Description and conversion results of color Cadet Blue

It is a grayish cyan color having an approximate luminance of 61%. It has a hue value of 182° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Steel Teal, Viridian Green, Green Sheen, Polished Pine, Verdigris, Light Sea Green, Wintergreen Dream, Dark Cyan, Blue (Munsell) and Keppel. 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 Cadet Blue to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(95, 158, 160)
#5f9ea0
hsl(181.8, 25.5%, 50%)
hsv(181.8, 40.6%, 62.7%)
lab(61.2, -19.7, -7.4)
xyz(23.3, 29.4, 37.7)

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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 16-5114 TPG
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Pantone 2460 U
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Pantone 16-5121 TPG
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RAL 720-M
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RAL 730-5
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RAL 720-5
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Sherwin-Williams 6487
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Sherwin-Williams 6774
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Sherwin-Williams 6494
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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 Cadet Blue color. This process results a scale from a grayish cyan color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Opal, Green Sheen, Morning Blue, Crystal, Powder Blue, Light Blue, Columbia Blue, Azure (X11/web Color), Mint Cream, Alice Blue and Cultured.

Shades

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

This color scale contains similar colors to Ming, Myrtle Green, Skobeloff, Hooker's Green, Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Deep Space Sparkle, Feldgrau, Outer Space (Crayola), Charleston Green, Gunmetal, Dark Jungle Green, Eerie Black and Rich Black (FOGRA29).

Tones

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

This color scale contains similar colors to Steel Teal, Morning Blue, Green Sheen, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Spanish Gray, Old Silver, Battleship Grey and Quick Silver.

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 green, cyan and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Hunter Green, Kombu Green, Dark Sea Green, Laurel Green, Brunswick Green, English Green, Green Sheen, Polished Pine, Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Verdigris, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Blue Sapphire, Dark Sky Blue, Maximum Blue, Indigo Dye, YInMn Blue, Iceberg and Air Superiority Blue.

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 cyan and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Warm Black, Rich Black, Steel Teal, Crystal, Blizzard Blue, Caput Mortuum, Wine, Burnished Brown, Copper Penny, Spanish Pink and Tea Rose.

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 cyan, orange and magenta colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Green Sheen, Verdigris, Café Noir, Dark Brown, Khaki (Web), Light French Beige, English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Lilac and Glossy Grape.

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 cyan, blue, red and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Green Sheen, Verdigris, Independence, Purple Navy, Blue Bell, Wild Blue Yonder, Catawba, Wine, Pastel Pink, Tuscany, Army Green, Rifle Green, Sage 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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