#42c9e4 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9e4 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 89.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.1% cyan, 11.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 10.6% black. It has a hue angle of 190 degrees, a saturation of 75% and a lightness of 57.6%. #42c9e4 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093c9. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 89
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 11
    CMYK color chart

#42c9e4 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c9e4 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9e4 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:228 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 4377060.

Hex triplet 42c9e4 #42c9e4
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 228 rgb(66,201,228)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 89.4 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,89.4%)
CMYK 71, 12, 0, 11
HSL 190°, 75, 57.6 hsl(190,75%,57.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 190°, 71.1, 89.4
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 75.158, -27.402, -23.905
XYZ 37.133, 48.53, 80.805
xyY 0.223, 0.292, 48.53
CIE-LCH 75.158, 36.364, 221.101
CIE-LUV 75.158, -49.255, -34.018
Hunter-Lab 69.663, -26.764, -20.008
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11100100

Color Schemes with #42c9e4

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Alternatives to #42c9e4

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#42c9e4 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9e4

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9e4;}
.background {background-color:#42c9e4;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9e4;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9e4

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, #020f11 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9e4

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8d9799 is the less saturated color, while #29dafd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9e4 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
  • #90abb1 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b5bbdb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b3b9ec Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #44cddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8bc0de Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8abfe9 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #43cbdf Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population