# c/8 orthogonal

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c/8 orthogonal | |

Spaceship | Yes |
---|---|

Puffer | Yes |

Rake | Yes |

Wickstretcher | No |

Gun | No |

**c/8 orthogonal** is an orthogonal speed that is equivalent to one eighth of the speed of light.

## Contents

## Spaceships

Using caterloopillar technology, Michael Simkin constructed a c/8 orthogonal ship on April 9, 2016.^{[1]} No other spaceship types of this speed are currently known.

## Puffers

Caterloopillar technology can be used to yield puffers and rakes.^{[2]}

## See also

## References

- ↑ Michael Simkin. Caterloopillar WIP (all speeds < c/4) (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
- ↑ Michael Simkin. Re: Caterloopillar WIP (all speeds < c/4) (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums