Gemini


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Map created in Guide 7.0 with the figure outline based on Johannes Hevelius' Uranographia (1690). Click on the object's name to access its image or click on the name of adjacent constellation to see its map.


Gemini, the Twins, represent Castor and Pollux (a and b Gemini, respectively) - twins hatched together with Helen (of Troy) from the egg layed by Leda after her encounter with Zeus disguised as Swan.


Eskimo Nebula (NGC2392) in the most intersting example of the numerous planetary nebulae located in Gemini.


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