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#42978c Hex Color Code

#42978c Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #42978c is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #42978c is comprised of 25.88% red, 59.22% green and 54.9% blue. In the HSL color space #42978c has a hue of 172° (degrees), 39% saturation and 43% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 495.6 nm.

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#42978c linear gradient to complementary #8f4a5b

  1. #42978c
  2. #5a8b84
  3. #6a7f7b
  4. #777373
  5. #81666b
  6. #895963
  7. #8f4a5b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #237d72
  2. #2e857b
  3. #388e83
  4. #42978c
  5. #4ba095
  6. #55a99d
  7. #5eb2a6

Tones

  1. #42978c
  2. #4d9087
  3. #568981
  4. #5d827c
  5. #647b77
  6. #697472
  7. #6d6d6d

Tints and Shades

#42978c to white

  1. #42978c
  2. #65a89e
  3. #85b9b1
  4. #a4cac4
  5. #c2dcd7
  6. #e0edeb
  7. #ffffff

#42978c to black

  1. #42978c
  2. #397c73
  3. #30625b
  4. #264a45
  5. #1d322f
  6. #131c1b
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 24-a4
      #37988c
      ΔE = 1.158 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
    2. 24-b5
      #53968e
      ΔE = 2.311 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
  2. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Time To Grow / 7526
      #4a9589
      ΔE = 1.233 / LRV ≈ 24.8%
  3. Resene

    1. ★ Landmark G65-064-179
      #3e9889
      ΔE = 1.618 / LRV ≈ 25.3%
    2. Lochinvar G62-054-186
      #489084
      ΔE = 2.665 / LRV ≈ 23.0%
  4. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2456 UP
      #439486
      ΔE = 1.689 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
    2. ★ 2456 U
      #4f988a
      ΔE = 1.945 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  5. Caparol

    1. ★ 37/18
      #30988c
      ΔE = 1.690 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
    2. 70 10 183 / Schweinfurter Gruen 30
      #449c8c
      ΔE = 2.509 / LRV ≈ 26.9%
  6. Taubmans

    1. ★ Canton Jade / T12 48.F4
      #479a92
      ΔE = 1.775 / LRV ≈ 26.5%
  7. Bristol

    1. ★ Canton Jade / P133-C5
      #479a92
      ΔE = 1.775 / LRV ≈ 26.5%
  8. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. ★ Temple Guard Blue
      #339a8d
      ΔE = 1.846 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  9. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #4e988a
      ΔE = 1.847 / LRV ≈ 25.9%
  10. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7312-53 French Riviera
      #469285
      ΔE = 2.083 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  11. Sico

    1. ★ 6148-53 French Riviera
      #469285
      ΔE = 2.083 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  12. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 3915 Future Green 50GG 28/273
      #4a9787
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 25.3%
  13. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5321
      #2d9489
      ΔE = 2.195 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
    2. 5730
      #2f9c95
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 26.5%
  14. Sigma

    1. ★ Natural Green / S 3050-B60G
      #29968a
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
    2. Natural Green / S 3050-B50G
      #2a9690
      ΔE = 2.776 / LRV ≈ 24.3%
  15. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Time to Grow / KM3255-3
      #3f9188
      ΔE = 2.248 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  16. Glidden

    1. ★ Azure Tide / PPG1231-6
      #2b9890
      ΔE = 2.268 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  17. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Azure Tide / PPG1231-6
      #2b9890
      ΔE = 2.268 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  18. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3030-B70G
      #489384
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
    2. S 3030-B60G
      #459086
      ΔE = 2.514 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  19. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Portland Blue 23-23
      #4a9691
      ΔE = 2.587 / LRV ≈ 25.3%
  20. Sikkens

    1. P0.30.50
      #349691
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
    2. N0.30.50
      #3f9987
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
  21. Devoe Paint

    1. Dolphin Den / 90GG 27/273
      #499a95
      ΔE = 2.852 / LRV ≈ 26.7%
  22. Benjamin Moore

    1. Soft Spruce / 671
      #409894
      ΔE = 2.866 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  23. Valspar Paint

    1. La Fonda Teal
      #479692
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
  24. Clark+Kensington

    1. Sailor Sea / 31C-6
      #489692
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 25.3%

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#42978c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#42978c foreground

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #42978c">…</p>

#42978c background

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="background-color: #42978c">…</p>

#42978c shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #42978c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4364172
Binary
01000010, 10010111, 10001100
Hexadecimal
#42978c
LRV
≈ 25.2%
Closest short hex
#498 ΔE = 2.350
RGB
rgb(66, 151, 140)
RGBA
rgba(66, 151, 140, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.185, g: 0.423, b: 0.392
RYB
red: 0.259%, yellow: 0.437%, blue: 0.592%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12413044 / 0xff42978c
HSL
hsl(172, 39%, 43%)
HSLA
hsla(172, 39%, 43%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 172° (172.235), saturation: 56% (0.563), value: 59% (0.592)
HSP
hue: 172.235, saturation: 56.291%, perceived brightness: 51.012%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 177.680, S: 78.292, L: 57.253
Cubehelix
H: -196.040, S: 0.518, L: 0.487
TSL
T: -1.364, S: 0.233, L: 0.488
CMYK
cyan: 56% (0.563), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 7% (0.073), key: 41% (0.408)
CMY
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 45% (0.451)
XYZ
X: 18.045, Y: 25.183, Z: 28.716
xyY
x: 0.251, y: 0.350, Y: 25.183
CIELab
L: 57.253, a: -28.377, b: -1.959
CIELuv
L: 57.253, u: -35.779, v: 1.450
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 57.253, C: 28.445, H: 183.948
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 57.253, C: 35.808, H: 177.680
Hunter-Lab
L: 50.183, a: -23.634, b: 1.201
CIECAM02
J: 45.719, C: 34.497, h: 186.822, Q: 133.217, M: 30.168, s: 47.587, H: 234.818
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.021, jaune: -0.236, green: 4.596
LMS
L: 19.379, M: 30.227, S: 28.636
YCbCr
Y: 122.786, Cb: 135.751, Cr: 91.466
YCgCo
Y: 127.000, Cg: 24.000, Co: -2.000
YDbDr
Y: 124.331, Db: 23.587, Dr: 110.918
YPbPr
Y: 132.103, Pb: 4.275, Pr: -41.994
xvYCC
Y: 129.453, Cb: 131.755, Cr: 91.111
YIQ
Y: 124.331, I: -47.102, Q: -21.396
YUV
Y: 124.331, U: 7.712, V: -51.175
Munsell Color System
7.5BG 5/10 ΔE = 3.434
Brand Color
Vine ΔE = 9.919

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