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#72aaec Hex Color Code

#72aaec Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72aaec is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72aaec is comprised of 44.71% red, 66.67% green and 92.55% blue. In the HSL color space #72aaec has a hue of 212° (degrees), 76% saturation and 69% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 477.22 nm.

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#72aaec linear gradient to complementary #d0be8e

  1. #72aaec
  2. #8aaddd
  3. #9db0cd
  4. #acb3be
  5. #bab7ae
  6. #c6ba9e
  7. #d0be8e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4f8bca
  2. #5b95d5
  3. #669fe1
  4. #72aaec
  5. #7eb5f7
  6. #89c0ff
  7. #95cbff

Tones

  1. #72aaec
  2. #80abe2
  3. #8cabd8
  4. #96accd
  5. #a0adc3
  6. #a8aeb9
  7. #afafaf

Tints and Shades

#72aaec to white

  1. #72aaec
  2. #8db8ef
  3. #a6c5f3
  4. #bdd3f6
  5. #d4e2f9
  6. #eaf0fc
  7. #ffffff

#72aaec to black

  1. #72aaec
  2. #5f8bc0
  3. #4d6e97
  4. #3b526f
  5. #2a3749
  6. #191f27
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  2. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5864 - Use the Good China
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  3. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 1550-R80B
      #72a9e2
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  4. Caparol

    1. 41/02
      #78ace4
      ΔE = 2.414 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. 80 12 250 / Marin 50
      #78a4dc
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. 7453 C
      #7ca6de
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
    2. 2142 C
      #7fade3
      ΔE = 2.827 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  6. Chrysler

    1. Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  7. Plascon

    1. Athenas Dream B4-A2-1
      #78b0ec
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  8. Resene

    1. Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  9. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 2.849 / LRV ≈ 37.8%

#72aaec HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72aaec foreground

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Schumann
<p style="color: #72aaec">…</p>

#72aaec background

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #72aaec">…</p>

#72aaec shadow

I don't say everything, but I paint everything.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72aaec">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7514860
Binary
01110010, 10101010, 11101100
Hexadecimal
#72aaec
LRV
≈ 38.4%
Closest short hex
#7ae ΔE = 1.142
RGB
rgb(114, 170, 236)
RGBA
rgba(114, 170, 236, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.219, g: 0.327, b: 0.454
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.598%, blue: 0.925%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9262356 / 0xff72aaec
HSL
hsl(212, 76%, 69%)
HSLA
hsla(212, 76%, 69%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 212° (212.459), saturation: 52% (0.517), value: 93% (0.925)
HSP
hue: 212.459, saturation: 51.695%, perceived brightness: 64.676%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 247.003, S: 77.726, L: 68.300
Cubehelix
H: -150.849, S: 0.750, L: 0.629
TSL
T: -1.806, S: 0.153, L: 0.631
CMYK
cyan: 52% (0.517), magenta: 28% (0.280), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.075)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 33% (0.333), yellow: 7% (0.075)
XYZ
X: 36.449, Y: 38.380, Z: 84.828
xyY
x: 0.228, y: 0.240, Y: 38.380
CIELab
L: 68.300, a: -0.100, b: -38.686
CIELuv
L: 68.300, u: -26.288, v: -61.939
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.300, C: 38.686, H: 269.852
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.300, C: 67.286, H: 247.003
Hunter-Lab
L: 61.952, a: -3.395, b: -37.817
CIECAM02
J: 58.049, C: 48.676, h: 248.317, Q: 150.109, M: 42.566, s: 53.251, H: 305.173
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.263, jaune: -6.704, green: 2.452
LMS
L: 29.422, M: 40.022, S: 84.051
YCbCr
Y: 154.106, Cb: 165.262, Cr: 98.730
YCgCo
Y: 172.500, Cg: -2.500, Co: -2.000
YDbDr
Y: 160.780, Db: 113.178, Dr: 88.970
YPbPr
Y: 162.824, Pb: 39.440, Pr: -31.036
xvYCC
Y: 155.837, Cb: 162.645, Cr: 100.737
YIQ
Y: 160.780, I: -54.563, Q: 8.693
YUV
Y: 160.780, U: 37.017, V: -41.041
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 5.165
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 4.902

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