TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Russia - Novokuznetsk



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 00:00-00:19 Ill=39% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-15

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


2018-Dec-01 UT 00:00-00:19 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by George on 1965-10-18

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


2018-Dec-01 UT 01:06-02:12 Ill=38% Plato observed by Morgan_P on 2009-6-16

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


2018-Dec-01 UT 00:00-01:25 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-01 UT 01:25-02:12 Ill=38% Plato observed by Hobdell on 1981-10-21

     On 1981 Oct 21 at UT 11:35-11:48 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 
     10" reflector) found that the south peak of Plato on floor glowed white 
     at 11:35UT, then a milky shade spread all aorind Plato's floor 
     (previously completely shadow filled). The needle like shadows started 
     to be indistiguishable through the sunlight (dawn on Earth). The cloud 
     like feature was washed out by daylight at 11:48UT and conformed to the 
     "white area except a tail that reached the cetre of Plato" Spurious 
     colour was not seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=157 and weight=3.


2018-Dec-01 UT 22:39-00:36 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-8-3

     Aristarchus 1983 Aug 03 UT 0305-0400 Observed by R,Moseley 
     (Coventry, UK, 6" reflector, seeing II, Transparency very good). 
     At the start of the observation, the NE wall and immediate 
     exterior was the brightest area visible (this is normal) and 
     seemed tinged with a faint blue/violet. At 03:45 the impression 
     of colour was fading in the brightening sky, but by 03:55 the 
     colour was back again with a faint violet/purple surrounding the 
     whole formation from E clockwise to N. The observer found it 
     difficult to decide whether it was really a colour on the Moon, 
     or an optical illusion. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-01 UT 22:42-00:05 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Gilheany on 1965-8-21

     1965 Aug 21 UTC 06:55-08:05 Observed by Gilheany, Johnson, Segerstrom 
     (Port Tobacoo, MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Color patch 
     detected by Trident; MB device. Color was pink. Astronauts on Gemini 5 
     saw terrestrial auroras from space on this date". 16" reflector used. 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID No.#890.


2018-Dec-01 UT 22:02-01:26 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-03 UT 00:36-02:15 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-1

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


2018-Dec-02 UT 23:28-01:27 Ill=18% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-04 UT 00:59-01:29 Ill=11% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-11 UT 09:44-12:07 Ill=15% Mare_Crisium observed by Braga_R on 1998-1-31 *

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


2018-Dec-12 UT 10:34-13:02 Ill=23% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-13 UT 09:59-10:03 Ill=31% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-11

     Bright point seen near Plato. A much brighter one was near
     Aristarchus. Apparently seen by both Schroter and Bode.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=43 and weight=5. The
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 09:59-10:03 Ill=31% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-11

     Bright point 26" N of Aristarchus rim. Resembled one
     near Plato but less conspicuous. The was a confirmed
     observation by Schroter and Bode?


2018-Dec-13 UT 09:59-10:38 Ill=31% Walther observed by Chalk on 1962-9-5

     On 1962 Sep 05 at UT 00:48-00:55 Chalk (USA?) observed in the 
     vicinity of Walther a faint point of light, near the 
     terminator. Cameron suspects an illuminated peak in the dark. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=767 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 09:59-10:02 Ill=31% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1965-10-1

     On 1965 Oct 01 at 04:00UT an unknown observer saw a TLP (feature name 
     not given in the Cameron catalog - nor a description or reference). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=897 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weigh=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 09:59-10:19 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Younger on 1969-7-20

     On 1969 Jul 20 at UT 0530-0540 Younger and Byl (Victoria, BC, Canada, 
     48" reflector) saw a fuzzy brightening near Aristarchus of less than 
     0.5 minute of arc diameter (Apollo 11 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1171 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-13 UT 10:26-11:49 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Whelan on 1969-7-20

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


2018-Dec-13 UT 11:31-11:52 Ill=31% Daniell observed by Price_M on 1979-12-24

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


2018-Dec-13 UT 11:31-11:52 Ill=31% Gassendi observed by Williamson_P on 1990-3-2

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


2018-Dec-13 UT 10:34-13:39 Ill=32% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-14 UT 09:43-10:16 Ill=40% Agrippa observed by Ridd on 1882-4-24

     Godin, Agrippa, Mare Crisium, and Webb's spot.... 1882 Apr 24 
     UT 21:30-22:00 Observed by Ridd (England?) "Shadow anomalies-
     strange appearance. (he often noticed appear. that could only 
     be haze. Shadows blurred and oscillated. Shadows in Aristotles 
     were steady. E. of Agrippa shadows were misty as the foggy 
     which lifted & then became obscur. again. Intervals being 1o 
     min. (not terr. atmos.). Shadows never became clear whole time 
     of obs. Also saw a white spot NW of 5 on Nelson's map (Webb's 
     spot). " NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #231. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 09:43-10:16 Ill=40% Godin observed by Ridd on 1882-4-24

     Godin, Agrippa, Mare Crisium, and Webb's spot.... 1882 Apr 24 
     UT 21:30-22:00 Observed by Ridd (England?) "Shadow anomalies-
     strange appearance. (he often noticed appear. that could only 
     be haze. Shadows blurred and oscillated. Shadows in Aristotles 
     were steady. E. of Agrippa shadows were misty as the foggy 
     which lifted & then became obscur. again. Intervals being 1o 
     min. (not terr. atmos.). Shadows never became clear whole time 
     of obs. Also saw a white spot NW of 5 on Nelson's map (Webb's 
     spot). " NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #231.ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 09:43-10:16 Ill=40% Mare_Crisium observed by Ridd on 1882-4-24

     Godin, Agrippa, Mare Crisium, and Webb's spot.... 1882 Apr 24 
     UT 21:30-22:00 Observed by Ridd (England?) "Shadow anomalies-
     strange appearance. (he often noticed appear. that could only 
     be haze. Shadows blurred and oscillated. Shadows in Aristotles 
     were steady. E. of Agrippa shadows were misty as the foggy 
     which lifted & then became obscur. again. Intervals being 1o 
     min. (not terr. atmos.). Shadows never became clear whole time 
     of obs. Also saw a white spot NW of 5 on Nelson's map (Webb's 
     spot). " NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #231. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 09:43-10:05 Ill=40% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1965-10-2

     On 1965 Oct 02 at 04:00UT an unknown observer saw a TLP (feature name 
     not given in the Cameron catalog - nor a description or reference). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=898 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weigh=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 10:12-11:14 Ill=40% Theophilus observed by Ruchatz on 1972-5-19

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 10:22-12:09 Ill=40% Censorinus observed by Cook_AC on 1985-6-24

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 11:07-13:01 Ill=40% Sabine observed by Jean on 1967-9-11

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 11:53-13:36 Ill=40% Proclus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1988-7-21

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 13:00-13:41 Ill=41% Menelaus observed by Whelan on 1970-4-13

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 13:05-13:41 Ill=41% Maskelyne observed by Whelan on 1969-7-21

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 13:31-13:41 Ill=41% Posidonius observed by Osawa on 1969-5-23

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


2018-Dec-14 UT 10:34-14:18 Ill=41% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-15 UT 09:43-10:33 Ill=49% Mare_Vaporum observed by Bentley on 1969-4-24

     Mare Vaporum 1969 Apr 24 UT 19:34 Observed by Bentley (England, 
     8" reflector, x320, S=E) "NW part of mare obscured for 4 min., 
     gradually thinning." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID No. 
     1123. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-15 UT 09:43-09:49 Ill=49% Beer observed by Darling_D on 1978-11-8

     On 1978 Nov 08 at UT03:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x95, seeing 8/10) saw near Beer and Theophilus (11W, 30N) a 
     bright flash inside the dark area. It appeared like a diamond twinkling 
     in sunlight and was somewhat dazzling to the eyes. Cameron wonders in 
     this was a meteor? The Cameron 2005 TLP catalog ID=39 and weight=2. 
     This is an ALPO observation. The ALPO/BAA weight is 3.


2018-Dec-15 UT 09:56-11:53 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Poppendiek on 1958-11-19

     Large plume-like diffuse cloud over central peak, very
     large compared to central peak (@ approx 30km diameter)
     with intensity much different from other parts. Brightness
     between walls and shadowed floor. Would take 3 minutes to
     collapse, so continuously fed. 13-14 days later, at SS,
     central peak was normal. Kuiper took photos after Kozyrev's
     observations, but saw nothing abnormal. Drawing. Haas saw
     nothing in 12inch reflector at the time. Cameron 1978
     catalog TLP ID=705 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-15 UT 10:11-12:07 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Harris on 1966-6-26

     Alphonsus 1966 Jun 26 UT 04:30-04:40 Observed visually by 
     D.Harris and E.Arriola (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" reflector x146, 
     and spectrum, S=4, T=1-0) "Absorp. spectrum (visual) of c.p. 
     band at 475+/-5nm (1st est.); 2nd est. at 485+/-5nm. Band 
     degraded towards the viol. Band nr.Hydrogen Beta. as if 
     abnormally broadened. So sign of anything unusual visually in 
     central peak in white light. Absorption appeared only on C.P., 
     not over walls. Calibration corrections put band at 491+/-4nm" 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #948. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Dec-15 UT 12:32-14:14 Ill=50% Proclus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-7-22

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 13:41-14:53 Ill=50% Herschel observed by del_Valle_D on 2005-8-13

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 13:47-14:48 Ill=50% Ptolemaeus observed by Firsoff on 1954-5-10

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:06-15:09 Ill=51% Picard observed by Kursewicz_P on 1994-4-19

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:21-15:09 Ill=51% Mons_Pico observed by Adee_J on 2008-4-13

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:22-15:09 Ill=51% Linne observed by Schmidt_J on 1866-10-16

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:25-15:09 Ill=51% Plato observed by Markov on 1918-5-18

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:26-15:09 Ill=51% Montes_Apenninus observed by Armitage_J on 2008-4-13

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:27-15:09 Ill=51% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1982-7-28

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:38-17:15 Ill=51% Proclus observed by Dean on 1970-7-11 *

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 14:38-17:15 Ill=51% Secchi observed by Dean on 1970-7-11 *

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 10:34-14:59 Ill=51% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-16 UT 09:43-11:26 Ill=59% N_Pole observed by Barcroft on 1941-3-7 *

     Cusps 1941 Mar 07 UT 04:00? Observed by Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) "Prolongation suspected. (date reported =6th, but if loc. 
     time =7th UT). In this case we have assumed the 7th" NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very low) NASA catalog ID #485.


