HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201622025010711588
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
--57205627202078614154

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
20163266103127048791100259
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
--4869371130310802746321645213034152021530

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20163328554
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: 5425
Unique authors on HST papers: 15068

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
201622063978464025204
201591761037461029798241015
20141498017599019504214329922
20132081325863929602518439136
201226041291056032875323555039
2011308783612847431129927571349
2010322733914514481209231458739
2009297594013165451123335429146
2008342224611787491404043515465
2007406995419365721430744444451
2006401075414297641485150704362
2005358065213601551289148673356
2004389536120325851061742540855
2003386976116952771381250644759
2002342275512870521118055677768
200133517591772067928751421558
200028082521297352815644503876
199927978541268853953554356466
19983918876188006713438825516134
199724851651431367661356390390
199623479761456782437252290482
199515218611078366290649143771
1994111666275056126276795268
199357685138935414214938247
19922737471971575793217744
1991240657203665332363535