HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
2016170191796446
20153273541558844
201429733613848820
201327931211975785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--56705567199278114011

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201624847019603565080187
2015474754321110591023173378
2014422707320131701113194318
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4790356130308798744321632211434051811457

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20162706422
20154186738
20143829718
20133564704
20124087748
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: 5364
Unique authors on HST papers: 14922

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
201613332584343022763
2015807993314925837214413
20141399916560017472313308021
20131998524827927581117421735
201225247281023731847122538738
2011301453512551421104526556647
2010317263914293471186631450838
2009293013912977441106034420845
2008337734511638491384242509164
2007402115419125711414043439150
2006397315414171631471749696861
2005354745113483541276448667556
2004386616020204841051742537554
2003384276016828771371750641059
2002340045512804521109755671467
200133325591763667924051417658
200027931521290352810944501175
199927878541264253950354354765
19983901576187106713392825482133
199724776651427066659255389490
199623386761452082435251288882
199515123611071666288448143171
1994111406274916126156795268
199357565138865314164838247
19922731471968575773217744
1991240357203365332363535