TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Malaysia - Singapore



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


2023-Nov-01 UT 19:30-22:49 Ill=82% Macrobius observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-21 *

     On 2005 Oct 21 at UT 13:07-14:27 R. Gray (Winnemucca, NV, USA, 15cm F/9 
     refractor, x228, seeing 4-5, transparency 5-6) observed a possible TLP 
     in Macrobius. His report is as follows: "Blinked Macrobius with Wratten 
     Filters Blue 38A and Red 29. Macrobius became almost invisible through 
     the Blue 38A and essentially the same as in white light through the Red 
     29. The interior of the crater was completely in shadow. The only part 
     of the east wall that was visible was an apparent high point still in
     the sun and seen as a bright point of light. This faded into darkness 
     before 13:56UT. No sign of any illumination of the east wall crater 
     interior or the interior of the west wall was seen during the
     observation period. The outer west wall was a rough looking, 
     complicated mix of deep shadow and illuminated sunlit terrain." The 
     observer concluded that there was not a TLP - although he did get a 
     filter reaction, this may have been due to the different densities of 
     the filters? ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-01 UT 21:55-22:29 Ill=82% Macrobius observed by Goodacre_W on 1898-12-31

     Macrobius 1898 Dec 31 UTC 20:00 Observed by Goodacre (Crouch End, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Interior nearly filled with shadow at sunset. 
     Inner E.wall very bright-a distinct penumbral fringe to black shad. 
     cast on it from W.wall. Seen best using high powers. (Firsoff & MBMW 
     give date as just 1895 but must be wrong-phase - see  app.ref.)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4 and catalog ID #304. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-02 UT 18:14-20:08 Ill=74% Aristarchus observed by Haas_W on 1957-10-13

     Aristarchus 1957 Oct 13 UT 07:00?$ W.Haas, according to the 1978 
     NASA Catalog is supposed to have seen a bright spot of light -- 
     "explosion" in this crater. Confirmation of activity
     in Aristarchus - Three independent observations within 4 hours.
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and TLP ID No.=676. Private
     comunication with Haas shows that he recorded nothing unusual
     on the 12th or 13th. Therefore an ALPO/BAA weight of 1 has
     been given until this matter is cleared up.


2023-Nov-02 UT 19:39-21:31 Ill=74% Fracastorius observed by Amorim_A on 2022-4-21

     Fracastorius 2022 Apr 21 UT 01:35-02:12 A. Amorim (Brazil - 
     90mm f/10 refractor, 25 & 10mm eyepieces ) observed visually a 
     little bright spot near the centre of the otherwise completely 
     shadow filled crater. The bright spot was surrounded by a coma 
     effect. Clouds intervened but by 02:12 the spot was no longer 
     visible, just a thin patch of light close to the crater's 
     centre. Observations started when the Moon's altitude was 15 
     deg and ended when it was 23 deg above the horizon. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. 


2023-Nov-02 UT 22:05-22:49 Ill=73% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) observed that the south floor of Aristarchus was wellow - 
     "almost gold, spilled over S wall on ray toward Herodotus". Cameron 
     comments that Bartlett often reported a yellow floor but not a spill of 
     the colour over to the external ray. Cameron also comments that 
     Louderback's refractor would refract more in blue light than in yellow, 
     therefore she did not think that it was due to chromatic aberation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2023-Nov-02 UT 22:05-22:49 Ill=73% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1991-7-31

     On 1991 Jul 31 at UT 07:50 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 3" 
     refractor) found that all of Mons Piton was "unusually dark". Points D, 
     C (E and S resp), usually brightest points, but this time were not 
     bright. "Whole mt was as dark as W wall usually is at this time. In 
     violet filter Piton disappeared completely, but was a little brighter 
     in red filter and points D & G showed. Color not seen by eye. No albedo 
     measured. Suggests red event." Cameron rules out chromatic aberation 
     from Louderback's refractor. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=431 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-03 UT 18:19-20:01 Ill=65% Calippus observed by Moore_P on 1952-9-9

     Callipus 1952 Sep 09 UT 21:00-21:20 Observed by Moore (England) 
     "Hazy broad line of light seen fr. NW wall to SE wall over shad. 
     floor. Gone next nite at 0120. He gave low wt. to obs. (sunlight 
     between peaks?)." NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #553. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-03 UT 18:51-20:35 Ill=65% Aristarchus observed by Stochard on 1862-11-12

     Stochard of Dublin, Ireland, saw naked eye at 10:30UT on
     1862 Nov 12 Aristarchus as extraordinarily bright as a bright
     spot on the Moon. This was seen in daylight with the waning
     crescent. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=6 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-04 UT 19:06-19:56 Ill=55% Ptolemaeus observed by Schwabe on 1825-12-1

     Ptolemaeus 1825 UT 23:45 Observed by Schwabe (Germany?) "Bright spot"
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #108. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-05 UT 19:00-22:26 Ill=45% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-06 UT 19:42-21:09 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1983-1-8

     On 1983 Jan 08 at UT01:00? P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK) noticed some 
     colour on Aristarchus. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=196 and the weight=
     2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-06 UT 19:42-22:26 Ill=35% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-07 UT 20:22-22:26 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-08 UT 21:01-22:27 Ill=18% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-09 UT 21:41-22:27 Ill=11% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-10 UT 22:23-22:27 Ill=6% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:17 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Taylor_TG on 1837-3-10

     1837 Mar10 UT 13:46 (19:07 local time) T.G. Taylor (Madras, 
     India)  whilst observing a 9th magnitude star being occulted, 
     noticed a 6th magnitude nebulous spot where Aristarchus 
     should be. Had never seen anything quite as bright as this on 
     previous occasions. ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:33 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-15

     On 1983 May 15 at UT20:30-21:05 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) 
     was unable to see Aristarchus in Earthshine, though other craters were 
     clearly visible. However by 21:30 the Cooks could clearly see 
     Aristarchus. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=215 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:55 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1983-5-15

     On 1983 May 15 at UT21:30-22:30 M.C. Cook and J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK) 
     could clearly see Aristarchus in Earthshine, whereas earlier that night 
     P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) could not see the crater although other features 
     were cisible. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=215 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:33 Ill=10% W_Limb observed by Moseley_R on 1983-5-15

     W.limb 1983 May 15 UT 20:30-21:00 R.Moseley (Coventry,UK, 6" 
     reflector, x60) observed a faint but extensive brightening of 
     the W.limb, perhaps a little stronger at PA=80-90 deg. No other 
     features seen in Earthshine. Observation confirmed br R.Martiott 
     (Northampton, UK, 8.5" reflector). ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:11 Ill=10% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1987-3-3

     On 1987 May 03 at UT 19:00-19:30 H. Miles (Cornwall, UK, 5" refractor, 
     x30) found the Earthshine to be both pink and bright with prominent 
     features clearly visible. A "brilliant" star-like point was seen in 
     Aristarchus crater. There was another, albeit less bright spot near 
     Darney-Agatharides. Spots pesisted despite various tests. Foley also 
     confirmed that the Moon looked pink to him as well. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=298 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:11 Ill=10% Darney observed by Miles_H on 1987-3-3

     On 1987 May 03 at UT 19:00-19:30 H. Miles (Cornwall, UK, 5" refractor, 
     x30) found the Earthshine to be both pink and bright with prominent 
     features clearly visible. A bright spot was seen near Darney-
     Agatharides. An even more "brilliant" star-like point was seen in 
     Aristarchus crater. Spots pesisted despite various tests. Foley also 
     confirmed that the Moon looked pink to him as well. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=298 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 10:48-11:55 Ill=10% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09 at UT 22:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron comments 
     that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a meteor 
     swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) detected 3 
     flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the Moon. D. Weier 
     (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" refractor, x36) was also observing. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-16 UT 11:41-11:55 Ill=11% Grimaldi observed by Darling_D on 1991-12-9

     On 1991 Dec 09/10 at UT 23:53-00:12 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 
     3" refractor, x36) witnessed a flash in Grimaldi crater. Cameron 
     comments that others had seen a flash there earlier, and there was a 
     meteor swarm. Fritschel (madison, WI, USA, naked eye observing) 
     detected 3 flashes in Grimaldi and also at the western limb of the 
     Moon. D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3"refractor, x36) was also 
     observing. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=436 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-16 UT 11:55-13:07 Ill=11% Aristarchus observed by Mackey on 1971-10-22 *

     Aristarchus 1971 Oct 22 UT 19:43-19:56 A.Mackay (Hatton, UK, 15cm 
     reflector, x50) observed a pale pink on the W(IAU?) half of 
     Aristarchus and a pale shade of blue on the E(IAU?) half. The 
     effect faded from 19:56UT onwards and had gone 2 minutes later. 
     No information on whether other craters exhibited this effect, 
     given. Burgess, who observed later did not see any colour. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 11:13-13:11 Ill=11% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-17 UT 10:48-11:45 Ill=18% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1880-11-6

     On 1880 Nov 06 at UT 20:00 an unknown observer observed a TLP at an 
     unknown location on the Moon. The Cameron catalog has an entry for this 
     date and time but does not specify the location, the observer or what 
     was seen. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=218 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 10:48-12:06 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-7

     On 1981 Jun 07 at UT02:30-03:00 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 
     10" and 4" reflectors, seeing=I) at 02:30UT saw a flash from 
     Aristarchus and another one from Schroter's valley. By 02:45UT 
     Aristarchus was starting to be difficult to see and had occasionally a 
     bluish cast. By 03:00UT the crater could only barely be seen. This was 
     odd because visibility on the Earthlit side was really rather good. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=143 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 10:48-12:06 Ill=18% Copernicus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-7

     On 1981 Jun 07 at UT02:30-03:00 B. Hobdell (St Peterberg, FL, USA, 10 
     and 4" reflectors, seeing=1) saw Copernicus to be very bright in blue. 
     Clarty of Earthsine was exceptional tonight. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=143 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 10:48-11:44 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-16

     On 1983 May 16 at UT20:35-22:10 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) noted that 
     Aristarchus was dull in Earthshine (UT21:36-21:40). The floor was a 
     luminous rose/violet colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=219 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 10:48-11:15 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1987-3-4

     On 1987 Mar 04 at UT 19:03-19:47 H. Miles (Cornwall, UK, 5" refractor, 
     x30, S=clear) found at 19:03 that Aristarchus was exceptionally bright 
     (even without blocking out the sunlit side of the Moon), being the most 
     easily seen crater on the Moon, and this was despite the sky not yet 
     being dark. The crater had faded by 19:20UT and at 19:47UT Earthshine 
     was no longer visible. CED brightness measurements were made and were 
     less than usual and the inside of the crater may have had a blue/gray 
     colour (unclear from the Cameron 2006 catalog description). The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=299 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-17 UT 11:12-12:57 Ill=18% W_Limb observed by Moseley_R on 1983-5-16

     W.limb 1983 May 16 UT 22:00-23:00 R.Moseley (Coventry,UK, 6" 
     reflector, x60) observed a faint but extensive brightening of 
     the W.limb, perhaps a little stronger at PA=80-90 deg. No other 
     features seen in Earthshine although Aristarchus suspected.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 11:24-12:57 Ill=18% Aristarchus observed by Taylor_TG on 1837-3-11

     1837Mar11 UT 15:27 (20:48 local time) T.G. Taylor (Madras,
     India) whilst observing a star being occulted, noticed a 
     6th magnitude nebulous spot where Aristarchus should be. Had 
     never seen anything quite as bright as this on previous 
     occasions (except the day before). ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2023-Nov-17 UT 12:17-12:57 Ill=19% Mare_Crisium observed by Thomas on 1915-12-11

     North shore of Mare Crisium 1915 Dec 11 UT 06:00? Observed by 
     Thomas (Glenorchy, Tasmania) "star-like pt. on N. shore of 
     mare. (Eimmart?) Particularly bright spot. Tho't it was 
     sunlight from rim of sm. crater." NASA catalog weight=0 NASA 
     catalog ID #358. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-17 UT 11:14-13:56 Ill=19% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-18 UT 10:48-11:34 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Hobdell on 1981-6-8

     On 1981 Jun 08 at UT01:48-02:45 B. Hobdell (St Petersberg, FL, USA, 10 
     and 4" reflectors) could hardly see Aristarchus crater, however at 
     01:48UT it brightened in blue for about 3 minutes. Then at 02:20UT 
     there was a bright flash, and by 02:25UT the crater was very bright, 
     but by 02:45UT it was no longer visible. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=144 
     and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-18 UT 10:48-11:33 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1983-5-17

