TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Philippines - Manila



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-Aug-01 UT 10:22-11:52 Ill=95% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-8-25

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 10:22-00:00 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Knott_J on 1998-12-30

     Herodotus 1998 Dec 30 UT 18:50-19:10 observed by J.Knott 
     (Liverpool, UK 22cm Newtonian, x216, seeing II, transparency 
     good). Observer reports a bright spot, as bright as the 
     central peak in Aristarchus on the NW rim of Herodotus at 
     19:10 (still there at 19:15, but the curious thing was that it 
     was not visible earlier at 18:50? Now there is a bright 
     craterlet here, and the observer doubted if what he had seen 
     was unusual - though we have the rise in brightness o20 
     minutes to account for? The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-01 UT 10:43-12:22 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Herschel_W on 1783-5-13

     Two small conical mountains, near last 4th May eruption,
     close to the third one that he had seen before, but not
     these two. They were not on any map.


2020-Aug-01 UT 11:34-12:26 Ill=95% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1985-5-31

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 12:22-12:41 Ill=95% Langrenus observed by Baum_R on 1947-8-28

     SE of Langrenous 1947 Aug 28 UT 21:00? Observed by Baum 
     (Chester, England) A long mountain mass, on limb to the SE of 
     Langrenus crater, had a decidedly bluish cast. To the north, on 
     the limb,  were several ordinary peaks appearing in profile and 
     some were sharp and pointed. NASA catalog ID=498. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-01 UT 13:04-13:14 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-17

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 13:19-14:04 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2006-6-8

     On 2006 Jun 08 at UT 20:30-20:45 C.Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm refractor 
     x75) found that Aristarchus was "shining exceptionally bright during 
     daylight on a gibous moon". The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-01 UT 13:32-15:11 Ill=95% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1950-7-27

     Proclus 1950 Jul 27 UT 02:56 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "C.p. of Proc. 
     disappeared)" 5" reflector used at x100, NASA catalog weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-01 UT 13:57-15:53 Ill=95% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Wildey on 1962-12-9

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:03-15:59 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Wildey on 1962-12-9

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:17-16:11 Ill=95% Langrenus observed by Moore_P on 1992-2-16

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:17-15:02 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Gray_R on 2002-9-19

     On 2002 Sep 19 at UT 06:31-07:22 R. Gray (Winnemucca, NV, USA) found 
     that the bright areas of the crater floor, and the east facing part of 
     the west rim, were brighter noticeably in red (Wratten 25) or white 
     light, than in blue (Wratten 38A). The observer suspects that the 
     apparent TLP was more to do with the relative densities of the filters 
     and the contrast in Aristarchus than a real event. This was partly 
     confirmed after checks on other craters, though it did not work 
     everywhere. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:21-15:31 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-10-30

     Aristarchus 1963 Oct 30 UT 01:50-02:15 Observed by Greenacre and 
     Barr (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" Clark Refractor) observed 2 ruby 
     red spots - one just to the SW of the cobra's Head and the other 
     on a highland area east of Vallis Schroteri. A pink colour 
     formed coverting the SW rim of Aristarchus. Effects present with 
     or without Yellow Wratten 15 filer. Similar effects checked for 
     elsewhere on other craters but not seen. So presumed not to have 
     been due to chromatic aberation or astmospheric dispersion. 
     Effecta not seen in 12" refractor, but this may have been a 
     resolution issue. The NASA catalog ID No. is #778. The NASA 
     catalog weight is 5 (highly reliable). ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:31-16:11 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1950-7-27

     Herodotus 1950 Jul 27 UT 03:56 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Pseudo 
     c.p. in Herod. Drawings. (Similar to NASA catalog event #523)" 
     5" reflector used at x100, NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Aug-01 UT 14:37-16:31 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by MacKenzie on 1970-4-18

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 15:22-16:08 Ill=95% Prinz observed by Gray_R on 2002-9-19

     On 2002 Sep 19 at UT07:36-08:06 R. Gray (Winnemucca, NV, USA) found 
     that Prinz was more difficlut to see through a blue Wratten 38A filter 
     than through a red Wratten 25 filter. However he suspects that it might 
     have something to do with the unequal (to his eyes) transmission 
     density differences between either filter. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-01 UT 15:41-17:37 Ill=95% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 2002-10-18

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


2020-Aug-01 UT 16:25-17:17 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Arriola on 1966-7-30

     Aristarchus and Cobra Head 1966 Jul 30 UT 06:35-07:29 Observers Ariola 
     and Cross (Whittier, CA, USA). NASA catalog states: "S. part of Cobra 
     Head nr. Herodotus was a red spot; also nr. Aris. & the fork of 
     Schroter's Valley. Variations in phenom. color, 1st on S. rim of Aris., 
     later on N. rim. Drawings". 19" x390 reflector used. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #959. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Aug-01 UT 17:30-18:22 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Greenacre on 1963-10-30

     Aristarchus 1963 Oct 30 UT 05:00-08:00 Observed by Greenacre and 
     Barr (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" Clark Refractor) a violet or 
     purple-blue colour formed beyond the NW of Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. This followed an earlier observation that night of two 
     red spots and a pink glow.


2020-Aug-01 UT 17:51-18:03 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-2-23

     On 1975 Feb 23 at UT 18:00-00:24 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12 inch 
     reflector, seeing Good), noticed that Aristarchus was a slate-grey 
     tinged with blue, and abnormally bright, fading at UT 18:47, and 
     decreased activity at UT20:45 after a cloudy period. Blue was seen on 
     the northern wall at UT19:00, but at 19:10 no colour, but instead an 
     obscuration. All normal from UT 21:04-21:46 according to Foley. At 
     UT19:00 G. Amery (Reading, UK, 10 inch reflector) noted shadowy grey 
     near the shadow under the south wall, indistinct small area, no colour. 
     At UT 20:00 activity increased. Colour negative fr. 150-300x till 21:10 
     (Hunt, Cambridge, UK, 2.5" refractor, seeing Poor-Very good). Negative 
     fr. 20:20-21:00 in bad seeing, and very good seeing at 200x all 
     negative (colour blink filters). From 23:45-00:20UT (Fitton, 
     Lancashire, UK, 8" reflector). Turner of Sussex, UK with an 8" 
     reflector, observed as well. (confirm. of activity earlier & neg. 
     later). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1397 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Aug-01 UT 18:02-18:22 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-23

     On 1975 Apr 23 at UT 20:30 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 260mm 
     reflector, x200). Observer was observing since 20:30UT, at 21:00UT 
     though they noticed red on the outside south wall of Aristarchus, a 
     hazy ill defined area that was larger in a red filter than in blue 
     filter, and outside east wall was bright in red. At 21:08UT the outside 
     west wall of Aristarchus no longer gave a colour blink reaction, and at 
     21:22UT the colour blink on the southern end of the crater ceased, but 
     the image blur remained (in both red and blue filters) despite the rest 
     of the crater being sharp in detail. Observations ceased at UT 21:35 
     because the blurring at the southern end seemed to be normal and this 
     was confirmed when checked with photographic atlases. Other craters 
     such as Proclus, Pickering, Tycho, Gassendi, Copernicus, Alphonsus, 
     Plato, Menelaus, Manilius, Linne and Theophilus, showed no colour blink 
     reactions. However Picard had a red bright blink from 20:30-20:40 and 
     the permanant blink on the N. Floor of Fracastorius was detectable. 
     Also Plato floor shadings were clearer in red than in blue - 
     intermittently. This is a BAA lunar section observation. No estimation 
     of transparency or seeing is given, nor any comment on whether spurious 
     colour was seen in any craters visually. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Aug-01 UT 18:14-18:22 Ill=96% Plato observed by Hobdell on 1981-10-11

     On 1981 Oct 11 at UT 00:05-02:00 B.Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 4" 
     refractor, S=3 and T=5) observed a brightening on the floor of Plato. 4 
     bright spots appeared and vanished and there was a fith one in the 
     centre that was very bright at times. At UT 00:14 the central spot 
     became bright then was "followed by a haze permeating entire floor, 
     heaviest in the northern quadrant. Came from 2 S peaks or white spots, 
     shaped like a boomerang extending to presumed c.p. (c.c ?). White 
     flashed at 0052 from it cloud changed shape - spread N. At 0136 
     brightening from c.c. area 0419 dissipated. All white spots seen at 
     0200. Its outer flanks seen clearly the whole time". The above is 
     quoted from the Cameron 2006 catalog ID=155 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3. 


2020-Aug-02 UT 11:09-13:07 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Seyffer on 1789-1-10

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


2020-Aug-02 UT 11:09-11:41 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Scarfe on 1963-10-30

     Aristarchus 1963 Oct 30 UTC 22:00? Scarfe (Cambridge, UK) 
     observed a 30% enhancement at 540nm in the spectra of 
     Aristarchus. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID No. is 778 and weight 
     is 5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1 because Oct 30 is not mentioned in 
     Cameron's refernce.


2020-Aug-02 UT 11:09-11:41 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Scarfe on 1963-10-30

     In 1963 Oct 30 UT 22:00? Scarfe (Cambridge, UK) observed a
     30% enhancement at 540nm in the spectra of Copernicus. The
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID No. is 778 and weight is 5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 because Oct 30 is not mentioned in the ref 
     that Cameron give's to Scarfe's paper.


2020-Aug-02 UT 11:51-13:15 Ill=99% Marius observed by Williams_AS on 1881-1-13

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


2020-Aug-02 UT 12:12-13:31 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1981-11-10

     On 1981 Nov 10 at UT 07:54-08:22 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor and filters, seeing=2-3 and transparency=5) observed a 
     blue light at the Cobra's Head, near Aristarchus, that fell back down 
     to a normal brightness of 7. although the west wall (his point D) went 
     down to 6.5 (this was 8 back on Oct 5). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=158 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-02 UT 13:14-15:03 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Kemp_A on 1972-2-27

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


2020-Aug-02 UT 14:21-15:46 Ill=99% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-9-16

     On 1891 Sep 16 at UT 19:00? Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw in Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Dense clouds of vapor apparently rising from its bottom and pouring 
     over its SW wall torrds Herodotus. He says no activity till day after 
     sunrise & ceases a few days before sunset. (Part of an extensive 
     observing of only a few features under all aspects of lighting. 
     Drawings and Phtos obtained." Cameron 1978 catalog ID=269 and weight=1. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-02 UT 14:21-16:12 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-9-27

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


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:05-18:50 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 2007-4-30

     Interior bands were faint at 22:40 but sharper at 23:20.
     Observer noted some blue spurious colour to the north of
     Aristarchus but this had gone by 23:50.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:05-18:50 Ill=99% Moltke observed by Cook_MC on 2007-4-30

     Observer noted some variability in the brightness of Moltke 
     and Torricelli B. This observation has an ALPO/BAA weight of 3.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:05-18:50 Ill=99% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 2007-4-30

     Observer noted some variability in the brightness of 
     Torricelli B and Moltke. This observation has an
     ALPO/BAA TLP weight of 3.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:16-18:38 Ill=99% Darwin observed by Moore_P on 1945-10-19

     Darwin 1945 Oct 19 UT 23:23 - P.Moore (UK) saw 3 brilliant 
     points of light on wall. 12" reflector used. NASA catalog ID #
     495, NASA weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:32-18:55 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1983-8-22

     On 1983 Aug 22 at UT 05:44-06:33 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3"refractor, x150) found the brightness of Aristarchus (diffuse white 
     patch) to be 7 to 7.5 but apparently it is normally 8-8.5, so fainter 
     than normal. Another brightness reading found "brightening then nearly 
     extinction at S. wall similar to changes seen on Eimmart before. 
     Watched fluctuation compared to Cobra Head, they were similar but more 
     pronounced at Aristarchus" especially in blue light compared to red 
     (although there was a little brightness in red). Timings of these 
     fluctuations were 7sec, 7sec, 9-10sec and 9-10sec. The latter two might 
     have been seeing related as the crater enlarged up at these times. The 
     observer felt that the Cobra Head appeared fainter than the previous 
     year and had faded during the second set of brightness measurements. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=227 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:32-18:55 Ill=99% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1983-8-22

     On 1983 Aug 22 at UT05:44-06:33 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x150) found that Mons Piton was still brighter in red light 
     than in blue - the opposite was found in his July observations. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=227 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-02 UT 17:33-18:08 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-2-24

     Aristarchus 1975 Feb 24 UTC 18:00-23:30 Observers (all in UK): Foley 
     (Kent, 12" reflector), Gannon (Middlesex, 6" reflector), Peters (Kent, 
     8" reflector), Farrant (Cambridge, 8" reflector), Turner (Sussex, 8" 
     reflector), Fitton (Lancashire, 8" reflector) - "(Foley) 1800h -- slate 
     gray bluish on all of crater; blue at 1816h, fading at 1835h, no color 
     on floor. At 1949h brillinance reduced, eyepiece tested at 1959h with 
     result of elong. gray blur & afterward activity at reduced light level. 
     Blue again at 2013h. (Gannon) at 1851h saw red tint on S.rim (instru.), 
     neg. in white & filter lite till 2000h, (Peters) at S=P had impression 
     of large faint blink on S.side, diffuse till 2000h, then seeing 
     improved & saw darkish patch on S.wall -- darker in blue than red. 
     Craters on limb were normal to 2017h, neg. at 2058h & 2130h, (Farrant) 
     at 2000h, normal. At 2053h color in small area to W. of W. wall. 
     (Turner) at 2230h-2300h got neg. (Fitton) at 2330h got neg. in white, 
     seeing too poor for filters. Fitton & Farrant think obs. due to atm. 
     effects. (activity earlier & none later confirmed)." NASA catalog 
     weight= 5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #1398.


