TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Norway - Oslo



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 02:18-03:06 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-01 UT 02:26-02:30 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-02 UT 01:04-03:08 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-30 *

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


2018-Aug-02 UT 02:50-03:08 Ill=76% Aristarchus observed by Doherty_EG on 1964-1-5

     In 1964 Jan 05 at UT 22:00? Doherty (Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 3" refractor, 
     8" or 10" reflector) observed aristarchus to be purplish-blue in 
     colour. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=794 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2018-Aug-02 UT 23:35-02:13 Ill=68% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-13 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Nov 13 UT 05:25 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 3" refractor, 54-200x, S=6, T=4) "Floor 8deg except S.=6deg which 
     is also granulated & la pale yellow. Different aspect fr. other obs. at 
     same col. Viol. in outer nimbus. Bright blue-viol. glare where viol. 
     radiance was on 11th. SWBS still large & 9 deg bright." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog  ID #1457.


2018-Aug-03 UT 00:25-01:04 Ill=68% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

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


2018-Aug-03 UT 00:25-01:04 Ill=68% Walther observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

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


2018-Aug-03 UT 02:47-03:11 Ill=67% Unknown observed by Markov on 1964-1-6

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


2018-Aug-04 UT 00:13-02:44 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-14 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Nov 14 UT 06:09 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 3" refractor, 54-200x, S=5-4, T=5) "Walls & floor 8deg except S.=
     6deg, SWBS now smaller but still 9deg. S.floor still granulated & now 
     yellow-brown. Strong viol. tint still on outer nimbus but now viol. 
     radiance (gas?) again on ENE rim as on 11th, but not as on 13th"
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog  ID #1458.


2018-Aug-05 UT 02:09-03:15 Ill=46% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-12-18

     On 1973 Dec 18 at UT06:35-06:38 Pasternak (53deg 20' N and 7deg 30' E, 
     using 75mm reflector, focal length 700mm, transparency 1 out of 5 and 
     seeing 2 out of 5) observed a faint brightening in the south wall of 
     Aristarchus. Published in Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Moon and Planets, 30 
     (1984) p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-05 UT 00:51-02:12 Ill=46% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-06 UT 01:15-02:38 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-16

     Aristarchus 1976 Nov 16 UT 06:15 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 3" refractor, 54-200x, S=4, T=5) "Crater very dull except EWBS=
     9deg & large. W.glacis=5deg & inner E.wall 6deg. Floor is dull 5deg, 
     c.p.=10 deg. SWBS has disappeared. No viol. anywhere" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog  ID #1460.


2018-Aug-06 UT 01:15-02:15 Ill=36% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-07 UT 01:50-02:18 Ill=25% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2018-Aug-08 UT 02:36-03:08 Ill=15% E_Limb observed by Hopkins_BJ on 1882-11-7

     On 1882 Nov 07 at UT 05:00 Hopkins (UK) observed the dark 
     eastern limb and a line of light and attributed this to a lunar 
     atmosphere. Further details can be found in: Reference: Sirius 
     16, 279, 1883. Cameron 1978  catalog ID=229 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-19 UT 20:05-20:49 Ill=65% Mons_Piton observed by Fornarucci on 1972-2-23 *

     On 1972 Feb 23 at UT0010-0035 Fornarucci (Garfield, NJ, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x250, seeing=fair and transparency=3.5). Shading 
     usually visible west of it was not seen. Cameon comments that 
     the albedo must have been at 5, where normally it is 4.5 and the 
     nearby plain is 5). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1322 and weight=2.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-25 UT 00:16-01:07 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-23 *

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


2018-Aug-26 UT 02:06-02:26 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Walker_G on 1966-10-29 *

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 20:03-23:40 Ill=98% Alphonsus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19 *

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 20:03-22:35 Ill=98% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19 *

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 22:27-02:19 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19 *

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


2018-Aug-27 UT 23:38-01:35 Ill=98% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1942-2-2

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 01:12-02:08 Ill=98% Plato observed by Hibbard on 1965-10-12

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 20:14-20:24 Ill=95% Plato observed by McCord on 1965-9-13 *

     Plato 1965 Sep 13 UTC 05:40   McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector with spectragraph) - "Line depth ratio in spectra a/b (H), 
     c/d (K) were abnormally high compared with 23 other areas, but not 
     quite as pronounced as other areas on other dates." NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very high), NASA catalog ID #895.


2018-Aug-28 UT 20:14-22:04 Ill=95% Plato observed by McCord on 1965-9-13 *

     Plato 1965 Sep 13 UTC 07:20   McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" 
     reflector with spectragraph) - "Line depth ratio in spectra a/b (H), 
     c/d (K) were abnormally high compared with 23 other areas, but not 
     quite as pronounced as other areas on other dates." NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very high), NASA catalog ID #895.


