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#797a9d Hex Color Code

#797a9d Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #797a9d is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #797a9d is comprised of 47.45% red, 47.84% green and 61.57% blue. In the HSL color space #797a9d has a hue of 238° (degrees), 16% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.48 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#797a9d linear gradient to complementary #9a9e78

  1. #797a9d
  2. #808097
  3. #868691
  4. #8b8c8b
  5. #919285
  6. #95987f
  7. #9a9e78

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #626385
  2. #6a6b8d
  3. #717295
  4. #797a9d
  5. #8182a5
  6. #898aad
  7. #9192b6

Tones

  1. #797a9d
  2. #7c7d9a
  3. #808097
  4. #838294
  5. #858591
  6. #88888e
  7. #8b8b8b

Tints and Shades

#797a9d to white

  1. #797a9d
  2. #8f8fad
  3. #a4a4bd
  4. #bbbacd
  5. #d1d1de
  6. #e8e8ee
  7. #ffffff

#797a9d to black

  1. #797a9d
  2. #646581
  3. #505066
  4. #3c3d4c
  5. #2a2a34
  6. #19191d
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wish / 90BB 21/220
      #797a9b
      ΔE = 0.611 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
    2. ★ New Heidt / 90BB 22/247
      #7d7ea3
      ΔE = 1.728 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  2. Dulux

    1. ★ 90BB 21/220
      #767b9f
      ΔE = 1.079 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
    2. ★ 10RB 21/218
      #7f7a9e
      ΔE = 1.754 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
  3. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5914 - Bossa Nova Blue
      #767c9e
      ΔE = 1.467 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. DE 5949 - Grape Jam
      #7f779a
      ΔE = 2.520 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  4. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Bossa Nova Blue / 475
      #767c9e
      ΔE = 1.467 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. Grape Jam / 552
      #7f779a
      ΔE = 2.520 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  5. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 4030-R60B
      #75779d
      ΔE = 1.499 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  6. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.12.21
      #7f7d9f
      ΔE = 1.625 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
    2. 51.09.21
      #7a7b96
      ΔE = 2.442 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  7. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Plum Berry / 7198
      #777da2
      ΔE = 1.626 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  8. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 22 C 37 - Purple heather
      #7f7b9c
      ΔE = 1.643 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  9. Resene

    1. ★ Rhythm V60-034-285
      #787697
      ΔE = 1.706 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  10. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Sorcerer / KM956-D
      #72789b
      ΔE = 1.774 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  11. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Premiere Purple / 7223
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  12. Berger

    1. ★ Premiere Purple / 7223
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  13. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Premiere Purple
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  14. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-41-5 Tyrian Purple
      #807da1
      ΔE = 1.901 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  15. Caparol

    1. ★ Bolero 4
      #807c9c
      ΔE = 1.948 / LRV ≈ 21.4%
    2. 60 3 300 / Amethyst 15
      #787494
      ΔE = 2.606 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  16. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-41-5 Cascade Mist
      #767b99
      ΔE = 1.992 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  17. Sikkens

    1. ★ W0.15.45
      #7f799a
      ΔE = 2.003 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  18. Behr

    1. ★ 620D-5 Romanesque
      #727b9f
      ΔE = 2.098 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Sleepy Hollow FF14-1
      #6f799e
      ΔE = 2.552 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  19. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7358-53 Overture
      #7d7797
      ΔE = 2.221 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
    2. 7352-53 Bilberry Jelly
      #737ba5
      ΔE = 2.598 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  20. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 17-3922 TCX
      #70789b
      ΔE = 2.278 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. 2110 U
      #707695
      ΔE = 2.841 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  21. CIL

    1. Royal Aberdeen
      #80799e
      ΔE = 2.310 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. New Heidt
      #7b7ea9
      ΔE = 2.917 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
  22. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6406
      #777894
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  23. Clark+Kensington

    1. Cocktail Hour / 39B-6
      #727ca1
      ΔE = 2.353 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
    2. Stowe Mountain / 40B-6
      #717593
      ΔE = 2.965 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  24. Valspar Paint

    1. Positively Purple
      #8080a2
      ΔE = 2.430 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
    2. Oatlands Velvet Night
      #807998
      ΔE = 2.506 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  25. GM / General Motors

    1. Sage Blue
      #7c7596
      ΔE = 2.661 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
    2. Twilight Mist
      #737692
      ΔE = 2.974 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  26. Dutch Boy

    1. Arty Pants Purple
      #7a80a7
      ΔE = 2.664 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  27. Glidden

    1. Purple Twilight / 90BB 21/220
      #7b78a3
      ΔE = 2.742 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. Juicy Plum
      #737692
      ΔE = 2.974 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  28. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 2.780 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  29. ICI Paints

    1. 4246 Lilac Splendor 90BB 26/227
      #7b7fa9
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  30. Taubmans

    1. Woodwitch / T59-7
      #7b7d97
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  31. General Paint

    1. Byblos / CL 2416A
      #717493
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  32. Peintures MF

    1. DD422-4
      #7d819f
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 22.6%

#797a9d HTML / CSS Code Examples

#797a9d foreground

I wish they would only take me as I am.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #797a9d">…</p>

#797a9d background

Every good painter paints what he is.

Jackson Pollock
<p style="background-color: #797a9d">…</p>

#797a9d shadow

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #797a9d">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7961245
Binary
01111001, 01111010, 10011101
Hexadecimal
#797a9d
LRV
≈ 20.4%
Closest short hex
#779 ΔE = 1.196
RGB
rgb(121, 122, 157)
RGBA
rgba(121, 122, 157, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.302, g: 0.305, b: 0.393
RYB
red: 0.475%, yellow: 0.478%, blue: 0.616%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8815971 / 0xff797a9d
HSL
hsl(238, 16%, 55%)
HSLA
hsla(238, 16%, 55%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 238° (238.333), saturation: 23% (0.229), value: 62% (0.616)
HSP
hue: 238.333, saturation: 22.930%, perceived brightness: 49.487%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.903, S: 24.241, L: 52.307
Cubehelix
H: -124.389, S: 0.251, L: 0.492
TSL
T: -2.885, S: 0.056, L: 0.493
CMYK
cyan: 23% (0.229), magenta: 22% (0.223), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.384)
CMY
cyan: 53% (0.525), magenta: 52% (0.522), yellow: 38% (0.384)
XYZ
X: 20.929, Y: 20.418, Z: 34.730
xyY
x: 0.275, y: 0.268, Y: 20.418
CIELab
L: 52.307, a: 7.506, b: -18.881
CIELuv
L: 52.307, u: -2.569, v: -28.804
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 52.307, C: 20.318, H: 291.679
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 52.307, C: 28.918, H: 264.903
Hunter-Lab
L: 45.186, a: 3.600, b: -13.940
CIECAM02
J: 41.857, C: 24.382, h: 275.064, Q: 127.465, M: 21.321, s: 40.899, H: 319.233
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.204, jaune: -3.363, green: -0.242
LMS
L: 18.468, M: 20.146, S: 34.494
YCbCr
Y: 123.971, Cb: 143.513, Cr: 125.076
YCgCo
Y: 130.500, Cg: -8.500, Co: 21.250
YDbDr
Y: 125.691, Db: 47.105, Dr: 8.928
YPbPr
Y: 124.307, Pb: 17.615, Pr: -2.110
xvYCC
Y: 122.758, Cb: 143.474, Cr: 126.147
YIQ
Y: 125.691, I: -11.840, Q: 10.678
YUV
Y: 125.691, U: 15.408, V: -4.115
Munsell Color System
10PB 5/6 ΔE = 1.675
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 8.968

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