TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Australia NSW Sydney



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 08:30-09:23 Ill=82% 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-01 UT 09:54-10:19 Ill=83% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1965-12-4

     Ross D 1965 Dec 04 UT 04:25 Observed by Cross (Whittier, CA, USA, 
     19" reflector, x155, seeing 4+) "Obscuration of part of the rim, 
     also bright area 7-10km diam. Not seen on following nite." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #917. ALPO/BAA weight=3


2020-Jul-01 UT 10:53-11:03 Ill=83% 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-01 UT 11:00-11:10 Ill=83% 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-01 UT 11:57-13:53 Ill=83% Tycho observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-21

     On 1980 Aug 21 at UT20:00 J.H. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK) 
     detected colour, using a Moon Blink device, and "mistiness" on the 
     southern floor of Tycho crater. The seeing was poor! Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=104 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 12:06-13:40 Ill=83% Plato observed by Watkins_E on 1972-1-26

     Plato and Plato A 1972 Jan 26 UT 18:25-18:55 Observed by Watkons and 
     Hunt (England, 4.5" reflector x150, x225, and a 2.75" refractor) "Misty 
     patch over A, & a misty brightness over SW wall of Plato. Hunt saw 
     nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1321.


2020-Jul-01 UT 12:19-13:56 Ill=83% Plato observed by Simmons on 1967-5-20

     Plato 1967 May 20 UT 01:13 K.Simmons (Jacksonville, FL, USA, 10" 
     reflector) observed a large bright (intensity 6.5) oval area on 
     near the central floor. According to Ricker and Kelsey (ALPO 
     selected area coordinators) this is unusual. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 14:03-15:45 Ill=84% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1966-10-25

     SE of Ross D 1966 Oct 25 UT 03:46 Observed by Cross (Whittier, 
     CA, USA, 19" reflector, x300, S=2-4 (sometimes 5), T=3-4) "Large 
     bright area obscuring 1/2 of Ross D crater wall. Not present Oct 
     24" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 986. 
     Actually some activity was observed the fay before according to 
     the original notes. ALPO/NAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-01 UT 14:14-15:45 Ill=84% Archimedes observed by Pasternak on 1973-6-11

     Archimedes 1973 Jun 11 UTC 21:05-21:15 observed by Pasternak (53deg 
     20'N, 7deg 30'E, 75mm reflector) "Faint red area at the E of Archmedes, 
     diminution from 21.10-21.15UT" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61


2020-Jul-01 UT 15:42-15:45 Ill=84% 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-02 UT 06:53-08:38 Ill=90% Mons_Pico observed by Rawstron on 1934-2-25

     In 1934 Feb 25 at UT 18:30 Rawstron (USA?, 4" refractor, x250, S=6/12) 
     observed in Pico B: "A large patch of haze appeared & drifted off 
     across the mare in same direction as haze from Pico (white patch). It 
     was obs. on 20 other occasions. Drawing". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     410 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-02 UT 06:53-07:29 Ill=90% Herodotus observed by Martini_A on 2017-2-8

     On 2017 Feb 08 UT 01:45 A.Martini Jr (10" Schmidt-Cassegrain 
     with ASI 120 MC camera +IR filter, Gain 40, Gamma 36, 
     exposure 0.003 sec) saw on a computer monitor screen a flash 
     to far to the west of Herodotus and Aristarchus at the 
     location 54.53W, 23.5N. It had a duration of 0.5 sec and on a 
     brightness scale of 0 = night side of the Moon to 10 = 
     Aristarchus, ranked 7. Unfortunately they were not recording 
     at the time. As there was no confirmation observation and it 
     could be a cosmic ray air shower detection, the ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1


2020-Jul-02 UT 07:20-08:58 Ill=90% 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-02 UT 08:11-09:48 Ill=90% 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-02 UT 08:42-10:38 Ill=90% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-10-25

     Gassindi 1966 Oct 25 UTC 22:30-23:10 Observed by Moore and 
     Moseley (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor) and Sartory 
     (England, 8.5" ? reflector) "2 faint blinks (Eng.) on NW (IAU 
     ?) wall. (Indep. confirm.?). NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #987. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-02 UT 09:02-10:54 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Trouvelot on 1880-1-23

     Aristarchus 1880 Jan 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by Trouvelot (Meudon, 
     France) "Luminous light like a luminous cable or shining wall". NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #217.


2020-Jul-02 UT 10:14-12:05 Ill=91% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1873-11-1

     Plato 1873 Nov 01 UTC 20:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) "Unusual 
     Appearance". NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #182.
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 10:51-12:19 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-02 UT 10:55-12:49 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1976-11-3

     On 1976 Nov 03 at UT20:00-21:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) reported a TLP in 
     Gassendi - some obsevers detected colour, others did not. P. Moore did 
     not notice anything unsual earlier at 18:50-19:00, though his seeing 
     was IV-V. Nor did he see anything unsual from 21:53-00:20, but seeing 
     was still IV-V. D. Jewitt, observing 20:34-21:25 and 22:55-23:20 also 
     reported nothing unusual. Amery (Reading, UK, 25cm reflector, x300) did 
     however notice a small reddish spot to west of central ridge, but by 
     20:30UT the colour was less obvious, but the spot was back again at 
     20:45, but not easily seen at 21:00 and gone completely by 21:45UT.  
     N.Bryant (Ilfracombe, UK, 25.4cm reflector, x260), observed 3 red 
     patches on the floor between 20:54 and 21:31UT. A BAA Lunar Section 
     report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-02 UT 11:37-14:41 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Lipskii on 1964-6-21 *

     On 1964 Jun 21 at UT 21:18 Lipskii and Pospergelis (Shternberg State 
     Ast. Institute, AZI-2" reflector (Cass.) observed Aristarchus: 
     "Polarization meas. with electron polarimeter. Plane of polariz. 
     rotated 2deg fr. the adjacent areas. They interpret it as some 
     scattering medium over the crater. (Source gave date as 6/31/64, 
     misprint =21st?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=820 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2020-Jul-02 UT 12:11-14:07 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at UT20:15-21:29 J-H Robinson () detected violet on the 
     west wall of Aristarchus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-02 UT 12:11-14:07 Ill=91% Manilius_B observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-8-22

     On 1980 Aug 22 at 02:15-21:29UT J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     12" reflector, x200, seeing=II) noticed in the area south east of 
     Manilius that it was brighter in red light than in blue light at 
     20:15UT whereas 1 minute later it was the same brightness in each 
     filter. The effect reappeared at 20:21UT and was particularly strong at 
     20:32UT. Foley (Kent, UK) verified this at 21:01UT - the blink area was 
     of high reflectivity in white light and was bright in red at 21:15UT, 
     thougjh the south east area stopped giving a colour reaction at 
     21:25UT. Madej (Huddersfield) found Manilius B to be norm al at 23:52UT 
     however at 23:55UT it was surrounded by a transient white ring that 
     varied in visibility in an irregular way. Foley found Manilius B had a 
     vivid blue interior and in blue light the ring was black. and not at 
     all seen in red or white light. The CED brightness measurement varied 
     from 1.9 to 2.4. All other regions observed were normal in brightness. 
     Violet was seen on the west wall of Aristarchus though. M.Price 
     (Camberley, UK) found a possible blink in Manilius B but was observing 
     under poor seeing conditions. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=105 and weight=5. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-02 UT 12:34-13:56 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Rawlings_G on 1968-10-3

     Gassendi 1968 Oct 03/04 UT 19:30-19:50 & 00:20-01:40 Observed 
     by Rawlings (Aylesbury, UK, 6" reflector low magnification) 
     and by Moore (Selsey, Sussex, UK, 12.5" reflector, x360) 
     "Slight blink (Eng.) arcuate in shape, N. of c.p. (Rawlings 
     dubious). Moore, with blink device saw none at 0020-0140h. No 
     LTP in Gass., Ptol. or Aris. 5th or 6th.". NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1093. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 13:56-15:49 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Baumeister on 1973-6-12

     Gassendi 1973 Jun 12 UT 20:50-21:15 observed by Baumeister 
     (48.83N, 9.25E, 240mm reflector, T=2, S=3) "Bright point at the 
     NNE slope of the central peak" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, 
     Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 14:43-16:36 Ill=91% Herodotus observed by Anunziato_A on 2017-9-2

     On 2017 Sep 02/03 UT 23:55-00:30 A.Anunziato (Parana, 
     Argentina, 105 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain, x154, seeing 6/10, some 
     interuption from clouds) observed a light spot SE of the 
     centre of the floor of the crater, which came and went in 
     visibility. There is a light spot here, but what was unusual 
     was that the visibility decreased over time. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-02 UT 15:16-16:51 Ill=92% 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 15:31-16:51 Ill=92% 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 15:39-16:23 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1982-11-27

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 27 UT 20:13-01:00 J-H Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, 
     UK) found that the bands of Aristarchus were clearer in red than in 
     blue light. North found that the sunlit part of the crater was very 
     bright. M. Cook described the crater as a "kaleidoscope of colour. 
     Foley observed UT 23:05-01:00 (Kent, UK, Antionadi III, Transparency 
     Moderate) - Colouration Seen - Ref: BAA Lunar Section Circular. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=190 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-02 UT 16:34-16:51 Ill=92% 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-03 UT 06:54-08:35 Ill=96% Herodotus observed by Porta on 1965-6-12 *

     On 1965 Jun 12 at UT > 00:00 an unknown observer (Porta?) reported that 
     the area of Herodotus and the Cobra Head expanded and the colour went 
     to rose. The next night the floor was normal. In filters, phenomenon 
     accentuated in orange. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=880 and weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-03 UT 07:23-08:27 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-4-23

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 08:57-10:44 Ill=96% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1987-9-5

     Gassendi 1987 Sep 05 UT 20:25 Observed by Moore (Selsey, Sussex, UK, Antoniadi 
     III seeing, 12.5" reflector) "Intensely bright craterlet south of central 
     peak, surrounded by a luminous nimbus. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector)onfirmed 
     the crater was highly luminous at 21:20, and surrounded by a blue halo that 
     had a darker blue band within it. This craterlet faded over time, and by 21:20 
     Moore considered that it was no longer prominent, by 21:22 Foley confirmed the 
     reduced brilliance, and by 21:30 Moore considered it to be perfectly normal. 
     Moore considers the nimbus effect to be normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     306 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2020-Jul-03 UT 09:27-11:14 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Cook_AC on 1987-9-5

     On 1987 Sep 05 at 20:55UT A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 90mm questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing III-IV, Moon 16 deg in altitude) observed a 
     dusky dark gray area just north of Herodotus and just south of the 
     Cobra Head. The interior shadow on the east of Herodotus by comparison 
     wad black and distinct. No change was seen when viewed through a 
     rotated polaroid filter. Apparently D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) 
     was observing at the same time but had better observing conditions and 
     could see detail in this region, suggesting that it was not a TLP. 
     There is no Cameron entry for this report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-03 UT 09:51-11:48 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-26

     Aristarchus and Cobra Head 1966 Oct 27 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by 
     Delano (New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, 12.5" reflector, x360) and 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moonblink). 
     "C.p. of Aris. noticeably less bright thro blue filter but very bright 
     thru red & no filter. Shadow of c.p. faint & grayish whereas wall shad. 
     were normal black. (confirm. of Gordon, even tho 2h later?). Sketch. 
     C.p. rated 10deg in red & no filter, & 8deg in blue. Other features 
     rated same in all 3. Cobra Head had 2 red patches. Sketches. Not 
     confirmed by Corralitos MB." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID 
     989.


