#159ecd Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #159ecd is composed of 8.2% red, 62% green and 80.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 89.8% cyan, 22.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 19.6% black. It has a hue angle of 195.3 degrees, a saturation of 81.4% and a lightness of 44.3%. #159ecd color hex could be obtained by blending #2affff with #003d9b. Closest websafe color is: #0099cc.

    • R 8
    • G 62
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 90
    • M 23
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#159ecd color description : Strong blue.

#159ecd Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #159ecd has RGB values of R:21, G:158, B:205 and CMYK values of C:0.9, M:0.23, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 1416909.

Hex triplet 159ecd #159ecd
RGB Decimal 21, 158, 205 rgb(21,158,205)
RGB Percent 8.2, 62, 80.4 rgb(8.2%,62%,80.4%)
CMYK 90, 23, 0, 20
HSL 195.3°, 81.4, 44.3 hsl(195.3,81.4%,44.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 195.3°, 89.8, 80.4
Web Safe 0099cc #0099cc
CIE-LAB 60.798, -16.973, -33.462
XYZ 23.553, 29.019, 62.114
xyY 0.205, 0.253, 29.019
CIE-LCH 60.798, 37.52, 243.105
CIE-LUV 60.798, -40.954, -50.216
Hunter-Lab 53.869, -16.227, -30.657
Binary 00010101, 10011110, 11001101

Color Schemes with #159ecd

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Alternatives to #159ecd

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#159ecd Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #159ecd

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CSS codes
.text {color:#159ecd;}
.background {background-color:#159ecd;}
.border {border:1px solid #159ecd;}

Shades and Tints of #159ecd

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, #010709 is the darkest color, while #f6fcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #159ecd

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c7376 is the less saturated color, while #04a7de is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #159ecd 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.

  • #7a7a7a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #66818b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #8996c6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7e97d4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00a7b2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #5f99c9 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #5899d1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #07a3bc Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population