Gemini (astrology)

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Zodiac symbol Twins
Duration (tropical, western) 20 May – 20 June (2016, UTC)
Constellation Gemini
Zodiac element Air
Zodiac quality Mutable
Sign ruler Mercury
Detriment Jupiter
Exaltation North node
Fall South node

Gemini (pronunciation: /ˈɛmɪn/ or /ˈɛmɪn/ JEM-in-eye or JEM-in-ee) ( ) is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Under the tropical zodiac, the sun transits this sign between May 22 and June 21. The symbol of the twins is based on the Dioscuri, two mortals that were granted shared godhood after death.[1]



  1. ^ "DIOSCURI : Greek Gods of Horsemanship, Protectors of Sailors | Mythology, Dioskouroi, w/ pictures". Retrieved 2015-02-06. 

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of Gemini at Wiktionary
  • Media related to Gemini at Wikimedia Commons