#42a3ed Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a3ed is composed of 25.9% red, 63.9% green and 92.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.2% cyan, 31.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.1% black. It has a hue angle of 206 degrees, a saturation of 82.6% and a lightness of 59.4%. #42a3ed color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0047db. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 93
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 31
    • Y 0
    • K 7
    CMYK color chart

#42a3ed color description : Bright blue.

#42a3ed Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a3ed has RGB values of R:66, G:163, B:237 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.31, Y:0, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 4367341.

Hex triplet 42a3ed #42a3ed
RGB Decimal 66, 163, 237 rgb(66,163,237)
RGB Percent 25.9, 63.9, 92.9 rgb(25.9%,63.9%,92.9%)
CMYK 72, 31, 0, 7
HSL 206°, 82.6, 59.4 hsl(206,82.6%,59.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 206°, 72.2, 92.9
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 64.535, -4.35, -45.273
XYZ 30.626, 33.465, 84.961
xyY 0.205, 0.225, 33.465
CIE-LCH 64.535, 45.481, 264.512
CIE-LUV 64.535, -35.466, -72.045
Hunter-Lab 57.849, -6.733, -46.584
Binary 01000010, 10100011, 11101101

Color Schemes with #42a3ed

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Alternatives to #42a3ed

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#42a3ed Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a3ed

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a3ed;}
.background {background-color:#42a3ed;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a3ed;}

Shades and Tints of #42a3ed

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, #010508 is the darkest color, while #f5fafe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a3ed

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #92989d is the less saturated color, while #32a5fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a3ed 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.

  • #8e8e8e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7f92a1 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #879fe7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #75a1f0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b1be Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ea0e9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #62a2ef Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18accf Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population