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#56b9e7 Hex Color Code

#56b9e7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #56b9e7 is a medium light shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #56b9e7 is comprised of 33.73% red, 72.55% green and 90.59% blue. In the HSL color space #56b9e7 has a hue of 199° (degrees), 75% saturation and 62% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 482.37 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#56b9e7 linear gradient to complementary #d79966

  1. #56b9e7
  2. #7fb4d1
  3. #9aafbc
  4. #aea9a6
  5. #bea491
  6. #cc9f7c
  7. #d79966

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #2798c4
  2. #39a3cf
  3. #48aedb
  4. #56b9e7
  5. #63c4f3
  6. #70d0ff
  7. #7ddcff

Tones

  1. #56b9e7
  2. #6ab5db
  3. #79b0cf
  4. #85acc3
  5. #8fa8b7
  6. #98a3ab
  7. #9f9f9f

Tints and Shades

#56b9e7 to white

  1. #56b9e7
  2. #7bc4eb
  3. #99d0ef
  4. #b4dcf3
  5. #cee7f7
  6. #e7f3fb
  7. #ffffff

#56b9e7 to black

  1. #56b9e7
  2. #4a97bc
  3. #3e7793
  4. #31586d
  5. #243b48
  6. #172126
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 298 CP
      #51bae8
      ΔE = 0.619 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. ★ P 115-6 U
      #42b4e5
      ΔE = 2.297 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  2. Resene

    1. ★ Malibu B76-074-233
      #66b7e1
      ΔE = 1.523 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  3. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6005
      #55baed
      ΔE = 1.617 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  4. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7244T Cerulean
      #5bb5de
      ΔE = 1.823 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  5. General Paint

    1. ★ Firth / CL 2235M
      #68bbe3
      ΔE = 1.935 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 31-c
      #5fb6e6
      ΔE = 1.952 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
    2. 30-d2
      #68bbe0
      ΔE = 2.576 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
  7. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.18.15
      #6db9e1
      ΔE = 2.095 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  8. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Sail Away / 225
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 2.097 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  9. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5836 - Sail Away
      #55b4de
      ΔE = 2.097 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  10. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Sea Frolic
      #6cb9df
      ΔE = 2.242 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  11. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Lobelia
      #6fb9e1
      ΔE = 2.287 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  12. Behr

    1. 550B-4 Costa Rica Blue
      #70b9e1
      ΔE = 2.391 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  13. Caparol

    1. 85 14 230 / Coelin 85
      #70b8e0
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. 2463
      #68b8dc
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  14. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-B
      #5eb3db
      ΔE = 2.429 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  15. Humbrol

    1. 47 Sea Blue
      #48b5e0
      ΔE = 2.464 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  16. Dulux

    1. 86BG 43/321
      #61b9de
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Azure Sky 3
      #57b7dd
      ΔE = 2.707 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  17. Benjamin Moore

    1. Sea to Shining Sea / 789
      #6eb5dd
      ΔE = 2.562 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
    2. Blue Wave / 2065-50
      #6fb9e6
      ΔE = 2.797 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  18. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Xavier Blue / PPG1240-4
      #6ab4e0
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  19. Glidden

    1. Xavier Blue / PPG1240-4
      #6ab4e0
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  20. Focoltone

    1. 2241
      #2ebef0
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 43.7%

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#56b9e7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#56b9e7 foreground

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

Edgar Degas
<p style="color: #56b9e7">…</p>

#56b9e7 background

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #56b9e7">…</p>

#56b9e7 shadow

There is no must in art because art is free.

Wassily Kandinsky
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #56b9e7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5683687
Binary
01010110, 10111001, 11100111
Hexadecimal
#56b9e7
LRV
≈ 42.4%
Closest short hex
#4be ΔE = 1.375
RGB
rgb(86, 185, 231)
RGBA
rgba(86, 185, 231, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.171, g: 0.369, b: 0.460
RYB
red: 0.337%, yellow: 0.568%, blue: 0.906%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11093529 / 0xff56b9e7
HSL
hsl(199, 75%, 62%)
HSLA
hsla(199, 75%, 62%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 199° (199.034), saturation: 63% (0.628), value: 91% (0.906)
HSP
hue: 199.034, saturation: 62.771%, perceived brightness: 66.070%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 230.729, S: 80.534, L: 71.175
Cubehelix
H: -167.245, S: 0.886, L: 0.629
TSL
T: -1.881, S: 0.222, L: 0.630
CMYK
cyan: 63% (0.628), magenta: 20% (0.199), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 9% (0.094)
CMY
cyan: 66% (0.663), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 9% (0.094)
XYZ
X: 35.605, Y: 42.442, Z: 81.902
xyY
x: 0.223, y: 0.265, Y: 42.442
CIELab
L: 71.175, a: -15.318, b: -31.588
CIELuv
L: 71.175, u: -39.499, v: -48.309
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 71.175, C: 35.106, H: 244.130
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 71.175, C: 62.401, H: 230.729
Hunter-Lab
L: 65.148, a: -16.454, b: -28.934
CIECAM02
J: 60.842, C: 49.342, h: 230.040, Q: 153.678, M: 43.149, s: 52.988, H: 291.335
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.198, jaune: -5.340, green: 4.357
LMS
L: 31.024, M: 47.494, S: 81.226
YCbCr
Y: 153.980, Cb: 162.846, Cr: 81.273
YCgCo
Y: 171.750, Cg: 13.250, Co: -14.750
YDbDr
Y: 160.643, Db: 105.868, Dr: 141.949
YPbPr
Y: 167.225, Pb: 34.385, Pr: -51.616
xvYCC
Y: 159.617, Cb: 158.205, Cr: 82.659
YIQ
Y: 160.643, I: -73.754, Q: -6.622
YUV
Y: 160.643, U: 34.624, V: -65.485
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 4.851
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 2.998

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