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Natural Color System / NCS S 1040-R80B / #85a9ea Hex Color Code

#85a9ea Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #85a9ea is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #85a9ea is comprised of 52.16% red, 66.27% green and 91.76% blue. In the HSL color space #85a9ea has a hue of 219° (degrees), 71% saturation and 72% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.29 nm.

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  1. Milan, Italy.  Residential complex of Torre Solaria, Torre Aria and Torre Solea.
  2. Jingling, Eastern Qing Tombs, Hebei, China
  3. Old iron fence

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#85a9ea linear gradient to complementary #d1c89e

  1. #85a9ea
  2. #96aede
  3. #a5b3d1
  4. #b2b8c5
  5. #bdbdb8
  6. #c8c3ab
  7. #d1c89e

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #6389c8
  2. #6f94d3
  3. #7a9ede
  4. #85a9ea
  5. #90b4f6
  6. #9cbfff
  7. #a7caff

Tones

  1. #85a9ea
  2. #90abe2
  3. #99aed9
  4. #a2b0d1
  5. #aab3c9
  6. #b1b5c0
  7. #b8b8b8

Tints and Shades

#85a9ea to white

  1. #85a9ea
  2. #9bb7ee
  3. #b0c5f1
  4. #c5d3f5
  5. #d9e1f8
  6. #ecf0fc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#85a9ea to black

  1. #85a9ea
  2. #6e8bbf
  3. #586d95
  4. #43516e
  5. #2e3749
  6. #1b1f27
  7. #000000 / #000

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    1. 80 12 260 / Lazur 120
      #8ca4e4
      ΔE = 2.386 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. 80 15 250 / Marin 85
      #74a0e0
      ΔE = 4.029 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  2. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 1550-R70B
      #85a2df
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 2040-R70B
      #8ba1d3
      ΔE = 4.223 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  3. California Paints

    1. DE 5892 - Blue Cue
      #84a5dc
      ΔE = 2.743 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. DE 5906 - Periwinkle
      #97a3da
      ΔE = 4.302 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  4. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Blue Cue / 599
      #84a5dc
      ΔE = 2.743 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. Cornflower / 440
      #72a7e1
      ΔE = 4.392 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. 7451
      #91a6db
      ΔE = 3.005 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
    2. 7453
      #829cd4
      ΔE = 4.996 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  6. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-38-4 Paradise
      #95a9de
      ΔE = 3.107 / LRV ≈ 40.0%
    2. 2-37-4 Blue Thoughts
      #89a5d4
      ΔE = 4.185 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
  7. Duron

    1. Lobelia
      #89aadd
      ΔE = 3.196 / LRV ≈ 39.3%
  8. Behr

    1. Periwinkle P530-4
      #82a3d9
      ΔE = 3.427 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Pageant Song 600B-4
      #90a0ce
      ΔE = 5.196 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  9. ProMarker

    1. Cobalt Blue
      #87a3d7
      ΔE = 3.504 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  10. Kelly-Moore

    1. Royal Regatta / KM3102-2
      #85a1d6
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  11. Matthews Paint

    1. Azureno / 3427
      #96a5d8
      ΔE = 3.972 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  12. Pascol

    1. Into the Surf PZ4030
      #8da6d4
      ΔE = 4.167 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  13. Resene

    1. Jordy Blue B75-064-251
      #7aaae0
      ΔE = 4.260 / LRV ≈ 38.3%
  14. Asian Paints

    1. Classic Vase / 9152
      #99aad9
      ΔE = 4.285 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. Blue Effect / 9168
      #8faedb
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  15. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6023
      #91abd8
      ΔE = 4.330 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. 6024
      #7ca2d6
      ΔE = 4.594 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  16. Designers Guild

    1. Sky
      #70b1ff
      ΔE = 4.345 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  17. Nippon Paint

    1. Purplettes / NP PB 1500 T
      #91a6d3
      ΔE = 4.360 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
    2. Blue Epic / NP PB 1507 T
      #88a3d0
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  18. Tikkurila

    1. 9706
      #9cacdd
      ΔE = 4.400 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
    2. V351
      #92abd4
      ΔE = 5.199 / LRV ≈ 40.0%
  19. Peintures MF

    1. Vers le ciel
      #8baddc
      ΔE = 4.405 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. Iris velouté
      #93a5d0
      ΔE = 4.897 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  20. Plascon

    1. Blue Grace B4-B2-1
      #70a0e0
      ΔE = 4.459 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. Whisper B5-E2-3
      #94a4d0
      ΔE = 4.907 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  21. Diamond Vogel

    1. Blue Parlor / 0610
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.514 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Blue Skies Today / 0604
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.948 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  22. ECOS Paints

    1. Blue Parlor (0610)
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.514 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. Blue Skies Today (0604)
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.948 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  23. Colortrend

    1. 0610
      #90aedc
      ΔE = 4.514 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
    2. 0604
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.948 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  24. Ford

    1. Regatta Blue
      #79b3f3
      ΔE = 4.524 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  25. Glidden

    1. Fresh Hyacinth / 54BB 41/237
      #99a8d6
      ΔE = 4.530 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
    2. Victoria Blue / PPG1243-4
      #7daee1
      ΔE = 5.173 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
  26. Bristol

    1. Eye Shadow / P106-C4
      #9baddb
      ΔE = 4.686 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  27. Taubmans

    1. Eye Shadow / T12 38.E2
      #9baddb
      ΔE = 4.686 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Robin Blue / T62-6
      #81a6d4
      ΔE = 5.140 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  28. Chrysler

    1. Big Sky Blue
      #70a6e0
      ΔE = 4.699 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Fountain Blue
      #7aace1
      ΔE = 4.759 / LRV ≈ 39.1%
  29. Coronado Paint

    1. 7216 - Roswell
      #99aad6
      ΔE = 4.737 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
  30. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Autumn Crocus 28-9
      #879fd1
      ΔE = 4.745 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  31. Sikkens

    1. U3.20.64
      #97add9
      ΔE = 4.755 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
    2. U3.19.64
      #99b0de
      ΔE = 4.889 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
  32. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7204T Spring Crocus
      #8aa6d2
      ΔE = 4.765 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  33. TRUMATCH

    1. 34-d
      #7ca6d8
      ΔE = 4.778 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. 35-d
      #7e9ed2
      ΔE = 5.141 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
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    1. Victoria Blue / 148-4
      #7bade2
      ΔE = 4.781 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  35. Scib Paints

    1. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.855 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  36. Vista Paint

    1. Prince Charming
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.855 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  37. Berger

    1. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.855 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  38. Crayola

    1. Parakeet Blue
      #7eb6ff
      ΔE = 4.888 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  39. RAL

    1. RAL 280 70 25
      #9bacd8
      ΔE = 4.927 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  40. Limestrong

    1. Marine Shade E
      #90b2e2
      ΔE = 4.972 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  41. Valspar Paint

    1. Harbor View
      #98a7d2
      ΔE = 4.976 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  42. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Florette / 7215
      #899fcf
      ΔE = 5.021 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  43. Benjamin Moore

    1. Aqua Marina / 816 / Cascade / CC-904
      #8eaeda
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  44. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R90B
      #73aae1
      ΔE = 5.072 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  45. CIL

    1. Versailles
      #94aad3
      ΔE = 5.112 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  46. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Victoria Blue / PPG1243-4
      #7daee1
      ΔE = 5.173 / LRV ≈ 40.1%

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#85a9ea HTML / CSS Code Examples

#85a9ea 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: #85a9ea">…</p>

#85a9ea background

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Edgar Degas
<p style="background-color: #85a9ea">…</p>

#85a9ea shadow

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Alberto Giacometti
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #85a9ea">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8759786
Binary
10000101, 10101001, 11101010
Hexadecimal
#85a9ea
LRV
≈ 39.3%
Closest short hex
#8ae ΔE = 1.074
RGB
rgb(133, 169, 234)
RGBA
rgba(133, 169, 234, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.248, g: 0.315, b: 0.437
RYB
red: 52.157%, yellow: 62.565%, blue: 91.765%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8017430 / 0xff85a9ea
HSL
hsl(219, 71%, 72%)
HSLA
hsla(219, 71%, 72%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 219° (218.614), saturation: 43% (0.432), value: 92% (0.918)
HSP
hue: 218.614, saturation: 43.162%, perceived brightness: 65.967%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 251.812, S: 74.886, L: 68.969
Cubehelix
H: -143.660, S: 0.653, L: 0.648
TSL
T: -2.045, S: 0.117, L: 0.650
CMYK
cyan: 43% (0.432), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 8% (0.082)
CMY
cyan: 48% (0.478), magenta: 34% (0.337), yellow: 8% (0.082)
XYZ
X: 38.707, Y: 39.301, Z: 83.372
xyY
x: 0.240, y: 0.244, Y: 39.301
CIELab
L: 68.969, a: 4.370, b: -36.474
CIELuv
L: 68.969, u: -19.334, v: -58.848
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 68.969, C: 36.735, H: 276.832
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 68.969, C: 61.942, H: 251.812
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.690, a: 0.505, b: -34.967
CIECAM02
J: 59.179, C: 44.426, h: 255.513, Q: 151.563, M: 38.850, s: 50.629, H: 308.776
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.257, jaune: -6.363, green: 1.477
LMS
L: 31.709, M: 39.987, S: 82.639
YCbCr
Y: 158.289, Cb: 161.863, Cr: 107.581
YCoCg
Y: 176.250, Cg: -7.250, Co: 8.000
YDbDr
Y: 165.646, Db: 102.845, Dr: 62.093
YPbPr
Y: 166.012, Pb: 36.640, Pr: -20.990
xvYCC
Y: 158.575, Cb: 160.186, Cr: 109.562
YIQ
Y: 165.646, I: -42.328, Q: 12.611
YUV
Y: 165.646, U: 33.638, V: -28.641
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/10 ΔE = 5.579
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 5.375

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