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



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 15:49-16:27 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-02 UT 16:19-16:59 Ill=22% Wargentin observed by Cave on 1966-9-9

     On 1966 Sep 09 at UT 21:00-21:30 Cave (England, UK, 6" reflector, x364, 
     S=F) observed that the flor of Wargentin was a very dark gray, two 
     shades darker (on scale of 1-10) than the floor of Nasmyth and nothing 
     to be seen on it even along the ridge. A drawing was made. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=976 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-02 UT 16:19-16:27 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-03 UT 16:50-16:59 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by Hiscott on 1969-8-9

     Aristarchus 1969 Aug 09 UT 01:00? Observed by Hiscott 
     (Canterbury, 12" reflector) "Bright spots photog. on E. wall 
     (EWBB) (crater wall seen in ashen light at this time accord. 
     to LION obs.). Pearce, in BAA Circ. 5 (3) says LO 4, fr. 150 
     shows highlights in similar areas & in Cobra Head & are due 
     to slopes.) Spots were on all 8 negs." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #1199. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-03 UT 16:50-16:59 Ill=14% Gassendi observed by Weeks_A on 2003-8-23

     Near Gassendi 2003 Aug 23 UT 09:00 Observed by Weeks (USA, 88deg 33' 
     W, 22deg 33' N, 20cm reflector) "Observation period ~30 min, terminator 
     straight down middle of Gassendi, very bright spot seen glaring on
     the dark side ~2-3 Gassendi diameters away (SW or NW?). Intense glare 
     unlike anything seen on Moon before. Spot did not brighten or fade. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-03 UT 16:50-16:59 Ill=14% Mercurius_E observed by Takamura_Y on 2004-8-11

     Mercurius E (76E, 48N) 2004 Aug 11 UT 18:28:27 Takamura_Y (Ogawamura
     Observatory, 137:59:13E, 36:39:34N) observed a 9th magnitude impact
     flash. This was verified by 2 other observers elsewhere in Japan.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-10 UT 07:28-07:57 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by von_Bruhl on 1787-5-19

     Aristarchus was extraordinarily bright. Cameron's
     1978 catalog gives this TLP an ID of 34 and a weight
     of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog assigns a weight of 1 too.


2018-Dec-10 UT 07:28-07:57 Ill=8% Earthshine observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1920-3-22

     In 1920 Mar 22 at UT 17:00? an unknown observer in England noted an 
     illumination on the dark side of the Moon. There was also some aurora 
     on Earth at this time. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID-377 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-10 UT 07:28-07:37 Ill=8% S_Pole observed by Firsoff on 1956-3-14

     South Cusp 1956 Mar 14 UT 19:00 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     5" reflector) "Twilight at S.cusp traced 640 km beyond cusp. No trace 
     of twilight at N. pole" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID 
     #635.


2018-Dec-10 UT 07:28-07:29 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Philips on 1969-7-17

     On 1969 Jul 17 atUT 03:00-03:25 Philips (Midland, TX, USA, 6" 
     reflector) "Complete rim pulsating white light, @4-5th mag.Suddenly 
     brightened at 0300h. Crater seemed to glow a brilliant white for @ 15m. 
     2 others confirmed from 0315-0325h. Resumed its normal appear. after 
     fading gradually at 0325h. (author (WSC) noted nothing abnormal at 
     0100-0115h & couldn't disting. Aris. Apollo 11 watch)". The cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=1152 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-11 UT 07:29-08:27 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by HMS_Coronation on 1825-1-23

     On 1825 Jan 23 at UT 02:00 Engineering officers on board HMS Coronation 
     (Gulf of Siam, naked eye or spy glass?) observed a star like point in 
     Aristarchus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=105 and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-11 UT 07:29-08:29 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by Tungside on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT 03:53-04:21 Tungside? (CA, USA, 8" reflector) saw 
     a blue flash in Aristarchus crater. Apollo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1156 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-11 UT 07:29-08:29 Ill=14% Krafft observed by Harris on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT 04:16 Harris (Torrence, CA, 12" reflector) saw 
     Kraft brighten at this time. Apollo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1156 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-11 UT 07:29-08:29 Ill=14% NW_Limb observed by Kohlenberger on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT 03:53-04:21 Kohlenberger (Fullerton, CA, 4.5" 
     reflector), Harris and Bell (Torrence, CA, 12" reflector) saw a 65km 
     long limb brightneing between Grimaldi and Aristarchus, a third of the 
     way from Aristarchus. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1156 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-11 UT 07:29-08:15 Ill=14% Aristarchus observed by Watkins_E on 1972-3-18

     On 1972 Mar 18 at UT2015 E. Watkins, P. Hooks, D. Harris and R. Pieper 
     (Conditions bad: a lot of mist and haze in the sky, 10" (x80 and x160) 
     and 4.5" reflectors (x45, x150 and x225), observers were located in the 
     UK) Aristarchus seen on the night side of the Moon - P. Hooke saw a red 
     orange outburst from the ctater. When E. Watkins had a look, it just 
     resembled a misty white area i.e. normal. Eyepieces were changed but it 
     stayed misty white. Hooke was an inexperienced TLP observer at the 
     time. Watkins did however notice some variation in brightness but put 
     this down to atmospheric conditions. This is a BAA observation. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-11 UT 08:31-08:41 Ill=14% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-9

     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-11 UT 08:31-08:41 Ill=14% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-9

     On 1788 Apr 09 UT 20:00-21:00 Schroter (Liienthal, Germany) observed a 
     bright spot 26" N of Aristarchus rim. Glimmering point became nebulous 
     in Herschellan telescope at 161x. Changes were seen and it was brighter 
     than Aristarchus. The was a confirmed observation by Schroter and Bode?
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=42 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-11 UT 08:04-08:43 Ill=14% Earthsine: Sigma Hydrids: ZHR=3 vel=58km/s

2018-Dec-12 UT 07:29-08:35 Ill=21% Grimaldi observed by Harris on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 03:53-04:19 Harris (Torrence, CA, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector), Bell (Duarte, CA, USA, 4.5" reflector), and Miller (Ojai, 
     CA, USA). "Harris saw 20 brightenings or light flashes, lasting fr, 1/2 
     to 3s at 03:53:56 (1/2s), 03:54:19 (1s), 03:54:55 (2s), 03:55:06, 
     03:56:54, 03:56:56, 03:58:37, 03:59:58, 04:07:28, 04:15:00, 04:16:02, 
     04:16:45, 04:20:29, 04:21:14. First 4 were confirmed by Bell, Harris 
     also saw 100 mi(160km) long limb brightening (blue) between Aris & 
     Grimaldi, due W. of Aris., brighter than Aris. At 04:14 saw the 
     brightening 1/2 way between Aris. & Grim. as pinkish or orange. Miller 
     at 0417h saw a star-like pulse in W. (IAU?) rim of Grimaldi. (confirm. 
     of Harris'04:16:45 obs. ? Apollo 11 watch)." The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1161a and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 07:29-08:35 Ill=21% W_Limb observed by Harris on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 03:53-04:19 Harris (Torrence, CA, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector), Bell (Duarte, CA, USA, 4.5" reflector), and Miller (Ojai, 
     CA, USA). "Harris saw 20 brightenings or light flashes, lasting fr, 1/2 
     to 3s at 03:53:56 (1/2s), 03:54:19 (1s), 03:54:55 (2s), 03:55:06, 
     03:56:54, 03:56:56, 03:58:37, 03:59:58, 04:07:28, 04:15:00, 04:16:02, 
     04:16:45, 04:20:29, 04:21:14. First 4 were confirmedby Bell, Harris 
     also saw 100 mi(160km) long limb brightening (blue) between Aris & 
     Grimaldi, due W. of Aris., brighter than Aris. At 04:14 saw the 
     brightening 1/2 way between Aris. & Grim. as pinkish or orange. Miller 
     at 0417h saw a star-like pulse in W. (IAU?) rim of Grimaldi. (confirm. 
     of Harris'04:16:45 obs. ? Apollo 11 watch)." The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1161a and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 07:36-09:07 Ill=21% Hipparchus observed by Schnuckel on 1972-3-19

     Hipparchus 1972 Mar 19 UT 21:07-21:29 observed by Schnuckel (52.5N, 
     13.8E, 60mm refractor) "Two sudden white brightenings in the West wall 
     approx 7 magnitude. First was at 21:07 UT and the second was at 
     21:29UT. Both lasted approximately 1 sec in duration." - Hilbrecht and 
     Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2018-Dec-12 UT 08:00-08:25 Ill=22% Picard observed by Birt_WR on 1877-6-15

