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|Number of cells||28|
|Discovered by||Jan Kok|
|Year of discovery||1971|
Kok's galaxy is a period 8 oscillator found by Jan Kok in 1971. It is notable for its uses as a sparker, and can be seen acting as one in the "converter 1" found in this gun. In September 2003 Jason Summers found a 12-glider synthesis of this oscillator.
Kok's galaxy serves as the logo of Golly.
- Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection.
- 28P8.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs