#0044bb Color Information

#0044bb Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #0044bb, and its official name is Once in a Blue Moon. In RGB, it consists of 0.0% Red, 26.7% Green, and 73.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 100% Cyan, 63.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 218.2°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 36.7%. The decimal value for #0044bb is 17595, and its nearest "web safe" color is #0033cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #0044bb is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#0044bb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorOnce in a Blue Moon Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color0, 68, 187 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color0.0%, 26.7%, 73.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color1.000, 0.733, 0.267 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color1, 0.636, 0, 0.267 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color218.2°, 100.0%, 36.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color218.2°, 100.0%, 73.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color11.037, 7.722, 47.922 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color0, 50, 187 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code17595 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color33.397, 31.014, -66.965 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)33.397, 73.798, 294.851 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color33.397, -15.072, -91.842 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color27.789, 22.265, -82.796 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.166, 0.116, 7.722 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4278207675 / 0xff0044bb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#0033cc Copy
Last Updated: June 22, 2024

Shades of #0044bb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #0044bb, its pure hue is 218.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 36.7%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #0044bb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #000917 to #003ca4.

Tints of #0044bb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #0044bb, its pure hue is 218.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 36.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #0044bb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #205bc4 to #dfe8f7.

Tones of #0044bb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #0044bb, its pure hue is 218.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #0044bb, which range from #5e5e5e (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0044bb (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #0044bb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #0044bb! For #0044bb, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #0044bb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #0044bb

This color, #0044bb, consists of 0.0% Red, 26.7% Green, and 73.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 0, Green = 68, Blue = 187. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #0044bb is 100% Cyan, 63.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 26.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R0.0%
C100.0%
G26.7%
M63.6%
B73.3%
Y0.0%
K26.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 0 68 187
Octal 0 104 273
Hexa #00 #44 #bb
Binary 00000000 01000100 10111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 100 63 0 26
Octal 144 77 0 32
Hexa #64 #3f #00 #1a
Binary 01100100 00111111 00000000 00011010

Analogous Colors of #0044bb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #0044bb — which has hue 218.2° — its analogous colors are located at 188.2° and 248.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0044bb.

Triadic Colors of #0044bb

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #0044bb — which has hue 218.2° — its triadic colors are located at 98.2° and 338.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0044bb.

Complementary Color of #0044bb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #0044bb — which has hue 218.2° — its complementary color is located at 38.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0044bb.

Split Complementary Colors of #0044bb

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #0044bb — which has hue 218.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 8.2° and 218.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0044bb.

Tetradic Colors of #0044bb

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #0044bb — which has hue 218.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 128.2°, 218.2°, 308.2°, and 38.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #0044bb.

Monochromatic Colors of #0044bb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #0044bb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #00225e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #1a6dff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #0044bb

We want to make getting started with #0044bb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #0044bb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #0044bb can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #0044bb with other HTML elements.

#0044bb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #0044bb.
<span style="color: #0044bb;">The color of this text is #0044bb.</span>

#0044bb Background Color

The background color for this text is #0044bb.
<div style="background-color: #0044bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #0044bb.</div>

#0044bb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #0044bb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #0044bb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #0044bb.</span>

#0044bb Border Color

This is a div with border color #0044bb.
<div style="border: #0044bb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #0044bb.</div>

#0044bb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #0044bb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #0044bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #0044bb on a white background.</div></div>

#0044bb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #0044bb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #0044bb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #0044bb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #0044bb to White

This is a gradient from #0044bb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#0044bb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #0044bb to white.</div>

Gradient from #0044bb to Black

This is a gradient from #0044bb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#0044bb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#0044bb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #0044bb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #0044bb

In addition to using #0044bb on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #0044bb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #0044bb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 0, Green = 68, Blue = 187). If you need details about the color coordinates of #0044bb in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #0044bb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(0, 68, 187)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #0044bb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #0044bb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #0044bb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(0, 68, 187);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#0044bb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:0, green:68, blue:187, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:68 blue:187 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(0f, 68f, 187f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(0, 68, 187);
 

#0044bb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #0044bb the same way. For those with color blindness, #0044bb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #0044bb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #0044bb is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #0044bb looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #0044bb will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #0044bb is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 8.3:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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