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#0055b9 Hex Color Code

#0055b9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #0055b9 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #0055b9 is comprised of 0% red, 33.33% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #0055b9 has a hue of 212° (degrees), 100% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.21 nm.

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  1. Clouds in the blue sky
  2. Reef scenic
  3. Exterior view to Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque, Beirut, Lebanon

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#0055b9 linear gradient to complementary #9cb900

  1. #0055b9
  2. #4f64a3
  3. #6b748d
  4. #7d8476
  5. #8b955d
  6. #95a73f
  7. #9cb900

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0046a7
  2. #004bad
  3. #0050b3
  4. #0055b9
  5. #165abf
  6. #235fc5
  7. #2e65cc

Tones

  1. #0055b9
  2. #3056a9
  3. #42579a
  4. #4d588a
  5. #545a7b
  6. #5a5b6c
  7. #5d5d5d

Tints and Shades

#0055b9 to white

  1. #0055b9
  2. #506ec5
  3. #7989d1
  4. #9ca5dd
  5. #bec2e8
  6. #dee0f4
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#0055b9 to black

  1. #0055b9
  2. #144798
  3. #1a3977
  4. #1a2c59
  5. #171f3c
  6. #111321
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. AMC

    1. ★ Jetset Blue
      #1f55b7
      ΔE = 0.894 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
  2. Plascon

    1. Blue Reef B5-B1-3
      #2458c0
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
    2. Ocean Drive B4-B1-3
      #0860b8
      ΔE = 4.761 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  3. Caparol

    1. 2310
      #3854ac
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
    2. 67 30 232 / Kobaltblau 20
      #0050ac
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 8.7%
  4. Volkswagen

    1. Pelican Blue
      #1d4fab
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
  5. PlaidFX

    1. Neptune / 36862
      #3e55ab
      ΔE = 3.159 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  6. Matthews Paint

    1. Sailboat Blue / 2160
      #1652a6
      ΔE = 3.294 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
    2. Oh So Blue / 13999
      #2f4f99
      ΔE = 4.956 / LRV ≈ 8.5%
  7. Testors

    1. Testors 1257
      #0057ac
      ΔE = 3.309 / LRV ≈ 9.8%
    2. Testors 1210
      #005db2
      ΔE = 4.358 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  8. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2065-R90B
      #005cb6
      ΔE = 3.329 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
    2. S 3050-R80B
      #33539b
      ΔE = 4.691 / LRV ≈ 9.3%
  9. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Altdorf Guard Blue
      #1f56a7
      ΔE = 3.425 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  10. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2935
      #005ec4
      ΔE = 3.479 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
    2. 2945
      #0057a6
      ΔE = 4.653 / LRV ≈ 9.6%
  11. Delta

    1. Classic Blue / 04025
      #2357a7
      ΔE = 3.567 / LRV ≈ 10.0%
    2. Rhythm N Blue / 025510202W
      #384ea2
      ΔE = 3.928 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
  12. GM / General Motors

    1. Mighty Blue
      #0f50a5
      ΔE = 3.642 / LRV ≈ 8.6%
    2. Corporate Blue
      #1c549e
      ΔE = 5.051 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
  13. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10442
      #0059ad
      ΔE = 3.734 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
    2. CF10433
      #0053a5
      ΔE = 4.062 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
  14. FolkArt

    1. Ultramarine Blue / 484
      #2d4ea2
      ΔE = 3.750 / LRV ≈ 8.6%
  15. Krylon

    1. Global Blue
      #4352b0
      ΔE = 3.893 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
  16. Ford

    1. Blue
      #1b4ca5
      ΔE = 3.997 / LRV ≈ 8.1%
  17. Chrysler

    1. Holland Blue
      #324ca4
      ΔE = 4.051 / LRV ≈ 8.5%
    2. Pacific Blue
      #165aa7
      ΔE = 4.907 / LRV ≈ 10.3%
  18. Abet Laminati

    1. Blu Elettrico 428
      #3e4fa1
      ΔE = 4.129 / LRV ≈ 9.2%
  19. Sikkens

    1. V1.42.30
      #37529d
      ΔE = 4.234 / LRV ≈ 9.3%
  20. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B70
      #3b549e
      ΔE = 4.263 / LRV ≈ 9.7%
  21. Kaessbohrer

    1. Blau / 5285
      #0153a4
      ΔE = 4.263 / LRV ≈ 8.9%
  22. Crayola

    1. Denim
      #1560bd
      ΔE = 4.322 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  23. Loop

    1. Sao Paulo / LP-379
      #1652a1
      ΔE = 4.327 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
  24. RAL

    1. RAL 290 40 45
      #4157a2
      ΔE = 4.329 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
  25. Humbrol

    1. 222 Moonlight Blue
      #0055a5
      ΔE = 4.397 / LRV ≈ 9.2%
    2. 14 French Blue
      #015cad
      ΔE = 4.839 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  26. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6518
      #2d579f
      ΔE = 4.847 / LRV ≈ 9.9%
    2. 6525
      #285099
      ΔE = 5.181 / LRV ≈ 8.5%
  27. Fender

    1. 69 / Ultra Marine Blue
      #1c49a4
      ΔE = 4.877 / LRV ≈ 7.7%
  28. TRUMATCH

    1. 36-b2
      #3a579d
      ΔE = 4.915 / LRV ≈ 10.1%
    2. 36-a
      #004d9f
      ΔE = 5.176 / LRV ≈ 7.8%
  29. Focoltone

    1. 3447
      #005aa9
      ΔE = 4.930 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
    2. 2274
      #004d9f
      ΔE = 5.176 / LRV ≈ 7.8%
  30. HKS

    1. HKS 45
      #434e9c
      ΔE = 4.972 / LRV ≈ 9.0%
    2. HKS 43
      #2d4b9b
      ΔE = 5.104 / LRV ≈ 8.0%
  31. Crown Paint

    1. Windsor Blue
      #445daa
      ΔE = 5.151 / LRV ≈ 12.0%

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#0055b9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0055b9 foreground

I don't say everything, but I paint everything.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #0055b9">…</p>

#0055b9 background

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="background-color: #0055b9">…</p>

#0055b9 shadow

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0055b9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
21945
Binary
00000000, 01010101, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#0055b9
LRV
≈ 10.0%
Closest short hex
#05b ΔE = 0.418
RGB
rgb(0, 85, 185)
RGBA
rgba(0, 85, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.315, b: 0.685
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 22.840%, blue: 72.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16755271 / 0xff0055b9
HSL
hsl(212, 100%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(212, 100%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 212° (212.432), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 212.432, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 35.387%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.003, S: 100.019, L: 37.839
Cubehelix
H: -150.881, S: 1.326, L: 0.276
TSL
T: -1.805, S: 0.448, L: 0.278
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 54% (0.541), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 67% (0.667), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 12.002, Y: 9.998, Z: 47.187
xyY
x: 0.173, y: 0.145, Y: 9.998
CIELab
L: 37.839, a: 18.783, b: -58.524
CIELuv
L: 37.839, u: -19.516, v: -84.552
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 37.839, C: 61.465, H: 287.794
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 37.839, C: 86.775, H: 257.003
Hunter-Lab
L: 31.620, a: 12.420, b: -66.346
CIECAM02
J: 26.921, C: 63.570, h: 253.456, Q: 102.226, M: 55.591, s: 73.744, H: 307.733
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.562, jaune: -10.496, green: 3.039
LMS
L: 5.427, M: 8.815, S: 46.575
YCbCr
Y: 76.970, Cb: 184.480, Cr: 83.585
YCoCg
Y: 88.750, Cg: -3.750, Co: -46.250
YDbDr
Y: 70.985, Db: 171.550, Dr: 135.005
YPbPr
Y: 74.095, Pb: 59.775, Pr: -47.100
xvYCC
Y: 79.635, Cb: 180.508, Cr: 86.626
YIQ
Y: 70.985, I: -82.762, Q: 13.140
YUV
Y: 70.985, U: 56.107, V: -62.276
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 3/12 ΔE = 6.065
Brand Color
Delicious ΔE = 3.010

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