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Glidden Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353 / #51a7dd Hex Color Code

#51a7dd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #51a7dd is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #51a7dd is comprised of 31.76% red, 65.49% green and 86.67% blue. In the HSL color space #51a7dd has a hue of 203° (degrees), 67% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.6 nm.

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#51a7dd linear gradient to complementary #c69c68

  1. #51a7dd
  2. #75a5c9
  3. #8da3b6
  4. #a0a1a3
  5. #afa08f
  6. #bb9e7c
  7. #c69c68

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #2789bd
  2. #3793c8
  3. #449dd2
  4. #51a7dd
  5. #5db1e8
  6. #69bcf3
  7. #75c6fe

Tones

  1. #51a7dd
  2. #64a4d1
  3. #73a2c5
  4. #7e9fba
  5. #889cae
  6. #909aa3
  7. #979797

Tints and Shades

#51a7dd to white

  1. #51a7dd
  2. #76b5e3
  3. #95c3e9
  4. #b1d2ee
  5. #cce1f4
  6. #e5f0f9
  7. #ffffff

#51a7dd to black

  1. #51a7dd
  2. #4689b4
  3. #3a6c8d
  4. #2f5068
  5. #233645
  6. #161e25
  7. #000000

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#51a7dd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#51a7dd foreground

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="color: #51a7dd">…</p>

#51a7dd background

For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.

Georges Rouault
<p style="background-color: #51a7dd">…</p>

#51a7dd shadow

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #51a7dd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5351389
Binary
01010001, 10100111, 11011101
Hexadecimal
#51a7dd
LRV
≈ 34.6%
Closest short hex
#5ad ΔE = 1.418
RGB
rgb(81, 167, 221)
RGBA
rgba(81, 167, 221, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.173, g: 0.356, b: 0.471
RYB
red: 0.318%, yellow: 0.527%, blue: 0.867%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11425827 / 0xff51a7dd
HSL
hsl(203, 67%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(203, 67%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 203° (203.143), saturation: 63% (0.633), value: 87% (0.867)
HSP
hue: 203.143, saturation: 63.348%, perceived brightness: 60.627%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 237.503, S: 79.473, L: 65.439
Cubehelix
H: -162.228, S: 0.812, L: 0.577
TSL
T: -1.996, S: 0.218, L: 0.578
CMYK
cyan: 63% (0.633), magenta: 24% (0.244), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 13% (0.133)
CMY
cyan: 68% (0.682), magenta: 35% (0.345), yellow: 13% (0.133)
XYZ
X: 30.258, Y: 34.604, Z: 73.477
xyY
x: 0.219, y: 0.250, Y: 34.604
CIELab
L: 65.439, a: -9.625, b: -35.014
CIELuv
L: 65.439, u: -34.542, v: -54.226
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.439, C: 36.312, H: 254.629
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.439, C: 64.293, H: 237.503
Hunter-Lab
L: 58.825, a: -11.128, b: -32.880
CIECAM02
J: 54.421, C: 49.710, h: 236.577, Q: 145.343, M: 43.470, s: 54.689, H: 298.913
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.235, jaune: -5.982, green: 3.770
LMS
L: 25.106, M: 37.899, S: 72.819
YCbCr
Y: 142.643, Cb: 164.434, Cr: 86.412
YCgCo
Y: 159.000, Cg: 8.000, Co: -14.750
YDbDr
Y: 147.442, Db: 110.682, Dr: 126.356
YPbPr
Y: 152.570, Pb: 36.890, Pr: -45.484
xvYCC
Y: 147.031, Cb: 160.405, Cr: 88.045
YIQ
Y: 147.442, I: -68.580, Q: -1.384
YUV
Y: 147.442, U: 36.199, V: -58.291
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 1.672
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 3.164

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