In astrology, the sextile is the aspect of opportunity and involves two planets 60 degrees apart. The two planets involved in the sextile usually find ways to work productively together by combining the energies of the signs and houses they are in.

Sex"tile (?), a. [F. sextil, fr. L. sextus the sixth, from sex six. See Six.] Astrol.

Measured by sixty degrees; fixed or indicated by a distance of sixty degrees.

Glanvill.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sex"tile, n. [Cf. F. aspect sextil.] Astrol.

The aspect or position of two planets when distant from each other sixty degrees, or two signs. This position is marked thus: ⚹

Hutton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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