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Lightskyblue / Light sky blue / #87cefa Hex Color Code

#87cefa Paint ChipThe color lightskyblue / Light sky blue with hexadecimal color code #87cefa is a light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #87cefa is composed of 52.94% red, 80.78% green and 98.04% blue. In the HSL color space #87cefa has a hue of 203° (degrees), 92% saturation and 75% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.7 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#87cefa linear gradient to complementary #ecc095

  1. #87cefa
  2. #a0cce9
  3. #b5c9d8
  4. #c5c7c8
  5. #d4c5b7
  6. #e1c2a6
  7. #ecc095

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5fa8d2
  2. #6cb4df
  3. #7ac1ed
  4. #87cefa
  5. #94dbff
  6. #a2e8ff
  7. #aff6ff

Tones

  1. #87cefa
  2. #94ccf0
  3. #9fcae7
  4. #a9c7dd
  5. #b2c5d4
  6. #bac3ca
  7. #c1c1c1

Tints and Shades

#87cefa to white

  1. #87cefa
  2. #9ed6fb
  3. #b3defc
  4. #c7e6fd
  5. #daeefe
  6. #edf7fe
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#87cefa to black

  1. #87cefa
  2. #70a8cc
  3. #5a849f
  4. #446275
  5. #2f414d
  6. #1c2329
  7. #000000 / #000

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    ΔE = 1.952 / LRV ≈ 55.2%

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    ΔE = 1.952 / LRV ≈ 55.2%

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    ΔE = 2.478 / LRV ≈ 56.2%

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    #98d1f6
    ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 58.9%

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    #91c9ed
    ΔE = 2.579 / LRV ≈ 53.9%

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    2905 U
    #8ac9ed
    ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 53.3%

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    Blue Chiffon / 77BG 57/234
    #97caec
    ΔE = 2.988 / LRV ≈ 54.9%

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#87cefa HTML / CSS Code Examples

#87cefa foreground

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="color: #87cefa">…</p>

#87cefa background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #87cefa">…</p>

#87cefa shadow

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #87cefa">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8900346
Binary
10000111, 11001110, 11111010
Hexadecimal
#87cefa
LRV
≈ 56.2%
Closest short hex
#7cf ΔE = 2.071
RGB
rgb(135, 206, 250)
RGBA
rgba(135, 206, 250, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.228, g: 0.349, b: 0.423
RYB
red: 52.941%, yellow: 70.156%, blue: 98.039%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-7876870 / 0xff87cefa
HSL
hsl(203, 92%, 75%)
HSLA
hsla(203, 92%, 75%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 203° (202.957), saturation: 46% (0.460), value: 98% (0.980)
HSP
hue: 202.957, saturation: 46.000%, perceived brightness: 75.925%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 233.303, S: 90.853, L: 79.723
Cubehelix
H: -162.457, S: 0.854, L: 0.743
TSL
T: -1.991, S: 0.142, L: 0.744
CMYK
cyan: 46% (0.460), magenta: 18% (0.176), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 2% (0.020)
CMY
cyan: 47% (0.471), magenta: 19% (0.192), yellow: 2% (0.020)
XYZ
X: 49.312, Y: 56.192, Z: 98.672
xyY
x: 0.242, y: 0.275, Y: 56.192
CIELab
L: 79.723, a: -10.831, b: -28.502
CIELuv
L: 79.723, u: -32.993, v: -44.268
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 79.723, C: 30.490, H: 249.192
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 79.723, C: 55.211, H: 233.303
Hunter-Lab
L: 74.961, a: -13.759, b: -25.570
CIECAM02
J: 71.548, C: 42.962, h: 234.203, Q: 166.651, M: 37.569, s: 47.480, H: 296.188
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.182, jaune: -4.845, green: 3.360
LMS
L: 44.252, M: 61.292, S: 97.946
YCbCr
Y: 179.019, Cb: 157.824, Cr: 93.707
YCoCg
Y: 199.250, Cg: 6.750, Co: 5.000
YDbDr
Y: 189.787, Db: 90.602, Dr: 104.191
YPbPr
Y: 194.045, Pb: 30.165, Pr: -37.524
xvYCC
Y: 182.650, Cb: 154.498, Cr: 95.038
YIQ
Y: 189.787, I: -56.431, Q: -1.323
YUV
Y: 189.787, U: 29.632, V: -48.065
Okhsl
h: 236.754, s: 0.846, l: 0.791
Okhsv
h: 236.754. s: 0.474, v: 0.982
Okhwb
h: 236.754, w: 0.517, b: 0.018
Oklab
l: 0.821, a: -0.052, b: -0.079
Oklch
l: 0.821, c: 0.095, h: 236.754
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.01223, Az: -0.00445, Bz: -0.00856
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.01223, Cz: 0.00965, Hz: -117.46874
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 4.984
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 2.479

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