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Pantone / PMS 2985 U / #48b8e7 Hex Color Code

#48b8e7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #48b8e7 is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #48b8e7 is comprised of 28.24% red, 72.16% green and 90.59% blue. In the HSL color space #48b8e7 has a hue of 198° (degrees), 77% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 482.58 nm.

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#48b8e7 linear gradient to complementary #d68f59

  1. #48b8e7
  2. #7ab1cf
  3. #97abb7
  4. #aca4a0
  5. #bd9d88
  6. #cb9671
  7. #d68f59

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0297c4
  2. #25a2d0
  3. #38addb
  4. #48b8e7
  5. #56c3f3
  6. #64cfff
  7. #71daff

Tones

  1. #48b8e7
  2. #60b3da
  3. #71adcc
  4. #7ea8bf
  5. #88a3b2
  6. #919da5
  7. #989898

Tints and Shades

#48b8e7 to white

  1. #48b8e7
  2. #72c4eb
  3. #93cfef
  4. #b0dbf3
  5. #cce7f7
  6. #e6f3fb
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#48b8e7 to black

  1. #48b8e7
  2. #4097bc
  3. #367793
  4. #2c586d
  5. #223b48
  6. #162026
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 2.691 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
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      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
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      ΔE = 3.047 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
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      ΔE = 3.114 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
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      ΔE = 3.379 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
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      ΔE = 3.469 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
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      ΔE = 4.817 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
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      ΔE = 3.477 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
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      #38b1db
      ΔE = 3.498 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
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      ΔE = 3.612 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
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      ΔE = 3.756 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
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      #5fb5d6
      ΔE = 3.764 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. RAL 240 70 25
      #71b5d1
      ΔE = 4.950 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
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      #6db1d8
      ΔE = 3.819 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
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      #45bbf6
      ΔE = 3.880 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  40. Nerolac

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      #5fb1e2
      ΔE = 3.894 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
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      #5ab2d2
      ΔE = 4.479 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
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      #68b8d8
      ΔE = 3.944 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
    2. Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353
      #4facd2
      ΔE = 4.644 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  42. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Flyway - 6794
      #5db3d4
      ΔE = 3.952 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
    2. Regale Blue - 6801
      #7db5d3
      ΔE = 5.087 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
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      #6db1da
      ΔE = 3.960 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
    2. Heaven On Earth / T12 41.E1
      #7cbcdf
      ΔE = 4.873 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  44. Clark+Kensington

    1. Fine Arts / 35D-4
      #5badd5
      ΔE = 3.989 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  45. Homebase

    1. Marina Blue
      #71b4de
      ΔE = 4.002 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Marina Blue
      #74b5df
      ΔE = 4.282 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  46. Apple Barrel

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      #39c2ee
      ΔE = 4.077 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  47. Cloverdale Paint

    1. City Of Alantis / 7328
      #6bb1dd
      ΔE = 4.136 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  48. Vista Paint

    1. Sunrise River
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.147 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
    2. Cascade Blue
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 4.609 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  49. Scib Paints

    1. Sunrise River / 7408
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.147 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
    2. Cascade Blue / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 4.609 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  50. Berger

    1. Sunrise River / 7408
      #56b5d6
      ΔE = 4.147 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
    2. Cascade Blue / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 4.609 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  51. Tollens

    1. T2001-1
      #61b9d9
      ΔE = 4.159 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
    2. T2014-3
      #78b5d6
      ΔE = 4.394 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  52. Diamond Vogel

    1. Epimethius / 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.160 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  53. Colortrend

    1. 0660
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.160 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
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      #67add9
      ΔE = 4.815 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
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    1. Epimethius (0660)
      #5db5d5
      ΔE = 4.160 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  55. CIL

    1. Azure Afternoon
      #4eacd9
      ΔE = 4.161 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Beside the Ocean
      #67b2d0
      ΔE = 4.639 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  56. Benjamin Moore

