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#55aeff Hex Color Code

#55aeff Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #55aeff is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #55aeff is comprised of 33.33% red, 68.24% green and 100% blue. In the HSL color space #55aeff has a hue of 209° (degrees), 100% saturation and 67% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.69 nm.

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#55aeff linear gradient to complementary #d5be7f

  1. #55aeff
  2. #7db0ea
  3. #98b3d5
  4. #acb5c0
  5. #bcb8ab
  6. #c9bb95
  7. #d5be7f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #218edc
  2. #3699e8
  3. #46a3f3
  4. #55aeff
  5. #63b9ff
  6. #70c4ff
  7. #7dcfff

Tones

  1. #55aeff
  2. #6dadf1
  3. #7face2
  4. #8dacd4
  5. #98abc6
  6. #a2abb8
  7. #aaaaaa / #aaa

Tints and Shades

#55aeff to white

  1. #55aeff
  2. #7cbbff
  3. #9bc8ff
  4. #b7d5ff
  5. #d0e3ff
  6. #e8f1ff
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#55aeff to black

  1. #55aeff
  2. #4a8fd0
  3. #3e70a2
  4. #325477
  5. #25384f
  6. #171f29
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Designers Guild

    1. Sky
      #70b1ff
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  2. Valspar Paint

    1. Water Fountain
      #73b6fe
      ΔE = 3.836 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
    2. Splish Splash
      #0ea5fd
      ΔE = 4.488 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  3. Ford

    1. Regatta Blue
      #79b3f3
      ΔE = 4.015 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  4. Plascon

    1. Athenas Dream B4-A2-1
      #78b0ec
      ΔE = 4.093 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. 292 U
      #62a8e5
      ΔE = 4.502 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
    2. 284 U
      #7ab1e8
      ΔE = 5.071 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  6. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 1550-R80B
      #72a9e2
      ΔE = 4.615 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  7. Caparol

    1. 41/02
      #78ace4
      ΔE = 4.616 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. 42/06
      #7cb0e8
      ΔE = 4.813 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  8. California Paints

    1. DE 5864 - Use the Good China
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 4.675 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  9. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 4.675 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  10. Crayola

    1. Parakeet Blue
      #7eb6ff
      ΔE = 4.773 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  11. Chrysler

    1. Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 4.849 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Fountain Blue
      #7aace1
      ΔE = 5.169 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 4.921 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. S 1040-R80B
      #85a9ea
      ΔE = 5.211 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  13. Resene

    1. Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 5.055 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  14. Porter Paints

    1. Victoria Blue / 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 5.175 / LRV ≈ 39.6%

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#55aeff HTML / CSS Code Examples

#55aeff foreground

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="color: #55aeff">…</p>

#55aeff background

Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.

Edvard Munch
<p style="background-color: #55aeff">…</p>

#55aeff 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 #55aeff">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5615359
Binary
01010101, 10101110, 11111111
Hexadecimal
#55aeff
LRV
≈ 39.4%
Closest short hex
#5af ΔE = 1.795
RGB
rgb(85, 174, 255)
RGBA
rgba(85, 174, 255, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.165, g: 0.339, b: 0.496
RYB
red: 33.333%, yellow: 56.242%, blue: 100.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11161857 / 0xff55aeff
HSL
hsl(209, 100%, 67%)
HSLA
hsla(209, 100%, 67%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 209° (208.588), saturation: 67% (0.667), value: 100% (1.000)
HSP
hue: 208.588, saturation: 66.667%, perceived brightness: 64.848%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 245.801, S: 99.987, L: 69.054
Cubehelix
H: -155.540, S: 1.017, L: 0.613
TSL
T: -2.169, S: 0.225, L: 0.614
CMYK
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 32% (0.318), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 0% (0.000)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 32% (0.318), yellow: 0% (0.000)
XYZ
X: 36.926, Y: 39.420, Z: 100.251
xyY
x: 0.209, y: 0.223, Y: 39.420
CIELab
L: 69.054, a: -1.775, b: -47.924
CIELuv
L: 69.054, u: -34.871, v: -77.593
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 69.054, C: 47.957, H: 267.879
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 69.054, C: 85.068, H: 245.801
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.785, a: -4.893, b: -50.721
CIECAM02
J: 58.368, C: 59.395, h: 244.696, Q: 150.521, M: 51.940, s: 58.743, H: 303.407
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.303, jaune: -8.309, green: 3.663
LMS
L: 27.713, M: 41.545, S: 99.234
YCbCr
Y: 150.531, Cb: 176.731, Cr: 83.178
YCoCg
Y: 172.000, Cg: 2.000, Co: -21.250
YDbDr
Y: 156.623, Db: 148.023, Dr: 136.214
YPbPr
Y: 160.875, Pb: 50.735, Pr: -48.226
xvYCC
Y: 154.163, Cb: 172.567, Cr: 85.637
YIQ
Y: 156.623, I: -79.041, Q: 6.382
YUV
Y: 156.623, U: 48.412, V: -62.836
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.824
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 4.590

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