#42c9c8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9c8 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 78.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 67.2% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.5% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 179.6 degrees, a saturation of 55.6% and a lightness of 52.4%. #42c9c8 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #009391. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 78
    RGB color chart
    • C 67
    • M 0
    • Y 0
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#42c9c8 color description : Moderate cyan.

#42c9c8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9c8 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:200 and CMYK values of C:0.67, M:0, Y:0, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 4377032.

Hex triplet 42c9c8 #42c9c8
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 200 rgb(66,201,200)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 78.4 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,78.4%)
CMYK 67, 0, 0, 21
HSL 179.6°, 55.6, 52.4 hsl(179.6,55.6%,52.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 179.6°, 67.2, 78.8
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 74.253, -35.638, -10.129
XYZ 33.556, 47.099, 61.963
xyY 0.235, 0.33, 47.099
CIE-LCH 74.253, 37.05, 195.866
CIE-LUV 74.253, -51.044, -10.171
Hunter-Lab 68.628, -32.823, -5.491
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11001000

Color Schemes with #42c9c8

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Alternatives to #42c9c8

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#42c9c8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9c8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9c8;}
.background {background-color:#42c9c8;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9c8;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9c8

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, #030909 is the darkest color, while #f9fdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9c8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #838888 is the less saturated color, while #13f8f6 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9c8 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.

  • #a1a1a1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8ea9a9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bbb9c0 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bfb6d2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #54c9d8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8fbfc3 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #91bcce Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4ec9d2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population