TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Canada NS Halifax



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-Dec-01 UT 07:00-08:46 Ill=35% Plato observed by Williams_AS on 1882-4-11

     On 1882 Apr 11 at UT 21:00 Williams (England, 6.5" reflector) observed 
     Plato at sunset (date Cameron gives is calculated from #229) and saw a 
     curious phosphorescent glimmer in the crater where he had seen a 
     luminous milky appearance before. at sunrise. The cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=230 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-01 UT 07:00-07:43 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2007-6-9

     Aristarchus appeared dimmer than normal.
     This report has an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2018-Dec-01 UT 07:45-09:03 Ill=35% Adams observed by Arkhipov on 1978-1-2

     On 1978 Jan 02 at UT23:00? A.V. Arkihpov and A.R. Kharkov (USSR) 
     observed in the terminator region (near Adams?) a flash enclosed by a 
     fuzzy envelope (180x120 arc seconds in size). The TLP faded away over 
     30 seconds. Cameron says that this is the first example of many 
     photographs that registered activity. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID= and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-01 UT 07:00-11:00 Ill=34% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-02 UT 08:12-08:28 Ill=25% Copernicus observed by Manchester_University on 1963-11-10

     On 1963 Nov 10/11 at UT 23:35-00:32 Kopal (Pic du Midi, France, 24" 
     refractor) observed a TLP in Copernicus. Cameron says that the date 
     maybe a misprint, should be 11/1/63? - sunset terminator at 25W and 
     Copernicus in dark. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=782 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-02 UT 08:12-08:28 Ill=25% Kepler observed by Manchester_University on 1963-11-10

     On 1963 Nov 10/11 at UT 23:35-00:32 Kopal (Pic du Midi, France, 24" 
     refractor) observed a TLP in Kepler. Cameron says that the date maybe a 
     misprint, should be 11/1/63? - sunset terminator at 25W and Copernicus 
     in dark. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=782 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-02 UT 08:28-10:24 Ill=25% Mons_La_Hire observed by Darling_D on 1989-6-28

     On 1989 Jun 28 at UT 08:39-09:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     3" refractor, x36) discovered that at this time Mons La Hire was the 
     brightest feature on the Moon. LaPrice was also very bright. Cameron 
     quotes that Darling recorded that LaHire had a brightness of 7.0 and 
     LaPlace=7.5. Darling did not think that this was a TLP. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=369 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-02 UT 08:28-10:24 Ill=25% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Darling_D on 1989-6-28

     On 1989 Jun 28 at UT 08:39--9:00 D. Darling (Sunpraire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) noted that promontorium LaPlace was very bright. 
     LaHire brigtness was 7.0 and LaPlace was 7.5. Darling suspects 
     that this was not a TLP because "as did not have mother-of-perl 
     appearance as seen on Piton at times"The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=369 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-02 UT 09:04-11:01 Ill=24% Grimaldi observed by Jorgensen on 1971-6-18

     Grimaldi 1971 Jun 18 UTC 02:12-02:31 Observed by Jorgensen 
     (Denmark, 36" refractor, 60, 200x, seeing good) "Dark reddish 
     spot in SW part of crater. At 60x. Became clearer at 200x & 
     seen in midwest also. At 0331h phenom. clearest in west, while 
     S. region had faded. Air turb. & dawn ended obs. at 0331h. 
     Seen best in yellow filter, well in red, invis. in green & 
     blue." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1298. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Dec-02 UT 08:12-11:01 Ill=24% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-02 UT 11:07-11:37 Ill=24% Limb observed by Dunn_S on 1762-6-16

     Closest parts of the Moon at Saturn appearing from
     occultation were dull and hazy. Was this an effect of
     the lunar atmosphere or a high haze and halo around the Moon?
     Cameron's 2006 catalog extension gives this an ID No. of 3
     and a weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight is also 1.


2018-Dec-03 UT 07:51-11:25 Ill=16% Mare_Crisium observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-11-11 *

     On 1982 Nov 11 at UT 17:00-17:30 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) saw three stationary dark spots suddenly appear in Mare 
     Crisium. There was one on the north and the other two in the south west 
     to south. They lasted approximately 30 minutes and then promptly 
     vanished. Cameron says that it cannot be this date because the Moon was 
     not visible at 17:00UT Suggests 05:00-05:30UT? The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID ID=189 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2018-Dec-03 UT 09:12-10:24 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Jacobs on 1963-11-11 *

     On 1963 Nov 11 at 23:30UT Jacobs (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor, 
     seeing=very good) observed a reddish-orange colour in Aristarchus 
     crater and a sparkle in some areas. The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3


2018-Dec-03 UT 09:26-10:10 Ill=16% S_Pole observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-7-7

     South Pole 1839 Jul 07 UT 02:00? Observed by Gruihuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "Twilight" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #
     118. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-03 UT 09:26-11:02 Ill=15% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-04 UT 09:21-11:39 Ill=9% Taruntius observed by Hobdell on 1981-11-23 *

     On 1981 Nov 23 at UT 10:31 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 3?" 
     refractor, seeing=1) observed 3 star-like very bright yellow flashes 
     (approximately 20 sec apart) on the east of Taruntius or on a ridge 
     near this. No additional flashes were seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=159 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-04 UT 10:41-10:53 Ill=8% Unknown observed by Amorati on 1978-1-6

     On 1978 Jan 06 at UT 01:00 Anorati (Firenze, Italy) observed inside a 
     "good sized crater?" an orange light that became bright green. The 
     efect did not recur over the many hours of observing. The observer did 
     not suspect that it was a meteor, but instead produced by an 
     intelligent being????? Cameron suggests a terrestrial meteor?
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=21 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-04 UT 10:41-11:03 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-04 UT 11:39-00:00 Ill=8% Reiner observed by Darling_D on 1986-6-4

     Reiner 1986 Jun 04 UT 09:15-09:33 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" Newtonian x79, x40, x35, Seeing 6, sky clear and steady - 
     Moon 9deg above horizon). David Darling was out on the morning of 4 
     June observing the planet Mars. While studying Mars the crescent Moon  
     rose giving me a splendid view of the earthshine portion of the disk. 
     As the Moon rose higher into the sky he decided to turn the telescope 
     onto it to the earthshine region of the Moon. He made it a practice 
     to examine this region of the Moon to monitor for craters that appear 
     to glow under this light. While observing he became aware of a black 
     spot located  in the sunlit portion of the Moon about 60 miles west of 
     the sunset terminator. At first he thought the black spot was a shadow 
     being cast by a large mountain or crater. When looking at his lunar 
     charts he could not locate any feature that would account for it. As he 
     continued to study the black spot he realized that it appeared darker 
     than any shadows on the Moon. It was at 4 June 1986 4:15 A.M. CDT or 
     9:15 U.T. when he first sighted the phenomena and it was at 4:25 A.M. 
     CDT or 9:25 U.T. that he realized he was seeing a lunar transient 
     phenomena event. It was at this time that he could start to see silvery 
     filaments or streaks in the black patch. Between 9:23 and 9:25 U.T. he 
     watched the black patch disappear. When the black spot had disappeared 
     he found that the location of the black spot was over the crater
     Reiner. he estimated that during the L.T.P. event that area covered by 
     the black cloud was approximately 40 to 50 square miles. He also had 
     examined other formations on the Moon during this event and none were 
     exhibiting the same phenomena witnessed over the crater Reiner.


2018-Dec-10 UT 20:29-20:39 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Mechain on 1788-5-8

     On 1788 May 08/09 at UT 20:00-01:00? Mechain (France) observed bright 
     spots near Aristarchus. This was confirmed by Schroter and Bode
     (Lilienthal, Germany, 7" reflector and refractor). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog weight=5 and ID=46 & 47. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-10 UT 20:29-20:39 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Albert on 1965-7-2

     In 1965 Jul 02 at UT 04:20-05:50 Albert and Welch (Azuss, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x375) and Emanuel  (West Covina, CA, USA, 4.5" reflector) 
     observed 4th magnitude star-like flashes to blotches in Aristarchus, in 
     ashen light. Cameron says that this is independent confirmation and 
     also that the date in MBMW is 7/1/65 which is local time + 2nd UT. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=881 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-11 UT 20:29-20:59 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Emanuel on 1965-7-3

     In 1965 Jul 03 at UT 04:25-05:34 Emanuel (West Covina, CA, USA, 4.5" 
     reflector) observed 4th magnitude star-like flashes and pulsations 
     coming from Aristarchus. Cameron says this confirmed and that the date 
     in MBMW is 7/2/65 which is local time = 3rd UT. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=882 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-11 UT 20:56-21:48 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Gomez on 1969-5-20

     On 1969 May 20 at UT 19:35-20:30 Gomez (Spain, 12" reflector) observed 
     blue-white pulsating light in Aristarchus that illuminated the inner 
     walls - it was maximum at 19:55UT. This observation was made during the 
     Apollo 10 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1128 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-11 UT 21:42-21:48 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Fryback_D on 1988-4-21

     On 1988 Apr 21 at UT 01:28-04:00 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA) took a 
     series of photographs - Aristarchus was a luminous patch and in one 
     photograph a red spot (Cameron suspects marks on the film). is seen 
     near Aristarchus. Strangely though when looking through the telescope, 
     the crater was not excessively bright. D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 
     3.5" reflector?, x60) observed a narrow white streak of mag 5-6 of 
     duration 0.5 sec that covered 160-320km near the centre of the Moon at 
     01:53UT. A similar streak happened but the direction was different. 
     Next 2 small red flashes were seen at 02:00 and 02:01UT of magnitude 7 
     (<1sec) in the vicinity of Aristarchus. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=327 
     and the weight=1.