2020-Aug-02 UT 18:00-18:48 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-10-12

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


2020-Aug-03 UT 11:57-12:42 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-9-10

     Aristarchus 1965 Sep 10 UT 04:08-04:38 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x130, x180, S=4, T=3) "S.region of floor 
     granulated, 7 deg bright, very faint brownish tinge; rest of crater 8 
     deg bright white (confirm. of Presson?)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog ID #892.


2020-Aug-03 UT 11:57-12:29 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1983-10-20

     On 1983 Oct 20 at UT23:40 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Aristarchus was brighter than normal (as measured with a CED) and much 
     more so that Censorinus, Menelaus, and Proclus craters (in turn). 
     Cameron comments that Moore is a very experienced observer. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=231 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-03 UT 12:59-13:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25

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


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:04-15:01 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4

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


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:04-15:01 Ill=100% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-3-4

     On 1977 Mar 04 at UT 20:55-21:18 JH Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK,
     26cm reflector, x200, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, seeing steady, 
     transparency varies from fair to very poor and cloud eventually halted 
     observations). The floor of Fracastorius is significantly brighter in a 
     red filter than in a blue filter. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:15-14:46 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-9-17

     On 1891 Sep 17 at UT 18:00? Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw in Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Varitions in vapor column. Crater D covered. (there are rays here -- 
     high sun effect on them?) Drawings. Time estimated from given 
     colongitude)." Cameron 1978 catalog ID=270 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:38-14:30 Ill=100% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Louderback_D on 1990-5-9

     On 1990 May 09 at UT08:24-08:28 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     reflector, x150, Clears sky) noticeed in Promontorium Agarum (Cape 
     Agarum), that at 08:24UT the west point (C) dimmed to a brightness of 
     6.5 before ragaining its normal brightness at 7. Cameron comments that 
     these are wedge measurements equivalent to 0.5 steps in Elger's 
     brightness scale. No other effects noticed elsewhere. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=404 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:39-14:48 Ill=100% Moon observed by Kozyrev on 1977-1-4

     On 1977 Jan 04 at 16:25-17:30 Kozyrev (Pulkovo Observatory, Crimea, 
     Ukraine, Soview Union) "Observed unusual processes on moon. Activity in 
     progress at beginning of obs. Still vis. at 1710, gone at 1730h. 
     Latharn & colleagues found no seismic activity at that timeunder a 
     quick look". The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and ID=1460. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Aug-03 UT 13:57-15:50 Ill=100% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1938-1-16

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


2020-Aug-03 UT 14:19-17:08 Ill=100% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1985-9-28 *

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


2020-Aug-03 UT 14:34-15:29 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by LeCroy on 1976-2-14

     On 1976 Feb 14 at UT23:35-0053 LeCroy (Springfield, VA, USA, 4.5" 
     reflector, x75, S=6 and T=4.5). A blue haze was seen on the east side 
     of Aristarchus and red haze on the west side. At 00:00UT details were 
     more clear and at 00:24UT Aristarchus and Herodotus, were seperated. At 
     00:34UT colours were gone. At 00:35UT blue was on Aristarchus and the 
     area was bright, but was black in a red filter. At 00:53UT the features 
     were clear and the colour gone and the brightness had decreased to 9. 
     Cameron comments that the colour was not due to temp. inversion because 
     of being dark in the red filter, implying a medium). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog TLP ID is 1428 and the weight=1. This is an ALPO report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-03 UT 14:58-15:45 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1996-12-24

     On 1996 Dec 24/25 at 18:12-00:02UT P. Moore (Selsey, UK, using a 15" 
     reflector x250-360, and seeing III) saw a strong orange colour on the 
     south wall and floor of Aristarchus. He suspected it to be spurious 
     colour but could not detect colours on any other craters. The colour
     remained but at 18:12 UT he suspected a trace on colour on Mons Pico 
     but was not sure. However he reported it to the TLP coordinator of the 
     BAA Lunar Section. The orange in Aristarchus gradually faded and had 
     almost vanished by 00:20UT when seeing was too bad to continue 
     observing. At 02:30UT he was able to re-observe again and there was 
     still a very very slight hint of orange in Aristarchus - but he 
     comments that if he had not been looking for it he might not have 
     noticed. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-03 UT 15:59-17:03 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-8-1

     Plato 1966 Aug 01 UT 06:14 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" reflector x300) The wall from the S to the NNE wouldn't 
     focus well though at least 4 craterlets on the floor were 
     clearly seen (Ricker uncertain if real TLP. Cameron thinks it 
     probably was -- similar to Bartlett's experience on Aris. NASA 
     catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #961. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-03 UT 20:08-21:29 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-6-14 *

     On 1897 Jun 14 at UT 23:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA) observed in 
     "Schroter's valley and the vicinity variations in vapor colum. Break in 
     col. toward F and eruption of crater D. 3.4 d after sunrise". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=389 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-04 UT 12:41-13:07 Ill=99% Copernicus observed by Moore_P on 1963-11-1

     On 1963 Nov 01/12 at UT 22:30-03:00 P. Moore (UK, 12" reflector) 
     observed something unusual in Aristarchus/Copernicus/Kepler - 
     the Cameron catalog is not very clear which. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=779 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-04 UT 12:41-13:57 Ill=99% Kepler observed by Manchester_University on 1963-11-2

     On 1963 Nov 01 at UT 00:20-00:35 Kopal and Rackham (Pic du 
     Midi, France, 24" reflector) observed in Kepler an 
     enhancement in red light at 672.5nm and 545.0nm. Luminescence 
     ~86% +/-3% of background. The Cameron catalog says that Moore 
     saw something between 23:30 and 03:00, but it is not clear 
     what exactly, or whether it was Copernicus, Kepler, or 
     Aristarchus? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=779 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Aug-04 UT 12:41-13:37 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1963-11-2

     On 1963 Nov 02 at UT 00:00? Scarfe (Cambridge, UK) observed a spectral 
     line dpeth anomaly? The cameron 1978 catalog ID=780 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Aug-04 UT 12:41-14:21 Ill=99% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-9-24

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


2020-Aug-04 UT 12:41-14:00 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1980-9-24

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


2020-Aug-04 UT 13:02-15:49 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-11-15 *

     Aristarchus 1978 Nov 15 UTC 19:10-22:15 Observed by Foley (UK) - 
     Colouration seen - violet spot on north west interior. There was no 
     colour on the crater floor from 19:10-20:05, but suddenly the floor 
     colour changed to a slate blue-grey colour from 20:05-21:45UT. Colour 
     was not detected elsewhere. CED brightness measurements taken - these 
     were normal for Proclus, Mons Pico, Mons Piton and Tycho, but for 
     showed that Aristarchus varied in brightness. Crater Extinction Device 
     (CED) used. Seeing Antoniadi III, Transparancy Fair.


2020-Aug-04 UT 13:27-16:43 Ill=99% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1938-1-17 *

     On 1938 Jan 17 Barker (Chestnut, England, UK, 12.5" reflector) 
     noticed that Plato crater had a brownish-gold veined surface, 
     colour irregular - laid on a smooth floor. It had extended 
     further E than on the previous night. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-04 UT 13:37-14:34 Ill=99% Plato observed by Titford_R on 1993-3-8

     On 1993 Mar 08 at UT 22:30 R. Titford (England, UK, 8.5" reflector, 
     seeing=III) found a very bright white area on the northern wall, "floor 
     < Mare Imbrium". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=456 and weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-04 UT 14:07-15:49 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Madej_P on 1981-12-12

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


2020-Aug-04 UT 14:47-15:55 Ill=99% Mare_Crisium observed by Moore_P on 1948-7-21

     Mare Crisium 1948 Jul 21/22 UT 22:00?-01:00? Observed by Moore 
     (England, 12" reflector) "Almost featureless except for Peirce & 
     Picard" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #506. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-04 UT 15:37-16:43 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Cross on 1965-9-11

     Aristarchus 1965 Sep 11 UT 08:08-08:15 Observed by Cross,Rasor (Parlos 
     Verdes, CA, USA, 22" reflector x133, S=F-P) "Red glows,. Photos 
     obtained but do not show phenom. Haze terminated obs." NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #894.


2020-Aug-04 UT 16:07-17:17 Ill=99% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-8-2

     Plato 1966 Aug 02 UT 06:26 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector x300) "Again E(IAU?) wall would not focus" NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #962.


2020-Aug-04 UT 16:09-17:47 Ill=99% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-9-18

     On 1891 Sep 18 at UT 21:00 Pickering, based at Arequipa, Peru, and 
     using a 12" reflector, saw in Schroter's Valley and the vicinity 
     "Varitions in vapor column. Drawings. Time estimated from given 
     colongitude)." Cameron 1978 catalog ID=271 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-04 UT 16:27-18:15 Ill=99% Plato observed by Chernov on 1921-11-15

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


2020-Aug-04 UT 19:30-21:00 Ill=99% Pytheas observed by Sendor_Mark on 1970-6-19

     E. of Pytheas in M. Imbrium 1970 Jun 19/20 UTC 23:54-00:23 Observed by 
     Sendor-Mark (Szolnok, Hungary, 4" reflector x 200) "Bright spot nr. 
     Timocharis (on E. Copernican ray?) decreased slowly for next 8min 19 
     sec. At 00:11:05 flared up. After 2nd decreasing, brightened again at 
     00:25:54 after which no variablity. Event was star-like < 3km. No 
     events on 21st." NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID=#1262.


2020-Aug-04 UT 19:31-20:30 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-9-22

     Aristarchus 1964 Sep 22 UT 02:54-03:03 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" refractor x240, S=5, T=5) "Bright blue-
     viol. gl. on NE rim & EWBS; dark viol. nimbus; S. floor 8deg br. 
     rest of crater 7 deg. Red-brown, changed to coppery, to yellow-
     brown (Gilheany, et al. examined crater later, but did not 
     detect any color in MOON BLINK, so red-brown must have 
     disappeared." NASA catalog ID #851, NASA catalog weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-04 UT 20:02-21:01 Ill=99% Kunowsky observed by Gilheany on 1964-9-22

     Kunowsky 1964 Sep 22 UT 03:25-04:30 Observed by Gilheany, Hall, and 
     Johnson (Port Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector, Seeing=good) "Red area 
     detected by Trident's MOON BLINK (MB) device, (Aris. normal)." NASA 
     catalog weight= 5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #852.


2020-Aug-04 UT 20:30-21:14 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-2-26

     Aristarcus 1975 Feb 26/27 UTC 21:00-00:30 Observed by: Foley (Kent, UK, 
     12" reflector), Kennedy (Dundee, UK, 8" reflector), Gannon (Middlesex, 
     UK, 6" reflector), Amery (Reading, UK, 10" reflector), Fitton 
     (Lancashire, UK, 8" reflector), Turner (Sussex, UK, 8" reflector) 
     "Foley) Neg. at 2100h. At 2123h NE wall was blue, decr. at 2220h. New 
     spot at 2221h due N. At 2227h blue fr. ENE to N. & faint blue on rim. 
     Interior clear detail, but obscur. at ENE-N, (Kennedy) at 2222h got 
     neg., also at 2229h-2300h. (Gannon) at 2245-2253h got neg. (Amery) at 
     2315h saw crater bright, bands clear, c.p. bright & very bright pt. to 
     NE of c.p. N. wall bluisg gray mist extending into N. part of crater. 
     Got slight blink in red till 2335h. (Fitton) at 2330h saw blue in N. 
     interior but no blink, no obscur. in long exam. Blue varied with 
     position in FOV. Polariz. with many rotations showed normal. Blue only 
     in Aris., none elsewhere till 2359h. (Turner at 2330h got neg. till 
     2359h. (Amery) at 2359h saw most detail clear. Blink distinct in red. 
     At 0030h(27th) saw blue mist now gray, seeing deteriorating. Herod. was 
     normal, (Fitton explains obs. as due to high press. system W. of
     obs with temp. inversions). NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA 
     catalog ID #1399.


2020-Aug-05 UT 12:14-14:24 Ill=96% Picard observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1877-5-29 *

     East of Picard (56E, 15N) 1877 May 29 UT 00:30 Observed by an unknown 
     observer (in England?) "Bright spot. (nr. sunset, should normally be 
     faint? as in Kuiper atlas where it is invisible.)" NASA catalog weight=
     3. NASA catalog ID #191.


2020-Aug-05 UT 12:42-16:09 Ill=96% Mare_Crisium observed by Robinson_JH on 1973-3-20 *

     Mare Crisium 1973 Mar 20 UT ~19:55 Robinson (Devon, UK) patches 
     clearer in a red filter than in a blue filter. This is 
     unlikely to be a TLP, more likley something to do with effects 
     in our atmosphere, but is worth checking out, just in case. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-05 UT 13:21-13:30 Ill=96% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-12-19

     On 1956 Dec 19 at UT 00:00? an unknown observer apparently saw a TLP 
     somewhere on the Moon. Cameron gives the reference for this as an 
     unnamed AGU meeting. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=659 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-05 UT 13:21-13:40 Ill=96% Plato observed by McCord on 1965-9-12

     Plato 1965 Sep 12 UT 05:00 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson 
     Observatort, CA, USA, 60" reflector+spectrometer) "line depth 
     ratios in spectra a/b (H), c/d (K) were abnormally high compared 
     with 23 other areas, but not quite as pronounced as other areas 
     on other dates." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). 
     NASA catalog ID 895. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Aug-05 UT 13:26-17:05 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Kidger_M on 1978-11-16 *

     Aristarchus 1978 Nov 16 UTC 19:40-19:45. Observer: Mark Kidger (UK, 6" 
     refractor x40, x133, x200, seeing poor-boiling) - saw the north wall of 
     Aristarchus to be an electric blue. No spurious colour was seen in 
     other craters (despite the conditions). No other observers were able to 
     confirm this due to the weather. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-05 UT 14:25-14:49 Ill=96% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-8-23

     Plato 1869 Aug 23/24? UTC 23:00-01:00? Observed by Gledhill? (Halifax,
     England, 9" refractor) Group I of craterlets (as designated by several 
     famous obs. before) exhibited notable illumination, accompanied by a 
     single light on a distinct spot. (if obs. similar to Ap 1870 obs. then 
     date =Au 23-24). NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #162.


2020-Aug-05 UT 14:26-16:14 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 15:31-17:19 Ill=96% Alphonsus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 18:10-19:58 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 18:34-20:02 Ill=95% Kepler observed by Fisher_YWI on 1942-2-2

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 19:34-21:31 Ill=95% Plato observed by Hibbard on 1965-10-12

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 19:47-20:55 Ill=95% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-2-27

     On 1975 Feb 27 at UT21:26-23:32 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     U.K., 12" reflector) picked up a colour Moonblink blink (brighter in 
     blue) in Plato crater at 21:36, 22:15 and 23:32UT extended from 11 - 3 
     o'clock along entire area inside the crater - the effect was 
     particularly diffuse and obscure, despite the surrounding localities 
     being sharp. The effect was seen visually and was continuous. A check 
     was made on star images and these were found to be very sharp and not 
     pulsating, thuis indicating good atmospheric conditions. This is a BAA 
     Lunar Section report. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Aug-05 UT 20:49-21:44 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-10-12

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


2020-Aug-05 UT 20:57-21:44 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-2-27

     Aristarchus 1975 Feb 27/28 UT 22:00-01:00 Observers: Robinson 
     (Teignmouth, England - 10" reflector), Fitton (Lancashire, England - 
     8" reflector), Amery (Reading, England - 8" reflector), Mills 
     Observatory (Dundee, Scotland, 10" reflector) - NASA catalog states: 
     "Robinson at 2200h got blink on E.wall, stong at 200x till 2225h. 
     (Fitton) at 2200h (moon low) at 200x saw vivid blue to N., vivid yellow 
     & orange to S. in Aris., Proc., Menelaus, & many other bright craters 
     til 2300h. Then Aris. less blue & mare obj. no colors. No blinks in 
     these craters. No obscur. Polariz. normal till 2330h using many 
     rotations. At 2330h Aris. blue in N. but fainter. Only Proc. remained 
     blue till 0020h (28th). Photo-electric scan at 2340h was normal for 
     Aris. (600 microamps) compared with Tycho (900 microamps), total of 10 
     scans. all neg. with 15km resolution. Blink neg. but blue still vis. in 
     N. in white light till 0030h. At 0100h (S=III at 200x) Proc. clear of 
     blue, Aris. nearly clear, blink neg. (Amery) at 2310h saw blue on N.rim 
     of Aris., no color in other craters at 300x. No blink in Aris. S. part 
     of Aris. indistinct but abnormal. No blink till 2350h. (Mills 
     Observatory) at 0000h checking rep'ts got blink in S.part of Aris. Blue 
     only in N.part. Similar blue in bright craters in E.hemisphere & blue 
     halo on S.limb till 0020h. Concluded due to optical effects. Fitton 
     says due to atm. effects from high press. sys. W. of obs (blue on one 
     rim & red on other due to chrom. aberr. ? If spurios, should get no 
     blink & similar crater conditions should exhibit same phenomena all 
     over Moon). NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog TLP ID No. 
     1400. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-05 UT 20:57-21:44 Ill=95% Proclus observed by Fitton on 1975-2-27

     Proclus 1975 Feb 27/28 UTC 22:00-01:00 Observers: (Fitton) at 2200h 
     (moon low) at 200x saw vivid blue to N., vivid yellow & orange to S. in 
     Aris., Proc., Menelaus, & many other bright craters til 2300h. Then 
     Aris. less blue & mare obj. no colors. No blinks in these craters. No 
     obscur. Polariz. normal till 2330h using many rotations. Only Proc. 
     remained blue till 0020h (28th). Photo-electric scan at 2340h was 
     normal for Aris. (600 microamps) compared with Tycho (900 microamps), 
     total of 10 scans. all neg. with 15km resolution. Blink neg. but blue 
     still vis. in N. in white light till 0030h. At 0100h (S=III at 200x) 
     Proc. clear of blue, Aris. nearly clear, blink neg. Concluded due to 
     optical effects. Fitton says due to atm. effects from high press. sys. 
     W. of obs (blue on one rim & red on other due to chrom. aberr. ? If 
     spurious, should get no blink &similar crater conditions should exhibit 
     same phenomena all over Moon). NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA 
     catalog TLP ID No. #1400.


2020-Aug-06 UT 13:57-14:21 Ill=91% Plato observed by McCord on 1965-9-13

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 13:57-14:32 Ill=91% Plato observed by Cameron_W on 1971-4-13

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 13:57-16:16 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Curtis on 1987-6-14 *

     Aristarchus 1987 June 14 UT 04:43-08:00 Observed by Curtis, Jacobs, and 
     Manske (Yanna Research Station, Carl A. Fosmark Jr. Memorial 
     Observatory, Madison Astronomical Society, WI, USA, 17" f4.5 Dobsonian 
     and the 8" f10 SCT Celestron) "On the night 13/14  June  11:42 P.M. to 
     3:00 A.M. local time or 14 June 04:43 to 8:00 UT. Three people 
     witnessed this event and all three of them observed with three 
     different telescopes to rule out instrumental aberration. These three 
     pople were members of the Madison Astronomical. The three observers 
     involved are Keith Curtis, Tom Jacobs and Robert Manske. Keith Curtis 
     took detailed notes of the event as he observed it. The observations 
     were made at the Yanna Research Station, Carl A. Fosmark Jr.
     Memorial Observatory of the Madison Astronomical Society following the 
     annual picnic. This is MAS dark sky site and is located near Brooklyn, 
     Wisconsin. As they were observing the night sky they saw the Moon 
     rising and noted a strong orange color due to atmospheric effects. 
     Approximately 1/2 hour after the Moon rise they decided to turn one of 
     the telescopes on it. It was at 04:43 UT, it was noted by Keith Curtis 
     that as the Moon rose it began to loose the horizon color effect and 
     return to its normal color, but he found that the red color was not 
     leaving the crater Aristarchus. At first they all thought this was an 
     atmospheric effect but decided it was a real event since they detected  
     a second crater (Euler) showing red color on its rim. Keith Curtis
     said that the red color was very strong on the Western rim of 
     Aristarchus with a strong blue/green or aqua green on the Eastern rim. 
     Keith also reported that the glow opaque enough to prevent viewing of 
     the interior of crater Aristarchus. He said they observed until 3:00 
     A.M. daylight saving time or 8:00 UT. and the red glow was still 
     visible when they ended  their observing session. Robert Manske 
     description of the event was that he saw two craters glowing a strong 
     red and blue giving it a rainbow effect. He said that the red glow was 
     so strong he was unable to see the craters underneath during the entire 
     observing session. Concerning the orientation of the red and blue was 
     on the crater he stated that  he did not remember since he failed to 
     take any notes. Concerning whether there was any difference in 
     appearance when they observed it with the 17" f4.5 Dobsonian and the 
     8" f10 SCT Celestron. He said that he could not detect any difference 
     to the lunar formation or the color on it regardless of which telescope 
     he used. He did mention that as the Moon was rising it had the 
     appearance of one large Maria in the center of the disk. This illusion 
     disappeared as the Moon rose higher into the sky. When talking to Tom 
     Jacobs he said that he remembered that he did not see anything on the 
     Moon until 1/2 hour after Moon rise. He said that he remembered that 
     the entire Aristarchus region had a strong reddish or pinkish color. 
     All three witness all reported variations in the type of color they 
     were seeing. This would indicate that individuals color perception is a 
     major factor during a color event. Keith Curtis saw a very strong 
     coloration around the rim of the craters, where Robert Manske saw the 
     entire region covered by this red and blue coloration and he could not 
     see the interior of the craters underneath. Tom Jacobs reported that 
     the glow covered the entire crater but he could see the crater 
     underneath it. The Moon never achieved a height greater than 21 degrees 
     so it could be that what the observers saw was caused by the Earths 
     atmosphere. Further details can be found on the following web site: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/ltp19870614.htm " ALPO 
     observational report. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=303 and 
     weight 5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-06 UT 14:40-16:01 Ill=91% Plato observed by McCord on 1965-9-13

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 15:39-17:33 Ill=91% Janssen_K observed by Brook_C on 1992-2-21

     On 1992 Feb 21 at 03:00-03:55UT C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 3" refractor 
     x116, seeing II) found that Janssen K was very bright. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=441 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-06 UT 15:54-17:42 Ill=91% Cleomedes observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-31

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 16:25-17:38 Ill=91% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-4-9

     Schroter's Valley 1898 Apr 09 UT 04:00 Observed by Pickering 
     (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" refractor) "Variations in vapr col. Break in 
     main col. Similar to earlier. time est. fr. given col. Date given is 
     8th LT =9th UT?."NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #300.


2020-Aug-06 UT 16:55-18:16 Ill=91% Cassini observed by Livesey_R on 1995-1-19

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 16:55-18:16 Ill=91% Tycho observed by Livesey_R on 1995-1-19

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


2020-Aug-06 UT 19:57-21:44 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Wilkins on 1790-3-3

     In 1790 Mar 03 at 22:00 UT Wilkins (England?) observed Herschel's 1787 
     lumninous point (Aristarchus) in the same place. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=67 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-06 UT 20:59-21:44 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Moseley_T on 1966-9-2

     Gassendi 1966 Sep 02 UT 22:55-02:55 Observed by Moseley, Moore, 
     Gill, Harris, Frost and Hall (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" 
     refractor + Moon Blink, Seeing=fair) and by Cave (England using 
     a Moon blink) "Eng. Moonblink sys. detected red glows on c.p. & 
     around it; seen vis. too. (Corralitos obs.at the time? did not 
     see anything?)" Note that the Arnagh observers were all using 
     the same telesope, The observing times of M. Cave are not given 
     but they saw a blink SW of the central peaks. NASA catalog ID 
     972. NASA catalog weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-06 UT 21:32-21:44 Ill=90% Atlas observed by Pither_CM on 1969-8-1

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


2020-Aug-07 UT 14:33-15:17 Ill=85% Theophilus observed by Mobberley_M on 1981-10-16

     On 1981 Oct 26 UT 20:44-21:14 M. Mobberley (Bury St Edmunds, UK, 
     14" Cassegrain, seeing III) noticed an ~100deg wide fan on the 
     floor of Theophius, radiating on the central peak upto the 
     surrounding base of the wall next to Cyrillus crater. This fan 
     had a hint of yellow/red. The observer did not consider this to 
     be abnormal - there was certainly no loss of focus here as far 
     as the observer was concerned, and no mention is made of this 
     effect in later observations that night. Plenty of spurious 
     colour was reported. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-07 UT 14:57-16:19 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-8-5

     Aristarchus 1966 Aug 05 UT 05:22-05:38 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 4" reflector x93, x125, x281, S=4, T=5), "S. part of floor was 
     granulated & est. at 6 deg bright; faint yellow-brownish tint. Rest of 
     crater 8 deg bright white."NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID 963.


2020-Aug-07 UT 15:20-17:05 Ill=85% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-4-29

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


2020-Aug-07 UT 16:02-16:27 Ill=84% Plato observed by Gray on 1877-7-29

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


2020-Aug-07 UT 17:18-19:15 Ill=84% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1958-11-29

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


2020-Aug-07 UT 19:39-21:36 Ill=84% Mouchez observed by Steed_W on 1980-9-28

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


2020-Aug-08 UT 15:07-16:34 Ill=77% Theophilus observed by Cross on 1965-7-18

     Theophilus 1965 Jul 18 UTC 08:52-09:01 Observed by Cross, Ariola 
     (Whittler, CA, USA, 19" reflector, x450, S=4, T=3) "Red spots; 
     ruby red within a pink area on c.p." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #885. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Aug-08 UT 15:07-16:26 Ill=77% Mons_Piton observed by Brook_C on 1999-1-7

     1999 Jan 07 UT 01:57 C. Brook (Plymouth UK, 65mm refractor, 
     x125, seeing good) found this mountain unusually dull. In 
     contrast, Mons Pico, Montes Teneriffe, Montes Spitzenberg, 
     were all normal. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-08 UT 15:55-17:40 Ill=77% Plato observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1825-4-8

     Plato 1825 Apr 08 UT 01:00 Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "West part of crater brighter than east part". NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #106. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-08 UT 16:07-19:02 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Pedler_J on 1978-11-19 *

     Aristarchus 1978 Nov 19 UT 22:40-23:05 Observed by Pedler 
     (UK, 12.5" reflector, x200, seeing fair) Blue colour seen and 
     could not focus on this part, where as other craters were 
     nice and sharp in this filter. Aristarchus darker in red 
     light. all other craters were normal in red. Attempts to 
     change the eyepiece did not make any difference to the blue 
     colour. Cameron 2005 catalog ID=43 and weight=4.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-08 UT 16:17-18:12 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1971-6-13

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


2020-Aug-08 UT 17:18-19:14 Ill=77% Gassendi observed by daSilva on 1971-6-13

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


2020-Aug-08 UT 20:26-21:44 Ill=76% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-11-20 *

     Aristarchus 1978 Nov 20 UTC 03:00-05:00 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, no 
     spurious colour, Seeing Antoniadi II and transparency good.) - 
     colouration seen: very bright violet spot on the north west interior. 
     No brightness variations seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=44 and 
     weight=. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-08 UT 20:41-21:44 Ill=76% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1979-11-9

     On 1979 Nov 09 at 10:30-11:05UT D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, S=
     4-2/10, T=P) detected a rapid fade in brightness of south and north 
     sunlit slopes of Mons Piton. Then the western flank faded and became 
     obscured in detail. The variations detected were approximately 5 sec in 
     duration, where as seeing effects were of the order of 15 sec. Mons 
     Pico and other mountains did not show a similar effect. "It was seen 
     only in viol. filter tho once seemed blurred in red. No changes, 
     dimming was like a veil of mist covering the mtn - swiftly, then 
     dissipating as rapidly. Sketch. Phenomenon went on & off till 11:00UT. 
     Cloud was cir. In viol & spreadover mtn in 2s. Saw 6 rapid, spinning 
     motions within the cloud like an explosion or tornado seen from above. 
     Blurring in red was more elongated. Motion across it was like a heat 
     wave. Whole event lasted ~35m but disappeared in a few secs. Albedos 
     7.4 cp, 7.5 pt A, 7 pt B." Cameron 2005 catalog ID=75 and weight=4. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-08 UT 21:05-21:44 Ill=76% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-29

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


2020-Aug-09 UT 15:43-16:56 Ill=68% Rimae_Triesnecker observed by Markov on 1915-7-3

     Triensecker Rille 1915 Jul 03 UTC 00:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) 
     "Several spots changed their shapes compared with Gordeenko's depiction 
     on 5/23/12 see #339; which cannot be explained by light variations." 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #356.


2020-Aug-09 UT 15:43-16:51 Ill=68% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1981-10-18

     On 1981 Oct 18 UT 22:14022:16 M.Mobberley (Bury St Edmunds, UK, 
     14" Cassegrain, seeing variable, transparency misty) found that 
     the central craterlet on the floor of Plato was not visible, 
     despite it being visible under similar colongitudes on other 
     nights. Might be due to observing conditions, but observer 
     suspicous. At 02:08 the observer comments that the central 
     craterlet was ellusive, and at 02:42, though it is uncertain 
     whether they regarded it as suspicous still at this stage? 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-09 UT 16:47-18:41 Ill=68% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1891-9-23

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


2020-Aug-09 UT 18:38-20:07 Ill=68% Promontorium_Heraclides observed by Doherty_EG on 1948-7-27

     Heraclides Point 1948 Jul 27 UT 02:00? Observed by Doherty (Stoke-on-
     Trent, England, 3" refractor? or 6" reflector or 10" reflector) 
     "Strangeley blurred & misty; La Place Prom was perfectly sharp." 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #507.


2020-Aug-10 UT 19:55-21:43 Ill=58% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Unknown_Observer on 1994-4-3

     On 1995 Apr 03 at UT 03:30 Unknown Observer (Transparency good) saw a 
     darkening in the Cobra Head, Schroter's valley area of Aristarchus - 
     the best example that he had ever seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=474 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=. Reference - BAA Lunar Section 
     circular 1995 Oct, p125 and personal communication from David Darling 
     to the BAA on 6/6/1995. Note it is uncertain whether this refers to the 
     Clementine mission or to somebody who observed during the Clementine 
     mission, or somebody with that surname. Anyway if it is the Clementine 
     mission then the date is wrong - possibly the year should have been 
     1994? The Cameron catalogue does actually mention a TIFF on Clementine 
     mission? The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=474 and the weight=3. I am 
     assuming that the year should be 1994 and not 1995? The ALPO/BAA 
     catalog weight=1 until we can find out what the correct date is?


2020-Aug-10 UT 20:41-21:45 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-31

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


2020-Aug-11 UT 16:59-17:02 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_T on 1968-7-18

     Aristarchus and Cobra Head 1968 Jul 18 UT 00:50-01:30 
     Observed by Moseley & Corvan (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" 
     refractor, x255) and by Moore (Selsey, England, 3" refractor, 
     x 120) "Distinct red glow & obscur. 1st at 0050 S. of C.H. & 
     same size. At 0052h saw color on S.wall of Aris. Both 
     persisted till 0100h then both (faded, then brightened, then 
     faded. Plato, Gassendi & Kepler checked with neg. results. 
     Obscured areas reached greatest extent at 0125h wgen it was 
     1/2 size of C.H. & SSE (ast. ?) of it. Moore was alerted to 
     it & saw it in blink, but not vis. at 0107-0220". NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 1085. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Aug-11 UT 17:05-19:01 Ill=49% Rupes_Recta observed by daSilva on 1971-6-16

     On 1971 Jun 16 at UT 07:08-07:09 Raimundo Nonato da Silva 
     (Parnaiba, PI, Brazil, 9.5" reflector, x90, seeing=good) 
     observed during a lunar eclipse that the Straight Wall 
     surroundings were darker than an observation from two days 
     earlier. At 07:09UT tonality became clearer. As dawn was in 
     progress and atmospheric turbulence, not sure if it was a TLP? 
     Other features were normal. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1297 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-11 UT 20:17-21:45 Ill=48% Tycho observed by Sandel_J on 1996-2-12

     On 1996 Feb 12 at UT 07:30-08:27 J.Sandel (Caycee, SC, USA) 
     noted a contrast effect inside Tycho at sunset. At 07:30UT there 
     was a slight, but definite illumination of small areas of the 
     crater floor west of the central; peak. Also seen by T. Ferrel 
     (Lawrenceville, GA, USA, SCT C8). This was oval in shape and 
     gray in colour - Ferrel noted some diffuseness. It brightened 
     over 30 minutes. At 08:11UT a definite brightness fade noted in 
     Tycho's central peak. The crater floor had increased 
     illumination of entire crater floor. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Aug-11 UT 17:01-21:21 Ill=48% Earthshine: Perseids: ZHR=80 vel=59km/s

2020-Aug-12 UT 17:26-21:21 Ill=38% Earthshine: Perseids: ZHR=80 vel=59km/s

2020-Aug-13 UT 18:45-20:39 Ill=30% Wargentin observed by Cave on 1966-9-9

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


2020-Aug-13 UT 17:55-21:21 Ill=29% Earthshine: Perseids: ZHR=80 vel=59km/s

2020-Aug-14 UT 19:19-20:34 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Hiscott on 1969-8-9

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


2020-Aug-14 UT 19:19-20:22 Ill=21% Gassendi observed by Weeks_A on 2003-8-23

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


2020-Aug-14 UT 19:19-20:33 Ill=21% Mercurius_E observed by Takamura_Y on 2004-8-11

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


2020-Aug-14 UT 21:19-21:45 Ill=20% Herodotus observed by Gomez on 1969-8-9

     Herodotus 1969 Aug 09 UTC 03:00-04:03 Observed by Gomez (Sabadell, 
     Spain) desribed in NASA catalog as: "Bright point on SE wall at 0300h, 
     gone at 0322h. Brightened in blink device (Eng.) at 3:30:50, 3:41:36, 
     04:03:21" 12" reflector x155,x258,x388. Average weight=3 in NASA 
     Catalog.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2,


2020-Aug-14 UT 19:19-21:22 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Aug-15 UT 19:05-19:34 Ill=13% S_Pole observed by Hill_H on 1984-7-25 *

     Southern cusp obseved by H.Hill (UK) on 1984 Jul 25. Solar 
     Selenographic colongitude=232.6. Observer noted a dusky ill-
     defined strip in Earthshine extending beyond the southern cusp 
     that appeared "atmospheric". Note that this is almost certianly 
     not a TLP but is worth checking out if the libration and solar 
     colongitude is similar, just to verify that this is what the Moon 
     normally looks like. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-15 UT 20:14-20:18 Ill=13% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1938-3-28

     Grimaldi 1938 Mar 28 UTC 09:30 Observer: Firsoff (Glastonbury, UK - 6" 
     reflector) - Slight greenish colour - {Note the UTC given in the NASA 
     catalog is 09:30 which is in daylight here in the UK - possibly the 
     catalog is wrong, else the observer was observing in daylight, but 
     worth checking out just in case}. NASA catalog ID No. #433 and NASA 
     weight=4 (good).


2020-Aug-15 UT 20:14-21:45 Ill=13% Dawes observed by Hewick_G on 1997-10-28

     On 1987 Oct 28 at UT 05:05 G. Hewick (UK) observed a 1 sec duration 
     flash on the lunar surface (night side) whilst waiting to observe a 
     lunar occultation of X17959. The colour was yellow and the brightness 
     was approximately magnitude 1 - there was no movement. The location of 
     the flare was between Daws and Vitruvius (17N, 29E).


2020-Aug-15 UT 21:11-21:45 Ill=12% E_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1883-3-6

     During an occultation of lambda Geminorum on the eastern limb
     the light from the star took 3 seconds to fade. Cameron 2006 catalog
     extension ID=8 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-15 UT 20:14-21:22 Ill=12% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Aug-15 UT 21:36-21:45 Ill=12% Plato observed by Short_J on 1751-4-22

     James Short, Dr Harris and Mr Stephens saw initially a streak of 
     light on the shadowed floor of Plato. They were not expecting to see
     any light to reach the floor. Shortly afterwards they saw a second
     streak of light parallel to the first and this shortly divided
     into two. Gaps in the mountains were found for both streaks,
     but they were unable to understand why one of the streaks divided
     into two. Cameron's 1978 assigns this TLP an ID of 20 and a weight
     of 5. The ALPO/BAA catalog assigns a weight of 1.


2020-Aug-16 UT 21:11-21:46 Ill=6% Proclus observed by Barrett on 1879-3-21

     On 1879 Mar 21 at UT 04:00 Barrett (England?) observed brilliant 
     illumination in Earthshine, not by the light of the Sun. This was with 
     a Moon's age of 1.5 days before New Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     213 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-16 UT 21:11-21:22 Ill=6% Earthshine: Kappa Cygnids: ZHR=3 vel=25km/s

2020-Aug-21 UT 10:12-10:21 Ill=7% Aristarchus observed by von_Bruhl on 1787-5-19

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


2020-Aug-21 UT 10:12-10:44 Ill=7% Earthshine observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1920-3-22

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


2020-Aug-21 UT 10:12-10:43 Ill=7% S_Pole observed by Firsoff on 1956-3-14

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


2020-Aug-21 UT 10:12-10:44 Ill=7% Mare_Crisium observed by Laszlo_M on 1973-4-5

     Mare Crisium 1973 Apr 05 UT 18:40-19:30 Observed by an unknown observer 
     (Hungary), Hitchens (Lincolnshire, England, 11" reflector, Seeing=poor) 
     and Peters (Kent, England, 8" reflector, Seeing=poor) "Saw a bright 
     strip that extended deep into the dark side. Did not see it in May or 
     June at same phases. Alignment same as E. boundary of M. Cris. Eng. 
     Obs. at same time noted nothing." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). 
     NASA catalog ID #1364.


