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Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF00FF
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 255)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 100, 0, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 100%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Magenta is a color made up of equal parts of red and blue light. This would be the precise definition of the color. It is a pure chroma on the color wheel between violet and red. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... Color is an important part of the visual arts. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... Prism splitting light Light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength that is visible to the eye (visible light) or, in a technical or scientific context, electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength [citation needed]. The elementary particle that defines light is the photon. ... Chroma may refer to: Chroma, short for Chromatics, the science of color. ... In the arts of painting, and photography, color theory is a set of basic rules for mixing color to achieve a desired result. ... Violet is primarily used to describe a color often confused with purple. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ...


Magenta lies on the color wheel between violet and rose, and therefore it is a pure chroma. In the arts of painting, and photography, color theory is a set of basic rules for mixing color to achieve a desired result. ... Violet (named after the flower violet) is used in two senses: first, referring to the color of light at the short-wavelength end of the visible spectrum, approximately 380–420 nanometres (this is a spectral color). ... Rose is the colour that is defined in colour theory as being the colour halfway between red and magenta (the web color fuchsia) on the color wheel. ... Chroma may refer to: Chroma, short for Chromatics, the science of color. ...


In popular usage, the term magenta itself can be used to indicate a variety of colors. For the names of various of the colors in the magenta range, see the section at the bottom of this article called "Shades of Magenta".


Magenta is not a spectral but an extraspectral color: it cannot be generated by light of a single wavelength. Humans, being trichromats, can only see as far as 380 nanometers into the spectrum, i.e., as far as violet. The visible spectrum is the portion of the optical spectrum (light or electromagnetic spectrum) that is visible to the human eye. ... The wavelength is the distance between repeating units of a wave pattern. ... A trichromat is an organism for which the perceptual effect of any arbitrarily chosen light from its visible spectrum can be matched by a mixture of no more than three different pure spectral lights. ... In most modern usages of the word spectrum, there is a unifying theme of between extremes at either end. ... Violet is primarily used to describe a color often confused with purple. ...

 

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Could tetrachromats see magenta on the spectrum?

Some have speculated humans might be able to see red-violet (purple) and magenta on the spectrum if we could see farther into the ultraviolet like tetrachromats (such as birds) which can see into the ultraviolet as far as 300 nanometers. Ophthalmologists report that those who have had their retinal lenses removed and replaced with clear plastic can see a "lilac" (i.e., a red-violet) color on the spectrum beyond violet, so, following this reasoning, magenta would be the next color over. [1] Red-violet is a color made by mixing the hues red and violet, so it might be seen as either a darker red or a lighter violet. ... In most modern usages of the word spectrum, there is a unifying theme of between extremes at either end. ... Ultraviolet (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer than soft X-rays. ... A tetrachromat is an organism for which the perceptual effect of any arbitrarily chosen light from its visible spectrum can be matched by a mixture of no more than four different pure spectral lights. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... Ultraviolet (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer than soft X-rays. ... Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases of the eye and their treatment. ... Species About 20 species; see text. ... Red-violet is a color made by mixing the hues red and violet, so it might be seen as either a darker red or a lighter violet. ...


Others regard the foregoing speculation as problematic: colors are often considered not to be external realities, but representations or constructions by the (human) psyche so that there is no necessary connection between any electro-magnetic wavelength and a subjective color perception. There would then be no reason why a creature whose eyes are stimulated by ultraviolet would not simply connect this wavelength with the experience of violet. If the creature were a true tetrachromat, connecting magenta with the fourth sensor type would necessitate the use of a new experience type for the combination of red and blue light. Lastly, exactly the same argument could be construed for infrared.


History of the discovery of magenta

Magenta was one of the first aniline dyes, discovered shortly after the Battle of Magenta (1859), which occurred near the town of Magenta in northern Italy. The color was originally called fuchsine or roseine, but for marketing purposes in 1860 the color name was changed to magenta after the battle. Hence, the color is named indirectly after the town. Aniline, phenylamine or aminobenzene (C6H5NH2) is an organic chemical compound which is a primary aromatic amine consisting of a benzene ring and an amino group. ... Yarn drying after being dyed in the early American tradition, at Conner Prairie living history museum. ... The Battle of Magenta was fought on June 4, 1859 during the Franco-Austria, resulting in a French victory under Louis-Napoleon against the Austrians under General Gyulai. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Magenta is a town in Milan province in Lombardy in northern Italy. ... Marketing is a social and managerial function that attempts to create, expand and maintain a collection of customers. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ...


