#6b7ba7 Color Information

#6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7, and its official name is Night Thistle. In RGB, it consists of 42.0% Red, 48.2% Green, and 65.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 35.9% Cyan, 26.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 34.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 224.0°, with saturation of 25.4% and lightness of 53.7%. The decimal value for #6b7ba7 is 7044007, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6b7ba7 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#6b7ba7 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorNight Thistle Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color107, 123, 167 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color42.0%, 48.2%, 65.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.580, 0.518, 0.345 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.359, 0.263, 0, 0.345 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color224.0°, 25.4%, 53.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color224.0°, 35.9%, 65.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color20.121, 20.082, 39.375 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color107, 120, 167 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7044007 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color51.929, 5.196, -25.370 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)51.929, 25.897, 281.575 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color51.929, -9.922, -38.534 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color44.813, 1.727, -20.727 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.253, 0.252, 20.082 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285234087 / 0xff6b7ba7 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666699 Copy
Last Updated: April 18, 2024

Shades of #6b7ba7

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6b7ba7, its pure hue is 224.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.4%, and its lightness is 53.7%. 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 #6b7ba7, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0f15 to #5e6c92.

Tints of #6b7ba7

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6b7ba7, its pure hue is 224.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.4%, and its lightness is 53.7%. 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 #6b7ba7, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7e8cb2 to #edeff4.

Tones of #6b7ba7

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6b7ba7, its pure hue is 224.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.4%, 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 #6b7ba7, which range from #898989 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #1352ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6b7ba7

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6b7ba7! For #6b7ba7, 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, #6b7ba7. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6b7ba7

This color, #6b7ba7, consists of 42.0% Red, 48.2% Green, and 65.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 107, Green = 123, Blue = 167. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6b7ba7 is 35.9% Cyan, 26.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 34.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R42.0%
C35.9%
G48.2%
M26.3%
B65.5%
Y0.0%
K34.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 107 123 167
Octal 153 173 247
Hexa #6b #7b #a7
Binary 01101011 01111011 10100111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 35 26 0 34
Octal 43 32 0 42
Hexa #23 #1a #00 #22
Binary 00100011 00011010 00000000 00100010

Analogous Colors of #6b7ba7

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6b7ba7 — which has hue 224.0° — its analogous colors are located at 194.0° and 254.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b7ba7.

Triadic Colors of #6b7ba7

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 #6b7ba7 — which has hue 224.0° — its triadic colors are located at 104.0° and 344.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b7ba7.

Complementary Color of #6b7ba7

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6b7ba7 — which has hue 224.0° — its complementary color is located at 44.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b7ba7.

Split Complementary Colors of #6b7ba7

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 #6b7ba7 — which has hue 224.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 14.0° and 224.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b7ba7.

Tetradic Colors of #6b7ba7

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 #6b7ba7 — which has hue 224.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 134.0°, 224.0°, 314.0°, and 44.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b7ba7.

Monochromatic Colors of #6b7ba7

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6b7ba7, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #444958 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #aebadb (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6b7ba7

We want to make getting started with #6b7ba7 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6b7ba7 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7 with other HTML elements.

#6b7ba7 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6b7ba7.
<span style="color: #6b7ba7;">The color of this text is #6b7ba7.</span>

#6b7ba7 Background Color

The background color for this text is #6b7ba7.
<div style="background-color: #6b7ba7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6b7ba7.</div>

#6b7ba7 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6b7ba7.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6b7ba7;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6b7ba7.</span>

#6b7ba7 Border Color

This is a div with border color #6b7ba7.
<div style="border: #6b7ba7 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6b7ba7.</div>

#6b7ba7 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b7ba7 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b7ba7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b7ba7 on a white background.</div></div>

#6b7ba7 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b7ba7 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b7ba7; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b7ba7 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6b7ba7 to White

This is a gradient from #6b7ba7 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b7ba7,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b7ba7 to white.</div>

Gradient from #6b7ba7 to Black

This is a gradient from #6b7ba7 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b7ba7,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b7ba7,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b7ba7 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6b7ba7

In addition to using #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6b7ba7, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 107, Green = 123, Blue = 167). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(107, 123, 167)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6b7ba7; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6b7ba7; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6b7ba7; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(107, 123, 167);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6b7ba7")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:107, green:123, blue:167, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:123 blue:167 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(107f, 123f, 167f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(107, 123, 167);
 

#6b7ba7 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6b7ba7 the same way. For those with color blindness, #6b7ba7 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6b7ba7 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7 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 #6b7ba7 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 4.2:1 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 #6b7ba7 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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