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GM / General Motors Bright Blue / #185a9b Hex Color Code

#185a9b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #185a9b is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #185a9b is comprised of 9.41% red, 35.29% green and 60.78% blue. In the HSL color space #185a9b has a hue of 210° (degrees), 73% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.72 nm.

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#185a9b linear gradient to complementary #9d8d16

  1. #185a9b
  2. #4b6189
  3. #646976
  4. #777263
  5. #857a4f
  6. #928438
  7. #9d8d16

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #004b8a
  2. #00508f
  3. #0a5595
  4. #185a9b
  5. #225fa1
  6. #2b65a7
  7. #326aad

Tones

  1. #185a9b
  2. #305a90
  3. #3e5a85
  4. #485a7a
  5. #505a6f
  6. #555a65
  7. #5a5a5a

Tints and Shades

#185a9b to White

  1. #185a9b
  2. #4e73ab
  3. #748dbc
  4. #97a8cd
  5. #bac4dd
  6. #dce1ee
  7. #ffffff

#185a9b to Black

  1. #185a9b
  2. #1b4b7f
  3. #1c3c65
  4. #1a2e4b
  5. #162133
  6. #10141d
  7. #000000

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  1. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Mosaic Tiles
      #1c5999
      ΔE = 0.448
  2. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4213 Kingdom 58BB 12/390
      #245b99
      ΔE = 0.878
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 301
      #00599c
      ΔE = 0.880
  4. Tollens

    1. ★ UC024 Bleu Medina
      #04599a
      ΔE = 0.965
    2. ★ Indigo | EE106
      #00589a
      ΔE = 1.176
  5. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Suddenly Sapphire / 249-7
      #175799
      ΔE = 1.245
    2. ★ Florentine Lapis / 248-7
      #18569a
      ΔE = 1.880
  6. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Suddenly Sapphire 249-7
      #175799
      ΔE = 1.245
    2. ★ Florentine Lapis 248-7
      #18569a
      ΔE = 1.880
  7. Caparol

    1. ★ 60 16 240 / Pacific 140
      #1c5894
      ΔE = 1.449
    2. 60 21 240 / Pacific 170
      #00549c
      ΔE = 2.989
  8. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 3560-R80B
      #1c5794
      ΔE = 1.481
  9. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 35-a2
      #0059a1
      ΔE = 1.666
    2. ★ 35-b4
      #225e9b
      ΔE = 1.888
  10. Duron

    1. ★ Hyper Blue
      #005c9b
      ΔE = 1.728
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6142
      #2d5b9c
      ΔE = 1.856
    2. ★ 6619
      #205594
      ΔE = 2.027
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Blue Chip / 53
      #1d5699
      ΔE = 1.859
  13. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5867 - Tian Tan
      #1d5699
      ΔE = 1.859
  14. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Ribbon
      #1c589e
      ΔE = 1.860
  15. Testors

    1. ★ Testors 1639
      #00579e
      ΔE = 1.874
  16. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 3050-R90B
      #285e9c
      ΔE = 1.889
  17. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Hyper Blue - 6965
      #00569b
      ΔE = 1.911
  18. AMC

    1. ★ Brilliant Blue
      #1a5fa1
      ΔE = 1.982
    2. ★ Adriatic Blue
      #285790
      ΔE = 2.045
  19. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Voodoo Blue
      #175993
      ΔE = 2.116
    2. Saint Tropez Blue Firemist
      #2f568e
      ΔE = 2.537
  20. Behr

    1. ★ Crayon Blue PPKR-22
      #005d9b
      ΔE = 2.187
  21. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Ethereal 27-15
      #275590
      ΔE = 2.313
  22. Volkswagen

    1. Deep Light Blue
      #215b93
      ΔE = 2.337
    2. Monza Blue
      #2d5c93
      ΔE = 2.414
  23. Focoltone

    1. 1093
      #005f9f
      ΔE = 2.375
    2. 1099
      #005495
      ΔE = 2.597
  24. Disney

    1. 3C-20-4 Infinity and Beyond
      #335b92
      ΔE = 2.416
  25. Earthpaint

    1. 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #2d5f9a
      ΔE = 2.549
  26. Olympic

    1. Bright Cerulean B48-6
      #2f5e95
      ΔE = 2.834
    2. Crushed Velvet A46-6
      #3b5a94
      ΔE = 2.988
  27. Peintures MF

    1. Bleu antique
      #32558f
      ΔE = 2.841
  28. Chrysler

    1. Daytona Blue
      #35568e
      ΔE = 2.890
  29. Model Master

    1. Model Master 2947
      #265e95
      ΔE = 2.981

#185a9b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#185a9b foreground

Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #185a9b">…</p>

#185a9b background

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #185a9b">…</p>

#185a9b shadow

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #185a9b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1596059
Binary
00011000, 01011010, 10011011
Hexadecimal
#185a9b
Closest short hex
#159 ΔE = 2.155
RGB
rgb(24, 90, 155)
RGBA
rgba(24, 90, 155, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.089, g: 0.335, b: 0.576
RYB
red: 9.412%, yellow: 26.623%, blue: 60.784%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15181157 / 0xff185a9b
HSL
hsl(210, 73%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(210, 73%%, 35%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 210° (209.771), saturation: 85% (0.845), value: 61% (0.608)
HSP
hue: 209.771, saturation: 84.516, perceived brightness: 34.335
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 250.769, S: 93.139, L: 37.611
Cubehelix
H: -154.098, S: 0.882, L: 0.303
TSL
T: -2.209, S: 0.328, L: 0.305
CMYK
cyan: 85 (0.845), magenta: 42 (0.419), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 39 (0.392)
CMY
cyan: 91 (0.906), magenta: 65 (0.647), yellow: 39 (0.392)
XYZ
X: 9.947, Y: 9.872, Z: 32.385
xyY
x: 0.191, y: 0.189, Y: 9.872
CIELab
L: 37.611, a: 4.541, b: -41.070
CIELuv
L: 37.611, u: -20.496, v: -58.754
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 37.611, C: 41.320, H: 276.310
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 37.611, C: 62.227, H: 250.769
Hunter-Lab
L: 31.419, a: 1.527, b: -39.119
CIECAM02
J: 27.017, C: 50.334, h: 248.372, Q: 102.407, M: 44.016, s: 65.560, H: 305.200
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.400, jaune: -7.219, green: 2.702
LMS
L: 6.271, M: 9.956, S: 32.012
YCbCr
Y: 82.718, Cb: 166.303, Cr: 94.411
YCgCo
Y: 89.750, Cg: 0.250, Co: -26.750
YDbDr
Y: 77.676, Db: 116.345, Dr: 102.083
YPbPr
Y: 80.622, Pb: 40.090, Pr: -35.990
xvYCC
Y: 85.240, Cb: 163.216, Cr: 96.385
YIQ
Y: 77.676, I: -60.199, Q: 6.268
YUV
Y: 77.676, U: 38.051, V: -47.091
Munsell Color System
5PB 3/10 ΔE = 3.909
Brand Color
Sega ΔE = 1.992

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