Period-50 glider gun

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Period-50 glider gun
Period-50 glider gun image
Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 524
Bounding box 144×46
Period 50
Barrels 1
Discovered by Dean Hickerson
Year of discovery 1996

Period-50 glider gun is an extensible true period-50 glider gun discovered by Dean Hickerson on October 13, 1996. It is based on a period-44 gun by David Buckingham and the p50 traffic jam oscillator. It can be made to have more than 1 barrel. [1]

In 2004, David Bell, produced a variant using only a single oscillator with a glider loop.[1]

Image gallery

Animation of variant by David Bell. RLE: here


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jason Summers (December 30, 2012). "Pattern Collections, jslife/osc". Retrieved on February 22, 2017.