     On 1983 May 17 at UT20:13-20:40 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, x38 and 
     x63) found that Aristarchus was normal in appearance, but at 20:19 a 
     blood red disk was seen as bright as a 6th magnitude star. The colour 
     did not vary but the brightness changed from 4 to 8 over a 1.5-3min 
     period, on the south west wall. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)observed 
     Aristarchus at 22:10 and noted that it had the same rose-violet colour 
     as had been seen by him a day earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=220 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-18 UT 11:27-13:24 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1983-5-17

     On 1983 May 17 Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)observed 
     Aristarchus at 22:10 and noted that it had the same rose-violet colour 
     as had been seen by him a day earlier. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=220 
     and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-18 UT 11:34-13:25 Ill=28% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1979-4-2

     Daniell 1979 Apr 02 UT 21:45-22:14 Obseved by Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 
     158mm reflector, f/4.2, x36-110, seeing II-III) "Obscuration seen" BAA 
     Lunar Section Report. Cameron says that this was a bright white cloud 
     that covered three quarters of the crater. A yellow filter was used at 
     21:48, but the cloud was still white, albeit thinner (at x110). By 
     22:14UT the TLP was barely visible and again no colour seen. Buczynski 
     (Lancaster, UK, seeing = poor) saw spurious colour. Later (22:31-
     22:46UT?) Mellor obtained some photos, but these revealed no colour.
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=48 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-18 UT 12:00-13:52 Ill=28% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G. Amery (Reading, UK) discovered that 
     Aristarchus could not be seen in Earthshine, this was odd because less 
     prominent features could be seen. Other observers (Moore and Foley) 
     confirmed the very low brightness of the crater. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=197 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-18 UT 12:00-13:52 Ill=28% Messier observed by Amery_GW on 1983-1-19

     On 1983 Jan 19 at UT 18:00-19:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK) found that 
     Messier was difficult to define. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=197 and 
     the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-18 UT 11:14-14:38 Ill=29% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-19 UT 10:49-12:25 Ill=39% Linne observed by Buckingham on 1867-8-6

     Linne 1867 Aug 06 UT 21:00? Observed by Buckingham (England?) 
     "Crater in darkness, he saw a "rising oval spot". Other obs. 
     saw it as a triang. Bold black spot pointing to earth, slowly 
     diffused white & drift of white on slope of pyramid. (indep. 
     confirmation?)" NASA catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #155. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-19 UT 10:49-11:45 Ill=39% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-5-18

     Near Ross D (23E, 12N) 1964 May 18 UT 03:54-04:53 Observed by 
     Harris, Cross et al. (Whittler, CA, USA, 19" relector x720, 8" 
     reflector x322, S=G) "White gas obscuration. Moved 20mph, 
     decreased in extent. Phenom. repeated. Drawing." NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID 811. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-19 UT 10:49-11:44 Ill=39% Censorinus observed by Enie on 1966-12-18

     White spot near Censorinus 1966 Dec 18 UT 23:40-23:46 Observed by Enie 
     (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 8" reflector x100, S=G) "Attention 
     drawn to pink color in this usually white patch. Brightened to a light 
     reddish tinge for 2 mins, then faded back to pink, then to white, 
     Sketch." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1002.


2023-Nov-19 UT 13:03-14:27 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by North_G on 2000-2-11

     On 2000 Feb 11 at UT19:00 G. North (Norfolk, UK) telephoned TLP 
     coordinator, Patrick Moore, to report a possible colour anomaly in 
     Aristarchus. Moore had poor conditions in Selsey (UK) and saw nothing 
     unusual. However by this time North was reporting that, the colour was 
     fading. Two other BAA members were alerted, but were clouded out. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2023-Nov-19 UT 13:53-14:07 Ill=40% Torricelli_B observed by Braga_R on 2001-4-29

     On 2001 Apr 29 at UT 20:50 R. Braga (Italy) reported that without any 
     filter, the brightness of the east wall of Torricelli B was halfway 
     Torricelli C (faintest) and Moltke (brightest). By insering a Wratten 
     25 red filter though, the crater was slightly more evident. However 
     using a blue Wratten 39A filter, the crater vanished completely, whilst 
     Toricelli C remained. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2023-Nov-19 UT 14:18-14:59 Ill=40% Mare_Crisium observed by Webb_TW on 1832-7-4

     Webb (England, using a fluid achromat) saw brilliant minute spots and 
     streaks in Mare Crisium dotting its surface. This was seen near first 
     quarter. Cameron states that Schroter, Betr?, Madler, Slack and Ingall 
     had all seen it this way at times. Cameron 1978 catalog iD=111 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-19 UT 11:14-15:01 Ill=40% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-20 UT 12:22-13:51 Ill=51% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1984-4-8

     On 1984 Apr 08 UT 19:50 Mobberley (14" reflector, x194, seeing 
     III-IV, Transparency Fair-Poor, Cockfield, UK) found that 
     Torricelli B's shadow was 1/2 the way across the floor, which 
     was normal, but that there was a very dar grey/brown shroud 
     around the carter, out to several radii. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-20 UT 12:45-14:42 Ill=51% Ptolemaeus observed by Sheperdson_P on 2020-2-1

     Ptolemaeus 2020 Feb 01 UT 19:40-19:50 P. Sheperdson (York, UK, 
     102mm Mak - BAA) saw an "ashen" sliver of bright light across 
     the floor. Images taken. This maybe normal appearance - though 
     observer re-observed in May and found the effect different in 
     that there was no "ashen" like effect. Visual sketches and 
     time lapse image sequences welcome. If doing visual work - try 
     using a polaroid filter and rotate it to see if that makes any 
     difference. For imaging work, please over-expose slightly to 
     bring out detail on the floor; you could also try colour 
     imaging of the floor as an interesting experiment - though for 
     comparison purposes image other terminator features exhibiting 
     shadow spires. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-20 UT 13:30-15:23 Ill=51% Mons_Piton observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-20

     On 1983 May 20 at UT00:00-03:00 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) 
     noted that Mons Piton was too bright near the terminator and was 
     surrounded by shadow. A sketch was made. The mountain appeared 
     segmented with one thin shadow line. The mountain looked like a 
     Mexican Sombrero hat. This appearance is normal. What was 
     abnormal was that Piton was brighter than Proclus, and only 
     slightly fainter than Censorinus. The CED brightness 
     measurements were normal Piton=3.6, Proclus=3.5 and Censorinus=
     3.7. Please check to see whether this is still the case. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=221 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2023-Nov-20 UT 13:50-15:47 Ill=51% Manilius observed by Newport on 1965-12-30

     Dome W. of Manillius 1965 Dec 30 UT 10:35 Observed by Newport (England, 
     4" refractor x180) "White patch or haze, everything else was sharp" 
     NASA catalog weight=3 (average).