2020-Aug-21 UT 10:12-10:22 Ill=7% Gassendi observed by Spain_D on 1991-4-17

     On 1991 Apr 17 at UT 01:22-02:37 D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 3.5" 
     refractor, x30-x111, S=5/10, T=5.5) observed (UT01:22-02:25) an orange 
     flare and some brighenings in the crater Gassendi. With the naked eye 
     he saw a glowing spot on the Earthshine side of the Moon. When he 
     turned his telescope onto this he found out that this was Gassendi 
     crater. By comparison, Aristarchus was just a small point. Herzog 
     (Racine, WI, USA, 2.5" refractor, x28, S=G and T=6-7) confirmed Spain's 
     observation UT 01:51-02:37?. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x56, S=7/10, T=5) did not see anything unusual UT 02:15-
     02:32?. Cameron speculates that the orange colour might be from the 
     Moon's low altitude. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=421 and the weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-21 UT 10:38-10:46 Ill=7% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-11:21 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by HMS_Coronation on 1825-1-23 *

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-10:53 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Tungside on 1969-7-18

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-10:53 Ill=15% Krafft observed by Harris on 1969-7-18

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-10:53 Ill=15% NW_Limb observed by Kohlenberger on 1969-7-18

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-10:33 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Watkins_E on 1972-3-18

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:12-10:59 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Spain_D on 1991-4-18

     On 1991 Apr 18 at UT 02:00-03:02 D. Spain (Fairdale, KY, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector, S=6/10) could only see Aristarchus using averted viion. K. 
     Herzog (Racine, WI, USA, 6" refractor, x38) observed Aristarchus to 
     cycle through glowing and fading down to Earthshine brightness in a 3 
     minute cycle, but they could niot see Copernicus, Kepler or Tycho in 
     Earthshine. W. Dembowski (USA) obtained photographs but these did not 
     reveal anything unusual. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=422 and the 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:15-12:33 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Allen_DA on 1969-4-20 *

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:15-12:33 Ill=15% W_Limb observed by Marks on 1969-4-20 *

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:18-11:29 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Moore_E on 1973-4-6

     On 1973 Apr 06 at UT19:34-19:40 E. and C. Moore (England?, UK) 
     and Hitchens (Lincolnshire, UK, 11" reflector) observed the 
     following in Aristarchus crater: "Unusual brightness . Att'n 
     drawn from occultation. Had a bright pt. of mag. 7 as if 
     slightly defocussed star, yellowish in color on NE (IAU?) rim. 
     Brightened & expamded. Later scintillate. Wife called, each 
     idep. drew same phenom. Hitchens also saw glowing in same time 
     period (indep. confirm.)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1365 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:25-11:29 Ill=15% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-9

     Bright point seen near Plato. A much brighter one was near
     Aristarchus. Apparently seen by both Schroter and Bode.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=43 and weight=5. The
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:25-11:29 Ill=15% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-9

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


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:56-11:29 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Welch on 1965-8-1

     On 1965 Aug 01 at UT 05:00 Welch (Table Mountain, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector, seeing=excellent) observed some star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus in ashen light. Cameron says 7/31/65 in MBMW=local time = 
     6/1/65 in UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=886 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-22 UT 11:19-11:29 Ill=15% Aristarchus observed by Heath on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT06:15-08:00 Heath (Christchurch, New Zealand) noted 
     that Aristarchus was brighter than normal (Apollo 11 watch). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1157 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-22 UT 10:37-11:31 Ill=15% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Aug-23 UT 10:11-11:14 Ill=24% Picard observed by Birt_WR on 1877-6-15

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:11-11:49 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-2

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:11-10:54 Ill=24% Grimaldi observed by Harris on 1969-7-19

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:11-10:54 Ill=24% W_Limb observed by Harris on 1969-7-19

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:11-11:22 Ill=24% Hipparchus observed by Schnuckel on 1972-3-19

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:24-12:12 Ill=24% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-10

     Bright point seen near Plato. A much brighter one was near
     Aristarchus. Apparently seen by both Schroter and Bode.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=43 and weight=5. The
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:24-12:12 Ill=24% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-10

     Bright point 26" N of Aristarchus rim. Resembled one
     near Plato but less conspicuous. The was a confirmed
     observation by Schroter and Bode?


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:47-11:22 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Rey on 1903-3-3

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 11:06-12:12 Ill=24% Janssen observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-9-11

     On 1983 Sep 11 at UT 23:52 K.P. Marshall (Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, x268, seeing II), whilst sketching the crater Janssen 
     noticed a tenuous red patch on the southern junction of the 
     valley which joins Fabricius to A. Nothing resembling this found 
     on nearby areas. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-23 UT 11:17-12:12 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Grego_P on 2010-4-18

     On 2010Apr18 at UT 20:45-21:00 P. Grego (St Dennis, UK, 17" 
     reflector - first practice run) observed that Aristarchus in 
     Earthishine was the brightest that he had seen it before. The 
     effect had faded to normal in the next 15 minutes though. "The 
     bright spot was initially thought to be part of the wall of 
     Aristarchus, but on closer examination the spot was probably the
     crater’s central peak. At around this time I estimated the 
     brightness of the peak to be around magnitude 8, but this is a 
     poor estimate as no suitable comparison stars in the immediate 
     vicinity of the field of view were to be seen. Aristarchus’ 
     outline was visible, as was a clearly defined sweep of 
     brightness to its west (presumably the high albedo markings 
     southeast of Herodotus) and another illuminated area to the 
     north of Aristarchus (presumably the Vaisala area), and a small 
     illuminated patch on the eastern flanks of Aristarchus. No other 
     areas of the Moon in earthshine appeared to be as bright as 
     these markings, and there were certainly no other clearly-
     defined spots as brilliant as the one that lay in Aristarchus. A 
     watch was kept until 22:00 UT, when the Moon went out of view 
     behind a tree. During this period it appeared that the spot was 
     becoming less bright and less clearly-defined, although the 
     other albedo markings in its vicinity remained visible; this may 
     have been a consequence of the Moon’s diminishing altitude. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-23 UT 11:35-12:12 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Whelan on 1969-7-19

     On 1969 Jul 19 at UT 06:30 Whelan (Wellington, New Zealand) observed a 
     pulsating glow in Aristarchus crater, extending towards the north. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1162 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-23 UT 11:44-12:12 Ill=25% Grimaldi observed by Lucas on 1970-4-11

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


2020-Aug-23 UT 11:57-12:12 Ill=25% Cassini observed by Arkhipov on 1937-2-15

     In 1937 Feb 15 at UT 16:00? Arkhipov (Russia) observed in Cassini: 
     "Blue-greenish scintillating spots at bottom of crater were vis. on 
     ashen light background. (confirm of Andrenko?)". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=419 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-23 UT 10:36-12:14 Ill=25% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Aug-24 UT 10:10-11:23 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1968-6-1

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


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:10-10:56 Ill=35% Proclus observed by Gergoulis on 1969-7-20

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


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:10-10:34 Ill=35% Burg observed by Moore_P on 1972-5-18

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


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:16-12:11 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-3

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


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:22-12:17 Ill=35% Plato observed by Schroter on 1788-4-11

     Bright point seen near Plato. A much brighter one was near
     Aristarchus. Apparently seen by both Schroter and Bode.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=43 and weight=5. The
     ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:22-12:17 Ill=35% Prinz observed by Schroter on 1788-4-11

     Bright point 26" N of Aristarchus rim. Resembled one
     near Plato but less conspicuous. The was a confirmed
     observation by Schroter and Bode?


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:26-12:22 Ill=35% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1965-10-1

     On 1965 Oct 01 at 04:00UT an unknown observer saw a TLP (feature name 
     not given in the Cameron catalog - nor a description or reference). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=897 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weigh=1.


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:37-12:31 Ill=35% Aristarchus observed by Younger on 1969-7-20

     On 1969 Jul 20 at UT 0530-0540 Younger and Byl (Victoria, BC, Canada, 
     48" reflector) saw a fuzzy brightening near Aristarchus of less than 
     0.5 minute of arc diameter (Apollo 11 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1171 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-24 UT 11:50-12:56 Ill=36% Proclus observed by Haas_W on 2003-9-2

     Proclus NW ray 2003 Sep 02 UTC 02:20-03:35 Observed by Haas (Las 
     Cruces, NM, USA) "Everyone knows the bright ray running northwest from 
     Proclus. In this view from 2:20 to 2:36, UT on September 2 I remarked a 
     thin, pink southwest border to the ray. One thinks of chromatic 
     aberration, and the position supports this interpretation; but other 
     bright lunar features showed no such effect. The pink border lay 1 to 
     2.5 diameters away from Proclus (S=2, T=3.5). At 2:55, UT (S=1-2, S=
     3.5) the border was gone; neither its appearance nor disappearance was 
     observed. At 03:25 UT there is no sign of the pink border (S=2, T=3), 
     moreover the Moon was lower, so atmospheric dispersion must be greater 
     by now? 12.5" Newtonian x321 at 02:20-02:36, x202 at other times.?" 
     Note that experiments to simulate spurious colour using Adobe Photoshop 
     were able to recreate colour in the correct place on the NW ray - 
     however there should have been colour reported on the SW ray too and 
     there was no mention of this, therefore the observational report is 
     intriguing. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-24 UT 12:07-12:56 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Whelan on 1969-7-20

     On 1967 Jul 20 at UT 07:00 Whelan, (Wellington, New Zealnd) saw a 
     pulsating glow from Aristarchus crater, and this continued, although 
     less pronounced. This was during the apolo 11 watch. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1172 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-24 UT 12:36-12:56 Ill=36% Earthshine observed by Weith_Knudson on 1974-2-27

     On 1974 Feb Weith-Knudson (Copenhagen, Denmark, 12" refrlector, x72)
     observed a magnitude 7.7 flash (comparison between SAO093043=mag 7,8 
     and SAO093052 mag=7.5 that happened to lie in the field of view at the 
     time) in Earthshine. The observer speculates whether this was a lunar 
     meteorite impact or a reflection from an artificial satellite (or 
     indeed as Cameron suggests from an Earth meteor?). The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1388 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-24 UT 10:36-12:58 Ill=36% Earthshine: (radio) Gamma Leonids: ZHR=low

2020-Aug-25 UT 10:10-11:47 Ill=46% Bessel observed by Dennett_F on 1877-6-17

     Bessel 1877 Jun 17 UT 22:30 Observed by Denett (England?, 2.75" 
     reflector) "Tho't he could detect a minute pt. of light shining out of 
     dark crater. (no high peaks in Bessel to catch light.)" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #194. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-25 UT 10:10-10:17 Ill=46% Earthshine observed by Harrison_H on 1877-6-17

     On 1877 Jun 17 at UT 21:00? Harrison (USA?) observed a light point on 
     the Earthlit side of the Moon. He also observed a luminous point that 
     could not be identified (Cameron speculates that this could be a 
     confirtmation of Denett's Bessel observation?). The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=195 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-25 UT 10:10-11:56 Ill=46% Aristarchus observed by Bornhurst on 1965-8-4

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


2020-Aug-25 UT 10:10-10:32 Ill=46% Rabbi_Levi observed by Perez on 1969-5-23

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


2020-Aug-25 UT 10:24-12:19 Ill=46% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1965-10-2

     On 1965 Oct 02 at 04:00UT an unknown observer saw a TLP (feature name 
     not given in the Cameron catalog - nor a description or reference). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=898 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weigh=1.


2020-Aug-25 UT 11:36-13:31 Ill=47% Theophilus observed by Ruchatz on 1972-5-19

     Theophilus 1972 May 19 UT 23:48 Theophilus observed by Ruchatz (51N 
     10E, 60mm refractor, T=4, S=2) "Diminution of brightness of the S wall 
     for a short time" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 
     (1984), p53-61.


2020-Aug-25 UT 12:15-13:41 Ill=47% Proclus observed by Haas_W on 2003-9-3

     Proclus NW ray 2003 Sep 03 UTC 02:46-03:07 Observed by Haas (Las 
     Cruces, NM, USA) "The curious reddish edge to the conspicuous bright 
     ray running N2 from Proclus is seen again (x321, x366 (S=1-3, T=3.5-
     2.5). It lies on the SW side of the ray, with no corresponding blue 
     border on its NE edge. The effect persists as the Moon drifts across 
     the whole eyepiece field. However at 03:46 (x202) the coloured edge is 
     not recognized now, but perhaps only because of worse conditions (S=3, 
     T=2) 12.5" Newtonian reflector used." The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-25 UT 12:19-13:41 Ill=47% Censorinus observed by Cook_AC on 1985-6-24

     On 1985 Jun 14 UT 21:16-21:40 Observed by A.C. Cook Frimley, UK, 
     30cm reflector, seeing IV, transparency moderate, very litle 
     spectral dispersion noticed - Wratter 25 and 44a filters used) 
     UT 21:16-21:19 Censorinus slightly brighter in red and more 
     detail seen. Observed other features before and after this. 
     Checked again UT21:31-21:40 - same appearance. Torricelli and 
     Torricelli B in comparison looked normal with other craters of 
     similar size. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-25 UT 12:29-13:41 Ill=47% Descartes observed by Bryukhanov_I on 2010-4-20

     On 2010 Apr 20 some time between UT 22:00 and 23:00 I. 
     Bryukhanov (Minsk, Zeiss Refractor at the Minsk planetarium) 
     observed an orange-brown tint a little to the west of Zollner 
     and Kant craters. Apparently images were obtained. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Aug-25 UT 13:15-13:41 Ill=47% Sabine observed by Jean on 1967-9-11

     Sabine 1967 Sep 11 UTC 00:32,00:45 Observers: Jean at al. (27 obs., 21  
     telescopes, Montreal, Canada, 3-6" refractors, reflectors) "A black, 
     rectangular-shaped cloud vis. in M.Tranquill, moving W-E (IAU ?) & 
     dissipated nr. term., surrounded by viol. colour. Bright yellow flash 
     at 00:45, (obs. in response to request to obs. impact of Surveyor V at 
     0046) NASA catalog weight=3 (good). NASA catalog ID #1043.