2020-Jul-03 UT 12:36-14:33 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by no on 1966-10-27

     Aristarchus, Cobras Head 1966 Oct 27 UTC 02:30-03:00 Observed by Delano 
     (new Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, 12.5" reflector x360) and Corralitos 
     Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector & Moonblink) "C.p. of 
     Aris. noticeably less bright thro blue filter but very bright thru red 
     & no filter. Shadow of C.p. faint & grayish whereas wall shad. were 
     normal black, (confirm. of Gordon, even tho 2h later?). Sketch of C.p. 
     rated at 10deg in red & no filter, & 8deg in blue. Other features rated 
     same in all 3. Cobra Head had 2 red patches. Sketches. Not confirm. by 
     Corralitos MB". NASA catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID 989.


2020-Jul-03 UT 12:40-14:27 Ill=97% Aristarchus observed by Yamada on 1963-12-28

     Aristarchus, Herodotus 1963 Dec 28 UTC 15:55-16:26 Observered by Yamada 
     et al, (Hiroshima, Japan, 10" reflector, x278) "Red area, spreading to 
     Herod., a perculiar obscuring gray area on N. edge of glow. Drawing. 
     (confirm. of Olivarez? with activit > 1/2 day?)."NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #789.


2020-Jul-03 UT 12:40-14:27 Ill=97% Herodotus observed by Yamada on 1963-12-28

     Aristarchus, Herodotus 1963 Dec 28 UTC 15:55-16:26 Observered by Yamada 
     et al, (Hiroshima, Japan, 10" reflector, x278) "Red area, spreading to 
     Herod., a perculiar obscuring gray area on N. edge of glow. Drawing. 
     (confirm. of Olivarez? with activit > 1/2 day?)."NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very high). NASA catalog ID #789. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-03 UT 13:47-15:44 Ill=97% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Sims_DM on 1977-4-1

     On 1977 Apr 01 at UT 20:40-21:10 D.Sims (Devon Valley, Dawlish, Devon, 
     UK, 25.4cm reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters, x300, seeing II) 
     found Schroter's valley clearer in red than in blue. No colour filter 
     reactions seen on other features. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-03 UT 14:15-15:45 Ill=97% Furnerius observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1920-11-23

     Near Furnerius 1920 Nov 23 UTC 20:00? Observed by an unknown observer 
     (England?) "Shaft of light projecting from Moon, or spot so bright it 
     appeared to (strong ray?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA 
     catalog ID #378


2020-Jul-03 UT 15:17-17:11 Ill=97% W_Limb observed by Barabashovisi_NP on 1915-7-24

     On 1915 Jul 24 at UT 22:00? Barabashovihi (Russia) observed a TLP on 
     the west limb: "When phi Strettsa (?) approached the edge but still 
     separated, the star began to stretch in a belt 3X its own length & then 
     instantly disappeared. Probably no significant atm. or vapors. (similar 
     to other reports of fading occult. Gives limb as E. but that is in ast. 
     convention)". The 1978 Cameon catalog ID= 357 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-03 UT 16:14-17:56 Ill=97% 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-04 UT 07:52-08:33 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Coates_J on 1973-1-17

     Proclus 1973 Jan 17 UTC 21:35 Observed by Coates and Neville (both in 
     England, 8" reflector x240) "Walls brilliant, dull white spot seen just 
     S. of center of floor. Not nearly as bright as walls." NASA catalog 
     weight=2 (low). NASA catalogue ID #1359.


2020-Jul-04 UT 08:58-10:33 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Livesey_R on 1996-10-25

     Aristarchus 1996 Oct 25 UTC 19:05-19:55 Observed by Livesey (Scotland, 
     65mm reflector x88) "red colour seen along E/SE rim and along S.edge of 
     SW ray - colouration not visible on other craters. Observations 
     terminated by hazy cloud drifting over Moon. Observer remarked that it 
     looked like chromatic aberation, but telescope was a reflector and no 
     colour was seen elswehere on the Moon. Cook (Frimley, Surrey, UK) 
     19:48-19:55 noted red on E. rim exterior and on SE part of central 
     peak, and blue on N. rim - strongly suspected spurious colour".
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-04 UT 09:10-10:42 Ill=99% Plato observed by Billington_R on 1975-0-29

     1975 Apr 18?? UT16:05-23:44 R. Billington (6cm refractor, x35 and x56). 
     TLP faded at 17:50 but prominent again later. Intensity 8 at 16:05, 6.5 
     at 17:50 and 8 at 23:44. This is a BAA Lunar Section report.


2020-Jul-04 UT 09:24-10:39 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-7-23

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 09:33-11:12 Ill=99% Gassendi observed by Cameron_W on 1961-8-25

     Gassendi 1961 Aug 25 UTC 01:00-02:00 Observed by Cameron (Adelphi, MD, 
     USA, 3.5" reflector x160) "Crater had a capital gamma-shaped string of 
     star-like pts. (only abnormal thing noted)." NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #745.


2020-Jul-04 UT 09:50-10:13 Ill=99% Bullialdus observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-10-4

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 04 UT 20:24-21:25 JH-Robinson (Devon, UK, 
     260mm Newt. x200 Seeing Antoniadi IV-V, Transp.=haze) observed a two 
     bright points on the south west floor patch to be brighter in red than 
     in blue at 21:12. The effect was still present at 20:36 but back to 
     normal by 20:43-20:48. Amery (Reading, UK) found a possible brownish 
     tinge on the west wall, though spuroius colour was present elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Foley found the WSW corner darkened in blue light. Cook found 
     pink on south rim of Bullialdus and Pedler found Bullialdus to be a 
     confused mass with bright and dusky spots and patches - no colour seen.
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=72 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 10:43-11:06 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1979-10-4

     On 1979 Oct 04 at UT21:05-23:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector, 
     x360, seeing=II) detected colour in Aristarchus (and also in Bullialdus 
     - there was a TLP alert at this time for Bullialdus) but nowehere else 
     on the Moon. Aristarchus had a CED brightness value of 3.8 at 21:05 
     (though at this time no colour) and 3.4 at 23:40 and the floor was now 
     slate blue/gray in colour. Other features remained constant in 
     brightness. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=72 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 11:48-13:21 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Farrant_M on 1968-4-11

     Aristarchus 1968 Apr 11 UTC 22:00? Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, Seeing Antonidi I (very good)) "Crater had on NE 
     (ast. ?) wall a very pale blue color & opposite wall a pale red. No 
     other crater showed color. (similar to #1056)." NASA catalog weight=3 
     (average). NASA catalog ID #1067.


2020-Jul-04 UT 12:50-14:47 Ill=99% Plato observed by Mannheim_Observers on 1788-12-11

     Bright point seen on the dark part.
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID is 38 and the weight
     assigned is 5.


2020-Jul-04 UT 13:31-15:25 Ill=100% Lichtenberg observed by Hill_H on 1988-4-1

     On 1988 Apr 01 atUT01:15-03:20 H.Hill (Lancaster, UK, 10" reflector, 
     x286) observed that east of Lichtenberg were ëxtensive rosy areas" 
     around the northern edge of the lava sheet. Hill believes that it may 
     have been the same effect as seen by Madler (Germany), Barcroft (USA) 
     and Baum's (UK) 1951 observation. The colour was "ünmistakable" and 
     nothing to do with the atmospheric spurious colour. Other features were 
     checked. the cameron 2006 catalog ID=322 and the weight=3. THe ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2. 


2020-Jul-04 UT 14:04-16:00 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Fitton on 1977-4-2

     On 1977 Apr 02 at UT22:00-00:00 L. Fitton (Shaw, Lancashire, UK, 8.5" 
     reflector, x200, Wratten 25 and 44A filters, seeing II-III, 
     transparency, good) noticed in Aristarchus, blue to the north west
     (IAU?) internal wall, also blue observed in other small bright objects 
     against dark backgrounds. Lunar rotational axis and optical normal 
     related such that the normal runs NW-SE (IAU?) through these features. 
     Observer deduced that the coliur was obviously spurious and no blink 
     was seen in any feature. The blue disappeared as the lunar altitude 
     increased and no blue seen by 00:00UT. This is a BAA lunar section 
     observation. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 14:55-16:29 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1892-5-10

     On 1892 May 10th at 19:00UT? Pickering, based at Arequipa. Peru, using 
     a 12" reflector, saw varitions in vapor col. Drawings were made. Time 
     calculated from the given colongitude. Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-04 UT 15:06-17:00 Ill=100% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1992-1-18

     On 1992 Jan 18 at UT 22:34-23:48 A.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 8" reflector, 
     seeing=III) was able to see 4 craterlets and two rays on the floor of 
     Plato. This was suprising because Moore, using a larger telescope and 
     magnification, was unable to see any detail here on 1991 Dec 12th at 
     02:10 - according to Cameron. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=438 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 16:38-18:03 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1982-11-29

     Aristarchus 1982 Nov 29 UT 21:47 Observed by P. Madej 
     (Huddersfield, UK) flashes seen to NW. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 17:25-18:57 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 18:01-18:57 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 18:01-18:57 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 18:18-18:47 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-5

     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-04 UT 18:29-18:57 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 18:41-18:57 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 20:07-20:17 Ill=100% Madler observed by Gray_R on 2005-10-17 *

     Madler 2005 Oct 17 UT 04:14-05:28 Observed by Robin Gray (Winnemucca, 
     NV, USA, 152mm refractor, x228, x343, S=5-8 and T=5-6) "Very bright 
     pinpoint spot seen towards end of observing period on east crater wall, 
     lasting 1 min in duration. Brighter than other spots, possibly 8.5-9 on 
     the Elger scale. The spot was not seen earlier during the long 
     observing session." An ALPO report. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 08:50-09:09 Ill=100% NE_Limb observed by Unknown_Observer on 1963-12-30

     On 1963 Dec 30 at UT11:00 many observers reported seeing a red glow on 
     the North East (IAU?) limb of the Moon. This was also captured on a 
     photograph. Cameron suggests eclipse geometry as an explanation. Thye 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=792 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 08:50-10:00 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Emersen_G on 2000-1-21

     On 2000 Jan 21 UT04:40 G. Emersen (Golden, CO, USA, 30cm focal length 
     lens with Wratten 25 ref filter) took 43 CCD images of the eclipse of 
     the Moon and on one of them at 04:40UT (exposure 0.3 sec) a relatively 
     bright spot appeared in the southern part of Mare Fecunditatis. The 
     spot looks sharper than the rest of the Moon and so might be a cosmic 
     ray? CCD images taken from Washington D.C. by A.C. Cook at this time, 
     do not show this spot, however exposures were at intervals of 0.25 sec 
     and so might have missed this spot if it happened during image readout. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:04-10:20 Ill=100% Moon observed by Rankin on 1848-3-19

     On 1848 at UT 21:00 Rankin and Chevallier (France?): Luminous pts. seen 
     during an eclipse. Cameron ays that year 1847 given by Middlehurst must 
     be wrong as age is 2.7 days for this date in 1847 and could not be 18-
     19 as in Middlehurst because eclipse is on the 19th at 21h (mid) in 
     1948.  aux. data here are for 1848. At 21:12 Forster (England) and 
     Bruges (France) observed rapid changes in red colour. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=126 and 127 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:19-10:05 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Dorna on 1877-2-27