2023-Nov-21 UT 10:49-11:28 Ill=62% Plato observed by Markov on 1925-6-29

     Plato 1925 Jun 29 UT 20:00? Observed by Markov (Russia) "Light 
     bands in bottom seen in shadow & did not seem to be elevations. 
     These have been seen 5X from 1913-1922." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #391. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 10:49-11:12 Ill=62% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-28

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 28 UT 21:58 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector+Moon Blink) "Reddish patches, (not confirmed at Corralitos 
     with MB tho they give feature as Gassendi in their report)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #930. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 10:49-11:09 Ill=62% Sulpicius_Gallus_M observed by Taccogna_F on 2022-12-31

     Sulpicius Gallus M 2022 Dec 31 UT 17:00-18:00 F Taccogna 
     (UAI - Italy) imaged this area and recorded this crater as 
     extremely and unusually bright (compared to other features).
     A. Amorin (Brazil) observing a few hours later commented that 
     the crater was brighter than it was in the Hatfield Atlas 
     plates. However analysis of past imagery of this area under 
     similar  illumination (albeit with the crater on the edge of 
     the image or at lower resolution) also shows a similar 
     brilliance. One more image confirming this will be enought to 
     remove it from a ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 12:40-14:14 Ill=62% Eratosthenes observed by Abel_P on 2009-11-25

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


2023-Nov-21 UT 15:17-16:06 Ill=63% Eratosthenes observed by Hill_H on 1947-1-30

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


2023-Nov-22 UT 10:49-11:52 Ill=73% Aristillus observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-23

     Aristillus 1939 Sep 23 UT 01:00 Observed by Haas? (New Mexico?, USA, 
     12" reflector?) "Dark area in W. part of floor had I=1.3. comp with I=
     1.3, 3.7, 4.0 in #450, 454, & 459, respectively. (albedos disagree at 
     same phases, so are real anomalies). (normal here?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #461.


2023-Nov-22 UT 10:49-11:37 Ill=73% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-4-29

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 20 UT 22:28 Observed by Smith (Nottingham, 
     England, 10" reflector) Reddish patch possibly detected on SE 
     flank of central peaks, but more dubious than that from 28th 
     Apr. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 10:49-10:52 Ill=73% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-4-6 *

     Plato 1979 Apr 06 UT 18:00-21:00 Observed by Crick (Belgium, seeing II-
     III) Part of floor darker than normal and obscuration on inner west 
     wall - the effect did not change during the observation. Drawing made. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=49 and weight=3. ALPO-BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 10:49-12:07 Ill=73% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-9

     On 1987 Mar 09 at UT20:00 M. Mobberley (Sussex, UK) obtained some video 
     of Mons Pico - apparently these show the mountain with a puzzling 
     appearance (not sure whether it was the observer who claimed this or 
     some one who analyzed the tape). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=300 and 
     the weight=5. ALPO/BAA=1. 


2023-Nov-22 UT 12:32-13:52 Ill=73% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1936-10-25

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


2023-Nov-22 UT 16:00-17:36 Ill=74% Mons_Piton observed by Moore_P on 1958-9-23

     Piton 1958 Sep 23 UT 00:00? Observed by Moore? (UK?) "Enveloped 
     in an obscuring cloud-like mist" NASA catalog ID 697. NASA 
     catalog weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 16:12-17:38 Ill=74% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-22

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


2023-Nov-22 UT 17:23-17:38 Ill=74% Cichus observed by Ryder_JW on 1975-9-15

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 10:50-11:32 Ill=82% Eratosthenes observed by Chilton_KE on 1968-11-1

     Eratosthenes 1968 Nov 01 UT 01:50-02:06 Observed by Chilton 
     (Hamilton, Canada, 12" reflector, 300x) "Red glow in the crater. 
     Weak blink beyond ESE (IAU?) wall. Visually, area would not 
     focus & gave impression of fog cascading down slope, but no 
     motion was vis. (Moore has misprint in time in his cat. 
     extension -- should be 0150-0206)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID 1106. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-23 UT 11:46-13:07 Ill=82% Sinus_Iridum observed by Brook_C on 1996-4-28

     Sinus Iridum 1996 Apr 28 UT 20:00 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     UK, 60mm refractor, x112, seeing III, slight breeze, twilight) 
     "dark shaded area on floor ~1/4 diameter of Sinus Iridum on 
     western interior by rim" BAA Lunar Section Observation. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-23 UT 14:17-16:06 Ill=83% Bullialdus observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 14:28-16:17 Ill=83% Darney observed by Cook_AC on 1979-8-3

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 16:20-18:14 Ill=83% Mare_Imbrium observed by Unknown_Observer on 1820-10-17

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 16:26-18:16 Ill=83% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-23

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 17:16-18:26 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Sims_DM on 1977-5-28

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


2023-Nov-23 UT 17:24-18:26 Ill=84% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1990-9-30

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 10:50-12:08 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1939-9-25

     Gassendi 1939 Sep 25 UT 01:30 Observed by Haas (New Mexico? 12" 
     reflector?) "NE part pf c.p. had I=9.4 comp. with I=6.4 (normal? in #
     458. under similar obs. cond. (& phase. thus real diff.)" NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #462.


2023-Nov-24 UT 10:50-11:50 Ill=90% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1989-1-18

     M. Cook of Frimley, UK observed a brightening of the crater during
     this observing session. The cameron 2006 extended catalog ID=346 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-24 UT 11:04-15:00 Ill=90% Mersenius_C observed by Ward_G on 2005-11-13 *

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 11:07-13:05 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Moseley_T on 1967-3-22

     Gassendi 1967 Mar 22 UTC 19:39-19:43 Observed by Mosely (Armagh, N. 
     Ireland, 10" refractor, x360) "Red color & blink strongly suspected 
     in small area centred on junction of 3 clefts 1/2 way from c.p. & 
     ESE wall. Well-defined & did not note change during obs. period. 
     Clouds terminated obs. till 2120 when it was not seen." NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1018.


