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#8BA9E1 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Cobalt Blue

What is hex #8BA9E1 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8BA9E1 is Light Cobalt Blue. The RGB values are (139, 169, 225) which means it is composed of 26% red, 32% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:38 M:25 Y:0 K:12. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8BA9E1 has a hue of 219°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 88%.
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 #8BA9E1 Color Codes

Color NameLight Cobalt Blue
RGB Values(139, 169, 225)
CMYK Values(38%, 25%, 0%, 12%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 38%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#74561E [Field Drab]
Closest Pantone®7451 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#E1C38B [Gold (Crayola)]
#8BA9E1 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Hex #8BA9E1 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8BA9E1. Complementary color is E1C38B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8BA9E1 is #E1C38B which is called Gold (Crayola). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8BA9E1 color is offered by #E1C38B. 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 (8BA9E1, 988BE1 and 8BD4E1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8BA9E1 are #988BE1 and #8BD4E1, called Medium Purple and Sky Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8BA9E1 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 (8BA9E1, E1988B and D4E18B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8BA9E1 are #E1988B (Ruddy Pink) and #D4E18B (Medium Spring Bud). 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 (8BA9E1, E18BA9 and A9E18B)

Triadic Palette

#8BA9E1 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E18BA9 (Charm Pink) and #A9E18B (Granny Smith Apple) along with #8BA9E1, 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 (8BA9E1, E18BA9, E1C38B and 8BE1C3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8BA9E1 has #E18BA9 (Charm Pink), #E1C38B (Gold (Crayola)) and #8BE1C3 (Pearl Aqua). 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.

8BA9E1 E18BA9 E1C38B 8BE1C3
Square color palette with (8BA9E1, E18BD4, E1C38B and 8BE198)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8BA9E1 contains #E18BD4 (Orchid (Crayola)), #E1C38B (Gold (Crayola)) and #8BE198 (Light Green). 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.

8BA9E1 E18BD4 E1C38B 8BE198
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Hex #8BA9E1 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8BA9E1 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 8BA9E1 Color


  • Transparent A2BAE7A2BAE7
  • Transparent AEC3EAAEC3EA
  • Transparent B9CBEDB9CBED
  • Transparent C5D4F0C5D4F0
  • Transparent D1DDF3D1DDF3
  • Transparent DCE5F6DCE5F6
  • Transparent E8EEF9E8EEF9
  • Transparent F3F6FCF3F6FC


  • Transparent 89A1CE89A1CE
  • Transparent 889DC4889DC4
  • Transparent 8799BA8799BA
  • Transparent 8695B18695B1
  • Transparent 8490A78490A7
  • Transparent 838C9D838C9D
  • Transparent 828893828893
  • Transparent 81848A81848A


  • Transparent 6F87B46F87B4
  • Transparent 61769E61769E
  • Transparent 536587536587
  • Transparent 465571465571
  • Transparent 38445A38445A
  • Transparent 2A33442A3344
  • Transparent 1C222D1C222D
  • Transparent 0E11170E1117

#8BA9E1 Color Patterns

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    #8BA9E1 Houndstooth Pattern

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