#40A0C0 Hex Code

Color Name: Moonstone

What is hex #40A0C0 Color?

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The color name of hex code #40A0C0 is Moonstone. The RGB values are (64, 160, 192) which means it is composed of 15% red, 38% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:67 M:17 Y:0 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, #40A0C0 has a hue of 195°, 67% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

Hex #40A0C0 Color Codes

Color NameMoonstone
RGB Values(64, 160, 192)
CMYK Values(67%, 17%, 0%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(195°, 67%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#BF5F3F [Cedar Chest]
Closest Pantone®7702 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#C06040 [Cedar Chest]
#40A0C0 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Desaturated#808080
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Hex #40A0C0 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 40A0C0. Complementary color is C06040

Complementary Palette

The complement of #40A0C0 is #C06040 which is called Cedar Chest. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #40A0C0 color is offered by #C06040. 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.

Analogous color palette with (40A0C0, 4060C0 and 40C0A0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #40A0C0 are #4060C0 and #40C0A0, called Han Blue and Ocean Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #40A0C0 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (40A0C0, C04060 and C0A040)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #40A0C0 are #C04060 (Popstar) and #C0A040 (Brass). 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.

Triadic color palette with (40A0C0, C040A0 and A0C040)

Triadic Palette

#40A0C0 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C040A0 (Byzantine) and #A0C040 (Android Green) along with #40A0C0, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (40A0C0, C040A0, C06040 and 40C060)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #40A0C0 has #C040A0 (Byzantine), #C06040 (Cedar Chest) and #40C060 (Medium Sea 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.

Square color palette with (40A0C0, A040C0, C06040 and 60C040)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #40A0C0 contains #A040C0 (Dark Orchid), #C06040 (Cedar Chest) and #60C040 (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #40A0C0 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #40A0C0 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.

#40A0C0 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 40A0C0

    Moonstone plaid pattern

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.