Faux-Medium Persian blue (#005baa) color information

The hexidecimal color, #005baa, is a variation of "Medium Persian blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Medium Persian blue (#005baa), in designs, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. University of Kentucky is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #005baa

#005baa is made up of (0, 91, 170) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 46.47, 0.00, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 23466 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #005baa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #005baa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #005baa luma #72.63
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 91, 170) Adobe RGB (47.00, 96.00, 167.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 36%, 67%) Closest named color Medium Persian blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 91.0, 170.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 2.98, -52.02)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 46.47, 0.00, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 4.09, -47.41)
hsv hsv(207.76, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 47.59, 274.93)
hsb hsb(207.76, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -25.31, -68.89)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)

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" #005baa while the second is the "compliment" #aa4c00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #005baa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #aa4c00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)

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-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)

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-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)

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 #005baa

Lighter shades are produced by blending #005baa with white

Darker shades of #005baa

Darker shades are produced by blending #005baa with black

Faux-Medium Persian blue (#005baa)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #005baa with gray

Gradients including #005baa

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 #005baa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#005baa → #aa4c00
#005baa → #4c8cc3
#005baa → #ffffff
#005baa → #0008aa
#005baa → #003666
#005baa → #00aaa2

How #005baa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #005baa 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 #005baa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #005baa

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

#005baamight 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 #005baa

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#005baa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #005baa

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 #005baa
Java new Color(0, 91, 170);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 91, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:91 blue:170 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 91f, 170f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:91, blue:170, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aa5b00
Python Color('#005baa')

Base Conversions of hex color #005baa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #005baa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 23466 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 91, 170.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01011011 10101010
Hex 00 5b aa
Octal 0 133 252
Decimal 0 91 170

Icons incorporating the color #005baa

If you're considering using #005baa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #005baa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #005baa 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 #005baa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #005baa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #005baa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #005baa background.
This text is hex color #005baa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #005baa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #005baa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #005baa and white (#ffffff) background.