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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 comprised 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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Color Schemes

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

#87cefa to black

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

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      #85cffe
      ΔE = 0.847 / LRV ≈ 56.8%
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      #92cbf1
      ΔE = 1.952 / LRV ≈ 55.2%
  3. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5842 - Light Azure
      #92cbf1
      ΔE = 1.952 / LRV ≈ 55.2%
  4. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6004
      #81c8f1
      ΔE = 2.422 / LRV ≈ 52.3%
  5. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 0540-R90B
      #98d1f6
      ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 58.9%
  6. Duron

    1. Undercool
      #8ac8ed
      ΔE = 2.651 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  7. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2905 U
      #8ac9ed
      ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 53.3%
  8. Glidden

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

#87cefa HTML / CSS Code Examples

#87cefa foreground

Every good painter paints what he is.

Jackson Pollock
<p style="color: #87cefa">…</p>

#87cefa background

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #87cefa">…</p>

#87cefa shadow

Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye.. it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.

Edvard Munch
<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: 0.529%, yellow: 0.702%, blue: 0.980%
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
YCgCo
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
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 4.984
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 2.479

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