    1. Costa Rica Blue / 2064-50
      #75bbe4
      ΔE = 4.168 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. Tidal Wave / 2061-50
      #7db8d7
      ΔE = 4.953 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
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    1. Joie du voyageur
      #75b3d7
      ΔE = 4.195 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
    2. Ombre du soir
      #70b1d1
      ΔE = 4.412 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
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    1. Nitro Blue / 36880
      #28aee4
      ΔE = 4.232 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
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      #62add7
      ΔE = 4.256 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Blue Music / NP PB 1553 T
      #6aafce
      ΔE = 4.786 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
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    1. Hometown Blues
      #76bbdd
      ΔE = 4.297 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
    2. Chesapeake Cove
      #61c0e1
      ΔE = 5.068 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
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    1. 7332-42 Prince Blue
      #4ab0d4
      ΔE = 4.357 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. 7331-42 Brigadier Blue
      #6eacce
      ΔE = 5.183 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  62. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Imrik Blue
      #67aed0
      ΔE = 4.456 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  63. Bristol

    1. Fairhaven / P125-C4
      #65bad9
      ΔE = 4.474 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  64. Olympic

    1. Salem Blue A53-4
      #62aecf
      ΔE = 4.617 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Windjammer A52-4
      #5bacdb
      ΔE = 4.720 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  65. Tikkurila

    1. J358
      #7bb9e0
      ΔE = 4.706 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  66. GM / General Motors

    1. Blue
      #7ab4d4
      ΔE = 4.717 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  67. Rodda Paint

    1. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 4.815 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  68. Kelly-Moore

    1. True Sky Blue / KM3174-2
      #4dadd1
      ΔE = 4.846 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Sunrise River / KM3173-2
      #6bbfde
      ΔE = 5.229 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
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    1. Teal Topaz
      #5eaece
      ΔE = 4.925 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  70. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / 5343 B
      #58aad1
      ΔE = 4.990 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Cool Blue / S 1050-R90B
      #6fbaed
      ΔE = 5.196 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
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    1. Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 5.192 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  72. AMC

    1. Sierra Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 5.192 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  73. Disney

    1. 3C-50-3 Fairy Godmother
      #7ab0d1
      ΔE = 5.217 / LRV ≈ 39.8%

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#48b8e7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#48b8e7 foreground

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#48b8e7 background

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
4765927
Binary
01001000, 10111000, 11100111
Hexadecimal
#48b8e7
LRV
≈ 41.4%
Closest short hex
#3be ΔE = 1.372
RGB
rgb(72, 184, 231)
RGBA
rgba(72, 184, 231, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.148, g: 0.378, b: 0.474
RYB
red: 28.235%, yellow: 54.005%, blue: 90.588%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-12011289 / 0xff48b8e7
HSL
hsl(198, 77%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(198, 77%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 198° (197.736), saturation: 69% (0.688), value: 91% (0.906)
HSP
hue: 197.736, saturation: 68.831%, perceived brightness: 65.040%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 229.931, S: 86.194, L: 70.472
Cubehelix
H: -168.811, S: 0.957, L: 0.610
TSL
T: -1.848, S: 0.256, L: 0.611
CMYK
cyan: 69% (0.688), magenta: 20% (0.203), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 9% (0.094)
CMY
cyan: 72% (0.718), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 9% (0.094)
XYZ
X: 34.231, Y: 41.424, Z: 81.777
xyY
x: 0.217, y: 0.263, Y: 41.424
CIELab
L: 70.472, a: -16.987, b: -32.707
CIELuv
L: 70.472, u: -42.013, v: -49.948
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 70.472, C: 36.856, H: 242.554
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 70.472, C: 65.268, H: 229.931
Hunter-Lab
L: 64.362, a: -17.697, b: -30.280
CIECAM02
J: 59.881, C: 51.608, h: 228.836, Q: 152.460, M: 45.131, s: 54.407, H: 289.914
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.201, jaune: -5.523, green: 4.723
LMS
L: 29.600, M: 46.732, S: 81.086
YCbCr
Y: 149.878, Cb: 165.209, Cr: 75.495
YCoCg
Y: 167.750, Cg: 16.250, Co: -21.750
YDbDr
Y: 155.870, Db: 113.051, Dr: 159.495
YPbPr
Y: 163.528, Pb: 36.380, Pr: -58.162
xvYCC
Y: 156.442, Cb: 159.957, Cr: 76.909
YIQ
Y: 155.870, I: -81.820, Q: -9.060
YUV
Y: 155.870, U: 36.972, V: -73.580
Munsell Color System
10B 6/10 ΔE = 5.579
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 2.627

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