#6a96ba Color Information

#6a96ba 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 #6a96ba, and its official name is Lupine Blue. In RGB, it consists of 41.6% Red, 58.8% Green, and 72.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 43% Cyan, 19.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 27.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 207.0°, with saturation of 36.7% and lightness of 57.3%. The decimal value for #6a96ba is 6985402, and its nearest "web safe" color is #6699cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6a96ba is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#6a96ba Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorLupine Blue Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color106, 150, 186 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color41.6%, 58.8%, 72.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.584, 0.412, 0.271 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.43, 0.194, 0, 0.271 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color207.0°, 36.7%, 57.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color207.0°, 43.0%, 72.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color25.713, 28.422, 50.585 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color106, 134, 186 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6985402 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color60.268, -5.365, -23.403 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)60.268, 24.010, 257.088 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color60.268, -21.544, -35.013 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color53.312, -7.204, -18.938 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.246, 0.271, 28.422 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285175482 / 0xff6a96ba Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#6699cc Copy
Last Updated: July 23, 2024

Shades of #6a96ba

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6a96ba, its pure hue is 207.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.7%, and its lightness is 57.3%. 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 #6a96ba, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d1317 to #5d83a3.

Tints of #6a96ba

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6a96ba, its pure hue is 207.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.7%, and its lightness is 57.3%. 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 #6a96ba, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7da3c3 to #ecf2f6.

Tones of #6a96ba

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6a96ba, its pure hue is 207.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.7%, 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 #6a96ba, which range from #929292 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #259dff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6a96ba

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6a96ba! For #6a96ba, 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, #6a96ba. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6a96ba

This color, #6a96ba, consists of 41.6% Red, 58.8% Green, and 72.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 106, Green = 150, Blue = 186. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6a96ba is 43% Cyan, 19.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 27.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R41.6%
C43.0%
G58.8%
M19.4%
B72.9%
Y0.0%
K27.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 106 150 186
Octal 152 226 272
Hexa #6a #96 #ba
Binary 01101010 10010110 10111010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 43 19 0 27
Octal 53 23 0 33
Hexa #2b #13 #00 #1b
Binary 00101011 00010011 00000000 00011011

Analogous Colors of #6a96ba

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6a96ba — which has hue 207.0° — its analogous colors are located at 177.0° and 237.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a96ba.

Triadic Colors of #6a96ba

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 #6a96ba — which has hue 207.0° — its triadic colors are located at 87.0° and 327.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a96ba.

Complementary Color of #6a96ba

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6a96ba — which has hue 207.0° — its complementary color is located at 27.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a96ba.

Split Complementary Colors of #6a96ba

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 #6a96ba — which has hue 207.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 57.0° and 357.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a96ba.

Tetradic Colors of #6a96ba

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 #6a96ba — which has hue 207.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 117.0°, 207.0°, 297.0°, and 27.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a96ba.

Monochromatic Colors of #6a96ba

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6a96ba, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #4b5d6c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #abcce7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6a96ba

We want to make getting started with #6a96ba on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6a96ba into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba with other HTML elements.

#6a96ba Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6a96ba.
<span style="color: #6a96ba;">The color of this text is #6a96ba.</span>

#6a96ba Background Color

The background color for this text is #6a96ba.
<div style="background-color: #6a96ba; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6a96ba.</div>

#6a96ba Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6a96ba.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6a96ba;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6a96ba.</span>

#6a96ba Border Color

This is a div with border color #6a96ba.
<div style="border: #6a96ba 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6a96ba.</div>

#6a96ba Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6a96ba on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6a96ba; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6a96ba on a white background.</div></div>

#6a96ba Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6a96ba on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6a96ba; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6a96ba on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6a96ba to White

This is a gradient from #6a96ba to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6a96ba,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6a96ba to white.</div>

Gradient from #6a96ba to Black

This is a gradient from #6a96ba to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6a96ba,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6a96ba,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6a96ba to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6a96ba

In addition to using #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6a96ba, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 106, Green = 150, Blue = 186). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(106, 150, 186)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6a96ba; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6a96ba; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6a96ba; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(106, 150, 186);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6a96ba")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:106, green:150, blue:186, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:106 green:150 blue:186 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(106f, 150f, 186f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(106, 150, 186);
 

#6a96ba Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6a96ba the same way. For those with color blindness, #6a96ba might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6a96ba looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba 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 #6a96ba 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 3.1:1 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 #6a96ba would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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