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#556b9a Hex Color Code

#556b9a Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556b9a is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556b9a is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.96% green and 60.39% blue. In the HSL color space #556b9a has a hue of 221° (degrees), 29% saturation and 47% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.16 nm.

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#556b9a linear gradient to complementary #9d9352

  1. #556b9a
  2. #66718f
  3. #747883
  4. #807e78
  5. #8b856c
  6. #948c5f
  7. #9d9352

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #415885
  2. #475e8c
  3. #4e6593
  4. #556b9a
  5. #5c72a1
  6. #6378a8
  7. #6a7faf

Tones

  1. #556b9a
  2. #5c6d94
  3. #636f8f
  4. #697189
  5. #6e7483
  6. #73767e
  7. #787878

Tints and Shades

#556b9a to white

  1. #556b9a
  2. #7282aa
  3. #8e9abb
  4. #aab2cc
  5. #c6cbdd
  6. #e2e5ee
  7. #ffffff

#556b9a to black

  1. #556b9a
  2. #47597f
  3. #3a4764
  4. #2d364b
  5. #212633
  6. #14171d
  7. #000000

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#556b9a HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556b9a foreground

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #556b9a">…</p>

#556b9a background

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="background-color: #556b9a">…</p>

#556b9a shadow

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556b9a">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598106
Binary
01010101, 01101011, 10011010
Hexadecimal
#556b9a
LRV
≈ 14.8%
Closest short hex
#569 ΔE = 2.385
RGB
rgb(85, 107, 154)
RGBA
rgba(85, 107, 154, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.246, g: 0.309, b: 0.445
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.399%, blue: 0.604%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179110 / 0xff556b9a
HSL
hsl(221, 29%, 47%)
HSLA
hsla(221, 29%%, 47%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 221° (220.870), saturation: 45% (0.448), value: 60% (0.604)
HSP
hue: 220.870, saturation: 44.805%, perceived brightness: 42.208%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.883, S: 47.810, L: 45.330
Cubehelix
H: -141.141, S: 0.425, L: 0.414
TSL
T: -2.139, S: 0.122, L: 0.415
CMYK
cyan: 45% (0.448), magenta: 31% (0.305), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 40% (0.396)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 40% (0.396)
XYZ
X: 14.835, Y: 14.779, Z: 32.637
xyY
x: 0.238, y: 0.237, Y: 14.779
CIELab
L: 45.330, a: 4.853, b: -28.107
CIELuv
L: 45.330, u: -12.024, v: -41.611
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.330, C: 28.523, H: 279.797
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.330, C: 43.313, H: 253.883
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.443, a: 1.605, b: -23.424
CIECAM02
J: 34.588, C: 35.437, h: 258.137, Q: 115.871, M: 30.989, s: 51.715, H: 310.121
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.273, jaune: -4.920, green: 0.921
LMS
L: 11.920, M: 14.848, S: 32.340
YCbCr
Y: 106.865, Cb: 151.889, Cr: 115.005
YCgCo
Y: 113.250, Cg: -6.250, Co: 4.000
YDbDr
Y: 105.780, Db: 72.551, Dr: 39.525
YPbPr
Y: 105.698, Pb: 26.030, Pr: -13.162
xvYCC
Y: 106.776, Cb: 150.866, Cr: 116.438
YIQ
Y: 105.780, I: -28.205, Q: 9.971
YUV
Y: 105.780, U: 23.730, V: -18.230
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/8 ΔE = 2.105
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 6.075

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