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Albany Paint Blue Horizon / #a9b9db Hex Color Code

#a9b9db Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a9b9db is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a9b9db is comprised of 66.27% red, 72.55% green and 85.88% blue. In the HSL color space #a9b9db has a hue of 221° (degrees), 41% saturation and 76% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.49 nm.

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  1. Gold yellow aspen forest in autumn with blue sky
  2. Flitting The Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) on blue sky background
  3. Mercado Central is the most famous market in Saragossa, Spain

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#a9b9db linear gradient to complementary #d3cbb1

  1. #a9b9db
  2. #b1bcd4
  3. #b9bfcd
  4. #c0c2c6
  5. #c7c5bf
  6. #cdc8b8
  7. #d3cbb1

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8696b7
  2. #91a1c3
  3. #9dadcf
  4. #a9b9db
  5. #b5c5e7
  6. #c1d1f4
  7. #cdddff

Tints and Shades

#a9b9db to white

  1. #a9b9db
  2. #b7c4e1
  3. #c6d0e7
  4. #d4dbed
  5. #e2e7f3
  6. #f1f3f9
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a9b9db to black

  1. #a9b9db
  2. #8b97b3
  3. #6d778c
  4. #525867
  5. #373b45
  6. #1f2125
  7. #000000 / #000

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      #acbadd
      ΔE = 0.844 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Maiden Mauve / T08 25-2
      #abb4c9
      ΔE = 4.269 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  2. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Purple A40
      #abbcdc
      ΔE = 1.228 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
    2. Clear Purple B40
      #aeb5d4
      ΔE = 2.446 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  3. Nerolac

    1. ★ Connoisseur Blue - 4236
      #a4b8d9
      ΔE = 1.309 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. Sweet Lavender - 2340
      #aab1db
      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  4. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-38-3 Panache
      #a4b6d8
      ΔE = 1.330 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
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      #b2b8cd
      ΔE = 4.167 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  5. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Blue Gown
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      ΔE = 1.404 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. Mountain High R182D
      #adb4cb
      ΔE = 3.867 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
  6. Glidden

    1. ★ Lilac Sachet / PPG1245-4
      #abb6d7
      ΔE = 1.450 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
    2. ★ Roslyn's Periwinkle Blue / 49BB 51/186
      #b0bce0
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  7. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Purple Times / NP PB 1496 P
      #a3b7dc
      ΔE = 1.463 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. Dear Diary / NP PB 1475 P
      #b7badb
      ΔE = 3.542 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  8. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Lilac Sachet / 246-4
      #abb6d8
      ΔE = 1.475 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
    2. Valor / 248-3
      #a2bcdb
      ΔE = 2.941 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  9. CIL

    1. ★ Roslyn's Blue
      #acbddd
      ΔE = 1.535 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
    2. Elise
      #96b6da
      ΔE = 4.176 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  10. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 47-22 Story Book
      #abbad7
      ΔE = 1.536 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. 1503 Sapphire 3
      #a6beda
      ΔE = 3.398 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  11. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Twitlight Chimes 28-4
      #a6bce1
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Violet Hint 29-5
      #bebfd9
      ΔE = 5.174 / LRV ≈ 53.2%
  12. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Blue Sway / 9153
      #acbce2
      ΔE = 1.717 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. Summer Sky / 7274
      #b2c5df
      ΔE = 4.895 / LRV ≈ 54.7%
  13. ECOS Paints

    1. ★ Sail Into The Horizon (0595)
      #a9bddd
      ΔE = 1.758 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
    2. Babbling Creek (0588)
      #abbbd4
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  14. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0595
      #a9bddd
      ΔE = 1.758 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
    2. 0616
      #a4bfd8
      ΔE = 4.820 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  15. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Sail into the Horizon / 0595
      #a9bddd
      ΔE = 1.758 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
    2. Babbling Creek / 0588
      #abbbd4
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  16. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 35-e
      #a3b7de
      ΔE = 1.801 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
    2. 34-e1
      #9cb7db
      ΔE = 2.877 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  17. ProMarker

