#42a0ad Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a0ad is composed of 25.9% red, 62.7% green and 67.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 61.8% cyan, 7.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 32.2% black. It has a hue angle of 187.3 degrees, a saturation of 44.8% and a lightness of 46.9%. #42a0ad color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00415b. Closest websafe color is: #339999.

    • R 26
    • G 63
    • B 68
    RGB color chart
    • C 62
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 32
    CMYK color chart

#42a0ad color description : Dark moderate cyan.

#42a0ad Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a0ad has RGB values of R:66, G:160, B:173 and CMYK values of C:0.62, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.32. Its decimal value is 4366509.

Hex triplet 42a0ad #42a0ad
RGB Decimal 66, 160, 173 rgb(66,160,173)
RGB Percent 25.9, 62.7, 67.8 rgb(25.9%,62.7%,67.8%)
CMYK 62, 8, 0, 32
HSL 187.3°, 44.8, 46.9 hsl(187.3,44.8%,46.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 187.3°, 61.8, 67.8
Web Safe 339999 #339999
CIE-LAB 61.059, -23.497, -15.018
XYZ 22.358, 29.315, 44.013
xyY 0.234, 0.306, 29.315
CIE-LCH 61.059, 27.887, 212.584
CIE-LUV 61.059, -37.554, -19.257
Hunter-Lab 54.144, -21.041, -10.296
Binary 01000010, 10100000, 10101101

Color Schemes with #42a0ad

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Alternatives to #42a0ad

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#42a0ad Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a0ad

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a0ad;}
.background {background-color:#42a0ad;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a0ad;}

Shades and Tints of #42a0ad

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, #010203 is the darkest color, while #f3fafb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a0ad

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #707d7f is the less saturated color, while #02d1ed is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a0ad 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.

  • #858585 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #788a8d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9697a9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9795b6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4ba4b1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #779aaa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7899b3 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #48a3af Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population