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About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #C41E3A
RGBB (r, g, b) (196, 30, 58)
HSV (h, s, v) (350°, 85%, 77%)
Source unsourced
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Cardinal is a vivid red, which gets its name from the cassocks worn by Catholic cardinals (although the color worn by cardinals is actually scarlet). The family of birds takes its name from the color.


Cardinal in other color systems

The corresponding Pantone Matching System (PMS) color is 200, as seen in the school colors for Wisconsin. However, Stanford's, M.I.T.´s, and U.S.C.´s PMS color is 201, while Carnegie Mellon and Worcester Polytechnic Institute use PMS 187, Brown University uses PMS 192, and Ball State University uses PMS 199. Catholic University´s PMS color is 1805.

The hex triplet for the web-safe version of the color is #CC2233.

Cardinal in nature

Cardinal in human culture


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