TLP Repeat Illumination/Libration and Earthshine predictions for: USA NV Winnemucca



Ill is percentage illumination of the Moon
*Indicates a repeat illumination and libration event to within +/- 1 deg for both
A non-* indicates just repeat illumination to within +/-0.5 deg


2023-Nov-01 UT 07:10-09:04 Ill=86% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-29

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 29 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (England, UK) 
     "Orange spot just W. of c.p. on central ridge; circular area @ 15-25km 
     diam, larger than c.p. Was bright orange then turned orange-brown 
     toward center. Central 4,5km was darker than rest; bownish-black with 
     blue-white specks flashing in center. Obscur. there but ridge clear 
     elsewhere. The dark spot SW of c.p. could not be seentho outside of 
     color area. Sketch. It had appearance of dome of atm. thicker at 
     center. Never seen before in 11y. Next nite brighter. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1337. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-01 UT 07:14-09:00 Ill=86% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-2-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Feb 24 UTC 07:00? Observed by Thomas & Stump 
     (Corralitos Observatory, Organ PAss, NM, USA, 24" refletor+Moon Blink) 
     "Bluring around crater -- vis. in monitor, but not photographed due to 
     clouds." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #1235.


2023-Nov-01 UT 10:33-12:25 Ill=85% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 2002-5-30

     On 2002 May 30 at UT02:30-02:44 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK) suspected that 
     Aristarchus crater looked dimmer than normal. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-02 UT 04:19-07:34 Ill=79% Ross_D observed by Reneau on 1964-2-2 *

     On 1964 Feb 02 at UT08:30-09:40 G.Reneau and B.Crowe (2.4" 
     refractor, x90)observed Ross D to be double. This was during a 
     time when observers were looking for a Ranger crash plume. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=799 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-02 UT 04:19-06:16 Ill=79% Aristarchus observed by Maley on 1969-9-30 *

     Aristarchus 1969 Sep 30 UT 04:46-05:10 Observed by Maley, Saulietis 
     (Houston, TX, USA, 16" reflector, x130) "Intermittent blue color on SE 
     wall, verified by others. At 0500h, taking 10s to reach max. then 
     slowly disappeared. Gap appeared after 1st event. Drawing." NASA 
     catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #1202. ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-02 UT 05:49-06:23 Ill=78% S_Pole observed by Unknown_Observer on 1895-9-8

     On 1895 Sep 07 an unknown observer (Lewis Swift?) observed a pale blue 
     segment on the upper limb - this was apparently confirmed by Faulkes 
     (Mem. BAA, 1895). Cameron says that this is probably 1895 Sep 08 at UT 
     06:00 as Sep 07 is local time. She also infers that "upper limb" is the 
     southern limb and that Swift was at the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, 
     AZ, USA. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=285 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-02 UT 05:49-06:19 Ill=78% Aristarchus observed by Marshall_KP on 1983-5-31

     On 1983 May 31 at UT03:45-04:30 K. Marshall (Medellin, Columbia) noted 
     that the whole area of Aristarchus, Herodotus, and Schroter's valley 
     was both blurred and violet. There was hardly any detail seen inside 
     the crater. Herodotus could hardly be seen either and Schroter's valley 
     was totally unrecognizable. A sketch was supplied. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=223 and the weight=3. 


2023-Nov-02 UT 07:15-09:09 Ill=78% Alphonsus observed by Morgan_P on 1972-7-30

     Alphonsus 1972 Jul 30 UT 00:30-03:30 Observed by Morgan (UK 
     using a reflector) "Orange glow, brighter this nite than last 
     nite. Following nites were cloudy. Aristarchus and Gassendi 
     were negative." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1338.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-02 UT 10:30-12:26 Ill=77% Romer observed by Darling_D on 1979-8-12

     On 1979 Aug 12 at UT07:00-10:35 D. Darling and wife (Sun Prarie, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" reflector, x342, photos, S=9/10) observed a cigar shaped 
     protruberance in Romer crater that cast a 32km long shadow, nestled in 
     a valley rille next to Romer. This was a confirmed observation. The 
     effect persisted intil sunset. The top of the object and two points on 
     the crater rim were reflecting the Sun's rays. "Top of obj. & 2 pts on 
     crater rim reflected suns rays. It was as high as the crater rim 
     whereas the rill wall was not. Took photos. he has studied this area 
     and never saw such a phenom before. Photos did not show it". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=65 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-02 UT 14:14-14:31 Ill=76% Aristarchus observed by Dachille on 1957-10-13

     Observed by Dachille & daughter (Univ. Park, Pennsylvania, 10.5"
     reflector, x75) "Flash -- then a brownish - red color patch. Alt. @
     20deg. (MBMW has Oct. 12, but is 13th UT)". NASA catalog weight=5 
     (very good). NASA catalog ID #674.


2023-Nov-03 UT 13:11-14:28 Ill=67% Aristarchus observed by Doherty_EG on 1964-1-5

     In 1964 Jan 05 at UT 22:00? Doherty (Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 3" refractor, 
     8" or 10" reflector) observed aristarchus to be purplish-blue in 
     colour. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=794 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-04 UT 11:41-13:27 Ill=58% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-12-4

     Gassendi 1966 Dec 04 UTC 01:05-01:23 Observed by Whippey (Northolt? 
     England, 6" reflector, x212) "Abrupt flash of red, setling in 
     immediately to a pt. of red haze nr. NW (ast.?) wall. Continuous till 
     0123 (date given was 4-12-66 = European convention?)." NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1000.


2023-Nov-04 UT 12:08-13:20 Ill=58% Gassendi observed by Whippey_MR on 1966-4-12

     On 1966 Apr 12 at UT 01:05-01:23 Whippey (Northolt, England, UK, 6" 
     reflector x212) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     Moon Blink) observed in Gassendi: "Abrupt flash of red, settling 
     immediately to a point of red haze near NW (IAU?) wall. Continuous till 
     0123h. (Not confirmed at Corralitos Obs. MB--at same time?". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=927 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2. 


2023-Nov-04 UT 13:09-14:26 Ill=58% Unknown observed by Markov on 1964-1-6

     On 1964 Jan 06 at 02:00? Markov and Khoshlova (Russia) observed 
     anomalous IR radiation on the Moon. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-05 UT 08:49-10:39 Ill=49% Alphonsus observed by Alter on 1956-10-26

     Alphonsus 1956 Oct 26 UT 12:54 Observed by Alter (Mt Wilson, CA, 
     USA, 60" reflector, S=E) "Photog. thru UV & IR filters. Obscur. 
     of E. 1/2 of floor evident in blue plates -- KodakII-O plate no 
     filter. 2m later Kodak I-N. One pair of plates best he'd ever 
     seen. Similar obscuration seen 2X on Linne (this started Kozyrev 
     on his spectrographic program.)." NASA catalog weight=5 (very 
     high). NASA catalog ID #653.


2023-Nov-05 UT 09:09-10:04 Ill=49% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-5

     On 1980 Jul 05 at 03:20UT P.Moore (Selsey, UK, 12?" reflector)
     found Aristarchus to be "Very brilliant indeed". Cameron 2006 
     TLP catalog ID=100 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-05 UT 08:44-14:03 Ill=48% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-06 UT 13:15-13:29 Ill=39% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-12-18

     On 1973 Dec 18 at UT06:35-06:38 Pasternak (53deg 20' N and 7deg 30' E, 
     using 75mm reflector, focal length 700mm, transparency 1 out of 5 and 
     seeing 2 out of 5) observed a faint brightening in the south wall of 
     Aristarchus. Published in Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Moon and Planets, 30 
     (1984) p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-06 UT 13:41-14:36 Ill=38% Aristarchus observed by Moseley_R on 1983-12-28

     On 1983 Dec 28 at UT03:30-05:00 Moseley (Covington, England, UK, 
     seeing=V-IV and transparency=good) detected some detail within the 
     shadow under good moments of seeing. The external brightness was 
     extended to the east wall at a clock position of 9 O'clock, but did not 
     go outside the rim. It was less bright at the 11 O'clock position. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=236 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-06 UT 09:43-14:04 Ill=38% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-07 UT 10:42-14:05 Ill=29% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-08 UT 11:41-12:03 Ill=22% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-2-12

     On 1969 Feb 12 at UT 12:00 Taboada (Mexico, seeing=excellent) found 
     that the Aristarchus region had the same characteristics as the 
     previous days, perhaps a little darker colour brown, but more 
     remarkable. He used red, blue and green filters and a difference in 
     colour was noticed in and out of the region. Cameron suspects that 
     permanent colour was being seen? The cameron 1978 catalog ID=1116 and 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weigh=2.


2023-Nov-08 UT 11:41-14:07 Ill=21% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-09 UT 12:42-14:25 Ill=14% Earthshine observed by Haywood_J on 1884-9-16

     On 1884 Sep 16 at UT 09:30-10:00 Heywood (Westville, Ohio, 2" 
     refractor) saw an unusually bright glow covering dark part, nearly 
     uniform. Thought it was electric because it was too bright for 
     Earthshine. It obscured features. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID= and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1


2023-Nov-09 UT 12:57-13:40 Ill=14% E_Limb observed by Hopkins_BJ on 1882-11-7

     On 1882 Nov 07 at UT 05:00 Hopkins (UK) observed the dark 
     eastern limb and a line of light and attributed this to a lunar 
     atmosphere. Further details can be found in: Reference: Sirius 
     16, 279, 1883. Cameron 1978  catalog ID=229 and weight=3.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-09 UT 12:42-14:08 Ill=14% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-10 UT 13:47-14:09 Ill=8% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-16 UT 01:21-01:33 Ill=8% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1969-10-14 *

     On 1969 Oct 14 at UT 00:00-00:30 Celis et al. (Valparaiso, 
     Chile, seeing=good and transparency=good). observed Aristarchus 
     and found it to be: "Scintillating in irreg. way. Pulses of 1m 
     each time changing with normal & irreg. periods. Best time to 
     see this is 2-3d age. Brightenings comparable to 7.0-7.5 mag. 
     stars, at age 2.2d;7.6-8.0 mag. at age 3.0 & 8.5-9.0 mag. at 
     4.2d. Moon obs. from age 1d to 62d with several refr. & refl. in 
     program of obs. of scintillation in ashen light. 
     (Atmospheric?)". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1203 and weight=1. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-16 UT 01:10-01:47 Ill=8% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-17 UT 01:09-02:25 Ill=15% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-18 UT 00:34-00:39 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Struve_F on 1822-1-27

     On 1822 Jan 27 at UT 20:00? F. Struve (Pulkovo Observatory? Russia) 
     observed near Aristarchus an 8th magnitude star-like point. Seen 
     through overcast! (Klado gave date as 1821 but must be in error 
     according to cameron). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=95 and the weight=4. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-18 UT 00:34-01:02 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Celis on 1969-10-16

     On 1969 Oct 16 at UT 00:00-00:30 Celis (Quilpue, Chile, 3" refractor, 
     x60, seeing=very good) observed brilliant points at 8.5 magnitude in 
     Aristarchus. This was not seen the next night or the one after, nor 
     after 5 days age. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=1204 and weight=1. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-18 UT 01:24-03:45 Ill=24% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1984-1-8 *

     On 1984 Jan 08 at UT16:30-18:40 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, seeing=III) could 
     not see Aristarchus in Earthsine, despite, Tycho and the mare regions 
     being plainly visible. Foley (Kent, UK) found Aristarchus to be a "soft 
     blue patch" and North (seeing IV-V) found the crater to be one of the 
     brightest features on the Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=237 and the 
     weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1. 


