Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00005c, is related to "Cetacean blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Cetacean blue (#00005c), used in designs, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #00005c

#00005c is made up of (0, 0, 92) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 63.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 92 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000066. White should be used ontop of #00005c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00005c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00005c luma #10.40
Websafe hex #000066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 92) Adobe RGB (9.00, 20.00, 90.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 36%) Closest named color Cetacean blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 92.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 19.03, -54.87)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 63.92) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 30.32, -47.15)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 18.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 56.06, 302.74)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 36.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, -3.23, -32.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #00005c and the second color is called the "compliment" #5b5b00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00005c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5b5b00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #00005c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00005c with white

Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00005c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #00005c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00005c, tones are produced.

Faux-Cetacean blue (#00005c) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #00005c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00005c → #5b5b00
#00005c → #4c4c8c
#00005c → #ffffff
#00005c → #2d005b
#00005c → #000037
#00005c → #002d5b

#00005c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00005c on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #00005c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00005c

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#00005cmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#00005c popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00005c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00005c in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #00005c
Java new Color(0, 0, 92);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 92);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:92 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 92f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:92, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5c0000
Python Color('#00005c')

Base Conversions of hex color #00005c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00005c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 92 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 92.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 01011100
Hex 00 00 5c
Octal 0 0 134
Decimal 0 0 92

Icons incorporating the color #00005c

If you're considering using #00005c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00005c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00005c colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #00005c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00005c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00005c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00005c background.
This text is hex color #00005c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00005c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00005c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00005c and white (#ffffff) background.