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#72a7e1 Hex Color Code

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#72a7e1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a7e1 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72a7e1 is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.49% green and 88.24% blue. In the HSL color space #72a7e1 has a hue of 211° (degrees), 65% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.9 nm.

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#72a7e1 linear gradient to complementary #cbb688

  1. #72a7e1
  2. #88a9d2
  3. #9aacc4
  4. #a9aeb5
  5. #b6b1a6
  6. #c1b397
  7. #cbb688

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5088c0
  2. #5c92cb
  3. #679dd6
  4. #72a7e1
  5. #7db2ec
  6. #88bcf7
  7. #93c7ff

Tones

  1. #72a7e1
  2. #7fa7d8
  3. #8aa8cf
  4. #93a8c5
  5. #9ba9bc
  6. #a3a9b3
  7. #aaaaaa / #aaa

Tints and Shades

#72a7e1 to white

  1. #72a7e1
  2. #8db5e6
  3. #a5c3eb
  4. #bcd2f0
  5. #d3e1f5
  6. #e9f0fa
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#72a7e1 to black

  1. #72a7e1
  2. #5f89b8
  3. #4d6c90
  4. #3b506a
  5. #2a3646
  6. #191e26
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Chrysler

    1. ★ Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 0.440 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. French Racing Blue
      #77a2d1
      ΔE = 3.023 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  2. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1550-R80B
      #72a9e2
      ΔE = 0.823 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 2040-R70B
      #8ba1d3
      ΔE = 4.861 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 1.427 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. S 1040-R80B
      #85a9ea
      ΔE = 4.465 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  4. Resene

    1. ★ Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 1.540 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
    2. Delta Blue B71-053-258
      #7c9acd
      ΔE = 5.134 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  5. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Acapulco Dive / 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.748 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Blue Parlor / 0610
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  6. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.748 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. 0610
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  7. ECOS Paints

    1. ★ Acapulco Dive (0639)
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.748 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Blue Parlor (0610)
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  8. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-d
      #7ca6d8
      ΔE = 1.902 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. 33-c2
      #6da2cf
      ΔE = 4.342 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  9. Vista Paint

    1. ★ City of Atlantis
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.981 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  10. Scib Paints

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.981 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  11. Berger

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.981 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  12. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Breathtaking Blue / KM3134-2
      #69a4db
      ΔE = 2.127 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Royal Regatta / KM3102-2
      #85a1d6
      ΔE = 3.960 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  13. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 284
      #7aabde
      ΔE = 2.239 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. 7453
      #829cd4
      ΔE = 5.243 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  14. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Bubbling Fountain
      #67a2dc
      ΔE = 2.278 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Cadet
      #7f9bd1
      ΔE = 5.104 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  15. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Windjammer / PPG1241-4
      #62a5df
      ΔE = 2.409 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Boudoir Blue / PPG1244-4
      #7ea3d2
      ΔE = 2.871 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  16. Glidden

    1. Windjammer / PPG1241-4
      #62a5df
      ΔE = 2.409 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Boudoir Blue / PPG1244-4
      #7ea3d2
      ΔE = 2.871 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  17. Asian Paints

    1. Greek Vase / 7328
      #6fa8db
      ΔE = 2.432 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Inkjet / 7327
      #5d9cd5
      ΔE = 4.781 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
  18. Porter Paints

    1. Victoria Blue / 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 2.521 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
    2. Boudoir Blue / 248-4
      #7da2d2
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  19. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6018
      #70a9db
      ΔE = 2.747 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. 6065
      #84a7cc
      ΔE = 4.839 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  20. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Royal Regetta / 7247
      #78a2d2
      ΔE = 2.794 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Florette / 7215
      #899fcf
      ΔE = 5.010 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  21. Taubmans

    1. Robin Blue / T62-6
      #81a6d4
      ΔE = 2.858 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Regatta / T12 40.E3
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 4.265 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  22. Behr

    1. Periwinkle P530-4
      #82a3d9
      ΔE = 3.021 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Cornflower P520-4
      #6aa0d0
      ΔE = 4.139 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  23. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Blue Cue / 599
      #84a5dc
      ΔE = 3.043 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. Marina / 337
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  24. California Paints

