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Cerulean blue / #2a52be Hex Color Code

#2a52be Paint ChipThe color cerulean blue with hexadecimal color code #2a52be is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #2a52be is comprised of 16.47% red, 32.16% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #2a52be has a hue of 224° (degrees), 64% saturation and 45% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.08 nm.

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Color Schemes

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

#2a52be linear gradient to complementary #a9e800

  1. #2a52be
  2. #5d69ab
  3. #788197
  4. #8b9a81
  5. #98b369
  6. #a2cd49
  7. #a9e800

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0043ab
  2. #1148b2
  3. #1f4db8
  4. #2a52be
  5. #3357c4
  6. #3c5dcb
  7. #4462d1

Tones

  1. #2a52be
  2. #4457b2
  3. #535da5
  4. #5f6299
  5. #68688d
  6. #6f6e81
  7. #747474

Tints and Shades

#2a52be to white

  1. #2a52be
  2. #5d6cc9
  3. #8187d5
  4. #a2a4e0
  5. #c2c1ea
  6. #e1e0f5
  7. #ffffff

#2a52be to black

  1. #2a52be
  2. #29449c
  3. #26377a
  4. #212b5b
  5. #1b1f3d
  6. #131322
  7. #000000

Paints

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    1. ★ 70 36 250 / Marin 75
      #0054c8
      ΔE = 1.577 / LRV ≈ 10.5%
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    1. ★ 2132 C
      #0857c3
      ΔE = 2.175 / LRV ≈ 10.8%
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Blue Reef B5-B1-3
      #2458c0
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
  4. Krylon

    1. Global Blue
      #4352b0
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 10.4%
  5. AMC

    1. Jetset Blue
      #1f55b7
      ΔE = 2.467 / LRV ≈ 10.2%

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#2a52be HTML / CSS Code Examples

#2a52be foreground

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="color: #2a52be">…</p>

#2a52be background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #2a52be">…</p>

#2a52be shadow

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #2a52be">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2773694
Binary
00101010, 01010010, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#2a52be
LRV
≈ 10.2%
Closest short hex
#35b ΔE = 1.418
RGB
rgb(42, 82, 190)
RGBA
rgba(42, 82, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.134, g: 0.261, b: 0.605
RYB
red: 0.165%, yellow: 0.288%, blue: 0.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14003522 / 0xff2a52be
HSL
hsl(224, 64%, 45%)
HSLA
hsla(224, 64%, 45%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 224° (223.784), saturation: 78% (0.779), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 223.784, saturation: 77.895%, perceived brightness: 36.346%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 260.274, S: 85.975, L: 38.275
Cubehelix
H: -137.996, S: 1.037, L: 0.321
TSL
T: -2.263, S: 0.285, L: 0.323
CMYK
cyan: 78% (0.779), magenta: 57% (0.568), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 84% (0.835), magenta: 68% (0.678), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 13.263, Y: 10.243, Z: 49.983
xyY
x: 0.180, y: 0.139, Y: 10.243
CIELab
L: 38.275, a: 25.397, b: -60.705
CIELuv
L: 38.275, u: -15.130, v: -88.268
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 38.275, C: 65.804, H: 292.703
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 38.275, C: 89.555, H: 260.274
Hunter-Lab
L: 32.005, a: 17.964, b: -70.193
CIECAM02
J: 27.535, C: 63.564, h: 259.374, Q: 103.383, M: 55.586, s: 73.326, H: 310.761
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.586, jaune: -10.949, green: 1.969
LMS
L: 6.002, M: 8.360, S: 49.333
YCbCr
Y: 86.742, Cb: 181.332, Cr: 102.772
YCgCo
Y: 99.000, Cg: -17.000, Co: -26.500
YDbDr
Y: 82.352, Db: 161.964, Dr: 76.756
YPbPr
Y: 81.256, Pb: 58.600, Pr: -24.968
xvYCC
Y: 85.785, Cb: 179.476, Cr: 106.067
YIQ
Y: 82.352, I: -58.525, Q: 25.144
YUV
Y: 82.352, U: 52.974, V: -35.401
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 3/12 ΔE = 7.361
Brand Color
Delicious ΔE = 4.024

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