#42c5e8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5e8 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 91% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.6% cyan, 15.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 9% black. It has a hue angle of 192.7 degrees, a saturation of 78.3% and a lightness of 58.4%. #42c5e8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bd1. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 72
    • M 15
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#42c5e8 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c5e8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5e8 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:232 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.15, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 4376040.

Hex triplet 42c5e8 #42c5e8
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 232 rgb(66,197,232)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 91 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,91%)
CMYK 72, 15, 0, 9
HSL 192.7°, 78.3, 58.4 hsl(192.7,78.3%,58.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 192.7°, 71.6, 91
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.135, -24.171, -27.629
XYZ 36.775, 46.914, 83.457
xyY 0.22, 0.281, 46.914
CIE-LCH 74.135, 36.71, 228.819
CIE-LUV 74.135, -47.593, -40.684
Hunter-Lab 68.494, -24.026, -24.297
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11101000

Color Schemes with #42c5e8

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Alternatives to #42c5e8

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#42c5e8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5e8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5e8;}
.background {background-color:#42c5e8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5e8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5e8

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, #000303 is the darkest color, while #f1fbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5e8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #949696 is the less saturated color, while #32cef8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5e8 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.

  • #a2a2a2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8fa9b0 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b0b8df Protanopia 1% of men
  • #acb7ef Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3dcad9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88bce2 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85bcec Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3fc8de Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population