p46 gliderless LWSS gun

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P46 gliderless LWSS gun
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Pattern type Gun
Number of cells 160
Bounding box 40×42
Period 46
Barrels 1
Discovered by Nathaniel Johnston
Year of discovery 2018
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The p46 gliderless LWSS gun is a gun found by Nathaniel Johnston by colliding the sparks of three copies of Tanner's p46.[1] It fires lightweight spaceships every 46 generations, and is unrelated to the twin bees shuttle of the same period.


  1. Nathaniel Johnston (June 27, 2018). Re: Oscillator Discussion Thread (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

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