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Pantone / PMS P 115-6 U / #42b4e5 Hex Color Code

#42b4e5 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42b4e5 is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #42b4e5 is comprised of 25.88% red, 70.59% green and 89.8% blue. In the HSL color space #42b4e5 has a hue of 198° (degrees), 76% saturation and 58% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 482.28 nm.

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#42b4e5 linear gradient to complementary #d18d56

  1. #42b4e5
  2. #75aecd
  3. #93a7b5
  4. #a8a19d
  5. #b99a86
  6. #c6946e
  7. #d18d56

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0094c3
  2. #1b9ece
  3. #31a9da
  4. #42b4e5
  5. #51bff1
  6. #5fcafc
  7. #6cd5ff

Tones

  1. #42b4e5
  2. #5cafd7
  3. #6da9c9
  4. #7aa4bc
  5. #859faf
  6. #8d99a1
  7. #949494

Tints and Shades

#42b4e5 to white

  1. #42b4e5
  2. #6fc0e9
  3. #91cdee
  4. #afd9f2
  5. #cae6f7
  6. #e5f2fb
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#42b4e5 to black

  1. #42b4e5
  2. #3b93bb
  3. #337492
  4. #2a566c
  5. #213a47
  6. #152026
  7. #000000 / #000

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    1. ★ 298
      #57b5e0
      ΔE = 1.703 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. 2915
      #73b5e0
      ΔE = 4.398 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  2. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5836 - Sail Away
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 1.780 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
    2. Robin's Egg
      #6baedc
      ΔE = 4.465 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  3. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Sail Away / 225
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 1.780 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
    2. Sanctuary Spa / 341
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 4.058 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  4. Humbrol

    1. ★ 47 Sea Blue
      #48b5e0
      ΔE = 1.868 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 30-c1
      #2cb7e7
      ΔE = 1.976 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
    2. 30-b
      #00b2ed
      ΔE = 2.723 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  6. Focoltone

    1. ★ 3394
      #00b6ee
      ΔE = 2.012 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
    2. 3408
      #00b2ed
      ΔE = 2.723 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  7. Crayola

    1. ★ Blue Sky
      #38b0de
      ΔE = 2.052 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Electric Blue
      #23b2ee
      ΔE = 3.021 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  8. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1060-B
      #36b5e2
      ΔE = 2.117 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
    2. Cool Blue / 5343 B
      #58aad1
      ΔE = 3.962 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  9. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7244T Cerulean
      #5bb5de
      ΔE = 2.180 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. 7242T Castaway
      #61afd3
      ΔE = 3.477 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
  10. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-B
      #5eb3db
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  11. HKS

    1. HKS 47
      #00b2eb
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. HKS 48
      #00b0dc
      ΔE = 4.284 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  12. ICI Paints

    1. Blue Note 86BG 43/321
      #55b1d9
      ΔE = 2.368 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
    2. 4091 Azure Afternoon 89BG 37/353
      #39a7d4
      ΔE = 4.787 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  13. Delta

    1. Lake / 02919
      #33bbee / #3be
      ΔE = 2.464 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
    2. Mermaid Blue / 02710
      #02a8da
      ΔE = 4.987 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  14. Valspar Paint

    1. Little Boy Blue
      #5aaed9
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. Rio Carnival R147C
      #5faed6
      ΔE = 2.967 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  15. PlaidFX

    1. Nitro Blue / 36880
      #28aee4
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  16. Caran d'Ache

    1. 161 Light Blue
      #59b9ea
      ΔE = 2.695 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 171 Turquoise Blue
      #68b3e1
      ΔE = 3.404 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  17. Sikkens

    1. R8.40.60
      #43b4dd
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. R7.31.62
      #5fb2d3
      ΔE = 4.160 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  18. Dulux

    1. 89BG 37/353
      #47aed8
      ΔE = 2.776 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Azure Sky 3 / 86BG 43/321
      #57b7dd
      ΔE = 3.250 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  19. CIL

    1. Azure Afternoon
      #4eacd9
      ΔE = 2.827 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Beside the Ocean
      #67b2d0
      ΔE = 4.888 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  20. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6005
      #55baed
      ΔE = 2.932 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
    2. 6006
      #00afeb
      ΔE = 3.506 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  21. Resene

    1. Malibu B76-074-233
      #66b7e1
      ΔE = 2.982 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  22. KILZ

    1. Azure Pool / C782
      #65b0d7
      ΔE = 3.017 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
    2. Bit Of Sapphire / C862
      #51b2d3
      ΔE = 4.770 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  23. Levis

    1. Clear Blue B50
      #38b1db
      ΔE = 3.057 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  24. Dupont

    1. CAS523
      #4eb6dd
      ΔE = 3.080 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. CAS515
      #72b4d2
      ΔE = 4.985 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  25. Clark+Kensington

    1. Fine Arts / 35D-4
      #5badd5
      ΔE = 3.081 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  26. Nerolac

    1. Armenian Blue - 2410
      #5fb1e2
      ΔE = 3.103 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
    2. Chinese Pottery Blue - 4295
      #5ab2d2
      ΔE = 4.671 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  27. Wattyl

    1. Limpid Sea / E35W
      #50b5db
      ΔE = 3.216 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  28. RAL

    1. RAL 250 70 30
      #6bb3db
      ΔE = 3.240 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. RAL 650-1
      #64b5d6
      ΔE = 4.217 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  29. Porter Paints

    1. Xavier Blue / 150-4
      #67b3e1
      ΔE = 3.276 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
    2. Persian Blue / 153-5
      #52b0d1
      ΔE = 4.749 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  30. Nippon Paint

    1. Cerulean / NP PB 1535 T
      #62add7
      ΔE = 3.310 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Blue Music / NP PB 1553 T
      #6aafce
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  31. Behr

    1. Riviera Blue 540B-5
      #63b4d8
      ΔE = 3.341 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. 8505 Tahoe
      #6aaed5
      ΔE = 3.700 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  32. Olympic

    1. Windjammer A52-4
      #5bacdb
      ΔE = 3.498 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
    2. Salem Blue A53-4
      #62aecf
      ΔE = 4.296 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  33. Abet Laminati

    1. Azzurro 847
      #6db1d8
      ΔE = 3.562 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  34. Caparol

    1. 40/07
      #64b0e0
      ΔE = 3.625 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. Atlantic 6
      #68acdc
      ΔE = 4.910 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  35. Cloverdale Paint

    1. City Of Alantis / 7328
      #6bb1dd
      ΔE = 3.666 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  36. Earthpaint

    1. 1-34-4 Dresden Blue
      #6db4d7
      ΔE = 3.838 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
    2. 1-35-4 Celestial
      #6faed6
      ΔE = 4.223 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
  37. Devoe Paint

    1. Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353
      #4facd2
      ΔE = 3.856 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. Blue Note / 86BG 43/321
      #68b8d8
      ΔE = 4.843 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  38. New Look

    1. Bumper Car / D20-10
      #3da9da
      ΔE = 3.894 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  39. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10395
      #58b5d8
      ΔE = 3.901 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. CF10421
      #74acd2
      ΔE = 5.070 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
  40. Colortrend

    1. Robin's Egg
      #67add9
      ΔE = 3.914 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.709 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  41. Rodda Paint

    1. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 3.914 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  42. Brillux

    1. 63.18.15
      #6db9e1
      ΔE = 3.918 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
    2. 66.18.15
      #57bbdf
      ΔE = 4.643 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  43. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Hoeth Blue
      #57a9d4
      ΔE = 3.989 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. Imrik Blue
      #67aed0
      ΔE = 4.076 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  44. General Paint

    1. Firth / CL 2235M
      #68bbe3
      ΔE = 3.993 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. Jewelled Inlet / CL 2283M
      #7bb4dc
      ΔE = 5.224 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  45. FolkArt

    1. Cayman Blue / 513
      #45bbf6
      ΔE = 4.000 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  46. Homebase

    1. Marina Blue
      #71b4de
      ΔE = 4.025 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Marina Blue
      #74b5df
      ΔE = 4.423 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  47. Brighto Paints

    1. 7247 Electricblue
      #5ab4d6
      ΔE = 4.077 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
    2. 1-32-5 Porcelain Blue
      #47b5d8
      ΔE = 4.725 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  48. Crown Paint

    1. Sky High
      #3ea9d5
      ΔE = 4.119 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  49. Asian Paints

    1. Icy Chill / 9216
      #71b5d8
      ΔE = 4.127 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
    2. Running Stream / 7408
      #5bb4d4
      ΔE = 4.709 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  50. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Icelandic 26-9
      #73b5da
      ΔE = 4.132 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  51. Crown Diamond

    1. 7332-42 Prince Blue
      #4ab0d4
      ΔE = 4.155 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 5.004 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  52. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28127
      #27aae2
      ΔE = 4.205 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Model Master 28149
      #43c1ef
      ΔE = 4.758 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  53. Taubmans

    1. Headwater / T10 44B-2
      #52a8d4
      ΔE = 4.228 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Ocean Frolic / T10 43E-1
      #73accd
      ΔE = 5.037 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  54. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Flyway - 6794
      #5db3d4
      ΔE = 4.247 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  55. Kelly-Moore

    1. True Sky Blue / KM3174-2
      #4dadd1
      ΔE = 4.314 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  56. Peintures MF

    1. Joie du voyageur
      #75b3d7
      ΔE = 4.340 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
    2. Ombre du soir
      #70b1d1
      ΔE = 4.473 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  57. Little Greene

    1. Beach Hut
      #53a8d1
      ΔE = 4.358 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  58. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Wave / 2065-50
      #6fb9e6
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
    2. Costa Rica Blue / 2064-50
      #75bbe4
      ΔE = 5.015 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
  59. Glidden

    1. Bright Blue / 50BG 41/312
      #59b3d4
      ΔE = 4.401 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. Mystic Blue / PPG1237-5
      #48a8d0
      ΔE = 4.691 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  60. AMC

    1. Sierra Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 4.494 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  61. Chrysler

    1. Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 4.494 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  62. Scib Paints

    1. Sunrise River / 7408
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  63. Vista Paint

    1. Sunrise River
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  64. Berger

    1. Sunrise River / 7408
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  65. Johnstone's Paint

    1. Teal Topaz
      #5eaece
      ΔE = 4.667 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  66. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Mystic Blue / PPG1237-5
      #48a8d0
      ΔE = 4.691 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Persian Blue 153-5
      #52b0d1
      ΔE = 4.749 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  67. Diamond Vogel

    1. Epimethius / 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.709 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  68. ECOS Paints

    1. Epimethius (0660)
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.709 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  69. Coronado Paint

    1. 7328 - City Of Atlantis
      #63aad9
      ΔE = 4.736 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
  70. Plascon

    1. Soft Sail B2-A2-1
      #5cbce0
      ΔE = 4.771 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  71. Tollens

    1. T2014-3
      #78b5d6
      ΔE = 4.863 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
    2. T2001-1
      #61b9d9
      ΔE = 5.128 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
  72. GM / General Motors

    1. Blue
      #7ab4d4
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  73. Disney

    1. 3C-50-3 Fairy Godmother
      #7ab0d1
      ΔE = 5.133 / LRV ≈ 39.8%

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#42b4e5 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42b4e5 foreground

The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.

Piet Mondrian
<p style="color: #42b4e5">…</p>

#42b4e5 background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #42b4e5">…</p>

#42b4e5 shadow

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42b4e5">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4371685
Binary
01000010, 10110100, 11100101
Hexadecimal
#42b4e5
LRV
≈ 39.5%
Closest short hex
#3be ΔE = 2.440
RGB
rgb(66, 180, 229)
RGBA
rgba(66, 180, 229, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.139, g: 0.379, b: 0.482
RYB
red: 25.882%, yellow: 52.189%, blue: 89.804%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12405531 / 0xff42b4e5
HSL
hsl(198, 76%, 58%)
HSLA
hsla(198, 76%, 58%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 198° (198.037), saturation: 71% (0.712), value: 90% (0.898)
HSP
hue: 198.037, saturation: 71.179%, perceived brightness: 63.597%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 231.079, S: 87.907, L: 69.079
Cubehelix
H: -168.449, S: 0.966, L: 0.593
TSL
T: -1.855, S: 0.268, L: 0.594
CMYK
cyan: 71% (0.712), magenta: 21% (0.214), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 10% (0.102)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 29% (0.294), yellow: 10% (0.102)
XYZ
X: 32.705, Y: 39.454, Z: 80.005
xyY
x: 0.215, y: 0.259, Y: 39.454
CIELab
L: 69.079, a: -16.348, b: -33.787
CIELuv
L: 69.079, u: -41.776, v: -51.734
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 69.079, C: 37.534, H: 244.180
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 69.079, C: 66.496, H: 231.079
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.813, a: -16.981, b: -31.550
CIECAM02
J: 58.254, C: 52.370, h: 229.730, Q: 150.374, M: 45.797, s: 55.186, H: 290.970
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.210, jaune: -5.716, green: 4.725
LMS
L: 27.923, M: 44.450, S: 79.312
YCbCr
Y: 146.124, Cb: 166.383, Cr: 74.475
YCoCg
Y: 163.750, Cg: 16.250, Co: -24.250
YDbDr
Y: 151.500, Db: 116.617, Dr: 162.595
YPbPr
Y: 159.246, Pb: 37.610, Pr: -59.254
xvYCC
Y: 152.764, Cb: 161.038, Cr: 75.949
YIQ
Y: 151.500, I: -83.654, Q: -8.860
YUV
Y: 151.500, U: 38.139, V: -75.010
Munsell Color System
10B 6/10 ΔE = 4.492
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 3.314

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