“Cotton Candy” exoplanet might be planet with rings

Simulation of the transit of exoplanet HIP 41378 f.
Credit: Tania Cunha, Planetário do Porto – Centro Ciência Viva/Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço.

A team from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) found evidence which suggests this type of exoplanet, apparently with very low densities, might be similar to Uranus, with rings more than 2.5 times the size of the planet.

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