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#72b2c0 Hex Color Code

#72b2c0 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72b2c0 is a medium light shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #72b2c0 is comprised of 44.71% red, 69.8% green and 75.29% blue. In the HSL color space #72b2c0 has a hue of 191° (degrees), 38% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 486.99 nm.

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#72b2c0 linear gradient to complementary #c18271

  1. #72b2c0
  2. #87aab2
  3. #97a3a5
  4. #a49b98
  5. #af938b
  6. #b98b7e
  7. #c18271

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #51929f
  2. #5c9caa
  3. #67a7b5
  4. #72b2c0
  5. #7dbdcb
  6. #88c8d6
  7. #93d3e2

Tones

  1. #72b2c0
  2. #7baeb9
  3. #82aab3
  4. #89a6ac
  5. #8fa1a6
  6. #949d9f
  7. #999999

Tints and Shades

#72b2c0 to white

  1. #72b2c0
  2. #8bbfca
  3. #a3cbd5
  4. #bad8df
  5. #d1e5ea
  6. #e8f2f4
  7. #ffffff

#72b2c0 to black

  1. #72b2c0
  2. #5f929d
  3. #4c737b
  4. #3a555b
  5. #293a3d
  6. #182021
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Betsy Ross House Blue
      #75b2bf
      ΔE = 0.495 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2218 C
      #72b0bd
      ΔE = 0.783 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
    2. 7709 C
      #63b1bc
      ΔE = 2.908 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  3. Caparol

    1. ★ 80 10 204 / Spanisches Gruen 30
      #70b4c4
      ΔE = 1.005 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. Alaska 6
      #60b0c4
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  4. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Bayville Blue / 747
      #72afbc
      ΔE = 1.097 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. Seaside Resort / 725
      #70abb5
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  5. Plascon

    1. ★ Lazy Afternoon B1-C2-2
      #6cb0c0
      ΔE = 1.185 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 26-d3
      #77b0bb
      ΔE = 1.388 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
    2. 27-c1
      #61b1c3
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
  7. Chrysler

    1. ★ Turquoise
      #6ab1c2
      ΔE = 1.392 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
    2. ★ Turquoise Blue
      #71b4c7
      ΔE = 2.083 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  8. Little Greene

    1. ★ Polar Blue
      #72b0bb
      ΔE = 1.394 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
    2. ★ Tropez Blue
      #73b7c2
      ΔE = 2.228 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  9. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 7-9 Cool Caribbean
      #6db0c1
      ΔE = 1.404 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  10. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Blue My Mind / 34C-5
      #74b6c5
      ΔE = 1.456 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
    2. ★ Sea Life / 33C-5
      #7db0ba
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  11. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Faces in the Clouds
      #6ab3c0
      ΔE = 1.507 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
  12. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5766 - Watson Lake
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 1.568 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. DE 5759 - Toes on the Nose
      #62b4c0
      ΔE = 2.910 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  13. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Watson Lake / 462
      #74aeba
      ΔE = 1.568 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. Gulf Stream / 313
      #62b4c0
      ΔE = 2.910 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  14. General Paint

    1. ★ Dusty Sea / CL 2194M
      #74b6c6
      ΔE = 1.619 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  15. Levis

    1. ★ Mild Aqua
      #7bb0be
      ΔE = 1.723 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. ★ Shady Blue B50
      #6bb7c4
      ΔE = 2.288 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  16. Alcro

    1. ★ Fjallback
      #71b7c8
      ΔE = 2.027 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  17. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 3182T Blue Inlet
      #67aebc
      ΔE = 2.053 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
    2. ★ 1174T Riverside Blue
      #65b0bd
      ΔE = 2.164 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  18. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-31-4 Daphne
      #73b2bb
      ΔE = 2.080 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. ★ 3-32-4 Ship Ahoy
      #76acb8
      ΔE = 2.274 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  19. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Nautilus - 6780
      #71b8c7
      ΔE = 2.116 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
    2. Ebbtide - 6493
      #84b4be
      ΔE = 2.843 / LRV ≈ 41.3%
  20. Glidden

    1. ★ Sailing Sea Blue / 30BG 38/199
      #76adbc
      ΔE = 2.118 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  21. Crown Paint

    1. ★ Beat Generation Blue
      #7fb5c2
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  22. Resene

