5blink
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5blink  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  28  
Bounding box  14×9  
Period  5  
Mod  5  
Heat  19.2  
Volatility  0.76  
Strict volatility  0.76  
Discovered by  Scot Ellison  
Year of discovery  2011  
 
 

5blink is a small period 5 oscillator found by Scot Ellison in July 2011. It contains a blinker that is rephased over and over again.
Its stator includes a tub acting as a rock. This can be replaced with a boat, beehive, loaf, mango, small lake and most other still lifes with a similarly placed cell.
It give out a dot spark which can be useful for, e.g, the p50based p90 glider shuttle.
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Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 28 cells
 Patterns with 28 cells
 Patterns found by Scot Ellison
 Patterns found in 2011
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 28
 Oscillators with period 5
 Oscillators with mod 5
 Oscillators with heat 19
 Oscillators with volatility 0.76
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.76
 Sparkers
 Sparkers with period 5
 Moderate sparkers
 Dot sparkers