#42cae2 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cae2 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 88.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 70.8% cyan, 10.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 11.4% black. It has a hue angle of 189 degrees, a saturation of 73.4% and a lightness of 57.3%. #42cae2 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095c5. Closest websafe color is: #33cccc.

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

#42cae2 color description : Bright cyan.

#42cae2 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cae2 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:226 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.11, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 4377314.

Hex triplet 42cae2 #42cae2
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 226 rgb(66,202,226)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 88.6 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,88.6%)
CMYK 71, 11, 0, 11
HSL 189°, 73.4, 57.3 hsl(189,73.4%,57.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 189°, 70.8, 88.6
Web Safe 33cccc #33cccc
CIE-LAB 75.381, -28.502, -22.487
XYZ 37.091, 48.887, 79.429
xyY 0.224, 0.296, 48.887
CIE-LCH 75.381, 36.305, 218.271
CIE-LUV 75.381, -49.736, -31.496
Hunter-Lab 69.919, -27.668, -18.41
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11100010

Color Schemes with #42cae2

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Alternatives to #42cae2

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#42cae2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cae2

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42cae2;}
.background {background-color:#42cae2;}
.border {border:1px solid #42cae2;}

Shades and Tints of #42cae2

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, #020d0f is the darkest color, while #fdfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cae2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8d9597 is the less saturated color, while #29dcfb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cae2 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
  • #90acb0 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7bbd9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b5baea Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #46cddc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cc0dc Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8bbfe7 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #44ccde Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population