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42P10.3 image
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 42
Bounding box 13×13
Period 10
Mod 10
Heat 3.8
Volatility 0.26
Strict volatility 0.26
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery Unknown

42P10.3 is an unnamed period 10 oscillator. It was the first period 10 oscillator to be found, and was discovered by David Buckingham no later than 1976.[1] It uses a block as an induction coil. This oscillator is related to 54P17.1.


  1. DRH-oscillators.rle -- Dean Hickerson's oscillator collection header

External links

  • 42P10.3 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs