#42c9f2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9f2 is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 94.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 72.7% cyan, 16.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 5.1% black. It has a hue angle of 194 degrees, a saturation of 87.1% and a lightness of 60.4%. #42c9f2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093e5. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 95
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 5
    CMYK color chart

#42c9f2 color description : Bright cyan.

#42c9f2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9f2 has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:242 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.05. Its decimal value is 4377074.

Hex triplet 42c9f2 #42c9f2
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 242 rgb(66,201,242)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 94.9 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,94.9%)
CMYK 73, 17, 0, 5
HSL 194°, 87.1, 60.4 hsl(194,87.1%,60.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 194°, 72.7, 94.9
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 75.662, -23.053, -30.669
XYZ 39.156, 49.339, 91.459
xyY 0.218, 0.274, 49.339
CIE-LCH 75.662, 38.367, 233.069
CIE-LUV 75.662, -48.379, -46.115
Hunter-Lab 70.242, -23.418, -28.03
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11110010

Color Schemes with #42c9f2

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Alternatives to #42c9f2

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#42c9f2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9f2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9f2;}
.background {background-color:#42c9f2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9f2;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9f2

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, #010a0d is the darkest color, while #fafdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9f2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #979b9d is the less saturated color, while #3acdfa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9f2 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
  • #b2bce8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #acbbf9 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #37cfde Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #89c0eb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #85c0f6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #3bcde5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population