#42c3e9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c3e9 is composed of 25.9% red, 76.5% green and 91.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.7% cyan, 16.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 8.6% black. It has a hue angle of 193.7 degrees, a saturation of 79.1% and a lightness of 58.6%. #42c3e9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0087d3. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 76
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 16
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#42c3e9 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c3e9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c3e9 has RGB values of R:66, G:195, B:233 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.16, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 4375529.

Hex triplet 42c3e9 #42c3e9
RGB Decimal 66, 195, 233 rgb(66,195,233)
RGB Percent 25.9, 76.5, 91.4 rgb(25.9%,76.5%,91.4%)
CMYK 72, 16, 0, 9
HSL 193.7°, 79.1, 58.6 hsl(193.7,79.1%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 193.7°, 71.7, 91.4
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 73.59, -22.846, -29.005
XYZ 36.466, 46.068, 84.057
xyY 0.219, 0.277, 46.068
CIE-LCH 73.59, 36.922, 231.774
CIE-LUV 73.59, -46.827, -43.158
Hunter-Lab 67.874, -22.878, -25.915
Binary 01000010, 11000011, 11101001

Color Schemes with #42c3e9

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Alternatives to #42c3e9

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#42c3e9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c3e9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c3e9;}
.background {background-color:#42c3e9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c3e9;}

Shades and Tints of #42c3e9

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, #000304 is the darkest color, while #f2fbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c3e9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #939798 is the less saturated color, while #32ccf9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c3e9 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.

  • #a1a1a1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ea8af Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #aeb6e0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a8b6f0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3ac9d8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #86bbe3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #83baed Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3dc7de Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population