Star is a period 3 oscillator that was found by Hartmut Holzwart on February 16, 1993. It is one of the few known oscillators that is a polyomino in one of its phases. In August, 2004 Jason Summers found a 20-glider synthesis of this oscillator.
A related period 3 oscillator. Any or all of the blocks are optional; if present they are lethargic beacons.RLE: here
- ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection.
- ↑ Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection.
- Star at Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Life