TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: China - Hong_Kong



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


2020-May-01 UT 10:47-12:00 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Lenham_AP on 1952-11-25

     Alphonsus 1952 Nov 25 UT 17:15 A.P. Lenham (Swindon, UK, 3-
     inch refractor) noted that the usual dark spots were not 
     visible. This may not be a TLP but has been given a TLP 
     category as it is a curious appearance and needs to be 
     verified on a repeat repeat illumination apeparance. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-May-01 UT 10:47-11:15 Ill=57% Eratosthenes observed by Lenham_AP on 1952-11-25

     Eratosthenes 1952 Nov 25 UT 16:30 A.P. Lenham (Swindon, UK, 3-
     inch refractor x150, Definition Good) noted that there was 
     faint/slightly bright detail inside the interior shadow - 
     observer comments "presumably peaks of central mountains & W. 
     Wall ridge, but very faint" - however this is worth checking 
     out. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-01 UT 10:47-12:33 Ill=57% Pallas observed by Stuart_L on 1953-11-15

     Pallas-Schroter 1953 Nov 13 UTC 02:00 Observed by L.Stuart (USA) 
     "Saw and photographed a bright spot on term. between these two 
     craters. Used Kodak 103aF3." NASA catalog weight=5 and catalog 
     ID #559. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-May-01 UT 10:47-12:07 Ill=57% Eratosthenes observed by Abel_P on 2009-11-25

     On 2009 Nov 25 UT18:42-21:03 P.Abel, T.Little and C.North (Selsey, UK, 
     15" reflector, seeing II-III, transparency very good), all saw visually 
     a brownish tinge on the north west rim of Eratosthenes crater. P.Abel 
     made a sketch and T.Little took some high resolution CCD images, some 
     of which were through coloured filters. Checks were made for spurious 
     colour, but none was seen elsewhere on the Moon. The eyepiece was 
     changed but this made no difference. M.C.Cook (Mundesley) was observing 
     with a smaller scope at the same time, but saw no colour, however 
     observing conditions were worse. W.Leatherbarrow (Sheffield, UK) was 
     observing with a instrumenet mid way in size, and saw a brownish tinge 
     in the NW rim area, but saw a similar colour elsewhere and put this 
     down to spurious colour. Normally multiple observers seeing the same 
     thing would result in a weight of 4, however as this was only observers 
     at Selsey and some of the evidence contradicts, I am allocating an 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-01 UT 11:02-12:26 Ill=57% Eratosthenes observed by Galdies_C on 2012-8-25

     On 2012 Aug 25 UT1944-1952 Eratosthenes crater was imaged by C. 
     Galdies (Malta,Nexstar 8SE, Philips SPC 900NC camera). 4 
     Registaxed images were produced covering 19:45, 19:48, 19:49, 
     and 19:51. All but the first image, once first order spurious 
     colour had been removed, showed orange on the shaded terraces on 
     the western illuminated rim (similar to what Paul Abel and 
     others saw in 2009, albeit just confined to the NW rim), and the 
     interior floor shadow was slightly smaller in red light. However 
     orange colour was also seen on the eastern side of mountains to 
     the south of the crater, which infers that the spurios colour 
     removal did not fully acomplish its main goal. The effects were 
     not caused by the registax software as the orange colour is 
     visible on individual images. Although probably the colour is 
     not lunar in orgin, its explanation is not fully explaianed, 
     therfore an ALPO/BAA weight of 1 is used for now.


2020-May-01 UT 11:42-13:25 Ill=57% Aristarchus observed by Loocks on 1969-11-18

     On 1969 Nov 18 at UT 04:22 Loocks (Valparaiso, Chile, 12" reflector) 
     observed a flash of light of magnitude 12. Cameron speculates a meteor 
     and mentions the apollo 12 watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1214 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-01 UT 12:02-13:31 Ill=57% N_Pole observed by Harris on 1912-1-28

     North (?) (left) Cusp 1912 Jan 28 UT 00:00 (27th 20:00 L.T.) Observed 
     by Harris (Philadelphia? Pennsylvania?, naked eye?): Intensely black 
     curved object 400x240km, shaped like a "crow". Cameron 1978 weight=1 
     (very low) and ID=334. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-01 UT 12:20-13:54 Ill=57% Eratosthenes observed by Longshaw_N on 2017-5-4

     Eratosthenes: On 2017 May 04 UT 21:50-22:10 N. Longshaw (BAA, 
     UK, 78mm APO refractor, x125 & x175, seeing II-III, 
     transparency Good). A brownish (orange) tint was seen on the 
     inner NW wall light terraces - this was immediately obvious 
     when first looking at the crater, but as time progressed the 
     effect became less bright. Other craters were checked for 
     similar coloured tints, but none were seen elsewhere on the 
     Moon. UAI observers in Italy (F. Taggogna & A. Tonon) had been 
     imaging the region in colour 17:57-21:47, but their images do 
     not show any colour on the inner NW rim terraces, the their 
     last image is 3 min before Longshaw saw the colour. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-01 UT 12:27-14:18 Ill=57% Eratosthenes observed by Hill_H on 1947-1-30

     Eratosthenes 1947 Jan 30 Mean Col. 16deg. Observed by Hill (UK) "Main 
     peak of massive central mountain group appeared to be in a shadowless 
     having regard to it's claimed height of 6,600 ft. The whole of the 
     floor to the west should have still been in darkness. Instead 
     immediately to the west was a dark (intensity 1.5-2) region extending 
     almost to the foot of the bright inner wall and very diffuse in 
     outline. The observation could not be followed through due to 
     increasing cloud, but on the following night all was normal."


2020-May-01 UT 13:58-15:24 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Tempel on 1886-6-10

     On 1886 Jun 10 at UT 21:00 (estimated) Tempel of Germany, saw a star-
     like light (Cameron comments that the reference in the Middlehurst 
     catalog is wrong). Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-May-01 UT 15:23-16:24 Ill=58% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-12-6

     On 1989 Dec 06 at 23:09-23:34UT D. Darling of Sun Praire, WI, USA (3" 
     refractor x36 and x90, and then a 12.5" reflector at x64, S=7/10 and T=
     4, saw dark spots in Proclus (not as dark as those from 5th Dec 1989). 
     Two telescopes were used and the bigger of these revealed some shading 
     on the floor of Proclus approximately a third as intense as he had seen 
     the previous night. A sketch was made. The TLP finished by 22:34UT. 
     Cameron comments that the dark patches could not be due to shadow as 
     the altitude of the Sun was too high at proclus. The Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=383 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-01 UT 15:28-16:24 Ill=58% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1981-5-12

     On 1981 May 12 UT 22:00? M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK and using a 12" 
     reflector), noticed that Censorinus was very bright, fuzzy and 
     occasionally brighter than Proclus. However both Foley (Kent, UK) and 
     Amery (Reading, UK) using a C.E.D. found that Proclus was brighter than 
     Censorinus as it had been during April and May 1981. However Chapman 
     obtained the reverse of this. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=138 and 
     weught=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-01 UT 16:13-16:24 Ill=59% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1981-5-12

     On 1981 May 12 UT 22:45-2325 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK and using 
     a 12" reflector), noticed that Censorinus was very bright, 
     fuzzy and occasionally brighter than Proclus. However both 
     Foley (Kent, UK) and Amery (Reading, UK) using a C.E.D. found 
     that Proclus was brighter than Censorinus as it had been 
     during April and May 1981. However Chapman obtained the 
     reverse of this. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=138 and 
     weught=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-02 UT 10:47-11:46 Ill=68% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1936-10-25

     On 1936 Oct 25 at 01:35 UT W. Haas (Alliance, OH, USA, 12" 
     reflector) saw small bright spots on the floor of Eratosthenes, 
     (Pickering's atlas 9A, col. 30deg, shows no spots - according to 
     Cameron). Cameron 1978 catalog TLP=417 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-May-02 UT 10:47-11:44 Ill=68% Copernicus observed by Lovell on 1966-3-1

     Copernicus 1966 Mar 01-02 UT 22:06-09:45 Observed by Lovell (Auburn, 
     OH, 4" refractor, x120m S=E, T=3.5) "As sun rose higher, west (ast.?) 
     outer wall was bathed in a soft viol. color -- not in evidence on flat 
     ground below the wall" NASA catalog weight=3, NASA catalog ID #922.


2020-May-02 UT 10:47-12:27 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Argus on 1969-11-19

     Alphonsus 1969 Nov 19 UT 03:30 Observed by Argus/Astronet (CA?, USA) 
     Brightening in W. rim & S. central floor, seen by 2 obs. (Apollo 12 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight 3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1219.


2020-May-02 UT 11:28-13:08 Ill=68% Plato observed by Brook_C on 2005-12-10

     Plato 2005 Dec 10 UT 20:46 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, UK, 4" 
     refractor. Conditions excellent with the Moon at a high altitude) "2 
     second duration white flash seen on the floor of the crater" - BAA 
     Lunar Section Report.


2020-May-02 UT 13:44-15:40 Ill=69% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-22

     Messier and A 1966 Dec 22 UT 06:00-06:30 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, 
     CA, USA, 8" reflector, x200, S=G, T=P) "Blinks on floors of both 
     craters (blink device not stated)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalaog ID #1004.


2020-May-02 UT 13:59-15:39 Ill=69% Plato observed by Petek on 1980-4-24

     On 1980 Apr 24 at 23:35UT Marco Petek (Porto Alegre, Brazil, 
     using a 7.5" refractor noticed that the center of Plato was 
     bright and opaque and the observer thought it was similar in 
     appearance to Linne. A sketch was made and two other observers 
     confirmed the appearance. Cameron mentions that Petek is an 
     experienced observer. Cameron 2006 catalog extension TLP ID=91 
     and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-02 UT 14:27-16:13 Ill=69% Cichus observed by Ryder_JW on 1975-9-15

     Cichus 1975 Sep 15 UT 11:15-11:30 G.Ryder (Corinda, Australia, 
     25cm reflector, x250 & x380, seeing good but with some cloud)
     The interior W. wall of this crater (on the lip) appeared 
     hazy - difficulkt to bring detail into focus. Neighbouring 
     craters/detail were sharp. Details in the crater wall interior 
     were starting to become visible as time went on, but it had 
     clouded over by 11:30. A Moon Blink was used but no colour was 
     detected. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-02 UT 14:41-16:17 Ill=69% Torricelli_B observed by Moseley_R on 1985-3-1

     On 1985 mar 01 at 20:00UT? Moseley noticed a violet band (tapering to 
     an apex close to the crater centre and merged with the eastern 
     exterior) around Toricelli B, however M. Cook (Frimley, UK) had seen a 
     dusky band(England, UK) on an earlier photo. There was no terminator 
     shadow in the crater. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension TLP ID=260 aqnd 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-02 UT 14:47-16:22 Ill=69% Censorinus observed by Druzdov on 1927-4-11

     Censorinus-Maskelyne 1927 Apr 11/12 UTC 23:00-01:00? Observed by 
     Druzdov (Russia) "2 luminescent pts. observed. Not vis. at same sun 
     angle on May 7 & 12th. Not vis. on photos of Barn in 5/23/63" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #393.


