#42a5b9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a5b9 is composed of 25.9% red, 64.7% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.3% cyan, 10.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 190.1 degrees, a saturation of 47.4% and a lightness of 49.2%. #42a5b9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004b73. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 11
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#42a5b9 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a5b9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a5b9 has RGB values of R:66, G:165, B:185 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0.11, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4367801.

Hex triplet 42a5b9 #42a5b9
RGB Decimal 66, 165, 185 rgb(66,165,185)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.7, 72.5 rgb(25.9%,64.7%,72.5%)
CMYK 64, 11, 0, 27
HSL 190.1°, 47.4, 49.2 hsl(190.1,47.4%,49.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 190.1°, 64.3, 72.5
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 62.985, -22.434, -18.836
XYZ 24.456, 31.569, 50.701
xyY 0.229, 0.296, 31.569
CIE-LCH 62.985, 29.293, 220.018
CIE-LUV 62.985, -38.78, -25.62
Hunter-Lab 56.187, -20.63, -14.171
Binary 01000010, 10100101, 10111001

Color Schemes with #42a5b9

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Alternatives to #42a5b9

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#42a5b9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a5b9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a5b9;}
.background {background-color:#42a5b9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a5b9;}

Shades and Tints of #42a5b9

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, #040a0c is the darkest color, while #fcfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a5b9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7f7f is the less saturated color, while #08cbf3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a5b9 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
  • #7c8f93 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #999cb4 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #989ac2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #48aab7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #799fb6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #789ebe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46a8b7 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population