2023-Nov-18 UT 01:08-03:06 Ill=24% Earthshine: Leonids: ZHR=15 vel=71km/s

2023-Nov-19 UT 00:33-00:45 Ill=34% Ross_D observed by Bender on 1964-2-19

     SE of Ross D 1964 Feb 19 UT 03:00 Observed by Bender (Whittier, CA, 
     USA, 19?" reflector) "Variations in the ring" NASA catalog weight=1. 
     NASA catalog ID #800. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-19 UT 02:20-02:34 Ill=35% Deseilligny observed by Persson on 1971-2-1

     Near Desseilgny in Mare Serenitatis (29E, 25N) 1971 Feb 01 UT 19:40-
     20:15 Observed by Persson (Hvidore, Denmark, 2.5" refractor, x100, S=G) 
     "Obscur. (blurred & dark) starting between Plinius & Menelaus moving 
     towards Posidonius. Normal after 2 min. A little crater (white spot) 
     periodically disappeared for several secs regularly every few min. 
     There was haze above onlt this spot. A tiny crater SE of it was invis. 
     till 2015h then became clear & steady. Color was reddish-brown. 
     Drawing. (Apollo 14 watch)." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog 
     ID 1293.


2023-Nov-19 UT 02:41-02:59 Ill=35% Mare_Orientale observed by Cernan on 1972-12-11

     On 1972 Dec 11 at UT22:28 Cernan, on board Apollo 17, saw a flash on 
     the east rille in Mare Orientale (88W, 20S) as he orbited the Moon. The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog weight=1354 and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-19 UT 01:07-03:01 Ill=35% Earthshine: sporadic meteors

2023-Nov-20 UT 00:33-00:55 Ill=45% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-19

     On 1983 Feb 19 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-20 UT 02:15-04:05 Ill=46% Unknown observed by Paolo_F on 1997-4-14

     On 1997 Apr 14 at UT 20:00-22:00 F. Paolo (Legnano, Italy) 
     photographed a lunar flare on the lunar limb.


2023-Nov-20 UT 02:31-04:25 Ill=46% Alphonsus observed by McLaria on 1965-5-8

     Alphonsus 1965 May 08 UTC 05:47-05:59 Observed by McLaria 
     (Huntsville, Alabama, USA, 16" reflector, S=9) "Light flashes 
     on c.p. color detected by Trident M.B." NASA catalog weight=5. 
     NASA catalog ID #875. ALPO/BAA weight=5.


2023-Nov-20 UT 01:07-04:37 Ill=47% Earthshine: Alpha Monocerotids: ZHR=5 (<400) vel=65km/s

2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-02:09 Ill=57% Montes_Teneriffe observed by Hart_R on 1854-12-27

     Montes Teneriffe 1854 Dec 27 UT 18:00-23:00, Observed by 
     Hart & others (Glasgow, Scotland, 10" reflector), "2 luminous 
     fiery spots on bright side on either side of a ridge, 
     contrasting color. Seemed to be 2 active volcanoes. Ridge was 
     normal color. Spots were yellow or flame color. Never seen 
     before in 40 yrs. of observing." Please try to observe this 
     when the Moon is low on the horizon to see if this mimics
     the effects seen? NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #129. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-01:11 Ill=57% Archimedes observed by Burnerd on 1922-5-4

     In 1922 May 04 at UT Burnerd (England?) discovered three long mounds in 
     Archimedes crater (rays?). The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=385 and weight=
     0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-00:37 Ill=57% Hipparchus_L observed by Coates_J on 1979-5-4

     On 1979 May 04 at 21:30-22:00UT Coates detected a star-like point 
     inside Hipparchus L crater using averted vision. Cameron in her 2006 
     catalog extension comments that Hipparchus L is a highlands impact 
     crater with a rille on the western ejecta blanket. The crater is the 
     smallest one in a chain that are sequenced to be half the size of the 
     previous crater in the chain. Apparently the largest crater in the 
     chain is Hind with a largely landslide covered floor - although on the 
     south is a dome? with a summit crater. Cameron's 2006 catalog extension 
     gives this TLP an ID of 51 and a weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-00:58 Ill=57% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-20

     On 1983 Feb 20 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-00:36 Ill=57% Mons_Pico observed by Quinn on 1986-11-9

     On 1986 Nov 09 at UT 23:00 Quinn (Glebview, IL, USA, 8" reflector, x49-
     x305) found n the vicinity of an unnamed ridge points toward Pico- two 
     bright points about 5 magnitudes brighter than any other part of the 
     Moon. The Alpine valley points directly between these two points. "Came 
     from apparently featureless area. Both points about the same size, but 
     different shapes ~ width of alpine valley" The observer used 4 
     different eyepieces and the points were brightest in the lowest power. 
     Other specks of light could be seen in the darkness wound the N point. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=289 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:32-02:23 Ill=57% Alphonsus observed by Jasmin_G on 2003-4-10

     On 2003 Apr 10 at 00:40UT a GLR observer G. Jasmin (Quebec, Canada, 
     using a 10" F-10 Schmidt Cassegrain) took a photograph of Alphonsus 
     crater on Kodak 400ASA film with an exposure of 1/30th sec. There was a 
     light visible (diameter 10 km) inside Alphonsus and the effect was 
     present for 5 minutes. The observer commented that they have seen a 
     light in this crater many times before, but never as long as 5 minutes.
     This report was submitted to the GLR group in Italy. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 00:49-02:41 Ill=57% Theaetetus observed by Moore_P on 1952-12-24

     Thaetetus 1952 Dec 24 UT 20:00? Observed by Moore (England?) 
     "Bright spot, hazy line of light" NASA catalog weight=4. NASA 
     catalog ID 556. ALPO/BAA weigh=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 01:37-03:34 Ill=57% Chacornac observed by Khachatryan_S on 2009-8-28

     On 2009 Aug 28 at UTC 17:00:15-17:00:42 S. Khachatryan (Yerevan, 
     Armenia, 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain, x171, seeing 9 (1=worst and 10-
     best), Transparency 5-6 on a scale of 1 to 6) observed in the Chacornac 
     area a series of fiery sparks (dot like with tiny rays), slightly 
     elongated with the multitudinal rays orientated towards the south west 
     direction. The colour was mostly red, with some yellow. The final flash 
     was the most clear. The TLP was tiny in area, but "was distinctly 
     bright against any other object on the Moon". The positional 
     uncertainty of the location of the spark effect was approximately +/-
     150 km, based upon an examination of an atlas afterwards. Just prior to 
     the spark effect, something dark, small and fuzzy (only just discrnable 
     to the eye, through the eyepiece) was seen to pass from the west across 
     the Moon in a slight curve, round the surface of the Moon to the east 
     (post observation estimate: seen for 3.5 sec and covered roughly 8% of 
     the lunar diameter in that time). The area of the dark object was 
     comparable in size to (or slightly less than?) craters such as 
     Autolycus F (diameter 3km) or le Monnier E (diameter 4km) i.e. on the 
     limits of vision of the scope used. The location of the flash was not 
     exactly at the same location as the dark object passed across, but gave 
     the impression of starting from it? A back of the envelope calculation 
     of the lunar diameter covered in the time quoted gives an approximate 
     speed (at the lunar distance) of 80km/s or on the very high end of 
     typical meteor streams that pass by. At closer distances, and 
     recalculated velocities, it is unlikely to be a satellite in low Earth 
     orbit (20m/sec at 100km distance), but could perhaps be a bird or 
     insect at a few km range? So was this dark object something in our
     atmosphere by chance passing across the field of view close to the time 
     of the TLP flare or was at the lunar distance and related to the TLP? 
     Incidentally, no attempt was made during this observation to move the 
     scope to check that the TLP remained stationary against the Moon. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 01:41-03:32 Ill=57% Plato observed by Lade on 1889-6-6

     On 1889 Jun 06 at 22:00 UT Lade of France (8" refractor) saw two 
     extremely bright spots (Plato B & D). Cameron 1978 catalog ID=262 and 
     weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 02:13-03:25 Ill=57% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1988-2-25

     On 1988 Feb 25 at UT20:00? P.W. Foley (Kent, UK, 12" reflector) found 
     that Aristarchus was very bright (especially in the UV end of the 
     spectrum) despite other features not being seen in Earthshine. The 
     cameron 2006 catalog ID=318 and the weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 04:01-05:43 Ill=58% Alphonsus observed by Kane_D on 1993-6-27

     On 1993 Jun 27 at UT 19:55-20:21 and 20:24-21:04) D. Kane (England? UK, 
     4" refractor) discovered that the central peak of Alphonsus crater was 
     very bright. The central peak was also brighter in red than in blue 
     light. However G. North (Herstmonceux, UK, 6" reflector, x135, seeing 
     V-III) and M. Cook (Frimley, UK, 4" reflcrctor, x10, seeing=III) 
     observed that the central peak was normal, however they did not use 
     filters. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID= and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-21 UT 04:29-05:24 Ill=58% Birt observed by Gray_R on 2004-12-20

     2004 Dec 20 UT 02:51-03:26 R. Gray (Winumma, USA) noted that 
     the crater had exceptional brightness to nimbus surrounding it. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2023-Nov-21 UT 04:32-06:03 Ill=58% Proclus observed by Haiduk on 1972-8-17

     Proclus 1972 Aug 17 UT 20:05-21:10 Observed by Haiduk (13.25E, 52.5N, 
     60mm refractor, S=1, T=3) "Well visible bright area at the NE wall, end 
     of event uncertain for seeing became poor" Hilbrecht & Kuveler Moon & 
     Planets (1984) Vol 30, pp53-61.


2023-Nov-22 UT 00:31-01:00 Ill=68% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-2-21

     On 1983 Feb 21 at 20:00UT P.W. Foley (Maidstone, Kent, UK, 12" 
     reflector) noticed a deep steel blue colour inside Toricelli B with a 
     lighter colour about 10-15 miles outside. Foley came to the conclusion 
     that this was too visible for its size. Cameron 2006 Catalog extension 
     ID=206 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 00:31-00:32 Ill=68% Alphonsus observed by Brook_C on 2004-2-29

     Alphonsus 2004 Feb 29 UT 19:00-19:15 Observed by Brook (Plymouth, 
     England, 60mm OG x120) "Checked central peak of Alphonsus using 60mm OG 
     x120 + right angle prism. Moon at very high elevation, seeing excellent 
     once clouds had dispersed, transparency also excellent. Time of 
     observation 19-00 hrs UT to 19-15 hrs UT. Noticed fluctuation of 
     brightness of A's central peak compared with the peak of Arzachel. 
     Alphonsus' peak generally brighter." BAA Lunar Section report. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 00:31-02:07 Ill=68% Tycho observed by Albert_J on 2010-8-19

     On 2010 Aug 19 at UT 00:50-01:02 J.Albert (Lakeworth, FL, USA, 
     C11, Transparency 3, Seeing 7-8, 86F and very humid. Oberver 
     checking out repeat illumination condition appearence for Tycho 
     concerning LTP #468 in the 1978 Cameron catalog. Did not see the 
     effect from the original TLP report, but did see, immediately at 
     looking at Tycho a very faint hint of redness in a pencil thin 
     arc (< 1/4 circumference of the rim) confined to the top of the 
     rim of the well-lit north east wall. Coloured arc similar in 
     thickness to Rupes Recta, but not as sharply defined. The outer 
     (E) edge was perhaps sharper than the inner edge. The redness 
     was more on the inside of the top of the rim. The outside of the 
     rim was bright white. This effect was seen in three different 
     eyepieces, at 311x, 224x and 400x. Checked for the effect on 
     other craters nearby but could not see this effect anywhere 
     else. The colour had dissapeared by 01:02UT. The fade took about 
     1-2 minutes. Observation of Tycho continued until 01:06UT, but 
     all seemed normal. Quick checks were made again on Tycho 
     periodically until 02:50UT but the colour was not seen again. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-22 UT 00:33-01:59 Ill=68% Linne observed by Tacchini on 1868-7-28

     Linne 1868 Jul 28 UT 20:00? Observed by Tacchini (Palermo, Italy) 
     "Shadow not so marked-had a light penumbra, indicated a feeble cavity. 
     Other craters had a black shad. On 29th appeared completely white. 
     Crater normal on 26th. (letter to Madler Sep. 16, 1868)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #159.


