# Illustration Orbital angular momentum and angular velocity of a mass during a circular motion

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A body, which can be assumed to be point-like, has a mass $$m$$ and moves on a circular path with the angular velocity $$\class{brown}{\boldsymbol{\omega}}$$. The circular path has the radius $$\boldsymbol{r}$$.

Due to the circular motion the body has an orbital angular momentum $$\class{green}{\boldsymbol{L}}$$, which is parallel to the angular velocity $$\class{brown}{\boldsymbol{\omega}}$$.