Loading dock

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Loading dock
Loading dock image
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 22
Bounding box 9×8
Period 3
Mod 3
Heat 2.7
Volatility 0.17
Strict volatility 0.17
Rotor type Six Ls
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1972

Loading dock is a period 3 oscillator that was found by David Buckingham in September 1972. It has the same rotor as six Ls.


A 14-glider synthesis was found by Jeremy Tan on March 29, 2019 based on a soup submitted to Catagolue.[1]


  1. Jeremy Tan. Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

External links

  • 22P3.92 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs