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#42a8b3 Hex Color Code

#42a8b3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42a8b3 is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #42a8b3 is comprised of 25.88% red, 65.88% green and 70.2% blue. In the HSL color space #42a8b3 has a hue of 186° (degrees), 46% saturation and 48% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 488.57 nm.

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#42a8b3 linear gradient to complementary #b04d45

  1. #42a8b3
  2. #6a9ba0
  3. #828d8d
  4. #937e7a
  5. #9f6f68
  6. #a95f56
  7. #b04d45

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #168a95
  2. #28949f
  3. #359ea9
  4. #42a8b3
  5. #4eb2bd
  6. #59bcc7
  7. #64c7d2

Tones

  1. #42a8b3
  2. #52a0a9
  3. #5e99a0
  4. #689196
  5. #6f898d
  6. #758283
  7. #7a7a7a

Tints and Shades

#42a8b3 to white

  1. #42a8b3
  2. #69b6bf
  3. #8ac5cc
  4. #a8d3d8
  5. #c5e2e5
  6. #e2f0f2
  7. #ffffff

#42a8b3 to black

  1. #42a8b3
  2. #3a8a93
  3. #316d73
  4. #285156
  5. #1e373a
  6. #141f20
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Taubmans

    1. ★ Millstream / T73-6
      #3da8b5
      ΔE = 0.754 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. ★ Overseas Trip / T12 45.E2
      #41a9b8
      ΔE = 1.627 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  2. Berger

    1. ★ Brookside / 7455
      #4aa9b2
      ΔE = 0.952 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  3. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Brookside / 7455
      #4aa9b2
      ΔE = 0.952 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  4. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Brookside
      #4aa9b2
      ΔE = 0.952 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  5. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5266
      #3ea5af
      ΔE = 1.227 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  6. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Freshwater - 6774
      #4da6b2
      ΔE = 1.399 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Aquarium - 6767
      #3aa9ae
      ΔE = 2.755 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  7. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2050-B20G
      #3cabb9
      ΔE = 1.480 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. Cool Blue / 5312 B
      #43a3b2
      ΔE = 2.479 / LRV ≈ 30.6%
  8. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Big Sea / 30BG 33/269
      #56a7b0
      ΔE = 1.811 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. Taking the Plunge / 17BG 36/333
      #3baeb5
      ΔE = 2.810 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  9. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 28114
      #24aab7
      ΔE = 1.829 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  10. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Brise océane
      #45a5ac
      ΔE = 1.850 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
    2. Evia
      #3da2b2
      ΔE = 2.935 / LRV ≈ 30.0%
  11. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 29-b3
      #3fa5b4
      ΔE = 1.924 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
    2. 25-b2
      #4ca6aa
      ΔE = 2.751 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  12. Dulux

    1. ★ 30BG 33/269
      #52a8b5
      ΔE = 1.991 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
    2. 17BG 36/333
      #35afba
      ΔE = 2.548 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  13. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Soul Blue R168C
      #4ca6ac
      ΔE = 2.006 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
    2. Pond Blue X82R166C
      #4ea5b5
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  14. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4022 Blue Slate 17BG 36/333
      #23aab5
      ΔE = 2.034 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  15. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #2fadb9
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  16. Caparol

    1. ★ 1718-B12G
      #50acb4
      ΔE = 2.059 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. ★ 38/12
      #3cacbc
      ΔE = 2.284 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  17. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2233 C
      #58a7af
      ΔE = 2.060 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. 7710 C
      #00a7b5
      ΔE = 2.723 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  18. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 1-30-6 Caribbean
      #3daeb9
      ΔE = 2.098 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. 2-29-5 Cavalier
      #47acb1
      ΔE = 2.751 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  19. Sikkens

    1. ★ Q0.30.60
      #4eadb6
      ΔE = 2.125 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  20. CIL

    1. ★ Taking the Plunge
      #3aaebb
      ΔE = 2.172 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Big Sea
      #55a7b6
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  21. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Nassau / 155-6
      #2aadbb
      ΔE = 2.228 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Nassau 155-6
      #2aadbb
      ΔE = 2.228 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. Blue Calypso / PPG1235-5
      #55a7b6
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  23. Brillux

