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#006ab3 Hex Color Code

#006ab3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #006ab3 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #006ab3 is comprised of 0% red, 41.57% green and 70.2% blue. In the HSL color space #006ab3 has a hue of 204° (degrees), 100% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 476.44 nm.

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#006ab3 linear gradient to complementary #9b8718

  1. #006ab3
  2. #4d6e9c
  3. #687285
  4. #7a776e
  5. #887c56
  6. #92813c
  7. #9b8718

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00589e
  2. #005ea5
  3. #0064ac
  4. #006ab3
  5. #1770ba
  6. #2577c1
  7. #307dc8

Tones

  1. #006ab3
  2. #2e67a4
  3. #3f6495
  4. #4a6286
  5. #515f77
  6. #565c68
  7. #5a5a5a

Tints and Shades

#006ab3 to white

  1. #006ab3
  2. #4e81c0
  3. #7698cd
  4. #9ab1d9
  5. #bccae6
  6. #dee4f2
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#006ab3 to black

  1. #006ab3
  2. #135893
  3. #194674
  4. #193556
  5. #16253a
  6. #101620
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-a1
      #006bb4
      ΔE = 0.385 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. 35-b4
      #225e9b
      ΔE = 5.080 / LRV ≈ 10.7%
  2. HKS

    1. ★ HKS 44
      #0069b3
      ΔE = 0.496 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 2.502 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  3. Chrysler

    1. ★ Parisian Blue
      #1169b3
      ΔE = 0.822 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Regatta Blue
      #2f60a5
      ΔE = 4.325 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 41/13
      #0c6cb8
      ΔE = 1.292 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Atlantic 4
      #0868bc
      ΔE = 3.318 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  5. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 1.396 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Starstruck / 141
      #4664a5
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  6. California Paints

    1. ★ DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 1.396 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Bowen Blue
      #2064a2
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  7. Focoltone

    1. ★ 1101
      #0068b5
      ΔE = 1.411 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. ★ 2256
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 2.035 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  8. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6516
      #236ab3
      ΔE = 1.455 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 6522
      #1d67b5
      ΔE = 2.565 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  9. Sto

    1. ★ 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 1.620 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. 35200
      #1b71aa
      ΔE = 5.107 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  10. Dulux

    1. ★ Sapphire Springs 3
      #0c68ab
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 36BB 15/398
      #006aa8
      ΔE = 3.216 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  11. Behr

    1. ★ Electric Blue MQ4-24
      #296bab
      ΔE = 1.926 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. New Age Blue PPU15-05
      #486eae
      ΔE = 4.532 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  12. PlaidFX

    1. ★ Beta Blue / 36861
      #0469ab
      ΔE = 1.947 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  13. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Félicia
      #1c6cad
      ΔE = 1.971 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 2.051 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  14. Abet Laminati

    1. ★ Bleu Primario 838
      #026aac
      ΔE = 1.984 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Blu Cobalto 851
      #0763b0
      ΔE = 3.059 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
  15. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Sky Dive Blue
      #0765af
      ΔE = 2.002 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. Vivid Blue
      #2d6ba4
      ΔE = 3.433 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  16. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2565-R80B
      #2b6cb4
      ΔE = 2.039 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3060-R80B
      #2562a3
      ΔE = 3.347 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  17. Levis

    1. ★ Kleur Van Het Jaar Inktblauw
      #2866ac
      ΔE = 2.081 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Clear Purple A80
      #3061a5
      ΔE = 3.976 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  18. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4211 Ribbon Dance 52BB 15/410
      #2867a6
      ΔE = 2.227 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  19. Apple Barrel

    1. Primary Blue / 21975E
      #0069aa
      ΔE = 2.317 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  20. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Cobalt Stone / PPG1241-7
      #0264ae
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
    2. Nocturne Shade / PPG1244-6
      #356fad
      ΔE = 3.238 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  21. Dulux Australia

    1. Wing Commander / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 2.386 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Bio Blue / A386
      #46629e
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  22. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10431
      #1d6cab
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. CF10407
      #0069a3
      ΔE = 4.415 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  23. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #3668a8
      ΔE = 2.504 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 8321 Royal Blue
      #3e68a3
      ΔE = 3.371 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  24. Duron

    1. Blue Chip
      #006bab
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 4.807 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  25. Plascon

    1. Honky Tonk Blue B4-C1-4
      #3068a4
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Blue for You B3-A1-3
      #0070c8
      ΔE = 4.581 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  26. Humbrol