Historical development of magenta

Rich magenta (original variation)(1860)

Rich magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #CA1F7B
RGBB (r, g, b) (202, 31, 123)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 100, 3, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 97%, 92%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Before printer's magenta was invented in the 1890s for CMYK printing, and electric magenta was invented in the 1980s for computer displays, these two artificially engineered colors were preceded by the color displayed at right, which is the color originally called magenta made from coal tar dyes in the year 1859. [1] Besides being callled original magenta, it is also called rich magenta to distinguish it from the colors electric magenta and printer's magenta shown below. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black) CMYK (or sometimes YMCK) is a subtractive color model used in color printing. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ...


In Prismacolor colored pencils, this color (Prismacolor PC 994) is called process red (it would have been more accurate to call it process magenta).
Prismacolor is a brand of professional artists supplies, originated by the Berol corporation, and now manufactured by Sanford (makers of Sharpie markers). ... A selection of colored pencils. ...


Printer's magenta (subtractive primary magenta)(pigment magenta) (1890s)

Magenta (subtractive primary)
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF0097
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 144)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (0, 100, 0, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (320°, 100%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

In color printing, the color shown at right, called printer's magenta or pigment magenta is one of the three primary pigment colors which, along with yellow and cyan, constitute the three subtractive primary colors of pigment. (The secondary colors of pigment are blue, green, and red.) As such, the hue magenta, is the complement of green: magenta pigments absorb green light; thus magenta and green are opposite colors. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... Color printing is the reproduction of an image or text in color (as opposed to simpler black and white or monochrome printing). ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Primary Colors, a 1996 novel by Anonymous (later revealed by Donald Foster to be journalist Joe Klein), is a roman à clef about U.S. President Bill Clintons first presidential campaign in 1992. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... Complementary colors are pairs of colors that are in some way opposites of each other. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... For animal and plant pigments, see Pigment, biology. ...


The source of the color shown at right is the color magenta that is shown in the diagram located at the bottom of the following website offering tintbooks for CMYK printing: [2].




Electric magenta (additive secondary magenta) (web color fuchsia) (1990s)

Magenta (additive secondary)
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF00FF
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 255)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 100, 0, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 100%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Electric magenta, shown at the right, is one of the three secondary colors in the RGB color model. For computer color rendition, that specific hue of magenta composed of equal parts of red and blue light was termed the web color fuchsia and was assigned as an alias for the RGB code of magenta on a list of standardized web colors. "Electric" magenta and fuchsia are exactly the same color. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... A Lego RCX Computer is an example of an embedded computer used to control mechanical devices. ... Authors of web pages have a variety of options available for specifying colors for elements of web documents. ... Fuchsia is a color named after the flower of the fuchsia plant that can either be an alternate name for magenta, or a somewhat redder and slightly less saturated hue also termed fuchsia that is used in womens fashion. ... The RGB color model utilizes the additive model in which red, green, and blue light are combined in various ways to create other colors. ...


The color Fuchsia is named after the color of the flowers of the Fuchsia plant, named after Leonhart Fuchs, although most of the flowers of the plant are not quite so bright.
Fuchsia is a color named after the flower of the fuchsia plant that can either be an alternate name for magenta, or a somewhat redder and slightly less saturated hue also termed fuchsia that is used in womens fashion. ... Species About 100; see text Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants, mostly shrubs, which were identified by Charles Plumier in the late 17th century, and named after the German botanist Leonhart Fuchs (1501-1566). ... Leonhart Fuchs (17 January 1501 – 10 May 1566) was a medic and a botanist. ...


