Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00517b, is a variation of "Dark cerulean" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Dark cerulean (#00517b), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #00517b

#00517b is made up of (0, 81, 123) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 34.15, 0.00, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20859 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #00517b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00517b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00517b luma #61.45
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 81, 123) Adobe RGB (55.00, 77.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 48%) Closest named color Dark cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 81.0, 123.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 2.38, -28.81)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 34.15, 0.00, 51.76) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 3.52, -31.26)
hsv hsv(200.00, 100.00, 24.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 31.46, 276.42)
hsb hsb(200.00, 100.00, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -14.49, -42.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)

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" #00517b while the second is the "compliment" #7a2800.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00517b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a2800.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)

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 #00517b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00517b with white

Darker shades of #00517b

Darker shades are produced by blending #00517b with black

Faux-Dark cerulean (#00517b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00517b with gray

Gradients including #00517b

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 #00517b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00517b → #7a2800
#00517b → #4c85a2
#00517b → #ffffff
#00517b → #00147a
#00517b → #003049
#00517b → #007a66

How #00517b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00517b 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 #00517b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00517b

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

#00517bmight 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 #00517b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00517b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #00517b

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 #00517b
Java new Color(0, 81, 123);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 81, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:81 blue:123 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 81f, 123f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:81, blue:123, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7b5100
Python Color('#00517b')

Base Conversions of hex color #00517b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00517b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20859 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 81, 123.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010001 01111011
Hex 00 51 7b
Octal 0 121 173
Decimal 0 81 123

Icons incorporating the color #00517b

If you're considering using #00517b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00517b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00517b 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 #00517b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00517b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00517b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00517b background.
This text is hex color #00517b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00517b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00517b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00517b and white (#ffffff) background.