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#556ae6 Hex Color Code

#556ae6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ae6 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ae6 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 90.2% blue. In the HSL color space #556ae6 has a hue of 231° (degrees), 74% saturation and 62% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.84 nm.

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#556ae6 linear gradient to complementary #c9ff3c

  1. #556ae6
  2. #7e81d0
  3. #9899b9
  4. #aab2a1
  5. #b8cb87
  6. #c2e568
  7. #c9ff3c

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3655cd
  2. #415cd5
  3. #4b63de
  4. #556ae6
  5. #5e71ee
  6. #6878f7
  7. #7180ff

Tones

  1. #556ae6
  2. #6972da
  3. #787bce
  4. #8583c3
  5. #8f8cb7
  6. #9795aa
  7. #9e9e9e

Tints and Shades

#556ae6 to white

  1. #556ae6
  2. #7a81eb
  3. #9999f0
  4. #b4b1f4
  5. #cecbf8
  6. #e7e5fc
  7. #ffffff

#556ae6 to black

  1. #556ae6
  2. #4958bc
  3. #3d4693
  4. #31356c
  5. #242548
  6. #171626
  7. #000000

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#556ae6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ae6 foreground

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

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #556ae6">…</p>

#556ae6 background

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley
<p style="background-color: #556ae6">…</p>

#556ae6 shadow

Do not fear mistakes - there are none.

Miles David
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ae6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597926
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 11100110
Hexadecimal
#556ae6
LRV
≈ 18.0%
Closest short hex
#56d ΔE = 1.744
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 230)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 230, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.202, g: 0.252, b: 0.546
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.405%, blue: 0.902%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179290 / 0xff556ae6
HSL
hsl(231, 74%, 62%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 74%, 62%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (231.310), saturation: 63% (0.630), value: 90% (0.902)
HSP
hue: 231.310, saturation: 63.043%, perceived brightness: 47.686%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.584, S: 83.239, L: 49.436
Cubehelix
H: -130.508, S: 0.955, L: 0.444
TSL
T: -2.590, S: 0.208, L: 0.446
CMYK
cyan: 63% (0.630), magenta: 54% (0.539), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 10% (0.098)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 10% (0.098)
XYZ
X: 23.178, Y: 17.951, Z: 77.091
xyY
x: 0.196, y: 0.152, Y: 17.951
CIELab
L: 49.436, a: 30.330, b: -65.435
CIELuv
L: 49.436, u: -13.372, v: -102.733
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.436, C: 72.123, H: 294.868
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.436, C: 103.600, H: 262.584
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.368, a: 23.509, b: -78.224
CIECAM02
J: 38.068, C: 67.007, h: 265.457, Q: 121.560, M: 58.597, s: 69.429, H: 313.967
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.536, jaune: -11.803, green: 0.817
LMS
L: 12.177, M: 14.633, S: 76.125
YCbCr
Y: 113.809, Cb: 185.544, Cr: 109.977
YCgCo
Y: 131.750, Cg: -25.750, Co: -15.000
YDbDr
Y: 113.857, Db: 174.742, Dr: 54.901
YPbPr
Y: 110.455, Pb: 64.415, Pr: -16.204
xvYCC
Y: 110.861, Cb: 184.584, Cr: 113.766
YIQ
Y: 113.857, I: -52.347, Q: 34.140
YUV
Y: 113.857, U: 57.155, V: -25.316
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/12 ΔE = 11.040
Brand Color
Flickr (blue) ΔE = 6.156

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