#289ec4 Color Information

#289ec4 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 #289ec4, and its official name is Major Blue. In RGB, it consists of 15.7% Red, 62.0% Green, and 76.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 79.6% Cyan, 19.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 194.6°, with saturation of 66.1% and lightness of 46.3%. The decimal value for #289ec4 is 2662084, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3399cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #289ec4 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#289ec4 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMajor Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color40, 158, 196 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color15.7%, 62.0%, 76.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.843, 0.380, 0.231 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.796, 0.194, 0, 0.231 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color194.6°, 66.1%, 46.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color194.6°, 79.6%, 76.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color23.066, 28.890, 56.585 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color40, 107, 196 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2662084 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color60.685, -18.664, -28.582 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)60.685, 34.136, 236.856 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color60.685, -39.837, -41.888 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color53.750, -17.462, -24.793 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.213, 0.266, 28.890 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280852164 / 0xff289ec4 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3399cc Copy
Last Updated: April 18, 2024

Shades of #289ec4

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #289ec4, its pure hue is 194.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.1%, and its lightness is 46.3%. 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 #289ec4, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #051419 to #238aac.

Tints of #289ec4

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #289ec4, its pure hue is 194.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.1%, and its lightness is 46.3%. 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 #289ec4, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #43aacb to #e4f3f8.

Tones of #289ec4

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #289ec4, its pure hue is 194.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 66.1%, 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 #289ec4, which range from #767676 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00b3ec (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #289ec4

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #289ec4! For #289ec4, 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, #289ec4. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #289ec4

This color, #289ec4, consists of 15.7% Red, 62.0% Green, and 76.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 40, Green = 158, Blue = 196. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #289ec4 is 79.6% Cyan, 19.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 23.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R15.7%
C79.6%
G62.0%
M19.4%
B76.9%
Y0.0%
K23.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 40 158 196
Octal 50 236 304
Hexa #28 #9e #c4
Binary 00101000 10011110 11000100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 79 19 0 23
Octal 117 23 0 27
Hexa #4f #13 #00 #17
Binary 01001111 00010011 00000000 00010111

Analogous Colors of #289ec4

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #289ec4 — which has hue 194.6° — its analogous colors are located at 164.6° and 224.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #289ec4.

Triadic Colors of #289ec4

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 #289ec4 — which has hue 194.6° — its triadic colors are located at 74.6° and 314.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #289ec4.

Complementary Color of #289ec4

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #289ec4 — which has hue 194.6° — its complementary color is located at 14.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #289ec4.

Split Complementary Colors of #289ec4

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 #289ec4 — which has hue 194.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 44.6° and 344.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #289ec4.

Tetradic Colors of #289ec4

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 #289ec4 — which has hue 194.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 104.6°, 194.6°, 284.6°, and 14.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #289ec4.

Monochromatic Colors of #289ec4

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #289ec4, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #1e4a58 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #70d2f2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #289ec4

We want to make getting started with #289ec4 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #289ec4 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #289ec4 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 #289ec4 with other HTML elements.

#289ec4 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #289ec4.
<span style="color: #289ec4;">The color of this text is #289ec4.</span>

#289ec4 Background Color

The background color for this text is #289ec4.
<div style="background-color: #289ec4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #289ec4.</div>

#289ec4 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #289ec4.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #289ec4;">This color for the shadow of this text is #289ec4.</span>

#289ec4 Border Color

This is a div with border color #289ec4.
<div style="border: #289ec4 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #289ec4.</div>

#289ec4 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #289ec4 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #289ec4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #289ec4 on a white background.</div></div>

#289ec4 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #289ec4 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #289ec4; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #289ec4 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #289ec4 to White

This is a gradient from #289ec4 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#289ec4,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #289ec4 to white.</div>

Gradient from #289ec4 to Black

This is a gradient from #289ec4 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#289ec4,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#289ec4,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #289ec4 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #289ec4

In addition to using #289ec4 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 #289ec4 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #289ec4, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 40, Green = 158, Blue = 196). If you need details about the color coordinates of #289ec4 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 #289ec4
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(40, 158, 196)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #289ec4; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #289ec4; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #289ec4; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(40, 158, 196);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#289ec4")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:40, green:158, blue:196, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:40 green:158 blue:196 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(40f, 158f, 196f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(40, 158, 196);
 

#289ec4 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #289ec4 the same way. For those with color blindness, #289ec4 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #289ec4 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #289ec4 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 #289ec4 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 #289ec4 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #289ec4 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 3.1:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #289ec4 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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