#42c5f2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5f2 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 94.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.7% cyan, 18.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 5.1% black. It has a hue angle of 195.3 degrees, a saturation of 87.1% and a lightness of 60.4%. #42c5f2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008be5. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 95
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 19
    • Y 0
    • K 5
    CMYK color chart

#42c5f2 color description : Bright blue.

#42c5f2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5f2 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:242 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.19, Y:0, K:0.05. Its decimal value is 4376050.

Hex triplet 42c5f2 #42c5f2
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 242 rgb(66,197,242)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 94.9 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,94.9%)
CMYK 73, 19, 0, 5
HSL 195.3°, 87.1, 60.4 hsl(195.3,87.1%,60.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.3°, 72.7, 94.9
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.507, -21.015, -32.448
XYZ 38.236, 47.498, 91.152
xyY 0.216, 0.269, 47.498
CIE-LCH 74.507, 38.659, 237.07
CIE-LUV 74.507, -46.982, -49.34
Hunter-Lab 68.919, -21.578, -30.174
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11110010

Color Schemes with #42c5f2

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Alternatives to #42c5f2

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#42c5f2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c5f2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c5f2;}
.background {background-color:#42c5f2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5f2;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5f2

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, #010a0d is the darkest color, while #fafdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5f2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #979b9d is the less saturated color, while #3ac9fa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5f2 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.

  • #a3a3a3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90aab3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #aeb9e8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a6b8f8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #32ccdb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #86bdec Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #82bdf6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #38c9e3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population