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

#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

#48b8e7 to black

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

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  1. Humbrol

    1. ★ 47 Sea Blue
      #48b5e0
      ΔE = 1.620 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  2. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 30-c1
      #2cb7e7
      ΔE = 1.689 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
    2. 30-c
      #2ebef0
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 298 XGC
      #3eb4e2
      ΔE = 1.704 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
    2. P 115-6 C
      #1fb3e5
      ΔE = 2.677 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  4. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Sail Away / 225
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 1.731 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  5. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5836 - Sail Away
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 1.731 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  6. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7244T Cerulean
      #5bb5de
      ΔE = 1.783 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  7. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1060-B
      #36b5e2
      ΔE = 2.086 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  8. Focoltone

    1. ★ 3380
      #00baef
      ΔE = 2.241 / LRV ≈ 41.3%
    2. 3394
      #00b6ee
      ΔE = 2.687 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  9. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6005
      #55baed
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  10. Resene

    1. Malibu B76-074-233
      #66b7e1
      ΔE = 2.370 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  11. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-B
      #5eb3db
      ΔE = 2.377 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  12. Dulux

    1. Azure Sky 3
      #57b7dd
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. 86BG 43/321
      #61b9de
      ΔE = 2.691 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  13. Dupont

    1. CAS523
      #4eb6dd
      ΔE = 2.467 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  14. Taubmans

    1. Gulf Coast / T70-6
      #57b7dc
      ΔE = 2.731 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  15. General Paint

    1. Firth / CL 2235M
      #68bbe3
      ΔE = 2.795 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  16. ICI Paints

    1. Blue Note 86BG 43/321
      #55b1d9
      ΔE = 2.797 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  17. Caparol

    1. 2463
      #68b8dc
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 42.4%

#48b8e7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#48b8e7 foreground

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Schumann
<p style="color: #48b8e7">…</p>

#48b8e7 background

Do not fear mistakes - there are none.

Miles David
<p style="background-color: #48b8e7">…</p>

#48b8e7 shadow

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #48b8e7">…</p>

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: 0.282%, yellow: 0.540%, blue: 0.906%
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
YCgCo
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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