2018-Dec-16 UT 09:43-11:26 Ill=59% S_Pole observed by Barcroft on 1941-3-7 *

     Cusps 1941 Mar 07 UT 04:00? Observed by Barcroft (Madera, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector) "Prolongation suspected. (date reported =6th, 
     ut if loc. time =7th UT). In this case we have assumed the 7th" 
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very low) NASA catalog ID #485. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 09:43-10:21 Ill=59% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1952-4-3

     Plato 1952 Apr 03 UT 20:45-21:30 Observed by Wilkins and Moore 
     (Meudon, France, 33" x460) whilst checking up on a 1923 28" 
     refractor sketch by W.H. Stevenson's, thry failed to detect a 
     prominent floor craterlet (featured in the 1923 sketch) just 
     inside the W wall. They suspected an obscuration. 
     Interestingly the whole floor was was reported to be lacking 
     in detail many hours later as observed by Cragg in the USA. 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #550. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-16 UT 09:43-11:25 Ill=59% Timocharis observed by Bentley on 1969-4-25

     Apr 25 UT 20:20 Observed by Bentley (England, 8" rteflector 
     x320, S=VG) "Flashing star-like pts, in area beyond the 
     terminator, (atmosphere?)" NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog 
     ID #1124. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 09:49-11:37 Ill=59% Plato observed by Cross on 1970-4-15

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 12:11-13:59 Ill=60% Atlas observed by Knopp_R on 1994-4-19

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 12:41-16:37 Ill=60% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-11-24 *

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 13:12-17:01 Ill=60% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-23 *

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 13:54-14:51 Ill=60% Eratosthenes observed by Cattermole_P on 1954-5-11

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 14:21-14:38 Ill=60% Alpetragius observed by Barnard on 1889-9-4

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 14:24-15:59 Ill=60% Tycho observed by North_G on 1995-3-10

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 14:36-16:21 Ill=60% Plato observed by Cragg on 1952-4-4

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 15:30-16:30 Ill=61% Pico_B observed by Sartory on 1966-9-23

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 15:42-18:25 Ill=61% Picard observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-20 *

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 16:19-16:30 Ill=61% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1965-7-8

     On 1965 Jul 08 at 01:00?UT a white streak was seen in Grimaldi, 
     extended towards the limb. This was observed by Rubens de 
     Azevedo, et. al., Brazil. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=884 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:54-10:21 Ill=69% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-10-24

     Agrippa 1966 Oct 24 UT 01:48-02:12 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 5" reflector, x283, S=6, T=3-2) "Shadow of c.p. light & grayish, 
     scarcely distinguishable from floor. (sun is quite high (39deg) so 
     shadow ought to be nearly gone)."NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA 
     catalog ID #985. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:54-10:20 Ill=69% Pytheas observed by Robotham on 1982-8-29

     On 1982 Aug 29 at UT 02:13-02:30 Robotham (Springfield, ON, Canada, x97 
     and x160) found that the west rim of Pytheas crater was very bright, 
     especially at lower magnifications, being one of the brightest spots on 
     the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=182 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:54-09:55 Ill=69% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-3-27

     On 1988 Mar 27/28 UT23:30-00:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector) 
     found Censorinus to have a "foggy/fuzzy" appearance that was not seen 
     in adacent areas. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=321 and weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:54-09:55 Ill=69% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1988-3-27

     On 1988 Mar 27/28 at UT 23:30-00:30? M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noted that the crater Proclus was bright visibly, but the 
     CED brightness measurement gave the same brightness as Censorinus 
     crater. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=321 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.  


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:59-11:54 Ill=69% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1962-9-9

     In 1962 Sep 09 at UT 01:42-02:00 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     5" reflector, x180, S=5-4, T=3) observed in Agrippa the shadow 
     of the central peak to be grayish, not much darker than the 
     floor, estimated at 3deg bright, whereas on 1962 Jul 12, at col 
     28deg, in the 5" telescope the dhadow was anormal black and 
     sharply defined against the floor which was 3 deg bright. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=768 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-17 UT 10:38-11:50 Ill=69% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-10-24

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 11:51-13:45 Ill=69% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1986-5-18

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 12:14-16:02 Ill=69% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-24 *

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 13:23-15:02 Ill=70% Plato observed by Madej_P on 1981-9-8

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 14:12-16:06 Ill=70% Dawes observed by Porter on 1973-2-12

     Dawes 1973 Feb 12-23 UT 22:30-01:20 Observed by Porter (Narragansett?, 
     RI, USA, 6" reflector x96, S=9, T=0-4, alt=55-75deg?) "Brightening of 
     some of permanent pts. monitored while others stayed steady & normal 
     brightness. (Other nites' obs. suggest that he saw end of dimming event 
     & return to normal). Distinct fluctuations." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #1361.


2018-Dec-17 UT 16:01-17:47 Ill=71% Tycho observed by Braga_R on 1998-2-6

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 16:10-16:56 Ill=71% Sasserides_H observed by Haydalsvik on 1974-1-3

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 19:16-19:37 Ill=72% 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-18 UT 10:10-10:43 Ill=78% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-5-20

     Plato 1967 May 20 UT 01:13 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-Dec-18 UT 10:10-10:50 Ill=78% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1991-2-25

     On 1991 Feb 25 at UT 01:26-01:49 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x248, seeing=10/1, transparency=good) found 
     Gassendi's western rim to be bright in red and diffuse in blue 
     light. A sketch was provided. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=420 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-18 UT 10:13-14:06 Ill=78% Anaximander observed by Olivares on 1963-11-27 *

     On 1963 Nov 27 at UT 03:00 Olivarez (New Jersey?, USA, 17" reflector) 
     and Fisher (Colfax, CA, 8" reflector, x300) observed a red glow in 
     Anaximander in the dark part of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     784 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-18 UT 10:13-14:06 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Olivares on 1963-11-27 *

