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Almosymmetric is a period-2 oscillator that was found in 1971. It is closely related to the phoenix 1 and barberpole oscillators, and can be seen as the majority of a phoenix 1 being supported by one half of quad.
- Main article: List of common oscillators
This oscillator is one of very few examples of periodic objects with a population of 20 or lower which have yet to occur naturally from soup.
This oscillator is one of very few examples of oscillators with a population of 20 or lower which do not yet have a known glider synthesis.
- Almosymmetric at the Life Lexicon
- Almosymmetric at Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue
- 17P2.172 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs