#6e797b Color Information

#6e797b 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 #6e797b, and its official name is Phantom. In RGB, it consists of 43.1% Red, 47.5% Green, and 48.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 10.6% Cyan, 1.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 189.2°, with saturation of 5.6% and lightness of 45.7%. The decimal value for #6e797b is 7240059, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6e797b is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#6e797b Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPhantom Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color110, 121, 123 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color43.1%, 47.5%, 48.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.569, 0.525, 0.518 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.106, 0.016, 0, 0.518 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color189.2°, 5.6%, 45.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color189.2°, 10.6%, 48.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color16.843, 18.420, 21.407 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color110, 116, 123 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7240059 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color50.001, -3.646, -2.499 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)50.001, 4.420, 214.426 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color50.001, -6.054, -2.885 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color42.918, -5.056, 0.470 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.297, 0.325, 18.420 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285430139 / 0xff6e797b Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: April 22, 2024

Shades of #6e797b

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6e797b, its pure hue is 189.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 5.6%, and its lightness is 45.7%. 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 #6e797b, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0e0f0f to #606a6c.

Tints of #6e797b

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6e797b, its pure hue is 189.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 5.6%, and its lightness is 45.7%. 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 #6e797b, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #808a8c to #edeeef.

Tones of #6e797b

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6e797b, its pure hue is 189.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 5.6%, 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 #6e797b, which range from #757575 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00c5e9 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6e797b

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6e797b! For #6e797b, 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, #6e797b. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6e797b

This color, #6e797b, consists of 43.1% Red, 47.5% Green, and 48.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 110, Green = 121, Blue = 123. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6e797b is 10.6% Cyan, 1.6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R43.1%
C10.6%
G47.5%
M1.6%
B48.2%
Y0.0%
K51.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 110 121 123
Octal 156 171 173
Hexa #6e #79 #7b
Binary 01101110 01111001 01111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 10 1 0 51
Octal 12 1 0 63
Hexa #0a #01 #00 #33
Binary 00001010 00000001 00000000 00110011

Analogous Colors of #6e797b

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6e797b — which has hue 189.2° — its analogous colors are located at 159.2° and 219.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6e797b.

Triadic Colors of #6e797b

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 #6e797b — which has hue 189.2° — its triadic colors are located at 69.2° and 309.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6e797b.

Complementary Color of #6e797b

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6e797b — which has hue 189.2° — its complementary color is located at 9.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6e797b.

Split Complementary Colors of #6e797b

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 #6e797b — which has hue 189.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 39.2° and 339.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6e797b.

Tetradic Colors of #6e797b

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 #6e797b — which has hue 189.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 99.2°, 189.2°, 279.2°, and 9.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6e797b.

Monochromatic Colors of #6e797b

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6e797b, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #393b3c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a8b3b5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6e797b

We want to make getting started with #6e797b on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6e797b into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6e797b 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 #6e797b with other HTML elements.

#6e797b Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6e797b.
<span style="color: #6e797b;">The color of this text is #6e797b.</span>

#6e797b Background Color

The background color for this text is #6e797b.
<div style="background-color: #6e797b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6e797b.</div>

#6e797b Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6e797b.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6e797b;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6e797b.</span>

#6e797b Border Color

This is a div with border color #6e797b.
<div style="border: #6e797b 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6e797b.</div>

#6e797b Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6e797b on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6e797b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6e797b on a white background.</div></div>

#6e797b Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6e797b on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6e797b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6e797b on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6e797b to White

This is a gradient from #6e797b to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6e797b,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6e797b to white.</div>

Gradient from #6e797b to Black

This is a gradient from #6e797b to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6e797b,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6e797b,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6e797b to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6e797b

In addition to using #6e797b 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 #6e797b in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6e797b, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 110, Green = 121, Blue = 123). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6e797b 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 #6e797b
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(110, 121, 123)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6e797b; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6e797b; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6e797b; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(110, 121, 123);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6e797b")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:110, green:121, blue:123, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:110 green:121 blue:123 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(110f, 121f, 123f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(110, 121, 123);
 

#6e797b Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6e797b the same way. For those with color blindness, #6e797b might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6e797b looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6e797b 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 #6e797b 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 #6e797b 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 #6e797b 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 4.5:1 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 #6e797b 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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