TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: Malta - Valetta



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 00:00-00:25 Ill=79% Plato observed by Unknown_Observer on 1882-5-27

     On 1882 May 27 ay UT 20:00 an unknown observer (10" reflector) saw a 
     bright luminous ray near west (astronomical?) wall on floor of Plato. 
     Cameron suggests sunlight between peaks?. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=
     233 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 00:00-00:42 Ill=79% Archimedes observed by Miranda on 1971-8-1

     Archimedes 1971 Aug 01 UT 22:00(?) (19:00 originally given 
     probably local time) Miranda (Plaui, Brazil, 4" refractor, 
     x80) observed two grooves going from east to west, broadening 
     towards the west, across Archimedes. A drawing was supplied. 
     Apparently this was the first time that this was ever seen. 
     Cameron suggests rays? and also says that in fact a similar 
     phenomenon reported before in neasrly the same position 
     (Apollo 15 watch?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1303 and 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-01 UT 00:00-00:42 Ill=79% 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-01 UT 20:14-20:42 Ill=87% SW_Limb observed by Logue_DA on 1955-1-5

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 20:14-20:27 Ill=87% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-6-21

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 21:32-00:00 Ill=87% Plato observed by Marshall_KP on 1982-8-1 *

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 21:57-22:23 Ill=87% Mare_Crisium observed by Williams_AS on 1881-5-9

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


2020-Jul-01 UT 22:30-00:03 Ill=87% 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-02 UT 00:03-01:13 Ill=87% 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-02 UT 00:23-01:13 Ill=88% 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-02 UT 00:35-01:13 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1991-1-26

     On 1991 Jan 26 at UT 23:38-23:50 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x159 and 3" refractor x90, seeing 5/10, 
     transparency 3/6) found that Aristarchus was brighter through 
     a red filter than through a blue filter on its western wall. 
     He checked Aristarchus in two telecopes and obtained the same 
     result. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=419 and the weight=4. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2020-Jul-02 UT 20:14-22:04 Ill=93% Plato observed by Marshall on 1984-11-5

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 20:14-21:21 Ill=93% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-6-2

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


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

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 21:06-22:46 Ill=94% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Clementine on 1994-4-23

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 21:16-22:43 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Lena_R on 2004-5-1

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 22:03-23:53 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1963-12-28

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 22:07-23:48 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1965-11-6

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


2020-Jul-02 UT 23:35-00:48 Ill=94% Earthshine observed by Saheki_T on 1950-8-25

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 00:16-01:48 Ill=94% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1985-5-31

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 01:21-01:48 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Schroter on 1788-5-17

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 01:26-01:48 Ill=94% Philolaus observed by Baum_R on 1948-5-20

     NE of Philolaus 1948 May 20 UT 22:00-22:15 Observed by Baum 
     (Chester, UK, 4.5" refractor) A distinct reddish tint suddenly 
     appeared to the NE of the crater, and persisted for 15 min, 
     before rapidly fading away. NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #505. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-03 UT 01:30-01:48 Ill=94% Piazzi_Smyth observed by Price_M on 1982-12-27

     On 1982 Dec 27 at UT 23:00 M. Price (Camberley, Surrey, UK, Seeing=III 
     and transparency=good) observed that Piazzi-Smyth was brighter than Mon 
     Piton at 23:00. Photographic atlas was checked to verify that this was 
     abnormal. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=193 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-03 UT 20:14-23:24 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1995-11-5 *

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 21:18-21:30 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-6-23

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 21:18-21:32 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Shaw_B on 2015-3-3

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


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

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


2020-Jul-03 UT 22:21-01:44 Ill=98% Lichtenberg observed by Schneller on 1966-6-2 *

     Lichtenberg 1966 Jun 02 UTC 03:05-03:35 Observed by Schneller 
     (Cleveland, Ohio, 8" reflector, slit spectrascope) "Red glow on W. wall 
     (Schnller thinks this is "normal" reddening at SR; however, these vary 
     according to Ricker), (This rep't is the only positive one from alert 
     sent out to observe for J.Green's tidal predictions, See list of neg. 
     obs.)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #944


2020-Jul-03 UT 23:22-02:17 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Jaeger on 1966-6-2 *

     Aristarchus 1966 Jun 02 UTC 04:06-04:20 Observed by Jaeger (Hammond, 
     Indianna, 6" reflector) "Brownish-yellow edge on ? rim. 2 other obs. 
     this site saw nothing unusual." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #945.


2020-Jul-03 UT 23:34-03:27 Ill=98% Vieta observed by Chernov on 1923-9-23 *

     Vieta 1923 Sep 23 UTC 19:00? Observed by Cernov (Russia, 2 refractors? 
     x94?) "Both dark spots merged together even with 94x magnification. 
     (due to libration &/or seeing?)" NASA catalog weight=1 (low). NASA 
     catalog ID #389.


2020-Jul-04 UT 00:12-01:43 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-17

     LeCroy Jr. and Sr. (Springfield, VA, 4.5" reflector, x75, x300, S=3, T=
     4) observed the following in the Aristarchus and Herodotus region: 
     "Both were fused together as an oval & had a bluish cast on the E.rim. 
     In W#25 filter it was white. At 0100h albedo decreased from 10+ to 9.5 
     & more detail could be seen. Separation of the 2 craters began to be 
     seen at 0007h, details much brighter, incl. c.p. in Aris. @ 0110h main 
     brightness & blue tint shifted to N. rim. At 0116h the SW rim was 
     brightest & no color. At 0122h ray was brightest & no color. At 0122h 
     ray had decreased in length & more details seen in oval. At 0123h ray 
     was broken & smaller, becoming very small at 0125h & at 0126. The knob 
     was gone & the edges not bright any more. Albedo=9. Sketches. (Seeing 
     variations meas. were 1/2s in length so LTP variations not due to local 
     atm. cond. Alt. = 65 deg". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1416 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-04 UT 00:56-02:19 Ill=98% Marius observed by Williams_AS on 1881-1-13

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 01:44-02:31 Ill=98% Mare_Frigoris observed by Brakel_AT on 1994-4-24

     On 1994 Apr 24 UT08:15 A.T. Brakel (ACT, Australia) noticed that 
     Mare Frigoris appeared darker than the day before. This was 
     during a Clementine watch. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-04 UT 20:35-00:10 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Gordon on 1966-6-3 *

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 22:48-00:44 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1980-8-25

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:10-01:07 Ill=100% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-6-4

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:16-01:13 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1973-6-15

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


2020-Jul-04 UT 23:20-01:15 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Kozyrev on 1969-4-1

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 00:08-02:05 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Nicolini on 1984-6-13

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 01:21-03:08 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Quindeau on 1972-6-25

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 02:13-03:24 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1959-3-24

     Aristarchus 1959 Mar 24 UT 02:24-02:35 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 4" reflector x180, S=3, T=5) "Strong blue & 
     blue-viol. gl. on E.wall, EWBS, SWBS with intermittent display.
     At this time he noted in his 5-in L a total disappearance of 
     viol. gl. & reappear. 1 min. later. Altogether, found 4 such 
     occurences in his records, in '54, '57, ' & '59."NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #716. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 03:06-03:24 Ill=100% Lunar_Eclipse observed by Varros_G on 2008-2-21

     eclipse an unconfirmed impact flash on the Moon. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2020-Jul-05 UT 03:11-05:13 Ill=100% Riccioli observed by deWitt on 1938-5-14 *

     On 1938 May 14 at UT 05:00-09:25 deWitt (Nashville, Tennessee, 
     12" reflector) observed during an eclipse the fading of the dark 
     spot in Riccioli to be pronounced. Cameron says that the mid 
     eclipse was at 03:39, photos?. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=436 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-00:47 Ill=99% Moon observed by Gaboreau on 1893-9-25

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-01:07 Ill=99% Sharp observed by McCord on 1965-11-9

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-23:38 Ill=99% Atlas observed by Chernov on 1971-8-6

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-23:56 Ill=99% Delambre observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-23:56 Ill=99% Manilius observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


2020-Jul-05 UT 23:16-23:56 Ill=99% Menelaus observed by LeCroy on 1975-11-18

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


2020-Jul-06 UT 03:34-04:28 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Madej_P on 1981-12-12

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


2020-Jul-06 UT 22:17-22:48 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28 *

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


2020-Jul-06 UT 22:17-22:18 Ill=96% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-3-28 *

     On 1975 Mar 27 at UT22:30-01:45 P.W. Foley (Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, 
     UK, 30cm Newtownian) observed blueness along the inner southern wall of 
     Plato. This is a BAA report. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-07 UT 01:08-02:40 Ill=96% Unknown observed by Unknown_Observer on 1956-12-19

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 01:17-03:00 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1988-8-28

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 01:25-03:19 Ill=96% Copernicus observed by Chernov_VM on 1977-10-28

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 02:46-04:35 Ill=96% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1869-8-23

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 04:07-04:40 Ill=96% Mons_Pico observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2020-Jul-07 UT 05:12-05:37 Ill=96% Alphonsus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-12-19

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 00:30-01:59 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Hall on 1965-11-11

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


2020-Jul-08 UT 03:06-04:38 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Miles_H on 1986-4-26

     On 1986 Apr 26 at UT 21:00 etimated) H. Miles (Cornwall?, UK) 
     found that Aristarchus was "still brighter in moments of 
     better seeing". The rim could be seen as a complete circle. 
     The Cameron catalog ID=283 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-08 UT 04:45-05:53 Ill=90% Messier_A observed by Moore_P on 1951-8-20

     Messier A 1951 Aug 20 UT 01:48-03:00 Observed by P.Moore 
     (England, 8.5" reflector, x350). Bright cloud like circular 
     patch seen on S wall of Messier A. It was the brightest object 
     in the vicinity. Observations ceased due to the Moon setting 
     behind a tree. W.Haas thinks that this effect is not unusual at 
     similar colongitudes. Moore checked again under similar 
     illumination and still considers the Aug 20 appearance abnormal. 
     NASA weight=4. NASA catalog ID #545. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-08 UT 05:32-05:53 Ill=90% Cleomedes observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-12-31

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 00:57-01:14 Ill=84% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-29

