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#72aad3 Hex Color Code

#72aad3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72aad3 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72aad3 is comprised of 44.71% red, 66.67% green and 82.75% blue. In the HSL color space #72aad3 has a hue of 205° (degrees), 52% saturation and 64% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.8 nm.

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#72aad3 linear gradient to complementary #c6a57f

  1. #72aad3
  2. #87a9c5
  3. #97a8b7
  4. #a6a7a9
  5. #b2a79b
  6. #bca68d
  7. #c6a57f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #518bb2
  2. #5c95bd
  3. #67a0c8
  4. #72aad3
  5. #7db5de
  6. #88bfe9
  7. #93caf4

Tones

  1. #72aad3
  2. #7da9cb
  3. #86a8c3
  4. #8fa6bb
  5. #96a5b3
  6. #9da4ab
  7. #a3a3a3

Tints and Shades

#72aad3 to White

  1. #72aad3
  2. #8cb8da
  3. #a4c6e2
  4. #bbd4e9
  5. #d2e2f0
  6. #e9f0f8
  7. #ffffff

#72aad3 to Black

  1. #72aad3
  2. #5f8bac
  3. #4c6e87
  4. #3b5264
  5. #293743
  6. #191f24
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 0.523
  2. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Colonel's Lady 26-11
      #75abd5
      ΔE = 0.766
    2. ★ Celestrial 26-10
      #6ea5cb
      ΔE = 2.094
  3. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 0.917
    2. ★ 7328-42 Cobalt Salts
      #78a6c9
      ΔE = 2.094
  4. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2040-R90B
      #78abd1
      ΔE = 1.020
    2. Cool Blue / FS093
      #73a5c8
      ΔE = 2.395
  5. Sikkens

    1. ★ T0.30.60
      #6aaad5
      ΔE = 1.077
    2. ★ S7.27.61
      #76acd0
      ΔE = 1.700
  6. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10421
      #74acd2
      ΔE = 1.226
    2. ★ CF10420
      #65a7d6
      ΔE = 2.193
  7. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 32-d3
      #75a8cd
      ΔE = 1.260
    2. 33-d3
      #84a9cb
      ΔE = 2.902
  8. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #6da7d2
      ΔE = 1.281
    2. Arctic Blue
      #82accd
      ΔE = 2.705
  9. Olympic

    1. ★ Boudoir Blue A51-4
      #79a8cf
      ΔE = 1.346
    2. ★ Ship's Ahoy B51-3
      #76add2
      ΔE = 1.663
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6059
      #72a6cd
      ΔE = 1.481
    2. 6052
      #7baed1
      ΔE = 2.318
  11. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Skyscape
      #70aed8
      ΔE = 1.486
    2. Blue Eyes
      #85abce
      ΔE = 2.919
  12. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Barbara Blue / NP PB 1525 T
      #6ea7d4
      ΔE = 1.652
    2. Cerulean / NP PB 1535 T
      #62add7
      ΔE = 2.720
  13. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-35-4 Celestial
      #6faed6
      ΔE = 1.784
  14. Caparol

    1. ★ Iris 6
      #74acd0
      ΔE = 1.830
    2. 41/12
      #60a8d8
      ΔE = 2.506
  15. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 1.876
  16. Colortrend

    1. ★ Robin's Egg
      #67add9
      ΔE = 1.876
  17. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7234T Barbara Blue
      #6aaed9
      ΔE = 1.885
    2. ★ 7224T Blue Emotion
      #76a9d6
      ΔE = 1.944
  18. California Paints

    1. ★ Robin's Egg
      #6baedc
      ΔE = 1.924
    2. DE 5850 - Wandering River
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 2.841
  19. Chrysler

    1. ★ Pacific Blue
      #79afd8
      ΔE = 1.963
  20. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7328 - City Of Atlantis
      #63aad9
      ΔE = 2.043
  21. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue / 250-4
      #63a8d3
      ΔE = 2.096
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Salem Blue 250-4
      #63a8d3
      ΔE = 2.096
  23. Tollens

    1. ★ TF251-3
      #77abcd
      ΔE = 2.119
    2. T2012-4
      #81aed1
      ΔE = 2.614
  24. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.15.18
      #6fa5ca
      ΔE = 2.208
  25. Behr

