Please note: Green Witch North (Birstall) will be closed Mon 17th March to Wednesday 19th March due to short Spring break and will reopen 10am Thurs 20th. Please direct all queries to Neil at Green Witch South (01767 677025).
Welcome to Green Witch - Telescope and Binocular Specialists
Green Witch North in Birstall, West Yorkshire.
- Only 3 minutes from Junction 27 on the M62
- Close to J27 Retail Park, IKEA, Showcase Cinema, Batley etc
- Nearby FREE parking
- 3 High Street, Birstall WF17 9ES
- 01924 477719
- Open 10 am to 5 pm Monday & Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday
Please note: Birstall is closed on Wednesdays
Green Witch South in the Gransdens
- 10 miles west of Cambridge
- Convenient for A1, M11, A14 and A428
- FREE parking
- The Gransdens
- 01767 677025
- Phone for appointment 10 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday
Best Selling Items
Celestron 12v 7Ah Power Tank
We strongly recommend this useful accessory for powering your telescope. It works out cheaper than dry cells in the long run and is more convenient. The 7amp-hour sealed lead-acid battery can be recharged from the mains with the supplied charger, ready for a full night's observing.
Its red lamp is useful while observing or as an emergeny beacon, while the powerful white light helps you find everything when packing up.
It contains two 12v cigar-lighter sockets and is supplied with a cable to fit Celestron and many other telescopes.find out more
This Premium Woven Polyester Telescope Cover is specially treated to protect against snow, frost, rain, pollution and birds. What's more, it is ultra violet-stabilised to protect against the harmful effects of sunlight and its Weather-GardT protection means it is 100% waterproof.
Integral ventilation flaps make it especially suitable for protecting a telescope. Solid brass eyelets and quality tie-cords are provided, and every cover comes complete with a durable zip-up storage bag.
Use the cover to protect your telescope while you wait for the weather to change or when you don't want to take it in until the next day. Equally useful as a dust cover for indoor storage.
The top picture shows it on an 8-inch Dobsonian but it is big enough to cover a 12-inch SCT such as an LX200.
The bottom picture shows it protecting a C11 OTA mounted on an EQ6. Guess where it is then click the 'more' button to see if you are right.
Actual dimensions 64cmx64cmx1.2mfind out more
Lens Shade/Dew Shield for C6 and C8
Night Vision Dual LED Torch
Premium model for astronomy, using two red LEDs to preserve night vision better than red filters or other devices. Brightness is adjustable. Operates on a single 9 volt battery (included). find out more
Eyepiece & Filter Set 1.25"
This eyepiece and filter kit is designed for any telescope that accepts 1.25-inch eyepieces (i.e. most modern telescopes). It consists of:
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- Five Superior Grade Plössl Eyepieces - 1.25” — 4-element design with a 52° AFOV — Superb colour resolution, edge sharpness and clarity. All eyepieces are fully multi-coated for maximum contrast and resolution. Focal lengths supplied are 6mm, 8mm, 13mm, 17mm and 32mm.
- Barlow Lens - 2x 1.25”— works with the Plössl eyepieces in this kit to give you a total of ten magnifications. High-grade glass optics with fully multi-coated lenses are used so there is no image degradation.
- Six Coloured (Lunar and Planetary) Filters - 1.25” — Included are Kodak Wratten #12, #21, #25, #56, #58A, and #80A. Since you have all the eyepieces necessary to study the planets and moon in detail, these filters will greatly enhance your enjoyment of our solar system.
- Moon Filter - 1.25” — A neutral density filter which allows you maximum enjoyment of the moon especially during the brighter phases.
- Aluminium Carrying Case — This sturdy and well-built case fits all of the above items in the die-cut foam interior and has room for additional accessories.
A4 Sheet of AstroSolar Film (ND 5.0)
AstroSolar film has become the natural first choice for white-light solar observation. Its optical qualities are excellent, enabling you to see high-resolution images with a natural colour. It is tough and durable, very difficult to tear, but cuts easily to make the shape you need. Use it with confidence on telescopes, binoculars or camera lenses. Comes with full instructions for using 'Blue Peter Technology' to make a removable solar filter.
