HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
201526196859
2014282302130105819
201327930811977783
201230935813541843
201126938711122789
201025835510612731
20092642998826677
20082343267768705
20072643198754724
200622329211262689
200524526411947675
20042382479825608
200321426910813604
20022382019961599
20012621807243557
20002461826642536
19992361745338501
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199233194258
19913191142
--51755002175279712726

          Plot created 1/22/15

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
2015303103004701124
2014408687317121661033183313
2013420535324100831095188236
2012472443414150981133262190
201145748982410011911210247100
201042617472219112195927248
200943115319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737701072522010712962600
200628404112728111015872630
20051970843521010319192950
20041220912292626017463030
2003260710352519316393380
200210610372506316053160
200100412323838511232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053612632952450
199800514838822520192560
1997007355675121261760
1996002235845400331440
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--405723412730376872532152719373474899912

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
201550057
20143860719
20133563702
20124011746
20113932690
20103235646
20092735601
20082743623
20072685638
20062418607
20052381587
20042039524
20032012519
20021855495
20011793465
20001699446
19991492418
19981559430
19971115320
1996835253
1995797202
1994589146
199338798
199219447
199114936

Unique first authors on HST papers: 4922
Unique authors on HST papers: 13709

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
2015420150150111
20144357516195132449516
2013107031345371529329231519
20121729819699821589415363525
20112284126961832837420415036
201025545311154838960925356930
200924721331105338925829347637
2008295254010210431205936438556
2007355864816670631274439392945
2006360854912867571338045632856
2005328434712453501186444620052
200436108561901779978839502851
2003359785715708721291747601455
2002318805112106501031651623262
200131685561684164885649386653
200026711491236050772242480672
199926792521220251911752344463
19983758773181026512900795185126
199724009631382364637454379488
199622826741422680424050281180
199514731601044364279647140170
1994109006173646025206493466
199356645038335313824737747
19922707461837556913617243
1991236856200664324363535