#42a5fb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a5fb is composed of 25.9% red, 64.7% green and 98.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.7% cyan, 34.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.6% black. It has a hue angle of 207.9 degrees, a saturation of 95.9% and a lightness of 62.2%. #42a5fb color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004bf7. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 65
    • B 98
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 34
    • Y 0
    • K 2
    CMYK color chart

#42a5fb color description : Bright blue.

#42a5fb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a5fb has RGB values of R:66, G:165, B:251 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.34, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 4367867.

Hex triplet 42a5fb #42a5fb
RGB Decimal 66, 165, 251 rgb(66,165,251)
RGB Percent 25.9, 64.7, 98.4 rgb(25.9%,64.7%,98.4%)
CMYK 74, 34, 0, 2
HSL 207.9°, 95.9, 62.2 hsl(207.9,95.9%,62.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.9°, 73.7, 98.4
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 65.773, -0.656, -50.976
XYZ 33.11, 35.031, 96.278
xyY 0.201, 0.213, 35.031
CIE-LCH 65.773, 50.981, 269.263
CIE-LUV 65.773, -35.527, -82.329
Hunter-Lab 59.187, -3.721, -55.015
Binary 01000010, 10100101, 11111011

Color Schemes with #42a5fb

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Alternatives to #42a5fb

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#42a5fb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a5fb

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Shades and Tints of #42a5fb

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, #000203 is the darkest color, while #eff7ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a5fb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9b9fa2 is the less saturated color, while #42a5fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a5fb 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.

  • #919191 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8195a6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #83a2f5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6ca5fd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b4c1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ba3f7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5ca5fc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18afd6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population