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



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-Oct-01 UT 15:53-17:45 Ill=58% Triesnecker observed by Allen_DA on 1966-7-10

     Triesnecker 1966 Jul 10 UTC 02:00-02:15 Observed by Allen (Cambridge, 
     England) and other observations by Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, 
     NM, USA). Described in NASA catalog as: "Faint illum. of a ridge in 
     shadow; faded quickly (in BAA judged dubious). Not confirmed by 
     Corralitos MB." 12?" refractor (x280) used at Cambridge and at 
     Corralitos 24" reflector. NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog TLP ID No. #956.


2018-Oct-02 UT 16:56-17:35 Ill=46% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-05 UT 17:05-18:01 Ill=15% N_Pole observed by Haas_W on 1940-12-25 *

     On 1940 Dec 25 at UT 10:00? Haas (New Mexico, USA, 12" reflector?) 
     observed the northern horn to be elongated by about 10'. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=482 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-05 UT 17:05-18:01 Ill=15% S_Pole observed by Haas_W on 1940-12-25 *

     On 1940 Dec 25 at UT 10:00? Haas (New Mexico, USA, 12" reflector?) 
     observed the southern horn to be elongated by about 10'. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=482 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-10 UT 07:18-07:43 Ill=2% Earthshine: Draconids, Southern Taurids, Piscids - peak S & Delta Aurigids

2018-Oct-11 UT 06:46-06:57 Ill=5% Aristarchus observed by Lubke on 1988-5-18

     On 1988 May 18 at UT01:00-02:35 Lubke (Middleton, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x130) reported that Aristarchus glowed "like an out of focus 
     star varying with the atmosphere". Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 20x60 
     binoucular) and Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 7x35 and 20x60 binoculars, S=
     6/10) found that both Copernicus and kepler were brighter than 
     Aristarchus in Earthshine. Aristarchus itself looked unusual, though 
     Spain did not see Aristarchus at all. Darling and Wieir (20x60 
     binouculars) agreed that it appeared as a star-like point in 
     binoculars. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=326 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Oct-11 UT 06:46-06:57 Ill=5% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1988-5-18

     On 1988 May 18 at UT01:00-02:35 Lubke (Middleton, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x130) reported that Aristarchus glowed "like an out of focus 
     star varying with the atmosphere". Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 20x60 
     binoucular) and Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 7x35 and 20x60 binoculars, S=
     6/10) found that both Copernicus and kepler were brighter than 
     Aristarchus in Earthshine. Aristarchus itself looked unusual, though 
     Spain did not see Aristarchus at all. Darling and Wieir (20x60 
     binouculars) agreed that it appeared as a star-like point in 
     binoculars. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=326 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Oct-11 UT 06:46-06:57 Ill=5% Kepler observed by Lubke on 1988-5-18

     On 1988 May 18 at UT01:00-02:35 Lubke (Middleton, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x130) reported that Aristarchus glowed "like an out of focus 
     star varying with the atmosphere". Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 20x60 
     binoucular) and Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 7x35 and 20x60 binoculars, S=
     6/10) found that both Copernicus and kepler were brighter than 
     Aristarchus in Earthshine. Aristarchus itself looked unusual, though 
     Spain did not see Aristarchus at all. Darling and Wieir (20x60 
     binouculars) agreed that it appeared as a star-like point in 
     binoculars. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=326 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Oct-11 UT 06:46-06:57 Ill=5% Aristarchus observed by Beaumont_S on 1990-4-26

     On 1990 Apr 26 at UT 19:30-20:30 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK, seeing=II, 
     very good) observed Aristarchus to be "very bright" in Earthshine - it 
     varied in brightness. However she could also see the edges of the mare 
     and the west limb clearly. Grimaldi was slso seen. Cameron suspects 
     that these are atmospheric effects. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=400 and 
     the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-11 UT 06:46-06:57 Ill=5% Grimaldi observed by Beaumont_S on 1990-4-26

     On 1990 Apr 26 at UT 19:30-20:30 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK, seeing=II, 
     very good) noted that Grimaldi was seen well however she could also see 
     the edges of the mare and the west limb clearly. Cameron suspects 
     that these are atmospheric effects. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=400 and 
     the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-11 UT 07:20-08:41 Ill=6% Earthshine: Draconids, Southern Taurids, Piscids - peak S & Delta Aurigids

2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-09:18 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Ward on 1821-5-4 *

     In 1821 May 04 at UT 21:30-22:00 Ward (England? Large aperture 
     telescope, x80), Bailey (England?) and Olbers (Bremen, Germany, 
     refractor) observed in the Earthlit part of the Moon an apperent small 
     comet like feature extended from Aristarchus towards Grimaldi. The 
     light was similar to a glow worm. The observer had never seen anything 
     like it. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=89 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-07:49 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1988-5-19

     On 1988 May 19 at UT01:14-02:30 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 7x35 
     binoculars) was able to see Copernicus OK, Kepler (only just) and 
     Aristarchus was invisible in Earthshine. He could not see the usual 
     bright areas in Earthshine either. D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 
     3.5"reflector, x30-277) could not see anything in Earthshine. Lubke 
     (Middleton, WI, USA, 8" reflector, x75 and x130) though was able to see 
     Aristarchus and it was brighter than its surroundings, however it was a 
     lot fainter than on the 18th May. Cameron suspects that this was 
     atmospheric in origin and not a TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=329 
     and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-09:29 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Horton_R on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at 00:00? R.Horton (N.Scituate, RI, USA, 6" reflector)
     found Aristarchus (and Kepler) to be much less bright than Copernicus. 
     Photographs show this. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=359a and the weight=
     3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-09:29 Ill=11% Copernicus observed by Horton_R on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at UT 00:00? R. Horton (N. ScN. Scituate, RI, USA, 6" 
     reflector) took an Earthshine photograph that revealed Copernicus to be 
     brighter than Aristarchus and Kepler. Cameron comments that usually 
     Aristarchus is the brighter and thought it a bit odd because Copernicus 
     should have been less visible, being nearer the terminator3 The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=359a and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-09:29 Ill=11% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at UT 00:00-04:45 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 11" 
     reflector, 3" refractor, S=9/10 and T=6) observed the central peak of 
     Tycho in Earthshine and that the crater "glowed". However Earthshine 
     was exceptionally bright tonight. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=359b and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-12 UT 06:47-08:02 Ill=11% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Mugridge_P on 1990-4-27

     On 1990 Apr 27 at UT20:00-20:30 P. Mugridge (Surrey, UK) observed a 
     bright light "sometimes 3 lights in form of triangle" in Oceasnus 
     Procellarum (56W, ~25N), roughly mid way between Schroter's Valley and 
     Briggs. "Haze surrounds as a mist or fog. poss. < at end of obs." 
     Cameron comments that this may have been as a result of contrast in the 
     strong Earthshine. Foley even contemplates if it was a 
     misidentification of Aristarchus. Cameron comments that it is probably 
     not due to terrestrial atmosphere. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=401 and 
     the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-12 UT 07:39-08:02 Ill=11% S_Pole observed by Stolyarenko on 1912-6-17

     Southern Cusps 1912 Jun 17 UT 20:00 Observed by Stolyarenko (Russia)
     "Sharply outlined edges of new moon easily extended in 25 deg band over 
     unlit part. S. horn larger than N. one" NASA catalog weight=1 (very 
     low). NASA catalog ID #340.


2018-Oct-12 UT 07:21-08:04 Ill=11% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-12 UT 08:47-09:29 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at 02:13 was seen to be not very bright in binoculars, 
     despite visibility of Earthshine in general as being exceptional. 
     Darling confirmed this at 02:31UT, though it was quite bright in a 
     17" reflector,but Herodotus could barely be seen. Weier claimed to be 
     able to see Aristarchus with the naked eye. At 02:08 the brightness was 
     found to be 5.0 for several measurments. The observing team ware from 
     the Maddison Asgtronomical Society, WI, USA. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=359b and he weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-13 UT 06:48-06:54 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Welch on 1965-8-1

     On 1965 Aug 01 at UT 05:00 Welch (Table Mountain, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector, seeing=excellent) observed some star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus in ashen light. Cameron says 7/31/65 in MBMW=local time = 
     6/1/65 in UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=886 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-13 UT 06:48-07:18 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Heath on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT06:15-08:00 Heath (Christchurch, New Zealand) noted 
     that Aristarchus was brighter than normal (Apollo 11 watch). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1157 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-13 UT 07:00-08:37 Ill=19% W_Limb observed by Hopkins_BJ on 1883-3-12

     On 1883 Mar 12 at UT 20:00 Hopkins (located somewhere in the eastern 
     USA) saw a line of light-well seen (similar to Cameron's TLP catalog ID 
     235, except for the apparent phase. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=235 and 
     the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-13 UT 07:35-09:03 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1980-10-12

