#42aaee Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42aaee is composed of 25.9% red, 66.7% green and 93.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.3% cyan, 28.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 6.7% black. It has a hue angle of 203.7 degrees, a saturation of 83.5% and a lightness of 59.6%. #42aaee color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0055dd. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 67
    • B 93
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 29
    • Y 0
    • K 7
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#42aaee color description : Bright blue.

#42aaee Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42aaee has RGB values of R:66, G:170, B:238 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.29, Y:0, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 4369134.

Hex triplet 42aaee #42aaee
RGB Decimal 66, 170, 238 rgb(66,170,238)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.7, 93.3 rgb(25.9%,66.7%,93.3%)
CMYK 72, 29, 0, 7
HSL 203.7°, 83.5, 59.6 hsl(203.7,83.5%,59.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 203.7°, 72.3, 93.3
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 66.58, -7.929, -42.609
XYZ 32.05, 36.078, 86.159
xyY 0.208, 0.234, 36.078
CIE-LCH 66.58, 43.341, 259.459
CIE-LUV 66.58, -37.82, -67.448
Hunter-Lab 60.065, -9.867, -43.002
Binary 01000010, 10101010, 11101110

Color Schemes with #42aaee

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Alternatives to #42aaee

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#42aaee Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42aaee

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42aaee

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, #010609 is the darkest color, while #f6fbfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42aaee

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #91999f is the less saturated color, while #32adfe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42aaee 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.

  • #939393 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8398a5 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #8fa4e7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #80a6f2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b6c4 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #73a6e9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #69a7f0 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b2d3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population