Statorless p6
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Statorless p6  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Number of cells  36  
Bounding box  21×8  
Period  6  
Mod  3  
Heat  36  
Volatility  1.00  
Strict volatility  0.83  
Discovered by  Dean Hickerson  
Year of discovery  1989  
 
 

The statorless p6 is a period 6 oscillator discovered by Dean Hickerson in August 1989.^{[1]} It is one of the few known period 6 oscillators without a stator, giving it a volatility of exactly 1.
Strictly volatile variant
Additionally, a variant of this oscillator exists which is strictly volatile (i.e. all cells oscillate with period 6 rather than period 2 or 3). A 30glider synthesis for said variant was found on October 4, 2019 based on a soup submitted to Catagolue.^{[2]}
Strictly volatile p6 (Catagolue: here) (click above to open LifeViewer) RLE: here Plaintext: here 
See also
References
 ↑ Dean Hickerson's oscillator stamp collection. Retrieved on October 19, 2019.
 ↑ Ian07 (October 4, 2019). Re: Soupbased syntheses (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
External links
 36P6.6 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 36 cells
 Patterns with 36 cells
 Patterns found by Dean Hickerson
 Patterns found in 1989
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 36
 Oscillators with period 6
 Oscillators with mod 3
 Oscillators with heat 36
 Oscillators with volatility 1.00
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.83
 Patterns with 180degree rotation symmetry
 Flipping oscillators