#0072b9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #0072b9 is composed of 0% red, 44.7% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 100% cyan, 38.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 203 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #0072b9 color hex could be obtained by blending #00e4ff with #000073. Closest websafe color is: #0066cc.

    • R 0
    • G 45
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 100
    • M 38
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#0072b9 color description : Strong blue.

#0072b9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #0072b9 has RGB values of R:0, G:114, B:185 and CMYK values of C:1, M:0.38, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 29369.

Hex triplet 0072b9 #0072b9
RGB Decimal 0, 114, 185 rgb(0,114,185)
RGB Percent 0, 44.7, 72.5 rgb(0%,44.7%,72.5%)
CMYK 100, 38, 0, 27
HSL 203°, 100, 36.3 hsl(203,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 203°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe 0066cc #0066cc
CIE-LAB 46.36, 0.034, -44.821
XYZ 14.772, 15.536, 48.116
xyY 0.188, 0.198, 15.536
CIE-LCH 46.36, 44.821, 270.044
CIE-LUV 46.36, -28.426, -67.373
Hunter-Lab 39.416, -2.08, -44.787
Binary 00000000, 01110010, 10111001

Color Schemes with #0072b9

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Alternatives to #0072b9

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#0072b9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #0072b9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#0072b9;}
.background {background-color:#0072b9;}
.border {border:1px solid #0072b9;}

Shades and Tints of #0072b9

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, #000508 is the darkest color, while #f4fbff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #0072b9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #555e64 is the less saturated color, while #0072b9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #0072b9 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.

  • #585858 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #465d6b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5773b7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #3a76bd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #008088 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #3772b8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2574bc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #007b9a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population