Gilles Boutte, The Napoleon Configuration,

Forum Geometricorum, 2 (2002) 39--46.

Abstract:  It is an elementary fact in triangle geometry that the two Napoleon triangles are equilateral and have the same centroid as the reference triangle. We recall some basic properties of the Fermat and Napoleon configurations, and use them to study equilateral triangles bounded by cevians. There are two families of such triangles, the triangles in the two families being oppositely oriented. The locus of the circumcenters of the triangles in each family is one of the two Napoleon circles, and the circumcircles of each family envelope a conchoid of a circle.

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