     On 1877 Feb 27 at UT19:19 Prof. Dorna (Turin, Italy) observed a 
     flickering light on the lunar surface during a lunar eclipse. The  
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=186 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:19-09:41 Ill=100% Mare_Fecunditatis observed by Dubois on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29/30 UT 23:00?, 01:00? Dubois (Floirae, France) observed 
     excess luminescence, in Mare Fecunditatis, between 420nm and 470nm 
     (maximum at 435nm) and between 480nm and 520nm (maximum near 505nm). 
     20-60% during eclipse at 50' from the centre of the umbra, during a 
     lunar eclipse. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=557 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:20-11:13 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Besanceas on 1901-11-25

     On 1901? Nov 25/25 at 23:00UT Besanceas (France?) observed: "During 
     lun. ecl. (mid-ecl. at 0118 on 26th) a bright area seen on moon. 
     Another(?) obser. saw an obj. like a fiery comet leave the moon! (Date 
     given by Midllehurst was 1900 but must be wrong-not FM then. FM in 1900 
     but no ecl. Partial ecl. on 10/27/01 at 0315. Ref. by M is wrong = 
     157)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=310 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:24-09:46 Ill=100% N_Pole observed by Brown_G on 1953-1-29

     On 1953 Jan 29-30 UT 23:05-01:40 G. Brown (UK?) observed a white patch 
     of light of low brightness was seen to move around the north polar 
     area. Coloured bands were also seen on the Moon.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:26-10:54 Ill=100% Picard observed by Bogdanovich on 1927-12-8

     On 1927 Dec 08 at 20:00 Bogdanovich (Russia) Picard: "Crater, after 
     coming out of shadow after ech. was unsually hazy. next FM it was back 
     to normal". The cameron 1978 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:40-10:15 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Jackson on 1913-3-22

     On 1915 Mar 22 at UT 11:30-12:30 Jackson (France?) observed Aristarchus 
     during a total lunar eclipse: "Dur. totality there remained vis. to the 
     NW a red luminous pt. not much larger than Mars & of the same color". 
     (date & time is old system and has been converted by Cameron). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=343 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:43-10:24 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Swift_L on 1895-3-11

     On 1895 Mar 10 L. Swift et. al (Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ, USA) 
     and Elger et al. (England), observed during a total lunar eclipse that 
     Aristarchus was glowing with brilliance never seen before. This 
     attracted everyones attantion. It extended its radiance to adjecent 
     craters (e.g. Herodotus) all throughout totality. At the subsequent 
     eclipse in September 1895 it was seen to be inconspicuous. the Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=283 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:51-11:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kruger on 1889-7-12

     On 1889 Jul 12 at 20:52-21:00UT, Kruger of Gotha? or Kiel? Germany, 
     using a 6" reflector (x33), saw a brilliant Aristarchus in the 
     surrounding gloom during an eclipse. The brilliance was striking. 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=263 and weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:51-11:20 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Moore_P on 1982-1-9

     On 1982 Jan 09 at UT21:37 P. Moore? (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Copernicus was brighter than or equal to Aristarchus. However this was 
     during a total eclipse of the Moon. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=162 and 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 09:58-11:50 Ill=100% Schickard observed by Wollridge on 1934-2-28

     Schickard 1934 Feb 28 UTC 22:00? Observed by Wollridge 
     (Broomsgrove, England, 6.5" reflector) "Well-known crater form 
     obj. presented anomalous, misty appearance of white spots. 
     Confirmed by Moore in 1939, 1941. NASA catalog ID #411. NASA 
     catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:26-10:56 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Stuyvaert_E on 1898-12-27

     On 1898 Dec 27 at UT 23:00-00:00 Stuyvaert (France?) found that 
     Aristarchus was brilliant during an eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=302 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:32-11:00 Ill=100% Dionysius observed by Ellison on 1917-1-8

     On 1917 Jan 08 at UT 07:30-08:30 Ellison (England?) observed a 
     point on the rim of Dionysius that shone like a star for some 
     time after entering the shadow during an eclipse (mid eclipse at 
     07:42. date given as 1/7/17 19:30-20:30 local time). The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=366 and the weight=2, The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:36-10:54 Ill=100% Theaetetus observed by Cherboneaux on 1902-10-16

     Thaetetus 1902 Oct 16 UT 18:10? Observed by Cherboneaux 
     (Meudon, France, 33" refractor) "Unmistakable white cloud 
     formed close to it." NASA catalogue weight=3. NASA catalogue 
     ID #313. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:42-12:36 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Walker_G on 1966-10-29

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:45-12:13 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1949-10-7

     In 1949 Oct 07 UT 01:23-01:40 Chernov (Russia) observed changes in the 
     north dark spot in Atlas during an eclipse (penumbra). It became darker 
     as the shadow approached and sharply distinguishable. The cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=51 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:52-12:43 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard 1865 Apr 10 UT 22:00-00:00. Ingall (Camberwell, 
     UK) observed a minute point of light glittering like a star. 
     Whole of Mare Crisium intersected with bright veins mixed with
     bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 138
     and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:52-12:43 Ill=100% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-4-10

     East of Picard, Ingall (Camberwll, UK) observed a minute point of light 
     glittering like a star. Whole of Mare Crisium intersected with bright 
     veins mixed with bright spots (4h before PM). Cameron 1978 catalog ID 
     138 and weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 10:52-10:56 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kolovos_G on 1989-2-20

     On 1989 Feb 20 at UT 16:55 G. Kolovos (Thessolonki, Greece) 
     photographed in one photograph (out of 3) during a lunar eclipse, some 
     bright patches below (south?) of the crater that were not in the other 
     photographs (UT16:56:32 or 16:58:56). Foley commented that the 
     photographs were grainy so cannot tell for sure. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=356 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-05 UT 11:00-12:25 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Zlatinsky on 1902-4-22

     In 1902 Apr 22 at UT 22:00 (Cameron estimated UT) Zlatinsky 
     (Russia, 3" refractor?) observed Aristarchus to have some 
     luminescence during a total lunar eclpise. Mid eclipse was at 
     18:53. The weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 11:26-13:01 Ill=100% Moon observed by Unknown_French_Observer on 1862-6-12

     On 1862 Jun 12 at UT 06:19 an unknown observer in France? during an 
     eclipse, on the west side  -- dark brick red -- & something seemed to 
     oscillate before it. A mid-eclipse on S. side "a very small meniscus wa 
     seen nearly the colour of the uneclipsed Moon". The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=133 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 11:26-11:56 Ill=100% Linne observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

     In 1898 Dec 28 at UT 00:00-01:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass, USA, 12" 
     reflector) suspected (or was uncertain) Linne (and also a dark area E 
     of Webb at 61E, 2S) during a lunar eclpise to be have under gone a 
     change in size. Douglass (Arizona? USA) measured Linne as enlarged by 
     0.5" for about 30 minutes after it re-entered sunlight. Cameron says 
     that this is independent confirmation. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=303 
     and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 11:26-11:56 Ill=100% Webb observed by Pickering_WH on 1898-12-28

     In 1898 Dec 28 at UT 00:00-01:00 Pickering (Cambridge, Mass, USA, 12" 
     reflector) suspected (or was uncertain) Linne (and also a dark area E 
     of Webb at 61E, 2S) during a lunar eclpise to be have under gone a 
     change in size. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=303 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 11:44-12:34 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Herschel_W on 1790-10-22

     In 1790 Oct 22/23 at UT 23:00-02:00 W. Herschel (Windsor, UK) observed 
     during a toal lunar eclipse at least 200 small, round (spots?). The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=69 amd weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 12:23-14:15 Ill=100% Mons_Pico observed by Pickering_WH on 1912-9-26

     Pico B 1912 Sep 26 UTC 03:00 Observed by Pickering (Mandeville, Jamaca, 
     6.5" reflector) "Haze spreading from eastern end of crater. (MBMW gives 
     9/25/12 but it is 26th UT.)" NASA catalogue weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalogue ID #341.


2020-Jul-05 UT 12:26-13:25 Ill=100% Plato observed by Bianchini on 1685-12-10

     Red streak seen on floor of Plato during an eclipse. The
     Cameron 1978 catalog assigns a TLP ID of 14 and a weight of 1.
     The ALPO/BAA catalog assigns a weight of 1 too.


2020-Jul-05 UT 12:43-14:24 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Moye on 1898-7-3

     On 1898 Jul 03 at UT 21:35 Moye (France) noted that 30 minutes after 
     mid eclpise, Proclus shone with a reddish light in shadow. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=301 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 13:11-15:01 Ill=100% Plato observed by Pedler_J on 1970-8-17

     On 1970 Aug 17 at UT 02:40 Pedler (England) noted that the 
     shadow flowed around instead of over Plato. Wondered if shadow 
     matched the gray of the crater. Within minutes the shadow line 
     looked normal again. At 04:41UT Claudio Pamplona (Brazil) saw a 
     pulsation in Plato during a lunar eclipse. He thought that this 
     was due to falling temperatures. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     1274 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 13:36-14:30 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Beccaria on 1772-10-11

     Bright spot (4th magnitude) seen on eclipsed Moon
     and glimmering specks. Seen by nephew and neice of Beccaria.
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA catalog weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 13:36-15:03 Ill=100% Eratosthenes observed by Haas_W on 1949-10-7

     Eratosthenes 1949 Oct 07 UT 04:14-05:22 W.Haas (USA) and O'Toole 
     (USA) observed some changes in intensity of features inside this 
     crater - after a lunar umbral passage. The effect lessened over 
     time. Comparisons had been made with measured intensities on the 
     previous and subsequent nights and on other months around the 
     time of Full Moon. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 14:41-15:50 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Airy on 1877-8-23

     On 1877 Aug 23/24 at UT 23:10-01:00 Airy, Pratt and Capron (Greenwich, 
     England, France) observed during a lunar eclipse an unusual spectrum 
     with strong absorption in yellow. (Airy) 2 patches of crimson light of 
     short duration. Cameron says that this is a confirmation observation 
     and that Airy was the Astronomer Royal. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=197 
     and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-05 UT 16:38-17:52 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Titulaer_C on 1964-6-25

     On 1964 Jun 25 at UT ~01:07 Titulaer (Utrecht, the 
     Netherlands) observed that Aristarchus crater was very bright 
     during an eclipse. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=822 and weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 16:38-17:52 Ill=100% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1964-6-25

     On 1964 Jun 25 at UT ~01:07 Rubens de Azevedo (Brazil) observed 
     a white streak from Grimaldi on the limb, during an eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=822 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 16:56-18:17 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 3 minutes 
     Aristarchus brightened. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-05 UT 16:56-18:17 Ill=100% Copernicus observed by Arkhipov on 1982-8-4

     On 1982 Aug 04 at UT19:25 Arkhipov (Ukraine). found that for 5 minutes 
     Copernicus flashes. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=180 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. 


2020-Jul-05 UT 17:03-17:56 Ill=100% Gauss observed by Chilton_KE on 1967-9-19

     Gauss 1967 Sep 19 UT 02:33 Observer: Chilton (Hamilton, ON, 
     Canada, 12.5" Gregorian, 200x and a 4" refractor). In a polaroid 
     filter the west wall was missing. Effect seen in large scope and 
     also in 4-in finder. His conclusion was that W. wall reflected 
     polarized light. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=3 (good) 
     and TLP ID #1047. ALPO/BAA weight=4. 


2020-Jul-05 UT 17:21-18:58 Ill=100% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1950-4-2

     In 1950 Apr 02 at UT 20:00 Chernov (Russia) observed two dark spots in 
     Atlas during a penumbral phase of a lunar eclipse to quickly darken and 
     become sharp in detail. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=524 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-05 UT 17:49-19:39 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Moye on 1905-2-19

     On 1905 at Feb 19 at UT 18:00-19:03 Moye (Montpelier, France) observed 
     Aristarchus shining as a star in the dark, during a lunar eclipse. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=320 and he weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 18:15-18:46 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1960-9-6

     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-05 UT 18:38-19:54 Ill=100% 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 18:43-19:54 Ill=100% 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 18:47-19:54 Ill=100% 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 18:47-19:54 Ill=100% 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 18:48-19:54 Ill=100% 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 19:02-19:54 Ill=100% 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 19:20-19:54 Ill=100% 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-06 UT 10:07-11:09 Ill=98% Linne observed by Frost on 1906-2-9

     On 1906 Feb 08 after a lunar eclipse, Frost and Stebbins determined 
     that Linne had enlarged by 1" in size.


2020-Jul-06 UT 11:26-13:16 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-10-30

     Aristarchus 1966 Oct 30 UTC 01:32-01:48 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x79, x142, x194, S=5, T=3) "S.region 
     of floor granulated & 6 deg bright light brownish tone; rest of crater 
     8deg bright white". NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #992.


2020-Jul-06 UT 13:23-13:57 Ill=98% Hahn observed by Hazel_N on 2012-1-9

     On 2012 Jan 09 UT 21:01-21:08 Hahn crater was imaged by N. Hazel 
     (Beverley, Yorkshire, UK, Nikon D7000 with 70-300 zoom at max, 
     with 2x teleconverter, at f9, 1/320 sec, ISO 400 – tripod 
     mounted, mirror up), A series of images were taken. The 21:06 one 
     showed a grey column cutting across the central floor of the 
     crater from the west and then bisecting the eastern rim. All 
     detail inside is completely invisble. Some (but not all) of the 
     other images showed a more blurred view of this feature. It's 
     possible that this was a seeing ripple effect, or just the 
     natural appearance of shadings on the Moon at this time, however 
     for now this will be given an ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2020-Jul-06 UT 14:33-16:27 Ill=98% Mare_Tranquillitatis observed by Culver on 1988-4-3

     On 1988 Apr 03 at UT02:25-02:30 Culver (Harker Heights, X, USA, Meade 
     2045 reflector, x40, seeing=turbulent) detected flashes coming from 
     just north of the centre of Mare Tranquilitatis. Some of these flashes 
     were of a duration of seconds whilst others were several minutes. 
     Altogether ~20 flashes were seen, and not in the same place. "5 small 
     star-like points could be located - and there were lots of craterlets". 
     The spots were "lined up E-W at N of 10 deg latitude." Colour was not 
     visible on these nor variations. Apparently the observer had seen this 
     type of TLP before but had not reported them. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=323 and weight=2. the ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-06 UT 15:45-17:00 Ill=98% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1870-8-12

     On 1970 Aug 12 at UT21:00? an unknown observer commented about Plato: 
     "Light #22, remarkable increase in brightness. #32 subsided & #14 shone 
     out then faded & #16 brightened. (Fort says that till Apr. 1871 selenog 
     recorded 1600 obs. of fluctuations of lights in Plato & had drawn 37 
     graphs of indiv. lights. These were deposited in the library of the 
     Royal Astronomical Society by Birt)." The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=169 
     and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-06 UT 16:04-17:58 Ill=97% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1992-1-20

     On 1992 Jan 20/21 at UT 23:49-00:15 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, 3" Questar 
     telescope, x130, seeing=III) managed to see the central craterlet in 
     Plato and an unnamed one north west of Mons Pico. Cameron comments - 
     "were this & No. 429 LTP or just good seeing?)." Note it is possible 
     that she mean LTP 439 in which case it would refer to the previous 
     nights TLP. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=439 and the weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-06 UT 19:40-20:45 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-07 UT 11:20-12:45 Ill=94% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1967-9-20

     Gassendi 1967 Sep 20 UT 21:11-21:46 Observer: Moore & Moseley 
     (Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refractor, x254) "Faint blink & red 
     glow SSW of c.p. at 2111h. At 2118 was fading & moving 
     slightly N. Gone at 2110. At 2122h suspected blink close to 
     SW of c.p. Gone at 2123h. At 2143 both obs. suspected a faint 
     blink someway W of c.p. Lasted only 2.5m. Other craters 
     examined with no LTP. Observers are dubious of regularity of 
     phenom". NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1048. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-07 UT 13:00-14:14 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) saw at 01:25UT an unmistakable red-orange glow on the south and 
     south-east rim with the "Spur". Apparently Chapman (Kent, UK) detected 
     it easily. At 01:33UT the colour was barely visible. No TLP alert was 
     issued because the souther edge of Mons Pico also exhibited a hint of 
     colour, and anyway the seeing conditions were poor. Despite this no 
     other features revealed colour. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-07 UT 13:00-14:14 Ill=94% Mons_Pico observed by Moore_P on 1992-5-19

     On 1992 May 19 at UT 01:00-02:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x260) noted that the southern slope of Mons Pico had a tint of colour. 
     No other features revealed colour apart from Aristarcus, where a TLP 
     was going on. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=446 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-07 UT 13:55-15:50 Ill=93% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-18

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 18 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Pronouced reddish-brown or 
     orange color, less marked on next nite, & slight on 22nd, see 
     #'s 477, 478." NASA catalog weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2. NASA 
     catalog ID #476.


2020-Jul-07 UT 15:49-17:30 Ill=93% Promontorium_Heraclides observed by Moore_P on 1948-10-19

     Heraclides Point 1948 Oct 19 UTC 22:00 Observed by Moore (England, 12" 
     reflector?) "Blurred, misty -- La Place was sharp. White diffused 
     bright spot in S. Iridum close to Heraclides pt." NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #512.


2020-Jul-07 UT 21:00-21:04 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-08 UT 10:30-11:47 Ill=88% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1979-9-9 *

     On 1979 Sep 09 at UT08:00-08:15 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x75 and photography used, seeing 4/10 and the Moon's 
     altitude was 45deg) photographed Romer crater and recorded two adjacent 
     bright cigar shaped objects - these were the same size as an 
     observation made in 1987. Darling believes that these are ridges. 
     Cameron comments that in LO-IV 192-3,2 a ridge is revealed on the 
     inside wall that matches the description. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=66 
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-08 UT 12:37-14:12 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1966-11-1

     Aristarchus 1966 Nov 01 UTC 02:47-02:58 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x283, S=6, T=4) "S.region of floor 
     granulated, 6 deg bright distinctly yellow-brown; rest of crater 8 deg 
     bright white". NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 994.


2020-Jul-08 UT 13:25-14:55 Ill=87% Macrobius observed by Sparks on 1971-3-15

     Macrobius 1971 Mar 15 UT 02:07-03:15 Observed by Sparks (Exmouth, UK, 
     6" reflector x400) "Strong pink color extending whole curve of crater's 
     illum. wall, starting & ending in shadow side. Color grew deeper, then 
     faded & ended at 0315h. Changed eyepieces. No other feature had this 
     tho. looked for. Survived many separate powers of eyepieces."
     NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1289.


2020-Jul-08 UT 13:31-15:26 Ill=87% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-19

     Lictenberg Area 1940 Oct 19 UT 07:11 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, 6" reflector) Pronounced reddish-brown or orange 
     color. Less marked than previous night, & slight on 22nd. See 
     #'s 477; 478". NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #476. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-08 UT 18:36-20:33 Ill=87% Posidonius observed by Schmidt_J on 1849-2-11

     Posidonius 1849 Feb 11 UT 02:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 
     7" refractor) "Bright little crater in it was shadowless. Schroter saw 
     repeated changes in it & others & once saw this crater's shadow 
     replaced by a gray veil. Gruithuisen saw the same thing as Schroter in 
     1821." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #128. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-09 UT 12:43-14:34 Ill=80% Aristarchus observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 12:43-14:34 Ill=80% Kepler observed by Sekiguchi on 1970-3-26

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


2020-Jul-10 UT 15:23-16:40 Ill=71% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Copernicus 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus was 
     bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #591.


2020-Jul-10 UT 15:23-16:40 Ill=71% Mons_Pico observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-12

     Mt Pico 1955 May 12 UTC 03:40 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Pico was invis. in violet filter. Copernicus 
     was bright in it." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #591. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-10 UT 17:36-19:15 Ill=71% Aristarchus observed by Anderson on 1967-5-29

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1967 May 29 UT 06:40-07:25 Observed by Anderson 
     (Manchester, N.Hampshire, 10" reflector, x212, S=G, T=E) "After timing 
     sunset on Theophilus & Cyrillus turned to Aris.-Herod. At 0640 saw red-
     brown color centered at ?=.685, eta=+.390. Glow strongest at largest 
     area at 0640. Decreased in area but not in intensity to 1/2 its size at 
     0648. At 0650 color gone. Seen again at 0658 but not so pronounced. 
     Faded out at 0700, obs. terminated at 0725. (Haas thinks it might have 
     been atm. dispersion at such low alt. of 12-17 deg)." NASA catalog 
     weight=1. NASA catalog ID #1038. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-10 UT 19:35-21:03 Ill=70% Bullialdus observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     east outer ridge brighter in red - inclined to blue. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-10 UT 19:44-21:03 Ill=70% Plato observed by Chapman_BW on 1981-12-16

     On 1981 Dec 16 at UT 17:45 B.W. Chapman, Kingston-Upon-Thames, 
     UK, 11.5cm refractor, seeing II, trasnparency Fair) found the 
     west inner ridge lighter in red, and so to the east and south-
     west floor. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-11 UT 14:34-15:12 Ill=62% Lichtenberg observed by Barcroft on 1940-10-22

     Lichtenberg area 1940 Oct 22 UT 07:12 Observed by Barcroft 
     (Madera, CA, USA, 6" reflector) "Only slightly redish color this 
     nite, comp. with previous nites (see #'s 467 & 477)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #478. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-11 UT 15:43-17:37 Ill=62% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1959-10-23

     Alphonsus 1959 Oct 23 UT 02:10-02:35 Observed by Kozyrev 
     (Crimea, Soviet Union, 50" reflector) "Red glows, emiss. 
     spect. got C2, C3 (Moore obs. 0100-0300 & saw nothing unusual 
     in an 8.5" reflector)" NASA catalog ID=723. NASA catalog 
     weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-11 UT 16:02-16:40 Ill=62% Cassini observed by McLarin on 1965-10-16

     1965 Oct 16 UTC 08:05-10:00 Observed by McLarin (Huntsville, AL, 20" 
     reflector), Bates, Hall (Prt. Tobacco, MD, 16" reflector), Hardie 
     (Nashville, TE, 30" reflector) "Color flashing pulsations 
     intermittently detected by Trident MB device in Huntsville but not seen 
     in Md, or vis. by Hardie when alerted. Pulsations in Cassini different 
     from atmosphere" NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #906.


2020-Jul-11 UT 18:24-20:20 Ill=61% Calippus observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

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


2020-Jul-11 UT 18:24-20:20 Ill=61% Walther observed by Frank on 1973-1-25

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


2020-Jul-11 UT 19:23-21:03 Ill=61% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-13

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


2020-Jul-12 UT 15:30-15:32 Ill=53% Alphonsus observed by Vasilev on 1930-9-15

     In 1930 Sep 15 at UT00:00 Vasilev (Russia) observed the following in 
     Alphonsus crater: "During SS there was a triangular spot nr. W. wall 
     until merging with shad. of wall (normal?) (date wrong as age is 3.2d & 
     should be @ 23d. 9/15/30 would be correct: aux. data for 15th". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=0. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=398 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-12 UT 17:09-18:13 Ill=52% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-3

     On 1994 Apr 03 at 11:23UT D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) noticed that 
     Copernicus crater had a red spot on the west wall (found using Moon 
     Blink filters Wratten 29 and Wratten 38). The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-12 UT 19:28-21:03 Ill=52% Tycho observed by Nibbering_J on 1994-1-4 *

     On 1994 Jan 04 at UT21:00 J. Nibbering (Rosendaal, Netherlands) 
     obtained a photograph that shows a large crescent of light centred on 
     Tycho crater, but includes also: Lilius, but not to Clavius. Cameron 
     suspects strongly that it was caused by camera lens flare. The Cameron 
     2006 catalog ID=471 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-12 UT 20:00-21:03 Ill=51% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-14

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


2020-Jul-13 UT 16:27-16:38 Ill=43% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-15

     Copernicus 1955 May 15 UTC 03:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, UK, 
     6.5" reflector x70) "Almost as bright in violet filter as Aristarchus" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #592.


2020-Jul-13 UT 17:20-18:57 Ill=42% Plato observed by Morgan_P on 2009-6-16

     On 2009 Jun 16 at UT 03:20-03:40 P. Morgan (UK, 30.5cm reflector, x400, 
     seeing=6/10 and transparency=5/5) observed a large diffuse ashen-like 
     effect over the shadow filled floor of Plato. The effect was lighter 
     towards the south. Observer checked the effect with both left and right 
     eyes and it remained the same. Unusually no shadow spires from rim 
     moutain peaks were seen. A check for colour in the region effected 
     revealed none. As time progressed, terrestrial twilight encroached. A 
     sketch was made. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-13 UT 16:27-20:32 Ill=42% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-14 UT 19:53-21:02 Ill=32% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-11-16

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


2020-Jul-14 UT 17:27-20:32 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-15 UT 18:30-20:32 Ill=23% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-16 UT 19:35-20:57 Ill=16% Rocca observed by Haas_W on 1938-4-26

     Rocca 1938 Apr 26 UTC 09:30 Observer Haas? (NM?, USA, 12"? reflector) 
     "Colored (dark?) area was intensity I=1.0". NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high. NASA catalog ID #434.


2020-Jul-16 UT 19:35-20:31 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-17 UT 20:41-20:54 Ill=9% Rocca observed by Haas_W on 1938-4-27

     Roca 1938 Apr 27 UT 09:40 Observed by Haas (New Mexico? 12?" reflector) 
     "Colored area was I=1.3" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog 
     ID #435.


2020-Jul-22 UT 07:28-08:07 Ill=3% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1974-2-23 *

     On 1973 Feb 23 before UT 23:00 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) reported 
     activity detected in Aristarchus. Fitton ovbserved from 23:40-
     00:20 and obsrved nothing unusual except for a minute white 
     area, about 1 km in diameter about 2km north of the central 
     peak. This spot kept on coming and going in the seeing. Fitton 
     regarded this as a permanent spot, although he had never noticed 
     it before. Nor could Fitton see the colour that he had noticed 
     on the previous night. A BAA report. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:05-07:51 Ill=8% S_Pole observed by Dennett_F on 1877-3-17

     1877 Mar 17 UT06:45 Dennett (England) found that the S.cusp 
     showed traces of an atmosphere. NASA catalog weight=2. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:05-07:51 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-2-28

     On 1990 Feb 28 at UT 00:05-00:13 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, c36) observed Aristarchus "flare up several times 2x > 
     before". Cameron suspects that this is due to cloud cover reflectivity 
     on the limb of the Earth. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=391 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:05-07:51 Ill=8% Lambert observed by Fryback_D on 1990-2-28

     On 1990 Feb 28 at UT 00:05-00:13 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector) noted that Lambert crater looked like a 9th magnitude star-
     like point of light. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=391 and the weight=0. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:24-07:51 Ill=8% W_Limb observed by Haywood_J on 1884-3-29

     Heywood of Wheatville, Ohio, USA, using a 2" refractor under fair 
     seeing conditions, saw a misty light on the dark limb (similar to 
     Cameron's 1978 catalog TLP 239). The effect had narrowed down on the 
     30th. Cameron comments : "old moon in new moon's arms?". Cameron 1978 
     catalog TLP ID=242 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:28-07:51 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-7-6

     On 1970 Jul 06 at UT 22:45-23:45 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=very good) saw Aristarchus as an 
     outstanding bright patch (10 deg bright) electric blue colour, every 10 
     sec groups of 3 or 4 separate sparkles for 10sec then a period of calm 
     for 30sec-1min. At 130x was almost constant form. Sometimes the form 
     would be radial like an open band with extended fingers. This was 
     observed in the dark part of the Moon and Cameron suspects atmopsheric 
     effects. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1264 and weight=2. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-23 UT 07:37-07:53 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-24 UT 07:06-09:29 Ill=16% Cassini observed by Andrenko on 1937-2-14 *

     Bright spot (in dark part of Moon - confirmation of Arkhipov?). Cameron 
     1978 catalog weight=5 and Cameron 1978 catalog serial No. 418,


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:06-08:29 Ill=16% Proclus observed by Firsoff on 1955-5-25

     Proclus 1955 May 25 UT 19:30 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector x240, seing=very good) "E. (IAU?) wall equally bright in 
     red and green filters, dull in blue, invisible in violet. (in p.c. time 
     given is 0730UT, but must have been 7:30PM loc. time." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (good). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=594 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:38-07:52 Ill=16% W_Limb observed by Haywood_J on 1884-3-30

     Heywood of Wheatville, Ohio, USA, using a 2" refractor under fair 
     seeing conditions, saw a misty light on the dark limb (similar to 
     Cameron's 1978 catalog TLP 239). The effect had narrowed down on the 
     30th. Cameron comments : "old moon in new moon's arms?". Cameron 1978 
     catalog TLP ID=242 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:39-09:05 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-7-7

     On 1970 Jul 07 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=good) observed the following in 
     Aristarchus: "Similar conditions as last night (#1264) but diminished 
     in brightness to 40% (to 6deg bright. Real phenom. in the dimming?)". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1265 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:47-09:05 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-3-1

     Om 1990 Mar 01 at UT 00:59-02:20 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) observed that Aristarchus could barely be seen, but at 
     02:15 UT it brightened by about two times. Note that brightening might 
     refer to Lambert - it is worded in an ambiguous way in Cameron's 
     catalog). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=392 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1. 


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:47-09:05 Ill=16% Lambert observed by Fryback_D on 1990-3-1

     Om 1990 Mar 01 at UT 00:59-02:20 D. Fryback (Madison, WI, USA, 8" 
     reflector) observed that Lambert was a star-like point, but later saw 
     it brighten up (02:15UT) by two times (note that this brightening might 
     refer to Aristarchus - it is worded in an ambiguous way in Cameron's 
     catalog). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=392 and 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-24 UT 08:41-09:05 Ill=16% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-6-27

     On 1990 Jun 27 at UT02:17-03:00 D. Darling (Sparta, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x36) reported that the crater had "Flared up at 0225 as a 
     point of light then went down" - the effect was fairly brief. 
     Earthshine was quite clearly seen and all features elsewhere were 
     normal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=405 and the weight=0. The ALPo/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 09:04-09:05 Ill=16% Proclus_C observed by Kolovos_G on 1985-5-23

     Proclus C region 1985 May 23 UT 17:41 Photographed by Kolovos (observer 
     from Thessoloniki, Greece, observing site near Bafra Serrain, Greece, 
     4"refractor, seeing excellent) "Observer took a series of expousres on 
     a portable scope of the Moon. On one of them a very bright slightly 
     elliptical spot was seen. Spot was very close to the Proclus C crater. 
     Upon analysis it was claimed that the spot of light had rotated the 
     direction of illumination of shadows in adjacent craters - however 
     subsequent analysis casts doubt on this. Papers on this report
     were published in Icarus. Rast and Maley suggested that it was sun 
     glint off a spinning US ex-military weather satellite that just by 
     chance came across the field of view of the Moon a few tens of seconds 
     around the time of the photographed flash. Was this a coincidence or
     not? If it were a satellite sun-glint then the satellite would have to 
     be tumbling incredibly fast in order for the flash to be so sharp in 
     the photograph - so the satellite explanation is not completely 100% 
     confirmed." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=273 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-24 UT 07:37-09:07 Ill=16% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-25 UT 07:30-09:27 Ill=25% Hercules observed by Gray on 1885-2-19

     On 1885 Feb 19 at UT 19:00-20:00, Gray of England?, saw a small crater 
     (in it?) that was dull red with vivid contrast. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID is 247 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-25 UT 07:36-09:11 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-7-8

     On 1970 Jul 08 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=excellent) observed the following at 
     Aristarchus: "Conditions again similar (to #1264). Brighter tonite(8 
     deg) than last nite. but not as bright as on the 6th. Pin pts. of light 
     very accentuated. The radial open hand extended fingers form not so 
     frequently, perhaps because of the larger crescent illum. now.". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1266 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-25 UT 07:53-09:46 Ill=25% McClure observed by McKay_R on 1976-4-4

     McClure vicinity 1976 Apr 04 UT 19:36-2009 Observed by McKay 
     (England, 3" refractor, x160), Savill (England, 10x50 
     binoculars), Moore (Sussex, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing 
     II), Buss (England, 6" reflector), Brady (England, 8" 
     reflector), Ross (England), Foley (Kent, England, 12" reflector) 
     "Noted a fuzzy, glowing spot at 1936h at 160x. 2 min later, spot 
     grew larger & flashed up to very bright. Changed power to 106x, 
     & 80x, still vis. Spot faded 10 m later, then suddenly flashed 
     up again. 5 m later it faded again & disappeared at 1959h. At 
     2006h returned to fuzzy, glowing spot then disappeared at 2009h, 
     never to reappear. Some obs. confirmed, others did not. Photos 
     afterward don't show anything, nor did blink aftwerward." Moore 
     though nothing unusual. NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #
     1431. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-25 UT 08:12-10:06 Ill=25% Aristarchus observed by Eastman on 1965-10-30

     On 1965 Oct 30 at UT 0200 Eastman (Palos Verdes, CA, USA, 12" 
     reflector) observed a brightening in Aristarchus in ashen light. The 
     photographs that were taken show it. The phenomenon was seen each 
     lunation since July. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=908 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-25 UT 08:21-09:23 Ill=25% Cyrillus_G observed by Paynter_L on 1983-8-13

     Cyrillus G 1983 Aug 13 UT  20:17-20:59 L. Paynter (Radcliffe, 
     UK, 22cm reflector, seeing III or better, transparency good). 
     Cyrillus G was relatively bright and surrounded by a shaded 
     area. On increasing the magnification from x65 to x130 he became 
     aware of a diffused "carise" colouration, in and around the 
     crater. The colouration was similar though to other spurious 
     colour on the Moon, but unlike other areas affected by spurious 
     colour, was more diffuse and spread out and not so concentrated. 
     In view of some uncertainty by the observer, ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 08:55-10:16 Ill=26% Montes_Recti observed by Smith_G on 2009-3-1

     On 2009 Mar 01 at UT 18:50-21:00 G. Smith (East Yorkshire, UK, 127mm 
     Maksutov Cassegrain telescope with zoom eyepiece and later a Plossl 
     eyepiece) observed an area between Plato and Sinus Iridum to be glowing 
     as a bright nebulous patch. It was brighter than anything else in 
     Eartshine. A change in eyepiece did not affect the appearance of the 
     nebulous patch. The patch had faded somewhat by 21:00UT. The observers 
     brother attempted to observe the patch through a 114mm reflector at 
     20:30UT but the optics were of poor quality and the effect was not 
     seen. BAA observers were alerted, but only after the event had faded - 
     they made observations from 22:00-23:46 UT but failed to detect 
     anything unusual in the region concerned. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.
     This may have been a mis-identification with Aristarchus - however 
     we cannot be 100% sure.


2020-Jul-25 UT 09:36-10:16 Ill=26% Aristarchus observed by Gridley on 1965-7-4

     In 1965 Jul 04 at UT 03:53-05:59 Gridley, Welch (West Covina, CA, USA, 
     4.5" and 8" reflector, seeing=excellent), Albert (CA, 8" reflector, 
     x375) and Emanuel (8" reflector) observed star-like flashes in 
     Aristarchus crater. Cameron says this confirmed and that the date 
     in MBMW is 7/3/65 which is local time = 4th UT also but is in error due 
     to misreading of handwriting. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=883 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-25 UT 09:40-10:16 Ill=26% Posidonius observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1821-4-7

     Posidonius 1821 Apr 07 UTC 18:00? Observed by Gruithuisen (Munich, 
     Germany) "Small bright crater in it was shadowless. Schroter also saw 
     it shadowless several X" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID 
     #87. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-25 UT 07:38-10:18 Ill=26% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-26 UT 07:07-08:38 Ill=36% Eudoxus observed by Trouvelot on 1881-5-4

     On 1881 May 04 at UT 20:00? Trouvelot (Meudon, France) observed an 
     unexplained light inside Eudoxus crater. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     222 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jul-26 UT 07:07-07:30 Ill=36% Atlas observed by Fehring on 1965-10-30

     On 1965 Oct 30 at 23:30-23:50UT Fehring and Garris (Parasmus, NJ, USA, 
     using a 2.4" refractor x88, seeing very good) saw a fuzzy area -- 
     variations in shape and distinctness, seen in an area east of Atlas 
     crater. A drawing was made. It was noted that no other area had a 
     similar effect. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=909 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 07:07-08:22 Ill=36% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1991-5-19

     On 1991 May 19 at UT 22:59 M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12"? reflector, 
     seeing III-IV) noted that Censorinus was a dull greyish white in 
     colour and the apron was not diffuse. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=426 and the weight=1. 


2020-Jul-26 UT 07:07-08:29 Ill=36% Aristarchus observed by Zit_R on 1994-4-17

     On 1994 Apr 17 at UT02:00 R. Zit (Madison, WI, USA) whilst observing a 
     grazing lunar occultation, found that Aristarchus (and the surrounding 
     region) was glowing in Earthshine. This was confirmed by D. Weier 
     (Madison, WI, USA) at 02:00 UT also. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.  


2020-Jul-26 UT 07:42-08:40 Ill=36% Menelaus observed by Grego_P on 2012-3-28

     On 2012 Mar 28 P. Grego (Cornwall, UK, seeing II, 100mm 
     refractor, x132) observed a patch of light just inside the NW 
     rim of Menelaus on the shadowed wall or floor. Computer 
     visulaiztions of the illumination conditions using a digital 
     elevation model failed to produce this effect. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 11:13-11:25 Ill=37% Censorinus observed by Foley_PW on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 UT 22:08-23:09 Foley (12" reflector, Kent, UK) found 
     that Censorinus gave a low brightness CED reading of 58%, despite all 
     other measured points on the Moon as being normal. M. Cook (Frimley, 
     UK) found Censorinus to be extremely dull compared to Proclus. J.D. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK) found Censorinus to be quite dull, barely above 
     background levels. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 11:13-11:25 Ill=37% Theophilus observed by Richardson on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 at UT 22:05-23:09 Richardson (Swinton, Yorkshire, UK, 
     seeing=VE) found that a peak west of Theophilus crater had a deep blue 
     colour, and this was strange because no colour was seen elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector), once alerted, found a dome 
     east of Kant? to be blue, and likewise no colour was seen elsewhere on 
     the Moon. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 11:13-11:25 Ill=37% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1984-7-4

     On 1984 Jul 04 UT 22:08-23:09 Foley (12" reflector, Kent, UK) found 
     that Torricelli B was a much lower brightness than was expected and 
     this remained the case for the rest of the lunation. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=246 and the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-26 UT 07:38-11:27 Ill=37% Earthshine: Piscis Austrialids - ZHR=5 (Vel=35 km/s)

2020-Jul-27 UT 07:08-09:00 Ill=47% Pitiscus observed by Slayton_G on 1981-9-6

     Pitiscus 1981 Sep 05 UT ??:?? but assumed to be AM? which would make 
     it 00:00-03:00UTC. Observed by Slayton (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 
     8" reflector, ASA 64EK7 f/170, Kodak Kodachrome) photographed a bright 
     glow in the crater that appeared to move. Observer also reported seeing 
     it visually noting that it looked gray with a tinge of red. For further 
     information see p266 of Sky & Telescope (1991, March). Note that 
     Cameron gives the date and UT at 1981 Sep 06 UT 01:00-01:30, or one day 
     later. I will use this date and time from now on. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=152 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-27 UT 07:52-09:09 Ill=48% Proclus observed by Barrett on 1877-3-21

     Proclus 1877 Mar 21 UT 20:00? Observed by Barrett (England?) 
     described in NASA catalog as: "Brilliant illum. -- not from 
     sun". NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog event ID=#188. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 08:40-09:06 Ill=48% Posidonius observed by Houdard on 1915-4-21

     On 1915 Apr 21 at UT 1800? Houdard (France) noticed a special 
     occurrence south of Posidonius which he took as evidence of water 
     vapor. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=351 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-27 UT 08:49-10:41 Ill=48% Albategnius observed by Schnuchel on 1972-6-18

     Albategnius 1972 Jun 18 UTC 19:20-19:25 Observed by Schnuchel (13.25E, 
     52.5N, 20x60 binoculars?) "Bright area at the inner N wall, diminution 
     of brightness well observable" S=4 T=4. Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & 
     Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jul-27 UT 10:13-12:10 Ill=48% Censorinus observed by Cook_AC on 1984-7-5

     Censorinus 1984 Jul 05 UT 21:05-21:25 Observed by Cook (24" reflector 
     with line scan photodiode array at Mill Hill observatory, London) "Two 
     line scan photodiode array images were taken which used the motion of 
     the Moon to build up an image. The first image at 21:25UT did not 
     include all of Censorinus, but the part that it did include was not 
     very bright. The 21:25UT image did include all of Censorinus and the 
     crater was bright, including the part that was just visible in the 
     previous image. Possibly the seeing was worse at 21:05? and this could 
     explain the brightness descrepency, but it is worth checking again by 
     taking images at the same illumination conditions" BAA Lunar Section 
     report. At 21:17 M. Cook (Frimley, UK) found Proclus to be brighter 
     than Censorinus (more so than the previous night) and obtained variable 
     readings for Censorinus. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=247 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-27 UT 10:17-11:35 Ill=48% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1882-3-26

     A.S.Williams of West Brighton, UK, using a 2.75" Acromatic refractor 
     (x75, definition good, but it was too windy to use the 5.25") noticed 
     that the mare was a mass of light streaks and spots. This was not 
     considered unusual, but these features were unusually plain, distinct 
     and brught, especially the streaks. The observer could not recall 
     seeing the streaks so bright and clear with this instrument before, and 
     indeed hardly ever with the larger 5.25" telescope. The observer 
     continued to observe Mare Crisium on many nights for several months and 
     comments that such an unusual exhibition was later seen perhaps once 
     every 2-3 lunations. They are uncertain how much this effect depends 
     upon the state of the Earth's atmosphere. This TLP does not make it 
     into the Cameron 1978 catalog and so may not be a TLP - however it has 
     been included, just in case, and to try to understand what was actually 
     seen. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 10:19-12:11 Ill=48% Proclus observed by Kern on 1972-6-18

     Proclus 1972 Jun 18 UTC 20:50-21:15 Observed by Kern (8.75E, 48.25N, 
     60mm refractor) "Yellow to white bright pattern at the NW wall, visible 
     only occasionally" S=4, T=3 Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets 
     (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jul-27 UT 11:18-12:32 Ill=49% Cassini observed by Knopp on 1885-2-21

     Knopp of Paysandu, Uruguay on 1885 Feb 21 at 23:00-23:30? UT saw red 
     patches in the crater. Reddish smoke or mist. The observer says several 
     others had seen a star like point there that night. Cameron's 1978 
     catalog ID=348 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-27 UT 11:30-12:32 Ill=49% Rimae_Triesnecker observed by Gordeenko on 1912-5-23

     Triesnecker Rille 1912 May 23 UT 18:00? Observed by Gordeenko 
     (Russia) "Change in shape from representation by Brenner and 
     Krieger not accountable by lighting conditions" NASA catalog 
     weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1. NASA catalog ID #339.


2020-Jul-27 UT 11:45-12:32 Ill=49% Mons_Piton observed by Darling_D on 1987-6-4

     On 1987 Jun 04 at UT02:26-03:26 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, S=G 
     and T=4) observed that Mons Piton was the brightest object on the Moon 
     that he had ever noted before. Variations seen gave the mountain a 
     "silvery" shine. The abnormal brightness was confirmed by another 
     independent observer. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=302 and the weight=5. 
     the ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-27 UT 07:39-12:34 Ill=49% Earthshine: Piscis Austrialids - ZHR=5 (Vel=35 km/s)

2020-Jul-28 UT 07:09-08:29 Ill=59% Mons_Pico observed by Schmidt_J on 1844-4-25

     SW of Pico 1844 Apr 25 UT 20:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, 
     Greece, ? refractor) "A bluish glimmering patch of light not 
     quite within the dark side" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID #123. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 07:09-08:27 Ill=59% Purbach observed by Osawa on 1970-4-14

     Purbach 1970 Apr 14 UT 12:00-14:00 Observed by Osawa (Awajt-Shima, 
     Japan, 8" reflector, x288) "Photos in blue and orange taken. Ill-
     defined obscur. in blue photo in S. part of crater compared with 
     orange. (neg. is so faint it is doubtful. Apollo 13 watch. Similar to 
     Alter's findings in Alphonsus)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #1250.


2020-Jul-28 UT 07:59-09:51 Ill=59% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-3-23

     Peirce A (Swift=IAU name) 1937 Mar? 23? UTC 22:00 Observed by Wilkins 
     (England, UK, 12.5" reflector) "Obscuration on floor if crater. Crater 
     invis. (similar to #394, 396)." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #412. Note this is almost certainly supposed 
     to be 1934 Dec 23!


2020-Jul-28 UT 08:28-10:23 Ill=59% Mons_Piton observed by Schneller on 1961-1-25

     Piton 1961 Jan 25? UTC 00:00? Observed by Schneller (Cleveland, Ohio, 
     USA, 8" x53) "Red obscuration concealing peak, @10mi sq (if near SR, 
     date is 27th; ancilary data given for 27th -- date not given)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #731.


2020-Jul-28 UT 08:36-10:11 Ill=60% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-8-16

     SE of Ross D 1964 Aug 16 UT 04:18-05:20 Observed by Harris and 
     Cross (Whittler, CA, USA, 19" reflector?) "Bright area. 
     Condensations varying with time" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #840. ALPO/BAA weight=3


2020-Jul-28 UT 08:46-10:28 Ill=60% Alphonsus observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-5

     Alphonsus 1968 May 05 UTC 20:00 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector, x220, Seeing: Good). "Did not see gray patch SE
     (ast. ?) of c.p. Noted W. (ast. ?) dark patch was invis. while S. one 
     was seen easily, emerging from shadow. On 7th all seen easily, emerging 
     from shadow. On 7th all 3 clearly vis. with the darkest one the invos. 
     one on 5th." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1071.


