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Cornflowerblue / Cornflower blue / #6495ed Hex Color Code

#6495ed Paint ChipThe color cornflowerblue / Cornflower blue with hexadecimal color code #6495ed is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #6495ed is comprised of 39.22% red, 58.43% green and 92.94% blue. In the HSL color space #6495ed has a hue of 219° (degrees), 79% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.11 nm. This color is used in the Vologda Oblast flag.

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  1. Grote Markt Aalst
  2. Masjid Al Nabawi or Nabawi Mosque (Mosque of the Prophet) in Medina (City of Lights) Saudi Arabia
  3. Magical Cityscape of old town Split, Croatia at Dusk

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#6495ed linear gradient to complementary #d2cb7f

  1. #6495ed
  2. #829ddc
  3. #99a6ca
  4. #abafb8
  5. #bab8a6
  6. #c7c193
  7. #d2cb7f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4179ce
  2. #4d82d8
  3. #598ce3
  4. #6495ed
  5. #6f9ef7
  6. #7aa8ff
  7. #84b2ff

Tones

  1. #6495ed
  2. #7598e2
  3. #839bd6
  4. #8f9fcb
  5. #99a2c0
  6. #a1a5b4
  7. #a9a9a9

Tints and Shades

#6495ed to white

  1. #6495ed
  2. #84a6f0
  3. #9fb7f4
  4. #b9c8f7
  5. #d1dafa
  6. #e8ecfc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#6495ed to black

  1. #6495ed
  2. #547ac1
  3. #456197
  4. #36486f
  5. #27314a
  6. #181c27
  7. #000000 / #000

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    1. ★ 2727 U
      #6490e8
      ΔE = 1.783 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
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      #678ed9
      ΔE = 3.477 / LRV ≈ 27.2%
  2. Crown Paint

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      #6f95df
      ΔE = 2.445 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  3. Caparol

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      #7c94e4
      ΔE = 3.051 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
    2. 2363
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      ΔE = 4.460 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
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      #6d98de
      ΔE = 3.525 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  5. Ford

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      #6993d8
      ΔE = 3.748 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  6. Sigma

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      #7b97da
      ΔE = 3.862 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
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      ΔE = 5.207 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
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      #6089da
      ΔE = 4.577 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
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      ΔE = 4.826 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
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    1. Aphrodite / 147-5
      #7092d0
      ΔE = 4.826 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  10. Little Greene

    1. Jean
      #8492d4
      ΔE = 4.938 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
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    1. Surfing Sarah B4-A1-4
      #408ce4
      ΔE = 4.996 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
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      ΔE = 5.090 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
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      #698bd0
      ΔE = 4.997 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
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    1. S 1550-R80B
      #5988d9
      ΔE = 5.200 / LRV ≈ 24.7%

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#6495ed HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6495ed foreground

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

Leonardo Da Vinci
<p style="color: #6495ed">…</p>

#6495ed background

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #6495ed">…</p>

#6495ed shadow

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6495ed">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6591981
Binary
01100100, 10010101, 11101101
Hexadecimal
#6495ed
LRV
≈ 30.3%
Closest short hex
#69e ΔE = 1.552
RGB
rgb(100, 149, 237)
RGBA
rgba(100, 149, 237, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.206, g: 0.307, b: 0.488
RYB
red: 39.216%, yellow: 53.369%, blue: 92.941%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-10185235 / 0xff6495ed
HSL
hsl(219, 79%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(219, 79%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 219° (218.540), saturation: 58% (0.578), value: 93% (0.929)
HSP
hue: 218.540, saturation: 57.806%, perceived brightness: 58.726%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.957, S: 82.666, L: 61.926
Cubehelix
H: -143.744, S: 0.822, L: 0.565
TSL
T: -2.042, S: 0.175, L: 0.566
CMYK
cyan: 58% (0.578), magenta: 37% (0.371), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.071)
CMY
cyan: 61% (0.608), magenta: 42% (0.416), yellow: 7% (0.071)
XYZ
X: 31.284, Y: 30.316, Z: 84.307
xyY
x: 0.214, y: 0.208, Y: 30.316
CIELab
L: 61.926, a: 9.333, b: -49.298
CIELuv
L: 61.926, u: -22.941, v: -79.781
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 61.926, C: 50.174, H: 280.720
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 61.926, C: 83.014, H: 253.957
Hunter-Lab
L: 55.060, a: 5.064, b: -52.242
CIECAM02
J: 50.892, C: 56.547, h: 255.551, Q: 140.552, M: 49.450, s: 59.315, H: 308.795
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.349, jaune: -8.667, green: 2.000
LMS
L: 22.257, M: 29.964, S: 83.414
YCbCr
Y: 140.022, Cb: 173.884, Cr: 100.241
YCoCg
Y: 158.750, Cg: -9.750, Co: -9.250
YDbDr
Y: 144.381, Db: 139.354, Dr: 84.413
YPbPr
Y: 144.899, Pb: 49.635, Pr: -28.548
xvYCC
Y: 140.443, Cb: 171.601, Cr: 102.923
YIQ
Y: 144.381, I: -57.461, Q: 17.019
YUV
Y: 144.381, U: 45.579, V: -38.936
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.334
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 5.114

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