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#72979f Hex Color Code

#72979f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72979f is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72979f is comprised of 44.71% red, 59.22% green and 62.35% blue. In the HSL color space #72979f has a hue of 191° (degrees), 19% saturation and 54% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 487.37 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#72979f linear gradient to complementary #9e7b73

  1. #72979f
  2. #7c9398
  3. #848e90
  4. #8c8989
  5. #928581
  6. #99807a
  7. #9e7b73

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #577c84
  2. #60858d
  3. #698e96
  4. #72979f
  5. #7ba0a8
  6. #84aab2
  7. #8db3bb

Tints and Shades

#72979f to white

  1. #72979f
  2. #89a8ae
  3. #a0b9be
  4. #b7cace
  5. #cfdbde
  6. #e7edee
  7. #ffffff

#72979f to black

  1. #72979f
  2. #5e7c83
  3. #4c6267
  4. #3a4a4d
  5. #283234
  6. #181c1d
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Flood Tide
      #71969d
      ΔE = 0.626 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
  2. Dupont

    1. ★ CAS908
      #74959c
      ΔE = 0.998 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
  3. Ford

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #77989f
      ΔE = 1.037 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. ★ Pastel Steel Blue
      #7c989f
      ΔE = 2.077 / LRV ≈ 29.2%
  4. Behr

    1. ★ Bay Blue C60-13
      #759aa2
      ΔE = 1.141 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
    2. 530F-5 Waterscape
      #75919b
      ΔE = 2.940 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
  5. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 4020-B10G
      #72959f
      ΔE = 1.286 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 4020-B30G
      #6f9598
      ΔE = 2.629 / LRV ≈ 27.1%
  6. Mylands of London

    1. ★ Sea Blue
      #759aa0
      ΔE = 1.439 / LRV ≈ 29.4%
    2. ★ Shadow Blue
      #7a9ba2
      ΔE = 1.939 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  7. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Hemlock / 719
      #76969b
      ΔE = 1.535 / LRV ≈ 28.0%
  8. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Aquatic Blue 30BG 32/115
      #77969b
      ΔE = 1.635 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
    2. ★ Brittany Inn 70BG 31/124
      #7695a0
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 27.9%
  9. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 5-32-4 Sentimental
      #79969c
      ΔE = 1.707 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
    2. 5-33-4 Iceland
      #78939d
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 27.3%
  10. Caparol

    1. ★ Eiger 4
      #74989c
      ΔE = 1.888 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
    2. ★ Tibet 13
      #70989c
      ΔE = 2.143 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
  11. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2211 XGC
      #6d9aa1
      ΔE = 1.912 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. ★ 10281 C
      #6998a0
      ΔE = 2.017 / LRV ≈ 28.0%
  12. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Blue Jay / 70BG 28/169
      #7095a1
      ΔE = 1.989 / LRV ≈ 27.5%
  13. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7415 - Wonderful World
      #6995a0
      ΔE = 1.997 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
    2. 7383 - Breezy Indigo
      #71919a
      ΔE = 2.338 / LRV ≈ 26.1%
  14. Glidden

    1. ★ Old Nantucket Teal / 30BG 27/119
      #75939c
      ΔE = 2.007 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
    2. Cathedral Glass / PPG1148-5
      #7a999c
      ΔE = 2.602 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
  15. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Cathedral Glass / 455-5
      #79989c
      ΔE = 2.097 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  16. Taubmans

    1. ★ Bass Strait / T12 44.D10
      #70929c
      ΔE = 2.109 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
    2. Oxford / T75-6
      #6d9ba7
      ΔE = 2.431 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
  17. Bristol

    1. ★ Bass Strait / P119-C5
      #70929c
      ΔE = 2.109 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
    2. Outpost Grey / P121-C5
      #6893a0
      ΔE = 2.868 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
  18. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Green
      #6999a3
      ΔE = 2.129 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
    2. Medium Green
      #71999c
      ΔE = 2.631 / LRV ≈ 28.7%
  19. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 3020-B10G
      #6d94a0
      ΔE = 2.133 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
  20. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Tranquil Aqua - 7611
      #7c9aa0
      ΔE = 2.165 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
    2. Mountain Stream - 7612
      #679199
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  21. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Breezy Indigo / 7383
      #7a99a3
      ΔE = 2.175 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  22. Craig & Rose

    1. ★ The Island
      #789aa5
      ΔE = 2.222 / LRV ≈ 29.8%
  23. Crown Diamond

    1. 7316-52 Tonic Water
      #709197
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 25.9%
  24. Sico

    1. 6156-52 Tonic Water
      #709197
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 25.9%
  25. Plascon

    1. Drifting Skies G7-E2-2
      #6c9ca4
      ΔE = 2.530 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  26. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Cathedral Glass / PPG1148-5
      #7a999c
      ΔE = 2.602 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
  27. Sto

    1. 35410
      #689aa2
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 28.7%
  28. TRUMATCH

    1. 27-d5
      #6c99a7
      ΔE = 2.785 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. 26-d5
      #699ca7
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  29. Resene

    1. Awash B69-031-226
      #739ca9
      ΔE = 2.846 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  30. Diamond Vogel

    1. Blessed Blue / 0667
      #6b9ca8
      ΔE = 2.865 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  31. Colortrend

    1. 0667
      #6b9ca8
      ΔE = 2.865 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  32. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Duckling 24-10
      #669aa5
      ΔE = 2.892 / LRV ≈ 28.7%
  33. Dulux

    1. Winter Teal 2
      #7a9aa6
      ΔE = 2.898 / LRV ≈ 30.0%

#72979f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72979f foreground

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #72979f">…</p>

#72979f background

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

Kurt Vonnegut
<p style="background-color: #72979f">…</p>

#72979f shadow

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72979f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7509919
Binary
01110010, 10010111, 10011111
Hexadecimal
#72979f
LRV
≈ 28.2%
Closest short hex
#69a ΔE = 3.752
RGB
rgb(114, 151, 159)
RGBA
rgba(114, 151, 159, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.269, g: 0.356, b: 0.375
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.527%, blue: 0.624%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9267297 / 0xff72979f
HSL
hsl(191, 19%, 54%)
HSLA
hsla(191, 19%, 54%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 191° (190.667), saturation: 28% (0.283), value: 62% (0.624)
HSP
hue: 190.667, saturation: 28.302%, perceived brightness: 55.670%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 209.456, S: 42.093, L: 60.080
Cubehelix
H: -177.057, S: 0.269, L: 0.552
TSL
T: -1.683, S: 0.092, L: 0.552
CMYK
cyan: 28% (0.283), magenta: 5% (0.050), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.376)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 38% (0.376)
XYZ
X: 24.262, Y: 28.213, Z: 36.961
xyY
x: 0.271, y: 0.315, Y: 28.213
CIELab
L: 60.080, a: -10.757, b: -8.344
CIELuv
L: 60.080, u: -18.763, v: -10.597
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 60.080, C: 13.614, H: 217.798
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 60.080, C: 21.549, H: 209.456
Hunter-Lab
L: 53.116, a: -11.417, b: -4.077
CIECAM02
J: 49.384, C: 21.914, h: 213.385, Q: 138.454, M: 19.164, s: 37.204, H: 270.947
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.103, jaune: -1.413, green: 2.233
LMS
L: 23.897, M: 31.046, S: 36.804
YCbCr
Y: 136.984, Cb: 136.988, Cr: 111.189
YCgCo
Y: 143.750, Cg: 7.250, Co: 17.250
YDbDr
Y: 140.849, Db: 27.314, Dr: 51.057
YPbPr
Y: 143.695, Pb: 8.255, Pr: -18.868
xvYCC
Y: 139.409, Cb: 135.251, Cr: 111.426
YIQ
Y: 140.849, I: -24.612, Q: -5.335
YUV
Y: 140.849, U: 8.933, V: -23.555
Munsell Color System
5B 6/4 ΔE = 3.074
Brand Color
Salesforce ΔE = 10.060

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