2020-May-02 UT 15:52-17:11 Ill=69% Carlini_D observed by Collins_M on 2004-1-2

     2004 Jan 02 UT 09:05 (approx) M. Collins (Palmeston North, New 
     Zealand, ETX 90, seeing 3, clear) saw a possible(?) flash north 
     of Carlini D at about 16W, 35N in adverted vision. It lasted 
     only a split second. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-02 UT 16:30-17:11 Ill=70% Mare_Imbrium observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-3

     A region of the Mare Imbrium was extremely bright, giving
     a reading of 8 out of 10 on the Elger scale. Cameron notes
     that from photos of the Full Moon, the area appears to
     normally be the brightness of Archimedes floor i.e. 3.5 out
     of 10 on the Elger scale. Atmospheric seeing was excellent
     and the observer could see a lot of fine detail with their
     2.4" and 3" refractors. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=62
     and weight=3.


2020-May-03 UT 10:48-11:38 Ill=78% Bullialdus observed by Cook_MC on 1979-6-5

     Bullialdus 1979 Jun 05 UT 22:00-23:00 Observed by Cook M.C. 
     and J.D. (Frimley, UK, 12-inch reflector, Seeing III-IV, good 
     transparency). MC Cook observed internittently over this time 
     period (due to cloud) and found the crater sharper in a blue 
     filter than in a red filter. No obscuration seen apart from a 
     darkish patch on the SW rim and spreading over onto an area 
     surrounding the rim, which she took to be shadow, though the 
     main shadow was along the east rim of the crater. JD. Cook 
     observed an orange colouration seen on eastern and the cleft 
     on the SW rim. Dark area seen on southern floor of crater, 
     south of central peak. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-03 UT 11:57-13:20 Ill=79% Eimmart observed by Louderback_D on 1981-4-15

     On 1981 Apr 15 at UT06:27-06:40 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA 
     using a 3" refractor x134 and S=4.5-5 and T=5-0) saw a bright spot on 
     the western wall of Eimmart (sketch supplied) have an unusual 
     brightening and shade. Variations occurred over 2-3 minute intervals. 
     Louderback commented that the spot looked like a flare with its apex 
     located at the crater wall and there was some blurring effect on the 
     spot - it decreased in size during the phenomenon. Seeing worsened 
     later. Apparently on the 18th and 19th of April everything was back to 
     normal. Cameron comments that there is no bright spot on the Moon at 
     this location. Lunar Orbiter IV plates 192-3.2 shows evening 
     conditions. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension TLP ID=130 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weright=3.


2020-May-03 UT 12:08-13:17 Ill=79% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

     Bulialdus 1979 Aug 03 UT 21:36-21:48 Observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     seeing III, Moonblink device) "Bullialdus eastern side of the crater 
     looked brighter in red i.e. rim and exterior, extending to the south 
     slightly and this reddish areas was slightly hazy. At 21:41 it clouded 
     over but at 21:47-21:48 it cleared briefly and effect was noted again. 
     Also Darney appeared very visible through the red filter. Probably 
     spurious colour as the Moon was -18 deg in declination and the whole 
     Moon had a slight brownish tinge" ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-03 UT 12:19-13:28 Ill=79% Darney observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

     Darney observed by Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III, Moonblink device) 
     See TLP report for Bullialdus (eastern side) concerning reddish
     areas. At 21:41 it clouded over but at 21:47-21:48 it 
     cleared briefly and the effect was noted on Bulialdus again.
     Also Darney appeared very visible through the red filter. 
     Probably both effects were spurious colour related as the Moon 
     was -18 deg in declination and the whole Moon had a slight 
     brownish tinge. An ALPO/BAA weight of 1 is assigned to this TLP."


2020-May-03 UT 12:41-14:16 Ill=79% Alphonsus observed by Argus on 1969-11-20

     Alphonsus 1969 Nov 20 05:27 (UT)? Observed by Argus/Astronet (San 
     Diego, Sacramento, CA, USA) "Brightening in crater. (San Diego & 
     Sacramento obs. confirmed, but astronauts did not see anything. Apollo 
     12 watch)." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1222.


2020-May-03 UT 12:51-14:13 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-1-21

     Gassendi 1967 Jan 21 UT 19:36-20:24 Observed initially by 
     Moore & Moseley (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refractor, x360, S=G), 
     Ringsdore (England, 10" reflector), Sartory (Farnham, England, 
     15" reflector?), Duckworth (England), Kilburn (Ashton, 
     England, 6" reflector), Farrant (England, 8" reflector) "Eng. 
     moon blink at 1936 (no events from 1750-1815h) outside SE 
     wall, brighter at 1939h, seen vis. at 1940h, faint at 1946h. 
     Moved NW at 1950h. At 2000h, Moseley saw it farther W., lost 
     it at 2008h. Seen again at 2026h further toward group of 
     hills. Moore saw it faint at 2002h, lost it at 2005h, vis. & 
     blink at 2007h. Checks again at 2010-50h, 2130-50, 2200-20, 
     2250-2300, 2325-0000h.Duckworth suspected blink in S.Iridium 
     nr. Bianchini later, but clouds intervened, after clearing 
     couldn't see it. Neg. obs. in 11 other features, inc. 
     Alphonsus & Plato. Confirmed Gass blink 2018-2024h" NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1010. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-May-03 UT 12:51-14:07 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Coates_J on 1971-10-29

     Gassendi 1971 Oct 29 UT 22:15-22:50 observed by J.Coates and 
     A.R. Neville (Burnley, UK, 6" reflectir, x192, slight fog, 
     seeing jumpy but good at times). An in ititial Moonblink 
     search proved negative. However white light observations by 
     Coates revealed a golden brown colour between the black 
     interior shadow and the base of the (bright W (IAU?) wall). 
     Neville confirmed its appearance as a coppery hue and saw the 
     colour for 5 minutes before it vanished at 22:55UT. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2


2020-May-03 UT 13:53-15:50 Ill=79% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-23

     Plato 1966 Dec 23 UT 06:15-07:10 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector, S=P, T=G) and Coralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, 
     USA, 24" reflector +Moonblink) "3 brilliant spots on floor, all showed 
     blinks, (permanent colored Ground features ?). Not confirmed by 
     Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1005.


2020-May-03 UT 14:03-15:32 Ill=79% Mare_Imbrium observed by Unknown_Observer on 1820-10-17

     In 1820 Oct 17 at UT 20:00 an unkown observer reported in Mare Imbrium, 
     south of Sinus Iridum (30W, 40N) some brilliant spots. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=80 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-03 UT 14:33-16:19 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1990-9-30

     On 1990 Sep 30 at D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x150) observed a red spot on the west wall (bright 
     in red filter and faint in the blue filter. No filter 
     reactions were found elsewhere. Gassendi had much detail 
     visible. A sketch was made. BAA observers in the UK were 
     alerted but they could not observe due to cloud. Cameron 
     2006 extension catalog ID=411 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-03 UT 14:38-16:12 Ill=79% Censorinus observed by Marshall on 1985-3-2

     On 1985 Mar 02 at 20:00UT? Marshall (Medeline, Colombia, South America)
     measured some very low Crater Extinction Device brightness readings of 
     Censorinus compared to Proclus. The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=
     261 and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-03 UT 14:44-16:40 Ill=79% Gassendi observed by Sims_DM on 1977-5-28

     Gassendi 1977 May 28/29 UT 20:45-21:15 Observed by D. Sims 
     (Dawlish, Devon, UK) saw a hazy area on the south east floor 
     that was normal in red and white light but darker in blue. 
     This was partly confirmed by J-H Robinson (Devon, England, 10" 
     reflector) 21:24-23:12 who saw the south east floor of 
     Gassendi to have a loss of detail - but no colour seen, 
     although at 21:57-21:58 it was slightly brighter in red than 
     in blue briefly. P. Doherty (22:45-23:15) did not see anything 
     ususual. D. Jewitt (22:22-22:55) did not reveal anything 
     ususual, apart from spurious colour. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=3 and ID=1463. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-03 UT 16:13-17:55 Ill=80% Aristarchus observed by Klein_HJ on 1881-8-6

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1881 Aug 06 UT 00:00? 
     Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" refractor, 5" reflector) 
     "Whole region between these features appeared in strong violet 
     light as if covered by a fog spreading further on 7th. Examined 
     others around & none showed effect. Intensity not altered if 
     Aris. placed out of view." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #224. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-03 UT 17:51-17:55 Ill=80% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-6-2

     Plato 1982 Jun 02 UT 22:00. Mobberley could not see the 
     central craterlet on the floor of Plato tonight. Foley notes 
     that he could only just see the central craterlet on nights of 
     2-5th Jun and it was of reduced in brightness from normal. 
     North reported that the floor seemed nearly black, but 
     brighter in a green filter (x144 magnification used). All 
     three observers compared the Plato area to other areas for 
     reference. All the above seems normal, apart from the floor
     being brighter in the green filter. Cameron 2006 extension 
     catalog ID 170 and weight=5. BAA/ALPO weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 10:48-12:37 Ill=87% Gassendi observed by Unknown_Observer on 1889-5-11

     On 1889 May 11 at 22:00? UT an unknown observer saw an ink black spot 
     on the rampart of Gassendi. It had not been seen before ar at the next 
     lunation or indeed ever again. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=261 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-04 UT 10:48-12:10 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-16

     Aristarchus 1975 Oct 16 UT 20:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) 
     interior corner." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #
     1413. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 10:48-11:23 Ill=87% Mersenius_C observed by Ward_G on 2005-11-13

     G. Ward (a lunar observer for 15 years) observed an area just south 
     west of Mersenius C to be blurred and in a greenish cloud. The green 
     colour was more like that of dead grass than one gets from a neon bulb.
     The effect was seen from 04:50-04:57UT, but could have been going on 
     before it was first noted at 04:50-UT. Seeing was 6-7/10 4" Refractor 
     (2 element). refractor had been used hundreds of hours before (over a 
     10 year period) with no similar colour was seen. The observer checked 
     other areas but did not see any similar effects. They also rotated and 
     changed eyepieces, but this made no difference to the TLP. The TLP site 
     seen was picked up on an image taken earlier at 04:47UT by W. Bailley,
     from Sewell, NJ, USA. Unfortunately the area concerned, a mountain on 
     the image, was saturated and so we cannot tell if a colour was present 
     there and the seeing was poor.


2020-May-04 UT 10:48-11:20 Ill=87% Bullialdus observed by Gray_R on 2006-12-2

     At 03:30UT observer noticed a hint of yellow colour
     on the floor of the crater and by 03:57UT the south
     east and central parts of the floor and the circular
     feature on the south west floor had turned a deep
     yellow colour. The rest of the crater remained colourless.
     Other craters also remained colourless. By 04:05UT the colour
     was fading and by 04:15UT it was gone. Maurice Collins
     in New Zealand took some low resolution colour images about
     4 hours later but these failed to show any yellow colour.
     Zac Pujic obtained colour images at a different time of
     natural surface colour on the Moon and finds that Bullialdus
     does actually have a natural yellow cast to most of the floor.
     However this does not explain the variability in colour strength
     seen by Robin Gray. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-04 UT 10:51-12:01 Ill=87% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1954-10-8

     Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 6.5" reflector? x240) "Red 
     glow." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #573.


