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#72b9ea Hex Color Code

#72b9ea Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #72b9ea is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #72b9ea is comprised of 44.71% red, 72.55% green and 91.76% blue. In the HSL color space #72b9ea has a hue of 205° (degrees), 74% saturation and 68% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 480.81 nm.

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#72b9ea linear gradient to complementary #d8b184

  1. #72b9ea
  2. #8db8d9
  3. #a2b6c8
  4. #b2b5b7
  5. #c1b4a6
  6. #cdb295
  7. #d8b184

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4c97c6
  2. #59a2d2
  3. #66aede
  4. #72b9ea
  5. #7ec5f6
  6. #8ad0ff
  7. #97dcff

Tones

  1. #72b9ea
  2. #80b7e0
  3. #8cb5d6
  4. #96b3cc
  5. #9fb2c2
  6. #a7b0b8
  7. #aeaeae

Tints and Shades

#72b9ea to White

  1. #72b9ea
  2. #8dc4ee
  3. #a6d0f1
  4. #bedbf5
  5. #d4e7f8
  6. #eaf3fc
  7. #ffffff

#72b9ea to Black

  1. #72b9ea
  2. #5f97bf
  3. #4d7795
  4. #3b586e
  5. #2a3b49
  6. #192127
  7. #000000

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  1. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 1050-R90B
      #6fbaed
      ΔE = 0.579 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  2. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ True Blue / 2066-50
      #6dbbeb
      ΔE = 1.272 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. ★ Blue Wave / 2065-50
      #6fb9e6
      ΔE = 1.605 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  3. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Bouteille bleu
      #6db4e4
      ΔE = 1.863 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
    2. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 2.774 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  4. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2915
      #73b5e0
      ΔE = 2.103 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. ★ 292
      #78b3e0
      ΔE = 2.271 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  5. Behr

    1. ★ 560B-4 Enchanting
      #7bb6df
      ΔE = 2.154 / LRV ≈ 43.0%
  6. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Mist Blue
      #84b9e4
      ΔE = 2.277 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  7. Homebase

    1. ★ Marina Blue
      #74b5df
      ΔE = 2.292 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. Marina Blue
      #71b4de
      ΔE = 2.665 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  8. TRUMATCH

    1. 32-d1
      #80b9e1
      ΔE = 2.308 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
    2. 31-c
      #5fb6e6
      ΔE = 2.819 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  9. Laura Ashley

    1. 47-23 Racing Blue
      #7eb5de
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6011
      #78b2e0
      ΔE = 2.595 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  11. Tikkurila

    1. J358
      #7bb9e0
      ΔE = 2.620 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  12. Valspar Paint

    1. Autumn Sky
      #81b6dd
      ΔE = 2.675 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  13. General Paint

    1. Jewelled Inlet / CL 2283M
      #7bb4dc
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  14. California Paints

    1. DE 5843 - Sanctuary Spa
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 2.754 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  15. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Sanctuary Spa / 341
      #66b2e4
      ΔE = 2.754 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  16. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Xavier Blue 150-4
      #67b3e1
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  17. Porter Paints

    1. Xavier Blue / 150-4
      #67b3e1
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  18. Plascon

    1. Big Sur B3-A2-1
      #70b4ec
      ΔE = 2.937 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  19. Dutch Boy

    1. Fisherman's Cove
      #86b8de
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 44.6%

#72b9ea HTML / CSS Code Examples

#72b9ea foreground

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #72b9ea">…</p>

#72b9ea background

To create one's own world takes courage.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="background-color: #72b9ea">…</p>

#72b9ea shadow

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #72b9ea">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7518698
Binary
01110010, 10111001, 11101010
Hexadecimal
#72b9ea
LRV
≈ 44.2%
Closest short hex
#7be ΔE = 1.299
RGB
rgb(114, 185, 234)
RGBA
rgba(114, 185, 234, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.214, g: 0.347, b: 0.439
RYB
red: 0.447%, yellow: 0.622%, blue: 0.918%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9258518 / 0xff72b9ea
HSL
hsl(204, 74%, 68%)
HSLA
hsla(204, 74%%, 68%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 204° (204.500), saturation: 51% (0.513), value: 92% (0.918)
HSP
hue: 204.500, saturation: 51.282%, perceived brightness: 68.170%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 236.732, S: 71.735, L: 72.370
Cubehelix
H: -160.560, S: 0.760, L: 0.663
TSL
T: -2.037, S: 0.161, L: 0.664
CMYK
cyan: 51% (0.513), magenta: 21% (0.209), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 8% (0.082)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 8% (0.082)
XYZ
X: 39.134, Y: 44.213, Z: 84.298
xyY
x: 0.233, y: 0.264, Y: 44.213
CIELab
L: 72.370, a: -8.935, b: -31.283
CIELuv
L: 72.370, u: -31.954, v: -48.703
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 72.370, C: 32.534, H: 254.059
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 72.370, C: 58.250, H: 236.732
Hunter-Lab
L: 66.493, a: -11.306, b: -28.621
CIECAM02
J: 62.620, C: 45.023, h: 237.135, Q: 155.908, M: 39.372, s: 50.253, H: 299.550
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.206, jaune: -5.338, green: 3.285
LMS
L: 33.981, M: 48.030, S: 83.617
YCbCr
Y: 161.470, Cb: 160.019, Cr: 93.352
YCgCo
Y: 179.500, Cg: 5.500, Co: -1.500
YDbDr
Y: 169.357, Db: 97.267, Dr: 105.276
YPbPr
Y: 173.405, Pb: 32.665, Pr: -37.754
xvYCC
Y: 164.924, Cb: 156.694, Cr: 94.836
YIQ
Y: 169.357, I: -58.038, Q: 0.232
YUV
Y: 169.357, U: 31.812, V: -48.565
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 3.478
Brand Color
Engadget ΔE = 5.790

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