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Little Greene Polar Blue / #72b0bb Hex Color Code

#72b0bb Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72b0bb is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72b0bb is comprised of 44.71% red, 69.02% green and 73.33% blue. In the HSL color space #72b0bb has a hue of 189° (degrees), 35% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 487.73 nm.

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#72b0bb linear gradient to complementary #bc7c71

  1. #72b0bb
  2. #85a8ae
  3. #94a0a2
  4. #a19795
  5. #ab8e89
  6. #b4857d
  7. #bc7c71

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #52909b
  2. #5d9ba5
  3. #67a5b0
  4. #72b0bb
  5. #7dbbc6
  6. #88c6d1
  7. #92d1dc

Tones

  1. #72b0bb
  2. #7aacb5
  3. #81a8af
  4. #87a4a9
  5. #8d9fa3
  6. #929b9d
  7. #979797

Tints and Shades

#72b0bb to white

  1. #72b0bb
  2. #8bbdc6
  3. #a2cad1
  4. #bad7dd
  5. #d1e4e8
  6. #e8f2f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#72b0bb to black

  1. #72b0bb
  2. #5f9099
  3. #4c7278
  4. #3a5559
  5. #29393c
  6. #181f21
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 26-d3
      #77b0bb
      ΔE = 0.809 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
    2. 27-d3
      #7aadbb
      ΔE = 2.574 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2218 C
      #72b0bd
      ΔE = 0.861 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
    2. ★ 7709 C
      #63b1bc
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  3. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Bayville Blue / 747
      #72afbc
      ΔE = 0.964 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. ★ Seaside Resort / 725
      #70abb5
      ΔE = 1.800 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  4. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5766 - Watson Lake
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 1.007 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. DE 5759 - Toes on the Nose
      #62b4c0
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  5. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Watson Lake / 462
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 1.007 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. Gulf Stream / 313
      #62b4c0
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  6. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-31-4 Daphne
      #73b2bb
      ΔE = 1.118 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. ★ 3-32-4 Ship Ahoy
      #76acb8
      ΔE = 1.794 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  7. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Betsy Ross House Blue
      #75b2bf
      ΔE = 1.249 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  8. KILZ

    1. ★ Water Oasis / D851
      #72b0b8
      ΔE = 1.296 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. ★ Paradise Waters / D871
      #7bafb6
      ΔE = 1.907 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  9. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Faces in the Clouds
      #6ab3c0
      ΔE = 1.644 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
  10. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Sea Life / 33C-5
      #7db0ba
      ΔE = 1.716 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. Blue My Mind / 34C-5
      #74b6c5
      ΔE = 2.644 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  11. Taubmans

    1. ★ Montana Sky / T74-5
      #6ab0b9
      ΔE = 1.721 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  12. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Coastal Green / 9248
      #74aeb5
      ΔE = 1.758 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 1174T Riverside Blue
      #65b0bd
      ΔE = 1.824 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. 3164T Crushed Bluestone
      #73aab0
      ΔE = 2.895 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  14. Resene

    1. ★ Glacier B74-043-216
      #78b1bf
      ΔE = 1.869 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
    2. Meltwater B70-043-221
      #6eaec0
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  15. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Early Trek / NP BGG 1812 T
      #75b5be
      ΔE = 1.959 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  16. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10679
      #7eb1b9
      ΔE = 1.969 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  17. Plascon

    1. ★ Lazy Afternoon B1-C2-2
      #6cb0c0
      ΔE = 1.984 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
    2. Aqua Pura G7-C2-2
      #6cb4bc
      ΔE = 2.413 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  18. Olympic

    1. ★ Just Jazz A57-4
      #67b3be
      ΔE = 2.051 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  19. Sikkens

    1. ★ Q0.20.60
      #70afb5
      ΔE = 2.281 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  20. Levis

    1. Mild Aqua
      #7bb0be
      ΔE = 2.311 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. Shady Blue B50
      #6bb7c4
      ΔE = 2.731 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  21. Caparol

    1. 80 10 204 / Spanisches Gruen 30
      #70b4c4
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
  22. Laura Ashley

    1. 7-9 Cool Caribbean
      #6db0c1
      ΔE = 2.378 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  23. Chrysler

