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Opaltone / OMS 6059 / #72a6cd Hex Color Code

#72a6cd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a6cd is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72a6cd is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.1% green and 80.39% blue. In the HSL color space #72a6cd has a hue of 206° (degrees), 48% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.76 nm.

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#72a6cd linear gradient to complementary #c1a37e

  1. #72a6cd
  2. #85a5c0
  3. #95a5b3
  4. #a2a4a6
  5. #aea499
  6. #b8a38b
  7. #c1a37e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5288ad
  2. #5d92b8
  3. #679cc2
  4. #72a6cd
  5. #7db0d8
  6. #87bbe3
  7. #92c5ee

Tones

  1. #72a6cd
  2. #7ca5c5
  3. #85a4be
  4. #8da3b6
  5. #94a2af
  6. #9aa1a7
  7. #a0a0a0

Tints and Shades

#72a6cd to white

  1. #72a6cd
  2. #8bb4d5
  3. #a3c3de
  4. #bbd2e6
  5. #d2e1ee
  6. #e8f0f7
  7. #ffffff

#72a6cd to black

  1. #72a6cd
  2. #5f88a7
  3. #4c6b83
  4. #3a5061
  5. #293641
  6. #191e23
  7. #000000

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  1. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. ★ Chronus Blue
      #72a8d1
      ΔE = 0.895 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  2. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Celestrial 26-10
      #6ea5cb
      ΔE = 0.931 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Daphne 27-8
      #83a8ca
      ΔE = 2.726 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  3. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 32-d3
      #75a8cd
      ΔE = 0.962 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
    2. 33-c2
      #6da2cf
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  4. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.15.18
      #6fa5ca
      ΔE = 1.063 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  5. KILZ

    1. ★ Inspiration Blue / C731
      #76a4cb
      ΔE = 1.165 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ Nantucket Shore / C751
      #7ba3c4
      ΔE = 2.109 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #6da7d2
      ΔE = 1.169 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. ★ Strata Blue
      #7ba2c6
      ΔE = 2.217 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  7. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7328-42 Cobalt Salts
      #78a6c9
      ΔE = 1.192 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. ★ 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 1.647 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  8. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7222T Fresco Blue
      #7aa6ca
      ΔE = 1.259 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. 7224T Blue Emotion
      #76a9d6
      ΔE = 2.483 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  9. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / FS093
      #73a5c8
      ΔE = 1.276 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ Cool Blue / S 2040-R90B
      #78abd1
      ΔE = 1.900 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  10. Olympic

    1. ★ Boudoir Blue A51-4
      #79a8cf
      ΔE = 1.325 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Ship's Ahoy B51-3
      #76add2
      ΔE = 2.639 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  11. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 1.597 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. ★ Bristol 10BB 37/234
      #73a2c4
      ΔE = 1.975 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  12. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Maiden
      #78a3c9
      ΔE = 1.627 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Skyscape
      #70aed8
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  13. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5850 - Wandering River
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.662 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. DE 5857 - Blue Agave
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  14. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Bird's Egg Blue / KM3142-2
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.662 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  15. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Wandering River / 449
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.662 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Marina / 337
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  16. Plascon

    1. ★ Serene Setting B3-C2-2
      #78a4cc
      ΔE = 1.687 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  17. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Barbara Blue / NP PB 1525 T
      #6ea7d4
      ΔE = 1.738 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  18. Taubmans

    1. ★ Mayellan / T69-5
      #74a9cc
      ΔE = 1.790 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. Regatta / T12 40.E3
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  19. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 1.928 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. San Francisco Bay / 802
      #7aa8c6
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  20. Sikkens

    1. ★ T0.30.60
      #6aaad5
      ΔE = 1.944 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. T0.20.60
      #7fa6c3
      ΔE = 2.926 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  21. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 543 U
      #79abd2
      ΔE = 1.979 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. 645 C
      #7da1c4
      ΔE = 2.764 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
  22. Glidden

    1. ★ Salem Blue / PPG1239-4
      #66a9d3
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Overcast / PPG1242-4
      #73a3d0
      ΔE = 2.607 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  23. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue / PPG1239-4
      #66a9d3
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Overcast / PPG1242-4
      #73a3d0
      ΔE = 2.607 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  24. General Paint

    1. ★ Azure / CL 2294D
      #69a1c9
      ΔE = 2.093 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. ★ Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  25. Disney

