#a2a2e9 Color Information

#a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9. In RGB, it consists of 63.5% Red, 63.5% Green, and 91.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 30.5% Cyan, 30.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 8.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 240.0°, with saturation of 61.7% and lightness of 77.5%. The decimal value for #a2a2e9 is 10658537, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a2a2e9 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#a2a2e9 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color162, 162, 233 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color63.5%, 63.5%, 91.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.365, 0.365, 0.086 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.305, 0.305, 0, 0.086 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color240.0°, 61.7%, 77.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color240.0°, 30.5%, 91.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color42.529, 39.405, 82.455 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color162, 162, 233 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10658537 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color69.044, 15.861, -35.671 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)69.044, 39.039, 293.972 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color69.044, -4.256, -59.036 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color62.774, 11.079, -33.938 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.259, 0.240, 39.405 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4288848617 / 0xffa2a2e9 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999ff Copy
Last Updated: December 7, 2023

Shades of #a2a2e9

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a2a2e9, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.7%, and its lightness is 77.5%. 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 #a2a2e9, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #14141d to #8e8ecc.

Tints of #a2a2e9

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a2a2e9, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.7%, and its lightness is 77.5%. 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 #a2a2e9, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #aeaeec to #f3f3fc.

Tones of #a2a2e9

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a2a2e9, its pure hue is 240.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.7%, 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 #a2a2e9, which range from #c6c6c6 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #8c8cff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a2a2e9

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a2a2e9! For #a2a2e9, 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, #a2a2e9. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a2a2e9

This color, #a2a2e9, consists of 63.5% Red, 63.5% Green, and 91.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 162, Green = 162, Blue = 233. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a2a2e9 is 30.5% Cyan, 30.5% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 8.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R63.5%
C30.5%
G63.5%
M30.5%
B91.4%
Y0.0%
K8.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 162 162 233
Octal 242 242 351
Hexa #a2 #a2 #e9
Binary 10100010 10100010 11101001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 30 30 0 8
Octal 36 36 0 10
Hexa #1e #1e #00 #08
Binary 00011110 00011110 00000000 00001000

Analogous Colors of #a2a2e9

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a2a2e9 — which has hue 240.0° — its analogous colors are located at 210.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a2a2e9.

Triadic Colors of #a2a2e9

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 #a2a2e9 — which has hue 240.0° — its triadic colors are located at 120.0° and 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a2a2e9.

Complementary Color of #a2a2e9

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a2a2e9 — which has hue 240.0° — its complementary color is located at 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a2a2e9.

Split Complementary Colors of #a2a2e9

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 #a2a2e9 — which has hue 240.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 30.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a2a2e9.

Tetradic Colors of #a2a2e9

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 #a2a2e9 — which has hue 240.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 150.0°, 240.0°, 330.0°, and 60.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a2a2e9.

Monochromatic Colors of #a2a2e9

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a2a2e9, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #8484ce — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #cbcbfa (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a2a2e9

We want to make getting started with #a2a2e9 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a2a2e9 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9 with other HTML elements.

#a2a2e9 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a2a2e9.
<span style="color: #a2a2e9;">The color of this text is #a2a2e9.</span>

#a2a2e9 Background Color

The background color for this text is #a2a2e9.
<div style="background-color: #a2a2e9; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a2a2e9.</div>

#a2a2e9 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a2a2e9.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a2a2e9;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a2a2e9.</span>

#a2a2e9 Border Color

This is a div with border color #a2a2e9.
<div style="border: #a2a2e9 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a2a2e9.</div>

#a2a2e9 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a2a2e9 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a2a2e9; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a2a2e9 on a white background.</div></div>

#a2a2e9 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a2a2e9 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a2a2e9; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a2a2e9 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a2a2e9 to White

This is a gradient from #a2a2e9 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a2a2e9,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a2a2e9 to white.</div>

Gradient from #a2a2e9 to Black

This is a gradient from #a2a2e9 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a2a2e9,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a2a2e9,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a2a2e9 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a2a2e9

In addition to using #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a2a2e9, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 162, Green = 162, Blue = 233). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(162, 162, 233)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a2a2e9; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a2a2e9; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a2a2e9; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(162, 162, 233);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a2a2e9")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:162, green:162, blue:233, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:162 green:162 blue:233 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(162f, 162f, 233f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(162, 162, 233);
 

#a2a2e9 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a2a2e9 the same way. For those with color blindness, #a2a2e9 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a2a2e9 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9 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 #a2a2e9 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 2.4:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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