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#979fbf Hex Color Code

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#979fbf Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #979fbf is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #979fbf is comprised of 59.22% red, 62.35% green and 74.9% blue. In the HSL color space #979fbf has a hue of 228° (degrees), 24% saturation and 67% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.82 nm.

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#979fbf linear gradient to complementary #b9b69d

  1. #979fbf
  2. #9da3b9
  3. #a4a7b4
  4. #a9aaae
  5. #afaea9
  6. #b4b2a3
  7. #b9b69d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #7981a0
  2. #838baa
  3. #8d95b4
  4. #979fbf
  5. #a1a9ca
  6. #acb4d4
  7. #b6bedf

Tints and Shades

#979fbf to white

  1. #979fbf
  2. #a8aec9
  3. #b9bed4
  4. #cacedf
  5. #dcdee9
  6. #edeef4
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#979fbf to black

  1. #979fbf
  2. #7c839c
  3. #62677b
  4. #4a4d5b
  5. #32343d
  6. #1c1d21
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6357
      #959ebd
      ΔE = 0.656 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. ★ 6310
      #9b9ec3
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
  2. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 1.064 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. 4227 Approaching Night 70BB 35/108
      #9198ac
      ΔE = 4.738 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2107 U
      #98a1be
      ΔE = 1.201 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. ★ 16-3921 TCX / Blue Heron
      #96a3c7
      ΔE = 2.032 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
  4. Dulux

    1. ★ 90BB 36/188
      #999dbe
      ΔE = 1.250 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. ★ 90BB 34/167
      #999bb9
      ΔE = 1.997 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  5. Caparol

    1. ★ 2204
      #98a0c4
      ΔE = 1.344 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. 42/17 / Str-Putz Capamix 42/17
      #94a4c8
      ΔE = 2.583 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
  6. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Violet / G84
      #949dc1
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Sapphire Blue / G85
      #8597b8
      ΔE = 4.482 / LRV ≈ 30.6%
  7. Chrysler

    1. ★ Bradenton Blue
      #98a3c4
      ΔE = 1.530 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. Cadet Blue
      #88a2be
      ΔE = 5.183 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  8. Auro

    1. ★ Agapanthus
      #99a2c6
      ΔE = 1.687 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  9. Sikkens

    1. ★ V2.13.57
      #9b9dbb
      ΔE = 1.697 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. V7.12.57
      #9e9bb8
      ΔE = 3.164 / LRV ≈ 34.2%
  10. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-d3
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 1.738 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 35-e4
      #8797b9
      ΔE = 4.075 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  11. CIL

    1. ★ Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Elevator
      #9f9ab7
      ΔE = 3.759 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  12. Behr

    1. ★ Veranda Iris 620D-4
      #9ea3c0
      ΔE = 1.996 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. Vintage Ribbon S540-4
      #9097b5
      ΔE = 3.064 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  13. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10456
      #9ba1c6
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. CF10454
      #9ca7c3
      ΔE = 3.145 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
  14. Devoe Paint

    1. Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 2.397 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. Versailles / 54BB 41/237
      #97aacc
      ΔE = 4.371 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  15. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Vesper Violet
      #a3a4c0
      ΔE = 3.130 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  16. Benjamin Moore

    1. Persian Violet / 1419
      #939cc3
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Central Mauve / 1412
      #a7a7be
      ΔE = 4.729 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  17. Valspar Paint

    1. Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 2.449 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. Wild Blue Yonder R169C
      #8e96b7
      ΔE = 3.390 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  18. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. S 2020-R70B
      #a4a3c4
      ΔE = 3.329 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  19. Bristol

    1. Bouquet Violet / P105-C5
      #99a1c9
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Violet Veil / P104-C5
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 4.821 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  20. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 2.695 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R70B
      #93a1b7
      ΔE = 3.967 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
  21. KILZ

    1. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.742 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Never Blue / B882
      #8ba7cc
      ΔE = 5.113 / LRV ≈ 37.5%
  22. Coronado Paint

    1. 7168 - Gateway To Paradise
      #9d9ec4
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
    2. 7192 - Barrymore
      #9294aa
      ΔE = 5.168 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  23. Clark+Kensington

    1. Grounded / 40B-4
      #a0a5c0
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
    2. Field of Lavender / 41A-3
      #a4a2b4
      ΔE = 5.131 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
  24. Scib Paints

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. barry more / 7192
      #9a96b0
      ΔE = 4.511 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  25. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Paradise
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. Luster Blue
      #a7a4bb
      ΔE = 4.636 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  26. Berger

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
    2. Luster Blue / 7193
      #a7a4bb
      ΔE = 4.636 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  27. Wattyl

    1. Pennyroyal / D66W
      #a0a6c8
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 38.9%
    2. Seventh Wonder / D57W
      #9196bf
      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  28. Dutch Boy

    1. Wisteria Blossom
      #96a4be
      ΔE = 3.078 / LRV ≈ 36.8%
    2. Her Sanctuary
      #9397bb
      ΔE = 3.177 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  29. Glidden

