Light Blue / #add8e6 Color Information

Light Blue #add8e6 color image
This color is known as Light Blue. The hexadecimal #add8e6 color RGB value is (173, 216, 230). The complement color is #e6bbad. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #add8e6 is 25% cyan, 6% magenta, 0% yellow and 10% black. The decimal value of this color is 11393254. Closest web safe color is: #99ccff.

Color Space Conversion Table for Light Blue #add8e6

Below, the color conversion values related to the color Light Blue / #add8e6 are specified in detail.

Hexadecimal #add8e6
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(173, 216, 230)
RGB Percent
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(68%, 85%, 90%)
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
cyan: 0.321569, magenta: 0.152941, yellow: 0.0980392
CMYK Color Model
cyan:25%, magenta:6%, yellow: 0%, black:10%
Hue, Saturation, Luminosity
hue:194.737, saturation: 21, luminosity: 31
Hue, Saturation, Value
hue: 194.74º, saturation: 53%, value: 79%
CIE 1931 Color Space
X:56.072, Y:63.709, Z:84.205
LAB L:0.838, A:-0.109, B:-0.115
Hunter LAB L: 79.818, A: -14.2848, B: -6.67588
Decimal 11393254
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color #99ccff

Color Schemes

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Complementary Color

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Analogous Colors

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Triadic Colors

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Tetradic Colors

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Split Complementary Colors

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Lighten and Darken Colors

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Monochromatic Colors

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Tints, Tones and Shades


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Closest Colors

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    Color Blindless Simulator

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    CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #add8e6

    color: #add8e6;

    This element has a background-color of #add8e6

    background-color: #add8e6;

    This element has a border-color of #add8e6

    border: 1px solid #add8e6;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #add8e6

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #add8e6;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #add8e6;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #add8e6;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #add8e6

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #add8e6;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #add8e6;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #add8e6;

    Gradient color of #add8e6

    background-color: #add8e6; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#add8e6', endColorstr='#86c5da'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#add8e6), to(#86c5da)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #add8e6, #86c5da); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #add8e6, #86c5da); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #add8e6, #86c5da); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #add8e6, #86c5da);