TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: USA NE Lincoln



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


2018-Jul-01 UT 06:23-08:17 Ill=92% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18

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


2018-Jul-01 UT 07:36-09:11 Ill=92% Messier observed by Hansen on 1972-8-27

     Messier & A 1972 Aug 27 UT 08:51-09:21 Observed by Hansen (LeMoore, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector, x200) "Perculiar thread of shadow connecting the 2 
     craters. Sun's elev. @ 6deg. Drawing (possibly a high peak on E.wall of 
     A casting a shadow?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID
     #1342.


2018-Jul-01 UT 09:59-10:52 Ill=91% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-3-12

     On 1944 Mar 12 at UT 23:00 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 8.5" reflector) 
     observed that Plato appeared incomplete - the central crater had it's 
     north wall obscured. cameron comments that maybe this was due to the 
     low altitude of the Moon? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=491 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-01 UT 10:47-11:12 Ill=91% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-29

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 06:48-08:16 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Maley on 1969-9-30

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 06:48-07:13 Ill=86% Kant observed by Brook_C on 1991-8-29

     C.Brook (Plymouth, UK) noticed that the east wall of this crater was 
     brighter than the walls of nearby craters. Cameron comments that Foley 
     says that this is normal and agrees. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=
     433 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-02 UT 07:36-09:17 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-31

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 07:58-09:48 Ill=85% Ross_D observed by Reneau on 1964-2-2

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 08:21-09:51 Ill=85% Isidorus_K observed by Darling_D on 1979-4-16

     Something resembling a cigar shaped shiny object seen
     on S rim - hanging over a smaller crater. It looked like a bright
     aluminum can in the sun & cast a shadow onto the rim. The length 
     was 8-10 miles long x 1 mile wide at the central point. 
     It appeared tapered to points at both ends. Observer studied it
     for several hours. S term. ~60-70miles away. Apparently not related 
     to topog. Alt. 8deg. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2018-Jul-02 UT 10:26-11:13 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-8-18

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


2018-Jul-02 UT 10:38-11:13 Ill=85% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-30

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


2018-Jul-03 UT 07:13-07:36 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Rule on 1973-11-15

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


2018-Jul-03 UT 07:13-08:07 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2004-12-2

     Aristarchus 2004 Dec 02 UT 01:55-02:45 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     England, 60mm OG x120) "Fluctuation in the brightness and definition of 
     A of about 1/4 to 1/2 minute period. Rest of field unaffected. Checked 
     for cloud wih naked eye during fades - negative. Checked for misting 
     and tear salt on eyepiece by shifting A around the field - negative." 
     BAA Lunar Section report.


2018-Jul-03 UT 07:49-09:11 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Amato_M on 2004-12-2

     Aristarchus 2004 Dec 02 UT 03:00 Observed bt Michael Amato (West Haven, 
     CT, USA, 127mm Maksutov, x123) "The brightness variation (as seen by 
     Brook earlier) was very apparent. One thing never seen before by Amato 
     was a thin short bright ray that extended out in the opposite direction 
     as Aristarchus bright ray". The higher the Moon climbed in the sky the 
     more obvious this short thin bright ray became. An ALPO report.


2018-Jul-04 UT 07:37-08:47 Ill=70% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1980-7-3

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


2018-Jul-04 UT 07:37-08:05 Ill=70% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-3

     P.Foley (Nettlestead, UK, 12" reflector) noticed a translucent bluish 
     glow in Earthshine coming from this crater, despite it being close to 
     the nright terminator. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=200 and 
     weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-04 UT 07:50-09:43 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Moeller_J on 1987-10-13

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


2018-Jul-05 UT 08:02-08:42 Ill=60% Messier_A observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-9-15

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


2018-Jul-06 UT 09:11-10:27 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1980-8-4

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


2018-Jul-06 UT 09:32-11:15 Ill=49% Grimaldi observed by Taylor_DB on 1972-8-2

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


2018-Jul-06 UT 10:14-11:15 Ill=49% Copernicus observed by Brook_C on 1996-9-6

     Copernicus 1996 Sep 06 UT 01:45 Observed by C Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor x28, x112, transparency, not good) "Shadows of central 
     mountains could not be seen although the shadows on the crater ramparts 
     were visible" BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-06 UT 10:15-11:15 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-13

     Aristarchus 1955 Jul 13 UTC 02:50 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England) "Brilliant in blue & green filters. Didn't seem to be as clear 
     as other craters." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #598.


