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#8e79b6 Hex Color Code

#8e79b6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #8e79b6 is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #8e79b6 is comprised of 55.69% red, 47.45% green and 71.37% blue. In the HSL color space #8e79b6 has a hue of 261° (degrees), 29% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 566.3 nm.

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#8e79b6 linear gradient to complementary #9ab47b

  1. #8e79b6
  2. #9283ad
  3. #958da3
  4. #98979a
  5. #99a090
  6. #9aaa86
  7. #9ab47b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #75619c
  2. #7d69a5
  3. #8671ad
  4. #8e79b6
  5. #9781bf
  6. #9f89c8
  7. #a892d1

Tones

  1. #8e79b6
  2. #907eb1
  3. #9283ac
  4. #9489a7
  5. #968ea2
  6. #97939d
  7. #989898

Tints and Shades

#8e79b6 to white

  1. #8e79b6
  2. #a18ec2
  3. #b4a4ce
  4. #c6bada
  5. #d9d1e7
  6. #ece8f3
  7. #ffffff

#8e79b6 to black

  1. #8e79b6
  2. #756495
  3. #5d5075
  4. #463c57
  5. #302a3b
  6. #1b1920
  7. #000000

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      ΔE = 0.584 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
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    1. ★ Long Shot V64-061-293
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    1. ★ 6025-53 Monet's Violet
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  10. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Charmed Violet / 1398
      #947ab1
      ΔE = 2.050 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  11. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 38-d
      #8578b6
      ΔE = 2.082 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
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    1. ★ S 2040-R60B
      #9679bc
      ΔE = 2.202 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  13. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2075 CP
      #8a74ad
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      #8d75bd
      ΔE = 2.580 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
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      #8d7fbb
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
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      #947db0
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
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    1. Bougainvillea / P096-C6
      #947db0
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  19. Sikkens

    1. W0.25.50
      #8b80bb
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  20. Dulux

    1. Velvet Ribbon 5
      #9477ac
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 22.5%

#8e79b6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#8e79b6 foreground

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.

Paul Strand
<p style="color: #8e79b6">…</p>

#8e79b6 background

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #8e79b6">…</p>

#8e79b6 shadow

Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #8e79b6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9337270
Binary
10001110, 01111001, 10110110
Hexadecimal
#8e79b6
LRV
≈ 22.8%
Closest short hex
#87b ΔE = 1.978
RGB
rgb(142, 121, 182)
RGBA
rgba(142, 121, 182, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.319, g: 0.272, b: 0.409
RYB
red: 0.557%, yellow: 0.475%, blue: 0.714%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-7439946 / 0xff8e79b6
HSL
hsl(261, 29%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(261, 29%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 261° (260.656), saturation: 34% (0.335), value: 71% (0.714)
HSP
hue: 260.656, saturation: 33.516%, perceived brightness: 53.194%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 278.082, S: 40.788, L: 54.869
Cubehelix
H: -105.018, S: 0.396, L: 0.526
TSL
T: -3.827, S: 0.085, L: 0.526
CMYK
cyan: 22% (0.220), magenta: 34% (0.335), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 29% (0.286)
CMY
cyan: 44% (0.443), magenta: 53% (0.525), yellow: 29% (0.286)
XYZ
X: 26.434, Y: 22.803, Z: 47.256
xyY
x: 0.274, y: 0.236, Y: 22.803
CIELab
L: 54.869, a: 20.904, b: -29.237
CIELuv
L: 54.869, u: 6.697, v: -47.167
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 54.869, C: 35.941, H: 305.565
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 54.869, C: 47.640, H: 278.082
Hunter-Lab
L: 47.752, a: 15.246, b: -25.247
CIECAM02
J: 44.857, C: 35.948, h: 293.198, Q: 131.955, M: 31.436, s: 48.809, H: 329.916
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.278, jaune: -5.319, green: -1.963
LMS
L: 21.493, M: 20.397, S: 46.861
YCbCr
Y: 131.314, Cb: 151.671, Cr: 132.888
YCgCo
Y: 141.500, Cg: -20.500, Co: 25.500
YDbDr
Y: 134.233, Db: 71.863, Dr: -14.756
YPbPr
Y: 129.865, Pb: 28.085, Pr: 7.694
xvYCC
Y: 127.531, Cb: 152.671, Cr: 134.759
YIQ
Y: 134.233, I: -7.087, Q: 23.420
YUV
Y: 134.233, U: 23.507, V: 6.814
Munsell Color System
2.5P 5/8 ΔE = 2.166
Brand Color
Mixpanel ΔE = 6.724

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