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#006ab8 Hex Color Code

#006ab8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #006ab8 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #006ab8 is comprised of 0% red, 41.57% green and 72.16% blue. In the HSL color space #006ab8 has a hue of 205° (degrees), 100% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.94 nm.

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#006ab8 linear gradient to complementary #aa970e

  1. #006ab8
  2. #5270a1
  3. #6f7789
  4. #837f71
  5. #938658
  6. #9f8f3c
  7. #aa970e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0058a3
  2. #005eaa
  3. #0064b1
  4. #006ab8
  5. #1870bf
  6. #2677c6
  7. #327dcd

Tones

  1. #006ab8
  2. #2f67a8
  3. #416599
  4. #4c6389
  5. #53607a
  6. #585e6b
  7. #5c5c5c

Tints and Shades

#006ab8 to white

  1. #006ab8
  2. #4f81c4
  3. #7898d0
  4. #9bb1dc
  5. #bdcae8
  6. #dee4f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#006ab8 to black

  1. #006ab8
  2. #145897
  3. #194677
  4. #193558
  5. #16253b
  6. #111621
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 0.799 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. ★ 2256
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 2.023 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  2. Chrysler

    1. ★ Parisian Blue
      #1169b3
      ΔE = 0.874 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Regatta Blue
      #2f60a5
      ΔE = 4.193 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  3. Caparol

    1. ★ 41/13
      #0c6cb8
      ΔE = 0.899 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. 67 14 246 / Lago 80
      #4470b0
      ΔE = 4.313 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  4. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 18-4147 TSX / Blue Sea Star
      #006cbc
      ΔE = 0.909 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 8183 C
      #3b64a1
      ΔE = 3.968 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  5. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6516
      #236ab3
      ΔE = 1.091 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. 6509
      #2a74bb
      ΔE = 4.219 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  6. HKS

    1. ★ HKS 44
      #0069b3
      ΔE = 1.131 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. ★ HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 2.135 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  7. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-a1
      #006bb4
      ΔE = 1.444 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. ★ 34-a
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 2.023 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  8. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10413
      #006db8
      ΔE = 1.454 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. CF10406
      #0062a9
      ΔE = 3.530 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  9. California Paints

    1. ★ DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 1.593 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. ★ DE 5866 - Dover Straits
      #326ab1
      ΔE = 1.965 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  10. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 1.593 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Starstruck / 141
      #4664a5
      ΔE = 4.557 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  11. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Big Country Blue / 2066-30
      #0066b1
      ΔE = 1.696 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Brilliant Blue / 2065-30
      #0063a6
      ΔE = 3.928 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  12. Sto

    1. ★ 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 1.708 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2565-R80B
      #2b6cb4
      ΔE = 1.723 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3060-R80B
      #2562a3
      ΔE = 3.861 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  14. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2060-R90B
      #1969bb
      ΔE = 1.755 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. S 2065-B
      #0066a6
      ΔE = 4.094 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  15. Delta

    1. ★ Meridian Blue / 04023
      #3068b2
      ΔE = 2.046 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Blue Bayou / 025880202W
      #005fa7
      ΔE = 4.468 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  16. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Sky Dive Blue
      #0765af
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. Vivid Blue
      #2d6ba4
      ΔE = 4.504 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  17. Levis

    1. ★ Kleur Van Het Jaar Inktblauw
      #2866ac
      ΔE = 2.106 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Clear Purple A80
      #3061a5
      ΔE = 3.912 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  18. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Bahama Blue
      #2265ae
      ΔE = 2.113 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Bright Blue
      #306bab
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  19. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Cobalt Stone / PPG1241-7
      #0264ae
      ΔE = 2.477 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
    2. Nocturne Shade / PPG1244-6
      #356fad
      ΔE = 3.816 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  20. Volkswagen

    1. Pastel Blue
      #3065ac
      ΔE = 2.594 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  21. Abet Laminati

    1. Blu Cobalto 851
      #0763b0
      ΔE = 2.685 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. Bleu Primario 838
      #026aac
      ΔE = 3.297 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  22. Peintures MF

    1. Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Delph
      #1463a8
      ΔE = 3.255 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  23. Sikkens

    1. U5.44.35
      #1e63ab
      ΔE = 2.827 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. U2.45.31
      #2c66a0
      ΔE = 4.312 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  24. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #3668a8
      ΔE = 2.836 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 8321 Royal Blue
      #3e68a3
      ΔE = 3.795 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  25. Dulux

