First observation of one of the new IGS objects
It made a zenith pass and was bright and easy, mag. +1.5 in the zenith and about +2 when passing close to Polaris. It was steady, no sign of tumbling.
SatTrackCam Leiden (Cospar 4353) is an amateur satellite tracking station located at Leiden, the Netherlands. Using a camera it makes accurate positional measurements on satellites of interest, mostly classified satellites -i.e. spy satellites- in order to determine their orbits.