HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201726210
201627731013314734
20153273551558845
201430135814018818
201327931311974785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092643008827679
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524726512053685
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--57855718205175814313

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2017610010003048
20164167325209061951126328
2015480764322120591043176382
2014432707320131721124201323
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248142371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052050843521010419163020
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4982384132312811748321660215134252441615

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20177210
20163857677
20154189739
20143820716
20133564704
20124087748
20113872689
20103235649
20092737603
20082743623
20072691641
20062432619
20052388594
20042043527
20032015522
20021859496
20011794466
20001699446
19991493419
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 5484
Unique authors on HST papers: 15219

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
201770006110
20163354414915101537535
2015106061243641234369275917
20141622318662320574815362024
20132202626916330639719461538
201227166301102233914224577340
2011319093713275451166328591450
2010330834014860491240632470440
2009306664113463461173036438847
2008348444712006501431343523166
2007413925519693731453045452552
2006406545514479641504551715363
2005371635314324571307949715059
2004393286120511861072443545455
2003390586117084781395451651960
2002345615612973531129656686569
200133751601783267934451426259
200028267521304652821945507776
199928138551275953958854358066
19983940177189046813508825553135
199724993661439267665156392891
199623581761462882439152291483
199515281621083166291749144172
1994111946275226126376795368
199357785139025414224938247
19922741471973585803217844
1991240757203765332363535