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True Blue / #0073cf Hex Color Code

#0073cf Paint ChipThe color true blue with hexadecimal color code #0073cf is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #0073cf is comprised of 0% red, 45.1% green and 81.18% blue. In the HSL color space #0073cf has a hue of 207° (degrees), 100% saturation and 41% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.26 nm. This color is used in the Honduras flag and Oklahoma flag.

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  1. Hand in glove for a baseball game caught a leather white ball on a blue sky background. Sports contests. Victory. Achievement of success.
  2. Guadalajara Cathedral Mexico
  3. Walking Woman in Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat Oman

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Color Schemes

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#0073cf linear gradient to complementary #cfc200

  1. #0073cf
  2. #617eb6
  3. #848b9d
  4. #9d9883
  5. #b0a567
  6. #c1b345
  7. #cfc200

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #005fb8
  2. #0065bf
  3. #006cc7
  4. #0073cf
  5. #1d7ad7
  6. #2c81df
  7. #3988e7

Tones

  1. #0073cf
  2. #3671bd
  3. #4a6fac
  4. #566d9b
  5. #5e6b8a
  6. #646a79
  7. #686868

Tints and Shades

#0073cf to white

  1. #0073cf
  2. #5588d7
  3. #7d9fe0
  4. #a0b6e8
  5. #c1cef0
  6. #e0e6f7
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#0073cf to black

  1. #0073cf
  2. #165fa9
  3. #1c4c85
  4. #1c3962
  5. #182842
  6. #121824
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 285 C
      #0072ce
      ΔE = 0.374 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. ★ 2195 C
      #0077cf
      ΔE = 1.801 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  2. Plascon

    1. ★ Blue for You B3-A1-3
      #0070c8
      ΔE = 1.468 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Cullen Cove B4-A1-3
      #006ccc
      ΔE = 2.800 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  3. Caparol

    1. ★ 41/08
      #2074d4
      ΔE = 1.784 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. ★ 70 18 246 / Lago 110
      #3470c4
      ΔE = 1.995 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #0070d2
      ΔE = 1.818 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. ★ Blue
      #006dca
      ΔE = 2.268 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  5. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1560-R90B
      #1d77ca
      ΔE = 2.331 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. S 2050-R80B
      #5071c2
      ΔE = 4.240 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  6. Ford

    1. Blue
      #266dca
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Blue
      #287cd7
      ΔE = 3.635 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
  7. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6040
      #3073bc
      ΔE = 3.452 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. 6509
      #2a74bb
      ΔE = 4.165 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  8. Delta

    1. Riviera / 04078
      #007be0
      ΔE = 3.633 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. Meridian Blue / 04023
      #3068b2
      ΔE = 5.054 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  9. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Calgar Blue
      #4272b8
      ΔE = 3.785 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  10. Mylands of London

    1. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 4.103 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  11. Porter Paints

    1. Royal Plume / 148-6
      #3879c2
      ΔE = 4.140 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
    2. Blueberry Bush / 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 4.917 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  12. TRUMATCH

    1. 34-a
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 4.195 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 35-b1
      #2c6fb3
      ΔE = 4.864 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  13. Focoltone

    1. 2256
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 4.195 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 1095
      #0076c0
      ΔE = 4.679 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  14. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10436
      #197ccc
      ΔE = 4.302 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. CF10413
      #006db8
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  15. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 4.392 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  16. Caran d'Ache

    1. 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 4.433 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 5.133 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  17. HKS

    1. HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 4.464 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  18. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2565-R80B
      #2b6cb4
      ΔE = 4.482 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  19. Glidden

    1. Royal Plume / PPG1243-6
      #3c7ac2
      ΔE = 4.498 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  20. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Royal Plume / PPG1243-6
      #3c7ac2
      ΔE = 4.498 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
    2. Blueberry Bush 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 4.917 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  21. Nerolac

    1. Ultra Blue - 2377
      #3e75b7
      ΔE = 4.688 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  22. California Paints

    1. DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 4.693 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. DE 5866 - Dover Straits
      #326ab1
      ΔE = 4.902 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  23. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 4.693 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Dover Straits / 75
      #326ab1
      ΔE = 4.902 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  24. Berger

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.771 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  25. Scib Paints

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.771 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  26. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.771 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  27. Brillux

    1. 57.21.24
      #4b6db0
      ΔE = 4.880 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  28. RAL

    1. RAL 280 50 40
      #5077ba
      ΔE = 4.916 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  29. Behr

    1. Croquet Blue HDC-SM16-07
      #4872b1
      ΔE = 4.976 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. New Age Blue PPU15-05
      #486eae
      ΔE = 5.057 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  30. Valspar Paint

    1. Deep Blue Sea
      #1e7ecd
      ΔE = 5.006 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  31. Earthpaint

    1. 1-37-6 Prussian Blue
      #5070b0
      ΔE = 5.086 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  32. Sto

    1. 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 5.095 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  33. Resene

    1. Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 5.136 / LRV ≈ 15.9%

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#0073cf HTML / CSS Code Examples

#0073cf foreground

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #0073cf">…</p>

#0073cf background

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #0073cf">…</p>

#0073cf shadow

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #0073cf">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
29647
Binary
00000000, 01110011, 11001111
Hexadecimal
#0073cf
LRV
≈ 16.8%
Closest short hex
#27c ΔE = 2.053
RGB
rgb(0, 115, 207)
RGBA
rgba(0, 115, 207, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.000, g: 0.357, b: 0.643
RYB
red: 0.000%, yellow: 28.992%, blue: 81.176%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-16747569 / 0xff0073cf
HSL
hsl(207, 100%, 41%)
HSLA
hsla(207, 100%, 41%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 207° (206.667), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 81% (0.812)
HSP
hue: 206.667, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 44.103%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 251.874, S: 100.019, L: 47.961
Cubehelix
H: -157.896, S: 1.280, L: 0.355
TSL
T: -2.105, S: 0.448, L: 0.357
CMYK
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 44% (0.444), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 19% (0.188)
CMY
cyan: 100% (1.000), magenta: 55% (0.549), yellow: 19% (0.188)
XYZ
X: 17.389, Y: 16.764, Z: 61.339
xyY
x: 0.182, y: 0.176, Y: 16.764
CIELab
L: 47.961, a: 8.149, b: -54.901
CIELuv
L: 47.961, u: -27.590, v: -84.282
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.961, C: 55.502, H: 278.443
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.961, C: 88.683, H: 251.874
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.944, a: 4.157, b: -60.162
CIECAM02
J: 35.986, C: 63.514, h: 248.368, Q: 118.189, M: 55.542, s: 68.552, H: 305.198
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.444, jaune: -9.697, green: 3.661
LMS
L: 9.983, M: 16.596, S: 60.601
YCbCr
Y: 94.246, Cb: 185.408, Cr: 70.983
YCoCg
Y: 109.250, Cg: 5.750, Co: -51.750
YDbDr
Y: 91.103, Db: 174.386, Dr: 173.259
YPbPr
Y: 97.129, Pb: 59.225, Pr: -61.732
xvYCC
Y: 99.417, Cb: 180.025, Cr: 73.773
YIQ
Y: 91.103, I: -98.064, Q: 4.307
YUV
Y: 91.103, U: 57.033, V: -79.926
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 5.951
Brand Color
Intel ΔE = 2.133

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