#42a3fe Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a3fe is composed of 25.9% red, 63.9% green and 99.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74% cyan, 35.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.4% black. It has a hue angle of 209 degrees, a saturation of 98.9% and a lightness of 62.7%. #42a3fe color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0047fd. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 64
    • B 100
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    • C 74
    • M 36
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42a3fe color description : Bright blue.

#42a3fe Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a3fe has RGB values of R:66, G:163, B:254 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.36, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4367358.

Hex triplet 42a3fe #42a3fe
RGB Decimal 66, 163, 254 rgb(66,163,254)
RGB Percent 25.9, 63.9, 99.6 rgb(25.9%,63.9%,99.6%)
CMYK 74, 36, 0, 0
HSL 209°, 98.9, 62.7 hsl(209,98.9%,62.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 209°, 74, 99.6
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.362, 1.535, -53.261
XYZ 33.229, 34.506, 98.67
xyY 0.2, 0.207, 34.506
CIE-LCH 65.362, 53.283, 271.651
CIE-LUV 65.362, -34.737, -86.34
Hunter-Lab 58.742, -1.823, -58.472
Binary 01000010, 10100011, 11111110

Color Schemes with #42a3fe

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Alternatives to #42a3fe

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#42a3fe Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a3fe

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a3fe;}
.background {background-color:#42a3fe;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a3fe;}

Shades and Tints of #42a3fe

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, #000306 is the darkest color, while #f2f8ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a3fe

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa0a6 is the less saturated color, while #42a3fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a3fe 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.

  • #909090 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8094a6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7fa0f8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #65a4ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #69a1fa Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #58a3fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18add6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population