HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20150
201423625411753660
201327930911977784
201231035913541845
201126938811122790
201025935510512731
20092662998826679
20082343267768705
20072643198755725
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910913605
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--51074938173373812516

          Plot created 2/02/12

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSGHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015000000000000
201433455721510150873146259
2013420535324100841095189237
2012474443414150981133262190
201145948982310012011310248100
201042716472219112195927248
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316493380
200210610362506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--395921712630276172332150919163474853835

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201500
20143402590
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: 4855
Unique authors on HST papers: 13497

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
2015
2014308841170493937085
201395701140761325927209817
20121627418656819553614343724
20112194925922731805019400234
201024731301113737933424347030
200924126321078137903628339436
2008289823910021421181136432155
2007350914716373621257439387644
2006356744812715571322044626155
2005324764712302501174144614351
200435772561886179969838498150
2003357145615590711282147597554
2002316355112017491024250617962
200131530561677063882449383853
200026607491231349768042479472
199926709521216051910552343763
19983743773180386412850785153125
199723907631373964635953379188
199622780741420080423250280480
199514696591041464279147140070
1994108786173546025106493266
199356515038255313784737647
19922701461834556893617142
1991236656200564323353535