HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201545301117103
2014283302131106822
201327930811977783
201230935813541843
201126938711122789
201025835510612731
20092642998826677
20082343267768705
20072643198754724
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910813604
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--51955013175880712773

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
20155571031081101944
2014411687317121671063185314
2013420535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133262190
201145748982410011911210247100
201042617472219112195927248
200943115319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316393380
200210610372506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--408523812730376872632153219443474909933

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201588996
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: 4939
Unique authors on HST papers: 13760

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
20151501591441141
201448315177651488410477
2013112071347311530769242420
20121773019717321604315372926
20112325327979833850220423936
201025862321168839972625362331
200924975341115438937729350437
2008297394010282431214937442056
2007357914816792631279839395045
2006362524912928571344945635156
2005329504712491501190544621852
200436219561907280981539504451
2003360775715740721296147603155
2002319855212143501036251624963
200131748561687564887149387553
200026763491238150774442481272
199926830521222251912952344663
19983763873181256512920795193126
199724034631383364638554379888
199622848741423480424650281280
199514744601045464279647140370
1994109076173706025216493466
199356675038355313834737747
19922709461837556923617343
1991236956200764324363535