#42b9ab Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b9ab is composed of 25.9% red, 72.5% green and 67.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.3% cyan, 0% magenta, 7.6% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 172.9 degrees, a saturation of 47.4% and a lightness of 49.2%. #42b9ab color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #007357. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

    • R 26
    • G 73
    • B 67
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 0
    • Y 8
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#42b9ab color description : Moderate cyan.

#42b9ab Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b9ab has RGB values of R:66, G:185, B:171 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0, Y:0.08, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4372907.

Hex triplet 42b9ab #42b9ab
RGB Decimal 66, 185, 171 rgb(66,185,171)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.5, 67.1 rgb(25.9%,72.5%,67.1%)
CMYK 64, 0, 8, 27
HSL 172.9°, 47.4, 49.2 hsl(172.9,47.4%,49.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 172.9°, 64.3, 72.5
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 68.602, -36.206, -2.66
XYZ 26.944, 38.794, 44.594
xyY 0.244, 0.352, 38.794
CIE-LCH 68.602, 36.304, 184.203
CIE-LUV 68.602, -47.011, 1.613
Hunter-Lab 62.285, -31.781, 1.15
Binary 01000010, 10111001, 10101011

Color Schemes with #42b9ab

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Alternatives to #42b9ab

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#42b9ab Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b9ab

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b9ab;}
.background {background-color:#42b9ab;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b9ab;}

Shades and Tints of #42b9ab

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, #040c0b is the darkest color, while #fcfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b9ab

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7c7f7f is the less saturated color, while #08f3d7 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b9ab 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
  • #849b99 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b0aba6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b6a7b7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #58b9c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88b0a7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8cadb2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #50b9bc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population