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Behr Alpha Blue (M520-5) Paint Color


Color Name: Alpha Blue (M520-5)
Hex Color Code: #588BB4
RGB Color Code: RGB(88, 139, 180)
CMYK Values*: 51.1%, 22.8%, 0.0%, 29.4%





About Alpha Blue (M520-5) color - its meaning and example


What color is Alpha Blue (M520-5)?

Alpha Blue (M520-5) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Alpha Blue (M520-5) is #588BB4, and the RGB color code is RGB(88, 139, 180).

In the RGB color model, Alpha Blue (M520-5) has a red value of 88, a green value of 139, and a blue value of 180. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 51.1% cyan, 22.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 29.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 206.7° (degrees), 38.0 % saturation, and 52.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Alpha Blue (M520-5) has a hue of 206.7° (degrees), 51.1 % saturation and 70.6 % brightness/value.


Alpha Blue (M520-5) is cool or warm?

The color Alpha Blue (M520-5) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Alpha Blue (M520-5)?

Alpha Blue (M520-5) has an LRV of nearly 24. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Alpha Blue (M520-5)

Light Color


Compare LRV 24 of Alpha Blue (M520-5) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 24 puts Behr Alpha Blue (M520-5) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Alpha Blue (M520-5) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(88, 139, 180)
Red
88 (34.5%)
Green
139 (54.5%)
Blue
180 (70.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
51.11%
Magenta
22.78%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
29.41%

HSL

HSL(206.74deg, 38.0 %, 52.5 %)

Hue
206.74°
Saturation
38.02 %.
Lightness
52.55 %.

RYB

RYB(43, 67, 116)
Red
43 (16.8%)
Yellow
67 (26.1%)
Blue
116 (45.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
206.74°
Saturation
51.11 %.
Brightness / Value
70.59 %.

HWB

H: 206.74°

W: 34.51 %

B: 29.41 %

XYZ

X : 21.5

Y : 23.84

Z : 46.65

YXY

Y1 : 23.84

X : 0.23

Y2 : 0.26

CMY

C : 65.49%

M : 45.49%

Y : 29.41%


LRV

~ 23.8 %

Munsell Color System

9.8B 5.4/6

CIE-Lab

L : 55.92

A : -5.38

B : -26.77

CIE-Lch

L : 55.92

C : 27.3

H : 258.63

CIE-Luv

L : 55.92

U : -23.38

V : -39.97

Hunter-Lab

L : 48.82

A : -6.85

B : -22.48






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Alpha Blue (M520-5) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Alpha Blue (M520-5) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#5D8AA8
Air Force Blue (RAF)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)
#4682B4
Steel Blue
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)
#2887C8
Green Blue
ΔE - 4.85 (95.1% similar)
#4997D0
Celestial Blue
ΔE - 5.15 (94.9% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Pantone PMS


#5E8AB4
PANTONE 646 C
ΔE - 1.64 (98.4% similar)
#5F8FB4
PANTONE 7454 C
ΔE - 1.70 (98.3% similar)
#6191B4
PANTONE 2148 C
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
#4B88AC
PANTONE 10270 C
ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to British Standard 4800


#6D88A0
BS 20-C-37 - Viking
ΔE - 5.45 (94.5% similar)
#7E94A9
BS 20-D-43 - Blue
ΔE - 7.99 (92.0% similar)


RAL Classic


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to RAL Classic


#6093AC
RAL 5024 - Pastel Blue
ΔE - 6.02 (94.0% similar)
#637D96
RAL 5014 - Pigeon Blue
ΔE - 7.05 (92.9% similar)
#0089B6
RAL 5012 - Light Blue
ΔE - 7.10 (92.9% similar)





Paint similar to Alpha Blue (M520-5) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Alpha Blue (M520-5) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Behr


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Behr


#4E89BE
Boat House (P520-5)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#5C92C5
Come Sail Away (MQ4-26)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
#6193B4
Empire Blue (MQ5-56)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Benjamin Moore


#5E8FB6
Lazy Sunday (803)
ΔE - 1.51 (98.5% similar)
#5F8EC2
Waterloo (CSP-555)
ΔE - 3.19 (96.8% similar)
#4A93BE
Sailor's Sea Blue (2063-40)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
#6B89A3
Old Blue Jeans (839)
ΔE - 4.63 (95.4% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Dunn-Edwards


#5588AB
Blueberry Muffin (DE 5851)
ΔE - 2.15 (97.8% similar)
#698EB3
Genteel Blue (DET 589)
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
#3D87BB
Walker Lake (DE 5858)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)
#4A87CB
Safe Harbor (DE 5865)
ΔE - 3.99 (96.0% similar)





Valspar


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Valspar


#498BB8
Blueberry Festival (V072-5)
ΔE - 2.15 (97.8% similar)
#5287B9
Picasso (8001-44E)
ΔE - 2.22 (97.8% similar)
#6890AE
Splendid Blue (4004-6A)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.5% similar)
#4491C8
Someday (4006-10B)
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)


PPG Paints


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to PPG Paints


#4F84AF
Ship's Harbor (PPG1161-5)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
#528BAB
Cosmopolitan (PPG1158-5)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#5D84B1
Shrinking Violet (PPG1162-5)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Alpha Blue (M520-5) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Alpha Blue (M520-5) to Sherwin Williams


#6487B0
Perfect Periwinkle (SW 9065)
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)
#6B8CA9
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
#6A8AA4
Sporty Blue (SW 6522)
ΔE - 4.37 (95.6% similar)
#7498BE
Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 5.84 (94.2% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Alpha Blue (M520-5) - #588BB4 Color Images and Patterns


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