The Galilean spiral is the curve with polar equation

for
which describes the trajectory of a point uniformly accelerated along a line rotating
about a point.

## See also

Spiral
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## References

Ferréol, R. "Galilean Spiral." https://mathcurve.com/courbes2d.gb/galilee/galilee.shtml.
## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Galilean Spiral."
From *MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/GalileanSpiral.html

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