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#556ae5 Hex Color Code

#556ae5 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ae5 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ae5 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 89.8% blue. In the HSL color space #556ae5 has a hue of 231° (degrees), 73% saturation and 62% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.88 nm.

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#556ae5 linear gradient to complementary #caff3b

  1. #556ae5
  2. #7e81cf
  3. #9899b8
  4. #abb2a1
  5. #b8cb86
  6. #c3e567
  7. #caff3b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3655cc
  2. #415cd4
  3. #4b63dd
  4. #556ae5
  5. #5e71ed
  6. #6778f6
  7. #7080fe

Tones

  1. #556ae5
  2. #6972d9
  3. #787acd
  4. #8483c2
  5. #8e8bb6
  6. #9694a9
  7. #9d9d9d

Tints and Shades

#556ae5 to White

  1. #556ae5
  2. #7a81ea
  3. #9899ef
  4. #b4b1f3
  5. #cecbf8
  6. #e7e5fb
  7. #ffffff

#556ae5 to Black

  1. #556ae5
  2. #4958bb
  3. #3d4692
  4. #31356c
  5. #242548
  6. #171626
  7. #000000

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#556ae5 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ae5 foreground

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="color: #556ae5">…</p>

#556ae5 background

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

Claude Monet
<p style="background-color: #556ae5">…</p>

#556ae5 shadow

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ae5">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597925
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 11100101
Hexadecimal
#556ae5
Closest short hex
#56d ΔE = 1.648
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 229)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 229, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.202, g: 0.252, b: 0.545
RYB
red: 33.333%, yellow: 40.520%, blue: 89.804%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179291 / 0xff556ae5
HSL
hsl(231, 73%, 62%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 73%%, 62%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (231.250), saturation: 63% (0.629), value: 90% (0.898)
HSP
hue: 231.250, saturation: 62.882, perceived brightness: 47.602
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.545, S: 82.576, L: 49.368
Cubehelix
H: -130.564, S: 0.948, L: 0.444
TSL
T: -2.587, S: 0.207, L: 0.446
CMYK
cyan: 63 (0.629), magenta: 54 (0.537), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 10 (0.102)
CMY
cyan: 67 (0.667), magenta: 58 (0.584), yellow: 10 (0.102)
XYZ
X: 23.038, Y: 17.895, Z: 76.353
xyY
x: 0.196, y: 0.153, Y: 17.895
CIELab
L: 49.368, a: 29.993, b: -64.983
CIELuv
L: 49.368, u: -13.347, v: -101.999
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.368, C: 71.570, H: 294.776
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.368, C: 102.869, H: 262.545
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.302, a: 23.186, b: -77.405
CIECAM02
J: 38.010, C: 66.660, h: 265.452, Q: 121.467, M: 58.293, s: 69.276, H: 313.964
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.534, jaune: -11.719, green: 0.810
LMS
L: 12.170, M: 14.632, S: 75.398
YCbCr
Y: 113.711, Cb: 185.105, Cr: 110.048
YCgCo
Y: 131.500, Cg: -25.500, Co: -14.750
YDbDr
Y: 113.743, Db: 173.409, Dr: 54.684
YPbPr
Y: 110.383, Pb: 63.915, Pr: -16.158
xvYCC
Y: 110.800, Cb: 184.145, Cr: 113.806
YIQ
Y: 113.743, I: -52.025, Q: 33.829
YUV
Y: 113.743, U: 56.719, V: -25.216
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/12 ΔE = 10.880
Brand Color
Flickr (blue) ΔE = 6.063

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