Beehive on cap

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Beehive on cap
x = 5, y = 7, rule = B3/S23 b2o$o2bo$4o2$2b2o$bo2bo$2b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ THUMBSIZE 3 ZOOM 21 HEIGHT 400 SUPPRESS ]] [[ ZOOM 39 ]]
Pattern type Strict still life
Number of cells 14
Bounding box 7 × 5
Frequency class 21.6
Discovered by Unknown
Year of discovery Unknown

Beehive on cap is a still life consisting of a beehive and a cap.


Beehive on cap is the eighty-fifth most common still life in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than trans-barge with tail but more common than trans-boat with nine.[1] It is also the one-hundredth most common object on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue.[2]

It is the 88th most common still life on Adam P. Goucher's Catagolue, being less common than trans-boat on dock but more common than beehive at beehive. It is the 13th most common still life with 14 cells, being less common than trans-rotated bun but more common than loaf back tie loaf.[3]

Glider synthesis

All strict still lifes with a population of 21 or fewer cells, as well as all oscillators and spaceships with 16 or fewer cells, are known to be glider-constructible. A glider synthesis of this object can be found in the infobox to the right.


  1. Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
  2. Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on June 24, 2016.
  3. Adam P. Goucher. "Statistics". Catagolue. Retrieved on May 4, 2023.

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