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#979fbe Hex Color Code

#979fbe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979fbe is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979fbe is comprised of 59.22% red, 62.35% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #979fbe has a hue of 228° (degrees), 23% saturation and 67% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472 nm.

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#979fbe linear gradient to complementary #b8b59d

  1. #979fbe
  2. #9da3b9
  3. #a3a6b3
  4. #a9aaae
  5. #aeaea8
  6. #b3b1a3
  7. #b8b59d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #79819f
  2. #838ba9
  3. #8d95b3
  4. #979fbe
  5. #a1a9c9
  6. #acb4d3
  7. #b6bede

Tints and Shades

#979fbe to white

  1. #979fbe
  2. #a8aec9
  3. #b9bed3
  4. #cacede
  5. #dcdee9
  6. #edeef4
  7. #ffffff

#979fbe to black

  1. #979fbe
  2. #7c839b
  3. #62677a
  4. #4a4d5b
  5. #32343d
  6. #1c1d21
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5913 - Midnight Blush
      #979fbf
      ΔE = 0.320 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  2. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Midnight Blush / 799
      #979fbf
      ΔE = 0.320 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  3. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6357
      #959ebd
      ΔE = 0.523 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. 6310
      #9b9ec3
      ΔE = 2.500 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  4. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Pale Plum
      #96a0c0
      ΔE = 0.620 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. ★ Purple Crème
      #9ba3c7
      ΔE = 2.270 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  5. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 0.814 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  6. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 1.016 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Hermosa / 7167
      #9fa2c7
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  7. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 1.051 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  8. Behr

    1. ★ 620D-4 Veranda Iris
      #989eba
      ΔE = 1.055 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. 600D-4 Finesse
      #8fa2c5
      ΔE = 2.863 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  9. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 1.209 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  10. Chrysler

    1. ★ Bradenton Blue
      #98a3c4
      ΔE = 1.616 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  11. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. Persian Violet / 1419
      #939cc3
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  12. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Violet / G84
      #949dc1
      ΔE = 1.720 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  13. Taubmans

    1. ★ Jasmine Purple / T58-5
      #9a9cba
      ΔE = 1.777 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
    2. ★ Floral Flair / T08 22-3
      #9ba0c4
      ΔE = 2.028 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
  14. Dulux

    1. ★ Plush Velvet 6
      #969bbd
      ΔE = 1.821 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. 70BB 33/202
      #8d9abc
      ΔE = 2.611 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
  15. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7201 - Lined With Lilacs
      #9ca0c3
      ΔE = 1.951 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. ★ 7225 - Purple Paradise
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  16. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-d3
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 1.954 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 35-e3
      #8fa0c4
      ΔE = 2.514 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  17. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 3-39-4 Misty Lilac
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 1.954 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 4-41-4 Clandestine
      #979cb4
      ΔE = 2.485 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  18. CIL

    1. ★ Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 2.101 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Basin Street Blue
      #8f99bd
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  19. Caparol

    1. ★ 72 4 246 / Lago 25
      #909cb8
      ΔE = 2.192 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. 2354
      #9098bc
      ΔE = 2.987 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  20. Duron

    1. ★ Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  21. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7192T Xerxes Blue
      #8e9dc0
      ΔE = 2.297 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 5182T Crushed Heather
      #9d9eb7
      ΔE = 2.513 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
  22. Devoe Paint

    1. Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 2.310 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 2.366 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  23. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10456
      #9ba1c6
      ΔE = 2.314 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  24. Tollens

    1. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  25. Sikkens

    1. U2.16.60
      #91a2c2
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  26. Glidden

    1. Exquisite Blue Grey / 50BB 33/164
      #8f99b9
      ΔE = 2.449 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Frosted Blueberry / 50BB 39/146
      #9ca6c2
      ΔE = 2.687 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  27. Valspar Paint

    1. Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 2.453 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  28. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 2.456 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  29. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 2.477 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  30. KILZ

    1. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.499 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  31. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Flirtation 29-8
      #9ba3c8
      ΔE = 2.518 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  32. Peintures MF

    1. Sommet de montagne
      #91a2bf
      ΔE = 2.665 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  33. Resene

    1. Birdcage B69-025-283
      #9d9cb7
      ΔE = 2.712 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  34. Clark+Kensington

    1. Grounded / 40B-4
      #a0a5c0
      ΔE = 2.745 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  35. Ford

    1. Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  36. Berger

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  37. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Paradise
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  38. Scib Paints

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.933 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  39. Pantone / PMS

    1. 16-3920 TCX
      #8c9cc1
      ΔE = 2.936 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. 16-3920 TPG
      #8b9cc0
      ΔE = 2.998 / LRV ≈ 33.1%

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#979fbe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979fbe foreground

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="color: #979fbe">…</p>

#979fbe background

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="background-color: #979fbe">…</p>

#979fbe shadow

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Alberto Giacometti
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979fbe">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936830
Binary
10010111, 10011111, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#979fbe
LRV
≈ 35.1%
Closest short hex
#99b ΔE = 2.919
RGB
rgb(151, 159, 190)
RGBA
rgba(151, 159, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.302, g: 0.318, b: 0.380
RYB
red: 0.592%, yellow: 0.618%, blue: 0.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6840386 / 0xff979fbe
HSL
hsl(228, 23%, 67%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 23%, 67%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (227.692), saturation: 21% (0.205), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 227.692, saturation: 20.526%, perceived brightness: 62.957%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.330, S: 30.175, L: 65.821
Cubehelix
H: -133.989, S: 0.263, L: 0.627
TSL
T: -2.432, S: 0.047, L: 0.628
CMYK
cyan: 21% (0.205), magenta: 16% (0.163), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 38% (0.376), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 34.453, Y: 35.093, Z: 53.664
xyY
x: 0.280, y: 0.285, Y: 35.093
CIELab
L: 65.821, a: 3.829, b: -16.910
CIELuv
L: 65.821, u: -5.923, v: -26.348
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.821, C: 17.338, H: 282.757
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.821, C: 27.006, H: 257.330
Hunter-Lab
L: 59.239, a: 0.145, b: -12.242
CIECAM02
J: 56.251, C: 22.552, h: 265.125, Q: 147.767, M: 19.722, s: 36.533, H: 313.789
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.168, jaune: -3.000, green: 0.277
LMS
L: 31.608, M: 35.656, S: 53.353
YCbCr
Y: 153.563, Cb: 142.793, Cr: 122.287
YCgCo
Y: 164.750, Cg: -5.750, Co: 28.000
YDbDr
Y: 160.142, Db: 44.923, Dr: 17.391
YPbPr
Y: 159.528, Pb: 16.420, Pr: -5.426
xvYCC
Y: 153.006, Cb: 142.424, Cr: 123.234
YIQ
Y: 160.142, I: -14.725, Q: 7.954
YUV
Y: 160.142, U: 14.695, V: -8.020
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/6 ΔE = 2.888
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 10.534

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