- Midnight blue
Midnight blue is a dark shade of blue, close to black, that was named for its darkness. Midnight blue is the color of a vat full of Indigo dye; therefore, midnight blue may also be considered a dark shade of indigo. There are two different shades of midnight blue—the X11 color and the Crayola color.
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #191970 RGBB (r, g, b) (25, 25, 112) HSV (h, s, v) (240°, 78%, 44%) Source X11 B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
At right is displayed the color midnight blue.
This is the X11 web color midnight blue.
Midnight blue (crayola)
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #003366 RGBB (r, g, b) (0, 51, 102) HSV (h, s, v) (210°, 100%, 40%) Source Crayola B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
At right is displayed the color of midnight blue. Crayola crayons.
Midnight blue has been an official Crayola color since 1958; before that, since having been formulated by Crayola in 1949, it was called Prussian blue.
Midnight blue in culture
- US Air Force Midnight Blue is the color used on ABU (Air Battle Uniform) nametapes and rank insignia. A thread color from the manufactures American and Efird that is used by a major supplier of military nametapes is color number 51621. Madeira embroidery thread (100% Viscose) color 1244 is also a very dark midnight (almost black) blue thread.
- The Boston Red Sox have used midnight blue and red as their official team colors.
- The Buffalo Sabres have used midnight blue as an official team color ever since they discarded black & red as their team colors and returned to their blue & gold color scheme just before the start of the 2006-07 NHL season.
- The Edmonton Oilers use midnight blue as an official team color, alongside copper.
- The Dallas Mavericks have used midnight blue as one of their official team colors since the 2001-02 NBA season. Their former primary road uniforms were colored midnight blue with "DALLAS" spelled out in silver on the front. Currently, the Mavericks use midnight blue as their secondary color.
- The Golden State Warriors have used midnight blue as one of their official team colors since the 1997-98 NBA season.
- The New York Yankees have used midnight blue and white as their official team colors.
- The Toledo Rockets use midnight blue and gold as their official team colors.
- The Deccan Chargers use midnight blue and silver as their official team colors.
- Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan, a type of Martial arts, uses midnight blue as an expert ranking.
Web site design
- As it is a web-safe color, Midnight blue is an extremely popular color choice, showing up on various websites, including the latest version of Google's blog service, Blogger.
ReferencesShades of blue
Air Force blue Alice blue Azure Baby blue Bleu de France Blue Bondi blue Brandeis blue Cambridge Blue Carolina blue Celeste Cerulean Cobalt blue Columbia blue Cornflower blue Cyan Dark blue Deep sky blue Dodger blue Duke blue Egyptian blue Electric blue Eton blue Federal blue Glaucous Electric indigo International Klein Blue Iris Light blue Majorelle Blue Maya blue Midnight blue Navy blue Non-photo blue Palatinate blue Periwinkle Persian blue Phthalo blue Powder blue Prussian blue Royal blue Sapphire Sky blue Steel blue Teal Tiffany Blue True Blue Tufts Blue Turquoise UCLA Blue Ultramarine Yale Blue The samples shown above are only indicative.
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