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



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-Aug-01 UT 18:50-19:29 Ill=79% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1985-5-9

     On 1985 May 09 at UT 22:50-03:10 P. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     the whole of Aristarchus to be a strong violet color. No 
     colour was seen elsewhere on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID is 272 and the weight is 2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight is 2. 


2018-Aug-01 UT 18:50-19:29 Ill=79% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1985-5-9

     On 1985 May 09/10 at UT 22:50-03:10 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) found that 
     Torricelli B was very bright in Earthshine and was blue in colour. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=272 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-02 UT 18:38-19:28 Ill=70% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-22

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


2018-Aug-03 UT 13:31-15:10 Ill=62% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1991-12-28

     On 1991 Dec 28 at UT 02:10 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) could see no detail on 
     the floor of Plato crater. This report needs to be read in context with 
     the comments by Cameron for A.C. Cook's observation of the floor of 
     Plato on 1992 Jan 18 - Cameron 2006 catalog ID=438.


2018-Aug-03 UT 15:41-17:25 Ill=61% Pitatus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1974-6-12

     On 1974 Jun 12 at UT0256 an unknown observer noted a dark blob on the 
     northern edge of the floor of Pitatus crater. 


2018-Aug-04 UT 15:41-16:45 Ill=51% 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-Aug-04 UT 18:13-18:54 Ill=50% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-04 UT 19:23-19:26 Ill=50% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1979-9-14

     On 1979 Sep 14 at 13:30-14:42 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x146) found that half of the northern rim was "extinguished) 
     in the violet filter (made the crater look U-shaped), but appeared 
     normal in red and other filters. Cameron 2006 ID=67 and weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Aug-05 UT 15:53-18:53 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-06 UT 17:10-17:16 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-10-18

     Aristarchus 1976 Oct 18 UT 07:42 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector and 3" refractor, S=3, T=5) "Inner E. wall 6 deg 
     with very large EWBS at 8deg. No viol. color anywhere & floor was gray 
     at 4 deg (very low). C.p. is only 8 deg. At base of c.p. between peak & 
     advancing shadow a very faint but definite red glow was seen. It was 
     also seen later in the 3" refr. Was confined to W.base of peak & no 
     color on E. base tho. carefully searched for. This red glow was unique 
     in his experience of 28 yrs. His obs. thru. col. 223deg saw nothing 
     more unusual." Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and ID #1455.


2018-Aug-06 UT 18:07-19:23 Ill=28% Elger observed by Merosi on 1970-8-27

     Elger 1970 Aug 22 UTC 02:35-02:43 Observed by Merosi (Pecs?, Hungary, 
     6" reflector x150). "Brightening in dark beyond term., 3deg size, 1.5x 
     size of Elger. Not variable for 5 min. but decreased & became in-vis. 
     after 0243h. No high peaks there." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASa catalog ID #1275.


2018-Aug-06 UT 17:10-18:52 Ill=28% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-07 UT 18:26-19:22 Ill=18% Gauss observed by Chilton_KE on 1968-9-18

     Gauss 1968 Sep 18 UT 08:00? Observed by Chilton (Hamilton, Canada, 11" 
     reflector) "Observing thru polaroid filter, E. (IAU?) wall was invis; 
     but became vis. when filter was rotated, indicating refl. of polarized 
     light. Same area examined since, but no such phenomenon." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1090.


2018-Aug-07 UT 18:26-18:51 Ill=18% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-12 UT 06:05-06:21 Ill=1% Earthshine: Perseids: ZHR=80 vel=59km/s

2018-Aug-13 UT 06:05-07:25 Ill=5% Earthshine: Perseids: ZHR=80 vel=59km/s

2018-Aug-14 UT 05:33-06:16 Ill=11% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Dezmelyk on 1971-2-27

     On 1971 Feb 27 at UT 23:50-00:00 Dezmelyk (Newtown Square, 
     Pennsylvania, 2" refractor, x225, x500, seeing=good) observed in 
     Earthshine a peculiar white glow too far from the terminator to be 
     sunlit. 9 minutes later they could not detect this, nor any other 
     spots. The spot concerned was about 8-9th magnitude - "like galaxies". 
     They checked the lens for dirt but it was clean. A drawing was 
     provided. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1285 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Aug-14 UT 06:39-07:57 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Ward on 1821-5-4 *

     In 1821 May 04 at UT 21:30-22:00 Ward (England? Large aperture 
     telescope, x80), Bailey (England?) and Olbers (Bremen, Germany, 
     refractor) observed in the Earthlit part of the Moon an apperent small 
     comet like feature extended from Aristarchus towards Grimaldi. The 
     light was similar to a glow worm. The observer had never seen anything 
     like it. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=89 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2018-Aug-14 UT 06:06-06:54 Ill=11% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-14 UT 06:58-08:19 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Horton_R on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at 00:00? R.Horton (N.Scituate, RI, USA, 6" reflector)
     found Aristarchus (and Kepler) to be much less bright than Copernicus. 
     Photographs show this. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=359a and the weight=
     3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-14 UT 06:58-08:19 Ill=11% Copernicus observed by Horton_R on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at UT 00:00? R. Horton (N. ScN. Scituate, RI, USA, 6" 
     reflector) took an Earthshine photograph that revealed Copernicus to be 
     brighter than Aristarchus and Kepler. Cameron comments that usually 
     Aristarchus is the brighter and thought it a bit odd because Copernicus 
     should have been less visible, being nearer the terminator3 The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=359a and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-14 UT 06:59-08:19 Ill=11% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1989-4-9 *

     On 1989 Apr 09 at UT 00:00-04:45 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 11" 
     reflector, 3" refractor, S=9/10 and T=6) observed the central peak of 
     Tycho in Earthshine and that the crater "glowed". However Earthshine 
     was exceptionally bright tonight. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=359b and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-15 UT 05:34-06:45 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Barcroft on 1950-4-21

     On 1950 Apr 21 at UT 03:30 Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA, 10" 
     reflector x74 & x98) observed that Aristarchus glowed in 
     Earthshine. However Earthshine visibility was exceptionally goo. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=525 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Aug-15 UT 05:34-06:32 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Allen_DA on 1969-4-20

     On 1969 Apr 20 at UT 20:00? Allen (Cambridge, UK, 8" refractor x50), 
     seeing=good) saw an intense star-like point of 9th magnitude, with no 
     angular diameter, 4-5x brighter than the surroundings in Earthshine. 
     The observer did not think that it was a TLP, but Cameron considers the 
     report is similar to many other TLP descriptions of Aristarchus in 
     Earthshine. Marks (England, UK) who was observing at 20:20UT did not 
     note anything unusual in Aristarchus. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1121 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-15 UT 05:34-06:32 Ill=19% W_Limb observed by Marks on 1969-4-20

     On 1969 Apr 20 at UT 20:20 Marks (England, UK) noticed a patch 
     on the western limb that was bright. He could distinguish Mare 
     Frigoris, Aristarchus and the mare areas very easily. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1121 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-15 UT 06:09-07:59 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-25

     On 1979 Sep 25 at UT00:40-00:51 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x62) found the crater to blow and fluctuate between 
     magnitude approximately 4 and 5. Initially it was bright, then faded, 
     then brightened again aggroximately x2 and then faded into the 
     background. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=70 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Aug-15 UT 06:46-08:04 Ill=19% Mare_Crisium observed by Braga_R on 1998-1-31

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


2018-Aug-15 UT 07:11-08:04 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1949-5-1

     Aristarchus 1949 May 01 at UT 20:45 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 3" 
     refractor x100) observed Earthshine was very detailed and 
     Aristarchus was noticeably a bright patch. Upon concentrating on 
     Aristarchus, he observed that it flared up in brightness 
     considerably more still for about 2 sec. During this flare up 
     time, inner terraces and the central peak became visible. 
     Cameron says that this was confirmed by Barcroft a few hours 
     later???? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=518 and Weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2018-Aug-15 UT 06:07-08:06 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-15 UT 08:24-09:28 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-4-10 *

     On 1989 Apr 10 at UT01:30-02:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x64, seeing excellent) observed that Earthshine was not as 
     good as the previous night "~1/4


2018-Aug-16 UT 05:35-06:28 Ill=29% 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-Aug-16 UT 06:06-07:02 Ill=29% Sharp observed by Gheury on 1903-3-3

     On 1903 Mar 03 at UT 20:00 Gheury (London, UK) observed a star-like 
     point in the dark side in Sharp(?)  "Gray-blue marbling, glimmering, 
     intermittent. (indep. confrm. of Rey?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     316 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Aug-16 UT 06:16-09:02 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Wisniewski_M on 1988-3-23 *

     On 1988 Mar 23 at UT 01:15-01:30 M. Wisniewski (Chicago, IL, USA, S=F) 
     observed that Aristarchus was the brightest (mag 5), and only feature 
     visible in Earthshine. It had the appearance of a steady blue-white 
     star like point. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) though observed other 
     features as well: Proclus, Theophilus, Cyrillus and Censorinus - all of 
     which were normal. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=319 and the weight=0. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight-1. 


2018-Aug-16 UT 07:06-08:55 Ill=29% Sirsalis_A observed by Holmes_MT on 1990-3-1

     Om 1990 Mar 01 at UT 19:05-19:45 M. Holmes (Rockdale, England, UK) saw 
     a blue blinking spot near Sirsallis A until 19:15UT after which it 
     faded and "haloed, loss of detail". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=392 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. Note that in Cameron's catalog the UT
     given is ambiguous as 3 UTs (00:59-02:20, 18:30-18:50, 19:35-19:45) are 
     given for 3 features (Lambert, Aristarchus and Sirsalis A) and it is 
     not clear which is which, but it is assumed that Holmes saw the 
     Sirsalis A event at around 19:15UT?


2018-Aug-16 UT 07:09-08:10 Ill=29% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1900-11-26

     In 1900 Nov 26 at UT 19:00? an unknown observer (in Europe) observed a 
     suspicious obscuring phenom on a dark plain (mare). The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=307 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-16 UT 07:22-08:25 Ill=29% Grimaldi observed by Johnson_LT on 1951-3-13

     1951 Mar 13 UT 01:35:50 L.T.Johnson (USA) observed a faint flash 
     near W limb in earthshine - just S of Grimaldi. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2018-Aug-16 UT 06:08-09:13 Ill=30% Earthshine: Kappa Cygnids: ZHR=3 vel=25km/s

2018-Aug-17 UT 05:36-07:20 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by _R_ on 1883-11-5

     A German observer by the pseudonym of "R" on 1883 Nov 05 UT 18:00 saw 
     Aristarchus as a vry bright 7-8th magnitude star in the dark part of 
     the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog assigns this event an ID of 240 and 
     a weight of 3. The ALPO/BAA weight is 1.


2018-Aug-17 UT 05:36-05:52 Ill=39% 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-Aug-17 UT 05:36-06:15 Ill=39% 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-Aug-17 UT 07:22-09:11 Ill=39% Gassendi observed by Williamson_P on 1990-3-2

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


2018-Aug-17 UT 09:28-10:15 Ill=40% Theophilus observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-19

     On 1993 Dec 19 at UT 16:00-17:00 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x230) observed in Theophilus that the "c.p. > reddish brown 
     tint to SW (on peak?)" but suspected that it was probably spurious 
     colour, however no colour was seen later. The ALPO/BAA catalog ID=469 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-17 UT 10:03-10:15 Ill=40% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-3-4

     On 1979 Mar 04 at UT18:15-21:45 P.W. Foley, (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x180, seeing II-I) noticed that Aristarchus was unusually bright 
     (though colourless) - the northern part being the more brilliant. Other 
     features seen but less visible, though still quite obvious. A CED 
     brightness reading of 0.3 was recorded - the highest ever so far. Amery 
     (Reading, UK, 19?" reflector, 50-100x, obtained photographs. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=46 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-17 UT 10:03-10:15 Ill=40% Grimaldi observed by Foley_PW on 1979-3-4

     On 1979 Mar 04 at UT18:15-21:45 P.W. Foley, (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x180, seeing II-I) noticed that although other features in Earthshine 
     were quite obvious, Grimaldi was not, though at x200 (should this be 
     20:00?) Grimaldi "shone with a brilliance to that of a thin cresecent 
     of 2-3d". Amery (Reading, UK, 19?" reflector, 50-100x, obtained 
     photographs. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=46 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA
     weight=3.


2018-Aug-17 UT 06:09-10:17 Ill=40% Earthshine: Kappa Cygnids: ZHR=3 vel=25km/s

2018-Aug-18 UT 05:37-06:07 Ill=49% 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-Aug-18 UT 05:37-06:07 Ill=49% 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-Aug-18 UT 05:37-06:07 Ill=49% 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-Aug-18 UT 06:10-08:38 Ill=50% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-18 UT 09:23-11:15 Ill=50% Mare_Crisium observed by Madej_P on 1982-7-27

     On 1982 Jul 27 at UT 20:04 P. Madej (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 16cm 
     reflector, x33, seeing I to II, transparency fair, Hoya linear type 
     polarizer filter) observed that when the filter was used on Mare 
     Crisium, that the north part became a bright gray when turned to 45deg, 
     but when turned the other way it returned to normal. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Aug-18 UT 11:07-11:38 Ill=51% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1964-6-17 *

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 05:38-06:01 Ill=59% 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-Aug-19 UT 05:38-05:51 Ill=59% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1993-5-28

