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#78B0B8 Hex Code

Color Name: Moonstone Blue

What is hex #78B0B8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #78B0B8 is Moonstone Blue. The RGB values are (120, 176, 184) which means it is composed of 25% red, 37% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:35 M:4 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, #78B0B8 has a hue of 188°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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 #78B0B8 Color Codes

Color NameMoonstone Blue
RGB Values(120, 176, 184)
CMYK Values(35%, 4%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(188°, 35%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#6699CC
Inverse Color#874F47 [Tuscan Red]
Closest Pantone®2232 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#B88078 [Old Rose]
#78B0B8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Hex #78B0B8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 78B0B8. Complementary color is B88078

Complementary Palette

The complement of #78B0B8 is #B88078 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 #78B0B8 color is offered by #B88078. 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.

78B0B8 B88078
Analogous color palette with (78B0B8, 7890B8 and 78B8A0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #78B0B8 are #7890B8 and #78B8A0, called Weldon Blue and Green Sheen, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #78B0B8 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 (78B0B8, B87890 and B8A078)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #78B0B8 are #B87890 (English Lavender) and #B8A078 (Pale Taupe). 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.

78B0B8 B87890 B8A078
Triadic color palette with (78B0B8, B878B0 and B0B878)

Triadic Palette

#78B0B8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B878B0 (Opera Mauve) and #B0B878 (Misty Moss) along with #78B0B8, 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 (78B0B8, B878B0, B88078 and 78B880)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #78B0B8 has #B878B0 (Opera Mauve), #B88078 (Old Rose) and #78B880 (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.

78B0B8 B878B0 B88078 78B880
Square color palette with (78B0B8, A078B8, B88078 and 90B878)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #78B0B8 contains #A078B8 (Purple Mountain Majesty), #B88078 (Old Rose) and #90B878 (Olivine). 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.

78B0B8 A078B8 B88078 90B878
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Hex #78B0B8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #78B0B8 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 78B0B8 Color


  • Transparent 93C0C693C0C6
  • Transparent A1C8CDA1C8CD
  • Transparent AED0D4AED0D4
  • Transparent BCD8DCBCD8DC
  • Transparent C9DFE3C9DFE3
  • Transparent D7E7EAD7E7EA
  • Transparent E4EFF1E4EFF1
  • Transparent F2F7F8F2F7F8


  • Transparent 7AA6AD7AA6AD
  • Transparent 7AA2A77AA2A7
  • Transparent 7B9DA27B9DA2
  • Transparent 7C989C7C989C
  • Transparent 7D93967D9396
  • Transparent 7E8E917E8E91
  • Transparent 7E8A8B7E8A8B
  • Transparent 7F85867F8586


  • Transparent 608D93608D93
  • Transparent 547B81547B81
  • Transparent 486A6E486A6E
  • Transparent 3C585C3C585C
  • Transparent 30464A30464A
  • Transparent 243537243537
  • Transparent 182325182325
  • Transparent 0C12120C1212

#78B0B8 Color Patterns

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    #78B0B8 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #78B0B8 Trellis Pattern

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    #78B0B8 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.