#42a9e4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a9e4 is composed of 25.9% red, 66.3% green and 89.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.1% cyan, 25.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.6% black. It has a hue angle of 201.9 degrees, a saturation of 75% and a lightness of 57.6%. #42a9e4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0053c9. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 26
    • G 66
    • B 89
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 26
    • Y 0
    • K 11
    CMYK color chart

#42a9e4 color description : Bright blue.

#42a9e4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a9e4 has RGB values of R:66, G:169, B:228 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.26, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 4368868.

Hex triplet 42a9e4 #42a9e4
RGB Decimal 66, 169, 228 rgb(66,169,228)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.3, 89.4 rgb(25.9%,66.3%,89.4%)
CMYK 71, 26, 0, 11
HSL 201.9°, 75, 57.6 hsl(201.9,75%,57.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 201.9°, 71.1, 89.4
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 65.852, -10.742, -38.266
XYZ 30.435, 35.133, 78.572
xyY 0.211, 0.244, 35.133
CIE-LCH 65.852, 39.745, 254.32
CIE-LUV 65.852, -37.968, -59.646
Hunter-Lab 59.273, -12.074, -37.103
Binary 01000010, 10101001, 11100100

Color Schemes with #42a9e4

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#42a9e4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a9e4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a9e4;}
.background {background-color:#42a9e4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a9e4;}

Shades and Tints of #42a9e4

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, #020c11 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a9e4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8d9599 is the less saturated color, while #29b0fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a9e4 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
  • #8196a2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #91a2dd Protanopia 1% of men
  • #85a3e9 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #23b4c1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #74a5e0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6da5e7 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2eb0ce Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population