Four residents with expertise on the debate over streetlights in Santa Fe will hold a roundtable at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The participants will include Sam Finn, a retired astrophysicist; Francois-Marie Patorni, a member of several astronomy organizations; Peter Lipscomb, an activist in the dark-sky movement; and moderator Terry Smith, who has served as board chairman of the Santa Fe Conservation Trust and is active in the Dark Skies program. 

For information about the online conversation, contact Sarah Noss, executive director of the Santa Fe Conservation Trust, at or 505-670-5713. To get a link to the chat, go to

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