     On 1980 Oct 12 at UT23:30 D.Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x75, seeing 10/10) observed the crater to be glowing faintly 
     - photos showed it to be blue. Cameron 2006 TLP catalog ID=113 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-13 UT 07:22-09:05 Ill=19% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-08:39 Ill=27% Aristarchus observed by Ward on 1821-5-6

     In 1821 May 06 at UT 21:45 Ward (England? Large aperture 
     telescope, x80), Bailey (England?) and Olbers (Bremen, Germany, 
     refractor) observed in the Earthlit part of the Moon an apperent small 
     comet like feature extended from Aristarchus towards Grimaldi. The 
     light was similar to a glow worm. The observer had never seen anything 
     like it. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=89 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-08:03 Ill=27% Cassini observed by Arkhipov on 1937-2-15

     In 1937 Feb 15 at UT 16:00? Arkhipov (Russia) observed in Cassini: 
     "Blue-greenish scintillating spots at bottom of crater were vis. on 
     ashen light background. (confirm of Andrenko?)". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=419 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-08:20 Ill=27% Aristarchus observed by Andrenko on 1939-2-23

     On 1939 Feb 23 at UT 23:00 Andrenko (Sao Paulo?, Brazil) 
     observed Aristarchus as a bright spot -- bluish (Cameron says 
     confirmation of Malakhov), The cameron 1978 catalog ID=445 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-07:37 Ill=27% Aristarchus observed by Whelan on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 06:30 Whelan (Wellington, New Zealand) observed a 
     pulsating glow in Aristarchus crater, extending towards the north. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1162 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-07:10 Ill=27% Janssen observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-9-11

     On 1983 Sep 11 at UT 23:52 K.P. Marshall (Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, x268, seeing II), whilst sketching the crater Janssen 
     noticed a tenuous red patch on the southern junction of the 
     valley which joins Fabricius to A. Nothing resembling this found 
     on nearby areas. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-14 UT 06:49-07:23 Ill=27% Aristarchus observed by Grego_P on 2010-4-18

     On 2010Apr18 at UT 20:45-21:00 P. Grego (St Dennis, UK, 17" 
     reflector - first practice run) observed that Aristarchus in 
     Earthishine was the brightest that he had seen it before. The 
     effect had faded to normal in the next 15 minutes though. "The 
     bright spot was initially thought to be part of the wall of 
     Aristarchus, but on closer examination the spot was probably the
     crater’s central peak. At around this time I estimated the 
     brightness of the peak to be around magnitude 8, but this is a 
     poor estimate as no suitable comparison stars in the immediate 
     vicinity of the field of view were to be seen. Aristarchus’ 
     outline was visible, as was a clearly defined sweep of 
     brightness to its west (presumably the high albedo markings 
     southeast of Herodotus) and another illuminated area to the 
     north of Aristarchus (presumably the Vaisala area), and a small 
     illuminated patch on the eastern flanks of Aristarchus. No other 
     areas of the Moon in earthshine appeared to be as bright as 
     these markings, and there were certainly no other clearly-
     defined spots as brilliant as the one that lay in Aristarchus. A 
     watch was kept until 22:00 UT, when the Moon went out of view 
     behind a tree. During this period it appeared that the spot was 
     becoming less bright and less clearly-defined, although the 
     other albedo markings in its vicinity remained visible; this may 
     have been a consequence of the Moon’s diminishing altitude. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-14 UT 07:19-09:16 Ill=27% N_Pole observed by Wilkins_HP on 1953-4-18

     Cusps 1953 Apr 18 UT 21:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England, 15"? 
     reflector) "Faint extension of the cusps. (high peaks in sunlight)." 
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID 558.


2018-Oct-14 UT 07:19-09:16 Ill=27% S_Pole observed by Wilkins_HP on 1953-4-18

     Cusps 1953 Apr 18 UT 21:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England, 15"? 
     reflector) "Faint extension of the cusps. (high peaks in sunlight)." 
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #558.


2018-Oct-14 UT 07:37-07:50 Ill=27% Messier observed by Evans_D on 1981-9-3

     Messier 1981 Sep 03 UT 19:15-19:55 Observed by Evans (England, 254mm 
     Newtonian, seeing II-III, transparency fair). "Messier was under going 
     obscuration" BAA Lunar Section Circular report. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-14 UT 07:24-10:01 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-15 UT 06:51-08:10 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Whelan on 1969-7-20

     On 1967 Jul 20 at UT 07:00 Whelan, (Wellington, New Zealnd) saw a 
     pulsating glow from Aristarchus crater, and this continued, although 
     less pronounced. This was during the apolo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1172 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-15 UT 06:51-08:45 Ill=36% Earthshine observed by Weith_Knudson on 1974-2-27

     On 1974 Feb Weith-Knudson (Copenhagen, Denmark, 12" refrlector, x72)
     observed a magnitude 7.7 flash (comparison between SAO093043=mag 7,8 
     and SAO093052 mag=7.5 that happened to lie in the field of view at the 
     time) in Earthshine. The observer speculates whether this was a lunar 
     meteorite impact or a reflection from an artificial satellite (or 
     indeed as Cameron suggests from an Earth meteor?). The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1388 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-15 UT 06:51-07:59 Ill=36% Proclus observed by Haas_W on 2003-9-2

     Proclus NW ray 2003 Sep 02 UTC 02:20-03:35 Observed by Haas (Las 
     Cruces, NM, USA) "Everyone knows the bright ray running northwest from 
     Proclus. In this view from 2:20 to 2:36, UT on September 2 I remarked a 
     thin, pink southwest border to the ray. One thinks of chromatic 
     aberration, and the position supports this interpretation; but other 
     bright lunar features showed no such effect. The pink border lay 1 to 
     2.5 diameters away from Proclus (S=2, T=3.5). At 2:55, UT (S=1-2, S=
     3.5) the border was gone; neither its appearance nor disappearance was 
     observed. At 03:25 UT there is no sign of the pink border (S=2, T=3), 
     moreover the Moon was lower, so atmospheric dispersion must be greater 
     by now? 12.5" Newtonian x321 at 02:20-02:36, x202 at other times.?" 
     Note that experiments to simulate spurious colour using Adobe Photoshop 
     were able to recreate colour in the correct place on the NW ray - 
     however there should have been colour reported on the SW ray too and 
     there was no mention of this, therefore the observational report is 
     intriguing. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-15 UT 07:22-09:11 Ill=36% Daniell observed by Price_M on 1979-12-24

     M. Price of Camberley, UK noticed that an area in relation
     to the central area of the floor could not be resolved. Averted
     vision was used, but this did not help to resolve detail. The crater
     was close to the terminator and was in general sharply in focus
     apart from the suspect area. No spurious colour seen. Sketch
     supplied.P. Foley wonders if the effect was due to the resolution
     limit of Price's scope? Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=78
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2. 6" reflector x64 and x120.
     Seeing=III-IV and Transparency=good.


2018-Oct-15 UT 08:11-09:56 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by McIntosh on 1969-7-20

     On 1969 Jul 20 at UT 0845 McIntosh (Auckland, New Zealand, 14" 
     reflector) saw Aristarchus crater to be brighter in red light. This was 
     during the Apollo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1173 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-15 UT 08:50-10:45 Ill=37% Mare_Crisium observed by Kidger_M on 1975-3-18

     On 1975 Mar 18 at UT17:30 M.Kidger (Winterbourne Down, Bristol, UK, 
     60mm refractor, x36, very good conditions with a very sharp image and 
     the sky was almost perfectly clear apart from a very few small clouds). 
     In Mare Crisium it was observed that only a ray of Proclus could be 
     seen to cross the floor - normally there are at least four craters 
     visible inside mare Crisium on good nights and at least one being 
     visible under bad conditions. So despite it being very clear and the 
     image quality being good, the observer found it odd that no craters 
     were visible on the floor of mare Crisium. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     report. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-15 UT 09:12-10:52 Ill=37% Limb observed by Challis on 1859-5-8

     Observations made by Challis of Cambridge, and N. Pogson of Hartwell, 
     both of the UK. Before the occultation, Saturn's rings were 
     distorted. A dark border was seen around the Moon. Just before 
     re-appearance a sea green colour was noticed. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension  ID=5 and weight=2-5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-15 UT 10:49-10:52 Ill=37% W_Limb observed by Webb_TW on 1855-6-20

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


2018-Oct-15 UT 07:25-10:54 Ill=37% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-16 UT 06:52-07:45 Ill=46% Theophilus observed by Ruchatz on 1972-5-19

     Theophilus 1972 May 19 UT 23:48 Theophilus observed by Ruchatz (51N 
     10E, 60mm refractor, T=4, S=2) "Diminution of brightness of the S wall 
     for a short time" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 
     (1984), p53-61.