     On 1963 Nov 27 at UT 03:00 Olivarez (New Jersey?, USA, 17" 
     reflector) observed a red glow in Aristarchus in the dark 
     part of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     784 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-18 UT 10:22-11:16 Ill=78% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-12-29

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 11:10-12:21 Ill=78% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-10-25

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 11:10-12:36 Ill=78% Archimedes observed by Pasternak on 1973-6-11

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 12:22-14:07 Ill=79% Bianchini_G observed by Caruso_J on 1987-9-4

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 12:46-13:40 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1979-12-29

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 13:36-17:24 Ill=79% Proclus observed by Davis_H on 1988-7-25 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 14:05-15:31 Ill=79% Jansen observed by Lourencon on 1991-5-24

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 14:09-14:57 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-30

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 15:00-16:51 Ill=79% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-2-13

     Callipus and vicinity 1973 Feb 13 UT 23:16-23:50 Observed by Frank 
     (E.Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA, 6" reflector x100, Seeing=good, 
     altitude=45 deg). "Large dark patch, albedo=3 present E. of Calippus. 
     Drawing. (Shows it into Callippus also). Never seen before or since. 
     Albedo normal (4.5) at 2350h. (obs. monitors Callippus in ALPO-LTP 
     program)." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1362.


2018-Dec-18 UT 16:26-17:59 Ill=80% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-25

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 17:16-18:42 Ill=80% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1991-5-24

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 17:33-19:03 Ill=80% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1872-7-16

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 17:59-19:03 Ill=80% 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 18:02-19:03 Ill=80% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-8-1

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 18:10-19:03 Ill=80% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 19:40-20:51 Ill=81% 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-19 UT 09:44-10:34 Ill=86% 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 10:32-12:24 Ill=86% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-10-14

     On 1891 Oct 14 at UT 18:00 Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw is Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Varitions in vapor column and visibility of craterlets A, C and F 
     (Plate B) in early period at Peru. Directional vaporjet towards F 
     varied but was always continuous. Later, in Musa. There was a break in 
     it. D was quiescent in early period. (due to change in telescope & 
     atmosphere ? Time estimated from given colongitude)." Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=273 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 10:32-10:36 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Barr on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 00:30-01:45 Barr, Greenacre, Hall and 
     Dungan (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor, and 69" reflector) 
     observed pink on the outer SW rim and a red spot towards the S of 
     this. A red spot was seen on the eastern side of Vallis Schroteri
     but only by Barr and Dungan. Other features checked for 
     atmospheric spectral dispersion and chromatic aberation - but the 
     colours in Aristarchus were not due to these. Smaller 12" scope 
     checked but no effects seen - presumably due to resolution and 
     image contrast issues? Pink on the SW rim may have been seen in a 
     69" scope by Boyce and Ford. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-19 UT 10:32-11:06 Ill=86% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1966-6-30

     Herodotus 1966 Jun 30 UTC 03:10-03:35 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Bright pseudo-peak again 
     vis. within floor shadow. Peak est. 5 bright. Had seen it at successive 
     lunations in '66" 4" x280 refractor used. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog TLP ID No. #950. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 10:32-12:05 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Fuger on 1973-2-14

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 14 UTC 18:31-18:34 observed by Fuger (49N, 8.42E, 
     75mm refractor, T=1, S=2) "Violet colours on S. of the crater" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2018-Dec-19 UT 10:56-14:52 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1982-11-27 *

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 27 UT 20:13-01:00 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, 
     UK) found that the bands of Aristarchus were clearer in red than in 
     blue light. North found that the sunlit part of the crater was very 
     bright. M. Cook described the crater as a "kaleidoscope of colour. 
     Foley observed UT 23:05-01:00 (Kent, UK, Antionadi III, Transparency 
     Moderate) - Colouration Seen - Ref: BAA Lunar Section Circular. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=190 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-19 UT 11:03-12:29 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Baumeister on 1973-6-12

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 11:51-13:15 Ill=87% Herodotus observed by Anunziato_A on 2017-9-2

     On 2017 Sep 02/03 UT 23:55-00:30 A.Anunziato (Parana, 
     Argentina, 105 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain, x154, seeing 6/10, some 
     interuption from clouds) observed a light spot SE of the 
     centre of the floor of the crater, which came and went in 
     visibility. There is a light spot here, but what was unusual 
     was that the visibility decreased over time. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 12:31-13:52 Ill=87% Cavendish observed by Houghton on 1956-1-24

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 12:45-14:42 Ill=87% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1971-7-5

     Herodotus 1971 Jul 05 UT 03:48 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: Pseudo-c.p. I=
     4(albdeo) appeared to cast a distinct shadow. 1st time seen. 
     (Apollo 15 photo shows an apparent slight elev. nr. center -- 
     very very low hills? 5" refelctor x79,283x, NASA catalog weight=1 
     (low). ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 12:59-13:46 Ill=87% Fra_Mauro observed by Bell on 1970-8-14

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 13:02-14:04 Ill=87% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1985-6-29

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 13:07-13:22 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Hislop on 1884-11-29

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 13:15-15:06 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 05:00-06:00 Greenacre, Barr, Hall and 
     Dungan (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor) observed a deep violet 
     area form on the western exterior of Aristarchus, and a less deep 
     violet area form to the eastern edge of Aristarchus. As these 
     were becoming stronger, a blue-like haze formed on the sunlit 
     floor of Aristarchus, that obscured underlying detail. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-19 UT 13:15-15:13 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Rodway_D on 1997-10-13

