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The '''middleweight spaceship''' (commonly abbreviated to '''MWSS''') or (rarely) '''medium fish''' is the third most common [[spaceship]] after the [[glider]] and [[lightweight spaceship]]. It was found by [[:Category:Patterns found by John ConwayJohn Conway]] in [[:Category:Patterns found in 19701970]] and travels at [[c/2 orthogonalc/2]] orthogonally. It can support various non[[Types of spaceships#Standard spaceshipstandard]] components, such as [[pushalong 1]].  The '''middleweight spaceship''' (commonly abbreviated to '''MWSS''') or (rarely) '''medium fish''' is the third most common [[spaceship]] after the [[glider]] and [[lightweight spaceship]]. It was found by [[:Category:Patterns found by John ConwayJohn Conway]] in [[:Category:Patterns found in 19701970]] and travels at [[c/2 orthogonalc/2]] orthogonally. It can support various non[[Types of spaceships#Standard spaceshipstandard]] components, such as [[pushalong 1]].  
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The MWSS occured about one fourth as commonly as the LWSS in soups investigated by [[Achim Flammenkamp]].<ref>{{cite weburl=http://wwwhomes.unibielefeld.de/achim/moving.html title=Spontaneous appeared Spaceships out of Random Dust publisher=Achim Flammenkamp date=December 9, 1995accessdate=August 18, 2011}}</ref> It is also the twentythird most common object on [[Adam P. Goucher]]'s [[Catagolue]].<ref>{{citeCatagolueStatsJune 24, 2016}}</ref>  The MWSS occured about one fourth as commonly as the LWSS in soups investigated by [[Achim Flammenkamp]].<ref>{{cite weburl=http://wwwhomes.unibielefeld.de/achim/moving.html title=Spontaneous appeared Spaceships out of Random Dust publisher=Achim Flammenkamp date=December 9, 1995accessdate=August 18, 2011}}</ref> It is also the twentythird most common object on [[Adam P. Goucher]]'s [[Catagolue]].<ref>{{citeCatagolueStatsJune 24, 2016}}</ref>  
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Middleweight spaceship  
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Pattern type  Spaceship  

Family  XWSS  
Number of cells  11  
Bounding box  6×4  
Frequency class  13.2  
Direction  Orthogonal  
Period  4  
Mod  2  
Speed  c/2  
Speed (unsimplified)  2c/4  
Heat  15  
Discovered by  John Conway  
Year of discovery  1970  
 
 
 

The middleweight spaceship (commonly abbreviated to MWSS) or (rarely) medium fish is the third most common spaceship after the glider and lightweight spaceship. It was found by John Conway in 1970 and travels at c/2 orthogonally. It can support various nonstandard components, such as pushalong 1.
Commonness
The MWSS occured about one fourth as commonly as the LWSS in soups investigated by Achim Flammenkamp.^{[1]} It is also the twentythird most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.^{[2]}
See also
 Fake xWSS
 Lightweight spaceship
 Heavyweight spaceship
 Coe ship
 Middleweight emulator
 Middleweight volcano
References
 ↑ "Spontaneous appeared Spaceships out of Random Dust". Achim Flammenkamp (December 9, 1995). Retrieved on August 18, 2011.
 ↑ Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.
External links
 MWSS at the Life Lexicon
 Middleweight spaceship at Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue
 The 1 elevenbit spaceship at Mark D. Niemiec's Life Page
 11P4H2V0.1 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Patterns with Catagolue frequency class 13.2
 Natural periodic objects
 Patterns with 11 cells
 Patterns found by John Conway
 Patterns found in 1970
 Patterns that can be constructed with 3 gliders
 Spaceships
 Periodic objects with minimum population 11
 Spaceships with period 4
 Orthogonal spaceships
 Spaceships with speed c/2
 Spaceships with unsimplified speed 2c/4
 Spaceships with heat 15
 XWSS variants
 Spaceships with mod 2
 Glide symmetric spaceships