Cross 2
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Cross 2  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  60  
Bounding box  15×15  
Period  3  
Mod  3  
Heat  58.7  
Volatility  0.85  
Strict volatility  0.85  
Discovered by  Hartmut Holzwart  
Year of discovery  1993  
 
 
 

Cross 2 is a period3 oscillator that was found on February 16, 1993 by Hartmut Holzwart.^{[1]} It is the second smallest in an infinite family of period 3 oscillators, the first of which is cross. GUYTU6J found a 32glider synthesis of this oscillator on February 10, 2020.^{[2]}
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References
 ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on March 14, 2020.
 ↑ GUYTU6J (February 10, 2020). Re: Synthesising Oscillators (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
External links
 Cross 2 at the Life Lexicon
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 60 cells
 Periodic objects with minimum population 60
 Patterns with 60 cells
 Patterns found by Hartmut Holzwart
 Patterns found in 1993
 Patterns that can be constructed with 31 gliders
 Oscillators
 Oscillators with period 3
 Oscillators with mod 3
 Oscillators with heat 58
 Oscillators with volatility 0.85
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.85
 Patterns with complete square symmetry
 Sparkers
 Sparkers with period 3
 Weak sparkers
 Seminatural periodic objects
 Polyominoes