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Mediumblue / Medium blue / #0000cd Hex Color Code

#0000cd Paint ChipThe color mediumblue / Medium blue with hexadecimal color code #0000cd is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #0000cd is comprised of 0% red, 0% green and 80.39% blue. In the HSL color space #0000cd has a hue of 240° (degrees), 100% saturation and 40% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 464.2 nm.

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Stock Photos / Images / Pictures

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  1. Star and nebular and galaxy background
  2. 3D illustration of the of the blood vessels in the human brain and cerebrovascular disease or hemorrhagic stroke and causes of a brain stroke
  3. Knee, hip, ankle - running man leg scan in blue

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#0000cd linear gradient to complementary #00cd00

  1. #0000cd
  2. #4936b5
  3. #5d579d
  4. #647585
  5. #5f9369
  6. #4cb048
  7. #00cd00

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0000c0
  2. #0000c5
  3. #0000c9
  4. #0000cd
  5. #1406d1
  6. #200dd5
  7. #2a12da

Tones

  1. #0000cd
  2. #3a1ebc
  3. #4f30ab
  4. #5b3f9a
  5. #624d89
  6. #665a78
  7. #676767

Tints and Shades

#0000cd to white

  1. #0000cd
  2. #5b37d7
  3. #855ee0
  4. #a785e9
  5. #c6adf1
  6. #e3d5f8
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#0000cd to black

  1. #0000cd
  2. #1908a8
  3. #1f0d84
  4. #1f0e62
  5. #1b0e42
  6. #150824
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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      #2808c4
      ΔE = 1.377 / LRV ≈ 4.6%
    2. 42/04
      #1414d4
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 5.4%
  2. Plascon

    1. ★ Taylor Eyes P1-A1-2
      #2c0cc8
      ΔE = 2.008 / LRV ≈ 5.0%
    2. Blue Violet Ray B7-A1-2
      #2014d4
      ΔE = 3.344 / LRV ≈ 5.6%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2736
      #4012a6
      ΔE = 4.431 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
    2. 2736 C
      #1e22aa
      ΔE = 4.989 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
  4. FolkArt

    1. Dioxazine Violet / 6363
      #4a16b9
      ΔE = 4.699 / LRV ≈ 5.5%
  5. Chrysler

    1. Daytona Blue
      #3b00db
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 6.0%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. Bright Blue
      #001daa
      ΔE = 4.988 / LRV ≈ 3.8%

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#0000cd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0000cd foreground

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="color: #0000cd">…</p>

#0000cd background

The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.

Banksy
<p style="background-color: #0000cd">…</p>

#0000cd shadow

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0000cd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
205
Binary
00000000, 00000000, 11001101
Hexadecimal
#0000cd
LRV
≈ 4.4%
Closest short hex
#00c ΔE = 0.164
RGB
rgb(0, 0, 205)
RGBA
rgba(0, 0, 205, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.000, b: 1.000
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 0.000%, blue: 80.392%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16777011 / 0xff0000cd
HSL
hsl(240, 100%, 40%)
HSLA
hsla(240, 100%, 40%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 240° (240.000), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 80% (0.804)
HSP
hue: 240.000, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 27.144%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.873, S: 100.019, L: 24.971
Cubehelix
H: -123.058, S: 4.505, L: 0.088
TSL
T: -2.951, S: 0.632, L: 0.092
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 100% (1.000), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.196)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 100% (1.000), yellow: 20% (0.196)
XYZ
X: 11.016, Y: 4.406, Z: 58.016
xyY
x: 0.150, y: 0.060, Y: 4.406
CIELab
L: 24.971, a: 67.177, b: -91.500
CIELuv
L: 24.971, u: -7.272, v: -100.778
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 24.971, C: 113.512, H: 306.285
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 24.971, C: 101.040, H: 265.873
Hunter-Lab
L: 20.991, a: 56.938, b: -149.173
CIECAM02
J: 16.104, C: 79.185, h: 257.890, Q: 79.063, M: 69.246, s: 93.586, H: 309.993
OSA-UCS
lightness: -11.082, jaune: -17.295, green: 5.690
LMS
L: 0.543, M: 0.083, S: 57.146
YCbCr
Y: 36.090, Cb: 217.995, Cr: 113.445
YCoCg
Y: 51.250, Cg: -51.250, Co: -51.250
YDbDr
Y: 23.370, Db: 273.265, Dr: 44.485
YPbPr
Y: 14.760, Pb: 102.500, Pr: -9.430
xvYCC
Y: 28.676, Cb: 218.039, Cr: 119.716
YIQ
Y: 23.370, I: -65.859, Q: 63.783
YUV
Y: 23.370, U: 89.380, V: -20.502
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/10 ΔE = 23.461
Brand Color
Pinboard ΔE = 4.016

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