The authors have extensive background in physics, math and CS from the two most prestigious Moscow Technical Universities. In alphabetical order the authors of the application are:
- Igor Borovikov: graduated Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology (MIPT) with MS in Math/Physics in 1986; received Ph.D. in Math from MIPT in 1989.
- Guennadi Narychkine: graduated Moscow Institute for Physics and Engineering (MIPE) in 1983 with MS in Math/Physics.
Both authors worked on image processing software at one of their recent jobs. One of the authors (Guennadi) is involved in mobile software development for many years. The other author (Igor) is a casual backyard astronomer involved in CCD imaging.