Holiday in Tianjin – Tianjin Travel for Over the nights of August ? , it looked like the Archer was sliding the awesome arrow into his bow and then iring it. Even by the time the comet set on the th, the arrow could already be seen in light toward Scorpius, such was the rapidity of the comet’s apparent movement across the starry heavens at that time. The cometary arrow’s movement would have been detectable in single observing sessions over the following weeks. On August the comet crossed Earth’s orbit. At that point Earth was about half the distance from the comet that both Earth and the comet were from the Sun. The comet, both its coma and its tail, would have been brilliant and large. Even as the giant arrow lew through the heavens, it would have grown in length. Holiday in Tianjin – Tianjin Travel 2016.