Simkin glider gun

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Simkin glider gun
Simkin glider gun image
Pattern type Gun
Period 120
Barrels 1
Number of cells 36
Bounding box 33×23
Discovered by Michael Simkin
Year of discovery 2015
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Simkin glider gun is a glider gun, found by Michael Simkin on April 28, 2015. It consists of a Herschel running in two period-60 conduits. In terms of its 36 cells it is the smallest known gun, sharing the record with the Gosper glider gun. Moreover, in the double-barreled, as well as the pseudo-period, boat-bit form it is the absolute record holder.