     On 1993 May 28 at UT 21:02-21:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3.3" Questar 
     telescope, x80-x130, atmosphere hazey - poor transparency) noticed that 
     the east side rims were slightly fuzzy and suspects that this might 
     have been due to the illumination angle. A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     obtained some CCD images that revealed that the effect was to some 
     extent still there one hour later. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=461 and 
     the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-19 UT 05:55-07:20 Ill=59% 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-Aug-19 UT 06:26-07:19 Ill=59% 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-Aug-19 UT 06:53-07:44 Ill=60% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1986-10-11

     On 1985 Oct 11 at UT 04:56-05:12 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     4" refractor, x95, seeing=1-2-1 and transparency=4) detected a change 
     in brightness of Mons Piton point D (his designation) during 04:56-
     04:59. The whole of the east slope was affected - initially bright and 
     then faded and there was a blue colour (detected with filters). The 
     variabilty was 8-11sec (Cameron suspects atmosphere as the altitude was 
     low). The brightness stabilized at 05:12UT, but variability resumed 
     until observing finished. As a comparison Aristillus was not seen to 
     change. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=287 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Aug-19 UT 09:43-11:22 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Sartory on 1966-5-27

     Alphonsus 1966 May 27 UT 21:10 Observed by Sartory, Moore, 
     Mosely (England and Ireland, 8.5" reflector, 10" refractor) "Red 
     colour on central peak area" NASA catalog ID 937. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Aug-19 UT 09:47-11:38 Ill=60% Picard observed by Kursewicz_P on 1994-4-19

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 09:48-11:45 Ill=60% Linne observed by Schmidt_J on 1866-10-16

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 09:58-11:54 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Cook_AC on 1982-7-28

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 10:06-11:57 Ill=60% Plato observed by Markov on 1918-5-18

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 11:47-12:13 Ill=61% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1931-4-25

     Alphonsus 1931 Apr 25 UT 18:00 Observed by Vasilev (Russia) 
     "The triang. dark spot close to the w.bank was not vis. after 
     SR & appeared along the length of the term. , 8-9 deg" NASA 
     catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #401. ALPO/BAA weight=1


2018-Aug-19 UT 12:02-13:36 Ill=61% Vallis_Alpes observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18 *

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 12:06-13:36 Ill=61% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1983-6-18 *

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


2018-Aug-19 UT 12:12-12:13 Ill=61% Maginus observed by Lord_CJR on 1975-5-18

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


2018-Aug-20 UT 05:39-06:13 Ill=69% 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-Aug-20 UT 05:39-06:13 Ill=69% 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-Aug-20 UT 05:39-06:46 Ill=69% 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-Aug-20 UT 05:39-05:47 Ill=69% 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-Aug-20 UT 05:39-08:34 Ill=69% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29 *

     On 2001 Jun 29 at UT22:16-22:22 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor, 
     x120, no spurious colour seen, seeing I) observed that the central 
     peaks of Alphonsus looked bright at 22:16UT but had dimmed by 22:22UT. 
     The three dark patches on the floor of Alphonsus were clearly seen. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-20 UT 05:39-08:34 Ill=69% Arzachel observed by Brook_C on 2001-6-29 *

     On 2001 Jun 29 at UT 22:16-22:20 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, seeing 
     conditions very good, x120) reported that the central peak of Alphonsus 
     was brighter than the central peak of Arzachel (or was it the other way 
     around?). Cook observed 4 hours later from Washington DC, USA and found 
     that on CCD images that the central peak of Alphonsus was only slightly 
     less than that of Arzachel. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-20 UT 07:44-09:38 Ill=69% Atlas observed by Knopp_R on 1994-4-19

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


2018-Aug-20 UT 09:27-11:03 Ill=70% 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-Aug-20 UT 11:14-12:52 Ill=70% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-28

     Alphonsus 1966 May 28 UT 23:00-01:00 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) Birney (VA?, USA, 8" refactor + Moonblink) Corralitos Obs. 
     (NM, USA, 24" reflector + Moonblink) "Red patches (Smith), Trident Moon 
     Blink device suspected(?? log)earlier at 22:40. Birney observed at 
     2300-0100?, and gave indep. confirm? Corralitos did not confirm MB 
     (however they report Gassendi-- misident. ?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #938. ALPO/BAA      weight=4.