2018-Jul-06 UT 10:24-11:15 Ill=49% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-10

     Tycho 1990 Dec 10 UT 11:03-12:49 Observed by Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" Newtonian, x63) "Nebulous patch seen where the central peak 
     should have been in the 90% shadow filled crater. The nebulous patch is 
     seen to vary in size and a star-like point is seen inside it briefly 
     for 1 sec. The nebulous patch was a bit like what one expects from a 
     close-up view of a cometry nucleus. A sketch and an image can be found 
     on the following web site:
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19901210.htm " An ALPO report.


2018-Jul-06 UT 10:29-11:15 Ill=49% Montes_Spitzbergen observed by Madej_P on 1980-7-6

     Spitzenberg Mountains 1980 Jul 06 UT 02:05-02:26 Observed by Madj 
     (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 70mm OG, Seeing started as I and ended up 
     as IV) "Obscuration seen near Spitzenberg Mountains" BAA Lunar Section 
     Report.


2018-Jul-06 UT 08:27-10:39 Ill=49% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-07 UT 08:56-10:39 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-08 UT 10:31-11:16 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Moeller_J on 1987-10-17

     On 1987 Oct 17 at UT17:00-18:00 (in daylight) J. Moeller (Kerkville, 
     NY, USA, 6" reflector, x80-x135) observed that Aristarchus had a long 
     trench-like feature going off to the north west limb. On the 18th this 
     feature was more cloud like, "bright white and opaque. (Trench = 
     Schrotes Valley? Similar to 10/13/67)". The Cameron 2006 catalof ID=311 
     and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-08 UT 09:29-10:40 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-09 UT 10:07-10:41 Ill=18% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-16 UT 02:01-02:14 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1969-10-14

     On 1969 Oct 14 at UT 00:00-00:30 Celis et al. (Valparaiso, 
     Chile, seeing=good and transparency=good). observed Aristarchus 
     and found it to be: "Scintillating in irreg. way. Pulses of 1m 
     each time changing with normal & irreg. periods. Best time to 
     see this is 2-3d age. Brightenings comparable to 7.0-7.5 mag. 
     stars, at age 2.2d;7.6-8.0 mag. at age 3.0 & 8.5-9.0 mag. at 
     4.2d. Moon obs. from age 1d to 62d with several refr. & refl. in 
     program of obs. of scintillation in ashen light. 
     (Atmospheric?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1203 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:59 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-12-2

     On 1788 Dec 02 at UT 04:35 Schroter (Lillienthal, Germany) noted that 
     Aristarchus was extraordinarily bright, like a star. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=51 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-03:19 Ill=21% Bullialdus observed by Hobdell on 1981-7-6 *

     On 1981 Jul 06 at UT01:49 Hobdell (St Peterburg, FL, 
     USA, 2.4" refractor) saw a yellow flash from Bullialdus in 
     earthshine. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:59 Ill=21% Olbers observed by Moseley_R on 1983-6-14

     On 1983 Jun 14 at UT22:10-23:15 R. Mosely (Coventry, UK, 3" 
     refractor, x38, seeing IV-V) observed a limb brightening near 
     Olbers, though the cdrater itself was not visible in Earthshine. 
     By 22:30 the glow seemed to spread a little vurther to the 
     north. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:59 Ill=21% Pythagoras observed by Moseley_R on 1983-6-14

     On 1983 Jun 14 at UT22:10-23:15 R. Mosely (Coventry, UK, 3" 
     refractor, x38, seeing IV-V) observed a limb brightening from 
     the vicinity of Pythagoras to the north pole cusp. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:04 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1991-1-19

     On 1991 Jan 29 at UT17:34-17:52 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 20cm reflector 
     + image intensified CCD camera, transparency moderate to very poor) 
     observed that Aristarchus was fainter than a nearby magnitude 7.3 star 
     (SAO 146315) and may have varied in brightness and size. However the 
     image intensifier output was quite grainy. No obvious signs of impact 
     flashes or cosmic rays seen during a visual inspection of the video 
     tape recorded. Foley commented that from UT 18:53-19:10 the Earthshine 
     was strong with the naked eye and Aristarchus was bright as expected. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=418 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:26 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1991-1-19

