#2979bb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #2979bb is composed of 16.1% red, 47.5% green and 73.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 78.1% cyan, 35.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 207.1 degrees, a saturation of 64% and a lightness of 44.7%. #2979bb color hex could be obtained by blending #52f2ff with #000077. Closest websafe color is: #3366cc.

    • R 16
    • G 47
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 78
    • M 35
    • Y 0
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#2979bb color description : Strong blue.

#2979bb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #2979bb has RGB values of R:41, G:121, B:187 and CMYK values of C:0.78, M:0.35, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 2718139.

Hex triplet 2979bb #2979bb
RGB Decimal 41, 121, 187 rgb(41,121,187)
RGB Percent 16.1, 47.5, 73.3 rgb(16.1%,47.5%,73.3%)
CMYK 78, 35, 0, 27
HSL 207.1°, 64, 44.7 hsl(207.1,64%,44.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 207.1°, 78.1, 73.3
Web Safe 3366cc #3366cc
CIE-LAB 49.17, -0.752, -41.476
XYZ 16.719, 17.733, 49.553
xyY 0.199, 0.211, 17.733
CIE-LCH 49.17, 41.483, 268.961
CIE-LUV 49.17, -27.361, -62.875
Hunter-Lab 42.11, -2.821, -40.292
Binary 00101001, 01111001, 10111011

Color Schemes with #2979bb

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#2979bb Preview

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #2979bb

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, #02060a is the darkest color, while #f9fcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #2979bb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6f7275 is the less saturated color, while #067cde is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #2979bb 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.

  • #696969 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #5c6c79 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6279b9 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #4f7cc0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #008891 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #4d79ba Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #417bbe Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #0e82a0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population