Electronic magenta vs. pigment magenta

Note that while both of these colors are called magenta they are actually substantially different from one another. Printer's (or pigment) magenta (the color used for magenta printing ink) is much less vivid than the color electronic magenta achievable on a computer screen--indeed, CMYK printing technology cannot accurately reproduce pure magenta as described above as electronic magenta (1/2 100% blue light + 1/2 100% red light=magenta) on paper. To see the difference between electronic magenta and printer's magenta, compare the two magentas (additive and subtractive) in the two charts in the Primary colors article. Piece of A4 paper Paper is a thin material produced by the amalgamation of plant fibres, which are subsequently held together without extra binder, largely by hydrogen bonds and to a large degree by fiber entanglement. ... Primary Colors, a 1996 novel by Anonymous (later revealed by Donald Foster to be journalist Joe Klein), is a roman à clef about U.S. President Bill Clintons first presidential campaign in 1992. ...


When electronic magenta is reproduced on paper, it is called fuchsia and it is physically impossible for it to appear on paper as vivid as on a computer screen. In order to reproduce it, a small amount of cyan printer's ink must be added to printer's magenta to make fuchsia, and therefore fuchsia is not a primary color of pigment--it is the color of printer's magenta that is one of the primary colors of pigment (along with cyan and yellow). Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ...


The name fuchsia was chosen as the alias for electronic magenta because that is the color name for the color that in printed reproduction is its equivalent.


Since prior to the introduction of personal computers magenta was synonymous with printer's magenta, colored pencils and crayons called "magenta" are usually colored the color of "printer's magenta". A selection of colored pencils. ... Wax crayons A crayon is a stick of colored wax, charcoal, chalk, or other material used for writing and drawing. ...


Additional variations of magenta

Pale Magenta (Light Fuchsia Pink)

Pale Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #F984EF
RGBB (r, g, b) (249, 132, 229)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (1, 100, 2, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 27%, 94%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color pale magenta. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ...


This color is also called light fuchsia pink.


Light Magenta (Fuchsia Pink)

Light Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF77FF
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 119, 255)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (2, 100, 1, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 47%, 84%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color light magenta. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ...


This color is also called fuchsia pink.


Sky Magenta

Sky Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #CF71AF
RGBB (r, g, b) (207, 113, 175)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (5, 98, 7, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (304°, 47%, 54%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color sky magenta. This color was one of the colors in the set of Venus Paradise colored pencils, a popular brand of colored pencils in the 1950s. This color was sampled directly from the image of the actual colored pencil in a picture of a set of Venus colored pencils for sale on eBay. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... A selection of colored pencils. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... == . The initial letter is shown capitalized due to technical restrictions. ...


This color is also called lavender magenta.


Hot Magenta

Hot Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF00CC
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 204)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 100, 4, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (310°, 57%, 74%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color hot magenta. This color was created by Crayola in 1972. Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require restructuring. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


In 1990, Crayola began producing a crayon called purple pizzaz which is exactly the same color. Why Crayola wants to have two different crayons in its box that are differently named but the same color is unclear. See the List of Crayola crayon colors.
This article is about the year. ... Crayola crayons have come in a number of different colors over the years. ...


Deep magenta

Deep Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #CC00CC
RGBB (r, g, b) (204, 0, 204)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 100, 2, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 67%, 37%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color deep magenta.
Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ...


Dark magenta (web color)

Dark Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #8B008B
RGBB (r, g, b) (139, 0, 139)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (3, 85, 2, 35)
HSV (h, s, v) (300°, 33%, 25%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the web color dark magenta.
Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... Authors of web pages have a variety of options available for specifying colors for elements of web documents. ...


T-Mobile Magenta

T-Mobile Magenta
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF0074
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 116)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (0, 100, 0, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) ({{{h}}}°, {{{s}}}%, {{{v}}}%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color T-Mobile magenta.
Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is not a colour. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ...


Spectral reflectance curve of magenta

spectral reflectance curve
spectral reflectance curve


Image File history File links magenta spd File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Magenta on the color wheel

If the visible spectrum is wrapped to form a color wheel, magenta (additive secondary) appears midway between red and blue: In most modern usages of the word spectrum, there is a unifying theme of between extremes at either end. ... In the arts of painting, and photography, color theory is a set of basic rules for mixing color to achieve a desired result. ...


