#42c5e9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5e9 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 91.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.7% cyan, 15.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 8.6% black. It has a hue angle of 192.9 degrees, a saturation of 79.1% and a lightness of 58.6%. #42c5e9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bd3. 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

#42c5e9 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c5e9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5e9 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:233 and CMYK values of C:0.72, M:0.15, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 4376041.

Hex triplet 42c5e9 #42c5e9
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 233 rgb(66,197,233)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 91.4 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,91.4%)
CMYK 72, 15, 0, 9
HSL 192.9°, 79.1, 58.6 hsl(192.9,79.1%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 192.9°, 71.7, 91.4
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.171, -23.859, -28.113
XYZ 36.917, 46.971, 84.207
xyY 0.22, 0.279, 46.971
CIE-LCH 74.171, 36.872, 229.679
CIE-LUV 74.171, -47.532, -41.549
Hunter-Lab 68.535, -23.786, -24.873
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11101001

Color Schemes with #42c5e9

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Alternatives to #42c5e9

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#42c5e9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5e9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5e9;}
.background {background-color:#42c5e9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5e9;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5e9

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 #42c5e9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #939798 is the less saturated color, while #32cef9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5e9 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
  • #b0b8e0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #abb7f0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #3ccad9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88bde3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85bced Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3ec8df Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population