#42bbef Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42bbef is composed of 25.9% red, 73.3% green and 93.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.4% cyan, 21.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 6.3% black. It has a hue angle of 198 degrees, a saturation of 84.4% and a lightness of 59.8%. #42bbef color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0077df. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 73
    • B 94
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 22
    • Y 0
    • K 6
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#42bbef color description : Bright blue.

#42bbef Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42bbef has RGB values of R:66, G:187, B:239 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.22, Y:0, K:0.06. Its decimal value is 4373487.

Hex triplet 42bbef #42bbef
RGB Decimal 66, 187, 239 rgb(66,187,239)
RGB Percent 25.9, 73.3, 93.7 rgb(25.9%,73.3%,93.7%)
CMYK 72, 22, 0, 6
HSL 198°, 84.4, 59.8 hsl(198,84.4%,59.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 198°, 72.4, 93.7
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 71.506, -16.786, -35.471
XYZ 35.593, 42.928, 88.067
xyY 0.214, 0.258, 42.928
CIE-LCH 71.506, 39.242, 244.675
CIE-LUV 71.506, -43.667, -54.79
Hunter-Lab 65.519, -17.69, -33.83
Binary 01000010, 10111011, 11101111

Color Schemes with #42bbef

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Alternatives to #42bbef

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#42bbef Preview

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #42bbef

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, #01070a is the darkest color, while #f7fcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42bbef

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #919ca0 is the less saturated color, while #32c1ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42bbef 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
  • #8ba3ad Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a3b1e6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9ab1f4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2ac4d2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #80b4e9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7ab5f2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #33c0dc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population