#73B6BF Hex Code

Color Name: Moonstone Blue

What is hex #73B6BF Color?

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The color name of hex code #73B6BF is Moonstone Blue. The RGB values are (115, 182, 191) which means it is composed of 24% red, 37% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:40 M:5 Y:0 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, #73B6BF has a hue of 187°, 40% 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 #73B6BF Color Codes

Color NameMoonstone Blue
RGB Values(115, 182, 191)
CMYK Values(40%, 5%, 0%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(187°, 40%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#66CCCC
Inverse Color#8C4940 [Brandy]
Closest Pantone®7458 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#BF7C73 [Old Rose]
#73B6BF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Hex #73B6BF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 73B6BF. Complementary color is BF7C73

Complementary Palette

The complement of #73B6BF is #BF7C73 which is called Old Rose. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #73B6BF color is offered by #BF7C73. 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 (73B6BF, 7390BF and 73BFA2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #73B6BF are #7390BF and #73BFA2, called Cerulean Frost and Green Sheen, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #73B6BF 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 (73B6BF, BF7390 and BFA273)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #73B6BF are #BF7390 (Charm) and #BFA273 (Camel). 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 (73B6BF, BF73B6 and B6BF73)

Triadic Palette

#73B6BF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BF73B6 (Sky Magenta) and #B6BF73 (Misty Moss) along with #73B6BF, 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 (73B6BF, BF73B6, BF7C73 and 73BF7C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #73B6BF has #BF73B6 (Sky Magenta), #BF7C73 (Old Rose) and #73BF7C (Iguana 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 (73B6BF, A273BF, BF7C73 and 90BF73)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #73B6BF contains #A273BF (Purple Mountain Majesty), #BF7C73 (Old Rose) and #90BF73 (Pistachio). 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 #73B6BF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #73B6BF 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.

#73B6BF Color Patterns

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    Moonstone Blue Gingham Checks

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    Moonstone Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue 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.