    1. ★ 69.21.18
      #28adb9
      ΔE = 2.250 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
  24. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7439 - Bountiful Blue
      #28adbb
      ΔE = 2.274 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  25. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2030-B30G
      #5aa7ae
      ΔE = 2.358 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  26. Alcro

    1. Blick
      #5aa7ae
      ΔE = 2.358 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  27. Tollens

    1. T2026-5
      #2baeb9
      ΔE = 2.500 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  28. Ford

    1. Medium Calypso Green
      #51adba
      ΔE = 2.578 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  29. Sico

    1. 6151-52 Cayman Blue
      #1aacb7
      ΔE = 2.583 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  30. Levis

    1. Wereld Van Verschil Dag
      #52aeb7
      ΔE = 2.600 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  31. Plascon

    1. What an Inspiration B1-A1-4
      #0ca8b8
      ΔE = 2.619 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  32. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Montego Bay / 159
      #4ba4a9
      ΔE = 2.638 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
  33. California Paints

    1. DE 5739 - Montego Bay
      #4ba4a9
      ΔE = 2.638 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
  34. Nippon Paint

    1. Classical Blue / NP BGG 1581 D
      #2ca7b9
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  35. Benjamin Moore

    1. Santa Clara / 753
      #58acb8
      ΔE = 2.753 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  36. Disney

    1. 3C-70-3 Blue Wonder
      #28afbb
      ΔE = 2.779 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  37. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10350
      #00acba
      ΔE = 2.822 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  38. Glidden

    1. Marine Blue / 88GG 32/346
      #1fa4ae
      ΔE = 2.854 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
    2. Blue Calypso / PPG1235-5
      #55a7b6
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  39. Dutch Boy

    1. Molokai Blue
      #19aeb9
      ΔE = 2.978 / LRV ≈ 34.0%

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#42a8b3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42a8b3 foreground

Art is the stored honey of the human soul.

Theodore Dreiser
<p style="color: #42a8b3">…</p>

#42a8b3 background

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #42a8b3">…</p>

#42a8b3 shadow

To be an artist is to believe in life.

Henry Moore
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42a8b3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4368563
Binary
01000010, 10101000, 10110011
Hexadecimal
#42a8b3
LRV
≈ 32.4%
Closest short hex
#3ab ΔE = 2.208
RGB
rgb(66, 168, 179)
RGBA
rgba(66, 168, 179, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.160, g: 0.407, b: 0.433
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.469%, blue: 0.702%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12408653 / 0xff42a8b3
HSL
hsl(186, 46%, 48%)
HSLA
hsla(186, 46%, 48%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 186° (185.841), saturation: 63% (0.631), value: 70% (0.702)
HSP
hue: 185.841, saturation: 63.128%, perceived brightness: 57.532%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 204.239, S: 83.994, L: 63.685
Cubehelix
H: -182.317, S: 0.697, L: 0.544
TSL
T: -1.588, S: 0.253, L: 0.544
CMYK
cyan: 63% (0.631), magenta: 6% (0.061), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 30% (0.298)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 34% (0.341), yellow: 30% (0.298)
XYZ
X: 24.383, Y: 32.416, Z: 47.611
xyY
x: 0.234, y: 0.310, Y: 32.416
CIELab
L: 63.685, a: -25.769, b: -14.415
CIELuv
L: 63.685, u: -40.224, v: -18.110
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 63.685, C: 29.527, H: 209.222
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 63.685, C: 44.112, H: 204.239
Hunter-Lab
L: 56.935, a: -23.192, b: -9.726
CIECAM02
J: 52.413, C: 40.651, h: 207.533, Q: 142.637, M: 35.549, s: 49.922, H: 263.389
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.098, jaune: -2.327, green: 4.828
LMS
L: 24.061, M: 38.160, S: 47.335
YCbCr
Y: 135.176, Cb: 147.925, Cr: 82.441
YCgCo
Y: 145.250, Cg: 22.750, Co: -11.750
YDbDr
Y: 138.756, Db: 60.563, Dr: 138.353
YPbPr
Y: 147.066, Pb: 17.230, Pr: -51.506
xvYCC
Y: 142.304, Cb: 143.135, Cr: 82.756
YIQ
Y: 138.756, I: -64.297, Q: -18.146
YUV
Y: 138.756, U: 19.805, V: -63.830
Munsell Color System
2.5B 6/6 ΔE = 2.454
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 10.044

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