HST Publication Statistics

These statistics are for HST papers from refereed journals.

YearGOARPart GO
Part Archive
Programs
not Assigned
Total
2016138162653368
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
--56325526197679913934

          Plot created 1/19/16

Number of papers using HST Instruments

YearACSCOSFGSFOCFOSHRSHSPNICMOSSTISWFPCWFPC2WFC3
201621332015403049063165
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
--4750340130308793741321626209734051571432

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

Number of Unique Authors

Year# Authors# First Authors
20162415354
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: 5340
Unique authors on HST papers: 14872

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
20169742421330312123
2015735582985823756196112
20141332015520016441013287420
20131936023801726562917407933
201224713271001330831121526337
2011295813412321421084426545847
2010312793814081471170530445138
2009290103912851441094734416244
2008334694511526481372042504763
2007398375318918701403043435750
2006394845414097631463849691561
2005352875113408541270647664155
2004384696020123841045641534654
2003382286016739761365250638159
2002338445512756521103454667967
200133217591758066922051415557
200027847511286452808844499275
199927790541260452948054353765
19983892676186756713360815463133
199724709651423266656955388890
199623336761449281434651287882
199515085611068965287548142971
1994111166274786126056695167
199357535138855314144838247
19922726471964575763217744
1991240157203165332363535