    1. Blueberry Shake PPKR-37
      #7bb0d7
      ΔE = 2.373
    2. 8505 Tahoe
      #6aaed5
      ΔE = 2.545
  26. Peintures MF

    1. Hong Kong
      #7eafd4
      ΔE = 2.397
    2. Bleu parloir
      #82abd2
      ΔE = 2.589
  27. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Flyway - 6794
      #6aafd8
      ΔE = 2.422
  28. Benjamin Moore

    1. Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 2.529
  29. Plascon

    1. Serene Setting B3-C2-2
      #78a4cc
      ΔE = 2.561
  30. General Paint

    1. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 2.686
  31. Cloverdale Paint

    1. City Of Alantis / 7328
      #6bb1dd
      ΔE = 2.731
  32. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 2.752
  33. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Marina / 337
      #65a5d5
      ΔE = 2.803
    2. Wandering River / 449
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 2.841
  34. Taubmans

    1. Victoria Blue / T12 41.F2
      #6db1da
      ΔE = 2.812
    2. Ocean Frolic / T10 43E-1
      #73accd
      ΔE = 2.925
  35. Kelly-Moore

    1. Bird's Egg Blue / KM3142-2
      #73a4c6
      ΔE = 2.841
  36. CIL

    1. Toronto Jays
      #80b0d8
      ΔE = 2.844
  37. Dulux

    1. 16BB 41/268
      #7eb1d7
      ΔE = 2.881
  38. Disney

    1. 3C-30-3 Oh Bother Blue
      #7ca5c5
      ΔE = 2.971

#72aad3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72aad3 foreground

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

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #72aad3">…</p>

#72aad3 background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #72aad3">…</p>

#72aad3 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 #72aad3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514835
Binary
01110010, 10101010, 11010011
Hexadecimal
#72aad3
Closest short hex
#7ac ΔE = 2.150
RGB
rgb(114, 170, 211)
RGBA
rgba(114, 170, 211, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.230, g: 0.343, b: 0.426
RYB
red: 44.706%, yellow: 58.629%, blue: 82.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9262381 / 0xff72aad3
HSL
hsl(205, 52%, 64%)
HSLA
hsla(205, 52%%, 64%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 205° (205.361), saturation: 46% (0.460), value: 83% (0.827)
HSP
hue: 205.361, saturation: 45.972, perceived brightness: 63.143
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 236.765, S: 59.056, L: 67.298
Cubehelix
H: -159.501, S: 0.582, L: 0.618
TSL
T: -2.064, S: 0.139, L: 0.619
CMYK
cyan: 46 (0.460), magenta: 19 (0.194), yellow: 0 (0.000), key: 17 (0.173)
CMY
cyan: 55 (0.553), magenta: 33 (0.333), yellow: 17 (0.173)
XYZ
X: 33.068, Y: 37.028, Z: 67.020
xyY
x: 0.241, y: 0.270, Y: 37.028
CIELab
L: 67.298, a: -7.380, b: -26.512
CIELuv
L: 67.298, u: -26.518, v: -40.470
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.298, C: 27.520, H: 254.446
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.298, C: 48.384, H: 236.765
Hunter-Lab
L: 60.850, a: -9.486, b: -22.706
CIECAM02
J: 56.997, C: 39.007, h: 237.881, Q: 148.743, M: 34.111, s: 47.888, H: 300.164
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.194, jaune: -4.528, green: 2.708
LMS
L: 29.255, M: 39.997, S: 66.510
YCbCr
Y: 151.656, Cb: 154.287, Cr: 100.505
YCgCo
Y: 166.250, Cg: 3.750, Co: 4.250
YDbDr
Y: 157.930, Db: 79.853, Dr: 83.545
YPbPr
Y: 161.024, Pb: 26.940, Pr: -29.886
xvYCC
Y: 154.291, Cb: 151.665, Cr: 101.747
YIQ
Y: 157.930, I: -46.532, Q: 0.915
YUV
Y: 157.930, U: 26.117, V: -38.540
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 6/8 ΔE = 3.079
Brand Color
500px ΔE = 5.815

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