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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 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. ★ 3-32-4 Ship Ahoy
      #76acb8
      ΔE = 2.213 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 2403
      #78a8b8
      ΔE = 1.094 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  3. Sikkens

    1. ★ R0.20.60
      #74aab8
      ΔE = 1.106 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  4. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 28-d4
      #6eaabc
      ΔE = 1.110 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. ★ 27-d3
      #7aadbb
      ΔE = 2.119 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  5. Behr

    1. ★ PMD-83 Porcelain Blue
      #78a7b7
      ΔE = 1.226 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. ★ 520F-4 November Skies
      #74a9b4
      ΔE = 2.127 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  6. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 3030-B10G
      #6fa4b3
      ΔE = 1.517 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  7. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #6baabd
      ΔE = 1.523 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  8. Designers Guild

    1. ★ TG Blue
      #7ba9b9
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  9. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Palace Ballroom Wallpaper Prussian Blue CW611
      #68a7ba
      ΔE = 1.645 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
    2. Nelson House Blue CW607
      #6fa1b4
      ΔE = 2.894 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  10. Taubmans

    1. ★ Serene Sea / T10 45E-1
      #70a7bb
      ΔE = 1.671 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ Academy Blue / T12 44.E7
      #78a5b6
      ΔE = 1.923 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 5306
      #6baab9
      ΔE = 1.716 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  12. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Turning Heads / 34B-5
      #79a5b3
      ΔE = 1.717 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  13. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2030-B10G
      #67a8bb
      ΔE = 1.745 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  14. Glidden

    1. ★ Sailing Sea Blue / 30BG 38/199
      #76adbc
      ΔE = 1.854 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Deepest Aqua / 30BG 33/207
      #68a2b2
      ΔE = 2.526 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  15. Bristol

    1. ★ Academy Blue / P117-C4
      #78a5b6
      ΔE = 1.923 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  16. Chrysler

    1. ★ Light Turquoise
      #69a6b4
      ΔE = 2.048 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. Tampa Turquoise
      #71aac1
      ΔE = 2.875 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  17. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Tropic Turquoise
      #70a7bc
      ΔE = 2.081 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  18. AMC

    1. ★ Island Blue
      #79adbe
      ΔE = 2.091 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  19. Resene

    1. Meltwater B70-043-221
      #6eaec0
      ΔE = 2.321 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  20. Dulux

    1. Hawaiian Blue 5
      #63a5b6
      ΔE = 2.439 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  21. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Pacific Palisade / 368
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 2.505 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
    2. Watson Lake / 462
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 2.833 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  22. California Paints

    1. DE 5787 - Pacific Palisade
      #69a4b9
      ΔE = 2.505 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
    2. DE 5766 - Watson Lake
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 2.833 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  23. Peintures MF

    1. Flânerie
      #80a9b9
      ΔE = 2.583 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Étoile d'eau
      #7ab0bf
      ΔE = 2.971 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  24. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 3192T Voyager Sky
      #63acbf
      ΔE = 2.776 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. 1184T Sensitive Blue
      #63acbe
      ΔE = 2.802 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  25. Pantone / PMS

    1. 15-4717 TPG
      #69a1b0
      ΔE = 2.816 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
    2. 7702 UP
      #60a9bf
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  26. General Paint

    1. Astree / CL 2184D
      #72a4ae
      ΔE = 2.820 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  27. ICI Paints

    1. Mayflower Blue 70BG 41/201
      #77adc2
      ΔE = 2.900 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  28. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Button / NP PB 1560 T
      #6ea6bd
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  29. Kelly-Moore

    1. Wonderful World / KM3182-2
      #80a5b0
      ΔE = 2.936 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  30. Benjamin Moore

    1. Bayville Blue / 747
      #72afbc
      ΔE = 2.982 / LRV ≈ 37.9%

#72a8b8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72a8b8 foreground

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Edgar Degas
<p style="color: #72a8b8">…</p>

#72a8b8 background

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Stella Adler
<p style="background-color: #72a8b8">…</p>

#72a8b8 shadow

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<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
LRV
≈ 35.0%
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: 0.447%, yellow: 0.567%, blue: 0.722%
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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