    1. ★ 3C-30-3 Oh Bother Blue
      #7ca5c5
      ΔE = 2.099 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  26. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5340
      #75a4c4
      ΔE = 2.169 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  27. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10421
      #74acd2
      ΔE = 2.221 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. CF10420
      #65a7d6
      ΔE = 2.362 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  28. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue / 250-4
      #63a8d3
      ΔE = 2.231 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Overcast / 249-4
      #71a3d0
      ΔE = 2.414 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  29. Little Greene

    1. Lagoon
      #78a3cd
      ΔE = 2.417 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  30. Tollens

    1. TF251-3
      #77abcd
      ΔE = 2.464 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. T2010-4
      #7fa4ca
      ΔE = 2.625 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  31. Dulux

    1. 22BB 34/304
      #66a1cd
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  32. Caparol

    1. Iris 6
      #74acd0
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. Iris 15
      #68a8cc
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  33. Bristol

    1. Seventh Heaven / P112-C5
      #69a0c6
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. Regatta / P109-C4
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  34. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 2.546 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  35. Volkswagen

    1. Florida Blue
      #7fa3c4
      ΔE = 2.564 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  36. Diamond Vogel

    1. Sea of Atlantis / 0653
      #74a4c3
      ΔE = 2.573 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Key West Zenith / 0646
      #7da2c2
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  37. Colortrend

    1. 0653
      #74a4c3
      ΔE = 2.573 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. 0646
      #7da2c2
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  38. Devoe Paint

    1. Harbor Blue / 22BB 34/304
      #6b9fc7
      ΔE = 2.611 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  39. Behr

    1. Shelby Ann EBC-16
      #6da2d0
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  40. Cloverdale Paint

    1. South Port / 7271
      #80a3c6
      ΔE = 2.727 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  41. Peintures MF

    1. Rive de Jersey
      #7fa8c6
      ΔE = 2.804 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  42. Coronado Paint

    1. 7328 - City Of Atlantis
      #63aad9
      ΔE = 2.809 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
  43. Chrysler

    1. Medium Blue
      #719fc1
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  44. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-36-4 Blue Emotion
      #83a5c6
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  45. Earthpaint

    1. 1-35-4 Celestial
      #6faed6
      ΔE = 2.995 / LRV ≈ 38.5%

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#72a6cd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a6cd foreground

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="color: #72a6cd">…</p>

#72a6cd background

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

Lucian Freud
<p style="background-color: #72a6cd">…</p>

#72a6cd shadow

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72a6cd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7513805
Binary
01110010, 10100110, 11001101
Hexadecimal
#72a6cd
LRV
≈ 35.3%
Closest short hex
#7ac ΔE = 2.216
RGB
rgb(114, 166, 205)
RGBA
rgba(114, 166, 205, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.235, g: 0.342, b: 0.423
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.577%, blue: 0.804%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9263411 / 0xff72a6cd
HSL
hsl(206, 48%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(206, 48%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 206° (205.714), saturation: 44% (0.444), value: 80% (0.804)
HSP
hue: 205.714, saturation: 44.390%, perceived brightness: 61.822%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 236.924, S: 56.843, L: 65.947
Cubehelix
H: -159.066, S: 0.540, L: 0.607
TSL
T: -2.075, S: 0.132, L: 0.607
CMYK
cyan: 44% (0.444), magenta: 19% (0.190), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.196)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 35% (0.349), yellow: 20% (0.196)
XYZ
X: 31.591, Y: 35.255, Z: 62.886
xyY
x: 0.244, y: 0.272, Y: 35.255
CIELab
L: 65.947, a: -6.872, b: -25.268
CIELuv
L: 65.947, u: -24.988, v: -38.366
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.947, C: 26.186, H: 254.786
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.947, C: 45.786, H: 236.924
Hunter-Lab
L: 59.376, a: -8.937, b: -21.231
CIECAM02
J: 55.536, C: 37.350, h: 238.261, Q: 146.824, M: 32.662, s: 47.165, H: 300.342
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.191, jaune: -4.318, green: 2.545
LMS
L: 28.083, M: 38.002, S: 62.416
YCbCr
Y: 149.052, Cb: 152.817, Cr: 102.403
YCgCo
Y: 162.750, Cg: 3.250, Co: 5.750
YDbDr
Y: 154.898, Db: 75.387, Dr: 77.779
YPbPr
Y: 157.732, Pb: 25.480, Pr: -27.794
xvYCC
Y: 151.464, Cb: 150.382, Cr: 103.585
YIQ
Y: 154.898, I: -43.506, Q: 1.139
YUV
Y: 154.898, U: 24.656, V: -35.880
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/8 ΔE = 2.264
Brand Color
500px ΔE = 6.211

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