#42a3ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a3ff is composed of 25.9% red, 63.9% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 36.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 209.2 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42a3ff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0047ff. 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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#42a3ff color description : Light blue.

#42a3ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a3ff has RGB values of R:66, G:163, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.36, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4367359.

Hex triplet 42a3ff #42a3ff
RGB Decimal 66, 163, 255 rgb(66,163,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 63.9, 100 rgb(25.9%,63.9%,100%)
CMYK 74, 36, 0, 0
HSL 209.2°, 100, 62.9 hsl(209.2,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 209.2°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.412, 1.884, -53.725
XYZ 33.39, 34.57, 99.515
xyY 0.199, 0.206, 34.57
CIE-LCH 65.412, 53.758, 272.008
CIE-LUV 65.412, -34.696, -87.171
Hunter-Lab 58.796, -1.525, -59.194
Binary 01000010, 10100011, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42a3ff

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Alternatives to #42a3ff

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#42a3ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a3ff

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42a3ff

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, #000407 is the darkest color, while #f3f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a3ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a1a8 is the less saturated color, while #42a3ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a3ff 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
  • #7fa0f9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #65a4ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #69a1fb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #58a4ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18add7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population