     On 1991 Jan 29 at UT17:56-18:01 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 20cm reflector 
     + image intensified CCD camera, transparency moderate to very poor) 
     observed that Aristarchus was fainter than a nearby magnitude 7.3 star 
     (SAO 146315) and may have varied in brightness and size. However the 
     image intensifier output was quite grainy. No obvious signs of impact 
     flashes or cosmic rays seen during a visual inspection of the video 
     tape recorded. Foley commented that from UT 18:53-19:10 the Earthshine 
     was strong with the naked eye and Aristarchus was bright as expected. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=418 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:04 Ill=21% Grimaldi observed by Cook_AC on 1991-1-19

     On 1991 Jan 29 at UT17:34-17:52 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 20cm reflector 
     + image intensified CCD camera, transparency moderate to very poor) 
     observed that a bright spot near Griomaldi appeared to vary in 
     brightness - however a possible explanation was found because the image 
     intensifier was found to vary in sensitivity across its imaging 
     surface. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=418 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:00-02:26 Ill=21% Grimaldi observed by Cook_AC on 1991-1-19

     On 1991 Jan 29 at UT17:56-18:01 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 20cm reflector 
     + image intensified CCD camera, transparency moderate to very poor) 
     observed that a bright spot near Griomaldi appeared to vary in 
     brightness - however a possible explanation was found because the image 
     intensifier was found to vary in sensitivity across its imaging 
     surface. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=418 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:03-02:59 Ill=21% Proclus observed by Bradley_H on 2008-2-10

     Observer saw a pinpoint of white light almost as bright 
     as Aristarchus. This has been assigned an ALPO/BAA weight
     of 2.


2018-Jul-17 UT 02:38-03:01 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-18 UT 02:00-02:17 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Struve_F on 1822-1-27

     On 1822 Jan 27 at UT 20:00? F. Struve (Pulkovo Observatory? Russia) 
     observed near Aristarchus an 8th magnitude star-like point. Seen 
     through overcast! (Klado gave date as 1821 but must be in error 
     according to cameron). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=95 and the weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-18 UT 03:31-00:00 Ill=32% Grimaldi observed by Schmitt on 1972-12-10

     On 1972 Dec 10 at UT21:11 Schmitt, whilst orbiting the Moon on Apollo 
     17 saw a flash in Grimaldi. When questioned by Cameron upon return to 
     Earth, he said that he was dark adapted at the time and was unable to 
     say whether it was a cosmic ray or an impact flash. Cameron says that 
     there have been many similar reports in the past from Earth-based 
     observers e.g. TLP report No. 1167). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1352 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-18 UT 02:37-03:33 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-19 UT 01:59-02:47 Ill=42% SW_Limb observed by Moeller_J on 2012-5-26

     On 2012 May 26 UT21:21 J. Moeller (Syracuse, NY, USA, using a 
     Konica Minolta DIMAGE Z5 digital camera, f/7.1, 1/250 sec 
     exposure, ISO-50, 69mm focal length, digital zoom x3) captured
     a hand held image of the Moon in daylight. On the SW limb of 
     the dark side of the Moon a bright spot can be seen. This has 
     a brightness comparable to that of Mare Serenitatis. There is 
     also a fainter dark blurred marking further inside the dark side. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-19 UT 02:54-04:00 Ill=42% Deseilligny observed by Persson on 1971-2-1

     Near Desseilgny in Mare Serenitatis (29E, 25N) 1971 Feb 01 UT 19:40-
     20:15 Observed by Persson (Hvidore, Denmark, 2.5" refractor, x100, S=G) 
     "Obscur. (blurred & dark) starting between Plinius & Menelaus moving 
     towards Posidonius. Normal after 2 min. A little crater (white spot) 
     periodically disappeared for several secs regularly every few min. 
     There was haze above onlt this spot. A tiny crater SE of it was invis. 
     till 2015h then became clear & steady. Color was reddish-brown. 
     Drawing. (Apollo 14 watch)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 1293.


2018-Jul-19 UT 02:36-04:02 Ill=43% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Jul-20 UT 01:58-03:20 Ill=53% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1964-6-17 *

     On 1964 Jun 17 at UT 04:15-05:01 Cross et al. (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" ? 
     reflector, S=7-8) observed near Ross D: "Gas cloud. Motion". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=818 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jul-20 UT 01:58-03:48 Ill=53% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-11-19

     Agrippa 1966 Nov 19/20 UTC 23:58-00:14 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x283, S=4, T=5) "Faint bluish tinge seen at base 
     of NW wall beneath landslip" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #995.


