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#556aee Hex Color Code

#556aee Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556aee is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556aee is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 93.33% blue. In the HSL color space #556aee has a hue of 232° (degrees), 82% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.55 nm.

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#556aee linear gradient to complementary #c4ff44

  1. #556aee
  2. #7e81d7
  3. #9799c0
  4. #a9b2a7
  5. #b6cb8d
  6. #bfe56e
  7. #c4ff44

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3455d5
  2. #405cdd
  3. #4b63e6
  4. #556aee
  5. #5f71f6
  6. #6878ff
  7. #7280ff

Tones

  1. #556aee
  2. #6b73e2
  3. #7b7cd5
  4. #8885c9
  5. #928fbc
  6. #9b98af
  7. #a2a2a2

Tints and Shades

#556aee to White

  1. #556aee
  2. #7b81f2
  3. #9a99f5
  4. #b5b1f8
  5. #cfcbfb
  6. #e7e5fd
  7. #ffffff

#556aee to Black

  1. #556aee
  2. #4958c2
  3. #3d4698
  4. #313570
  5. #24254a
  6. #171627
  7. #000000

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#556aee HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556aee foreground

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

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

#556aee background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #556aee">…</p>

#556aee shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556aee">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597934
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 11101110
Hexadecimal
#556aee
Closest short hex
#56e ΔE = 1.314
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 238)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 238, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.198, g: 0.247, b: 0.555
RYB
red: 33.333%, yellow: 40.575%, blue: 93.333%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179282 / 0xff556aee
HSL
hsl(232, 82%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(232, 82%%, 63%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 232° (231.765), saturation: 64% (0.643), value: 93% (0.933)
HSP
hue: 231.765, saturation: 64.286, perceived brightness: 48.369
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.874, S: 88.558, L: 49.990
Cubehelix
H: -130.087, S: 1.011, L: 0.448
TSL
T: -2.609, S: 0.215, L: 0.450
CMYK
cyan: 64 (0.643), magenta: 55 (0.555), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 7 (0.067)
CMY
cyan: 67 (0.667), magenta: 58 (0.584), yellow: 7 (0.067)
XYZ
X: 24.328, Y: 18.410, Z: 83.144
xyY
x: 0.193, y: 0.146, Y: 18.410
CIELab
L: 49.990, a: 33.022, b: -69.029
CIELuv
L: 49.990, u: -13.571, v: -108.548
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.990, C: 76.521, H: 295.566
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.990, C: 109.393, H: 262.874
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.907, a: 26.120, b: -84.855
CIECAM02
J: 38.545, C: 69.739, h: 265.473, Q: 122.318, M: 60.986, s: 70.610, H: 313.975
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.559, jaune: -12.476, green: 0.875
LMS
L: 12.234, M: 14.642, S: 82.087
YCbCr
Y: 114.593, Cb: 189.056, Cr: 109.409
YCgCo
Y: 133.750, Cg: -27.750, Co: -17.000
YDbDr
Y: 114.769, Db: 185.406, Dr: 56.637
YPbPr
Y: 111.031, Pb: 68.415, Pr: -16.572
xvYCC
Y: 111.356, Cb: 188.098, Cr: 113.443
YIQ
Y: 114.769, I: -54.917, Q: 36.629
YUV
Y: 114.769, U: 60.643, V: -26.116
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/12 ΔE = 12.357
Brand Color
Flickr (blue) ΔE = 6.997

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