#42c9b3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9b3 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.9% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 170.2 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c9b3 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009367. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

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

#42c9b3 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9b3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9b3 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0.11, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377011.

Hex triplet 42c9b3 #42c9b3
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 179 rgb(66,201,179)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 70.2 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,70.2%)
CMYK 67, 0, 11, 21
HSL 170.2°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(170.2,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 170.2°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 73.664, -41.324, 0.384
XYZ 31.267, 46.183, 49.912
xyY 0.245, 0.363, 46.183
CIE-LCH 73.664, 41.326, 179.467
CIE-LUV 73.664, -52.382, 7.058
Hunter-Lab 67.958, -36.8, 4.026
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 10110011

Color Schemes with #42c9b3

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Alternatives to #42c9b3

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#42c9b3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9b3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9b3;}
.background {background-color:#42c9b3;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9b3;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9b3

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 #42c9b3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838887 is the less saturated color, while #13f8d3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9b3 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
  • #beb8ac Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c6b3bf Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #5dc7d5 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #91beaf Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #96bbba Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #53c7c9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population