    1. Sapphire Springs 3
      #0c68ab
      ΔE = 2.855 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 52BB 15/410
      #2c6fae
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  26. ISOMAT

    1. IST 208-06
      #386cad
      ΔE = 2.879 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. IST 209-06
      #356aa1
      ΔE = 4.639 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  27. Behr

    1. Electric Blue MQ4-24
      #296bab
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Croquet Blue HDC-SM16-07
      #4872b1
      ΔE = 5.067 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  28. Caran d'Ache

    1. 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 2.931 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 3.326 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  29. Ressource Peintures

    1. Patmos / OROC37
      #3b68a9
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Pale Nankin Blue / HC29
      #375f9d
      ΔE = 5.096 / LRV ≈ 11.4%
  30. Porter Paints

    1. Cobalt Stone / 149-7
      #0262af
      ΔE = 3.080 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. Planetarium / 249-6
      #166eae
      ΔE = 3.876 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  31. ICI Paints

    1. 4211 Ribbon Dance 52BB 15/410
      #2867a6
      ΔE = 3.168 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  32. Dulux Australia

    1. International / S40H7 / A374
      #3766a5
      ΔE = 3.238 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. Wing Commander / S35H7 / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 3.677 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  33. PlaidFX

    1. Beta Blue / 36861
      #0469ab
      ΔE = 3.248 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  34. Plascon

    1. Blue for You B3-A1-3
      #0070c8
      ΔE = 3.402 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Cullen Cove B4-A1-3
      #006ccc
      ΔE = 4.710 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  35. Laura Ashley

    1. 1505 Sapphire 5
      #3f67a5
      ΔE = 3.563 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  36. British Standard

    1. BS381 166 - French blue
      #3d66a4
      ΔE = 3.584 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
      #096fb1
      ΔE = 3.837 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  37. Apple Barrel

    1. Primary Blue / 21975E
      #0069aa
      ΔE = 3.616 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  38. CIL

    1. Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 3.620 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  39. Audi

    1. Summerblau / E1E1, LA5F
      #1a61a8
      ΔE = 3.624 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  40. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.841 #65
      #3565a2
      ΔE = 3.665 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  41. JPMA

    1. E 75-40T
      #2366a4
      ΔE = 3.669 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  42. Tollens

    1. T2005-1
      #2761a5
      ΔE = 3.810 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
    2. T2006-4
      #3f6faa
      ΔE = 4.371 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  43. Aerospace Material Specification

    1. AMS-STD 595 15123
      #3a6ca7
      ΔE = 3.848 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. AMS-STD 595 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  44. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 15123
      #3a6ca7
      ΔE = 3.848 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  45. Coo-Var

    1. Blue / Sky Blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 3.868 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  46. Humbrol

    1. 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 3.893 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. 14 French Blue
      #005dad
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  47. Matthews Paint

    1. Paddington Blue / 7327
      #466baa
      ΔE = 3.906 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  48. Duron

    1. Blue Chip
      #006bab
      ΔE = 3.966 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  49. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28143
      #2272b5
      ΔE = 4.000 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  50. Olympic

    1. Blueberry Buckle A47-6
      #336eaa
      ΔE = 4.010 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Rainbow Bright A48-6
      #096da9
      ΔE = 5.135 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  51. ProMarker

    1. True Blue
      #0f72b6
      ΔE = 4.110 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  52. Glidden

    1. Bright Bay Blue / 13BB 17/399
      #0071b4
      ΔE = 4.219 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 4.492 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  53. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 4.272 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Blue Lighting / NP AC 2098 A
      #1b62a0
      ΔE = 4.646 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  54. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 4.378 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  55. CHROMATIC

    1. 0621-Bleu Tinos - Dorval-CH2
      #3e6ca4
      ΔE = 4.421 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 0620-Bleu Tom - Dorval-CH2
      #4170aa
      ΔE = 4.754 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  56. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Calgar Blue
      #4272b8
      ΔE = 4.561 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  57. Nerolac

    1. Mali Opal - 4242
      #33619e
      ΔE = 4.569 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
    2. Ultra Blue - 2377
      #3e75b7
      ΔE = 5.236 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  58. Brillux

    1. 57.21.24
      #4b6db0
      ΔE = 4.572 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 57.18.24
      #44669b
      ΔE = 5.040 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  59. Homebase

