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

Hex color #00509f almost matches the color named "Medium electric blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium electric blue (#00509f), in branding, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Firefox, Tesco, and World Organisation of the Scout Movement have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #00509f

#00509f is made up of (0, 80, 159) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 49.69, 0.00, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20639 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #00509f to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #00509f luma #64.93
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 159) 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, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 8.95, -52.87)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 49.69, 0.00, 37.65) 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 (#00509f)

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" #00509f and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e4f00.

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-Medium electric blue (#00509f)

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

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-Medium electric blue (#00509f)

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-Medium electric blue (#00509f)

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-Medium electric blue (#00509f)

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 #00509f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00509f with white

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00509f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #00509f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00509f, tones are produced.

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00509f) 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 #00509f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

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

#00509f in different lighting conditions

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

Named colors and Paints related to #00509f

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

#00509fmight 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.

#00509f 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#00509f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Tesco
World Organisation of the Scout Movement
RE/MAX
Firefox

#00509f 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 #00509f
Java new Color(0, 80, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f5000
Python Color('#00509f')

Base Conversions of hex color #00509f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00509f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20639 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 10011111
Hex 00 50 9f
Octal 0 120 237
Decimal 0 80 159

Icons incorporating the color #00509f

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

Color #00509f on different backgrounds

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