#87ceeb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #87ceeb (also known as Sky blue) is composed of 52.9% red, 80.8% green and 92.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 42.6% cyan, 12.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.8% black. It has a hue angle of 197.4 degrees, a saturation of 71.4% and a lightness of 72.5%. #87ceeb color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #0f9dd7. Closest websafe color is: #99ccff.

    • R 53
    • G 81
    • B 92
    RGB color chart
    • C 43
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 8
    CMYK color chart

#87ceeb color description : Very soft blue.

#87ceeb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #87ceeb has RGB values of R:135, G:206, B:235 and CMYK values of C:0.43, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.08. Its decimal value is 8900331.

Hex triplet 87ceeb #87ceeb
RGB Decimal 135, 206, 235 rgb(135,206,235)
RGB Percent 52.9, 80.8, 92.2 rgb(52.9%,80.8%,92.2%)
CMYK 43, 12, 0, 8
HSL 197.4°, 71.4, 72.5 hsl(197.4,71.4%,72.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 197.4°, 42.6, 92.2
Web Safe 99ccff #99ccff
CIE-LAB 79.208, -14.837, -21.284
XYZ 47.055, 55.289, 86.785
xyY 0.249, 0.292, 55.289
CIE-LCH 79.208, 25.945, 235.121
CIE-LUV 79.208, -33.222, -31.502
Hunter-Lab 74.357, -17.165, -17.15
Binary 10000111, 11001110, 11101011

Color Schemes with #87ceeb

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Alternatives to #87ceeb

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#87ceeb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #87ceeb

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CSS codes
.text {color:#87ceeb;}
.background {background-color:#87ceeb;}
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Shades and Tints of #87ceeb

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, #020b0f is the darkest color, while #fdfeff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #87ceeb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b7babb is the less saturated color, while #77d5fb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #87ceeb 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.

  • #bcbcbc Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b1c0c5 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c0c5e5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c3c3f0 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #89d2e1 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #abc8e7 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #adc7ee Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #88d0e5 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population