#6faaaa Color Information

#6faaaa 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 #6faaaa. In RGB, it consists of 43.5% Red, 66.7% Green, and 66.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 34.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 180.0°, with saturation of 25.8% and lightness of 55.1%. The decimal value for #6faaaa is 7318186, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6faaaa is green. 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#6faaaa Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color111, 170, 170 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color43.5%, 66.7%, 66.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.565, 0.333, 0.333 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.347, 0, 0, 0.333 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color180.0°, 25.8%, 55.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color180.0°, 34.7%, 66.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color28.186, 35.031, 43.306 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color111, 141, 170 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7318186 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color65.773, -19.042, -6.095 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)65.773, 19.993, 197.748 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color65.773, -28.137, -6.081 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color59.187, -18.573, -1.951 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.265, 0.329, 35.031 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285508266 / 0xff6faaaa Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669999 Copy
Last Updated: June 11, 2024

Shades of #6faaaa

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6faaaa, its pure hue is 180.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.8%, and its lightness is 55.1%. 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 #6faaaa, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0e1515 to #619595.

Tints of #6faaaa

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6faaaa, its pure hue is 180.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.8%, and its lightness is 55.1%. 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 #6faaaa, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #81b5b5 to #edf4f4.

Tones of #6faaaa

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6faaaa, its pure hue is 180.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.8%, 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 #6faaaa, which range from #8d8d8d (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #1affff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6faaaa

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6faaaa! For #6faaaa, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #6faaaa. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6faaaa

This color, #6faaaa, consists of 43.5% Red, 66.7% Green, and 66.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 111, Green = 170, Blue = 170. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6faaaa is 34.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R43.5%
C34.7%
G66.7%
M0.0%
B66.7%
Y0.0%
K33.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 111 170 170
Octal 157 252 252
Hexa #6f #aa #aa
Binary 01101111 10101010 10101010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 34 0 0 33
Octal 42 0 0 41
Hexa #22 #00 #00 #21
Binary 00100010 00000000 00000000 00100001

Analogous Colors of #6faaaa

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6faaaa — which has hue 180.0° — its analogous colors are located at 150.0° and 210.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6faaaa.

Triadic Colors of #6faaaa

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 #6faaaa — which has hue 180.0° — its triadic colors are located at 60.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6faaaa.

Complementary Color of #6faaaa

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6faaaa — which has hue 180.0° — its complementary color is located at 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6faaaa.

Split Complementary Colors of #6faaaa

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 #6faaaa — which has hue 180.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 30.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6faaaa.

Tetradic Colors of #6faaaa

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 #6faaaa — which has hue 180.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 90.0°, 180.0°, 270.0°, and 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6faaaa.

Monochromatic Colors of #6faaaa

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6faaaa, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #495e5e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #b0dcdc (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6faaaa

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

#6faaaa Foreground / Text Color

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

#6faaaa Background Color

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

#6faaaa Text Shadow Color

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

#6faaaa Border Color

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

#6faaaa Color Rectangle on a White Background

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

#6faaaa Color Rectangle on a Black Background

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

Gradient from #6faaaa to White

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

Gradient from #6faaaa to Black

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

Coding & Programming with #6faaaa

In addition to using #6faaaa 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 #6faaaa in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6faaaa, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 111, Green = 170, Blue = 170). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6faaaa 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 #6faaaa
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(111, 170, 170)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6faaaa; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6faaaa; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6faaaa; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(111, 170, 170);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6faaaa")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:111, green:170, blue:170, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:111 green:170 blue:170 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(111f, 170f, 170f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(111, 170, 170);
 

#6faaaa Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6faaaa the same way. For those with color blindness, #6faaaa might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6faaaa looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6faaaa 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 #6faaaa 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 #6faaaa 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 #6faaaa 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 2.6:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text