     On 1877 Jun 15 at UT 20:00 Birt (England, UK) observed a bright spot 
     east of Picard. The reason why this was regarded as a TLP, accoridng to 
     Cameron was that it was supposed to be faint or invisible. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=193 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-12 UT 08:03-09:21 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Rey on 1903-3-3

     On 1903 Mar 03 at UT 18:30 Rey (Marseilles, France) observed a star-
     like point of light in the Aristarchus region, on the dark part of the 
     Moon (indep. confirm?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=315 and the weight=
     5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-12 UT 08:06-09:21 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-2

     On 1965 Aug 02 at UT 03:57-03:58 Bornhurst (Monterey Park, CA, USA, 
     10" reflector, x240, S=5) observed some star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus in ashen light. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=887 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-12 UT 08:36-09:21 Ill=22% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-10

     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-12 UT 08:36-09:21 Ill=22% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-10

     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-12 UT 08:47-09:21 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Barcroft on 1950-4-22

     On 1950 Apr 22 at UT 03:15-0440 Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA, 10" 
     reflector x74 & x98) observed that Aristarchus glowed in 
     Earthshine. However Earthshine visibility was exceptionally 
     good. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=526 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-12 UT 09:19-09:21 Ill=22% Grimaldi observed by Lucas on 1970-4-11

     On 1970 apr 11 atUT 05:29 Lucas (San Diego, CA, USA, 10" refelctor, 
     seeing=fair) and others (Oregon, USA) obtained a photometric record of 
     light level changes in Grimaldi crater. Visible reports by others 
     during the same time. The photometer paper chart pen moved off scale on 
     a 10mV scale adjusted to 1000mV. The peaks correlate with the visible 
     observers from California and Oregon. Bright flashes, 3-5 events 
     (confirmation during the Apollo 13 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1237 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-12 UT 08:05-10:19 Ill=22% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-13 UT 07:30-08:47 Ill=30% Helicon observed by Villeneuve on 1787-5-22

     Bright spot seen. The Cameron 1978 catalog
     gives this TLP an ID No. of 36 and a weight
     of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight is also 1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 07:30-08:44 Ill=30% Proclus observed by Gergoulis on 1969-7-20

     Proclus 1969 Jul 20 UT 03:55-04:15 Observed by Gergoulis, Morley, 
     Sevra, Skinner, and Naumann (Edinburg, TX, 17" reflector, x169) " Texas 
     group got a blink (red, Trident MB) on NW wall. Varied extremely. 
     Increased in brightness in red. Clouds stopped obs. 5 confirmed 
     visualy. (moon nr. horizon, Apollo 11 watch. No blink if spurious?)." 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1170.


2018-Dec-13 UT 07:30-08:11 Ill=30% Burg observed by Moore_P on 1972-5-18

     Burg 1972 May 18 UT 20:50-21:45, 22:15-23:00 Observed by Moore 
     (Selsey, England, 12.5" reflector, x350, S=3-4), and Fitton 
     (Lancashire, England, 8.5" reflectpr, x200) "Suspected floor 
     brightening at 2050h with a luminous strip to the SW. Persisted 
     for sometime. Faded at 2110h & invis. at 2145h. Fitton from 
     2215h-2300h saw nothing unusual, (after event tho.)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1333. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-13 UT 07:44-09:15 Ill=30% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1968-6-1

     On 1968 Jun 01 at UT 21:00? Kozyrev (Crimea?, Soviet Union)
     Gas luminescence seen in Aristarchus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1075 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 08:21-09:35 Ill=30% Mare_Crisium observed by Moore_P on 1948-10-8

     1948 Oct 08 UT 21:00? Barker's Quadrangle (SE Mare Crisium) 
     Observer: Moore (UK, 12?" reflector) "Nebulous white patch in 
     place of quadrangle. (In Capuanus ? See Wilkins & Moore, The 
     Moon, p124. Area in darkness" NASA catalog ID #511. NASA catalog 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-13 UT 08:38-09:54 Ill=30% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-3

     On 1965 Aug 03 at UT 04:18-04:24 Bornhurst (Monterey Park, CA, USA, 
     10" reflector, x240, S=F-G) and Leasure and Emanuel (Whittier, CA, USA) 
     observed some star-like flashes in Aristarchus in ashen light 
     (confirmed). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=888 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-13 UT 08:42-09:58 Ill=30% 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 08:42-09:58 Ill=30% 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 08:42-09:58 Ill=30% 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 08:51-09:58 Ill=30% 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 08:55-09:58 Ill=30% 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 08:06-10:37 Ill=31% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-14 UT 07:31-07:38 Ill=39% Carlini observed by Williams_AS on 1865-11-24

     On 1865 Nov 24 at 20:00? UT Williams and others (England, UK, 4" 
     telescope) saw in Earthshine that Carlini was had a distinct 8th 
     magnitude star-like speck in it. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=140 and 
     the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-14 UT 07:31-08:05 Ill=39% Rabbi_Levi observed by Perez on 1969-5-23

     Rabi Levi 1969 May 23 UT 05:28-05:35 Observed by Perez, Gay, Skinner, 
     Floodine (Edinburgh, TX, USA, 17" reflector) "3 small craters in it, 
     middle one had a blink (Trident MB --red) very bright & the NW crater 
     of the 3 had a dimmer blink. A few bright flashes were seen vis. by 3 
     obs. without the image tube, lasting 15s. Clouded out at 0525h, (alt. 
     of moon was very low--atm?, ? Apollo 10 watch)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1140.


2018-Dec-14 UT 07:31-07:42 Ill=39% Barrow observed by Burton_M on 1972-5-19

     Barrow 1972 May 19 UT 20:17 M.Burton (UK, 13.5-inch Cassegrain 
     reflector, x180, seeing IV-III, Transparency: Fair) noted that 
     the E. side of the crater wall was brilliant. There was also a 
     luminous streak across the floor from E-W. No colour was 
     detected using a Mon Blink device. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 07:31-07:34 Ill=39% Torricelli observed by Braga_R on 2011-12-31

     Torricelli 2011 Dec 31 UT 16:39-17:00 R.Braga (Milan, Italy, 
     80mm refractor) found the north rim or Torricelli to be very 
     bright at the start of the observing session but dimmed 
     considerably at around 17:00UT. Observer not sure on the 
     normal appearance of this crater. In view of the seeing 
     conditions and small aperture, this TLP is being given an 
     ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2018-Dec-14 UT 07:44-09:32 Ill=39% Curtis observed by Noble on 1878-3-10

     Noble (England?, seeing=fair) observed a badly defined white patch east 
     of Picard. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=201 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 08:30-10:16 Ill=39% 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 08:30-10:16 Ill=39% 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 08:30-10:16 Ill=39% 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 08:35-09:39 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-4

     On 1965 Aug 04 at UT 04:02-04:04 Bornhurst (Monterey Park, CA, USA, 
     10" reflector, x240, S=F-G) observed some star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus in ashen light. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=889 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-14 UT 08:56-10:05 Ill=39% 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 10:12-10:31 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 10:22-10:31 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 08:06-10:50 Ill=40% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-15 UT 07:32-07:35 Ill=48% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1969-5-24

     SE of Ross D 1969 May 24 UT 05:06-05:20 Observed by Harris 
     (Tucson, AZ, USA, 21" reflector, S=F-P) "Multiple albedo 
     changes, 2 bright areas vis. at 05:06, reduced at 0508h 
     Whittier, CA, USA, 19" refractor?) NASA catalog weight=0 (very 
     unreliable). NASA catalog ID #874. However a letter by Harris 
     states: Variable transparency - colourless bright area SE of 
     Ross D with variable condensation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-15 UT 07:32-07:43 Ill=48% Proclus observed by Jewitt on 1972-3-22

     Proclus 1972 Mar 22 UT 19:50-21:55 Observed by Jewitt 
     (Middlesex, England, 6" reflector x150, S=7, T=4), Beddoes 
     (England), and Moore (Selsey, England, 12.5" reflector, x250, 
     x460, S=E, S=F) "At 1905h noted c.p. was invis. under all 
     magnifications. At 2050h saw minute star-like flash @ 0.5s 
     duration, followed by another 10s later, & another one 10s after 
     that. Occurred on N. crater floor. Proc. C was vis. Was using 
     blink device. Beddoe saw nothing unusual from 1850-1900h (prior 
     to event). Moore alerted, saw nothing unusual from 2100h on 
     (after flash. c.p. variation similar to rep'ts by Bartlett e.g. 
     ID=1309." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID 1327. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-15 UT 07:32-09:01 Ill=48% Torricelli_B observed by Gray_R on 2002-10-14

     Torricelli B 2002 Oct 14 UT 02:58-03:43 Observed by Gray (Winnemucca, 
     NV, USA, 152mm refractor x114, x305, seeing Antoniadi III, transparency 
     good) "I was out this morning (2:58-3:43 UT, October 14, 2002) 
     observing Torricelli B. At 3:17 UT the west sunlit wall of the crater 
     brightened from an intensity (Elger Scale) of 5.0 to 9.0. In actual 
     terms it went from slightly less bright than the walls of Picard to as 
     bright as the sunlit west wall of Dionysius. This was observed at 114x 
     in white light, where all three craters were in the field of view 
     simultaneously. This event lasted less than a minute and no comparable
     brightening in Dionysius or Picard was seen. The wall of Torricelli B 
     returned to 5.0 in brightness. I continued to observe Torricelli B in 
     white light until 3:43 UT, but the brightness remained at 5.0. Before 
     the brightening I tried blinking Torricelli with the following 
     combinations of filters: Wratten Red 25 and Blue 38A, Red 25 and Blue 
     80, and Red 25 and Schott BG38 (Blue Green). Nothing showed up more 
     prominently in any combination except the Red 25-Blue 38A combination, 
     where Torricelli B became invisible in the Blue, probably because of 
     the filter density. Both the Blue 80 and Schott BG 38 seemed closer in
     density to the Red 25 than the Blue 38A is. I could not see any details 
     inside Torricelli B during this session, including the bright spot on 
     the NE rim." The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-15 UT 08:14-09:49 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 08:36-10:33 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 09:56-11:01 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 10:11-11:01 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 08:07-11:00 Ill=49% Earthshine: Geminids: ZHR>120 vel=35km/s & Coma Berencides: ZHR=3 vel=65km/s

2018-Dec-16 UT 07:32-07:36 Ill=58% Schroter observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-7-19

     Schroter 1839 Jul 19 UT 22:00? Observed by Gruihuisen (Munich, Germany) 
     "Dark mist" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #119. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-16 UT 08:35-10:21 Ill=58% 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 08:58-09:31 Ill=59% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1981-8-9

     On 1981 Aug 09 at UT05:08-05:21 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) found that the bright patch in the southern part of Eimmart, 
     could only be seen well in red light (this is between A, C and D in his 
     feature notation) i.e. 5 brightness values higher than in white or blue 
     light. Indeed in white light this bright area was closer to the east 
     wall bright spot. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=149 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-16 UT 09:08-10:11 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 09:08-10:11 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 09:27-11:25 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 09:50-11:30 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-17 UT 07:33-07:47 Ill=68% Manilius observed by Kern on 1972-5-22

     Manilius 1972 May 22 UTC 20:10-20:40 observed by Kern (48deg 45'N, 8deg 
     45'E, 60mm refractor) "The SW inner wall became brighter at times" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61.


2018-Dec-17 UT 08:17-08:55 Ill=68% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1937-12-12

     Plato 1937 Dec 12 UT 16:45-21:00 Observed by Barker (Chestnut, 
     England, 12.5" reflector x420) and Fox (Newark, England, 6.5" 
     reflector, 24?x) "Strong streak of orange-brown on E.wall. Floor 
     nearly clear of shad. composed of many veins & thin streaks 
     interwoven. At 21h irreg. extension seen spreading eastward down 
     wall. Confirmed by Barker's younger son. NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). ALPO/BAA weight=4. NASA catalog ID #428.


2018-Dec-17 UT 09:09-10:21 Ill=68% 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 09:11-10:20 Ill=68% 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 09:16-09:55 Ill=68% 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 09:16-09:55 Ill=68% 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 11:51-11:58 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-18 UT 07:33-08:47 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by daSilva on 1969-7-25 *

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 25 UT 02:15-03:00 Observed by Jose L. da 
     Silva (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor) "Unusual 
     brightness whole time in center of W. inner slope; rest of 
     crater & Herodotus appeared normal. SW to NW inner slope had 
     pronounced brightness. Aris. still in dark! Apollo 11 watch)." 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID=1186. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-18 UT 07:33-08:41 Ill=77% Archimedes observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

     Archimedes 1979 Oct 01 UT 20:57-21:00 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     13mm Monocentric + Barlow eyepiece, Seeing IV, transparency: thin 
     cloud) "Red seen on east, blue seen on west - almost certainly spurious 
     colour".


2018-Dec-18 UT 07:33-08:48 Ill=77% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 01 UT 21:04-21:07 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     13mm Monocentric + Barlow eyepiece, Seeing IV, transparency: thin 
     cloud) "Red seen on east, blue seen on west - almost certainly spurious 
     colour". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-18 UT 07:38-09:13 Ill=77% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1959-2-18

     Alphonsus 1959 Feb 18 UT 21:00? Observed by hole (Brighton, 
     England, 24" reflector) "Red patch (Moore in Survey of the Moon 
     says Jan. '59). Moore says, Warner, in Eng. saw it bright red in 
     an 18-in refr. Hedervari & Botha in Hungary saw red patch & 
     several in US (indep. confirm. ?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #714. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Dec-18 UT 08:58-10:50 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 09:02-10:43 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 10:22-11:16 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 11:10-12:25 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 11:14-12:25 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 11:14-12:25 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 12:22-12:25 Ill=78% 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-19 UT 07:34-00:00 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Trouvelot on 1880-1-23

     Aristarchus 1880 Jan 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by Trouvelot (Meudon, 
     France) "Luminous light like a luminous cable or shining wall". NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #217.


2018-Dec-19 UT 07:34-07:56 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Migon on 1969-7-26

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 26 UT 02:30-03:00 Observed by Mauro Migon 
     (19" refractor), Julio Nogueira (10" refractor), Wairy Cardoso 
     (13" refractor) all from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil "Crater was 
     gray-bluish, different from any other region & unusually bright. 
     Cardoso saw brightening, used blue, red, green & neutral 
     filters. Apollo 11 watch, Jose da Silva says obs. no good, obs. 
     was inexperienced. However it is similar to many other obs. with 
     much experience)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID 
     No. 1187. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 07:34-09:23 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Lyttle on 1971-3-8

     Aristarchus 1971 Mar 08 23:00-23:10 Observed by Lyttle (Northern 
     Ireland, 6" reflector, x98) "Suspicion of white spot W of N-S radial 
     band, slightly brighter than wall. Diam. @5-6km. Area affected by temp. 
     ?Term. passed over it just 5h before. Gradual decline in brightness 
     over the 10m period." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID 
     1288.


2018-Dec-19 UT 07:34-00:00 Ill=86% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-21

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


2018-Dec-19 UT 07:34-08:59 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Turner_R on 1992-5-13

     On 1992 May 13 at UT 22:30 R. Turner (Wolverhampton, UK, 3.6" 
     reftactor, x50) noticed that there was a white spot on the WSW rim that 
     he had not seen earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=445 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-19 UT 08:21-09:16 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 08:45-10:36 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 09:30-11:06 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 10:18-12:05 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 10:31-12:24 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 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 11:51-12:55 Ill=86% 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 11:55-12:55 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 12:31-12:55 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 12:45-12:55 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-20 UT 07:35-08:07 Ill=92% Eratosthenes observed by Martz_EP on 1936-5-4

     Eratosthenes 1936 May 04 UT 05:40 Observed by E.P.Martz 
     (Mandeville, Jamaica) "Detected bright spots on floor" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #414. Ref. Haas, W. 
     1942, J.Royal.Ast. Soc. Canada, 36, 398. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:35-08:36 Ill=92% Anaximander observed by Fisher_W on 1963-11-28

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:35-08:23 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-26

     Aristarchus and Cobra 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. 
     C.p. rated 10deg in red & no filter, & 8deg in blue. Other features 
     rated same in all 3. Cobra Head had 2 red patches. Sketches. Not 
     confirmed by Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 
     989.


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:35-07:51 Ill=92% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1980-9-22

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:35-08:12 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1987-9-5

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:35-07:42 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1987-9-5

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 07:58-10:34 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1981-10-11 *

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 08:58-10:38 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-2-15

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 15 UTC 17:07-19:31 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm refractor) "Area 4-5 diameters of Aristarchus were coloured 
     clearly yellow to red" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 
     30, pp53-61.


2018-Dec-20 UT 09:25-10:32 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Aristarchus - 1969 Jul 27 UT 05:00-07:00 Observed by W. 
     Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" Refractor) "Brightening. 
     Filter used, (Jose da Silva says obs. no good, obs. 
     inexperienced. Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog weight=0. SA 
     catalog ID No. 1188. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-20 UT 09:38-10:47 Ill=93% Cleostratus observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