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 04:22-05:53 Ill=84% Plato observed by Gray on 1877-7-29

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 04:46-05:43 Ill=84% Grimaldi observed by Firsoff on 1937-4-29

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


2020-Jul-09 UT 23:59-02:40 Ill=77% Proclus observed by Louderback_D on 1980-8-30 *

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


2020-Jul-10 UT 04:00-05:15 Ill=76% Mons_Piton observed by Brook_C on 1999-1-7

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


2020-Jul-11 UT 04:30-05:42 Ill=67% Rimae_Triesnecker observed by Markov on 1915-7-3

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


2020-Jul-12 UT 02:09-02:58 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Kozyrev on 1958-11-3

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


2020-Jul-12 UT 02:09-02:19 Ill=58% Plato observed by Mobberley_M on 1982-8-11

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


2020-Jul-12 UT 02:34-05:55 Ill=58% Aristarchus observed by Sage_VA on 1978-10-23 *

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


2020-Jul-13 UT 02:39-04:36 Ill=49% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-12-19

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


2020-Jul-13 UT 03:38-05:32 Ill=48% Gassendi observed by Foley_PW on 1977-11-3

     On 1977 Nov 03 at 22:13UT P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 11" reflector, x285)saw 
     some flickering in Gassendi (Clouds on limb - according to Csmeron?). 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=18 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-13 UT 02:34-05:23 Ill=48% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-14 UT 03:01-04:24 Ill=39% Copernicus observed by Madej_P on 1979-9-15

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


2020-Jul-14 UT 03:01-05:24 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-14 UT 05:31-05:56 Ill=38% Copernicus observed by Saxton on 1979-9-15

     Copernicus 1979 Sep 15 UT04:40-05:25 J.Saxton (Leeds, UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x185, seeing I-IV, worsening towards local 
     sunrise) made a sketch and noted that the northern tip of the 
     internal shadow, by the floor, was not completely dark. The edge 
     of the floor here could be distingished, even though it was in 
     shadow. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-15 UT 03:42-04:35 Ill=29% Limb observed by Dunn_S on 1762-6-16

     Closest parts of the Moon at Saturn appearing from
     occultation were dull and hazy. Was this an effect of
     the lunar atmosphere or a high haze and halo around the Moon?
     Cameron's 2006 catalog extension gives this an ID No. of 3
     and a weight of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight is also 1.


2020-Jul-15 UT 05:16-05:57 Ill=29% Aristarchus observed by Theiss on 1973-5-27

     Aristarchus 1973 May 27 UTC 01:09-01:56 Observed by Theiss (51N, 9.67E, 
     75mm reflector) "3 diameters of Aristarchus around its center: orange 
     bright area from 01:09-01:56" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler, Moon & Planets 
     Vol 30 (1984) p53-61"


2020-Jul-15 UT 03:31-05:25 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-16 UT 04:05-05:26 Ill=20% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-17 UT 04:45-05:58 Ill=13% Littrow observed by Scholes on 1919-12-19

     In 1919 Dec 19 at UT 04:00 Scholes (Huddersfield, England? USA) 
     observed near Littrow a conspicuous ink-black mark (North of Cape 
     Argaeus or S of  Kittrow, The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=374 and the 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-17 UT 04:45-05:08 Ill=13% Plato observed by North_G on 1986-5-5

     On 1986 May 05 G. North (Herstmonceux, Sussex, UK, 30" reflector) found 
     that the crater (floor?) Plato was featureless, even during the better 
     moments of atmospheric seeing conditions. A spectra was taken but 
     nothing unusual was seen. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=284 and the 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-17 UT 04:45-05:03 Ill=13% Reiner observed by Darling_D on 1986-6-4

     Reiner 1986 Jun 04 UT 09:15-09:33 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" Newtonian x79, x40, x35, Seeing 6, sky clear and steady - 
     Moon 9deg above horizon). David Darling was out on the morning of 4 
     June observing the planet Mars. While studying Mars the crescent Moon  
     rose giving me a splendid view of the earthshine portion of the disk. 
     As the Moon rose higher into the sky he decided to turn the telescope 
     onto it to the earthshine region of the Moon. He made it a practice 
     to examine this region of the Moon to monitor for craters that appear 
     to glow under this light. While observing he became aware of a black 
     spot located  in the sunlit portion of the Moon about 60 miles west of 
     the sunset terminator. At first he thought the black spot was a shadow 
     being cast by a large mountain or crater. When looking at his lunar 
     charts he could not locate any feature that would account for it. As he 
     continued to study the black spot he realized that it appeared darker 
     than any shadows on the Moon. It was at 4 June 1986 4:15 A.M. CDT or 
     9:15 U.T. when he first sighted the phenomena and it was at 4:25 A.M. 
     CDT or 9:25 U.T. that he realized he was seeing a lunar transient 
     phenomena event. It was at this time that he could start to see silvery 
     filaments or streaks in the black patch. Between 9:23 and 9:25 U.T. he 
     watched the black patch disappear. When the black spot had disappeared 
     he found that the location of the black spot was over the crater
     Reiner. he estimated that during the L.T.P. event that area covered by 
     the black cloud was approximately 40 to 50 square miles. He also had 
     examined other formations on the Moon during this event and none were 
     exhibiting the same phenomena witnessed over the crater Reiner.


2020-Jul-17 UT 04:45-05:26 Ill=13% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-18 UT 05:30-05:59 Ill=7% Alphonsus observed by Whippey_MR on 1967-9-2

     Whippey of Northolt, England, using a 6" reflector, x64 
     (seeing=good) saw a series of weak glows, and a final flash 
     at UT04:18. Similar weak glows had been seen in Petavius and from
     this position approximating Linne (?). At 04:20UT Moseley, of 
     Armagh, Northern Ireland, using a 10" reftactor x 80 
     (seeing=fair) saw a flash in the centre - Alphonsus or Parrot? 
     Cameron says - confirmation of the last flash of Whippey? Cameron 
     2006 extension catalog ID=13 and weight=3. Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1042 and weight=5. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-23 UT 20:05-21:55 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Cross on 1969-5-20 *

     On 1969 May 20 at UT 03:18-04:27 Cross (Las Cruces, NM, USA 6" 
     refractor), Olivarez (Spain?), Kohlenberger, Gibson, Miller, Duarte and 
     Harris (CA, USA) observed brightenings, pulsations, scintillations in 
     Aristarchus crater. Cameron says independent confirmation seen by 4 
     observers, 1-2 magnitude increases, ranged between 1-30sec. Most active 
     period was 03:18-03:20UT, 04:17-04:27UT (Las Cruces). Calkins (West 
     Covins, CA, USA) UT 03:40-04:25 saw one major brightening up 2 
     magnitudes above steady state lasting 0.2 to 1.5 sec and another slow 
     brightening lasting 5-10 seconds. Kelsey (CA, USA) saw at 03:43-03:48UT 
     some brightenings. These observations were made during the Apollo 10 
     watch. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1127 and 1128 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-23 UT 20:33-20:42 Ill=12% W_Limb observed by Johnson_LT on 1949-5-31

     In 1949 May 31 UT02:37 LT Johnson observed a flash near the W 
     limb of the Moon at the same latitude as Riccioli. No colour 
     seen, the magnitude was 9-10, and duration < 0.5 sec.  If there 
     was any motion then it must have been < 24 km. He wasn't looking 
     at it when it happened, so the motion aspect is uncertain. 
     Indeed he was not absolutely certain if it was on the limb, or 
     just inside or outside? The BAA/ALPO weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 20:36-20:42 Ill=12% Reiner observed by Bell on 1973-5-6

     On 1973 May 06 at Ut 04:48 Bell (Lodi, CA, USA, 8.5" reflector x142) 
     saw a slow brightness increase in Reiner to magnitude 6, when suddenly 
     in the north east (IAU?) quadrant of the floor there was a very bright 
     pin-point blue-white flash of magntude 2 for approximately 0.5seconds. 
     After this the bright glowing of the crater diminished over about 15-
     20 sec befofre returning to normal. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1366 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-23 UT 20:39-20:42 Ill=12% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-8-5

     On 1970 Aug 05 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=good?) saw the same characteristics 
     in Aristarchus as had been seen the previous night, but of lower grade 
     intensity. Somewhat difficult to see because of the small crescent.. 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1270 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-23 UT 20:38-20:44 Ill=12% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-24 UT 20:18-21:16 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Gamma on 1881-2-3

     On 1881 May 04 UT 20:00 "Gamma" a psuedonym for an astronomer 
     (Germany?) observed Aristarchus to be be a very bright 8th magnitude 
     star with pulsations. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=221 and the weight=3. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-24 UT 20:21-20:47 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Kohlenberger on 1969-5-21

     On 1969 May 21 at UT 03:40-04:25 Kohlenberger (Fullerton, CA, 12" 
     reflector), Harris, Miller (Torrence, CA, 12" reflector), Bell and 
     Calkins (Ojai, Duarts, CA, USA), Kelsey (West Covins, CA, Riverside, 
     CA, USA) observed scintillations in Aristarchus - Cameron says 
     independent observations?). Members of Astronet took part in this 
     observation. Kelsey saw a brightening but not on the order of seconds 
     as others reported. Cameron suspects an atmospheric effect and also 
     comments that this was during the Apollo 10 watch. The Cameron 1978 
     catalog ID=1130 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-24 UT 20:43-21:16 Ill=21% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1970-8-6

     On 1970 Aug 05 at UT 23:00-23:30 Celis (Paso Hondo, Chile, 3" 
     refractor, x60, x100, x135, seeing=good?) saw the same characteristics 
     in Aristarchus (bright patches with electric blue colour) as had been 
     seen on Aug 04, but the intensity was less. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=1271 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-24 UT 20:38-21:18 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-25 UT 20:04-20:20 Ill=31% Jansen observed by Jean on 1969-7-20

     Jansen-Maskelyne 1969 Jul 20 UT 00:53-01:00 Observed by Jean and Collak 
     (Montreal, Canada, 4" refractor and 6" reflector) "Jean and Collack 
     noted obscur. between Jansen and Maskel. from term. No features 
     discernible here whereas Proc. & Theoph. were already vis." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1169.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:04-20:20 Ill=31% Langrenus observed by McNamara on 1969-7-20

