#487ab7 Color Information

#487ab7 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 #487ab7, and its official name is Regatta. In RGB, it consists of 28.2% Red, 47.8% Green, and 71.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 60.7% Cyan, 33.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 213.0°, with saturation of 43.5% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #487ab7 is 4750007, and its nearest "web safe" color is #3366cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #487ab7 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#487ab7 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorRegatta Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color72, 122, 183 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color28.2%, 47.8%, 71.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.718, 0.522, 0.282 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.607, 0.333, 0, 0.282 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color213.0°, 43.5%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color213.0°, 60.7%, 71.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color18.179, 18.716, 47.454 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color72, 106, 183 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4750007 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color50.353, 2.078, -37.234 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)50.353, 37.292, 273.195 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color50.353, -21.635, -56.702 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color43.262, -0.699, -34.753 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.216, 0.222, 18.716 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282940087 / 0xff487ab7 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#3366cc Copy
Last Updated: February 22, 2024

Shades of #487ab7

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #487ab7, its pure hue is 213.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 43.5%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #487ab7, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090f17 to #3f6ba0.

Tints of #487ab7

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #487ab7, its pure hue is 213.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 43.5%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #487ab7, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5f8bc0 to #e8eef6.

Tones of #487ab7

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #487ab7, its pure hue is 213.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 43.5%, 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 #487ab7, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #0073ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #487ab7

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #487ab7! For #487ab7, 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, #487ab7. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #487ab7

This color, #487ab7, consists of 28.2% Red, 47.8% Green, and 71.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 72, Green = 122, Blue = 183. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #487ab7 is 60.7% Cyan, 33.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R28.2%
C60.7%
G47.8%
M33.3%
B71.8%
Y0.0%
K28.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 72 122 183
Octal 110 172 267
Hexa #48 #7a #b7
Binary 01001000 01111010 10110111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 60 33 0 28
Octal 74 41 0 34
Hexa #3c #21 #00 #1c
Binary 00111100 00100001 00000000 00011100

Analogous Colors of #487ab7

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #487ab7 — which has hue 213.0° — its analogous colors are located at 183.0° and 243.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #487ab7.

Triadic Colors of #487ab7

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 #487ab7 — which has hue 213.0° — its triadic colors are located at 93.0° and 333.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #487ab7.

Complementary Color of #487ab7

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #487ab7 — which has hue 213.0° — its complementary color is located at 33.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #487ab7.

Split Complementary Colors of #487ab7

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 #487ab7 — which has hue 213.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 3.0° and 213.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #487ab7.

Tetradic Colors of #487ab7

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 #487ab7 — which has hue 213.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 123.0°, 213.0°, 303.0°, and 33.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #487ab7.

Monochromatic Colors of #487ab7

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #487ab7, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #323e4e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #96bbe9 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #487ab7

We want to make getting started with #487ab7 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #487ab7 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #487ab7 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 #487ab7 with other HTML elements.

#487ab7 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #487ab7.
<span style="color: #487ab7;">The color of this text is #487ab7.</span>

#487ab7 Background Color

The background color for this text is #487ab7.
<div style="background-color: #487ab7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #487ab7.</div>

#487ab7 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #487ab7.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #487ab7;">This color for the shadow of this text is #487ab7.</span>

#487ab7 Border Color

This is a div with border color #487ab7.
<div style="border: #487ab7 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #487ab7.</div>

#487ab7 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #487ab7 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #487ab7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #487ab7 on a white background.</div></div>

#487ab7 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #487ab7 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #487ab7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #487ab7 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #487ab7 to White

This is a gradient from #487ab7 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#487ab7,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #487ab7 to white.</div>

Gradient from #487ab7 to Black

This is a gradient from #487ab7 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#487ab7,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#487ab7,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #487ab7 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #487ab7

In addition to using #487ab7 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 #487ab7 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #487ab7, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 72, Green = 122, Blue = 183). If you need details about the color coordinates of #487ab7 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 #487ab7
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(72, 122, 183)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #487ab7; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #487ab7; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #487ab7; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(72, 122, 183);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#487ab7")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:72, green:122, blue:183, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:72 green:122 blue:183 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(72f, 122f, 183f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(72, 122, 183);
 

#487ab7 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #487ab7 the same way. For those with color blindness, #487ab7 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #487ab7 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #487ab7 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 #487ab7 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 #487ab7 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 #487ab7 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 4.4:1 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 #487ab7 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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