skycalc(by John Thorstensen): use to compute airmass vs time, object-moon distance, parallactic angle. This is installed on the LBT machines and there is an entry "g" for LBT. Type
altaz2hadec, in its astron library. (A pair of LBT-specific coordinate conversion programs will be written around these, called
gaiato run. The GAIA home page at http://star-www.dur.ac.uk/~pdraper/gaia/gaia.html includes a complete list of its functionalities. Among these, the abliity to overplot popular catalogs (e.g. GSC, USNO-B1) and to download and display sky images, may be useful to observers.