#a0c172 Color Information

#a0c172 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 #a0c172. In RGB, it consists of 62.7% Red, 75.7% Green, and 44.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 17.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 40.9% Yellow, and 24.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 85.1°, with saturation of 38.9% and lightness of 60.2%. The decimal value for #a0c172 is 10535282, and its nearest "web safe" color is #99cc66. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a0c172 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#a0c172 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color160, 193, 114 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color62.7%, 75.7%, 44.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.373, 0.243, 0.553 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.171, 0, 0.409, 0.243 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color85.1°, 38.9%, 60.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color85.1°, 40.9%, 75.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color36.604, 46.828, 23.029 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color114, 193, 147 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10535282 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color74.080, -24.499, 36.149 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)74.080, 43.668, 124.126 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color74.080, -16.041, 51.225 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color68.431, -24.274, 27.949 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.344, 0.440, 46.828 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288725362 / 0xffa0c172 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#99cc66 Copy

Shades of #a0c172

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a0c172, its pure hue is 85.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.9%, and its lightness is 60.2%. 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 #a0c172, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #090b07 to #97b66b.

Tints of #a0c172

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a0c172, its pure hue is 85.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.9%, and its lightness is 60.2%. 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 #a0c172, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #a6c57a to #f9fbf7.

Tones of #a0c172

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a0c172, its pure hue is 85.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 38.9%, 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 #a0c172, which range from #9a9a9a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #aaff34 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a0c172

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a0c172! For #a0c172, 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, #a0c172. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a0c172

This color, #a0c172, consists of 62.7% Red, 75.7% Green, and 44.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 160, Green = 193, Blue = 114. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a0c172 is 17.1% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 40.9% Yellow, and 24.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R62.7%
C17.1%
G75.7%
M0.0%
B44.7%
Y40.9%
K24.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 160 193 114
Octal 240 301 162
Hexa #a0 #c1 #72
Binary 10100000 11000001 01110010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 17 0 40 24
Octal 21 0 50 30
Hexa #11 #00 #28 #18
Binary 00010001 00000000 00101000 00011000

Analogous Colors of #a0c172

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a0c172 — which has hue 85.1° — its analogous colors are located at 55.1° and 115.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a0c172.

Triadic Colors of #a0c172

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 #a0c172 — which has hue 85.1° — its triadic colors are located at 85.1° and 325.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a0c172.

Complementary Color of #a0c172

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a0c172 — which has hue 85.1° — its complementary color is located at 265.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a0c172.

Split Complementary Colors of #a0c172

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 #a0c172 — which has hue 85.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 85.1° and 295.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a0c172.

Tetradic Colors of #a0c172

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 #a0c172 — which has hue 85.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 355.1°, 85.1°, 175.1°, and 265.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a0c172.

Monochromatic Colors of #a0c172

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a0c172, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #6a7b53 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d1eaaf (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a0c172

We want to make getting started with #a0c172 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a0c172 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a0c172 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 #a0c172 with other HTML elements.

#a0c172 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a0c172.
<span style="color: #a0c172;">The color of this text is #a0c172.</span>

#a0c172 Background Color

The background color for this text is #a0c172.
<div style="background-color: #a0c172; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a0c172.</div>

#a0c172 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a0c172.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a0c172;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a0c172.</span>

#a0c172 Border Color

This is a div with border color #a0c172.
<div style="border: #a0c172 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a0c172.</div>

#a0c172 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a0c172 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a0c172; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a0c172 on a white background.</div></div>

#a0c172 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a0c172 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a0c172; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a0c172 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a0c172 to White

This is a gradient from #a0c172 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a0c172,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a0c172 to white.</div>

Gradient from #a0c172 to Black

This is a gradient from #a0c172 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a0c172,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a0c172,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a0c172 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a0c172

In addition to using #a0c172 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 #a0c172 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a0c172, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 160, Green = 193, Blue = 114). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a0c172 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 #a0c172
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(160, 193, 114)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a0c172; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a0c172; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a0c172; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(160, 193, 114);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a0c172")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:160, green:193, blue:114, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:160 green:193 blue:114 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(160f, 193f, 114f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(160, 193, 114);
 

#a0c172 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a0c172 the same way. For those with color blindness, #a0c172 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a0c172 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a0c172 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 #a0c172 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 #a0c172 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 #a0c172 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 2.0:1 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
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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