2023-Nov-22 UT 00:49-01:43 Ill=68% Messier observed by Robinson_JH on 1979-7-3

     On 1979 Jul 03 at UT 20:55-21:20 J-H. Robinson (Teighmouth, Devon, UK, 
     10" reflector, seeing II) observed that Messier was brighter than 
     Messier A. No colour was observed. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID is 58 
     and the weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 01:20-02:47 Ill=68% Ross_D observed by Harris on 1964-2-22

     On 1964 Feb 22 at UT 05:00 Harris (Whittier, CA, 19" reflector, x100) 
     observed the appearance of a ring to the south east of Ross D. Cameron 
     says that 7 persons have seen this over a 2.5 year period. The Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=801 and weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 02:37-04:33 Ill=69% Copernicus observed by Firsoff on 1955-7-28

     Copernicus 1955 Jul 28 UT 20:20 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector x200) "Great brilliance of the terraces in E(IAU?) wall 
     system(?) gets specular refl. (he gave 0820UT, but must have meant 
     2020" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog No. #600.


2023-Nov-22 UT 03:11-05:09 Ill=69% Aristarchus observed by Spencer_S on 1976-6-6

     Aristarchus 1976 Jun 06 UT 21:30-21:40 S.Spencer and R. Hunt 
     (60mm refractor, x150 and x60) both observed red on the SW 
     corner of Aristarchus. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 03:22-05:12 Ill=69% Atlas observed by Andre on 1966-12-21

     Atlas 1966 Dec 21 UT 17:10 Observed by Andre (Belgium, 3" refractor) 
     "Bright spot on SE part of floor, not seen in photo on 12/18/66" NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1003.


2023-Nov-22 UT 03:28-05:21 Ill=69% Copernicus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     refractor, x90, seeing conditions: "at,. boiling") noted a coloured 
     area on the west wall of Copernicus that was unusual in appearance - 
     however other craters along the terminator had a similar effect. There 
     was also a "dazzling bright spot on the E. rim and he witnessed 6 
     flashes from the lighted part of Copernicus over a very short time 
     interval. Cameron comments that the colour may well have been dur to 
     chromatic aberation because a refractor was used. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=408 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 03:28-05:21 Ill=69% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 1990-8-30

     On 1990 Aug 30 at UT 02:11-02:36 D. Darling (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 3" 
     reflector, x90, atmosphereic conditions: boiling) found "N rim of Proc. 
     bright interior uniform gray". The Cameron 2006 catalog report is 
     slight unclear as the description for thnis 1990 Aug 30 TLP also 
     includes Copernicus and Censorinus in the list of TLP craters. So one 
     description which might refere to Copernicus, could possibly have been 
     meant for Proclus, namely: "Dazling bright spot on E rim. Rotated 
     eyepiece but no change. N rim of Proc.......". The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=408 and weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-22 UT 03:47-05:00 Ill=69% Copernicus observed by Horner_E on 2012-9-24

     2012 Sep 24 UT 22:00-23:00 Copernicus. E. Horner (Salisbury, 
     UK, 15cm reflector) observed a prominent red arc where the 
     sunlit part of the interior wall met the shadow. Sometimes the 
     arc was 1/4 the way around the interior, and sometimes half of 
     the way around. Telescope moved, but the red arc stayed where 
     it was. Eyepieces change, but the effect remained. Other parts 
     of the Moon checked, but no red seen. There were however 
     splashes of green e.g. Longomontanus on the terminator, 
     elsewhere further inland from the termionator, and little 
     splashes of green on Mare Frigoras - but lasting a brief time. 
     The red colour was as strong as a red LED and the green similar 
     to that of the northern lights. The observer's husband was asked 
     to independetly check Copernicus and remarked that he could see 
     a little bit of green at the top and some red near the bottom, 
     along the line of the internal shadow. Although there were 
     checks for red elsewhere on the Moon and none were seen, the 
     Moon was starting to get low and it is typical of spurious 
     colour in a few respects. Therefore the ALPO/BAA weight=1 for 
     safety.


2023-Nov-22 UT 04:03-04:48 Ill=69% Plato observed by Carle on 1952-2-5

     On 1952 Feb 05 at UT 05:10 J.Carle (USA, 8" reflector, x180) 
     observed the following in Plato: "A shadow in a depression, or 
     a cloud, or an optical illus.? Oval dark area nr. center, 
     disappeared in 15m clear & prominenet at first then vanished. 
     4 of 14 spots nr. center continuously seen while remaining 
     ones seen only momentarily. (seeing?) Drawing includes sketch 
     on March 7. His sketch shows 18 spots, 13 same as here". The 
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID=549 and the weight=2. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 04:37-05:50 Ill=69% Mons_La_Hire observed by Geisel_M on 1972-11-15

     Mons la Hire 1972 Nov 15 UT 09:45-10:18 M.Geisel (Brisbane, 
     Australia, 12.5" f/8 reflector, x90) discovered the TLP, P. 
     Anderson (9.5" reflector) independently confirmed that the TLP
     had an effect in his Moon Blink device - but the effect 
     (suspected that the blink was caused by the extreme nrightness 
     of the mountain?) was weak and thought it not worth further 
     investigation. Photographs taken by Anderson. Geisel believes 
     the effect to be real and states that the area remained sharp 
     and clear throughout. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-22 UT 07:00-07:24 Ill=70% Vitello observed by Unknown_Observer on 1960-8-1

     On 1960 Aug? 01 at UT 22:00? an unknown observer detected that Vitello 
     was illuminated -it should have been in shadow? Cameron says that if 
     several days before sunrise then the date could have been July through 
     to December, with August 1st most likely, and ancilary data is 
     therefore given for this date. The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=729 and 
     weight=1. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-23 UT 00:31-01:01 Ill=78% Ross_D observed by Cross on 1964-4-22

     Ross D vicinity 1964 Apr 22 UT 05:43-0637 Observed by Cross et 
     al. (Whittier, CA, USA, 19" reflector, x800-1200 & filters, S=7-
     8, T=1) "Gas cloud over it & its companion; everywhere else was 
     fine detail" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #809. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-23 UT 00:31-00:42 Ill=78% Plato observed by Porter on 1976-9-4

     Plato 1976 Sep 04 UT 02:35-03:35 Observed by Porter 
     (Sarragansett?, Rhode Island, USA, 6" reflector x100, S=5, 
     T=?) "At 0235h albedo of floor was est. at 3. At 0325h the pt. 
     was albedo =1, 2 whole steps darker than earlier & noticeable 
     to the obs. 10-15 min later it returned to normal. (the few 
     meas. of albedo for this age were 1.5-2 which suggests that 
     the meas. of 3 was the anomalous one. Another pt. did 
     darken -- as reported). NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID 
     #1448. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-23 UT 00:34-01:42 Ill=78% Daniell observed by Saxton on 1979-7-4

     Daniell 1979 Jul 04 UT 20:40-21:19 Observed by Saxton (UK?, 216mm 
     refractor?, seeing III, transparency: Good) "noticed that the east 
     end of Daniell was bright and fuzzy and had somewhat poorly defined
     edge to the bright part. A sketch was made, and possibly shows
     the same as in past reports" BAA Lunar Section Report. Cameron
     2006 extension catalog ID=59 and weight=3. Observer located in
     Leeds, England and used a 9" reflector x250. Seeing=III and
     transparency=good. ALPO/BAA weight=2.
     
     


2023-Nov-23 UT 01:18-03:09 Ill=78% Plato observed by Davies_H on 1988-10-20

     H. Davies (Llamandel, Swansea, UK, using a 3" refractor,
     detected a short duration reddish hue along the inner NE-NW? 
     rim (4-7 O'Clock location. Sketch supplied to Foley (BAA 
     coordinator). No similar effect seen elsewhere. A.C. Cook 
     (Frimley, UK) detected spurious colour on several craters, 
     including Plato that night. Cameron 2006 Catalog Extension ID=
     337 and weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-23 UT 01:31-02:22 Ill=78% Bullialdus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-15

     Colour seen, mostly blueness on south rim and exterior of south
     rim at Bullialdus crater. Blueness seen too on Plato on inner SSW
     rim, but no colour reported on any other craters. Seeing III,
     12" reflector used x200 and x360.


2023-Nov-23 UT 01:31-02:22 Ill=78% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-15

     Colour seen, mostly blueness on inner SSW rim. Blueness also seen
     on south rim and exterior of south rim at Bullialdus crater. No colour
     reported on any other craters. Seeing III, 12" reflector used x200 and 
     x360.


2023-Nov-23 UT 01:38-03:32 Ill=78% Mare_Crisium observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-6-12

     Arsyukhin and others (Moscow, USSR), with naked eye and binouculars 
     saw three dark spots suddenly appear on Mare Crisium and disappear 
     approximately 30 minutes later. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=145
     and catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-23 UT 01:38-03:32 Ill=78% Plato observed by Arsyukhin on 1981-6-12

     Arsyukhin and others (Moscow, USSR), with naked eye and binouculars 
     saw TLP activity in Plato that Cameron thinks confirms what UK
     observers saw later. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=145
     and catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-23 UT 02:13-04:00 Ill=79% Alphonsus observed by Jenning on 1966-4-1

     Alphonsus 1966 Apr 01 UT(?) 03:00-03:20 Observed by Jenning, 
     Harris (Coral Estates, CA, USA, 12" reflector) "Red patch from 
     c.p. to W. wall (no confirm. from Corralitos obs. moon blink 
     device & obs. at that time)" NASA catalog weight=3. NASA 
     catalog ID #924. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-23 UT 02:47-04:15 Ill=79% Agrippa observed by Capron on 1878-12-4

     Agrippa and vicinity 1878 Dec 04 UT 20:00? Observed by Capron (France?) 
     "Odd, misty look as if vapor were in or about them" NASA catalog 
     weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #209.


2023-Nov-23 UT 04:54-06:20 Ill=79% Copernicus observed by Johnstone_GH on 1954-11-6

     Observed by G.H. Johnstone of Albuquerque, NM, USA on 1954 Nov 05 UT 
     20:00 (according to Cameron), but 02:00-04:00 according to the
     original observation and at colongitudes 34.7 to 35.7 deg. 4" 
     reflector, x150 used. The obsewrver reported that the western part 
     (about 1/3rd of the interior) was pitch black with shadow. However 
     there was a zone about as wide, or perhaps only a fourth of the total 
     width that was distinctly a lighter bluish shade, almost like twilight. 
     The shadows of the peaks on the western edge of the rim were clearly 
     seen crossing this bluish shadowed area. Then this area ended sharply, 
     and the farside was bathed in light from the rising sun. The shadows of
     the peak were sharply defined across the twilight zone, and the edge of 
     the pitch black shadow was easily defined but not as sharp as the
     darker shadows crossing the the blue twilight zone. The observer 
     checked other craters but did not see this condition in any of them - 
     they all had the abrupt division between black and white that we would
     normally expect to see. Cameron 1978 catalog ID=579 and weight=2.
     Reference 1962 edition of ALPO's Journal: The Stolling Astronomer.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-23 UT 05:33-07:28 Ill=79% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1981-6-12

     P. Moore at 21:10 found the southern wall (and ontothe southern floor)
     of the crater to be indistinct. Elsewhere in the crater everything was
     sharp. The effect was still seen at 21:42UT, but less strong. A check
     was made for colour with aq Moonblink device, but none was seen. There
     was still a trace of this effect at 21:44UT, although detail was now
     becoming visible. By 21:48UT vertical streaks were seen crossing
     the floor from the obscuration area and these were more visible in the 
     red filter and not in the blue. Cameron comments that undefined patches
     on the floor of Plato are not normal. By 21:55UT some craterlets on the
     floor started to become visible and the TLP for Moore ended by UT22:23.
     P.Foley was alerted by Moore and saw a "amssive dense obsecuration
     on the south wall, south floor and south outer glacis to the Mare".
     Foley noted that by 21:50UT the effect was fading and finished by 
     22:03UT. Foley reported an orange translucent haze covering half of the 
     floor, but floor craterlets could be seen on and off - however his 
     atmospheric seeing conditions were IV. At 22:00 UT Foley reported the 
     floor close to the north wall to be "milky or misty". No detail was 
     visible at 21:15UT and variability in the floor continued until 
     23:10UT. Hedly-Robinson was aleted at 21:35UT and found no difference 
     between red and blue views of the area, however he did find that the 
     south rim was indistinct although this effect had lessened by 22:00 UT 
     and was normal by 22:17UT. M. Mobberly saw a white spot on the floor at 
     21:20 UT, whereas he normally would have expected to see craterlets. 
     Mobberly was alerted at 21:40 UT and took some colour photos. He also 
     made sketches that showed variability in the floor and dark lines and 
     patches in the north west corner. However the altitude of the Moon was 
     low. Cameron mentions that two of the photos show loss of detail at the 
     south wall and beyond.and also a change in the floor markings.The north 
     wall at 21:50UT was strangely reddish (didn't think this was spurious 
     colour). The rest of the wall was sharp at 22:20UT through a yellow 
     filter. Large bright patch in the centre and rest of the floor was 
     apparently of the same shading as Mare Imbrium. The above notes are 
     based upon the Cameron 2006 catalog extension TLP ID 145 and weight=4.
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-23 UT 06:10-07:05 Ill=80% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-10

     Plato 1870 May 10 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) "Extraordinary 
     display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #167.


2023-Nov-23 UT 06:37-08:06 Ill=80% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-24

     On 1964 Jan 24 at 20:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=796 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-23 UT 07:59-08:40 Ill=80% Plato observed by Brook_C on 2006-2-8

     C. Brook of Plymouth UK, using a 4" refractor x216, noticed at UT 20:10
     dark patches coming and going (in terms of visibility) on the floor of 
     Plato. Occasional views of the central cratelet (seen as a white spot) 
     were glimpsed. The dark patches seen lasted about 1-2 seconds before
     fading out during each visibility cycle. Teneriff Mountains were 
     checked but no sign of seeing effects that might explain the dark floor
     patches. By 20:26UT the dark patch effect was fading and by 20:31UT 
     floor detail was visible. Observations ceased at UT 20:34. Seeing 
     conditions were II and the Moon was at a high altitude. Other observers 
     were alerted but came on-line after the effect had finished. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-24 UT 00:30-02:03 Ill=87% Torricelli_B observed by North_G on 1990-1-7

     On 1990 Jan 07 at UT 20:20-20:58 G.North (Herstmonceux, UK) thought 
     that he detected dullness in Torricelli B crater - Cameron comments 
     that this cannot be shadow). The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=386 and the 
     weight=3. ALPO\/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-24 UT 00:51-01:51 Ill=87% Proclus observed by Firsoff on 1954-9-8

     Brilliant blue color seen at first for seconds, later for min 
     2h later, in blue filter. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 (high).
     Cameron 1978 catalog ID 572.


2023-Nov-24 UT 01:11-02:15 Ill=87% Tycho observed by Taylor_DB on 1971-11-28

     Tycho 2971 Nov 28 UT 21:58-22:05 observed by D.B. Taylor (Dundee, 
     UK, darker area inside the crater (NE and SE floor) in a Moon 
     Blink device. However the observer does not report through which 
     filter ir was darker. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 01:38-03:10 Ill=87% Plato observed by Watkins_E on 1971-9-30

     Plato 1971 Oct 30 UT 19:35-20:55 E.Watkins (Braintree, UK, 4.5" 
     reflector, x45,x150, x225), thought he saw a faint patch at 
     19:35 and it still was visible at 19:40. At 19:50-19:55 he saw 
     what may have been the remainder. At 20:55 he noticed a shadow 
     in the area. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 04:11-06:09 Ill=88% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1927-5-12

     Peice A (Swift=IAU name?) 1927 May 12 UT 22:03 Observed by Wilkins 
     (England, 15" reflector) "Complete obscuration of crater. Saw no trace 
     of it. It was vis. May 11 & faint on May 13. 3x in 1948 Moore saw whole 
     area misty gray & devoid of detail, whereas surroundings were sharp & 
     clear. Birt also found it invis. at times in late 1800's" NASA catalog 
     weight=4. NASA catalog ID #394. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-24 UT 04:18-05:51 Ill=88% Plato observed by Fauth on 1906-3-6

     Plato 1906 Mar 06 UT 22:00? Observed by Fauth (Germany? 6" refractor) 
     "Color (brightness?) greatly enhanced as it was to be on the next 
     nite" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #324.


2023-Nov-24 UT 04:37-06:28 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Weier_D on 1990-1-8

     On 1990 Jan 08 at UT00:55 D. Weier (Sun Praire, WI, USA, 12.5" 
     reflector, x159) observed an "anomalous black bar across Aris. Nearly 
     digonal to terminator." The nearby crater Prinz had curious shadow 
     patterns, perhaps related to the rising sun projecting shadows from the 
     eastern rim and "reflected down"? "At 0224 W wall had a break in it & a 
     diffuse glow where it should not be. Manske thinks it was Earthshine 
     effect. At 0305 Weier saw Manske's bar - with diffused light and 
     flicker like an aurora - like a gas with electric charge. At 0325 saw a 
     strange glow in Aris. but may be due to atm. though thought it to be a 
     LTP. Darling had never seen such effects before (flickering implies a 
     medium in it)." The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=387 and the weight=3. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:27-07:23 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Price_M on 1981-6-13

     Aristarchus visible just past terminator. West wall was
     brighter than normal. Bright flash seen in/on NW wall -
     apparently in the same place as Pedler's May 17th sketch.
     Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=146 and weight=4.
     Observed by M. Price of Camberley, Surrey, UK with
     a 6" reflector and a Moon Blink device. Seeing=III.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:27-07:23 Ill=88% Plato observed by Price_M on 1981-6-13

     Plato 1981 Jun 13 UT 20:48-21:08 Observed by Price (Camberley, England, 
     152mm reflector, seeing III) Possible Moon blink (red) seen
     on north wall. Also the craterlets on the floor could be seen
     despite the observing conditions not being optimal. BAA Lunar Section 
     observation. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=146 and weight=4.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:32-07:23 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Armitage_J on 2006-2-9

     Observer noted a bright spot on the interior west wall that seemed
     brighter than what they would have expected. unfortunately the precise
     time of this observation was not recorded so the moon-rise and 
     midnight UT values are used to place a limit on the time of 
     observation. Images by Shaw taken at UT 1754, 18:45 and 23:13
     do not exhibit the effect.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:43-06:44 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1980-7-23

     On 1980 Jul 23 at UT22:00 G.W. Amery (Reading, UK, 8" reflector, x144 
     and x207, seeing=III-V and transparency=fair) found that the interior 
     shadow was a light grey. BAA TLP coordinator (Foley) suggests that this 
     was light reflecting from the illuminated walls? Cameron 2006 catalog 
     TLP ID=102 and weight=1. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:47-07:45 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1984-1-14

     On 1984 Jan 14 at UT 20:00 P. Moore (Selsey, UK) observed that 
     Aristarchus was brighter than it normally is at sunrise. No 
     quantitative measurements were made though. The Cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=238 and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 05:58-06:04 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Becker on 1969-11-20

     Gassendi 1969 Nov 20 UT 19:30-19:45 Observed by Becker (Holland, 4" 
     refractor) "Curious small shadow from NW (ast. ?) wall. (Apollo 12 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1224.


2023-Nov-24 UT 06:08-07:18 Ill=88% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-11

     Plato 1870 May 11 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) "Extraordinary 
     display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" NASA catalog weight=4 
     (high). NASA catalog ID #167.


2023-Nov-24 UT 06:12-06:19 Ill=88% Aristarchus observed by Becker on 1969-11-20

     Aristarchus 1969 Nov 20 UT 19:45-20:05 Observed by Becker (Holland, 4" 
     refractor) "Sharp whiteness on inner W. (ast. ?) side (Apollo 12 
     watch)" NASA catalog weight=1 (very low). NASA catalog ID #1224.


2023-Nov-24 UT 06:43-08:05 Ill=88% Gassendi observed by Robinson_JH on 1976-10-4

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 20:55-20:58 Observed by Robinson (Devon, 
     England) - observer noted that the east outside wall was bright in red 
     and normal in blue. Note that the Moon was 30 deg above the horizon at 
     the time of the observation. The crater returned to normal at 20:58. 
     Also seen by Moore (Selsey, UK) and Foley (Kent, UK). At 21:25-21:50 D. 
     Sims (Dawlish, UK, 25cm reflector, x300, seeing IV and some cloud at 
     times) noticed a possible obscuration over the southern part of 
     Gassendi. He had been observing earlier at 18:40-19:30 but had not 
     detected a TLP in Gassendi then. 22:11UT Robinson notices that the spot 
     outside the east wall is again bright in red., though by 22:25 it had 
     faded  and was gone by 22:28UT. The Cameron 1978 catalog further 
     quotes: "Vivid red spots & general red color seen around rim by 2 obs. 
     At 2209h blood red small area was seen. 1 h later the most westerly 
     (IAU?) of the peaks had become hazy white all other areas were sharp. 
     (Indep. confirm.)." Cameron 1978 catalog weight=5 and catalog ID #1454. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-24 UT 08:08-09:44 Ill=89% Promontorium_Laplace observed by Cook_JD on 1978-5-18

     On 1978 May 18 at UT20:45-21:53 J.D. Cook (Frimley, UK, 12" 
     reflector, x240) observed Promitorium Laplace to have 
     visually a brown colour - though no Moon Blink (red and blue 
     filters) effect was detected. Cameron comments that this is 
     probably a subjective effect - also others have reported 
     something similar at times. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=30 
     and weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 08:53-09:53 Ill=89% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1998-7-5