The filter will allow you to observe sun-spots, surface granulation, limb darkening and faculae.find out more
Improve the accuracy of your initial star alignments by plugging in the GPS module into your telescope's drive base port. The SkySync will link up and automatically download the exact time, date, longitude and latitude from one of many global positioning satellites.
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- Compatible with all non-GPS Celestron computerized telescopes
- Plugs into your telescope's Hand Control or Auxiliary port
- Links up and automatically downloads information from orbiting global positioning satellites
- Kit includes SkySync GPS Accessory and two mounting straps
House Martin Nest Double
House martins are the birds with white rumps that build mud nests on the eaves of buildings, often in colonies averaging five nests. They will readily use artificial nests and this may encourage other birds to nest nearby. These nests should be sited underneath the eaves of your house or outbuildings.
Nest Diameter: 2 x 15cmfind out more
CPC 800 XLT Schmidt Cassegrain
The CPC 800 is the most portable telescope in the CPC series and the easiest for an individual to handle and set up alone. Its 8-inch aperture offers excellent performance on all types of objects from solar system to deep sky. The CPC800 won the Sky at Night group test award, confirming its pre-eminent position.
It is compatible with all the Celestron SCT accessories and can be fitted with the Hyperstar 8 for wide-field imaging at f/2.
Supplied complete with sturdy field tripod, finder, star diagonal and 40mm Plossl eyepiece.
Includes free Scope Cover worth £25 find out more
Power Cable for Celestron Telescopes
For use with CGE, CPC, Advanced GT, NexStar Series, this adapter allows you to power your telescope directly via the car cigarette lighter, or Celestron’s PowerTank receptacle.
Also fits most Skywatcher telescopes.find out more
Heritage 76 - 3" Mini Dobsonian
An ideal gift for any young astronomer, the Heritage 76 has been specially designed to celebrate the 400th anniversay of Galileo's first observations together with the International Year of Astronomy,
Its compact size and ease of use make it suitable for a young person to handle alone. And it won't take up much room in a child's bedroom.
The 3-inch aperture is large enough to show superb views of the Moon, Jupiter's Galilean Moons, the rings around Saturn and many hundreds of deep-sky objects such as galaxies, nebulae and star clusters.
It is supplied with two eyepieces to give magnifications of 12x and 30x. Its standard eyepiece fitting also allows you to use eyepieces from most manufacturers to increase the magnification if you wish. The useful upper limit is around 150x in very good sky conditions.
The telescope mount is based on the ever-popular concept designed and pioneered by John Dobson.find out more
Swarovski 12x50 EL HD Binoculars with Swarovision
Designed for hunters and astronomers these 12x50 binoculars bring things closer still, whilst offering a bright, crisp image. Swarovision means they incorporate all the latest coating technologies that give Swarovski binoculars their legendary quality.
The highest power in the Swarovski EL range offers a bright 4mm+ exit pupil for low-light use, whether browsing the night sky or badger watching.find out more
Far-Sight Spare Mounting Screw
Use this mounting screw on a second binocular to make it easy to swap binoculars at night. find out more
Alan R Hale
An excellent introduction to optics for sports and leisure. If you are thinking of buying binoculars or a telescope this book is a great investment. Written by Alan Hale, former president and CEO of Celestron which is one of the world-leaders in telescope and binocular manufacture, it explains what the numbers and specifications mean and will equip you to choose the right equipment for what you want to do.
If you've ever wondered what phase-coating is and why it is important for roof-prism binoculars then this book explains it clearly along with many other confusing and often misleading marketing terms. Benefit from Alan's 50 years experience and equip yourself to make a better decision.
Even if you are not planning to buy any optics this book is still an excellent read.find out more
Buy with confidence from Green Witch North in Birstall (01924 477719) or Green Witch South in the Gransdens (01767 677025).