    1. ★ Cornflower
      #aebee0
      ΔE = 1.825 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
  18. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Roslyn's Blue 49BB 51/186
      #a4b9d8
      ΔE = 1.838 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. Blue Stemware 30BB 55/152
      #aac0d7
      ΔE = 4.703 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
  19. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7353-31 Morning Smile
      #a4b9d8
      ΔE = 1.838 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. 7327-31 Jasper Blue
      #98b9da
      ΔE = 4.324 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  20. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Scuba Blue / 7273
      #a7bdde
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. Violet Vista / 7226
      #babed7
      ΔE = 4.394 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
  21. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Scuba Blue
      #a7bdde
      ΔE = 1.914 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. Berry Blush
      #bbc0e6
      ΔE = 4.742 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
  22. Disney

    1. ★ 3A-10-2 Moonlight Waltz
      #a5b4d3
      ΔE = 2.045 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. 3A-30-2 Eeyore
      #abbcd0
      ΔE = 4.624 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  23. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 2.073 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 6063
      #adbad4
      ΔE = 2.411 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  24. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 2.099 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. Lilac Lake / 7169
      #b6b5cf
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  25. Crown Paint

    1. ★ Lupin
      #a0b8de
      ΔE = 2.101 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  26. Caparol

    1. ★ 2304
      #b0bcd8
      ΔE = 2.216 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. 43/06
      #a8c0e8
      ΔE = 3.110 / LRV ≈ 51.8%
  27. Matthews Paint

    1. ★ Baby Boy Blue / 344
      #a3bbdb
      ΔE = 2.263 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Calm Blue / 894
      #bac3eb
      ΔE = 5.114 / LRV ≈ 55.5%
  28. Olympic

    1. Vivacious Violet A46-3
      #a6bee0
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
    2. Purple Passion A45-3
      #b5bddc
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
  29. GM / General Motors

    1. Firemist Blue
      #abb9d3
      ΔE = 2.399 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Venetian Blue
      #9bb7d7
      ΔE = 3.555 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  30. KILZ

    1. Periwinkle Bloom / B812
      #b3bad8
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
    2. Gentle Spirit / B822
      #b9bbd5
      ΔE = 4.224 / LRV ≈ 50.7%
  31. Coronado Paint

    1. 7217 - Berry Blush
      #b2bfe1
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
    2. 7249 - Morning Sky
      #a4c1e2
      ΔE = 3.850 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  32. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Awesome Violet - 6815
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 2.561 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. Celestial - 6808
      #97b3d0
      ΔE = 4.928 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  33. RAL

    1. RAL 580-3
      #a7b2d1
      ΔE = 2.667 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
    2. RAL 280 70 20
      #9eabd0
      ΔE = 5.062 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  34. Duron

    1. Aleutian
      #a3b2d1
      ΔE = 2.726 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. Blue Beyond
      #a2c0e4
      ΔE = 3.608 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  35. General Paint

    1. Maniac Mauve / CL 2424W
      #b5bcdc
      ΔE = 2.797 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
    2. Mosaic / CL 2372W
      #b2c2d9
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 53.1%
  36. Bristol

    1. Canterbury Bells / P106-C3
      #b5bede
      ΔE = 2.849 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
    2. Purple Passion / P105-C4
      #bdbed6
      ΔE = 5.172 / LRV ≈ 52.5%
  37. Dutch Boy

    1. I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 2.857 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. Faded Hydrangea
      #b4bdd1
      ΔE = 4.493 / LRV ≈ 50.7%
  38. Limestrong

    1. Marine Shade D
      #a5bfe0
      ΔE = 2.971 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  39. Brillux

    1. 57.12.15
      #a2b4d0
      ΔE = 2.993 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. 57.15.12
      #b0c3e5
      ΔE = 3.519 / LRV ≈ 53.9%
  40. Benjamin Moore

    1. Oriental Iris / 1418
      #b5beda
      ΔE = 3.091 / LRV ≈ 51.7%
    2. Riviera Azure / 822 / Summer Mist / CC-906
      #9eb3d1
      ΔE = 3.340 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  41. Plascon

    1. Diamond Girl B4-D2-3
      #9cb4dc
      ΔE = 3.144 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. Dreamcatcher B4-B2-2
      #98bce8
      ΔE = 4.621 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  42. Peintures MF

