#42c9ff Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42c9ff is composed of 25.9% red, 78.8% green and 100% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.1% cyan, 21.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. It has a hue angle of 197.1 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 62.9%. #42c9ff color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0093ff. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 100
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    • C 74
    • M 21
    • Y 0
    • K 0
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#42c9ff color description : Light blue.

#42c9ff Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42c9ff has RGB values of R:66, G:201, B:255 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.21, Y:0, K:0. Its decimal value is 4377087.

Hex triplet 42c9ff #42c9ff
RGB Decimal 66, 201, 255 rgb(66,201,255)
RGB Percent 25.9, 78.8, 100 rgb(25.9%,78.8%,100%)
CMYK 74, 21, 0, 0
HSL 197.1°, 100, 62.9 hsl(197.1,100%,62.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 197.1°, 74.1, 100
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 76.16, -18.902, -36.868
XYZ 41.179, 50.148, 102.112
xyY 0.213, 0.259, 50.148
CIE-LCH 76.16, 41.431, 242.856
CIE-LUV 76.16, -47.586, -57.36
Hunter-Lab 70.815, -20.13, -35.922
Binary 01000010, 11001001, 11111111

Color Schemes with #42c9ff

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Alternatives to #42c9ff

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#42c9ff Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42c9ff

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42c9ff;}
.background {background-color:#42c9ff;}
.border {border:1px solid #42c9ff;}

Shades and Tints of #42c9ff

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, #000507 is the darkest color, while #f3fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42c9ff

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #99a4a8 is the less saturated color, while #42c9ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42c9ff 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.

  • #a7a7a7 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #93aeb9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #afbdf5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a7bdff Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #23d1e0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #87c1f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #82c1ff Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2eceeb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population