    1. Lapis Blue
      #35629d
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  60. AMC

    1. Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 4.602 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Brilliant Blue
      #1a5fa1
      ΔE = 4.832 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  61. Resene

    1. Super Duper B53-094-264
      #42639f
      ΔE = 4.613 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  62. Colortrend

    1. Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 4.715 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  63. Rodda Paint

    1. Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 4.715 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  64. Devoe Paint

    1. Ribbon Dance / 52BB 15/410
      #396ea6
      ΔE = 4.740 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Kingdom / 58BB 12/390
      #35639a
      ΔE = 5.089 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  65. Reaper Master

    1. Cyan Blue (9117)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  66. Old Citadel

    1. Enchanted Blue
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  67. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Dark Blue (930)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  68. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Magic Blue (021)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  69. Rackham

    1. Ephren Blue (4)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  70. Disney

    1. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 4.801 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  71. Dutch Boy

    1. Tournament Blue
      #0062a2
      ΔE = 4.802 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
    2. Blurple
      #406da2
      ΔE = 5.112 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  72. Albany Paint

    1. Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 4.828 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  73. Ford

    1. Blue Starfire
      #325fab
      ΔE = 4.844 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. Blue
      #48699d
      ΔE = 5.163 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  74. Bristol

    1. Twilight Blue / P108-C5
      #38669c
      ΔE = 4.850 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blast Blue / P109-C7
      #17659f
      ΔE = 5.248 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  75. Taubmans

    1. Twilight Blue / T12 39.H4
      #38669c
      ΔE = 4.850 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blast Blue / T12 40.H4
      #17659f
      ΔE = 5.248 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  76. RAL

    1. RAL 260 40 45
      #0066a3
      ΔE = 4.913 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. RAL 280 40 45
      #1e5da5
      ΔE = 5.051 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  77. Earthpaint

    1. 1-36-6 American Blue
      #4372af
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  78. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 283A Blue Ribbon
      #32629b
      ΔE = 4.963 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  79. Mylands of London

    1. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 4.974 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  80. General Paint

    1. Party Mix / CLV 1168N
      #44679b
      ΔE = 5.122 / LRV ≈ 13.3%

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#006ab8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#006ab8 foreground

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide
<p style="color: #006ab8">…</p>

#006ab8 background

Art is the stored honey of the human soul.

Theodore Dreiser
<p style="background-color: #006ab8">…</p>

#006ab8 shadow

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #006ab8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
27320
Binary
00000000, 01101010, 10111000
Hexadecimal
#006ab8
LRV
≈ 13.8%
Closest short hex
#06b ΔE = 2.395
RGB
rgb(0, 106, 184)
RGBA
rgba(0, 106, 184, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.366, b: 0.634
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 26.375%, blue: 72.157%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16749896 / 0xff006ab8
HSL
hsl(205, 100%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(205, 100%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 205° (205.435), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 72% (0.722)
HSP
hue: 205.435, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 40.098%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 250.220, S: 100.019, L: 43.897
Cubehelix
H: -159.410, S: 1.188, L: 0.325
TSL
T: -2.066, S: 0.449, L: 0.326
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 42% (0.424), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.278)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 28% (0.278)
XYZ
X: 13.802, Y: 13.767, Z: 47.268
xyY
x: 0.184, y: 0.184, Y: 13.767
CIELab
L: 43.897, a: 4.635, b: -48.167
CIELuv
L: 43.897, u: -25.892, v: -71.999
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 43.897, C: 48.389, H: 275.496
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 43.897, C: 76.514, H: 250.220
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.104, a: 1.470, b: -49.559
CIECAM02
J: 32.314, C: 57.922, h: 246.757, Q: 111.996, M: 50.652, s: 67.251, H: 304.408
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.415, jaune: -8.472, green: 3.466
LMS
L: 8.352, M: 13.946, S: 46.712
YCbCr
Y: 87.456, Cb: 177.930, Cr: 75.928
YCoCg
Y: 99.000, Cg: 7.000, Co: -46.000
YDbDr
Y: 83.198, Db: 151.674, Dr: 158.224
YPbPr
Y: 89.038, Pb: 51.190, Pr: -56.588
xvYCC
Y: 92.468, Cb: 172.967, Cr: 78.291
YIQ
Y: 83.198, I: -88.204, Q: 1.854
YUV
Y: 83.198, U: 49.605, V: -72.991
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 3.781
Brand Color
General Electric ΔE = 1.373

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