2020-May-04 UT 10:52-12:01 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Grego_P on 1987-1-11

     On 1987 Jan 11 at UT 18:15-23:00 P. Grego (Birmingham, UK, 6" 
     reflector, seeing=III) sketched Aristarchus crater and saw two luminous 
     circular patches on the exterior west wall - these were less bright 
     than the inner wall but brighter than the outer wall. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=292 and weight=5.


2020-May-04 UT 10:52-12:01 Ill=87% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1987-1-11

     On 1987 Jan 11 at UT P. Moore (Sussex, UK) found the the floor of Plato 
     was much more drk than the adjacent Mare Imbrium. Furthemore there was 
     a blurring of detail over the northeast wall and onto the nearby floor. 
     detail elsewhere in the crater was OK. By 23:00UT there was less lack 
     of detail effects. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) at 21:55UT noted the obscured 
     area but decided that it was narrower than the same effect one month 
     ago and suspected that she may have been observing towards the end of 
     this TLP. The effect gradually dimmed between 21:55 and 22:45UT. Other 
     craters were normal. G. North was affected by poor seeing conditions. 
     Davies detected a slight obscurtion on the north east corner - it was a 
     misty gray feature at x200. The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID was 
     292 and the weight was 5. Tha ALPO/BAA weight was 4.


2020-May-04 UT 10:56-12:29 Ill=87% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Thornton_FH on 1949-2-10

     Cobra Head 1949 Feb 10 UT 00:00? Observed by Thorton (Northwich, 
     England, 18" reflector) "I was examining the Cobra Head of the Schroter 
     Valley, when I noticed what seemed to be a diffuseed patch of thin 
     smoke or vapour, apparently originating from the valley on the E. Side 
     where the landslip is, and spread over the edge on to the plain for a 
     short distance. Every detail of the edge of the valley was perfectly 
     clear and distinct except where this patch occurred, but there the 
     definition was poor and very blurred" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 and catalog ID #515. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 11:03-12:34 Ill=87% Bullialdus observed by Findlay_MW on 1974-9-27

     Bullialdus 1974 Sep 27 UT  22:45-23:40 Observed by Findlay, Ford 
     (Dundee, Scotland, 10" refractor, 150x, 180x, filters) "Saw yellowish-
     orange color in crater. After clouds passed at 2300h color still there 
     & gave a slight blink which no other craters did. Not seen in red 
     filter, dark in blue. Ford saw it along ridge fr. c.p. to SW wall. 
     Alert did not bring confirm. as clouds intervened for all others." NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1394. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-04 UT 11:28-12:37 Ill=88% Torricelli_B observed by Salvo_R on 2005-1-22

     Torricelli B 2005 Jan 22 UT 03:15-03:23 Observed by Raul Salvo 
     (Montevideo, Uraguay UT 03:15-03:23) showed that Torricelli B 
     was dark, and there was some brightness variability although the 
     background setting on these images was low and seeing could 
     account for the brightness variation? An ALPO report.


2020-May-04 UT 11:38-13:21 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1990-10-1

     On 1990 Oct 1st at 00:44-01:24UT D Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) 
     observed that Gassendi still had a blink effect when viewed through 
     blue (Wratten 38A) and red (Wratten 25A) filters. No effect was seen on 
     Aristarchus. Gassendi was brighter in the red filter and this was 
     confirmed by Weier. Sketches were made and brightness measurements 
     taken. Both observers used a 12.5" reflector x159. At 01:00UT the NW 
     wall was 7.5, the SW wall 8.0, the S. wall 7.5, the floor 6.0, the 
     outer E. wall 8.0, the N. floor 5.5. Gassendi A W. wall was 9.5,l 
     Aristarchus W. floor was 8.0, NW wall 8.0, shadowed floor 0.0, E. outer 
     wall 7.0, NBP 5.5, area between Aristarchus and Herodotus 6.0, and the 
     comet like tail: 8.2 on the E. and 8.5 on the W. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension TLP ID=412 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-May-04 UT 12:41-14:08 Ill=88% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Firsoff on 1955-8-29

     Schroter's Valley 1955 Aug 29 UT 19:45 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England, 6.5" reflector x200, S=P-F) "Valley almost completely 
     invisible in blue" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #605.


2020-May-04 UT 12:46-14:41 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Prout on 1976-9-5

     Aristarchus 1976 Sep 05/06 UT 18:45-01:35 Observed by Prout 
     (England?, 12" reflector, S=III-II), Foley (England, 12" 
     reflector), Moore and Spry (Sussex, England, 12" reflector) 
     "Viol. hue on crater on W. wall, especially NW corner seen by 
     Prout & 2 Foleys. Moore & Spry did not see color. All obs. noted 
     that the crater was dull 


2020-May-04 UT 12:54-13:25 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Neville on 1971-9-1

     Aristarchus 1971 Sep 01 UT 20:45-21:05 Observed by Neville, 
     Cunnington (Nottingham, UK, 4" refractor x180, altitude, low) 
     "Saw a bright glow, especially in E. wall (Confirm. but not 
     indep.?)" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1310. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 12:59-14:56 Ill=88% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1970-10-12

     Proclus 1970 Oct 12 UT 00:54 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4" reflector, 51x-181x) "Floor darkened to intensity 1.5 deg (albedo) & 
     c.p. became invis. Next day c.p. reappared & was 5 deg bright & 6deg 
     bright on 15th" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1277.


2020-May-04 UT 13:07-14:22 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-4-16

     Hobdell, of St Petersburg, FL, USA, using a 2"? refractor?
     and Seeing=I-II, saw a bright region on the north west wall
     that seemed to change in brightness. In truth, there were
     other features elsewhere on the Moon that also fluctuated,
     but not as much as Aristarchus was. No colour was noticed.
     Cameron suspects fluctuations in our own atmosphere. 
     Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID 131 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA
     weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 13:33-15:19 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1957-9-6

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=1-5, 
     T=5) Pseudo peak visible within floor shadow at 03:10h" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #671. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-04 UT 14:02-15:30 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2002-2-24

     On 2002 Feb 24 UT 05:15-05:35 W. Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA) observed an 
     obscuration in Herodotus - the shadown was, almost, but not 
     completely black. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-04 UT 14:16-15:57 Ill=88% Schickard observed by Watkins_E on 1972-9-19

     Schickard 1972 Sep 19 UT 19:45-20:25, 20:00-23:30 Observed by Watkins 
     (Herts., Eng. 4.5" reflector, x225, S=G) Amery (Reading, Eng.m 12" 
     reflector?), Fitton (Lancashire, Emg., 8.5" reflector) and Moore 
     (Selsey, Eng., 12.5" reflector?, 4.5" refractor 45-225x, S=P) 
     "Luminous, nebulous spot attracted Watkin's att'n. Got brighter. 
     Checked 'scope--not instru. Obj. had greenish-gray color, size @ 15km. 
     Amery & Fitton with blink devices noted nothing unusual at later times 
     (2000-2330h). Aris., Plato, Gass. were neg. at 1930-2025h (date not 
     given, guessed at fr. available info.). Turbulence, lasting 
     secs. at a time." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #
     1344. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-04 UT 14:52-16:19 Ill=88% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2002-2-24

     On 2002 Feb 24 UT 06:05-06:20 W. Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA) observed 
     that the shadow was, almost, but not completely black. This might have 
     been related to the observing conditions.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-04 UT 15:21-17:14 Ill=88% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1933-10-1

     On 1933 oct 01 at UT 03:00 Rawstron (USA, 4" refractor, x330) observed 
     the following in Mons Pico B: "Haze -- much narrower & elongated than 
     on Sep. 1". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=407 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-May-04 UT 15:37-17:34 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

     On 1955 Oct 28 at UT00:00? Kozyrev (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" 
     reflector) detected in Aristarchus Fraunhofer lines in UV spectra that 
     were much narrower than in the solar spectrum. This indicated 
     luminescent glow which overlapped contour(?) lines. Greatest after Full 
     Moon, but fluctuated monthly with no indication of solar activity 
     effect. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=621 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=5.


2020-May-04 UT 15:43-17:40 Ill=88% Mare_Vaporum observed by Taylor_W on 1955-10-28

     On 1955 Oct 28 at UT 00:06 W. Taylor saw a naked eye flash on the Moon 
     in the north east area, on the edge of Mare Vaporum. The flash was 
     intense and radiated to a large area. The duration was 1/4 seconds.


2020-May-04 UT 15:51-17:31 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 1954-8-11

     Observed by Haas (Las Cruces, NM, USA) "Temporary greyness seen in 
     interior shadow." ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-04 UT 16:16-18:04 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Klein_HJ on 1881-8-7

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley, Herodotus 1881 Aug 07 UT 00:00? 
     Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 6" refractor, 5" reflector) "Whole 
     region between these features appeared in strong violet light as if 
     covered by a fog spreading further on 7th. Examined others around & 
     none showed effect. Intensity not altered if Aris. placed out of 
     view." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #224.


2020-May-04 UT 16:36-19:44 Ill=89% Herodotus observed by Anunziato_A on 2016-6-17 *

     On 2016 Jun 17 UT 05:00 A.Anunziato (AEA, Argentina Meade ETX 
     105, seeing 7/10, sketch made) observed a very tiny light spot 
     where the shadow from topographic relief to the south of 
     Vallis Schroteri nerges into the crater rim shadow on the 
     floor of Herodotus. There should be no light spot here. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 16:39-18:36 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1981-3-17

     Aristarchus 1981 Mar 17 UT 22:40-23:25 Observed by Moore 
     (Selsey, England, 15" reflector, seeing III) "Aristarchus very 
     bright according to Crater Extinction Device and a coloured 
     blink detected" BAA Lunar Section TLP report. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-May-04 UT 18:09-18:37 Ill=89% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Gray_R on 2004-11-24

     Aristarchus Area 2004 Nov 22 UT 04:58-05:49 Observed by Gray 
     (Winemucca, NV, USA, 152mm f/9 refractor, seeing 4-5, trasparency 4-5, 
     x114, x228) "Blinked Herodotus with Wratten filters Blue 38A and Red 
     25. The illuminated west crater wall stood out brilliantly in blue 
     light, much more so than in white light. This was true also of 
     Aristarchus. Red light did not increase contrasts in Herodotus any more 
     than they were in white light. Shadows in Herodotus appeared as black 
     as the night west of the terminator and remained that way throughout 
     the observing period. No TLP seen in Herodotus tonight. A possible TLP 
     was seen to the west of Herodotus near the terminus of Schroters 
     Valley. It was noted at the beginning of the observing period that 
     there were four very bright spots of light, one near the end of 
     Schroters Valley, the other three grouped together a little farther 
     north. Although not far from the terminator they were definitely east 
     of it. It was noted that all of them nearly vanished in the Blue 38A 
     filter while Aristarchus and the rim of Herodotus gleamed brilliantly. 
     At 5:19UT it was noted that the most brilliant of the four lights, the 
     one near the terminus of Schroters Valley, had faded almost to 
     invisibility in white light. When first seen it had been brighter than 
     Aristarchus. It remained very dim after this through the remainder of 
     the observing period, and was unchanged at 7:35-7:49UT when I again 
     examined the area. The other three bright spots remained brilliant and 
     unchanged."


2020-May-04 UT 19:22-19:44 Ill=89% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-12-17 *

     Proclus 1972 Dec 17 UTC 18:30 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector) "Crater appeared very bright (Apollo 17 Watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1359.


2020-May-05 UT 10:49-12:02 Ill=94% Herodotus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

     Rays of(?) (in?) Herodotus 1955 Oct 28 UTC 18:30 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Russia, 50" reflector, spectragraph) "Spectrum 3934A (K of 
     Ca). 3964 (H of Ca) change in luminosity. 13% in H, 19% in K, 2% in H, 
     3% in K. in photo-line-depth method" NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). 
     NASA catalog ID #622. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-May-05 UT 10:49-10:50 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Brook_C on 2007-10-23

     A fleeting faint reddish patch was seen in Gassendi 
     at 21:15UT. This observation has an ALPO/BAA weight of 2.


2020-May-05 UT 10:58-12:23 Ill=94% Mersenius observed by McConnell_J on 1975-6-21

     Mersenius 1975 Jun 21 UT 21:50-22:45 Observed by McConnell 
     (Northern Ireland, 6" reflector) Moore? (Sussex, Enland, 15" 
     reflector, 5" refractor, S=F), Reading (Rushden, England, ? 
     14" reflector) and Foley (Kent, England, 12" reflector, S=P) 
     "McConnell saw an obscur. starting at 2150h which disappeared 
     at 2245h. Moore(?) alreted, saw no anomaly in 15 in refl. & 
     5-in refr. under fair conditions from 2209-2228h. Reading 
     reported neg. fr. 2250-2345h (after phenom.). Foley reported 
     color in it but also a crater to S. of it & Aris., prob. due 
     to seeing conditions." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID#1408. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-05 UT 11:32-13:16 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1954-8-11

     1954 Aug 11 observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 6.5" reflector, 
     x200) "Brilliant in red filter, variable)" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #570. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-05 UT 11:56-12:54 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-2

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1971 Sep 02 UTC 20:00 Observed by Ayeau 
     (Paris, France, 12" reflector, x100) "Brownish-red or maroon 
     seen on Aris. W.wall ridge to Herod. on S.wall of Herodotus" 
     NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1311. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-05 UT 12:00-13:03 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Ferri_F on 1996-6-28

     1996 Jun 28 UT 21:04 F. Ferri and D. Zompatori (Anzio), using 
     a 20cm f/6 reflector, reported that (translation) "Using a 
     blue filter the area was invisible". This is a UAI observation 
     from Italy. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-05 UT 12:17-13:47 Ill=95% Babbage observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-9-29

     Babbage 1974 Sep 29 UT 00:00-01:00 Observed by Lord (St Annes-
     on-Sea, UK, 10" refractor, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, 125x, 
     S=II-III). Activity observed in SW floor between A & W. wall. 
     Details not obscured in either filter, but slightly more 
     darker than surroundings in the blue filter. NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1395. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-05 UT 12:32-14:27 Ill=95% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1965-4-14

     Ross D 1965 Apr 14 UT 06:03-06:22 Observed by Harris (Whittier?, CA?, 
     USA, 19"? reflector) "Phenomenon description unavailable. Given at an 
     ALPO meeting" NASA catalog weight=0 (very unreliable). NASA catalog ID 
     #874.


2020-May-05 UT 13:20-14:58 Ill=95% Plato observed by Darling_D on 1990-10-2

     On 1990 Oct 02 at 02:25-02:45UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA using a 
     12.5" reflector at x159, with red and blue filters), saw a blink 
     effect on the west wall of Plato i.e. brighter through a blue filter 
     than through the red. No Colour blinks seen on Gassendi or Aristarchus. 
     Cameron 2006 Catalog TLP=413 and weight=4.


2020-May-05 UT 13:58-15:56 Ill=95% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-5-30

     On 1977 May 30 at 21:04-02:13UT J.H.-Robinson noted a loss of 
     detail inside Gassendi, however he did not regard this as a 
     TLP. The effect was also seen by P.W. Foley. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog TLP ID=16 and weight=0 ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-05 UT 14:16-15:35 Ill=95% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-8

     Schroter's Valley 1897 Oct 08 UT 22:00 Observed by Pickering 
     (Cambridge, Maas., USA, 15"? refractor) "Variations in vapor col. 
     Tillsow, C was largest compared with D&E& most conspicuous 1.3 d after 
     sunrise. Drawing. (time est. fr. given colon.)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #291.


2020-May-05 UT 14:19-15:32 Ill=95% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1988-1-2

     On 1988 Jan 02 at 05:57-06:13 UT D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     using a 8" reflector, seeing 4 out of 10) observed that points B and D 
     on Cape Agarum faded suddenly from 7.0 to 6.4 (B) and 6.0 (D). However 
     these returned to their normal levels at 06:13 UT. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=316 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-05 UT 14:32-15:52 Ill=95% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1984-2-14

     On 1984 Feb 14 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) thought that there was something 
     odd about Mons Pico in that it looked very bright and gave a good 
     impression of a crater. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=241 and 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-05 UT 14:32-15:52 Ill=95% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1984-2-14

     On 1984 Feb 14 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that Plato was darker 
     than the nearby mare and no detail could be seen on the floor or the 
     eastern wall - the later was obscured. At 23:40UT some dimming was 
     still present on the north east wall and still no detail on the floor 
     of Plato. Cook noticed that the eastern floor close to the wall was 
     misty and also noted no detail on the floor. Amery though noted that 
     all parts of the floor were sharp although some darkening was visible 
     in the north west and a hint of obscurtion. The east wall though was 
     quite sharp. Mosely could see the central craterlet but from 8-6 
     o'clock tricky to define (Foley says that this effect has been seen at 
     this colongitude before). Streak ray across the floor of Plato seen 
     (North) - filter measurements made. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=
     241 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-05 UT 15:17-16:31 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1988-1-2

     On 1988 Jan 02 at 06:41-07:08 UT D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     using a 8" reflector, seeing 4 out of 10) observed that at 06:56 UT 
     Aristarchus floor (point F) brightened rapidly from an intensity of 5.2 
     to 6, however at 07:08 UT the spot returned to normal. He also noticed 
     that the bands on the walls varied every few minutes. A mist like 
     appearance was seen on the floor of Aristarchus. Through a red filter 
     he could see through the haze, but floor detail could not be seen 
     through a blue filter. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=316 and 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-05 UT 16:00-17:56 Ill=95% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Darling_D on 1991-8-23

     Flashing spot at end of SV fluctuated. Herzog, Darling &
     Weier confirmed spot but not fluctuation. Spot brighter in red
     than blue, but Cobra Head was bright in blue. No other region was 
     abnormal.


2020-May-05 UT 16:32-17:19 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1978-4-20

     Amery (Reading, England) saw blue in Aristarchus but a photograph did 
     not show the colour. Foley thinks this was spurious colour. Cameron 
     2006 extension catalog ID=27. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-05 UT 16:32-17:19 Ill=95% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Foley_PW on 1978-4-20

     Peter Foley observed a tiny yellow-brown region close
     to the tip of the cape, north east of the precipitous west
     edge, in the face of the north facing slope. The area
     concerned was diffuse and varied in density despite
     the surroundings not varying. Foley notcied no colour
     elsewhere on the Moon, though Amery thought that he saw
     some in Aristarchus, but Foley thinks this was spurious.
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=27 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-06 UT 10:49-13:55 Ill=99% Manilius observed by Haas_W on 1939-7-30 *

     Manilius 1939 Jul 30 UT 06:00 Observed by Haas? (NM?, USA, 12?" 
     reflector) "Dark area in S. part wad I=3.7 comp. with #449. Cond. were 
     similar. (phase same. real difference?). (normal here?)"


2020-May-06 UT 11:20-12:03 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-18

     Aristarchus 1975 Oct 18 UTC 20:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, England, 
     12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) interior corner." 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1415.


2020-May-06 UT 11:48-13:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-3

     Aristarchus and Herodotus UT 20:00? Observed by Areau (Paris, France, 
     12" reflector x100) "Maroon color covering the ridge(?) E (ast. ?) & 
     the ridge(?) S. of Herod. In 3 or 5 secs. Cloud disappeared after 10 
     min." NASA catalog weight=3 (average) NASA catalog ID #1312.


2020-May-06 UT 12:31-14:26 Ill=99% Lichtenberg observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-21

     Lichtenberg 1951 Jan 21 18:19.2-18:38.5 UT observed by Baum (Chester, 
     England). Tiny red spot noticed initially and then faded. Location of 
     spot 31.403N 66.167W. 20cm refractor x90-x100. Seeing fair-extremely 
     good. NASA catalog assigns a weight of 3. NASA TLP ID No. #
     542. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-06 UT 13:04-14:07 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by Madej_P on 1979-8-6

     On 1979 Aug 06 at 22:24-22:54 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK, 6" 
     reflector. Purple Wratten 35, and Yellow Wratten 15 filters 
     used) Orange glow seen (at x73) on west side of crater, near the 
     central peak. The central peak was coloured too at x110. At 
     22:32 (x75) the central peak was brighter than the rest of the 
     area wrough the yellow filter. At 22:34UT at x73 everything 
     looked OK through the purple filter. The TLP was still visible 
     at 22:54. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-06 UT 13:44-15:40 Ill=99% Schickard observed by Moore_P on 1940-5-20

     Schickard 1940 May 20 UT 20:00 Observed by Moore (England, 12?" 
     eflector) "Fog on floor -- milky appearance, less pronounced 
     than on 8/2/39 (see #456)." NASA catalog ID #465. NASA catalog 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-06 UT 13:53-15:41 Ill=99% Plato observed by Taylor_A on 1971-1-10

     Plato 1971 Jan 10 UTC 20:17-20:42 Observed by Taylor (Slough, England, 
     8.5" reflector) "Blink (dark gray to black), 13x3km diam. on E. wall & 
     floor in indentation in wall. Smaller by 2028 h. gone at 2035h. 
     Reappeared at 2028h & gone completely at 2042h)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1282.


