#0055b9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #0055b9 is composed of 0% red, 33.3% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 54.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 212.4 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #0055b9 color hex could be obtained by blending #00aaff with #000073. Closest websafe color is: #0066cc.

    • R 0
    • G 33
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 54
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#0055b9 color description : Strong blue.

#0055b9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #0055b9 has RGB values of R:0, G:85, B:185 and CMYK values of C:1, M:0.54, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 21945.

Hex triplet 0055b9 #0055b9
RGB Decimal 0, 85, 185 rgb(0,85,185)
RGB Percent 0, 33.3, 72.5 rgb(0%,33.3%,72.5%)
CMYK 100, 54, 0, 27
HSL 212.4°, 100, 36.3 hsl(212.4,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 212.4°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe 0066cc #0066cc
CIE-LAB 37.84, 18.788, -58.53
XYZ 12.004, 9.999, 47.194
xyY 0.173, 0.144, 9.999
CIE-LCH 37.84, 61.471, 287.796
CIE-LUV 37.84, -19.516, -84.56
Hunter-Lab 31.621, 12.424, -66.355
Binary 00000000, 01010101, 10111001

Color Schemes with #0055b9

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Alternatives to #0055b9

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#0055b9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #0055b9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#0055b9;}
.background {background-color:#0055b9;}
.border {border:1px solid #0055b9;}

Shades and Tints of #0055b9

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #000408 is the darkest color, while #f4f9ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #0055b9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #555c64 is the less saturated color, while #0055b9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #0055b9 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #474747 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #394a5e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #005eb9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #0063a2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #006b71 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #005bb9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #005eaa Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #00638b Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population