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#686fa3 Hex Color Code

#686fa3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686fa3 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686fa3 is comprised of 40.78% red, 43.53% green and 63.92% blue. In the HSL color space #686fa3 has a hue of 233° (degrees), 24% saturation and 52% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 468.49 nm.

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#686fa3 linear gradient to complementary #a3a962

  1. #686fa3
  2. #767899
  3. #81828f
  4. #8b8b85
  5. #94957a
  6. #9c9f6e
  7. #a3a962

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #525a8d
  2. #5a6194
  3. #61689b
  4. #686fa3
  5. #6f76ab
  6. #777db2
  7. #7e84ba

Tones

  1. #686fa3
  2. #6e739e
  3. #737699
  4. #787a94
  5. #7d7e8f
  6. #81818a
  7. #858585

Tints and Shades

#686fa3 to white

  1. #686fa3
  2. #8185b2
  3. #9a9cc1
  4. #b3b4d0
  5. #cccde0
  6. #e5e6ef
  7. #ffffff

#686fa3 to black

  1. #686fa3
  2. #575c86
  3. #46496a
  4. #35384f
  5. #262735
  6. #17171e
  7. #000000

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    1. ★ Arousing Score / NP PB 1478 D
      #656ea5
      ΔE = 0.895 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. ★ Blue Triumph / NP PB 1485 D
      #6071a7
      ΔE = 2.033 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  2. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 1.025 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 1.191 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. ★ Greybeard B7-E2-1
      #7070a0
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  4. Dulux

    1. ★ Plush Velvet 4
      #68709f
      ΔE = 1.354 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Amethyst Showers 1
      #706ca2
      ΔE = 2.616 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  5. Behr

    1. ★ 620B-6 Magic Moment
      #6d72a8
      ΔE = 1.571 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. 600B-6 Sudden Sapphire
      #5a6da1
      ΔE = 2.962 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  6. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 1.581 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  7. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 2-38-5 Mysterious
      #626fa1
      ΔE = 1.587 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. 1-38-6 Magical
      #616eab
      ΔE = 2.369 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
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    1. ★ Purple Mystique / T57-8
      #666da7
      ΔE = 1.639 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. ★ Iris / T12 38.G6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.072 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  9. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 1.694 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 401
      #6c739e
      ΔE = 2.631 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  10. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 1.764 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  11. Caparol

    1. ★ 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 1.866 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. 42/18 / Str-Putz Capamix 42/18
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      ΔE = 2.373 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
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    1. ★ Anemon
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      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
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      #6b709c
      ΔE = 1.997 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
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      #67729c
      ΔE = 2.988 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  14. Bristol

    1. ★ Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.072 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  15. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2132 UP
      #6071a5
      ΔE = 2.128 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. ★ 3590 U
      #606b9d
      ΔE = 2.224 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  16. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 2.204 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  17. CIL

    1. ★ Evening Drama
      #6f73a1
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  18. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 36-d5
      #646f9c
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. 36-d4
      #6b76a6
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
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    1. Dusty Violet / 90BB 19/267
      #7370a3
      ΔE = 2.486 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
    2. King'S Robe / PPG1245-6
      #6274ab
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
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    1. V0.30.40
      #5c6fa8
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
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    1. 4244 Evening Drama 90BB 19/267
      #646a98
      ΔE = 2.587 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. King's Robe / PPG1245-6
      #6274ab
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Midnight Purple 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 2.832 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  23. Porter Paints

    1. King's Robe / 246-6
      #6174ab
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Midnight Purple / 245-6
      #6f73ae
      ΔE = 2.832 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  24. Diamond Paint

    1. Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 2.739 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
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    1. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 2.747 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  26. Kelly-Moore

    1. Plum Berry / KM3063-5
      #73739f
      ΔE = 2.972 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  27. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3030-R70B
      #7375a4
      ΔE = 2.987 / LRV ≈ 19.0%

#686fa3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686fa3 foreground

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #686fa3">…</p>

#686fa3 background

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="background-color: #686fa3">…</p>

#686fa3 shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686fa3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6844323
Binary
01101000, 01101111, 10100011
Hexadecimal
#686fa3
LRV
≈ 17.0%
Closest short hex
#67a ΔE = 3.344
RGB
rgb(104, 111, 163)
RGBA
rgba(104, 111, 163, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.275, g: 0.294, b: 0.431
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.432%, blue: 0.639%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9932893 / 0xff686fa3
HSL
hsl(233, 24%, 52%)
HSLA
hsla(233, 24%, 52%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 233° (232.881), saturation: 36% (0.362), value: 64% (0.639)
HSP
hue: 232.881, saturation: 36.196%, perceived brightness: 45.557%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 261.933, S: 35.114, L: 48.204
Cubehelix
H: -129.066, S: 0.394, L: 0.449
TSL
T: -2.657, S: 0.095, L: 0.450
CMYK
cyan: 36% (0.362), magenta: 32% (0.319), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 36% (0.361)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 56% (0.565), yellow: 36% (0.361)
XYZ
X: 18.002, Y: 16.956, Z: 36.967
xyY
x: 0.250, y: 0.236, Y: 16.956
CIELab
L: 48.204, a: 10.403, b: -28.828
CIELuv
L: 48.204, u: -6.231, v: -43.960
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 48.204, C: 30.647, H: 289.842
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 48.204, C: 44.399, H: 261.933
Hunter-Lab
L: 41.177, a: 5.979, b: -24.404
CIECAM02
J: 37.596, C: 34.864, h: 270.078, Q: 120.804, M: 30.488, s: 50.237, H: 316.468
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.279, jaune: -5.108, green: -0.034
LMS
L: 14.473, M: 16.341, S: 36.638
YCbCr
Y: 114.646, Cb: 151.864, Cr: 121.235
YCgCo
Y: 122.250, Cg: -11.250, Co: 11.250
YDbDr
Y: 114.835, Db: 72.466, Dr: 20.615
YPbPr
Y: 113.253, Pb: 26.805, Pr: -5.892
xvYCC
Y: 113.264, Cb: 151.546, Cr: 122.824
YIQ
Y: 114.835, I: -20.876, Q: 14.699
YUV
Y: 114.835, U: 23.703, V: -9.506
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/8 ΔE = 5.350
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.651

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