    1. Violet Petals
      #9f9cb9
      ΔE = 3.095 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. Heather Purple
      #a6aac7
      ΔE = 4.521 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  30. Ford

    1. Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 3.097 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
    2. Light Denim
      #989eb0
      ΔE = 4.392 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  31. Kelly-Moore

    1. Royal Glimmer / KM3061-2
      #a09ec2
      ΔE = 3.151 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. Barrymore / KM3053-2
      #a2a0b5
      ΔE = 4.243 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  32. Tollens

    1. T2008-2
      #96a6c3
      ΔE = 3.215 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. T2010-3
      #8ca5ca
      ΔE = 4.322 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  33. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Charcoal Dust / 768
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 3.231 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. Bay Fog / 809
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 3.734 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
  34. Nippon Paint

    1. Purple Covers / NP PB 1493 P
      #97a7cb
      ΔE = 3.329 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. Purple Heather / NP PB 1458 T
      #a7a0c1
      ΔE = 4.434 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  35. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Amethyst
      #9498b1
      ΔE = 3.401 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
    2. Blue
      #91a5bd
      ΔE = 4.805 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  36. Brillux

    1. 57.12.18
      #899bbb
      ΔE = 3.416 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. 51.12.18
      #9495b4
      ΔE = 3.788 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
  37. Earthpaint

    1. 3-41-4 Venus Light
      #a4a3be
      ΔE = 3.432 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
    2. 2-40-4 Grape Slush
      #a3a3c8
      ΔE = 3.582 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  38. Albany Paint

    1. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 3.498 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Burwash
      #a09bbb
      ΔE = 3.613 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
  39. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 3.548 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  40. Resene

    1. Rock Blue B72-025-255
      #93a2ba
      ΔE = 3.586 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
    2. Stratosphere B73-045-277
      #97a0ce
      ΔE = 4.400 / LRV ≈ 36.2%
  41. Kansai Paint

    1. Grape Ice
      #a2a1c7
      ΔE = 3.597 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  42. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Kings Court / 7224
      #8b9bb6
      ΔE = 3.705 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. Barrymore / 7192
      #9b9db1
      ΔE = 3.908 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  43. California Paints

    1. DE 5934 - Bay Fog
      #9899b0
      ΔE = 3.734 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. DE 5948 - Grape Gatsby
      #a19abd
      ΔE = 4.344 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  44. Porter Paints

    1. Easter Egg / 347-4
      #9aa9c8
      ΔE = 3.762 / LRV ≈ 39.4%
  45. General Paint

    1. Tyre / CL 2434M
      #a1a8cc
      ΔE = 3.772 / LRV ≈ 39.9%
    2. Frivolous / CL 2444M
      #a6a6c8
      ΔE = 4.006 / LRV ≈ 39.5%
  46. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 5184T Purple Heather
      #a6a3c2
      ΔE = 3.776 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
    2. 7194T Lady Di
      #91a1cd
      ΔE = 3.922 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
  47. Olympic

    1. Romanesque Grape A45-4
      #919cc8
      ΔE = 3.859 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. Fresh Lavender B45-4
      #8a93b2
      ΔE = 4.660 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
  48. Brighto Paints

    1. 4-43-4 Evening Sky
      #9f9cb3
      ΔE = 3.961 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. 7523 Indigo
      #9ea8cf
      ΔE = 4.015 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  49. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Painted Sunset 29-9
      #9e9ec8
      ΔE = 4.031 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Smoky Grape 30-23
      #a3a2b8
      ΔE = 4.046 / LRV ≈ 37.1%
  50. ECOS Paints

    1. Velvet Robe (1276)
      #9ba1cd
      ΔE = 4.052 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. Butterfly Bush (1282)
      #a7a5bb
      ΔE = 4.788 / LRV ≈ 38.7%
  51. Colortrend

    1. 1276
      #9ba1cd
      ΔE = 4.052 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 4.272 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  52. Sto

    1. 34421
      #98a2b6
      ΔE = 4.053 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. 34321
      #989fb2
      ΔE = 4.081 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  53. Disney

    1. TSE3-1 Wendy Darling
      #899dc7
      ΔE = 4.057 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. 3C-10-3 Posies for Pooh
      #919fcc
      ΔE = 4.072 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  54. Mylands of London

    1. Wedgewood
      #879ebe
      ΔE = 4.102 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  55. Plascon

    1. Whisper B5-E2-3
      #94a4d0
      ΔE = 4.205 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Igloo B6-E2-3
      #a0a8d4
      ΔE = 5.228 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  56. New Look

    1. Starburst Galaxy / F30-03
      #9196bf
      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  57. Diamond Vogel

    1. Lavender Spectacle / 1283
      #9a97b0
      ΔE = 4.272 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Velvet Crest / 1248
      #9694bd
      ΔE = 5.218 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  58. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Easter Egg / PPG1166-4
      #99aac8
      ΔE = 4.304 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  59. Focoltone

