#42a3c7 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a3c7 is composed of 25.9% red, 63.9% green and 78% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 66.8% cyan, 18.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 22% black. It has a hue angle of 196.2 degrees, a saturation of 54.3% and a lightness of 52%. #42a3c7 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #00478f. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 78
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 18
    • Y 0
    • K 22
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#42a3c7 color description : Moderate blue.

#42a3c7 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a3c7 has RGB values of R:66, G:163, B:199 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0.18, Y:0, K:0.22. Its decimal value is 4367303.

Hex triplet 42a3c7 #42a3c7
RGB Decimal 66, 163, 199 rgb(66,163,199)
RGB Percent 25.9, 63.9, 78 rgb(25.9%,63.9%,78%)
CMYK 67, 18, 0, 22
HSL 196.2°, 54.3, 52 hsl(196.2,54.3%,52%)
HSV (or HSB) 196.2°, 66.8, 78
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 62.906, -16.999, -26.78
XYZ 25.65, 31.474, 58.753
xyY 0.221, 0.272, 31.474
CIE-LCH 62.906, 31.72, 237.594
CIE-LUV 62.906, -37.306, -39.312
Hunter-Lab 56.102, -16.567, -22.821
Binary 01000010, 10100011, 11000111

Color Schemes with #42a3c7

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Alternatives to #42a3c7

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#42a3c7 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a3c7

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a3c7;}
.background {background-color:#42a3c7;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a3c7;}

Shades and Tints of #42a3c7

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, #020608 is the darkest color, while #f8fbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a3c7

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #848585 is the less saturated color, while #13b9f6 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a3c7 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.

  • #8a8a8a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7c8f96 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #939cc2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8e9bce Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3eabb7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #759ec3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #729ecb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3fa8bd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population