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#3C9AC9 Hex Code

Color Name: Celestial Blue

What is hex #3C9AC9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #3C9AC9 is Celestial Blue. The RGB values are (60, 154, 201) which means it is composed of 14% red, 37% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:70 M:23 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3C9AC9 has a hue of 200°, 70% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #3C9AC9 Color Codes

Color NameCelestial Blue
RGB Values(60, 154, 201)
CMYK Values(70%, 23%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 70%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#C36536 [Ruddy Brown]
Closest Pantone®7688 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#C96B3C [Dark Coral]
#3C9AC9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#838383
Weighted Average (Luma)#898989
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #3C9AC9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3C9AC9. Complementary color is C96B3C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3C9AC9 is #C96B3C which is called Dark Coral. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3C9AC9 color is offered by #C96B3C. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (3C9AC9, 3C54C9 and 3CC9B2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3C9AC9 are #3C54C9 and #3CC9B2, called Cerulean Blue and Eucalyptus, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3C9AC9 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (3C9AC9, C93C54 and C9B23C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3C9AC9 are #C93C54 (Brick Red) and #C9B23C (Old Gold). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (3C9AC9, C93C9A and 9AC93C)

Triadic Palette

#3C9AC9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C93C9A (Red-Violet (Crayola)) and #9AC93C (Yellow-Green) along with #3C9AC9, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (3C9AC9, C93C9A, C96B3C and 3CC96B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3C9AC9 has #C93C9A (Red-Violet (Crayola)), #C96B3C (Dark Coral) and #3CC96B (UFO Green). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (3C9AC9, B23CC9, C96B3C and 54C93C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3C9AC9 contains #B23CC9 (Dark Orchid), #C96B3C (Dark Coral) and #54C93C (Apple). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Hex #3C9AC9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3C9AC9 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 3C9AC9 Color


  • Transparent 63AED463AED4
  • Transparent 77B8D977B8D9
  • Transparent 8AC2DF8AC2DF
  • Transparent 9ECDE49ECDE4
  • Transparent B1D7E9B1D7E9
  • Transparent C5E1EFC5E1EF
  • Transparent D8EBF4D8EBF4
  • Transparent ECF5FAECF5FA


  • Transparent 4A95BA4A95BA
  • Transparent 5092B35092B3
  • Transparent 5790AC5790AC
  • Transparent 5E8DA55E8DA5
  • Transparent 658A9D658A9D
  • Transparent 6C88966C8896
  • Transparent 72858F72858F
  • Transparent 798387798387


  • Transparent 307BA1307BA1
  • Transparent 2A6C8D2A6C8D
  • Transparent 245C79245C79
  • Transparent 1E4D651E4D65
  • Transparent 183E50183E50
  • Transparent 122E3C122E3C
  • Transparent 0C1F280C1F28
  • Transparent 060F14060F14

#3C9AC9 Color Patterns

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    #3C9AC9 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #3C9AC9 Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.