     On 1997 Oct 13 at UT11:09-11:21 D. Rodway (Oamaru, South Island, New 
     Zealand, 8.5" reflector, x270) saw a deep salmon-pink colouration in 
     the south east corner interior of the crater Aristarchus. This colour 
     was confirmed by the observers wife. By 11:21 UT the colour had faded 
     completely. Rodway had been a lunar observer since 1958, using a wide 
     range of instruments from 3 inch refractors to 12 inch reflectors and 
     had observed a TLP in Gassendi back in 1966 (from L'ondon, UK), and so 
     was an experienced observer. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-19 UT 14:57-16:53 Ill=87% Laplace_A observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-1

     On 1982 Aug 01 at UT20:50 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, 14" reflector, 
     seeing III-IV) found that LaPlace A was significantly more prominent 
     than usual - comparisons were made with photographs in books. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=178 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 16:10-18:07 Ill=88% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-3-9

     Proclus 1990 Mar 09 UT 00:12-00:13 Observed by Marie Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     3.5" Questar telescope) observed a "long plume of light" the brightness 
     was the same as the wall region. It went from the southern rim about 
     half of the way across to the centre in the "northerly". The plume 
     feature was not seen at higher magnifications. Change in brightness 
     also noted. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=394 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 16:35-17:09 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Homan_MP on 2014-12-4

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 17:08-18:56 Ill=88% Alphonsus observed by Fryback_D on 1994-4-23

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 17:25-18:37 Ill=88% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-5

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 17:57-19:45 Ill=88% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Clementine on 1994-4-23

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 18:39-20:09 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Knott_J on 1998-12-30

     Herodotus 1998 Dec 30 UT 18:50-19:10 observed by J.Knott 
     (Liverpool, UK 22cm Newtonian, x216, seeing II, transparency 
     good). Observer reports a bright spot, as bright as the 
     central peak in Aristarchus on the NW rim of Herodotus at 
     19:10 (still there at 19:15, but the curious thing was that it 
     was not visible earlier at 18:50? Now there is a bright 
     craterlet here, and the observer doubted if what he had seen 
     was unusual - though we have the rise in brightness o20 
     minutes to account for? The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 18:59-20:19 Ill=88% 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 20:09-20:19 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-20 UT 11:01-11:36 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind) 
     Aristarchus had a faint pale yellow tint along the rim and the 
     crater was very bright. No detail seen in in Vallis Schroteri. 
     Yellow spot also seen on the northern limb (Carpenter and 
     Pythagoras?). Both effects had been seen the previous night and 
     were confirmed by friends. Colour still present when observing 
     stopped at 03:00 UT. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:36 Ill=93% Carpenter observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind.) 
     Carpenter had a yellow tint along the W rim. Ywllow tint seen 
     on Pythagoras and also Aristarchus. Effect had been seen the 
     previous night and were confirmed by friends. Colour still 
     present when observing stopped at 03L00 UT. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:36 Ill=93% Pythagoras observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-29

     On 1963 Nov 29 at UT 01:30-03:00 Fisher (Colefax, CA, USA, 20cm 
     reflector, thin streamers of cloud across sky, but no wind.) 
     Pythagoras had a yellow tint along the W rim. Ywllow tint seen 
     on Carpenter and also Aristarchus. Effect had been seen the 
     previous night and were confirmed by friends. Colour still 
     present when observing stopped at 03L00 UT. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:09 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-27

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-12:48 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Seeliger on 1967-9-16

     Aristarchus, Herodotus - 1967 Sep 16 UTC 23:50-23:55 observed by 
     Seeliger (Dresden, Germany, 30" reflector, 90, 140x) "Dark streaks on 
     E.(ast. ?) outside walls of both craters. No shadow from Herod. wall. 
     Drawings (wall < 18 deg slope if no shadow normally)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID=#1044. 


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:17 Ill=93% Manilius observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:59 Ill=93% Menelaus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:01-11:29 Ill=93% Sirsalis observed by Sorrentino_G on 1999-1-30

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:03-12:58 Ill=93% Furnerius observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1920-11-23

     Near Furnerius 1920 Nov 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by an unknown observer 
     (England?) "Shaft of light projecting from Moon, or spot so bright it 
     appeared to (strong ray?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #378


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:14-12:19 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Sims_DM on 1977-4-1

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 11:17-12:03 Ill=93% Alphonsus observed by McCord on 1965-10-8

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 12:29-14:02 Ill=93% W_Limb observed by Barabashovisi_NP on 1915-7-24

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 13:06-14:43 Ill=93% Schickard observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-31

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 13:11-15:03 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by no on 1967-9-17

     Aristarchus 1967 Sep 17 UTC 02:05-02:21 Observers: Delano (Fall River, 
     MA, USA) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA). The former 
     used a 12.5" reflector at 400x and the latter a 24" reflector. The NASA 
     catalog states the following: "A rimtop cratelet on SW rim appeared 
     almost as bright as c.p. thru a Wratten 25 filter (red) but no brighter 
     than a lower central wall & rim thru a Wratten 48 (blue) filter. Inner 
     W. slope of craterlet displayed a bright red color which became less & 
     less noticeable until 0212h It was no longer brighter than other parts. 
     At 0217 it flared again brighter red for 1m. (indep. confirm. of 
     Seeliger for activity in Aris. ?) Corralitos MB did not confirm. NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #1045. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 13:21-15:01 Ill=94% Oenopides observed by Osawa on 1951-8-15

