Snake pit
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Oscillator type  Muttering moat  
Billiard table  
Number of cells  26  
Bounding box  7×7  
Period  2  
Mod  1  
Heat  4  
Volatility  0.14  
Strict volatility  0.14  
Rotor type  Pole 2  
Discovered by  Mark Niemiec  
Year of discovery  1972  
 
 

Snake pit is a period 2 oscillator made up of four snakes. It has the same rotor as a blinker, with the same external bushing as in fore and back, but with different casing. It was found by Mark Niemiec in 1972.^{[1]}
See also
References
 ↑ Lifeline Volume 6, p. 3
External links
 Snake pit at the Life Lexicon
 26P2.261 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 26 cells
 Patterns with 26 cells
 Patterns found by Mark Niemiec
 Patterns found in 1972
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 26
 Muttering moats
 Billiard tables
 Oscillators with period 2
 Oscillators with mod 1
 Oscillators with heat 4
 Oscillators with volatility 0.14
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.14
 Oscillators with rotor Pole 2
 Patterns with 180degree rotation symmetry
 Nonflipping oscillators that turn 90 degrees
 Seminatural periodic objects