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#72a6ee Hex Color Code

#72a6ee Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a6ee is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72a6ee is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.1% green and 93.33% blue. In the HSL color space #72a6ee has a hue of 215° (degrees), 78% saturation and 69% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 476.19 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#72a6ee linear gradient to complementary #cfc291

  1. #72a6ee
  2. #8aaadf
  3. #9cafd0
  4. #acb3c0
  5. #b9b8b1
  6. #c5bda1
  7. #cfc291

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4f87cd
  2. #5b91d8
  3. #669ce3
  4. #72a6ee
  5. #7db1f9
  6. #89bbff
  7. #94c6ff

Tones

  1. #72a6ee
  2. #80a8e4
  3. #8da9d9
  4. #97abcf
  5. #a0acc5
  6. #a9aeba
  7. #b0b0b0

Tints and Shades

#72a6ee to white

  1. #72a6ee
  2. #8eb4f1
  3. #a6c3f4
  4. #bed1f7
  5. #d4e0fa
  6. #eaf0fc
  7. #ffffff

#72a6ee to black

  1. #72a6ee
  2. #5f88c2
  3. #4d6b98
  4. #3b5070
  5. #2a364a
  6. #191e27
  7. #000000

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      #74a0e0
      ΔE = 2.629 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R80B
      #85a9ea
      ΔE = 2.669 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  3. Plascon

    1. Blue Grace B4-B2-1
      #70a0e0
      ΔE = 2.824 / LRV ≈ 34.0%

#72a6ee HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a6ee foreground

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #72a6ee">…</p>

#72a6ee 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: #72a6ee">…</p>

#72a6ee shadow

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72a6ee">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7513838
Binary
01110010, 10100110, 11101110
Hexadecimal
#72a6ee
LRV
≈ 37.0%
Closest short hex
#7ae ΔE = 1.686
RGB
rgb(114, 166, 238)
RGBA
rgba(114, 166, 238, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.220, g: 0.320, b: 0.459
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.591%, blue: 0.933%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9263378 / 0xff72a6ee
HSL
hsl(215, 78%, 69%)
HSLA
hsla(215, 78%, 69%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 215° (214.839), saturation: 52% (0.521), value: 93% (0.933)
HSP
hue: 214.839, saturation: 52.101%, perceived brightness: 63.861%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 249.595, S: 80.712, L: 67.292
Cubehelix
H: -148.022, S: 0.762, L: 0.621
TSL
T: -1.895, S: 0.153, L: 0.622
CMYK
cyan: 52% (0.521), magenta: 30% (0.303), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.067)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 35% (0.349), yellow: 7% (0.067)
XYZ
X: 36.003, Y: 37.020, Z: 86.121
xyY
x: 0.226, y: 0.233, Y: 37.020
CIELab
L: 67.292, a: 2.755, b: -41.353
CIELuv
L: 67.292, u: -24.799, v: -66.664
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.292, C: 41.445, H: 273.812
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.292, C: 71.127, H: 249.595
Hunter-Lab
L: 60.844, a: -0.855, b: -41.330
CIECAM02
J: 56.933, C: 50.384, h: 251.287, Q: 148.659, M: 44.060, s: 54.441, H: 306.645
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.282, jaune: -7.198, green: 2.218
LMS
L: 28.301, M: 38.035, S: 85.303
YCbCr
Y: 152.286, Cb: 167.304, Cr: 100.060
YCgCo
Y: 171.000, Cg: -5.000, Co: -2.500
YDbDr
Y: 158.660, Db: 119.376, Dr: 84.940
YPbPr
Y: 160.108, Pb: 41.980, Pr: -29.312
xvYCC
Y: 153.505, Cb: 164.877, Cr: 102.251
YIQ
Y: 158.660, I: -54.108, Q: 11.406
YUV
Y: 158.660, U: 39.044, V: -39.181
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 5.856
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 3.249

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