2020-Aug-25 UT 10:35-13:43 Ill=47% Earthshine: (radio) Gamma Leonids: ZHR=low

2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:46 Ill=58% Linne observed by Schmidt_J on 1866-12-14

     Linne 1866 Dec 14 UT 20:00? Observed by Schmidt? (Athens, Greece?, 7" 
     refractor?) "Seen as a white spot, had been a fine black spot before as 
     seen by Schmidt. (Also Buckingham in Dec. 1866; also D 16,25th,27th, -- 
     not LTP?" NASA catalog weight=0 (probably not a TLP. NASA catalog ID 
     146.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:11 Ill=58% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1969-5-24

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


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-11:05 Ill=58% Atlas observed by Theiss on 1973-4-10

     Atlas 1973 Apr 10 UT 18:37-19:49 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 75mm 
     refractor, T=2, S=3) "N. wall of Atlas was yellow-green, several 
     magnifications tested with the same results"  - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, 
     Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-11:38 Ill=58% Beer observed by Darling_D on 1978-11-8

     On 1978 Nov 08 at UT03:00 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x95, seeing 8/10) saw near Beer and 
     Timocharis (11W, 30N) a bright flash inside the dark area. It 
     appeared like a diamond twinkling in sunlight and was somewhat 
     dazzling to the eyes. Cameron wonders in this was a meteor? 
     The Cameron 2005 TLP catalog ID=39 and weight=2. This is an 
     ALPO observation. The ALPO/BAA weight is 3.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:58 Ill=58% Atlas observed by Darling_D on 1991-4-22

     On 1991 Apr 22 at UT 02:03-02:14 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5", x99, seeing 7/10) found, using a red and blue Moonblink 
     device that Atlas crater gave a blink, the dark spots inside the 
     crater have a dark nucleus in the blue filter. This effect was 
     not detected earlier that night. The Cameron 2006 catalog then 
     says "Atlas normal". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=424 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:43 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Knott_J on 1993-3-30

     On 1993 Mar 30 at UT19:35-21:15 J. Knott (England, UK, 8.5" reflector, 
     x180 and x216, seeing=II and Transparency=good) observed at 19:35 the 
     central peak of Alphonsus appeared to be extra bright although was 
     normal later, however the observer suspects that this was a contrast 
     related and was not confident to send out a TLP alert. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=458a and 458b and weights=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:38 Ill=58% Vallis_Alpes observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1993-3-30

     On 1993 Mar 30 at UT 19:30 an unknown British observer (Reading, UK) 
     noted that the crater at the end of the Alpine valley looked unusual. 
     However M. Cook (Frimley, UK) also observed the feature but found 
     nothing unusual. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=457 and weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-10:52 Ill=58% Torricelli_B observed by Gray_R on 2002-10-14

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


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:09-11:33 Ill=58% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2009-4-2

     On 2009 Apr 02 at UT 21:45-22:05 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 
     5" refractor, x40 and x100, using red and blue gelatine 
     Edmund Optics filters (rose No. 47 and blue No. 80), 
     transparency poor due to thick haze. seeing was excellent) 
     observed that that the rays that crossed Mare Cisrium from
     Proclus were brighter in red light than in blue. A similar 
     effect was also observed, to a lesser extent south of the
     Mare. Non-mare Crisium rays from Proclus did not have this effect. 
     The TLP was not seen at the higher magnification of x100.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:23-12:20 Ill=58% Mons_Piton observed by Schneller on 1960-12-26

     Piton 1960 Dec 26 ? UT 00:00? Observed by Schneller (Cleveland, OH, 
     USA, 8" Reflector, x53), "Red obscuration; less intense than Nov. (date 
     not given, but discussion suggests near SR, therefore Dec 28th most 
     likely date -- ancill. data given for 28th)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #732.


2020-Aug-26 UT 10:52-12:46 Ill=58% Aristillus observed by Pasternak on 1973-4-10

     Aristillus 1973 Apr 10 UT 20:18-20:24 Observed by Pasternak (53.33N, 
     7.5E, 75mm refractor, T=3, S=3) "Faint reddish area at the SE wall of 
     Aristillus"  - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), 
     p53-61.


2020-Aug-26 UT 12:08-14:01 Ill=58% Archimedes observed by Try on 2001-9-25

     Near archimedes 2001 Sep 25 UT 08:30 Observed by Try (Whangarei, New 
     Zealand, 4" f/10 reflector) "observed two possible L.T.Ps. on the edge 
     of the terminator near the crater Archimedes. They appeared to be two 
     bright points of light about the size of Mount Piton. They seem to 
     form a triangle with Mount Piton. He observed them for two hours and 
     they were still visible when he ended his observing session.  He was 
     observing with a 4" f10 reflector. Then Moon age was 7.9 days old and 
     the colongitude was 4.83. submitted a drawing showing the area where 
     the lights were observed." ALPO report. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-26 UT 12:24-13:23 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Harris on 1966-6-26

     Alphonsus 1966 Jun 26 UT 04:30-04:40 Observed visually by 
     D.Harris and E.Arriola (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" reflector x146, 
     and spectrum, S=4, T=1-0) "Absorp. spectrum (visual) of c.p. 
     band at 475+/-5nm (1st est.); 2nd est. at 485+/-5nm. Band 
     degraded towards the viol. Band nr.Hydrogen Beta. as if 
     abnormally broadened. So sign of anything unusual visually in 
     central peak in white light. Absorption appeared only on C.P., 
     not over walls. Calibration corrections put band at 491+/-4nm" 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #948. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Aug-26 UT 12:30-14:26 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Warner_B on 1960-1-6

     Alphonsus 1960 Jan 06 UT 18:00 Observed by Warner and Hole (London, 
     England, 18" refractor and 24" reflector, Moon blink used) "Red spot. 
     Hole saw this on several other occasions(indep. confirm)." NASA catalog 
     weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID 727.


2020-Aug-26 UT 13:35-14:29 Ill=59% Jansen observed by deBerard on 1966-8-24

     Jansen 1966 Aug 24 UT 04:15-04:25 Observed by deBerard (Flossmoor, IL, 
     USA, 6" reflector, x360, S=V, moonblink used) "Bright green glow -- 
     using red & blue filters & green polariz. filter." NASA catalog weight=
     3 (average). NASA catalog ID #965.


2020-Aug-26 UT 14:20-14:29 Ill=59% Proclus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-7-22

     On 1988 Jul 22 at UT 02:15-04:00 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 11" 
     reflector) made a sketch of a dark area of the (East) floor of 
     Proclus that revealed a large anomalous dark region - there 
     should be no shade here when the sun is at an altitude of above 
     50 deg!. BAA lunar section archives reveal similar dark shadings 
     - however on this night it was a different shaped dark area. The 
     appearance was confirmed by several observers. Foley reported 
     that the region affected stretched from Proclus to Theophilus. 
     The TLP was seen in the USA too by D, Darling as early as 
     01:31UT and by others on his TLP network - brightness 
     measurements of the "c.p." were 3.5 and the remainder of the 
     floor was 5.5. However the observers did not all agree on the 
     same position for this dark area. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     331 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-27 UT 10:08-10:19 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Blair_G on 1980-10-17

     On 1980 Oct 17 at UT18:40-19:10 G. Blair (Weir, Renfrewshire, 
     Scotland, UK, 22cm reflector, seeing II, transparency excellent, 
     no spurious colour) noticed at 18:40UT that the bright central 
     peak of Alphonsus was elongated. At 18:41UT, at higher power, 
     the central peak separated from a bright point of light, 
     intensity about that of a 6th magnitude star. at 18:43UT a 
     filter check was made of the suspect point and surrounding 
     regions - slightly nrighter in red. At 18:50UT intensity of 
     bright point reduced to equivalent of 4th magnitude star. Noted 
     that Earthshine was the brightest that he had ever seen it. At 
     19:03 UT losing the Moon behind a chimney. UT 19:10 brief 
     appearance, bright point still seen at 4th magnitude. 19:27UT 
     the Moon disappears again. 20:15UT reappearance of the Moon and 
     Alphonsus appeared normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. This is a BAA 
     Lunar section observation.


2020-Aug-27 UT 10:08-10:41 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Knott_J on 1993-3-31

     On 1993 Mar 31 at UT19:35-21:15 J. Knott (England, UK, 8.5" reflector, 
     x180 and x216, seeing=II and Transparency=good) the central peak of 
     Alphonsus appeared to be bright but the observer was not confident 
     enough to initiate a TLP alert. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=458b and 
     weights=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=0.


2020-Aug-27 UT 10:26-11:49 Ill=69% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1952-4-3

     Plato 1952 Apr 03 UT 20:45-21:30 Observed by Wilkins and Moore 
     (Meudon, France, 33" x460) whilst checking up on a 1923 28" 
     refractor sketch by W.H. Stevenson's, thry failed to detect a 
     prominent floor craterlet (featured in the 1923 sketch) just 
     inside the W wall. They suspected an obscuration. 
     Interestingly the whole floor was was reported to be lacking 
     in detail many hours later as observed by Cragg in the USA. 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #550. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-27 UT 11:22-13:19 Ill=69% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1989-6-12

     On 1989 Jun 12 at UT 21:18-22:25 G. North (Herstmonceaux, UK, 
     Coude, seeing=V) noted at 21:18UT that Torricelli B was 
     "barely visible"- possibly this was seeing related. M. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK, 8" reflector, seeing=IV) found Toricelli B to be 
     ëxtremely dull - impossible to judge shadows on floor in 
     contrast to Cens." Holmes (Rockdale, England, UK, 8" 
     reflector, seeing=II-III) at UT21:30 also found Toricelli B 
     difficult to find at magnifications less than 200x. Cameron 
     comments that "Dulling is common on it at high Sun but 
     illumination doesn't seem to be the cause or related". The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=365 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-27 UT 11:41-13:03 Ill=69% Plato observed by Cross on 1970-4-15

     Plato 1970 Apr 15 UT 05:38-05:40,05:51-05:53 Observed by Cross 
     (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 108mm Schiefspiegler or 152mm refractor, 
     S=6, T=5.5=VG). The observer noted a lack of detail inside the 
     crater floor, despite visibility of detail outside the crater. 
     Spectra were normal for color. (obs. similar to historic 
     reports. Apollo 13 watch?)" NASA catalog weight=1 and catalog ID 
     #1253. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-27 UT 13:11-15:08 Ill=69% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1958-12-19

     Alphonsus 1958 Dec 19 UTC 20:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England) 
     decsribed in the NASA catalog as: "Reddish patch on central peak" 15" 
     reflector used. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalof TLP ID No. 
     711.


2020-Aug-27 UT 15:05-15:21 Ill=70% Eratosthenes observed by Cattermole_P on 1954-5-11

     Eratosthenes 1954 May 11 UTC 20:00 Observer: Catermole (UK, 3" 
     refractor) "Central peak invis. tho surroundings were sharp". 
     NASA catalog ID #563, NASA weight=4 (high). ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-27 UT 15:10-15:21 Ill=70% Alpetragius observed by Barnard on 1889-9-4

     Alpetragius 1889 Sep 4 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by E.E. Barnard (Lick 
     Observatory, CA, USA, 36" refractor x150, x700) "Shadow of CP diffused 
     & pale. Entire inside of crater seemed filled with haze or smoke. Shad. 
     of E.wall was black & sharp. CP & floor seen thru haze. No other 
     craters showed this appear. (date&time rep't=Sep3, 1830L.T)." N.B. Sun 
     above the horizon at 02:30 - sun sets at Lick at 02:37! NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #264. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:08-10:50 Ill=78% Eudoxus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-2-27

     On 1882 Feb 27 at UT 18:30-19:30 an unknown observer reported an 
     unusual shadow in Eudoxus. Apparently the shadow was seen to be normal 
     on 1882 Feb 25 at UT 20:30-20:45. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=228 and 
     weight=3. Reference: Sirius Vol 15, 167, 1882. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:08-11:10 Ill=78% Eimmart observed by Pickering_WH on 1913-6-14

     Eimmart 1913 Apr 14 UT 01:00 Observed by Pickering (Mandeville, 
     Jamaica, 6.5" reflector) "By this date crater was clear  & at an albedo 
     ~5?. Drawings compare Jan. 16 & Aug.9, 1913." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #344.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:08-10:37 Ill=78% Plato observed by Burton_M on 1972-3-24 *

     Plato 1972 Mar 24/25 UT 20:38-00:00 Observed by M.Burton (UK, 
     13.5" reflector, seeing IV-V, Transparency Fair, x180) UT20:38-
     20:45 floor was darker in a red filter than in a blue. UT20:47-
     20:56 JS Burgess (seeing 2/5, x200, with and without filters) 
     found everything normal (with and without filters). UT20:00-
     20:07 and 21:30-21:35 A.J. Beddoes found everything normal (with 
     and without filters). However at 23:10 L.Fitton suspected that 
     the E (IAU?) floor of Plato had a red-brown cast, but could not 
     be quite sure. UT23:54-00:00 M.Burton, detected the floor was 
     darker in red than in blue light. Burton did not detect any 
     colour without the use of filters on either of the two occasions 
     that he detecetd a blink. In view of the fact that two observers 
     did not detect anything, albeit not concurrently with the TLP 
     reports, this TLP is being given an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:08-10:13 Ill=78% Plato observed by Brook_C on 2009-4-4

     On 2009 Apr 04 at UT 20:30-20:45 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) observed a 
     slight pinkish mottling on the floor of Plato. The effect was no longer 
     visible after 20:45UT. A telephone alert was put out to M. Cook and G. 
     North. The former saw no colour, but this was after the event finished. 
     The latter observer reported cloudy conditions. A.Cook was probably 
     observing at the same time as C. Brook, via a couple of remotely 
     controlled telescopes in Aberystwyth. The results (time lapse imagery 
     through narrow band filters) will be examined at a later date.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:08-11:23 Ill=78% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 2009-4-4

     On 2009 Apr 04 at UT 21:40 M.C Cook (Mundesley, UK) after receiving a 
     telephone alert call, examined Plato crater. Although she did not 
     report C. Brook's slight mottled pink on the floor of Plato, she did 
     report through that the floor patches looked darker than normal, 
     especially in blue light and in red they were not visible at all. In 
     white light they were darker than normal. A.C. Cook was probably 
     observing at the same time via a couple of remotely controlled 
     telescopes in Aberystwyth. The results (time lapse imagery 
     through narrow band filters) will be examined at a later date.
     Note that this observation was made after C. Brook said that he could
     no longer see his TLP. Therefore this constitutes a different TLP
     as there had been a gap of 1 hour since the last TLP report.


2020-Aug-28 UT 10:25-12:13 Ill=78% Pytheas observed by Robotham on 1982-8-29

     On 1982 Aug 29 at UT 02:13-02:30 Robotham (Springfield, ON, 
     Canada, x97 and x160) found that the west rim of Pytheas crater 
     was very bright, especially at lower magnifications, being one of 
     the brightest spots on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=182 
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-28 UT 11:11-13:08 Ill=78% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1966-8-26

     Agrippa 1966 Aug 26 UTC 01:52-02:24 Observer: Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x437) "Shadow of C.p. was 
     grayish, wall shad. was normal black, C.p.itself barely disting. 
     from floor" S=5, T=3. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog 
     ID #966. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-28 UT 12:17-12:42 Ill=78% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1962-9-9

     In 1962 Sep 09 at UT 01:42-02:00 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     5" reflector, x180, S=5-4, T=3) observed in Agrippa the shadow 
     of the central peak to be grayish, not much darker than the 
     floor, estimated at 3deg bright, whereas on 1962 Jul 12, at col 
     28deg, in the 5" telescope the dhadow was anormal black and 
     sharply defined against the floor which was 3 deg bright. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=768 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-28 UT 12:29-14:25 Ill=78% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1967-7-17

     Shadow of central peak barely distinguishable.
     Residual wall shadow normal black. Landslip very
     conspicuous, 10 deg bright. Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID=1040 and weight=4. Cameron 2006 Catalog
     Extension ID=12 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-28 UT 12:49-14:46 Ill=79% Plato observed by Albert_J on 2009-4-5

     On 2009 Apr 05 at UT 01:03-01:31, 01:44 and 02:30 J. Albert 
     (FL, USA, 11"  reflector, x224 and x311, transparency 4-3 
     and seeing 5-6/10) noted a tiny point on the south east
     rim of Plato, adjacent to the east wall shadow. It was
     first seen at x311 without filters, then in both Wratten
     25 (red) and Wratten 38A (blue) - it was faintest in the
     latter. The spot was probably a high point on the south east
     rim. By 01:28UT the spot was no longer visible in the blue
     filter, but could still be seen well in red and white light.
     No change was seen during rechecks at 01:44 or 02:30. The
     observer considers that this was not a TLP as it was on the
     limits of detectability and anyway observing conditions were
     poor. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Aug-28 UT 14:00-15:56 Ill=79% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1974-3-3

     On 1974 Mar 3 at UT 19:06-20:20 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, 
     UK, 10" refractor, x200, seeing=poor) got a Moon Blink reaction 
     on the South east wall of Plato, adjacent to the rim shadow and 
     alerted the BAA TLP network. Ford reported a negtive result at 
     19:35UT, although Robinson was still getting a blink reaction at 
     19:40UT, albeit fainter, red at times. Findlay at 19:43-19:52 
     and 20:00-20:05 saw nothing unusual. Robinson at 19:56UT no 
     longer saw a blink, but it returned at 20:05UT. Light in bothred 
     and blue filters. Not steady, but coming and going and gone at 
     20:09UT. Moore at 19:59-21:00, kennedy at 20:12-20:30, Taylor at 
     20:48-21:03 and Fitton at 20:05UT all got negative results. The 
     latter time coincides with Robinson's second blink reaction. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1390 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-28 UT 14:59-16:15 Ill=79% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-24

     On 1988 Jul 24 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12" reflector, 
     x150, S=7/10, T=3) observed the following in Proclus: "At 0213 
     the previously observed gray area was 1/3 of July 22 and V 
     shaped and fanned out across the floor. Could see hint of knot 
     seen before. Craters named in 7/23/88 (#319) were all normal 
     this time too". Is it possible that this report refers to the 
     crater "Gray" rather than "Proclus" as the column field suggests 
     in the Cameron catalog? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=333 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=2.


2020-Aug-28 UT 15:01-16:15 Ill=79% Plato observed by Madej_P on 1981-9-8

     On 1981 Sep 08 at UT 21:28-21:34 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, seeing 
     III-IV and trasnaparency good) observed a light orange transparent 
     cloud extending from the north east inner corner across over the floor 
     of Plato. Camero comments that this report was confirmed by 3 othr 
     observers. The shape of this clud varied. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     153 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Aug-29 UT 10:07-10:24 Ill=86% N_Pole observed by HMS_Coronation on 1875-7-14

     In 1875 Jul 14 at 02:00UT Davidson and Loftus (HMS Coronation, Gulf of 
     Siam Champion Bay, long 99deg, using naked eye and binoculars) observed 
     "a luminous projections from upper (N?) limb. Phenom. was absent there 
     on next nite, but a smaller 1 at another pt. (not an LTP? - but many 
     such repts)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Aug-29 UT 10:07-10:37 Ill=86% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1959-2-18

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


2020-Aug-29 UT 10:07-11:27 Ill=86% Atlas observed by Darling_D on 1991-4-25

     On 1991 Apr 25 at UT 02:34-02:37 UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x64) found that Atlas had spots in 
     it that were "more intense in blue". No blinks were detected 
     elsewhere on the Moon apart from Gassendi. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=425 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-29 UT 10:07-11:07 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1991-4-25

     On 1991 Apr 25 at UT 02:14-02:37 UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x64, S=7/10, T=4) found that after 
     sketching Gassendi, that at 02:14 the central peak was very 
     bright in red light, and barely detectable in blue light. By 
     02:26UT a strong blink was noticed on the NW rim, being very 
     bright in the red filter. Effect still present at 02:32UT. The 
     effect was not seen earlier at 01:57UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=425 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-29 UT 11:07-11:37 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1991-2-25

     On 1991 Feb 25 at UT 01:26-01:49 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     12.5" reflector, x248, seeing=10/1, transparency=good) found 
     Gassendi's western rim to be bright in red and diffuse in blue 
     light. A sketch was provided. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=420 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-29 UT 11:23-13:11 Ill=86% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-12-29

     On 1979 Dec 29 at UT 17:45-18:20 Crick (Merchtem, Belgium, 6" 
     reflector, x140, seeing=III) found a violet spot in the NW inner wall. 
     The floor was obscured of detail on the northern half. All other 
     regions studied appeared normal. Observer unsure if this was a TLP or 
     spurious colour. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=80 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Aug-29 UT 13:20-13:54 Ill=87% Anaximander observed by Olivares on 1963-11-27

     On 1963 Nov 27 at UT 03:00 Olivarez (New Jersey?, USA, 17" reflector) 
     and Fisher (Colfax, CA, 8" reflector, x300) observed a red glow in 
     Anaximander in the dark part of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     784 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-29 UT 13:20-13:54 Ill=87% Aristarchus observed by Olivares on 1963-11-27

     On 1963 Nov 27 at UT 03:00 Olivarez (New Jersey?, USA, 17" 
     reflector) observed a red glow in Aristarchus in the dark 
     part of the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     784 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-29 UT 13:46-15:34 Ill=87% Gassendi observed by Cook_AC on 1979-12-29

     Gassendi 1979 Dec 29 UTC 20:09-22:04 - Observer: Cook (Frimley, Surrey, 
     UK) "Colour seen - almost certainly spurious colour and not a TLP".
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-29 UT 15:24-17:13 Ill=87% Alphonsus observed by Harris on 1966-8-27

     Alphonsus - 1966 Aug 27 UTC 06:05-06:25 observed by Haris, Eastman, 
     Bornhusrt, Cameron, astronet observers (Tucson, AZ, USA - 21" reflector 
     x200) and by Corralitos observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector) "W. dark-haloed area varying & the small dark-haloed (40%) 
     area also varying. Seen by others present incl. the author (WBC) who 
     attributes the variations to "seeing". Not confirmed by Corralitos MB."
     NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA catalog ID=968.


2020-Aug-29 UT 15:24-17:13 Ill=87% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1966-8-27

     Ross D area - 1966 Aug 27 UT 06:06-06:25 observed by Harris, Eastman, 
     Bornhusrt, Cameron, astronet observers (Tucson, AZ, USA - 21" reflector 
     x200) and by Corralitos observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector) "Obscuration on E. wall, bright area E. of crater at its 
     brightest. (I (WSC) was present at obs. but did not note anything not 
     attributable to bad seeing, but am not familiar with the area in normal 
     aspect. Others present did not see anything unusual, but Bornhurst & 
     Eastman confirmed). Corralitos Obs. found due to changing light 
     conditions. NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID=967. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-29 UT 15:28-17:01 Ill=87% Jansen observed by Lourencon on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 20:00? Romualdo Lourencon (Sao Paulo, 
     Brazil, 60mm refractor, seeing=III) detected a circular cloud in 
     Jansen B and H? (Gazateer report says F and K). "The crater of 
     the event 100km diam. compared to Copernicus, dark with crescent 
     obscured region below it. Was S of Jansen. A circular depression 
     there was before LTP in darkness. Wonders if circ. depr. was 
     shadow of cloud? The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=428a and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Aug-29 UT 16:19-17:13 Ill=87% Proclus observed by Davis_H on 1988-7-25

     On 1988 Jul 25 at UT03:15 H. Davis (Madison, WI, USA) stated that 
     Proclus was normal apart from a "slightly darker area in SW (Ast) SE 
     (IUE) corner." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=334 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-29 UT 17:04-17:13 Ill=87% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-2-13

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


2020-Aug-30 UT 10:06-11:07 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Wilkins_HP on 1951-5-17

     Gassendi 1951 May 17 UT 22:45 Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 15" reflector) "Bright speck glowed for 3s. (meteor ?)" 
     This was to the W of the central Mts and about the same 
     magnitude as a 4th mag star to the naked eye. JALPO Vol 5 No 8 
     p4, quotes a 1s duration. NASA catalog weight=0. NASA catalog 
     weight=544. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-30 UT 10:06-11:03 Ill=92% Mons_Pico observed by Findlay on 1976-3-12

     Pico 1976 Mar 12 UT 21:00? Observed by Findlay (England?) "A ray seen 
     extended fr. mt. in SW (IAU?) direction -- likened to a hockey stick. 
     (not seen in Pickering's photo atlas at col.=53 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1430.


