#156cb9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #156cb9 is composed of 8.2% red, 42.4% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 88.6% cyan, 41.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 208.2 degrees, a saturation of 79.6% and a lightness of 40.4%. #156cb9 color hex could be obtained by blending #2ad8ff with #000073. Closest websafe color is: #0066cc.

    • R 8
    • G 42
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 89
    • M 42
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#156cb9 color description : Strong blue.

#156cb9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #156cb9 has RGB values of R:21, G:108, B:185 and CMYK values of C:0.89, M:0.42, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 1404089.

Hex triplet 156cb9 #156cb9
RGB Decimal 21, 108, 185 rgb(21,108,185)
RGB Percent 8.2, 42.4, 72.5 rgb(8.2%,42.4%,72.5%)
CMYK 89, 42, 0, 27
HSL 208.2°, 79.6, 40.4 hsl(208.2,79.6%,40.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 208.2°, 88.6, 72.5
Web Safe 0066cc #0066cc
CIE-LAB 44.782, 4.725, -47.327
XYZ 14.427, 14.386, 47.913
xyY 0.188, 0.188, 14.386
CIE-LCH 44.782, 47.562, 275.701
CIE-LUV 44.782, -25.338, -71.086
Hunter-Lab 37.929, 1.519, -48.346
Binary 00010101, 01101100, 10111001

Color Schemes with #156cb9

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Alternatives to #156cb9

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#156cb9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #156cb9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#156cb9;}
.background {background-color:#156cb9;}
.border {border:1px solid #156cb9;}

Shades and Tints of #156cb9

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, #010509 is the darkest color, while #f6fafe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #156cb9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #64676a is the less saturated color, while #056dc9 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #156cb9 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.

  • #5b5b5b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #4d5e6e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #4e6fb8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #2873bc Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #007c84 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #396eb8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2170bb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #077697 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population