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#556b9b Hex Color Code

#556b9b Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556b9b is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556b9b is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.96% green and 60.78% blue. In the HSL color space #556b9b has a hue of 221° (degrees), 29% saturation and 47% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.99 nm.

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#556b9b linear gradient to complementary #9f9651

  1. #556b9b
  2. #677290
  3. #757984
  4. #828078
  5. #8d876c
  6. #968e5f
  7. #9f9651

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #405886
  2. #475e8d
  3. #4e6594
  4. #556b9b
  5. #5c72a2
  6. #6378a9
  7. #6a7fb0

Tones

  1. #556b9b
  2. #5d6d95
  3. #636f8f
  4. #69718a
  5. #6f7484
  6. #73767e
  7. #787878

Tints and Shades

#556b9b to white

  1. #556b9b
  2. #7282ab
  3. #8e9abc
  4. #aab2cc
  5. #c6cbdd
  6. #e2e5ee
  7. #ffffff

#556b9b to black

  1. #556b9b
  2. #47597f
  3. #3a4765
  4. #2d364b
  5. #212633
  6. #15171d
  7. #000000

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  1. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 4040-R70B
      #576c9d
      ΔE = 0.635 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  2. Dulux

    1. ★ Martian Skies 3
      #526c9d
      ΔE = 0.745 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Mystic Mauve 1
      #5270a7
      ΔE = 2.616 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7686 UP
      #4e6a9d
      ΔE = 1.272 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. P 106-7 U
      #4e70a3
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  4. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Express Blue 70BB 16/287
      #516897
      ΔE = 1.350 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ 4218 Mauve Madness 69BB 17/324
      #506aa0
      ΔE = 1.629 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  5. Resene

    1. ★ Azure B54-064-262
      #4e699a
      ΔE = 1.364 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. ★ Breakwater B54-054-263
      #536893
      ΔE = 1.880 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-b5
      #5a6e9c
      ΔE = 1.371 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. 37-a3
      #536da7
      ΔE = 2.771 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  7. Behr

    1. ★ Becca Boo PPKR-39
      #556ca1
      ΔE = 1.443 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. ★ 600B-6 Sudden Sapphire
      #5a6da1
      ΔE = 1.832 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  8. General Paint

    1. ★ Abracadabra / CL 2356A
      #4f6c9b
      ΔE = 1.524 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Ringleader / CLV 1169N
      #4f6496
      ΔE = 2.790 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  9. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Odyssey / PPG1166-6
      #4f6997
      ΔE = 1.586 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Odyssey / PPG1166-6
      #4f6997
      ΔE = 1.586 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  11. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Blue Odyssey / 347-6
      #4e6897
      ΔE = 1.728 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. Blueberry Patch / 346-6
      #617099
      ΔE = 2.956 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
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    1. ★ Express Blue
      #5c6f9f
      ΔE = 1.870 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
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      #4d679a
      ΔE = 1.944 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
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    1. ★ Regal
      #506698
      ΔE = 2.036 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. ★ Twinkle Night
      #53679c
      ΔE = 2.120 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  15. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 2-37-5 Daydream Island
      #5670a4
      ΔE = 2.174 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  16. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6132
      #526da5
      ΔE = 2.213 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. 6371
      #576ea6
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  17. Chrysler

    1. ★ Ensign Blue
      #516a94
      ΔE = 2.218 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
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    1. ★ Blue
      #48699d
      ΔE = 2.226 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #5e709e
      ΔE = 2.310 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  19. Devoe Paint

    1. Express Blue / 70BB 16/287
      #5e6f99
      ΔE = 2.354 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
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      #5e72a2
      ΔE = 2.928 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  20. Brillux

    1. 57.15.24
      #4e6793
      ΔE = 2.421 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. 54.12.24
      #566596
      ΔE = 2.530 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
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    1. U7.27.36
      #506592
      ΔE = 2.568 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  22. Plascon

    1. Dancing in the Rain B5-E2-1
      #60709c
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  23. Disney

    1. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 2.669 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  24. Duron

    1. Luxe Blue
      #516790
      ΔE = 2.718 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 2.938 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  25. GM / General Motors

    1. Normandy Blue
      #5a6d93
      ΔE = 2.767 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  26. Caparol

    1. 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 2.909 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
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    1. Stow Blue
      #546a90
      ΔE = 2.995 / LRV ≈ 14.2%

#556b9b HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556b9b foreground

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Schumann
<p style="color: #556b9b">…</p>

#556b9b background

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.

Edgar Degas
<p style="background-color: #556b9b">…</p>

#556b9b shadow

I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.

Francis Bacon
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556b9b">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598107
Binary
01010101, 01101011, 10011011
Hexadecimal
#556b9b
LRV
≈ 14.8%
Closest short hex
#569 ΔE = 2.241
RGB
rgb(85, 107, 155)
RGBA
rgba(85, 107, 155, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.245, g: 0.308, b: 0.447
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.399%, blue: 0.608%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179109 / 0xff556b9b
HSL
hsl(221, 29%, 47%)
HSLA
hsla(221, 29%, 47%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 221° (221.143), saturation: 45% (0.452), value: 61% (0.608)
HSP
hue: 221.143, saturation: 45.161%, perceived brightness: 42.272%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 254.163, S: 48.106, L: 45.376
Cubehelix
H: -140.840, S: 0.432, L: 0.414
TSL
T: -2.150, S: 0.123, L: 0.415
CMYK
cyan: 45% (0.452), magenta: 31% (0.310), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 39% (0.392)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 39% (0.392)
XYZ
X: 14.919, Y: 14.812, Z: 33.077
xyY
x: 0.238, y: 0.236, Y: 14.812
CIELab
L: 45.376, a: 5.159, b: -28.626
CIELuv
L: 45.376, u: -12.043, v: -42.455
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.376, C: 29.087, H: 280.216
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.376, C: 44.130, H: 254.163
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.487, a: 1.839, b: -24.015
CIECAM02
J: 34.628, C: 35.923, h: 258.432, Q: 115.937, M: 31.414, s: 52.054, H: 310.273
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.277, jaune: -5.014, green: 0.913
LMS
L: 11.924, M: 14.849, S: 32.774
YCbCr
Y: 106.963, Cb: 152.328, Cr: 114.934
YCgCo
Y: 113.500, Cg: -6.500, Co: 3.750
YDbDr
Y: 105.894, Db: 73.884, Dr: 39.742
YPbPr
Y: 105.770, Pb: 26.530, Pr: -13.208
xvYCC
Y: 106.838, Cb: 151.305, Cr: 116.398
YIQ
Y: 105.894, I: -28.526, Q: 10.282
YUV
Y: 105.894, U: 24.166, V: -18.330
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/8 ΔE = 2.011
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 5.875

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