Rester Peak

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Rester Peak (78°10′S 162°37′E / 78.167°S 162.617°E / -78.167; 162.617Coordinates: 78°10′S 162°37′E / 78.167°S 162.617°E / -78.167; 162.617) is a peak rising to 3,638 metres (11,936 ft) 1.25 nautical miles (2.32 km) northeast of Mount Rücker in the Royal Society Range. It is named after A. Carl Rester, astrophysicist, Institute for Astrophysics and Planetary Exploration, University of Florida. He was responsible for the instrumentation of a huge astrophysical observation balloon that was launched over Antarctica in 1988.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Rester Peak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).