Gemini - The Twins, The Third Zodiac Sign

This section describes the third zodiac sign, Gemini, the Twins.

Gemini, the Twins, is the third zodiac sign in Western and Indian astrology, with the following properties:

Unicode Symbol: U+264A ()
Name: Gemini
Symbol: The Twins
Tropical Sun Sign: May 21 - June 20
Sidereal Sun Sign: June 16 - July 15
Element: Air
Ruling Body: Mercury
Colors: Yellow, Red, White 
Numbers: Two and Nine 
Day: Tuesday
Related Constellation: Gemini
Opposite Sign: Sagittarius, the Archer

Your sidereal zodiac sun sign is Gemini, the Twins, if you were born between June 16 - July 15. During this period, the Sun's apparent position is in the Taurus constellation area - the Sun and the Taurus constellation are in the same direction if you view them from the Earth. Sidereal zodiac sun sign is used in Indian astrology.

Your tropical zodiac sun sign is Gemini, the Twins, if you were born between May 21 - June 20. The period shifted, because tropical sun signs follow the equinoxes, which has been shifted for about 24 days because of the precession. Tropical zodiac sun sign is used in Western astrology.

If your sun sign is Gemini, the Twins, here is nice logo for you from istockphoto.com:

Gemini, the Twins, Zodiac Sign

According to wikipedia.com, Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a sociable, fun-loving, versatile, lively, communicative, liberal, mentally active and friendly character but one which is also prone to moodiness, inconsistency, superficiality, restlessness and laziness. Among medieval astrologers, Gemini was thought of as a fortunate sign, and its subjects were considered to possess the qualities of intense devotion, genius, largeness of mind, goodness, and liberality.

Many Web sites provide daily forecasts based on Western sun sign astrology. Here is an example for Gemini, the Twins, from Yahoo:

Quickie: Instead of trying to schedule every minute of the day, let things unfold naturally.

Overview: Crossed wires could spark a misunderstanding if you don't take precautions. Keep in mind what it is that you really want to get across and cut out all of the excess. It'll make things much easier in the end.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Quick Introduction to Astrology

 Basics of Astrology and Astronomy

 Stars

 Constellations

Introduction to Western Zodiac Signs

 What Is Western Zodiac

 Zodiac Signs and Zodiac Constellations

 Zodiac Coordinate Systems - Starting Points

 Aries, The Ram, The First Zodiac Sign

 Taurus - The Bull, The Second Zodiac Sign

Gemini - The Twins, The Third Zodiac Sign

 Cancer - The Crab, The Fourth Zodiac Sign

 Leo - The Lion, The Fifth Zodiac Sign

 Virgo - The Virgin, The Sixth Zodiac Sign

 Libra - The Balance, The Seventh Zodiac Sign

 Scorpio - The Scorpion, The Eighth Zodiac Sign

 Sagittarius - The Archer, The Ninth Zodiac Sign

 Capricorn - The Goat, The Tenth Zodiac Sign

 Aquarius - The Water Bearer, The Eleventh Zodiac Sign

 Pisces - The Fish, The Twelfth Zodiac Sign

 Horoscope and Horoscopic Astrology

 Horoscope and Planets

 Chinese Astrology and Horoscope

 Chinese Zodiac Animal Signs

 References

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