Tripole
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Tripole  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Oscillator type  Muttering moat  
Family  Barberpole  
Number of cells  9  
Bounding box  6×6  
Period  2  
Mod  1  
Heat  6  
Volatility  0.50  
Discovered by  Unknown  
Year of discovery  1970  
 
 

The tripole is the barberpole of length 3.
Commonness
The tripole is about the fourteenth most common naturallyoccurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than ship on quadpole but more common than the mazing.^{[1]}
See also
References
 ↑ Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
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 Patterns that can be constructed with 7 gliders
 Patterns
 Oscillators
 Patterns with 9 cells
 Oscillators with 9 cells
 Barberpole variants
 Muttering moats
 Oscillators with period 2
 Oscillators with mod 1
 Oscillators with heat 6
 Oscillators with volatility 0.50
 Patterns found in 1970
 Patterns with diagonal bilateral symmetry
 Flipping oscillators