HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
2016115142563316
20153273541548843
201429132413769822
201327931211975785
201230935913542845
201126738611222787
201025935610712734
20092642998827678
20082343267867705
20072663178758728
200622329411384714
200524526411953681
20042382479828611
200321627010813607
20022412019961602
20012621807244558
20002471826642537
19992371745338502
19982781634126508
1997213118434378
1996177843511307
199516259203244
199412239143178
1993722983112
199234184258
19913191142
--56095506196779913882

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201618726014303044054138
2015474754321110591023172377
2014417697319121691103188316
2013421535324100841095188236
2012472443414150981133263190
20114584898231001191111024699
201042818472219112296927348
200943215319301248042371
2008406055141001129862600
200737901072522010713052620
200629704122728111616382740
20052030843521010419162990
20041220912292626017553060
2003270710362519316593380
200210610372506416053190
200100412323838611232930
2000007235471898372790
19990082053622632942460
199800514838822520182560
1997007355675121251770
1996002235845400301470
199500132545950048550
199400329383940053150
19930022421254003910
199200314990002200
1991002114130001000
--4724334130308792740321626209234051481405

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20162204309
20154183738
20143844720
20133564704
20124087748
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: 5319
Unique authors on HST papers: 14829

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
20167602318225011622
2015684372791822036181511
20141291814504816426912278719
20131896922785626552116398433
20122441927988730822721519436
2011292993412204411074226540046
2010309973813959461160130440637
2009288473912798441088234412244
2008333344511481481366641502963
2007396475318818701398143433249
2006393355314036621458549689361
2005351875113371541267147662255
2004383766020084841042641533654
2003381386016690761362350637559
2002337595412732521100054665867
200133153591754766920851414157
200027800511284051807244498675
199927722541258052945454352765
19983885976186436713342815449132
199724685651422266655855388590
199623308751447681433851287582
199515066611067865286748142971
1994111126274766126046695067
199357505138835314134838247
19922726471964575763217744
1991240157203165332363535