#517933 Color Information

#517933 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 #517933, and its official name is Luscious Lemongrass. In RGB, it consists of 31.8% Red, 47.5% Green, and 20.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 33.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 57.9% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 94.3°, with saturation of 40.7% and lightness of 33.7%. The decimal value for #517933 is 5339443, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666633. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #517933 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#517933 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorLuscious Lemongrass Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color81, 121, 51 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color31.8%, 47.5%, 20.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.682, 0.525, 0.800 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.331, 0, 0.579, 0.525 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color94.3°, 40.7%, 33.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color94.3°, 57.9%, 47.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color10.828, 15.663, 5.585 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color51, 121, 91 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5339443 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color46.529, -27.135, 33.501 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)46.529, 43.112, 129.007 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color46.529, -19.873, 41.511 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color39.577, -20.421, 19.337 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.338, 0.488, 15.663 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283529523 / 0xff517933 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666633 Copy
Last Updated: April 20, 2024

Shades of #517933

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #517933, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.7%, and its lightness is 33.7%. 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 9 different shades of #517933, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a0f06 to #476a2d.

Tints of #517933

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #517933, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.7%, and its lightness is 33.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #517933, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #678a4d to #e9eee6.

Tones of #517933

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #517933, its pure hue is 94.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.7%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #517933, which range from #565656 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #4aac00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #517933

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #517933! For #517933, 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, #517933. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #517933

This color, #517933, consists of 31.8% Red, 47.5% Green, and 20.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 81, Green = 121, Blue = 51. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #517933 is 33.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 57.9% Yellow, and 52.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R31.8%
C33.1%
G47.5%
M0.0%
B20.0%
Y57.9%
K52.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 81 121 51
Octal 121 171 63
Hexa #51 #79 #33
Binary 01010001 01111001 00110011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 33 0 57 52
Octal 41 0 71 64
Hexa #21 #00 #39 #34
Binary 00100001 00000000 00111001 00110100

Analogous Colors of #517933

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #517933 — which has hue 94.3° — its analogous colors are located at 64.3° and 124.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #517933.

Triadic Colors of #517933

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 #517933 — which has hue 94.3° — its triadic colors are located at 94.3° and 334.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #517933.

Complementary Color of #517933

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #517933 — which has hue 94.3° — its complementary color is located at 274.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #517933.

Split Complementary Colors of #517933

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 #517933 — which has hue 94.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 94.3° and 304.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #517933.

Tetradic Colors of #517933

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 #517933 — which has hue 94.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 4.3°, 94.3°, 184.3°, and 274.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #517933.

Monochromatic Colors of #517933

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #517933, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2a3422 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #76ce34 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #517933

We want to make getting started with #517933 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #517933 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #517933 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 #517933 with other HTML elements.

#517933 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #517933.
<span style="color: #517933;">The color of this text is #517933.</span>

#517933 Background Color

The background color for this text is #517933.
<div style="background-color: #517933; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #517933.</div>

#517933 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #517933.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #517933;">This color for the shadow of this text is #517933.</span>

#517933 Border Color

This is a div with border color #517933.
<div style="border: #517933 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #517933.</div>

#517933 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #517933 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #517933; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #517933 on a white background.</div></div>

#517933 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #517933 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #517933; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #517933 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #517933 to White

This is a gradient from #517933 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#517933,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#517933,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#517933,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#517933,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #517933 to white.</div>

Gradient from #517933 to Black

This is a gradient from #517933 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#517933,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#517933,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#517933,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#517933,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #517933 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #517933

In addition to using #517933 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 #517933 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #517933, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 81, Green = 121, Blue = 51). If you need details about the color coordinates of #517933 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 #517933
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(81, 121, 51)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #517933; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #517933; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #517933; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(81, 121, 51);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#517933")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:81, green:121, blue:51, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:81 green:121 blue:51 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(81f, 121f, 51f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(81, 121, 51);
 

#517933 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #517933 the same way. For those with color blindness, #517933 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #517933 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #517933 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 #517933 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 #517933 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #517933 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 5.1:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #517933 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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