2018-Jul-20 UT 02:30-04:26 Ill=53% Cassini_E observed by Knott_J on 2002-12-11

     Cassini E 2002 Dec 11 UT 16:30-18:46 Observed by Knott (Liverpool, 
     England, 216mm Newtonian, x216, red and blue filters used) seeing III, 
     transparency good) "Observations carried out of the area extending from 
     the Alpine Valley to the Crater Cassini. At 17:12 a pin point bright 
     flash was seen NW of the rim of the crater E in white light. A 2nd pin 
     point flash was also seen at 18:18, this time thru a blue filter. The 
     2nd flash was also seen on the NW rim of the crater E. The observer 
     does not think this was a TLP as the seeing was III, but the flash was 
     so bright as to be startling. Other peaks within the Alps were bright 
     but were much less so in red and ble filters, where the rim of the 
     crater E. NW edge was very bright in all filters, including white 
     light. Incoming cloud prevented further observation." BAA Lunar Section 
     report.


2018-Jul-20 UT 04:01-04:26 Ill=53% Unknown observed by Paolo_F on 1997-4-14

     On 1997 Apr 14 at UT 20:00-22:00 F. Paolo (Legnano, Italy) 
     photographed a lunar flare on the lunar limb.


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-03:16 Ill=63% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     Alphonsus and limb 1967 Apr 17 UTC 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 
     6.5" reflector, x90) "3 dark patches (Alphonsus) prominent. Suspected 
     red patch (blink ?). (indep. confirm. of Cross 1h later?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1024.


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-03:16 Ill=63% Plato observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     Plato 1967 Apr 17 UTC 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 6.5" reflector, 
     x90) "Suspected a blink, (red?)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #1025.


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-03:16 Ill=63% W_Limb observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     On 1967 Apr 17 UT 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 6.5" reflector, x90) 
     saw a brilliant object nr. E(ast. ?) limb (West Lim IAU?) for 15m. 
     Check on star maps neg. (indep. confirm. of Cross 1h later?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1024.


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-02:16 Ill=63% Maginus observed by Lord_CJR on 1975-5-18

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


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-03:30 Ill=63% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18

     Daniell 1983 Jun 18 UT 22:06-22:25) P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     77mm refractor, x83,x166, seeing II-III, transparency fair). 
     Noted on the inside W eall a faint red rose like glow (with a 
     diameter? about it). The red glow varied in brightness with a 
     period of about 2 minutes. It looked somewhat brighter at x166. 
     The glow was still visible when the observation ended at 22:15
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 01:58-03:26 Ill=63% Vallis_Alpes observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18

     Vallis Alpes 1983 Jun 18 UT 22:01-22:23 P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK,
     77mm refractor, x83,x250, seeing II-III, transparency fair). 
     After studying the whole length of this valley, the observer saw 
     a change in "albedo" and a small change in colour of the valley 
     floor near to the Plato end. This colour was not seen in a 
     yellow Wratten 15 filter but was noted in a purple Wratten 35 
     filter, and was strong in a red filter. Also the crater 
     Trouvelot was not seen at x250 with a x2 Barlow.Wratten 25. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 02:29-04:25 Ill=63% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-14

     On 1989 Feb 14 at UT03:45-04:38 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, 3" refractor, x90, seeing=3/10 and transparancy=5) noted 
     that there was a dark patch of brightness 4.5 on the south east of 
     Proclus - it was not as dark as it was on 1988 Jul 22. Cameon comments 
     that the dark patch is normal. The north rim of Proclus was 9.0 in 
     brightness, the floor had a brightness of 6.0, the west rim and south 
     wall were both 7.5. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=352 and the weight=0. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 02:51-05:55 Ill=63% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-2-25 *

     On 1988 Feb 25 at UT20:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) found 
     that Aristarchus was very bright (especially in the UV end of the 
     spectrum) despite other features not being seen in Earthshine. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=318 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 03:40-03:58 Ill=64% Plato observed by Lade on 1889-6-6

     On 1889 Jun 06 at 22:00 UT Lade of France (8" refractor) saw two 
     extremely bright spots (Plato B & D). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=262 and 
     weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-21 UT 04:59-06:24 Ill=64% Plato observed by Valderama on 1886-9-6 *

     Plato 1886 Sep 06 UT 19:00? Observed by Valderama (Italy?) "Streak of 
     light on dark floor of crater in shadow. (sunlight between peaks on 
     walls?)" NASA catalog weight=0 (most unlikely to be a TLP). NASA 
     catalog ID #251. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2018-Jul-22 UT 01:57-04:12 Ill=73% Linne observed by Tacchini on 1868-7-28 *

     Linne 1868 Jul 28 UT 20:00? Observed by Tacchini (Palermo, Italy) 
     "Shadow not so marked-had a light penumbra, indicated a feeble cavity. 
     Other craters had a black shad. On 29th appeared completely white. 
     Crater normal on 26th. (letter to Madler Sep. 16, 1868)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #159.


