WASP 193b

An artist's impression of a puffy cotton-candy world. (NASA, ESA, CSA, J. Olmsted/STScI)

Meet a planet as light as cotton candy

Meet WASP-193b, an exoplanet discovered 1,232 light-years away, orbiting a Sun-like star named WASP-193. It is 50 percent bigger than Jupiter but is light and fluffy as cotton candy.