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 14:18-18:15 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1982-11-28 *

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 28 UTC 23:35-23:55 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, 
     Antionadi III, Transparency Moderate) - Colouration Seen - Ref: BAA 
     Lunar Section Circular. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 16:29-17:03 Ill=94% Torricelli_B observed by Marshall_KP on 1985-7-1

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 16:51-17:36 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1980-1-1

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 16:58-18:55 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Shaw_B on 2015-3-3

     Aristarchus 2015 Mar 03 UT 23:58 Brendan Shaw (UK) saw a flash 
     on the NW rim of Aristarchus on his computer screen - the camera 
     was working in the near IR. Seeing was not very good at the 
     time. Unfortunately this flash occurred in between imaging 
     sessions. No other flashes seen, despite looking. The observer 
     considerd the possibility that it might have been a cosmic ray 
     detection, but cannot say for sure. The ALPO/BAA TLP weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 17:14-19:11 Ill=94% Mons_Piton observed by Price_M on 1982-8-2

     On 1982 Aug 02 at UT 22:59-23:10 M.Price (Frimley, Surrey, UK, 
     seeing=II-III) found that the north point of this mountain appeared 
     poorly defined and merged into the surroundings - however suspected 
     that this might be normal for this colongitude? The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=179 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Dec-20 UT 17:43-19:16 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1995-11-5

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 18:22-20:10 Ill=94% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Manske_R on 1994-4-24

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 18:54-19:33 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 1983-10-19

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 19:21-20:27 Ill=95% Littrow observed by Bradford on 1959-11-13

     In 1959 Nov (Day unknown) at UT 21:15-22:15 Bradford (South Shields, 
     UK, 15" reflector, x480) observed in Plato: "Cocealed by a dusky cloud. 
     Appeared to be stream or smoke. No change in 1h. Following week no 
     trace. (SR Nov 5, SS Nov 18. Says he obs. at time of unmanned landing, 
     but there were none in Nov.) Similar to #722". The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=726 and weight=2. The ALPOS/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-20 UT 20:37-21:35 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 21:32-21:35 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-21 UT 10:14-13:09 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-15 *

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 11:39-12:42 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Fitton on 1977-4-2

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 11:39-12:27 Ill=98% Lichtenberg observed by Hill_H on 1988-4-1

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 12:20-14:03 Ill=98% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1992-1-18

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 12:31-16:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1982-11-29 *

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 14:40-16:24 Ill=98% Riccioli observed by McKay_R on 1974-1-7

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 15:16-16:59 Ill=98% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 15:16-16:59 Ill=98% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 17:11-19:09 Ill=98% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-8-3

     1982 Mar 08 Daniell UT 22:49-22:57 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK) - 
     A colour and brightness anomaly was seen a TLP alert was put 
     out. Cameron 2006 catalog extension weight=165 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-21 UT 18:34-20:13 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Gordon on 1966-6-3

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 20:22-21:34 Ill=99% 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-Dec-21 UT 20:40-22:00 Ill=99% 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-Dec-21 UT 20:44-22:09 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 20:57-22:02 Ill=99% 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-Dec-21 UT 21:30-22:48 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 21:32-22:04 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1983-10-20

     On 1983 Oct 20 at UT23:40 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Aristarchus was brighter than normal (as measured with a CED) and much 
     more so that Censorinus, Menelaus, and Proclus craters (in turn). 
     Cameron comments that Moore is a very experienced observer. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=231 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-21 UT 22:27-00:39 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 22:27-00:39 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 22:30-22:48 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-22 UT 12:56-16:52 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4 *

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 12:56-16:52 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4 *

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 13:50-15:42 Ill=100% Gauss observed by Chilton_KE on 1967-9-19

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 14:20-15:37 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Rose_RW on 1973-2-17

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 15:39-16:25 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moye on 1905-2-19

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 16:21-18:12 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1974-1-8

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 16:23-17:21 Ill=100% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Chernov on 1959-3-24

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 20:13-21:24 Ill=100% Plato observed by Mount_AW on 1944-9-3

     Plato 1944 Sep 03 UTC 03:40 - A.W. Mount (Fort Worth, TX, USA, 
     Conditions good, seeing 6/10) saw a small white bright point of 
     light appear suddenly close to the W. wall of Plato glowed 
     briefly as by far the most conspicuous object in the lunar field 
     of view and vanished quickly after approximately 2 sec. It was 
     star-like in appearance and was stationary on the Moon's surface 
     - about magnitude 6? Angular diameter of the flash was <= 1". 
     Observing conditions good enough to see the central craterlet in 
     Plato. 20cm reflector used. Ref. DJALPO Vol 45, p28 Spring 2003.


2018-Dec-22 UT 20:17-21:59 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-Dec-22 UT 20:35-22:22 Ill=100% Sharp observed by McCord on 1965-11-9

     40.5W, 45.7N 1965 Nov 09 UTC 04:59 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line depth anomaly, low compared 
     with 23 other areas". NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID #912.


2018-Dec-22 UT 22:47-23:58 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 23:08-23:58 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 13:25-14:44 Ill=99% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1870-8-12

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 13:25-13:48 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 13:25-13:52 Ill=99% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Culver on 1988-4-3

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 13:29-15:24 Ill=99% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1992-1-20

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 13:44-14:07 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-7-4

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 14:59-16:00 Ill=99% Taruntius observed by Wildey on 1962-9-15

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 16:03-16:26 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 10:10 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     100" reflector + spectrogram) "Line depth ratios a/b (H),, c/d (K) 
     abnormally high compared with 23 other areas (including 
     Aristarchus?)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 902.


