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#72aae0 Hex Color Code

#72aae0 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72aae0 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72aae0 is comprised of 44.71% red, 66.67% green and 87.84% blue. In the HSL color space #72aae0 has a hue of 209° (degrees), 64% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.8 nm.

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#72aae0 linear gradient to complementary #cbb387

  1. #72aae0
  2. #88abd1
  3. #9aadc3
  4. #a9aeb4
  5. #b6b0a5
  6. #c1b196
  7. #cbb387

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #508bbf
  2. #5b95ca
  3. #679fd5
  4. #72aae0
  5. #7db5eb
  6. #88bff7
  7. #94caff

Tones

  1. #72aae0
  2. #7eaad7
  3. #89aace
  4. #93a9c4
  5. #9ba9bb
  6. #a2a9b2
  7. #a9a9a9

Tints and Shades

#72aae0 to White

  1. #72aae0
  2. #8db8e5
  3. #a5c5eb
  4. #bcd4f0
  5. #d3e2f5
  6. #e9f0fa
  7. #ffffff

#72aae0 to Black

  1. #72aae0
  2. #5f8bb7
  3. #4d6e8f
  4. #3b526a
  5. #2a3746
  6. #191f25
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 0.411
  2. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 0.815
  3. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Acapulco Dive / 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 0.815
  4. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1550-R80B
      #72a9e2
      ΔE = 1.011
    2. Cool Blue / S 2040-R80B
      #7ea5d1
      ΔE = 2.958
  5. Vista Paint

    1. ★ City of Atlantis
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.087
  6. Berger

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.087
  7. Scib Paints

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.087
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 284
      #7aabde
      ΔE = 1.122
  9. Chrysler

    1. ★ Fountain Blue
      #7aace1
      ΔE = 1.281
    2. ★ Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 1.894
  10. Resene

    1. ★ Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 1.342
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6018
      #70a9db
      ΔE = 1.386
  12. Caparol

    1. ★ 41/02
      #78ace4
      ΔE = 1.443
    2. 42/06
      #7cb0e8
      ΔE = 2.654
  13. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Victoria Blue 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 1.580
  14. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Victoria Blue / 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 1.580
  15. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5864 - Use the Good China
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 1.736
  16. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 1.736
  17. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 34-d
      #7ca6d8
      ΔE = 2.131
    2. 33-c
      #76b0e0
      ΔE = 2.819
  18. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7224T Blue Emotion
      #76a9d6
      ΔE = 2.322
    2. 7214T Blue Epic
      #82a8d4
      ΔE = 2.758
  19. Kelly-Moore

    1. Breathtaking Blue / KM3134-2
      #69a4db
      ΔE = 2.344
  20. Ford

    1. Blue
      #82addc
      ΔE = 2.471
  21. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 2.717
  22. Sikkens

    1. U0.25.60
      #7fa5d4
      ΔE = 2.783
  23. Taubmans

    1. Robin Blue / T62-6
      #81a6d4
      ΔE = 2.812
  24. Plascon

    1. Athenas Dream B4-A2-1
      #78b0ec
      ΔE = 2.911

#72aae0 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72aae0 foreground

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #72aae0">…</p>

#72aae0 background

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #72aae0">…</p>

#72aae0 shadow

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72aae0">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514848
Binary
01110010, 10101010, 11100000
Hexadecimal
#72aae0
Closest short hex
#7ad ΔE = 0.807
RGB
rgb(114, 170, 224)
RGBA
rgba(114, 170, 224, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.224, g: 0.335, b: 0.441
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.593%, blue: 0.878%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9262368 / 0xff72aae0
HSL
hsl(209, 64%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(209, 64%%, 66%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 209° (209.455), saturation: 49% (0.491), value: 88% (0.878)
HSP
hue: 209.455, saturation: 49.107%, perceived brightness: 63.923%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 242.933, S: 64.235, L: 67.803
Cubehelix
H: -154.483, S: 0.667, L: 0.624
TSL
T: -2.198, S: 0.146, L: 0.625
CMYK
cyan: 49% (0.491), magenta: 24% (0.241), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 12% (0.122)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 33% (0.333), yellow: 12% (0.122)
XYZ
X: 34.764, Y: 37.706, Z: 75.953
xyY
x: 0.234, y: 0.254, Y: 37.706
CIELab
L: 67.803, a: -3.647, b: -32.886
CIELuv
L: 67.803, u: -26.391, v: -51.646
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.803, C: 33.087, H: 263.672
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.803, C: 57.999, H: 242.933
Hunter-Lab
L: 61.405, a: -6.403, b: -30.352
CIECAM02
J: 57.529, C: 44.009, h: 244.119, Q: 149.435, M: 38.485, s: 50.748, H: 303.128
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.230, jaune: -5.662, green: 2.565
LMS
L: 29.339, M: 40.009, S: 75.309
YCbCr
Y: 152.930, Cb: 159.994, Cr: 99.582
YCgCo
Y: 169.500, Cg: 0.500, Co: 1.000
YDbDr
Y: 159.412, Db: 97.182, Dr: 86.366
YPbPr
Y: 161.960, Pb: 33.440, Pr: -30.484
xvYCC
Y: 155.095, Cb: 157.375, Cr: 101.222
YIQ
Y: 159.412, I: -50.708, Q: 4.960
YUV
Y: 159.412, U: 31.785, V: -39.841
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 3.665
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 6.166

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