#72aed9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #72aed9 is composed of 44.7% red, 68.2% green and 85.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 47.5% cyan, 19.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.9% black. It has a hue angle of 205 degrees, a saturation of 57.5% and a lightness of 64.9%. #72aed9 color hex could be obtained by blending #e4ffff with #005db3. Closest websafe color is: #6699cc.

    • R 45
    • G 68
    • B 85
    RGB color chart
    • C 47
    • M 20
    • Y 0
    • K 15
    CMYK color chart

#72aed9 color description : Soft blue.

#72aed9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #72aed9 has RGB values of R:114, G:174, B:217 and CMYK values of C:0.47, M:0.2, Y:0, K:0.15. Its decimal value is 7515865.

Hex triplet 72aed9 #72aed9
RGB Decimal 114, 174, 217 rgb(114,174,217)
RGB Percent 44.7, 68.2, 85.1 rgb(44.7%,68.2%,85.1%)
CMYK 47, 20, 0, 15
HSL 205°, 57.5, 64.9 hsl(205,57.5%,64.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 205°, 47.5, 85.1
Web Safe 6699cc #6699cc
CIE-LAB 68.648, -7.86, -27.747
XYZ 34.597, 38.857, 71.319
xyY 0.239, 0.268, 38.857
CIE-LCH 68.648, 28.839, 254.183
CIE-LUV 68.648, -28.015, -42.576
Hunter-Lab 62.336, -10.018, -24.199
Binary 01110010, 10101110, 11011001

Color Schemes with #72aed9

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Alternatives to #72aed9

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#72aed9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #72aed9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#72aed9;}
.background {background-color:#72aed9;}
.border {border:1px solid #72aed9;}

Shades and Tints of #72aed9

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, #04090e is the darkest color, while #fdfefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #72aed9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #a2a6a9 is the less saturated color, while #50b4fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #72aed9 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.

  • #a1a1a1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #98a4ac Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a0aad5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #9ea9de Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #70b6c3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8fabd6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #8eabdc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #70b3cb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population