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#0072b6 Hex Color Code

#0072b6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #0072b6 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #0072b6 is comprised of 0% red, 44.71% green and 71.37% blue. In the HSL color space #0072b6 has a hue of 202° (degrees), 100% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.53 nm.

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  1. Ripe sunflower on field
  2. Elderly man on a yacht holding a sea urchin. Beautiful view from a yacht at blue color seaward.
  3. A spear aimed at a Spartan warrior with a spear

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#0072b6 linear gradient to complementary #927724

  1. #0072b6
  2. #4a729f
  3. #647388
  4. #757371
  5. #827459
  6. #8b7641
  7. #927724

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #005ea0
  2. #0065a7
  3. #006baf
  4. #0072b6
  5. #1979bd
  6. #2780c5
  7. #3386cc

Tones

  1. #0072b6
  2. #2e6ea6
  3. #406a97
  4. #4b6688
  5. #526279
  6. #585f6a
  7. #5b5b5b

Tints and Shades

#0072b6 to white

  1. #0072b6
  2. #4f88c2
  3. #779ecf
  4. #9bb6db
  5. #bdcde7
  6. #dee6f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#0072b6 to black

  1. #0072b6
  2. #135e95
  3. #194b75
  4. #193957
  5. #16283b
  6. #111720
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 0.303 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Kingfisher 151-7
      #0078b2
      ΔE = 4.057 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  2. Glidden

    1. ★ Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 0.303 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. ★ Bright Bay Blue / 13BB 17/399
      #0071b4
      ΔE = 0.463 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  3. ProMarker

    1. ★ True Blue
      #0f72b6
      ΔE = 0.405 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. French Navy
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 3.488 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  4. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Cobalt Glaze / 150-7
      #0071b6
      ΔE = 0.510 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Nocturne Shade / 248-6
      #326ead
      ΔE = 2.495 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  5. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 1.027 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Federal Standard 35180
      #137abb
      ΔE = 3.200 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  6. Coo-Var

    1. ★ Blue / Sky Blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 1.088 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  7. Model Master

    1. ★ Model Master 28143
      #2272b5
      ΔE = 1.158 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. Model Master 2726
      #2676a8
      ΔE = 4.980 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  8. Caran d'Ache

    1. ★ 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 1.167 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. ★ 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 1.945 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  9. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
      #096fb1
      ΔE = 1.183 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. BS 4800 20 D 44 - Blue
      #3d699a
      ΔE = 5.035 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  10. Colortrend

    1. ★ Biloxi Blue
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 1.188 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 2.965 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  11. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Biloxi Blue H58
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 1.188 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 2.965 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  12. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Wave Blue
      #1f73b7
      ΔE = 1.202 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Blue
      #3e73b2
      ΔE = 3.199 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  13. Caparol

    1. ★ 39/08
      #0070b0
      ΔE = 1.371 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. 41/13
      #0c6cb8
      ΔE = 3.603 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  14. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 1.528 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Félicia
      #1c6cad
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  15. Tollens

    1. ★ T2003-3
      #0e72b0
      ΔE = 1.583 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. T2004-4
      #286fa7
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  16. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2060-B
      #0076b8
      ΔE = 1.701 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. S 1565-B
      #007abe
      ΔE = 3.042 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  17. Taubmans

    1. ★ Hi-C Blue / T08 28-4
      #0174b3
      ΔE = 1.766 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. Blueberry Buckle / T10 39C-2
      #3c6ea8
      ΔE = 3.158 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  18. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6556
      #1d74b1
      ΔE = 1.835 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. 6509
      #2a74bb
      ΔE = 2.646 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  19. Dulux

    1. ★ 52BB 15/410
      #2c6fae
      ΔE = 1.870 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 45BB 18/339
      #3573ab
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  20. Brillux

    1. ★ 60.21.24
      #1f73af
      ΔE = 1.887 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 60.18.24
      #3870a5
      ΔE = 3.217 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  21. Bristol

    1. ★ Dinkum Blue / P109-C6
      #1675b3
      ΔE = 1.943 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Hi-C Blue / P125-C7
      #0172a9
      ΔE = 4.049 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  22. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-b3
      #0c70ad
      ΔE = 1.985 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. 34-b4
      #086aa3
      ΔE = 4.213 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  23. Humbrol

    1. ★ 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 2.039 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  24. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ Process Blue 2X
      #0077bf
      ΔE = 2.145 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. 3005
      #007dcc
      ΔE = 5.027 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  25. AMC

    1. ★ Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 2.169 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Lagoon Blue
      #4078ae
      ΔE = 4.176 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  26. Olympic

    1. Blueberry Buckle A47-6
      #336eaa
      ΔE = 2.501 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Rainbow Bright A48-6
      #096da9
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  27. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 2.521 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  28. Albany Paint

    1. Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 2.578 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  29. Focoltone

