the aspect of two celestial bodies 60 degrees, or one sixth of a circle, apart
Origin of sextileClassical Latin sextilis ; from sextus, sixth
designating this aspect
Of or relating to the position of two celestial bodies when they are 60° apart.
Origin of sextileLatin sext&imacron;lis, one sixth, from sextus, sixth; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.