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|Number of cells||117|
|Discovered by||David Bell|
|Year of discovery||1992|
117P9H3V0 is an orthogonal c/3 spaceship discovered by David Bell in May 1992. It is based on a period-3 spaceship with a loosely connected back component which could be removed to form a period-9 spaceship, being the first spaceship of this period to be found. In September 1997 Bell found a smaller period-3 component to support the period-9 trailing edge. In June 2001 Paul Tooke found a much smaller period-9 spaceship, 55P9H3V0.
The front engine of the spaceship is closely related to the dart.
- David Bell's archive of c/3 ships and puffers in Life