2023-Nov-24 UT 11:48-13:17 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1989-9-12

     On 1989 Sep 12 at UT00:58-02:25 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x159, S=7/10) observed similar light conditions to 1989 Jul 
     15. At 02:00 he observed pink on the south west wall of Aristarchus 
     crater. At 01:24UT the Aristarchus ray was yellowish, however the 
     entire Moon had a grey-yellow tinge of colour. Chromatic aberation was 
     observed at 01:56UT. By comparison Gassendi was checked and had no 
     colour. At 02:10 the crater wall of Aristarchus was unusual and was 
     quite different in appearance to rims of other craters. The cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=375 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2023-Nov-24 UT 13:06-14:57 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-16

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 13:25-15:02 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Unknown_Observer on 1889-5-11

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 13:58-14:35 Ill=91% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Thornton_FH on 1949-2-10

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 14:07-14:38 Ill=91% Bullialdus observed by Findlay_MW on 1974-9-27

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 14:30-15:37 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1990-10-1

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 14:58-16:29 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Neville on 1971-9-1

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 15:28-17:07 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Prout on 1976-9-5

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 15:36-17:27 Ill=91% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1970-10-12

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 16:22-17:38 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1957-9-6

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 16:34-17:56 Ill=91% Deslandres observed by Penzel_E on 1965-5-12

     Deslandre - 1965 May 12 at UT 19:10 E. Penzel 
     (Rodewisch, East Germany) was taking a sequence of images 
     during the impact of the Soviet Lunik 5 (upper stage of the 
     carier rocket?). He  detected a tens of km scale elongated 
     cloud after the impact over a duration of 9.5 minutes. This 
     was near to Deslandre crater. However there are differences 
     between the images elsewhere on the Moon, possibly due to 
     different exposures or some other effects and it is not 100% 
     sure that what he detected was impact debris/cloud?. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 16:54-19:14 Ill=91% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1933-10-1 *

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 17:08-18:13 Ill=91% Schickard observed by Watkins_E on 1972-9-19

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 17:12-17:28 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2002-2-24

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 18:02-18:18 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 2002-2-24

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 18:14-19:14 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 18:18-19:14 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Haas_W on 1954-8-11

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 18:20-19:14 Ill=91% Mare_Vaporum observed by Taylor_W on 1955-10-28

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 19:04-19:14 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Klein_HJ on 1881-8-7

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 10:50-12:08 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

     Cobra Head 1967 Mar 23 UT 18:40-20:47 Observed by Sartory, 
     Moore, Moseley (Farnham, England, 15" reflector (Sartory) seeing 
     very poor & 10" refractor in Armagh, N. Ireland (Moore & Mosely) 
     x360 - seeing Fair to Poor) "Red patch seen intermittently; 
     moon-blink from 1916-2047h. Position agreed with Sartory who 
     alerted them to Aris. area; checks on others were neg." NASA 
     catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 1020. Then Aristarchus 1967 
     Mar 23 UT 18:40-20:30, 21:30 by Marsh and Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, x330). "Suspected colour on SW (ast.) 
     wall. Farrant saw color in crater, completely independently, 
     (inform. suggests same phenom. as seen by Moore & Moseley tho 
     they said Cobra head). NASA Catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #
     1021. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 10:50-12:08 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

     Gassendi 1967 Mar 23 UTC 18:40-18:50 Observed by Sartory (Farnham, 
     England, 15" reflector) "Heavy blink on inner S. wall. Moved toward N. 
     at 1845, faded at 1850." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog 
     ID #1019.


2023-Nov-25 UT 10:50-10:51 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-5-19

     P. Foley of Kent, UK, using a 12" reflector, seeing=III-II, noticed
     that initially that the crater was pretty dull and that the floor
     was a slate blue-gray in colour at 22:45UT. A noticeable green spot
     inside the crater on the south east appeared at 22:25UT and vanished
     at 00:50UT. Cameron notes that one doesn't get green with spurious 
     colour. Crater Extinction brightness measurements were made at 22:00 UT
     (reading=2.8) and at 23:45UT (reading=3.7). The crater dropped in 
     brightness from 3.7 to 2.8 at 23:50UT and remained lower until 3.0 at 
     23:50-03:15 UT. A graph was produced and showed Proclus and Censorinus 
     at similar brightnesses, but Aristarchus variable. The Earthshine was 
     0.3. Cameron 2006 Extension catalog ID=31 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 11:18-13:00 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-11-30

     D. Darling of (Sun Praire, WI, USA, using a 12.5" reflector at x150, 
     noticed a hint of red? colour on the south west rim of Aristarchus. 
     Brightness measurements were normal for Aristarchus and Herodotus. No 
     colour seen elsewhere e.g. Prom. LaPlace. The colour on Aristarchus had 
     gone by 01:15UT. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=414 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 11:45-13:21 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Brook_C on 2007-10-23

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 12:44-14:39 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Kozyrev on 1955-10-28

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 13:27-15:12 Ill=96% Mersenius observed by McConnell_J on 1975-6-21

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 14:05-16:01 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1954-8-11

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 14:18-15:50 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-2

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 15:15-16:08 Ill=96% Babbage observed by Lord_CJR on 1974-9-29

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 15:17-17:01 Ill=96% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1965-4-14

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 16:13-17:24 Ill=96% Plato observed by Darling_D on 1990-10-2

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 16:40-18:33 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1977-5-30

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 16:56-17:50 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by De_Groof on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT02:00-03:00 De Groof (Belgium, 8" reflector x150, 
     seeing=clear) noted that the north west part of Aristarchus had a blood 
     red shimmering filling the whole crater. A video by Mobberley some 18 
     hours later, shows variation in Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     301 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 17:23-17:48 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-8

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 17:37-18:07 Ill=97% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1984-2-14

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 17:37-18:07 Ill=97% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1984-2-14

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 18:39-20:03 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Darling_D on 1991-8-23

     Vallis Schroteri 1991 Aug 23 UT 02:19-02:49. Flashing spot at 
     end of SV fluctuated. Herzog, Darling & Weier confirmed spot 
     but not fluctuation. Spot brighter in red than blue, but Cobra 
     Head was bright in blue. No other region was abnormal.


2023-Nov-25 UT 18:52-20:03 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1978-4-20

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 18:52-20:03 Ill=97% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Foley_PW on 1978-4-20

     Promotorium Laplace: 1978 Apr 20 UT19:30-22:35 Peter Foley 
     observed a tiny yellow-brown region close the tip of the cape, 
     north east of the precipitous west edge, in the face of the 
     north facing slope. The area concerned was diffuse and varied 
     in density despite the surroundings not varying. Foley notcied 
     no colour elsewhere on the Moon, though Amery thought that he 
     saw some in Aristarchus, but Foley thinks this was spurious.
     Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=27 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 11:30-13:44 Ill=99% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-3-8 *

     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.


2023-Nov-26 UT 12:03-12:30 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Suffolk, UK, S=VG) obtained 
     some video that shows variation in Aristarchus crater e.g.  visual 
     oddity in the SE corner" (Foley was interpreting the video). H.Hatfield 
     took some film of the TLP (Unstudied yet). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     301 and the weight=5.


2023-Nov-26 UT 12:03-12:30 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

     On 1987 Mar 13 at UT 20:52 M. Mobberley (Sussex, UK) found that Mons 
     Pico varied in its north east section. This was recorded on video tape. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=301 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-26 UT 13:18-14:55 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-10-18

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 14:23-15:55 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Azeau on 1971-9-3

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 15:34-18:29 Ill=99% Plato observed by Taylor_A on 1971-1-10 *

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 15:37-17:02 Ill=99% Riccioli observed by Madej_P on 1979-8-6

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 16:28-18:26 Ill=99% Schickard observed by Moore_P on 1940-5-20

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 17:56-19:46 Ill=99% Mare_Humboldtianum observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-21

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 18:08-21:01 Ill=99% Madler observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-17 *

     Madler 1940 Aug 17 UT 06:45 (Cameron gives 07:30 but Haas says 
     this is wrong) Observed by Haas (New Mexico?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) Bright spot on S. rim had I=5.8 on this date but 
     8.9 on Aug. 17, when observing conditions were similar (see #
     473). NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #470. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 18:41-20:05 Ill=99% Helicon observed by Caruso_J on 1979-8-7

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 19:24-20:53 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1989-10-13

     Aristarchus 1989 Oct 13 UTC 21:00 Observed by Cook (Frimley, Surrey, 
     UK, 20cm reflector (visual and video)) "Aristarchus had what appeared 
     to be a outline of a ghost crater on it's eastern side - quite large 
     and bright". Cameron 2006 extended catalog TLP ID No=378 and weight=5.
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-26 UT 20:14-20:53 Ill=99% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1937-7-22

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:27-13:03 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-8-3

     Proclus 1955 Aug 03 UTC 04:13-04:40 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=5, T=5) "Floor blackish 2 intensity but 
     in green filter assumed a distinctly mottled or flocculent appearance 
     -- seen only in green. Neither blue nor red had any effect, but on 
     previous eve. green light had not produced such an appearance." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #602. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:27-12:38 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-5-26

     On 1964 May 26 UT 04:10-04:35 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=5, T=5). 
     observed that Aristarchus had a strong blue-violet glow on the east 
     wall and EWBS, with a strong violet tinge on the nimbus. Crater was 
     hazy, could not focus it in red, green or blue light. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID= and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:27-13:35 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-12

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:27-14:08 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-2

     F. Graham took some photos of the Cobras Head and found a blue cloud 
     about 50 km in diameter and scattering light - Cameron says that 
     this indicates high density. Darling found the Cobra's Head obscure and 
     variable "clear and bright to diffused". Cameron was alerted observed 
     (02:40UT) variations with periods of approximately 30 seconds, and 
     thought that she could see a red tinge on the east rim of Aristarchus - 
     checks elsewhere found no other colours. Darling found that a blue 
     filter enhanced the effect and a red filter made it disappear. There 
     was a blink at 02:55UT but no blink in the Cobra's Head, which looked 
     fuzzy and lacking in detail. The effect was confirmed by Weier, who 
     also saw two dark spots in the Cobra Head in blue but not in red light. 
     The brightness of the Cobras Head was 6.0, Herodotus floor 5.5, NW wall 
     7.5, South wall, 7.0, Aristarchus south wall 9.0, west wall 9.0, south 
     wall 7.0, East wall 8.0, and the central peak 10.0. Observer details 
     were as follows: Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" reflector, x159, 
     S=9/10).  D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" reflector, x159, S=
     9/10), W. Cameron (Sedona, AZ, USA, 8" reflector x110 and x220, T=6 and 
     S=6) F. Graham (E.Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 7" refractor, thin haze). 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=415 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:34-13:00 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1842-10-18

     Aristarchus vicinity 1842 Oct 18 UT 23:00? Observed by 
     Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) "Mingling of all colors in small 
     spots in W. & NW of crater. (interposition of year dates? was #
     101 --1842 prob. correct." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #121. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:14-14:54 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2000-6-16

     On 2000 Jun 16 UT 20:37 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor, x117 & x40, seeing good, transparency excellent) 
     observed abright spot on the north rim of Mare Crisium (57E, 
     25N). It was comparable to the illuminated rim of Proclus in 
     brightness. No colour seen. The spot was not visible the next 
     night. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:17-14:03 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-10

     On 1897 Oct 10 at UT 19:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" 
     refractor?) observed in Shroter's valley and the vicinity, "Variations 
     in vapor col. change in direction of cloud rising from F is marked 
     (time est. fr. given colon.)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=292 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:19-16:28 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-6-20 *

     Archimedes 1940 Jun 20 UT 07:30 Observed by Haas (NM, USA, 12?" 
     reflector) "NE wall (outer) had I=2.5 on this nite but 5.0 on 
     Aug. 18 (see #471 -- both same phase so real diff. 2.5 normal?)" 
     NASA weight=4. NASA ID No. #467. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-27 UT 14:27-16:05 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1964-4-26

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 14:53-16:47 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-18

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 14:54-16:46 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-20

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 15:16-17:09 Ill=100% Lichtenberg observed by Baum_R on 1951-1-22

     Lichtenberg 1951 Jan 22 18:19.2-18:38.5 UT observed by Baum 
     (Chester, England). Tiny red spot noticed initially and then 
     faded. Location of spot 31.403N 66.167W. 20cm refractor x90-
     x100. Seeing fair-extremely good. NASA catalog assigns a 
     weight of 3. NASA TLP ID No. #542. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 16:37-18:29 Ill=100% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1966-12-27

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 17:26-19:04 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1989-10-14

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 17:49-18:17 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-10-12

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 18:30-19:00 Ill=100% Plato observed by Klein_HJ on 1878-11-9

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 20:02-21:46 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-8-13

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 21:10-21:46 Ill=100% Plato observed by Livesey_R on 1973-8-13

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:25-14:56 Ill=98% Humboldt observed by Goodacre_W on 1897-12-9

     W.Humboldt 1897 Dec 09 UTC 23:00? Observed by Goodacre (Crouch End, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Shadow anomaly. Chocolate penumbral shade 
     edging black shadow on E. wall." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA 
     catalog ID #296.