2018-Dec-23 UT 17:11-18:59 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-10

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 21:10-21:18 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-10-22

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 21:15-22:20 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Gallivan on 1969-5-3

     Aristarchus 1969 May 03 UTC 07:00? Observed by Smith, Gallivan 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ Pass, NM, 24" reflector, photos) "Bluing 
     around crater. Visible on monitor, but immeasurable in photos" NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1125


2018-Dec-23 UT 22:07-23:06 Ill=98% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1980-9-25

     On 1980 Sep 25 atUT 20:20-22:14 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15"? reflector, 
     seeing=III) found that Mons Pico was bright and had a reddish glow to 
     its south west. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=111 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-23 UT 22:07-23:06 Ill=98% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1980-9-25

     On 1980 Sep 25 at UT20:20-22:14 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) noticed that the 
     central craterlet was more visible in red than in blue. There was also 
     a streak on the floor that was "shifted to S & W." The floor was dark 
     and Mons Pico was bright. Peters found Plato's floor (and central 
     craterlet) to be dark, and darker in blue than in red, however he was 
     suffereing from spurious colour at his observing site. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=111 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-23 UT 22:07-23:06 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Peters_FW on 1980-9-25

     On 1980 Sep 25 at UT 20:20-22:14 Peters (Kent,UK, x240 and x120, 
     seeing=III) observed Proclus to have an orange tint, however there was 
     a lot of spurious colour in the area. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=111 
     and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-23 UT 22:24-00:20 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-23 UT 22:53-00:48 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-23 UT 23:11-00:03 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-Dec-24 UT 00:11-01:00 Ill=98% 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 14:33-14:44 Ill=95% Promontorium_Heraclides observed by Moore_P on 1948-10-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 17:43-18:13 Ill=94% Moon observed by Spinrad on 1962-9-16

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 18:52-20:01 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1984-11-10

     On 1984 Nov 10 at UT19:15-19:50 R. Moseley (Coventry, UK, the Moon's 
     altitude was low) noticed that the region from the central peak and 
     over and onto the east wall looked unusual. 8 bands were visible, "two 
     on E. wall of c.p. strongest, surrounding collar grey increasing 
     intensely outward. Band at 2 o'clock position was very dark. Bright 
     spot on W. wall at 4 o'clock position." A sketch was made that 
     illustrates bands on either side with bright patch. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=252 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Dec-24 UT 19:22-20:57 Ill=94% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-31

     On 1988 Jul 31 at UT 07:09-08:10 D. Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, 
     12.5"reflector, seeing=7/10 and T=3) did not detect the dark region on 
     the south east floor of Proclus (the TLP from a few days earlier), but 
     did see 2 "linear mounds". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=335 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-24 UT 19:42-21:35 Ill=94% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2011-1-21

     On 2011 Jan 21 at 22:30UT N.Longshaw (UK, 4" Achromatic 
     refractor, x128 & x160, Seeing III, transparancy average) 
     suspected on the eastern edge of Geminus, on the border of the 
     crater filled shadow and the eastern illuminated rim, a 
     brownish, almost speia hue. This extended for a short distance 
     from the floor shadow into the illuminated rim width and spanned 
     from the north to the south of the crater. For a comparison, 
     Cleomedes was checked but nothing unusual was noticed in its 
     shadow. The observer notes that Elger also saw a warm brown or 
     sepia tone. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-24 UT 21:44-23:31 Ill=93% 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-Dec-25 UT 01:05-01:53 Ill=93% 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 16:19-18:15 Ill=88% Posidonius observed by Schmidt_J on 1849-2-11

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 20:13-21:23 Ill=87% 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-Dec-25 UT 20:40-21:47 Ill=86% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-11

     On 1984 Nov 11 at UT21:00? Marshall (England) noted that there was no 
     normal brightness on the floor to most southernmost craterlet. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=253 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-25 UT 20:40-22:27 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1992-5-20

     On 1992 May 20 at UT 11:15 D. Weier (Sun Prairie, WI, USA, naked eye 
     and 7x50 binouculars, sky conditions excellent) noted that Aristarchus 
     and, an area, were very bright to the eye. In binouculars the feature 
     was quire sharp and distinct, "> anything else on the Moon". The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=447 and the weight=2. The ALPO/bAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-25 UT 21:04-22:56 Ill=86% 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-Dec-26 UT 02:04-02:36 Ill=85% 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 02:18-02:36 Ill=85% 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 20:08-22:01 Ill=77% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-11-1

     On 1958 Nov 01 at UT 00:00 a TLP was seen on the Moon (location and 
     observer not given). The Reference for this is Palm, 1967. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=702 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-26 UT 20:33-21:37 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-29

     On 1964 Jun 29 at UT 07:05-07:33 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" reflector x240, S=5, T=4) suspected a violet glare? on the 
     EWBS of Aristarchus, but was too faint to be certain. The bright 
     art of the floor was granulated and had a ceppery tint. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=827 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-26 UT 21:37-23:32 Ill=77% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-30

     On 1980 Aug 30? at UT 08:00? D. Louderback (South bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     refletor x140) found the north wall to be very bright in red light 
     (this is not normal as it is usually bright in blue - according to 
     Cameron). The brightness was 9.7 (red) and 9 (blue no filter)compared 
     to Eimmart's 8.7. Louderback thought that they observed an oranfe-
     yellow tinge. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=108 and weight=3.