2018-Aug-20 UT 11:14-13:07 Ill=70% Picard observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-20

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


2018-Aug-20 UT 11:39-13:07 Ill=70% Dorsa_Stille observed by Kolovos_G on 1992-6-9

     On 1992 Jun 09 at UT 18:52 G. Kolovos, Thessaloniki, 40.63111N, 
     22.9597W, height 28m, Greece) photographed two blue spots on the 
     terminator region of the Moon in one of a series of Ektachrome film 
     pictures. The rest of the Moon was a white-yellow colour. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Aug-20 UT 12:03-13:07 Ill=70% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1965-7-8

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


2018-Aug-20 UT 12:37-13:07 Ill=71% 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-Aug-20 UT 12:42-13:07 Ill=71% 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-Aug-20 UT 12:47-13:07 Ill=71% 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-Aug-21 UT 05:40-06:11 Ill=77% 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-Aug-21 UT 05:40-05:59 Ill=77% 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-Aug-21 UT 05:40-05:59 Ill=77% 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-Aug-21 UT 05:47-07:08 Ill=77% 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-Aug-21 UT 05:48-07:40 Ill=77% 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-Aug-21 UT 07:22-09:15 Ill=78% 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-Aug-21 UT 09:29-09:46 Ill=78% 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-Aug-21 UT 09:58-11:20 Ill=78% Dawes observed by Porter on 1973-2-12

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


2018-Aug-21 UT 10:19-13:01 Ill=78% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1966-5-29 *

     Alphonsus 1966 May 29 UT 21:45-22:45 Observed by Wise (England, 4.5" 
     reflector, x125). and Corralitos Observatory (NM, USA). "Glint lasting 
     1.5s. (onset of Smith's anomaly? Specular reflection should last 
     longer). Not confirmed by Corralitos MB, (however they report Gassendi? 
     misident., or did they obs. another feature?). At UT 22:45 Smith and 
     Brown (England, UK, 10" reflector) observed reddish patches in 
     Alphonsus. Negative results from Brown though at 21:21Ut and 22:25UT). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=939 and 940 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Aug-21 UT 10:23-11:58 Ill=78% Kies observed by Jean on 1984-6-9

     On 1984 Jun 09 at UT 04:55-05:14 P. Jean (Outremont, Canada) detected 
     in the dark side of the Moon, a few km east of Kies crater, a bright 
     point that should not be poking out of the shadow (according to Foley). 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=244 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2018-Aug-21 UT 11:09-12:54 Ill=79% Sasserides_H observed by Haydalsvik on 1974-1-3

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


2018-Aug-21 UT 11:25-13:22 Ill=79% Tycho observed by Braga_R on 1998-2-6

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


2018-Aug-21 UT 13:25-13:59 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Henshaw_W on 1967-10-13

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


2018-Aug-22 UT 05:41-06:15 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 05:41-06:01 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 06:15-08:02 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 06:21-08:13 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 06:52-08:15 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 06:52-08:15 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 07:40-09:37 Ill=85% 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-Aug-22 UT 08:02-10:45 Ill=85% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-30 *

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


2018-Aug-22 UT 10:26-11:19 Ill=86% 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-Aug-22 UT 10:37-12:00 Ill=86% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-2-13

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


2018-Aug-22 UT 11:22-12:26 Ill=86% SW_Limb observed by Logue_DA on 1955-1-5

     On 1955 Jan 05 at 01:00-01:30 UT D.A. Logue (Larchment, PA, 
     USA, 15cm reflector at x340, seeing Good) saw a strange blue 
     light above the surface of the Moon where the night and the 
     day meet. He observed this light for more than 30 min and it 
     did not appear to move. It appeared like a star in that the 
     rays of light came from it. The observer adds that he first 
     thought thst the objects was a star, but later decided that it 
     had to be on the Moon itself. A drawing shows the blue spot 
     near the rugged south west (IAU?) limb of the Moon. The editor 
     of the Strolling Astronomer (Vol 8, No. 11-12, Nov-Dec 1954, 
     p146) was unable to identify the craters drawn. The editor 
     speculates that the observer saw a high mountain peak with its 
     summit in sunlight and detached from the illuminated regions - 
     however this would not explain the blue colour. Note this is 
     an ALPO observation and does not apear in the Cameron 
     catalogs. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-22 UT 12:23-12:48 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-25

