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American violet / #551b8c Hex Color Code

#551b8c Paint ChipThe color american violet with hexadecimal color code #551b8c is a medium dark shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #551b8c is comprised of 33.33% red, 10.59% green and 54.9% blue. In the HSL color space #551b8c has a hue of 271° (degrees), 68% saturation and 33% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 565.78 nm.

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#551b8c linear gradient to complementary #00a700

  1. #551b8c
  2. #5c3a7d
  3. #5e526d
  4. #5a685d
  5. #517d4a
  6. #3e9232
  7. #00a700

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #490e80
  2. #4d1284
  3. #511788
  4. #551b8c
  5. #591f90
  6. #5d2394
  7. #612798

Tones

  1. #551b8c
  2. #572883
  3. #58337a
  4. #593c70
  5. #584467
  6. #574c5e
  7. #545454

Tints and Shades

#551b8c to White

  1. #551b8c
  2. #74429f
  3. #9066b2
  4. #ad8bc5
  5. #c8b1d9
  6. #e4d7ec
  7. #ffffff

#551b8c to Black

  1. #551b8c
  2. #481973
  3. #3b175c
  4. #2e1545
  5. #21112f
  6. #160a1b
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 267
      #59178a
      ΔE = 0.972
  2. Focoltone

    1. ★ 3477
      #561885
      ΔE = 1.360
    2. 3471
      #611685
      ΔE = 2.776
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Daring Deception P4-B1-2
      #5c148c
      ΔE = 1.498

#551b8c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#551b8c foreground

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #551b8c">…</p>

#551b8c background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #551b8c">…</p>

#551b8c 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 #551b8c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5577612
Binary
01010101, 00011011, 10001100
Hexadecimal
#551b8c
Closest short hex
#528 ΔE = 1.592
RGB
rgb(85, 27, 140)
RGBA
rgba(85, 27, 140, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.337, g: 0.107, b: 0.556
RYB
red: 33.333%, yellow: 10.588%, blue: 54.902%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11199604 / 0xff551b8c
HSL
hsl(271, 68%, 33%)
HSLA
hsla(271, 68%, 33%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 271° (270.796), saturation: 81% (0.807), value: 55% (0.549)
HSP
hue: 270.796, saturation: 80.714, perceived brightness: 27.233
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 279.453, S: 86.296, L: 25.589
Cubehelix
H: -95.383, S: 1.050, L: 0.223
TSL
T: 5.657, S: 0.304, L: 0.224
CMYK
cyan: 39 (0.393), magenta: 81 (0.807), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 45 (0.451)
CMY
cyan: 67 (0.667), magenta: 89 (0.894), yellow: 45 (0.451)
XYZ
X: 8.871, Y: 4.609, Z: 25.228
xyY
x: 0.229, y: 0.119, Y: 4.609
CIELab
L: 25.589, a: 47.537, b: -51.134
CIELuv
L: 25.589, u: 10.992, v: -66.016
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 25.589, C: 69.817, H: 312.912
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 25.589, C: 66.925, H: 279.453
Hunter-Lab
L: 21.468, a: 36.191, b: -54.649
CIECAM02
J: 18.880, C: 55.567, h: 297.741, Q: 85.608, M: 48.592, s: 75.340, H: 332.757
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.683, jaune: -9.697, green: -4.380
LMS
L: 4.383, M: 1.735, S: 24.899
YCbCr
Y: 65.173, Cb: 169.023, Cr: 145.439
YCgCo
Y: 69.750, Cg: -42.750, Co: 7.500
YDbDr
Y: 57.224, Db: 124.529, Dr: -52.793
YPbPr
Y: 47.490, Pb: 49.830, Pr: 23.802
xvYCC
Y: 56.786, Cb: 171.772, Cr: 148.908
YIQ
Y: 57.224, I: -1.751, Q: 47.423
YUV
Y: 57.224, U: 40.735, V: 24.369
Munsell Color System
5P 3/10 ΔE = 9.909
Brand Color
Wooga ΔE = 3.191

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