#6495ed Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #6495ed (also known as Cornflower blue) is composed of 39.2% red, 58.4% green and 92.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 57.8% cyan, 37.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.1% black. It has a hue angle of 218.5 degrees, a saturation of 79.2% and a lightness of 66.1%. #6495ed color hex could be obtained by blending #c8ffff with #002bdb. Closest websafe color is: #6699ff.

    • R 39
    • G 58
    • B 93
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    • C 58
    • M 37
    • Y 0
    • K 7
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#6495ed color description : Soft blue.

#6495ed Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #6495ed has RGB values of R:100, G:149, B:237 and CMYK values of C:0.58, M:0.37, Y:0, K:0.07. Its decimal value is 6591981.

Hex triplet 6495ed #6495ed
RGB Decimal 100, 149, 237 rgb(100,149,237)
RGB Percent 39.2, 58.4, 92.9 rgb(39.2%,58.4%,92.9%)
CMYK 58, 37, 0, 7
HSL 218.5°, 79.2, 66.1 hsl(218.5,79.2%,66.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 218.5°, 57.8, 92.9
Web Safe 6699ff #6699ff
CIE-LAB 61.927, 9.337, -49.305
XYZ 31.286, 30.317, 84.319
xyY 0.214, 0.208, 30.317
CIE-LCH 61.927, 50.182, 280.723
CIE-LUV 61.927, -22.943, -79.794
Hunter-Lab 55.061, 5.068, -52.253
Binary 01100100, 10010101, 11101101

Color Schemes with #6495ed

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#6495ed Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #6495ed

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CSS codes
.text {color:#6495ed;}
.background {background-color:#6495ed;}
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Shades and Tints of #6495ed

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, #000103 is the darkest color, while #f1f5fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #6495ed

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a7a8aa is the less saturated color, while #5791fa is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #6495ed 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.

  • #909090 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8791a3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7898ec Protanopia 1% of men
  • #669bed Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4ba7b3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7197ec Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6599ed Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #54a0c8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population