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The "glowworms" are coming to Albuquerque's skies next month, and Air Force astronomers here are determined to figure out what gives them their eerie celestial shine.
Called "glowworms in the sky" by astronomers, the phenomena actually are the smoke or vapor trails left in the sky from fiery meteors produced during the mother of all meteor showers, the Leonids.
The Leonids, whose name comes from the fall constellation Leo, could rise to the level of a meteor storm in November, when it's expected hundreds to thousands of meteors per hour could streak across the sky.
Because of the high frequency, it will be a golden opportunity to study the …