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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.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#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

#0055b9 to black

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

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. AMC

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

    1. ★ 2935 C
      #0057b7
      ΔE = 1.099 / LRV ≈ 10.2%
    2. ★ 2132 C
      #0857c3
      ΔE = 2.026 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  3. Plascon

    1. Blue Reef B5-B1-3
      #2458c0
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
  4. Caparol

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

    1. Pelican Blue
      #1d4fab
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 8.8%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. Signal Blue
      #2152a7
      ΔE = 2.824 / LRV ≈ 9.1%
    2. Horizon Blue
      #2958ab
      ΔE = 2.996 / LRV ≈ 10.4%

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#0055b9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0055b9 foreground

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

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

#0055b9 background

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

Leonardo Da Vinci
<p style="background-color: #0055b9">…</p>

#0055b9 shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<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: 0.228%, blue: 0.725%
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
YCgCo
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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