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#42b9fe Hex Color Code

#42b9fe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42b9fe is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #42b9fe is comprised of 25.88% red, 72.55% green and 99.61% blue. In the HSL color space #42b9fe has a hue of 202° (degrees), 99% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.29 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#42b9fe linear gradient to complementary #dbaa65

  1. #42b9fe
  2. #7ab6e4
  3. #99b4cb
  4. #afb1b2
  5. #c1af99
  6. #cfac7f
  7. #dbaa65

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0097da
  2. #10a3e6
  3. #2eaef2
  4. #42b9fe
  5. #53c4ff
  6. #62d0ff
  7. #70dcff

Tones

  1. #42b9fe
  2. #61b5ee
  3. #74b1de
  4. #83acce
  5. #8fa8bf
  6. #98a4af
  7. #a0a0a0

Tints and Shades

#42b9fe to white

  1. #42b9fe
  2. #72c4fe
  3. #95d0ff
  4. #b2dbff
  5. #cde7ff
  6. #e7f3ff
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#42b9fe to black

  1. #42b9fe
  2. #3c97cf
  3. #3577a2
  4. #2c5877
  5. #223b4e
  6. #162129
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Chrysler

    1. ★ Blue
      #4cb9fa
      ΔE = 0.828 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
  2. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #4cb9fa
      ΔE = 0.828 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
  3. FolkArt

    1. Cayman Blue / 513
      #45bbf6
      ΔE = 3.020 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  4. Delta

    1. Lake / 02728
      #4fb1ec
      ΔE = 3.327 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
    2. Blue Jay / 020590202W
      #58b0e3
      ΔE = 4.807 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  5. Plascon

    1. Big Sur B3-A2-1
      #70b4ec
      ΔE = 3.661 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. 292 C
      #69b3e7
      ΔE = 3.800 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
    2. 292
      #78b3e0
      ΔE = 5.187 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  7. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 1050-R90B
      #6fbaed
      ΔE = 3.884 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  8. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Sanctuary Spa / 341
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 4.287 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  9. California Paints

    1. DE 5843 - Sanctuary Spa
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 4.287 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  10. Peintures MF

    1. Bouteille bleu
      #6db4e4
      ΔE = 4.415 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
    2. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 5.018 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6005
      #55baed
      ΔE = 4.499 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
    2. 6011
      #78b2e0
      ΔE = 5.166 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  12. Benjamin Moore

    1. True Blue / 2066-50
      #6dbbeb
      ΔE = 4.563 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. Blue Wave / 2065-50
      #6fb9e6
      ΔE = 5.053 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  13. TRUMATCH

    1. 32-c
      #5eb0e3
      ΔE = 4.587 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. 31-c
      #5fb6e6
      ΔE = 4.709 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  14. Crayola

    1. Electric Blue
      #23b2ee
      ΔE = 4.651 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
    2. Cyber Grape
      #00aeef
      ΔE = 5.121 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  15. Glidden

    1. Blue Note / 86BG 43/321
      #69b4e3
      ΔE = 4.674 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  16. GM / General Motors

    1. Blue
      #00adf4
      ΔE = 4.797 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
  17. Caran d'Ache

    1. 161 Light Blue
      #59b9ea
      ΔE = 4.812 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 171 Turquoise Blue
      #68b3e1
      ΔE = 5.007 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  18. Nerolac

    1. Armenian Blue - 2410
      #5fb1e2
      ΔE = 4.825 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  19. Behr

    1. Electra P510-4
      #73b4e2
      ΔE = 4.827 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  20. Asian Paints

    1. Picturesque / 9208
      #61aee1
      ΔE = 4.927 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  21. Caparol

    1. 40/07
      #64b0e0
      ΔE = 5.030 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
  22. Porter Paints

    1. Xavier Blue / 150-4
      #67b3e1
      ΔE = 5.038 / LRV ≈ 40.6%

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#42b9fe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42b9fe foreground

A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner
<p style="color: #42b9fe">…</p>

#42b9fe background

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle
<p style="background-color: #42b9fe">…</p>

#42b9fe shadow

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.

Albrecht Durer
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42b9fe">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4372990
Binary
01000010, 10111001, 11111110
Hexadecimal
#42b9fe
LRV
≈ 43.0%
Closest short hex
#4bf ΔE = 0.764
RGB
rgb(66, 185, 254)
RGBA
rgba(66, 185, 254, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.131, g: 0.366, b: 0.503
RYB
red: 25.882%, yellow: 54.460%, blue: 99.608%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12404226 / 0xff42b9fe
HSL
hsl(202, 99%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(202, 99%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 202° (202.021), saturation: 74% (0.740), value: 100% (0.996)
HSP
hue: 202.021, saturation: 74.016%, perceived brightness: 66.490%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 238.695, S: 98.674, L: 71.560
Cubehelix
H: -163.604, S: 1.126, L: 0.615
TSL
T: -1.964, S: 0.275, L: 0.617
CMYK
cyan: 74% (0.740), magenta: 27% (0.272), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 0% (0.004)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 0% (0.004)
XYZ
X: 37.478, Y: 43.008, Z: 100.073
xyY
x: 0.208, y: 0.238, Y: 43.008
CIELab
L: 71.560, a: -10.766, b: -43.488
CIELuv
L: 71.560, u: -42.147, v: -69.304
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 71.560, C: 44.800, H: 256.095
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 71.560, C: 81.114, H: 238.695
Hunter-Lab
L: 65.580, a: -12.755, b: -44.568
CIECAM02
J: 60.998, C: 59.182, h: 236.657, Q: 153.875, M: 51.753, s: 57.994, H: 299.005
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.261, jaune: -7.452, green: 4.686
LMS
L: 29.688, M: 47.246, S: 99.109
YCbCr
Y: 151.094, Cb: 175.903, Cr: 70.860
YCoCg
Y: 172.500, Cg: 12.500, Co: -30.500
YDbDr
Y: 157.285, Db: 145.527, Dr: 173.600
YPbPr
Y: 164.621, Pb: 48.185, Pr: -62.674
xvYCC
Y: 157.380, Cb: 170.327, Cr: 72.945
YIQ
Y: 157.285, I: -93.057, Q: -3.695
YUV
Y: 157.285, U: 47.594, V: -80.086
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.727
Brand Color
Skype ΔE = 4.860

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