     Near Langrenus 1969 Jul 20 UT 00:53-01:00 Observed by McNamara (Canada, 
     6" reflector) "McNamara saw a flash nr. Lang. (meteor?) Apollo 11 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=0 (very unreliable). NASA catalog ID #1169.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:04-20:49 Ill=31% Proclus observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

     near Proclus 1970 Apr 12 UT 00:15, 00:20 Observed by Loocks 
     (Valparalso, Chile, 12" reflector, x88) "Brilliant in area NW 
     of crater. No change in brightness Contrast to opacity of 
     illuminated fraction of this day Later saw a flash on the 
     moon. (Apollo 13 watch)." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog 
     ID #1239. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:04-20:59 Ill=31% Theophilus observed by Collier on 1970-4-12

     Theophilus 1970 Apr 12 UTC 00:25 Observed by Collier (Montreal, Canada, 
     6" relector?, x180) "Sharp E. inside wall flashes; c.p. lighter than 
     floor. Pink on peak & illum. wall. Drawing. (Apollo 13 watch)." NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1240.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:04-21:06 Ill=31% Theophilus observed by Ringsdore_P on 1971-3-2

     Theophilus 1971 Mar 02 UT 20:30-22:50 Observed by Ringsdore 
     (Stoneleigh, England, 15" reflector, x360, seeing=good) 
     "Suspected TLP on c.p. 2 other obs. did not confirm. Orange-
     pink glow. Faded for 10 min then reappeared." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID 1286. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:26-21:48 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Madej_P on 1984-9-30

     On 1984 Sep 30 at UT17:30-18:45 P. Madej (Huddersfield, UK, 83x, 
     seeing=I-II, transparency very good and no spurious colour) "Twilight 
     Earthsine at 1732, 83x light-darker blue by 1800. Looked like a star of 
     mag. 3-4 with no variations. Spot moved slightly from side to side, not 
     connected with alignment or optical. Luminescence may have expanded and 
     contracted, but not sure. Other regions in Earthsine not seen. 
     (Mobberley) saw Earthshine with naked eye. Aris seen before clouds 
     came. Earthsine > normal T=E. (Foley) took CED readings which confirm 
     the brilliance of it. No other features could be measured in 
     Earthshine."The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=250 and the weight=0. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:59-21:17 Ill=31% Proclus observed by Cook_MC on 2009-3-31

     On 2009 Mar 31 at UT 19:26-19:50 Cook M.C. (Mundesley, UK, 
     90mm Questar reflector, x130, seeing II-III, transparency poor 
     to moderate). The crater had it's north-east to west wall 
     illuminated and a central feature on the floor, faintly seen - 
     both of these are normal. The crater itself though was much 
     brighter in a red filter, bright in a wellow filter, but dull 
     in a blue filter. Possible variation seen whilst using the red 
     filter, but this may have been due to haze. All other features 
     behaved normally. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-25 UT 21:05-21:38 Ill=31% Aristarchus observed by Harris on 1969-5-22

     On 1969 May 22 at UT04:28-05:06 Harris (Tucson, AZ, USA, 21" 
     reflector), Ricke (8" reflector), and Cameron (Greenbelt, MD, USA, 21" 
     reflector, x40 and x250) observed "Brightenings & pulsations. 1st per. 
     0428-0440h(R&H); then 0500(R). 3rd per. 0506h(H). Pulsations 
     intermittent & increase @ 1/2 mag. except 1 was 1-2 mag. greater. 
     (atmosp. ?). Cameron at 0130-0330 did not see Aris. in 12-in refl. at 
     40x or 250x, & saw nothing abnormal. (Apollo 10 watch)". The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=1133 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-25 UT 21:36-21:48 Ill=31% Helicon observed by Villeneuve on 1787-5-22

     Bright spot seen. The Cameron 1978 catalog
     gives this TLP an ID No. of 36 and a weight
     of 1. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight is also 1.


2020-Jul-25 UT 20:37-21:50 Ill=32% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:47 Ill=42% Ross_D observed by Cragg on 1964-7-16

     On 1964 Jul 16 at 03:55-04:10UT Cragg (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 6" 
     reflector, x180, seeing 7, transparency 6) observed a pseudo hill 
     (700m high) some 3 km in diameter and casting a shadow, south 
     east of Ross D. The Cameron 1978 catalog TLP ID=830 and the 
     weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:17 Ill=42% Manzinus observed by Jean on 1969-5-23

     On 1969 May 23 at UT03:04-03:10 Jean (Montreal, Canada, 4" refractor, 
     seeing=good, transparency=3.) observed a white patch on the southern 
     horn of the Moon. It enlarged and became coloured pink and blue without 
     filters and reddish in a yellow filter(?). At 03:10UT the area became 
     as normal as the rest of the environment. Other observers participating 
     were: Rousseau (Canada, 8" reflector), Collier (Canada, 5.25" 
     refractor) and Dumas, St. Cyr (Canada, 5.25" refractor). Cameron 
     suspects a real event mixed in with Chromatic Aberation? Apollo 10 
     watch. The cameron 1978 catalog ID=1138 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:27 Ill=42% Aristarchus observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

