This is a very old constellation, representing the two twins Castor and Pollux. They have been regarded as the patrons and protectors of sailors.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between May 22 and June 21. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is Pollux (β Geminorum).
Neighboring constellations are Taurus, Orion, Monoceros, Canis Minor, Cancer, Lynx, and Auriga. Have a look at our full list of all constellations.
|Latin name:||Gemini (Gem)|
|Zodiac:||May 22 - June 21|
|Brightest star:||Pollux (β Geminorum)|