    1. CD346-2
      #adb6ce
      ΔE = 3.238 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. DD414-1
      #aab8cf
      ΔE = 3.375 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  43. Chrysler

    1. Wisteria Blue
      #a3bad5
      ΔE = 3.293 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. Crystal Blue
      #a5b0ca
      ΔE = 3.999 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  44. Tikkurila

    1. X351
      #a8c1e1
      ΔE = 3.372 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
    2. H355
      #97bee2
      ΔE = 5.160 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  45. Behr

    1. Purple Surf 620C-3
      #b1b6cf
      ΔE = 3.502 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
    2. Noble Purple S560-3
      #aeb1c7
      ΔE = 4.967 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  46. Diamond Paint

    1. Sunrise
      #adbdd4
      ΔE = 3.677 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  47. Resene

    1. Squirt B77-030-264
      #a4afcd
      ΔE = 3.747 / LRV ≈ 43.0%
    2. Icebreaker B79-023-257
      #a9b7c9
      ΔE = 5.053 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  48. California Paints

    1. DE 5912 - Glimmer
      #b7bdd6
      ΔE = 3.810 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
    2. DE 5926 - Madder Blue
      #b5b6ce
      ΔE = 4.458 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  49. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Hazy Sky / 1184
      #b7bdd6
      ΔE = 3.810 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
    2. Sky High / 989
      #a7c2eb
      ΔE = 3.931 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  50. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7191P Faded Violet
      #b5bfd7
      ΔE = 3.849 / LRV ≈ 52.0%
    2. 7201P Lilac Frost
      #aec3dd
      ΔE = 4.459 / LRV ≈ 53.2%
  51. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 C 35 - Blue
      #a5b5cc
      ΔE = 3.902 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  52. Zoffany

    1. Porcelain
      #aec3e0
      ΔE = 3.936 / LRV ≈ 53.4%
  53. Pantone / PMS

    1. 283
      #9ebfe3
      ΔE = 4.016 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. 644
      #9eb0c9
      ΔE = 4.787 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  54. Sikkens

    1. T4.16.66
      #9eb8d3
      ΔE = 4.077 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. T2.17.69
      #9ebedb
      ΔE = 4.750 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  55. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-41-4 Venus Light
      #adb0cf
      ΔE = 4.117 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. 2-39-3 Light Grape
      #b8c3e2
      ΔE = 4.139 / LRV ≈ 54.7%
  56. New Look

    1. Precious Orchid / F30-08
      #b3c1d9
      ΔE = 4.117 / LRV ≈ 52.7%
  57. Wattyl

    1. Sky Blume / D77W
      #b3c1d9
      ΔE = 4.117 / LRV ≈ 52.7%
  58. Kelly-Moore

    1. Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 4.118 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Violet Vista / KM3083-1
      #babfd6
      ΔE = 4.693 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  59. AMC

    1. Wedgewood Blue
      #9fb8d2
      ΔE = 4.138 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. Diamond Blue
      #9fc3e6
      ΔE = 5.184 / LRV ≈ 52.1%
  60. Clark+Kensington

    1. Best of Times / 40B-3
      #b5b8cf
      ΔE = 4.209 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. Paparazzi / 40C-4
      #bab8da
      ΔE = 4.787 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  61. Devoe Paint

    1. Peace
      #a8b4c9
      ΔE = 4.325 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
    2. Virtuoso / 30BB 47/179
      #a2b7cc
      ΔE = 5.014 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  62. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Purple Passion 245-4
      #babbde
      ΔE = 4.350 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
    2. Velvet Morning 247-4
      #99aed6
      ΔE = 4.641 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  63. Ford

    1. Gray
      #a7b0c8
      ΔE = 4.380 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
    2. Athenian Gray
      #b7c5e2
      ΔE = 4.624 / LRV ≈ 55.5%
  64. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Etherium Blue / Blue Horror
      #a2bad2
      ΔE = 4.391 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  65. Berger

