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#72a7bb Hex Color Code

#72a7bb Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a7bb is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72a7bb is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.49% green and 73.33% blue. In the HSL color space #72a7bb has a hue of 196° (degrees), 35% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 484.93 nm.

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#72a7bb linear gradient to complementary #b78b76

  1. #72a7bb
  2. #83a3af
  3. #909ea4
  4. #9c9998
  5. #a6958d
  6. #af9081
  7. #b78b76

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #54899c
  2. #5e93a6
  3. #689db1
  4. #72a7bb
  5. #7cb1c6
  6. #87bcd0
  7. #91c6db

Tones

  1. #72a7bb
  2. #7aa4b5
  3. #81a2af
  4. #879fa9
  5. #8d9ca3
  6. #929a9d
  7. #979797

Tints and Shades

#72a7bb to White

  1. #72a7bb
  2. #8ab5c6
  3. #a2c4d1
  4. #b9d2dd
  5. #d1e1e8
  6. #e8f0f3
  7. #ffffff

#72a7bb to Black

  1. #72a7bb
  2. #5f8999
  3. #4c6c78
  4. #3a5159
  5. #29373c
  6. #181e21
  7. #000000

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  1. Taubmans

    1. ★ Serene Sea / T10 45E-1
      #70a7bb
      ΔE = 0.359 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Blue Galaxy / T10 45H-1
      #7da4b6
      ΔE = 2.350 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Tropic Turquoise
      #70a7bc
      ΔE = 0.403 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Medium Blue Firemist
      #68a6c2
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  3. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Blue Button / NP PB 1560 T
      #6ea6bd
      ΔE = 1.188 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Shipside Blue / NP PB 1563 T
      #68a9c5
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  4. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-34-4 Lapis
      #73a8b9
      ΔE = 1.299 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  5. Chrysler

    1. ★ Tampa Turquoise
      #71aac1
      ΔE = 1.477 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  6. Behr

    1. ★ PMD-83 Porcelain Blue
      #78a7b7
      ΔE = 1.534 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. Charles River PEC-15
      #80a5b3
      ΔE = 2.861 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  7. Caparol

    1. ★ 2403
      #78a8b8
      ΔE = 1.590 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  8. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Pacific Palisade / 368
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 1.649 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
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    1. ★ DE 5787 - Pacific Palisade
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 1.649 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  10. Martha Stewart Living

    1. ★ Delphinium C19
      #79a6bb
      ΔE = 1.690 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  11. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Election Blues
      #72a8b8
      ΔE = 1.791 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  12. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 3214T Blue Button
      #67a8bd
      ΔE = 1.825 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. 1204T Blue Quilt
      #60a6bc
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  13. Olympic

    1. ★ Serene Sea B53-3
      #77a9c0
      ΔE = 1.844 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
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    1. ★ TG Blue
      #7ba9b9
      ΔE = 1.864 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  15. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 28-d4
      #6eaabc
      ΔE = 1.880 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. 27-d4
      #73a3b1
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
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    1. ★ Palace Ballroom Wallpaper Prussian Blue CW611
      #68a7ba
      ΔE = 1.957 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
    2. ★ Nelson House Blue CW607
      #6fa1b4
      ΔE = 2.169 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
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    1. ★ Blue
      #6baabd
      ΔE = 1.989 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
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    1. ★ S0.20.60
      #7ca9be
      ΔE = 2.068 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. R0.20.60
      #74aab8
      ΔE = 2.781 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
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      #6ea2b9
      ΔE = 2.203 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
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      #66a1b6
      ΔE = 2.659 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
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    1. ★ S 2030-B10G
      #67a8bb
      ΔE = 2.210 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
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    1. ★ Mayflower Blue 70BG 41/201
      #77adc2
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
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      #77a2b9
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
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      #73a6bf
      ΔE = 2.262 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
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    1. ★ Abraham
      #7ca6bb
      ΔE = 2.264 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Vagues magiques
      #78acc5
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  24. Benjamin Moore

    1. I've Got the Blues / 774
      #6ba5bf
      ΔE = 2.358 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
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      #6fa4b3
      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
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      #79adbe
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
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      #73a4bd
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
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      #73acc6
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
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      #75adc5
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
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      #7ca8bf
      ΔE = 2.654 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
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      ΔE = 2.659 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
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      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
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#72a7bb HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a7bb foreground

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #72a7bb">…</p>

#72a7bb background

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #72a7bb">…</p>

#72a7bb 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 #72a7bb">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514043
Binary
01110010, 10100111, 10111011
Hexadecimal
#72a7bb
LRV
≈ 34.8%
Closest short hex
#7ab ΔE = 1.632
RGB
rgb(114, 167, 187)
RGBA
rgba(114, 167, 187, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.244, g: 0.357, b: 0.400
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.567%, blue: 0.733%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9263173 / 0xff72a7bb
HSL
hsl(196, 35%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(196, 35%%, 59%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 196° (196.438), saturation: 39% (0.390), value: 73% (0.733)
HSP
hue: 196.438, saturation: 39.037%, perceived brightness: 61.060%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 221.046, S: 54.351, L: 65.593
Cubehelix
H: -170.363, S: 0.438, L: 0.601
TSL
T: -1.815, S: 0.124, L: 0.602
CMYK
cyan: 39% (0.390), magenta: 11% (0.107), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.267)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 35% (0.345), yellow: 27% (0.267)
XYZ
X: 29.725, Y: 34.801, Z: 52.155
xyY
x: 0.255, y: 0.298, Y: 34.801
CIELab
L: 65.593, a: -12.307, b: -15.808
CIELuv
L: 65.593, u: -25.540, v: -22.238
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.593, C: 20.034, H: 232.097
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.593, C: 33.865, H: 221.046
Hunter-Lab
L: 58.992, a: -13.295, b: -11.124
CIECAM02
J: 55.172, C: 30.786, h: 223.084, Q: 146.342, M: 26.922, s: 42.891, H: 283.014
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.135, jaune: -2.659, green: 2.843
LMS
L: 28.263, M: 38.478, S: 51.852
YCbCr
Y: 147.792, Cb: 144.624, Cr: 103.313
YCgCo
Y: 158.750, Cg: 8.250, Co: 10.250
YDbDr
Y: 153.433, Db: 50.510, Dr: 74.989
YPbPr
Y: 157.151, Pb: 16.095, Pr: -27.420
xvYCC
Y: 150.965, Cb: 142.138, Cr: 103.913
YIQ
Y: 153.433, I: -37.998, Q: -4.984
YUV
Y: 153.433, U: 16.520, V: -34.595
Munsell Color System
7.5B 6/6 ΔE = 2.587
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 6.809

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