the Twins

An ancient constellation of the zodiac and one of the only that resembles its namesake. The twins of Gemini, Castor and Pollux, were sons of Zeus and the mortal woman Leda. They were brothers of Helen of Troy. The twins were said to spend all there time together, and were part of the crew of the Argo with Jason when he attempted to retrieve the Golden Fleece. The twins were considered protectors of sailors. The constellation is composed of bright stars and easy to find. It is located northeast of Orion.