadow after ech. was unsually hazy. next FM it was back 
     to normal". The cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:30 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Dubois on 1953-1-29

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:35 Ill=100% N_Pole observed by Brown_G on 1953-1-29

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-14:22 Ill=100% NE_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-12-30

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:16-15:12 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Emersen_G on 2000-1-21

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:22-15:44 Ill=100% Grimaldi observed by Herbert_M on 1976-11-6

     On 1976 Nov 06 at UT 18:26 M. Herbert (10x50 binoculars, Western 
     Supermare, UK) noticed a thin line that appeared to be dark red (almost 
     black) around the gassendi area. This is  BAA Lunar Section report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:40-16:33 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:44-16:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Stuyvaert_E on 1898-12-27

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:48-16:44 Ill=100% Theaetetus observed by Cherboneaux on 1902-10-16

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:53-16:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Chernov on 1961-8-26

     On 1961 Aug 26 at UT 01:25-01:41 Chernov (Russia, 6x binoculars) found 
     that during a penumbral phase of a solar eclpse Aristarchus appeared as 
     a bright white point easily seen in 6x binoculars. At the same time the 
     fissure near Aristarchus and Herodotus. (Schroter's Valley?) could be 
     seen, but not easily. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=746 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:57-16:54 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-2-20

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 14:59-16:36 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kruger on 1889-7-12

     On 1889 Jul 12 at 20:52-21:00UT, Kruger of Gotha? or Kiel? Germany, 
     using a 6" reflector (x33), saw a brilliant Aristarchus in the 
     surrounding gloom during an eclipse. The brilliance was striking. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=263 and weight=2.


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:13-19:08 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Herschel_W on 1790-10-22 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:15-18:27 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1949-10-7 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:20-17:16 Ill=100% Grimaldi observed by Osawa on 1967-4-24

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:44-17:40 Ill=100% Linne observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:44-17:40 Ill=100% Webb observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:47-17:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Zlatinsky on 1902-4-22

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 15:59-17:22 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Walker_G on 1966-10-29

     On 1966 Oct 29 at UT00:45-01:30 G.Walker observed a red spot in 
     Copernicus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=991 and the weight=2. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-18:56 Ill=100% Plato observed by Bianchini on 1685-12-10 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Alphonsus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Endymion observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Herodotus observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=100% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Kurchin on 1985-5-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:02-17:35 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     Minute point of light glittering like a star. Whole of
     Mare Crisium intersected with bright veins mixed with
     bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 138
     and weight=3.


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:02-17:35 Ill=100% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard, Ingall (Camberwll, UK) observed a minute point of light 
     glittering like a star. Whole of Mare Crisium intersected with bright 
     veins mixed with bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 
     138 and weight=2.


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:04-18:01 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Vreeland on 1949-4-13

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:07-20:01 Ill=100% Stofler observed by Albright on 1910-11-16 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 16:19-18:10 Ill=100% Moon observed by Unknown_French_Observer on 1862-6-12

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 17:06-20:03 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Beccaria on 1772-10-11 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 17:34-19:06 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Pickering_WH on 1912-9-26

     Pico B 1912 Sep 26 UTC 03:00 Observed by Pickering (Mandeville, Jamaca, 
     6.5" reflector) "Haze spreading from eastern end of crater. (MBMW gives 
     9/25/12 but it is 26th UT.)" NASA catalogue weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalogue ID #341.


2018-Jul-27 UT 17:41-19:29 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Moye on 1898-7-3

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 18:17-22:11 Ill=100% Janssen observed by Taylor_AR on 1964-12-19 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 18:19-21:29 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Airy on 1877-8-23 *

     On 1877 Aug 23/24 at UT 23:10-01:00 Airy, Pratt and Capron (Greenwich, 
     England, France) observed during a lunar eclipse an unusual spectrum 
     with strong absorption in yellow. (Airy) 2 patches of crimson light of 
     short duration. Cameron says that this is a confirmation observation 
     and that Airy was the Astronomer Royal. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=197 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jul-27 UT 18:20-19:55 Ill=100% Plato observed by Pedler_J on 1970-8-17

     On 1970 Aug 17 at UT 02:40 Pedler (England) noted that the 
     shadow flowed around instead of over Plato. Wondered if shadow 
     matched the gray of the crater. Within minutes the shadow line 
     looked normal again. At 04:41UT Claudio Pamplona (Brazil) saw a 
     pulsation in Plato during a lunar eclipse. He thought that this 
     was due to falling temperatures. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1274 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-27 UT 18:24-20:18 Ill=100% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1949-10-7

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 19:06-22:00 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 19:06-22:00 Ill=100% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1982-12-30 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 19:13-23:00 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-Jul-27 UT 19:34-22:36 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-Jul-27 UT 19:56-21:51 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:01-21:57 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-Jul-27 UT 20:19-00:14 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-Jul-27 UT 20:31-22:27 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-Jul-27 UT 21:18-23:13 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-Jul-27 UT 21:56-23:10 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-Jul-27 UT 22:16-23:13 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-Jul-27 UT 22:33-23:13 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-Jul-27 UT 22:57-23:13 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-Jul-28 UT 15:00-16:38 Ill=99% Linne observed by Frost on 1906-2-9

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 16:34-18:10 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-10-30

     Aristarchus 1966 Oct 30 UTC 01:32-01:48 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x79, x142, x194, S=5, T=3) "S.region 
     of floor granulated & 6 deg bright light brownish tone; rest of crater 
     8deg bright white". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #992.


2018-Jul-28 UT 19:31-21:26 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-5

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 20:24-22:20 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-11-19

     On 1956 Nov 19 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-Jul-28 UT 21:32-00:17 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-2-22 *

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 21:56-22:51 Ill=99% Littrow observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1915-1-31

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 23:33-00:37 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Green_SM on 1938-11-8 *

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 23:56-00:37 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-10 *

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 15:43-16:18 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-12-12

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 17:14-19:01 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Slager on 1986-10-20

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 17:44-18:45 Ill=97% Plato observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1824-12-8

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 17:45-18:48 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Favarger_F on 1947-11-30

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 19:15-20:33 Ill=97% 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-Jul-29 UT 19:43-21:19 Ill=97% Herodotus observed by Brown_M on 1972-7-27

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 20:47-22:35 Ill=96% Promontorium_Heraclides observed by Moore_P on 1948-10-19

     Heraclides Point 1948 Oct 19 UTC 22:00 Observed by Moore (England, 12" 
     reflector?) "Blurred, misty -- La Place was sharp. White diffused 
     bright spot in S. Iridum close to Heraclides pt." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #512.


2018-Jul-29 UT 21:26-00:11 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-2-23 *

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 23 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas & Stump 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" refletor+Moon Blink) 
     "Bluring around crater -- vis. in monitor, but not photographed due to 
     clouds." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2018-Jul-29 UT 21:32-23:10 Ill=96% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1990-8-8

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 21:32-23:10 Ill=96% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-8

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 23:01-00:16 Ill=96% Mare_Crisium observed by Wildey on 1962-7-19

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


2018-Jul-30 UT 17:30-19:22 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-11-1

     Aristarchus 1966 Nov 01 UTC 02:47-02:58 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x283, S=6, T=4) "S.region of floor 
     granulated, 6 deg bright distinctly yellow-brown; rest of crater 8 deg 
     bright white". NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 994.


2018-Jul-30 UT 18:51-20:10 Ill=92% 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-Jul-30 UT 20:17-00:05 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-2-24 *

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 24 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas & Stump 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" refletor+Moon Blink) 
     "Bluring around crater -- vis. in monitor, but not photographed due to 
     clouds." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2018-Jul-30 UT 21:30-22:52 Ill=92% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-29

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 29 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (England, UK) 
     "Orange spot just W. of c.p. on central ridge; circular area @ 15-25km 
     diam, larger than c.p. Was bright orange then turned orange-brown 
     toward center. Central 4,5km was darker than rest; bownish-black with 
     blue-white specks flashing in center. Obscur. there but ridge clear 
     elsewhere. The dark spot SW of c.p. could not be seentho outside of 
     color area. Sketch. It had appearance of dome of atm. thicker at 
     center. Never seen before in 11y. Next nite brighter. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1337. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-31 UT 00:20-00:37 Ill=91% Posidonius observed by Schmidt_J on 1849-2-11

     Posidonius 1849 Feb 11 UT 02:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 
     7" refractor) "Bright little crater in it was shadowless. Schroter saw 
     repeated changes in it & others & once saw this crater's shadow 
     replaced by a gray veil. Gruithuisen saw the same thing as Schroter in 
     1821." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #128. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Jul-31 UT 18:45-20:34 Ill=86% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1895-9-8

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


2018-Jul-31 UT 21:38-22:43 Ill=86% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-30

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 30 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (UK 
     using a reflector) "Orange glow, brighter this nite than last 
     nite. Following nites were cloudy. Aristarchus and Gassendi 
     were negative." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1338.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.