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#42aaff Hex Color Code

#42aaff Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42aaff is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #42aaff is comprised of 25.88% red, 66.67% green and 100% blue. In the HSL color space #42aaff has a hue of 207° (degrees), 100% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.75 nm.

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#42aaff linear gradient to complementary #d0b671

  1. #42aaff
  2. #74abe8
  3. #91add0
  4. #a7afb9
  5. #b7b1a2
  6. #c5b48a
  7. #d0b671

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #008bdd
  2. #1695e8
  3. #30a0f4
  4. #42aaff
  5. #52b5ff
  6. #60bfff
  7. #6dcaff

Tones

  1. #42aaff
  2. #61a8ef
  3. #75a7df
  4. #84a5d0
  5. #8fa4c0
  6. #99a2b0
  7. #a1a1a1

Tints and Shades

#42aaff to white

  1. #42aaff
  2. #72b7ff
  3. #94c5ff
  4. #b2d3ff
  5. #cde2ff
  6. #e6f0ff
  7. #ffffff

#42aaff to black

  1. #42aaff
  2. #3c8bd0
  3. #346ea2
  4. #2c5277
  5. #22374f
  6. #161f29
  7. #000000

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    1. Splish Splash
      #0ea5fd
      ΔE = 2.627 / LRV ≈ 34.1%

#42aaff HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42aaff foreground

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="color: #42aaff">…</p>

#42aaff background

Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #42aaff">…</p>

#42aaff shadow

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42aaff">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4369151
Binary
01000010, 10101010, 11111111
Hexadecimal
#42aaff
LRV
≈ 37.1%
Closest short hex
#4af ΔE = 0.149
RGB
rgb(66, 170, 255)
RGBA
rgba(66, 170, 255, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.134, g: 0.346, b: 0.519
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.522%, blue: 1.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12408065 / 0xff42aaff
HSL
hsl(207, 100%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(207, 100%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 207° (206.984), saturation: 74% (0.741), value: 100% (1.000)
HSP
hue: 206.984, saturation: 74.118%, perceived brightness: 62.843%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 245.667, S: 99.987, L: 67.370
Cubehelix
H: -157.506, S: 1.100, L: 0.581
TSL
T: -2.116, S: 0.267, L: 0.583
CMYK
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 33% (0.333), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 0% (0.000)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 33% (0.333), yellow: 0% (0.000)
XYZ
X: 34.665, Y: 37.124, Z: 99.927
xyY
x: 0.202, y: 0.216, Y: 37.124
CIELab
L: 67.370, a: -2.118, b: -50.618
CIELuv
L: 67.370, u: -37.021, v: -81.867
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.370, C: 50.662, H: 267.604
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.370, C: 89.849, H: 245.667
Hunter-Lab
L: 60.929, a: -5.072, b: -54.588
CIECAM02
J: 56.261, C: 62.522, h: 243.665, Q: 147.779, M: 54.674, s: 60.825, H: 302.910
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.320, jaune: -8.786, green: 4.082
LMS
L: 25.122, M: 39.237, S: 98.877
YCbCr
Y: 143.632, Cb: 180.707, Cr: 76.309
YCgCo
Y: 165.250, Cg: 4.750, Co: -30.750
YDbDr
Y: 148.594, Db: 160.105, Dr: 157.077
YPbPr
Y: 153.968, Pb: 54.460, Pr: -55.910
xvYCC
Y: 148.231, Cb: 175.839, Cr: 78.887
YIQ
Y: 148.594, I: -89.262, Q: 4.455
YUV
Y: 148.594, U: 52.363, V: -72.461
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.830
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 3.778

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