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#6988b9 Hex Color Code

#6988b9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6988b9 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #6988b9 is comprised of 41.18% red, 53.33% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #6988b9 has a hue of 217° (degrees), 36% saturation and 57% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 476.06 nm.

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#6988b9 linear gradient to complementary #afa273

  1. #6988b9
  2. #798cae
  3. #8790a2
  4. #939597
  5. #9d998b
  6. #a69d7f
  7. #afa273

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4f6f9e
  2. #5877a7
  3. #6080b0
  4. #6988b9
  5. #7290c2
  6. #7b99cb
  7. #83a2d4

Tones

  1. #6988b9
  2. #7189b2
  3. #798bac
  4. #808ca5
  5. #868e9e
  6. #8c8f98
  7. #919191

Tints and Shades

#6988b9 to white

  1. #6988b9
  2. #839bc5
  3. #9caed0
  4. #b5c2dc
  5. #ced6e8
  6. #e6eaf3
  7. #ffffff

#6988b9 to black

  1. #6988b9
  2. #587097
  3. #475977
  4. #364358
  5. #262e3b
  6. #171a21
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Crown Paint

    1. ★ Periwinkle
      #6788b9
      ΔE = 0.398 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  2. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4215 Merry Mauve 61BB 28/291
      #6b89b9
      ΔE = 0.487 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
    2. 4197 Harlequin 50BB 27/232
      #6c87ae
      ΔE = 2.656 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7682 C
      #6787b7
      ΔE = 0.624 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
    2. 2135 C
      #758cc0
      ΔE = 2.940 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Beacon Blue
      #6a89b7
      ΔE = 0.923 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  5. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Kimono / 347-5
      #6c86b7
      ΔE = 1.105 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. ★ Celestial / 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 1.538 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  6. Glidden

    1. ★ Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 1.188 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  7. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Zigzag / KIDCC-47
      #6288bc
      ΔE = 1.193 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  8. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 3040-R80B
      #6489b9
      ΔE = 1.307 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3040-R70B
      #7286b9
      ΔE = 2.505 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  9. Duron

    1. ★ Sporty Blue
      #6f87b3
      ΔE = 1.483 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. ★ Scanda
      #6c8dc0
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Celestial 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 1.538 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. Cielo Hac-52
      #668cb7
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6079
      #6086ba
      ΔE = 1.558 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. ★ 6120
      #638bc1
      ΔE = 1.788 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  12. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 421
      #6e87b2
      ΔE = 1.593 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  13. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Poppy Blue
      #718ab6
      ΔE = 1.688 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Violet Twist
      #7287bc
      ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  14. Brillux

    1. ★ 57.15.21
      #6b84b2
      ΔE = 1.701 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
    2. 57.21.21
      #6586c0
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  15. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 10 250 / Marin 5
      #6484b8
      ΔE = 1.712 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
    2. 2302
      #7084b4
      ΔE = 2.320 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  16. Dulux

    1. ★ Mystic Mauve 2
      #6d8dbe
      ΔE = 1.874 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
    2. 70BB 24/245
      #7384ad
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  17. Taubmans

    1. ★ Kimono / T10 39E-2
      #688bb8
      ΔE = 1.891 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. Celestial Sky / T10 40E-2
      #668dbc
      ΔE = 2.380 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
  18. Sikkens

    1. ★ U0.30.50
      #628cc0
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
  19. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-d4
      #6789b4
      ΔE = 2.117 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
    2. ★ 35-d4
      #6883af
      ΔE = 2.244 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  20. Ford

    1. ★ Indigo Blue
      #6887b1
      ΔE = 2.126 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  21. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Big Sur Blue / RLIB223
      #718cb7
      ΔE = 2.209 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  22. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Friendly Indigo
      #6c8ebe
      ΔE = 2.250 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
    2. Mr. Bluebird
      #5b89b9
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  23. Kansai Paint

    1. ★ Blue Violet
      #5e8bc1
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
  24. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 D 43 - Blue
      #6187b4
      ΔE = 2.334 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  25. Resene

    1. Danube B64-073-252
      #5b89c0
      ΔE = 2.356 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  26. Tollens

    1. T2010-6
      #5d86b6
      ΔE = 2.392 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
  27. Peintures MF

    1. Bleu hollandais
      #6b8fc4
      ΔE = 2.746 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
    2. Sauge gentiane
      #768dbe
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 26.6%
  28. Behr

    1. Forever NEKB-40
      #6581b5
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. Blue Cream PPKB-21
      #6382b9
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
  29. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2040-R90B
      #5b8cc1
      ΔE = 2.892 / LRV ≈ 24.8%
  30. Asian Paints

    1. Window Blue / 9143
      #6d86ac
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  31. Olympic

    1. Kimono B47-4
      #688bb4
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
    2. Celestial B48-4
      #658ebc
      ΔE = 2.998 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  32. Albany Paint

    1. Cornflower
      #5d8dc5
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  33. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Perfect Periwinkle - 9065
      #6487b0
      ΔE = 2.954 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  34. Plascon

    1. Park Water B4-C2-1
      #5884bc
      ΔE = 2.960 / LRV ≈ 22.2%

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#6988b9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6988b9 foreground

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="color: #6988b9">…</p>

#6988b9 background

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="background-color: #6988b9">…</p>

#6988b9 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 #6988b9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6916281
Binary
01101001, 10001000, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#6988b9
LRV
≈ 24.1%
Closest short hex
#68b ΔE = 0.582
RGB
rgb(105, 136, 185)
RGBA
rgba(105, 136, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.246, g: 0.319, b: 0.434
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.499%, blue: 0.725%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9860935 / 0xff6988b9
HSL
hsl(217, 36%, 57%)
HSLA
hsla(217, 36%, 57%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 217° (216.750), saturation: 43% (0.432), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 216.750, saturation: 43.243%, perceived brightness: 52.694%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 249.930, S: 49.079, L: 56.201
Cubehelix
H: -145.793, S: 0.468, L: 0.518
TSL
T: -1.970, S: 0.118, L: 0.519
CMYK
cyan: 43% (0.432), magenta: 26% (0.265), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 47% (0.467), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 23.384, Y: 24.113, Z: 49.312
xyY
x: 0.242, y: 0.249, Y: 24.113
CIELab
L: 56.201, a: 2.092, b: -29.105
CIELuv
L: 56.201, u: -16.333, v: -44.703
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 56.201, C: 29.180, H: 274.111
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 56.201, C: 47.593, H: 249.930
Hunter-Lab
L: 49.105, a: -0.931, b: -25.166
CIECAM02
J: 45.251, C: 37.402, h: 253.324, Q: 132.534, M: 32.707, s: 49.678, H: 307.666
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.244, jaune: -5.062, green: 1.381
LMS
L: 19.487, M: 24.780, S: 48.891
YCbCr
Y: 129.659, Cb: 154.099, Cr: 110.912
YCgCo
Y: 140.500, Cg: -4.500, Co: 6.250
YDbDr
Y: 132.317, Db: 79.267, Dr: 51.956
YPbPr
Y: 132.925, Pb: 28.065, Pr: -17.754
xvYCC
Y: 130.159, Cb: 152.653, Cr: 112.404
YIQ
Y: 132.317, I: -34.209, Q: 8.690
YUV
Y: 132.317, U: 25.926, V: -23.965
Munsell Color System
5PB 5/8 ΔE = 3.230
Brand Color
Dell ΔE = 6.196

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