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#0072b9 Hex Color Code

#0072b9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #0072b9 is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #0072b9 is comprised of 0% red, 44.71% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #0072b9 has a hue of 203° (degrees), 100% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.18 nm.

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#0072b9 linear gradient to complementary #977e22

  1. #0072b9
  2. #4d73a1
  3. #67758a
  4. #797772
  5. #86795a
  6. #8f7b41
  7. #977e22

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #005ea3
  2. #0065aa
  3. #006bb2
  4. #0072b9
  5. #1979c0
  6. #2880c8
  7. #3486d0

Tones

  1. #0072b9
  2. #2f6ea9
  3. #416b9a
  4. #4c678a
  5. #54647b
  6. #59606c
  7. #5d5d5d

Tints and Shades

#0072b9 to white

  1. #0072b9
  2. #4f88c5
  3. #789ed1
  4. #9cb5dc
  5. #bdcde8
  6. #dee6f3
  7. #ffffff

#0072b9 to black

  1. #0072b9
  2. #145e97
  3. #194b77
  4. #1a3959
  5. #17283c
  6. #111721
  7. #000000

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  6. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 5015 / Sky blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 1.103 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
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    1. ★ BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
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      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
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      ΔE = 1.683 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
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      ΔE = 1.923 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
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    1. ★ Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 1.862 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
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      ΔE = 1.896 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
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      #006fbb
      ΔE = 1.923 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
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      ΔE = 2.002 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
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      #3076b3
      ΔE = 2.747 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
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      #3373b3
      ΔE = 2.028 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
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      #0070b0
      ΔE = 2.150 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
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      ΔE = 2.271 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
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      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
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#0072b9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0072b9 foreground

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #0072b9">…</p>

#0072b9 background

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

Paul Strand
<p style="background-color: #0072b9">…</p>

#0072b9 shadow

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0072b9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
29369
Binary
00000000, 01110010, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#0072b9
LRV
≈ 15.5%
Closest short hex
#17b ΔE = 2.098
RGB
rgb(0, 114, 185)
RGBA
rgba(0, 114, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.381, b: 0.619
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 0.277%, blue: 0.725%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16747847 / 0xff0072b9
HSL
hsl(203, 100%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(203, 100%%, 36%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 203° (203.027), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 203.027, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 42.110%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 247.121, S: 100.019, L: 46.359
Cubehelix
H: -162.370, S: 1.162, L: 0.344
TSL
T: -1.993, S: 0.452, L: 0.345
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 38% (0.384), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 55% (0.553), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 14.771, Y: 15.535, Z: 48.110
xyY
x: 0.188, y: 0.198, Y: 15.535
CIELab
L: 46.359, a: 0.030, b: -44.815
CIELuv
L: 46.359, u: -28.426, v: -67.363
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.359, C: 44.815, H: 270.038
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.359, C: 73.115, H: 247.121
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.415, a: -2.083, b: -44.778
CIECAM02
J: 34.587, C: 56.252, h: 243.683, Q: 115.868, M: 49.192, s: 65.158, H: 302.918
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.370, jaune: -7.825, green: 3.691
LMS
L: 9.685, M: 16.272, S: 47.567
YCbCr
Y: 91.586, Cb: 176.041, Cr: 72.913
YCgCo
Y: 103.250, Cg: 10.750, Co: -46.250
YDbDr
Y: 88.008, Db: 145.943, Dr: 167.369
YPbPr
Y: 94.830, Pb: 48.610, Pr: -60.266
xvYCC
Y: 97.442, Cb: 170.701, Cr: 75.060
YIQ
Y: 88.008, I: -90.721, Q: -2.015
YUV
Y: 88.008, U: 47.730, V: -77.211
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 1.872
Brand Color
Pusha ΔE = 0.989

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