Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9) color information

#3f96c9 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Celestial blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people spot this color, Celestial blue (#3f96c9), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars. Wave Apps uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

#3f96c9 is made up of (63, 150, 201) in RGB colorspace and (68.66, 25.37, 0.00, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4167369 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3399cc. White should be used ontop of #3f96c9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3f96c9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3f96c9 luma #129.60
Websafe hex #3399cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(63, 150, 201) Adobe RGB (101.00, 147.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 59%, 79%) Closest named color Celestial blue
rgba rgba(63.0, 150.0, 201.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -5.80, -36.26)
cmyk cmyk(68.66, 25.37, 0.00, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -7.14, -34.70)
hsv hsv(202.22, 56.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 35.43, 258.37)
hsb hsb(202.22, 68.35, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -30.82, -53.15)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

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" #3f96c9 while the second is the "compliment" #c9723f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3f96c9 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c9723f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #3f96c9

When you combine pure white with this color, #3f96c9, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #3f96c9

Darker shades are produced by blending #3f96c9 with black

Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)'s Tones

Tones of #3f96c9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #3f96c9

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 #3f96c9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3f96c9 → #c9723f
#3f96c9 → #78b5d9
#3f96c9 → #ffffff
#3f96c9 → #3f52c9
#3f96c9 → #255a78
#3f96c9 → #3fc9b7

Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9) in different environments

Seeing #3f96c9 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 #3f96c9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Celestial blue (#3f96c9)

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

#3f96c9might 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 #3f96c9

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3f96c9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #3f96c9

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 #3f96c9
Java new Color(63, 150, 201);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 63, 150, 201);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:63 green:150 blue:201 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(63f, 150f, 201f);
Swift UIColor(red:63, green:150, blue:201, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c9963f
Python Color('#3f96c9')

Base Conversions of hex color #3f96c9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3f96c9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4167369 while the individual RGB conversions are: 63, 150, 201.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111111 10010110 11001001
Hex 3f 96 c9
Octal 77 226 311
Decimal 63 150 201

Icons incorporating the color #3f96c9

If you're considering using #3f96c9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3f96c9 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3f96c9 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 #3f96c9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3f96c9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3f96c9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3f96c9 background.
This text is hex color #3f96c9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3f96c9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3f96c9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3f96c9 and white (#ffffff) background.