2020-May-06 UT 15:08-17:03 Ill=99% Mare_Humboldtianum observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-21

     Mare Humboldtianum 1951 Jan 21 20:47-22:00 UT observed by Baum 
     (Chester, England).  The appearance of some mountains on the 
     limb appeared to change over time, with some mistiness. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-May-06 UT 15:22-17:18 Ill=99% Madler observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-17

     Madler 1940 Aug 17 UTC 06:45 (Cameron gives 07:30 but Haas says 
     this is wrong) Observed by Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Bright spot on S. rim had I=5.9 on this date but 
     6.8 on Sep. 16, when observ. cond. were similar (see #473)" NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #470. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-06 UT 16:07-17:10 Ill=99% Helicon observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-7

     The area west of Helicon not visible despite the area being 
     fairly bright at Full Moon time. This area was a very bright 
     patch one night. Cameron notes: comensurability of Full Moon & 
     Perigee. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=64 and weight=3. 
     Seeing=7 and transparency=4. 2.4" refractor used. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-May-06 UT 17:29-19:26 Ill=99% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1937-7-22

     Plato 1937 Jul 22 UT 06:20 Observed by Haas (Alliance, Ohio, 
     USA, 12" reflector?) "Floor distinctly greenish, but was gray on 
     June 23, 1937 at 0430 & col.84 (normal?)" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #421. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-06 UT 18:57-19:59 Ill=99% Plato observed by Chapman on 1982-6-5

     On 1982 Jun 05 at 22:00? UT, Chapman (UK, using a 12" reflector), again 
     using a x2 yellow filter, noticed that the central craterlet 
     detectabilty changed such that sometimes it was visible and sometimes 
     not. Foley (Kent, UK)noticed that the central craterlet could only just 
     be seen between June 2 to June 5 and was much less discernable than 
     during the previous lunation. No CED brightness measurements made. The 
     floor of Plato was noted to be very dark though. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=172 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-06 UT 19:55-19:59 Ill=99% Plato observed by Maggini_M on 1916-10-10

     Plato 1916 Oct 10 UT 21:00? Observed by M, Maggeni (Florence 
     Obs., Italy) "Reddish shadow spread over part of crater. Looked like 
     vapor (like nitrous vapor) and obscured underlying craters. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog weight=3 and ID = 365. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-07 UT 11:16-14:58 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-18 *

     Archimedes 1940 Aug 18 UT 03:25 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) NE outer wall had I=5.0, but was I=2.5 on June 20 
     (see #467) (similar colong.)" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID #471. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-07 UT 11:16-14:11 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1964-4-26 *

     Near Censorinus 1964 Apr 26 UT 20:00? Observed by Hopmann 
     (Czchoslovakia?) "Surface brightening somewhat similar to Kopal and 
     Rackham in #779" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #810.


2020-May-07 UT 11:16-11:45 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-12 *

     Aristarchus 1976 Jun 12 UT 05:21 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore. MD. 
     USA, 4.5" reflector, 40-225x, S=5, T=3, "Deep viol. tinge in N. 1/2 of 
     nimbus. Faint blue-viol. radiance (gas ?) on E. - NE wall along crest. 
     No color elsewhere, nor on plateau m." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #1435.


2020-May-07 UT 12:29-13:58 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-20

     Proclus 1972 Nov 20 UT 20:20 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector, x178) "Dark patch in crater. Disappeared by next nite. 
     The normal ring seemed thickened. On Dec. 7. the crater appeared 
     bright. Drawings. (prob. real LTP, nr. FM)" NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1350.


2020-May-07 UT 13:47-15:40 Ill=100% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-27

     Gassendi 1966 Dec 27 UTC 06:30-07:05 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector?) "Very faint blink on SW (ast. ?) floor & on another 
     N. of it on NW floor. Obs. considers obs. very suspect" NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very poor). NASA catalog ID #1006.


2020-May-07 UT 14:34-16:16 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1989-10-14

     On 1989 Oct 14 UT 19:00?, 22:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, U.K., using a 12" 
     reflector) noted that although the brightness of Aristarchus crater 
     seemed steady, that there was just too much detil to see inside the 
     crater than one would expect. Appeared as two craters - Cameron 
     commented that this was often seen by Bartlett. Several observers 
     apparently confirmed this TLP? Cameron 1978 catalog extension ID=379 
     and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-07 UT 14:50-15:36 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-10-12

     Aristarchus 1954 Oct 12 UT 00:55-02:10 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" refractor x100, S=5-6, T=5) "Pale 
     violet radiance on S.wall SE, E, NE walls, & c.p. At 0409 strong 
     violet tint E 1/2 of fl.very faint on W. 1/2 of floor & W. wall. 
     Dark violet on nimbus & pale violet on Mt. m" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #576. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-07 UT 15:32-16:18 Ill=100% Plato observed by Klein_HJ on 1878-11-9

     Plato 1878 Nov 09 UTC 21:00 UTC Observed by Klein (Cologne, Germany, 
     6" refractor?) "Faint, but unmistakable white cloud not seen before." 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #207.


2020-May-07 UT 17:12-19:09 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-8-13

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 15 UTC 17:07-19:31 Observed by Theiss (located at 
     51N 5.67E) "area 4-5 diameters of Aristarchus were coloured clearly 
     yellow-red" 120mm reflector used. Ref Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon 
     and Planets Vol 30 p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-07 UT 18:19-20:16 Ill=100% Plato observed by Livesey_R on 1973-8-13

     Plato 1973 Aug 13 UT 22:25-22:35 observed by Pedler (Devon, UK). 
     Observer noticed a slight blink on a lighter patch on the floor 
     just beneath the south(?) rim using Moon blink filters. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-07 UT 20:12-20:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-10-15

     David Darling observed bright glittering on Aristarchus. This
     was followed by a flare up in brightness at 00:38:05 UT in the
     comet-like ray area of the crater equivalent in intensity to the
     central peak. Then he saw another one on the north east rim of 
     Aristarchus of the same brightness. A third flare was seen at
     00:49UT in south of Herodotus, on the comet-like ray. Another
     two flares were observed at 00:56UT on the north west rim of
     Aristarchus. Darling suspects that these effects were due
     to seeing effects and Cameron agrees. However Weier suspects
     that they were TLP? Brightness measurements by Weier were for
     the south west rim of Herodotus 8.0, for a spot at the Cobra's
     Head 9.0 and 7.5 for C.H. Cameron apparently did not see the flashes
     but did suspect that the interior of Aristarchus was a bit unusual. 
     Don Spain did not see anything unsual at all. Cameron 2006 extended
     catalog ID=380 and the observation weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-May-08 UT 13:39-15:02 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-21

     Proclus 1972 Nov 21 UT 21:30 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, England, 
     8.5" reflector, x130) "Thickened bright ring remained, but the dark 
     patch had disappeared. (dark patch prob. real temporary phenom. as it 
     was seen nr. FM when contrasts are strongest, yet disappeared" NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1351.


2020-May-08 UT 13:39-15:01 Ill=98% Arago_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

     On 1983 Jan 29 at UT22:09 M.Mobberley (Sulfolk, UK, 14" reflector) 
     noted that Arago B had a slight tinge of violet colour, and was a lot 
     less (bright?) than Torricelli B's blueness. Other craters checked but 
     were not showing any blue colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-May-08 UT 13:39-15:01 Ill=98% Moltke observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

     On 1983 Jan 29 at UT22:09 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK), found that Moltke 
     crater was "exceptionally bright". Other craters (apart from Arago B 
     Torricelli B etc) appeared normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 and 
     the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-08 UT 14:49-16:23 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_AC on 1985-12-28

     CCD images taken through Wratten 25 (red+near IR) and 87 
     (near IR only) filters. Between 00:02 and 00:25UT there
     was some slight evidence that a fade may have taken place
     however careful analysis by Cook casts doubt on this.
     Probably it was more related to a degradation in image 
     quality due to seeing than a true TLP. An ALPO/BAA
     weight of 1 has been assigned.


2020-May-08 UT 15:28-16:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-10-12

     Aristarchus 1973 Oct 12 UTC 18:13-18:45 observed by Pasternak "Bright 
     region of the S. of the crater, color was red." - Hilbrecht and 
     Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-08 UT 17:12-18:45 Ill=98% Copernicus observed by Rawlings_G on 1978-4-23

     On 1978 Apr 23 at UT20:35 (Rawlings, UK, finderscope, x50) 
     observed a bright flash (~0.3 sec duration) near to Copernicus (20W, 
     9N) with rays to the south east whilst he looked through a finder 
     scope. Moore, who studied the drawing, suggests that the area of the 
     flash was near Copernicus. However Cameron says this cannot be the case 
     if the flash was in darkness as mentioned in the BAA Lunar Section 
     circular. She comments that it might have been a meteor? The Cameron 
     2005 catalog ID=28 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-08 UT 18:12-20:09 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-11-1

     Proclus 1955 Nov 01 UTC 02:50-03:05 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 3.5" reflector x100, S=6, T=5) "Proc. D normally 5 deg bright 
     was vis. tonite only in blue light, whereas usually is vis. in 
     integrated light. However at col. 110.5 deg it was a dark spot (see #
     816) C.p. tonite was normal 5 deg bright but in Oct. lun. was dark". 
     NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #625. Note Proclus D does 
     not refer to the crater Proclus D as defined by the IAU, but probably 
     to a spot inside the crater that Bartlett designated D!


2020-May-08 UT 18:27-19:22 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

     Aristarchus 1962 May 20 UTC 08:00? Observed by Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, 
     CA ?, 60" reflector? Photometer) "Reddish color in Aris. 0.88 
     magnitudes brighter than normal (photometry)." NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #758. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-08 UT 18:27-19:22 Ill=98% Bullialdus observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

     Bullialdus 1962 May 20 UTC 08:00? Observed by Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, 
     CA ?, 60" reflector? Photometer) "1.05 magnitudes brighter than normal 
     (photometry)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #758.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-08 UT 18:27-19:22 Ill=98% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

     Kepler 1962 May 20 UTC 08:00? Observed by Wildey, Pohn (Mt Wilson, CA 
     ?, 60" reflector? Photometer) "1.03 magnitudes brighter than normal 
     (photometry)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #758.


2020-May-08 UT 19:03-19:28 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Grainger on 1961-5-30

     Enhancement of spectrum in UV and CaI recorded on photoelectric 
     spectrometer scans by Grainger and Ring in Italy. Effect seen on 
     Aristarchus. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=740 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=5.


2020-May-08 UT 19:19-19:35 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1970-11-14

     On 1970 Nov 14 UT20:10 J.Coates (Burnley Astromical Society, 
     8.5" reflector, x102 and x204) saw a dirty green colour on the 
     NW region of the crater, in patches, with a green area nearby. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-08 UT 20:26-20:56 Ill=97% Prinz observed by Deane on 1969-1-4

     1969Jan04 UT19:30-20:00 W.Deane (Hendon, UK, 2" refractor) 
     observed a bright yellow spot just E of Aristarchus, stretching 
     from the S. end of Montes Harbinger to the S. wall of Prinz. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-09 UT 14:48-15:52 Ill=93% Hansteen observed by Haas_W on 1941-7-11

     In 1941 Jul 11 at UT 04:00? Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" reflector) 
     observed near Hansteen "Moving luminous speck, estimated 0.1" diam., 
     mag 8 (rept. date was 10. Lunar meteor?". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     487 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-09 UT 14:48-16:31 Ill=93% Censorinus observed by Chapman on 1983-1-30

     On 1983 Jan 30 at UT 23:45 Chapman (England, UK) observed that 
     Censorinus was low in brightness. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=199 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-09 UT 14:48-16:31 Ill=93% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-30

     On 1983 Jan 30 at UT 23:45 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) 
     measured that the brightness of the region around Toricelli B was 2.3 
     (high) and there was a slight blue colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     199 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-09 UT 14:48-16:26 Ill=93% Furnerius observed by Kohman_T on 1986-2-26

     On 1986 Feb 26 at 05:00UT a photograph was obtained by T. Kohman of 
     Pittsburgh, PA, USA (3.5" Questar and 0.25 sec exposure) that had two 
     bands above the limb, resembling ejecta plumes. Cameron suspects that 
     these are probably flare from the eyepiece optics. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=282 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-09 UT 18:27-20:15 Ill=93% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-2-17

     Plato 1870 Feb 18 UTC 00:00? Observed by Gledhill (Halifax, England, 
     9" refractor) "Illum. of another group of craters different from group 
     in Aug. & Sep. obs. (date is F18 if phase is similar to Ap 1870)
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #164.


