HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20161962129210510
20153273551558845
201429733613848820
201327931211975785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--56965589200578514076

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2016287560111603870186228
2015475764322120591043174379
2014422707320131701113194318
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4830366130308801745321635212134151881499

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20162984481
20154189739
20143829718
20133564704
20124087748
20113872689
20103235649
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: 5388
Unique authors on HST papers: 14979

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
201616743743350623724
20158539934901027517225814
20141441316576318486114316922
20132035824844328590418429535
201225602281038431859422546138
2011304733512692431115127562548
2010319823914397481196931454839
2009294974013060451113535424145
2008339464611696491391942510864
2007404205419219711421744441850
2006399125414245631478250699961
2005356195113529541282048670956
2004388106020262851056842539455
2003385306116872771375750642559
2002341105512832521113755674668
200133420591767767926651419758
200027978521292552812244502176
199927927541266153952254355565
19983908876187456713411825500134
199724808651428867660155389890
199623424761454482435851289482
199515196611076966290249143371
1994111516274966126216795268
199357625138905414184838247
19922734471969575783217744
1991240457203465332363535