HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
2016333511281
201531131113787846
2014284303131108826
201327931111976785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082333267868705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--55035334189991813654

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
20164760022041501629
2015460744321110561003163369
2014412687317121671063185315
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4565312130307788739321595205734050981287

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201665679
20154186739
20143869724
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: 5236
Unique authors on HST papers: 14594

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
2016981641110232
201548945187051427411298
20141110612408313342310226216
20131721620714524497615361230
20122291525927128773320487334
2011278883211597391024424515144
2010298423613416441118629424936
2009280163812448431054233400543
2008324914411163471331440490362
2007387275218342681370642422948
2006386515213791611431548678260
2005346605013167531248047653554
2004378815919855831027641526553
2003376375916468751345349629858
2002333225412575511085954656766
200132798581737666912150408656
200027528511270751798743494774
199927465531247252935853350564
19983854675185056613250815381131
199724517641412066651455386389
199623172751440881431051285581
199514986611062165285148142271
1994110666274516125876694667
199357275138725314034838047
19922724461963575753117744
1991239356202565330363535