    1. 1111
      #0074b0
      ΔE = 2.664 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 2256
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 2.727 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  30. Valspar Paint

    1. Filoli Garden Pool
      #0079bd
      ΔE = 2.664 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Dazzle
      #4c6fa7
      ΔE = 4.745 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  31. Abet Laminati

    1. Blu Intenso 1818
      #1e78be
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Bleu Primario 838
      #026aac
      ΔE = 3.070 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  32. Sto

    1. 35200
      #1b71aa
      ΔE = 2.744 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 3.687 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  33. Behr

    1. Mega Blue P520-6
      #356fa7
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Deep River P500-6
      #0079b4
      ΔE = 4.066 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  34. Dulux Australia

    1. Wing Commander / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 2.752 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  35. New Look

    1. Blue Crush / D20-04
      #0072ad
      ΔE = 2.785 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Dory / D20-02
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 3.113 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  36. Duron

    1. Blue Chip
      #006bab
      ΔE = 2.838 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 4.845 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  37. CIL

    1. Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Azure Blue
      #4179af
      ΔE = 4.452 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  38. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Americana / 40
      #0477b4
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  39. California Paints

    1. DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. DE 5845 - God Bless the US
      #0477b4
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  40. ICI Paints

    1. 4180 Azure Blue 39BB 18/351
      #3372a8
      ΔE = 2.995 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 4158 Champion Blue 30BB 18/318
      #3673a2
      ΔE = 4.775 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  41. Devoe Paint

    1. Ribbon Dance / 52BB 15/410
      #396ea6
      ΔE = 3.055 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Blue Blood / 47BB 14/349
      #376999
      ΔE = 5.177 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  42. Wattyl

    1. Hidden Springs / E26W
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 3.113 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  43. Resene

    1. Primetime B57-094-245
      #3973a9
      ΔE = 3.116 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Lochmara B55-104-244
      #316ea0
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  44. Benjamin Moore

    1. Paddington Blue / 791
      #146aa8
      ΔE = 3.227 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Big Country Blue / 2066-30
      #0167b2
      ΔE = 4.895 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  45. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 3060-R90B
      #1570a8
      ΔE = 3.254 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3050-R80B
      #4679b1
      ΔE = 4.599 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  46. Plascon

    1. Bashful Blue B3-C1-4
      #286ca4
      ΔE = 3.263 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Inuendo B3-B1-3
      #0068b4
      ΔE = 4.699 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  47. Levis

    1. Clear Blue C70
      #006aa8
      ΔE = 3.417 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Kleur Van Het Jaar Inktblauw
      #2866ac
      ΔE = 5.246 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  48. PlaidFX

    1. Beta Blue / 36861
      #0469ab
      ΔE = 3.446 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  49. Apple Barrel

    1. Award Blue / 21892
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 3.488 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Primary Blue / 21975E
      #0069aa
      ΔE = 3.494 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  50. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.844 #66
      #3b78b4
      ΔE = 3.539 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  51. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Chip - 6959
      #016ea7
      ΔE = 3.572 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Sapphire - 6963
      #4d78ac
      ΔE = 5.124 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  52. Volkswagen

    1. Laguna Blue
      #4371a7
      ΔE = 3.583 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  53. Earthpaint

    1. 1-35-6 Victory Blue
      #3c78b4
      ΔE = 3.601 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. 1-35-7 Symphony Blue
      #24689c
      ΔE = 5.100 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  54. Nerolac

    1. Ultra Blue - 2377
      #3e75b7
      ΔE = 3.686 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Cleopatra - 2398
      #357ec1
      ΔE = 5.187 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  55. Ford

    1. Blue
      #3f6ca5
      ΔE = 3.832 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Wedgewood Blue
      #3774a4
      ΔE = 4.582 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  56. Lotus

    1. Olympic Blue / L26
      #0e73aa
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  57. Dutch Boy

    1. Blurple
      #406da2
      ΔE = 3.869 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Capricorn Blue
      #0077b0
      ΔE = 4.104 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  58. Chrysler

    1. Intense Blue
      #237cbf
      ΔE = 3.976 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
    2. Aero Blue
      #416aa2
      ΔE = 4.505 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  59. Scib Paints

    1. Soothing Sapphire / 7326
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 3.984 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  60. Berger

    1. Soothing Sapphire / 7326
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 3.984 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  61. Vista Paint

    1. Soothing Sapphire
      #297bc1
      ΔE = 3.984 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  62. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Trooper 26-14
      #346ea0
      ΔE = 4.018 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Shadow's Secret 27-13
      #476f9c
      ΔE = 5.005 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  63. General Paint

    1. Leisure / CL 2286A
      #3077ac
      ΔE = 4.039 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  64. HKS

    1. HKS 44
      #0069b3
      ΔE = 4.041 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 4.134 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  65. Lascaux

