TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Cyprus - Nicosia



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-Jul-01 UT 17:01-18:44 Ill=86% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1966-5-30 *

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 17:01-17:16 Ill=86% Bianchini_G observed by Caruso_J on 1987-9-4

     Om 1987 Sep 04 at UT 03:00 J. Caruso (Middletown, CT, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x155, S=6/10 and T=8/10) found that Bianchini G was not 
     visible, however Heraclides E, Helicon G, and indeed many other smaller 
     craters could be seen. There were two small mountains in the general 
     area of Bianchini G. and a mare ridge - all these were clearly seen. 
     Caruso states that Bianchini G should normally be much more clearly 
     seen than the other features mentioned and is the same size as 
     Heraclides E. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=305 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 18:47-20:42 Ill=86% SW_Limb observed by Logue_DA on 1955-1-5

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 19:13-20:27 Ill=86% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-6-21

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 03:43-05:44 Harris, Cross and Helland (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector) observed south of Ross D: "Moving dark area". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=819 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-01 UT 21:32-22:01 Ill=87% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-8-1

     On 1982 Aug 01 at 00:00-01:00 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia, 12" 
     reflector, seeing I-II) noted shading on the east floor of Plato that 
     was apparently lighter than the rest of the floor and this was seen at 
     both low and high magnifications. Foley notes that this was unusual. 
     There were three craterlets visible on the floor - the central one was 
     the brightest. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=178 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 21:57-22:01 Ill=87% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1881-5-9

     A.S.Williams of West Brighton, UK, using a 5.25" Calver, x150 and 
     definition fairly good. Observer noticed that the Mare seemed covered 
     with a close network of innumerable streaks, and spotted with countless 
     numbers of light specks, so that it would hardly be possible to 
     delineate them all in one night. The spots and streaks together must 
     have numbered ~1000. The observer had never seen anything like the 
     number of spots and streaks. Peirce A, was not at all easy to se and 
     neighboring spots almost as bright made it difficult to distinguish 
     which one was Peirce A. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-02 UT 17:01-17:13 Ill=93% Mersenius observed by Unknown_Observer on 1825-1-1

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 17:01-18:09 Ill=93% Herodotus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1950-3-30

     Herodotus 1950 Mar 30 UT 19:00? Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     UK, 15" reflector) "Transient c.p. (similar phen. to 
     Bartlett's in later yrs.? see #532). NASA catalog weight=4 
     (good). NASA catalog ID #523. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-02 UT 17:01-17:28 Ill=93% Fra_Mauro observed by Bell on 1970-8-14

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 17:06-17:35 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Rodway_D on 1997-10-13

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 18:22-19:40 Ill=93% Laplace_A observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-1

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 19:49-21:21 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-6-2

     On 1993 Jun 02 at Ut 04:30-05:45 S. Beaumont (Cambridge, UK) saw that 
     the shadow of the Cobra's Head in Schroter's Valley was lighter and 
     more diffuse seen at user defined locations of C or B rim (these were 
     black versus medium gray for Cobra's Head). The TLP had vanished by 
     05:45UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=462 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1 because the date or time is wrong.


2020-Jul-02 UT 20:08-22:04 Ill=93% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-5

     On 1984 Nov 05 at UT18:00 Marshall (England) noted that there was no 
     normal brightening on the floor just next to the southern most 
     craterlet. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=251 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 20:17-21:57 Ill=93% Alphonsus observed by Fryback_D on 1994-4-23

     On 1994 Apr 23 at UT02:41 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA) observed a 
     starlike flash in Alphonsus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jul-02 UT 21:06-22:36 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Clementine on 1994-4-23

     On 1994 Apr 23 at UT 03:30 the US Navy Clementine Spacecraft, in orbit 
     around the Moon, obtained images of the Cobra Head region of 
     Aristarchus crater that suggested a ~15x colour ratio increase (0.4 
     microns / 1.0 microns) in comparison with images obtained on 1994 Mar 
     03. This was presented as a poster paper 18.04 at AAS 31st DPS meeting. 
     However it was later suggested that this was due to incorrect 
     radimetric calibration procedures being followed. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 21:16-22:36 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Lena_R on 2004-5-1

     On 2004 May 01 at UT 22:20 R. Lena (GLR, Italy) received an image from 
     one of his observers showing possible blue colour in Aristarchus crater 
     and part of the ray towards Herodotus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 22:03-22:36 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

     Aristarchus, Schroter's Valley 1963 Dec 28 UTC 01:15-02:00 Observed by 
     Olivarez, Edinburgh?, TX?, USA, 17" reflector) "In poorer moments of 
     seeing, red on Aris. rim & Sch. Valley. Spurious seeing effects?". NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #788.


2020-Jul-02 UT 22:07-22:36 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6

     Aristarchus 1965 Nov 06 UTC 03:20-03:50, 05:50 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3" refractor x300, S=6, T=5) "Strong blue-viol. 
     glare on E. & NE wall; dark viol. hue in nimbus. (absent at 0320-0350. 
     Listed as 11/8/55 in both ref. 210 & MBMW, but should be 1965). NASA 
     catalog weight=4, NASA catalog ID #911.


2020-Jul-03 UT 17:52-18:06 Ill=98% Oenopides observed by Osawa on 1951-8-15

     Oenopides-Selecucus 1951 Aug 15 UT 13:11 T,Osawa (Japan) 
     observed a brownish tinge to the terminator region in the 
     vicinity of these two craters. ALPO/BAA weight=1,


2020-Jul-03 UT 18:21-18:48 Ill=98% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-4

     On 1960 Sep 04 at UT00:00? Miranova (Russia or Israel) observed a TLP 
     at an unnamed lunar feature: "Spectral photom. of some lunar obj. in 
     4250, > 5000A bands. Spectral plates". Cameron suspects luminescence? 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=730 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-03 UT 18:39-19:50 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1982-11-28

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 28 UTC 23:35-23:55 Observed by Foley (Kent, UK, 
     Antionadi III, Transparency Moderate) - Colouration Seen - Ref: BAA 
     Lunar Section Circular. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-03 UT 18:58-20:10 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-5-23

     Aristarchus 1975 May 23 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x200, x360, x624, atmospheric clarity good, seeing 
     III from 20:15-22:30, but the clouded out at 22:30, and from 
     23:15-01:15 seeing was IV-V with poor transparency) observed 
     (22:20-20:45 UT) variation in the SE corner of the 
     Aristarchus, namely the usual dark bands were alternating 
     light to dark, not in keeping with otyher crater features. 
     This effect was not linked to atmospheric turbulence. Also 
     projected image of bands beyond the crater W. wall were 
     repeatedly noted. The observer broke away from observing at 
     20:45UT to make a telephonealert call. At 20:55UT they noted 
     that the area between Vallis Schroteri and Herodotus seemed 
     very light/bright, also the E. exterior of the crater wall of 
     Herodotus. From 21:01-21:11 A slight blueness was seen to 
     extend from the NE corner of Aristarchus, along the exterior 
     rim, acrossand beyond Herodotus to the SW. A tgorough search 
     was made of many bright areas, both near the terminator and to 
     the E., but no blueness could be detected elsewhere. A slight 
     orange hue was noted along the E. limb of theMoon (Spurious 
     colour). From 21:18;22:30 Aristarchus seemed normal again, and 
     likewise the head of Vallis Schoteri too. The observer was 
     clouded out from 22:30-23:15and from 23:15-01:30 the seeing 
     was so appaling that no colour or projection of the bands 
     could be seen. A Moon Blink was used during the session, but 
     no colour was detected in this? Another observer, R.W. Rose 
     (Devon, UK) observed 21:20-21:30 but had IV seeing, and saw 
     nothing unusual, but commented that if TLP wactivity had been 
     taking place, then they would probably not have seen it. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-03 UT 19:30-22:48 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1995-11-5 *

     Colour seen between Aristarchus and Herodotus by P. Moore
     and G. North. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-03 UT 20:16-21:30 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-23

     On 1964 Jun 23 at UT 04:45-05:05 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" 
     reflector, x180, S=4-1 and T=3) observed a blue-violet glare on the 
     north east rim and a strong violet tinge in the nimbus. The effect was 
     absent 1 hour earlier. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=821 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-03 UT 20:16-21:32 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Shaw_B on 2015-3-3

     Aristarchus 2015 Mar 03 UT 23:58 Brendan Shaw (UK) saw a flash 
     on the NW rim of Aristarchus on his computer screen - the camera 
     was working in the near IR. Seeing was not very good at the 
     time. Unfortunately this flash occurred in between imaging 
     sessions. No other flashes seen, despite looking. The observer 
     considerd the possibility that it might have been a cosmic ray 
     detection, but cannot say for sure. The ALPO/BAA TLP weight=1.


