#42a8ba Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a8ba is composed of 25.9% red, 65.9% green and 72.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.5% cyan, 9.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.1% black. It has a hue angle of 189 degrees, a saturation of 47.6% and a lightness of 49.4%. #42a8ba color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #005175. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 66
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 65
    • M 10
    • Y 0
    • K 27
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#42a8ba color description : Moderate cyan.

#42a8ba Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a8ba has RGB values of R:66, G:168, B:186 and CMYK values of C:0.65, M:0.1, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4368570.

Hex triplet 42a8ba #42a8ba
RGB Decimal 66, 168, 186 rgb(66,168,186)
RGB Percent 25.9, 65.9, 72.9 rgb(25.9%,65.9%,72.9%)
CMYK 65, 10, 0, 27
HSL 189°, 47.6, 49.4 hsl(189,47.6%,49.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 189°, 64.5, 72.9
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 63.923, -23.666, -17.971
XYZ 25.11, 32.707, 51.441
xyY 0.23, 0.299, 32.707
CIE-LCH 63.923, 29.716, 217.211
CIE-LUV 63.923, -39.836, -24.112
Hunter-Lab 57.19, -21.709, -13.298
Binary 01000010, 10101000, 10111010

Color Schemes with #42a8ba

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Alternatives to #42a8ba

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#42a8ba Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a8ba

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a8ba;}
.background {background-color:#42a8ba;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a8ba;}

Shades and Tints of #42a8ba

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 #42a8ba

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7f80 is the less saturated color, while #08d1f4 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a8ba 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.

  • #8c8c8c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #7d9295 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9c9eb5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9b9dc3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #49adb9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7ba2b7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7ba1bf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #46abb9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population