HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201577722632207
2014283302131106822
201327930911976783
201230935813541843
201126938711122789
201025835510612731
20092642998826677
20082343267768705
20072643198754724
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910813604
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--52275056177382112877

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
20151191510420121803891
2014411687317121671063185314
2013420535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133262190
201145748982410011911210247100
201042617472219112195927248
200943115319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316393380
200210610372506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--414924612730376972732153619513474928980

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20151550199
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: 4967
Unique authors on HST papers: 13841

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
2015442219521161652
201457716208461785512439
20131214414513617336910261221
20121858620752622630216392927
201123998281011234878221435637
201026506321196640996526372832
200925485341136139956830360038
2008301254010403441232037448457
2007362594917037641294440399145
2006366745013084581359746642556
2005332184812585511201045626152
200436468571918280989039507451
2003362985715844721301847607656
2002321915212213501043951629263
200131904561694664890749391054
200026876501243750777142483573
199926914521225051916552345063
19983777574181736512980795222127
199724095631386165640854380888
199622897741425980425550281880
199514783601048064280447140770
1994109326173826025296493967
199356715038385313844737747
19922711461838556933617343
1991237256200764327363535