Exoplanet WASP-76 b (IMAGE) University of Montreal Caption The ultra-hot giant exoplanet WASP-76 b, depicted here, is an extremely hot world orbiting very close to its giant star. Credit International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/J. da Silva/Spaceengine/M. Zamani Usage Restrictions Editorial use. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.