#685951 Color Information

#685951 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 #685951, and its official name is Museum. In RGB, it consists of 40.8% Red, 34.9% Green, and 31.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 14.4% Magenta, 22.1% Yellow, and 59.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 20.9°, with saturation of 12.4% and lightness of 36.3%. The decimal value for #685951 is 6838609, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #685951 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#685951 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMuseum Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color104, 89, 81 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.8%, 34.9%, 31.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.592, 0.651, 0.682 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.144, 0.221, 0.592 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color20.9°, 12.4%, 36.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color20.9°, 22.1%, 40.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color10.767, 10.682, 9.279 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color104, 93, 81 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6838609 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color39.039, 4.687, 6.884 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)39.039, 8.328, 55.751 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color39.039, 9.519, 7.701 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color32.683, 1.606, 6.046 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.350, 0.348, 10.682 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285028689 / 0xff685951 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: April 21, 2024

Shades of #685951

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #685951, its pure hue is 20.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.4%, and its lightness is 36.3%. 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 #685951, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0b0a to #5b4e47.

Tints of #685951

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #685951, its pure hue is 20.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.4%, and its lightness is 36.3%. 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 #685951, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7b6e67 to #eceae9.

Tones of #685951

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #685951, its pure hue is 20.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 12.4%, 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 #685951, which range from #5d5d5d (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #b94000 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #685951

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #685951! For #685951, 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, #685951. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #685951

This color, #685951, consists of 40.8% Red, 34.9% Green, and 31.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 104, Green = 89, Blue = 81. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #685951 is 0% Cyan, 14.4% Magenta, 22.1% Yellow, and 59.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.8%
C0.0%
G34.9%
M14.4%
B31.8%
Y22.1%
K59.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 104 89 81
Octal 150 131 121
Hexa #68 #59 #51
Binary 01101000 01011001 01010001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 14 22 59
Octal 0 16 26 73
Hexa #00 #0e #16 #3b
Binary 00000000 00001110 00010110 00111011

Analogous Colors of #685951

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #685951 — which has hue 20.9° — its analogous colors are located at 20.9° and 350.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685951.

Triadic Colors of #685951

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 #685951 — which has hue 20.9° — its triadic colors are located at 20.9° and 260.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685951.

Complementary Color of #685951

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #685951 — which has hue 20.9° — its complementary color is located at 200.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685951.

Split Complementary Colors of #685951

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 #685951 — which has hue 20.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 20.9° and 230.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685951.

Tetradic Colors of #685951

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 #685951 — which has hue 20.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 290.9°, 20.9°, 110.9°, and 200.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685951.

Monochromatic Colors of #685951

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #685951, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #312d2b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a08475 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #685951

We want to make getting started with #685951 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #685951 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #685951 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 #685951 with other HTML elements.

#685951 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #685951.
<span style="color: #685951;">The color of this text is #685951.</span>

#685951 Background Color

The background color for this text is #685951.
<div style="background-color: #685951; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #685951.</div>

#685951 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #685951.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #685951;">This color for the shadow of this text is #685951.</span>

#685951 Border Color

This is a div with border color #685951.
<div style="border: #685951 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #685951.</div>

#685951 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #685951 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #685951; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #685951 on a white background.</div></div>

#685951 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #685951 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #685951; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #685951 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #685951 to White

This is a gradient from #685951 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#685951,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#685951,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#685951,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#685951,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #685951 to white.</div>

Gradient from #685951 to Black

This is a gradient from #685951 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#685951,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#685951,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#685951,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#685951,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #685951 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #685951

In addition to using #685951 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 #685951 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #685951, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 104, Green = 89, Blue = 81). If you need details about the color coordinates of #685951 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 #685951
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(104, 89, 81)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #685951; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #685951; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #685951; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(104, 89, 81);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#685951")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:104, green:89, blue:81, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:104 green:89 blue:81 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(104f, 89f, 81f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(104, 89, 81);
 

#685951 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #685951 the same way. For those with color blindness, #685951 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #685951 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #685951 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 #685951 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 #685951 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 #685951 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 6.7:1 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 #685951 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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