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35P52 image
Pattern type Oscillator
Number of cells 35
Bounding box 17×17
Period 52
Mod 13
Heat 10.6
Volatility 0.75
Strict volatility 0.74
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery 1977

35P52 is a period 52 oscillator discovered by David Buckingham on October 1, 1977,[1] making it the first oscillator of that period to be found. It consists of four copies of eater 1 hassling lumps of muck. In terms of its 35 cells it is the smallest known period 52 oscillator.[2]

Image gallery

Generation 6 reveals that the object being hassled is generation 3 of the stairstep hexomino.

See also


  1. Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on June 10, 2009.
  2. "Class 2 Objects Catalog". Retrieved on June 10, 2009.

External links

  • 35P52.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs