#42c5f9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c5f9 is composed of 25.9% red, 77.3% green and 97.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.5% cyan, 20.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 2.4% black. It has a hue angle of 197 degrees, a saturation of 93.8% and a lightness of 61.8%. #42c5f9 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #008bf3. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 77
    • B 98
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 21
    • Y 0
    • K 2
    CMYK color chart

#42c5f9 color description : Bright blue.

#42c5f9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c5f9 has RGB values of R:66, G:197, B:249 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.21, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 4376057.

Hex triplet 42c5f9 #42c5f9
RGB Decimal 66, 197, 249 rgb(66,197,249)
RGB Percent 25.9, 77.3, 97.6 rgb(25.9%,77.3%,97.6%)
CMYK 73, 21, 0, 2
HSL 197°, 93.8, 61.8 hsl(197,93.8%,61.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 197°, 73.5, 97.6
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 74.779, -18.769, -35.792
XYZ 39.307, 47.927, 96.797
xyY 0.214, 0.26, 47.927
CIE-LCH 74.779, 40.415, 242.329
CIE-LUV 74.779, -46.562, -55.398
Hunter-Lab 69.229, -19.801, -34.439
Binary 01000010, 11000101, 11111001

Color Schemes with #42c5f9

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Alternatives to #42c5f9

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#42c5f9 Preview

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.text {color:#42c5f9;}
.background {background-color:#42c5f9;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c5f9;}

Shades and Tints of #42c5f9

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, #000101 is the darkest color, while #edfafe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c5f9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9c9e9f is the less saturated color, while #42c5f9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c5f9 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.

  • #a4a4a4 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #90abb5 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #acb9ef Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a2b9fe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #28cddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #85bdf3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7fbdfc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #31cae6 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population