Almost knightship

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Almost knightship
Almost knightship image
Pattern type Miscellaneous
Number of cells 67
Bounding box 13×19
Discovered by Eugene Langvagen
Year of discovery 2004

Almost knightship is a partial spaceship discovered by Eugene Langvagen on March 23, 2004. It would have been an elementary knightship if two cells at the back end were not incorrect after the 6th generation.

It provides evidence that small elementary knightships may exist within a considerably small bounding box.

Image gallery

generation 0 (left) and generation 6 (right) show that the pattern is different by only two cells


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