54P17.1

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54P17.1
x = 15, y = 13, rule = B3/S23 5bo$4bobo$4bobo3b2o$b2obob2o3bo$2bobo6bob2o$o2bobob3obo2bo$2obobo4bobo $3bobo2b2o2b2o$3bobo3bobo$4b2obobobo$6bobobo$6bobo$7b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ GPS 5 ZOOM 16 LOOP 17 ]]
Pattern type Oscillator
Oscillator type Billiard table
Number of cells 54
Bounding box 15×13
Period 17
Mod 17
Heat 3.9
Volatility 0.24
Strict volatility 0.24
Discovered by Dean Hickerson
Year of discovery 1997

54P17.1 is an unnamed period-17 oscillator. It was the first period 17 oscillator to be found, and was discovered by Dean Hickerson on April 27, 1997.[1][2] In terms of its 54 cells, it had been the smallest known period 17 oscillator for 17 years until discovery of honey thieves in September 2014.[3] It has one well-known variant, 71P17.1, which is shown below. This oscillator is related to 42P10.1.

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A related unnamed period 17 oscillator, 71P17.1
RLE: here

References

  1. "Life Credits". Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  2. "Game of Life Status page". Retrieved on April 5, 2009.
  3. "Class 2 Objects Catalog". Retrieved on April 5, 2009.

External links

  • 54P17.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs