Walrus

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Walrus
x = 20, y = 18, rule = B3/S23 4b6o$6b2o$3bo5b2o$b8obo$4o3bo$o9b3o$3b2o3b2ob2o2b2o$2b3o2b5ob3o2bo$bob 2obobo2b3o4bo$2obo3bo4b3o4bo$7bo$2bo$3b2o$8b3o$8bo2$9bo$6b2ob2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART ]] #C [[ ZOOM 16 TRACKLOOP 8 -1/8 -1/8 THUMBSIZE 2 GPS 3 HEIGHT 400 WIDTH 500 ]]
Pattern type Spaceship
Number of cells 68
Bounding box 21 × 20
Direction Diagonal
Period 8
Mod 4
Speed c/8
Speed (unsimplified) c/8
Heat 72.5
Discovered by Adam P. Goucher
Year of discovery 2023

Walrus was the first elementary c/8 diagonal spaceship to be discovered. It was found by Adam P. Goucher on January 12, 2023,[1] using ikpx2.[2]

The name was suggested by iNoMed, in analogy to the faster seal.[3]

Gallery

x = 39, y = 23, rule = B3/S23 o$3o$3bo$2b2o2$23b6o$3b2o2b2o16b2o$3b2o2b2o13bo5b2o$20b8obo$19b4o3bo$ 19bo9b3o$22b2o3b2ob2o2b2o$21b3o2b5ob3o2bo$20bob2obobo2b3o4bo$19b2obo3b o4b3o4bo$26bo$13b2o6bo$14bo7b2o$11b3o13b3o$11bo15bo2$28bo$25b2ob2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] [[ WIDTH 760 HEIGHT 570 ]]
Walrus eater, found by Goldtiger997 and improved by iNoMed[4] (click above to open LifeViewer)
RLE: here Plaintext: here
x = 69, y = 83, rule = B3/S23 23bo$21b3o$10b2ob2o5bo$10b2obo6b2o$13bo$13b2o8$9b2o$3bob2obobo$3b2obo bo$7b2o19bo$26b3o$o24bo$3o23bo$3bo21b2o4bo$2b2o25b3o$28bo$28b2o7$19b6o $21b2o$18bo5b2o$16b8obo$15b4o3bo$15bo9b3o$4bo13b2o3b2ob2o2b2o$3bobo11b 3o2b5ob3o2bo$3b2o11bob2obobo2b3o4bo$15b2obo3bo4b3o4bo$22bo$17bo$18b2o $23b3o$23bo2$24bo$21b2ob2o16$54bo$54bo3bobo$54b2ob2obo$58bo$55b2o2bob o$50b6o2b3o$49b2ob4ob2o$48b2o2bo2bob3o$48b2o2bo6b2o$49b2obo3bo5b6o$50b o5bo5b3o3bo$51b2o2bo10b2o$52b2obo3$57b3o$56bobo2$56b3o$57b2o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] [[ WIDTH 760 HEIGHT 570 ZOOM 6 PAUSE 3 AUTOSTART LOOP 650 ]]
Walrus to glider converter, found by Goldtiger997[5] (click above to open LifeViewer)
RLE: here Plaintext: here

References

  1. cvojan (January 12, 2023). Re: Spaceship Discussion Thread (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
  2. Adam P. Goucher (January 12, 2023). Message in #cgol on the Conwaylife Lounge Discord server
  3. Adam P. Goucher (January 12, 2023). Message in #cgol on the Conwaylife Lounge Discord server
  4. iNoMed (January 13, 2023). Re: Spaceship Eaters (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums
  5. Goldtiger997 (January 13, 2023). Re: Stable signal converters (discussion thread) at the ConwayLife.com forums

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