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


2018-Aug-22 UT 13:16-14:15 Ill=86% 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-Aug-22 UT 13:22-14:47 Ill=86% 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-Aug-22 UT 13:24-14:47 Ill=86% 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-Aug-22 UT 14:28-14:47 Ill=87% 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-Aug-23 UT 05:42-05:44 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 05:42-06:06 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 05:42-05:56 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at UT20:15-21:29 J-H Robinson () detected violet on the 
     west wall of Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-23 UT 05:42-05:56 Ill=91% Manilius_B observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at 02:15-21:29UT J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     12" reflector, x200, seeing=II) noticed in the area south east of 
     Manilius that it was brighter in red light than in blue light at 
     20:15UT whereas 1 minute later it was the same brightness in each 
     filter. The effect reappeared at 20:21UT and was particularly strong at 
     20:32UT. Foley (Kent, UK) verified this at 21:01UT - the blink area was 
     of high reflectivity in white light and was bright in red at 21:15UT, 
     thougjh the south east area stopped giving a colour reaction at 
     21:25UT. Madej (Huddersfield) found Manilius B to be norm al at 23:52UT 
     however at 23:55UT it was surrounded by a transient white ring that 
     varied in visibility in an irregular way. Foley found Manilius B had a 
     vivid blue interior and in blue light the ring was black. and not at 
     all seen in red or white light. The CED brightness measurement varied 
     from 1.9 to 2.4. All other regions observed were normal in brightness. 
     Violet was seen on the west wall of Aristarchus though. M.Price 
     (Camberley, UK) found a possible blink in Manilius B but was observing 
     under poor seeing conditions. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Aug-23 UT 05:47-07:11 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 05:57-07:34 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 06:09-07:56 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 06:56-08:43 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 07:14-09:07 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 07:45-09:04 Ill=91% Mersenius observed by Unknown_Observer on 1825-1-1

     On 1825 Jan 01 UT17:00? an unknown Russian observer noticed a 
     cloud in Mersenius.


2018-Aug-23 UT 07:55-09:24 Ill=91% Fra_Mauro observed by Bell on 1970-8-14

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


2018-Aug-23 UT 08:07-09:54 Ill=91% 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-Aug-23 UT 08:35-10:27 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Rodway_D on 1997-10-13

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


2018-Aug-23 UT 08:40-10:14 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-11-28

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


2018-Aug-23 UT 10:13-12:10 Ill=92% Laplace_A observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-1

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


2018-Aug-23 UT 11:29-13:19 Ill=92% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-3-9

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


2018-Aug-23 UT 12:19-14:15 Ill=92% 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-Aug-23 UT 12:27-14:06 Ill=92% 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-Aug-23 UT 13:08-15:04 Ill=92% 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-Aug-23 UT 14:10-15:32 Ill=92% 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-Aug-23 UT 14:13-15:06 Ill=92% 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-Aug-23 UT 15:24-15:32 Ill=93% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:43-06:42 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:43-06:42 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:43-06:42 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:43-06:30 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:43-06:51 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 05:51-05:59 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 06:11-07:54 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 06:12-08:10 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 06:13-07:40 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 06:31-06:43 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 07:33-09:17 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 08:25-09:45 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 08:25-10:09 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 08:26-10:15 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 10:28-12:24 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 12:07-14:04 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 12:23-14:20 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 12:46-14:30 Ill=96% 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-Aug-24 UT 13:28-15:21 Ill=97% 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-Aug-24 UT 14:46-15:19 Ill=97% 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-Aug-24 UT 15:40-16:13 Ill=97% 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-Aug-25 UT 06:25-06:41 Ill=99% 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-Aug-25 UT 06:25-07:33 Ill=99% 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-Aug-25 UT 06:38-07:50 Ill=99% 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-Aug-25 UT 07:22-09:08 Ill=99% 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-Aug-25 UT 08:34-10:31 Ill=99% 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-Aug-25 UT 08:39-12:30 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by McKay_R on 1974-1-7 *

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


2018-Aug-25 UT 10:18-12:02 Ill=99% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Aug-25 UT 10:18-12:02 Ill=99% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2018-Aug-25 UT 12:14-14:10 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-Aug-25 UT 13:35-15:15 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-Aug-25 UT 15:22-16:36 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-Aug-25 UT 15:40-16:50 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-Aug-25 UT 15:44-16:50 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-Aug-25 UT 15:56-16:50 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-Aug-25 UT 16:30-16:50 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-Aug-25 UT 16:36-16:50 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-Aug-26 UT 08:45-10:39 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-Aug-26 UT 08:51-10:48 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-Aug-26 UT 08:51-10:48 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-Aug-26 UT 09:12-10:38 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-Aug-26 UT 10:48-13:31 Ill=100% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Chernov on 1959-3-24 *

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


2018-Aug-26 UT 10:51-11:04 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moye on 1905-2-19

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


2018-Aug-26 UT 11:18-13:05 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1974-1-8

