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#556ab3 Hex Color Code

#556ab3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ab3 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ab3 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 70.2% blue. In the HSL color space #556ab3 has a hue of 227° (degrees), 38% saturation and 52% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.86 nm.

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

#556ab3 linear gradient to complementary #bdc543

  1. #556ab3
  2. #7178a3
  3. #868693
  4. #979683
  5. #a5a571
  6. #b2b55c
  7. #bdc543

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3e569d
  2. #465da4
  3. #4d63ac
  4. #556ab3
  5. #5c71ba
  6. #6477c2
  7. #6b7ec9

Tones

  1. #556ab3
  2. #606eab
  3. #6972a4
  4. #71779c
  5. #787b94
  6. #7e7f8c
  7. #848484

Tints and Shades

#556ab3 to white

  1. #556ab3
  2. #7481c0
  3. #9199cc
  4. #acb1d9
  5. #c8cbe6
  6. #e3e4f2
  7. #ffffff

#556ab3 to black

  1. #556ab3
  2. #485893
  3. #3b4674
  4. #2e3556
  5. #22253a
  6. #151620
  7. #000000

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      ΔE = 2.224 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
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      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
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      ΔE = 2.284 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
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      ΔE = 2.628 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
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      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.628 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
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      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.628 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
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      #5a6daa
      ΔE = 2.663 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
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      ΔE = 2.906 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
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      ΔE = 2.931 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
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      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 16.4%

#556ab3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ab3 foreground

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #556ab3">…</p>

#556ab3 background

Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

Claude Monet
<p style="background-color: #556ab3">…</p>

#556ab3 shadow

There is no must in art because art is free.

Wassily Kandinsky
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ab3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597875
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 10110011
Hexadecimal
#556ab3
LRV
≈ 15.5%
Closest short hex
#56a ΔE = 1.885
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 179)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 179, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.230, g: 0.286, b: 0.484
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.401%, blue: 0.702%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179341 / 0xff556ab3
HSL
hsl(227, 38%, 52%)
HSLA
hsla(227, 38%, 52%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 227° (226.596), saturation: 53% (0.525), value: 70% (0.702)
HSP
hue: 226.596, saturation: 52.514%, perceived brightness: 43.684%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 259.084, S: 54.505, L: 46.302
Cubehelix
H: -135.088, S: 0.601, L: 0.422
TSL
T: -2.384, S: 0.153, L: 0.424
CMYK
cyan: 53% (0.525), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 30% (0.298)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 30% (0.298)
XYZ
X: 17.034, Y: 15.493, Z: 44.732
xyY
x: 0.220, y: 0.201, Y: 15.493
CIELab
L: 46.302, a: 13.360, b: -41.262
CIELuv
L: 46.302, u: -12.173, v: -63.121
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.302, C: 43.370, H: 287.941
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.302, C: 64.284, H: 259.084
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.361, a: 8.368, b: -39.828
CIECAM02
J: 35.399, C: 47.256, h: 263.410, Q: 117.221, M: 41.325, s: 59.375, H: 312.877
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.371, jaune: -7.319, green: 0.714
LMS
L: 11.874, M: 14.587, S: 44.251
YCbCr
Y: 108.811, Cb: 163.155, Cr: 113.598
YCgCo
Y: 119.000, Cg: -13.000, Co: -2.250
YDbDr
Y: 108.043, Db: 106.759, Dr: 43.834
YPbPr
Y: 106.783, Pb: 38.915, Pr: -13.858
xvYCC
Y: 107.708, Cb: 162.184, Cr: 115.827
YIQ
Y: 108.043, I: -35.962, Q: 18.272
YUV
Y: 108.043, U: 34.919, V: -20.216
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 2.074
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.701

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