#042ab9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #042ab9 is composed of 1.6% red, 16.5% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 97.8% cyan, 77.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 227.4 degrees, a saturation of 95.8% and a lightness of 37.1%. #042ab9 color hex could be obtained by blending #0854ff with #000073. Closest websafe color is: #0033cc.

    • R 2
    • G 16
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 98
    • M 77
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#042ab9 color description : Strong blue.

#042ab9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #042ab9 has RGB values of R:4, G:42, B:185 and CMYK values of C:0.98, M:0.77, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 273081.

Hex triplet 042ab9 #042ab9
RGB Decimal 4, 42, 185 rgb(4,42,185)
RGB Percent 1.6, 16.5, 72.5 rgb(1.6%,16.5%,72.5%)
CMYK 98, 77, 0, 27
HSL 227.4°, 95.8, 37.1 hsl(227.4,95.8%,37.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 227.4°, 97.8, 72.5
Web Safe 0033cc #0033cc
CIE-LAB 27.252, 46.69, -75.92
XYZ 9.633, 5.184, 46.389
xyY 0.157, 0.085, 5.184
CIE-LCH 27.252, 89.128, 301.591
CIE-LUV 27.252, -9.835, -92.966
Hunter-Lab 22.768, 35.681, -104.865
Binary 00000100, 00101010, 10111001

Color Schemes with #042ab9

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Alternatives to #042ab9

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#042ab9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #042ab9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#042ab9;}
.background {background-color:#042ab9;}
.border {border:1px solid #042ab9;}

Shades and Tints of #042ab9

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #00030c is the darkest color, while #f8f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #042ab9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5b5d62 is the less saturated color, while #042ab9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #042ab9 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #2f2f2f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #262e4b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #00488c Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004c79 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #005155 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #013d9c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #013f90 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #014379 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population