HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
20151581568252448
2014283303131108825
201327931011976784
201230935913541844
201126838611222788
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267768705
20072643198758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--53165145183288013173

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015251382212402947288193
2014411687317121671063185314
2013421535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003260710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4307270128306777730321563198933950071081

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20152562418
20143869724
20133564703
20124011747
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: 5057
Unique authors on HST papers: 13993

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
201518354714444324775
2014815692980925138170512
20131433217602920398312309025
20122053722832225693118436830
201125667301071436939622474640
2010279783412595421050627397234
200926572361182440999231377240
2008311974210790451276339462859
2007374065017626661330641410547
2006375605113413601391747658958
2005338684912830521222346639553
2004371075819473811007240516252
2003368865816125731321148616957
2002326705312352511063452640864
200132289571712565900050398855
200027159501255350785743489374
199927136531234251924752346464
19983813874183336513108805292129
199724265641396465645354383089
199623017741431480428551283681
199514867601054265281747141670
1994109936174176025546594067
199356925038485313934837947
19922714461960575723117543
1991238256201565329363535