     Pythagoras-Cleostratus 1974 Feb 05 UT 01:45,02:45 observed by 
     Lord (St Anne's-on-Sea, Eng., 3" refractor, x135) "Event 
     normal in integrated light. Light, full surface detail in red 
     filter, dark, with full surface detail in blue filter. Other 
     term. features did not show it. Only E.floor of Pythag., 
     Babbage northern crater chain & NW floor of Cleostr. 
     (According to Fitton's criteria this was a tenuous gas above 
     the surface. Date given as 5th, but term. was at least 3deg 
     E. Therefore these features were in the dark then. Ancill. 
     data given for 6th)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog 
     ID=#1387. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-20 UT 09:38-10:47 Ill=93% Pythagoras observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

     Pythagoras-Cleostratus 1974 Feb 05? UTC 01:45,02:45 observed by Lord 
     (St Anne's-on-Sea, Eng., 3" refractor, x135) "Event normal in 
     integrated light. Light, full surface detail in red filter, dark, with 
     full surface detail in blue filter. Other term. features did not show 
     it. Only E.floor of Pythag., Babbage northern crater chain & NW floor 
     of Cleostr. (According to Fitton's criteria this was a tenuous gas 
     above the surface. Date given as 5th, but term. was at least 3deg E. 
     Therefore these features were in the dark then. Ancill. data given for 
     6th)." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID=#1387.


2018-Dec-20 UT 09:45-11:36 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 09:45-11:36 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 09:45-11:36 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 09:59-13:34 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 10:00-11:09 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 10:11-11:17 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 10:24-11:29 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 10:40-13:43 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-14 *

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 10:53-11:59 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 10:56-12:48 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 11:03-12:58 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 11:17-12:03 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 11:30-14:33 Ill=93% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-1-14 *

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


2018-Dec-20 UT 12:28-13:27 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 13:06-13:27 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 13:11-13:27 Ill=93% 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 13:21-13:27 Ill=93% 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-21 UT 08:02-08:07 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-23

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 08:02-08:58 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-10-4

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 08:02-08:05 Ill=97% Bullialdus observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-10-4

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


2018-Dec-21 UT 09:30-10:30 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-4-19

     Near Aristarchus 1788 Apr 19 UT 20:00? Observed by Schroter 
     (Lilienthal, Germany) Event described as: "Small area very 
     brilliant & other bright spots". No additional references 
     given. NASA Catalog Event #44, NASA Weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Dec-21 UT 10:19-11:33 Ill=98% Plato observed by Mannheim_Observers on 1788-12-11

     Bright point seen on the dark part.
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID is 38 and the weight
     assigned is 5.


2018-Dec-21 UT 10:23-13:58 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 10:44-12:27 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 13:30-14:05 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-22 UT 07:36-10:42 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Walker_G on 1966-10-29 *

     On 1966 Oct 29 at UT00:45-01:30 G.Walker observed a red spot in 
     Copernicus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=991 and the weight=2. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2018-Dec-22 UT 07:50-10:05 Ill=100% Schickard observed by Wollridge on 1934-2-28 *

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


2018-Dec-22 UT 08:49-12:21 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Pickering_WH on 1912-9-26 *

     Pico B 1912 Sep 26 UTC 03:00 Observed by Pickering (Mandeville, Jamaca, 
     6.5" reflector) "Haze spreading from eastern end of crater. (MBMW gives 
     9/25/12 but it is 26th UT.)" NASA catalogue weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalogue ID #341.


2018-Dec-22 UT 09:16-09:26 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard 1865 Apr 10 UT 22:00-00:00. Ingall (Camberwell, 
     UK) observed a minute point of light glittering like a star. 
     Whole of Mare Crisium intersected with bright veins mixed with
     bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 138
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-22 UT 09:16-09:26 Ill=100% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard, Ingall (Camberwll, UK) observed a minute point of light 
     glittering like a star. Whole of Mare Crisium intersected with bright 
     veins mixed with bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 
     138 and weight=2.


2018-Dec-22 UT 10:43-11:44 Ill=100% Cauchy observed by Pamplona on 1969-7-29

     Cauchy 1969 Jul 29 UT 06:00-06:22 Observed by Claudio 
     Pamplona and Jackson Barbosa (Fortaleza, Brazil, 2" 
     refractor) "very bright and clear(?) pulsating 3,3s,3s with 
     crater illum. then 3s area illum. red & no filter area 
     pulsated for 22m. Confirmed by Jackson (Apollo 11 watch)". 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1193. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Dec-22 UT 11:01-11:44 Ill=100% Plato observed by Pedler_J on 1970-8-17