    1. 4054
      #a39cb7
      ΔE = 4.352 / LRV ≈ 35.0%
    2. 1046
      #859fbe
      ΔE = 4.863 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  60. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Vesper Violet - 6542
      #99a0b2
      ΔE = 4.392 / LRV ≈ 35.1%
    2. Dahlia - 6816
      #8b98c4
      ΔE = 4.626 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  61. Nerolac

    1. Dark Skies - 4229
      #9ca4b7
      ΔE = 4.406 / LRV ≈ 37.0%
    2. Blue Rhythm - 4237
      #95abce
      ΔE = 4.983 / LRV ≈ 40.0%
  62. Taubmans

    1. Fresh Lavender / T10 37E-2
      #9193b2
      ΔE = 4.425 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
    2. Violet Veil / T12 38.E10
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 4.821 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  63. Martha Stewart Living

    1. June Iris B10
      #8b9db5
      ΔE = 4.525 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  64. Asian Paints

    1. Grape Spread / 9160
      #8895b2
      ΔE = 4.589 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
    2. Rum & Raisin / 7224
      #8b92b2
      ΔE = 4.856 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
  65. Beckers

    1. Storm 761 / S 2612-B08G
      #a6a9c2
      ΔE = 4.597 / LRV ≈ 40.4%
  66. RAL

    1. RAL 280 70 20
      #9eabd0
      ΔE = 4.617 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
    2. RAL 280 70 15
      #a2acc5
      ΔE = 5.127 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  67. Little Greene

    1. Clockwise
      #9fa2cf
      ΔE = 4.793 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  68. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-42 Night Fever
      #a4a2cc
      ΔE = 4.816 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. 7353-42 Sound of Music
      #839ec8
      ΔE = 5.119 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
  69. Peintures MF

    1. Bleu Alice
      #a3a9d1
      ΔE = 4.848 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
    2. Splendeur violette
      #aba5c6
      ΔE = 5.106 / LRV ≈ 39.6%
  70. Laura Ashley

    1. 2-4 Lupin
      #a8a3ba
      ΔE = 4.933 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. 44-15 Foxglove Blue
      #84a2c6
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  71. Levis

    1. Shady Purple A40
      #8599b4
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
    2. Shady Purple A30
      #9ca5b6
      ΔE = 5.180 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  72. Pascol

    1. Purple Tulip PZ7070
      #a09ecb
      ΔE = 5.146 / LRV ≈ 36.2%

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#979fbf HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979fbf foreground

I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.'.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #979fbf">…</p>

#979fbf background

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #979fbf">…</p>

#979fbf shadow

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #979fbf">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9936831
Binary
10010111, 10011111, 10111111
Hexadecimal
#979fbf
LRV
≈ 35.1%
Closest short hex
#99b ΔE = 2.820
RGB
rgb(151, 159, 191)
RGBA
rgba(151, 159, 191, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.301, g: 0.317, b: 0.381
RYB
red: 59.216%, yellow: 61.830%, blue: 74.902%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6840385 / 0xff979fbf
HSL
hsl(228, 24%, 67%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 24%, 67%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (228.000), saturation: 21% (0.209), value: 75% (0.749)
HSP
hue: 228.000, saturation: 20.942%, perceived brightness: 63.010%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.611, S: 31.156, L: 65.855
Cubehelix
H: -133.684, S: 0.270, L: 0.628
TSL
T: -2.446, S: 0.048, L: 0.628
CMYK
cyan: 21% (0.209), magenta: 17% (0.168), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.251)
CMY
cyan: 41% (0.408), magenta: 38% (0.376), yellow: 25% (0.251)
XYZ
X: 34.562, Y: 35.136, Z: 54.241
xyY
x: 0.279, y: 0.283, Y: 35.136
CIELab
L: 65.855, a: 4.060, b: -17.416
CIELuv
L: 65.855, u: -5.972, v: -27.188
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 65.855, C: 17.883, H: 283.121
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 65.855, C: 27.836, H: 257.611
Hunter-Lab
L: 59.276, a: 0.346, b: -12.761
CIECAM02
J: 56.287, C: 23.095, h: 265.483, Q: 147.814, M: 20.196, s: 36.964, H: 313.981
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.171, jaune: -3.088, green: 0.264
LMS
L: 31.613, M: 35.657, S: 53.922
YCbCr
Y: 153.661, Cb: 143.232, Cr: 122.216
YCoCg
Y: 165.000, Cg: -6.000, Co: 27.750
YDbDr
Y: 160.256, Db: 46.256, Dr: 17.608
YPbPr
Y: 159.600, Pb: 16.920, Pr: -5.472
xvYCC
Y: 153.068, Cb: 142.863, Cr: 123.193
YIQ
Y: 160.256, I: -15.046, Q: 8.265
YUV
Y: 160.256, U: 15.131, V: -8.120
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/6 ΔE = 2.756
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 10.407

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