HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201511
201424727412057698
201327930911977784
201231035913541845
201126938811122790
201025935510512731
20092662998826679
20082343267768705
20072643198755725
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910913605
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--51194958173674212555

          Plot created 2/02/12

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSGHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015100000000001
201435658721610154913154273
2013420535324100841095189237
2012474443414150981133262190
201145948982310012011310248100
201042716472219112195927248
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316493380
200210610362506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--398222012630276272332151319203474861850

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
2015131
20143501620
20133567703
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: 4866
Unique authors on HST papers: 13545

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
20151111
20143567413245111538116
2013100751242801427348220918
20121672318675220569515352725
20112234726940231819619406635
201025086311132637944824351030
200924338331086037912828343036
2008292413910114421192836434855
2007353164716480621264339390344
2006358234912763571328545628855
2005326134712342501179344617251
200435904561892579972739500151
2003358325615637711285847600155
2002317395112057491027751620162
200131585561679263884149384353
200026657491233249770442479972
199926734521217151910652343963
19983749973180636412875785163125
199723956631378164636653379188
199622793741420880423550280680
199514711601042564279547140070
1994108856173576025146493266
199356575038295313804737647
19922704461835556913617142
1991236656200564323353535