Colorful spectrum simulation Source of image- Digitally created by Deborah S Krolls, December 13, 2004 Copyright status- all permissions granted by originator Fair use rationale- not applicable Description of the image-Spectral Simulation Other versions- none Relevant links (internal and external)- Spectral Simulation copyright Permission is granted by artist, Deborah... Image File history File links Spectrum into wheel File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


Shades of Magenta Color Comparison Chart

  • Cotton Candy (Crayola) (Hex: #FFB7D5) (RGB: 255, 183, 213)
  • Carnation Pink (Crayola) (Hex: #FFA6C9) (RGB: 246, 166, 201)
  • Pale Magenta (Light Fuchsia Pink) (Hex: #F984EF) (RGB: 249, 132, 229)
  • Persian Pink (Hex: #F77FBE) (RGB: 247, 127, 190)
  • Hot Pink (web color)(Hex: #FF69B4) (RGB: 255, 105, 180)
  • Brilliant Rose (Crayola "Magenta") (Hex: #F653A6) (RGB: 246, 83, 166)
  • Phlox (Hex: #F254CF) (RGB: 240, 84, 209)
  • Printer's Magenta (Pigment Magenta) (Hex: #FF0097) (RGB: 255, 0, 144)
  • Hollywood Cerise (Fashion Fuchsia) (Hex: #F400A1) (RGB: 244, 0, 161)
  • Persian Rose (Hex: #FF1CB1) (RGB: 255, 28, 177)
  • Shocking Pink (Hex: #FC0FC0) (RGB: 252, 15, 192)
  • Razzle Dazzle Rose (Crayola) (Hex: #FF33CC) (RGB: 255, 51, 204)
  • Light Magenta (Fuchsia Pink) (Hex: #FF77FF) (RGB: 255, 119, 255)
  • Ultra Pink (aka Crayola "Shocking Pink") (Hex: #FF6FFF) (RGB: 255, 111, 255)
  • Pink Flamingo (Crayola) (Hex: #FF66FF) (RGB: 255, 102, 255)
  • Brilliant Magenta (Hex: #FF55FF) (RGB: 255, 85, 255)
  • Bright Magenta (Hex: #FF33FF) (RGB: 255, 51, 255)
  • MAGENTA (Electric Magenta) (web color Fuchsia) (Hex: #FF00FF) (RGB: 255, 0, 255)
  • Hot Magenta (aka Purple Pizzaz) (Crayola) (Hex: #FF00CC) (RGB: 255, 0, 204)
  • Pantone Color #226--Magenta (Hex: #D70270) (RGB: 115, 79, 150)
  • Rich Magenta (Original Magenta) (Hex: #CA1F7B) (RGB: 202, 31, 123)
  • Royal Fuchsia (Hex: #CA2C92) (RGB: 202, 44, 146)
  • Fandango (Hex: #B55489) (RGB: 181, 84, 137)
  • Sky Magenta (Hex: #CF71AF) (RGB: 207, 113, 175)
  • Deep Fuchsia (Crayola Fuchsia) (Hex: #C154C1) (RGB: 193, 84, 193)
  • Deep Magenta (Hex: #CC00CC) (RGB: 204, 0, 204)
  • Bougainvilla (Hex: #C10BC0) (RGB: 198, 12, 199)
  • Violet-Eggplant (Hex: #991199) (RGB: 153, 17, 153)
  • Dark Magenta (web color) (Hex: #8B008B) (RGB: 139, 0, 139)
  • Purple Cabbage Purple (Hex: #870C8B) (RGB: 135, 12, 139)
  • Royal Purple (web color [Royal] Purple)(HTML/CSS Purple)(Hex: #800080) (RGB: 128, 0, 128)

Magenta in human culture

Art

  • Since the mid 1960s, water based fluorescent magenta paint has been available to paint psychedelic black light paintings. (Fluorescent magenta is one of the four main colors used, in addition to fluorescent red, cerise, chartreuse lime, blue, and green.)
  • By the early 1960s, many had become aware that magenta, yellow, and cyan and not red, blue, and yellow were the primary pigments, so vivid colors in the magenta range became available in art supply stores for the first time.

Astronomy 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The word psychedelic is a neologism coined from the Greek words for mind, ψυχη (psyche), and manifest, δηλειν (delein). ... Spectrum of a fluorescent black light source. ... The Mona Lisa is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the Western world. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Cerise (pronounced IPA: in English and IPA: in French) is a deep to vivid purplish red. ... Lime is a combination of the colors yellow and green, so named because it is the color of limes. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ...