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


2018-Aug-26 UT 15:01-16:24 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-Aug-26 UT 15:15-17:55 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-Aug-26 UT 15:32-18:17 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-Aug-27 UT 08:19-09:35 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-Aug-27 UT 08:19-09:01 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-Aug-27 UT 08:19-09:20 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-Aug-27 UT 08:19-09:39 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-Aug-27 UT 08:22-10:09 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-Aug-27 UT 09:35-11:02 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-Aug-27 UT 10:28-11:39 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by McCord on 1965-10-11

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 12:07-13:40 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-10

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 14:14-17:50 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 15:50-17:21 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 16:39-17:54 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 16:39-17:54 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 16:39-17:54 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 17:10-17:54 Ill=99% 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-Aug-27 UT 17:33-17:40 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Brook_C on 2004-8-31

     2004 Aug 31 UT 22:30-22:35 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) looked at Gassendi 
     and noted a slight chestnut brown colouration in the dark area on the 
     crater floor to the north of the central mountain leading to Gassendi 
     A. It lasted for about two minutes during 22-30 hrs UT to about 22-35 
     hrs UT (observer unable be more precise). Used 60mm OG x120. Seeing 
     quite steady trans good. Checked Gassendi again at 23hrs UT to 23-05. 
     No sign of colour. Also area mentioned earlier seemed lighter now. No 
     colour on Aristarchus. Plato floor dark -no sign of craterlets. Seeing 
     good with just slight tremor. Trans good 60mm OG x120 used. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-27 UT 17:44-17:54 Ill=99% 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-Aug-28 UT 07:56-08:56 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-Aug-28 UT 11:17-12:40 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-10-23

     Aristarchus 1983 Oct 23 UT 19:00-01:30 Observer: Foley (Kent, UK, 
     12" reflector, seeing=II) noiced at 19:00UT an extended bright 
     spot on E wall and extending beyond. This was brighter than other 
     areas of the crater. There was also occasional star-like 
     glistening. Foley comments that the inside of Aristarchus was 
     slightly obscured. The TLP started fading from UT20:30 and 
     finished by 01:30UT. six out of nine independent observers 
     confirmed the effects seen. In total 14 observers observed, 9 
     reported back and 6 found abnormalities in Aristarcus though all 
     encountered variable seeing conditions - some had spurious 
     colour. Cameron comments that this was one of the best 
     recorded/confirmed TLP events. All CED brightness measurements 
     obtained were very high. Moore, Nicolson and Clarke (5" refractor 
     and 15" reflector, 230-350xseeing III) found the crater to be 
     very bright at 19:11UT through a 5" refractor and there was a 
     blob on the east rim (Bartlet's EWBS?) at 19:14UT. Nicolson also 
     saw a very bright star-like area on the eastern wall but this was 
     not defined as it usually is. The crater was also very bright at 
     22:43UT using the 15" reflector available to these observers. At 
     01:07UT they used a Moon blink and discovered that the bright 
     region was bright in blue light and less bright in red - although 
     this was not a detactable blink when switching rapidly between 
     filters. They found that the crater had returned to normal by 
     01:15UT. M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) observed a large 
     diffuse spot on the east of the crater that was brighter in blue 
     than in red light and the CED device gave a high reading. J.D. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) made a skecth that showed the 
     bright spot extended on the east wall - again the CED reading was 
     high and a lot of detail was visible on the floor. A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, seeing III-IV) also noted remarkable detail and the 
     bright (as confirmed by CED) blob on the eastern rim. G. North 
     (Sussex, UK, seeing III-II) also confirmed the bright blob on the 
     eastern wall. Wooller found the north west wall was a dirty 
     yellow colour - though no colour was seen elsewhere in or outside 
     the crater. Mosely found the crater to be bright and his sketch 
     revealed the extension of the bright blob on the eastern rim and 
     again a great deal of interior detail. Amery (Reading, UK, seeing 
     III) found Aristarchus to be "a brilliant splash against dulled 
     background in violet filter, especially polarizing filter. CED + 
     polarizer readings high, but not as high as previous night". 
     Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, seeing III-IV) remarked that "spurious 
     colour a total mess around Aristarchus & nothing abnormal seen". 
     A photograph was taken at 20:50UT reveals the  bright blob and 
     entire detail. Peters (Kent, UK, seeingIII-II) observed  
     Aristarchus with a UV screen from 20:15-21:23UT and comented that 
     althogh being very bright, there was no variation between white 
     and UV. It was checked with a Moon Blink device and the radial 
     bands were  clearly seen in white light, < in blue. The Cameron 
     2008 catalog ID=233 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2018-Aug-28 UT 11:47-12:21 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-10-23

     Aristarchus 1964 Oct 23 UTC 02:35-02:45 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" refractor, 133 & 200x, S=3-5, T=4) "South floor 
     region granulated, 6 deg bright with very faint trace of pale yellow 
     color; rest of crater 8 deg bright." NASA catalog weight=4 (good), NASA 
     catalog ID #859.


