On June 7, 2020 at 9:42 PM Eastern Daylight Time (2020 June 8 01:42 UTC), well over 100 members of the public in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania reported seeing a bright fireball. Analysis of their reports indicates that the meteor was first seen 49 miles above the town of St. Paul in northern Kentucky, moving to the northwest at 73,000 miles per hour. The object travelled 70 miles through the upper atmosphere, finally ablating 28 miles above the town of Bethel, in southern Ohio near Cincinnati.
|Date (UTC)||June 8, 2020|
|Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon||+38.648, -83.044|
|Chicken Little End Lat/Lon||+38.996, -84.110|
|Chicken Little Altitude||78.6 km → 45.7 km ( 48.8 miles→ 28.4 miles)|
|Chicken Little Speed||32.5 km/s (72,700 mph)|