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#797b9f Hex Color Code

#797b9f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #797b9f is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #797b9f is comprised of 47.45% red, 48.24% green and 62.35% blue. In the HSL color space #797b9f has a hue of 237° (degrees), 17% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.4 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#797b9f linear gradient to complementary #9d9f79

  1. #797b9f
  2. #808199
  3. #878793
  4. #8d8d8d
  5. #939386
  6. #989980
  7. #9d9f79

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #626487
  2. #696c8f
  3. #717397
  4. #797b9f
  5. #8183a7
  6. #898baf
  7. #9193b8

Tones

  1. #797b9f
  2. #7d7e9c
  3. #808199
  4. #838396
  5. #868692
  6. #89898f
  7. #8c8c8c

Tints and Shades

#797b9f to white

  1. #797b9f
  2. #8f90af
  3. #a4a5be
  4. #bbbbce
  5. #d1d1de
  6. #e8e8ef
  7. #ffffff

#797b9f to black

  1. #797b9f
  2. #646683
  3. #505167
  4. #3c3d4d
  5. #2a2a34
  6. #19191d
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Dulux

    1. ★ 90BB 21/220
      #767b9f
      ΔE = 0.826 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
    2. ★ 10RB 21/218
      #7f7a9e
      ΔE = 1.899 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
  2. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wish / 90BB 21/220
      #797a9b
      ΔE = 0.994 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
    2. ★ New Heidt / 90BB 22/247
      #7d7ea3
      ΔE = 1.345 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  3. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Plum Berry / 7198
      #777da2
      ΔE = 1.169 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  4. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5914 - Bossa Nova Blue
      #767c9e
      ΔE = 1.300 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. DE 5949 - Grape Jam
      #7f779a
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  5. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Bossa Nova Blue / 475
      #767c9e
      ΔE = 1.300 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. Grape Jam / 552
      #7f779a
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2109 U
      #767c9d
      ΔE = 1.500 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. ★ P 103-11 C
      #7e7fa2
      ΔE = 1.659 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  7. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.12.21
      #7f7d9f
      ΔE = 1.581 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
    2. 51.09.21
      #7a7b96
      ΔE = 2.696 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  8. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 4030-R60B
      #75779d
      ΔE = 1.636 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  9. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Premiere Purple
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  10. Berger

    1. ★ Premiere Purple / 7223
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  11. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Premiere Purple / 7223
      #747c9f
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  12. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-41-5 Tyrian Purple
      #807da1
      ΔE = 1.785 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  13. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 22 C 37 - Purple heather
      #7f7b9c
      ΔE = 1.851 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  14. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Sorcerer / KM956-D
      #72789b
      ΔE = 1.892 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  15. Behr

    1. ★ 620D-5 Romanesque
      #727b9f
      ΔE = 1.906 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Sleepy Hollow FF14-1
      #6f799e
      ΔE = 2.455 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  16. Caparol

    1. ★ Bolero 4
      #807c9c
      ΔE = 2.104 / LRV ≈ 21.4%
  17. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-41-5 Cascade Mist
      #767b99
      ΔE = 2.125 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  18. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Arty Pants Purple
      #7a80a7
      ΔE = 2.155 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Positively Purple
      #8080a2
      ΔE = 2.193 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
    2. Oatlands Velvet Night
      #807998
      ΔE = 2.852 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  20. Resene

    1. ★ Rhythm V60-034-285
      #787697
      ΔE = 2.199 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  21. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7352-53 Bilberry Jelly
      #737ba5
      ΔE = 2.207 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
    2. 7358-53 Overture
      #7d7797
      ΔE = 2.660 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
  22. Sikkens

    1. W0.15.45
      #7f799a
      ΔE = 2.332 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  23. ICI Paints

    1. 4246 Lilac Splendor 90BB 26/227
      #7b7fa9
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  24. CIL

    1. New Heidt
      #7b7ea9
      ΔE = 2.446 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
    2. Royal Aberdeen
      #80799e
      ΔE = 2.470 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  25. Coronado Paint

    1. 7199 - Grape Gathering
      #7a81a8
      ΔE = 2.523 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
  26. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 2.564 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  27. Glidden

    1. Purple Twilight / 90BB 21/220
      #7b78a3
      ΔE = 2.648 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. Creamy Blueberry / 50BB 22/199
      #717ea4
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  28. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6406
      #777894
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  29. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-c5
      #6f7ba4
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
  30. Peintures MF

    1. DD422-4
      #7d819f
      ΔE = 2.820 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  31. General Paint

    1. Phoinis / CL 2415D
      #7e82a2
      ΔE = 2.836 / LRV ≈ 23.0%
  32. GM / General Motors

    1. Lavender Pearl
      #6e769e
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 18.7%

#797b9f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#797b9f foreground

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #797b9f">…</p>

#797b9f background

Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.

Claude Monet
<p style="background-color: #797b9f">…</p>

#797b9f 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 #797b9f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7961503
Binary
01111001, 01111011, 10011111
Hexadecimal
#797b9f
LRV
≈ 20.7%
Closest short hex
#779 ΔE = 1.665
RGB
rgb(121, 123, 159)
RGBA
rgba(121, 123, 159, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.300, g: 0.305, b: 0.395
RYB
red: 0.475%, yellow: 0.482%, blue: 0.624%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8815713 / 0xff797b9f
HSL
hsl(237, 17%, 55%)
HSLA
hsla(237, 17%, 55%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 237° (236.842), saturation: 24% (0.239), value: 62% (0.624)
HSP
hue: 236.842, saturation: 23.899%, perceived brightness: 49.822%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.012, S: 25.240, L: 52.657
Cubehelix
H: -125.618, S: 0.261, L: 0.496
TSL
T: -2.824, S: 0.058, L: 0.496
CMYK
cyan: 24% (0.239), magenta: 23% (0.226), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.376)
CMY
cyan: 53% (0.525), magenta: 52% (0.518), yellow: 38% (0.376)
XYZ
X: 21.225, Y: 20.734, Z: 35.678
xyY
x: 0.273, y: 0.267, Y: 20.734
CIELab
L: 52.657, a: 7.411, b: -19.509
CIELuv
L: 52.657, u: -3.125, v: -29.796
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 52.657, C: 20.869, H: 290.800
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 52.657, C: 29.960, H: 264.012
Hunter-Lab
L: 45.534, a: 3.518, b: -14.582
CIECAM02
J: 42.189, C: 25.085, h: 273.859, Q: 127.970, M: 21.936, s: 41.402, H: 318.559
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.206, jaune: -3.469, green: -0.189
LMS
L: 18.666, M: 20.479, S: 35.431
YCbCr
Y: 124.671, Cb: 144.100, Cr: 124.566
YCgCo
Y: 131.500, Cg: -8.500, Co: 20.750
YDbDr
Y: 126.506, Db: 48.888, Dr: 10.478
YPbPr
Y: 125.166, Pb: 18.230, Pr: -2.656
xvYCC
Y: 123.496, Cb: 144.014, Cr: 125.667
YIQ
Y: 126.506, I: -12.757, Q: 10.778
YUV
Y: 126.506, U: 15.991, V: -4.830
Munsell Color System
10PB 5/6 ΔE = 1.411
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 9.111

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