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Oblique regional view from Apollo 16, with Catena Artamonov near center, Artamonov at left, and Lomonosov, Maxwell, and Richardson at top

Catena Artamonov is a 134 km (83 mi) long chain of craters on the Moon. It is named after the nearby crater Artamonov and is located at 26°00′N 105°54′E / 26.0°N 105.9°E / 26.0; 105.9. The name of the feature was approved by the IAU in 1976.[1]


  1. ^ Catena Artamonov, Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature, International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)