2018-Jul-22 UT 01:57-03:48 Ill=73% Mare_Humorum observed by Dixon_M on 1989-2-15

     On 1989 Feb 15 at UT 03:15-03:30 M. Dixon (Palenque Ruins, Mexico, 7x35 
     binouculars) observed a point of light that was very bright in or near 
     Mare Humorum. It was visible for 5 minutes then vanished. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=353 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jul-22 UT 04:13-05:18 Ill=73% 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-Jul-22 UT 04:41-05:18 Ill=73% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-2-5

     On 1952 Feb 05 at UT 05:10 J.Carle (USA, 8" reflector, x180) 
     observed the following in Plato: "A shadow in a depression, or 
     a cloud, or an optical illus.? Oval dark area nr. center, 
     disappeared in 15m clear & prominenet at first then vanished. 
     4 of 14 spots nr. center continuously seen while remaining 
     ones seen only momentarily. (seeing?) Drawing includes sketch 
     on March 7. His sketch shows 18 spots, 13 same as here". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=549 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jul-22 UT 05:00-05:18 Ill=73% Alphonsus observed by Kelsey on 1966-11-22

     Alphonsus 1966 Nov 22 UT 03:17-03:40 Observed by kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" relector x300) "Seen first with (Eng.) moon blink, red  filter 
     but not in the green. Not seen at 03:42h" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #998.


2018-Jul-22 UT 05:05-05:18 Ill=73% Alphonsus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1969-3-27

     On 1969 Mar 27 at UT 18:42-18:47 Ringsdore (England, 15" 
     reflector, x350), Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland) and P. 
     Moore (Selsey, UK) observed nothing unusual in Alphonsus at 
     18:40UT, but at 18:45UT Ringsdore saw a blurring. At 18:43UT 
     Mosely saw a reddush-orange patch and this was confirmed by 
     Moore. NNW of the central peak, Mosely got a blink, but Moore 
     did not because of too much stray light. The colour was like
     Jupiter's red spot, but less pronounced. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1118 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Jul-22 UT 05:14-05:18 Ill=73% Copernicus observed by Barker_R on 1932-3-16

     Copernicus 1932 Mar 16 UTC 18:45-19:30 Observed by Barker (Cheshunt, 
     England, 12.5" reflector, x310) "Term. from Cop. to lat.20S was misty & 
     hard to define. Rest was usual sharp definition. Mistiness cleared at 
     1930. Cleaned his eyepiece & prism but it persisted." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #402.


2018-Jul-23 UT 01:56-04:08 Ill=81% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-16 *

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 01:56-02:03 Ill=81% Lambert_Gamma observed by Khachatryan_S on 2008-8-11

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 02:24-03:29 Ill=81% Gassendi observed by Henshaw_W on 1967-10-13

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 04:04-05:46 Ill=81% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-5-27

     On 1882 May 27 ay UT 20:00 an unknown observer (10" reflector) saw a 
     bright luminous ray near west (astronomical?) wall on floor of Plato. 
     Cameron suggests sunlight between peaks?. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     233 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-23 UT 04:26-05:46 Ill=81% Archimedes observed by Miranda on 1971-8-1

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


2018-Jul-23 UT 04:38-05:46 Ill=81% Plato observed by North_G on 1980-7-22

     On 1980 Jul 22 at UT20:08-21:50 G.North (Sussex, UK, 8" reflector, x144 
     and x207, seeing III-V and transparency fair) suspected an obscuration 
     on the north and north west wall. The effect came and went. May have 
     been due to seeing and image contrast? Cameron 2006 catalog ID=101 and 
     weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-24 UT 02:44-02:49 Ill=88% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-6-21 *