2020-May-09 UT 20:07-21:00 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Kilburn on 1969-12-26

     Aristarchus 1969 Dec 26 UT 03:35-03:45 Observed by Kilburn (England, 
     6" x192) "Suspected faint blink & glow outside of SW(IAU?) wall. Large 
     area was gray toward Herod. Another blink inside between 2 bands 
     at0330h. At 0345h neither blinks seen. Blink seen in blue (=red 
     event?). Next nite crater was normal." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASA catalog ID #1231.


2020-May-09 UT 20:38-21:49 Ill=92% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-6-15

     Plato 1938 Jun 15 UTC 08:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, 12?" 
     reflector) "NW. end of floor had intensity I=2.0, but on 7/15/38, I=
     3.7, conditions similar." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID 
     #439.


2020-May-09 UT 20:51-21:49 Ill=92% Plato observed by Taylor_DB on 1971-12-4

     Plato 1971 Dec 05 UT21:00-21:10 D.B.Taylor (Dundee, UK, 10" 
     refractor, conditions poor and turbulent). Observer suspected 
     colour orange colour near bright spot on north wall. Observation 
     ceased due to being clouded out. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-10 UT 15:52-17:03 Ill=86% Messier observed by Hansen on 1972-8-27

     Messier & A 1972 Aug 27 UT 08:51-09:21 Observed by Hansen (LeMoore, CA, 
     USA, 6" reflector, x200) "Perculiar thread of shadow connecting the 2 
     craters. Sun's elev. @ 6deg. Drawing (possibly a high peak on E.wall of 
     A casting a shadow?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID
     #1342.


2020-May-10 UT 15:52-15:55 Ill=86% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18

     Area of darkness overlapping NW rim. It was visible through
     this area of obscuration. Sketch. Cameron 2006 extended catalog
     ID=376 and Cameron weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-10 UT 17:11-19:03 Ill=86% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-3-12

     On 1944 Mar 12 at UT 23:00 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 8.5" reflector) 
     observed that Plato appeared incomplete - the central crater had it's 
     north wall obscured. cameron comments that maybe this was due to the 
     low altitude of the Moon? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=491 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-10 UT 17:37-18:28 Ill=86% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-9-23

     Grimaldi 1937 Sep 23 UT 05:00 Observed by Firsoff (Glastonbury, 
     England, 6" reflector + filter) "Variations in green. Strong green on 
     this date. Other dates of variation are:
     Date     Time    Color
     4/29/37  0930    slight
     3/23/38  09?30   strong
     7/24/38  0830    gray-green
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #424.


2020-May-10 UT 18:11-18:55 Ill=86% Birt observed by Doherty_EG on 1972-9-25

     Birt 1972 Sep 25 UT 23:20-23:45 Observed by Doherty (Stoke-on-Trent, 
     England, 10" reflector x280, S=VG) "All bright areas were similar in 
     intensity (albedo) but 2 larger ones at times seemed brighter. N & S. 
     The E. IAU? wall of the small craterlet showed most prominently & at 
     times suspected a faint pt. of light just W. of its center. This was 
     very suspect however." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog 
     ID #1345.


2020-May-10 UT 18:19-19:59 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Keyes_J on 1989-12-16

     Darling, alerted by Keyes saw Aris >> brighter obj on moon (as
     it normally is) Comet ray & N rim of Herod. >> could see no
     detail - Aris. except two bands, moon was pale yellow (low alt.)
     with halo around it. Nothing unusual elsewhere. Cameron 2006
     catalog extension ID #384 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1,
     just in case there is some merit in this report?


2020-May-10 UT 18:19-19:59 Ill=86% Herodotus observed by Keyes_J on 1989-12-16

     Darling, alerted by Keyes saw Aris >> brighter obj on moon (as
     it normally is) Comet ray & N rim of Herod. >> could see no
     detail - Aris. except two bands, moon was pale yellow (low alt.)
     with halo around it. Nothing unusual elsewhere. Cameron 2006
     catalog extension ID #384 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1,
     just in case there is some merit in this report?


2020-May-11 UT 16:50-17:43 Ill=77% Plinius observed by Haas_W on 1937-7-27

     Plinius 1937 Jul 27 UT 04:37 Observed by Haas (Alliance, OH, 
     12"? reflector) "E. end of c.p. varied in intensity at similar 
     lighting conditions. Intensity was low est on this nite, being 
     at I=5.0. Other nites were:
     Date     Time   col.    I
     6/23/37  0600   84      8.5
     7/20/37  0200   58      6.0
     7/22/37  0300   78      6.5
     9/22/37  0700  114      6.0
     9/24/37  0830  142      6.5
     10/17/37 0100   59      8.5
     10/21/37 0500  109      8.5
     NASA catalog weight=4 (good) on this and the nights listed. NASA 
     catalog ID #422. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-11 UT 16:50-17:33 Ill=77% Ross_D observed by Reneau on 1964-2-2

     On 1964 Feb 02 at UT08:30-09:40 G.Reneau and B.Crowe (2.4" 
     refractor, x90)observed Ross D to be double. This was during a 
     time when observers were looking for a Ranger crash plume. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=799 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-11 UT 16:50-17:31 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Kilburn on 1969-12-28

     Aristarchus 1969 Dec 28 UT 00:24 Observed by Kilburn (England, 6" 
     reflector x192) "Blink in same place as #1231. Very faint and large 
     area." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1232.


2020-May-11 UT 16:50-17:48 Ill=77% Isidorus_K observed by Darling_D on 1979-4-16

     Something resembling a cigar shaped shiny object seen
     on S rim - hanging over a smaller crater. It looked like a bright
     aluminum can in the sun & cast a shadow onto the rim. The length 
     was 8-10 miles long x 1 mile wide at the central point. 
     It appeared tapered to points at both ends. Observer studied it
     for several hours. S term. ~60-70miles away. Apparently not related 
     to topog. Alt. 8deg. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=1.


2020-May-11 UT 17:51-19:47 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-8-18

     Observed by Bartlett (Baltimire, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x150) "N. half 
     of crater hazy & ill-defined". S=5, T=4. NASA catalog weight=4 (good). 
     NASA catalog ID 571.


2020-May-11 UT 21:14-21:48 Ill=76% Theophilus observed by Findlay_MW on 1971-12-6

     Theophilus 1971 Dec 06 UT 21:35-23:20 Observed by Findlay, Ford, 
     Taylor, Robbie (Dundee, Scotland, 10" reflector x180), Bolger 
     (Chester, England), Fitton (Lancashire, England, 8" reflector). 
     "Red-orange patch on E. (IAU?) floor even without a blink. 
     Others confirmed. Dimmed by 2105h but still seen. Dimmer yet at 
     2230h & gone at 2300h. Baum saw brownish-red patch at 25.5E, 
     12.5S. Taylor saw reddish patch SE of crater, fainter at 2220h, 
     gone at 2300h. Fitton saw image very dull,yellow & steady. 
     Filters showed nothing unusual, & nothing seen at 2320h." NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1320. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-12 UT 19:32-20:03 Ill=67% Aristarchus observed by Morgan_P on 1973-10-16

     Aristarchus 1973 Oct 16/17 UT 22:16-01:00 Observed by Morgan 
     (England) "Invis. of NW wall bands. Seeing by no means 
     perfect" NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1376. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-13 UT 18:23-19:08 Ill=58% Calippus observed by Fox_S on 1997-7-25

     On 1997 Jul 25/26 at UT 23:00-00:00 S. Fox (Dundee Tayside, Scotland, 
     UK, 15cm f/5 reflector with x4 Barlow). A series of photographs were 
     taken that show a glow just beyond the terminator, near to Callipus 
     crater. Almost certainly this is lens flare from the Barlow lens. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-13 UT 20:49-21:47 Ill=57% Aristarchus observed by Gray_R on 2004-12-3

     Observations made with a variable polarizer (akin to a crater
     extinction device) to measure brighness with red and blue filters.
     Some variability in brightness noted. With the Kodak Wratten
     25 and 38A filters there was little or no increase in contrast with the 
     red filter, but with the blue filter there was a great increase in 
     contrast of the brighter areas of the crater - the crater floor and 
     patches of lighter material, especially at the north end. The remaining
     areas were supressed with the Blue 38A. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-13 UT 21:25-21:47 Ill=57% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-4-12 *

     On 1966 Apr 12 at UT 01:05-01:23 Whippey (Northolt, England, UK, 6" 
     reflector x212) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     Moon Blink) observed in Gassendi: "Abrupt flash of red, settling 
     immediately to a point of red haze near NW (IAU?) wall. Continuous till 
     0123h. (Not confirmed at Corralitos Obs. MB--at same time?". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=927 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-May-14 UT 19:13-21:09 Ill=48% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-5

     On 1980 Jul 05 at 03:20UT P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 12?" reflector)
     found Aristarchus to be "Very brilliant indeed". Cameron 2006 
     TLP catalog ID=100 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-14 UT 19:26-21:12 Ill=48% Alphonsus observed by Alter on 1956-10-26

     Alphonsus 1956 Oct 26 UT 12:54 Observed by Alter (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector, S=E) "Photog. thru UV & IR filters. Obscur. 
     of E. 1/2 of floor evident in blue plates -- KodakII-O plate no 
     filter. 2m later Kodak I-N. One pair of plates best he'd ever 
     seen. Similar obscuration seen 2X on Linne (this started Kozyrev 
     on his spectrographic program.)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #653.


2020-May-14 UT 19:44-20:42 Ill=47% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1981-3-28

     On 1981 Mar 28 at 01:45-02:45UT M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, using a 14" 
     reflector) noted that Aristarchus was very bright, but everything else 
     was normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=127 and the weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-14 UT 19:01-21:21 Ill=47% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-15 UT 18:24-19:51 Ill=38% Copernicus observed by Brook_C on 1996-9-6 *

     Copernicus 1996 Sep 06 UT 01:45 Observed by C Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor x28, x112, transparency, not good) "Shadows of central 
     mountains could not be seen although the shadows on the crater ramparts 
     were visible" BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-15 UT 19:35-19:52 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-13

     Aristarchus 1955 Jul 13 UTC 02:50 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England) "Brilliant in blue & green filters. Didn't seem to be as clear 
     as other craters." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #598.


2020-May-15 UT 19:35-19:56 Ill=38% Montes_Spitzbergen observed by Madej_P on 1980-7-6

     Spitzenberg Mountains 1980 Jul 06 UT 02:05-02:26 Observed by Madj 
     (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 70mm OG, Seeing started as I and ended up 
     as IV) "Obscuration seen near Spitzenberg Mountains" BAA Lunar Section 
     Report.


2020-May-15 UT 19:35-00:00 Ill=38% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-10

     Tycho 1990 Dec 10 UT 11:03-12:49 Observed by Darling (Sun Prairie, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" Newtonian, x63) "Nebulous patch seen where the central peak 
     should have been in the 90% shadow filled crater. The nebulous patch is 
     seen to vary in size and a star-like point is seen inside it briefly 
     for 1 sec. The nebulous patch was a bit like what one expects from a 
     close-up view of a cometry nucleus. A sketch and an image can be found 
     on the following web site:
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19901210.htm " An ALPO report.


