HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201565561628165
2014283302131106822
201327930911976783
201230935813541843
201126938711122789
201025835510612731
20092642998826677
20082343267768705
20072643198754724
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910813604
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--52155040176381712835

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015921110320111503271
2014411687317121671063185314
2013420535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133262190
201145748982410011911210247100
201042617472219112195927248
200943115319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316393380
200210610372506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--412224212730376872732153519483474922960

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20151348157
20143863721
20133563702
20124011746
20113932690
20103235646
20092735601
20082743623
20072685638
20062418607
20052381587
20042039524
20032012519
20021855495
20011793465
20001699446
19991492418
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 4956
Unique authors on HST papers: 13813

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
201530911322831372
201452626191761623511378
2013116451449341632199250320
20121815120733022618716382527
20112358727993533862921429437
201026201321184339984725367431
200925249341126938947929354838
2008299334010343431223637445257
2007360174816915641287039396645
2006364504913004581351745638556
2005330834812538501196045624052
200436331571912380985439505551
2003361865715789721299347605156
2002320825212180501040351625963
200131820561691364888649389054
200026816491240650775642482573
199926879521223851915152344763
19983771374181456512954795214127
199724068631384765640054380388
199622876741424680425350281580
199514768601046864280347140670
1994109216173766025256493867
199356705038375313844737747
19922710461837556933617343
1991237056200764325363535