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PPG Paints Galactica (PPG1235-3) Paint Color

Color Name: Galactica (PPG1235-3)
Hex Color Code: #C4DDE2
RGB Color Code: RGB(196, 221, 226)
CMYK Values*: 13.3%, 2.2%, 0.0%, 11.4%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Galactica (PPG1235-3) color - its meaning and example

What color is Galactica (PPG1235-3)?

Galactica (PPG1235-3) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Galactica (PPG1235-3) is #C4DDE2, and the RGB color code is RGB(196, 221, 226).

In the RGB color model, Galactica (PPG1235-3) has a red value of 196, a green value of 221, and a blue value of 226. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 13.3% cyan, 2.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 11.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 190° (degrees), 34.1 % saturation, and 82.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Galactica (PPG1235-3) has a hue of 190° (degrees), 13.3 % saturation and 88.6 % brightness/value.

Galactica (PPG1235-3) is cool or warm?

The color Galactica (PPG1235-3) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Galactica (PPG1235-3)?

Galactica (PPG1235-3) has an LRV of nearly 69. By LRV value, it is a light 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

Galactica (PPG1235-3)

Light Color

Compare LRV 69 of Galactica (PPG1235-3) 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 69 puts PPG Paints Galactica (PPG1235-3) paint color in the lighter 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

Galactica (PPG1235-3) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(196, 221, 226)
196 (76.9%)
221 (86.7%)
226 (88.6%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(190deg, 34.1 %, 82.7 %)

34.09 %.
82.75 %.


RYB(11, 28, 31)
11 (4.3%)
28 (11.1%)
31 (12.2%)


13.27 %.
Brightness / Value
88.63 %.


H: 190°

W: 76.86 %

B: 11.37 %


X : 62.35

Y : 68.94

Z : 81.97


Y1 : 68.94

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.32


C : 23.14%

M : 13.33%

Y : 11.37%


~ 68.9 %

Munsell Color System

4.8BG 8.5/2


L : 86.47

A : -7.26

B : -5.26


L : 86.47

C : 8.96

H : 215.95


L : 86.47

U : -13.55

V : -6.88


L : 83.03

A : -11.26

B : -0.41

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Galactica (PPG1235-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Galactica (PPG1235-3) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.

Cool Mint
ΔE - 5.15 (94.8% similar)
Light Blue
ΔE - 5.25 (94.7% similar)
Pastel Blue
ΔE - 5.82 (94.2% similar)
Powder Blue
ΔE - 5.91 (94.1% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)

Pantone TCX

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-E-50 - Blue
ΔE - 4.73 (95.3% similar)
BS 18-E-49 - Astral Blue
ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)
BS 16-C-33 - Duckegg
ΔE - 5.62 (94.4% similar)
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 5.83 (94.2% similar)

Paint similar to Galactica (PPG1235-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Galactica (PPG1235-3) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.

PPG Paints

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to PPG Paints

Surf's Up (PPG1236-3)
ΔE - 2.01 (98.0% similar)
Everglade Mist (PPG1150-3)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
Misty Aqua (PPG1147-3)
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Sherwin Williams

Bathe Blue (SW 6771)
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)
Bravo Blue (SW 6784)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
Minor Blue (SW 6792)
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)
Jetstream (SW 6492)
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)


Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Dunn-Edwards

Falling Tears (DE 5792)
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
Blue Moon (DE 5764)
ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
Sparkling River (DE 5763)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)
Glacier Point (DE 5785)
ΔE - 4.16 (95.8% similar)


Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Behr

Breezy Blue (M490-1)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
Basin Blue (M470-2)
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
Permafrost (S490-1)
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
Balboa (MQ4-55)
ΔE - 4.13 (95.9% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Benjamin Moore

Blue Flower (2057-60)
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
Morning Sky Blue (2053-70)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
Polar Ice (1660)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
Skyscraper (765)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)


Galactica (PPG1235-3) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Galactica (PPG1235-3) to Valspar

Haiku Blue (V067-1)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
Crisp Collar (8003-42C)
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)
Out of the Blue (5004-9B)
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)
Blown Glass (8003-39A)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% 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

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