    1. Violet Vista / 7226
      #babed7
      ΔE = 4.394 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
    2. Berry Blush / 7217
      #bbc0e6
      ΔE = 4.742 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
  66. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10426
      #99b7d5
      ΔE = 4.400 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. CF10438
      #94afd1
      ΔE = 5.140 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  67. Tollens

    1. T2011-4
      #aac0d8
      ΔE = 4.425 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
    2. T2097-1
      #bebfde
      ΔE = 4.975 / LRV ≈ 53.5%
  68. Beckers

    1. Skilla 779 / S 1515-B20G
      #b8c0d7
      ΔE = 4.474 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  69. Albany Paint

    1. Bluebird
      #aac4e2
      ΔE = 4.510 / LRV ≈ 53.5%
    2. China Blue
      #aebfd3
      ΔE = 4.899 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  70. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 4.516 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. S 1030-R90B
      #93bbe3
      ΔE = 5.177 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  71. McCormick Paints

    1. Blissful Blue
      #a4bfd9
      ΔE = 4.553 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
  72. Dulux

    1. 30BB 47/161
      #9fb7cf
      ΔE = 4.632 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. 36BB 46/231
      #94b7db
      ΔE = 4.678 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  73. Focoltone

    1. 1049
      #a2c3e7
      ΔE = 4.645 / LRV ≈ 52.5%
  74. Rodda Paint

    1. Lilac Lake 7169
      #b6b5cf
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. Berry Blush 7217
      #b8c6e6
      ΔE = 4.861 / LRV ≈ 56.3%
  75. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 25488
      #a2bfd9
      ΔE = 4.928 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  76. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2020-R80B
      #a5bdd3
      ΔE = 5.035 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R70B
      #a4bcef
      ΔE = 5.138 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  77. Flügger

    1. Klassicisme: Berlinerblå (No.14)
      #b6c6e1
      ΔE = 5.055 / LRV ≈ 55.8%

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#a9b9db foreground

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#a9b9db background

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<p style="background-color: #a9b9db">…</p>

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11123163
Binary
10101001, 10111001, 11011011
Hexadecimal
#a9b9db
LRV
≈ 48.2%
Closest short hex
#abd ΔE = 0.709
RGB
rgb(169, 185, 219)
RGBA
rgba(169, 185, 219, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.295, g: 0.323, b: 0.382
RYB
red: 66.275%, yellow: 71.028%, blue: 85.882%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5654053 / 0xffa9b9db
HSL
hsl(221, 41%, 76%)
HSLA
hsla(221, 41%, 76%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 221° (220.800), saturation: 23% (0.228), value: 86% (0.859)
HSP
hue: 220.800, saturation: 22.831%, perceived brightness: 72.414%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 251.314, S: 47.318, L: 74.980
Cubehelix
H: -141.217, S: 0.372, L: 0.721
TSL
T: -2.136, S: 0.053, L: 0.722
CMYK
cyan: 23% (0.228), magenta: 16% (0.155), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 14% (0.141)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.337), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 14% (0.141)
XYZ
X: 46.494, Y: 48.246, Z: 73.867
xyY
x: 0.276, y: 0.286, Y: 48.246
CIELab
L: 74.980, a: 1.809, b: -18.874
CIELuv
L: 74.980, u: -10.063, v: -29.754
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.980, C: 18.960, H: 275.474
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.980, C: 31.410, H: 251.314
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.459, a: -2.072, b: -14.430
CIECAM02
J: 66.816, C: 25.395, h: 257.437, Q: 161.046, M: 22.207, s: 37.134, H: 309.760
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.165, jaune: -3.321, green: 0.721
LMS
L: 42.801, M: 49.635, S: 73.436
YCbCr
Y: 174.135, Cb: 145.294, Cr: 118.562
YCoCg
Y: 189.500, Cg: -4.500, Co: 29.750
YDbDr
Y: 184.092, Db: 52.522, Dr: 28.706
YPbPr
Y: 184.040, Pb: 18.840, Pr: -9.564
xvYCC
Y: 174.058, Cb: 144.550, Cr: 119.599
YIQ
Y: 184.092, I: -20.454, Q: 7.195
YUV
Y: 184.092, U: 17.180, V: -13.240
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 7/6 ΔE = 1.115
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 7.343

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