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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 composed 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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#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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    #6490e8
    ΔE = 1.783 / LRV ≈ 28.5%

  2. Crown Paint

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    #6f95df
    ΔE = 2.445 / LRV ≈ 30.2%

  3. Plascon

    Winter Sky B5-B2-1
    #7898e4
    ΔE = 2.754 / LRV ≈ 32.0%

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#6495ed HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6495ed foreground

A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner
<p style="color: #6495ed">…</p>

#6495ed background

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

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

#6495ed shadow

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'.

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
Okhsl
h: 261.338, s: 0.796, l: 0.622
Okhsv
h: 261.338. s: 0.603, v: 0.934
Okhwb
h: 261.338, w: 0.371, b: 0.066
Oklab
l: 0.675, a: -0.021, b: -0.140
Oklch
l: 0.675, c: 0.141, h: 261.338
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00868, Az: -0.00233, Bz: -0.01331
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00868, Cz: 0.01351, Hz: -99.95182
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 7.334
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 5.114

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