#42c5c9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5c9 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 78.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 2% magenta, 0% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 181.8 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c5c9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008b93. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 79
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c5c9 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c5c9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5c9 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:201 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4376009.

Hex triplet 42c5c9 #42c5c9
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 201 rgb(66,197,201)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 78.8 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,78.8%)
CMYK 67, 2, 0, 21
HSL 181.8°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(181.8,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 181.8°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.092, -33.477, -12.407
XYZ 32.752, 45.305, 62.274
xyY 0.233, 0.323, 45.305
CIE-LCH 73.092, 35.702, 200.335
CIE-LUV 73.092, -49.539, -14.118
Hunter-Lab 67.309, -30.933, -7.738
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11001001

Color Schemes with #42c5c9

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Alternatives to #42c5c9

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#42c5c9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5c9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5c9;}
.background {background-color:#42c5c9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5c9;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5c9

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, #030909 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5c9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838788 is the less saturated color, while #13f1f8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5c9 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.

  • #9e9e9e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ca6a7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7b6c1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bab3d3 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #52c6d5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cbbc4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8eb9cf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4cc5d0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population