2018-Dec-27 UT 01:50-02:36 Ill=76% Mons_Piton observed by Brook_C on 1999-1-7

     1999 Jan 07 UT 01:57 C. Brook (Plymouth UK, 65mm refractor, 
     x125, seeing good) found this mountain unusually dull. In 
     contrast, Mons Pico, Montes Teneriffe, Montes Spitzenberg, 
     were all normal. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-27 UT 18:27-19:23 Ill=67% Bullialdus observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     east outer ridge brighter in red - inclined to blue. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-27 UT 18:27-19:33 Ill=67% Plato observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     west inner ridge lighter in red, and so to the east and south-
     west floor. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-27 UT 19:17-20:37 Ill=67% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-30

     On 1964 Jun 30 at UT 05:50-06:10 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) observed 
     the following in Aristarchus: "Nimbus only -- dark viol. hue. S. part 
     of Aris. floor was granualated & a brown tinge -- changed to yellow & a 
     brown tinge at 0500. First time he ever saw such a change in color. 
     (this obs.listed in 210 & MBMW as June 20, but is a misprint)". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=828 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-28 UT 02:35-02:36 Ill=65% Rimae_Triesnecker observed by Markov on 1915-7-3

     Triensecker Rille 1915 Jul 03 UTC 00:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) 
     "Several spots changed their shapes compared with Gordeenko's depiction 
     on 5/23/12 see #339; which cannot be explained by light variations." 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #356.


2018-Dec-28 UT 19:09-22:09 Ill=56% Unknown observed by Markov on 1964-1-6 *

     On 1964 Jan 06 at 02:00? Markov and Khoshlova (Russia) observed 
     anomalous IR radiation on the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-28 UT 21:49-23:36 Ill=55% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-15

     Aristarchus 1965 Nov 15 UTC 05:55-10:00 Observed by Hall, Johnson, 
     Nordling (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x400), Genatt (Greenbelt, 
     MD, USA, 6" refractor, x50 & 20" reflector x400), Wagmann (Pittsburgh, 
     PA, 30" refractor). "Color on c.p. detected with Trident MB, not seen 
     vis. at Port Tobacco. 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 Tobacco obs. 
     took 5 rolls of film in blue & red & neutral. Phenom. not detectable on 
     them, but focus was poor. Blue image had most detail, whereas would 
     expect red or neutral to. Phenom. still present at dawn in Moon Blink 
     device." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #914.
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-28 UT 23:10-01:07 Ill=55% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1958-11-3

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 03 UT 02:30-03:30 Observed by Kozyrev, 
     Ezerski (Pulkova Observatory, Crimea, Ukraine, 50" reflector, 
     23A/mm spectrograph) UT03:00-03:30 "C.p. redder than rest; 
     emiss. spect. in 4756A, 4100, 3950A (C3), 5165, 5130A (Swann 
     bands) 3 spect. over 3.5 h. Image of c.p. weakened in viol. 
     light on spect. Noted visual decrease in brightness & reddish 
     glow. Decrease in bright, & unnusual white color(at 0300h-
     0330h). Sudden decrease in vis. bright. Spect. started -- 
     gave norm. Spect. (0330-0340h), conditions almost identical to 
     Alter's on Oct. 26, 1956. Nothing seen on Nov. 2-3" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #703. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Dec-28 UT 23:10-00:17 Ill=55% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-11

     On 1982 Aug 11 at UT03:30-04:15 Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) obtained a 
     photograph and made a sketch that revealed a needle-like shadow from 
     the west wall to near by the central craterlet - the latter was quite 
     clearly visible. What were not visible were the other four craterlets. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=183 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-29 UT 01:56-02:36 Ill=54% Aristarchus observed by Sage_VA on 1978-10-23

     Aristarchus 1978 Oct 23 UT 06:30-06:34 V.A. Sage (Bristol, UK, 
     10.25" reflector, x250, Wratten 44a and 25, seeing II) noted 
     that Aristarchus was surrounded by a dark area in the blue 
     filter. They did not regard this as a TLP at the time. However 
     because Aristarchus is surrounded by blue material in real life, 
     this should have been brighter? For this reason, despite the 
     observer regarding this as a negative TLP, an ALPO/BAA weight=1 
     has been applied.


2018-Dec-29 UT 23:58-02:36 Ill=43% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-12-19 *

     On 1981 Dec 19 at UT 01:00-05:00 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) observed that Plato was consdierably brighter than 
     Aristarchus by several times. The image quality was very clear. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=161 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-29 UT 21:14-01:47 Ill=43% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-30 UT 02:01-02:36 Ill=43% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1977-11-3

     On 1977 Nov 03 at 22:13UT P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 11" reflector, x285)saw 
     some flickering in Gassendi (Clouds on limb - according to Csmeron?). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=18 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-31 UT 01:00-02:36 Ill=32% Copernicus observed by Madej_P on 1979-9-15

     On 1979 Sep 15 at UT01:53 P.Madej (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, x72 and x110, seeing II, transparency fair?) 
     saw a small circular area of grey or white in the dark south end 
     of Copernicus.The area showed up better through a Wratten 15 
     yellow filter, but was not seen at all through a purple Wratten 
     35 filter. P.W. Foley (Kent, UK), confirmed this but thinks that 
     it is normal. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=68 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-30 UT 22:43-01:47 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-31 UT 21:53-23:12 Ill=24% 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-31 UT 21:53-23:12 Ill=24% 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.