     On 1970 Aug 17 at UT 02:40 Pedler (England) noted that the 
     shadow flowed around instead of over Plato. Wondered if shadow 
     matched the gray of the crater. Within minutes the shadow line 
     looked normal again. At 04:41UT Claudio Pamplona (Brazil) saw a 
     pulsation in Plato during a lunar eclipse. He thought that this 
     was due to falling temperatures. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1274 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-22 UT 13:50-14:52 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 13:55-14:52 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 13:55-14:52 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 14:20-14:52 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-23 UT 10:25-11:56 Ill=99% Hahn observed by Hazel_N on 2012-1-9

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


2018-Dec-23 UT 11:06-11:31 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

     Mare Crisium 1965 Oct 11 UTC 05:15 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 11:57-13:52 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 12:51-14:44 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 13:24-13:48 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 13:29-15:24 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 14:59-15:50 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-24 UT 11:22-12:02 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 11:22-12:02 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

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


2018-Dec-24 UT 11:35-13:15 Ill=96% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-18

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 18 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Pronouced reddish-brown or 
     orange color, less marked on next nite, & slight on 22nd, see 
     #'s 477, 478." NASA catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #476.


2018-Dec-24 UT 13:42-14:44 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-25 UT 12:09-13:03 Ill=89% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-19

     Lictenberg Area 1940 Oct 19 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, 6" reflector) Pronounced reddish-brown or orange 
     color. Less marked than previous night, & slight on 22nd. See 
     #'s 477; 478". NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #476. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Dec-25 UT 12:09-12:45 Ill=89% Macrobius observed by Sparks on 1971-3-15

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


2018-Dec-25 UT 12:57-14:05 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2009-6-11

     On 2009 Jun 11 at UT01:00-01:15 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 2" refractor, 
     x25, seeing excellent and no cloud or haze) obsrved fluctuations in the 
     brightness of Aristarchus crater. No brightness fluctuations were seen 
     elsewhere. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-25 UT 16:19-17:05 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-27 UT 13:22-14:37 Ill=70% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Copernicus 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus was 
     bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #591.


2018-Dec-27 UT 13:22-14:37 Ill=70% Mons_Pico observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Mt Pico 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus 
     was bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #591. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Dec-27 UT 15:34-17:06 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Anderson on 1967-5-29

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1967 May 29 UT 06:40-07:25 Observed by Anderson 
     (Manchester, N.Hampshire, 10" reflector, x212, S=G, T=E) "After timing 
     sunset on Theophilus & Cyrillus turned to Aris.-Herod. At 0640 saw red-
     brown color centered at ?=.685, eta=+.390. Glow strongest at largest 
     area at 0640. Decreased in area but not in intensity to 1/2 its size at 
     0648. At 0650 color gone. Seen again at 0658 but not so pronounced. 
     Faded out at 0700, obs. terminated at 0725. (Haas thinks it might have 
     been atm. dispersion at such low alt. of 12-17 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1038. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Dec-28 UT 13:53-15:41 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1959-10-23

     Alphonsus 1959 Oct 23 UT 02:10-02:35 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" reflector) "Red glows, emiss. 
     spect. got C2, C3 (Moore obs. 0100-0300 & saw nothing unusual 
     in an 8.5" reflector)" NASA catalog ID=723. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Dec-28 UT 16:30-17:07 Ill=58% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

     Near Calippus 1973 Jan 25 UT 19:20-19:30 Observed by Frank 
     (E.Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA, 6" reflector, x100, S=G) "Bright spot 
     nr. Calippus. Sketch (Calippus alpha, or unnamed peak N. of it?). Est. 
     albedo=8.5 & surroundings at 0.5 at 1015h. Obj. not noticeable at all 
     during 1st 1/2 cycle thru FM in Dec. & Jan. (ALPO-LTP prog.)" NASA 
     catalog weight=0 (very unreliable). NASA catalog ID #1360.


2018-Dec-28 UT 16:30-17:07 Ill=58% Walther observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

     White spot in Walter 1973 Jan 25 UT 19:20-19:39 Observed by 
     Frank (E.Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA, 6" reflector, x100, 
     S=G) "White spot in Walter barely distinct fr. surroundings & 
     crater rim. It's albedo=8, surroundings=7 (ALPO-LTP prog.)" 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1360. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Dec-29 UT 14:23-16:34 Ill=47% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-30 UT 16:01-16:57 Ill=36% 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-30 UT 14:54-16:35 Ill=36% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Dec-31 UT 15:27-16:36 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors