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#42c4ff Hex Color Code

#42c4ff Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42c4ff is a medium light shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #42c4ff is comprised of 25.88% red, 76.86% green and 100% blue. In the HSL color space #42c4ff has a hue of 199° (degrees), 100% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.72 nm.

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#42c4ff linear gradient to complementary #e79e5a

  1. #42c4ff
  2. #80bee3
  3. #a2b8c8
  4. #bab1ad
  5. #ccab92
  6. #dba576
  7. #e79e5a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00a1d9
  2. #09ace6
  3. #2db8f2
  4. #42c4ff
  5. #53d0ff
  6. #63dcff
  7. #72e9ff

Tones

  1. #42c4ff
  2. #61beef
  3. #75b8df
  4. #84b2cf
  5. #90adc0
  6. #99a7b0
  7. #a1a1a1

Tints and Shades

#42c4ff to white

  1. #42c4ff
  2. #73ceff
  3. #95d7ff
  4. #b3e1ff
  5. #ceebff
  6. #e7f5ff
  7. #ffffff

#42c4ff to black

  1. #42c4ff
  2. #3ca0d0
  3. #357ea2
  4. #2c5d77
  5. #223e4e
  6. #162229
  7. #000000

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  1. Crayola

    1. Battery Charge Blue
      #67c8ff
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 51.4%

#42c4ff HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42c4ff foreground

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

Kurt Vonnegut
<p style="color: #42c4ff">…</p>

#42c4ff background

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #42c4ff">…</p>

#42c4ff shadow

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42c4ff">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4375807
Binary
01000010, 11000100, 11111111
Hexadecimal
#42c4ff
LRV
≈ 47.9%
Closest short hex
#5be ΔE = 3.391
RGB
rgb(66, 196, 255)
RGBA
rgba(66, 196, 255, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.128, g: 0.379, b: 0.493
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.561%, blue: 1.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12401409 / 0xff42c4ff
HSL
hsl(199, 100%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(199, 100%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 199° (198.730), saturation: 74% (0.741), value: 100% (1.000)
HSP
hue: 198.730, saturation: 74.118%, perceived brightness: 69.341%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 233.229, S: 99.986, L: 74.732
Cubehelix
H: -167.613, S: 1.173, L: 0.641
TSL
T: -1.873, S: 0.283, L: 0.643
CMYK
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 23% (0.231), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 0% (0.000)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 23% (0.231), yellow: 0% (0.000)
XYZ
X: 40.029, Y: 47.853, Z: 101.715
xyY
x: 0.211, y: 0.252, Y: 47.853
CIELab
L: 74.732, a: -16.301, b: -39.076
CIELuv
L: 74.732, u: -45.864, v: -61.372
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.732, C: 42.340, H: 247.356
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.732, C: 76.616, H: 233.229
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.176, a: -17.767, b: -38.756
CIECAM02
J: 64.667, C: 57.624, h: 231.458, Q: 158.435, M: 50.391, s: 56.397, H: 292.999
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.226, jaune: -6.635, green: 5.128
LMS
L: 33.373, M: 53.687, S: 100.798
YCbCr
Y: 156.736, Cb: 173.141, Cr: 66.741
YCgCo
Y: 178.250, Cg: 17.750, Co: -30.750
YDbDr
Y: 163.856, Db: 137.147, Dr: 186.093
YPbPr
Y: 172.558, Pb: 44.450, Pr: -67.714
xvYCC
Y: 164.197, Cb: 167.046, Cr: 68.518
YIQ
Y: 163.856, I: -96.398, Q: -9.132
YUV
Y: 163.856, U: 44.853, V: -85.851
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 5.855
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 3.689

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