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#42affe Hex Color Code

#42affe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42affe is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #42affe is comprised of 25.88% red, 68.63% green and 99.61% blue. In the HSL color space #42affe has a hue of 205° (degrees), 99% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.65 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#42affe linear gradient to complementary #d3b26d

  1. #42affe
  2. #76afe6
  3. #93afce
  4. #a9b0b6
  5. #bab09e
  6. #c8b186
  7. #d3b26d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #008fdb
  2. #159ae7
  3. #2fa4f2
  4. #42affe
  5. #52baff
  6. #60c5ff
  7. #6ed0ff

Tones

  1. #42affe
  2. #60acee
  3. #74aade
  4. #83a7cf
  5. #8fa5bf
  6. #98a2af
  7. #a0a0a0

Tints and Shades

#42affe to white

  1. #42affe
  2. #72bcff
  3. #94c9ff
  4. #b2d6ff
  5. #cde3ff
  6. #e6f1ff
  7. #ffffff

#42affe to black

  1. #42affe
  2. #3c8fcf
  3. #3471a2
  4. #2c5477
  5. #22394e
  6. #161f29
  7. #000000

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#42affe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42affe foreground

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams
<p style="color: #42affe">…</p>

#42affe background

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="background-color: #42affe">…</p>

#42affe shadow

There is no must in art because art is free.

Wassily Kandinsky
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42affe">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4370430
Binary
01000010, 10101111, 11111110
Hexadecimal
#42affe
LRV
≈ 39.0%
Closest short hex
#3af ΔE = 2.207
RGB
rgb(66, 175, 254)
RGBA
rgba(66, 175, 254, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.133, g: 0.354, b: 0.513
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.529%, blue: 0.996%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12406786 / 0xff42affe
HSL
hsl(205, 99%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(205, 99%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 205° (205.213), saturation: 74% (0.740), value: 100% (0.996)
HSP
hue: 205.213, saturation: 74.016%, perceived brightness: 64.000%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 243.337, S: 98.798, L: 68.729
Cubehelix
H: -159.683, S: 1.102, L: 0.592
TSL
T: -2.059, S: 0.270, L: 0.594
CMYK
cyan: 74% (0.740), magenta: 31% (0.311), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 0% (0.004)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 31% (0.314), yellow: 0% (0.004)
XYZ
X: 35.459, Y: 38.970, Z: 99.400
xyY
x: 0.204, y: 0.224, Y: 38.970
CIELab
L: 68.729, a: -5.270, b: -47.931
CIELuv
L: 68.729, u: -38.749, v: -77.166
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.729, C: 48.220, H: 263.726
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.729, C: 86.348, H: 243.337
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.426, a: -7.853, b: -50.709
CIECAM02
J: 57.786, C: 61.137, h: 241.279, Q: 149.769, M: 53.463, s: 59.747, H: 301.768
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.298, jaune: -8.283, green: 4.285
LMS
L: 26.583, M: 41.809, S: 98.386
YCbCr
Y: 146.054, Cb: 178.813, Cr: 74.540
YCgCo
Y: 167.500, Cg: 7.500, Co: -30.500
YDbDr
Y: 151.415, Db: 154.357, Dr: 162.440
YPbPr
Y: 157.471, Pb: 52.035, Pr: -58.134
xvYCC
Y: 151.240, Cb: 173.709, Cr: 76.933
YIQ
Y: 151.415, I: -90.313, Q: 1.531
YUV
Y: 151.415, U: 50.483, V: -74.936
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.573
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 6.002

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