    1. 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 2.685 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  27. Caran d'Ache

    1. 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 2.770 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  28. Benjamin Moore

    1. Brilliant Blue / 2065-30
      #0164a7
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
    2. Ol' Blue Eyes / 2064-30
      #0163a1
      ΔE = 3.999 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  29. Porter Paints

    1. Planetarium / 249-6
      #166eae
      ΔE = 2.779 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Cobalt Glaze / 150-7
      #0071b6
      ΔE = 3.014 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  30. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
      #096fb1
      ΔE = 2.802 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. BS 4800 20 D 44 - Blue
      #3d699a
      ΔE = 4.886 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  31. Delta

    1. Meridian Blue / 04023
      #3068b2
      ΔE = 2.847 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Blue Bayou / 025880202W
      #005fa7
      ΔE = 4.265 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  32. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2065-B
      #0066a6
      ΔE = 2.918 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. S 3050-R90B
      #285e9c
      ΔE = 4.956 / LRV ≈ 10.9%
  33. Ressource Peintures

    1. Patmos / OROC37
      #3b68a9
      ΔE = 2.963 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Pale Nankin Blue / HC29
      #375f9d
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
  34. Volkswagen

    1. Pastel Blue
      #3065ac
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Laguna Blue
      #4371a7
      ΔE = 5.059 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  35. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 3.037 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Blue Lighting / NP AC 2098 A
      #1b62a0
      ΔE = 3.786 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  36. CIL

    1. Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 3.127 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  37. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.841 #65
      #3565a2
      ΔE = 3.135 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  38. Coo-Var

    1. Blue / Sky Blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 3.189 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  39. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 15123
      #3a6ca7
      ΔE = 3.206 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 4.336 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  40. Olympic

    1. Blueberry Buckle A47-6
      #336eaa
      ΔE = 3.226 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Rainbow Bright A48-6
      #096da9
      ΔE = 3.925 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  41. GM / General Motors

    1. Sports Blue
      #006faf
      ΔE = 3.390 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Bright Blue
      #28629e
      ΔE = 3.880 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  42. ProMarker

    1. True Blue
      #0f72b6
      ΔE = 3.406 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  43. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28143
      #2272b5
      ΔE = 3.438 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  44. Laura Ashley

    1. 1505 Sapphire 5
      #3f67a5
      ΔE = 3.453 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  45. Audi

    1. Summerblau / E1E1, LA5F
      #1a61a8
      ΔE = 3.513 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  46. Colortrend

    1. Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 3.567 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 4.617 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  47. Rodda Paint

    1. Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 3.567 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue H58
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 4.617 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  48. Albany Paint

    1. Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 3.619 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  49. Glidden

    1. Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 3.659 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Rave Regatta / PPG1239-7
      #00619d
      ΔE = 4.937 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  50. Ford

    1. Blue
      #3f6ca5
      ΔE = 3.679 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Blue
      #48699d
      ΔE = 4.718 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  51. RAL

    1. RAL 260 40 45
      #0066a3
      ΔE = 3.709 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. RAL 260 40 40
      #00659d
      ΔE = 5.233 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  52. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 3.789 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  53. Dutch Boy

    1. Tournament Blue
      #0062a2
      ΔE = 3.882 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
    2. Blurple
      #406da2
      ΔE = 4.405 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  54. Devoe Paint

    1. Ribbon Dance / 52BB 15/410
      #396ea6
      ΔE = 3.952 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Kingdom / 58BB 12/390
      #35639a
      ΔE = 4.329 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  55. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Dark Blue (930)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  56. Reaper Master

    1. Cyan Blue (9117)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  57. Old Citadel

    1. Enchanted Blue
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  58. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Magic Blue (021)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  59. Rackham

    1. Ephren Blue (4)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  60. Bristol

    1. Twilight Blue / P108-C5
      #38669c
      ΔE = 4.018 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blast Blue / P109-C7
      #17659f
      ΔE = 4.103 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  61. Taubmans

    1. Twilight Blue / T12 39.H4
      #38669c
      ΔE = 4.018 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blast Blue / T12 40.H4
      #17659f
      ΔE = 4.103 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  62. Matthews Paint

    1. Paddington Blue / 7327
      #466baa
      ΔE = 4.055 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  63. Homebase

    1. Lapis Blue
      #35629d
      ΔE = 4.070 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  64. Nerolac

    1. Mali Opal - 4242
      #33619e
      ΔE = 4.158 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
    2. Blue Dame - 4267
      #00659e
      ΔE = 4.947 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  65. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 281A Liberty Blue
      #0067a2
      ΔE = 4.179 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. 283A Blue Ribbon
      #32629b
      ΔE = 4.257 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  66. AMC