2020-Jul-28 UT 09:14-11:10 Ill=60% Proclus observed by Madej_P on 1984-7-6

     Proclus 1984 Jul 06 UT 20:29-20:43 light green spot observed by Madej 
     (England) in the central region. No colour seen elsewhere. At 20:10 
     Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) had seen a small extending of darkening 
     in the south east floor (not present 2 hours before) and a lot of fine 
     detail - though everything was normal again by 22:50UT. At 22:15 Amery 
     (Reading, UK) found a large dark spot on the south east floor. Other 
     observers: J and A.cook (Frimley, England) could not confirm but their 
     seeing was IV and tranparency was poor" Mobberley found no colour and 
     also no detail on the floor. BAA Lunar Section Report. Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=248 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 10:10-11:54 Ill=60% Mons_Pico observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

     On 1979 Sep 29 at UT10:00-12:00 S. Turner (Maryborough, Australia) 
     observed a strong beacon like flash in white light that moved back and 
     forth in the east wall of Plato (very bright) and Mons Pico. tried 
     changing eyepiece and the field of view, but this wasn't the cause of 
     the effect. A check at 11:07UT did not show the effect, but it was back 
     again by 11:18UT being more pronounced at Mons Pico than the east wall 
     of Plato. SSW of Mons Pico was also blinking slightly. At 11:32 the 
     blinking effect was irregular 5-10 sec and this continued until 
     12:00UT. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=71 and weight=0 but she suggests 
     atmospheric scintillation as a cause. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 10:10-11:54 Ill=60% Plato observed by Turner_S on 1979-9-29

     On 1979 Sep 29 at UT10:00-12:00 S. Turner (Maryborough, Australia) 
     observed a strong beacon like flash in white light that moved back and 
     forth in the east wall of Plato (very bright) and Mons Pico. tried 
     changing eyepiece and the field of view, but this wasn't the cause of 
     the effect. A check at 11:07UT did not show the effect, but it was back 
     again by 11:18UT being more pronounced at Mons Pico than the east wall 
     of Plato. SSW of Mons Pico was also blinking slightly. At 11:32 the 
     blinking effect was irregular 5-10 sec and this continued until 
     12:00UT. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=71 and weight=0 but she suggests 
     atmospheric scintillation as a cause. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 10:19-11:45 Ill=60% Plato observed by Williams_AS on 1882-3-27

     Plato 1882 Mar 27 UTC 20:10-21:00 Observer: A.S. Williams (Brighton, 
     UK, 5.5" saw the shadow filled floor of Plato at Sunrise with a 
     "Glowing and curious milky kind of light". About 1 hour after sunrise 
     at Plato, there was no trace of this effect. The TLP filled the whole 
     floor except at a quarter of the diameter from the east wall which was 
     actually quite black. The observer saw a curious phosphorescent glimmer 
     at sunset (April11th?). Cameron comments that Birt, Nelson and Waugh 
     saw obsecuring mist or fog in Plato on many occasions. Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=229 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 10:47-11:13 Ill=60% Plato observed by Bianchini on 1725-8-16

     A track of reddish light, like a beam, was seen
     crossing the shadowed floor of Plato.This TLP has an ID
     No. of 17 in Cameron's 1978 catalog and a weight
     of 3. It has an ALPO/BAA weight of 2.


2020-Jul-28 UT 11:11-12:59 Ill=60% Plato observed by Jones_SA on 1972-6-19

     Plato 1972 Jun 19 UT 21:40-22:30 Observed by S.A. Jones 
     (Swansea, Wales, 12" reflector x150) and Moore (Selsey, England, 
     12.5" reflector x450) "Noted a bright area in the center. Moore 
     noted nothing unusual & he tho't obs. saw one of permanent light 
     patches" NASA catalog weight=0 (very low). NASA catalog ID #
     1336. ALPO/BAA weight=1


2020-Jul-28 UT 11:14-13:07 Ill=60% Cassini observed by Knopp on 1885-2-22

     Knopp of Paysandu, Uruguay on 1885 Feb 22 at 23:00-23:30? UT saw a 
     definite light, looking like Saturn in Cassini?. The previous night he 
     had seen red  patches in the crater. Cameron's 1978 catalog ID=348 and 
     weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 11:49-13:24 Ill=61% Mare_Frigoris observed by Pratt_H on 1871-11-20

     On 1871 Nov 20 at UT 17:30-19:30 H. Pratt (UK) saw one of the most 
     spectacular TLP obscurations that he had ever seen in Mare Frigoras. He 
     observed a kind of haze around the north west (NE?) slopes of Plato. 
     This effect was not seen elsewhere and all objects in Mare Frigoris 
     were indistinct or veiled. By 18:30 the effect was modified and by 
     19:30 very little trace was seen. Ref. from Corliss.


2020-Jul-28 UT 12:23-13:37 Ill=61% Plato observed by Brenner on 1895-5-2

     Plato 1895 May 02 UT 20:45, 23:45 Observed by Brenner and Fauth 
     (Germany?) "Streaks of light (Brenner) bright parallel bands in 
     center Fauth (indep. confirmation?)." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #284. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-28 UT 12:23-13:37 Ill=61% Mare_Anguis observed by Louderback_D on 1979-12-27

     On 1979 Dec 27 at UT 05:32 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 6" 
     reflector x240, seeing=3-6/10 and T=4) noticed "2 small high-sun areas 
     nr. Eimmart - brightening around Mare Crisium, except for interior of 
     Proclus - in blue light. They were brighter than 2 spots on Cap. 
     Agarum rated 8.5 & Proc. 9. Not as bright next night. Probably a real 
     blue light brightening". Cameron 2006 catalog ID=79, location on Moon: 
     (70E, 23N) and weight=4. 


2020-Jul-28 UT 07:40-13:12 Ill=61% Earthshine: S.Delta Aquarids + Alpha Capricornids + Pisc Australis

2020-Jul-28 UT 13:37-00:00 Ill=61% Censorinus observed by Nicolini on 1969-5-24

     Censorinus 1969 May 24 UTC 21:10-22:15 Observed by Jean 
     Nicolini (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12" reflector) "It was brighter 
     than Proclus between 2130-2145h. A very tiny cirrus veil 
     present & Censor. appeared less bright & Proc. continued to 
     look normal. Weather worsened at 2215h. (Apollo 10 watch)." 
     NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #1144. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:10-08:17 Ill=70% Linne observed by Knott_G on 1867-1-14

     Linne 1867 Jan 14 UT 20:00 Observed by Knott (England?) "White covering 
     had seemingly disappeared, was a dark spot. Definition (seeing?) was 
     poor." NASA catalog weight=1 very low. NASA catalog ID #148.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:10-08:58 Ill=70% Aristarchus observed by Morozov on 1960-2-6

     On 1960 Feb 06 at UT14:30 Morozov (Moscow, Russia) saw with the naked 
     eye a bright point inmovable but with brightness variations in dark 
     part of Moon, 3days past first quarter, 2days before SR! (says 
     Cameron). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=728 and weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:10-08:36 Ill=70% Grimaldi observed by Azevado on 1965-7-8

     On 1965 Jul 08 at 01:00?UT a white streak was seen in Grimaldi, 
     extended towards the limb. This was observed by Rubens de 
     Azevedo, et. al., Brazil. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=884 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:10-07:33 Ill=70% Pico_B observed by Sartory on 1966-9-23

     Haas (Pico E) ? 1966 Sep 23 UT 19:33-20:00 Observer: Sartory 
     (UK, 8.5" reflector) "Strong blink (Eng. sys.) on moon blink 
     (red)." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #978. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:10-07:45 Ill=70% Picard observed by Darling_D on 1994-4-20

     On 1994 Apr 20 at UT 01:31 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA) found that 
     Picard crater was surrounded by a dark nebulous patch - it was 
     impossible to resolve detail inside this dark zone. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:18-07:43 Ill=70% Kepler observed by Morales on 1884-2-5

     Morales of France?, observed "an illumination" in Kepler on 1884 Feb 05 
     at UT20:00?. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID is 241 and the weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:18-09:10 Ill=70% Copernicus observed by Wilkins_HP on 1939-3-29

     Copernicus 1939 Mar 29 UT 19:00-19:15 Observed by Wilkins (Kent, 
     England, 6" reflector) "C.P. diffuse light spot, faint glow s as 
     tho in a luminous mist (3h before SR) Some indication of 
     E.terraces, then vanished." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog 
     ID #447. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:18-09:14 Ill=70% Plato observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Plato 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:15 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that there 
     were two whitish semi-circular tide like marks enclosing two 
     dark patches adjoining the interior west wall The observer was 
     puzzled because if these were two masses of spawning foot 
     hills, then why would the cental areas, presumably the higher 
     parts, be dark - when the contrary is usually the case? 
     ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:43-09:39 Ill=70% Copernicus observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Copernicus 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     Copernicus craterlet chains werebetter seen through a red 
     filter than a blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 07:43-09:39 Ill=70% Purbach observed by Flynn_T on 1976-11-30

     Purbach 1976 Nov 30 UT 19:40 T. Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 29cm 
     reflector, Wratten 25 and 44a filters) observed that the 
     crater interior was better see through a red filter than a 
     blue. ALPO.BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 10:28-11:10 Ill=71% Clavius observed by Cook_Miss on 1915-4-23

     Clavius 1915 Apr 23 UTC 20:00 Observed by Cook (England?) "Narrow 
     straight beam of light from crater A to B" NASA catalog weight=1 (very 
     poor). NASA catalog ID #352. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-29 UT 10:34-12:20 Ill=71% Plato observed by Goddard_AV on 1932-4-15

     Plato 1932 Apr 15 UT 06:57 Observed by A.V. Goddard & friend 
     (Portland, Oregon, USA, 16" telescope, S=G steady) "Sudden 
     appearance of a white spot like a cloud of steam (in appearance 
     only), and in less than a minute it had spread in a NW 
     direction, until it almost reached the rim of the crater" NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #403. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-29 UT 13:36-14:42 Ill=72% Proclus observed by Blair_G on 1980-1-26

     On 1980 Jan 26 at UT21:35-22:25 Blair (Refrewshire, Scotland, 10" 
     reflector, 83-276x, seeing=III-IV and transparency poor) discovered a 
     bright spot on the north rim and through filters it "flashed" green, 
     red and blue. Clouds interupted observing, but when they cleared the 
     effect was still present. Other craters did not show this effect. 
     Cameron catalog ID=83 and weight=4.


