#42c9b2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9b2 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 69.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 11.4% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 169.8 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c9b2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009365. Closest websafe color is: #33cc99.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 11
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c9b2 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9b2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9b2 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:178 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.11, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377010.

Hex triplet 42c9b2 #42c9b2
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 178 rgb(66,201,178)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 69.8 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,69.8%)
CMYK 67, 0, 11, 21
HSL 169.8°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(169.8,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 169.8°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cc99 #33cc99
CIE-LAB 73.638, -41.583, 0.888
XYZ 31.167, 46.143, 49.381
xyY 0.246, 0.364, 46.143
CIE-LCH 73.638, 41.592, 178.777
CIE-LUV 73.638, -52.445, 7.858
Hunter-Lab 67.929, -36.977, 4.449
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 10110010

Color Schemes with #42c9b2

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Alternatives to #42c9b2

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#42c9b2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9b2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9b2;}
.background {background-color:#42c9b2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9b2;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9b2

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, #030908 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9b2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838887 is the less saturated color, while #13f8d1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9b2 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.

  • #9e9e9e Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ca7a2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bfb8ab Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c7b3be Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5ec7d5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #91beae Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #96bbba Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #53c7c8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population