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Dutch Boy Election Blues / #72a8b8 Hex Color Code

#72a8b8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72a8b8 is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72a8b8 is comprised of 44.71% red, 65.88% green and 72.16% blue. In the HSL color space #72a8b8 has a hue of 194° (degrees), 33% saturation and 58% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 485.95 nm.

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#72a8b8 linear gradient to complementary #b68574

  1. #72a8b8
  2. #83a2ac
  3. #909da1
  4. #9c9796
  5. #a6918a
  6. #ae8b7f
  7. #b68574

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #548a99
  2. #5e94a3
  3. #689eae
  4. #72a8b8
  5. #7cb2c3
  6. #87bdcd
  7. #91c7d8

Tints and Shades

#72a8b8 to White

  1. #72a8b8
  2. #8ab6c4
  3. #a2c4cf
  4. #b9d3db
  5. #d0e1e7
  6. #e8f0f3
  7. #ffffff

#72a8b8 to Black

  1. #72a8b8
  2. #5f8a97
  3. #4c6d77
  4. #3a5158
  5. #29373b
  6. #181e20
  7. #000000

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  1. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-34-4 Lapis
      #73a8b9
      ΔE = 0.532
    2. ★ 3-32-4 Ship Ahoy
      #76acb8
      ΔE = 2.213
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 2403
      #78a8b8
      ΔE = 1.094
  3. Sikkens

    1. ★ R0.20.60
      #74aab8
      ΔE = 1.106
  4. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 28-d4
      #6eaabc
      ΔE = 1.110
    2. ★ 27-d4
      #73a3b1
      ΔE = 1.903
  5. Behr

    1. ★ PMD-83 Porcelain Blue
      #78a7b7
      ΔE = 1.226
    2. ★ 520F-4 November Skies
      #74a9b4
      ΔE = 2.127
  6. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 3030-B10G
      #6fa4b3
      ΔE = 1.517
  7. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #6baabd
      ΔE = 1.523
  8. Dulux

    1. ★ Hawaiian Blue 5
      #69a8b8
      ΔE = 1.531
  9. Designers Guild

    1. ★ TG Blue
      #7ba9b9
      ΔE = 1.621
  10. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Palace Ballroom Wallpaper Prussian Blue CW611
      #68a7ba
      ΔE = 1.645
    2. Nelson House Blue CW607
      #6fa1b4
      ΔE = 2.894
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5306
      #6baab9
      ΔE = 1.716
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2030-B10G
      #67a8bb
      ΔE = 1.745
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 3204T Hampton inn
      #6aa5b8
      ΔE = 1.752
    2. 1224T Blue Edge
      #73a4b8
      ΔE = 2.510
  14. Taubmans

    1. ★ Academy Blue / T12 44.E7
      #78a5b6
      ΔE = 1.923
    2. Dakota / T75-5
      #7ea7b2
      ΔE = 2.433
  15. Chrysler

    1. ★ Light Turquoise
      #69a6b4
      ΔE = 2.048
    2. Tampa Turquoise
      #71aac1
      ΔE = 2.875
  16. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Tropic Turquoise
      #70a7bc
      ΔE = 2.081
  17. AMC

    1. ★ Island Blue
      #79adbe
      ΔE = 2.091
  18. Resene

    1. Meltwater B70-043-221
      #6eaec0
      ΔE = 2.321
  19. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Pacific Palisade / 368
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 2.505
    2. Watson Lake / 462
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 2.833
  20. California Paints

    1. DE 5787 - Pacific Palisade
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 2.505
    2. DE 5766 - Watson Lake
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 2.833
  21. Peintures MF

    1. Muscari
      #81a8b4
      ΔE = 2.619
    2. Étoile d'eau
      #7ab0bf
      ΔE = 2.971
  22. General Paint

    1. Astree / CL 2184D
      #72a4ae
      ΔE = 2.820
  23. ICI Paints

    1. Mayflower Blue 70BG 41/201
      #77adc2
      ΔE = 2.900
  24. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Button / NP PB 1560 T
      #6ea6bd
      ΔE = 2.914
  25. Kelly-Moore

    1. Wonderful World / KM3182-2
      #80a5b0
      ΔE = 2.936
  26. Benjamin Moore

    1. Bayville Blue / 747
      #72afbc
      ΔE = 2.982

#72a8b8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a8b8 foreground

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #72a8b8">…</p>

#72a8b8 background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #72a8b8">…</p>

#72a8b8 shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72a8b8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514296
Binary
01110010, 10101000, 10111000
Hexadecimal
#72a8b8
Closest short hex
#7ab ΔE = 1.229
RGB
rgb(114, 168, 184)
RGBA
rgba(114, 168, 184, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.245, g: 0.361, b: 0.395
RYB
red: 44.706%, yellow: 56.660%, blue: 72.157%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9262920 / 0xff72a8b8
HSL
hsl(194, 33%, 58%)
HSLA
hsla(194, 33%%, 58%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 194° (193.714), saturation: 38% (0.380), value: 72% (0.722)
HSP
hue: 193.714, saturation: 38.043, perceived brightness: 61.147
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 216.106, S: 54.263, L: 65.781
Cubehelix
H: -173.570, S: 0.425, L: 0.602
TSL
T: -1.750, S: 0.124, L: 0.603
CMYK
cyan: 38 (0.380), magenta: 9 (0.087), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 28 (0.278)
CMY
cyan: 55 (0.553), magenta: 34 (0.341), yellow: 28 (0.278)
XYZ
X: 29.591, Y: 35.042, Z: 50.543
xyY
x: 0.257, y: 0.304, Y: 35.042
CIELab
L: 65.781, a: -13.627, b: -13.855
CIELuv
L: 65.781, u: -25.985, v: -18.953
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.781, C: 19.433, H: 225.475
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.781, C: 32.162, H: 216.106
Hunter-Lab
L: 59.196, a: -14.364, b: -9.186
CIECAM02
J: 55.375, C: 29.865, h: 218.650, Q: 146.612, M: 26.117, s: 42.206, H: 277.567
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.122, jaune: -2.320, green: 2.949
LMS
L: 28.530, M: 38.971, S: 50.269
YCbCr
Y: 148.002, Cb: 143.016, Cr: 103.158
YCgCo
Y: 158.500, Cg: 9.500, Co: 11.000
YDbDr
Y: 153.678, Db: 45.628, Dr: 75.454
YPbPr
Y: 157.650, Pb: 14.210, Pr: -27.736
xvYCC
Y: 151.394, Cb: 140.483, Cr: 103.636
YIQ
Y: 153.678, I: -37.309, Q: -6.440
YUV
Y: 153.678, U: 14.923, V: -34.810
Munsell Color System
7.5B 6/6 ΔE = 2.230
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 7.441

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