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


2018-Jul-24 UT 03:54-06:45 Ill=88% Hyginus observed by Bradford on 1959-9-13 *

     Near Hyginus 1959 Sep 13 UT Observed by Bradford (S.Shields, 
     England, 15"? reflector), Feist, Lovas (Hungary), Moore, Wilkins 
     (Kent, England, 7" refractor, x500) "Obliterated by a hovering 
     cloud (Feist disagrees). Budapest obs. saw a cloud at 21:02:30, 
     lasting 5 m. Moore & Wilkins saw burst of light & dust cloud at 
     21:02:35 (confirm.) Drawing by Lovas." NASA catalog weight=5 and 
     catalog ID #722. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-24 UT 03:54-06:45 Ill=88% Littrow observed by Bradford on 1959-9-13 *

     Littrow, 1959 Sep 13 UT Observed by Bradford (S.Shields, 
     England, 15"? reflector), Feist, Lovas (Hungary), Moore, Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 7" refractor, x500) "Obliterated by a hovering cloud (Feist 
     disagrees). Budapest obs. saw a cloud at 21:02:30, lasting 5 m. Moore & 
     Wilkins saw burst of light & dust cloud at 21:02:35 (confirm.) Drawing 
     by Lovas." NASA catalog weight=1 and catalog ID #722. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jul-24 UT 05:55-06:19 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1991-1-26

     On 1991 Jan 26 at UT 23:38-23:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x159 and 3" refractor x90, seeing 5/10, 
     transparency 3/6) found that Aristarchus was brighter through 
     a red filter than through a blue filter on its western wall. 
     He checked Aristarchus in two telecopes and obtained the same 
     result. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=419 and the weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jul-24 UT 06:12-06:19 Ill=89% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-21

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 02:17-02:32 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-6-2

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 02:17-03:58 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Lena_R on 2004-5-1

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 03:12-04:48 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 03:24-04:00 Ill=94% Aristillus observed by Berger on 1972-12-17

     Aristillus 1972 Dec 17 UTC 21:50-22:20 observed by Berger (51.5N, 9E, 
     60mm refractor, T=2, S=3) "Diffuse bright cloud in the NE corner of the 
     crater" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-
     61.


2018-Jul-25 UT 03:35-05:09 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Lapshin on 1919-6-10

     Aristarchus 1919 Jun 10 UT 19:00-19:30 Observed by Lapshin 
     (Russia) a "Greenish-yellow light shone from inside the crater 
     for 1/2 hr. after which it returned to normal. Violet tint on W. 
     bank & surrounding area & the dark color of the saddle & dark 
     spot were distinct. Term. slightly E. of Herodotus. (Ast. E)=IAU 
     W." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #372. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Jul-25 UT 06:09-06:59 Ill=94% Moon observed by Corralitos on 1967-4-22

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 06:11-06:59 Ill=94% Piazzi_Smyth observed by Price_M on 1982-12-27

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


2018-Jul-25 UT 06:41-06:59 Ill=94% Tycho observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-24

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 03:07-03:18 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-4-22

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 05:02-06:55 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-17

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


2018-Jul-26 UT 07:11-07:47 Ill=98% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1976-10-6

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 01:57-02:04 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Brittman_O on 1964-6-24 *

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 04:12-05:23 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 04:39-05:41 Ill=100% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-4

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 04:40-05:58 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 04:49-05:43 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 06:02-06:13 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 06:24-08:20 Ill=100% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-4-24

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 07:29-08:42 Ill=100% 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-Jul-27 UT 07:57-08:42 Ill=100% Ross observed by Azeau on 1969-9-25

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 07:59-08:42 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

     eclipse an unconfirmed impact flash on the Moon. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Jul-27 UT 08:05-08:42 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by deWitt on 1938-5-14

     On 1938 May 14 at UT 05:00-09:25 deWitt (Nashville, Tennessee, 
     12" reflector) observed during an eclipse the fading of the dark 
     spot in Riccioli to be pronounced. Cameron says that the mid 
     eclipse was at 03:39, photos?. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=436 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Jul-27 UT 08:11-08:42 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Reid on 1950-9-26

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 08:16-08:42 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 08:16-08:42 Ill=100% Romer observed by Unknown_US_Observers on 1975-5-25

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


2018-Jul-27 UT 08:32-08:42 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Zlatinsky on 1903-4-11

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


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-00:00 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Parsehlan on 1884-10-4

     Parsehlan of England? saw Tycho as a 2nd magnitude star during a total 
     lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=244 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-06:04 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dyer on 1888-1-28

     On 1888 Jan 28 ~UT 23:20 Dyer observed that in this fairly bright lunar 
     eclipse was a dark isosceles triangle, with the base to the north. 
     Other observers noted this effect.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-05:13 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Bagby_JP on 1956-11-18

