HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20151371256447373
2014283303131108825
201327931011976784
201230935913541844
201126938611122788
201025835610712733
20092642998827678
20082343267768705
20072643198758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--52945115181387513097

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201521033119302337067163
2014411687317121671063185314
2013421535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112196927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003260710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4266265127305774729321556197933749861051

Note that some papers use more than one instrument and are counted for each instrument.

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20152258355
20143869724
20133564703
20124011747
20113872689
20103235648
20092736602
20082743623
20072691641
20062432619
20052381592
20042043527
20032015522
20021859496
20011794466
20001699446
19991493419
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 5033
Unique authors on HST papers: 13933

Plot created 1/15/22
Author name is defined as last name, first initial. Slight variations in spelling may increase the number of unique names. More common names with the same first initial may result in an undercount.

Citations

Year# CitationsAvg # Citations# GO CitationsAvg # GO Citations# AR CitationsAvg # AR citations# Part GO/AR CitationsAvg # Part Citations
201511733470325313205
2014705082556821716149610
20131329416561118368211285723
20121961021793724663217416529
201124874291050035910022449939
2010272693312295411024126385833
200926078351162040978930369639
2008307214110623451257138456558
2007368734917337651314540405746
2006371615013270591375646651957
2005335804812721511212645633653
200436821571934081998740512552
2003366465816016731312548613756
2002324685212291501055052636164
200132129571705164895749395654
200027023501249350782042486573
199927020531230351919852345764
19983797674182596513060805255128
199724199641392465643454382388
199622952741428680426950282580
199514823601050964281047141270
1994109606173996025396594067
199356805038435313874737847
19922714461839556933617543
1991237656201064328363535