    1. Turquoise
      #6ab1c2
      ΔE = 2.389 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
    2. Turquoise
      #69b4bd
      ΔE = 2.437 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  24. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Forget-Me-Not 24-8
      #7faeb9
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  25. Peintures MF

    1. Parc Avon
      #7db5bd
      ΔE = 2.446 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. Étoile d'eau
      #7ab0bf
      ΔE = 2.537 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  26. Little Greene

    1. Tropez Blue
      #73b7c2
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  27. Glidden

    1. Sailing Sea Blue / 30BG 38/199
      #76adbc
      ΔE = 2.451 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  28. ICI Paints

    1. Blue Niche 30BG 43/163
      #82b1ba
      ΔE = 2.501 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
    2. Newport 30BG 44/248
      #69b7c4
      ΔE = 2.850 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  29. Berger

    1. Turquoise Trick / 7472
      #7fb0b6
      ΔE = 2.509 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  30. Vista Paint

    1. Turquoise Trick
      #7fb0b6
      ΔE = 2.509 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  31. Scib Paints

    1. Turquoise Trick / 7472
      #7fb0b6
      ΔE = 2.509 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
  32. Behr

    1. 520F-4 November Skies
      #74a9b4
      ΔE = 2.551 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. 530D-5 Riverside Blue
      #63aebf
      ΔE = 2.779 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  33. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 5306
      #6baab9
      ΔE = 2.729 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  34. Wattyl

    1. Bay Spirit / E45W
      #76b1c2
      ΔE = 2.858 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
  35. Crown Paint

    1. Beat Generation Blue
      #7fb5c2
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  36. General Paint

    1. Dusty Sea / CL 2194M
      #74b6c6
      ΔE = 2.920 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  37. Dulux

    1. Inky Pool 3
      #7aaeb2
      ΔE = 2.985 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  38. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-B10G
      #82afbb
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 39.0%

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#72b0bb HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72b0bb foreground

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="color: #72b0bb">…</p>

#72b0bb background

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="background-color: #72b0bb">…</p>

#72b0bb shadow

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72b0bb">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7516347
Binary
01110010, 10110000, 10111011
Hexadecimal
#72b0bb
LRV
≈ 38.2%
Closest short hex
#6ab ΔE = 3.281
RGB
rgb(114, 176, 187)
RGBA
rgba(114, 176, 187, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.239, g: 0.369, b: 0.392
RYB
red: 44.706%, yellow: 57.853%, blue: 73.333%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9260869 / 0xff72b0bb
HSL
hsl(189, 35%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(189, 35%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 189° (189.041), saturation: 39% (0.390), value: 73% (0.733)
HSP
hue: 189.041, saturation: 39.037%, perceived brightness: 63.300%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 207.882, S: 57.620, L: 68.178
Cubehelix
H: -178.867, S: 0.464, L: 0.622
TSL
T: -1.650, S: 0.135, L: 0.622
CMYK
cyan: 39% (0.390), magenta: 6% (0.059), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.267)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 31% (0.310), yellow: 27% (0.267)
XYZ
X: 31.431, Y: 38.214, Z: 52.724
xyY
x: 0.257, y: 0.312, Y: 38.214
CIELab
L: 68.178, a: -17.074, b: -11.918
CIELuv
L: 68.178, u: -29.268, v: -15.485
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.178, C: 20.822, H: 214.917
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.178, C: 33.112, H: 207.882
Hunter-Lab
L: 61.817, a: -17.422, b: -7.296
CIECAM02
J: 57.982, C: 30.973, h: 211.421, Q: 150.023, M: 27.085, s: 42.490, H: 268.435
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.105, jaune: -1.971, green: 3.393
LMS
L: 30.887, M: 43.075, S: 52.463
YCbCr
Y: 152.328, Cb: 142.005, Cr: 100.001
YCgCo
Y: 163.250, Cg: 12.750, Co: 10.250
YDbDr
Y: 158.716, Db: 42.563, Dr: 85.033
YPbPr
Y: 163.586, Pb: 12.630, Pr: -31.506
xvYCC
Y: 156.492, Cb: 139.095, Cr: 100.324
YIQ
Y: 158.716, I: -40.468, Q: -9.688
YUV
Y: 158.716, U: 13.920, V: -39.230
Munsell Color System
7.5B 6/6 ΔE = 4.594
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 8.977

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