Gemini is the third sign of the Zodiac. It starts from 60th degree of Vernal Equinox and extends up to 90 degrees. Airy by nature, mutable and masculine, Gemini is a sign of short ascension. Sign Gemini is also termed as barren and also known to be expander of the Zodiac. Inclined towards reading, writing and corresponding, Gemini is also the messenger of Zodiac signs. Those born under this sign are mentally active, highly imaginative and smart thinkers. They are good at picking up concepts, are fascinated by relationships, connections among people, places and objects. They tend to use their rational intellectual mind to explore and understand their personal worlds. Communication is the basic need of this sign. Sign Gemini is ruled by the planet mercury-the planet of speed and communication. Being closest to the Sun, it takes 88 days to orbit our solar star. Classically it is depicted as messenger of gods rushing hither and thitherto spread news and information. Its influence in the chart represents the intellect - how we think, reason and calculate, desire to learn, curiosity, logics are all ruled by these planets. The sign Gemini is represented by the twins. The Glyph of this sign represents duality of the sign.