2020-Jul-03 UT 21:20-23:07 Ill=98% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Manske_R on 1994-4-24

     On 1994 Apr 24 at UT 03:50 R. Manske (Waunakee, WI, USA) found that the 
     Cobra Head appeared to have an obscuration on the top eastern half. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-04 UT 18:59-20:16 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Doherty_BT on 1963-12-29

     1963Dec29/30 UT 22:00-03:00. Doherty (Small Thorne, UK) 8.5" 
     reflector, x110, x200 & x274, S=8-8.5, T=8, Moon 57 deg in alt) 
     and 3 others, using the same instrument, saw a bright purple-
     blue patch in Aristarchus. Other areas checked for colour and 
     none sen elsewhere. Attempts were made to contact observers 
     elsewhere but with no success. Sketch made and shows the patch 
     covering the floor area of Aristarchus and extending out beyond 
     the east rim. Patch was elliptical in shape and the semi-major 
     diameter was approximately 2/3rds of the diameter of 
     Aristarchus, or about 27 km. The event lasted 5 hours and 
     gradually faded. NASA catalog weight=5 (very high quality)". 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-04 UT 18:59-19:43 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by Brittman_O on 1964-6-24

     During an eclipse of the Moon the crater appeared normal until it
     emerged from the shadow. In the north east the dark floor was
     not its normal hue and two light areas appeared to join. The
     emerging patches became less and less bright, finally disappearing
     at 0345 UT when the crater returned to normal. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=10 and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-04 UT 18:59-19:55 Ill=100% Linne observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 18:59-19:55 Ill=100% Plato observed by Whippey_MR on 1969-8-26

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 18:59-19:19 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by McKay_R on 1974-1-7

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 20:15-23:11 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gordon on 1966-6-3 *

     Aristarchus 1966 Jun 03 UT 01:00-01:45 Observed by Gordon (2), Delano 
     (Ackerman, PR?, 5" reflector / Massachussets, 3" (x92) & 10" reflector 
     T=4) "Deep blue color on N. wall. S.part of crater was brownish, (not 
     on alert). Delano saw E.wall bright spot unusually bright, confirm, ?" 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #947. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-04 UT 20:20-21:40 Ill=100% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-8-3

     1982 Mar 08 Daniell UT 22:49-22:57 P.Madej (Hudersfield, UK) - 
     A colour and brightness anomaly was seen a TLP alert was put 
     out. Cameron 2006 catalog extension weight=165 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-04 UT 22:48-00:11 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25

     On 1980 Aug 25 at UT06:55-07:10 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4.5" 
     reflector, x40-150, seeing=4 and transparency=4) found the west wall 
     bands of Aristarchus to be faint initially and at 07:00 a pale red 
     colour appeared suddenly (and lasted for 2 minutes) on the inner south 
     east wall, and then into south west BS to the west BS. "BS" meaning in 
     Bartlett's notation a bright spot. There was no violet glare this time. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=106 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:10-00:11 Ill=100% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-4

     Timocharis 1955 Jun 4-5 UT 23:30-00:00 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England, 5" reflector x70, seeing=poor) "Bright in red filter" NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #595.


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:16-00:11 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

     Aristarchus 1973 Jun 15 UT 06:12-06:21 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 3" refractor x54, x100, x300, x360, S=3, T=3) "Pinkinsh-red 
     glow on F., wall -- weher he usually sees the violet glare. (TLP 
     albedo=7?, normal=5?, nearby plain=1?). All along rim nr. crest & went 
     over EWBS. Wanted to compare a bright spot on Lyell with Aris. wall 
     brighteness. At 0612h pink glow changed to a rust-brown, fading rapidly 
     & gone at 0615h. First time he had ever obs. a red glow. (in 20 yrs)."
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1369.


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:20-00:11 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1

     Aristarchus 1969 Apr 01 UT 18:35 Observed by Kozyrev (Crimea, 
     Ukraine, 40" reflector). "Spectrograms of an unusual red spot on 
     W. slope at ?=.405, eta=.680. Spot = 1-2 km in diam. Molecules 
     identified were N2 & C2. Later thru clouds crater was bluer in 
     Corralitos (New Mexico) MB (confirm. of activity at Ariz. ?)." 
     NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1119. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:32-01:57 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13 *

     On 1984 ??? ?? at UT11:00-12:00 Jean Nicolini (Campinas, Brazil) 
     saw a daylight TLP in Aristarchus crater. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:21 Ill=99% N_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

     On 1892 May 11 at 22:53UT an Unknown observer, during a partial eclipse 
     noticed an extension of the Earth;s shadow beyond the north cusp. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=278 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:21 Ill=99% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1892-5-11

     On 1892 May 11 at 22:53UT an Unknown observer, during a partial eclipse 
     noticed an extension of the Earth's shadow beyond the south cusp. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=278 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:30 Ill=99% Oceanus_Procellarum observed by Chernov on 1959-3-24

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:17 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Cameron_W on 1968-4-13

     On 1968 Apr 13 at UT05:00-05:45 Cameron and Laczo (Greenbelt, MD, USA, 
     6" refractor, x50, 36" reflector x400, 12" reflector x80, seeing= 
     excellent) observed for the folliwing craters: Aristarchus, Pytheas, 
     Euler?, Censorinus, Plinius?, Proclus, Menelaus, Manilius: "Star-like 
     pts. in the craters. Only Aris. identified certainly, rest fairly 
     certain except Euler & Plinius. Seen in 6-in refr. at 50x but not in 
     36-in refl. at 400x where they were bright, but not star-lie pts. Seen 
     later in 12-in refl. at 80x. In another bldg. Seen 1st @ 1/2h before 
     totality ended, but not earlier dur. tot. tho't by author (WSC) to be 
     geom. & instrumental = power effect". Chilton, K.E. reports in RASCJ 
     that another observer did not report any of what the Greenbelt observers
     saw at all?The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1065 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:55 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Billington_R on 1974-1-8

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:20 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18 at UT 19:38-23:34 Moore (Johannesburg, South Africa, 2" 
     refractor, S=II), Peters (Kent, UK, 8.5" reflector, x120, S=IV), Good 
     (Guilford, UK, binoculars), Foley (Dartford, Kent, UK, 12" reflector 
     and photographs), and McKay (Kingston, England, UK, 6" reflector, x48) 
     observed the following in Aristarchus during a lunar eclipse: "It 
     appeared much fainter than ever before seen in ecl. by Moore. Fainter 
     than Proc., Cop., & Tycho. Others rated brightness in order-- Hell, 
     Stevinus, Furnerius, proc.; & Proc., Tycho, Hell, Aris. Photos 
     confirmed dimness of it. For some observers it became invis. at S=II 
     (good). Good ranked at least 4 other craters brighter than Aris. & that 
     at 2035h it dimmed. Earthshine cond. extraordinarily good. Peters, at 
     S=IV (fair?) rated Aris. brightest". At 23:50UT LeCroy Jr and Sr 
     (Springfield, VA, 4.5" reflector, S=7) observed four glowing spots on 
     the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 23:50UT 
     Aristarchus was an oval shape with no details seen. It had a ray 
     extending from the south west rim (normal). The north rim was slightly 
     blue and the south west rim very very slightly red. At 23:55UT it was 
     clearing and details showed. At 00:02UT it was clear. Sketches were 
     provided. Cameron comments that the colours fit Fitton's predictions on 
     spectral dispersion in our atmosphere from atmospheric inversions. The 
     brightness measued was 10+ and normal should be 9, and the plain is 
     4.5. The Moon's altitude at the LeCroy site was 45 deg. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=1418-1420 and weight=5 (1-0 for LeCroy report). The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 19:54-20:35 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-8-17

