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Harvard Crimson School Color



Color Name: Harvard Crimson

Hex Color Code: #A51C30

RGB Color Code: RGB(165, 28, 48)

CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 83.0%, 70.9%, 35.3%

Pantone: PMS 1807 C






What color is Harvard Crimson?

Harvard Crimson color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Harvard Crimson is #A51C30, and the RGB color code is RGB(165, 28, 48).

In the RGB color model, Harvard Crimson has a red value of 165, a green value of 28, and a blue value of 48. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 83.0% magenta, 70.9% yellow, and 35.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 351.2° (degrees), 71.0 % saturation, and 37.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Harvard Crimson has a hue of 351.2° (degrees), 83.0 % saturation and 64.7 % brightness/value.

Harvard Crimson is cool or warm?

The color Harvard Crimson is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Harvard Crimson?

Harvard Crimson has an LRV of nearly 9. By LRV value, it is a dark color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Harvard Crimson (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(165, 28, 48)

Red 165 (64.7%)
Green 28 (11.0%)
Blue 48 (18.8%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 351.24°
Saturation 70.98 %.
Lightness 37.84 %.
HWB H: 351.24°
W: 10.98 %
B: 35.29 %
LRV ~ 9 %
Munsell Color System 5.3R 3.4/12.2
XYZ X : 16.47
Y : 9.04
Z : 3.67
YXY Y1 : 9.04
X : 0.56
Y2 : 0.31
CMY C : 35.29%
M : 89.02%
Y : 81.18%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 83.03%
Yellow 70.91%
Key 35.29%

HSV/HSB

Hue 351.24°
Saturation 83.03 %.
Brightness / Value 64.71 %.
CIE-Lab L : 36.07
A : 54.3
B : 25.14
CIE-Lch L : 36.07
C : 59.84
H : 24.85
CIE-Luv L : 36.07
U : 96.54
V : 14.33
Hunter-Lab L : 30.07
A : 45.11
B : 13.81








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Color Combinations


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Harvard Crimson a51c30 Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Harvard Crimson a51c30 Analogous Color Palette
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.

Harvard Crimson a51c30 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Harvard Crimson a51c30 tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

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







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