#42c8e5 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c8e5 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.4% green and 89.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.2% cyan, 12.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.2% black. It has a hue angle of 190.7 degrees, a saturation of 75.8% and a lightness of 57.8%. #42c8e5 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0091cb. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 78
    • B 90
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 13
    • Y 0
    • K 10
    CMYK color chart

#42c8e5 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c8e5 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c8e5 has RGB values of R:66, G:200, B:229 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.13, Y:0, K:0.1. Its decimal value is 4376805.

Hex triplet 42c8e5 #42c8e5
RGB Decimal 66, 200, 229 rgb(66,200,229)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.4, 89.8 rgb(25.9%,78.4%,89.8%)
CMYK 71, 13, 0, 10
HSL 190.7°, 75.8, 57.8 hsl(190.7,75.8%,57.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 190.7°, 71.2, 89.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.901, -26.601, -24.836
XYZ 37.04, 48.121, 81.461
xyY 0.222, 0.289, 48.121
CIE-LCH 74.901, 36.393, 223.036
CIE-LUV 74.901, -48.839, -35.682
Hunter-Lab 69.369, -26.085, -21.066
Binary 01000010, 11001000, 11100101

Color Schemes with #42c8e5

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Alternatives to #42c8e5

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#42c8e5 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c8e5

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c8e5;}
.background {background-color:#42c8e5;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c8e5;}

Shades and Tints of #42c8e5

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 #eefafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c8e5

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8c989b is the less saturated color, while #29d8fe is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c8e5 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
  • #90aab0 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b4badc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b1b9ed Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #42ccdb Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8abfdf Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #89beea Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #42cbdf Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population