#42a6ba Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a6ba is composed of 25.9% red, 65.1% green and 72.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.5% cyan, 10.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.1% black. It has a hue angle of 190 degrees, a saturation of 47.6% and a lightness of 49.4%. #42a6ba color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #004d75. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

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

#42a6ba color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a6ba Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a6ba has RGB values of R:66, G:166, B:186 and CMYK values of C:0.65, M:0.11, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4368058.

Hex triplet 42a6ba #42a6ba
RGB Decimal 66, 166, 186 rgb(66,166,186)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.1, 72.9 rgb(25.9%,65.1%,72.9%)
CMYK 65, 11, 0, 27
HSL 190°, 47.6, 49.4 hsl(190,47.6%,49.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 190°, 64.5, 72.9
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 63.321, -22.642, -18.885
XYZ 24.743, 31.974, 51.319
xyY 0.229, 0.296, 31.974
CIE-LCH 63.321, 29.484, 219.83
CIE-LUV 63.321, -39.096, -25.691
Hunter-Lab 56.545, -20.845, -14.228
Binary 01000010, 10100110, 10111010

Color Schemes with #42a6ba

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Alternatives to #42a6ba

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#42a6ba Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a6ba

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a6ba;}
.background {background-color:#42a6ba;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a6ba;}

Shades and Tints of #42a6ba

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, #040b0c is the darkest color, while #fdfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a6ba

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7f80 is the less saturated color, while #08cdf4 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a6ba 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
  • #7c9094 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #999db5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #999bc3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #48abb8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #79a0b7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #799fbf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46a9b8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population