#42b8ab Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b8ab is composed of 25.9% red, 72.2% green and 67.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.1% cyan, 0% magenta, 7.1% yellow and 27.8% black. It has a hue angle of 173.4 degrees, a saturation of 47.2% and a lightness of 49%. #42b8ab color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #007157. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

    • R 26
    • G 72
    • B 67
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 0
    • Y 7
    • K 28
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#42b8ab color description : Moderate cyan.

#42b8ab Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b8ab has RGB values of R:66, G:184, B:171 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0, Y:0.07, K:0.28. Its decimal value is 4372651.

Hex triplet 42b8ab #42b8ab
RGB Decimal 66, 184, 171 rgb(66,184,171)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.2, 67.1 rgb(25.9%,72.2%,67.1%)
CMYK 64, 0, 7, 28
HSL 173.4°, 47.2, 49 hsl(173.4,47.2%,49%)
HSV (or HSB) 173.4°, 64.1, 72.2
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 68.298, -35.745, -3.108
XYZ 26.736, 38.377, 44.524
xyY 0.244, 0.35, 38.377
CIE-LCH 68.298, 35.88, 184.969
CIE-LUV 68.298, -46.641, 0.862
Hunter-Lab 61.949, -31.376, 0.751
Binary 01000010, 10111000, 10101011

Color Schemes with #42b8ab

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Alternatives to #42b8ab

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#42b8ab Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b8ab

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b8ab;}
.background {background-color:#42b8ab;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b8ab;}

Shades and Tints of #42b8ab

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, #040b0a is the darkest color, while #fbfefd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b8ab

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7e7e is the less saturated color, while #08f2d8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b8ab 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
  • #839a98 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #afaaa6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b5a6b6 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #58b8c5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #87afa7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8bacb2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #50b8bc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population