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Opaltone / OMS 6516 / #236ab3 Hex Color Code

#236ab3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #236ab3 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #236ab3 is comprised of 13.73% red, 41.57% green and 70.2% blue. In the HSL color space #236ab3 has a hue of 210° (degrees), 67% saturation and 42% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.75 nm.

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#236ab3 linear gradient to complementary #b4a222

  1. #236ab3
  2. #59729f
  3. #757b8a
  4. #898475
  5. #9a8e5e
  6. #a89845
  7. #b4a222

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00579e
  2. #005ea5
  3. #1564ac
  4. #236ab3
  5. #2e70ba
  6. #3777c1
  7. #407dc8

Tones

  1. #236ab3
  2. #3c6aa7
  3. #4b6a9b
  4. #566a8f
  5. #5f6a83
  6. #666b77
  7. #6b6b6b

Tints and Shades

#236ab3 to white

  1. #236ab3
  2. #5781c0
  3. #7c98cd
  4. #9eb1d9
  5. #bfcae6
  6. #dfe4f2
  7. #ffffff

#236ab3 to black

  1. #236ab3
  2. #245893
  3. #224674
  4. #1e3556
  5. #19253a
  6. #111620
  7. #000000

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#236ab3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#236ab3 foreground

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #236ab3">…</p>

#236ab3 background

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

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #236ab3">…</p>

#236ab3 shadow

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #236ab3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2321075
Binary
00100011, 01101010, 10110011
Hexadecimal
#236ab3
LRV
≈ 13.9%
Closest short hex
#36a ΔE = 1.922
RGB
rgb(35, 106, 179)
RGBA
rgba(35, 106, 179, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.109, g: 0.331, b: 0.559
RYB
red: 0.137%, yellow: 0.324%, blue: 0.702%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14456141 / 0xff236ab3
HSL
hsl(210, 67%, 42%)
HSLA
hsla(210, 67%, 42%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 210° (210.417), saturation: 80% (0.804), value: 70% (0.702)
HSP
hue: 210.417, saturation: 80.447%, perceived brightness: 40.403%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 250.693, S: 90.958, L: 44.116
Cubehelix
H: -153.313, S: 0.887, L: 0.364
TSL
T: -1.732, S: 0.300, L: 0.365
CMYK
cyan: 80% (0.804), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 30% (0.298)
CMY
cyan: 86% (0.863), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 30% (0.298)
XYZ
X: 13.981, Y: 13.918, Z: 44.589
xyY
x: 0.193, y: 0.192, Y: 13.918
CIELab
L: 44.116, a: 4.818, b: -44.872
CIELuv
L: 44.116, u: -23.504, v: -67.090
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 44.116, C: 45.130, H: 276.129
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 44.116, C: 71.088, H: 250.693
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.307, a: 1.604, b: -44.747
CIECAM02
J: 32.707, C: 54.185, h: 248.575, Q: 112.677, M: 47.384, s: 64.848, H: 305.300
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.391, jaune: -7.881, green: 2.904
LMS
L: 8.983, M: 14.062, S: 44.080
YCbCr
Y: 95.961, Cb: 170.555, Cr: 91.648
YCgCo
Y: 106.500, Cg: -0.500, Co: -27.250
YDbDr
Y: 93.093, Db: 129.259, Dr: 110.484
YPbPr
Y: 96.133, Pb: 44.665, Pr: -38.858
xvYCC
Y: 98.561, Cb: 167.235, Cr: 93.866
YIQ
Y: 93.093, I: -65.748, Q: 7.699
YUV
Y: 93.093, U: 42.275, V: -50.966
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 3.395
Brand Color
General Electric ΔE = 1.421

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