  • Astronomers have reported that spectral class T brown dwarves are magenta because of absorption by sodium and potassium atoms of light in the green portion of the spectrum. To see an artist's impression of a magenta brown dwarf, go to (halfway down the page): [3]

Cosmetology This brown dwarf (smaller object) orbits the star Gliese 229, which is located in the constellation Lepus about 19 light years from Earth. ...

  • In the early 1990s in the United States, magenta mohawk and magenta crewcut hair styles were popular among youth into queercore and other types of punk rock music. Hair styles of ordinary length dyed magenta were popular during this period as well among art students and among some of those into rave dance music.
  • About 1977 bright colored hair dyes became available for the first time to hair stylists, and some people (especially art students and those into punk rock) began having their hair dyed magenta.

Fashion This article is about the year. ... Street haircut in Harbin, China. ... Popular use of the word youth refers to a person who is neither an adult nor a child, but somewhere in between, scientifically referred to as an adolescent and, in most English speaking countries, commonly referred to as a teen or teenager. ... Queercore is a cultural and social movement which arose during the early-to-mid 1980s. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Music is a form of art and entertainment or other human activity that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... A rave (sometimes referred to as a rave party) is an all-night dance event where DJs and other performers play electronic dance music and rave music. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... A hairdresser is someone whose occupation is to cut or style hair. ...

Film Image of a woman on the Pioneer plaque sent to outer space. ... The figure-flattering sari can be counted amongst the most graceful dresses A sari (also spelled saree) is the traditional garment worn by many women in the Indian subcontinent. ...

Food The Rocky Horror Picture Show (RHPS) (first released in the United Kingdom on 14 August 1975) is a science fiction-comedy-horror musical film directed by Jim Sharman from a screenplay by Sharman and Richard OBrien. ... Quinn with Richard OBrien and Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. ...

  • Rhubarb is magenta after sugar is added and it is boiled into rhubarbsauce or baked in pies to achieve a delicious flavor similar to sweet and sour sauce.
  • The seeds of Pomegranates, a fruit known for its anti-oxidant properties, are magenta.

Music Species About 60, including: R. nobile R. palmatum For other uses see Rhubarb (disambiguation) Rhubarb is a perennial plant that grows from thick short rhizomes, comprising the genus Rheum. ... Magnification of typical sugar showing monoclinic hemihedral crystal stucture. ... Sweet and sour sauce is a popular sauce used in Chinese cuisine. ... Binomial name Punica granatum L. The Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 5–8 m tall. ... An antioxidant is a chemical that prevents the oxidation of other chemicals. ...

  • There is a rock group named after the color magenta. See [4]--the website of the rock band Magenta.

Parapsychology

  • To psychics who claim to be able to observe the aura with their third eye, someone who has a magenta aura is usually described as being "artistic"

Politics A psychic is a person who has the abilities of extra-sensory perception, such as clairvoyance, psychometry, premonition and precognition, or other paranormal abilities such as psychokinesis. ... In New Age belief, Aura refers to the energy field emanating from the surface of a person or object. ... 17th century representation of the third eye connection to the higher worlds by alchemist Robert Fludd. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

  • The color Magenta is used to symbolize anti-racism by an ant-racist group headquarted in Amsterdam, Netherlands. See [5]--the website of the anti-racist organization Magenta.

Anti-racism refers to beliefs, actions, movements, and policies adopted or developed to oppose racism. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 741,329 (1 August 2006) Demonym Amsterdammer Coordinates Website www. ...

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 126 Plate 52 Color Sample K12--Magenta

See also

Fuchsia is a color named after the flower of the fuchsia plant that can either be an alternate name for magenta, or a somewhat redder and slightly less saturated hue also termed fuchsia that is used in womens fashion. ... The following is a partial list of colors with associated articles. ... Rose is the colour that is defined in colour theory as being the colour halfway between red and magenta (the web color fuchsia) on the color wheel. ...

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Magenta lies on the color wheel between violet and rose, and therefore it is a pure chroma.
Magenta was one of the first aniline dyes, discovered shortly after the Battle of Magenta (1859), which occurred near the town of Magenta in northern Italy.
Before printer's magenta was invented in the 1890s for CMYK printing, and electric magenta was invented in the 1980s for computer displays, these two artificially engineered colors were preceded by the color displayed at right, which is the color originally called magenta made from coal tar dyes in the year 1859.
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