HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201726210
201632036515419863
20153273561558846
201430135814018818
201327931311974785
201230936113542847
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092643008827679
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329511384715
200524726612053686
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621817244559
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781644126509
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--58285780207276314449

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2017610010003048
2016483852625120751111157380
2015481764322120591043176383
2014432707320131721124201323
2013421535324100841095188236
2012473443414150991143265190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248142371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122828111616382740
20052050843521010519263030
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232940
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800515838822520182570
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--5051396132314817751321676216934252801668

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20177210
20164422776
20154191740
20143820716
20133564704
20124089750
20113872689
20103235649
20092737603
20082743623
20072691641
20062436620
20052389595
20042043527
20032015522
20021859496
20011795467
20001699446
19991493419
19981562431
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 5530
Unique authors on HST papers: 15460

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
20172420023310
20164249418395129539406
20151119612460813365110289018
20141678719687721593616373025
20132255727937731655419472339
201227605301118234931724585341
2011322973813438461180128598651
2010334194115007501252632475540
2009309364213558461184637444047
2008351174712095511443344527466
2007416255619804741460845455452
2006409165514573651515451719663
2005374145314401581320549717959
2004394686120579861075443547955
2003392196217157781400651654360
2002346985613020531134456690169
200133865601789268937351427259
200028328521307652823445508977
199928217551279753961554358366
19983969877189696813723835565135
199725052661443067666856393191
199623624761464882439952291783
199515308621085066292249144472
1994112056275286126406795568
199357835139075414224938247
19922742471974585803217844
1991240757203765332363535