     On 1956 Nov 18 J.P. Bagby organized a lunar eclipse observing session 
     in the USA. He recorded 35 bright objects against the Moon, 5 of these 
     were seen by 3 other observers. J. Mavrogianis and 4 other observers 
     observed 25 transient luminous objects - mostly stationary yellow 
     flashes. However another group at Cheyenne noted a 4 sec duration 
     light. This report is described in H. Hars "The Total Lunar Eclipse of 
     November 18, 1956", Strolling Astronomer, 11:64, 1957.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-04:35 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1963-7-6

     On 1963 Jul 06 at UT 21:00 (estimated) Chernov (Russia) observed that 
     the dark spot in Riccioli size increased suddenly during a lunar 
     eclipse as it entered the shadow, before merging with the shadow. The 
     mid eclipse was at 22:03UT. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=774 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-05:05 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 21:00 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed that two large spots in Atlas were not visible in the penumbra 
     after totality (brighter than normal?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1306 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-04:35 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 20:30 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed a dark spot in Riccioli that was very dark for 3 minutes, 
     before coming out of shadow - however the dimensions were normal. This 
     was during the lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1305 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-05:07 Ill=100% Delambre observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Delambra was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-05:07 Ill=100% Manilius observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Manilius was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:23-05:07 Ill=100% Menelaus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Menelaus was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". At 23:55UT a ray appeared 
     out of the north east rim of menelaus (Normal?). It appeared just 
     before the artea emerged and increased in brightness. At 23:58UT it 
     decreased and continued to do so. The north east edge of Menelaus 
     appeared very dark at the point that the ray was extending from SW edge 
     (a ridge there) and apperared to obscure features along its path 
     (Albedo=9). The Albedos of Manilius and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. 
     At 00:05UT the rays were still apparent but seemed to have returned to 
     normal. Details became apparent in all 3 features. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:25-06:21 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). Censorinus seemed brighter than normal. Cameron 2005 catalog 
     report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:25-06:21 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). noticed a faint twinkling star like point in Dionyius - remained 
     constant but when changed to x155 at 16:25 the effect was at the limits 
     of visibilty. - suspected that this was due to the atmospheric 
     conditions. However this effect was not seen in Aristarchus. By 16:45 
     the twinkling area got brighter, but went back to normal at 17:45. 
     Cameron 2005 catalog report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:29-06:26 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Messier on 1783-3-18

     Moving glows seen around the middle of the
     disk during a lunar eclipse.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:35-05:05 Ill=100% Moon observed by Gaboreau on 1893-9-25

     On 1893 Sep 25 at UT 21:00? Gaboreau (Paris, France), saw a shaft 
     of light projecting from the Moon. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=281 
     and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:38-06:34 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1891-5-23

     On 1891 May 23 at 18:36-19:15 UT, Jackson of Sheffield, England, using 
     a 6" refractor, saw "1/2 hour before the end of a totl eclipse, a 
     region of the crater and just north of it, become conspicuous and 
     increased in brightness from then on" Cameron thinks this is just the 
     edge of the shadow and possibly normal. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=268 and 
     weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-28 UT 04:44-06:35 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1963-7-6

     On 1963 Jul 06 at UT 23:00 (estimated) Chernov (Russia) observed in 
     Atlas 2 large spots that were not visible in penumbra after totality. 
     The cameron 1978 catalog ID=775 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jul-28 UT 05:05-06:50 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Chernov on 1954-7-16

     In 1954 Jul 16 at UT 01:12 Chernov (Russia, 2" refractor, x33) observed 
     the following for Aristarchus: "Activity noted in it * in extension of 
     Moon's shadow on sky for 12 min during .17phase of ecl.(source gave 
     date as June 16, but ecl was July 16)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=566 
     and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Jul-28 UT 06:46-08:43 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1096-8-12

     Bright light seen during eclipse. Date given as 8th
     but the Full Moon was on 6th according to Goldatine's 
     "New & Full Moon's"). ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.
     Cameron catalog weight=3. Cameron Catalog ID: 4.
     Julian date 1096 Aug 06. Gregorian date 1096 Aug 12.


