Description and conversion results of color #517c91

It is a grayish azure color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 200° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Teal Blue, CG Blue, Cerulean, Celadon Blue, Slate Gray, Steel Blue, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Cadet and Ming. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #517c91 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(81, 124, 145)
#517c91
hsl(199.7, 28.3%, 44.3%)
hsv(199.7, 44.1%, 56.9%)
lab(49.7, -9, -16)
xyz(15.7, 18.2, 29.5)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 17-4716 TPG
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Pantone 5415 C
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Pantone 18-4320 TPG
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RAL D2 240 50 20
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RAL D2 250 50 20
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RAL D2 240 50 25
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Sherwin-Williams 7614
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Sherwin-Williams 9149
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Sherwin-Williams 7610
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #517c91 color. This process results a scale from a grayish azure color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Air Superiority Blue, Light Slate Gray, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Dark Sky Blue, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Columbia Blue, Silver Sand, Alice Blue, Cultured, Platinum and Gainsboro.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #517c91 color. This process results a scale from a grayish azure color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Deep Space Sparkle, Cadet, Payne's Grey, Dark Electric Blue, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Gunmetal, Onyx, Charleston Green, Eerie Black, Rich Black (FOGRA29), Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #517c91 color. This process results a scale from a grayish azure color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Slate Gray, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Teal Blue, Cadet, Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web) and Dim Gray.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of cyan, azure and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to MSU Green, Brunswick Green, Green Sheen, Cambridge Blue, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Cadet Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Charcoal, Pewter Blue, Indigo Dye, Independence, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Blue (Crayola), English Violet and Blue Bell.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of azure and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Charcoal, Light Slate Gray, Slate Gray, Uranian Blue, Columbia Blue, Café Noir, Bistre, Beaver, Tuscan Tan, Desert Sand and Apricot.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of azure, green and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Laurel Green, Sage, Eggplant, Old Mauve, Tuscany and Pastel Pink.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of azure, magenta, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Dark Byzantium, Eggplant, Lilac, Lilac Luster, Van Dyke Brown, Café Noir, Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, English Green, Brunswick Green, Cambridge Blue and Laurel Green.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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