#488bb9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #488bb9 is composed of 28.2% red, 54.5% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 61.1% cyan, 24.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 204.4 degrees, a saturation of 44.7% and a lightness of 50.4%. #488bb9 color hex could be obtained by blending #90ffff with #001773. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.

    • R 28
    • G 55
    • B 73
    RGB color chart
    • C 61
    • M 25
    • Y 0
    • K 27
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#488bb9 color description : Moderate blue.

#488bb9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #488bb9 has RGB values of R:72, G:139, B:185 and CMYK values of C:0.61, M:0.25, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 4754361.

Hex triplet 488bb9 #488bb9
RGB Decimal 72, 139, 185 rgb(72,139,185)
RGB Percent 28.2, 54.5, 72.5 rgb(28.2%,54.5%,72.5%)
CMYK 61, 25, 0, 27
HSL 204.4°, 44.7, 50.4 hsl(204.4,44.7%,50.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 204.4°, 61.1, 72.5
Web Safe 3399cc #3399cc
CIE-LAB 55.425, -7.237, -30.444
XYZ 20.66, 23.344, 49.313
xyY 0.221, 0.25, 23.344
CIE-LCH 55.425, 31.292, 256.629
CIE-LUV 55.425, -27.768, -45.637
Hunter-Lab 48.316, -8.226, -26.693
Binary 01001000, 10001011, 10111001

Color Schemes with #488bb9

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Alternatives to #488bb9

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#488bb9 Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#488bb9;}
.background {background-color:#488bb9;}
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Shades and Tints of #488bb9

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, #010101 is the darkest color, while #f2f7fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #488bb9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #798288 is the less saturated color, while #0498fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #488bb9 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.

  • #7c7c7c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #727f88 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7c89b7 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7689bf Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4196a1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #698ab7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #658abd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #4392a9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population