HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
2017393919299
201632937415419876
20153273561558846
201430135814018817
201327931311974785
201230936113542847
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092643008827679
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329511384715
200524726612053686
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621817244559
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781644126509
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--58745822208976514550

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201748131041031501858
2016494863625120751161160388
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
--5104409134314820752321679218634252971726

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201791498
20164503791
20154191740
20143820716
20133564704
20124089750
20113872689
20103235649
20092737603
20082743623
20072691641
20062437621
20052389595
20042043527
20032015522
20021859496
20011795467
20001699446
19991493419
19981562431
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 5571
Unique authors on HST papers: 15570

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
20171561601761201
201649645215861521410867
20151199013494614389210310319
20141758720721522620616390726
20132327628964532679320487240
201228241311140934955625599642
2011328603813680461200329608652
2010339014115230501271533480941
2009313094213695471201637449948
2008354424812221511456444531267
2007419535619957741470445459952
2006412005614669651526451724764
2005376455414505581326349722760
2004397476220706871083443551856
2003394806217248791411451658660
2002349155613087531142056695570
200134040601798468940251431259
200028443521313453826645510977
199928326551284553965355359766
19983983078190346813764835588136
199725121661445867669356394791
199623694771468882441352292883
199515350621087866293049145072
1994112236375376126466795868
199357885139105414244938247
19922745471977585803217844
1991240857203865332363535