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


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:17 Ill=42% Cyrillus observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

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


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:17 Ill=42% Mare_Nubium observed by Loocks on 1970-4-12

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


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:25 Ill=42% Mare_Crisium observed by Engels on 1972-5-19

     On 1972 May 19 UT 18:24 observed by Engels (52deg 40'N 9deg 5E, using 
     10x50 binouculars, transparency 2 out of 5, seeing unknown), a orange 
     to yellow bright flash was seen, lasting 0.1 sec at the southern rim of 
     Mare Crisium. Published in Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Moon and Planets, 30 
     (1984) p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:03-20:09 Ill=42% Mare_Crisium observed by Castro_T on 1991-6-18

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


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:06-21:59 Ill=42% Hase observed by Dumas on 1970-4-13

     Hase 1970 Apr 13 UT 01:28 Observed by Dumas (Montreal, Canada) 
     "Intermittent light on S.wall of crater (atm. ?) (Apollo 13 watch). 
     NASA catalog weight=1 (very poor). NASA catalog ID #1244.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:24-22:16 Ill=42% Carlini observed by Williams_AS on 1865-11-24

     On 1865 Nov 24 at 20:00? UT Williams and others (England, UK, 4" 
     telescope) saw in Earthshine that Carlini was had a distinct 8th 
     magnitude star-like speck in it. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=140 and 
     the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:30-22:12 Ill=42% Torricelli observed by Braga_R on 2011-12-31

     Torricelli 2011 Dec 31 UT 16:39-17:00 R.Braga (Milan, Italy, 
     80mm refractor) found the north rim or Torricelli to be very 
     bright at the start of the observing session but dimmed 
     considerably at around 17:00UT. Observer not sure on the 
     normal appearance of this crater. In view of the seeing 
     conditions and small aperture, this TLP is being given an 
     ALPO/BAA weight of 1.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:31-21:11 Ill=42% Aristarchus observed by Wald on 1969-5-23

     On 1969 May 23 at UT 03:58-04:17 Wald (Zurich, Switzerland), E. & L. 
     Cross (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 6" reflector, x120, S=F, T=VG). "Crater 
     pulsations (Wald). Variations suspected at 0318, 0320-25 by E. Cross, 
     0417-27 by E. & L. Cross saw non-periodic short var., sudden increases 
     1-2 mag. & sudden to slow, 1-30s decreases to normal 0441-0446. 
     (confirm. ?Apollo 10 watch)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1139 and the 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:48-21:56 Ill=42% Madler observed by Andrew_J on 1971-3-3

     Madler 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:45 J Andrews (Christchurch, UK, 
     8.5" reflector, x240, seeing I) observed a red fan shaped area to 
     the south of Madler - it covered part pf the mountainous area to 
     the south. The colour started fading at 21:45UT and had gone 
     within 5 minutes. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:53-22:00 Ill=42% Theophilus observed by Robinson_JH on 1971-3-3

     Near Theophilus - south of Madler - 1971 Mar 03 UT 21:30-21:35, 21:47 
     Observed by Hedley-Robinson (England, 3.75" refractor, x164, S=G, 
     steady haze) "Reddening in a fan form on bright area of that
     formation, but red did not extend fully over it. Blink patrol started 
     at 2005h but no red till 2130h. Definte blink at 2147h" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1287.


2020-Jul-26 UT 21:20-22:17 Ill=43% Barrow observed by Burton_M on 1972-5-19

     Barrow 1972 May 19 UT 20:17 M.Burton (UK, 13.5-inch Cassegrain 
     reflector, x180, seeing IV-III, Transparency: Fair) noted that 
     the E. side of the crater wall was brilliant. There was also a 
     luminous streak across the floor from E-W. No colour was 
     detected using a Mon Blink device. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2020-Jul-26 UT 21:24-21:52 Ill=43% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2009-4-1

     On 2009 Apr 01 at UT 20:00-20:30 C. Brook (PLymouth, UK, 
     5" refractor, x40 and x100, using red and blue gelatine 
     Edmund Optics filters observed that a few bright areas
     in the centre of mare Crisium were brighter in red at 
     the start of the observing session than in blue, although 
     not at a higher magnification. The observation ended when 
     seeing worsened. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-26 UT 22:01-22:17 Ill=43% Rabbi_Levi observed by Perez on 1969-5-23

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


2020-Jul-26 UT 20:36-22:19 Ill=43% Earthshine: Piscis Austrialids - ZHR=5 (Vel=35 km/s)

2020-Jul-27 UT 20:02-21:09 Ill=54% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1961-10-17

     Agrippa 1961 Oct 17 UTC 00:32-00:52 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA) described in NASA catalog as: "Shadow of c.p. medium gray, 
     compared with black wall of shadow" 5" reflector x180. NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high)


2020-Jul-27 UT 20:02-20:06 Ill=54% Proclus observed by Classen on 1969-7-22

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 20:02-22:13 Ill=54% Ptolemaeus observed by Travnik on 1970-4-14 *

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 20:02-21:02 Ill=54% Picard observed by Hua_CD on 1994-4-18

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 20:02-20:19 Ill=54% Adams_D observed by Smith_T on 2019-9-6

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 20:06-21:16 Ill=54% Theophilus observed by Haiduk on 1972-5-20

     Theophilus 1972 May 20 UTC 19:10-19:59 Observed by Haiduk (13.25E, 
     52.5N, 75mm refractor) "Well visible brihtening on the SW wall" S=2, T=
     3 Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2020-Jul-27 UT 21:07-22:20 Ill=54% Proclus observed by Jewitt on 1972-3-22

     Proclus 1972 Mar 22 UT 19:50-21:55 Observed by Jewitt 
     (Middlesex, England, 6" reflector x150, S=7, T=4), Beddoes 
     (England), and Moore (Selsey, England, 12.5" reflector, x250, 
     x460, S=E, S=F) "At 1905h noted c.p. was invis. under all 
     magnifications. At 2050h saw minute star-like flash @ 0.5s 
     duration, followed by another 10s later, & another one 10s after 
     that. Occurred on N. crater floor. Proc. C was vis. Was using 
     blink device. Beddoe saw nothing unusual from 1850-1900h (prior 
     to event). Moore alerted, saw nothing unusual from 2100h on 
     (after flash. c.p. variation similar to rep'ts by Bartlett e.g. 
     ID=1309." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID 1327. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2020-Jul-27 UT 21:36-22:21 Ill=54% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1969-5-24

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 21:56-22:45 Ill=54% Torricelli_B observed by Gray_R on 2002-10-14

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 22:06-22:45 Ill=54% Vallis_Alpes observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1993-3-30

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 22:11-22:45 Ill=54% Alphonsus observed by Knott_J on 1993-3-30

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


2020-Jul-27 UT 22:42-00:09 Ill=55% Beer observed by Darling_D on 1978-11-8 *

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-20:18 Ill=65% Alpetragius observed by Stein on 1958-11-19

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-21:17 Ill=65% Agrippa observed by Bartlett on 1961-10-18

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-20:25 Ill=65% Yerkes observed by Jean on 1969-7-23

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-21:03 Ill=65% Yerkes observed by Jean on 1969-7-23

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-21:51 Ill=65% Eratosthenes observed by daSilva on 1970-4-15

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:01-20:05 Ill=65% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-4-19

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:20-21:10 Ill=65% Aristarchus observed by Ricke on 1969-5-25

     On 1969 May 25 at UT03:53-05:47 Ricke (Tucson, AZ, USA, 8" reflector), 
     Leasure (Tucson, AZ, USA), Freuland (Tucson, AZ, USA), Sheridan 
     (Wyoming, USA), and Harris, Tucson, AZ, USA). "At 0353h saw brightening 
     of 1s intermittent pulsations of 1 mag., confirmed by Leasure at 0357; 
     0400 Freuland saw brightening. At 0514h Ricke, 1 mag, at 0515h-0530 -- 
     low amp. variations seen by Ricke & Harris. At 0525h Sheridan saw 
     bright. & puls. Harris at 0546h-47h saw 2 brightenings in crater. 
     (Apollo 10 watch seen in dark at gibbous phase!). (indep. 
     confirmation?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1146 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:21-21:39 Ill=65% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1961-10-18

     Eratosthenes 1961 Oct 18 UT 01:05-01:25 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=P, T=G) "Fluorescent 
     violet on inner W(IAU) wall (reported as bright spot in MB). 
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #751.


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:28-22:07 Ill=65% Schroter observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1839-7-19

     Schroter 1839 Jul 19 UT 22:00? Observed by Gruihuisen (Munich, Germany) 
     "Dark mist" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #119. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 20:36-21:51 Ill=65% Proclus observed by Rudolphi on 1972-3-23

     1972 Mar 23 UT 19:24 Observer: Rudolphi (48.58N, 10E, 60mm refractor, 
     Transparency=2) "Pure white very bright event" Ref: Hilbrecht & Kuveler 
     - Earth, Moon & Planets (30) pp53-61.


2020-Jul-28 UT 21:01-21:51 Ill=65% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1969-5-25

     Ross D 1969 May 25 UT 04:34-04:38 Observed by Cross (Las Cruces, NM, USA, 6" f/17 refractor) "Bright spot adjacent to 
     NE segment of crater, 1.5-2" at greatest extent & much 
     brighter than rim of Ross D. Fuzziness here & extensive 
     obscur. of detail E. of Ross D (Apollo 10 watch)" NASA 
     catalog weight=3, NASA catalog ID #1147. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-28 UT 21:42-22:26 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Blair_G on 1980-10-17

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 21:59-22:55 Ill=66% Alphonsus observed by Knott_J on 1993-3-31

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


2020-Jul-28 UT 22:55-23:14 Ill=66% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1952-4-3

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:01-20:47 Ill=75% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1966-6-27 *

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:01-20:07 Ill=75% Messier observed by Kelsey on 1968-5-7

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:01-20:44 Ill=75% Alphonsus observed by Fournier on 1969-7-24

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:01-21:08 Ill=75% Copernicus observed by Amdendsenvej_R on 1992-5-11

