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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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#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

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#2a52be HTML / CSS Code Examples

#2a52be foreground

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #2a52be">…</p>

#2a52be background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #2a52be">…</p>

#2a52be 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 #2a52be">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2773694
Binary
00101010, 01010010, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#2a52be
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: 16.471%, yellow: 28.819%, blue: 74.510%
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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