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Natural Color System / NCS S 1040-R90B / #73aae1 Hex Color Code

#73aae1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #73aae1 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #73aae1 is comprised of 45.1% red, 66.67% green and 88.24% blue. In the HSL color space #73aae1 has a hue of 210° (degrees), 65% saturation and 67% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.56 nm.

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  2. Boots in sky.
  3. ATHENS, GREECE - MARCH 2017: Helicopters flying in the sky participating on celebrations on the war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire

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#73aae1 linear gradient to complementary #ccb588

  1. #73aae1
  2. #89acd2
  3. #9badc4
  4. #aaafb5
  5. #b7b1a6
  6. #c2b397
  7. #ccb588

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #518bc0
  2. #5c95cb
  3. #689fd6
  4. #73aae1
  5. #7eb5ec
  6. #89bff8
  7. #95caff

Tones

  1. #73aae1
  2. #7faad8
  3. #8aaacf
  4. #93aac5
  5. #9caabc
  6. #a3aab3
  7. #aaaaaa / #aaa

Tints and Shades

#73aae1 to white

  1. #73aae1
  2. #8db8e6
  3. #a6c5eb
  4. #bdd4f0
  5. #d3e2f5
  6. #e9f0fa
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#73aae1 to black

  1. #73aae1
  2. #608bb8
  3. #4d6e90
  4. #3b526a
  5. #2a3746
  6. #191f26
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 4.581 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
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      ΔE = 1.075 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
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      #90aedc
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      ΔE = 1.075 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
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      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.458 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
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    1. ★ 0639
      #70a8dd
      ΔE = 1.075 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
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      #90aedc
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    1. ★ 284
      #7aabde
      ΔE = 1.123 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
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      #78b3e0
      ΔE = 4.477 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
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      #6ca8de
      ΔE = 1.368 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
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      ΔE = 1.368 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
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      #6ca8de
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      #7bade2
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      ΔE = 3.414 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
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    1. ★ DE 5864 - Use the Good China
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 1.440 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Robin's Egg
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      ΔE = 4.180 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 1.440 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
    2. Blue Cue / 599
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      ΔE = 3.853 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
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    1. ★ Greek Vase / 7328
      #6fa8db
      ΔE = 1.660 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Picturesque / 9208
      #61aee1
      ΔE = 4.065 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  14. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6018
      #70a9db
      ΔE = 1.775 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. 6012
      #56a6db
      ΔE = 4.554 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  15. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Victoria Blue / PPG1243-4
      #7daee1
      ΔE = 1.918 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. Boudoir Blue / PPG1244-4
      #7ea3d2
      ΔE = 3.226 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  16. Kelly-Moore

    1. Breathtaking Blue / KM3134-2
      #69a4db
      ΔE = 2.454 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. City of Atlantis / KM3133-2
      #7db2e2
      ΔE = 3.424 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  17. Ford

    1. Blue
      #82addc
      ΔE = 2.478 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
    2. Miami Blue
      #6c9fce
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
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    1. Athenas Dream B4-A2-1
      #78b0ec
      ΔE = 2.643 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
    2. Big Sur B3-A2-1
      #70b4ec
      ΔE = 3.639 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  19. Glidden

    1. Windjammer / PPG1241-4
      #62a5df
      ΔE = 2.646 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Azure Afternoon / 89BG 37/353
      #51a7dd
      ΔE = 4.873 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  20. Taubmans

    1. Robin Blue / T62-6
      #81a6d4
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Regatta / T12 40.E3
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 4.134 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  21. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7214T Blue Epic
      #82a8d4
      ΔE = 2.811 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
    2. 7212T Mysteria
      #81a3c6
      ΔE = 5.173 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  22. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 51 - Cornflower blue / Corfu
      #6fa5d4
      ΔE = 3.024 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  23. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2040-R80B
      #7ea5d1
      ΔE = 3.056 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Cool Blue / S 1555-R80B
      #649dda
      ΔE = 5.020 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  24. Valspar Paint

    1. Bubbling Fountain
      #67a2dc
      ΔE = 3.132 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Simply Periwinkle
      #94add5
      ΔE = 5.237 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  25. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Royal Regetta / 7247
      #78a2d2
      ΔE = 3.185 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. Breathtaking Blue / 7327
      #58a5d7
      ΔE = 5.040 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  26. Nerolac

    1. Cathedral Blue - 2375
      #86acd7
      ΔE = 3.224 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
    2. Aegean Blue - 2396
      #83b1dd
      ΔE = 3.781 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  27. Sikkens

    1. U0.25.60
      #7aa2d2
      ΔE = 3.243 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. U0.20.60
      #89a5cc
      ΔE = 4.488 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  28. Duron