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:51-21:40 Ill=76% Bullialdus observed by Amery_GW on 1980-10-18

     Bullialdus 1980 Oct 18 UT 20:15-20:25 Observed bt Amery 
     (Reading, England, 10" reflector) "Colour blink reaction in 
     English Moon Blink Device" BAA Lunar Section report. Cameron 
     suggsets that this might be a permanent coloured blink area. 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=115 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:51-21:40 Ill=76% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-10-18

     Fracastorius 1980 Oct 18 UT 17:55-18:15 Observed by Robinson (Devon, 
     England, 260mm Newtonian, Seeing III, Transparency poor) "Colour blink 
     reaction in English Moon Blink Device - inner wall brighter in red than 
     in blue light, despite other features appearing normal. BAA Lunar 
     Section report. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=115 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:51-21:40 Ill=76% Manilius observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-10-18

     Manilius 1980 Oct 18 UT 17:55-18:15 Observed bt Robinson (Devon, 
     England, 260mm Newtonian, Seeing III, Transparency poor) "Colour blink 
     reaction in English Moon Blink Device - crater surrounds bright in red 
     and dull in blue light" BAA Lunar Section report. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=115 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:51-21:40 Ill=76% Plato observed by Robinson_JH on 1980-10-18

     Plato 1980 Oct 18 UT 17:55-18:15 Observed bt Robinson (Devon, England, 
     260mm Newtonian, Seeing III, Transparency poor) "Colour blink reaction 
     in English Moon Blink Device - floor patches easily seen in red, not 
     so well seen in blue" BAA Lunar Section report. Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=115 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-29 UT 20:55-22:24 Ill=76% Manilius observed by Kern on 1972-5-22

     Manilius 1972 May 22 UTC 20:10-20:40 observed by Kern (48deg 45'N, 8deg 
     45'E, 60mm refractor) "The SW inner wall became brighter at times" - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-61.


2020-Jul-29 UT 21:07-21:52 Ill=76% Mons_La_Hire observed by Wilkins_HP on 1922-11-28

     La Hire 1922 Nov 28 UT 22:00? Observer Wilkins (England). NASA 
     catalog states: "Shadow cut thru by white streak (real LTP?. 
     Pickering's atlas shows same phase & col. & shadow is all 
     dark; elong. in peaks are N-S not E-W)" 15" reflectore used. 
     NASA Catalog assigns a weight of 4. NASA catalog TLP ID No. #
     388. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2020-Jul-29 UT 21:34-22:22 Ill=76% Plato observed by Brook_C on 2009-4-4

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 21:44-23:01 Ill=76% Plato observed by Burton_M on 1972-3-24

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 22:43-23:32 Ill=76% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 2009-4-4

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


2020-Jul-29 UT 23:12-23:47 Ill=76% Pytheas observed by Robotham on 1982-8-29

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:00-20:24 Ill=84% Mons_Piton observed by Louderback_D on 1983-8-19

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:00-21:19 Ill=84% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1989-7-14

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:00-20:40 Ill=84% Sinus_Iridum observed by Clementelli on 2004-5-29

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


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

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 20:59-22:45 Ill=85% Archimedes observed by Cook_AC on 1979-10-1

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 21:06-22:52 Ill=85% 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-30 UT 21:39-23:33 Ill=85% Alphonsus observed by Hole_G on 1959-2-18

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 23:06-00:26 Ill=85% Gassendi observed by Darling_D on 1991-2-25

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


2020-Jul-30 UT 23:33-00:26 Ill=85% 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-31 UT 00:08-00:26 Ill=85% Plato observed by Crick on 1979-12-29

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 19:59-22:36 Ill=91% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1983-7-21 *

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:12-20:23 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Kelsey on 1967-5-20

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


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

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:12-20:52 Ill=91% Plato observed by North_G on 1992-5-13

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:14-22:04 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by daSilva on 1969-7-26

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 20:29-22:19 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Migon on 1969-7-26

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:09-23:06 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Turner_R on 1992-5-13

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:52-23:07 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Lyttle on 1971-3-8

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 21:58-23:44 Ill=92% Mons_Pico observed by Findlay on 1976-3-12

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 22:18-23:19 Ill=92% Gassendi observed by Wilkins_HP on 1951-5-17

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 22:23-23:59 Ill=92% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1966-6-30 *

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


2020-Jul-31 UT 22:45-23:59 Ill=92% Aristarchus observed by Barr on 1963-11-28

     On 1963 Nov 28 at UT 00:30-01:45 Barr, Greenacre, Hall and 
     Dungan (Flagstaff, AZ, USA, 24" refractor, and 69" reflector) 
     observed pink on the outer SW rim and a red spot towards the S of 
     this. A red spot was seen on the eastern side of Vallis Schroteri
     but only by Barr and Dungan. Other features checked for 
     atmospheric spectral dispersion and chromatic aberation - but the 
     colours in Aristarchus were not due to these. Smaller 12" scope 
     checked but no effects seen - presumably due to resolution and 
     image contrast issues? Pink on the SW rim may have been seen in a 
     69" scope by Boyce and Ford. ALPO/BAA weight=4.