#472a9e Color Information

#472a9e Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #472a9e. In RGB, it consists of 27.8% Red, 16.5% Green, and 62.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 55.1% Cyan, 73.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 38% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 255.0°, with saturation of 58% and lightness of 39.2%. The decimal value for #472a9e is 4663966, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333399. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #472a9e is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#472a9e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color71, 42, 158 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color27.8%, 16.5%, 62.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.722, 0.835, 0.380 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.551, 0.734, 0, 0.38 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color255.0°, 58.0%, 39.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color255.0°, 73.4%, 62.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color9.598, 5.464, 32.897 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color71, 42, 158 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code4663966 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color28.018, 43.104, -58.309 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)28.018, 72.512, 306.473 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color28.018, 1.443, -76.435 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color23.375, 32.386, -67.077 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.200, 0.114, 5.464 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4282854046 / 0xff472a9e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333399 Copy

Shades of #472a9e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #472a9e, its pure hue is 255.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 58.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #472a9e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #040209 to #432895.

Tints of #472a9e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #472a9e, its pure hue is 255.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 58.0%, and its lightness is 39.2%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #472a9e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5237a4 to #f4f2f9.

Tones of #472a9e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #472a9e, its pure hue is 255.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 58.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #472a9e, which range from #646464 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #3200c8 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #472a9e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #472a9e! For #472a9e, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #472a9e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #472a9e

This color, #472a9e, consists of 27.8% Red, 16.5% Green, and 62.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 71, Green = 42, Blue = 158. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #472a9e is 55.1% Cyan, 73.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 38% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R27.8%
C55.1%
G16.5%
M73.4%
B62.0%
Y0.0%
K38.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 71 42 158
Octal 107 52 236
Hexa #47 #2a #9e
Binary 01000111 00101010 10011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 55 73 0 38
Octal 67 111 0 46
Hexa #37 #49 #00 #26
Binary 00110111 01001001 00000000 00100110

Analogous Colors of #472a9e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #472a9e — which has hue 255.0° — its analogous colors are located at 225.0° and 285.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #472a9e.

Triadic Colors of #472a9e

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #472a9e — which has hue 255.0° — its triadic colors are located at 15.0° and 255.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #472a9e.

Complementary Color of #472a9e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #472a9e — which has hue 255.0° — its complementary color is located at 75.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #472a9e.

Split Complementary Colors of #472a9e

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #472a9e — which has hue 255.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 45.0° and 255.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #472a9e.

Tetradic Colors of #472a9e

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #472a9e — which has hue 255.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 165.0°, 255.0°, 345.0°, and 75.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #472a9e.

Monochromatic Colors of #472a9e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #472a9e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #292045 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #6d43e9 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #472a9e

We want to make getting started with #472a9e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #472a9e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #472a9e can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #472a9e with other HTML elements.

#472a9e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #472a9e.
<span style="color: #472a9e;">The color of this text is #472a9e.</span>

#472a9e Background Color

The background color for this text is #472a9e.
<div style="background-color: #472a9e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #472a9e.</div>

#472a9e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #472a9e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #472a9e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #472a9e.</span>

#472a9e Border Color

This is a div with border color #472a9e.
<div style="border: #472a9e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #472a9e.</div>

#472a9e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #472a9e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #472a9e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #472a9e on a white background.</div></div>

#472a9e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #472a9e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #472a9e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #472a9e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #472a9e to White

This is a gradient from #472a9e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#472a9e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #472a9e to white.</div>

Gradient from #472a9e to Black

This is a gradient from #472a9e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#472a9e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#472a9e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #472a9e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #472a9e

In addition to using #472a9e on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #472a9e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #472a9e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 71, Green = 42, Blue = 158). If you need details about the color coordinates of #472a9e in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #472a9e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(71, 42, 158)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #472a9e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #472a9e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #472a9e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(71, 42, 158);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#472a9e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:71, green:42, blue:158, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:71 green:42 blue:158 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(71f, 42f, 158f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(71, 42, 158);
 

#472a9e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #472a9e the same way. For those with color blindness, #472a9e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #472a9e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #472a9e is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #472a9e looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #472a9e will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Recommended

We analyzed whether #472a9e is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 10.0:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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