HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201591823234239
2014283302131106822
201327931011976784
201230935813541843
201126938811122790
201025835510612731
20092642998826677
20082343267768705
20072643198754724
200622329111262688
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910813604
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--52415067177982312910

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201513618105201622046103
2014411687317121671063185314
2013421535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133262190
201145848982410011911210247100
201042617472219112195927248
200943115319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712952600
200628404112728111015862630
20051970843521010319162980
20041220912292626017453040
2003260710352519316393380
200210610372506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--416824912730377072732154019553354945992

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20151698228
20143863721
20133564703
20124011746
20113933691
20103235646
20092735601
20082743623
20072685638
20062417606
20052381587
20042039524
20032012519
20021855495
20011793465
20001699446
19991492418
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 4978
Unique authors on HST papers: 13859

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
20156212276315111153
201461477221371907613239
20131252515529617347210269422
20121889321764823641016399028
201124280281023634889021439738
2010268343312121401006726378932
200925723351146539966030363339
2008303804110494441244138451257
2007365304917162651303440402146
2006368515013155581364546645857
2005333704812640511206045629252
200436621571925380992839509451
2003364445715913721306848610056
2002323115212248501048852631963
200131986571699164892049392754
200026930501245550779642484173
199926967521227551918552345363
19983783474182026513000795232127
199724141631388865641954381688
199622924741427480426150282080
199514799601049364280747140770
1994109396173856025326494067
199356765038415313864737747
19922713461839556933617443
1991237456200864328363535