Beacon and two tails

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Beacon and two tails
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Pattern type Oscillator
Family Beacon
Number of cells 14
Bounding box 7×7
Period 2
Mod 2
Heat 2
Volatility 0.13
Rotor type Diagonal on-off
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Beacon and two tails (or beacon with cover[1]) is a period 2 oscillator. It consists of a beacon stabilizing a cover.


Beacon and two tails is about the fifty-fifth most common naturally-occurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census.[2]

See also


  1. Mark D. Niemiec. "p2 The 20 fourteen-bit period-2 oscillators". Retrieved on April 28, 2009.
  2. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

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