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#a9b8ea Hex Color Code

#a9b8ea Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a9b8ea is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a9b8ea is comprised of 66.27% red, 72.16% green and 91.76% blue. In the HSL color space #a9b8ea has a hue of 226° (degrees), 61% saturation and 79% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.44 nm.

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  1. blue magpie
  2. Holsten Gate at night, Lubeck old town, Germany. Christmas time.
  3. Branches with riping, blue plums in abundance & lush foliage.

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#a9b8ea linear gradient to complementary #dad7b9

  1. #a9b8ea
  2. #b3bde2
  3. #bcc2da
  4. #c4c7d2
  5. #ccccca
  6. #d3d2c1
  7. #dad7b9

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8595c5
  2. #91a0d1
  3. #9dacdd
  4. #a9b8ea
  5. #b5c4f7
  6. #c1d0ff
  7. #cedcff

Tones

  1. #a9b8ea
  2. #afbbe5
  3. #b5bedf
  4. #bbc1da
  5. #c0c4d5
  6. #c5c7cf
  7. #cacaca

Tints and Shades

#a9b8ea to white

  1. #a9b8ea
  2. #b8c3ee
  3. #c6cff1
  4. #d5dbf5
  5. #e3e7f8
  6. #f1f3fc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a9b8ea to black

  1. #a9b8ea
  2. #8b97bf
  3. #6e7795
  4. #52586e
  5. #373b49
  6. #1f2027
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Matthews Paint

    1. ★ Pastel Smalt Blue / 11589
      #a7b7ec
      ΔE = 0.813 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Calm Blue / 894
      #bac3eb
      ΔE = 4.853 / LRV ≈ 55.5%
  2. Resene

    1. ★ Perano B80-045-270
      #acb9e8
      ΔE = 0.876 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. Bauhaus B78-035-274
      #a9aed5
      ΔE = 4.555 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Blue Frost B5-D2-3
      #acb8e4
      ΔE = 1.489 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. Water Dance B6-D2-3
      #b4b8e8
      ΔE = 2.541 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  4. Porter Paints

    1. ★ French Lilac / 146-4
      #adb9e3
      ΔE = 1.990 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Delectable / 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 3.310 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  5. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 1040-R70B
      #a4bcef
      ΔE = 2.092 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R60B
      #b6b8ed
      ΔE = 3.329 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  6. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1030-R70B
      #afb5e9
      ΔE = 2.241 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. ★ S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 2.290 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  7. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2113 U
      #a7b2e7
      ΔE = 2.268 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. 2717
      #abbde3
      ΔE = 3.622 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  8. Glidden

    1. ★ French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 2.295 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Roslyn's Periwinkle Blue / 49BB 51/186
      #b0bce0
      ΔE = 3.670 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  9. Nerolac

    1. Burple - 2347
      #a8b3de
      ΔE = 2.485 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. Sweet Lavender - 2340
      #aab1db
      ΔE = 3.256 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 6022
      #9cb1dc
      ΔE = 4.069 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  11. Caparol

    1. 2313
      #9cb4e4
      ΔE = 3.028 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. 43/06 / Str-Putz Capamix 43/06
      #a4bce4
      ΔE = 3.852 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  12. Dutch Boy

    1. I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 3.155 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. Sweet Lilac
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 4.586 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  13. Benjamin Moore

    1. Victorian Trim / 2068-50
      #abb1dc
      ΔE = 3.191 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  14. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-d
      #a5b3db
      ΔE = 3.229 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. 35-e1
      #9db1d6
      ΔE = 5.092 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  15. Taubmans

    1. Pansy Blush / T12 37.E1
      #aeb5db
      ΔE = 3.248 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. Canterbury Bells / T12 38.D2
      #b5bede
      ΔE = 4.876 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  16. Valspar Paint

    1. Daybreak Beckons X73R158D
      #a9b3da
      ΔE = 3.256 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Eye of Horace R169D
      #acb3d4
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
  17. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Delectable 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 3.310 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
    2. Purple Passion 245-4
      #babbde
      ΔE = 4.740 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  18. Kelly-Moore

    1. Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 3.311 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Roswell / KM3077-2
      #b2badf
      ΔE = 3.376 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  19. Asian Paints

    1. Blue Sway / 9153
      #acbce2
      ΔE = 3.341 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. Blue Charm / 7248
      #98aeda
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  20. Clark+Kensington

    1. Purpleicious / 39D-2
      #b8bbe6
      ΔE = 3.404 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
    2. Paparazzi / 40C-4
      #bab8da
      ΔE = 5.165 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  21. Nippon Paint

    1. Expedition / NP PB 1482 P
      #afb7db
      ΔE = 3.502 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Dear Diary / NP PB 1475 P
      #b7badb
      ΔE = 4.678 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  22. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 3.513 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. Petal Soft / 7208
      #a4b1d9
      ΔE = 3.660 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  23. Behr

    1. Lavender Cloud P550-3
      #b6b8e0
      ΔE = 3.540 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
    2. Lavender Sky P540-4
      #9eacdd
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  24. Dulux

    1. 64BB 46/254
      #9cb2df
      ΔE = 3.625 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. 80BB 49/174
      #aeb5d4
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  25. Duron

    1. Awesome Violet
      #babbe9
      ΔE = 3.723 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
    2. Indulgent
      #afb0de
      ΔE = 3.784 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  26. California Paints

    1. DE 5905 - Larkspur Bud
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 3.761 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
    2. DE 5891 - Sky High
      #a7c2eb
      ΔE = 4.891 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  27. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Larkspur Bud / 1186
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 3.761 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
    2. Sky High / 989
      #a7c2eb
      ΔE = 4.891 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  28. Colortrend

    1. 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 3.784 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. 0603
      #acc1e5
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  29. ProMarker

    1. Bluebell
      #acafe4
      ΔE = 3.814 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
    2. Cornflower
      #aebee0
      ΔE = 4.535 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
  30. Designers Guild

    1. Jodphur
      #95b8ee
      ΔE = 4.080 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  31. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Horizon
      #a9b9db
      ΔE = 4.219 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  32. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Twitlight Chimes 28-4
      #a6bce1
      ΔE = 4.257 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Gracie's Room 28-6
      #a4b1d3
      ΔE = 4.925 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  33. ECOS Paints

    1. Blue Skies Today (0604)
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.380 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Angela Bay (0603)
      #acc1e5
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  34. Crown Paint

    1. Lupin
      #a0b8de
      ΔE = 4.387 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  35. Tikkurila

    1. 9706
      #9cacdd
      ΔE = 4.515 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  36. RAL

    1. RAL 570-3
      #adaddd
      ΔE = 4.550 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. RAL 280 70 25
      #9bacd8
      ΔE = 5.013 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  37. Bristol

    1. Eye Shadow / P106-C4
      #9baddb
      ΔE = 4.559 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Canterbury Bells / P106-C3
      #b5bede
      ΔE = 4.876 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  38. Coronado Paint

    1. 7217 - Berry Blush
      #b2bfe1
      ΔE = 4.576 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
    2. 7209 - Peak Of Perfection
      #b8c0e2
      ΔE = 4.929 / LRV ≈ 53.4%
  39. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Awesome Violet - 6815
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 4.586 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  40. Sikkens

    1. U2.20.64
      #9bb4dc
      ΔE = 4.645 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. U0.20.70
      #a1b9dc
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
  41. Berger

    1. Berry Blush / 7217
      #bbc0e6
      ΔE = 4.676 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
    2. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  42. Scib Paints

    1. Berry Blush / 7217
      #bbc0e6
      ΔE = 4.676 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
    2. Petal Soft / 7208
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 4.999 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  43. Brillux

    1. 51.15.12
      #bcbee4
      ΔE = 4.680 / LRV ≈ 53.1%
    2. 57.18.15
      #96b2df
      ΔE = 4.719 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  44. Vista Paint

    1. Prince Charming
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.682 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Petal Soft
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 4.999 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  45. General Paint

    1. Maniac Mauve / CL 2424W
      #b5bcdc
      ΔE = 4.701 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  46. Diamond Vogel

    1. Spoiled Rotten / 1268
      #bbc0e5
      ΔE = 4.795 / LRV ≈ 53.9%
    2. Angela Bay / 0603
      #acc1e5
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  47. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B40
      #aeb5d4
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. Clear Purple A40
      #abbcdc
      ΔE = 4.917 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  48. Earthpaint

    1. 1-39-3 Glissade
      #b4bcdb
      ΔE = 4.866 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
    2. 1-40-3 Windflower
      #b4b6d6
      ΔE = 4.876 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  49. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-4 Mystic Orchid
      #a9abde
      ΔE = 4.894 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 6820 Indigo
      #a5aadb
      ΔE = 5.010 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  50. Green Planet Paints

    1. Lupine
      #adc6fb
      ΔE = 4.960 / LRV ≈ 56.2%
  51. KILZ

    1. Periwinkle Bloom / B812
      #b3bad8
      ΔE = 4.972 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  52. Olympic

    1. Purple Passion A45-3
      #b5bddc
      ΔE = 4.984 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
  53. CIL

    1. Roslyn's Blue
      #acbddd
      ΔE = 4.990 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
  54. Tollens

    1. T2008-1
      #abb9d7
      ΔE = 5.101 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
  55. Ressource Peintures

    1. Bleu Avril / I34
      #a7acd2
      ΔE = 5.250 / LRV ≈ 42.4%

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11122922
Binary
10101001, 10111000, 11101010
Hexadecimal
#a9b8ea
LRV
≈ 48.7%
Closest short hex
#abe ΔE = 1.081
RGB
rgb(169, 184, 234)
RGBA
rgba(169, 184, 234, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.288, g: 0.313, b: 0.399
RYB
red: 66.275%, yellow: 71.054%, blue: 91.765%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5654294 / 0xffa9b8ea
HSL
hsl(226, 61%, 79%)
HSLA
hsla(226, 61%, 79%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 226° (226.154), saturation: 28% (0.278), value: 92% (0.918)
HSP
hue: 226.154, saturation: 27.778%, perceived brightness: 73.004%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.642, S: 68.725, L: 75.236
Cubehelix
H: -135.536, S: 0.508, L: 0.725
TSL
T: -2.365, S: 0.067, L: 0.726
CMYK
cyan: 28% (0.278), magenta: 21% (0.214), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 8% (0.082)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.337), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 8% (0.082)
XYZ
X: 48.350, Y: 48.655, Z: 84.670
xyY
x: 0.266, y: 0.268, Y: 48.655
CIELab
L: 75.236, a: 5.878, b: -26.612
CIELuv
L: 75.236, u: -10.241, v: -43.128
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.236, C: 27.254, H: 282.455
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.236, C: 44.327, H: 256.642
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.753, a: 1.660, b: -23.142
CIECAM02
J: 67.097, C: 33.020, h: 263.812, Q: 161.385, M: 28.876, s: 42.299, H: 313.090
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.204, jaune: -4.682, green: 0.472
LMS
L: 42.583, M: 49.089, S: 84.071
YCbCr
Y: 175.101, Cb: 152.170, Cr: 117.865
YCoCg
Y: 192.750, Cg: -8.750, Co: 26.000
YDbDr
Y: 185.215, Db: 73.400, Dr: 30.845
YPbPr
Y: 184.405, Pb: 26.725, Pr: -9.800
xvYCC
Y: 174.371, Cb: 151.476, Cr: 119.391
YIQ
Y: 185.215, I: -24.999, Q: 12.385
YUV
Y: 185.215, U: 24.009, V: -14.225
Munsell Color System
10PB 7/8 ΔE = 3.527
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 8.372

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