2020-Aug-30 UT 11:03-12:17 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1966-6-30

     Herodotus 1966 Jun 30 UTC 03:10-03:35 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in the NASA catalog as: "Bright pseudo-peak again 
     vis. within floor shadow. Peak est. 5 bright. Had seen it at successive 
     lunations in '66" 4" x280 refractor used. NASA catalog weight=4 (high). 
     NASA catalog TLP ID No. #950. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-30 UT 11:12-13:08 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1950-6-27

     Herodotus 1950 Jun 27 UTC 02:30 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA) reported 
     a bright point in crater. This is mentioned in the Middlehurst TLP 
     catalog but not in the Cameron catalog. The source comes from a 
     Strolling Astronomer article. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-30 UT 11:26-13:22 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Weier_D on 1992-3-16

     On 1992 Mar 16 at UT 00:39-01:14 D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 11" 
     reflector) at 00:39UT noted some soft, diffused, faint ïllumination 
     within the shadow projected over the Cobra Head area, though it had a 
     sharp appearance to the edge of the shadow. D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 11" reflector) was taking photographs from UT 00:51 and making 
     drawings and visual descriptions. The first 3 photographs in the 
     sequence have the crater as normal. Four other photographs reveal an 
     abnormality. Seeing conditions were excellent and a great deal of 
     surface detail was seen inside Aristarchus crater - however the 
     apeparance of the Cobra's Head was "washed out" and again shadows near 
     to this were illuminated. The NASA catalog ID=442 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Aug-30 UT 12:10-14:06 Ill=93% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2001-8-30

     On 2001 Aug 30 at UT20:35-21:15 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) found a dimming 
     in the central peak of Alphonsus, however it had returned to normal by 
     Aug 31 UT 00:29-00:50UT when A.C. Cook (Alexandria, VA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) examined the area, though there were some slight brightness 
     variations that were attributed to seeing conditions. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-30 UT 12:11-12:55 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Fuger on 1973-2-14

     Aristarchus 1973 Feb 14 UTC 18:31-18:34 observed by Fuger (49N, 8.42E, 
     75mm refractor, T=1, S=2) "Violet colours on S. of the crater" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-Aug-30 UT 12:42-14:37 Ill=93% Gassendi observed by Adams_C on 1993-4-3

     On 1993 Apr 03 at 23:39UT C. Adams (FL, USA, 24" reflector, x168) 
     noticed a "translucent orange" colour in Gassendi crater within a 35deg 
     sector (apex at the centre) - row of 3 central peaks extending west - 
     the western central peak appeared as a dome with a summit craterlet. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=450 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Aug-30 UT 12:42-14:37 Ill=93% Proclus observed by Weier_D on 1993-4-3

     On 1993 Apr 03 at 23:39UT D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 7x50 
     binoculars) observed 2 flashes within the Proclus crater. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=450 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-30 UT 13:41-15:30 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Hislop on 1884-11-29

     Hislop of England? saw Aristarchus as nebulous at the centre, despite 
     the fact that elsewhere features were well defined. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=246 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-30 UT 13:47-15:18 Ill=93% Cavendish observed by Houghton on 1956-1-24

     Cavendish 1956 Jan 24 UTC 20:34-20:45 Observed by Houghton and Warner 
     (England) "Variable flashes seen from W. inner(?) wall of crater, then 
     a little inside the terminator. Flashes began with a bright glare at 
     20:34, were very bright for ~3 min, then faded. Flash rate 
     approximately every 1.5 sec. Other point like peaks did not flash. Also 
     indications were seen of reflections of flashes from E. (inner?) wall 
     and the crater's floor was faintly lit by a glare. Ref: Strolling 
     Astronomer p27, Vol 45, 2003. 17cm reflector x230. Seeing good-
     excellent. NASA catalog assigns this observation a weight of 4 (good). 
     NASA TLP ID No. #631.


2020-Aug-30 UT 14:04-15:45 Ill=93% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1985-6-29

     On 1985 Jun 29 at UT 22:56 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing poor) 
     observed that Torricelli B looked as bright as a mountain to its south 
     west - no colour was seen. Cameron comments that this was similar to 
     Marshall's 1985 Jul 1 observation. The cameron 2006 catalog ID=278 and 
     the weight=3. 


2020-Aug-30 UT 14:30-16:27 Ill=93% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Prout on 1977-1-31

     Promontory LaPlace 1977 Jan 31 UT 20:49-23:00 Observed by Foley 
     (England, 11.75" reflector, x360), Prout (England, 4" refractor or 
     reflector?), Findlay (Dundee, Scotland, 10" reflector, x180, S=VG), 
     Ford (Dundee, Scotland), Mooney (Dundee, Scotland) "With filters in 
     eyepiece, tho't he saw a possible darkening in the blue but no 
     variation in red. Altho. a deep shadow is normal to the W. of the cape 
     at this period, (then cape must have a slope > 30deg!). he wondered if 
     shad. was more extensive than usual? Prout noted a dark inky coma-
     shaped spot. Dundee obs. concluded it was a shadow. Took photos. 
     Analysis of them was underway at time of rep't." NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #1462.


2020-Aug-30 UT 15:05-17:02 Ill=93% Picard observed by Moore_P on 1948-8-16

     E. of Picard 1948 Aug 16/17 UTC 22:30-02:26 Observed by Moore & Baum 
     (Chester, UK) described in NASA catalog as: "2 areas E. of Picard 
     appeared featureless. Cloud-like patches, 12(?)inch reflector. NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID No. #509.


2020-Aug-30 UT 15:19-17:16 Ill=93% Alphonsus observed by ASTRONET on 1966-8-28

     Alphonsus 1966 Aug 28 UTC 06:00-08:00 Observers from Astronet (Tucson, 
     AZ, USA). NASA catalog states: "Brightenings in 2 dark patches & near 
     fainter (40%) dark patch (40% of way from the c.p. to W. wall).  21" 
     x200 reflector used. NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog TLP ID 
     No. 969.


2020-Aug-30 UT 15:57-17:51 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-24

     On 1975 Mar 24 at UT19:08-19:45 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed blueness 
     in the North East (Classical?) corner of Aristarchus. Moon blink seen - 
     pale in red. Most other observers clouded out. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-30 UT 16:31-18:10 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Lena_R on 2002-9-18

     Herodotus 2002 Sep 18 UT 22:00 Observed by Raffaello Lena (GLR, 
     Italy). Event described was of two pseudo-peak/hill-like 
     features, one on the southern floor of the crater, and another 
     just slightly to the NW of the centre. on the southern 
     floor of the crater. Lena suspects a combination of seeing 
     effects and albedo markings on the floor. However this effect of 
     two spots on the floor has not been repeated again.For further 
     information, theory,  and a sketch please see Fig 
     5 in this web link: 
     http://utenti.lycos.it/gibbidomine/analisi123.htm ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Aug-30 UT 17:19-18:10 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Homan_MP on 2014-12-4

     Aristarchus 2014 Dec 04 UT 03:14-03:15 M.P. Homan (Grand Rapids, 
     MI, USA, Nikon P520 x48) 11 digital images taken. These show 
     possible blue colour in the Aristarchus area e.g. on the ray 
     between Herodotus an Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:38-12:02 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:38-11:25 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-4-15

     Aristarchus 1973 Apr 15 UTC 19:03-20:13 observed by Pasternak (53deg 
     20'N, 7deg 30'E, 75mm reflector) "N wall was blue to violet, beginning 
     disappearance at 20:08UT., end at 20:13UT." - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, 
     Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:38-11:31 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1981-10-11

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:39-11:29 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-2-15

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:42-12:15 Ill=97% Cleostratus observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 10:42-12:15 Ill=97% Pythagoras observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-2-5

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 11:13-12:47 Ill=97% Manilius observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Manillius 1969 Jul 27 UT 05:45-05:46 Observed by Wairy Cardoso 
     (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) "Bright spot in 
     Manillius (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva says obs. no good 
     because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog weight=0. NASA catalog 
     ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 11:55-14:44 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Seeliger on 1967-9-16 *

     Aristarchus, Herodotus - 1967 Sep 16 UTC 23:50-23:55 observed by 
     Seeliger (Dresden, Germany, 30" reflector, 90, 140x) "Dark streaks on 
     E.(ast. ?) outside walls of both craters. No shadow from Herod. wall. 
     Drawings (wall < 18 deg slope if no shadow normally)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID=#1044. 


2020-Aug-31 UT 11:55-13:29 Ill=97% Menelaus observed by Cardoso on 1969-7-27

     Menelaus 1969 Jul 27 UT 1969 Jul 27 UT 06:27-07:30 Observed by 
     Wairy Cardoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor, x360) 
     "Brightening in Menelaus (Apollo 11 watch, J. M. L. da Silva 
     says obs. no good because of inexper. of obs)" NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1189. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 12:05-13:46 Ill=97% Alphonsus observed by McCord on 1965-10-8

     Alphonsus (black spot, upland #1) 1965 Oct 08 UT 05:48-08:23 Observed 
     by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line 
     depth ratios a/b(H?), c/d (K?) were significantly low for upland #1 & 
     abnormally high for Alphonsus black spot, but not as pronounced as the 
     other area was high compared with 23 other areas" NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #899.


2020-Aug-31 UT 12:29-14:25 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1976-1-14

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 13:19-15:14 Ill=97% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-1-14

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


2020-Aug-31 UT 13:45-16:59 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by no on 1967-9-17 *

     Aristarchus 1967 Sep 17 UTC 02:05-02:21 Observers: Delano (Fall River, 
     MA, USA) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA). The former 
     used a 12.5" reflector at 400x and the latter a 24" reflector. The NASA 
     catalog states the following: "A rimtop cratelet on SW rim appeared 
     almost as bright as c.p. thru a Wratten 25 filter (red) but no brighter 
     than a lower central wall & rim thru a Wratten 48 (blue) filter. Inner 
     W. slope of craterlet displayed a bright red color which became less & 
     less noticeable until 0212h It was no longer brighter than other parts. 
     At 0217 it flared again brighter red for 1m. (indep. confirm. of 
     Seeliger for activity in Aris. ?) Corralitos MB did not confirm. NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #1045. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-31 UT 14:32-16:29 Ill=97% Briggs observed by Grego_P on 2010-4-27

     On 2010 Apr 27 at UT 00:10-00:30 and 01:45-02:00 P. Grego (St 
     Dennis, UK, 20 and 30cm reflectors) noticed a craterlet just to 
     the east of Briggs and an E-W trending lineament or wrinkle 
     ridge that did not show on NASA LAC charts. Further checks did 
     not reveal it on Lunar Orbiter mosaics, or on very recent LROC 
     images of the area. Possibly these are very low relief features 
     that show only under very shallow illumination conditions. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1 until we get confirmation at repeat 
     illumination.


2020-Aug-31 UT 14:41-15:39 Ill=97% Schickard observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-8-31

     Schickard 1944 Aug 31 UTC 21:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, England) 
     described in the NASA catalog as: "Saw a mist in it which was gone next 
     nite. interor was dotted with white spots, contrasting sharply with 
     dark areas. All very clear on Aug 15 at sunset". 8.5" reflector. NASA 
     catalog weight=4 {high). NASA catalog TLP ID No. #492. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Aug-31 UT 15:37-17:29 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-25

     On 1975 Mar 25 at UT18:50-20:50 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     blue/grey in Aristarchus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 16:11-18:08 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1983-9-20

     On 1983 Sep 20 at UT 05:08-06:13 Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x150, seeing poor and chromatic aberation on the limb) 
     detected "purple"in the vicinity of Aristarchus crater and this was 
     stongest on the north and north west external rims, however there was 
     no "violet glare"from inside the crater. However the region of the 
     central peak was very bright - though he could not detect the central 
     peak. The brightness of the TLP was 4.5 and it should normally be 3 
     (nimbus area). Near the "big plain"it was 7. The chromatic aberation 
     seen on the crater. There was also violet on the northen wall of 
     Herodotus crater and the Cobra Head. Ït appeared dark blue in the blue 
     filter", the surrounds remained gray". Apparently on the 26th the"ring 
     was still dark with faint violet - nearly normal". Cameron comments 
     that the TLP was due to spurious colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     229 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Aug-31 UT 16:46-18:38 Ill=97% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-25

     On 1975 Mar 25 at UT19:59-20:02 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 30cm Newtownian) observed blueness along the inner southern wall of 
     Plato. This is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 17:09-18:51 Ill=97% Torricelli_B observed by Marshall_KP on 1985-7-1

     On 1985 Jul 01 at 02:00-03:00 UT K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) 
     observed thatTorricelli B was very bright - verified using a C.E.D. No 
     colour was seen though. the Cameron 2006 catalog ID=279 and the weight=
     4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Aug-31 UT 17:37-19:06 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1980-1-1

     On 1980 Jan 01 at UT 00:10-00:21 A.C.Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector, 
     Wratten 29 and 44A filters, Seeing II-III and transparency poor-
     moderate) suspected that the floor was slightly brighter in blue light 
     than in red. No such effect was seen earlier at 23:54-23:57. Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=81 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Aug-31 UT 18:36-19:06 Ill=98% Grimaldi observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-6-24

     Grimaldi 1839 Jun 24 UT 22:00? Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "Smokey, grey mist". NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #117. ALPO/BAA weight=3.