WASP-88 is a star with 0.94 times the mass of the Sun, and 1.8 times its radius. It is located 1708.26 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 3 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
WASP-88 is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
WASP-88 b was discovered by the SuperWASP observatory, in 2014-03, using the transit method. Its semi-major axis is 0.06 astronomical units, as compared to Earth's which is 1 astronomical unit. The mass of WASP-88 b is 133.560 times the mass of Earth. The radius of WASP-88 b is 16.365 that of Earth. At more than 50 Earth masses, WASP-88 b is a gas giant, a planet whose mass is mostly made up of hydrogen and helium, like Jupiter and Saturn in our solar system.