#9c8bc2 Color Information

#9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2. In RGB, it consists of 61.2% Red, 54.5% Green, and 76.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 19.6% Cyan, 28.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 23.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 258.5°, with saturation of 31.1% and lightness of 65.3%. The decimal value for #9c8bc2 is 10259394, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #9c8bc2 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#9c8bc2 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color156, 139, 194 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color61.2%, 54.5%, 76.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.388, 0.455, 0.239 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.196, 0.284, 0, 0.239 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color258.5°, 31.1%, 65.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color258.5°, 28.4%, 76.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color32.681, 29.428, 54.997 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color156, 139, 194 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10259394 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color61.158, 17.708, -26.247 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)61.158, 31.662, 304.005 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color61.158, 5.329, -42.865 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color54.248, 12.600, -22.135 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.279, 0.251, 29.428 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288449474 / 0xff9c8bc2 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999cc Copy

Shades of #9c8bc2

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #9c8bc2, its pure hue is 258.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.1%, and its lightness is 65.3%. 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 18 different shades of #9c8bc2, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #09080b to #9383b7.

Tints of #9c8bc2

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #9c8bc2, its pure hue is 258.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.1%, and its lightness is 65.3%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #9c8bc2, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #a292c6 to #f9f8fb.

Tones of #9c8bc2

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #9c8bc2, its pure hue is 258.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 31.1%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #9c8bc2, which range from #a7a7a7 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #854eff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #9c8bc2

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #9c8bc2! For #9c8bc2, 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, #9c8bc2. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #9c8bc2

This color, #9c8bc2, consists of 61.2% Red, 54.5% Green, and 76.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 156, Green = 139, Blue = 194. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #9c8bc2 is 19.6% Cyan, 28.4% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 23.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R61.2%
C19.6%
G54.5%
M28.4%
B76.1%
Y0.0%
K23.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 156 139 194
Octal 234 213 302
Hexa #9c #8b #c2
Binary 10011100 10001011 11000010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 19 28 0 23
Octal 23 34 0 27
Hexa #13 #1c #00 #17
Binary 00010011 00011100 00000000 00010111

Analogous Colors of #9c8bc2

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #9c8bc2 — which has hue 258.5° — its analogous colors are located at 228.5° and 288.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9c8bc2.

Triadic Colors of #9c8bc2

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 #9c8bc2 — which has hue 258.5° — its triadic colors are located at 18.5° and 258.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9c8bc2.

Complementary Color of #9c8bc2

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #9c8bc2 — which has hue 258.5° — its complementary color is located at 78.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9c8bc2.

Split Complementary Colors of #9c8bc2

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 #9c8bc2 — which has hue 258.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 48.5° and 258.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9c8bc2.

Tetradic Colors of #9c8bc2

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 #9c8bc2 — which has hue 258.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 168.5°, 258.5°, 348.5°, and 78.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #9c8bc2.

Monochromatic Colors of #9c8bc2

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #9c8bc2, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #73678d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #cbbee7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #9c8bc2

We want to make getting started with #9c8bc2 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #9c8bc2 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2 with other HTML elements.

#9c8bc2 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #9c8bc2.
<span style="color: #9c8bc2;">The color of this text is #9c8bc2.</span>

#9c8bc2 Background Color

The background color for this text is #9c8bc2.
<div style="background-color: #9c8bc2; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #9c8bc2.</div>

#9c8bc2 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #9c8bc2.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #9c8bc2;">This color for the shadow of this text is #9c8bc2.</span>

#9c8bc2 Border Color

This is a div with border color #9c8bc2.
<div style="border: #9c8bc2 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #9c8bc2.</div>

#9c8bc2 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #9c8bc2 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9c8bc2; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9c8bc2 on a white background.</div></div>

#9c8bc2 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #9c8bc2 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #9c8bc2; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #9c8bc2 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #9c8bc2 to White

This is a gradient from #9c8bc2 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9c8bc2,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9c8bc2 to white.</div>

Gradient from #9c8bc2 to Black

This is a gradient from #9c8bc2 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#9c8bc2,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#9c8bc2,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #9c8bc2 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #9c8bc2

In addition to using #9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #9c8bc2, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 156, Green = 139, Blue = 194). If you need details about the color coordinates of #9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(156, 139, 194)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #9c8bc2; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #9c8bc2; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #9c8bc2; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(156, 139, 194);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#9c8bc2")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:156, green:139, blue:194, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:156 green:139 blue:194 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(156f, 139f, 194f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(156, 139, 194);
 

#9c8bc2 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #9c8bc2 the same way. For those with color blindness, #9c8bc2 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #9c8bc2 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2 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 #9c8bc2 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #9c8bc2 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 3.0:1 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 #9c8bc2 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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