When the point starts in the middle and goes in ever expanding circles till it ends up on the outside of the lens area. It ends up looking like the inside of a seashell?
Although the question is vague, it's been posted on a photography question site, so my guess is that this is called the
golden section or
golden ratio. The ratio of the sum to the larger of the two quantities.
This site seems to show quite a good explanation:
Simply put, the golden ratio is a ratio of approximately 1.618 to 1. This proportion creates a sense of harmony and balance.
Taken from: https://photographyicon.com/goldenratio/
There are some good representations of it in action, and some video links
The visual representation is often seen as this:
The golden ratio and using the closely related Fibonacci spiral is also well covered here in these questions:
How to use the Fibonacci spiral to create better photos?
What is the 'Golden Ratio' and why is it better than the 'Rule of Thirds?'
Subject alongside, at the intersection or inside lines in composition rules?
What is the 'Diagonal Method' and should I use it instead of 'The Rule of Thirds?'