    1. Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 4.195 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Brilliant Blue
      #1a5fa1
      ΔE = 4.368 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  67. Tollens

    1. T2003-3
      #0e72b0
      ΔE = 4.468 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. T2004-4
      #286fa7
      ΔE = 4.480 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  68. Sikkens

    1. U0.40.40
      #3071aa
      ΔE = 4.522 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. T5.49.35
      #0071ac
      ΔE = 5.149 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  69. Resene

    1. Super Duper B53-094-264
      #42639f
      ΔE = 4.544 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  70. Pantone / PMS

    1. 300
      #006ec7
      ΔE = 4.551 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. 3015
      #00669e
      ΔE = 5.140 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  71. Brillux

    1. 57.18.24
      #44669b
      ΔE = 4.558 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. 60.18.24
      #3870a5
      ΔE = 4.947 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  72. Crown Diamond

    1. 7327-63 Porcelain Plate
      #3e6599
      ΔE = 4.562 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
    2. 7329-73 Effluvium
      #336b9e
      ΔE = 4.771 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  73. General Paint

    1. Party Mix / CLV 1168N
      #44679b
      ΔE = 4.571 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Louissa / CL 2287N
      #2d6498
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  74. Disney

    1. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 4.636 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  75. Tikkurila

    1. 0128 / Blue
      #2b699d
      ΔE = 4.728 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  76. Loop

    1. Taverny / LP-219
      #336699 / #369
      ΔE = 4.740 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  77. Earthpaint

    1. 2-36-6 Clipper
      #376497
      ΔE = 4.864 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
    2. 1-35-7 Symphony Blue
      #24689c
      ΔE = 5.053 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  78. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Calgar Blue
      #4272b8
      ΔE = 4.951 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  79. FolkArt

    1. Blue Ribbon / 719
      #286398
      ΔE = 5.028 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  80. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Chip - 6959
      #016ea7
      ΔE = 5.117 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  81. Wattyl

    1. Hidden Springs / E26W
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 5.204 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  82. New Look

    1. Dory / D20-02
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 5.204 / LRV ≈ 14.5%

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#006ab3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#006ab3 foreground

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="color: #006ab3">…</p>

#006ab3 background

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #006ab3">…</p>

#006ab3 shadow

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

Aristotle
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #006ab3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
27315
Binary
00000000, 01101010, 10110011
Hexadecimal
#006ab3
LRV
≈ 13.6%
Closest short hex
#16a ΔE = 1.834
RGB
rgb(0, 106, 179)
RGBA
rgba(0, 106, 179, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.372, b: 0.628
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 26.108%, blue: 70.196%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16749901 / 0xff006ab3
HSL
hsl(204, 100%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(204, 100%, 35%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 204° (204.469), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 70% (0.702)
HSP
hue: 204.469, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 39.699%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 248.966, S: 100.019, L: 43.597
Cubehelix
H: -160.598, S: 1.159, L: 0.322
TSL
T: -2.036, S: 0.450, L: 0.324
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 30% (0.298)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 30% (0.298)
XYZ
X: 13.288, Y: 13.561, Z: 44.556
xyY
x: 0.186, y: 0.190, Y: 13.561
CIELab
L: 43.597, a: 2.619, b: -45.731
CIELuv
L: 43.597, u: -26.151, v: -68.008
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 43.597, C: 45.806, H: 273.278
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 43.597, C: 72.863, H: 248.966
Hunter-Lab
L: 36.825, a: -0.036, b: -45.960
CIECAM02
J: 32.065, C: 56.170, h: 245.517, Q: 111.565, M: 49.120, s: 66.353, H: 303.805
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.396, jaune: -8.019, green: 3.480
LMS
L: 8.327, M: 13.942, S: 44.041
YCbCr
Y: 86.966, Cb: 175.735, Cr: 76.283
YCoCg
Y: 97.750, Cg: 8.250, Co: -44.750
YDbDr
Y: 82.628, Db: 145.009, Dr: 157.139
YPbPr
Y: 88.678, Pb: 48.690, Pr: -56.358
xvYCC
Y: 92.159, Cb: 170.771, Cr: 78.493
YIQ
Y: 82.628, I: -86.598, Q: 0.299
YUV
Y: 82.628, U: 47.425, V: -72.491
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 2.536
Brand Color
General Electric ΔE = 0.813

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