Astral Color


Astral is pale, cool-toned shade of cool cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm red, warm green or warm magenta

Inverse Color #cd825f
Complementary Color #9f5532
Color Shade: cool cyan (199.09° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 41.18% (better contrasting with white)
Astral Color Sample
Astral Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #327da0

If you're looking for a similar cool cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Astral Color. The Coastline Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Vallarta Blue (#30658e) for more calm effect. Try San Gabriel Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9f5532 is the best complementary color to Astral. Warm red shades generally complement the cool cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #327da0 complementary color is Mule Fawn, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm cyan, cool cyan, and cool blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Astral are #329f8c and #32459f. Thus found on the left and right of #327da0 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lochinvar and Sapphire colors as they work well with Astral.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Astral palette consists of #9f8c32 and #9f3245 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9f5532). Try Luxor Gold and Stiletto colors in combination with #327da0, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #327da0 offers a combination of cool yellow and warm magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Astral. Thus Sushi and Royal Heath giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Astral contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mule Fawn, Vivid Violet, and Apple split by 90° on the color wheel. #327da0 square combo is a palette of cool cyan, cool magenta, warm red and warm green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Astral tetradic combo consists of warm red complementary color (#9f5532) and two others. The Royal Heath is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sea Green – 120° from the complementary Mule Fawn. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #9f327c and #329f55.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #327da0 is made of 15% red, 37% green and 48% blue. In a HSL mode Astral has a hue angle of 199.09°, a saturation of 52.38% and a lightness of 41.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #327da0 is made of 43.14% cyan, 13.73% magenta, 0% yellow and 37.25% black ink.

HEX #327da0
RGB Decimal rgb(50,125,160)
RGB Percentage 15%, 37%, 48%
CMYK 43.14, 13.73, 0, 37.25
HSL hsl(199.09,52.38%,41.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(199.09,68.75%,62.75%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.3544,-11.5335,-25.5129)
XYZ xyz(14.9942,17.8834,35.9193)