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#72ace1 Hex Color Code

#72ace1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72ace1 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72ace1 is comprised of 44.71% red, 67.45% green and 88.24% blue. In the HSL color space #72ace1 has a hue of 209° (degrees), 65% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 479.17 nm.

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#72ace1 linear gradient to complementary #cdb386

  1. #72ace1
  2. #89add2
  3. #9baec3
  4. #aaafb4
  5. #b7b0a5
  6. #c3b296
  7. #cdb386

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #508cbf
  2. #5b97ca
  3. #67a1d6
  4. #72ace1
  5. #7db7ec
  6. #89c2f8
  7. #94cdff

Tones

  1. #72ace1
  2. #7facd8
  3. #8aabcf
  4. #93abc5
  5. #9cabbc
  6. #a3aab3
  7. #aaaaaa

Tints and Shades

#72ace1 to white

  1. #72ace1
  2. #8db9e6
  3. #a5c7eb
  4. #bcd5f0
  5. #d3e3f5
  6. #e9f1fa
  7. #ffffff

#72ace1 to black

  1. #72ace1
  2. #5f8db8
  3. #4d6f90
  4. #3b536a
  5. #2a3846
  6. #191f26
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 284 C
      #6cace4
      ΔE = 0.820 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
    2. 292 U
      #62a8e5
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 1.106 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  3. Chrysler

    1. ★ Fountain Blue
      #7aace1
      ΔE = 1.329 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 2.720 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6018
      #70a9db
      ΔE = 1.395 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. 6011
      #78b2e0
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  5. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.426 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  6. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Acapulco Dive / 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.426 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  7. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Victoria Blue / 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 1.469 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  8. Berger

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.555 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  9. Vista Paint

    1. ★ City of Atlantis
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.555 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  10. Scib Paints

    1. ★ City of Atlantis / 7328
      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.555 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  11. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Victoria Blue / PPG1243-4
      #7daee1
      ΔE = 1.623 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
  12. Glidden

    1. ★ Victoria Blue / PPG1243-4
      #7daee1
      ΔE = 1.623 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. Blue Marina / 16BB 41/268
      #83addb
      ΔE = 2.423 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1550-R80B
      #72a9e2
      ΔE = 1.750 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  14. Caparol

    1. ★ 80 12 240 / Pacific 115
      #74a8d8
      ΔE = 1.793 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Atlantic 6
      #68acdc
      ΔE = 2.767 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  15. Resene

    1. ★ Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 1.820 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  16. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 33-c
      #76b0e0
      ΔE = 2.032 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
    2. ★ 33-c1
      #72aad8
      ΔE = 2.112 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  17. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7224T Blue Emotion
      #76a9d6
      ΔE = 2.188 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
    2. 7214T Blue Epic
      #82a8d4
      ΔE = 2.949 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  18. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #82addc
      ΔE = 2.247 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. Infinity R146C
      #6cacdb
      ΔE = 2.534 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  20. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  21. California Paints

    1. DE 5864 - Use the Good China
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  22. Peintures MF

    1. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  23. Kelly-Moore

    1. City of Atlantis / KM3133-2
      #7db2e2
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
    2. Breathtaking Blue / KM3134-2
      #69a4db
      ΔE = 2.995 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  24. Plascon

    1. Athenas Dream B4-A2-1
      #78b0ec
      ΔE = 2.818 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. Big Sur B3-A2-1
      #70b4ec
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  25. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 2.968 / LRV ≈ 35.0%

#72ace1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72ace1 foreground

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley
<p style="color: #72ace1">…</p>

#72ace1 background

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Alberto Giacometti
<p style="background-color: #72ace1">…</p>

#72ace1 shadow

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72ace1">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7515361
Binary
01110010, 10101100, 11100001
Hexadecimal
#72ace1
LRV
≈ 38.5%
Closest short hex
#7ad ΔE = 1.043
RGB
rgb(114, 172, 225)
RGBA
rgba(114, 172, 225, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.223, g: 0.337, b: 0.440
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.596%, blue: 0.882%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9261855 / 0xff72ace1
HSL
hsl(209, 65%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(209, 65%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 209° (208.649), saturation: 49% (0.493), value: 88% (0.882)
HSP
hue: 208.649, saturation: 49.333%, perceived brightness: 64.465%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 241.965, S: 64.728, L: 68.399
Cubehelix
H: -155.466, S: 0.675, L: 0.629
TSL
T: -2.171, S: 0.148, L: 0.630
CMYK
cyan: 49% (0.493), magenta: 24% (0.236), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 12% (0.118)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 33% (0.325), yellow: 12% (0.118)
XYZ
X: 35.278, Y: 38.516, Z: 76.795
xyY
x: 0.234, y: 0.256, Y: 38.516
CIELab
L: 68.399, a: -4.462, b: -32.512
CIELuv
L: 68.399, u: -27.145, v: -50.977
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.399, C: 32.816, H: 262.186
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.399, C: 57.754, H: 241.965
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.061, a: -7.142, b: -29.923
CIECAM02
J: 58.184, C: 43.999, h: 243.009, Q: 150.283, M: 38.476, s: 50.599, H: 302.595
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.226, jaune: -5.590, green: 2.667
LMS
L: 29.927, M: 41.028, S: 76.150
YCbCr
Y: 154.036, Cb: 159.851, Cr: 98.775
YCgCo
Y: 170.750, Cg: 1.250, Co: 0.750
YDbDr
Y: 160.700, Db: 96.749, Dr: 88.815
YPbPr
Y: 163.462, Pb: 33.170, Pr: -31.438
xvYCC
Y: 156.385, Cb: 157.138, Cr: 100.384
YIQ
Y: 160.700, I: -51.578, Q: 4.226
YUV
Y: 160.700, U: 31.643, V: -40.971
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 4.349
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 5.989

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