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#72a7cc Hex Color Code

#72a7cc Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a7cc is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72a7cc is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.49% green and 80% blue. In the HSL color space #72a7cc has a hue of 205° (degrees), 47% saturation and 62% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.17 nm.

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#72a7cc linear gradient to complementary #c1a07d

  1. #72a7cc
  2. #85a6bf
  3. #95a5b2
  4. #a2a3a5
  5. #aea297
  6. #b8a18a
  7. #c1a07d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5289ac
  2. #5d93b7
  3. #679dc1
  4. #72a7cc
  5. #7db1d7
  6. #87bce2
  7. #92c7ed

Tones

  1. #72a7cc
  2. #7ca6c4
  3. #84a4bd
  4. #8ca3b5
  5. #93a2ae
  6. #99a0a6
  7. #9f9f9f

Tints and Shades

#72a7cc to white

  1. #72a7cc
  2. #8bb5d4
  3. #a3c4dd
  4. #bbd2e5
  5. #d2e1ee
  6. #e8f0f6
  7. #ffffff

#72a7cc to black

  1. #72a7cc
  2. #5f89a7
  3. #4c6c83
  4. #3a5161
  5. #293641
  6. #191e23
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 32-d3
      #75a8cd
      ΔE = 0.582 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
    2. 33-d3
      #84a9cb
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Orbit Blue
      #6fa8cd
      ΔE = 0.706 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. Arctic Blue
      #82accd
      ΔE = 2.869 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  3. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.15.18
      #6fa5ca
      ΔE = 0.807 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6059
      #72a6cd
      ΔE = 0.859 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
    2. ★ 5340
      #75a4c4
      ΔE = 1.739 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  5. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Celestrial 26-10
      #6ea5cb
      ΔE = 0.875 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Daphne 27-8
      #83a8ca
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  6. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / FS093
      #73a5c8
      ΔE = 0.879 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ Cool Blue / S 2040-R90B
      #78abd1
      ΔE = 1.713 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  7. Taubmans

    1. ★ Boudoir Blue / T10 43B-2
      #75a6cc
      ΔE = 0.960 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. ★ Sapphire Glow / T12 40.E1
      #69a7ca
      ΔE = 2.041 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  8. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7328-42 Cobalt Salts
      #78a6c9
      ΔE = 1.041 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. ★ 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 1.354 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  9. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5850 - Wandering River
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  10. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Wandering River / 449
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  11. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Bird's Egg Blue / KM3142-2
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Bonaventure / KM3150-2
      #5fa5cb
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  12. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. ★ Chronus Blue
      #72a8d1
      ΔE = 1.368 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7222T Fresco Blue
      #7aa6ca
      ΔE = 1.462 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. ★ 7232T Peasant Blue
      #70aacd
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  14. Olympic

    1. ★ Boudoir Blue A51-4
      #79a8cf
      ΔE = 1.714 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. ★ Ship's Ahoy B51-3
      #76add2
      ΔE = 2.156 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  15. Tollens

    1. ★ TF251-3
      #77abcd
      ΔE = 1.759 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  16. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10421
      #74acd2
      ΔE = 1.787 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. CF10420
      #65a7d6
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  17. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. ★ Bristol 10BB 37/234
      #73a2c4
      ΔE = 1.918 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  18. Sikkens

    1. ★ S7.27.61
      #76acd0
      ΔE = 1.845 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. ★ T0.30.60
      #6aaad5
      ΔE = 1.991 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  19. Caparol

    1. ★ Iris 6
      #74acd0
      ΔE = 1.860 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. ★ Iris 15
      #68a8cc
      ΔE = 2.039 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  20. KILZ

    1. ★ Inspiration Blue / C731
      #76a4cb
      ΔE = 1.885 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ Nantucket Shore / C751
      #7ba3c4
      ΔE = 2.195 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  21. Disney

    1. ★ 3C-30-3 Oh Bother Blue
      #7ca5c5
      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  22. Glidden

