HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20151511407551417
2014283303131108825
201327931011976784
201230935913541844
201126838611222788
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267768705
20072643198758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--53095129182587913142

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015234371211302647181180
2014411687317121671063185314
2013421535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003260710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4290269127306776729321560198933850001068

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20152426392
20143869724
20133564703
20124011747
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: 5045
Unique authors on HST papers: 13962

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
201515003581336623915
2014755082754923157159311
20131372716578019381711295124
20122004222812424676317426430
201125191291052335923222465140
2010275943412447411035027390633
200926296351171440987531372940
2008309114110682451264838459358
2007370725017442661320741407646
2006373325113330591381546656158
2005336864812761511216445635653
2004369395719399811001340514152
2003367495816065731315748615256
2002325435312313501057852638364
200132190571707764897449396955
200027077501251850783743487473
199927068531232151921652345864
19983803074182816513076805269128
199724228641394465643954382789
199622976741429580427750282880
199514843601052664281347141270
1994109746174066025466594067
199356845038455313894737847
19922714461960575723117543
1991237656201064328363535