2018-Aug-28 UT 20:14-20:36 Ill=95% Plato observed by Cameron_W on 1971-4-13 *

     Plato 1971 Apr 13 UT 03:30-04:30  W. Cameron (Greenbelt, MD, 
     USA, 36" reflector & 6" grating) "spectrum obtained showed an 
     extra absorption line at 4908+/-4A & possibly another. No other 
     of 6 spectra of other features on the plate show it. No other of 
     20 spectra of Plato, including another on the same nite show it. 
     Further reduction & analysis remain to be done." NASA weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID=#1291. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2018-Aug-28 UT 20:14-00:04 Ill=95% Cleomedes observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-31 *

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


2018-Aug-28 UT 21:32-00:19 Ill=94% Cassini observed by Livesey_R on 1995-1-19 *

     Cassini/Tycho 1995 Jan 19 UTC 04:35 Observer: R.Livesey (UK) - Tycho 
     appears brighter than Cassini bright spot in red filter. In violet 
     filter Tycho and Cassini bright spot appear equally bright. (Tycho and 
     Cassini bright spot in Deslandres - added at bottom of report?). 2.5" 
     refractor x48 (indoors), seeing Antoniadi II-IV. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-28 UT 21:32-00:19 Ill=94% Tycho observed by Livesey_R on 1995-1-19 *

     Tycho/Cassini 1995 Jan 19 UTC 04:35 Observer: R.Livesey (UK) - Tycho 
     appears brighter than Cassini bright spot in red filter. In violet 
     filter Tycho and Cassini bright spot appear equally bright. (Tycho and 
     Cassini bright spot in Deslandres - added at bottom of report?). 2.5" 
     refractor x48 (indoors), seeing Antoniadi II-IV. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2018-Aug-28 UT 22:56-00:45 Ill=94% Torricelli_B observed by Brook_C on 2002-10-23

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 01:05-02:19 Ill=94% Proclus observed by Muller on 1973-1-21

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 02:59-03:56 Ill=94% Atlas observed by Pither_CM on 1969-8-1

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


2018-Aug-29 UT 21:45-01:29 Ill=89% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1958-11-29 *

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 29 UTC 22:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, UK, 
     15" reflector) "Near site of Kozyrev's outbreak saw a circular 
     patch, black pit center, & red, round masses all around it." 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #708.ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Aug-30 UT 01:13-02:45 Ill=88% Mouchez observed by Steed_W on 1980-9-28

     On 1980 Sep 28 at UT05:00-07:00 W. Steed (Ocean City, MD, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x45 and x220) detected a "tower-like" feature on the east 
     rim of Mouchez crater, and appeared about 2-3x higher than other 
     mountains nearby. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=112 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2018-Aug-30 UT 03:13-04:14 Ill=88% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-31

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


2018-Aug-30 UT 04:01-04:14 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26 *

     Near Aristarchus 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, 
     Maisumoto (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Pts. N & S of crater 
     were brighter by 0.3 & 0.2 mag. respectively than normal -- 
     far beyond limits of error. Color index (CI) also showed less 
     depend. on phase by 0.1-0.2 mag. Did not show reddening dur. 
     enhancement. Polariz. was less by 1-2%. Photog. photom. 
     showed brightening over whole moon. Resolution = 2,3 km" NASA 
     catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1236. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2018-Aug-30 UT 04:01-04:14 Ill=87% Kepler observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26 *

     North of Kepler 1970 Mar 26 UT 17:00 Observed by Sekiguchi, Maisumoto 
     (Tokyo, Japan, 36" reflector) "Photog. photom. showed brightening over 
     whole moon. CI N. of Kepler enhanced by 0.5 mag. Resolution = 2,3 km" 
     NASA catalog weight=5 (Very high). NASA catalog ID #1236.


2018-Aug-30 UT 22:43-23:10 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1971-6-13

     Aristarchus 1971 Jun 13 UT 08:21 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4" reflector x51, x93, x121) "S. part of floor was brownish & 
     granulated" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1296.


2018-Aug-30 UT 23:04-00:12 Ill=81% Gassendi observed by daSilva on 1971-6-13

     Gassendi 1971 Jun 13 UT 07:22-08:05 Observed by Raimundo Nonato 
     da Silva (Parnaiba, Brazil, 9.5" reflector, x180) "At 0755h 
     variation on W.(IAU?) edge of crater "brightness seemed to 
     become a little darker" as it was gugacious (foggy?), Was not 
     sure it was a LTP. Other features & it were normal from 0658-
     0755h". NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID 1295. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2018-Aug-31 UT 01:18-04:16 Ill=81% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-29 *

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


2018-Aug-31 UT 22:56-23:39 Ill=72% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-9-23

     On 1891 Sep 23 at UT 22:00 Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw in Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Varitions in vapor column. Drawings. Time estimated from given 
     colongitude)." Cameron 1978 catalog ID=272 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.