Odd keys
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Odd keys  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  16  
Bounding box  12×5  
Frequency class  40.6  
Period  3  
Mod  3  
Heat  14.7  
Volatility  0.73  
Strict volatility  0.73  
Discovered by  Dean Hickerson  
Year of discovery  1989  
 
 
 

Odd keys is a period 3 oscillator found by Dean Hickerson in August 1989. It can be extended horizontally as in the original form of Jason's p33.
Synthesis
In January 2000 Mark Niemiec found a 21glider synthesis of this oscillator.^{[1]} On August 25th 2016, Goldtiger997 found a 10 glider synthesis of odd keys, which was later reduced to 9 gliders by Dave Greene.^{[2]}
See also
References
 ↑ Jason Summers' jslife pattern collection.
 ↑ Goldtiger997 (August 26, 2016). "Re: Soup search results". Retrieved on August 12, 2017.
External links
 Odd keys at the Life Lexicon
 16P3.7 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Patterns with Catagolue frequency class 40.6
 Natural periodic objects
 Oscillators with 16 cells
 Patterns with 16 cells
 Patterns found by Dean Hickerson
 Patterns found in 1989
 Patterns that can be constructed with 9 gliders
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 16
 Oscillators with period 3
 Oscillators with mod 3
 Oscillators with heat 14
 Oscillators with volatility 0.73
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.73
 Sparkers
 Dot sparkers
 Moderate sparkers
 Sparkers with period 3