HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201695114453257
20153273541548843
201429031113688825
201327931211975785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--55885465195581813826

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201615520004302540044114
2015474754321110591023172377
2014415697318121681093187314
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4690328130307791740321620208734051371379

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20161779253
20154183738
20143867723
20133564704
20124087748
20113872689
20103236649
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: 5298
Unique authors on HST papers: 14773

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
20165402207219211152
2015630172577720275166310
20141243314473015390812261318
20131850522768925537916387332
20122403226972629809521510936
2011289003412035411060725532145
2010306583713799461148130436137
2009286043912691431078334408943
2008331134411389481358041500163
2007393705318663691391343429849
2006391635313971621451849686960
2005350515013314541263247659555
2004382546020033841037941532154
2003380116016641761358149635058
2002336245412685521096054663266
200133063591751066918451412557
200027725511279251805044498375
199927639541254952941753352165
19983877676186106613313815431132
199724641651419466655055387790
199623274751446381433551286681
199515043611066265286248142771
1994110996274696125996694967
199357445138795314114838247
19922726471964575763217744
1991239957202965332363535