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Natural Color System / NCS S 3040-B70G / #278a79 Hex Color Code

#278a79 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #278a79 is a medium dark shade of green-cyan. In the RGB color model #278a79 is comprised of 15.29% red, 54.12% green and 47.45% blue. In the HSL color space #278a79 has a hue of 170° (degrees), 56% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 498.17 nm.

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#278a79 linear gradient to complementary #743d4f

  1. #278a79
  2. #437e72
  3. #54726b
  4. #5f6664
  5. #68595d
  6. #6f4c56
  7. #743d4f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #007363
  2. #0c7a6a
  3. #1b8271
  4. #278a79
  5. #319281
  6. #3b9a88
  7. #44a290

Tones

  1. #278a79
  2. #378274
  3. #427a6e
  4. #4a7269
  5. #506963
  6. #55615e
  7. #595959

Tints and Shades

#278a79 to White

  1. #278a79
  2. #539d8e
  3. #77b0a4
  4. #99c4ba
  5. #bbd7d0
  6. #ddebe7
  7. #ffffff

#278a79 to Black

  1. #278a79
  2. #257264
  3. #215a50
  4. #1d443c
  5. #172f2a
  6. #101b18
  7. #000000

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#278a79 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#278a79 foreground

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #278a79">…</p>

#278a79 background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #278a79">…</p>

#278a79 shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #278a79">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2591353
Binary
00100111, 10001010, 01111001
Hexadecimal
#278a79
Closest short hex
#287 ΔE = 0.823
RGB
rgb(39, 138, 121)
RGBA
rgba(39, 138, 121, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.131, g: 0.463, b: 0.406
RYB
red: 15.294%, yellow: 36.529%, blue: 54.118%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14185863 / 0xff278a79
HSL
hsl(170, 56%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(170, 56%, 35%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 170° (169.697), saturation: 72% (0.717), value: 54% (0.541)
HSP
hue: 169.697, saturation: 71.739, perceived brightness: 45.230
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 170.912, S: 89.673, L: 51.823
Cubehelix
H: -198.774, S: 0.612, L: 0.417
TSL
T: -1.322, S: 0.323, L: 0.417
CMYK
cyan: 72 (0.717), magenta: 0 (0.000), yellow: 12 (0.123), key: 46 (0.459)
CMY
cyan: 85 (0.847), magenta: 46 (0.459), yellow: 53 (0.525)
XYZ
X: 13.375, Y: 19.987, Z: 21.238
xyY
x: 0.245, y: 0.366, Y: 19.987
CIELab
L: 51.823, a: -32.273, b: 0.947
CIELuv
L: 51.823, u: -37.656, v: 6.023
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 51.823, C: 32.287, H: 178.320
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 51.823, C: 38.135, H: 170.912
Hunter-Lab
L: 44.707, a: -24.837, b: 3.129
CIECAM02
J: 40.076, C: 36.783, h: 181.262, Q: 124.725, M: 32.166, s: 50.784, H: 226.622
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.981, jaune: 0.260, green: 4.994
LMS
L: 14.938, M: 24.647, S: 21.198
YCbCr
Y: 107.433, Cb: 135.189, Cr: 85.746
YCgCo
Y: 109.000, Cg: 29.000, Co: -10.750
YDbDr
Y: 106.461, Db: 21.889, Dr: 128.278
YPbPr
Y: 115.689, Pb: 2.885, Pr: -48.718
xvYCC
Y: 115.356, Cb: 130.534, Cr: 85.205
YIQ
Y: 106.461, I: -53.514, Q: -26.223
YUV
Y: 106.461, U: 7.155, V: -59.185
Munsell Color System
2.5BG 5/6 ΔE = 2.347
Brand Color
Vine ΔE = 10.935

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