#42a9ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a9ff is composed of 25.9% red, 66.3% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 33.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 207.3 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42a9ff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0053ff. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 66
    • B 100
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    • C 74
    • M 34
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42a9ff color description : Light blue.

#42a9ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a9ff has RGB values of R:66, G:169, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.34, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4368895.

Hex triplet 42a9ff #42a9ff
RGB Decimal 66, 169, 255 rgb(66,169,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.3, 100 rgb(25.9%,66.3%,100%)
CMYK 74, 34, 0, 0
HSL 207.3°, 100, 62.9 hsl(207.3,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.3°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 67.09, -1.547, -51.069
XYZ 34.48, 36.751, 99.879
xyY 0.202, 0.215, 36.751
CIE-LCH 67.09, 51.092, 268.265
CIE-LUV 67.09, -36.687, -82.644
Hunter-Lab 60.623, -4.565, -55.247
Binary 01000010, 10101001, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42a9ff

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Alternatives to #42a9ff

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#42a9ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a9ff

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42a9ff

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, #000407 is the darkest color, while #f3f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a9ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a1a8 is the less saturated color, while #42a9ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a9ff 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.

  • #949494 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8498a9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #87a5f8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #72a8ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b8c5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6ea6fb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #60a8ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b2da Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population