Midnight blue


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.

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Midnight blue

Midnight blue
About these coordinates

— 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)

Midnight Blue
About these coordinates

— 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

Military

  • 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.

Sports

  • 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.[1]
  • 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.

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References



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