4(x2 + y2 - ax)3 = 27a2(x2 + y2)2
r = 4a cos3(θ/3)
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The name Cayley's sextic is due to R C Archibald who attempted to classify curves in a paper published in Strasbourg in 1900.
The evolute of Cayley's Sextic is a nephroid curve.
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