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the color Salmon

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While salmon is sometimes used to refer to colors ranging from pale pinkish-orange to light pink, the true salmon color mixes pink with a touch of orange and is just on the lighter side of coral. Its hex code is #FA8072. With pink being the driving color behind salmon, it is considered a hopeful color and a signal of health and happiness.

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Greens and blue greens, the colors opposite reds and red oranges on the color wheel, offer a powerful complement to salmon.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to salmon.

Information about Salmon / #fa8072

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #fa8072 is made of 98% red, 50.2% green and 44.7% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #fa8072 is made of 0% cyan, 49% magenta, 54% yellow and 2% black. Salmon has a hue angle of 6.2 degrees, a saturation of 93.2% and a lightness of 71.4%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #fa8072 has RGB values of R: 98, G: 50.2, B: 44.7 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.49, Y: 0.54, K:0.02.

ValueCSS
Hex

fa8072

#fa8072

RGB Decimal

250, 128, 114

rgb(250, 128, 114)

RGB Percentage

98, 50.2, 44.7

rgb(98%, 50.2%, 44.7%)

CMYK

0, 49, 54, 2

HSL

6.2°, 93.2, 71.4

hsl(6.2°, 93.2%, 71.4%)

HSV (or HSB)

6.2°, 54.4, 98

Web Safe

ff9966

#ff9966

CIE-LAB

67.264, 45.226, 29.094

XYZ

50.185, 36.983, 20.412

xyY

0.466, 0.344, 36.983

CIE-LCH

67.264, 53.776, 32.753

CIE-LUV

67.264, 90.5, 27.378

Hunter-Lab

60.813, 44.828, 20.103

Binary

11111010, 10000000, 01110010

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