    1. DE 5892 - Blue Cue
      #84a5dc
      ΔE = 3.043 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. DE 5857 - Blue Agave
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  25. Plascon

    1. Blue Grace B4-B2-1
      #70a0e0
      ΔE = 3.135 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. Tropic Breeze B3-B2-1
      #5ca0d8
      ΔE = 4.096 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  26. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #6fa1d2
      ΔE = 3.268 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. Blue
      #59a3d7
      ΔE = 4.922 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  27. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7214T Blue Epic
      #82a8d4
      ΔE = 3.292 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. 7204T Spring Crocus
      #8aa6d2
      ΔE = 3.978 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  28. Caparol

    1. 42/06
      #7cb0e8
      ΔE = 3.342 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
    2. 80 10 240 / Pacific 120
      #80acd4
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  29. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 3.431 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  30. Tollens

    1. T2006-1
      #7a9fd0
      ΔE = 3.442 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. T2010-4
      #7fa4ca
      ΔE = 4.706 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  31. Duron

    1. Lobelia
      #89aadd
      ΔE = 3.448 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
    2. Jacaranda
      #56a3db
      ΔE = 4.414 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  32. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Emotion / NP PB 1518 T
      #7ba1ce
      ΔE = 3.526 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Blue Epic / NP PB 1507 T
      #88a3d0
      ΔE = 4.021 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  33. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10439
      #7fa0cf
      ΔE = 3.604 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. CF10437
      #62a3d4
      ΔE = 4.541 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  34. Crown Diamond

    1. 7327-42 Crystal Ware
      #7ca3ce
      ΔE = 3.638 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. 7353-42 Sound of Music
      #839ec8
      ΔE = 4.914 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  35. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-37-4 Blue Thoughts
      #89a5d4
      ΔE = 3.743 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. 2010 Blue Flame
      #5d9dd1
      ΔE = 5.231 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  36. ProMarker

    1. Cobalt Blue
      #87a3d7
      ΔE = 3.769 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  37. Earthpaint

    1. 1-36-4 Riverside Blue
      #7ba0cc
      ΔE = 3.909 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 1-37-4 Bonnie Blue
      #809dce
      ΔE = 4.465 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  38. Nerolac

    1. Cathedral Blue - 2375
      #86acd7
      ΔE = 4.066 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
    2. Aegean Blue - 2396
      #83b1dd
      ΔE = 5.007 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  39. Little Greene

    1. Lagoon
      #78a3cd
      ΔE = 4.074 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  40. Caran d'Ache

    1. 662 Genuine Cobalt Blue
      #63a2d4
      ΔE = 4.228 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. 755 Gray Blue
      #5ea7d9
      ΔE = 4.825 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  41. Bristol

    1. Regatta / P109-C4
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 4.265 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  42. Pascol

    1. Into the Surf PZ4030
      #8da6d4
      ΔE = 4.315 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  43. Ford

    1. Miami Blue
      #6c9fce
      ΔE = 4.333 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Regatta Blue
      #79b3f3
      ΔE = 4.544 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  44. Brillux

    1. 57.18.18
      #7b9cd0
      ΔE = 4.353 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
    2. 60.18.15
      #87b1df
      ΔE = 4.767 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  45. Benjamin Moore

    1. Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 4.371 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Aqua Marina / 816 / Cascade / CC-904
      #8eaeda
      ΔE = 4.812 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  46. Peintures MF

    1. Bleu moulin à vent
      #8badd9
      ΔE = 4.381 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
    2. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 4.906 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  47. ICI Paints

    1. Versailles 54BB 41/237
      #8ba6cf
      ΔE = 4.419 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 5.008 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  48. Albany Paint

    1. Kentucky Blue
      #63a2d3
      ΔE = 4.478 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  49. Old Citadel

    1. Ice Blue
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  50. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Ice Blue (095)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  51. Rackham

    1. Glacier Blue (9)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  52. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Azure (902)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  53. RAL

    1. RAL 270 70 25
      #8cacd6
      ΔE = 4.567 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  54. Sikkens

    1. U0.20.60
      #89a5cc
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. T2.32.55
      #649fcf
      ΔE = 4.942 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  55. Disney

    1. 3A-20-2 Dragon Fly
      #849ecd
      ΔE = 4.632 / LRV ≈ 33.8%
  56. Mylands of London

    1. Wedgewood Blue
      #6d9ad1
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  57. Clark+Kensington

    1. Baby Blue Eyes / KIDCC-07
      #8ba9d0
      ΔE = 4.688 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  58. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Autumn Crocus 28-9
      #879fd1
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Colonel's Lady 26-11
      #75abd5
      ΔE = 4.875 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  59. CIL

    1. Harbor Blue
      #69a0ce
      ΔE = 4.727 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. Jacob's Room
      #6d9dcb
      ΔE = 4.848 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  60. Dulux

    1. Mystic Mauve 3
      #8fa9d1
      ΔE = 4.912 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. 33BB 32/308
      #689dcc
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  61. Olympic

    1. Boudoir Blue A51-4
      #79a8cf
      ΔE = 4.972 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  62. KILZ

    1. Never Blue / B882
      #8ba7cc
      ΔE = 4.994 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. Inspiration Blue / C731
      #76a4cb
      ΔE = 5.052 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  63. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Chronus Blue
      #72a8d1
      ΔE = 5.075 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  64. 1829

    1. Medium Persian Blue
      #6f9cc9
      ΔE = 5.113 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  65. Focoltone

    1. 1063
      #88b2df
      ΔE = 5.185 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  66. Laura Ashley

    1. 44-15 Foxglove Blue
      #84a2c6
      ΔE = 5.227 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  67. Tikkurila

    1. V351
      #92abd4
      ΔE = 5.245 / LRV ≈ 40.0%
  68. General Paint

    1. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 5.246 / LRV ≈ 33.9%

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#72a7e1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a7e1 foreground

Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #72a7e1">…</p>

#72a7e1 background

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="background-color: #72a7e1">…</p>

#72a7e1 shadow

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514081
Binary
01110010, 10100111, 11100001
Hexadecimal
#72a7e1
LRV
≈ 36.6%
Closest short hex
#7ad ΔE = 2.169
RGB
rgb(114, 167, 225)
RGBA
rgba(114, 167, 225, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.225, g: 0.330, b: 0.445
RYB
red: 44.706%, yellow: 58.773%, blue: 88.235%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9263135 / 0xff72a7e1
HSL
hsl(211, 65%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(211, 65%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 211° (211.351), saturation: 49% (0.493), value: 88% (0.882)
HSP
hue: 211.351, saturation: 49.333%, perceived brightness: 63.267%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 245.265, S: 66.231, L: 67.013
Cubehelix
H: -152.182, S: 0.671, L: 0.618
TSL
T: -1.765, S: 0.145, L: 0.619
CMYK
cyan: 49% (0.493), magenta: 26% (0.258), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 12% (0.118)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 35% (0.345), yellow: 12% (0.118)
XYZ
X: 34.344, Y: 36.649, Z: 76.484
xyY
x: 0.233, y: 0.249, Y: 36.649
CIELab
L: 67.013, a: -1.683, b: -34.662
CIELuv
L: 67.013, u: -25.241, v: -54.791
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.013, C: 34.703, H: 267.220
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.013, C: 60.325, H: 245.265
Hunter-Lab
L: 60.538, a: -4.676, b: -32.530
CIECAM02
J: 56.659, C: 45.029, h: 246.717, Q: 148.302, M: 39.377, s: 51.529, H: 304.389
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.243, jaune: -5.989, green: 2.386
LMS
L: 28.491, M: 38.513, S: 75.815
YCbCr
Y: 151.516, Cb: 161.306, Cr: 100.615
YCoCg
Y: 168.250, Cg: -1.250, Co: 0.750
YDbDr
Y: 157.765, Db: 101.164, Dr: 83.235
YPbPr
Y: 159.887, Pb: 35.095, Pr: -29.168
xvYCC
Y: 153.315, Cb: 158.829, Cr: 102.378
YIQ
Y: 157.765, I: -50.206, Q: 6.839
YUV
Y: 157.765, U: 33.088, V: -38.396
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 3.087
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 5.957

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