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:25-14:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-2

     On 1955 Oct 02 at UT 05:30-05:55 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector, x100, S=7, T=5) observed the following in Aristarchus 
     crater: "Viol. gl. on E, NE rim, over EWBS resembled a viol. mist. 
     Crater itself was hazy, could not get a sharp focus". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=615 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:25-15:15 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Milligan on 1955-10-31

     Cobra Head 1955 Oct 31 UTC 19:00 Observed by Milligan (England?) "Dark 
     blue obscuration" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 624.


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:27-15:06 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-27

     Mobberley noticed that Torricelli B was bright and had an even brighter 
     spot on the inner north wall. The observation was made from UT19:45-
     21:40 using visual and video techniques. There was also a bright region 
     NNE of Toricelli B, that was noticed. Foley examined the video and 
     found that the crater faded in brightness over time and also the bright 
     area to the NNE was not as bright on video as had been seen visually. 
     Foley speculates that because the CCD camera was sesnitive to the near 
     IR that maybe the spot was blue?. Foley observed from 21:12-21:21UT and 
     also saw the bright spot on the inner north wall - but saw a blue halo 
     around the crater. Response in blue filter, darkening over whole 
     region. Brightness measures with a crater extinction device (CED) 
     indicated that the crater was 80-85% the brightness of Censorinus. 
     There was a bright area NNE of the region. M. Cook observed 22:10-
     22:16UT (15cm reflector and seeing III-IV) and also saw that the crater 
     was very bright indeed with a spot NNE of the region (same position as 
     28/28 1985 observation) - suspected that the crater might have been 
     brighter than Censorinus, but judgement effected by seeing. In a blue 
     filter the crater dulled leaving the bright spot prominent (but only 
     during a good moment of seeing) - therefore had some suspicion of 
     seeing effects. At 01:00-01:04UT M. Cook used a 12" reflector on the 
     area, but the seeing was even worse - but did manage a check of the 
     brightness of Torricelli B to Censorinus and now made it one quarter of 
     that of Censorinus and no sign of the crater dimming in the blue as had 
     been seen earlier in the 6" refletor. A. Cook (Frimley, seeing V) at 
     21:15UT (Dec 27) thought that Torricelli B looked normal and saw no 
     colour. At Dec 28 at UT 00:02-00:25 A. Cook obtained some CCD images 
     through red+IR (Wratten 25) and IR (Wratten 87) but found no colour 
     differences, though there was a very slight hint that a brightness fade 
     may have occurred between those two observing times. Note that this
     report does not have an entry in the Cameron 2006 Extension Catalog.
     The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-28 UT 14:27-16:21 Ill=98% Linne observed by Sykes on 1983-1-29

     On 1983 Jan 29/30 at UT20:35-01:00 Sykes (UK?) observed that 
     Linne appeared to brighten for approximately 20 min and had the 
     appearance of a point (confirmed). This observation was made 
     during a major Torricelli B TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=198 
     and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-28 UT 14:27-16:21 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-29

     Torricelli B 1983 Jan 29/30 UTC 20:35-02:30 Observed by Foley (12" 
     reflector, seeing Antoniadi II, Transparency=good, no spurious colour 
     seen), Moberley (14" reflector, seeing Antoniadi II, transparency 
     excellent, spurious colour strong), Cook, J & M (12" reflector, seeing 
     Antoniadi II-III, transparency moderate). All observers based in 
     southern England. "Initially crater brightest feature on the Moon, then 
     it faded. Strong colour also seen by all observers e.g. green-blue to 
     violet. Report of observations written up in JBAA Vol 100, No. 3, p117 
     123, (2000) - probably one of the best reorted TLP". The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=198 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2023-Nov-28 UT 15:34-16:30 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17

     On 1984 Feb 17 at 19:45-22:20UT P. Madej noticed colour in Aristarchus 
     and telephoned the BAA Lunar Secton TLP network. Mosely at 21:15UT 
     observed that Aristarchus was both bright and fuzzy - there was some 
     spurios color (red on south and blue on the north) but this was 
     replaced by violet. By 21:30UT (transparency=fair) the centre of the 
     crater was bluish and the west wall creamy white. the north and south 
     walls were brilliant white. By 22:00-22:30 UT the seeing had improved 
     and the crater looked unusual - now the centre was violet and the west 
     wall duller, off-white. By 05:35UT the crater was difficult to define 
     according to Cook - 4 bands could be seen under II seeing and the north 
     rim was fuzzy and less bright than the east wall (this was hazy). P. 
     Moore observed that the crater was normal at 04:00UT. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=242 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-28 UT 15:34-16:30 Ill=98% Reinhold observed by Madej_P on 1984-2-17

     On 1984 Feb 17 at 19:45-22:20UT P. Madej (England, seeing=III-
     IV, x50)noticed that the crater Reinhold had a blood red spot 
     on the northern terraces, at the base of the inner wall in a 
     summit crater on the last of a crater chain or ridge 
     descending from the top to floor". Cameron 2006 catalog 
     extension ID=242 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-28 UT 15:45-16:36 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-11

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 11 06:44 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 
     4.5" reflector, 45-300x, S=4-3, T=4) "Pale viol. radiance (gas?) on 
     plateau m. Dark viol. tinge on nimbus. C.p.=10 deg walls=8deg, & all of 
     floor=8 deg. W.wall out of focus due to haziness (gas?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1441.


