A harmonious aspect between two planets
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Semi-Sextile: One of the more influential minor easy aspects, the twelfth harmonic, 30°.
Semi-Sextile: One of the more influential minor easy aspects, the twelfth harmonic, 30°.
A definition of the sextile, an aspect in astrology.
A definition of the quincunx, an aspect in astrology.
SEXTILE - - Keyword: Opportunity. The Sextile is 60 degrees apart, with an orb allowed of 6 degrees.
SQUARE - - Keywords: Obstacles, stress, challenge. The Square is 90 degrees apart, with an orb of 8 degrees.
The sextile tends to have a harmonious effect, depending of course on the planets involved.
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Sextile An aspect with a difference of 60 degrees. A generally helpful and 'positive' aspect.
Sidereal Time Time in relations to the fixed stars, rather than clock time.
The Sextile contains two or more planets, which are about 60 degrees from each other.
Sextile - Angle (60 degrees) - allowed orb (5 degrees)
This is a beneficial aspect and usually represents opportunities and skills that can be capitalized on.
Inconjunct (Quincunx) - Angle (150 degrees) - allowed orb (5 degrees) ...
An aspect between two planets that are 60 degrees apart (give or take a few degrees; see Orb). Planets in Sextile to each other are usually two signs apart. A creative, easy-flowing energy, often indicating natural ability.
The sextile is said to be similar in influence to the trine, but only provides opportunity, requiring effort to reap its benefits.
Sextile (Major aspect)
The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections.
Aspect Correspondences Chart » ...
A planetary aspect in which two planets are roughly 60 degrees apart. Its effect is said to be favorable, though effort is required to attain its best possible manifestation.
SEXTILE [60º + or - 5-6º] opportunities for help, harmony and ease between energies but effort is definitely required for benefit and awareness
Semisextile [30º + or - 1-2º] slight ease, opportunities, resources ...
Sextile is a strong harmonious aspect, but less powerful than the trine. [See Table] ...
Based on the division by 6
Differentiating or malefic
The sextile divides the chart in six sectors 60 degrees apart, plus or minus 2 degrees (that is, from 58 to 62 degrees of separation).
Sextile. A 60º aspect (q.v.)
Sextiles. A body sextiles another toward which it is approaching from a distance of from 53º to 60º.
Sextile: An arc of 60 degrees; this is a favorable aspect. The planets involved are usually in compatible Elements. A sextile allows the influences of the planets to work in harmony; it brings forth opportunity.
Sign: See "Sun Sign." ...
Sextile: A 60 degree aspect considered to signify opportunity.
Sidereal time: time reckoned by the stars. This is a time system based on the true period of the earth's rotation on its axis.
Sextiles, Semi-Squares, Sesqui-Squares
An Orb of 5 to 4 degrees, when the Sun or the Moon or the Personal Planets are involved, is what I usually allow for these types of Aspects, applying or separating.
Sextile - this is a soft aspect, occurring when two planets are 60 degrees apart. This aspect brings bountiful energy and much opportunity.
When two planets are sixty degrees apart they are said to be in sextile, so called because sixty degrees are one sixth part of the circle which has 360 degrees. It is considered a 'good' aspect. See 'Good' and 'Bad,' also 'Aspect.' ...
sextile The sixth harmonic, 60°; a major easy aspect considered beneficial and opportune.
A sextile usually occurs when two planets are in complementary element of the zodiac, such as fire and air or water and earth. Sextiles are measured from plus or minus sixty degrees which is one sixth of a circle.
Semisextile: an aspect of 30°, or 1/12th of the circle. It unites signs with no natural relationship or connection. The semisextile indicates discord, necessity for adjustment, and/or a forced choice between two inharmonious conditions.
Semisextile orb 2°(glyph is a small v on a horizontal short line _)
30°, occurs between adjacent signs, i.e. a sign apart.
Semisquare orb 1-2° (glyph is like the one in math showing smaller than) ...
Semisextile (30°). This, in its own way, is quite the opposite of the quincunx. Having the nature of adjoining signs, which tend to mix like oil and water, there’s a quality of “good fences make good neighbors' about it.
SEMI-SEXTILE (30 degrees)
Reluctance, ambivalence, difficulty moving forward; not using the energies of the planets correctly as they have nothing is common. You are aware of the energies but you are unable to use them.
Semi-sextile - An aspect of 30 degrees of arc, formed by a division of the 360 degree zodiac by twelve, or a division of the sextile aspect by two. Interpreted usually as a milder or more suble form of sextile aspect. ...
A sextile (abrv. SXt or Sex) is an angle of 60° (1/6 of the 360° ecliptic, or 1/2 of a trine [120°]). A separation (orb) of 60Â±04° is considered a sextile.
The sextile-This aspect carries the energies of the Fifth Ray. It distributes the energies of the planets in a more specific way than does the trine which is more fluid and wider in its applications.
Sextiles are aspects where the planets are 60 degrees from each other. These aspects are considered quite favorable. Usually their signs share the same energies which compliment each other.
Sextile: Powerful though not as strong as the Trine, easy flowing.
Minor Aspects ...
Sextile (60 degrees, two signs apart): Harmonious aspect that helps energies flow toward attainment of your goals, provided you make some conscious effort to achieve them yourself.
sextile : The sixth harmonic, 60°; an major easy beneficial and opportune aspect.
A body sextiles another toward which it is approaching from a distance of from 53º to 60º.
SEXTILE - When two Planets are equally distant one from each other, 60 degrees, we say they are in sextile Aspect. A Sextile aspect is the distance of one Planet from another by the sixth part of the Zodiac or Circle; for six times sixty degree.
SEXTILE Angle: 60 degrees (division of the Zodiac by 6). A soft aspect similar to a trine, lacking some of the vision, but more work-oriented, bringing clarity, drive and facilitating communication.
Sextile: a 60° aspect; or 1/6th of the circle, denoting opportunity. Unlike the trine, the sextile needs a little push from the individual's will to activate the natural harmony of this aspect; orb 4° - 5°.
SEXTILE: 60°, two signs apart, 3/6° orb. Progress, developments, activity.
Venus sextile Chiron and square Uranus
Venus Sagittarius; Chiron Aquarius; Uranus Pisces ...
Sun Semisextile Mars, Orb = 1 Deg 28 Min:
Moon Conjunct N. Node, Orb = 4 Deg 32 Min:
Moon Square Asc., Orb = 4 Deg 57 Min:
Moon Trine Jupiter, Orb = 0 Deg 33 Min:
Moon Trine Saturn, Orb = 4 Deg 50 Min:
Moon Sextile Uranus, Orb = 0 Deg 30 Min: ...
The Sextile. Sextiles occur when two planets are approximately 60 degrees* apart. This is the aspect of opportunity.
semi-sextile (30°) and
parallel (conjunction by declination).
Let's look for sextiles now. The Sun is at 05 Cancer (cardinal water). We're looking for same polarity (yin) different element (earth). If that confuses you, just remember it's the second sign away on either side.
Moon separates from sextile Saturn and applies to opposition Sun and conjunct Mars
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Hour: Mars ...
The Moon applies to sextile Saturn. Mars, your significator, separates from a square of Venus, significator of potential relationships and applies to an opposition of Jupiter.
To Pallas is an exact semisextile, to Jupiter and Vesta is a sextile, to Mercury is a quincunx / inconjunct, and to Mars is a trine. Between them there is much opportunity for harmonious, supportive growth.
GRAND TRINES IN WATER AND EARTH, FORMING A GRAND SEXTILE: Trines are "harmonious" aspects, meaning the energies of the planets interact in a harmonious manner.
But one "leg" of the Mars to Pluto aspect sextiles the other point. So, we have on our list: Mars sq. Pluto, Mars sextile Pluto. This is interesting.
The Moon becomes Void Of Course (VOC) after making the last major ptolemic aspect (conjunction, sextile, square, trine, opposition) to a planet and until entering the next sign.
On August 28, 2025 when Uranus Sextiles Neptune from 1 Gemini to 1 Aries, we enter the most positive period of this millennium thus far.
The last of the aspects that we have space to address here is the sextile, which is formed by dividing the wheel by 6, giving us an aspect of 60°. The sextile aspect links signs of complementary element, i.e., Earth and water and fire and air.
For example, should the Moon aspect Venus by conjunction and later sextile Jupiter, the now enclitic Moon will act as if it were Venus-oriented when it aspects Jupiter.
Indeed, strategic planning (SATURN), investment of time, energy, and preparation for interviews enables you to transform your vision about your new career (MERCURY-NEPTUNE sextile) into reality (SATURN).
1, taking _x A as the apex planet this degree will sextile, both _xCand _xK , while _x C will trine _x K.
My synastry chart shows a North Node, Trines, and South Node, Sextiles. The Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn that is her chart. My North Node, Sextiles, and South Node, Trines against Mars.
About half as strong as a sextile and thus moderately beneficial. Links features together in a mildly helpful and quite constructive way.
≈ a helpful combination ...
Yod : Three planets in a pattern where the aspects are 2 quincunxes and a sextile. Considered to be a time of fateful decision making where you must rely on gut instinct. After you take one path at this "fork in the road", there's no turning back.
Aspects - only the major aspects are used in horary - the conjunction, trine, sextile, opposition, square
Applying Aspects - show what is about to happen
Separating Aspects - show what has already happened ...
QUINTILES are fifth harmonic aspects and their influences are Fifth Ray;
SEXTILES are sixth harmonic aspects and their influences are Sixth Ray;
SEPTILES are seventh harmonic aspects and their influences are Seventh Ray.
See also: Planet, Astrology, House, Sun, Conjunct