Gemini (astrology)

Third astrological sign in the present zodiac

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.

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

The SymbolEdit

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]


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 healthEdit

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

Traditional relationships with GeminiEdit


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