On June 10, 2020 at 8:51 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2020 June 11 3:51 UTC), many eyewitnesses in the San Francisco Bay area of California reported seeing a bright meteor. Calculations based on their reports, compared to a recording made by an EarthCam at Lake Tahoe, give the starting location of the fireball at 54 miles above Butte City, travelling slightly north of west at a speed of 45,000 miles per hour. The object ablated 28 miles above Thunderhill Raceway Park, making its path through Earth's upper atmosphere 32 miles long.
|Date (UTC)||June 11, 2020|
|Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon||+39.470, -121.984|
|Chicken Little End Lat/Lon||+39.561, -122.337|
|Chicken Little Altitude||87.1 km → 46.7 km ( 54.1 miles→ 29.0 miles)|
|Chicken Little Speed||20.0 km/s (44,700 mph)|