    1. Lobelia
      #89aadd
      ΔE = 3.464 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
    2. Jacaranda
      #56a3db
      ΔE = 4.412 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  29. Nippon Paint

    1. Barbara Blue / NP PB 1525 T
      #6ea7d4
      ΔE = 3.496 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. Blue Epic / NP PB 1507 T
      #88a3d0
      ΔE = 4.417 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  30. Peintures MF

    1. Ciel grandissant
      #79b2e2
      ΔE = 3.523 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Rive du Delaware
      #94acd9
      ΔE = 5.182 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  31. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #6fa1d2
      ΔE = 3.559 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. Blue
      #6da7d2
      ΔE = 4.205 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  32. Crown Diamond

    1. 7327-42 Crystal Ware
      #7ca3ce
      ΔE = 3.610 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. 7329-52 Innocent Blue
      #6eaad2
      ΔE = 5.126 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  33. Brillux

    1. 60.18.15
      #87b1df
      ΔE = 3.709 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
    2. 60.21.18
      #639dd5
      ΔE = 4.928 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  34. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Colonel's Lady 26-11
      #75abd5
      ΔE = 3.799 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. Blue Milano 27-11
      #6f9fd5
      ΔE = 3.924 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  35. Little Greene

    1. Lagoon
      #78a3cd
      ΔE = 3.880 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  36. RAL

    1. RAL 270 70 25
      #8cacd6
      ΔE = 3.948 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
    2. RAL 260 70 25
      #83b0d6
      ΔE = 4.812 / LRV ≈ 40.7%
  37. Behr

    1. Shelby Ann EBC-16
      #6da2d0
      ΔE = 3.965 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. Athena Isela EBC-4
      #8eb0d7
      ΔE = 4.836 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  38. Benjamin Moore

    1. Nova Scotia Blue / 796
      #6ca4d1
      ΔE = 3.968 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Aqua Marina / 816 / Cascade / CC-904
      #8eaeda
      ΔE = 4.176 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  39. ICI Paints

    1. Toronto Jays 16BB 41/268
      #75aad3
      ΔE = 4.017 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Versailles 54BB 41/237
      #8ba6cf
      ΔE = 4.360 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  40. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-37-4 Blue Thoughts
      #89a5d4
      ΔE = 4.086 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. 1-36-4 Riverside Blue
      #8cb1df
      ΔE = 4.191 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  41. Focoltone

    1. 1063
      #88b2df
      ΔE = 4.094 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  42. Bristol

    1. Regatta / P109-C4
      #69a2d1
      ΔE = 4.134 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  43. Caran d'Ache

    1. 662 Genuine Cobalt Blue
      #63a2d4
      ΔE = 4.163 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. 755 Gray Blue
      #5ea7d9
      ΔE = 4.187 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  44. Olympic

    1. Boudoir Blue A51-4
      #79a8cf
      ΔE = 4.175 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  45. Tollens

    1. T2006-1
      #7a9fd0
      ΔE = 4.218 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. T2010-2
      #91add1
      ΔE = 5.218 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  46. Clark+Kensington

    1. Baby Blue Eyes / KIDCC-07
      #8ba9d0
      ΔE = 4.225 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  47. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Chronus Blue
      #72a8d1
      ΔE = 4.240 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  48. Earthpaint

    1. 1-36-4 Riverside Blue
      #7ba0cc
      ΔE = 4.250 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  49. Apple Barrel

    1. Blue Bonnet / 21485
      #8aa9cf
      ΔE = 4.283 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  50. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10437
      #62a3d4
      ΔE = 4.299 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. CF10446
      #80a0ca
      ΔE = 4.638 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  51. Albany Paint

    1. Kentucky Blue
      #63a2d3
      ΔE = 4.354 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  52. Coronado Paint

    1. 7328 - City Of Atlantis
      #63aad9
      ΔE = 4.390 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. 7248 - Prince Charming
      #8fb0d8
      ΔE = 4.801 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  53. Ressource Peintures

    1. Jewel Blue / VINT02
      #5fa5d6
      ΔE = 4.422 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  54. CIL

    1. Toronto Jays
      #80b0d8
      ΔE = 4.431 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
    2. Jacob's Room
      #6d9dcb
      ΔE = 5.208 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  55. ProMarker

    1. Cobalt Blue
      #87a3d7
      ΔE = 4.547 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  56. Pascol

    1. Into the Surf PZ4030
      #8da6d4
      ΔE = 4.561 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  57. KILZ

    1. Inspiration Blue / C731
      #76a4cb
      ΔE = 4.603 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Never Blue / B882
      #8ba7cc
      ΔE = 4.665 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  58. Dulux

