#42a0b5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a0b5 is composed of 25.9% red, 62.7% green and 71% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 63.5% cyan, 11.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 29% black. It has a hue angle of 191 degrees, a saturation of 46.6% and a lightness of 48.4%. #42a0b5 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00416b. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 63
    • B 71
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 29
    CMYK color chart

#42a0b5 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a0b5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a0b5 has RGB values of R:66, G:160, B:181 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.29. Its decimal value is 4366517.

Hex triplet 42a0b5 #42a0b5
RGB Decimal 66, 160, 181 rgb(66,160,181)
RGB Percent 25.9, 62.7, 71 rgb(25.9%,62.7%,71%)
CMYK 64, 12, 0, 29
HSL 191°, 46.6, 48.4 hsl(191,46.6%,48.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 191°, 63.5, 71
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 61.337, -21.071, -19.1
XYZ 23.156, 29.634, 48.213
xyY 0.229, 0.293, 29.634
CIE-LCH 61.337, 28.439, 222.191
CIE-LUV 61.337, -37.135, -26.121
Hunter-Lab 54.437, -19.337, -14.405
Binary 01000010, 10100000, 10110101

Color Schemes with #42a0b5

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Alternatives to #42a0b5

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#42a0b5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a0b5

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.border {border:1px solid #42a0b5;}

Shades and Tints of #42a0b5

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, #030809 is the darkest color, while #f9fcfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a0b5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7b7c7c is the less saturated color, while #09c4ee is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a0b5 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.

  • #868686 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #788b8f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9498b1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9396be Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #47a6b2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #769bb2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #769aba Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #45a3b3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population