TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Iceland - Reykjavik



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 06:22-07:43 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2007-6-9

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


2018-Dec-01 UT 06:58-08:46 Ill=36% Plato observed by Williams_AS on 1882-4-11

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


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

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


2018-Dec-01 UT 05:02-09:36 Ill=35% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-02 UT 06:53-08:28 Ill=25% Copernicus observed by Manchester_University on 1963-11-10

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


2018-Dec-02 UT 06:53-08:28 Ill=25% Kepler observed by Manchester_University on 1963-11-10

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-02 UT 09:04-11:01 Ill=25% Grimaldi observed by Jorgensen on 1971-6-18

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


2018-Dec-02 UT 06:53-09:38 Ill=24% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-03 UT 06:31-10:24 Ill=17% Aristarchus observed by Jacobs on 1963-11-11 *

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


2018-Dec-03 UT 07:30-11:05 Ill=16% Mare_Crisium observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-11-11 *

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


2018-Dec-03 UT 09:41-10:10 Ill=16% S_Pole observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-7-7

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


2018-Dec-04 UT 09:21-11:08 Ill=9% Taruntius observed by Hobdell on 1981-11-23 *

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


2018-Dec-15 UT 22:11-00:23 Ill=54% Plato observed by Elger_TG on 1887-2-1 *

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 15:30-16:37 Ill=61% 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 18:21-18:52 Ill=62% Copernicus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1939-3-29

     Copernicus 1939 Mar 29 UT 19:00-19:15 Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 6" reflector) "C.P. diffuse light spot, faint glow s as 
     tho in a luminous mist (3h before SR) Some indication of 
     E.terraces, then vanished." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #447. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-16 UT 18:21-18:35 Ill=62% Aristarchus observed by Morozov on 1960-2-6

     On 1960 Feb 06 at UT14:30 Morozov (Moscow, Russia) saw with the naked 
     eye a bright point inmovable but with brightness variations in dark 
     part of Moon, 3days past first quarter, 2days before SR! (says 
     Cameron). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=728 and weight=3.


2018-Dec-16 UT 18:21-19:18 Ill=62% Copernicus observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Copernicus 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     Copernicus craterlet chains werebetter seen through a red 
     filter than a blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 18:21-18:53 Ill=62% Plato observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Plato 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:15 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that there 
     were two whitish semi-circular tide like marks enclosing two 
     dark patches adjoining the interior west wall The observer was 
     puzzled because if these were two masses of spawning foot 
     hills, then why would the cental areas, presumably the higher 
     parts, be dark - when the contrary is usually the case? 
     ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 18:21-19:18 Ill=62% Purbach observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Purbach 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     crater interior was better see through a red filter than a 
     blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-16 UT 20:09-22:04 Ill=63% Plato observed by Goddard_AV on 1932-4-15

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


2018-Dec-16 UT 23:54-01:49 Ill=64% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1964-11-14 *

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 00:26-01:49 Ill=64% Mons_La_Hire observed by Klein_HJ on 1887-2-2 *

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 15:35-16:02 Ill=71% 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 18:05-19:31 Ill=72% Jansen observed by Lourencon on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 00:05-00:08 UT 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-17 UT 18:52-20:28 Ill=72% Conon observed by Vaughan on 1941-2-7

     Conon 1941 Feb 07 UT 03:00? Observed by Vaughon (Des Moines, 
     Iowa, 3" reflector) "Faint bright spot on floor, no definite 
     outline (??? reported 6th, but if local time 7th in UT)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #484. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-17 UT 19:09-20:58 Ill=72% Proclus observed by Moore_P on 1984-7-8

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 19:12-21:08 Ill=72% Plato observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-7

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 19:16-23:07 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-17 UT 19:29-21:27 Ill=72% Copernicus observed by McConnell_J on 1972-2-24

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 22:47-00:41 Ill=73% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1989-7-13

