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#6978a4 Hex Color Code

#6978a4 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6978a4 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6978a4 is comprised of 41.18% red, 47.06% green and 64.31% blue. In the HSL color space #6978a4 has a hue of 225° (degrees), 24% saturation and 53% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.74 nm.

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#6978a4 linear gradient to complementary #a49f69

  1. #6978a4
  2. #767e9b
  3. #818491
  4. #8b8b88
  5. #94927e
  6. #9c9874
  7. #a49f69

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #52628c
  2. #5a6994
  3. #61719c
  4. #6978a4
  5. #7180ac
  6. #7887b4
  7. #808fbc

Tones

  1. #6978a4
  2. #6f7a9f
  3. #747d9a
  4. #7a7f96
  5. #7e8291
  6. #83848c
  7. #878787

Tints and Shades

#6978a4 to white

  1. #6978a4
  2. #828db3
  3. #9aa3c2
  4. #b3b9d1
  5. #ccd0e0
  6. #e5e7ef
  7. #ffffff

#6978a4 to black

  1. #6978a4
  2. #576387
  3. #464f6a
  4. #363c4f
  5. #262936
  6. #17181e
  7. #000000

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  1. Opulence

    1. ★ Sapphire
      #6977a1
      ΔE = 0.666 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  2. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 304
      #6775a1
      ΔE = 1.142 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. 401
      #6c739e
      ΔE = 2.327 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  3. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Tropic Violet 70BB 24/245
      #697ba7
      ΔE = 1.197 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  4. Diamond Paint

    1. ★ Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 1.491 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7684 U
      #6276a3
      ΔE = 1.495 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. 7667 C
      #6e7ca0
      ΔE = 2.643 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-c5
      #6f7ba4
      ΔE = 1.586 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. 37-b3
      #667caf
      ΔE = 2.454 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  7. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 3030-R80B
      #6378a2
      ΔE = 1.698 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  8. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Purple Edge / NP PB 1492 D
      #6374a2
      ΔE = 1.755 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  9. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Lavender Pearl
      #6e769e
      ΔE = 1.760 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
    2. Pastel Blue
      #5f79a5
      ΔE = 2.412 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  10. Plascon

    1. ★ North Island B5-D2-1
      #687cac
      ΔE = 1.882 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  11. Sikkens

    1. ★ V0.25.45
      #6b79ab
      ΔE = 1.895 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
    2. ★ U6.26.46
      #657cac
      ΔE = 2.089 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
  12. Olympic

    1. ★ Midnight Purple A45-5
      #6878ab
      ΔE = 1.946 / LRV ≈ 19.3%
    2. King's Robe A46-5
      #5c7aa9
      ΔE = 2.960 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  13. Behr

    1. ★ Sleepy Hollow FF14-1
      #6f799e
      ΔE = 2.052 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. ★ Color of Purple 8F2
      #6d7cad
      ΔE = 2.221 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  14. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 2.133 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  15. Taubmans

    1. ★ Bravado Blue / T10 38C-1
      #6177aa
      ΔE = 2.158 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
    2. Blueberry Patch / T10 38F-1
      #64789d
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  16. Dulux

    1. ★ Marble Swirl 2
      #71779e
      ΔE = 2.212 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. Lilac Heather 1
      #757ba7
      ΔE = 2.762 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  17. Caparol

    1. ★ 42/18
      #6878ac
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. 19B / 19B Schwarz+Chinaseide1/1
      #687498
      ΔE = 2.704 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  18. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7352-53 Bilberry Jelly
      #737ba5
      ΔE = 2.239 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Cincinnatian Hotel Filson Blue
      #697ba1
      ΔE = 2.240 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
    2. Emperor Butterfly X73R158B
      #67729c
      ΔE = 2.353 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  20. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6365
      #717da9
      ΔE = 2.265 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
    2. 6366
      #7176a3
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  21. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Purple Campanulas / 39C-6
      #6d7eaa
      ΔE = 2.270 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
    2. Cocktail Hour / 39B-6
      #727ca1
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  22. Sto

    1. ★ 34301
      #6b749a
      ΔE = 2.298 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
    2. 34401
      #617cab
      ΔE = 2.575 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  23. Bristol

    1. King'S Robe / P107-C5
      #5f79ab
      ΔE = 2.364 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  24. Duron

    1. Searching Blue
      #6b7da3
      ΔE = 2.629 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
  25. Glidden

    1. Noble Blue / 50BB 18/216
      #63729a
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Creamy Blueberry / 50BB 22/199
      #717ea4
      ΔE = 2.833 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  26. Disney

    1. 3C-10-4 Hunny Pot Purple
      #6c78ad
      ΔE = 2.857 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  27. Kelly-Moore

    1. Sorcerer / KM956-D
      #72789b
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
    2. Harbor Blue / KM3111-3
      #617dab
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 20.1%
  28. Devoe Paint

    1. Operafest / 69BB 17/324
      #5e72a2
      ΔE = 2.874 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  29. Diamond Vogel

    1. Caribbean Current / 0598
      #617dac
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
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    1. 0598
      #617dac
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
  31. Vista Paint

    1. Harbor Blue
      #5b79aa
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  32. Scib Paints

    1. Harbour Blue / 7270
      #5b79aa
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  33. Berger

    1. Harbour Blue / 7270
      #5b79aa
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  34. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 17.5%

#6978a4 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6978a4 foreground

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #6978a4">…</p>

#6978a4 background

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="background-color: #6978a4">…</p>

#6978a4 shadow

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6978a4">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6912164
Binary
01101001, 01111000, 10100100
Hexadecimal
#6978a4
LRV
≈ 19.1%
Closest short hex
#67a ΔE = 1.791
RGB
rgb(105, 120, 164)
RGBA
rgba(105, 120, 164, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.270, g: 0.308, b: 0.422
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.459%, blue: 0.643%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9865052 / 0xff6978a4
HSL
hsl(225, 24%, 53%)
HSLA
hsla(225, 24%, 53%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 225° (224.746), saturation: 36% (0.360), value: 64% (0.643)
HSP
hue: 224.746, saturation: 35.976%, perceived brightness: 47.733%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.161, S: 35.272, L: 50.822
Cubehelix
H: -136.986, S: 0.364, L: 0.472
TSL
T: -2.304, S: 0.091, L: 0.473
CMYK
cyan: 36% (0.360), magenta: 27% (0.268), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 36% (0.357)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 53% (0.529), yellow: 36% (0.357)
XYZ
X: 19.241, Y: 19.116, Z: 37.791
xyY
x: 0.253, y: 0.251, Y: 19.116
CIELab
L: 50.822, a: 5.557, b: -25.341
CIELuv
L: 50.822, u: -9.453, v: -38.371
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 50.822, C: 25.944, H: 282.369
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 50.822, C: 39.518, H: 256.161
Hunter-Lab
L: 43.722, a: 2.042, b: -20.642
CIECAM02
J: 40.060, C: 32.018, h: 262.372, Q: 124.700, M: 27.999, s: 47.385, H: 312.329
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.241, jaune: -4.448, green: 0.529
LMS
L: 16.175, M: 19.141, S: 37.481
YCbCr
Y: 119.537, Cb: 149.536, Cr: 118.291
YCgCo
Y: 127.250, Cg: -7.250, Co: 11.500
YDbDr
Y: 120.531, Db: 65.402, Dr: 29.543
YPbPr
Y: 119.973, Pb: 23.725, Pr: -9.524
xvYCC
Y: 119.036, Cb: 148.841, Cr: 119.634
YIQ
Y: 120.531, I: -23.071, Q: 10.518
YUV
Y: 120.531, U: 21.392, V: -13.625
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/6 ΔE = 3.844
Brand Color
PayPal (light) ΔE = 6.454

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