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#242c9e Hex Color Code

#242c9e Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #242c9e is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #242c9e is comprised of 14.12% red, 17.25% green and 61.96% blue. In the HSL color space #242c9e has a hue of 236° (degrees), 63% saturation and 38% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.48 nm.

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#242c9e linear gradient to complementary #2ec200

  1. #242c9e
  2. #43468e
  3. #515e7d
  4. #57776b
  5. #559056
  6. #4aa93c
  7. #2ec200

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0b2292
  2. #152596
  3. #1d299a
  4. #242c9e
  5. #2a2fa2
  6. #3033a6
  7. #3536aa

Tones

  1. #242c9e
  2. #3a3594
  3. #473e8a
  4. #504780
  5. #584f76
  6. #5d586c
  7. #616161

Tints and Shades

#242c9e to white

  1. #242c9e
  2. #564baf
  3. #7b6dbf
  4. #9d8fcf
  5. #beb3df
  6. #dfd9ef
  7. #ffffff

#242c9e to black

  1. #242c9e
  2. #242682
  3. #222067
  4. #1e1a4d
  5. #181434
  6. #120c1e
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2370 XGC
      #212b97
      ΔE = 1.368 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
    2. ★ 2370 C
      #2f2a95
      ΔE = 1.440 / LRV ≈ 4.4%
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 272 / 272 Lichtgrau+E.blau 1/1
      #002c9c
      ΔE = 1.969 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
    2. 42/14
      #102898
      ΔE = 2.436 / LRV ≈ 3.9%
  3. Plascon

    1. Stormy Bay B5-B1-2
      #0028ac
      ΔE = 2.579 / LRV ≈ 4.5%

#242c9e HTML / CSS Code Examples

#242c9e foreground

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #242c9e">…</p>

#242c9e background

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.

Edgar Degas
<p style="background-color: #242c9e">…</p>

#242c9e shadow

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #242c9e">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2370718
Binary
00100100, 00101100, 10011110
Hexadecimal
#242c9e
LRV
≈ 4.6%
Closest short hex
#03a ΔE = 2.617
RGB
rgb(36, 44, 158)
RGBA
rgba(36, 44, 158, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.151, g: 0.185, b: 0.664
RYB
red: 0.141%, yellow: 0.171%, blue: 0.620%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14406498 / 0xff242c9e
HSL
hsl(236, 63%, 38%)
HSLA
hsla(236, 63%, 38%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 236° (236.066), saturation: 77% (0.772), value: 62% (0.620)
HSP
hue: 236.066, saturation: 77.215%, perceived brightness: 25.923%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.909, S: 80.746, L: 25.696
Cubehelix
H: -126.273, S: 1.242, L: 0.212
TSL
T: -2.792, S: 0.315, L: 0.214
CMYK
cyan: 77% (0.772), magenta: 72% (0.722), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.380)
CMY
cyan: 86% (0.859), magenta: 83% (0.827), yellow: 38% (0.380)
XYZ
X: 7.798, Y: 4.644, Z: 32.827
xyY
x: 0.172, y: 0.103, Y: 4.644
CIELab
L: 25.696, a: 37.535, b: -62.217
CIELuv
L: 25.696, u: -6.868, v: -77.088
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 25.696, C: 72.663, H: 301.102
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 25.696, C: 77.393, H: 264.909
Hunter-Lab
L: 21.550, a: 26.874, b: -75.228
CIECAM02
J: 17.684, C: 61.266, h: 264.806, Q: 82.852, M: 53.576, s: 80.414, H: 313.619
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.771, jaune: -11.432, green: 1.177
LMS
L: 2.378, M: 2.597, S: 32.368
YCbCr
Y: 62.912, Cb: 179.230, Cr: 116.394
YCgCo
Y: 70.500, Cg: -26.500, Co: -21.500
YDbDr
Y: 54.604, Db: 155.562, Dr: 35.402
YPbPr
Y: 50.504, Pb: 57.920, Pr: -9.244
xvYCC
Y: 59.374, Cb: 178.879, Cr: 119.880
YIQ
Y: 54.604, I: -41.390, Q: 33.778
YUV
Y: 54.604, U: 50.881, V: -16.321
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/10 ΔE = 10.647
Brand Color
Boeing ΔE = 4.441

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