#42a5ef Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a5ef is composed of 25.9% red, 64.7% green and 93.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.4% cyan, 31% magenta, 0% yellow and 6.3% black. It has a hue angle of 205.7 degrees, a saturation of 84.4% and a lightness of 59.8%. #42a5ef color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004bdf. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 94
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 31
    • Y 0
    • K 6
    CMYK color chart

#42a5ef color description : Bright blue.

#42a5ef Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a5ef has RGB values of R:66, G:165, B:239 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.31, Y:0, K:0.06. Its decimal value is 4367855.

Hex triplet 42a5ef #42a5ef
RGB Decimal 66, 165, 239 rgb(66,165,239)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.7, 93.7 rgb(25.9%,64.7%,93.7%)
CMYK 72, 31, 0, 6
HSL 205.7°, 84.4, 59.8 hsl(205.7,84.4%,59.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 205.7°, 72.4, 93.7
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.198, -4.793, -45.326
XYZ 31.278, 34.298, 86.628
xyY 0.206, 0.225, 34.298
CIE-LCH 65.198, 45.579, 263.963
CIE-LUV 65.198, -36.058, -72.198
Hunter-Lab 58.564, -7.155, -46.706
Binary 01000010, 10100101, 11101111

Color Schemes with #42a5ef

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Alternatives to #42a5ef

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#42a5ef Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a5ef

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Shades and Tints of #42a5ef

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, #01060a is the darkest color, while #f7fbfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a5ef

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #919aa0 is the less saturated color, while #32a7ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a5ef 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
  • #8094a3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #89a0e9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #77a3f2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6fa2eb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #63a3f1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18add1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population