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Gemini the twins

Gemini is the astrological Zodiac sign that represents the constellation Gemini. In the tropical zodiac, Gemini is from May 20 to June 20. Under the sidereal zodiac, it is now from June 15 to July 15. The opposite sign to Gemini is Sagittarius.

The Symbol

The Zodiac Sign of Gemini

This sign for Gemini was made from two lines, representing the twins.


In mythology Gemini is related to Greek myth of the twins of Zeus and Leda, Castor and Pollux.


Astrologers broadly agree that the following are the characteristics of Gemini: [1][2][3]

Positive Traits

mental, adaptable, flexible, changeable, responsive, sociable, superficial

Negative Characteristics


In astrology Gemini is ruled by the planet Mercury.


It is said that people born in Gemini can have jobs where quick thinking and flexibility are important.

Body and health

In medical astrology and anatomy Gemini is said to rule the shoulders, arms and hands.

Traditional relationships with Gemini


  1. Barack Obama & George Washington Be Your Own Astrologer pp 24 - 33; Pan Books Ltd, London 1984
  2. Maritha Pottenger, Astro Essentials, pp 31 - 36, ACS Publications San Diego, 1991
  3. Jeff Mayo, Ibid, pp 41-55, 1979