    1. ★ Salem Blue / PPG1239-4
      #66a9d3
      ΔE = 1.935 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Serene Sea / PPG1158-4
      #78a7c3
      ΔE = 2.767 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  23. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue / PPG1239-4
      #66a9d3
      ΔE = 1.935 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Serene Sea / PPG1158-4
      #78a7c3
      ΔE = 2.767 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  24. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 543 U
      #79abd2
      ΔE = 1.987 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. 3577 U
      #7eaed0
      ΔE = 2.917 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  25. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0653
      #74a4c3
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. 0646
      #7da2c2
      ΔE = 2.746 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  26. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Sea of Atlantis / 0653
      #74a4c3
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Key West Zenith / 0646
      #7da2c2
      ΔE = 2.746 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  27. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ San Francisco Bay / 802
      #7aa8c6
      ΔE = 2.133 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
    2. Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  28. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue / 250-4
      #63a8d3
      ΔE = 2.206 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Serene Sea / 350-4
      #77a6c3
      ΔE = 2.435 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  29. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Maiden
      #78a3c9
      ΔE = 2.249 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Skyscape
      #70aed8
      ΔE = 2.758 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  30. Peintures MF

    1. Rive de Jersey
      #7fa8c6
      ΔE = 2.348 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Bleu pot de grès
      #80aac8
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  31. Plascon

    1. Serene Setting B3-C2-2
      #78a4cc
      ΔE = 2.435 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  32. Nippon Paint

    1. Barbara Blue / NP PB 1525 T
      #6ea7d4
      ΔE = 2.461 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. Kind Sky / NP PB 1546 T
      #71accc
      ΔE = 2.918 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  33. General Paint

    1. Azure / CL 2294D
      #69a1c9
      ΔE = 2.465 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  34. Earthpaint

    1. 1-35-4 Celestial
      #6faed6
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
  35. Bristol

    1. Seventh Heaven / P112-C5
      #69a0c6
      ΔE = 2.695 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. Seclusion / P113-C5
      #73a7c4
      ΔE = 2.793 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  36. AMC

    1. Sierra Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  37. Chrysler

    1. Blue
      #69abce
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Medium Blue
      #719fc1
      ΔE = 2.926 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  38. Volkswagen

    1. Florida Blue
      #7fa3c4
      ΔE = 2.780 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  39. Behr

    1. 8505 Tahoe
      #6aaed5
      ΔE = 2.897 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. 570D-4 Colorado Springs
      #81a5c1
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  40. Rodda Paint

    1. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 37.8%

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#72a7cc HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a7cc foreground

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.

Edgar Degas
<p style="color: #72a7cc">…</p>

#72a7cc background

The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.

Robert Henri
<p style="background-color: #72a7cc">…</p>

#72a7cc shadow

For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.

Georges Rouault
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72a7cc">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514060
Binary
01110010, 10100111, 11001100
Hexadecimal
#72a7cc
LRV
≈ 35.6%
Closest short hex
#7ac ΔE = 1.476
RGB
rgb(114, 167, 204)
RGBA
rgba(114, 167, 204, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.235, g: 0.344, b: 0.421
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.578%, blue: 0.800%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9263156 / 0xff72a7cc
HSL
hsl(205, 47%, 62%)
HSLA
hsla(205, 47%, 62%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 205° (204.667), saturation: 44% (0.441), value: 80% (0.800)
HSP
hue: 204.667, saturation: 44.118%, perceived brightness: 62.007%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 235.354, S: 57.021, L: 66.192
Cubehelix
H: -160.355, S: 0.535, L: 0.609
TSL
T: -2.042, S: 0.133, L: 0.609
CMYK
cyan: 44% (0.441), magenta: 18% (0.181), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.200)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 35% (0.345), yellow: 20% (0.200)
XYZ
X: 31.653, Y: 35.572, Z: 62.313
xyY
x: 0.244, y: 0.275, Y: 35.572
CIELab
L: 66.192, a: -7.700, b: -24.339
CIELuv
L: 66.192, u: -25.393, v: -36.747
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 66.192, C: 25.528, H: 252.445
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 66.192, C: 44.667, H: 235.354
Hunter-Lab
L: 59.643, a: -9.641, b: -20.195
CIECAM02
J: 55.802, C: 36.813, h: 236.641, Q: 147.176, M: 32.192, s: 46.769, H: 298.987
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.184, jaune: -4.151, green: 2.616
LMS
L: 28.358, M: 38.493, S: 61.858
YCbCr
Y: 149.458, Cb: 152.087, Cr: 102.106
YCgCo
Y: 163.000, Cg: 4.000, Co: 6.000
YDbDr
Y: 155.371, Db: 73.171, Dr: 78.678
YPbPr
Y: 158.375, Pb: 24.595, Pr: -28.202
xvYCC
Y: 152.016, Cb: 149.605, Cr: 103.226
YIQ
Y: 155.371, I: -43.460, Q: 0.305
YUV
Y: 155.371, U: 23.932, V: -36.295
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/8 ΔE = 2.175
Brand Color
500px ΔE = 6.202

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