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British Standard BS 2660 BS 0-006 - Post office red / #a23339 Hex Color Code

#a23339 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a23339 is a shade of pink-red. In the RGB color model #a23339 is comprised of 63.53% red, 20% green and 22.35% blue. In the HSL color space #a23339 has a hue of 357° (degrees), 52% saturation and 42% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 616.51 nm.

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#a23339 linear gradient to complementary #00b8d5

  1. #a23339
  2. #9f4f51
  3. #996669
  4. #8e7b83
  5. #7d909e
  6. #5fa4b9
  7. #00b8d5

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8e202a
  2. #95272f
  3. #9b2d34
  4. #a23339
  5. #a9393e
  6. #af3f43
  7. #b64548

Tones

  1. #a23339
  2. #9b4041
  3. #934a49
  4. #8b5351
  5. #815b59
  6. #776362
  7. #6a6a6a

Tints and Shades

#a23339 to White

  1. #a23339
  2. #b65756
  3. #c87875
  4. #d89996
  5. #e7bbb8
  6. #f4dddb
  7. #ffffff

#a23339 to Black

  1. #a23339
  2. #862d30
  3. #6a2628
  4. #501f1f
  5. #371818
  6. #20100e
  7. #000000

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      ΔE = 1.447
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      ΔE = 2.187
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    1. ★ 4381
      #a8313c
      ΔE = 1.514
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      #a13a3b
      ΔE = 1.567
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      #a93b3d
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      #a62935
      ΔE = 1.743
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      #a7303d
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    1. ★ CF10809
      #a22e3b
      ΔE = 1.781
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    1. ★ Sauge écarlate
      #a03b3b
      ΔE = 1.806
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      #a6393f
      ΔE = 1.879
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    1. ★ BS381 538 - Post office red / Cherry
      #a23b3c
      ΔE = 1.810
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      #a13c3e
      ΔE = 1.905
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    1. ★ Red / 132
      #a03740
      ΔE = 1.913
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      #a93a3a
      ΔE = 2.818
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      #9a3a3a
      ΔE = 1.977
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      #953938
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      #ab333c
      ΔE = 2.010
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    1. ★ Apple Candy 4-15
      #a82e33
      ΔE = 2.027
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      #992f35
      ΔE = 2.414
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    1. ★ Rouge Mazarin | EE153
      #a43b40
      ΔE = 2.039
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      #a53b3a
      ΔE = 2.435
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      #a53b3d
      ΔE = 2.069
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      #ac3235
      ΔE = 2.783
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      #a53b3d
      ΔE = 2.069
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      #ab3337
      ΔE = 2.340
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      #a03b41
      ΔE = 2.081
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      #a13d40
      ΔE = 2.185
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    1. ★ Siren / 1117
      #a13d40
      ΔE = 2.185
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    1. ★ Blaze / 333-7
      #a23d3f
      ΔE = 2.195
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      #a23d3f
      ΔE = 2.195
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      #aa2b33
      ΔE = 2.239
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      #9b3d3d
      ΔE = 2.262
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      #983d39
      ΔE = 2.957
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    1. Strawberry
      #ac2935
      ΔE = 2.347
    2. Red
      #9d3b43
      ΔE = 2.754
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    1. 46-22 Cherry Red
      #aa373a
      ΔE = 2.359
  35. TRUMATCH

    1. 2-b6
      #a92e3e
      ΔE = 2.412
    2. 3-a6
      #a9293d
      ΔE = 2.958
  36. Sikkens

    1. C0.50.30
      #9b3031
      ΔE = 2.468
    2. B3.49.33
      #aa293d
      ΔE = 2.961
  37. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3050-R
      #a83b3f
      ΔE = 2.483
    2. S 3050-R10B
      #a43543
      ΔE = 2.912
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    1. Dark Red
      #a73333
      ΔE = 2.491
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    1. 6057-75 Pomodoro
      #9e3f3f
      ΔE = 2.548
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      #a03f3f
      ΔE = 2.582
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      #9d2f3c
      ΔE = 2.595
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      #9c2c2f
      ΔE = 2.799
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      ΔE = 2.920
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      #a43f3f
      ΔE = 2.863
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      #9b3934
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#a23339 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a23339 foreground

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #a23339">…</p>

#a23339 background

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle
<p style="background-color: #a23339">…</p>

#a23339 shadow

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

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a23339">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10629945
Binary
10100010, 00110011, 00111001
Hexadecimal
#a23339
Closest short hex
#933 ΔE = 2.457
RGB
rgb(162, 51, 57)
RGBA
rgba(162, 51, 57, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.600, g: 0.189, b: 0.211
RYB
red: 0.635%, yellow: 0.200%, blue: 0.224%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6147271 / 0xffa23339
HSL
hsl(357, 52%, 42%)
HSLA
hsla(357, 52%%, 42%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 357° (356.757), saturation: 69% (0.685), value: 64% (0.635)
HSP
hue: 356.757, saturation: 68.519%, perceived brightness: 38.711%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 10.389, S: 65.975, L: 38.458
Cubehelix
H: -11.368, S: 0.783, L: 0.333
TSL
T: 3.997, S: 0.407, L: 0.333
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 69% (0.685), yellow: 65% (0.648), key: 36% (0.365)
CMY
cyan: 36% (0.365), magenta: 80% (0.800), yellow: 78% (0.776)
XYZ
X: 16.824, Y: 10.347, Z: 4.981
xyY
x: 0.523, y: 0.322, Y: 10.347
CIELab
L: 38.458, a: 46.007, b: 22.362
CIELuv
L: 38.458, u: 81.040, v: 14.857
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 38.458, C: 51.154, H: 25.922
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 38.458, C: 82.391, H: 10.389
Hunter-Lab
L: 32.166, a: 37.071, b: 13.335
CIECAM02
J: 31.010, C: 57.816, h: 21.455, Q: 109.714, M: 50.560, s: 67.884, H: 1.651
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.907, jaune: 2.615, green: -8.626
LMS
L: 15.965, M: 5.757, S: 5.090
YCbCr
Y: 88.924, Cb: 114.206, Cr: 176.303
YCgCo
Y: 80.250, Cg: -29.250, Co: 66.750
YDbDr
Y: 84.873, Db: -41.952, Dr: -146.661
YPbPr
Y: 75.075, Pb: -9.765, Pr: 55.224
xvYCC
Y: 80.476, Cb: 119.422, Cr: 176.510
YIQ
Y: 84.873, I: 64.197, Q: 25.338
YUV
Y: 84.873, U: -13.715, V: 67.665
Munsell Color System
5R 4/12 ΔE = 1.249
Brand Color
Pinterest ΔE = 7.887

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