#bc0242 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bc0242 is composed of 73.7% red, 0.8% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 98.9% magenta, 64.9% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 339.4 degrees, a saturation of 97.9% and a lightness of 37.3%. #bc0242 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0484 with #790000. Closest websafe color is: #cc0033.

    • R 74
    • G 1
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 99
    • Y 65
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#bc0242 color description : Strong pink.

#bc0242 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bc0242 has RGB values of R:188, G:2, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.99, Y:0.65, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12321346.

Hex triplet bc0242 #bc0242
RGB Decimal 188, 2, 66 rgb(188,2,66)
RGB Percent 73.7, 0.8, 25.9 rgb(73.7%,0.8%,25.9%)
CMYK 0, 99, 65, 26
HSL 339.4°, 97.9, 37.3 hsl(339.4,97.9%,37.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 339.4°, 98.9, 73.7
Web Safe cc0033 #cc0033
CIE-LAB 39.8, 65.288, 19.439
XYZ 21.745, 11.131, 6.157
xyY 0.557, 0.285, 11.131
CIE-LCH 39.8, 68.12, 16.581
CIE-LUV 39.8, 114.857, 7.861
Hunter-Lab 33.363, 57.957, 12.411
Binary 10111100, 00000010, 01000010

Color Schemes with #bc0242

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Alternatives to #bc0242

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#bc0242 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bc0242

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bc0242;}
.background {background-color:#bc0242;}
.border {border:1px solid #bc0242;}

Shades and Tints of #bc0242

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, #0d0005 is the darkest color, while #fff9fb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bc0242

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #645a5d is the less saturated color, while #bc0242 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bc0242 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.

  • #414141 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #5a3441 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #676566 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7a6141 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #be211f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #864159 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #923f41 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bd162c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population