#42c9f0 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9f0 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 94.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.5% cyan, 16.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 5.9% black. It has a hue angle of 193.4 degrees, a saturation of 85.3% and a lightness of 60%. #42c9f0 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093e1. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 94
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 16
    • Y 0
    • K 6
    CMYK color chart

#42c9f0 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c9f0 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9f0 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:240 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.16, Y:0, K:0.06. Its decimal value is 4377072.

Hex triplet 42c9f0 #42c9f0
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 240 rgb(66,201,240)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 94.1 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,94.1%)
CMYK 73, 16, 0, 6
HSL 193.4°, 85.3, 60 hsl(193.4,85.3%,60%)
HSV (or HSB) 193.4°, 72.5, 94.1
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 75.588, -23.682, -29.708
XYZ 38.857, 49.219, 89.886
xyY 0.218, 0.277, 49.219
CIE-LCH 75.588, 37.992, 231.439
CIE-LUV 75.588, -48.503, -44.384
Hunter-Lab 70.157, -23.909, -26.854
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11110000

Color Schemes with #42c9f0

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Alternatives to #42c9f0

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#42c9f0 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9f0

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9f0;}
.background {background-color:#42c9f0;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9f0;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9f0

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, #01090b is the darkest color, while #f8fdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9f0

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #98999a is the less saturated color, while #3acdf8 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9f0 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.

  • #a5a5a5 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #91acb4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b3bce6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #adbbf7 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #39cfde Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c0ea Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #86c0f4 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3ccce4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population