     On 1989 Aug 17 at UT 01:02-04:20 G. Kolvos (Thesaloniki, Greece, 
     4"reflector) measured (using photometry) that although there was a 
     gradual fade over the Moon as the eclipse progressed, there was a 2"% 
     rise in brightness of Aristarchus.Graphs were submitted and photos. 
     A.C. Cook supplied CCD images and CCD photometry. A photograph by 
     Conway (Sun Prarie, WI, USA) at the start of the eclipse reveal a 
     bright colourless spot (aparently confirmed). The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=373 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 20:52-21:41 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by deWitt on 1935-7-16

     In 1935 Jul 16 at UT 05:01 deWitt (Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 12" 
     reflector) "Photos in lunar ecl. indicate a probable fading of Grim. 
     floor a possible fading of S. tip of Ricc. spot, a possible enlargement 
     of halo around Linne, a possible, but unlikely darkening of Schick's 
     dark areas & no effect on Eratosthenes or white spot E. of Webb. Linne 
     enlargement more pronounced at 1902 ecl. than at any other time. Fading 
     of Ric. spot was pronounced on May 14, 1938". The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=413 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 20:58-21:18 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Johnson_SJ on 1902-10-17

     In 1902 Oct 17 at UT 04:35-06:00 Seen by S.J. Johson and also in 
     another report(s) by Brink, Swift, Wilson () observed a 
     "Dark band, no color, across center of moon dur. ecl. Copernicus 
     brighter than Tycho. Aristarchus brightest of all. Drawing by Brink & 
     Wilson at 1725(=0525UT)(Confirm. -- time given=16th at 1635-1800 = 17th 
     at 0435-0600 on present UT system". The Cameron 1978 vatalog ID=314 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 21:14-22:50 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Genin on 1921-10-16

     In 1921 Oct 16 at UT 22:00-00:00 Genin and others (Russia) observed 
     during a partial eclipse that different parts of Aristarchus crater had 
     brightness of phosphorecence. Cameron says that this is independent 
     confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=383 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:02-23:08 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 20:30 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed a dark spot in Riccioli that was very dark for 3 minutes, 
     before coming out of shadow - however the dimensions were normal. This 
     was during the lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1305 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:04-22:36 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Bye on 1884-10-4

     On 1884 Oct 04 at UT 22:00 Bye (Brussels, Belgium) observed
     during an eclipse that the peaks were visible as brilliant 
     points with slight red aureoles during a lunar eclipse. 
     Cameron says that this was a confirmation of #2443. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:07-22:39 Ill=99% Tycho observed by Parsehlan on 1884-10-4

     Parsehlan of England? saw Tycho as a 2nd magnitude star during a total 
     lunar eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=244 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:24-23:56 Ill=99% Delambre observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Delambra was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:24-23:56 Ill=99% Manilius observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Manilius was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". The Albedos of Manilius 
     and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. Details became apparent in all 3 
     features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:24-23:56 Ill=99% Menelaus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

     On 1975 Nov 18/19 at UT 23:15-0005 LeCroy Jr and Sr (Springfield, VA, 
     4.5" reflector, S=7) observed that Menelaus was one of four glowing 
     spots on the Moon during a lunar eclipse (including Aristarchus). At 
     23:50UT 3 of these patches emerged from the dark and appeared as bright 
     spots compared to other craters "Älbedo=10+". At 23:55UT a ray appeared 
     out of the north east rim of menelaus (Normal?). It appeared just 
     before the artea emerged and increased in brightness. At 23:58UT it 
     decreased and continued to do so. The north east edge of Menelaus 
     appeared very dark at the point that the ray was extending from SW edge 
     (a ridge there) and apperared to obscure features along its path 
     (Albedo=9). The Albedos of Manilius and Delambre were 8.5 at 00:05UT. 
     At 00:05UT the rays were still apparent but seemed to have returned to 
     normal. Details became apparent in all 3 features. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1419 abd weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:33-23:38 Ill=99% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

     On 1971 Aug 06 at UT 21:00 Chernov (Crimea?, Ukraine, Soviet Union) 
     observed that two large spots in Atlas were not visible in the penumbra 
     after totality (brighter than normal?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1306 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 22:50-00:47 Ill=99% Moon observed by Gaboreau on 1893-9-25

     On 1893 Sep 25 at UT 21:00? Gaboreau (Paris, France), saw a shaft 
     of light projecting from the Moon. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=281 
     and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:11-01:07 Ill=99% Sharp observed by McCord on 1965-11-9

     40.5W, 45.7N 1965 Nov 09 UTC 04:59 Observed by McCord (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector + spectrograph) "Line depth anomaly, low compared 
     with 23 other areas". NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog 
     ID #912.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:30-00:40 Ill=99% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dyer on 1888-1-28

     On 1888 Jan 28 ~UT 23:20 Dyer observed that in this fairly bright lunar 
     eclipse was a dark isosceles triangle, with the base to the north. 
     Other observers noted this effect.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:42-01:02 Ill=99% Censorinus observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). Censorinus seemed brighter than normal. Cameron 2005 catalog 
     report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:42-01:02 Ill=99% Dionysius observed by Anderson on 1978-3-24

     On 1978 Mar 24 UT16:10-17:45 Anderson (England?, 8" reflector, x55 and 
     x155). noticed a faint twinkling star like point in Dionyius - remained 
     constant but when changed to x155 at 16:25 the effect was at the limits 
     of visibilty. - suspected that this was due to the atmospheric 
     conditions. However this effect was not seen in Aristarchus. By 16:45 
     the twinkling area got brighter, but went back to normal at 17:45. 
     Cameron 2005 catalog report ID=26 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:56-00:57 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Messier on 1783-3-18

     Moving glows seen around the middle of the
     disk during a lunar eclipse.


2020-Jul-06 UT 20:08-22:18 Ill=97% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28 *

     On 1975 Mar 27 at UT22:30-01:45 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-Jul-06 UT 20:37-21:37 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-10

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


2020-Jul-06 UT 20:37-22:48 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28 *

     On 1975 Mar 28 at UT22:30-23:42 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) observed 
     orange/red in Aristarchus. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-06 UT 21:29-21:45 Ill=97% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-2-22

     On 1989 Feb 22 at UT03:48-03:58 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x56, seeing=4/10 and transparency=4) found that the floor of 
     Proclus was a "uniform grey" shade and the east wall was bright. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=357 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-07 UT 01:08-02:21 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-Jul-07 UT 01:17-02:21 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1988-8-28

     On 1988 Aug 28 at UT22:00 P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 5" refractor, x260) 
     detected a red glow along the outer wst rim and 99% it was not a TLP as 
     there had been a fire nearby so was probably atmospheric. However 
     colour if present, is normally seen on the south rim. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=336 and the weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-07 UT 01:25-02:21 Ill=96% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-28

     On 1977 Oct 28 UT 19:25 V.M. Chernov (Soviet Union) observed that 
     Copernicus was brighter than normal i.e. brighter than Kepler but less 
     bright than Aristarchus. In January and February 1977 both Copernicus 
     and Kepler were of the same brightness. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-07 UT 21:11-22:42 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1984-11-10

     On 1984 Nov 10 at UT19:15-19:50 R. Moseley (Coventry, UK, the Moon's 
     altitude was low) noticed that the region from the central peak and 
     over and onto the east wall looked unusual. 8 bands were visible, "two 
     on E. wall of c.p. strongest, surrounding collar grey increasing 
     intensely outward. Band at 2 o'clock position was very dark. Bright 
     spot on W. wall at 4 o'clock position." A sketch was made that 
     illustrates bands on either side with bright patch. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=252 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jul-07 UT 22:10-22:59 Ill=92% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1988-7-31

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 22:17-23:50 Ill=92% Geminus observed by Longshaw_N on 2011-1-21

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 00:03-01:59 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-11

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 22:18-23:51 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-11-21

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 22:44-00:15 Ill=85% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-11

     On 1984 Nov 11 at UT21:00? Marshall (England) noted that there was no 
     normal brightness on the floor to most southernmost craterlet. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=253 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-08 UT 23:04-00:36 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1992-5-20

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 23:18-01:14 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-29

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 22:15-00:11 Ill=77% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1958-11-1

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 22:35-23:51 Ill=77% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-29

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 22:45-01:41 Ill=77% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-30 *

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


2020-Jul-10 UT 22:30-22:36 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-30

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


2020-Jul-11 UT 23:47-01:23 Ill=59% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-15

     Aristarchus 1965 Nov 15 UTC 05:55-10:00 Observed by Hall, Johnson, 
     Nordling (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x400), Genatt (Greenbelt, 
     MD, USA, 6" refractor, x50 & 20" reflector x400), Wagmann (Pittsburgh, 
     PA, 30" refractor). "Color on c.p. detected with Trident MB, not seen 
     vis. at Port Tobacco. Network alerted & 6 responded. 4 did not see 
     anything unusual; 2 others did & saw red on c.p. in 6-in refr.. but not 
     in 20-in refl. at 400x; other saw indistinctness. Port Tobacco obs. 
     took 5 rolls of film in blue & red & neutral. Phenom. not detectable on 
     them, but focus was poor. Blue image had most detail, whereas would 
     expect red or neutral to. Phenom. still present at dawn in Moon Blink 
     device." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #914.
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-12 UT 00:53-02:18 Ill=59% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-11

     On 1982 Aug 11 at UT03:30-04:15 Mobberley (Suffolk, UK) obtained a 
     photograph and made a sketch that revealed a needle-like shadow from 
     the west wall to near by the central craterlet - the latter was quite 
     clearly visible. What were not visible were the other four craterlets. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=183 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-12 UT 01:03-02:46 Ill=59% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1958-11-3

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 03 UT 02:30-03:30 Observed by Kozyrev, 
     Ezerski (Pulkova Observatory, Crimea, Ukraine, 50" reflector, 
     23A/mm spectrograph) UT03:00-03:30 "C.p. redder than rest; 
     emiss. spect. in 4756A, 4100, 3950A (C3), 5165, 5130A (Swann 
     bands) 3 spect. over 3.5 h. Image of c.p. weakened in viol. 
     light on spect. Noted visual decrease in brightness & reddish 
     glow. Decrease in bright, & unnusual white color(at 0300h-
     0330h). Sudden decrease in vis. bright. Spect. started -- 
     gave norm. Spect. (0330-0340h), conditions almost identical to 
     Alter's on Oct. 26, 1956. Nothing seen on Nov. 2-3" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #703. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Jul-12 UT 02:34-02:46 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Sage_VA on 1978-10-23 *

     Aristarchus 1978 Oct 23 UT 06:30-06:34 V.A. Sage (Bristol, UK, 
     10.25" reflector, x250, Wratten 44a and 25, seeing II) noted 
     that Aristarchus was surrounded by a dark area in the blue 
     filter. They did not regard this as a TLP at the time. However 
     because Aristarchus is surrounded by blue material in real life, 
     this should have been brighter? For this reason, despite the 
     observer regarding this as a negative TLP, an ALPO/BAA weight=1 
     has been applied.


2020-Jul-12 UT 23:19-02:15 Ill=49% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-13 UT 02:39-02:46 Ill=49% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-12-19

     On 1981 Dec 19 at UT 01:00-05:00 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) observed that Plato was consdierably brighter than 
     Aristarchus by several times. The image quality was very clear. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=161 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-13 UT 23:46-00:46 Ill=40% Plato observed by Williams_AS on 1882-4-11

     On 1882 Apr 11 at UT 21:00 Williams (England, 6.5" reflector) observed 
     Plato at sunset (date Cameron gives is calculated from #229) and saw a 
     curious phosphorescent glimmer in the crater where he had seen a 
     luminous milky appearance before. at sunrise. The cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=230 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-13 UT 23:46-02:15 Ill=39% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-14 UT 02:45-02:47 Ill=39% Copernicus observed by Madej_P on 1979-9-15

     On 1979 Sep 15 at UT01:53 P.Madej (Newsome, Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, x72 and x110, seeing II, transparency fair?) 
     saw a small circular area of grey or white in the dark south end 
     of Copernicus.The area showed up better through a Wratten 15 
     yellow filter, but was not seen at all through a purple Wratten 
     35 filter. P.W. Foley (Kent, UK), confirmed this but thinks that 
     it is normal. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=68 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-15 UT 00:16-02:16 Ill=30% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-16 UT 00:55-01:53 Ill=22% Mare_Crisium observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-11-11

     On 1982 Nov 11 at UT 17:00-17:30 E.V. Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" 
     reflector) saw three stationary dark spots suddenly appear in Mare 
     Crisium. There was one on the north and the other two in the south west 
     to south. They lasted approximately 30 minutes and then promptly 
     vanished. Cameron says that it cannot be this date because the Moon was 
     not visible at 17:00UT Suggests 05:00-05:30UT? The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID ID=189 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2020-Jul-16 UT 00:50-02:17 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-17 UT 01:29-02:18 Ill=14% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-18 UT 02:14-02:18 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-23 UT 16:53-17:12 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Piazzi_Smyth on 1832-12-25

     In 1832 Dec 25 at 18:00UT Piazzi-Smyth (Edinburgh, Scotland) observed a 
     bright spot near Aristarcus. The Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and the 
     ID=112. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-23 UT 16:53-16:55 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Travnik on 1969-7-17

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 17 UT 2144-2149 Nelson Travnik (Matias 
     Barbosa, MG, Brazil). "Uncommon brightness of soft blue tone; 
     gradual decrease till 21:49 when it became normal. Maximum at 
     21:46. (Apollo 11 watch)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1155. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-23 UT 17:23-17:26 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Ruppell on 1822-6-22

     On 1822 Jun 22 at UT 21:20 Ruppell (Germany?) observed a "lunar 
     volcano" in Aristarchus. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=96 and the weight=
     1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-23 UT 17:25-17:28 Ill=11% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-24 UT 16:52-17:50 Ill=19% Aristarchus observed by Douillet on 1933-3-30 *

     In 1933 Mar 30 at UT 20:00 Douillet (France?) observed in the 
     Aristarchus region: "White. (in the dark part)". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=404 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 17:20-18:01 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Ruppell on 1822-6-23

     On 1822 Jun 23 at UT 21:20 Ruppell (Germany?) observed a "lunar 
     volcano" in Aristarchus. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=96 and the weight=
     1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-24 UT 17:24-18:01 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Mourao on 1969-7-18

     On 1969 Jul 18 at UT 23:00-00:15 Ronaldo R. de F. Mourao (Rio 
     de Janeiro, Brazil, 8" refractor, 10" refractor(?), 19.5" 
     refractor) saw a TLP in Aristarchus that they had seen 
     earlier in the evening involving: Luminosity in Aris. strong 
     & prolonged northward with impression of 2 lum. pts. (Apollo 
     11 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID 1159 and weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 17:29-18:01 Ill=20% Mare_Crisium observed by Castro_T on 1991-6-16

     On 1991 Jun 16/17 at UT 20:30-00:30 T. Castro (Sao Paulo, 
     Brazil, 24" reflector, x500) observed "Large white spot with 
     a comet-like tail extending eastwards (celestial) on of the 
     shore of Mare Crisium at 52.5E, 21.5N." This was confirmed by 
     several other observers and apparently video recorded. The 
     effect was seen on several nights but had faded completely by 
     20th June. J. Westfall (San Francisco, CA, USA) also videod 
     the spot but on Jun 21. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=429 and 
     the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-24 UT 17:38-18:01 Ill=20% Aristarchus observed by Strachen_D on 1994-1-16

     On 1994 Jan 16 at UT19:30-21:10 D. Strachen (England, UK, 4" refractor, 
     x21 and x143) whist looking at an occultation of ZC3453, saw a bright 
     spot in Earthsine, just north of Aristarchus (47W, 25N) at position 
     angle 30deg-40deg, only a little way in from the limb. It appeared like 
     a star through haze and a few seconds of arc in diameter. It was 
     Visible for more than 1 hour until 20:50UT although had faded somewhat 
     by that time. However J. & M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector, x143 
     and x244) saw nothing in Earthshine from UT 20:02-21:10. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=472 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 17:25-18:03 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-25 UT 16:51-17:44 Ill=29% Alphonsus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1949-6-1

     Alphonsus area? 1949 Jun 01 UT 22:06 H.P. Wilkins (Kent, UK, 6" 
     reflector x200) observed a bright white 1 sec stationary (mag 
     3?) flash in Earthhsine, close to the central meridian, and due 
     E of Theophilus (potentially in the general area of Alphonsus?). 
     The flash was approximately 6 km in diameter. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-25 UT 16:51-18:34 Ill=29% Peirce observed by Pamplona on 1970-4-11

     On 1970 Apr 11 at UT 22:04-23:00 Claudio Pamplona and Jackson 
     Barbosa(Fortaleza, Brazil, 2" refractor, x160, seeing=fair) 
     observed an obscuration over Peirce, in particular they could 
     not see the crater wall and the crater itself was like a black 
     pit. (Apollo 13 watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1238 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 17:32-18:34 Ill=30% Mare_Crisium observed by Castro_T on 1991-6-17

     On 1991 Jun 17 at UT 20:30 T. Castro (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 24"
     reflector, x500) observed "Large white spot with tail eastward 
     shore of M. Crisium." The effect was seen on several nights but 
     had faded completely by 20th June. Tonight it varied in 
     brightness from "7.5-9.5 albedo" The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=430 
     and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 17:24-18:36 Ill=30% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-26 UT 16:50-18:42 Ill=41% Censorinus observed by Nicolini on 1970-4-12

     On 1970 Apr 12 at UT 22:10-22:40 Censorinus was observed by Jean 
     Nicolini (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12" reflector, x680). The crater 
     had a visible reddish hue--gap in bright area on western slope. 
     Colourless to pink to reddish. Environs also involved. 
     Photographs were taken. (Apollo 13 watch). Cameron 1978 catalog 
     TLP ID 1241 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 17:03-18:21 Ill=41% Eudoxus observed by Nicolini on 1969-7-20

     On 1969 Jul 20 at 22:50-23:15UT Jean Nicolini (Sao Paulo, 
     Brazil, 12" reflector x430, S=II.5-III.5) saw a weak reddish 
     area on the north west(east?) wall of Eudoxus crater. An 
     English Moon Blink device showed it dark in blue and opaque in 
     red. Reddening remained unchanged while comparing it to 
     adjacent region and Aristotles. Colour index was toward dirty 
     orange. Colour most apparent in the good moments of seeing and 
     disappeared in the poorer moments of seeing, Cameron says that 
     this is opposite to what was expected if the effect was 
     atmospheric in origin and no colour was seen in Aristotles. 
     Apollo 11 watch. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1177 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 18:12-19:02 Ill=41% Proclus observed by Lobo_J on 2005-6-13

     Proclus 2005 Jun 13 UT 16:00-17:10 Observed by Julio Lobo 
     (Campinas, Brazil, 500mm telescope + finder scope) "Glow and 
     reddishness (pink) seen on circular rim. Also crater was 
     intensely bright all over. After 16:30 the brightness fades, 
     returning to normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 18:24-19:04 Ill=41% Cyrillus observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

     Cyrillus 1970 Apr 12 UT 23:46-23:52 Observed by Loocks (Valpareiso, 
     Chile, 12" reflector x88, LION network) "Small crater in Western 
     Cyrillus was much brighter than anything in the area". NASA catalog 
     weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1242.


2020-Jul-26 UT 18:24-19:04 Ill=41% Mare_Nubium observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

     Mare Numbium 1970 Apr 12 UT 23:46-23:52 Observed by Loocks (Valpareiso, 
     Chile, 12" reflector x88, LION network) "Small crater in Western 
     Cyrillus was much brighter than anything in the area. Earlier
     he got a blink at 35deg W 15 deg S 10th mag. Drawing (Apollo 13 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID #1242.


2020-Jul-26 UT 18:34-19:04 Ill=41% Aristarchus observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

     On 1970 Apr 12 at UT 23:56 Loocks (Valparsiso, Chile, 12" reflector, 
     x88) observed a flash of magnitude 10 in Aristarchus - "not as 
     brilliant as usual (obscur. ?). Did not obs. permanent luminosity as in 
     other apportunities. (Apollo 13 watch)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1243 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-26 UT 18:35-19:04 Ill=41% Mare_Crisium observed by Castro_T on 1991-6-18

     On 1991 Jun 18 at UT 21:30? T. Castro (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 24" 
     reflector, x500) observed "Large white spot with tail 
     eastward shore of M. Crisium." The effect was seen on several 
     nights but had faded completely by 20th June." The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=430 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-26 UT 17:23-19:06 Ill=41% Earthshine: Piscis Austrialids - ZHR=5 (Vel=35 km/s)

2020-Jul-27 UT 16:50-19:34 Ill=52% Mons_Piton observed by Cutts on 1970-4-13 *

     Piton 1970 Apr 13 UT 22:06-01:30 Observed by Cutts (Waverton, 
     UK) "Peak was bright (Apollo 13 watch. Shining in dark?)" 
     NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1247. Similar 
     illumination shown on Hatfield Plate 2E(left). 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 18:03-19:33 Ill=53% Poisson observed by Arsyukhin on 1982-8-26

     On 1982 Aug 26 at UT 21:00 Arsyukhin (Moscow, Russia, 3" reflector) 
     found that Poisson appeared hazy. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=181 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 18:20-20:55 Ill=53% Ptolemaeus observed by Travnik on 1970-4-14 *

     ------------
     Ptolemeus 1970 Apr 14 UT 00:45-01:30 Observed by Nelson Travnik 
     and Sergio Vianna (Matias Barbosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 4" 
     refractor, x250, x400, - observing onditions very good, Kodak 
     Wratten 15 and 23 filters used) "A kind of glimmering mist 
     lifted and wafted inside the shady hollow of the crater (Apollo 
     13 watch)" NASA catalog weight=3 NASA catalog ID #1248. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-27 UT 18:39-19:33 Ill=53% Proclus observed by Classen on 1969-7-22

     Proclus 1969 Jul 22 UT 00:30? 01:15-01:25 observed by Classen 
     (Pulsnitz, E.Germany, 8" reflector), Leroy (Pittsburgh, 21.5" reflector 
     x310) and Cutter (Pennyslyvania) "Brightening of crater (Classen). 
     Alternatate brighening of S.part of crater at 15s intervals (too long
     interval for atm.) while N. half remained constant. Leroy confirmed 
     Cutter. (Both confirmed Classen Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog weight=
     5. NASA catalog weight=1151. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-27 UT 19:05-19:33 Ill=53% Adams_D observed by Smith_T on 2019-9-6

     Adams D On 2019 Sep 06 UT 21:44-22:20 T. Smith (near Great 
     Yarmouth, UK, 90 mm Maksutov, x80, Seeing IV) saw a very 
     bright spot on the SW. rim of Adams D - at first sight looked 
     perhaps raised above the lunar background, but this was just 
     due to its brightness. It was by far the brightest object on 
     the NW quadrant of the Moon. In terms of brightness it was 
     almost but not quite bright as Proclus, but only half the sie 
     of Proclus. No colour was seen to the spot. The spot was not 
     emitting any false colour, there was no change in appearance, 
     and there was no ray structure visible either. Observations 
     ceased when the Moon got too low. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 19:10-19:33 Ill=53% Aristarchus observed by Ricker on 1969-5-24

     On 1969 May 24 at UT 02:40 Ricker (Marquette, MI, USA, 10" reflector) 
     and Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8"? reflector). Ricker saw pulsations 
     in Aristarchus, partly confirmed by Kelsey. Cameron comments that it is 
     suprising that Aristarchus could be seen at first quarter - Apollo 10 
     watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1142 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=4.


2020-Jul-27 UT 19:18-19:33 Ill=53% Picard observed by Hua_CD on 1994-4-18

     On 1994 Apr 18 at UT14:40 C.D. Hua (China) found that the wall of 
     Picard had changed to dark. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 16:49-18:43 Ill=64% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Fracastorius 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47, 20:40, 20:45 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Fracastorius had a 
     blink - it was bright in red and darker in blue at these three 
     times, and probably in between. This was possibly natural 
     surface colour being detected?". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 16:49-18:43 Ill=64% Mare_Crisium observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-19

     Mare Crisium 1975 Apr 19 UT 19:47-20:37 Observed by 
     Robinson (Teignmouth, UK, 26cm reflector) "Mare Crisium N. end 
     of floor - blink (red and blue filters) in patches, bright in 
     red. Blink stops at 20:37". ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 17:22-19:18 Ill=64% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1958-11-19

     Alphonsus 1958 Nov 19 UT 21:00-21:20 Observed by Hole (Brighton, 
     England, 24" reflector x500) and Wilkins, Wall and Brewin (Located in 
     Kent, and other locations in England, and 15", 12" and ?" reflector 
     telescopes) "Reddish patch on c.p. (S. of it) about 3 km in diameter. 
     (indep. confrim)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 
     706.


2020-Jul-28 UT 17:42-18:32 Ill=64% Maskelyne observed by Jean on 1969-5-25

     2 deg S of Maskelyne (29E, 1N) 1969 May 25 UT 01:15-01:56 Observed by 
     Jean, Barry, Bernie, (2) Madison (Montreal, Canada, USA, 4" refractor)
     "Very vis. pink patch red as seen thru a yellow filter. Photo of bright 
     red spot nr. Mask. (confirm. -- Apollo 10 watch)" NASA catalog weight=5 
     and 5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1145.


2020-Jul-28 UT 17:42-19:36 Ill=64% Hercules observed by Nicolini on 1970-4-14

     Hercules 1970 Apr 14 UT 23:10-23:45 Observed by Jean Nicolini 
     (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12" reflector, x680) "Vis. reddish-brown hue 
     to shaded area. In crater -- different from Atlas. Phenon. 
     stayed after moving telescope. Photos obtained. Not chrom. 
     Abber. (Apollo 13 watch)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 
     #1251. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-28 UT 18:10-20:03 Ill=64% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-4-19

     On 1975 Apr 19 UT 21:09 P. Foley (Kent, UK), detected blue in 
     Plato on east. Fiton at UT20:45 found blue along the south wall 
     at the east (IAU?) end, which was very bright white. Blueness 
     extended towards the large landslip at the east of the formation. 
     Immediately north of the landslip, where the bright wall curves 
     first westwards, then again northwards, red could be faintly 
     detected, folloowed by a very faint blue. All other parts of the 
     formation were normal. Examination with a Moon blink device 
     revealed no colour blink. J-H Robinson also found blue, with red 
     on the west wall (exterior?). By 21:30UT Fitton found Plato to be 
     normal and so was Proclus, though he did find Epigenes (bright 
     cresecent of east wall only) slightly blue to the N.W and red 
     to the S.E. Mare Crisium was normal. Prominent spurious colour 
     seen on Venus, but it was low in the sky, with blue to the north 
     and red to the south. However J.H. Reading, managed to see the 
     north east floor blurred and slightly blue from 22:45-23:00UT. 
     These reports are BAA observation. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-28 UT 18:22-20:03 Ill=64% Alpetragius observed by Stein on 1958-11-19

     Alpetragius 1958 Nov 19 UT 22:00-22:05 Observed by Stein 
     (Newark, New Jersey, USA, 4" refractor) "Shadow anomaly. 
     Portion of shadow vanished, replaced by lighter shade. At 
     22:05 gradually darkened & was normal in 20 sec." NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #704. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-28 UT 18:51-20:03 Ill=64% Yerkes observed by Jean on 1969-7-23

     Mare Crisium 1969 Jul 23 UT 00:45-00:55, 01:23-01:34  Observed by Jean 
     (Montreal, Canada, 4" refractor) and Chilton and Speck (Hamilton, 
     Canada, 10" reflector) "Bright area, radial rays in Cris. (nr. Yerkes?, 
     if so confirm. fr. Chilton & Speck). Chilton (confirmed by Speck) saw 
     reddening in Yerkes. Phenom. ended at 0134h. It recurred at times 
     thereafter, but never as strong (Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID #1152.


2020-Jul-28 UT 17:21-19:18 Ill=64% Earthshine: S.Delta Aquarids + Alpha Capricornids + Pisc Australis

2020-Jul-28 UT 19:29-20:03 Ill=64% Yerkes observed by Jean on 1969-7-23

     Yerkes 1969 Jul 23 UT 00:45-00:55, 01:23-01:34  Observed by Jean 
     (Montreal, Canada, 4" refractor) and Chilton and Speck (Hamilton, 
     Canada, 10" reflector) "Bright area, radial rays in Cris. (nr. Yerkes?, 
     if so confirm. fr. Chilton & Speck). Chilton (confirmed by Speck) saw 
     reddening in Yerkes. Phenom. ended at 0134h. It recurred at times 
     thereafter, but never as strong (Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1152.


2020-Jul-28 UT 19:57-20:03 Ill=65% Eratosthenes observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

     Eratosthenes 1970 Apr 15 UTC 01:25-01:42 Observed by daSilva 
     (Brazil, 10" reflector x200 & 20" refractor x224, Seeing=good, 
     Transparency=Good). "Vis. blink? on lower c.p. Ilum. walls were 
     yellowish-white C.p. diamond brightness with a pt. flashing. 
     Turbulent atms. impeded confirm. Other features were normal 
     (Apollo 13 watch. S-IVB impact at 0109h, took 70 s to reach A12 
     Alsep."  NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1252. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 19:59-20:03 Ill=65% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1961-10-18

     Agrippa 1961 Oct 18 UT 00:43-01:00 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=2-3, T=5) "Shadow of 
     c.p. remained grayish, wall shad. normal black. Not due to 
     seeing as wall & landslide shad. not affected. Not caused by 
     refl. sunlight because other similar obs. showed different 
     aspects." NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #750.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:48-17:07 Ill=74% Plato observed by Bartlett on 1964-11-14

     Plato 1964 Nov 14 UT 01:00? Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 4" refractor?) "Peak on E. wall brilliant white, 
     strong blue band at inner base; on S. wall was a small, bright 
     red spot." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #864. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:48-17:27 Ill=74% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

     On 1968 May 07 at UT 03:00-03:40 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed Messier and Messier A and noted the following: "The 
     ray-tail halo (in N. ray) showed a possible enhancement in blue filter 
     at 1st obs. per. but not seen at 0330. Later enhancement was indicated 
     in red filter but not apparent at 0600h. The red enhancement is very 
     unsual; but has been suspected on a few previous occasions. Not seen 
     vis. (confirm. of Jean?)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:48-18:09 Ill=74% Plato observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

     Near and on Plato 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:45-22:04 Observed by da 
     Silva (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10" & 20" refractors) "Crater chain W. 
     of Plato -- 3rd crater W. (Plato Y) was brighter than 
     surroundings. Lozenge on W. wall (landslip?) was darker than 
     inner wall. Bright part of wall was yellowish-white. da Silva 
     reports this as neg. (normal aspects) obs (Apollo 13 watch 
     probably normal as Y is a bright halo crater)." NASA catalog 
     weight=0. NASA catalog ID #1255. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:48-17:29 Ill=74% Posidonius observed by Nazareth on 1970-4-15

     Posidonius 1970 Apr 15 UT 21:05-22:10 Observed by Wanderley 
     Nazareth (Sao Paulo, Brazil, reflector) "Intermittant 
     pulsation. Drawing 20S interval for pulsations. (too long for 
     atmospheric aberration? Apollo 13 watch)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1254. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:48-18:24 Ill=74% Tycho observed by Travnik on 1970-4-15

     Tycho 1970- Apr 15 UTC 22:00-23:00 Observer: Nelson Travnik 
     (Matias Barbosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 4" refractor, x250 & 
     x400, seeing excellent, Wratten 15 and 23 filters used) 
     "Slightly pulsating white glow on W. (IAU?) wall's external 
     slope (Apollo 13 watch). NASA catalog ID #1256, NASA weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:52-19:48 Ill=74% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1966-6-27 *

     Plato 1966 Jun 27 UT 21:40-21:55  Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10.5" reflector) and Sartory (England, 8.5" reflector + Moon 
     blink) "Color (red?) on SE wall detected by Eng. moon blink sys. 
     (confirm)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 949.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:59-18:03 Ill=74% Picard observed by Madej_P on 1982-10-26

     On 1982 Oct 26 at UT 20:41-22:22 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, seeing=II 
     and transparency=good) found that a blurring effect on the crater 
     Yerkes had spread to Picard (~3.5 deg brightness). The effect was not 
     detected in yellow light from the Wratten 15 filter, but a brightness 
     change was picked up in red Wratten 25 light. J.D. Cook found dark 
     surrounding Picard bright illumination. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=188 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 16:59-18:03 Ill=74% Yerkes observed by Madej_P on 1982-10-26

     Yerkes-Picard 1982 Oct 26 UT 20:41-22:22 and 21:31 Observed by Madej 
     (Yorkshire, England, Seeing II, Transparency Good) and Cook (Frimley, 
     England, Seeing=II, Transparency Good) "(Madej) could not focus Yerkes
     as well as could Peirce. By 2041 effect extended to Picard (~3.5 deg). 
     In W15 filter not apparent, but albedo change was very marked in W25 
     red filter. (M. Cook) at 2222 noted faint orange around Yerkes E. 
     Spurious color seen in other areas. Color around Yerkes intermittent. 
     In blue filter it was still orange. (J. Cook) at 2131 noted S rim
     of moon was orange & seeing was such that it was fizzing. Around Yerkes 
     only orange tint - tending intermittent" Cameron (2006) catalog ID #188 
     & weight=5 (very good). ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 17:36-18:53 Ill=74% Proclus observed by Hopp on 1972-3-24

     Proclus 1972 Mar 24 UTC 16:29-19:22 observed by Hopp (52.5N, 13.25E, 
     75mm refractor) "Enormous brightening, vanished until 1922. Pattern 
     changed from oval to circular several times."Hilbrecht and Kuveler, 
     Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-Jul-29 UT 18:04-19:22 Ill=74% Bullialdus observed by Darling_D on 1990-4-5

     On 1990 Apr 05 at UT 00:43-01:46 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x90) observed that Bullialdus (the crater was in shadow) was 
     pink in colour on the edge of its wall. The effect lasted from 01:15-
     01:44UT and he could discern the terrace on the western wall. 
     Comparisons were made to Tycho and Copernicus - all of which were 
     normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=399 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 18:25-20:07 Ill=74% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

     On 1968 May 07 at UT 03:00-03:40 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed Messier and Messier A and noted the following: "The 
     ray-tail halo (in N. ray) showed a possible enhancement in blue filter 
     at 1st obs. per. but not seen at 0330. Later enhancement was indicated 
     in red filter but not apparent at 0600h. The red enhancement is very 
     unsual; but has been suspected on a few previous occasions. Not seen 
     vis. (confirm. of Jean?)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=5.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 18:49-19:33 Ill=75% Tycho observed by Barcroft on 1940-12-9

     Tycho 1940 Dec 09 UTC 04:00? Observer Barcroft (Madera, CA, USA). The 
     NASA catalog states: "Some luminosity on W. rim of outer slope". 6" 
     reflector used. NASA TLP catalog assigns a weight of 3 (average). NASA 
     catalog TLP ID No. #481.


2020-Jul-29 UT 19:03-20:36 Ill=75% Alphonsus observed by Fournier on 1969-7-24

     Alphonsus 1969 Jul 24 UT 01:00-02:35 Observed by Fournier (Lowell, 6" 
     reflector x158) and Dillon (Massachuchusets, USA) "Fournier saw obscur. 
     & red in crater. 1 of the dark halos (NE) was very difficult to detect 
     -- seemed to be a whitish mist. Detail best seen in blue & green 
     filters. Dillon found halo much lighter than usual, with sharp boundary 
     washed out. Halo was darker thru blue filter, indicating red when it's 
     normally bluisg-green. Next nite it was normal. Worsening weather 
     stopped obs. (confirmation. Apollo 11 watch)." NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #1185.


2020-Jul-29 UT 19:12-20:36 Ill=75% Copernicus observed by Amdendsenvej_R on 1992-5-11

     On 1992 May 11 at UT 20:20-21:00 R. Amendsensvej (Esbjerj, Denmark, 
     10" reflector, x333) noted that Copernicus had "almost no disturbance. 
     Flash was seen between 2236:30 & 2236:40. Thus 10S". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=444 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-30 UT 16:47-16:53 Ill=83% Hevelius observed by Emmett on 1826-4-17

     Scarcely a trace of nebulae tonight. As long as to June 10 at
     2000UT? A little blackness remained. (P. Moore thinks it
     was a LTP, WSC it was a permanent feature?) Drawing. Seen
     by Nevelius Emmett, J. Boroughbridge, England. The 2006
     Extension catalog by Cameron assigns an ID No. of 4 and a
     weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 17:31-19:23 Ill=83% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-20

     On 1983 Jul 20 at UT 18:50-22:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12"reflector, 
     seeing II-III) noted that the south wall of Plato at the 11 o'clock 
     position, at the location of a cleft, was fuzzy on either side of the 
     cleft. There was also a deep red colour along the cleft and the outside 
     wall. The colour had gone by 22:40 though. All other parts of the rim 
     of Plato were clear and distinct. M. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing III) 
     sketched some obscurations at 22:03UT. At 22:08UT the red colour 
     reduced to a red line and vanished by 22:37. The south wall obscuration 
     varied in size and there was a possible obscuration at the 7 o'clock 
     position. J. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing II-III) confirmed Foley's and 
     M.Cook's observations. Detail inside the crater was sharp, but colour 
     oppoiste to what is usual. Price (Camberley, UK, seeing IV-V) a few km 
     away had atmospheric ripples affecting his observations. At 21:36UT G. 
     North described the south wall as odd in appearance and the terrain 
     south of this was lacking in detail - this was odd because elsewhere 
     Plato was nice and sharp. At 21:45UT though the north section of the 
     crater was a hazy red. The cameron 206 catalog ID=224 and the weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-30 UT 19:02-20:40 Ill=84% Sinus_Iridum observed by Clementelli on 2004-5-29

     Sinus Iridum 2004 May 29 UT 20:44 Observed by Clementelli (Rome, Italy, 
     102mm diameter Vixen refractor 80-160x, sky conditions: clear, no wind) 
     "A blue/violet streak, lasting ~10 minutes was seen on the floor of
     Sinus Iridum between crater Bianchini and Promontorium Heraclides. The 
     suspect TLP mybe an effect of instrumental achromatic aberration, but
     there is the small possibility that the effect was real." A UAI 
     observational report. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-30 UT 19:08-20:24 Ill=84% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1983-8-19

     On 1983 Aug 19 at UT 07:15-07:30 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x150) found that the direct sunlit side of Mons Piton 
     mountain (E) was brighter than (his designated) points C and D and this 
     happened at the same time as some "blurring"at 07:15UT. The darker 
     side, between C, A and B were not so dark through a red filter as 
     through a blue filter (this was the opposite of what had been seen 
     before at a high sun angle). Louderback suspects that there had been a 
     colour change since he last observed. He also noted that in red light 
     the whole lunar disk appeared fuzzy and out of focus. Louderback noted 
     a 1 sec brightness on the east slope and the whole mountain sharp in 
     blue light. The Moon's altitude was low though. Brightness measurements 
     were 4 in blue light and >= 4.6 in red light and "so illdefined almost 
     blended into plain". Cameon commnets that a telescope colour/focussing 
     issue may have been at work here! The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=226 and 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 19:24-21:14 Ill=84% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-7-14

     On 1989 Jul 14 at UT 03:28 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) found a 
     darkening in the crater Proclus, but the shadow seen by Cook and Moore, 
     from a few hours earlier was not seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=371 
     and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:01-20:50 Ill=84% Parry observed by Porter on 1974-4-3

     Parry 1974 April 03 UT 01:10-01:45 Observed by Porter (Narragansett, 
     Rhode Island, USA, 6" reflector, S=F, T=2) "Darkening of floor & 
     brightening of central crater. Pulsations for 1 min. Albedo of LTP=2
     (fl.), 6.5 (c.p.). Normal floor=3?. Floor seemed darker than earlier & 
     approached surrounding plain(=2) while N-S streak seemed more 
     conspicuous. Pulsations same freq. as star excursions so prob. due to 
     terr. atm. aberr. Streak most conspicuous at 0145h" NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (poor). NASA catalog ID #1391.


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:59-21:14 Ill=84% Archimedes observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 21:06-21:14 Ill=84% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 17:58-19:51 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Manske_R on 1989-7-15

     Aristarchus 1989 Jul 15 UT 02:00-04:20 Observed by Manske, Weier, 
     Curtis, Keyes, Yanna, Norman, Knutson, Sullivan, Eichman and Radi (Carl 
     Fosmark Jr. Memorial Observatory, Madison, WI, USA, SCT C11) "Manske 
     initially observed a reddish tinge on the SE rim of Aristarchus. The 
     colour was present in different eyepieces. Two other pinkish tinge 
     areas were seen on the SE and NE rims. 4 of the observers did not see 
     colour. Independent confirmation was made by Don Spain (KY) and Smith 
     in LA. Full details can be found on the following web site: 
     http://www.ltpresearch.org/ltpreports/LTP19890715.htm " An ALPO report.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:01-19:02 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1978-1-20

     On 1978 Jan 20 at UT19:10 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) observed 
     a red spot at the southern edge of Gassendi C. P. Moore (Slesey, UK, 
     15" reflector, S=II-III) reported nothing unusual 17:00-17:50. Turner 
     and others reported negative at 22:01. Pedler (UK, 12.5" reflector, 
     S=III-IV) though detected a yellow-orange tint on the east floor of 
     Gassendi A but the effect faded during poor seeing moments. Cameron 
     2005 catalog ID=24 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:34-19:33 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Darnella on 1967-5-20

     Aristarchus 1967 May 20 UTC 20:15 Observed by Darnella (Copenhagen, 
     Denmark, 3.5?" refractor) "Red spots on S.rim. Moon was low." NASA 
     catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1036.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:38-19:41 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by no on 1969-5-28

     On 1969 May 28 at UT 02:18 Delano (Taunton? MA, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x300, seeing=fair and transparency=good) through the 
     red filter at 02:18UT saw a bright area on the west wall of 
     Aristarchus crater become 2x brighter than normal then faded 
     back to normal in < 1 min duration. The spot was 8km centred on 
     sigma=0.682 and eta=0.397. No events seen at Kepler (Apollo 10 
     watch). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1149 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:43-21:56 Ill=91% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-21 *

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:51-20:46 Ill=91% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1980-12-18

     On 1980 Dec 18 at UT20:46-23:58 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" reflector, 
     40-250x, S=IV and transparency good) found the north west wall to be 
     brighter in red than in blue light, however the effect faded during 
     21:29-21:41UT and was gone by 22:40UT. There was however spurious 
     colour on the north west wall. M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the central 
     peak to be both bright and diffuse, and brighter in red than in blue 
     light during 20:52-20:57UT, however at "22:53-23:58 c.p. very bright & 
     previous area decreased in size. No detail in white or red, just 
     visible in blue. Sketch (J. Cook) Orange out on NW rim & on NW side of 
     c.p. Similar effects seen on  other craters. (madej) c.p. & W. rim wall 
     very sharp. c.p. disappears in yellow but still seen in purple. 
     (pedler) c.p. > red than blue but no obstruction. W wall interior 
     dusky, darker in blue." A.C. Cook's photo depicts the central peak as 
     very bright. Cameron 2006 catalog TLP ID=120 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:53-19:57 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by no on 1969-5-28

     On 1969 May 28 at UT 02:18 Delano (Taunton? MA, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x300) suspected a short duration flare up on the W 
     wall of Aristarchus at 0.682 and 0.397, but it may have been due 
     to poor seeing. No events seen at Kepler (Apollo 10 watch). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1149 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 18:55-20:52 Ill=91% Plato observed by North_G on 1992-5-13

     On 1992 May 13 at UT 20:16-21:29 several observers reported a TLP in 
     Plato mostly concerning the visibility of floor craterlets, however 
     observer seeing varied from III-V. North (UK, 18.25" reflector) 
     reported "Colouration and floor craterlets very prominent. Seeing 
     Antoniadi V, Transparancy Poor.". Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector 
     seeing=III-IV) found the floor to be bright and in the better moment of 
     seeing detected floor craterlets. The WNW spot was misty some of the 
     time. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, seeing V) had very poor seing 
     conditions. J.D. Cook and M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3.6" reflector, 
     seeing II-III) used a CCD camera at 22:11 UT. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=445 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 19:24-20:23 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1967-5-20

     On 1967 May 20 at UT 21:05-21:20 Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 8" reflector, 
     x300) using an English Moonblink device found colour on the south west 
     part of the floor. Note that for the times given by Cameron, the Moon 
     was below the horizon from California - so possibly these are local 
     times and these times need to be correctly converted into UT? The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1037 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:14-22:02 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by daSilva on 1969-7-26

     Aristarchus 1969 Jul 26 UT 02:15-03:00 Observed by Jose L. da 
     Silva (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13" refractor) "Unusual 
     brightness whole time in center of W. inner slope; rest of 
     crater & Herodotus appeared normal. SW to NW inner slope had 
     pronounced brightness. Aris. still in dark! Apollo 11 watch)." 
     NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID=1186. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:29-22:02 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Migon on 1969-7-26

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:09-22:02 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Turner_R on 1992-5-13

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:52-22:02 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Lyttle on 1971-3-8

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:58-22:02 Ill=91% 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.