Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e) color information

#00509e is the hex color code that is related to "Medium electric blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Medium electric blue (#00509e), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with cars. Firefox, Tesco, and World Organisation of the Scout Movement are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of #00509e

#00509e is made up of (0, 80, 158) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 49.37, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20638 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #00509e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00509e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00509e luma #64.81
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 158) Adobe RGB (47.00, 79.00, 153.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 62%) Closest named color Medium electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 8.95, -52.87)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 49.37, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 12.45, -48.17)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 49.75, 284.49)
hsb hsb(210.00, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -17.65, -67.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #00509e while the second is the "compliment" #9e4f00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00509e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e4f00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00509e with white

Darker variations of #00509e

When you combine pure black with this color, #00509e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)'s Tones

Tones of #00509e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#00509e in 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 #00509e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00509e → #9e4f00
#00509e → #4c84bb
#00509e → #ffffff
#00509e → #00009e
#00509e → #00305e
#00509e → #009e9e

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e) in different environments

Seeing #00509e 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 #00509e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00509e

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

#00509emight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00509e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Tesco
World Organisation of the Scout Movement
Firefox

#00509e in programming

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 #00509e
Java new Color(0, 80, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e5000
Python Color('#00509e')

Base Conversions of hex color #00509e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00509e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20638 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 10011110
Hex 00 50 9e
Octal 0 120 236
Decimal 0 80 158

Icons incorporating the color #00509e

If you're considering using #00509e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00509e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00509e 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 #00509e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00509e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00509e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00509e background.
This text is hex color #00509e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00509e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00509e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00509e and white (#ffffff) background.