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#979cb7 Hex Color Code

#979cb7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979cb7 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979cb7 is comprised of 59.22% red, 61.18% green and 71.76% blue. In the HSL color space #979cb7 has a hue of 231° (degrees), 18% saturation and 65% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.59 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#979cb7 linear gradient to complementary #b3b19b

  1. #979cb7
  2. #9c9fb2
  3. #a1a3ae
  4. #a6a6a9
  5. #aaaaa5
  6. #afada0
  7. #b3b19b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #7a7f99
  2. #8388a3
  3. #8d92ad
  4. #979cb7
  5. #a1a6c1
  6. #abb0cc
  7. #b6bad6

Tints and Shades

#979cb7 to white

  1. #979cb7
  2. #a8acc3
  3. #b9bccf
  4. #caccdb
  5. #dcdde7
  6. #edeef3
  7. #ffffff

#979cb7 to black

  1. #979cb7
  2. #7c8096
  3. #626576
  4. #4a4c58
  5. #32333b
  6. #1c1d20
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 0.661 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ P 105-11 C
      #979cb9
      ΔE = 0.674 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. 15-3910 TCX
      #a2a1ba
      ΔE = 2.911 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  3. Behr

    1. ★ 620D-4 Veranda Iris
      #989eba
      ΔE = 0.811 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ 630F-4 Wild Thistle
      #999ab3
      ΔE = 1.362 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 2222
      #949cb8
      ΔE = 0.881 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. ★ 72 4 246 / Lago 25
      #909cb8
      ΔE = 1.981 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-e5
      #959bb4
      ΔE = 0.920 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  6. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 1.390 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. 7358-42 Intermezzo
      #9d9ab8
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  7. Taubmans

    1. ★ Jasmine Purple / T58-5
      #9a9cba
      ΔE = 1.425 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Hazy Shade / T59-5
      #9ca2b7
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  8. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 1.560 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. ★ Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 1.764 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  9. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #9498b1
      ΔE = 1.639 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6357
      #959ebd
      ΔE = 1.694 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  11. Resene

    1. ★ Birdcage B69-025-283
      #9d9cb7
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. ★ Logan B72-022-284
      #9d9cb4
      ΔE = 1.963 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  12. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5927 - Charcoal Dust
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 1.854 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. ★ DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 1.909 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  13. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Charcoal Dust / 768
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 1.854 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. ★ Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 1.909 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  14. KILZ

    1. ★ Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 1.858 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.337 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  15. Dulux

    1. ★ Marble Swirl 3
      #9799b8
      ΔE = 1.861 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Plush Velvet 6
      #969bbd
      ΔE = 2.361 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
  16. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-40-4 Far Away
      #959eb5
      ΔE = 1.957 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. 4-39-4 Violet Illusion
      #8f9bb3
      ΔE = 2.588 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  17. Ford

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 1.987 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  18. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Twilight Fever
      #929ab1
      ΔE = 2.034 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Peri Wink R182C
      #9197ad
      ΔE = 2.732 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
  19. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5192T Faded Lilac
      #979aaf
      ΔE = 2.156 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. 5194T Purple Haze
      #92a0ba
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  20. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Faded Lilac / NP PB 1472 T
      #9b9cb1
      ΔE = 2.209 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  21. Dutch Boy

    1. Pale Plum
      #96a0c0
      ΔE = 2.355 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  22. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Luster Blue / 7193
      #9a9db1
      ΔE = 2.370 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  23. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  24. Benjamin Moore

    1. Dreamy / 1425
      #9ba2ba
      ΔE = 2.383 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 2.573 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  25. Glidden

    1. Exquisite Blue Grey / 50BB 33/164
      #8f99b9
      ΔE = 2.429 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Florentine Blue / 30BB 32/139
      #8c9ab4
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  26. Peintures MF

    1. Tambour métal
      #9f9fb5
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 2.765 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  27. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Geneva Blue 28-8
      #8e9bb5
      ΔE = 2.534 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  28. ICI Paints

    1. Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  29. Brillux

    1. 54.09.18
      #929aaf
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. 51.12.18
      #9495b4
      ΔE = 2.921 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  30. CIL

    1. Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Approaching Night
      #9a9fb2
      ΔE = 2.851 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  31. Diamond Vogel

    1. Lavender Spectacle / 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  32. Colortrend

    1. 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  33. Clark+Kensington

    1. Silver Rose / 40A-3
      #a0a0b6
      ΔE = 2.740 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  34. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 2.774 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  35. Laura Ashley

    1. 1415 Lavender Pebble
      #979aad
      ΔE = 2.790 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  36. Tollens

    1. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.964 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  37. Sto

    1. 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  38. Albany Paint

    1. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 2.974 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  39. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  40. Coronado Paint

    1. 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 37.2%

#979cb7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979cb7 foreground

For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.

Georges Rouault
<p style="color: #979cb7">…</p>

#979cb7 background

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #979cb7">…</p>

#979cb7 shadow

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Twyla Tharp
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979cb7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936055
Binary
10010111, 10011100, 10110111
Hexadecimal
#979cb7
LRV
≈ 33.8%
Closest short hex
#99b ΔE = 2.706
RGB
rgb(151, 156, 183)
RGBA
rgba(151, 156, 183, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.308, g: 0.318, b: 0.373
RYB
red: 0.592%, yellow: 0.609%, blue: 0.718%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6841161 / 0xff979cb7
HSL
hsl(231, 18%, 65%)
HSLA
hsla(231, 18%, 65%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 231° (230.625), saturation: 17% (0.175), value: 72% (0.718)
HSP
hue: 230.625, saturation: 17.486%, perceived brightness: 61.907%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 259.491, S: 25.056, L: 64.783
Cubehelix
H: -131.150, S: 0.219, L: 0.618
TSL
T: -2.560, S: 0.039, L: 0.618
CMYK
cyan: 17% (0.175), magenta: 15% (0.148), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.282)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 39% (0.388), yellow: 28% (0.282)
XYZ
X: 33.196, Y: 33.775, Z: 49.561
xyY
x: 0.285, y: 0.290, Y: 33.775
CIELab
L: 64.783, a: 3.913, b: -14.566
CIELuv
L: 64.783, u: -4.193, v: -22.601
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 64.783, C: 15.082, H: 285.037
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 64.783, C: 22.987, H: 259.491
Hunter-Lab
L: 58.116, a: 0.257, b: -9.881
CIECAM02
J: 55.153, C: 19.750, h: 267.818, Q: 146.317, M: 17.271, s: 34.357, H: 315.238
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.158, jaune: -2.604, green: 0.147
LMS
L: 30.787, M: 34.278, S: 49.297
YCbCr
Y: 151.365, Cb: 140.593, Cr: 123.888
YCgCo
Y: 161.500, Cg: -5.500, Co: 29.750
YDbDr
Y: 157.583, Db: 38.241, Dr: 12.524
YPbPr
Y: 156.879, Pb: 14.075, Pr: -3.742
xvYCC
Y: 150.731, Cb: 140.364, Cr: 124.713
YIQ
Y: 157.583, I: -11.653, Q: 7.343
YUV
Y: 157.583, U: 12.509, V: -5.775
Munsell Color System
10PB 6/4 ΔE = 1.966
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 11.372

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