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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. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Pale Plum
      #96a0c0
      ΔE = 0.581 / LRV ≈ 35.4%
    2. ★ Purple Crème
      #9ba3c7
      ΔE = 2.031 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

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

    1. ★ Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 0.749 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Hermosa / 7167
      #9fa2c7
      ΔE = 2.732 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  4. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 0.852 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  5. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 1.064 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  6. Behr

    1. ★ 630D-4 Ruffled Iris
      #999dbc
      ΔE = 1.179 / LRV ≈ 34.5%
    2. ★ 620D-4 Veranda Iris
      #989eba
      ΔE = 1.316 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  7. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2107 U
      #98a1be
      ΔE = 1.201 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. ★ P 105-3 U
      #9599b9
      ΔE = 2.246 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  8. Dulux

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

    1. ★ 2204
      #98a0c4
      ΔE = 1.344 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. ★ 73 4 264 / Saphir 25
      #989cbc
      ΔE = 1.366 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  10. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Violet / G84
      #949dc1
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  11. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 1.462 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
  12. Chrysler

    1. ★ Bradenton Blue
      #98a3c4
      ΔE = 1.530 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  13. Sikkens

    1. ★ V2.13.57
      #9b9dbb
      ΔE = 1.697 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
    2. V5.14.60
      #9f9ec1
      ΔE = 2.747 / LRV ≈ 35.7%
  14. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7201 - Lined With Lilacs
      #9ca0c3
      ΔE = 1.706 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. 7168 - Gateway To Paradise
      #9d9ec4
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
  15. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 3-39-4 Misty Lilac
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 1.738 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 4-41-4 Clandestine
      #979cb4
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  16. Taubmans

    1. ★ Floral Flair / T08 22-3
      #9ba0c4
      ΔE = 1.741 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Bouquet Violet / T12 37.F4
      #99a1c9
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  17. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Blue Pearl / 1433
      #94a1be
      ΔE = 1.840 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. Persian Violet / 1419
      #939cc3
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  18. CIL

    1. ★ Pure Orchid
      #9a9cbe
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
    2. Basin Street Blue
      #8f99bd
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
  19. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10456
      #9ba1c6
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  20. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7192T Xerxes Blue
      #8e9dc0
      ΔE = 2.193 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 5194T Purple Haze
      #92a0ba
      ΔE = 2.803 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  21. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Flirtation 29-8
      #9ba3c8
      ΔE = 2.255 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  22. Devoe Paint

    1. Basin Street Blue / 70BB 33/202
      #9199b7
      ΔE = 2.397 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
    2. Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 2.457 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  23. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
  24. KILZ

    1. Bedtime Story / B751
      #9aa0c7
      ΔE = 2.444 / LRV ≈ 36.1%
    2. Sea Lavender / B771
      #919eb8
      ΔE = 2.742 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
  25. Valspar Paint

    1. Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 2.449 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
  26. Glidden

    1. Exquisite Blue Grey / 50BB 33/164
      #8f99b9
      ΔE = 2.465 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
    2. Frosted Blueberry / 50BB 39/146
      #9ca6c2
      ΔE = 2.800 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  27. Tollens

    1. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 2.512 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
  28. TRUMATCH

    1. 36-e2
      #979fc7
      ΔE = 2.522 / LRV ≈ 35.5%
    2. 37-e5
      #959bb4
      ΔE = 2.659 / LRV ≈ 33.1%
  29. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  30. Bristol

    1. Bouquet Violet / P105-C5
      #99a1c9
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  31. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 2.695 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  32. Peintures MF

    1. Sommet de montagne
      #91a2bf
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 35.6%
    2. Ravenne
      #97a6ca
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  33. Resene

    1. Birdcage B69-025-283
      #9d9cb7
      ΔE = 2.817 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  34. Clark+Kensington

    1. Grounded / 40B-4
      #a0a5c0
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
  35. Vista Paint

    1. Purple Paradise
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  36. Scib Paints

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  37. Berger

    1. Purple paradise / 7225
      #a1a6c4
      ΔE = 2.942 / LRV ≈ 38.8%
  38. Wattyl

    1. Pennyroyal / D66W
      #a0a6c8
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 38.9%

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#979fbf HTML / CSS Code Examples

#979fbf foreground

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #979fbf">…</p>

#979fbf background

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.

George Moore
<p style="background-color: #979fbf">…</p>

#979fbf shadow

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<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
YCgCo
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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