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#556abe Hex Color Code

#556abe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556abe is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556abe is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #556abe has a hue of 228° (degrees), 45% saturation and 54% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.11 nm.

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#556abe linear gradient to complementary #c5d93a

  1. #556abe
  2. #757bad
  3. #8c8d9b
  4. #9e9f88
  5. #adb273
  6. #bac55b
  7. #c5d93a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3d56a7
  2. #455daf
  3. #4d63b6
  4. #556abe
  5. #5d71c6
  6. #6578cd
  7. #6c7ed5

Tones

  1. #556abe
  2. #626fb5
  3. #6c74ad
  4. #757aa4
  5. #7d7f9c
  6. #848493
  7. #8a8a8a

Tints and Shades

#556abe to white

  1. #556abe
  2. #7581c9
  3. #9299d4
  4. #aeb1df
  5. #c9cbea
  6. #e4e4f4
  7. #ffffff

#556abe to black

  1. #556abe
  2. #48589c
  3. #3b467a
  4. #2f355b
  5. #22253d
  6. #151621
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2131 U
      #5c6cba
      ΔE = 1.381 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. ★ 2116 C
      #6068b2
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  2. Crayola

    1. ★ Indigo
      #4f69c6
      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  3. Beckers

    1. ★ Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 1.850 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6283
      #4f6cba
      ΔE = 1.981 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. ★ 6043
      #4f6fc2
      ΔE = 2.120 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  5. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 2.281 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. S 2050-R80B
      #5071c2
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  6. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 2.368 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  7. Caparol

    1. 2227-R78B
      #5468c8
      ΔE = 2.435 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. 70 17 264 / Saphir 110
      #586ccc
      ΔE = 2.753 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  8. Mylands of London

    1. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 2.919 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  9. Porter Paints

    1. Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Blue Calico 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 14.9%

#556abe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556abe foreground

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #556abe">…</p>

#556abe background

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher
<p style="background-color: #556abe">…</p>

#556abe shadow

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

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556abe">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597886
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#556abe
LRV
≈ 16.0%
Closest short hex
#56b ΔE = 1.482
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 190)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.223, g: 0.278, b: 0.499
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.402%, blue: 0.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179330 / 0xff556abe
HSL
hsl(228, 45%, 54%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 45%, 54%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (228.000), saturation: 55% (0.553), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 228.000, saturation: 55.263%, perceived brightness: 44.491%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 260.216, S: 57.434, L: 46.916
Cubehelix
H: -133.684, S: 0.678, L: 0.427
TSL
T: -2.446, S: 0.165, L: 0.429
CMYK
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 44% (0.442), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 18.192, Y: 15.956, Z: 50.826
xyY
x: 0.214, y: 0.188, Y: 15.956
CIELab
L: 46.916, a: 16.956, b: -46.669
CIELuv
L: 46.916, u: -12.420, v: -72.027
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.916, C: 49.654, H: 289.967
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.916, C: 73.090, H: 260.216
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.945, a: 11.389, b: -47.481
CIECAM02
J: 35.920, C: 51.906, h: 264.307, Q: 118.080, M: 45.391, s: 62.001, H: 313.353
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.410, jaune: -8.315, green: 0.694
LMS
L: 11.931, M: 14.595, S: 50.254
YCbCr
Y: 109.889, Cb: 167.984, Cr: 112.817
YCgCo
Y: 121.750, Cg: -15.750, Co: -5.000
YDbDr
Y: 109.297, Db: 121.422, Dr: 46.221
YPbPr
Y: 107.575, Pb: 44.415, Pr: -14.364
xvYCC
Y: 108.388, Cb: 167.016, Cr: 115.382
YIQ
Y: 109.297, I: -39.496, Q: 21.695
YUV
Y: 109.297, U: 39.715, V: -21.316
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 3.837
Brand Color
Designer News ΔE = 4.590

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