Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0050cf, is close to the color named "Absolute Zero" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Absolute Zero (#0050cf), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of #0050cf

#0050cf is made up of (0, 80, 207) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 61.35, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20687 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #0050cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0050cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0050cf luma #70.35
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 207) Adobe RGB (45.00, 79.00, 202.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 81%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -95.62)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 61.35, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -71.14)
hsv hsv(217.04, 100.00, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 78.00, 294.21)
hsb hsb(217.04, 100.00, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -17.24, -101.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf)

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" #0050cf and the second color is called the "compliment" #ce7f00.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #0050cf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ce7f00.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #0050cf

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0050cf with white

Darker shades of #0050cf

Darker shades are produced by blending #0050cf with black

Tones of #0050cf

Tones are produced by blending #0050cf with gray

Gradients including #0050cf

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 #0050cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0050cf → #ce7f00
#0050cf → #4c84dd
#0050cf → #ffffff
#0050cf → #1800ce
#0050cf → #00307c
#0050cf → #00b6ce

How #0050cf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0050cf 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 #0050cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0050cf

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

#0050cfmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #0050cf

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0050cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0050cf

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 #0050cf
Java new Color(0, 80, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cf5000
Python Color('#0050cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #0050cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0050cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20687 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 11001111
Hex 00 50 cf
Octal 0 120 317
Decimal 0 80 207

#0050cf Icons

If you're considering using #0050cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Absolute Zero (#0050cf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0050cf 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 #0050cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0050cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0050cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0050cf background.
This text is hex color #0050cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0050cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0050cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0050cf and white (#ffffff) background.