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Gemini Astrology Sign Information – Careers, Personality, Compatibility, More.

Updated on May 3, 2017
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From SkyView / NASA
From SkyView / NASA

A Historical and Present Day Reference Guide

Includes year 2017 astrological, astronomy, and other relevant calendar events.

Gemini Is Ruled by Mercury

Mercury (with dust storm).
Mercury (with dust storm).

This is the true, original analysis of astrology as pertains to Gemini by Professor Fredrick White as written in “A Guide to Astrology”, published in 1901-1904. In other words, here is your information from the source; without the 100+ years of modern interpretation and commercial modification by others.

This 100+ year-old manuscript has been cleaned up and somewhat paraphrased for easier Third Millennium reading. However, as promised, an image of the original, unaltered manuscript is also included. Ctrl+/- will adjust the size. For historical perspective and additional nuances it is well worth the read.

Information for this article was compiled from United States (U.S.) government archives.

There is a short metaphysics experiment at the end.

The Gemini is masculine, barren, airy and humane; ruled by Mercury (The Messenger of the Gods). The Sun enters Gemini on May 22nd, and passes into Cancer on June 21st.


Personality Traits

The Gemini personality is sympathetic, kind- hearted, affectionate, and fond of home and children; easily influenced by kindness, even to the point of detriment.

Other personality traits include a high degree of intuition and sensitivity. They have a large imagination and are quite idealistic. People born under this sign enjoy scientific knowledge and are consequently studious. This sign has an active mind and is generally busy with their hands; can be ambitious and aspiring. More personality traits include curiosity and is given to investigation/experimentation. They are excellent analysts and are generally good writers; can often be quite changeable.


Their main fault is a lack of continuity. The Gemini is very likely to go to extremes and generally imagine they can do much more than they are really able to do.

Harmony and Compatibility

Gemini people are compatible and harmonize best with the Libra and Aquarius, and fairly well with Leo and Aries.

Mercury in transit.
Mercury in transit.

Best Career Paths and Jobs

For a business or profession, the Gemini requires something which is clean and easy. They make good writers, bookkeepers, model makers, jewelers or assemblers. They are often inventive and ingenious. Many are good teachers, professors, instructors, coaches, and trainers.

Best Places to Live

Gemini people enjoy high places, they like the mountains or the hilly countryside. This sign is prone to living on the upper floors of buildings, panoramic views are important to them.

Gemstones and Birthstones

The ruling gems of Gemini are the Topaz and Carbuncle. The emerald represents the positive aspects of the planet Mercury.


Paraphrased Quote: (Editor’s note: circa 1901)

The sign Gemini is said to rule the United States. The typical Yankee is a fair specimen of this sign. He is quick witted, ingenious, generous and charitable; has a kind word and helping hand for everyone.

First in war and first in peace.

Mercury was called the Messenger of the Gods, and it falls to the American people to lead in science and invention. Someday a gigantic statue of Mercury may adorn some prominent place; just as the Statue of Liberty now stands in New York harbor.

The Original Manuscript


Astrological, Astronomy, and Other 2017 Calendar Events.

A planispheric astrolabe from the 14th century. Used for astrology, timekeeping, navigation, and surveying in the 14th century and beyond. More info at source.
A planispheric astrolabe from the 14th century. Used for astrology, timekeeping, navigation, and surveying in the 14th century and beyond. More info at source. | Source

Solar System Symbols ~ Used in both Astronomy and Astrology

Sun Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto
Sun Mercury Venus Earth Moon Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto | Source


Previous months' data and additional information are available at SkyCal. All event times are given for UTC+0:00: Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) without Daylight Saving Time (DST) on for part of the year.

