Buckaroo

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Buckaroo
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Pattern type Reflector
Oscillator
Number of cells 23
Bounding box 23×9
Angle 90°
Period 30
Heat 16.7
Discovered by David Buckingham
Year of discovery Unknown

Buckaroo is a queen bee shuttle stabilized at one end by an eater 1 in such a way that it can turn a glider. The glider turning reaction uses a banana spark and is colour-preserving. The mechanism was found by David Buckingham in the 1970s. Its name is due to Bill Gosper.

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A buckaroo about to reflect a glider
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