The tripole is the barberpole of length 3.
The tripole is about the fourteenth most common naturally-occurring oscillator in Achim Flammenkamp's census, being less common than ship on quadpole but more common than mazing.
Extremeenthusiast improved the previous 7-glider synthesis to 6 gliders on June 23, 2017.
- ↑ Achim Flammenkamp (September 7, 2004). "Most seen natural occurring ash objects in Game of Life". Retrieved on January 15, 2009.
- ↑ Extremeenthusiast (2017-06-23). "Re: Synthesising Oscillators". ConwayLife.com forums. Retrieved on 2017-06-24.
- Tripole at Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Life