2023-Nov-28 UT 16:01-17:55 Ill=98% Arago_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 16:01-17:55 Ill=98% Moltke observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 16:03-17:57 Ill=98% Proclus observed by Farrant_M on 1972-11-21

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 17:42-19:20 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_AC on 1985-12-28

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 18:19-19:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-10-12

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 20:09-21:38 Ill=98% Copernicus observed by Rawlings_G on 1978-4-23

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 21:08-22:42 Ill=97% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-11-1

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 21:17-22:23 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 21:17-22:23 Ill=97% Bullialdus observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 21:17-22:23 Ill=97% Kepler observed by Wildey on 1962-5-20

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 21:49-22:34 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Grainger on 1961-5-30

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 22:02-22:42 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1970-11-14

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 14:39-16:18 Ill=94% Peirescius observed by Hill_H on 1985-12-28

     Peirescius 1985 Dec 28 UT ~20:56 (Col. 112.5) H. Hill (UK) 
     observed that this crater was piercingly bright. Repeat 
     colongitude observations on later dates failed to show a 
     similar effect. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-29 UT 15:29-17:26 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-20

     Gassendi 1940 Aug 20 UT 03:25 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Largest bright spot on SE pt. of floor had I=8.6 
     (real changes? see @ '#649, 474, & 475, all similar change)." 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #472. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-29 UT 16:31-17:35 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-12

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 12 UT 07:30 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=6=3, T=5) "Nimbus around c.p.=2deg, 
     S.floor=6deg & was red; rest of floor=8deg. This is only tint in 
     Aris.). Tonite saw a pale red glow suffasing the S. region of the 
     crater. Bright blue radiance (gas?) on ENE wall. Viol. radiance on 
     plateau m gone tonite. Red glow on 13th & the region was yellow-
     brown." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1442.


2023-Nov-29 UT 17:34-19:01 Ill=94% Hansteen observed by Haas_W on 1941-7-11

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 17:37-19:30 Ill=94% Censorinus observed by Chapman on 1983-1-30

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 17:37-19:30 Ill=94% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-30

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 17:41-19:31 Ill=94% Furnerius observed by Kohman_T on 1986-2-26

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 18:36-19:27 Ill=94% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-4-17

     Plato 1870 Apr 17 UT 22:00? Observed by Gledhill? (Halifax, England, 
     9" refractor) "Group 1 again in illum. as in Aug., Sep. 1869 
     observations." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #166.


2023-Nov-29 UT 19:59-20:51 Ill=93% Gassendi observed by Moseley_T on 1967-1-28

     Gassendi 1967 Jan 28 UT 00:04-01:06 Observed by Moseley (Armagh, 
     Northern Ireland, 10" refractor, x350, Seeing=Good) "Small moon blink 
     (Eng.) not quite concentric with the crater, half way from c.p. to SE 
     (IAU?) wall. Lasted till 0007h then clouds. Seen again at 0100h-0106h, 
     then lost with poor seeing. Looked again at 0148, 0230, 0310, but neg. 
     Other areas also neg." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #
     1013.


2023-Nov-29 UT 21:32-22:55 Ill=93% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-2-17

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 22:55-00:00 Ill=93% Aristarchus observed by Kilburn on 1969-12-26

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 15:17-15:22 Ill=88% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-13

     On 1897 Oct 13 at UT 20:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" 
     refractor?) observed in Shroter's valley and the vicinity, "Variations 
     in vapor column" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=292 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-30 UT 16:32-17:46 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-13

     Aristarchus 1976 Aug 13 UT 07:30 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=6=3, T=5) "Nimbus around c.p.=2deg, 
     S.floor=6deg & was red; rest of floor=8deg. This is only tint in 
     Aris.). Tonite saw a pale red glow suffasing the S. region of the 
     crater. Bright blue radiance (gas?) on ENE wall. Viol. radiance on 
     plateau m gone tonite. Red glow on 13th & the region was yellow-
     brown." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1442.


2023-Nov-30 UT 17:03-18:43 Ill=88% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-29

     On 1985 Dec 29th at UT 23:23-23:58, M. Mobberley (Bury St. Edmunds, 
     Suffolk, UK, seeing II-III) made a video scan of the Moon. P.W. Foley 
     examined the tape and noted something that Mobberley had not seen 
     visually. Two scans of Totticelli B had taken place, one at 23:23 and 
     the other at 23:58UT. In the first a brilliant point appeared briefly, 
     on the western rim, positioned at 3o'clock. In the second video 
     sequence this brilliant spot was present continuously and wandered 
     along the rim. It was possible to monitor frequency of turbulence 
     present, this apparent movement did not ppear to conform, although 
     judgement here was extremelydifficult as the feature was at absolute 
     point of resolution, a little better than 0.5 mile. Also considered was 
     the implication of the equipment effect, this did not seem to fit 
     either as other nerby craters in the same configuration, 30% shadow 
     filled with sunlight on exterior of western walls. A point to watch for 
     in future. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 17:20-18:53 Ill=88% Furnerius observed by Jean on 1989-9-18

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 17:49-18:48 Ill=88% Janssen_K observed by Brook_C on 1992-9-14

     Janssen K 1992 Sep 14 UTC 21:30-0025 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, UK, 
     4" reflector, Antoniadi II seeing). "Crater > & similar one was sharp 
     EW wall especially bright. Floor in shadow. No obscuration on floor but 
     no detail in bright part could be seen. At 23:20 had dimmed slightly, 
     continued to do so. At 00:40 was noticeably < Began to see detail 
     00:25, TLP over. G. North (Herstmonceux, 18" reflector) took photos in 
     this time K was grayish, not very bright. C. Brook noticed K very 
     bright condition its rays 1/2 length. L. Harris (UK, 10" Reflector with 
     CCD camera). Cameron 2006 catalog ID=453 and weight=5.


2023-Nov-30 UT 18:13-20:08 Ill=88% Messier observed by Hansen on 1972-8-27

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 19:05-20:13 Ill=88% W_Limb observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-14

     In 1897 Oct 14 at UT 00"50 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass. USA, 15" 
     refractor?) observed "Refractive displacement of lunar atm. at 
     bright limb was 0.4" (time is for occultation of Alctone in 
     Pleiades)" The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=294 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. Note this may? refer to an occultation, in 
     which case it will be pointless to observe again for a 
     particular illumination.


2023-Nov-30 UT 20:15-22:12 Ill=87% Plato observed by Wilkins_HP on 1944-3-12

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 20:25-21:53 Ill=87% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-9-23

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 20:57-22:22 Ill=87% Birt observed by Doherty_EG on 1972-9-25

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 21:20-22:55 Ill=87% Herodotus observed by Keyes_J on 1989-12-16

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