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#979eb9 Hex Color Code

#979eb9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979eb9 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979eb9 is comprised of 59.22% red, 61.96% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #979eb9 has a hue of 228° (degrees), 20% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.12 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#979eb9 linear gradient to complementary #b5b29b

  1. #979eb9
  2. #9da1b4
  3. #a2a5af
  4. #a7a8aa
  5. #acaba5
  6. #b1afa0
  7. #b5b29b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #79809a
  2. #838aa4
  3. #8d94af
  4. #979eb9
  5. #a1a8c3
  6. #abb2ce
  7. #b6bdd9

Tints and Shades

#979eb9 to white

  1. #979eb9
  2. #a8aec4
  3. #b9bdd0
  4. #cacddc
  5. #dcdee7
  6. #edeef3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#979eb9 to black

  1. #979eb9
  2. #7c8297
  3. #626777
  4. #4a4d58
  5. #32343b
  6. #1c1d21
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Behr

    1. ★ 620D-4 Veranda Iris
      #989eba
      ΔE = 0.485 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. ★ 630D-4 Ruffled Iris
      #999dbc
      ΔE = 1.693 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  2. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 0.489 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
    2. Aviation / KM955-M
      #9aa2b7
      ΔE = 2.470 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 16-3919 TCX
      #959eb7
      ΔE = 0.983 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. ★ P 108-2 U
      #939fb7
      ΔE = 1.910 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  4. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-41-4 Clandestine
      #979cb4
      ΔE = 1.271 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. ★ 4-40-4 Far Away
      #959eb5
      ΔE = 1.594 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-e5
      #959bb4
      ΔE = 1.301 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  6. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6357
      #959ebd
      ΔE = 1.366 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  7. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 1.437 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  8. Ford

    1. ★ Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  9. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5913 - Midnight Blush
      #979fbf
      ΔE = 1.713 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.554 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  10. Caparol

    1. ★ 72 4 246 / Lago 25
      #909cb8
      ΔE = 1.743 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. ★ 73 4 264 / Saphir 25
      #989cbc
      ΔE = 2.033 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  11. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Dreamy / 1425
      #9ba2ba
      ΔE = 1.754 / LRV ≈ 36.4%
    2. ★ Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 1.810 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  12. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 1.808 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R70B
      #93a1b7
      ΔE = 2.941 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  13. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5182T Crushed Heather
      #9d9eb7
      ΔE = 1.808 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. ★ 5194T Purple Haze
      #92a0ba
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  14. KILZ

    1. ★ Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. ★ Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 1.836 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  15. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Pale Plum
      #96a0c0
      ΔE = 1.855 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. Wisteria Blossom
      #96a4be
      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  16. Taubmans

    1. ★ Jasmine Purple / T58-5
      #9a9cba
      ΔE = 1.872 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Hazy Shade / T59-5
      #9ca2b7
      ΔE = 2.455 / LRV ≈ 36.3%
  17. Dulux

    1. ★ 90BB 34/167
      #999bb9
      ΔE = 1.971 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. ★ 90BB 36/188
      #999dbe
      ΔE = 2.297 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  18. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 2.022 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  19. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 2.077 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. ★ Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 2.141 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  20. Duron

    1. ★ Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.199 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  21. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.199 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  22. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Twilight Fever
      #929ab1
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 2.901 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  23. Tollens

    1. ★ T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.225 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  24. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Amethyst
      #9498b1
      ΔE = 2.318 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  25. Glidden

    1. Byzantine Blue / 50BB 32/117
      #9399b0
      ΔE = 2.330 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Frosted Blueberry / 50BB 39/146
      #9ca6c2
      ΔE = 2.926 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  26. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 2.330 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Barrymore / 7192
      #9b9db1
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  27. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Geneva Blue 28-8
      #8e9bb5
      ΔE = 2.385 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
  28. Resene

    1. Logan B72-022-284
      #9d9cb4
      ΔE = 2.421 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. Rock Blue B72-025-255
      #93a2ba
      ΔE = 2.795 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  29. Peintures MF

    1. Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 2.457 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Tambour métal
      #9f9fb5
      ΔE = 2.583 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
  30. Nippon Paint

    1. Faded Lilac / NP PB 1472 T
      #9b9cb1
      ΔE = 2.515 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  31. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 2.554 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. Charcoal Dust / 768
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 2.629 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  32. CIL

    1. Approaching Night
      #9a9fb2
      ΔE = 2.683 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 2.901 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  33. Albany Paint

    1. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 2.683 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  34. Clark+Kensington

    1. Silver Rose / 40A-3
      #a0a0b6
      ΔE = 2.721 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
    2. Grounded / 40B-4
      #a0a5c0
      ΔE = 2.830 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  35. Sto

    1. 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 2.722 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. 34421
      #98a2b6
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  36. Chrysler

    1. Bradenton Blue
      #98a3c4
      ΔE = 2.728 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  37. Brillux

    1. 54.09.18
      #929aaf
      ΔE = 2.736 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  38. Sikkens

    1. U6.09.58
      #9aa1b4
      ΔE = 2.869 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
    2. U2.16.60
      #91a2c2
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  39. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  40. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 2.949 / LRV ≈ 37.4%

#979eb9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979eb9 foreground

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="color: #979eb9">…</p>

#979eb9 background

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Émile Zola
<p style="background-color: #979eb9">…</p>

#979eb9 shadow

The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979eb9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936569
Binary
10010111, 10011110, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#979eb9
LRV
≈ 34.5%
Closest short hex
#99b ΔE = 3.250
RGB
rgb(151, 158, 185)
RGBA
rgba(151, 158, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.306, g: 0.320, b: 0.374
RYB
red: 59.216%, yellow: 61.492%, blue: 72.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6840647 / 0xff979eb9
HSL
hsl(228, 20%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 20%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (227.647), saturation: 18% (0.184), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 227.647, saturation: 18.378%, perceived brightness: 62.466%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.143, S: 25.869, L: 65.385
Cubehelix
H: -134.034, S: 0.228, L: 0.623
TSL
T: -2.430, S: 0.041, L: 0.623
CMYK
cyan: 18% (0.184), magenta: 15% (0.146), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 38% (0.380), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 33.744, Y: 34.535, Z: 50.778
xyY
x: 0.283, y: 0.290, Y: 34.535
CIELab
L: 65.385, a: 3.246, b: -14.777
CIELuv
L: 65.385, u: -5.219, v: -22.866
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.385, C: 15.129, H: 282.388
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.385, C: 23.454, H: 257.143
Hunter-Lab
L: 58.767, a: -0.346, b: -10.093
CIECAM02
J: 55.790, C: 20.149, h: 264.856, Q: 147.159, M: 17.620, s: 34.603, H: 313.646
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.158, jaune: -2.633, green: 0.269
LMS
L: 31.318, M: 35.191, S: 50.506
YCbCr
Y: 152.569, Cb: 140.889, Cr: 123.010
YCgCo
Y: 163.000, Cg: -5.000, Co: 29.250
YDbDr
Y: 158.985, Db: 39.141, Dr: 15.190
YPbPr
Y: 158.453, Pb: 14.305, Pr: -4.742
xvYCC
Y: 152.083, Cb: 140.566, Cr: 123.834
YIQ
Y: 158.985, I: -12.844, Q: 6.920
YUV
Y: 158.985, U: 12.803, V: -7.005
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/4 ΔE = 2.143
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 11.149

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