2018-Dec-11 UT 21:44-21:48 Ill=18% Mont_Blanc observed by Grover on 1865-1-1

     In 1865 Jan 01 at UT 18:00-18:30? Grover (England? or USA?, seeing = 
     good and transparency = clear) observed south east of Plato at the foot 
     of Mt Blanc a small bright spot like a magnitude 4 star - slightly out 
     of focus. This bright speck remained unchanged for 30 minutes. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=137 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Dec-11 UT 21:08-21:50 Ill=18% Earthsine: Sigma Hydrids: ZHR=3 vel=58km/s

2018-Dec-12 UT 20:29-20:47 Ill=26% Posidonius observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1821-4-7

     Posidonius 1821 Apr 07 UTC 18:00? Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "Small bright crater in it was shadowless. Schroter also saw 
     it shadowless several X" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID 
     #87. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 20:29-20:36 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Gridley on 1965-7-4

     In 1965 Jul 04 at UT 03:53-05:59 Gridley, Welch (West Covina, CA, USA, 
     4.5" and 8" reflector, seeing=excellent), Albert (CA, 8" reflector, 
     x375) and Emanuel (8" reflector) observed star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus crater. Cameron says this confirmed and that the date 
     in MBMW is 7/3/65 which is local time = 4th UT also but is in error due 
     to misreading of handwriting. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=883 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 20:29-20:45 Ill=26% Biot observed by Azevado on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 16:00-18:01 Azevedo at al. (Joao Pessoa, 
     PB, Brazil, 8" reflector) saw that the west wall of Biot was 
     unusually bright. Had seen it without this condition several 
     months earlier. This was from the Apollo 11 watch. Jose da 
     Silva says that this was not a TLP as the observers were 
     inexperienced. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1163 and weight=0. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-12 UT 20:44-21:22 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Reiland on 1975-3-18

     On 1975 Mar 18 at UT 00:57-04:00 Reiland, Brown and Lojeck (Pittsburgh, 
     Pennsylvania, 6" reflector x45 and 8" reflector x200, photos taken) 
     observed the following at Aristarchus: "While obs. Earthshine on moon, 
     saw it glowing -- a bright steady star-like glow, est. at 5-8th mag. 
     First noted at 0057h. Obs. other obj. then came back to it. It was 
     still there -- till moonset (@0500h). Saw it in other telscopes & 
     Lojeck took photos. (photo shows Aris. prominent, but also LaLande, 
     Pytheas & Timocharis. 2 prs. in Aris. but there are other pts on the 
     print, it may be grain)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1404 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-12 UT 21:16-22:41 Ill=26% S_Pole observed by Dzapiashvili on 1969-7-19

     South Cusp 1969 Jul 19 UT 17:55-19:10 Observed by Dzapiashvili 
     (Georgia, Soviet Union) "Saw an abnormally bright spot at end of 
     S.cusp. Polariz. meas. at 8.3% at 1845-1847h (Apollo 11 watch?)"
     NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #1164.


2018-Dec-12 UT 21:32-22:38 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Brandli on 1969-5-21

     On 1969 May 21 at UT 20:00-21:00 Brandli and Germann (Switzerland, 6" 
     refractor) observed a slow orange-red blinking on the surrounding area 
     of Aristarchus. It was seen less markedly the next night. Wald (Zurich, 
     Switzerland) noted at 20:30UT that the crater was pink (Confirmation 
     says Cameron) - this was during the Apollo 10 watch. The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1131-1132 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-12 UT 22:07-23:00 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Pruss on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 1845-18:47 Pruss and Witte (Bochum, Germany, 6" 
     refractor x36 and binoculars) saw brightenings in the north west wall 
     of Aristarchus for 3-7 seconds of about 1 magnitude over the 
     background. From orbit at UT 18:46 the Apollo 11 crew Armstrong, 
     Aldrin, and Collins (in orbit around the Moon and using the naked eye) 
     were asked to take a look at Aristarchus after Earth-based reports of 
     TLP activity. Armstrong reported (after the solar corona had set, on 
     the night side) that probably Aristarchus "to be considerably more 
     illuminated than the surrounding area. It just has - seem to have, a 
     slight amount of flourescence to it". Collins reported a moment later: 
     "Looking out on the same area now. Well at least there is one wall of 
     the crater that seems to be more illuminated than the others. I am not 
     sure that I am actually identifying any phosporesecence, but that 
     definitely is lighter than anything else in the neighborhood". Houston 
     then asked if the crew could detect any colour and if the inner wall 
     was the inner or outer part? Aldrim  commnted that it was the inner 
     wall and Collins mentioned thatno colour was incolved. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1165 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 22:09-23:00 Ill=26% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-3-9

     Fracastorius 1973 Mar 09 UT ~19:57 Robinson (Devon, UK) saw a 
     Moon Blink (colour) in this crater. This crater is long 
     suspected of giving permanent blinks due to natural colour. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-12 UT 22:52-23:00 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Gervais on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 19:30-21:30 Gervais (Lodure, France, 4.5" 
     refractor?) saw the whole region of Aristarchus and its environs 
     as brighter than normal. Two photographs were obtained. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1156 and weight=5. At UT 20:30-20:55 
     Oliver (Spain, using a reflector) found the Aristarchus to have 
     brightened by about 1 magnitude. From UT 20:12-20:30 the crater 
     had been normal. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1167 and the 
     weight=2. At UT 21:00-00:35 P. Mourilhe Silva (Rio de Janeiro, 
     Brazil, 19.5" refractor) saw Aristarchus as a very bright 
     elliptical shape which extended to the north like a bridge 
     between two points. Jose M. L. da Silva and Ronaldo Mourao (Rio 
     de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor) saw a brightening on the 
     north west wall from 21:24-23:22UT intermittently but cont'd. 
     Wall was extraordinarilly bright, along NW wall brighter. 
     Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK, 10" refractor) detected 
     an unusual bright, along north west wall, brighter than normal 
     in Earthshine and brighter than crater. It was not constant, but 
     pulsated irregularly with frequency of 20 seconds and amplitude 
     0.75-1.0 magnitudes. No colour seen or obscuration though lokked 
     for. Clouds interrupted observations. Vasquez (Valparaiso, 
     Chile, 12" reflector) saw it as a very luminous point of 
     magnitude 1. Wairy Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12" 
     reflector and 18" refractor) noted a bright. 1s??? The Cameron 
     catalog ID=1168 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-12 UT 22:52-23:00 Ill=26% Theophilus observed by Fox_WE on 1969-7-19

     Theophilus 1969 Jul 19 UT 19:30-21:30 Observed by Fox (Notts. 
     England, 6.5" reflector) and Ringsdore (England, 15" 
     reflector). Fox saw intermittent glow in Theoph. for > 2h
     (time not given). Ringsdore confirmed. (Apollo 11 watch)" 
     Confirmed by Baum 21:00-21:20UT. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID No. 1166. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-12 UT 21:08-00:14 Ill=27% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-13 UT 20:32-22:29 Ill=35% Censorinus observed by Foley_PW on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 UT 22:08-23:09 Foley (12" reflector, Kent, UK) found 
     that Censorinus gave a low brightness CED reading of 58%, despite all 
     other measured points on the Moon as being normal. M. Cook (Frimley, 
     UK) found Censorinus to be extremely dull compared to Proclus. J.D. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK) found Censorinus to be quite dull, barely above 
     background levels. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 20:32-22:29 Ill=35% Theophilus observed by Richardson on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 at UT 22:05-23:09 Richardson (Swinton, Yorkshire, UK, 
     seeing=VE) found that a peak west of Theophilus crater had a deep blue 
     colour, and this was strange because no colour was seen elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector), once alerted, found a dome 
     east of Kant? to be blue, and likewise no colour was seen elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 20:32-22:29 Ill=35% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 UT 22:08-23:09 Foley (12" reflector, Kent, UK) found 
     that Torricelli B was a much lower brightness than was expected and 
     this remained the case for the rest of the lunation. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 22:10-23:33 Ill=35% Theophilus observed by Delaye on 1969-7-20

     Theophilus 1969 Jul 20 UT 18:40 Observed by Delaye, Thinon, Donas, ?
     ourdan (Marseilles, France, 10" refractor x60) "Saw a flash on the c.p. 
     of mag 1.0, duration 0.1s, no color. (meteor?) (Apollo 11 watch)".
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1174.