2020-May-15 UT 19:35-21:21 Ill=37% Earthshine: May Arietids: ZHR=low

2020-May-15 UT 21:33-21:47 Ill=37% Tycho observed by Darling_D on 1991-9-2

     Tycho 1991 Sep 02 UT 07:34-08:40 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, 159-248x with red and green filters) "Central 
     peak appeared initially star-like with occasional glimpses of a 
     nebulous patch. At 07:54 an arch of light seen inside the crater. 
     Various starlike or blurriness states seen to the central peak. The 
     luminescence seen was brighter in the red filter than in the blue." An 
     ALPO report - for further details see: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19910902.htm


2020-May-15 UT 21:40-21:47 Ill=37% Aristarchus observed by Germann on 1973-8-22

     Aristarchus 1973 Aug 22 UT 00:22-00:23 Observed by Germann (Observer at 
     47.3N, 8.9E, 200mm reflector, S=2, T=2) "Well Observed bright point 
     disappeared within a minute". - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-May-16 UT 20:07-21:20 Ill=28% Earthshine: May Arietids: ZHR=low

2020-May-17 UT 20:38-20:58 Ill=20% Herodotus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-15

     Herodotus 1955 Jul 15 UT 03:50 Observer by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector?) "Shadow from apparent c.p. (Orbiter photos don't show 
     it but Apollo 16 oblique shows a very low hill or hills, but slope is 
     < 2.5deg" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #599.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-May-17 UT 20:43-21:46 Ill=20% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-8

     On 1983 Feb 08 at 06:30UT Toricelli B was observed by P.W. Foley (Kent, 
     UK, 12" reflector) to be visible in Earthshine as a luminous patch. 
     This was rather odd because it is only a small crater and not normally 
     bright. The Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=201 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-17 UT 20:46-21:46 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-2-12

     On 1969 Feb 12 at UT 12:00 Taboada (Mexico, seeing=excellent) found 
     that the Aristarchus region had the same characteristics as the 
     previous days, perhaps a little darker colour brown, but more 
     remarkable. He used red, blue and green filters and a difference in 
     colour was noticed in and out of the region. Cameron suspects that 
     permanent colour was being seen? The cameron 1978 catalog ID=1116 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weigh=2.


2020-May-17 UT 20:38-21:20 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-18 UT 21:09-21:19 Ill=13% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-25 UT 10:58-11:43 Ill=7% Earthshine observed by Nicoles on 1909-1-24

     On 1909 Jan 24 at 19:30 UT Nicoles and Krebs (France?) noticed that the 
     dark side of the Moon glowed red - Cameron suggests special terrestrial 
     atmospheric effects? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=328 and weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-25 UT 11:16-11:43 Ill=7% Aristarchus observed by Rule on 1959-9-5

     On 1959 Sep 5 UT 19:13-19:45 Rule (London, UK, 3" refractor, 
     x130, seeing = excellent) observed in Aristarchus a star like 
     point with intermittent flares ups in brightness, reaching about 
     8-9 in magnitude.The cameron 1978 catalog ID=718 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-25 UT 11:43-00:00 Ill=7% S_Pole observed by Livesey_R on 1997-4-10

     South Pole 1997 Apr 10 UTC 20:45 Observed by Livesey (Scotland, 65x33, 
     Seeing Antioniadi II, Transparency : Thick Haze Alto Stratus, windy) 
     "Two bright spots seen - one on southern tip of crescent and 2nd way 
     over on the dark side of the S. limb. Earthshine seen, but no 
     features". Probably these are just peaks making it into sunlight -
     though one of them was of considerable distance from the tip of
     the cresecent (was this the peak of eternal light?). So therefore 
     the ALPO/BAA weight=1 i.e. it is worth checking out - however we 
     may not be able to tell for sure until the libration matches 
     up too.


2020-May-25 UT 11:26-11:45 Ill=7% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-26 UT 10:58-11:58 Ill=13% Earthshine observed by Nicoles on 1909-1-25

     On 1909 Jan 25 at 19:30 UT Nicoles and Krebs (France?) noticed that the 
     dark side of the Moon glowed red - Cameron suggsts special terrestrial 
     atmospheric effects? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=328 and weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-26 UT 10:58-11:20 Ill=13% Proclus observed by Bradley_H on 2008-2-10

     Observer saw a pinpoint of white light almost as bright 
     as Aristarchus. This has been assigned an ALPO/BAA weight
     of 2.


2020-May-26 UT 11:27-12:40 Ill=14% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-27 UT 10:58-13:49 Ill=22% Grimaldi observed by Schmitt on 1972-12-10 *

     On 1972 Dec 10 at UT21:11 Schmitt, whilst orbiting the Moon on Apollo 
     17 saw a flash in Grimaldi. When questioned by Cameron upon return to 
     Earth, he said that he was dark adapted at the time and was unable to 
     say whether it was a cosmic ray or an impact flash. Cameron says that 
     there have been many similar reports in the past from Earth-based 
     observers e.g. TLP report No. 1167). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1352 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-27 UT 11:59-13:31 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1984-1-8

     On 1984 Jan 08 at UT16:30-18:40 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, seeing=III) could 
     not see Aristarchus in Earthsine, despite, Tycho and the mare regions 
     being plainly visible. Foley (Kent, UK) found Aristarchus to be a "soft 
     blue patch" and North (seeing IV-V) found the crater to be one of the 
     brightest features on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=237 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-May-27 UT 12:56-13:31 Ill=22% Piccolomini observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110 and x220) observed that Proclus and Piccolomini craters 
     both had a pink colour inside them. At a higher magnification of x220 
     Piccolomini was still pink and it was stronger on the central peak's 
     wesern side. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=407 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 as the Moon was not above the horizon at the date and UT given. 


2020-May-27 UT 12:56-13:31 Ill=22% Proclus observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110, x220, seeing=good) observed that the north wall of 
     Proclus crater was the brightest part of the crater, indeed very 
     bright. Proclus and Picolomini had pink colours inside them. CED 
     brightness measurements were as follows: "Proc. at 100x 4.0, 4.0; at 
     200x 3.4, 3.4; Theop. 3.5, 3.9; 3.5; Herc. 2.5, 2.75; 3.5; Atlas 2.8, 
     2.5, 3.0; Posidonius 3.0." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=407 and the 
     weight=3. The BAA/ALPO weight=1 as the Moon was not above
     the horizon at the UT given.


2020-May-27 UT 12:56-13:31 Ill=22% Theophilus observed by Cameron_W on 1990-8-26

     On 1990 Aug 26 at UT 02:30-03:30 W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" 
     reflector, x110 and x220, seeing=good) observed that the west wall of 
     Theophilus crater was red (on terminator). However Posidonius was also 
     on the terminator and no colour was seen elsewhere along the 
     terminator, however Proclus and Piccolomini had pink interiors. At a 
     higher power of x220 a prismatic effect was seen on the terminator in 
     Theophilus and opther craters - "even on W rim of a crater due W of 
     Theoph.". CED measurements of Theophilus... 3.5, 3.9, 3.5. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=407 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1
     because the Moon was below the horizon at this time. 


2020-May-27 UT 12:58-13:31 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1977-4-23

     1977 Apr 23 UT19:30-22:45 Foley (10.75" Newtonian and 4.5" 
     refractor, seeing II, transpaency excellent) saw som every large 
     variations in the brightness of Aristarchus whereas other 
     features in Earthshine remained stable. Aristarchus was seen to 
     be blue/violet. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-27 UT 11:27-13:33 Ill=22% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-28 UT 11:04-12:42 Ill=31% Deseilligny observed by Persson on 1971-2-1

     Near Desseilgny in Mare Serenitatis (29E, 25N) 1971 Feb 01 UT 19:40-
     20:15 Observed by Persson (Hvidore, Denmark, 2.5" refractor, x100, S=G) 
     "Obscur. (blurred & dark) starting between Plinius & Menelaus moving 
     towards Posidonius. Normal after 2 min. A little crater (white spot) 
     periodically disappeared for several secs regularly every few min. 
     There was haze above onlt this spot. A tiny crater SE of it was invis. 
     till 2015h then became clear & steady. Color was reddish-brown. 
     Drawing. (Apollo 14 watch)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 1293.


2020-May-28 UT 12:07-13:59 Ill=32% Mare_Orientale observed by Cernan on 1972-12-11

     On 1972 Dec 11 at UT22:28 Cernan, on board Apollo 17, saw a flash on 
     the east rille in Mare Orientale (88W, 20S) as he orbited the Moon. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=1354 and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-28 UT 11:28-14:23 Ill=33% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-29 UT 10:59-11:38 Ill=42% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-11-19

     Agrippa 1966 Nov 19/20 UTC 23:58-00:14 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x283, S=4, T=5) "Faint bluish tinge seen at base 
     of NW wall beneath landslip" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #995.


2020-May-29 UT 10:59-12:16 Ill=42% Cassini_E observed by Knott_J on 2002-12-11

     Cassini E 2002 Dec 11 UT 16:30-18:46 Observed by Knott (Liverpool, 
     England, 216mm Newtonian, x216, red and blue filters used) seeing III, 
     transparency good) "Observations carried out of the area extending from 
     the Alpine Valley to the Crater Cassini. At 17:12 a pin point bright 
     flash was seen NW of the rim of the crater E in white light. A 2nd pin 
     point flash was also seen at 18:18, this time thru a blue filter. The 
     2nd flash was also seen on the NW rim of the crater E. The observer 
     does not think this was a TLP as the seeing was III, but the flash was 
     so bright as to be startling. Other peaks within the Alps were bright 
     but were much less so in red and ble filters, where the rim of the 
     crater E. NW edge was very bright in all filters, including white 
     light. Incoming cloud prevented further observation." BAA Lunar Section 
     report.


2020-May-29 UT 11:32-13:26 Ill=42% Unknown observed by Paolo_F on 1997-4-14

     On 1997 Apr 14 at UT 20:00-22:00 F. Paolo (Legnano, Italy) 
     photographed a lunar flare on the lunar limb.


2020-May-29 UT 11:52-13:43 Ill=43% Alphonsus observed by McLaria on 1965-5-8

     Alphonsus 1965 May 08 UTC 05:47-05:59 Observed by McLaria 
     (Huntsville, Alabama, USA, 16" reflector, S=9) "Light flashes 
     on c.p. color detected by Trident M.B." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #875. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-May-29 UT 15:03-15:08 Ill=44% N_Pole observed by Lebanon_Observers on 1881-7-4

     Limb North? 1881 Jul 04 UT 00:30 Observed by Several observers 
     (Lebanon, CT, USA, naked eye, alt @ 10 deg) "2 pyramidal protruberances 
     on upper limb (dark?). Points were darker than rest of moon's face then 
     slowly faded away (atm ? moon very low)" NASA catalog weight=? NASA 
     catalog ID #223.


