HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20150
20141501598330422
201327930811977783
201231035913541845
201126938811122790
201025935510512731
20092662998826679
20082343267768705
20072643198755725
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910913605
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--50214842169971512277

          Plot created 2/02/12

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSGHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015000000000000
2014215285212613564191166
2013419535324100831085187236
2012474443414150981133261190
201145948982310012011310248100
201042716472219112195927248
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316493380
200210610362506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--383919012430275871932149318923454795741

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201500
20142589390
20133564703
20124012747
20113936691
20103223646
20092736602
20082743623
20072685638
20062418607
20052381587
20042039524
20032012519
20021855495
20011793465
20001699446
19991492418
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 4785
Unique authors on HST papers: 13295

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
2015
201412972458241523093
20137369831851019706161413
20121420415567417483912304521
20112011523841328741618367331
201023215281049335872822325528
200923069311030535864827323534
200828000379662401140534418153
2007341674615896601229038377843
2006349784712448551297343615154
2005319554612107491153943606750
200435258551860878956238489649
2003352525515394701265146590054
2002312305011854481009750609961
200131229551662163875448378752
200026360491220049761241475071
199926517521209350902551341763
19983719573179266412748785128125
199723779621366564632053377687
199622672731414079421050279079
199514627591037164277246139369
1994108366073296024956393066
199356225038075213704737346
19922692461830556853617042
1991235456199464322353535