2020-Jul-29 UT 14:02-14:42 Ill=72% Langrenus observed by Dollfus_A on 1993-1-2

     On 1993 Jan 02 at UT 17:42 A. Dollfus (Meudon, France, 1m aperture 
     telescope used) detected evidence for a dust cloud in Langrenous crater 
     using CCD polarimetry. The ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Jul-30 UT 07:10-07:50 Ill=80% Tycho observed by Braga_R on 1998-2-6

     Tycho 1998 Feb 06 UT 22:48-22:54 R. Braga (Corsica (MI), Italy, 
     102mm f8.8 refractor, x180, with diagonal, Wratten 23A, 80A and 
     an OR5 filter, seeing II, Transparency good). Observer noticed 
     that the floor darkened towards the NW (IAU), particularly with 
     the blue Wratten 80A filter. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-30 UT 07:14-08:29 Ill=80% Bullialdus observed by Findlay_MW on 1975-3-22

     On 1975Mar22 at UT 21:17-21:23 Findlay and Ford (Mills Observatory, 
     Dundee, UK, 25cm refractor, Wratten 25 and 44a filters used) A white
     spot was observed on the rim of Bulialdus that was perhaps slightly 
     brighter in red than in white light. The observers however decided that 
     they did not regard this as a TLP. This is a BAA Lunar Section 
     Observation. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 08:07-09:22 Ill=80% Plato observed by Flynn_T on 1975-3-22

     On 1975 Mar 22 at UT22:10-22:25 T.Flynn (Edinburgh, UK, 30cm 
     Newtownian, x75) observed 3 large areas on the floor of Plato to be 
     delicately darker in the blue filter. There were of different darkness. 
     He did not regard these as TLP, but permanent blinks. This is a BAA 
     report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 08:07-09:56 Ill=80% Jansen observed by Lourencon on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 00:05-00:08 UT Romualdo Lourencon (Sao 
     Paulo, Brazil, 60mm refractor, seeing=III) detected a circular 
     cloud in Jansen B and H? (Gazateer report says F and K). "The 
     crater of the event 100km diam. compared to Copernicus, dark 
     with crescent obscured region below it. Was S of Jansen. A 
     circular depression there was before LTP in darkness. Wonders if 
     circ. depr. was shadow of cloud? The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=
     428a and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2020-Jul-30 UT 09:19-11:16 Ill=80% Proclus observed by Moore_P on 1984-7-8

     On 1984 Jul 08 at UT 20:10-22:05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, seeing IV-V)
     suspected that the floor of Proclus was slightly darker than normal. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=249 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 09:32-11:15 Ill=80% Plato observed by Farrant_M on 1968-5-7

     Plato 1968 May 07 UTC 20:48-21:05 Observed by Farrant (Cambridge, 
     England, 8" reflector x220) "Red color No. of landslip in W. wall seen 
     in blink & vis. Vanished by 2105h. Had not returned at 2125. (Moore has 
     wrong date in his extended catalog.)." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #1074.


2020-Jul-30 UT 09:48-11:35 Ill=81% Copernicus observed by McConnell_J on 1972-2-24

     South of Copernicus 1972 Feb 24 UT 19:30-20:00 Observed by McConnell 
     (England, 6" reflector, x195, seeing=good) "White spot just S. of Cop. 
     about same size as Copernicus H (@ 5km), (there is a bright area or mt. 
     SW of Cop. H)." NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID 1323.


2020-Jul-30 UT 10:35-11:49 Ill=81% Eudoxus observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-1-29

     On 1882 Jan 29 at UT 17:00-17:30 an unknown observer noted an unusual 
     shadow in Eudoxus crater. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=227 and the 
     weight=2. Reference: Sirius Vol 15, 167, 1882. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-30 UT 10:43-12:06 Ill=81% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Cameron_W on 1994-4-21

     On 1994 Apr 21 at UT 06:00 W, Cameron (Sedona, USA) detected a reddiah 
     colour on Pronontorium Laplace, This is TLP event No. 9 in the ALPO 
     Clementine LTP program Nov 1994. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-30 UT 12:53-13:51 Ill=81% Plato observed by Farrant_M on 1969-5-26

     Plato 1969 May 26 UT 20:30-21:05 Observed by Farrant 
     (Cambridge, England, 8" reflector, x160, S=G) "Had misty 
     portion of SW(ast. ?) floor from 2030-2105h at which time it 
     was gone. Clearly seen, had ill-defined boundaries & was an 
     easy obj. to see. Alt.=33 deg. (Apollo 10 watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID No. 1148. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-30 UT 13:00-14:55 Ill=81% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 1989-7-13

     Proclus 1989 Jul 13 UT  21:04-21:13 Observed by M.Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     90mm Quastar Cat., Seeing III, transoparency hazy) and by Moore 
     (Selsey, England) "Following an alert call by Miles concerning the 
     crater Proclus looking different, Cook observed a circular dark patch 
     that filled about half of the eastern half of the crater floor. To cut 
     down the glare a blue filter was then used and a slightly less dark 
     area was seen extending from this in a southerly direction. 8 rays were 
     seen. The dark patch was confirmed by Patrick Moore. However David 
     Darling (USA) who observed a few hours later on 1989 Jul 14 at 03:28 UT 
     could not see this dark patch." BAA Lunar Section observation. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=370 and weight=?. The ALPO/BAA weight=2


2020-Jul-30 UT 14:56-15:46 Ill=82% 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-31 UT 07:11-08:17 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1966-9-25

     Gassendi - 1966 Sep 25 UT 20:20-20:50 observed by Moore and 
     Moseley(Armagh, N.Ireland, 10" refracfor x140) "Reddish patches, 
     regarded dubious, owing to low altitude of the Moon". NASA 
     catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #981. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 07:11-07:52 Ill=88% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-23

     On 1975 Mar 23 at UT 20:40 P.W. Foley (Kent, UK) found a brownish 
     colour on the north west wall. This is a BAA Lunar Section report. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 07:11-07:59 Ill=88% Bullialdus observed by Amery_GW on 1979-10-31

     Bullialdus 1979 Oct 31 UT 20:20-20:30 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK) 
     observed a plateau area to be dark and distinct in blue light 
     (Wratten 44a), but only just visibly in red (Wratten 25) and 
     yellow light. Observer wonders if this is natural surface 
     colour? ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 07:11-09:02 Ill=88% Censorinus observed by Cook_MC on 1991-5-24

     On 1991 May 24 at UT 23:10 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the 
     apron region of Censorinus had a very dull white apron, but was 
     not diffuse. A sketch was supplied by this experienced observer. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=428b and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 07:32-09:29 Ill=88% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1872-7-16

     Plato 1872 Jul 16 UTC 21:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) "NW portion 
     of floor was hazy" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #
     179.


2020-Jul-31 UT 07:58-09:45 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

     Gassendi 1967 Jun 18 UT 21:10-22:30 Observed by Whippey 
     (Northalt, England, 6" reflector?) "Faint redness outside NE & 
     SE wall of crater." Moore (10" Armagh refractor, x360) was 
     observing too 22:10-22:40, with and without a Moon Blink but 
     detected no redness, however his observing conditions were not 
     very good at the time. NASA catalog ID #1039. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. ALPO.BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 08:12-09:57 Ill=88% 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-31 UT 08:23-09:48 Ill=88% 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-31 UT 09:15-11:09 Ill=88% Plato observed by Moseley_T on 1966-9-25

     Plato 1966 Sep 25 UT 23:12-23:35 Observed by Moseley (Armagh, Nortern 
     Ireland, 10" refractor, x140) "Eng. moon blink sys. blinks inside the 
     crater. Very dubious due to low alt. of moon." NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low). NASA catalog ID #982.


2020-Jul-31 UT 09:38-11:25 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-6-18

     Gassendi 1967 Jun 18 UT 22:50-23:59 Observed by Whippey 
     (Northalt, England, 6" reflector?) "Faint redness outside NE & 
     SE wall of crater." Moore (10" Armagh refractor, x360) was 
     observing earlier 22:10-22:40, with and without a Moon Blink but 
     detected no redness, however his observing conditions were not 
     very good at the time. NASA catalog ID #1039. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. ALPO.BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-31 UT 09:38-10:44 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Spencer_S on 1976-4-10

     On 1976 Apr 10 at 21:15-21:49UT S.Spencer (60mm refractor x60, seeing 
     quite good) noticed a faint red glow at the south west wall of Gassendi 
     covering a span of about 35 deg arc. The observer had some doubts about 
     this because they were using a small telescope, but thought that they 
     ought to report it, just in case. A BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 10:43-12:40 Ill=89% Posidonius observed by Dzaplashvili on 1952-7-3

     Posidonius 1952 Jul 03 UT 19:13-19:27 Observed by Dzaplashvili, 
     Ksanforalif, Negrelishvili (Georgia, Soviet Union, 13" reflector, 
     polarimeter, S=clear) "Making polariz. mess. of it. Aristotles. 
     Eudoxus. & Aristillus. only Pos. gave higher rdgs. & oscillated while 
     others gave repeatedly same results. 40 other times Pos. was normal. 
     Never had seen such behavior Table gives deflections. Obs. repeated 2X 
     Obs. from 1843-1947h." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog 
     ID #552. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2020-Jul-31 UT 11:23-12:12 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1985-5-30

     On 1985 May 30 at UT 20:10-23:54 P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector) 
     and at the same time Doherty (Sussex, UK, 15" reflector) observed a 
     strangely bright and pink/red north rim of Aristarchus crater during 
     UT20:20 and 20:36UT. The effect reduced between ~20:39 and 20:44UT. 
     M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK) found the northern wall to have a red/purple 
     colour but the effect vanished after 50 minutes. Cook also saw a "V"-
     like notch in the NW crater shadow and this appeared to be bigger than 
     normal. G. North (Sussex, UK) saw a tinge of pink colour on the 
     northern rim and a bit later a "ruby red" colour on the north-west wall 
     - again this effect lasted 50 minutes. Moseley verified the colour. 
     Finally M. Hather (Yorkshire, UK) suspected the north wall of 
     Aristarchus to be blue in colour. Cameron suspects that this TLP is not 
     spurious colour because it is in the wrong place. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=276 and the weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-31 UT 11:43-12:32 Ill=89% Gassendi observed by Madej_P on 1985-5-30

     On 1985 May 30 P.Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 77mm refractor, x111 
     and x250, seeing II-III, transparency good) whole spectrum of 
     colours seen on the central peak area, visible in both 
     eyepieces, and was more prominent at the higher magnification. 
     Not aware if the observer checked for this effects on other 
     terminator peaks? xALPO/BAA weight =1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 13:09-14:54 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-14

     Aristarchus 1975 Dec 14/15 UT 17:05-00:30 Observed by Foley 
     (Dartford, England, 12" reflector, S=II) and Moore (Sussex, 
     UK, 15" reflector x250 S=IV) and Argent and Brumder (Sussex, 
     UK). In early sunrise conditions, W. wall was less brilliant 
     than usual -- matched only by Sharp, Bianchini, & Marian. 
     Extraordinary detail could be seen on this wall. Also noted 
     intense & distinctly blue color entire length of W. wall. 3 
     others corroborated detail, but not color. Moore found things 
     normal & saw Aris. brightest at 2030-2125h tho Argent & 
     Brumder made it < Proclus" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catlog 
     ID #1422. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-31 UT 13:33-14:17 Ill=89% Aristarchus observed by Simmons on 1966-7-29

     Aristrachus 1966 Jul 29 UT 03:40 Observed by Simmons (Jacksonville, FL, 
     USA, 6" reflector x192, S=7, T=4-5) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ 
     Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector + Moonblink) "Spot on S.wall vis. only in 
     red filter, brightness 8deg. Slightly brighter than surrounding wall. 
     No confirm. Says it might be part that reflected better. Not confirmed 
     by Corralitos Obs. MB."  NASA catalog ID #968. NASA catalog weight=1 
     (very low).


2020-Jul-31 UT 14:22-15:25 Ill=89% Plato observed by Barker_R on 1938-3-13

     On 1938 Mar 13 at UT 04:00-06:00 Barker (Chestnut, England, UK) noted a 
     slight reddish colour in Plato. However Fox (Newark, UK, 6.5" 
     reflector, x240) saw none on the south east wall, but instead saw a 
     yellowish glow on the southern floor at the same time (confirmation?). 
     Appearently Fox saw the same effect on Apr 10, 11, and May 8-11, then 
     on June 8-10. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=432 and the weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.