2020-May-29 UT 11:28-15:10 Ill=44% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-May-30 UT 11:00-12:45 Ill=54% Plato observed by Lade on 1889-6-6

     On 1889 Jun 06 at 22:00 UT Lade of France (8" refractor) saw two 
     extremely bright spots (Plato B & D). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=262 and 
     weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-30 UT 11:00-11:17 Ill=54% Theaetetus observed by Moore_P on 1952-12-24

     Thaetetus 1952 Dec 24 UT 20:00? Observed by Moore (England?) 
     "Bright spot, hazy line of light" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID 556. ALPO/BAA weigh=2.


2020-May-30 UT 11:00-11:08 Ill=54% Alphonsus observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     Alphonsus and limb 1967 Apr 17 UTC 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 
     6.5" reflector, x90) "3 dark patches (Alphonsus) prominent. Suspected 
     red patch (blink ?). (indep. confirm. of Cross 1h later?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1024.


2020-May-30 UT 11:00-11:08 Ill=54% Plato observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     Plato 1967 Apr 17 UTC 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 6.5" reflector, 
     x90) "Suspected a blink, (red?)" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #1025.


2020-May-30 UT 11:00-11:08 Ill=54% W_Limb observed by Wise on 1967-4-17

     On 1967 Apr 17 UT 21:30 Observed by Wise (England, 6.5" reflector, x90) 
     saw a brilliant object nr. E(ast. ?) limb (West Lim IAU?) for 15m. 
     Check on star maps neg. (indep. confirm. of Cross 1h later?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1024.


2020-May-30 UT 11:04-13:00 Ill=54% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-2-25

     On 1988 Feb 25 at UT20:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) found 
     that Aristarchus was very bright (especially in the UV end of the 
     spectrum) despite other features not being seen in Earthshine. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=318 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-30 UT 11:09-12:30 Ill=54% Chacornac observed by Khachatryan_S on 2009-8-28

     On 2009 Aug 28 at UTC 17:00:15-17:00:42 S. Khachatryan (Yerevan, 
     Armenia, 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain, x171, seeing 9 (1=worst and 10-
     best), Transparency 5-6 on a scale of 1 to 6) observed in the Chacornac 
     area a series of fiery sparks (dot like with tiny rays), slightly 
     elongated with the multitudinal rays orientated towards the south west 
     direction. The colour was mostly red, with some yellow. The final flash 
     was the most clear. The TLP was tiny in area, but "was distinctly 
     bright against any other object on the Moon". The positional 
     uncertainty of the location of the spark effect was approximately +/-
     150 km, based upon an examination of an atlas afterwards. Just prior to 
     the spark effect, something dark, small and fuzzy (only just discrnable 
     to the eye, through the eyepiece) was seen to pass from the west across 
     the Moon in a slight curve, round the surface of the Moon to the east 
     (post observation estimate: seen for 3.5 sec and covered roughly 8% of 
     the lunar diameter in that time). The area of the dark object was 
     comparable in size to (or slightly less than?) craters such as 
     Autolycus F (diameter 3km) or le Monnier E (diameter 4km) i.e. on the 
     limits of vision of the scope used. The location of the flash was not 
     exactly at the same location as the dark object passed across, but gave 
     the impression of starting from it? A back of the envelope calculation 
     of the lunar diameter covered in the time quoted gives an approximate 
     speed (at the lunar distance) of 80km/s or on the very high end of 
     typical meteor streams that pass by. At closer distances, and 
     recalculated velocities, it is unlikely to be a satellite in low Earth 
     orbit (20m/sec at 100km distance), but could perhaps be a bird or 
     insect at a few km range? So was this dark object something in our
     atmosphere by chance passing across the field of view close to the time 
     of the TLP flare or was at the lunar distance and related to the TLP? 
     Incidentally, no attempt was made during this observation to move the 
     scope to check that the TLP remained stationary against the Moon. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-30 UT 13:07-15:02 Ill=54% Alphonsus observed by Kane_D on 1993-6-27

     On 1993 Jun 27 at UT 19:55-20:21 and 20:24-21:04) D. Kane (England? UK, 
     4" refractor) discovered that the central peak of Alphonsus crater was 
     very bright. The central peak was also brighter in red than in blue 
     light. However G. North (Herstmonceux, UK, 6" reflector, x135, seeing 
     V-III) and M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 4" reflcrctor, x10, seeing=III) 
     observed that the central peak was normal, however they did not use 
     filters. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-May-30 UT 13:49-15:35 Ill=55% Proclus observed by Haiduk on 1972-8-17

     Proclus 1972 Aug 17 UT 20:05-21:10 Observed by Haiduk (13.25E, 52.5N, 
     60mm refractor, S=1, T=3) "Well visible bright area at the NE wall, end 
     of event uncertain for seeing became poor" Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & 
     Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2020-May-30 UT 15:08-15:52 Ill=55% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1967-4-18

     Plato 1967 Apr 18 UT 03:10-04:00 Observed by Kelsey 
     (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" reflector x300, S=8, T-4-5). "Streak 
     on floor showed slight enhancement in red filter comp. to 
     blue. Later, a 2nd streak formed. Probably the sun shining 
     thru a valley in the rim. Red enhancement permanent? (Wise 
     suspected a blink here 6h earlier)." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1027. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-30 UT 15:30-15:52 Ill=55% Aristarchus observed by Elger_TG on 1867-4-12

     On 1867 Apr 12 at UT 19:30-21:00 Elger (Liverpool? UK, 4" aperture 
     telescope) observed Aristarchus in Earthshine "grew fainter 7th mag. 
     star; much fainter in last 15 min. & barely perceptible at 9PM. Had 
     seen something similar on former occ." The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=152 
     and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-30 UT 15:50-15:52 Ill=55% Aristarchus observed by Emmett on 1824-7-4

     In 1824 Jul 04 at UT23:00? Emmett (England, UK) observed a star-like 
     light on the rim (in the dark). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=100 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-May-31 UT 11:00-11:22 Ill=65% Linne observed by Tacchini on 1868-7-28

     Linne 1868 Jul 28 UT 20:00? Observed by Tacchini (Palermo, Italy) 
     "Shadow not so marked-had a light penumbra, indicated a feeble cavity. 
     Other craters had a black shad. On 29th appeared completely white. 
     Crater normal on 26th. (letter to Madler Sep. 16, 1868)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #159.


2020-May-31 UT 11:00-11:40 Ill=65% Mare_Humorum observed by Dixon_M on 1989-2-15

     On 1989 Feb 15 at UT 03:15-03:30 M. Dixon (Palenque Ruins, Mexico, 7x35 
     binouculars) observed a point of light that was very bright in or near 
     Mare Humorum. It was visible for 5 minutes then vanished. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=353 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-May-31 UT 11:03-11:47 Ill=65% Plato observed by Reese_EJ on 1949-3-9

     Plato 1949 Mar 09 UT 02:00-03:00 E.J.Reese (6" reflector x240) 
     and one hour later T.R.Hake (5" refractor x300) both unable to 
     see any detail on the floor of Plato, despite both being able to 
     see a "difficult to see" cleft near to the crater Connon. Reese 
     was able to see detail under similar illumination back in 1948 
     and 1947 and saw the floor craterlets in Plato clearly then. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-May-31 UT 12:19-13:05 Ill=66% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-28

     Copernicus 1955 Jul 28 UT 20:20 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector x200) "Great brilliance of the terraces in E(IAU?) wall 
     system(?) gets specular refl. (he gave 0820UT, but must have meant 
     2020" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog No. #600.


2020-May-31 UT 12:22-14:07 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1969-3-27 *

     On 1969 Mar 27 at UT 18:42-18:47 Ringsdore (England, 15" 
     reflector, x350), Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland) and P. 
     Moore (Selsey, UK) observed nothing unusual in Alphonsus at 
     18:40UT, but at 18:45UT Ringsdore saw a blurring. At 18:43UT 
     Mosely saw a reddush-orange patch and this was confirmed by 
     Moore. NNW of the central peak, Mosely got a blink, but Moore 
     did not because of too much stray light. The colour was like
     Jupiter's red spot, but less pronounced. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1118 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-May-31 UT 12:35-14:30 Ill=66% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-2-5

     On 1952 Feb 05 at UT 05:10 J.Carle (USA, 8" reflector, x180) 
     observed the following in Plato: "A shadow in a depression, or 
     a cloud, or an optical illus.? Oval dark area nr. center, 
     disappeared in 15m clear & prominenet at first then vanished. 
     4 of 14 spots nr. center continuously seen while remaining 
     ones seen only momentarily. (seeing?) Drawing includes sketch 
     on March 7. His sketch shows 18 spots, 13 same as here". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=549 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-May-31 UT 12:35-13:59 Ill=66% Aristarchus observed by Spencer_S on 1976-6-6

     Aristarchus 1976 Jun 06 UT 21:30-21:40 S.Spencer and R. Hunt 
     (60mm refractor, x150 and x60) both observed red on the SW 
     corner of Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-31 UT 12:40-14:22 Ill=66% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x90, seeing conditions: "at,. boiling") noted a coloured 
     area on the west wall of Copernicus that was unusual in appearance - 
     however other craters along the terminator had a similar effect. There 
     was also a "dazzling bright spot on the E. rim and he witnessed 6 
     flashes from the lighted part of Copernicus over a very short time 
     interval. Cameron comments that the colour may well have been dur to 
     chromatic aberation because a refractor was used. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=408 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-31 UT 12:40-14:22 Ill=66% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT 02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     reflector, x90, atmosphereic conditions: boiling) found "N rim of Proc. 
     bright interior uniform gray". The Cameron 2006 catalog report is 
     slight unclear as the description for thnis 1990 Aug 30 TLP also 
     includes Copernicus and Censorinus in the list of TLP craters. So one 
     description which might refere to Copernicus, could possibly have been 
     meant for Proclus, namely: "Dazling bright spot on E rim. Rotated 
     eyepiece but no change. N rim of Proc.......". The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=408 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-31 UT 13:02-14:51 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Kelsey on 1966-11-22

     Alphonsus 1966 Nov 22 UT 03:17-03:40 Observed by kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" relector x300) "Seen first with (Eng.) moon blink, red  filter 
     but not in the green. Not seen at 03:42h" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #998.


2020-May-31 UT 16:34-00:00 Ill=67% Vitello observed by Unknown_Observer on 1960-8-1

     On 1960 Aug? 01 at UT 22:00? an unknown observer detected that Vitello 
     was illuminated -it should have been in shadow? Cameron says that if 
     several days before sunrise then the date could have been July through 
     to December, with August 1st most likely, and ancilary data is 
     therefore given for this date. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=729 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-May-31 UT 17:16-17:40 Ill=67% Archimedes observed by Theiss on 1973-1-13 *

     Archimedes 1973 Jan 13 UTC 19:06-19:40 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm refractor) "Yellow to green colours at wall of Archimedes, became 
     stronger until 19:09UT, constant brightness until 19:10UT and 
     dissappeared at 19:16UT" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & Planets 
     30, pp53-61.


2020-May-31 UT 17:40-00:00 Ill=67% Proclus observed by Krojer on 1973-1-13 *

     Proclus 1973 Jan 13 UTC 19:30-19:35 Observed by Krojer (48.25N, 11.5E, 
     60mm refractor) "North East wall of Proclus extraordinarilly bright, 
     observation interrupted by fog." Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler (1984) Moon & 
     Planets 30, pp53-61.