     Plato 1998 Jul 05 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, x200-
     x400, seeing II/III) comments that he is puzzled why the floor 
     of Plato, which is light gray in shade, looks completely blank 
     tonight. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 09:46-09:53 Ill=89% Plato observed by Graham_F on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT02:00 F. Graham (East Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 6" 
     reflector) took some photos (albeit out of focus) that showed a bright 
     spot on the west rim. Cameron comments that this spot was sharp 
     compared to the rest of the photograph, so was probably a photographic 
     artifact. The effect was not seen in the finder scope. The Cameron 2006 
     catalog ID=103 and weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-24 UT 09:52-09:53 Ill=89% Torricelli_B observed by Cook_MC on 1989-1-18

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


2023-Nov-24 UT 11:04-11:15 Ill=89% Mersenius_C observed by Ward_G on 2005-11-13 *

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 00:48-00:56 Ill=94% Encke_B observed by Blanco_J on 1990-9-1

     Blanco, J. Vidal, of Gijon, Spain (3" refractor x72)
     noticed an unfamiliar very bright center near to Encke. 
     Cameron suspects that this was Encke B crater
     on the basis that it is a prominent small crater
     near to Encke. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=410
     and weight=2. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-25 UT 01:13-02:42 Ill=94% Daniell observed by Crick on 1979-7-6

     Daniell 1979 Jul 06 UT 21:15-22:30 Crick (Belgium, 6" 
     reflector, Seeing=II and transparency=good.) noticed 
     obscuration on a bright spot on the south east wall. This spot 
     was quite prominent through a red Wratten 25 filter. The floor 
     was very dark. Other craters were checked and were normal. A 
     sketch was supplied and the position was the same as in other 
     earlier reports. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=60 and 
     weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2023-Nov-25 UT 01:29-03:10 Ill=94% Plato observed by Cook_MC on 1987-2-10

     Plato 1987 Feb 10 UT 21:05-22:10. M. Cook (Frimley, UK), "NE 
     ray distinct & also floor E of it, not distinct as on Dec 13 & 
     Jan 11, while March 10, 11 & 12 seen by Price, North, Peters, 
     Foley & M Cook, where rim was clear and sharp." - quote from 
     the 2006 Cameron Catalog extension - TLP ID=297 and weight=5. 
     Cameron gives the observers confirming this TLP as: M. Cook, 
     G. North and Davies. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-25 UT 01:43-03:10 Ill=94% Herodotus observed by Bartlett on 1949-11-3

     In 1949 Nov 03 UT 01:06 J.Bartlett (3.5" refractor, x100) noted that 
     the floor of Herodotus was very dark, the east wall was very bright, 
     and the floor contained a central bright peak. The BAA/ALPO weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 02:09-03:49 Ill=94% Kepler observed by Lugo on 1954-11-7

     Kepler 1954 Nov 07 UT 23:20 Observed by F.A. Lugo (Caracus, 
     Venezuela, 3.5" scope x125) Bright red star=like point just 
     outside E.wall - visible for an hour. NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #580. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 02:21-03:31 Ill=94% Aristillus observed by Berger on 1972-12-17

     Aristillus 1972 Dec 17 UTC 21:50-22:20 observed by Berger (51.5N, 9E, 
     60mm refractor, T=2, S=3) "Diffuse bright cloud in the NE corner of the 
     crater" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), p53-
     61.


2023-Nov-25 UT 02:58-04:15 Ill=94% Herodotus observed by Beaumont_S on 1993-9-28

     On 1993 Sep 28 at UT 04:30-06:10 S.Beaumont (Cambridge, UK)observed 
     that the north east edge of Herodotus appeared as a "highland area 
     spilling over into" the Cobra's Head border or "overlook". The shadow 
     on the elevation was contiguous with a similar shadow over the Cobra's 
     Head "like a darkening of the terrain. Shadow appears softer diffused 
     without sharp bounds of most Lunar shadows. sketch. S. edge of crater 
     started to appear at 0615". The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=468 and the 
     weight=2. The ALPO/BAA weight=1 as the date or UT are wrong.


2023-Nov-25 UT 04:19-05:53 Ill=94% Plato observed by Fauth on 1906-3-7

     Plato 1906 Mar 07 UT 22:00? Observed by Fauth (Germany? 6" refractor) 
     "Color (brightness?) greatly enhanced as on the previous nite" NASA 
     catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #324.


2023-Nov-25 UT 05:46-07:44 Ill=94% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1984-1-15

     Foley (Kent, UK) saw the west wall dull and stongly coloured. Moore 
     (Sussex, UK) saw the wall as normal. However Cameron points out that 
     Foley (Kent, UK) is a lot more Blue/UV sensitive than Moore. Mosely 
     (Covington, UK) at 22:10 UT noticed a brightening on the East wall and 
     at 01:10-01:25 UT suspected that the interior had a weak yellow-green 
     cast to it. Cook (Frimley, UK) states that orange colour was within the
     interior crater, but green beyond the east rim at the 9 O'Clock and
     the south east corner to floor blue/mauvre beyond the northern rim 
     NW/WSW. Foley sstates that orange and blue/mauvre might be spurious 
     colour, but green one cannot get this way. Cameon suggests chromatic 
     aberatons as a possibility but thinks that the observers concerned were 
     experienced enough to recognize this if it were the cause. Cameron 2006 
     catalog extension ID=239 and weight=0. Moore used a 15?" refletor and 
     Foley used a 12" refletor. Mosely experienced II seeing and good 
     transparency. Cook had III seeing and also good transparency. P. 
     Grego made an observation this night too. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-25 UT 06:08-07:29 Ill=94% Plato observed by Birt_WR on 1870-5-12

     Plato 1870 May 12 UTC 22:00 Observed by Birt (England) 
     "Extraordinary display of lights. Says not effect of sunlight" 
     However an article by Nigel Logshaw in the Feb 2014 LSC suggests 
     that it was probably just normal fine scale spots and streaks on 
     the floor of the crater. NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=
     1. NASA catalog ID #167.


2023-Nov-25 UT 06:14-06:47 Ill=94% Tycho observed by Moore_P on 1980-7-24

     On 1980 Jul 24 at UT22:10-22:55 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, 
     x360 and x400) found an area just south east of the central peak (and 
     upto the wall) to be quite dark in blue light, but normal brightness in 
     red light or in white light. All other features were normal colour-
     wise. At 22:55UT Tycho was normal again. Cameron 2006 catalog ID=103 
     and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-25 UT 06:21-07:30 Ill=94% Plato observed by Cook_AC on 1986-12-13

     Plato 1986 Dec 13 UT 20:30 Observed by A. Cook (Frimley, UK, 
     seeing III) North East quadrant of Plato the crater was blurred 
     and ill-defined. Also no craterlets visible anywhere on the 
     floor of Plato until the central craterlet was just glimpsed 
     later at 23:00-23:45, though seeing now III-IV (cirrus at times 
     in the sky). At this later time the NE rim was less blurred than 
     before. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-25 UT 06:44-08:41 Ill=95% Plato observed by Foley_PW on 1981-6-14

     Plato 1981 Jun 14 UT 21:58 Observed by Foley (Kent, England, 
     11.75" Newtonian, Seeing III, Transparency Good) "Obscuration 
     Seen" BAA Lunar Section Observation. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-25 UT 08:05-09:52 Ill=95% Herodotus observed by Zeller_P on 2016-7-17

     On 2016 Jul 17 UT 03:49 P.Zeller (ALPO, Indianapolis, IN, USA) 
     imaged a pseudo-peak with shadow on the floor of Herodotus, 
     however the image scale and quality of this colour image were 
     not great and the observer suspects that it might be an 
     imaging artefact. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-25 UT 09:14-10:51 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1978-5-19

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 10:11-11:04 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

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


2023-Nov-25 UT 10:11-11:04 Ill=95% Gassendi observed by Sartory on 1967-3-23

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 01:20-02:31 Ill=98% Manilius observed by Haas_W on 1939-6-30

     Manilius 1939 Jun 30 UT 06:05 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12"? 
     reflector) "Dark area in S. part was I=2.0 but was I=3.7 on 7/30/39. 
     Obs. conditions were very similar." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #449.


2023-Nov-26 UT 01:37-03:32 Ill=98% Plato observed by Schmidt_J on 1873-4-10

     Plato 1873 Apr 10 UTC 21:00? Observed by Schmidt (Athens, Greece, 6" 
     refractor) "Under high sun, 2 faint clouds in E. part of crater."


2023-Nov-26 UT 03:01-04:29 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Foley_PW on 1975-9-18

     Aristarchus 1975 Sep 18 UT 21:00? Observed by Foley (Kent, 
     England, 12" reflector) "Deep blue-viol. spot in NW (IAU?) 
     interior corner." NASA catalog weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1414. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 04:32-05:10 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Cutts on 1969-11-22

     Aristarchus 1969 Nov 22 UT 18:20-21:13 Observed by D. Cutts 
     (Chester, Eng., 8.5" reflector, x200), Moore (Sussex, Eng., 12" 
     reflector x425), Miles (Coventry, Eng. 5" refractor), Delaye and 
     Jourdran (Marseilles, Fr., 8" reflector) "Pulsating patch on W. 
     wall between 2 radial bands. Faded by 2000h. Returned to normal. 
     (Cutts). Miles saw strong pink in whole interior at 2112h. 
     Strong blink. No blink there at 2210-2212h. Gass., Grim., & 
     Plato were neg. Delaye & Joudan photog. it as very bright. Moore 
     got neg. results at 2135. (confirm. of activity?, Apollo 12 
     watch)." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1226. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 05:10-08:36 Ill=98% Gassendi observed by Moore_P on 1976-10-6 *

     Gassendi 1976 Oct 04 UT 21:30 P. Moore (Selsey, UK, x400, 
     seeing poor) observed redness in the c.p. area. The ALPO/BAA 
     weight=1.


2023-Nov-26 UT 06:09-07:39 Ill=98% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1870-5-13

     Plato 1870 May 13 UT 22:00? Observed by Pratt (---), Elger (Liverpool, 
     England), (Gledhill (Brighton, England) "Extraordinary display of 
     lights. 27 seen by Pratt, 28 by Elger, only 4 by Gledhill. (independ. 
     confirm. ?" NASA catalog weight=5 (very good) NASA catalog ID #168.
     A bit more of a detailed report is as follows: "Upon the 13th of May, 
     1870, there was an "extraordinary display," according to Birt: 27 
     lights were seen by Pratt, and 28 by Elger, but only 4 by Gledhill, in 
     Brighton. Atmospheric conditions may have made this difference, or the 
     lights may have run up and down a scale from 4 to 28. As to 
     independence of sunlight, Pratt says (Rept. B.A., 1871-88), at to this 
     display, that only the fixed, charted points so shone, and that other 
     parts of the crater were not illuminated, as they would have been to an 
     incidence common throughout.(30) In Pratt's opinion, and, I think, in 
     the opinion of the other observers, these lights were volcanic." 
     ALPO/BAA weight=4.


2023-Nov-26 UT 06:23-08:20 Ill=98% Plato observed by Amery_GW on 1981-6-15

     Plato 1981 Jun 15 UTC 21:30 Observed by Amery (Reading, England, 25cm 
     reflector, seeing Antoniadi IV-V) At the 4 O'Clock position on the 
     North West corner?, there was a dark smudge which reached from the 
     floor across and over the wall and onto the terrain outside the crater. 
     Foley, alerted by Amery, saw a dark show-like patch in the crater's 
     north west corner, again lying across the rim. 2006 Cameron catalog 
     extension ID=148 and weight=4. Foley used a 12" reflector and seeing 
     was III-V. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 07:34-09:05 Ill=99% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-27

     On 1964 Jan 27 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=797 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-26 UT 07:53-08:38 Ill=99% Schiaparelli observed by Brierley_P on 2009-1-9

     On 2009 Jan 09 at UT 20:00 P. Brierley (UK) took a CCD image of the 
     Aristarchus area - P.Grego upon examining this comments that he thinks 
     that Schiaparelli crater looked "muted in brightness -- it is normally 
     quite bright to look at". Though Grego comments that it might have 
     something to do with the image processing aplied to the image. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-26 UT 08:10-10:02 Ill=99% Manilius observed by Jean on 1968-11-4

     Manilius 1968 Nov 04 UT 00:15-00:30 Observed by Jean et al. (Montreal, 
     Canada, 4" refractor, 6" reflector) "Extremeley bright flash on Men. & 
     Man. each." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1101.


2023-Nov-26 UT 08:10-10:02 Ill=99% Menelaus observed by Jean on 1968-11-4

     Menelaus 1968 Nov 04 UT 00:15-00:30 Observed by Jean et al. (Montreal, 
     Canada, 4" refractor, 6" reflector) "Extremeley bright flash on Men. & 
     Man. each." NASA catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1101.


2023-Nov-26 UT 09:04-12:01 Ill=99% Alphonsus observed by Smith_S on 1966-5-3 *

     Alphonsus 1966 May 03 UTC 21:30 Observed by Smith (England, 10" 
     reflector) and Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" 
     reflector, Moonblink) "Reddish patches. Not confirmed by Corralitos MB 
     (but in their report they give the feature as Gassendi)." NASA catalog 
     weight=2. NASA catalog ID #936. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-26 UT 09:55-11:26 Ill=99% Plato observed by Pratt_H on 1874-1-1

     Plato 1874 Jan 01 UT 20:00? Observed by Pratt (England?) 
     "Unusual appearance" NASA catalog weight=1. NASA catalog ID #
     183. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-26 UT 11:04-12:14 Ill=99% Daniell observed by Madej_P on 1982-3-8

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 12:03-12:14 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

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


2023-Nov-26 UT 12:03-12:14 Ill=99% Mons_Pico observed by Mobberley_M on 1987-3-13

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 00:34-01:41 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Weresuik on 1965-5-15 *

     Aristarchus 1965 May 15 UTC 01:40-02:15 Observed by Weresuik, McClench, 
     Johnson (Pt. Tobacco, MD, USA, 16" reflector x240, S=F, T=G) and Delano 
     (Massachusetts, USA, 12" reflector). "Crater had color(red?) detected 
     by Trident MB & photos were obtained. There were pulsations. Delano saw 
     E. wall of crater unusually bright (confirm. if at same time)." NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very good). NASA catalog ID #876.


2023-Nov-27 UT 01:59-03:09 Ill=100% Eratosthenes observed by Bartlett on 1976-9-8

     Eratosthenes 1976 Sep 08 UTC 04:29 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4.5" reflector 45-225x, S=5-4, T=5) "Psuedo-shadow X3 was present 
     but X disappeared from wall(same intensity?) which was rated 4 deg. 
     Disappearance of X so unexpected that he examined inner S wall very 
     carefully & was certain it was free from psuedo-shad. Had vanished 
     within 24h. Other pseudo-shadows showed no change. X reappeared next 
     nite. (X must have been 4deg; &this is much higher than any other 
     meas.). Variability of wall shadows may habe been what Pickering saw, 
     suggests Bartlett." Cameron 1978 TLP catalog weight=4 and catalog ID
     1452. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-27 UT 02:25-03:37 Ill=100% Plato observed by Bryukhanov_I on 1992-10-10

     On 1992 Oct 10 at 18:57-19:04 UT I.S.Brukhanov (of Minsk, Belarus, 
     using a 6" refractor x40 and x98) saw a star like point inside Plato 
     crater of similar brightness to the central peak of Alphonsus. The 
     event lasted 90 seconds before weakening and vanishing completely at 
     19:04UT. Cameron 2006 catalog extension ID=455 and weight=3. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 04:41-05:28 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Firsoff on 1955-9-30

     Aristarchus area 1955 Sep 30 UTC 20:45 Observed by Firsoff (Somerset, 
     England, 6.5" reflector, x200) "Area showed a westward yellow smear, 
     looked darkish in red, indicating presence of green." NASA catalog 
     weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #614. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 07:24-07:29 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Schnuchel on 1972-10-21

     Aristarchus 1972 Oct 21 UT 2:10-22:45 observed by Schnuchal 
     (52.5N, 13.25E, 600mm f/11.7 reflector, T=1, S=3) "Bright spot 
     with maximum intensity at 22:10 UT diminution in brightness 
     well observable" - Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & 
     Planets, 30 (1984),p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-27 UT 07:26-07:32 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-3

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 03 UT 03:20-03:50 Observed by 
     Taboada (Mexico) "Brightness between craters dimmed at 0345. 
     Change in colouration in N. part of Aris. -- gray & slightly 
     pinkish. Became more remarkable at 0350 in almost all the 
     extension of the cleft, (Sch. Vall. ?)." NASA catalog weight=3. 
     NASA catalog ID #1114. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 07:33-09:05 Ill=100% Unknown observed by Scarfe on 1964-1-28

     On 1964 Jan 28 at 21:00? Scarfe (UK) obtained spactra showing 
     luminescence? The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=798 and weight=5. The 
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 08:47-10:11 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Olivarez_J on 1968-3-14

     Aristarchus 1968 Mar 14 UT 01:32-02:06 Observed by Olivarez, Maley, 
     Etheridge (Edinburgh, TX, USA, 17" reflector, x125 + Moon Blink) and 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon Blink)
     "S=5 (F-G) for the TX observations. "Trident Moon Blink on S. wall 
     creet & c.p. & white spots in crater. No color seen vis. Blink not seen 
     earlier or later. Other craters blinked some but not as strongly.
     Only Aris. areas blinked when Moon blink was moved around. Observers 
     consider blinks real. Alt. of moon was 50 deg. Drawings. Corralitos
     say they did not confirm, but they rep't Copernicus, not Aris." NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #1062.


2023-Nov-27 UT 09:30-10:17 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Pasternak on 1973-9-11

     Aristarchus 1973 Sep 11 UTC 20:48-21:06 observed by Pasternak 
     (53deg 20'N, 7deg 30'E, 75mm reflector T=1, S=3) "reddish 
     colours at the S of Aristarchus from 20.48-21.00 U.T., area 
     spread to the region E of the crater at 20.57 U.T., 
     disappeared there at 21.04U.T., no colours after 21.06 U.T." - 
     Hilbrecht and Kuveler, Earth, Moon & Planets, 30 (1984), 
     p53-61. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-27 UT 09:38-09:48 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Amery_GW on 1985-2-4

     G.Amery (Reading, UK, seeing=II) saw a brilliant white rim, 
     bands and central peak. There was also a clearly seen white 
     glare like feature over the ESE wall that had a direction 
     opposite to the crater interior bands. Cameron states that 
     Foley says that this is usual. High CED brightness readings 
     obtained. M.Cook of Frimley, UK, took CED measurements at 
     23:35UT and recorded a brightness of > 4.9. Reported a 
     reversal of spurious colour - Cameron suspects that this was a 
     local effect. No spurious colour noticed by anyone else. 
     However the brightness of the crater was confirmed by other 
     observers. Mosely suspected a brightness change on the inner 
     east wall at a relative position of 8 O'Clock. Cameron 2006 
     extension catalog ID=259 and weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 09:47-11:05 Ill=100% Plato observed by Kelsey on 1967-2-24

     Plato 1967 Feb 24 UT 04:21 Observed by Kelsey (Riverside, CA, 
     USA, 8" reflector?) Using an Eng. moon blink device, discovered 
     red brightest on NNE wall summit - duration 10min. NASA catalog 
     weight=3. NASA catalog ID #1017. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 10:08-11:54 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Grainger on 1961-6-27

     Aristarchus 1961 Jun 27/28 23:00?-01:00? Observed by Granger & 
     Ring (Italy). "Enhancement of Spectrum in UV at CaII similar to 
     May obs." NASA catalog weight=5. NASA catalog ID #741. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 10:08-11:54 Ill=100% Bessel observed by Grainger on 1961-6-27

     Enhancement of spectrum in UV and CaI recorded on photoelectric 
     spectrometer scans by Grainger and Ring in Italy. Effect seen on 
     Aristarchus and a ray near Bessel (approx 17E, 22N). Cameron 
     1978 catalog ID=740 and weight=5. ALPO weight=3.


2023-Nov-27 UT 10:38-14:34 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-6-12 *

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 11:03-12:38 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1964-5-26

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 11:06-13:03 Ill=100% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-8-3

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 12:17-13:22 Ill=100% Aristarchus observed by Darling_D on 1990-12-2

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


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

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:14-13:22 Ill=100% Mare_Crisium observed by Brook_C on 2000-6-16

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:17-13:22 Ill=100% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-10

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:22-14:50 Ill=100% Censorinus observed by Hopmann on 1964-4-26 *

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


2023-Nov-27 UT 13:52-14:50 Ill=100% Archimedes observed by Haas_W on 1940-8-18 *

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 03:16-04:16 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Darling_D on 2002-3-29

     Proclus 2002 Mar 29 UT 05:27-05:36 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, WI, 
     USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, +Rotating polaroid visual densitometer) 
     "Observations made following telephone alert call about Brook's report. 
     Aristarchus, Proclus and Censorinus monitored for brightness variations 
     from 04:41-05:37UT. Apart form a change in transparency due to cirrus 
     cloud at 05:11-05:18, there were significant dimmings of the 
     brightnesses of Proclus at 05:27. Aristarchus remained constant - this 
     suggested that Clive Brook's earlier report was not a TLP in 
     Aristarchus, but possibly in Proclus which he was using as a 
     comparison" ALPO Lunar Section Report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-28 UT 03:47-04:49 Ill=99% Censorinus observed by Darling_D on 2002-3-29

     Censorinus 2002 Mar 29 UT 05:27-05:36 Observed by Darling (Sun Praire, 
     WI, USA, 12.5" f/5 Newtonian, +Rotating polaroid visual densitometer) 
     "Observations made following telephone alert call about Brook's report. 
     Aristarchus, Proclus and Censorinus monitored for brightness variations 
     from 04:41-05:37UT. Apart form a change in transparency due to cirrus 
     cloud at 05:11-05:18, there were significant dimmings of the brightness 
     of Censorinus at 05:36UT. Aristarchus remained constant" ALPO Lunar 
     Section Report. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-28 UT 03:58-05:54 Ill=99% Manilius observed by Firsoff on 1955-8-3

     Manillus 1955 Aug 03 UTC 21:00 Observed by Firsoff (Sommerset, England, 
     6.5" reflector, x200) "Maniluus very bright in all colors, especially 
     blue, extraordinarily so" NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID 
     #602.


2023-Nov-28 UT 03:58-05:54 Ill=99% Timocharis observed by Firsoff on 1955-8-3

     Timocharis 1955 Aug 03 UTC 21:00 Observed by Firsoff (Sommerset, 
     England, 6.5" reflector, x200) "Crater was bright in blue, seemed large 
     & diffused." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #602.


2023-Nov-28 UT 05:17-07:02 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Porter on 1978-8-19

     On 1978 Aug 19 at UT02:45-04:00 Porter (Naragansetts, RI, USA, using a 
     6" reflector, Seing = 6/10) noticed blue on the north east corner of 
     Aristarchus and an orange glow on the south east wall. They detected no 
     movement or change in brightness. The observer used both eyes, to make 
     sure it was not an eye defect, and three filters: red Wratten 25, blue 
     Wratten 82 and Violet Wratten 47. Porter found that the colours faded 
     for a duration of 5 minutes and then returned. Their right eye gave a 
     good view and using their left eye they suspected that it was 0.5 steps 
     brighter than the remainder of the crater. The suspected colour 
     remained visible, even under moments of good seeing conditions. The 
     colour eventually faded over time and was eventually gone. Porter 
     reportd seein gcolour here on the following night. Apparently other 
     bright spots showed no colour. Fitton suggests that the filters used 
     confirm that the south east wass was definitely red in colour. The 
     Cameron 2006 catalog ID=37 and the weight=0. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 06:13-08:10 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Coates_J on 1973-11-10

     Aristarchus 1973 Nov 10 UTC 20:00? Observed by Coates (England, 8" 
     reflector x200, Moon at gigh altitude above horizon). "Attracted to 
     crater because of an orange hue extending towards Herod. Has seen this 
     at other times. Thinks not a LTP, but actual color on ground."NASA 
     catalog weight=2 (low). NASA catalog ID #1381.


2023-Nov-28 UT 06:46-07:45 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Brook_C on 1998-5-11

     On 1988 May 11 (UT 20:30-20:55) C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 60mm 
     refractor, x28) found Aristarchus to be brighter than he would 
     have expected. Compared to Proclus and Tycho. He observed from 
     20:55-22:38 and found it to be normal in brightness over this 
     time. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 06:49-07:28 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-4

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 04 UT 03:00-03:45 Observed by  
     Taboada (Mexico) & Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 
     24" reflector + Moon Blink) "Brightness increased slightly 
     around Herod. & cleft (S.V?) became darker than previous day. 
     The dark gray & pink formed yellowish at 0345h in whole region 
     of Aris. Bluing around crater in Corralitos MB (photos?) 
     (confirm. of activity at Aris.?)" NASA catalog weight=5. NASA 
     catalog ID #1115. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-28 UT 06:49-07:28 Ill=99% Herodotus observed by Taboada on 1969-1-4

     Aristarchus-Herodotus 1969 Jan 04 UT 03:00-03:45 Observed by  
     Taboada (Mexico) & Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, 
     USA, 24" reflector + Moon Blink) "Brightness increased 
     slightly around Herod. & cleft (S.V?) became darker than 
     previous day. The dark gray & pink formed yellowish at 0345h 
     in whole region of Aris. Bluing around crater in Corralitos 
     MB (photos?) (confirm. of activity at Aris.?)" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #1115. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 07:14-09:08 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-11-11

     Observed by Bartlett (Batimore, MD, USA, S=4, T=5) "E.wall? blue 
     glare. He was uncertain @it. Couln't focus it. Herodotus 
     unaffected." NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID 581. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-28 UT 07:49-09:46 Ill=99% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-5

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-28 UT 09:20-12:32 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1977-7-1 *

     P Moore, Selsey, Sussex, UK, used a 5" x250 scope and between
     23:50UT on Jul 1st 1977 and 00:10UT on Jul 2nd 1977 observed
     Aristarchus. The south wall of the crater was reddish, extending 
     down to the outer south east wall (IAU). However seeing was no 
     better than III-IV and he was 99% sure that the colour was 
     spurious. His report was submitted only in case any other 
     observers reported something similar. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 09:45-11:26 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Mellor on 1978-5-22

     Aristarchus was not normal, but all the following features were: Mare 
     Crisium, Proclus, Sinus Iridium, Grimaldi, and Tycho. Observed by 
     Mellor and Fitton, UK. Observer notes that Aristarchus is brighter than 
     Tycho when normal. Estimated variation was 25%. However the Moon was 
     low and the Moon was yellow. Despite this the observer decided that the 
     effect was real. Cameron 2006 extension catalog ID=32 and weight=2. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 10:46-12:42 Ill=99% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1958-8-30

     Proclus 1958 Aug 30 UT 06:30-06:45 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 4" reflector, x240, S=6, T=5) "Proc. Q. a bright spot on NE rim 
     apparently a crater presented a very abnormal aspect. Extraordinarily 
     large & at least 9 deg bright -- like EWBS on Aris. This spot is 
     subject to large unexplained variations. At 97 deg col. in July, Q was 
     also 9 deg bright but very small. At col.96 deg, 5 in May '58, 
     col.99deg in Feb.'50, & 96 deg in Nov. '55 it was not seen at all. 
     Assoc. with tonite was a distinct blue glare on NE rim, extending for 
     short dist. & @ 2x as far as S." NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA 
     catalog ID #894.


2023-Nov-28 UT 11:09-12:37 Ill=99% Plato observed by Moore_P on 1967-11-17

     Plato 1967 Nov 17 UTC 18:36-18:50 Observed by Moore, Moseley 
     (Armagh, Northern Ireland, 10" refractor x260) "Faint blink 
     under SW wall. Nothing seen vis. Gone by 1839h. Reappeared at 
     1841, then gone by 1850h. Checks till 0200h were neg. Obs. 
     dubious of reality of phen." NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog 
     ID #1054. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-28 UT 11:23-13:20 Ill=99% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-1-23

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 23 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographed 
     due to clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2023-Nov-28 UT 12:59-14:27 Ill=99% Humboldt observed by Goodacre_W on 1897-12-9

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:17-14:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Milligan on 1955-10-31

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:21-14:27 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-2

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:27-14:27 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1985-12-27

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 13:35-15:01 Ill=98% Torricelli_B observed by Foley_PW on 1983-1-29 *

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 14:04-15:01 Ill=98% Linne observed by Sykes on 1983-1-29 *

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 14:25-15:01 Ill=98% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1976-8-11 *

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 15:01-00:00 Ill=98% Arago_B observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29 *

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


2023-Nov-28 UT 15:01-00:00 Ill=98% Moltke observed by Mobberley_M on 1983-1-29 *

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


2023-Nov-29 UT 03:36-04:24 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Louderback_D on 1992-7-16

     On 1992 Jul 16 at UT 03:32-09:31 D. Louderback (South Bend, WA, USA, 
     3" refractor, x134) detected yellow on the southern rim of Aristarchus, 
     and the colour looked "darker" through a yellow filter and the region 
     was "duller" than normal. The region was 1 intesnsity step brighter on 
     the 2nd measurement, "on all points in it". The comet tail-like ray had 
     3 sections and was "mottled" in appearance. Finally the Cobra Head 
     region had possible variations in brightness. The cameron 2006 catalog 
     ID=451 and the weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.  


2023-Nov-29 UT 04:08-05:40 Ill=96% Copernicus observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24

     Copernicus 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Copernicus indistinct in 
     red and blue filters" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID 
     #1409.


2023-Nov-29 UT 04:08-05:40 Ill=96% Fracastorius observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24

     Fracastorius 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, 
     England, 10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Fracastorius had a blink 
     (red or blue?)" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1409.


2023-Nov-29 UT 04:08-05:40 Ill=96% Tycho observed by Robinson_JH on 1975-7-24

     Tycho 1975 Jul 24 UT 22:52 Observed by Robinson (Teignmouth, England, 
     10" ? reflector or 4" refractor?) "Tycho indistinct in red and blue 
     filters" NASA catalog weight=3 (average). NASA catalog ID #1409.


2023-Nov-29 UT 05:03-06:59 Ill=96% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1954-11-12

     Aristarchus 1954 Nov 12 UTC 02:20-03:05 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, S=5-6, T=3-4) "Blue-violet glare on EWBS & 
     whole length of E. wall. Suspected viol. tint on VA; uncertain @ 
     m" NASA catalog weight=4. This had faded later by 05:07. NASA 
     catalog ID #582. ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-29 UT 05:26-07:03 Ill=96% Promontorium_Agarum observed by Moore_P on 1996-7-31

     On 1996 Jul 31 at 22:40UT P. Moore (Selsey, UK, 15" reflector, x300) 
     noticed a lack of detail in the Cape Agarum area - he would normally 
     have expected to have seen some craterlets. However he would not rate 
     this observation much because the seeing was only III and he does not 
     think that it was an obscuration. However just in case he wanted to 
     record this report in the archives. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 07:02-07:57 Ill=96% Alhazen_Alpha observed by Daw on 1972-10-23

     Alphazen Alpha 1972 Oct 23 UT 22:10?-22:13? (Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 
     21cm Newtonian, x217, seeing very good). Flickering colours seen 
     on the north field of Alhazen Alpha mountain. Above UTs 
     estimated by the observer, but the duration of the effect was 3 
     minutes. Colouration centred on the hills that run north to 
     south between Mare Anguis and Mare Crisium. The colour 
     alternated from east to west about 2 or 3 times per second. The 
     colour was not apparent to the north or south, or indeed on any 
     other features. Telescope field of view moved, but effect stayed 
     in the same place on the Moon. Moon't terminator scanned for 15 
     minutes afterwards, but the effect did not recur. The colour 
     seen was mostly red, with a band of orange, and a strip of 
     yellow nearest the hills, the proportions being 6:2:1. The bands 
     seemed to arc up steep above the Moon's surface and flatten out 
     over the mare surface either side of the hill features. No 
     filters were used in the observation. Observer suspects some 
     kind of diffraction spectrum to explain the larger dispersion in 
     the red end of the spectrum. ALPO/BAA weight=3. 


2023-Nov-29 UT 07:17-09:14 Ill=96% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Gruithuisen_F on 1824-11-8

     Schroter's Valley: Cobra Head 1824 Nov 08 UTC 00:00? Observed by 
     Gruithuisen (Munich, Germany) "Mingling of all colors in small spots. 
     Described a violet glimmer near Cobra Head & plateau that spreads; 
     starts just after sunrise. Cameron 1978 catalog weight=4 and catalog 
     ID=103. The ALPO/BAA catalog weight=3.


2023-Nov-29 UT 07:55-09:49 Ill=96% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-6

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3.


2023-Nov-29 UT 07:56-09:31 Ill=96% Plato observed by Gledhill on 1870-3-18

     Plato 1870 Mar 19 UT 00:00? Observed by Gledhill? (halifax, 
     England, 9" refractor) "Same group (of craters) as in Feb. 
     illuminated. (if phase same as Apr. 1970 then date is Mar 19" 
     NASA catalog weight=2. NASA catalog ID #165. 
     ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 08:06-11:42 Ill=96% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1958-7-3 *

     Proclus 1958 Jul 03 UT 06:18-07:15 Obsrved by Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, 
     USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=5, T=3) "Proc. C a remarkable phenom. of 
     which he is certain. At beginning of obs. C was 5 deg bright & 
     conspicuous -- its normal appearance at or nr. SS. At 0620 it suddenly 
     became dull so as to almost vanish. By 0640 C was very dull-- 3.5 deg. 
     An indep. check was made at 0715 with same instru. & it was still at 
     3.5 deg. Note C does not mean Proclus C but a notation system developed 
     by Bartlett for features in and around Proclus". Cameron's 1978
     NASA catalog weight=4 (high). Cameron's 1978 NASA catalog ID #688.
     ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-29 UT 08:18-09:31 Ill=96% Mons_Vinogradov observed by Bakowski_T on 2006-1-16

     On 2006 Jan 16 at 05:44UT T. Bakowski (Orchard Park, NY, USA) observed 
     a round dark object in 1 of 21 frames from a camera. The exposure was 
     1/250th sec. Seeing conditions were bad. The dark spot is east of Mons 
     Vinogradov, at or near crater J. ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 08:50-09:37 Ill=95% Schickard observed by Moore_P on 1939-8-2

     Schickard 1939 Aug 02 UT 00:01 Observed by Moore (England, 
     12?" reflector) "Floor milky, walls almost vis. 2 bright pts. 
     in area. not extending to extreme w.part of floor" NASA 
     catalog ID #456. NASA catalog weight=4. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-29 UT 09:15-11:11 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-12-3

     On 1990 Dec 03 at UT23:00-01:30 M.C. Cook (Frimley, Surrey, UK) noticed 
     that the central peak of Aristarchus was quite bright and extended to a 
     circular region in the east in the crater "sprout" area - Cameron 
     suggests that this is Bartletts self defined EWBS area?. Beyond the rim 
     to the east was very bright. However no colour effect was seen in 
     filters. A sketch was supplied. Cameron notes the coincidence of 
     perigee and full Moon. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID is 416 and the 
     weight=3. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 09:59-11:14 Ill=95% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-3

     Proclus 1955 Oct 03 UTC 02:10-02:40 Observed by Bartlett (Baltimore, 
     MD, USA, 5" reflector x180, S=1-0?, T=4) "Proc. D (his ID) normally a 
     bright white spot on E. floor disappared as a dark spot, I=2.5 & barely 
     disting. from 3deg gray. In July lunation it was seen as normal bright 
     spot at col. 347.57, 359.36, 36.74 & 61.83 but vanished after 61.83. 
     C.p. abnormally dark & close to floor intensity. At 1st failed to find 
     it I=2.5 whereas it is normally 5.0." The cameron 1978 catalog ID=616 
     and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-29 UT 10:01-10:46 Ill=95% Cleomedes_A observed by Brook_C on 1993-9-2

     On 1993 Sep 02 UT2250-23:30 C. Brook (Plymouth, UK, 70mm 
     refractor, x100, seeing=III) noted that Cleomedes A was 
     exceptionally bright and compared it with plate 4C in Henry 
     Hatfield's Atlas. He had noticed it was bright earlier in the 
     evening, but his attention was drawn to it at 22:50UT. By 
     23:07UT it was dimmer, with patches of cloud coming up and a 
     slight deterioration in seeing. By 22:30 UT the crater was no 
     longer exceptionally bright. The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=466 and 
     weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 10:18-12:12 Ill=95% Plato observed by Grainger on 1961-6-29

     East of Plato 1961 Jun 29/20 23:00?-01:00 Observed by Granger 
     and Ring (both in Italy) "Enhancement of spectrum in UV & Ca I 
     recorded on photoelectric spectrometer scans" NASA catalog 
     weight=5. NASA catalog ID #742. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-29 UT 11:23-13:19 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Thomas on 1970-1-24

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 24 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographe due to 
     clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2023-Nov-29 UT 12:31-14:13 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Moore_P on 1978-5-24

     On 1978 May 24 at 00:40-01:05UT P. Moore (Sussex, UK, and using a 
     12.5" reflector at x300-400 - seeing IV) saw colour in Aristarchus (red 
     on the south east wall and southern "horn" of the crater. He could not 
     detect colour elsewhere, but felt that the effect might have been 
     spurious colour. With the increasing altitude of the Moon the light 
     effect decreased. Moore detected red the next night as well (May 25th) 
     and on May 27th, but it was not present on May 29th. The Cameron 2006 
     Extension catalog ID=33 and the weight=0. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-29 UT 12:34-13:50 Ill=95% Aristarchus observed by Bartlett on 1955-10-3

     On 1955 Oct 03 at UT 04:45-05:05 Bartlett (Baltimore, MD, USA, 3.5" 
     reflector, x100, S=5, T=3) observed the following in Aristarchus 
     crater: "Whole cdrater hazy, couldn't focus it. Herodotus unaffected". 
     The Cameron 1978 catalog ID=617 and weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-29 UT 12:41-13:59 Ill=95% Curtis observed by Unknown_English_Observer on 1879-11-1

     E. of Picard 1879 Nov 01 UT 00:00? Observed by an unknown observer 
     (England?) "Bright spot. (Fort admits he has several more of these 
     records of LTP, but does not give them because they don't fall nr. 
     Mars'opposition which he tho't was cause of them.) Elevation rising N-
     S, with shading toward terminator." NASA catalog weight=3 (average). 
     NASA catalog ID #214.


2023-Nov-29 UT 14:39-15:02 Ill=95% Peirescius observed by Hill_H on 1985-12-28

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 04:33-06:22 Ill=91% Mare_Crisium observed by Eysenhard on 1774-7-25

     Four bright spots seen in Mare Crisium. There was also peculiar 
     behaviour of the terminator. Source: Midlehurst 1968 catalog TLP ID=16. 
     Ref Web 1962 p62-76. The ALPO/BAA weight=1.


2023-Nov-30 UT 04:33-05:26 Ill=91% Gassendi observed by Haas_W on 1940-7-22

     Gassendi 1940 Jul 22 UT 05:00 Observed by Haas (NM?, USA, 12" 
     reflector?) "Largest bright spot in SE part of floor had I=8.6, 
     but 6+ on other dates. (see #472, 474 & 475). (8.6 is normal?)" 
     NASA catalog weight=4. NASA catalog ID #469. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 04:33-05:52 Ill=91% Proclus observed by Bartlett on 1956-7-25

     Proclus 1956 Jul 25 UTC 06:16-06:33 Observed by Bartlett 
     (Baltimore, MD, USA, 5" reflector, x180, S=3-5, T=4) "C.p. 
     distinctly vis. within floor shadeo, est. 5 deg bright but no 
     trace of it at col. 122.37deg in Oct, '55(Oct. 4?)." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #645. ALPO/BAA 
     weight=2.


2023-Nov-30 UT 05:41-06:10 Ill=91% Aristarchus observed by Cook_MC on 1990-1-14

     On 1990 Jan 14 at UT 01:14-01:55 M.C. Cook (Frimley, UK, seeing=poor) 
     observed that Aristarchus did not appear normal for this illumination. 
     the northern half of Aristarchus was "2x>" than the southern half of 
     the crater. There were two white patches of apron material near to the 
     crater Herodotus that were 50% of the brightness of the southern half 
     of Aristarchus. Furthermore the southern half of Aristarchus had a 
     circle - "dull patch on inner S wall with a bright point shining 
     through it. (Bartlett's EWBS?)". The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=389 and 
     the weight=4. The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-30 UT 08:01-09:52 Ill=90% Picard observed by Ingall on 1865-9-7

     Conspicuous bright spot seen on 6th. Also seen on 7th, absent on 8th.
     Cloud-like effect where light had been (on 8th). Cameron 1978 catalog
     TLP ID No.=139 and weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 08:09-10:00 Ill=90% Daniell observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

     Daniell 1894 Feb 23 UT 00:00? Observed by Krieger (Germany) 
     "Strong, brownish-red coppery hue." NASA catalog weight=4 and 
     catalog ID #281. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 08:09-10:00 Ill=90% Posidonius observed by Krieger on 1894-2-23

     1894 Feb 23 UT 00:00(?) Posidonius N. Wall observed by 
     Krieger (Germany) "Strong, brownish-red coppery hue." NASA 
     catalog weight=4 and catalog ID #281. ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 09:10-10:07 Ill=90% Cleomedes observed by North_G on 1993-9-3

     Cleomedes Alpha 1993 Sep 03 UT2200-22:20 G. North (UK, 18.25" 
     reflector, x86 & x144) observed it to be a strikingly brilliant 
     'splodge' seen in the mostly shadow filled interior of 
     Cleomedes, and around this splodge was a faint halo extending 
     symetrically in an eastwards direction. The splodge was the 
     mountain Cleomedes Alpha. Strangely no shadow from the mountain 
     was seen to be cast onto the halo on the east. Observer alerted 
     other observers by phone, and upon returning to the scope found 
     that the splodge had faded in brightness and continued to fade 
     over the next hour as one would expect from a mountain at 
     sunset. Some heavy spurious colour was present. J. Cook & M. 
     Cook (Frimley, UK) observed at 22:20-22:25 and found the bright 
     splodge, but no halo. M. Cook re-observed later and confirmed 
     normal fading of splodge. Roscoe observed from 00:30UT next day, 
     but by that time Cleomedes Alpha had set and was no longer 
     visible in the shadow filled floor. S. Beaumont had observed 
     earlier at 20:00 but had recorded all as normal in Cleomedes. 
     The Cameron 2006 catalog ID=466 and weight=5. 
     The ALPO/BAA weight=2.


2023-Nov-30 UT 09:33-10:41 Ill=90% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

     Madler 1962 Apr 22 UTC 08:24 Observed by Wildey, Pohn (1st measurement) 
     (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector with photometer) "Photometric 
     measures show change in brightness from Vmag=3.79 to V=4.40. The 
     average brightness for age 17d is V=3.99. Crater faded from .2 mag 
     brighter than av. to .4 mag. fainter (@1.5 times fainter) than av., a 
     range of .6 magnitude, or @ 1.5 times diff. in brightness". NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #757.


2023-Nov-30 UT 11:16-12:47 Ill=90% Swift observed by Wilkins_HP on 1934-12-23

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


2023-Nov-30 UT 11:24-13:20 Ill=90% Unknown observed by Miranova on 1961-7-1

     On 1961 Jul 01 at UT 00:00? an unknown Miranova (Russia or 
     Israel) obtained some spectral photometry of lunar objects. A 
     spectral plate in 425 -> 500nm bands. The Cameron 1978 catalog 
     ID=743 and weight=5. The ALPO/BAA weight=3.


2023-Nov-30 UT 11:24-13:17 Ill=90% Aristarchus observed by Corralitos on 1970-1-25

     Aristarchus 1970 Jan 25 UT 07:00? Observed by Thomas, Rogers, 
     Corralitos Observatory (Organ Pass, NM, USA, 24" reflector, Moon blink) 
     "Bluing around the crater -- vis. in monitor but not photographe due to 
     clouds" NASA catalog weight=4 (high). NASA catalog ID #1233


2023-Nov-30 UT 11:35-13:21 Ill=90% Plato observed by Haas_W on 1938-7-15

     Plato 1938 Jul 15 UTC 06:50 Observed by Haas (12" reflector?) "Floor -- 
     definitely green under same conditions as 5/17/38 (see #437). Kaiser 
     after 90 obs. couldn't find any regularity to appearance of the brown 
     color in Plato. I=3.7 comp. with I=2.0 on 6/15/38 (see #439-- color of 
     ground?)." NASA catalog weight=4 (good). NASA catalog ID #440.


2023-Nov-30 UT 12:57-14:06 Ill=90% Madler observed by Wildey on 1962-4-22

     Madler 1962 Apr 22 UTC 11:48 Observed (2nd mesurement) by Wildey, Pohn 
     (Mt Wilson, CA, USA, 60" reflector with photometer) "Photometric 
     measures show change in brightness from Vmag=3.79 to V=4.40. The 
     average brightness for age 17d is V=3.99. Crater faded from .2 mag 
     brighter than av. to .4 mag. fainter (@1.5 times fainter) than av., a 
     range of .6 magnitude, or @ 1.5 times diff. in brightness". NASA 
     catalog weight=5 (very high). NASA catalog ID #757.


2023-Nov-30 UT 14:15-15:03 Ill=89% Vallis_Schroteri observed by Pickering_WH on 1897-10-13

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