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the color Navy Blue

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Navy blue was first used after British Royal Navy officers wore uniforms in the color in 1748. The uniforms proved so popular that the color was eventually adopted by navies around the world.

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Navy blue is quite the versatile color, pairing wonderfully with different shades and tints of greens, oranges, reds, yellows, and even purples. The navy blue hex code is #000080.

Because of its roots, the color is easily associated with the military. However, navy blue is just as easily reminiscent of the deep, blue ocean and space.

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Information about Navy Blue / #000080

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #000080 is made of 0% red, 0% green and 50.2% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #000080 is made of 100% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow and 50% black. Navy Blue has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 25.1%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #000080 has RGB values of R: 0, G: 0, B: 50.2 and CMYK values of C: 1, M: 1, Y: 0, K:0.5.

ValueCSS
Hex

000080

#000080

RGB Decimal

0, 0, 128

rgb(0, 0, 128)

RGB Percentage

0, 0, 50.2

rgb(0%, 0%, 50.2%)

CMYK

100, 100, 0, 50

HSL

240°, 100, 25.1

hsl(240°, 100%, 25.1%)

HSV (or HSB)

240°, 100, 50.2

Web Safe

000099

#000099

CIE-LAB

12.972, 47.502, -64.702

XYZ

3.895, 1.558, 20.513

xyY

0.15, 0.06, 1.558

CIE-LCH

12.972, 80.267, 306.285

CIE-LUV

12.972, -3.778, -52.351

Hunter-Lab

12.482, 35.072, -92.819

Binary

00000000, 00000000, 10000000

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