#42cae6 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42cae6 is composed of 25.9% red, 79.2% green and 90.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 71.3% cyan, 12.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 9.8% black. It has a hue angle of 190.2 degrees, a saturation of 76.6% and a lightness of 58%. #42cae6 color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0095cd. Closest websafe color is: #33ccff.

    • R 26
    • G 79
    • B 90
    RGB color chart
    • C 71
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 10
    CMYK color chart

#42cae6 color description : Bright cyan.

#42cae6 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42cae6 has RGB values of R:66, G:202, B:230 and CMYK values of C:0.71, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.1. Its decimal value is 4377318.

Hex triplet 42cae6 #42cae6
RGB Decimal 66, 202, 230 rgb(66,202,230)
RGB Percent 25.9, 79.2, 90.2 rgb(25.9%,79.2%,90.2%)
CMYK 71, 12, 0, 10
HSL 190.2°, 76.6, 58 hsl(190.2,76.6%,58%)
HSV (or HSB) 190.2°, 71.3, 90.2
Web Safe 33ccff #33ccff
CIE-LAB 75.519, -27.283, -24.432
XYZ 37.646, 49.109, 82.354
xyY 0.223, 0.29, 49.109
CIE-LCH 75.519, 36.624, 221.844
CIE-LUV 75.519, -49.482, -34.941
Hunter-Lab 70.078, -26.745, -20.621
Binary 01000010, 11001010, 11100110

Color Schemes with #42cae6

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Alternatives to #42cae6

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#42cae6 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42cae6

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42cae6;}
.background {background-color:#42cae6;}
.border {border:1px solid #42cae6;}

Shades and Tints of #42cae6

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, #000102 is the darkest color, while #effbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42cae6

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #8c999c is the less saturated color, while #29daff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42cae6 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
  • #91acb2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b6bcdc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b3baee Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #43cedd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8cc1e0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8ac0eb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #42cce0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population