    1. Mystic Mauve 3
      #8fa9d1
      ΔE = 4.622 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. 54BB 41/237
      #92abd3
      ΔE = 4.955 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
  59. General Paint

    1. Gypsy / CL 2353M
      #90acd3
      ΔE = 4.730 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. Smalt / CL 2284D
      #65a4d1
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  60. New Look

    1. Pop Culture / E22-03
      #7eadd2
      ΔE = 4.810 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  61. Wattyl

    1. Phantom Lakes / E23W
      #7eadd2
      ΔE = 4.810 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
    2. Bella Blue / D78W
      #8fabcf
      ΔE = 4.978 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  62. Caparol

    1. 40/07
      #64b0e0
      ΔE = 4.854 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
    2. 41/07
      #5ca8d8
      ΔE = 4.944 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  63. Limestrong

    1. Marine Shade E
      #90b2e2
      ΔE = 4.864 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  64. Tikkurila

    1. V351
      #92abd4
      ΔE = 4.904 / LRV ≈ 40.0%
  65. TRUMATCH

    1. 35-d
      #7e9ed2
      ΔE = 4.948 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. 33-d3
      #84a9cb
      ΔE = 5.011 / LRV ≈ 37.6%
  66. Delta

    1. Lake / 02728
      #4fb1ec
      ΔE = 5.014 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
  67. Rodda Paint

    1. Robin's Egg H53
      #67add9
      ΔE = 5.084 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  68. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 35250
      #5ba6d6
      ΔE = 5.104 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  69. Laura Ashley

    1. 44-15 Foxglove Blue
      #84a2c6
      ΔE = 5.160 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  70. Rackham

    1. Glacier Blue (9)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  71. Old Citadel

    1. Ice Blue
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  72. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Azure (902)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  73. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Ice Blue (095)
      #6b9cce
      ΔE = 5.193 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  74. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R80B
      #85a9ea
      ΔE = 5.240 / LRV ≈ 39.3%

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#73aae1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#73aae1 foreground

I invent nothing, I rediscover.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="color: #73aae1">…</p>

#73aae1 background

The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #73aae1">…</p>

#73aae1 shadow

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7580385
Binary
01110011, 10101010, 11100001
Hexadecimal
#73aae1
LRV
≈ 37.8%
Closest short hex
#7ad ΔE = 0.982
RGB
rgb(115, 170, 225)
RGBA
rgba(115, 170, 225, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.225, g: 0.333, b: 0.441
RYB
red: 45.098%, yellow: 59.477%, blue: 88.235%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9196831 / 0xff73aae1
HSL
hsl(210, 65%, 67%)
HSLA
hsla(210, 65%, 67%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 210° (210.000), saturation: 49% (0.489), value: 88% (0.882)
HSP
hue: 210.000, saturation: 48.889%, perceived brightness: 64.067%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 243.565, S: 65.291, L: 67.894
Cubehelix
H: -153.819, S: 0.669, L: 0.626
TSL
T: 0.000, S: 0.145, L: 0.627
CMYK
cyan: 49% (0.489), magenta: 24% (0.244), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 12% (0.118)
CMY
cyan: 55% (0.549), magenta: 33% (0.333), yellow: 12% (0.118)
XYZ
X: 35.031, Y: 37.828, Z: 76.675
xyY
x: 0.234, y: 0.253, Y: 37.828
CIELab
L: 67.894, a: -3.123, b: -33.291
CIELuv
L: 67.894, u: -26.054, v: -52.404
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 67.894, C: 33.437, H: 264.641
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 67.894, C: 58.523, H: 243.565
Hunter-Lab
L: 61.504, a: -5.965, b: -30.861
CIECAM02
J: 57.645, C: 44.189, h: 244.855, Q: 149.586, M: 38.643, s: 50.826, H: 303.484
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.233, jaune: -5.737, green: 2.509
LMS
L: 29.469, M: 40.033, S: 76.022
YCbCr
Y: 153.285, Cb: 160.285, Cr: 99.950
YCoCg
Y: 170.000, Cg: 0.000, Co: 1.250
YDbDr
Y: 159.825, Db: 98.065, Dr: 85.250
YPbPr
Y: 162.245, Pb: 33.825, Pr: -30.030
xvYCC
Y: 155.340, Cb: 157.713, Cr: 101.621
YIQ
Y: 159.825, I: -50.434, Q: 5.482
YUV
Y: 159.825, U: 32.074, V: -39.326
Munsell Color System
5PB 6/10 ΔE = 3.736
Brand Color
Twitter ΔE = 6.421

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