2018-Jul-28 UT 09:14-09:44 Ill=100% Tycho observed by Rey on 1905-8-16

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


2018-Jul-29 UT 04:52-04:55 Ill=98% Picard observed by Ingall on 1864-10-16

     East of Picard 1864 Oct 16/17 UT 23:00-01:00? Observed by 
     Ingall (Camberwell ?, UK) "Remarkable bright spot" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #135. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-29 UT 06:17-08:03 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1988-8-28

     On 1988 Aug 28 at UT22:00 P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 5" refractor, x260) 
     detected a red glow along the outer wst rim and 99% it was not a TLP as 
     there had been a fire nearby so was probably atmospheric. However 
     colour if present, is normally seen on the south rim. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=336 and the weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-29 UT 06:28-08:25 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1967-4-26

     On 1967 Apr 26 at UT 03:00 Kozyrev (Crimea?, Soviet Union) observed Gas 
     luminescence in Aristarchus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1069 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Jul-29 UT 10:48-00:00 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-7-17

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


2018-Jul-30 UT 05:27-06:38 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-11

     On 1966 Nov 11 at UT05:55-1000 Hall and Johnson (Port Tabacoo, MD, 16" 
     x400, S=VG), Nordling (MD, USA), Genatt (Greenbelt, MD, USA, 6" 
     refractor, x50, 20" reflector x400) and Wagman (Pittsburgh, PA, 30" 
     refractor) observed the folloowing on Aristarchus: "Color ob c.p. 
     detected with Trident MB, not seen vis. at Port Tobacoo. Network 
     alerted & 6 responded. 4 did not see anything unusual; 2 others did & 
     saw red on c.p. in 6-in refr., but not in 20-in refl. at 400x; other 
     saw indistinctness. Port Taboacoo obs. took 5 rolls of film in blue & 
     red & neutral. Phenom. not detectable on them, but focus poor. Blue 
     images had most detail, whereas would expect red or neutral to. Phenom. 
     still present at dawn in Moon Blink device". The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=914 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Jul-30 UT 06:02-06:44 Ill=95% Peirce observed by Darling_D on 1980-3-4

     On 1980 Mar 04 at UT10:30-10:34 D. Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x344) detected a pin-point light in the shadowed area 
     of Mare Crisium that varied in brightness then faded. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=84 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-30 UT 06:03-06:53 Ill=95% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-9-19

     Gassendi 1940 Sep 19 UTC 06:00 Observed by Haas (New Mexico, 
     12?" reflector) "Largest bright spot in SE part of floor, had I=
     6.7, but 6 for last nite & 5.6 on others (see #'s 469, 472, & 
     474)." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #475. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Jul-30 UT 07:58-09:50 Ill=95% 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-Jul-30 UT 08:53-10:34 Ill=94% Furnerius_A observed by Hill_H on 1983-1-2

     Furnerius A 1983 Jan 02 UT 00:10 H. Hill (UK) 
     observed that this crater was piercingly bright,
     which he thought was a bit unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Jul-30 UT 09:59-11:28 Ill=94% 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-Jul-30 UT 10:18-11:34 Ill=94% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-5-17

     Plato 1938 May 17 UTC 08:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, USA, 
     12" reflector?) "Floor-least bit greenish (other colors on other 
     dates, e.g. Je 23, 7/22/37, & 7/15/38)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA catalog ID #437.


2018-Jul-30 UT 10:42-11:34 Ill=94% Cleomedes observed by Mizon_R on 1991-12-23

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


2018-Jul-31 UT 04:13-06:03 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-11-21 *

     Aristarchus 1975 Nov 18-19 UT 23:30-00:30? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU ?) interior 
     corner. (seen occasionally with obscur. but dates not given)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1421."


2018-Jul-31 UT 05:42-05:54 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-29

     On 1980 Aug 29 at UT07:32 D. Loudernack (South Bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x140) found the south wall to have a broad dark band (only 
     visible in red light) at its base that covered nearly all of the 
     southern half of the crater. The brightness reading was 8.4 (in blue 
     light) and 4 (in red light). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=107 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Jul-31 UT 11:15-11:35 Ill=89% Macrobius observed by Goodacre_W on 1898-12-31

     Macrobius 1898 Dec 31 UTC 20:00 Observed by Goodacre (Crouch End, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Interior nearly filled with shadow at sunset. 
     Inner E.wall very bright-a distinct penumbral fringe to black shad. 
     cast on it from W.wall. Seen best using high powers. (Firsoff & MBMW 
     give date as just 1895 but must be wrong-phase - see  app.ref.)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4 and catalog ID #304. ALPO/BAA weight=2.