2018-Dec-13 UT 22:27-00:10 Ill=35% Censorinus observed by Marshall_KP on 1984-7-5

     On 1984 Jul 05 at UT 00:00-01:25 Marshall (Medelin, Columbia, 
     seeing=II) observed that Censorinus was much less bright than Proclus 
     (confirmed by CED readings). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 22:27-00:10 Ill=35% Proclus observed by Marshall on 1984-7-5

     On 1984 Jul 05 at UT 00:00-01:25 Marshall (Medelin, Columbia) found 
     Proclus to be much brighter than Censorinus (which of the two was 
     abnormal is a question) - though he thought that Censorinus looked 
     dull. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 22:31-23:23 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Wald on 1969-5-22

     On 1969 May22 at UT2045-2105 Wald (Zurich, Switzerland) observed the 
     pinkish colour in Aristarchus was less marked tonight. The astronauts 
     were alerted and at 22:12 reported no activity but could see the crater 
     and Earthshine was strong near the terminator. Apollo 10 watch, 
     spacecraft far from the terminator. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1134 
     and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-13 UT 23:07-23:58 Ill=35% Atlas observed by Germann on 1969-5-22

     Atlas 1969 May 22 UT 21:20-21:40 Observed by Germann, Wild, Vieli 
     (Zurich, Switzerland, 6" reflector) "Rim towards the sun was bright. 
     Part of time was interrupted. (Apollo 10 watch)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1135.


2018-Dec-13 UT 23:25-00:10 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Delaye on 1969-7-20

     On 1969 Jul 20 at UT 19:55-20:10 Delaye, Thinon, Donas, and Jourdran 
     (Marseilles, France, 10" refractor, x60) saw between 19:55-20:04UT 
     Aristarchus to be bright and in it pulsations with 10 sec duration. At 
     20:05UT it's spot brightened, at 20:08:50-20:35:50UT brightening and 
     pulsations of variable duration. At 20:55:50UT just a feeble flash. 
     Cameron comments that this is probably not atmpsheric effects as the 
     period is too long - also it was during the Apollo 11 watch. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1175 and th weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 23:26-00:10 Ill=35% Mare_Crisium observed by Emmett on 1826-4-13

     Mare Crisium 1826 Apr 13 UT 20:00 Observed by Emmett (England?) "Black 
     moving haze or cloud" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID =
     109. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 23:45-00:10 Ill=35% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1992-12-30

     On 1992 Dec 30 at UT 17:36 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m aperture 
     telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud using CCD 
     polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Dec-13 UT 21:08-00:52 Ill=36% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-14 UT 20:29-20:58 Ill=44% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1882-3-26

     A.S.Williams of West Brighton, UK, using a 2.75" Acromatic refractor 
     (x75, definition good, but it was too windy to use the 5.25") noticed 
     that the mare was a mass of light streaks and spots. This was not 
     considered unusual, but these features were unusually plain, distinct 
     and brught, especially the streaks. The observer could not recall 
     seeing the streaks so bright and clear with this instrument before, and 
     indeed hardly ever with the larger 5.25" telescope. The observer 
     continued to observe Mare Crisium on many nights for several months and 
     comments that such an unusual exhibition was later seen perhaps once 
     every 2-3 lunations. They are uncertain how much this effect depends 
     upon the state of the Earth's atmosphere. This TLP does not make it 
     into the Cameron 1978 catalog and so may not be a TLP - however it has 
     been included, just in case, and to try to understand what was actually 
     seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 20:29-21:37 Ill=44% Proclus observed by Kern on 1972-6-18

     Proclus 1972 Jun 18 UTC 20:50-21:15 Observed by Kern (8.75E, 48.25N, 
     60mm refractor) "Yellow to white bright pattern at the NW wall, visible 
     only occasionally" S=4, T=3 Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets 
     (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2018-Dec-14 UT 20:29-21:36 Ill=44% Censorinus observed by Cook_AC on 1984-7-5

     Censorinus 1984 Jul 05 UT 21:05-21:25 Observed by Cook (24" reflector 
     with line scan photodiode array at Mill Hill observatory, London) "Two 
     line scan photodiode array images were taken which used the motion of 
     the Moon to build up an image. The first image at 21:25UT did not 
     include all of Censorinus, but the part that it did include was not 
     very bright. The 21:25UT image did include all of Censorinus and the 
     crater was bright, including the part that was just visible in the 
     previous image. Possibly the seeing was worse at 21:05? and this could 
     explain the brightness descrepency, but it is worth checking again by 
     taking images at the same illumination conditions" BAA Lunar Section 
     report. At 21:17 M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found Proclus to be brighter 
     than Censorinus (more so than the previous night) and obtained variable 
     readings for Censorinus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 20:44-22:40 Ill=44% Cassini observed by Knopp on 1885-2-21

     Knopp of Paysandu, Uruguay on 1885 Feb 21 at 23:00-23:30? UT saw red 
     patches in the crater. Reddish smoke or mist. The observer says several 
     others had seen a star like point there that night. Cameron's 1978 
     catalog ID=348 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-14 UT 20:57-22:50 Ill=44% Rimae_Triesnecker observed by Gordeenko on 1912-5-23

     Triesnecker Rille 1912 May 23 UT 18:00? Observed by Gordeenko 
     (Russia) "Change in shape from representation by Brenner and 
     Krieger not accountable by lighting conditions" NASA catalog 
     weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1. NASA catalog ID #339.


2018-Dec-14 UT 21:16-21:54 Ill=44% Mons_Piton observed by Darling_D on 1987-6-4

     On 1987 Jun 04 at UT02:26-03:26 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, S=G 
     and T=4) observed that Mons Piton was the brightest object on the Moon 
     that he had ever noted before. Variations seen gave the mountain a 
     "silvery" shine. The abnormal brightness was confirmed by another 
     independent observer. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=302 and the weight=5. 
     the ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 23:09-00:29 Ill=45% Theophilus observed by Fox_WE on 1969-7-21

     Theophilus 1969 Jul 21 UT 19:30-21:45 and 21:00-22:00 Observed by Fox 
     (Newark, England, 6.5" reflector,) and Baum (Chester, England, 4.5" 
     refractor) (S=6, T=4) "At wall, adjacent to Cyrillus was a redish glow,
     then obscur. (Fox). Baum  saw intermittant white-blue shimmering as if 
     glowing thru dust glowing & upsurge in brightness on c.p. Gradually 
     faded to normal at 21:20. 1st time ever seen by him tho. obs. since 
     1947. Image sharp, no haziness. (indep. confirm. of activity, but 
     details differ, but same time, Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1180. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-14 UT 23:10-00:41 Ill=45% Promontorium_Agassiz observed by Green_J on 1991-5-21

     On 1991 May 21 at UT05:30-06:15 J. Green (Orangevale, CA, USA, 11" 
     reflector) photgrapphed a broad bright band stretching east and north 
     of Cassini crater in 3 exposures taken 10 minutes apart. This 
     photographic sequence shows a gradual widening towards Cassini and by 
     the 3rd exposure the band is touching (and then obscuring) Cassini. A 
     "fan" was visible in the north east and WSW directions, later this was 
     seen as rays and this was even seen in the view finder of the camera. 
     Cameron comments that this might be lens flare but suspects that it 
     would not have been seen in the view finder. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=427 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 23:48-01:19 Ill=45% Messier observed by no on 1968-5-5

     Messier 1968 May 05 UT 01:35-03:35 Observed by Delano (USA).
     No oclour noticed with Moon blink device, but Messier A's W. 
     wall did brighten slightly over the 2 hours of observations 
     compared to Messier's W wall. The ffect was less marked in 
     the 2nd hour. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-15 UT 01:00-01:19 Ill=45% Bessel observed by Travnik on 1969-5-23

     North of Bessel 1969 May 1969 May 23 UT 22:54. Nelson Travnik 
     (Observatorio Flammarion, located at 45.58W, 21.87S, f/15 
     10cm refractor, Kodak Tri-X, 1/15 sec exposure, sky 
     conditions excellent). Dark spot photographed just north of 
     Bessel - could be a photographic defect?. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 21:08-01:29 Ill=45% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-15 UT 20:30-21:10 Ill=54% Plato observed by Williams_AS on 1882-3-27

