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#a8b9e6 Hex Color Code

#a8b9e6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8b9e6 is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a8b9e6 is comprised of 65.88% red, 72.55% green and 90.2% blue. In the HSL color space #a8b9e6 has a hue of 224° (degrees), 55% saturation and 78% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.88 nm.

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#a8b9e6 linear gradient to complementary #d9d3b5

  1. #a8b9e6
  2. #b2bdde
  3. #bbc1d6
  4. #c3c6ce
  5. #cbcac6
  6. #d2cfbd
  7. #d9d3b5

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8496c1
  2. #90a1cd
  3. #9cadda
  4. #a8b9e6
  5. #b4c5f3
  6. #c0d1ff
  7. #cddeff

Tones

  1. #a8b9e6
  2. #aebbe1
  3. #b3bedc
  4. #b9c0d7
  5. #bec2d1
  6. #c2c5cc
  7. #c7c7c7

Tints and Shades

#a8b9e6 to white

  1. #a8b9e6
  2. #b7c4ea
  3. #c6d0ee
  4. #d4dbf3
  5. #e2e7f7
  6. #f1f3fb
  7. #ffffff

#a8b9e6 to black

  1. #a8b9e6
  2. #8a97bc
  3. #6d7793
  4. #51586c
  5. #373b48
  6. #1f2126
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Plascon

    1. ★ Blue Frost B5-D2-3
      #acb8e4
      ΔE = 1.113 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  2. Resene

    1. ★ Perano B80-045-270
      #acb9e8
      ΔE = 1.231 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ French Lilac / 146-4
      #adb9e3
      ΔE = 1.239 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Delectable / 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 2.703 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  4. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 1.313 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Delectable 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 2.703 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  5. Glidden

    1. ★ French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 1.313 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Roslyn'S Periwinkle Blue / 49BB 51/186
      #b0bce0
      ΔE = 2.656 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  6. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  7. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 1.793 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  8. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 1040-R70B
      #a4bcef
      ΔE = 2.020 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  9. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 35-e
      #a3b7de
      ΔE = 2.268 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
    2. 37-d
      #a5b3db
      ΔE = 2.508 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  10. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2717
      #abbde3
      ΔE = 2.343 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
    2. 658
      #abbade
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  11. Kelly-Moore

    1. Prince Charming / KM3101-2
      #a6bce3
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
    2. Roswell / KM3077-2
      #b2badf
      ΔE = 2.699 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  12. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 2.420 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  13. Caparol

    1. 42/01
      #9cb8e8
      ΔE = 2.475 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. 2205
      #b0b8dc
      ΔE = 2.759 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  14. Dutch Boy

    1. I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 2.491 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  15. Taubmans

    1. French Lilac / T12 38.E1
      #acbadd
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Pansy Blush / T12 37.E1
      #aeb5db
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
  16. Valspar Paint

    1. Daybreak Beckons X73R158D
      #a9b3da
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  17. Nippon Paint

    1. Purple Times / NP PB 1496 P
      #a3b7dc
      ΔE = 2.774 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. Expedition / NP PB 1482 P
      #afb7db
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  18. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Twitlight Chimes 28-4
      #a6bce1
      ΔE = 2.884 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  19. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Horizon
      #a9b9db
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 48.2%

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#a8b9e6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8b9e6 foreground

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #a8b9e6">…</p>

#a8b9e6 background

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.

Charles Horton Cooley
<p style="background-color: #a8b9e6">…</p>

#a8b9e6 shadow

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

Oscar Wilde
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8b9e6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11057638
Binary
10101000, 10111001, 11100110
Hexadecimal
#a8b9e6
LRV
≈ 48.7%
Closest short hex
#abe ΔE = 1.770
RGB
rgb(168, 185, 230)
RGBA
rgba(168, 185, 230, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.288, g: 0.317, b: 0.395
RYB
red: 0.659%, yellow: 0.711%, blue: 0.902%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5719578 / 0xffa8b9e6
HSL
hsl(224, 55%, 78%)
HSLA
hsla(224, 55%, 78%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 224° (223.548), saturation: 27% (0.270), value: 90% (0.902)
HSP
hue: 223.548, saturation: 26.957%, perceived brightness: 72.903%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 254.342, S: 62.759, L: 75.286
Cubehelix
H: -138.245, S: 0.474, L: 0.725
TSL
T: -2.252, S: 0.064, L: 0.726
CMYK
cyan: 27% (0.270), magenta: 20% (0.196), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 10% (0.098)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 10% (0.098)
XYZ
X: 47.776, Y: 48.734, Z: 81.737
xyY
x: 0.268, y: 0.273, Y: 48.734
CIELab
L: 75.286, a: 4.080, b: -24.378
CIELuv
L: 75.286, u: -10.975, v: -39.156
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.286, C: 24.717, H: 279.500
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.286, C: 40.665, H: 254.342
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.810, a: -0.006, b: -20.553
CIECAM02
J: 67.132, C: 31.005, h: 260.931, Q: 161.426, M: 27.113, s: 40.983, H: 311.572
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.192, jaune: -4.281, green: 0.643
LMS
L: 42.673, M: 49.610, S: 81.186
YCbCr
Y: 174.956, Cb: 150.271, Cr: 117.342
YCgCo
Y: 192.000, Cg: -7.000, Co: 26.500
YDbDr
Y: 185.047, Db: 67.635, Dr: 32.426
YPbPr
Y: 184.619, Pb: 24.455, Pr: -10.570
xvYCC
Y: 174.555, Cb: 149.482, Cr: 118.715
YIQ
Y: 185.047, I: -24.584, Q: 10.406
YUV
Y: 185.047, U: 22.123, V: -14.955
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 7/6 ΔE = 2.477
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 7.841

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