2018-Aug-28 UT 11:56-13:24 Ill=96% Moon observed by Spinrad on 1962-9-16

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 13:54-15:47 Ill=96% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-31

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:20-15:13 Ill=96% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2013-12-19

     On 2013 Dec 19 N. Longshaw (Oldham, UK, Seeing III, TAK FS 78 
     APO Refracror) observed a diffuse area east of the central 
     peak of Geminus, to be sepia/brownish tint. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:21-16:18 Ill=96% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2011-1-21

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:31-17:53 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT07:03-07:27, R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1 
     "refractor) found the colours pink and blue on Aristarchus, like the 
     previous day, however this time there was also an orange tinge on the 
     "back"" (North?) rim of Sinus Iridum and the same too on mare Crisium, 
     all the way past Plato, in the direction of Cassini. This colour was 
     not seen at higher magnifications. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=368 and 
     the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:31-17:53 Ill=96% Cassini observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Cassini all the way past Mare Imbrium edge,
     Plato etc - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:31-17:53 Ill=96% Mare_Imbrium observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Mare Imbrium edge all the way past Plato upto 
     Cassini - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:31-17:53 Ill=96% Plato observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on Plato all the way past Mare Imbrium edge upto 
     Cassini - maybe atm. At high power (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no 
     hint of color (due to smearing at high power?)." The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 14:31-17:53 Ill=96% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Manske_R on 1989-6-21 *

     On 1989 Jun 21 at UT 07:03-07:27 R. Manske (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 1" 
     refractor) saw orange on the north? wall of Sinus Iridum and over a 
     large part of the north of Mare Imbrium - "maybe atm. At high power 
     (8mm eyepiece) & no filter. Saw no hint of color (due to smearing at 
     high power?)." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=368 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 15:02-15:53 Ill=96% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1959-11-17

     On 1959 Nov 17 at Ut 22:00 an unnamed observer saw a light in Plato. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=725 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 16:38-17:57 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-11

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 11:04-12:40 Ill=91% 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-Aug-29 UT 13:50-16:55 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-11-21 *

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 15:08-16:41 Ill=91% Proclus observed by Gray_R on 2001-11-4

     Proclus 2001 Nov 04 UTC 07:00-07:43 "Robin Gray of Winneucca, Nevada, 
     U.S.A. reported a contrast effect and brightening in the crater 
     Proclus. Using a 15.2 cm refractor he conducted a Moon blink search 
     with Wratten 25a and 38a blue filters. His report goes as follows: 
     Moon Blink carried out. In Red 25 Proclus looked nearly the 
     same as in white light. Through the Blue 38a filter, however, only the 
     brilliant lit south east wall was clearly visible. The northeast wall 
     was very dim with this filter. With no filters the NE and SE wall were 
     brilliantly lit, the SE wall was almost as bright as Aristarchus. A 
     thread like strip along the NW wall, possibly the rim of the crater, 
     was also brilliantly illuminated. The interior of the crater was a 
     featureless stygian black with the exception of a brilliant (intensity 
     9) thread of light that ran parallel  to the illuminated east wall. 
     Whether this was an L.T.P. or an optical  effect of atmospheric 
     turbulence is unknown, did not see anything similar elsewhere along the 
     terminator though" ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Aug-29 UT 15:10-17:07 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1992-5-20

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 15:55-17:13 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-29

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


2018-Aug-30 UT 13:45-16:59 Ill=84% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-11-1 *

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


2018-Aug-30 UT 14:08-16:58 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-29 *

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


2018-Aug-30 UT 16:23-17:42 Ill=83% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-30

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


2018-Aug-31 UT 12:31-13:47 Ill=76% Bullialdus observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

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


2018-Aug-31 UT 12:31-13:57 Ill=76% Plato observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

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


2018-Aug-31 UT 16:35-18:48 Ill=75% Plato observed by Darling_D on 1989-4-26 *

     On 1989 Apr 26 at UT 10:22-10:44 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36-x140) found that the eastern half of Plato crater was 
     dark - and he checked this using several eyepieces. moderate 
     magnification resolved the dark region into bands, but too high a 
     magnification (x140) made the bands dissappear. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=362 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.