     Plato 1882 Mar 27 UTC 20:10-21:00 Observer: A.S. Williams (Brighton, 
     UK, 5.5" saw the shadow filled floor of Plato at Sunrise with a 
     "Glowing and curious milky kind of light". About 1 hour after sunrise 
     at Plato, there was no trace of this effect. The TLP filled the whole 
     floor except at a quarter of the diameter from the east wall which was 
     actually quite black. The observer saw a curious phosphorescent glimmer 
     at sunset (April11th?). Cameron comments that Birt, Nelson and Waugh 
     saw obsecuring mist or fog in Plato on many occasions. Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=229 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-15 UT 20:30-21:30 Ill=54% Mons_Pico observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 20:30-21:30 Ill=54% Plato observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 20:30-20:42 Ill=54% Proclus observed by Madej_P on 1984-7-6

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 20:41-22:35 Ill=54% Plato observed by Jones_SA on 1972-6-19

     Plato 1972 Jun 19 UT 21:40-22:30 Observed by S.A. Jones 
     (Swansea, Wales, 12" reflector x150) and Moore (Selsey, England, 
     12.5" reflector x450) "Noted a bright area in the center. Moore 
     noted nothing unusual & he tho't obs. saw one of permanent light 
     patches" NASA catalog weight=0 (very low). NASA catalog ID #
     1336. ALPO/BAA weight=1


2018-Dec-15 UT 20:45-22:41 Ill=54% Cassini observed by Knopp on 1885-2-22

     Knopp of Paysandu, Uruguay on 1885 Feb 22 at 23:00-23:30? UT saw a 
     definite light, looking like Saturn in Cassini?. The previous night he 
     had seen red  patches in the crater. Cameron's 1978 catalog ID=348 and 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-15 UT 21:18-23:02 Ill=54% Mare_Frigoris observed by Pratt_H on 1871-11-20

     On 1871 Nov 20 at UT 17:30-19:30 H. Pratt (UK) saw one of the most 
     spectacular TLP obscurations that he had ever seen in Mare Frigoras. He 
     observed a kind of haze around the north west (NE?) slopes of Plato. 
     This effect was not seen elsewhere and all objects in Mare Frigoris 
     were indistinct or veiled. By 18:30 the effect was modified and by 
     19:30 very little trace was seen. Ref. from Corliss.


2018-Dec-15 UT 22:02-23:30 Ill=54% Plato observed by Brenner on 1895-5-2

     Plato 1895 May 02 UT 20:45, 23:45 Observed by Brenner and Fauth 
     (Germany?) "Streaks of light (Brenner) bright parallel bands in 
     center Fauth (indep. confirmation?)." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #284. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-15 UT 22:06-23:09 Ill=54% Mare_Anguis observed by Louderback_D on 1979-12-27

     On 1979 Dec 27 at UT 05:32 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 6" 
     reflector x240, seeing=3-6/10 and T=4) noticed "2 small high-sun areas 
     nr. Eimmart - brightening around Mare Crisium, except for interior of 
     Proclus - in blue light. They were brighter than 2 spots on Cap. 
     Agarum rated 8.5 & Proc. 9. Not as bright next night. Probably a real 
     blue light brightening". Cameron 2006 catalog ID=79, location on Moon: 
     (70E, 23N) and weight=4. 


2018-Dec-15 UT 23:13-01:27 Ill=54% Plato observed by Elger_TG on 1887-2-1 *

     Plato 1887 Feb 01 UT 18:00 Observed by Elger (England) "Ill-defined 
     shadow of peaks of W.border-in contrast to sharpness of mts. outside 
     it. Never seen before. Such phenomena occur on floor, but never on 
     ramparts. (Drawing)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #254. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2018-Dec-15 UT 21:09-00:01 Ill=55% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-16 UT 00:07-01:37 Ill=55% Theophilus observed by Cook_JD on 1978-11-8

     Theophilus 1978 Nov 08 UT 20:49-22:00 Observed by J.D. Cook 
     (Frimley, 12" reflector, 6mm Ortho eyepiece, seeing III-IV) 
     Orange discolouration seen on ESE crater floor. Moon blink 
     tried, but no blink detected. By 21:10 the effect had lessened, 
     but was still orange. By 21:50-21:58 the effect was smaller and 
     perhaps more on the SE of the floor. Colour confirmed by Foley. 
     Fitton may also have been observing. At 22:00 A.C. Cook observed 
     and commented that a darkish, perhaps brown-orange colour seen - 
     but suspected it was probably spurious colour - but by now the 
     seeing was V. J.H. Robinson, whilst doing a Moon Blink sweep of 
     several features, including Theophilus, had not noticed anything 
     unusual 18:50-19:10. By 22:30-22:35UT, he still could not detect 
     a blink, but noticed intermittent darkining on the shaded area 
     on the E. floor, but seeing was now IV. The darkening was more 
     noticeable in blue than red light. BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. 2006 Cameron catalog ID #40 weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 00:10-02:03 Ill=55% Mons_Piton observed by Fornarucci on 1972-2-23

     On 1972 Feb 23 at UT0010-0035 Fornarucci (Garfield, NJ, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x250, seeing=fair and transparency=3.5). Shading 
     usually visible west of it was not seen. Cameon comments that 
     the albedo must have been at 5, where normally it is 4.5 and the 
     nearby plain is 5). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1322 and weight=2.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-16 UT 02:22-02:27 Ill=55% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Fracastorius 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47, 20:40, 20:45 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Fracastorius had a 
     blink - it was bright in red and darker in blue at these three 
     times, and probably in between. This was possibly natural 
     surface colour being detected?". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 02:22-02:27 Ill=55% Mare_Crisium observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Mare Crisium 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47-20:37 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Mare Crisium N. end 
     of floor - blink (red and blue filters) in patches, bright in 
     red. Blink stops at 20:37". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 20:30-22:04 Ill=63% Plato observed by Goddard_AV on 1932-4-15

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 20:30-20:37 Ill=63% Mons_Hadley observed by Miranda on 1971-7-31 *

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 23:08-00:54 Ill=64% Proclus observed by Blair_G on 1980-1-26

     On 1980 Jan 26 at UT21:35-22:25 Blair (Refrewshire, Scotland, 10" 
     reflector, 83-276x, seeing=III-IV and transparency poor) discovered a 
     bright spot on the north rim and through filters it "flashed" green, 
     red and blue. Clouds interupted observing, but when they cleared the 
     effect was still present. Other craters did not show this effect. 
     Cameron catalog ID=83 and weight=4.


2018-Dec-16 UT 23:28-01:02 Ill=64% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1993-1-2

     On 1993 Jan 02 at UT 17:42 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m aperture 
     telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud in Langrenous crater 
     using CCD polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Dec-16 UT 23:54-03:50 Ill=64% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1964-11-14 *

     Plato 1964 Nov 14 UT 01:00? Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" refractor?) "Peak on E. wall brilliant white, strong blue band at 
     inner base; on S. wall was a small, bright red spot." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #864.


2018-Dec-17 UT 00:26-03:58 Ill=65% Mons_La_Hire observed by Klein_HJ on 1887-2-2 *

     La Hire 1887 Feb 02 UTC 20:00? Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" 
     refractor) "Intense yellow streak that cast shadows around neighboring 
     features". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #255.
     


2018-Dec-17 UT 00:59-01:23 Ill=65% Copernicus observed by LeFranc_B on 1990-4-4

     On 1990 Apr 04 at UT 21:30-21:50 B. LeFranc (France?) reported 
     observing a white flame effect in Copernicus crater (sketch made) - 
     though Foley comments that the actual location was east of the crater. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=398 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 01:20-03:14 Ill=65% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

     On 1968 May 07 at UT 03:00-03:40 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed Messier and Messier A and noted the following: "The 
     ray-tail halo (in N. ray) showed a possible enhancement in blue filter 
     at 1st obs. per. but not seen at 0330. Later enhancement was indicated 
     in red filter but not apparent at 0600h. The red enhancement is very 
     unsual; but has been suspected on a few previous occasions. Not seen 
     vis. (confirm. of Jean?)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-17 UT 01:21-03:05 Ill=65% Posidonius observed by Nazareth on 1970-4-15

     Posidonius 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:05-22:10 Observed by Wanderley 
     Nazareth (Sao Paulo, Brazil, reflector) "Intermittant 
     pulsation. Drawing 20S interval for pulsations. (too long for 
     atmospheric aberration? Apollo 13 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1254. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-17 UT 02:01-03:33 Ill=65% Plato observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

     Near and on Plato 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:45-22:04 Observed by da 
     Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10" & 20" refractors) "Crater chain W. 
     of Plato -- 3rd crater W. (Plato Y) was brighter than 
     surroundings. Lozenge on W. wall (landslip?) was darker than 
     inner wall. Bright part of wall was yellowish-white. da Silva 
     reports this as neg. (normal aspects) obs (Apollo 13 watch 
     probably normal as Y is a bright halo crater)." NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1255. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-17 UT 02:16-03:33 Ill=65% Tycho observed by Travnik on 1970-4-15

     Tycho 1970- Apr 15 UTC 22:00-23:00 Observer: Nelson Travnik 
     (Matias Barbosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 4" refractor, x250 & 
     x400, seeing excellent, Wratten 15 and 23 filters used) 
     "Slightly pulsating white glow on W. (IAU?) wall's external 
     slope (Apollo 13 watch). NASA catalog ID #1256, NASA weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 20:30-21:08 Ill=73% Plato observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-7

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 20:30-21:27 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by McConnell_J on 1972-2-24

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 20:30-20:58 Ill=73% Proclus observed by Moore_P on 1984-7-8

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 20:30-23:07 Ill=73% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Cameron_W on 1994-4-21 *

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 22:47-00:43 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1989-7-13

     Proclus 1989 Jul 13 UT  21:04-21:13 Observed by M.Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     90mm Quastar Cat., Seeing III, transoparency hazy) and by Moore 
     (Selsey, England) "Following an alert call by Miles concerning the 
     crater Proclus looking different, Cook observed a circular dark patch 
     that filled about half of the eastern half of the crater floor. To cut 
     down the glare a blue filter was then used and a slightly less dark 
     area was seen extending from this in a southerly direction. 8 rays were 
     seen. The dark patch was confirmed by Patrick Moore. However David 
     Darling (USA) who observed a few hours later on 1989 Jul 14 at 03:28 UT 
     could not see this dark patch." BAA Lunar Section observation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=370 and weight=?. The ALPO/BAA weight=2


2018-Dec-17 UT 23:45-03:40 Ill=74% Hevelius observed by Emmett on 1826-4-17 *

     Scarcely a trace of nebulae tonight. As long as to June 10 at
     2000UT? A little blackness remained. (P. Moore thinks it
     was a LTP, WSC it was a permanent feature?) Drawing. Seen
     by Nevelius Emmett, J. Boroughbridge, England. The 2006
     Extension catalog by Cameron assigns an ID No. of 4 and a
     weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-18 UT 03:17-04:40 Ill=75% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-20

     On 1983 Jul 20 at UT 18:50-22:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, 
     seeing II-III) noted that the south wall of Plato at the 11 o'clock 
     position, at the location of a cleft, was fuzzy on either side of the 
     cleft. There was also a deep red colour along the cleft and the outside 
     wall. The colour had gone by 22:40 though. All other parts of the rim 
     of Plato were clear and distinct. M. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III) 
     sketched some obscurations at 22:03UT. At 22:08UT the red colour 
     reduced to a red line and vanished by 22:37. The south wall obscuration 
     varied in size and there was a possible obscuration at the 7 o'clock 
     position. J. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing II-III) confirmed Foley's and 
     M.Cook's observations. Detail inside the crater was sharp, but colour 
     oppoiste to what is usual. Price (Camberley, UK, seeing IV-V) a few km 
     away had atmospheric ripples affecting his observations. At 21:36UT G. 
     North described the south wall as odd in appearance and the terrain 
     south of this was lacking in detail - this was odd because elsewhere 
     Plato was nice and sharp. At 21:45UT though the north section of the 
     crater was a hazy red. The cameron 206 catalog ID=224 and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:30-20:56 Ill=82% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1881-5-9 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:30-23:31 Ill=82% Posidonius observed by Dzaplashvili on 1952-7-3 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:30-20:52 Ill=82% Plato observed by Moseley_T on 1966-9-25

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:30-20:59 Ill=82% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

     Gassendi 1967 Jun 18 UT 22:50-23:59 Observed by Whippey 
     (Northalt, England, 6" reflector?) "Faint redness outside NE & 
     SE wall of crater." Moore (10" Armagh refractor, x360) was 
     observing earlier 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-Dec-18 UT 20:30-22:00 Ill=82% Gassendi observed by Spencer_S on 1976-4-10 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:50-22:33 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-30

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 21:11-22:53 Ill=82% Gassendi observed by Madej_P on 1985-5-30

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 22:36-01:58 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Zeller_P on 2013-4-22 *

     On 2013 Apr 22 UT 01:39-02:37 P. Zeller (Indianapollis, USA, 
     10" f/4 reflector, x200, seeing 6, Transparency 3 - scattered 
     cirrus) observed visually (depicted in sketch) the two closely 
     spaced NW wall dark bands) to have a rusty-red hue. The colour 
     of these bands did not change over the period of the observing 
     session. Images were taken, but resolution and image S/N is 
     not sufficient to resolve separate bands here, or to detect 
     colour. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-18 UT 22:57-00:55 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-14

     Aristarchus 1975 Dec 14/15 UT 17:05-00:30 Observed by Foley 
     (Dartford, England, 12" reflector, S=II) and Moore (Sussex, 
     UK, 15" reflector x250 S=IV) and Argent and Brumder (Sussex, 
     UK). In early sunrise conditions, W. wall was less brilliant 
     than usual -- matched only by Sharp, Bianchini, & Marian. 
     Extraordinary detail could be seen on this wall. Also noted 
     intense & distinctly blue color entire length of W. wall. 3 
     others corroborated detail, but not color. Moore found things 
     normal & saw Aris. brightest at 2030-2125h tho Argent & 
     Brumder made it < Proclus" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catlog 
     ID #1422. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 00:47-02:14 Ill=83% Plato observed by North_G on 1981-8-11

     On 1981 Aug 11 at UT21:05-21:36 G. North (England, seeing=poor) 
     detected, in green light, a darkening on the floor of Plato. This 
     effect was not seen elsewhere. J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK) 
     detected on the SSE rim (inner and beyond) a triangle that appeared 
     hazy in a wide range of filters at 21:05UT. However at 21:36UT it was 
     only hazy in green and blue light. No similar effect was seen 
     elsewhere. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=150 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 00:47-03:39 Ill=83% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1995-4-11 *

     Torricelli B 1995 Apr 11 UTC 20:15 Observed by North (UK). "Colour 
     moonblink reaction, and crater dull". BAA Lunar Section report. ALP\BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 01:46-02:59 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1977-10-23

     On 1978 Oct 23 observing period: UT22:00-22:40 A.C. Cook (Frimley, 
     Surrey, UK, 6" reflector, x144, 6mm Ortho eyepiece, seeing IV, red and 
     blue filters used) saw at 22:10 a secctor on thwe western floor to be 
     mainly bright in the red. The surface was bumpy here. The observer at 
     the time commented that this was probably not a TLP, but no precise 
     explanation given. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 02:48-03:56 Ill=83% Herodotus observed by Martini_A on 2017-2-8

     On 2017 Feb 08 UT 01:45 A.Martini Jr (10" Schmidt-Cassegrain 
     with ASI 120 MC camera +IR filter, Gain 40, Gamma 36, 
     exposure 0.003 sec) saw on a computer monitor screen a flash 
     to far to the west of Herodotus and Aristarchus at the 
     location 54.53W, 23.5N. It had a duration of 0.5 sec and on a 
     brightness scale of 0 = night side of the Moon to 10 = 
     Aristarchus, ranked 7. Unfortunately they were not recording 
     at the time. As there was no confirmation observation and it 
     could be a cosmic ray air shower detection, the ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1


2018-Dec-19 UT 03:50-05:15 Ill=84% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1934-2-25

     In 1934 Feb 25 at UT 18:30 Rawstron (USA?, 4" refractor, x250, S=6/12) 
     observed in Pico B: "A large patch of haze appeared & drifted off 
     across the mare in same direction as haze from Pico (white patch). It 
     was obs. on 20 other occasions. Drawing". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     410 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 03:52-05:47 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-7-15

     Aristarchus 1989 Jul 15 UT 02:00-04:20 Observed by Manske, Weier, 
     Curtis, Keyes, Yanna, Norman, Knutson, Sullivan, Eichman and Radi (Carl 
     Fosmark Jr. Memorial Observatory, Madison, WI, USA, SCT C11) "Manske 
     initially observed a reddish tinge on the SE rim of Aristarchus. The 
     colour was present in different eyepieces. Two other pinkish tinge 
     areas were seen on the SE and NE rims. 4 of the observers did not see 
     colour. Independent confirmation was made by Don Spain (KY) and Smith 
     in LA. Full details can be found on the following web site: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/LTP19890715.htm " An ALPO report.


2018-Dec-19 UT 04:06-05:47 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-5-20

     Aristarchus 1967 May 20 UTC 20:15 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, 
     Denmark, 3.5?" refractor) "Red spots on S.rim. Moon was low." NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1036.


2018-Dec-19 UT 04:55-05:47 Ill=84% Plato observed by North_G on 1992-5-13

     On 1992 May 13 at UT 20:16-21:29 several observers reported a TLP in 
     Plato mostly concerning the visibility of floor craterlets, however 
     observer seeing varied from III-V. North (UK, 18.25" reflector) 
     reported "Colouration and floor craterlets very prominent. Seeing 
     Antoniadi V, Transparancy Poor.". Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector 
     seeing=III-IV) found the floor to be bright and in the better moment of 
     seeing detected floor craterlets. The WNW spot was misty some of the 
     time. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, seeing V) had very poor seing 
     conditions. J.D. Cook and M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3.6" reflector, 
     seeing II-III) used a CCD camera at 22:11 UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=445 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 04:57-05:47 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1967-5-20

     On 1967 May 20 at UT 21:05-21:20 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 8" reflector, 
     x300) using an English Moonblink device found colour on the south west 
     part of the floor. Note that for the times given by Cameron, the Moon 
     was below the horizon from California - so possibly these are local 
     times and these times need to be correctly converted into UT? The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1037 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 04:59-05:47 Ill=84% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1980-12-18

     On 1980 Dec 18 at UT20:46-23:58 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector, 
     40-250x, S=IV and transparency good) found the north west wall to be 
     brighter in red than in blue light, however the effect faded during 
     21:29-21:41UT and was gone by 22:40UT. There was however spurious 
     colour on the north west wall. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the central 
     peak to be both bright and diffuse, and brighter in red than in blue 
     light during 20:52-20:57UT, however at "22:53-23:58 c.p. very bright & 
     previous area decreased in size. No detail in white or red, just 
     visible in blue. Sketch (J. Cook) Orange out on NW rim & on NW side of 
     c.p. Similar effects seen on  other craters. (madej) c.p. & W. rim wall 
     very sharp. c.p. disappears in yellow but still seen in purple. 
     (pedler) c.p. > red than blue but no obstruction. W wall interior 
     dusky, darker in blue." A.C. Cook's photo depicts the central peak as 
     very bright. Cameron 2006 catalog TLP ID=120 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 05:38-05:47 Ill=84% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-21

     On 1983 Jul 21 at UT 21:02-23:18 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     seeing=III) found the region around the cleft on the souther rim to be 
     out of focus - however atmospheric conditions were turbulent until 
     23:18UT. An unsual dark triangular region (long base against rim) was 
     seen to extend from the inner rim at 12 o'clock onto the floor for 13-
     16km. The crater had lots of detail elsewhere. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     found the south east to soth west to be obscured again, but not as 
     badly as she had seen on the 20th July. J. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the 
     dark region had 2 white bands on the side and the south west wall was 
     blurred like it was on the 20th July - this time tough colour was not 
     present. There were also two light patches on the floor. Mosely 
     (Coventry, UK) observed the south wall at x120 and found the wall out 
     of focus at the 11 o'clock location. Through a yellow filter he saw a 
     "white mistiness: on the top of the southern rim and only the south 
     east cleft could be seen (no colour). By 22:40-23:00 the effect had 
     cleared up. No dark triangular patch was seen. When Marshall (Surrey, 
     UK) observed (22:30-03:00) nothing unsual was seen, though a sketch 
     provided shows a light patch on the floor located at 11 o'clock. All 
     observations, made by all observers had some atmospheric turbulence, 
     however trsnparency was good. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=225 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 07:02-07:15 Ill=84% Mons_Pico observed by Findlay on 1976-3-12 *

     Pico 1976 Mar 12 UT 21:00? Observed by Findlay (England?) "A ray seen 
     extended fr. mt. in SW (IAU?) direction -- likened to a hockey stick. 
     (not seen in Pickering's photo atlas at col.=53 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1430.


2018-Dec-19 UT 20:42-22:06 Ill=89% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-8-25

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 20:42-20:47 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 21:07-22:56 Ill=89% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1985-5-31

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 22:19-00:03 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-17

     On 1788 May 17 at UT 21:00 Schroter (Lilleanthal, Germany, 210x 
     reflector) observed small depression, 1, near Aristarchus to be a 
     bright spot, similar to Cameron 1978 catalog ID report #45. The Cameron 
     catalog ID=48 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Dec-19 UT 22:40-00:02 Ill=90% Philolaus observed by Baum_R on 1948-5-20

     NE of Philolaus 1948 May 20 UT 22:00-22:15 Observed by Baum 
     (Chester, UK, 4.5" refractor) A distinct reddish tint suddenly 
     appeared to the NE of the crater, and persisted for 15 min, 
     before rapidly fading away. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #505. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 23:30-23:56 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-10-30 *

     Aristarchus 1963 Oct 30 UT 01:50-02:15 Observed by Greenacre and 
     Barr (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" Clark Refractor) observed 2 ruby 
     red spots - one just to the SW of the cobra's Head and the other 
     on a highland area east of Vallis Schroteri. A pink colour 
     formed coverting the SW rim of Aristarchus. Effects present with 
     or without Yellow Wratten 15 filer. Similar effects checked for 
     elsewhere on other craters but not seen. So presumed not to have 
     been due to chromatic aberation or astmospheric dispersion. 
     Effecta not seen in 12" refractor, but this may have been a 
     resolution issue. The NASA catalog ID No. is #778. The NASA 
     catalog weight is 5 (highly reliable). ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-20 UT 00:11-01:42 Ill=90% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Wildey on 1962-12-9

     In 1962 Dec 09 at UT 07:36 Wildey and Pohn (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector) observed that Oceanus Procellarum was 1.13 magnitudes 
     brighter than normal. Observation at sunrise and is abnormal if area 
     measured was mare. If it were an east facing wall it would be normal. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 00:17-01:48 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Wildey on 1962-12-9

     In 1962 Dec 09 at UT 07:42 Wildey and Pohn (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector) observed that Aristarchus was 0.80 magnitudes (x2) fainter 
     than average for this age (photometric measurement) Vmag=3.80, average=
     3.0. The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 00:39-01:54 Ill=90% Langrenus observed by Moore_P on 1992-2-16

     On 1992 Feb 16 at UT 01:05-01:35 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 12.5" 
     reflector, seeing=III) found the north rim area to be both very 
     bright and misty - though he did not think it to be a TLP but 
     wanted it to be recorded, just in case. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=440 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 00:58-02:15 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by MacKenzie on 1970-4-18

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1970 Apr 18 UT 20:14 Observed by MacKenzie 
     (UK,2.5" refractor x45, seeing Antoniadi I) "Fairly strong blink 
     in a spot 1/2 way between the 2 craters. Drawing (Apollo 13 
     watch). NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1257. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 01:58-03:26 Ill=91% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 2002-10-18

     Torricelli B 2002 Oct 18 UTC 20:56-21:59 Observer: G.North (UK, 8" 
     reflector, x134, Seeing Antoniadi IV, Transparency good) - thought that 
     Torricelli B was perhaps a little brighter than expected, especially 
     when compared to Moltke and Censorinus based upon past recollection of 
     relative brightnesses at this colongitude). Slight bluish tint seen as 
     well. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 03:54-05:52 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-23

     On 1975 Apr 23 at UT 20:30 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 260mm 
     reflector, x200). Observer was observing since 20:30UT, at 21:00UT 
     though they noticed red on the outside south wall of Aristarchus, a 
     hazy ill defined area that was larger in a red filter than in blue 
     filter, and outside east wall was bright in red. At 21:08UT the outside 
     west wall of Aristarchus no longer gave a colour blink reaction, and at 
     21:22UT the colour blink on the southern end of the crater ceased, but 
     the image blur remained (in both red and blue filters) despite the rest 
     of the crater being sharp in detail. Observations ceased at UT 21:35 
     because the blurring at the southern end seemed to be normal and this 
     was confirmed when checked with photographic atlases. Other craters 
     such as Proclus, Pickering, Tycho, Gassendi, Copernicus, Alphonsus, 
     Plato, Menelaus, Manilius, Linne and Theophilus, showed no colour blink 
     reactions. However Picard had a red bright blink from 20:30-20:40 and 
     the permanant blink on the N. Floor of Fracastorius was detectable. 
     Also Plato floor shadings were clearer in red than in blue - 
     intermittently. This is a BAA lunar section observation. No estimation 
     of transparency or seeing is given, nor any comment on whether spurious 
     colour was seen in any craters visually. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-20 UT 05:57-06:56 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1987-9-5

     Gassendi 1987 Sep 05 UT 20:25 Observed by Moore (Selsey, Sussex, UK, Antoniadi 
     III seeing, 12.5" reflector) "Intensely bright craterlet south of central 
     peak, surrounded by a luminous nimbus. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)onfirmed 
     the crater was highly luminous at 21:20, and surrounded by a blue halo that 
     had a darker blue band within it. This craterlet faded over time, and by 21:20 
     Moore considered that it was no longer prominent, by 21:22 Foley confirmed the 
     reduced brilliance, and by 21:30 Moore considered it to be perfectly normal. 
     Moore considers the nimbus effect to be normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     306 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2018-Dec-20 UT 06:08-06:56 Ill=91% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1980-9-22

     On 1980 Sep 22 at UT05:00? D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x140 and 2.5" refractor) observed in Promitorium Agarum that 
     one of his pre-designated points, called "A", through to "C and "D" was 
     at least 5 brightness points brighter in red than in blue light. The 
     reverse was true on Sep 25th. Tonight the red seemed to be on a narrow 
     strip on the western edge. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=109 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-20 UT 06:27-06:56 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1987-9-5

     On 1987 Sep 05 at 20:55UT A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 90mm questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing III-IV, Moon 16 deg in altitude) observed a 
     dusky dark gray area just north of Herodotus and just south of the 
     Cobra Head. The interior shadow on the east of Herodotus by comparison 
     wad black and distinct. No change was seen when viewed through a 
     rotated polaroid filter. Apparently D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) 
     was observing at the same time but had better observing conditions and 
     could see detail in this region, suggesting that it was not a TLP. 
     There is no Cameron entry for this report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-20 UT 06:45-06:56 Ill=91% Anaximander observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 22:30-00:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 8" 
     Newtonian reflector)observed a yellow on crater rims adjacent to
     Anaximander. Yellow colour also seen on Aristarchus that night. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 06:51-06:56 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Leitzinger on 1972-5-25

     Aristarchus 1972 May 25 UT 19:32-19:38 Observed by Leitzinger (8.75E, 
     48.75N, Germany, 60mm f/15 telescope T=2, S=2) "Bright point at SE wall 
     well visible, colour changed to orange shortly before it disappeared" 
     published in Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon and Planets, Vol 30, p53-61.


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:58-08:25 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1981-10-11 *

     On 1981 Oct 11 at UT04:45-05:03 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) detected a violet tinge on the dark nimbus of Aristarchus, 
     however by 05:13 the coloured tinge had gone. Louderback suspects an 
     atmospheric effect. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=155 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 21:21-22:06 Ill=95% Lichtenberg observed by Schneller on 1966-6-2

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 21:32-23:01 Ill=95% Unknown observed by Seyffer on 1789-1-10

     On 1789 Jan 10 at UT 00:00 Seyffer (Germany) observed "a lunar 
     volcano". Cameron comments that this must have been bright as it was 
     near full Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=56 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 21:38-23:08 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Jaeger on 1966-6-2

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 21:43-23:40 Ill=95% Marius observed by Williams_AS on 1881-1-13

     Marius 1881 Jan 13 UTC 20:00? Observed by Williams (England?, 
     5.5" reflector) "Speck of light in crater". NASA catalog weight=
     3 and catalog ID #220. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 21:44-23:26 Ill=95% Vieta observed by Chernov on 1923-9-23

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 22:48-00:36 Ill=96% Mare_Frigoris observed by Brakel_AT on 1994-4-24

     On 1994 Apr 24 UT08:15 A.T. Brakel (ACT, Australia) noticed that 
     Mare Frigoris appeared darker than the day before. This was 
     during a Clementine watch. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 23:20-01:14 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Kemp_A on 1972-2-27

     Gassendi 1972 Feb 27 UT 23:15-00:10 Observed by A.Kemp (Cheshire, 
     UK, 8.5" reflector x286) "Suspicion of blink between Gass. c.p. & 
     Gass A. Clouds prevented confirm. Hedley-Robinson didn't see 
     anything unusual earlier (20:00-20:20)." Note that the duration 
     of the event, or indeed precise UT at which it was seen is not 
     given. NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1324. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-21 UT 00:30-02:22 Ill=96% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-9-27

     On 1985 Sep 27 at UT 20:55 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) found that the 
     brightness of Torricelli B varied and starlike points seen in the 
     crater. There is no Cameron 2006 catalog entry for this TLP report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-21 UT 03:20-05:48 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-10-12 *

     On 1981 Oct 12 at UT 00:00?(?) B.W. Chapman (12cm refractor, 
     Seeing II, transparency poor, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK) found 
     that Mons Pico was brighter in red light than in blue. 
     Aristarchus for comparison was the same brightness in both 
     filters. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-21 UT 04:17-05:05 Ill=96% Proclus observed by Coates_J on 1973-1-17

     Proclus 1973 Jan 17 UTC 21:35 Observed by Coates and Neville (both in 
     England, 8" reflector x240) "Walls brilliant, dull white spot seen just 
     S. of center of floor. Not nearly as bright as walls." NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (low). NASA catalogue ID #1359.


2018-Dec-21 UT 05:54-07:50 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Livesey_R on 1996-10-25

     Aristarchus 1996 Oct 25 UTC 19:05-19:55 Observed by Livesey (Scotland, 
     65mm reflector x88) "red colour seen along E/SE rim and along S.edge of 
     SW ray - colouration not visible on other craters. Observations 
     terminated by hazy cloud drifting over Moon. Observer remarked that it 
     looked like chromatic aberation, but telescope was a reflector and no 
     colour was seen elswehere on the Moon. Cook (Frimley, Surrey, UK) 
     19:48-19:55 noted red on E. rim exterior and on SE part of central 
     peak, and blue on N. rim - strongly suspected spurious colour".
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-21 UT 06:04-08:01 Ill=97% Plato observed by Billington_R on 1975-0-29

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 06:09-08:05 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-23

     1964 Jul 23 UTC 04:45-06:07 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     5" reflector, x180, S=1-4, T=3) "S.region of floor was granulated &
     rated 6deg bright, rest of crater 8deg. Floor there was distinctly 
     yellow-brown. Had never seen browns or yellows before June 25, 1964. 
     (seeing true color of ground?)."NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #835.


2018-Dec-21 UT 06:11-08:05 Ill=97% Bullialdus observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-10-4

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 07:04-08:05 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-10-4

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 21:29-01:24 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25 *

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 22:07-22:09 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 22:07-23:06 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 23:34-01:05 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4

     On 1977 Mar 04 at UT 20:55-21:18 JH Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK,
     26cm reflector, x200, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, seeing steady, 
     transparency varies from fair to very poor and cloud eventually halted 
     observations). Copernicus was very indistinct. All other features 
     examined were normal. This is a BAA Lunar Section observation. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-21 UT 23:34-01:05 Ill=99% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4

     On 1977 Mar 04 at UT 20:55-21:18 JH Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK,
     26cm reflector, x200, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, seeing steady, 
     transparency varies from fair to very poor and cloud eventually halted 
     observations). The floor of Fracastorius is significantly brighter in a 
     red filter than in a blue filter. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-21 UT 23:54-00:52 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1959-3-24

     Aristarchus 1959 Mar 24 UT 02:24-02:35 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x180, S=3, T=5) "Strong blue & 
     blue-viol. gl. on E.wall, EWBS, SWBS with intermittent display.
     At this time he noted in his 5-in L a total disappearance of 
     viol. gl. & reappear. 1 min. later. Altogether, found 4 such 
     occurences in his records, in '54, '57, ' & '59."NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #716. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-22 UT 00:34-02:25 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1985-9-28

     On 1985 Sep 28 UTC 20:54-23:52 P.W. Foley (Suffolk, UK) found (actually 
     before 20:54 UT) brightness variance in Torricelli B. J.D. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) observed a brief blue coloured patch somewhere in the 
     Torricelli B region, but could not pin it down precisely. At 22:50UT 
     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 30cm reflector, seeing III - occasionally V, 
     transparency moderate to good) Found the crater to have an elongated 
     appearance (in SSW-NNE direction) in white light, similar to the 
     previous night. A bright elongated spot was seen on the NNE floor, 
     close to where the wall should be. Not able to define the rim. There 
     was a very dark surrounding area to the crater, similar to what it was 
     on the previous night (roughly 1/4 brightness of Censorinus). 23:04UT 
     brighter in yellow, then red, then blue. At 23:10 it was seen that blue 
     filter dulled the crater - this was odd because both Censorinus and 
     Proclus were brighter in blue, which is what he would normally expect. 
     At23:15 UT Censorinus was brighter in blue, then yellow then red 
     filters and some orange spurious colour seen to the south of 
     Censorinus. At 23:23UT no spurious colour seen on Proclus or 
     Censorinus. 23:46UT Torricelli B elongated as before, but a very faint 
     ray might have been seen to the south west of the rim. This report is 
     not in the 2006 Cameron catalog. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-22 UT 00:58-01:22 Ill=99% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1938-1-16