    1. ★ Meltwater B70-043-221
      #6eaec0
      ΔE = 2.176 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Refresh B77-049-218
      #71b8ca
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  23. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Michigan Lakes 50BG 44/184
      #7eb2c1
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. Newport 30BG 44/248
      #69b7c4
      ΔE = 2.470 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  24. Taubmans

    1. ★ Oxford Falls / T08 29-3
      #74b8c8
      ΔE = 2.214 / LRV ≈ 42.2%
    2. Montana Sky / T74-5
      #6ab0b9
      ΔE = 2.823 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  25. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Venise
      #68b7c7
      ΔE = 2.283 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
    2. Parc Avon
      #7db5bd
      ΔE = 2.743 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  26. Nippon Paint

    1. Early Trek / NP BGG 1812 T
      #75b5be
      ΔE = 2.333 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  27. Behr

    1. 530D-5 Riverside Blue
      #63aebf
      ΔE = 2.434 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  28. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B45 Sky Blue
      #7db7c6
      ΔE = 2.450 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  29. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2040-B10G
      #65b1c5
      ΔE = 2.482 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  30. Olympic

    1. Just Jazz A57-4
      #67b3be
      ΔE = 2.486 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  31. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Forget-Me-Not 24-8
      #7faeb9
      ΔE = 2.567 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  32. KILZ

    1. Water Oasis / D851
      #72b0b8
      ΔE = 2.595 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. Paradise Waters / D871
      #7bafb6
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  33. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10679
      #7eb1b9
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  34. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-B10G
      #82afbb
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  35. Dupont

    1. CAS467
      #64b8c9
      ΔE = 2.892 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  36. Sikkens

    1. R0.20.60
      #74aab8
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  37. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 5306
      #6baab9
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  38. AMC

    1. Island Blue
      #79adbe
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  39. Bristol

    1. River Port / P127-C4
      #74bacb
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 43.1%

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#72b2c0 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72b2c0 foreground

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="color: #72b2c0">…</p>

#72b2c0 background

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="background-color: #72b2c0">…</p>

#72b2c0 shadow

Art is the stored honey of the human soul.

Theodore Dreiser
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72b2c0">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7516864
Binary
01110010, 10110010, 11000000
Hexadecimal
#72b2c0
LRV
≈ 39.2%
Closest short hex
#6ab ΔE = 3.258
RGB
rgb(114, 178, 192)
RGBA
rgba(114, 178, 192, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.236, g: 0.368, b: 0.397
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.585%, blue: 0.753%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9260352 / 0xff72b2c0
HSL
hsl(191, 38%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(191, 38%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 191° (190.769), saturation: 41% (0.406), value: 75% (0.753)
HSP
hue: 190.769, saturation: 40.625%, perceived brightness: 64.063%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 211.216, S: 58.969, L: 68.912
Cubehelix
H: -176.942, S: 0.494, L: 0.629
TSL
T: -1.686, S: 0.139, L: 0.629
CMYK
cyan: 41% (0.406), magenta: 7% (0.073), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.247)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 30% (0.302), yellow: 25% (0.247)
XYZ
X: 32.371, Y: 39.222, Z: 55.724
xyY
x: 0.254, y: 0.308, Y: 39.222
CIELab
L: 68.912, a: -16.824, b: -13.577
CIELuv
L: 68.912, u: -30.005, v: -18.183
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.912, C: 21.619, H: 218.904
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.912, C: 35.085, H: 211.216
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.627, a: -17.334, b: -8.915
CIECAM02
J: 58.788, C: 32.276, h: 214.182, Q: 151.062, M: 28.225, s: 43.225, H: 271.959
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.113, jaune: -2.252, green: 3.437
LMS
L: 31.521, M: 44.143, S: 55.429
YCbCr
Y: 153.826, Cb: 143.618, Cr: 98.910
YCgCo
Y: 165.500, Cg: 12.500, Co: 9.000
YDbDr
Y: 160.460, Db: 47.462, Dr: 88.350
YPbPr
Y: 165.376, Pb: 14.360, Pr: -32.644
xvYCC
Y: 158.029, Cb: 140.614, Cr: 99.324
YIQ
Y: 160.460, I: -42.624, Q: -9.177
YUV
Y: 160.460, U: 15.522, V: -40.760
Munsell Color System
7.5B 6/6 ΔE = 4.410
Brand Color
Virb ΔE = 8.246

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