56P6H1V0
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56P6H1V0  
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Pattern type  Spaceship  

Number of cells  56  
Bounding box  26×12  
Direction  Orthogonal  
Period  6  
Mod  6  
Speed  c/6  
Speed (unsimplified)  c/6  
Heat  61.3  
Discovered by  Hartmut Holzwart  
Year of discovery  2009  
 
 
 

56P6H1V0 is a spaceship discovered by Hartmut Holzwart in April 2009^{[1]} that travels at a speed of c/6 orthogonally. With 56 cells it is currently the smallest known orthogonal c/6 spaceship, surpassing dragon with 102 cells.
The final step for a glider synthesis of this spaceship was found by Goldtiger997, Tanner Jacobi, AforAmpere, and Aidan F. Pierce on March 22, 2020.^{[2]} A complete synthesis was posted by Martin Grant on March 25, making 56P6H1V0 the first c/6 orthogonal spaceship, and the first period6 spaceship, to be synthesized.^{[3]} Improvements to the synthesis have since been posted.^{[4]}^{[5]}
See also
References
 ↑ "Smallest Spaceships". LifeInfo. Retrieved on June 7, 2009.
 ↑ Goldtiger997 (March 22, 2020). Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
 ↑ Martin Grant (March 25, 2020). Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
 ↑ Tanner Jacobi (March 30, 2020). Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
 ↑ Goldtiger997 (July 4, 2020). Re: Small Spaceship Syntheses (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
External links
 56P6H1V0 at the Life Lexicon
 New c/6 Spaceships at Game of Life News
 56P6H1V0.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Patterns with 56 cells
 Patterns found by Hartmut Holzwart
 Patterns found in 2009
 Patterns that can be constructed with 101 or more gliders
 Spaceships
 Periodic objects with minimum population 56
 Spaceships with period 6
 Orthogonal spaceships
 Spaceships with speed c/6
 Spaceships with unsimplified speed c/6
 Spaceships with heat 61
 Spaceships with mod 6
 Patterns with bilateral orthogonal symmetry
 Unnamed periodic objects