Holiday in Cojedes – Cojedes Travel for After all, the comet was passing by Earth its closest approach to Earth [perigee was October / and then getting farther and farther away from it fig. FIG The orientation and location of the Christ Comet as it set from October to November /December , BC. Image credit Sirscha Nicholl. FIG Perigee when the Christ Comet was closest to Earth October /, BC. Image credit Sirscha Nicholl. From October onward the comet’s apparent magnitude also weakened. On October the comet’s apparent magnitude was at least , the condensed part of its coma visible in the daytime. Holiday in Cojedes – Cojedes Travel 2016.