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#979cec Hex Color Code

#979cec Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979cec is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979cec is comprised of 59.22% red, 61.18% green and 92.55% blue. In the HSL color space #979cec has a hue of 236° (degrees), 69% saturation and 76% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.36 nm.

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#979cec linear gradient to complementary #d0d5ae

  1. #979cec
  2. #a3a5e2
  3. #aeafd8
  4. #b8b8ce
  5. #c1c2c4
  6. #c9cbb9
  7. #d0d5ae

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #777ecb
  2. #8288d6
  3. #8c92e1
  4. #979cec
  5. #a2a6f7
  6. #adb1ff
  7. #b8bbff

Tones

  1. #979cec
  2. #a0a2e5
  3. #a8a8de
  4. #afafd7
  5. #b6b5d0
  6. #bcbcc9
  7. #c2c2c2

Tints and Shades

#979cec to white

  1. #979cec
  2. #aaacef
  3. #bcbcf3
  4. #cdccf6
  5. #deddf9
  6. #efeefc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#979cec to black

  1. #979cec
  2. #7c80c0
  3. #636597
  4. #4a4c6f
  5. #333349
  6. #1d1d27
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1040-R70B
      #9ca1eb
      ΔE = 1.996 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  2. Plascon

    1. ★ Cool Idea B7-B2-1
      #9898f0
      ΔE = 2.064 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Lady Grey P1-D2-2
      #9c94d0
      ΔE = 5.042 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  3. Caparol

    1. 78 11 289 / Ultram.violett Hell 20
      #a498e0
      ΔE = 3.419 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. 43/07
      #8098e8
      ΔE = 4.193 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  4. Valspar Paint

    1. Vibrant Violet
      #999dd9
      ΔE = 3.733 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  5. Clark+Kensington

    1. Whimsical Lilac / 39D-3
      #9ca0da
      ΔE = 4.175 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2716
      #9ea1db
      ΔE = 4.254 / LRV ≈ 37.9%
    2. 2705
      #ab9ed9
      ΔE = 5.186 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  7. Matthews Paint

    1. Pharaohs Blue Met. / 23003
      #a896eb
      ΔE = 4.434 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  8. Resene

    1. Portage B72-064-275
      #8b98d8
      ΔE = 4.505 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  9. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Almost Purple 145-5
      #9ea0d6
      ΔE = 4.866 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  10. Porter Paints

    1. Almost Purple / 145-5
      #9ea0d6
      ΔE = 4.866 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  11. RAL

    1. RAL 570-4
      #9b9acf
      ΔE = 5.149 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Simply Violet / 977
      #a6a1d7
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
  13. California Paints

    1. DE 5941 - Simply Violet
      #a6a1d7
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 38.5%

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#979cec HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979cec foreground

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="color: #979cec">…</p>

#979cec background

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.

Salvador Dali
<p style="background-color: #979cec">…</p>

#979cec shadow

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

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979cec">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936108
Binary
10010111, 10011100, 11101100
Hexadecimal
#979cec
LRV
≈ 36.4%
Closest short hex
#99e ΔE = 1.485
RGB
rgb(151, 156, 236)
RGBA
rgba(151, 156, 236, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.278, g: 0.287, b: 0.435
RYB
red: 59.216%, yellow: 61.068%, blue: 92.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6841108 / 0xff979cec
HSL
hsl(236, 69%, 76%)
HSLA
hsla(236, 69%, 76%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 236° (236.471), saturation: 36% (0.360), value: 93% (0.925)
HSP
hue: 236.471, saturation: 36.017%, perceived brightness: 64.975%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.045, S: 78.843, L: 66.833
Cubehelix
H: -125.930, S: 0.631, L: 0.640
TSL
T: -2.809, S: 0.096, L: 0.642
CMYK
cyan: 36% (0.360), magenta: 34% (0.339), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.075)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 39% (0.388), yellow: 7% (0.075)
XYZ
X: 39.787, Y: 36.411, Z: 84.272
xyY
x: 0.248, y: 0.227, Y: 36.411
CIELab
L: 66.833, a: 16.990, b: -40.813
CIELuv
L: 66.833, u: -7.037, v: -67.461
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 66.833, C: 44.208, H: 292.602
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 66.833, C: 67.827, H: 264.045
Hunter-Lab
L: 60.341, a: 12.099, b: -40.565
CIECAM02
J: 57.273, C: 46.116, h: 272.881, Q: 149.103, M: 40.328, s: 52.007, H: 318.014
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.301, jaune: -7.263, green: -0.379
LMS
L: 31.112, M: 34.328, S: 83.488
YCbCr
Y: 156.559, Cb: 163.860, Cr: 120.125
YCoCg
Y: 174.750, Cg: -18.750, Co: 16.500
YDbDr
Y: 163.625, Db: 108.890, Dr: 24.025
YPbPr
Y: 160.695, Pb: 40.575, Pr: -6.180
xvYCC
Y: 154.009, Cb: 163.642, Cr: 122.571
YIQ
Y: 163.625, I: -28.680, Q: 23.834
YUV
Y: 163.625, U: 35.617, V: -11.076
Munsell Color System
10PB 6/10 ΔE = 5.084
Brand Color
Mixpanel ΔE = 8.395

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