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


2018-Dec-17 UT 23:45-03:16 Ill=74% Hevelius observed by Emmett on 1826-4-17 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 15:42-17:24 Ill=80% 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 16:59-19:56 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 18:03-19:14 Ill=81% 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 18:03-19:55 Ill=81% 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 18:03-18:42 Ill=81% 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 18:09-20:58 Ill=81% Gassendi observed by Spencer_S on 1976-4-10 *

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 18:10-19:19 Ill=81% 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 19:19-20:52 Ill=81% Plato observed by Moseley_T on 1966-9-25

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 19:40-23:31 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-18 UT 19:51-20:59 Ill=81% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

     Gassendi 1967 Jun 18 UT 22:50-23:59 Observed by Whippey 
     (Northalt, England, 6" reflector?) "Faint redness outside NE & 
     SE wall of crater." Moore (10" Armagh refractor, x360) was 
     observing earlier 22:10-22:40, with and without a Moon Blink but 
     detected no redness, however his observing conditions were not 
     very good at the time. NASA catalog ID #1039. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. ALPO.BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-18 UT 20:51-22:33 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-30

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-18 UT 23:48-01:03 Ill=82% Aristarchus observed by Zeller_P on 2013-4-22

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


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

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 01:45-02:16 Ill=83% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1977-10-23

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 02:00-02:16 Ill=83% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1995-4-11

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 18:12-18:37 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 18:12-18:56 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 18:12-19:45 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=89% 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 18:59-20:47 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 20:09-22:06 Ill=89% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-8-25

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


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

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 22:19-00:03 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-17

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 22:40-00:01 Ill=90% Philolaus observed by Baum_R on 1948-5-20

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 01:58-03:26 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 2002-10-18

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 16:09-18:15 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 18:32-19:11 Ill=95% 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 18:32-20:10 Ill=95% 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 18:32-19:16 Ill=95% 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 18:32-18:55 Ill=95% 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 18:54-19:33 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 1983-10-19

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


2018-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 20:37-22:06 Ill=95% Lichtenberg observed by Schneller on 1966-6-2

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 22:48-00:36 Ill=95% Mare_Frigoris observed by Brakel_AT on 1994-4-24

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 07:08-07:45 Ill=97% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-9-20 *

     nr.Ross D 1964 Sep 20 UTC 04:55-05:00 - Observers: Harris & Cross 
     (Whittler, CA, USA, 19" reflector x250) "Opaque, outgassing, 
     obscuration" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #850.


2018-Dec-21 UT 19:04-20:13 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 19:04-19:09 Ill=99% 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 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 21:30-23:06 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 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 22:27-01:05 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4 *

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 22:27-01:05 Ill=99% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4 *

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 22:30-00:24 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25 *

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 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 22:47-00:03 Ill=100% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1980-9-24

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 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 00:11-02:08 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 01:03-02:42 Ill=97% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 06:59-07:15 Ill=97% Plato observed by Hibbard on 1965-10-12

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


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

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 08:38-08:43 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-9-20

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 22:05-23:31 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 01:05-01:54 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1986-4-26

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 04:31-05:52 Ill=92% Torricelli_B observed by Brook_C on 2002-10-23

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


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

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


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

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 08:46-09:26 Ill=90% Atlas observed by Pither_CM on 1969-8-1

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 02:04-04:00 Ill=84% Plato observed by Gray on 1877-7-29

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 02:18-03:42 Ill=84% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-4-29

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


2018-Dec-26 UT 08:36-09:56 Ill=82% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-31

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


2018-Dec-27 UT 01:50-03:12 Ill=75% 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 08:08-09:32 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-29

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


2018-Dec-28 UT 02:41-03:40 Ill=64% 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-29 UT 08:15-09:07 Ill=51% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-31

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


2018-Dec-29 UT 09:35-10:05 Ill=50% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-30 UT 03:21-03:50 Ill=41% 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-30 UT 08:30-09:37 Ill=39% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-12

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


2018-Dec-30 UT 06:42-09:39 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors