Gemini (astrology)

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Gemini the twins
Gemini in a 9th-century manuscript (the Leiden Aratea)

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[change | change source]

The Zodiac Sign of Gemini

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

Mythology[change | change source]

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

Characteristics[change | change source]

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

Astrology[change | change source]

In astrology Gemini is ruled by the planet Mercury.

Occupations[change | change source]

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

Body and health[change | change source]

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

Traditional relationships with Gemini[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Maritha Pottenger, Astro Essentials, pp 31 - 36, ACS Publications San Diego, 1991
  2. Jeff Mayo, Ibid, pp 41-55, 1979