2018-Oct-16 UT 06:52-07:58 Ill=46% Censorinus observed by Cook_AC on 1985-6-24

     On 1985 Jun 14 UT 21:16-21:40 Observed by A.C. Cook Frimley, UK, 
     30cm reflector, seeing IV, transparency moderate, very litle 
     spectral dispersion noticed - Wratter 25 and 44a filters used) 
     UT 21:16-21:19 Censorinus slightly brighter in red and more 
     detail seen. Observed other features before and after this. 
     Checked again UT21:31-21:40 - same appearance. Torricelli and 
     Torricelli B in comparison looked normal with other craters of 
     similar size. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-16 UT 06:52-08:28 Ill=46% Proclus observed by Haas_W on 2003-9-3

     Proclus NW ray 2003 Sep 03 UTC 02:46-03:07 Observed by Haas (Las 
     Cruces, NM, USA) "The curious reddish edge to the conspicuous bright 
     ray running N2 from Proclus is seen again (x321, x366 (S=1-3, T=3.5-
     2.5). It lies on the SW side of the ray, with no corresponding blue 
     border on its NE edge. The effect persists as the Moon drifts across 
     the whole eyepiece field. However at 03:46 (x202) the coloured edge is 
     not recognized now, but perhaps only because of worse conditions (S=3, 
     T=2) 12.5" Newtonian reflector used." The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-16 UT 06:52-08:42 Ill=46% Descartes observed by Bryukhanov_I on 2010-4-20

     On 2010 Apr 20 some time between UT 22:00 and 23:00 I.Bryukhanov 
     (Minsk, Zeiss Refractor at the Minsk planetarium) observed an 
     orange-brown tint a little to the west of Zollner and Kant 
     craters. Apparently images were obtained.


2018-Oct-16 UT 07:52-08:31 Ill=46% Sabine observed by Jean on 1967-9-11

     Sabine 1967 Sep 11 UTC 00:32,00:45 Observers: Jean at al. (27 obs., 21  
     telescopes, Montreal, Canada, 3-6" refractors, reflectors) "A black, 
     rectangular-shaped cloud vis. in M.Tranquill, moving W-E (IAU ?) & 
     dissipated nr. term., surrounded by viol. colour. Bright yellow flash 
     at 00:45, (obs. in response to request to obs. impact of Surveyor V at 
     0046) NASA catalog weight=3 (good). NASA catalog ID #1043.


2018-Oct-16 UT 08:12-09:31 Ill=46% Proclus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1988-7-21

     On 1988 Jul 21 at UT 01:00? an Unknown observer (name and geographical 
     position not given in the cameron catalog) detected a darkening on the 
     floor of Proclus crater - this was also seen by other observers - some 
     of whom were making observations independently. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=330 and the weight=1.


2018-Oct-16 UT 09:02-10:44 Ill=46% Maskelyne observed by Whelan on 1969-7-21

     On 1969 Jul 21 at UT09:30 Whelan (Wellington, New Zealand, 10" and 6" 
     reflectors. Other observers involved were: Mackrell (New Zealand, 6" 
     reflector) and Spellman (4" reflector) observed Maskelyne crater 
     undergoing a whitish glowing brightening. Shadowy filling of whole 
     crater. Apollo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1179 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-16 UT 09:02-10:55 Ill=46% Posidonius observed by Osawa on 1969-5-23

     Posidonius 1969 May 23 UT 11:35-12:45 Observed by Osawa (Hyogo-ken, 
     Japan, 8" reflector x286) "W.(ast. ?) rim of crater was yellow in 
     integ. light, brownish to deep yellow in filter, with no blink.
     Hue seen thruout obs. (true ground color? or seeing ? or true LTP?) 
     thin clouds. (Apollo 10 watch)". NASA catalog weight=3 average. NASA 
     catalog ID #1141.


2018-Oct-16 UT 09:48-10:20 Ill=46% Menelaus observed by Whelan on 1970-4-13

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


2018-Oct-16 UT 07:26-11:42 Ill=47% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Oct-17 UT 06:53-08:46 Ill=55% Alphonsus observed by Warner_B on 1960-1-6

     Alphonsus 1960 Jan 06 UT 18:00 Observed by Warner and Hole (London, 
     England, 18" refractor and 24" reflector, Moon blink used) "Red spot. 
     Hole saw this on several other occasions(indep. confirm)." NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID 727.


2018-Oct-17 UT 06:53-07:07 Ill=55% Aristillus observed by Pasternak on 1973-4-10

     Aristillus 1973 Apr 10 UT 20:18-20:24 Observed by Pasternak (53.33N, 
     7.5E, 75mm refractor, T=3, S=3) "Faint reddish area at the SE wall of 
     Aristillus"  - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), 
     p53-61.


2018-Oct-17 UT 06:53-08:23 Ill=55% Archimedes observed by Try on 2001-9-25

     Near archimedes 2001 Sep 25 UT 08:30 Observed by Try (Whangarei, New 
     Zealand, 4" f/10 reflector) "observed two possible L.T.Ps. on the edge 
     of the terminator near the crater Archimedes. They appeared to be two 
     bright points of light about the size of Mount Piton. They seem to 
     form a triangle with Mount Piton. He observed them for two hours and 
     they were still visible when he ended his observing session.  He was 
     observing with a 4" f10 reflector. Then Moon age was 7.9 days old and 
     the colongitude was 4.83. submitted a drawing showing the area where 
     the lights were observed." ALPO report. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-17 UT 07:54-09:51 Ill=55% Jansen observed by deBerard on 1966-8-24

     Jansen 1966 Aug 24 UT 04:15-04:25 Observed by deBerard (Flossmoor, IL, 
     USA, 6" reflector, x360, S=V, moonblink used) "Bright green glow -- 
     using red & blue filters & green polariz. filter." NASA catalog weight=
     3 (average). NASA catalog ID #965.


2018-Oct-17 UT 08:51-10:04 Ill=56% Proclus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-7-22

     On 1988 Jul 22 at UT 02:15-04:00 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 11" 
     reflector) made a sketch of a dark area of the (East) floor of 
     Proclus that revealed a large anomalous dark region - there 
     should be no shade here when the sun is at an altitude of above 
     50 deg!. BAA lunar section archives reveal similar dark shadings 
     - however on this night it was a different shaped dark area. The 
     appearance was confirmed by several observers. Foley reported 
     that the region affected stretched from Proclus to Theophilus. 
     The TLP was seen in the USA too by D, Darling as early as 
     01:31UT and by others on his TLP network - brightness 
     measurements of the "c.p." were 3.5 and the remainder of the 
     floor was 5.5. However the observers did not all agree on the 
     same position for this dark area. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     331 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-17 UT 09:20-11:17 Ill=56% Arzachel observed by Barcroft on 1941-1-6

     On 1941 Jan 06 at UT04:00 Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) saw an anomalous shadow in Arzachel crater. Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=482 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Oct-17 UT 09:28-11:15 Ill=56% Ptolemaeus observed by Firsoff on 1954-5-10

     Flash seen in Ptolemaeus (A?) - possibly a meteor. Cameron 1978
     catalog weight=1. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=863.


2018-Oct-17 UT 09:30-11:12 Ill=56% Herschel observed by del_Valle_D on 2005-8-13

     Herschel 2005 Aug 13 UT 00:07-00:29 Observed by Daniel del Valle 
     Hernandez (Aguadilla, PR, 8"SCT, x225, S=7, T=4) "Interesting 
     configuration of shadows with umbra and penumbra. Effect seemed to 
     reduce over time." An ALPO report. 	The ALPO/BAA report=2.


2018-Oct-17 UT 10:03-11:49 Ill=56% Mons_Pico observed by Adee_J on 2008-4-13

     2009 Apr 13 UT 18:55-20:00 J. Adee (UK) and later A. Jarwaski (UK) saw 
     Mons Pico to be incredibly bright. Adee reported naked eye visibility, 
     though this does not show up in later CCD images. Jarwaski saw another 
     nearby Mt very bright as well. This has been assigned an ALPO/BAA 
     weight of 2, though i suspect it is just normal for Pico to get quite 
     bright at sunrise.


2018-Oct-17 UT 10:08-11:54 Ill=56% Montes_Apenninus observed by Armitage_J on 2008-4-13

     Patches of brightness seen in the area between craters Aratus and Joy.
     Seemed to the observer to be perhaps slightly brighter than one would
     expect - the observer thought that their observation only barely
     constitured a TLP but decided to send the report in anyway. This
     has been assigned an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2018-Oct-17 UT 10:48-12:24 Ill=56% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1983-9-15

     On 1983 Sep 15 at UT 05:20-05:24 Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     8" reflector and 3" refractor, seeing poor) found that the west wall of 
     Eimmart was unusually bright (8.3) and apparently it was almost as 
     bright as the "WEBS(of Aris?) at its brightest". The crater was 
     apparently normal again on Sep 20 and 26. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     228 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-17 UT 11:01-12:08 Ill=56% Proclus observed by Dean on 1970-7-11

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


2018-Oct-17 UT 11:01-12:08 Ill=56% Secchi observed by Dean on 1970-7-11

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


2018-Oct-18 UT 06:54-07:10 Ill=65% Plato observed by Cross on 1970-4-15

     Plato 1970 Apr 15 UT 05:38-05:40,05:51-05:53 Observed by Cross 
     (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 108mm Schiefspiegler or 152mm refractor, 
     S=6, T=5.5=VG). The observer noted a lack of detail inside the 
     crater floor, despite visibility of detail outside the crater. 
     Spectra were normal for color. (obs. similar to historic 
     reports. Apollo 13 watch?)" NASA catalog weight=1 and catalog ID 
     #1253. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-18 UT 06:54-07:41 Ill=65% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1989-6-12

     On 1989 Jun 12 at UT 21:18-22:25 G. North (Herstmonceaux, UK, 
     Coude, seeing=V) noted at 21:18UT that Torricelli B was 
     "barely visible"- possibly this was seeing related. M. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, 8" reflector, seeing=IV) found Toricelli B to be 
     ëxtremely dull - impossible to judge shadows on floor in 
     contrast to Cens." Holmes (Rockdale, England, UK, 8" 
     reflector, seeing=II-III) at UT21:30 also found Toricelli B 
     difficult to find at magnifications less than 200x. Cameron 
     comments that "Dulling is common on it at high Sun but 
     illumination doesn't seem to be the cause or related". The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=365 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-18 UT 07:35-09:30 Ill=65% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1958-12-19

     Alphonsus 1958 Dec 19 UTC 20:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England) 
     decsribed in the NASA catalog as: "Reddish patch on central peak" 15" 
     reflector used. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalof TLP ID No. 
     711.


2018-Oct-18 UT 09:32-11:17 Ill=65% Eratosthenes observed by Cattermole_P on 1954-5-11

     Eratosthenes 1954 May 11 UTC 20:00 Observer: Catermole (UK, 3" 
     refractor) "Central peak invis. tho surroundings were sharp". 
     NASA catalog ID #563, NASA weight=4 (high). ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-18 UT 09:36-11:27 Ill=65% Alpetragius observed by Barnard on 1889-9-4

     Alpetragius 1889 Sep 4 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by E.E. Barnard (Lick 
     Observatory, CA, USA, 36" refractor x150, x700) "Shadow of CP diffused 
     & pale. Entire inside of crater seemed filled with haze or smoke. Shad. 
     of E.wall was black & sharp. CP & floor seen thru haze. No other 
     craters showed this appear. (date&time rep't=Sep3, 1830L.T)." N.B. Sun 
     above the horizon at 02:30 - sun sets at Lick at 02:37! NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #264. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-18 UT 10:33-11:52 Ill=66% Tycho observed by North_G on 1995-3-10

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


2018-Oct-18 UT 10:35-11:41 Ill=66% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-23

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


2018-Oct-18 UT 11:02-11:58 Ill=66% Plato observed by Cragg on 1952-4-4

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


2018-Oct-18 UT 11:23-13:03 Ill=66% Censorinus observed by Iwanoff on 1972-4-22

     On 1972 Apr 22 at UT 17:30-18:15 Iwanoff (60mm refractor, 1000mm focal 
     length,transparency 3 out of 5 and seeing 3 out of 5, located at 53deg 
     5' N and 8deg 45'E) At Censorinus a diffuse bright area, greater than 
     the crater itself, yellow to white in colour. Published in Hilbrecht 
     and Kuveler, Moon and Planets, 30 (1984) p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-18 UT 11:39-12:58 Ill=66% Pico_B observed by Sartory on 1966-9-23

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


2018-Oct-18 UT 12:12-13:03 Ill=66% Kepler observed by Morales on 1884-2-5

     Morales of France?, observed "an illumination" in Kepler on 1884 Feb 05 
     at UT20:00?. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID is 241 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-18 UT 12:21-13:03 Ill=66% W_Limb observed by Fitton on 1974-3-2

     On 1974 Mar 02 at UT 23:00 Fitton (Lancashire, UK, 8.5" reflector, 
     x200, seeing = excellent and transparency = excellent) observed "A fine 
     deep red line seen at 1st contact with B-ring of Saturn. Nothing 
     unusual at A-ring contact. Persisted during occult. of B-ring. It 
     divided into 2 components & space between B-ring & globe cutting ring 
     into 2 disjointed ends persisted till dark limb passed onto globe of 
     Saturn, then a short red line corresponding exactly to chord of planet 
     disk defined by lunar limb. It increased in length as occult. 
     progressed. It suddenly vanished after 3/4 of globe had been occulted. 
     No afterglow at spot on limb, no irreg. at limb could be seen. Obs. 
     eliminates Saturn, telescope, & atmosp. as possible cause. Suggests 
     refraction from tenuous atm. of destructive interference of reflected 
     light from very small angle at limb, or diffraction of Saturn light 
     grazing limb". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1389 and weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-18 UT 12:51-13:03 Ill=66% Censorinus observed by Hopp on 1972-4-22

     On 1972 Apr 22 at UT 18:58-00:28 Hopp (75mm refractor, 1200mm focal 
     length,transparency 4 out of 5 and seeing 4 out of 5, located at 52deg 
     30' N and 13deg 15'E) Censorinus brighter than normal relative to 
     Proclus. Published in Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Moon and Planets, 30 
     (1984) p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-19 UT 06:56-07:34 Ill=73% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-8-26

     Agrippa 1966 Aug 26 UTC 01:52-02:24 Observer: Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x437) "Shadow of C.p. was 
     grayish, wall shad. was normal black, C.p.itself barely disting. 
     from floor" S=5, T=3. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #966. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-19 UT 06:56-08:52 Ill=73% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1967-7-17

     Shadow of central peak barely distinguishable.
     Residual wall shadow normal black. Landslip very
     conspicuous, 10 deg bright. Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID=1040 and weight=4. Cameron 2006 Catalog
     Extension ID=12 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-19 UT 07:15-09:11 Ill=74% Plato observed by Albert_J on 2009-4-5

     On 2009 Apr 05 at UT 01:03-01:31, 01:44 and 02:30 J. Albert 
     (FL, USA, 11"  reflector, x224 and x311, transparency 4-3 
     and seeing 5-6/10) noted a tiny point on the south east
     rim of Plato, adjacent to the east wall shadow. It was
     first seen at x311 without filters, then in both Wratten
     25 (red) and Wratten 38A (blue) - it was faintest in the
     latter. The spot was probably a high point on the south east
     rim. By 01:28UT the spot was no longer visible in the blue
     filter, but could still be seen well in red and white light.
     No change was seen during rechecks at 01:44 or 02:30. The
     observer considers that this was not a TLP as it was on the
     limits of detectability and anyway observing conditions were
     poor. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Oct-19 UT 08:26-10:23 Ill=74% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1974-3-3

     On 1974 Mar 3 at UT 19:06-20:20 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, 
     UK, 10" refractor, x200, seeing=poor) got a Moon Blink reaction 
     on the South east wall of Plato, adjacent to the rim shadow and 
     alerted the BAA TLP network. Ford reported a negtive result at 
     19:35UT, although Robinson was still getting a blink reaction at 
     19:40UT, albeit fainter, red at times. Findlay at 19:43-19:52 
     and 20:00-20:05 saw nothing unusual. Robinson at 19:56UT no 
     longer saw a blink, but it returned at 20:05UT. Light in bothred 
     and blue filters. Not steady, but coming and going and gone at 
     20:09UT. Moore at 19:59-21:00, kennedy at 20:12-20:30, Taylor at 
     20:48-21:03 and Fitton at 20:05UT all got negative results. The 
     latter time coincides with Robinson's second blink reaction. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1390 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-19 UT 08:59-10:54 Ill=74% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Hobdell on 1980-10-19

     On 1980 Oct 19 at UT0054 Hobdell (St. Petersburg, FL, USA, 2.4" 
     refractor) observed that Cape LaPlace cast a very long (~66km) shadow. 
     This suggested a height of ~6.6km). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=116 and 
     the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-19 UT 09:38-10:35 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-24

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


2018-Oct-19 UT 09:39-10:42 Ill=74% Plato observed by Madej_P on 1981-9-8

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


2018-Oct-19 UT 12:40-13:37 Ill=75% Bullialdus observed by Findlay_MW on 1975-3-22

     On 1975Mar22 at UT 21:17-21:23 Findlay and Ford (Mills Observatory, 
     Dundee, UK, 25cm refractor, Wratten 25 and 44a filters used) A white
     spot was observed on the rim of Bulialdus that was perhaps slightly 
     brighter in red than in white light. The observers however decided that 
     they did not regard this as a TLP. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     Observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-19 UT 13:01-13:37 Ill=75% Posidonius observed by Salimbeni_P on 1997-12-9

     On 1997 Dec 09 at UT 18:42-19:02 P. Salimbeni(Cugliate Fabiasco, 
     Italy, 20cm reflector) observed colour on the northern edge of the 
     crater - 23A filter used. This is a UAI reported observation and has 
     come from this organizations web ste. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-19 UT 13:33-13:37 Ill=75% Plato observed by Flynn_T on 1975-3-22

     On 1975 Mar 22 at UT22:10-22:25 T.Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 30cm 
     Newtownian, x75) observed 3 large areas on the floor of Plato to be 
     delicately darker in the blue filter. There were of different darkness. 
     He did not regard these as TLP, but permanent blinks. This is a BAA 
     report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-20 UT 06:57-07:35 Ill=82% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-12-29

     On 1979 Dec 29 at UT 17:45-18:20 Crick (Merchtem, Belgium, 6" 
     reflector, x140, seeing=III) found a violet spot in the NW inner wall. 
     The floor was obscured of detail on the northern half. All other 
     regions studied appeared normal. Observer unsure if this was a TLP or 
     spurious colour. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=80 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-20 UT 08:20-09:58 Ill=82% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1979-12-29

     Gassendi 1979 Dec 29 UTC 20:09-22:04 - Observer: Cook (Frimley, Surrey, 
     UK) "Colour seen - almost certainly spurious colour and not a TLP".
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-20 UT 09:53-11:50 Ill=82% Alphonsus observed by Harris on 1966-8-27

     Alphonsus - 1966 Aug 27 UTC 06:05-06:25 observed by Haris, Eastman, 
     Bornhusrt, Cameron, astronet observers (Tucson, AZ, USA - 21" reflector 
     x200) and by Corralitos observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector) "W. dark-haloed area varying & the small dark-haloed (40%) 
     area also varying. Seen by others present incl. the author (WBC) who 
     attributes the variations to "seeing". Not confirmed by Corralitos MB."
     NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA catalog ID=968.


2018-Oct-20 UT 09:53-11:50 Ill=82% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1966-8-27

     Ross D area - 1966 Aug 27 UT 06:06-06:25 observed by Harris, Eastman, 
     Bornhusrt, Cameron, astronet observers (Tucson, AZ, USA - 21" reflector 
     x200) and by Corralitos observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector) "Obscuration on E. wall, bright area E. of crater at its 
     brightest. (I (WSC) was present at obs. but did not note anything not 
     attributable to bad seeing, but am not familiar with the area in normal 
     aspect. Others present did not see anything unusual, but Bornhurst & 
     Eastman confirmed). Corralitos Obs. found due to changing light 
     conditions. NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID=967. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-20 UT 10:06-11:22 Ill=82% Jansen observed by Lourencon on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 20:00? Romualdo Lourencon (Sao Paulo, 
     Brazil, 60mm refractor, seeing=III) detected a circular cloud in 
     Jansen B and H? (Gazateer report says F and K). "The crater of 
     the event 100km diam. compared to Copernicus, dark with crescent 
     obscured region below it. Was S of Jansen. A circular depression 
     there was before LTP in darkness. Wonders if circ. depr. was 
     shadow of cloud? The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=428a and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Oct-20 UT 11:03-11:47 Ill=82% Proclus observed by Davis_H on 1988-7-25

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


2018-Oct-20 UT 12:03-13:53 Ill=83% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-23

     On 1975 Mar 23 at UT 20:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) found a brownish 
     colour on the north west wall. This is a BAA Lunar Section report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-20 UT 12:10-14:00 Ill=83% Bullialdus observed by Amery_GW on 1979-10-31

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 31 UT 20:20-20:30 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK) 
     observed a plateau area to be dark and distinct in blue light 
     (Wratten 44a), but only just visibly in red (Wratten 25) and 
     yellow light. Observer wonders if this is natural surface 
     colour? ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-20 UT 12:16-14:08 Ill=83% SE_Limb observed by Brook_C on 2003-8-8

     SE limb of Moon 2003 Aug 08 UTC 20:50 Observer Brook (Plymouth, UK)
     x70 60mm OG on a very hot evening, when I saw a fountain-like 
     appearance suddenly "squirt" from the SE limb. Seeing not particularly 
     good, but not so poor as to account for what was seen. Duration of 
     phenomenom perhaps a fraction of a second, hight of pehaps a few miles. 
     Thought I saw another one a few minutes later. - observer suspected hot 
     weather and Moon's low altitude" The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-20 UT 12:36-13:40 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-25

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


2018-Oct-20 UT 13:16-14:08 Ill=83% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 23:10 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the 
     apron region of Censorinus had a very dull white apron, but was 
     not diffuse. A sketch was supplied by this experienced observer. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=428b and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Oct-20 UT 13:26-14:08 Ill=83% Unknown observed by Dewitt_R on 2004-7-28

     2004 Jul 28 UT 07:25-07:31 R. Dewitt (Transparancy very poor due 
     to forest fire pollution - Moon looks red, USA, location: Mill 
     Creek, WA) observed several pin point-like orange flashes of 
     light occur (2-5 sec duration each and static wrt the Moon's 
     surface) across the bright illuminated side of the Moon with the 
     naked eye. Other much fainter, almost instantaneous sparkles 
     were seen. The brightest flash seen was of 5 sec duration. 
     Switching to binoculars (15x45, another fainter one was seen 
     too. Binouculars were handed to wife, who also confirmed similar 
     flashes. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-20 UT 13:55-14:08 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

     Gassendi 1967 Jun 18 UT 21:10-22:30 Observed by Whippey 
     (Northalt, England, 6" reflector?) "Faint redness outside NE & 
     SE wall of crater." Moore (10" Armagh refractor, x360) was 
     observing too 22:10-22:40, with and without a Moon Blink but 
     detected no redness, however his observing conditions were not 
     very good at the time. NASA catalog ID #1039. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. ALPO.BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-20 UT 14:00-14:08 Ill=83% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1872-7-16

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


2018-Oct-21 UT 06:58-07:40 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1950-6-27

     Herodotus 1950 Jun 27 UTC 02:30 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) reported 
     a bright point in crater. This is mentioned in the Middlehurst TLP 
     catalog but not in the Cameron catalog. The source comes from a 
     Strolling Astronomer article. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-21 UT 06:58-07:55 Ill=88% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Weier_D on 1992-3-16

     On 1992 Mar 16 at UT 00:39-01:14 D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 11" 
     reflector) at 00:39UT noted some soft, diffused, faint ïllumination 
     within the shadow projected over the Cobra Head area, though it had a 
     sharp appearance to the edge of the shadow. D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 11" reflector) was taking photographs from UT 00:51 and making 
     drawings and visual descriptions. The first 3 photographs in the 
     sequence have the crater as normal. Four other photographs reveal an 
     abnormality. Seeing conditions were excellent and a great deal of 
     surface detail was seen inside Aristarchus crater - however the 
     apeparance of the Cobra's Head was "washed out" and again shadows near 
     to this were illuminated. The NASA catalog ID=442 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Oct-21 UT 06:58-08:36 Ill=88% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-8-30

     On 2001 Aug 30 at UT20:35-21:15 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) found a dimming 
     in the central peak of Alphonsus, however it had returned to normal by 
     Aug 31 UT 00:29-00:50UT when A.C. Cook (Alexandria, VA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) examined the area, though there were some slight brightness 
     variations that were attributed to seeing conditions. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Oct-21 UT 07:17-09:06 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Adams_C on 1993-4-3

     On 1993 Apr 03 at 23:39UT C. Adams (FL, USA, 24" reflector, x168) 
     noticed a "translucent orange" colour in Gassendi crater within a 35deg 
     sector (apex at the centre) - row of 3 central peaks extending west - 
     the western central peak appeared as a dome with a summit craterlet. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=450 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-21 UT 07:17-09:06 Ill=89% Proclus observed by Weier_D on 1993-4-3

     On 1993 Apr 03 at 23:39UT D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 7x50 
     binoculars) observed 2 flashes within the Proclus crater. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=450 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-21 UT 08:17-09:58 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Hislop on 1884-11-29

     Hislop of England? saw Aristarchus as nebulous at the centre, despite 
     the fact that elsewhere features were well defined. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=246 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-21 UT 08:27-09:42 Ill=89% Cavendish observed by Houghton on 1956-1-24

     Cavendish 1956 Jan 24 UTC 20:34-20:45 Observed by Houghton and Warner 
     (England) "Variable flashes seen from W. inner(?) wall of crater, then 
     a little inside the terminator. Flashes began with a bright glare at 
     20:34, were very bright for ~3 min, then faded. Flash rate 
     approximately every 1.5 sec. Other point like peaks did not flash. Also 
     indications were seen of reflections of flashes from E. (inner?) wall 
     and the crater's floor was faintly lit by a glare. Ref: Strolling 
     Astronomer p27, Vol 45, 2003. 17cm reflector x230. Seeing good-
     excellent. NASA catalog assigns this observation a weight of 4 (good). 
     NASA TLP ID No. #631.


2018-Oct-21 UT 08:42-10:11 Ill=89% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1985-6-29

     On 1985 Jun 29 at UT 22:56 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing poor) 
     observed that Torricelli B looked as bright as a mountain to its south 
     west - no colour was seen. Cameron comments that this was similar to 
     Marshall's 1985 Jul 1 observation. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=278 and 
     the weight=3. 


2018-Oct-21 UT 09:02-10:59 Ill=89% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Prout on 1977-1-31

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


2018-Oct-21 UT 09:37-11:34 Ill=89% Picard observed by Moore_P on 1948-8-16

     E. of Picard 1948 Aug 16/17 UTC 22:30-02:26 Observed by Moore & Baum 
     (Chester, UK) described in NASA catalog as: "2 areas E. of Picard 
     appeared featureless. Cloud-like patches, 12(?)inch reflector. NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID No. #509.


2018-Oct-21 UT 09:52-11:49 Ill=89% Alphonsus observed by ASTRONET on 1966-8-28

     Alphonsus 1966 Aug 28 UTC 06:00-08:00 Observers from Astronet (Tucson, 
     AZ, USA). NASA catalog states: "Brightenings in 2 dark patches & near 
     fainter (40%) dark patch (40% of way from the c.p. to W. wall).  21" 
     x200 reflector used. NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog TLP ID 
     No. 969.


2018-Oct-21 UT 10:32-12:21 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-24

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


2018-Oct-21 UT 11:03-13:00 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Lena_R on 2002-9-18

     Herodotus 2002 Sep 18 UT 22:00 Observed by Raffaello Lena (GLR, 
     Italy). Event described was of two pseudo-peak/hill-like 
     features, one on the southern floor of the crater, and another 
     just slightly to the NW of the centre. on the southern 
     floor of the crater. Lena suspects a combination of seeing 
     effects and albedo markings on the floor. However this effect of 
     two spots on the floor has not been repeated again.For further 
     information, theory,  and a sketch please see Fig 
     5 in this web link: 
     http://utenti.lycos.it/gibbidomine/analisi123.htm ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Oct-21 UT 11:56-13:34 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Homan_MP on 2014-12-4

     Aristarchus 2014 Dec 04 UT 03:14-03:15 M.P. Homan (Grand Rapids, 
     MI, USA, Nikon P520 x48) 11 digital images taken. These show 
     possible blue colour in the Aristarchus area e.g. on the ray 
     between Herodotus an Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-21 UT 13:15-14:37 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Ventzke on 1972-4-25

     Aristarchus 1972 Apr 25 UTC 19:15-19:20 Observer Ventzke (located at 
     48.67N, 12.00E) - diffuse brightening on inner N. wall, reddish. 60mm 
     refractor used. Ref. p53-61 of Hilrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets vol 
     30, 1984.


2018-Oct-21 UT 13:24-14:37 Ill=90% Proclus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-24

     Proclus 1975 May 24 UTC  22:00 Observed by P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) 
     "Brightenings(?). Seen by more than one obs. ? Foley recorded a ray 
     projection on photos, but not seen vis. by others." NASA catalog 
     weight=3? (average?). NASA catalog ID #1405.


2018-Oct-21 UT 13:52-14:37 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-24

     On 1975 Mar 24 at UT22:28-22:19 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     vivid blue/green in Aristarchus. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-22 UT 06:59-08:16 Ill=94% Alphonsus observed by McCord on 1965-10-8

     Alphonsus (black spot, upland #1) 1965 Oct 08 UT 05:48-08:23 Observed 
     by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line 
     depth ratios a/b(H?), c/d (K?) were significantly low for upland #1 & 
     abnormally high for Alphonsus black spot, but not as pronounced as the 
     other area was high compared with 23 other areas" NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #899.


2018-Oct-22 UT 06:59-07:15 Ill=94% Manilius observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Manillius 1969 Jul 27 UT 05:45-05:46 Observed by Wairy Cardoso 
     (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) "Bright spot in 
     Manillius (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva says obs. no good 
     because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog weight=0. NASA catalog 
     ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 06:59-07:57 Ill=94% Menelaus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Menelaus 1969 Jul 27 UT 1969 Jul 27 UT 06:27-07:30 Observed by 
     Wairy Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) 
     "Brightening in Menelaus (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva 
     says obs. no good because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 07:06-08:58 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-14

     Aristarchus 1976 Jan 14 UT 20:00-23:00 Observed by P.W. Foley 
     (Wilmington, Kent, UK) - Deep Violet/Blue spot interior N/WW 
     corner. No colour seen elsewhere. It was only a blue spot on the 
     Jan 13. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 07:55-09:48 Ill=94% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-1-14

     Plato 1976 Jan 14 UT 20:50 Observed by J.H-Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     UK, 26cm Newtonian, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, x200, seeing 
     fair to poor). The Plato floor patches were clearer in red than 
     in blue light. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 09:09-11:04 Ill=94% Briggs observed by Grego_P on 2010-4-27

     On 2010 Apr 27 at UT 00:10-00:30 and 01:45-02:00 P. Grego (St 
     Dennis, UK, 20 and 30cm reflectors) noticed a craterlet just to 
     the east of Briggs and an E-W trending lineament or wrinkle 
     ridge that did not show on NASA LAC charts. Further checks did 
     not reveal it on Lunar Orbiter mosaics, or on very recent LROC 
     images of the area. Possibly these are very low relief features 
     that show only under very shallow illumination conditions. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 until we get confirmation at repeat 
     illumination.


2018-Oct-22 UT 09:41-09:50 Ill=94% Schickard observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-31

     Schickard 1944 Aug 31 UTC 21:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England) 
     described in the NASA catalog as: "Saw a mist in it which was gone next 
     nite. interor was dotted with white spots, contrasting sharply with 
     dark areas. All very clear on Aug 15 at sunset". 8.5" reflector. NASA 
     catalog weight=4 {high). NASA catalog TLP ID No. #492. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-22 UT 10:15-12:02 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-25

     On 1975 Mar 25 at UT18:50-20:50 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     blue/grey in Aristarchus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 10:46-12:44 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1983-9-20

     On 1983 Sep 20 at UT 05:08-06:13 Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x150, seeing poor and chromatic aberation on the limb) 
     detected "purple"in the vicinity of Aristarchus crater and this was 
     stongest on the north and north west external rims, however there was 
     no "violet glare"from inside the crater. However the region of the 
     central peak was very bright - though he could not detect the central 
     peak. The brightness of the TLP was 4.5 and it should normally be 3 
     (nimbus area). Near the "big plain"it was 7. The chromatic aberation 
     seen on the crater. There was also violet on the northen wall of 
     Herodotus crater and the Cobra Head. Ït appeared dark blue in the blue 
     filter", the surrounds remained gray". Apparently on the 26th the"ring 
     was still dark with faint violet - nearly normal". Cameron comments 
     that the TLP was due to spurious colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     229 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-22 UT 11:24-13:11 Ill=95% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-25

     On 1975 Mar 25 at UT19:59-20:02 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 30cm Newtownian) observed blueness along the inner southern wall of 
     Plato. This is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 11:49-13:22 Ill=95% Torricelli_B observed by Marshall_KP on 1985-7-1

     On 1985 Jul 01 at 02:00-03:00 UT K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) 
     observed thatTorricelli B was very bright - verified using a C.E.D. No 
     colour was seen though. the Cameron 2006 catalog ID=279 and the weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-22 UT 12:18-13:48 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1980-1-1

     On 1980 Jan 01 at UT 00:10-00:21 A.C.Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector, 
     Wratten 29 and 44A filters, Seeing II-III and transparency poor-
     moderate) suspected that the floor was slightly brighter in blue light 
     than in red. No such effect was seen earlier at 23:54-23:57. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=81 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-22 UT 13:12-15:02 Ill=95% Grimaldi observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-6-24

     Grimaldi 1839 Jun 24 UT 22:00? Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "Smokey, grey mist". NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #117. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-22 UT 14:17-15:02 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 1983-10-19

     On 1983 Oct 19 at UT 21:09-23:40 G. North (Bexhill on Sea, UK, seeing 
     III) found Aristarchus crater to be slightly blue in colour, and very 
     bright, despite the fact that no colour was seen elsewhere on the Moon. 
     At 22:08UT Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, seeing II) obtained an 
     extremely high CED brightness measurement and also picked up a "blue-
     violet" cast, especially inside the west rim, furthermore he saw noe 
     detail in it. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=230 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-23 UT 07:21-07:53 Ill=98% Plato observed by Fox_WE on 1938-2-14

     Plato 1938 Feb 14 UT 00:25 Observed by Fox (Newark, England, 
     6.5" reflector, x240) "Prominent gold-brown spot on E. wall 
     with yellow glow without definite boundary, spreading over 
     floor." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #431. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-23 UT 07:21-08:26 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-Oct-23 UT 08:43-10:40 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1950-6-29

     Aristarchus 1950 Jun 29 UT 05:20-05:41 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 3.5" reflector x100, S=6, T=5) "Strong bluish glare on E..SE 
     wall." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #529.


2018-Oct-23 UT 08:47-10:43 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Schlegel on 1973-4-16

     Aristarchus 1973 Apr 16 UTC 23:45 Observer Schlegel (52.5N, 9E) 
     equipped with a 60 mm refractor, noticed that Aristarchus was 
     extraordinarily bright.


2018-Oct-23 UT 09:08-11:24 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1982-11-29 *

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


2018-Oct-23 UT 09:55-11:46 Ill=98% Endymion observed by Provenmire on 1968-6-10

     (65E, 56N) near Endymion & Mare Humboldt 1968 Jun 10 UT 02:35 Observed 
     by Provenmire, Robinson et al. (Hamburg, PA, USA, 6" reflector x105, 
     Seeing=good, alt=20deg) "While waiting for reappearance of Antares from 
     a grazing occultation at 13+/-4deg P.A. saw a prolonged blue flash 
     lasting from minimum of 1/2 to a max. of 2.0 s. Several others along 
     obs. path of several miles also saw it so not a local phenom. (located 
     38 deg from cusp, azimuth=157 deg?)" NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). 
     NASA catalog ID #1078.


2018-Oct-23 UT 13:58-15:26 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Brown_M on 1971-4-9

     On 1971 Apr 09 at UT 22:30-23:05 N. Brown (Huntington, York, UK, 37cm 
     reflector, x252) noted that the bands in Aristarchus were noticeably 
     more prominent in blue light than in red. This has no entry in the 1978 
     Cameron catalog. It has an ALPO/BAA weight of 2.


2018-Oct-23 UT 14:16-15:26 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1977-12-24

     On 1977 Dec 24 at UT 19:30-23:20 P.Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector). 
     CED Brightness changes were noted  in the central peak and the west 
     wall. The following features remained relatively steady in comparison: 
     Proclus, Mon Pico north peak, Mons Piton and Censorinus. Cameron 2006
     catalog ID=19 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-24 UT 07:25-11:20 Ill=100% Le_Verrier observed by Foley_PW on 1977-2-3 *

     Helicon A 1977 Feb 03 UT 2009-23:52 Foley and Moore observed the 
     crater to be  changing in brightness. Jewitt and Elms failed to 
     detect this. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-24 UT 07:59-11:53 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-16 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Jan 16 UT 22:00-23:15 Observed by P.W. Foley 
     (Wilmington, Kent, UK, seeing II) - Aristarchus was tremendously 
     bright. No colour seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-24 UT 10:22-11:04 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-Oct-24 UT 11:39-13:18 Ill=100% Herodotus observed by Lowe on 1968-8-9

     Herodotus 1968 Aug 09 UTC 02:05-03:45 Observed by Lowe (Springfield, 
     VA, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "With naked eye saw a bright 
     spot in NW part of Moon; tho't it was Aristarchus, but 7x binoculars 
     showed it to be Herod. which was brighter than Aris! still apparent at 
     0245h, but was normal at 0345h. (at FM, must have been an extraordinary 
     event)". Naked eye and 7x binoculars used. The NASA catalog assigns 
     this a high weight of 4. The NASA catalog TLP ID No. is #1087. 
     Reference for observation is personal communication from the observer 
     to Winified Sawtell Cameron. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-24 UT 12:09-14:07 Ill=100% Schroter observed by Livesey_R on 1974-3-8

     1974 Mar 08 UT 22:55 R. Livesey (Scotland, UK) noted that 
     this crater was reddish, but suspected that it was an optical 
     effect? ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-24 UT 13:52-15:49 Ill=100% Hyginus_N observed by Klein_HJ on 1877-5-27

     Hyginus Nova 1877 May 27 UT 20:37 Observed by Klein (Cologne, 
     Germany) NASA Catalog Event #190, NASA Weight=1 (Very Low). Event 
     described as: "New crater 3mi.diam Didn't see anything there 12 yrs. 
     previously in studies. (Schmidt showed it sometimes dark, sometimes 
     light, sometimes not at all. Neison studied region minutely 20x from 
     July 1870-Aug,1875 & did not record it. Gauth says it's not new 
     (changes there?) "References: Neison, E. The Moon, Longmans, Green and 
     Co., London, 1876; Astron. Reg. 17, 204, 1877?


2018-Oct-24 UT 13:58-15:40 Ill=100% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-27

     On 1975 Mar 27 at UT22:30-01:45 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 30cm Newtownian) observed blueness along the inner southern wall of 
     Plato, though the centre of the activity was offset on one side. This 
     is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-25 UT 09:46-09:56 Ill=99% 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-Oct-25 UT 09:46-10:16 Ill=99% 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-Oct-25 UT 10:39-12:36 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1969-6-30

     Aristarchus 1969 Jun 30 - Jul 01 UT 23:37-00:00, 00:02-00:05 
     Observers: Moore (Sussex, UK, 12.5" reflector x360), Altizer, 
     Arabanel (Corralitos Obs., Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector) 
     "SE wall was orange, detected by Eng. MB Fading by 2353h, only a 
     trace at 2358h & disappeared at 0000h. Later at 0002-0005h 
     suspected again. Alt. was low. Bluring around crater seen at 
     Corrralitos Obs. in the MB, but immeasurable on photos." NASA 
     catalog ID #1150, NASA weight=2(for Moore), 5 (for Corralitos 
     Obs). ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-25 UT 10:44-11:38 Ill=99% 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-Oct-25 UT 11:18-12:34 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 10:10 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-Oct-25 UT 11:45-13:40 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Barcroft on 1939-12-27

     Aristarchus 1939 Dec 27 UT 08:00? Observed by Barcroft (Madera, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector) "Faint bluish mist on inner W. wall (according to 
     Firsoff it was right after SR, but this can't be as age=16d & SR comes 
     at 11d)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #464.


2018-Oct-25 UT 11:55-13:52 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-10-25

     On 1980 Oct 25 at UT03:53-05:21 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     2.5" refractor, seeing=1-2 and transparency=2) found Proclus to 
     have a slight yelloow tinge on the north wall. the brightness of 
     Proclus was 9 and that of Eimmart 8. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=117 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-25 UT 11:55-13:52 Ill=99% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1980-10-25

     On 1980 Oct 25 at UT03:53-05:21 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     2.5" refractor, seeing=1-2 and transparency=2) found Promontorium 
     Agarum to have a slight blue tinge - apparently similar to that seen on 
     Eimmart from an earlier date. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=117 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-25 UT 13:30-15:10 Ill=99% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28

     On 1975 Mar 27 at UT22:30-01:45 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 30cm Newtownian) observed blueness along the inner southern wall of 
     Plato. This is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-25 UT 14:00-15:40 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28

     On 1975 Mar 28 at UT22:30-23:42 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     orange/red in Aristarchus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-25 UT 14:33-17:28 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-20 *

     On 1989 Jun 20 UT 0628-06:58 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) discovered blue on the north west inner wall and red on the 
     south east outer wall. At 05:39 he could see the blue but not the red. 
     No colour was detected on Tycho, but he thought that he could detect a 
     pinkish colouration over the whole Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     367 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-25 UT 15:06-17:22 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-10-22 *

     Aristarchus 1983 Oct 22 UT 22:00 G.W. Amery, (Reading, UK, Seeing 
     III-IV) found Aristrachus so bright that the CED was unable to 
     give a reading. The crater's interior was also diffuse in 
     appearance. The Cameron 2008 catalog ID=232 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-26 UT 11:05-12:58 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1950-7-2

     In 1950 Jul 02 UT07:22 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector) saw no dark bands on the inside of Aristarchus, 
     despite detail being seen elsewhere. He would normally have 
     expected to have seen bands at this colongitude, based upon past 
     observations. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-26 UT 11:05-12:31 Ill=96% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-9-2

     Plato 1966 Sep 02 UT 0625 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, California, 
     USA, 8" reflector x300) "Landslip at west would not focus. (Ricker not 
     certain it was a real LTP)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 973.


2018-Oct-26 UT 12:00-13:56 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2002-9-23

     On 2002 Sep 23 at UT22:45-23:56 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) noticed that 
     the bands inside Aristarchus varied (UT22:45-22:56) in definition 
     whilst the rim of Herodotus and the rays of Kepler and Copernicus 
     remained sharp. These bouts of variation were 1-2min in duration. At 
     23:56UT when he checked again the periodic blurrings of the bands were 
     still present. The observer suspected atmospheric effects. M.Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) observed 22:00-22:30 and could see only 2 bands on the 
     west wall - but this may have been because of poor transparancy. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 12:11-13:50 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-10-23

     Aristarchus 1964 Oct 23 UTC 02:35-02:45 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" refractor, 133 & 200x, S=3-5, T=4) "South floor 
     region granulated, 6 deg bright with very faint trace of pale yellow 
     color; rest of crater 8 deg bright." NASA catalog weight=4 (good), NASA 
     catalog ID #859.


2018-Oct-26 UT 12:19-13:31 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-10-23

     Aristarchus 1983 Oct 23 UT 19:00-01:30 Observer: Foley (Kent, UK, 
     12" reflector, seeing=II) noiced at 19:00UT an extended bright 
     spot on E wall and extending beyond. This was brighter than other 
     areas of the crater. There was also occasional star-like 
     glistening. Foley comments that the inside of Aristarchus was 
     slightly obscured. The TLP started fading from UT20:30 and 
     finished by 01:30UT. six out of nine independent observers 
     confirmed the effects seen. In total 14 observers observed, 9 
     reported back and 6 found abnormalities in Aristarcus though all 
     encountered variable seeing conditions - some had spurious 
     colour. Cameron comments that this was one of the best 
     recorded/confirmed TLP events. All CED brightness measurements 
     obtained were very high. Moore, Nicolson and Clarke (5" refractor 
     and 15" reflector, 230-350xseeing III) found the crater to be 
     very bright at 19:11UT through a 5" refractor and there was a 
     blob on the east rim (Bartlet's EWBS?) at 19:14UT. Nicolson also 
     saw a very bright star-like area on the eastern wall but this was 
     not defined as it usually is. The crater was also very bright at 
     22:43UT using the 15" reflector available to these observers. At 
     01:07UT they used a Moon blink and discovered that the bright 
     region was bright in blue light and less bright in red - although 
     this was not a detactable blink when switching rapidly between 
     filters. They found that the crater had returned to normal by 
     01:15UT. M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) observed a large 
     diffuse spot on the east of the crater that was brighter in blue 
     than in red light and the CED device gave a high reading. J.D. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) made a skecth that showed the 
     bright spot extended on the east wall - again the CED reading was 
     high and a lot of detail was visible on the floor. A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) also noted remarkable detail and the 
     bright (as confirmed by CED) blob on the eastern rim. G. North 
     (Sussex, UK, seeing III-II) also confirmed the bright blob on the 
     eastern wall. Wooller found the north west wall was a dirty 
     yellow colour - though no colour was seen elsewhere in or outside 
     the crater. Mosely found the crater to be bright and his sketch 
     revealed the extension of the bright blob on the eastern rim and 
     again a great deal of interior detail. Amery (Reading, UK, seeing 
     III) found Aristarchus to be "a brilliant splash against dulled 
     background in violet filter, especially polarizing filter. CED + 
     polarizer readings high, but not as high as previous night". 
     Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, seeing III-IV) remarked that "spurious 
     colour a total mess around Aristarchus & nothing abnormal seen". 
     A photograph was taken at 20:50UT reveals the  bright blob and 
     entire detail. Peters (Kent, UK, seeingIII-II) observed  
     Aristarchus with a UV screen from 20:15-21:23UT and comented that 
     althogh being very bright, there was no variation between white 
     and UV. It was checked with a Moon Blink device and the radial 
     bands were  clearly seen in white light, < in blue. The Cameron 
     2008 catalog ID=233 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Oct-26 UT 13:05-14:09 Ill=96% Moon observed by Spinrad on 1962-9-16

     In 1962 Sep 16 at UT08:05 Spirad (Victoria, B.C., Canada, 48" 
     reflector) obtained a spectrum with a UV emission, in H & K lines 
     compared to Jupiter and Mars. II-AO plates, 6A/mm dispersion. 
     Fraunhofer lines much shallower than planetary ones. (whole
     Moon). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=770 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2018-Oct-26 UT 14:57-16:30 Ill=96% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2013-12-19

     On 2013 Dec 19 N. Longshaw (Oldham, UK, Seeing III, TAK FS 78 
     APO Refracror) observed a diffuse area east of the central 
     peak of Geminus, to be sepia/brownish tint. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:14-17:26 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT07:03-07:27, R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1 
     "refractor) found the colours pink and blue on Aristarchus, like the 
     previous day, however this time there was also an orange tinge on the 
     "back"" (North?) rim of Sinus Iridum and the same too on mare Crisium, 
     all the way past Plato, in the direction of Cassini. This colour was 
     not seen at higher magnifications. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=368 and 
     the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:14-17:26 Ill=96% Cassini observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Cassini all the way past Mare Imbrium edge,
     Plato etc - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:14-17:26 Ill=96% Mare_Imbrium observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Mare Imbrium edge all the way past Plato upto 
     Cassini - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:14-17:26 Ill=96% Plato observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Plato all the way past Mare Imbrium edge upto 
     Cassini - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:14-17:26 Ill=96% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on the north? wall of Sinus Iridum and over a 
     large part of the north of Mare Imbrium - "maybe atm. At high power 
     (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no hint of color (due to smearing at 
     high power?)." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-26 UT 15:37-16:37 Ill=95% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1959-11-17

     On 1959 Nov 17 at Ut 22:00 an unnamed observer saw a light in Plato. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=725 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-27 UT 12:26-14:15 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Gennatt on 1964-8-26

     Aristarchus 1964 Aug 26 UT 02:00-03:00 Observed by Genatt, Reid,
     (Greenbelt, MD, 16" reflector, x360, S=P-G), and Lindenblad 
     (Washington, DC, USA, 26" refractor) "Red and Blue bands. Grew 
     thinner & shorter. Alerted Naval Obs. One obs. tho't he saw 
     Phenom. but not sure. (confirmation ?). (prof. astronomers, but 
     not lunar observers)" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA 
     catalog ID #844. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-27 UT 12:54-14:51 Ill=90% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1957-2-18

     In 1957 Feb 10 at UT 22:00 an unnamed observer repirted a TLP somewhere 
     on the Moon. The reference for this comes from: Palm, A. 1967, Icarus,&
     (2), p188-192. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=662 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Oct-27 UT 14:24-16:20 Ill=90% Atlas observed by Delmotte on 1954-3-23

     Atlas 1954 Mar 23 UTC 00:00? Observed by Delmotte (France?) "Violet 
     tint in crater" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #562.


2018-Oct-27 UT 15:41-17:05 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Ricketts_GH on 1979-11-7

     Aristarchus 1979 Nov 07/08 UT 23:10-00:00 Observed by R.H. 
     Ricketts (Lewis, Sussex, UK, 10" reflector, x300, Seeing 
     Antoniadi II) - obscuration and colouration seen. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Oct-27 UT 16:22-17:05 Ill=90% Proclus observed by Gray_R on 2001-11-4

     Proclus 2001 Nov 04 UTC 07:00-07:43 "Robin Gray of Winneucca, Nevada, 
     U.S.A. reported a contrast effect and brightening in the crater 
     Proclus. Using a 15.2 cm refractor he conducted a Moon blink search 
     with Wratten 25a and 38a blue filters. His report goes as follows: 
     Moon Blink carried out. In Red 25 Proclus looked nearly the 
     same as in white light. Through the Blue 38a filter, however, only the 
     brilliant lit south east wall was clearly visible. The northeast wall 
     was very dim with this filter. With no filters the NE and SE wall were 
     brilliantly lit, the SE wall was almost as bright as Aristarchus. A 
     thread like strip along the NW wall, possibly the rim of the crater, 
     was also brilliantly illuminated. The interior of the crater was a 
     featureless stygian black with the exception of a brilliant (intensity 
     9) thread of light that ran parallel  to the illuminated east wall. 
     Whether this was an L.T.P. or an optical  effect of atmospheric 
     turbulence is unknown, did not see anything similar elsewhere along the 
     terminator though" ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Oct-27 UT 16:47-17:05 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1979-11-8

     On 1979 Nov 08 at 00:16UT P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 6" reflector, x48 
     and x110, seeing II and transparency very good) detected a small faint 
     orange spot, close to the centre, but not at the centre. Spurious 
     colour was visible on the northern flank of Aristarchus. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=74 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2018-Oct-28 UT 15:21-17:18 Ill=82% Plato observed by Corvan_P on 1966-8-5

     Plato 1966 Aug 05/06 UT 23:37-02:58 Observers: Corvan, Moseley 
     (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refractor, x280) and Ringsdore (England, 
     8.5" reflector) "Several red glows at different places at 
     different times. Each lasted a few min. (not confirmed by 
     Ringsdore. Given as 8/4 in MBMW) NASA catalog weight=4, NASA 
     catalog ID=#964. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-29 UT 14:55-15:18 Ill=73% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2002-9-27

     Alphonsus 2002 Sep 27 UT 00:00-02:15 Observed by Clive Brook (Plymouth, 
     UK) "Central peak was bright 00:00 UT but had faded by at least 2 deg 
     on the Schroter scale - no colour seen. Observer continued observing
     until 02:15 UT but central peak had dimmed considerably by then"


2018-Oct-29 UT 15:00-16:54 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-8-28

     Aristarchus 1964 Aug 28 UT 04:30-04:50 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x240) "Faint blue-viol. 
     radiance on EWBS; dark viol. on nimbus. S.floor dull, 6, 
     granulated, distinct yellow-brown; rest of crater 8 bright. 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #847. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Oct-30 UT 15:47-16:28 Ill=62% Alphonsus observed by Hall on 1964-10-27

     Alphonsus 1964 Oct 27 UTC 05:18-06:10 Observed by Hall, Johnson, 
     Weresulk (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x400, S=5-7). "Red spot. 
     Pink glow detected with Trident MB & seen visually too." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #863.