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Gemini is the third Zodiac sign.
Gemini Dates: May 22 – June 21
Symbol: The Twins
Zodiac quality: Mutable signs
Ruling Planet: Mercury
It is the name for constellation which shows the Dioskouroi (Polydeukes and Kastor). According to Greek Mythology Polydeukes was made immortal whereas Kastor did not. When Kastor was dying, Polydeukes wished to be with his brother forever. Zeus only granted half of the wish which is why he is only with his brother at night and is so in the sky as the constellation Gemini. This myth does however vary depending on sources because according to others Polydeukes gave up his immortality to be with his brother but they are only seen at night.
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