May 2017

01 Mo Venus: 39.9° W

02 Tu 18:23 Moon-Beehive: 3.7° N

03 We 02:47 First Quarter

04 Th 09:49 Moon-Regulus: 0.6° N

04 Th 10:42 Moon Ascending Node

05 Fr 00:54 Eta Aquarid Shower: ZHR = 60

05 Fr 13:51 Mars-Aldebaran: 6.2° N

07 Su 21:24 Moon-Jupiter: 2.3° S

10 We 21:43 Full Moon

12 Fr 19:51 Moon Apogee: 406200 km

13 Sa 23:07 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S

14 Su 20:29 Moon South Dec.: 19.3° S

17 We 22:59 Mercury Elongation: 25.8° W

19 Fr 00:33 Last Quarter

19 Fr 01:30 Moon Descending Node

22 Mo 12:32 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N

24 We 01:20 Moon-Mercury: 1.6° N

25 Th 19:44 New Moon

26 Fr 01:23 Moon Perigee: 357200 km

27 Sa 23:36 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N

30 Tu 01:50 Moon-Beehive: 3.4° N

31 We 11:56 Moon Ascending Node

31 We 16:08 Moon-Regulus: 0.3° N

June 2017

01 Th Venus: 45.8° W

01 Th 12:42 First Quarter

03 Sa 10:59 Venus Elongation: 45.9° W

03 Sa 23:57 Moon-Jupiter: 2.5° S

07 We 03:19 Mercury-Pleiades: 5.5° S

08 Th 22:21 Moon Apogee: 406400 km

09 Fr 13:10 Full Moon

10 Sa 01:25 Moon-Saturn: 3.4° S

11 Su 03:36 Moon South Dec.: 19.4° S

15 Th 02:40 Moon Descending Node

15 Th 09:15Saturn Opposition

17 Sa 11:33 Last Quarter

20 Tu 21:13 Moon-Venus: 2.4° N

* 21 We 04:25 Summer Solstice *

21 We 13:55 Mercury Superior Conj.

22 Th 14:23 Moon-Aldebaran: 0.5° S

23 Fr 10:49 Moon Perigee: 357900 km

24 Sa 02:31 New Moon

24 Sa 11:12 Moon North Dec.: 19.4° N

26 Mo 11:18 Moon-Beehive: 3.2° N

27 Tu 16:26 Moon Ascending Node

28 We 00:26 Moon-Regulus: 0.1° N


  • Object-Other: Object occults Other.
  • Occults: Passes in front of.
  • Earth Aphelion: Earth farthest from the Sun.
  • Earth Perihelion: Earth closest to the Sun.
  • Moon Apogee: Moon farthest from Earth.
  • Moon Perigee: Moon closest to Earth.
  • Moon Ascending and Descending Nodes: The moon's orbit passes from south of the ecliptic to north of the ecliptic (ascending) or from north of the ecliptic to south of the ecliptic (descending).
  • Ecliptic: The Earth-Sun plane.
  • Conjunction: Earth is in a direct line between Sun and outer planet.
  • Superior Conjunction:Sun is in a direct line between Earth and Inner Planet
  • Inferior Conjunction: Both planets in a direct line on same side of Sun.
  • Opposition: Sun and planet on opposite sides of the sky.
  • Elongation: Greatest angle from Sun-Earth plane.


Depending on your location, your results may vary. Astronomical data source: Fred Espenak and Sumit Dutta (NASA's GSFC).

Succeeding months posted as or before they become due.

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      Casey Coulter 6 years ago from Wisconsin

      The zodiac has always interested me but this kind of gave me a different look at it thanks for sharing. You actually inspired me to do some writing on this so thanks again!

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      Camlo De Ville 6 years ago from Cologne, Germany

      Hi Paradigmsearch!

      I didn't know I could do that with Ctrl+/-.

      Well, being a Gemini (05.27) and interested in astrology, I was obviously drawn to this Hub. I've always been said to be an absolutely typical Gemini, and reading this made that seem even more so.

      I am surprised to read that Gemini rules the United States.

      It seems this type of information doesn't actually age, only the way it is written. You've certainly done a good job of bringing that up to date.

      A very interesting read! Love the photos, too.

      All the best, Camlo

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      Olde Cashmere 5 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Awesome hub, I've always been fascinated with astrology and my sign. Thanks for the information, found some new things out as well, voted up,

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      gemini dame 4 years ago

      wow ive always lived in upstairs apartments lol

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 4 years ago

      omg! You have described me in every Gemini detail! this is kind of scary. I do love writing, I do trust way too much to my detriment, I married an Aries, have two sons with an Aquarius that is a jerk, married a Pisces and he was evil. I do live in the mountains, and one day I will have a profitable and succesful career. Yes, we do need to talk. send me an e-mail voted this up! shared and tweeted.

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      Lisa 3 years ago

      I am a gemini and I strongly dislike heights. I prefer to be on the ground level because it makes be feel grounded and secure. Other than that, the description seems pretty true.

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      LG 2 years ago

      i don't like heights especially mountain,skycrapers and roller coasters.

      I was born gemini and very compassionate to those who are less fortunate and victims of unfair avid reader and nature lover as well as i love travelling and a big fan of arts and sciences and occult.

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