#72a9e9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #72a9e9 is composed of 44.7% red, 66.3% green and 91.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 51.1% cyan, 27.5% magenta, 0% yellow and 8.6% black. It has a hue angle of 212.3 degrees, a saturation of 73% and a lightness of 68%. #72a9e9 color hex could be obtained by blending #e4ffff with #0053d3. Closest websafe color is: #6699ff.

    • R 45
    • G 66
    • B 91
    RGB color chart
    • C 51
    • M 27
    • Y 0
    • K 9
    CMYK color chart

#72a9e9 color description : Soft blue.

#72a9e9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #72a9e9 has RGB values of R:114, G:169, B:233 and CMYK values of C:0.51, M:0.27, Y:0, K:0.09. Its decimal value is 7514601.

Hex triplet 72a9e9 #72a9e9
RGB Decimal 114, 169, 233 rgb(114,169,233)
RGB Percent 44.7, 66.3, 91.4 rgb(44.7%,66.3%,91.4%)
CMYK 51, 27, 0, 9
HSL 212.3°, 73, 68 hsl(212.3,73%,68%)
HSV (or HSB) 212.3°, 51.1, 91.4
Web Safe 6699ff #6699ff
CIE-LAB 67.899, -0.432, -37.679
XYZ 35.832, 37.835, 82.501
xyY 0.229, 0.242, 37.835
CIE-LCH 67.899, 37.682, 269.343
CIE-LUV 67.899, -25.94, -60.143
Hunter-Lab 61.51, -3.659, -36.467
Binary 01110010, 10101001, 11101001

Color Schemes with #72a9e9

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Alternatives to #72a9e9

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#72a9e9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #72a9e9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#72a9e9;}
.background {background-color:#72a9e9;}
.border {border:1px solid #72a9e9;}

Shades and Tints of #72a9e9

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, #02060c is the darkest color, while #fafcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #72a9e9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #aaadb1 is the less saturated color, while #5fa8fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #72a9e9 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.

  • #a0a0a0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #97a2af Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #95a7e6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #8ea8eb Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #68b5c2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #88a8e7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #84a8ea Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6bb0d0 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population