#87cefa Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #87cefa (also known as Light sky blue) is composed of 52.9% red, 80.8% green and 98% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 46% cyan, 17.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 2% black. It has a hue angle of 203 degrees, a saturation of 92% and a lightness of 75.5%. #87cefa color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #0f9df5. Closest websafe color is: #99ccff.

    • R 53
    • G 81
    • B 98
    RGB color chart
    • C 46
    • M 18
    • Y 0
    • K 2
    CMYK color chart

#87cefa color description : Soft blue.

#87cefa Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #87cefa has RGB values of R:135, G:206, B:250 and CMYK values of C:0.46, M:0.18, Y:0, K:0.02. Its decimal value is 8900346.

Hex triplet 87cefa #87cefa
RGB Decimal 135, 206, 250 rgb(135,206,250)
RGB Percent 52.9, 80.8, 98 rgb(52.9%,80.8%,98%)
CMYK 46, 18, 0, 2
HSL 203°, 92, 75.5 hsl(203,92%,75.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 203°, 46, 98
Web Safe 99ccff #99ccff
CIE-LAB 79.724, -10.828, -28.51
XYZ 49.314, 56.193, 98.685
xyY 0.242, 0.275, 56.193
CIE-LCH 79.724, 30.497, 249.203
CIE-LUV 79.724, -32.995, -44.282
Hunter-Lab 74.962, -13.756, -25.58
Binary 10000111, 11001110, 11111010

Color Schemes with #87cefa

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Alternatives to #87cefa

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#87cefa Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #87cefa

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

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, #00070c is the darkest color, while #f8fcff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #87cefa

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #bcc2c5 is the less saturated color, while #82cfff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #87cefa 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.

  • #bebebe Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b3c1ca Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bdc6f3 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bcc5fe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #84d4e4 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #a9c9f6 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a9c8fc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #85d2ec Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population