Faux-Absolute Zero (#0051b4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0051b4, greatly resembles "Absolute Zero" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Absolute Zero (#0051b4), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing. Continental AG is a brand that uses this color.

#0051b4 Breakdown

#0051b4 is made up of (0, 81, 180) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 55.00, 0.00, 29.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20916 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #0051b4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0051b4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0051b4 luma #67.89
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 81, 180) Adobe RGB (42.00, 81.00, 177.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 71%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 81.0, 180.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 14.78, -72.24)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 55.00, 0.00, 29.41) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 19.59, -59.35)
hsv hsv(212.96, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 62.50, 288.27)
hsb hsb(212.96, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, -19.30, -84.24)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#0051b4)

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" #0051b4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b56000.

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 (#0051b4)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0051b4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b56000.

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 (#0051b4)

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 (#0051b4)

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-Absolute Zero (#0051b4)

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.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#0051b4)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #0051b4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #0051b4

When you combine pure black with this color, #0051b4, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #0051b4

Tones are produced by blending #0051b4 with gray

#0051b4 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 #0051b4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0051b4 → #b56000
#0051b4 → #4c85ca
#0051b4 → #ffffff
#0051b4 → #0600b5
#0051b4 → #00306c
#0051b4 → #00afb5

How #0051b4 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0051b4 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 #0051b4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0051b4 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#0051b4might 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-Absolute Zero (#0051b4)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0051b4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Continental AG

#0051b4 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 #0051b4
Java new Color(0, 81, 180);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 81, 180);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:81 blue:180 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 81f, 180f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:81, blue:180, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b45100
Python Color('#0051b4')

Base Conversions of hex color #0051b4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0051b4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20916 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 81, 180.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010001 10110100
Hex 00 51 b4
Octal 0 121 264
Decimal 0 81 180

Icons incorporating the color #0051b4

If you're considering using #0051b4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0051b4 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0051b4 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 #0051b4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0051b4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0051b4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0051b4 background.
This text is hex color #0051b4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0051b4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0051b4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0051b4 and white (#ffffff) background.