    1. Phthalo blue medium / 146
      #007dc2
      ΔE = 4.153 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  66. RAL

    1. RAL 270 50 35
      #4278af
      ΔE = 4.176 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. RAL 260 40 45
      #0066a3
      ΔE = 4.901 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
  67. Coronado Paint

    1. 7246 - Blue Bounty
      #4973ad
      ΔE = 4.187 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  68. Disney

    1. 3C-40-4 Star Command Blue
      #007bb8
      ΔE = 4.241 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
    2. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 4.824 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  69. Crown Diamond

    1. 7329-73 Effluvium
      #336b9e
      ΔE = 4.259 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  70. Clark+Kensington

    1. Blue Jeans / 36C-6
      #3b72a2
      ΔE = 4.307 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Marina City / 35C-6
      #2076a8
      ΔE = 5.224 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  71. Sikkens

    1. T0.50.40
      #007ab5
      ΔE = 4.351 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. U0.30.40
      #456f9e
      ΔE = 4.613 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  72. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 4.360 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Blue Award / NP PB 1520 D
      #4d77b1
      ΔE = 4.964 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  73. Kelly-Moore

    1. Safety Blue / KM-007
      #167cb9
      ΔE = 4.380 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  74. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Caledor Sky
      #396e9e
      ΔE = 4.387 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Calgar Blue
      #4272b8
      ΔE = 4.777 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  75. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10407
      #0069a3
      ΔE = 4.394 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. CF10400
      #007ec0
      ΔE = 4.655 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  76. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7223D Blue Award
      #427ab1
      ΔE = 4.659 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. 281A Liberty Blue
      #0067a2
      ΔE = 4.820 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  77. Tikkurila

    1. 0128 / Blue
      #2b699d
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  78. Loop

    1. Lens / Maxi Lens / LP-204 / LP-423
      #1e74a7
      ΔE = 4.707 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  79. Brighto Paints

    1. 8321 Royal Blue
      #3e68a3
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. 2056 Royal Blue
      #3b68aa
      ΔE = 5.209 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  80. KILZ

    1. Triumph Blue / C732
      #3f73a0
      ΔE = 5.034 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  81. Ressource Peintures

    1. Patmos / OROC37
      #3b68a9
      ΔE = 5.096 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  82. Matthews Paint

    1. Paddington Blue / 7327
      #466baa
      ΔE = 5.204 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Blue Lightening / 2625
      #4875a2
      ΔE = 5.239 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  83. Asian Paints

    1. Classic Blue / 9190
      #427bbe
      ΔE = 5.213 / LRV ≈ 19.0%

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#0072b6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0072b6 foreground

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

Kurt Vonnegut
<p style="color: #0072b6">…</p>

#0072b6 background

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="background-color: #0072b6">…</p>

#0072b6 shadow

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0072b6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
29366
Binary
00000000, 01110010, 10110110
Hexadecimal
#0072b6
LRV
≈ 15.4%
Closest short hex
#07b ΔE = 1.905
RGB
rgb(0, 114, 182)
RGBA
rgba(0, 114, 182, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.385, b: 0.615
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 27.488%, blue: 71.373%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16747850 / 0xff0072b6
HSL
hsl(202, 100%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(202, 100%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 202° (202.418), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 71% (0.714)
HSP
hue: 202.418, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 41.880%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 246.220, S: 100.019, L: 46.191
Cubehelix
H: -163.118, S: 1.146, L: 0.342
TSL
T: -1.975, S: 0.453, L: 0.344
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 37% (0.374), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 29% (0.286)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 55% (0.553), yellow: 29% (0.286)
XYZ
X: 14.457, Y: 15.410, Z: 46.459
xyY
x: 0.189, y: 0.202, Y: 15.410
CIELab
L: 46.191, a: -1.160, b: -43.343
CIELuv
L: 46.191, u: -28.599, v: -64.905
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.191, C: 43.359, H: 268.467
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.191, C: 70.926, H: 246.220
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.256, a: -2.957, b: -42.691
CIECAM02
J: 34.443, C: 55.211, h: 242.803, Q: 115.628, M: 48.281, s: 64.618, H: 302.496
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.358, jaune: -7.553, green: 3.705
LMS
L: 9.670, M: 16.270, S: 45.941
YCbCr
Y: 91.292, Cb: 174.724, Cr: 73.126
YCoCg
Y: 102.500, Cg: 11.500, Co: -45.500
YDbDr
Y: 87.666, Db: 141.944, Dr: 166.718
YPbPr
Y: 94.614, Pb: 47.110, Pr: -60.128
xvYCC
Y: 97.257, Cb: 169.383, Cr: 75.182
YIQ
Y: 87.666, I: -89.758, Q: -2.949
YUV
Y: 87.666, U: 46.422, V: -76.911
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 1.538
Brand Color
Pusha ΔE = 0.460

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