#42b9fe Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42b9fe is composed of 25.9% red, 72.5% green and 99.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74% cyan, 27.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 0.4% black. It has a hue angle of 202 degrees, a saturation of 98.9% and a lightness of 62.7%. #42b9fe color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0073fd. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 73
    • B 100
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 27
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42b9fe color description : Bright blue.

#42b9fe Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42b9fe has RGB values of R:66, G:185, B:254 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.27, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4372990.

Hex triplet 42b9fe #42b9fe
RGB Decimal 66, 185, 254 rgb(66,185,254)
RGB Percent 25.9, 72.5, 99.6 rgb(25.9%,72.5%,99.6%)
CMYK 74, 27, 0, 0
HSL 202°, 98.9, 62.7 hsl(202,98.9%,62.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 202°, 74, 99.6
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 71.561, -10.761, -43.495
XYZ 37.481, 43.009, 100.087
xyY 0.208, 0.238, 43.009
CIE-LCH 71.561, 44.807, 256.104
CIE-LUV 71.561, -42.146, -69.318
Hunter-Lab 65.581, -12.751, -44.579
Binary 01000010, 10111001, 11111110

Color Schemes with #42b9fe

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Alternatives to #42b9fe

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#42b9fe Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42b9fe

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42b9fe;}
.background {background-color:#42b9fe;}
.border {border:1px solid #42b9fe;}

Shades and Tints of #42b9fe

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, #000406 is the darkest color, while #f2faff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42b9fe

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9aa2a6 is the less saturated color, while #42b9fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42b9fe 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.

  • #9d9d9d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ba3b0 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #9cb1f5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8fb2ff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00c4d3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7bb3f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #73b4fe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18c0e2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population