     On 1938 Jan 16 at UT 00:00 Barker (Chestnut, England, UK, 12.5" 
     reflector) noticed that Plato crater had a brownish-gold veined 
     surface, colour irregular - laid on a smooth floor. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=430 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-22 UT 01:47-03:35 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Soulsby_B on 1994-4-25

     On 1994 Apr 25 at UT11:08 B. Soulsby (Australia) found a darkening on 
     the north floor of Copernicus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-22 UT 02:05-03:03 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1959-3-24

     Aristarchus 1959 Mar 24 UT 04:35-05:15 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x180, S=3, T=5) "Strong blue & 
     blue-viol. gl. on E.wall, EWBS, SWBS with intermittent display.
     At this time he noted in his 5-in L a total disappearance of 
     viol. gl. & reappear. 1 min. later. Altogether, found 4 such 
     occurences in his records, in '54, '57, ' & '59." NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #716. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-22 UT 06:36-08:26 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Besanceas on 1901-11-25

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 06:43-07:50 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-Dec-22 UT 07:13-09:04 Ill=100% Schickard observed by Wollridge on 1934-2-28

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 07:45-09:05 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-6-14

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 07:46-08:17 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-Dec-22 UT 08:21-09:13 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-Dec-22 UT 08:39-09:13 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard 1865 Apr 10 UT 22:00-00:00. Ingall (Camberwell, 
     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=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-22 UT 08:39-09:13 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-Dec-22 UT 23:02-00:03 Ill=100% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1980-9-24

     On 1980 Sep 24 at UT 21:13-23:50 P.Moore (Selsey, UK) at 22:45 saw loss 
     of detail in the north west wall, especially in red light, but also 
     slightly in blue light too. By 22:48 there was activity on the crater 
     floor i.e. the four bright spots were visible in white light but not in 
     red. In blue the central spot was seen and there were dark radial 
     streaks to the south wall and south east. At 22:50 there was a loss of 
     detail. Other craters were normal. At 23:08 the floor was dark in red, 
     but some details were visible in blue. the effect had finished by 
     23:35. At21:34 J-H Robinson found Plato to be normal and no blinks, 
     though floor clearer in red than in blue, however the floor detail had 
     gone by 21:57. Blair suspected a dusty patch in north of Plato, 
     especially in red light. at 21:57 and it started spreading at 21:13, 
     then east at 21:15 and then north. Though it faded at 21:25 but was 
     back again at 21:35, and Moon blink colour filters still gave a 
     reaction at 21:50 - the TLP remained strong until 23:50UT. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=110 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-22 UT 23:08-00:24 Ill=100% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-9-24

     On 1980 Sep 24 at UT21:34 J-J. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 10" 
     reflector, x200, seeing=III) found, using a Moon Blink device, that 
     Fracastorius blinked on the northern side in the red filter. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=110 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-23 UT 00:28-02:18 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Madej_P on 1981-12-12

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 02:54-04:38 Ill=100% Plato observed by Chernov on 1921-11-15

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 08:09-09:33 Ill=100% Lichtenberg observed by Nicolini on 1955-5-7

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 09:11-10:18 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-Dec-23 UT 10:12-10:19 Ill=99% Hahn observed by Hazel_N on 2012-1-9

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 00:04-00:20 Ill=98% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-12-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 00:04-00:48 Ill=98% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-28

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 00:11-02:08 Ill=97% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-8-23

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 01:03-02:42 Ill=97% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 02:09-03:46 Ill=97% Alphonsus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 04:49-06:26 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 04:55-06:48 Ill=97% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1942-2-2

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 06:58-07:15 Ill=97% Plato observed by Hibbard on 1965-10-12

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 08:14-08:30 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-10-12

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 08:38-10:30 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-9-20

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 10:15-11:19 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 10:15-11:19 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 01:13-01:54 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1986-4-26

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 02:29-04:09 Ill=92% Messier_A observed by Moore_P on 1951-8-20

     Messier A 1951 Aug 20 UT 01:48-03:00 Observed by P.Moore 
     (England, 8.5" reflector, x350). Bright cloud like circular 
     patch seen on S wall of Messier A. It was the brightest object 
     in the vicinity. Observations ceased due to the Moon setting 
     behind a tree. W.Haas thinks that this effect is not unusual at 
     similar colongitudes. Moore checked again under similar 
     illumination and still considers the Aug 20 appearance abnormal. 
     NASA weight=4. NASA catalog ID #545. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-25 UT 02:44-04:12 Ill=92% Cleomedes observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-31

     On 1993 Dec 31 at UT 05:00-07:40 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK, 12" 
     reflector) "saw a patch of hazy light to NW (from c.p. alpha) at 0550 
     craters B & J shadow of alpha had not reached E wall yet, but at 0536 
     it did. Alpha > at 0550. Craters B & J to SE had faded, vanished at 
     0630. Hazy patch remained around peak, alpha low mainly to NE like a 
     comet's tail. Slightly reddish fringe to E wall. (shown in sketch)". 
     The above has been quoted in full from the Cmeron catalog because the 
     catalog desription is slightly ambiguous and any attempted summary 
     might make the description more unreliable. The cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=470 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.   


2018-Dec-25 UT 04:31-05:52 Ill=91% Torricelli_B observed by Brook_C on 2002-10-23

     Torricelli B 2002 Oct 23/24 UT 23:25-23:52 Observed by Clive Brook 
     (Plymouth, UK, 60 mm OG x120 + prism) "Observed that Torricelli was 
     very diffuse and Tor B showing shadow ? observer considered a shadow 
     perhaps a little surprising this far from the terminator. Nothing 
     unusual seen by M.Cook at 23:52UT or by A Cook at 00:40-00:52 and 
     indeed other craters did appear to have shadows this far from the 
     terminator ? so perhaps only unusual aspect of the original observation 
     that could not be checked due to poor seeing by the latter observer was 
     the fuzziness. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-25 UT 06:10-07:58 Ill=91% Proclus observed by Muller on 1973-1-21

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 06:59-08:08 Ill=91% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-9

     On 1979 Sep 09 at UT08:00-08:15 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x75 and photography used, seeing 4/10 and the Moon's 
     altitude was 45deg) photographed Romer crater and recorded two adjacent 
     bright cigar shaped objects - these were the same size as an 
     observation made in 1987. Darling believes that these are ridges. 
     Cameron comments that in LO-IV 192-3,2 a ridge is revealed on the 
     inside wall that matches the description. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=66 
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-25 UT 08:46-09:37 Ill=90% Atlas observed by Pither_CM on 1969-8-1

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 09:51-10:41 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Pamplona on 1969-8-1

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 10:32-11:37 Ill=90% 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-Dec-25 UT 10:57-11:55 Ill=90% Macrobius observed by Sparks on 1971-3-15

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 11:15-11:55 Ill=90% 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-Dec-26 UT 02:24-04:01 Ill=84% Plato observed by Gray on 1877-7-29

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 02:24-03:42 Ill=84% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-4-29

     In 1937 Apr 29 at UT 09:30 Firsoff (Glastonbury, UK, 6" reflector and 
     filters) observed a slight greenish colour (Cameron says colour of 
     ground? no TLP?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=420 and Weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-26 UT 08:36-10:33 Ill=82% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-31

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 10:28-11:55 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 10:28-11:55 Ill=82% Kepler observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

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


2018-Dec-27 UT 08:08-09:32 Ill=72% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-29

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


2018-Dec-28 UT 11:20-11:56 Ill=60% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-22

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


2018-Dec-29 UT 08:15-09:07 Ill=50% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-31

     Aristarchus 1964 Jul 31 UT 02:00-02:23 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180) "Deep ravine on E.glacis 
     interrupted midway of its length by apparent break just below 
     rim of craterlet assoc. with EWBS. Normally, ravine is seen 
     continuous. Probable obscuration at pt, of break." S=7, T=5. 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #834. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-29 UT 08:55-11:19 Ill=49% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-30 UT 08:30-10:23 Ill=39% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-12

     On 1944 Aug 12 at UT 04:00 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 8.52" 
     reflector) observed that central craterlet in Plato was 
     unusually bright and shows up as a bright white spot on his 
     sketch - though this might have been artistic license in his 
     sketch. His written notes refer to the unusual lack of a rim 
     (especially the northern part) to this craterlet. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-30 UT 09:56-11:56 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Sekiyuchi on 1970-7-26 *

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


2018-Dec-30 UT 07:16-11:19 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-31 UT 08:30-11:19 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors