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Simkin's glider gun
Simkin's glider gun image
Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 36
Bounding box 33×23
Period 120
Barrels Unknown
Discovered by Michael Simkin
Year of discovery 2015

Simkin's glider gun is a glider gun, found by Michael Simkin on April 28, 2015. It consists of a Herschel running in two period-60 conduits. In terms of its 36 cells it is the smallest known gun, sharing the record with the Gosper glider gun. Moreover, in the double-barreled form it is the absolute record holder.