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#556ae2 Hex Color Code

#556ae2 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ae2 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ae2 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 88.63% blue. In the HSL color space #556ae2 has a hue of 231° (degrees), 71% saturation and 61% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 468 nm.

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#556ae2 linear gradient to complementary #ccff38

  1. #556ae2
  2. #7e81cc
  3. #9899b6
  4. #abb29e
  5. #b9cb84
  6. #c4e565
  7. #ccff38

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3755c9
  2. #425cd2
  3. #4b63da
  4. #556ae2
  5. #5e71ea
  6. #6778f3
  7. #707ffb

Tones

  1. #556ae2
  2. #6872d6
  3. #777acb
  4. #8382bf
  5. #8c8ab3
  6. #9493a7
  7. #9b9b9b

Tints and Shades

#556ae2 to White

  1. #556ae2
  2. #7a81e8
  3. #9899ed
  4. #b3b1f2
  5. #cdcbf7
  6. #e7e5fb
  7. #ffffff

#556ae2 to Black

  1. #556ae2
  2. #4958b8
  3. #3d4691
  4. #30356b
  5. #242547
  6. #171626
  7. #000000

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#556ae2 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ae2 foreground

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #556ae2">…</p>

#556ae2 background

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="background-color: #556ae2">…</p>

#556ae2 shadow

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

Francis Bacon
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ae2">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597922
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 11100010
Hexadecimal
#556ae2
Closest short hex
#56d ΔE = 1.432
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 226)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 226, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.204, g: 0.254, b: 0.542
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.405%, blue: 0.886%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179294 / 0xff556ae2
HSL
hsl(231, 71%, 61%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 71%%, 61%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (231.064), saturation: 62% (0.624), value: 89% (0.886)
HSP
hue: 231.064, saturation: 62.389%, perceived brightness: 47.350%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.423, S: 80.589, L: 49.165
Cubehelix
H: -130.738, S: 0.927, L: 0.443
TSL
T: -2.579, S: 0.204, L: 0.445
CMYK
cyan: 62% (0.624), magenta: 53% (0.531), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 11% (0.114)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 11% (0.114)
XYZ
X: 22.623, Y: 17.728, Z: 74.166
xyY
x: 0.198, y: 0.155, Y: 17.728
CIELab
L: 49.165, a: 28.983, b: -63.619
CIELuv
L: 49.165, u: -13.273, v: -99.786
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.165, C: 69.910, H: 294.493
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.165, C: 100.665, H: 262.423
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.105, a: 22.225, b: -74.963
CIECAM02
J: 37.836, C: 65.609, h: 265.432, Q: 121.188, M: 57.374, s: 68.806, H: 313.953
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.525, jaune: -11.464, green: 0.792
LMS
L: 12.150, M: 14.629, S: 73.244
YCbCr
Y: 113.417, Cb: 183.788, Cr: 110.261
YCgCo
Y: 130.750, Cg: -24.750, Co: -14.000
YDbDr
Y: 113.401, Db: 169.410, Dr: 54.033
YPbPr
Y: 110.167, Pb: 62.415, Pr: -16.020
xvYCC
Y: 110.614, Cb: 182.827, Cr: 113.928
YIQ
Y: 113.401, I: -51.062, Q: 32.896
YUV
Y: 113.401, U: 55.411, V: -24.916
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/12 ΔE = 10.408
Brand Color
Flickr (blue) ΔE = 5.800

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