Samstag, 6. November 2010

__Gemini North Star polished gold

Castor and Pollux were twins in Greek mythology. They had different fathers therefore making one mortal and the other immortal. After Castor died, Pollux asked Zeus if Castor could also be made immortal so they could stay together. Zeus did this by transforming them into the Gemini constellation.

The two brightest stars in the Gemini constellation were given the names of Castor and Pollux. The constellation is located between Taurus and Cancer. You can also identify the ecliptic using the Gemini constellation by tracing a line from the waist of Pullux to just above the left foot of Castor as shown on this geocoin.

  • Measures 50mm diameter
  • Highly detailed art
  • Hard enamel translucent, and solid colors
  • Trackable on with its own icon

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