Snake dance

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Snake dance
Snake dance image
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 32
Bounding box 9×9
Period 3
Mod 3
Heat 5.3
Volatility 0.22
Strict volatility 0.22
Rotor type Snake tub
Discovered by Robert Wainwright
Year of discovery 1972

Snake dance is a period 3 oscillator that was found by Robert Wainwright in May 1972. It has the same rotor as snake pit 2.


A 16-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 forums

External links

  • 32P3.754 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs