Heavyweight volcano

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Heavyweight volcano
x = 24, y = 15, rule = B3/S23 4bo14bo$2b3o2b2o6b2o2b3o$bo7b6o7bo$bob2o3b2o4b2o3b2obo$2obo16bob2o$bo2b5o6b5o 2bo$bo8bo2bo8bo$2b3ob2obo4bob2ob3o$4bobo2b2o2b2o2bobo$4bo2bobob2obobo2bo$5bob obo4bobobo$4b2obobo4bobob2o$7bo8bo$7bobo4bobo$8b2o4b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ GPS 2 THUMBSIZE 2 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Family Volcano
Number of cells 104
Bounding box 17×24
Period 5
Mod 5
Heat 33.6
Volatility 0.51
Strict volatility 0.51
Discovered by Dean Hickerson
Year of discovery 1995

Heavyweight volcano is a period 5 oscillator that was found by Dean Hickerson in February 1995 that produces a domino spark much like a heavyweight spaceship. Scot Ellison reduced it to 17 columns in 2007 using WinLifeSearch.

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Original form by Dean Hickerson from 1995
Form by David Eppstein from October 2003
Form by Karel Suhajda from February 2004
Period 435 gun shows how this pattern is used in a Herschel track.
x = 22, y = 15, rule = B3/S23 10b2o$8bo4bo$7bo6bo$6bo8bo$3b5ob4ob5o$3b3o10b3o$9b4o$8b6o$6bo3b2o3bo$ 5bo2bo4bo2bo2$4bobo8bobo$2obobo10bobob2o$ob2obobo6bobob2obo$6b2o6b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART GPS 2 LOOP 5 THUMBLAUNCH THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 ZOOM 12 HEIGHT 480 ]]
Another p5 heavyweight volcano (click above to open LifeViewer)

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