#aa6aa3 Color Information

#aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3. In RGB, it consists of 66.7% Red, 41.6% Green, and 63.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 37.6% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 306.6°, with saturation of 27.4% and lightness of 54.1%. The decimal value for #aa6aa3 is 11168419, and its nearest "web safe" color is #996699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #aa6aa3 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#aa6aa3 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color170, 106, 163 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color66.7%, 41.6%, 63.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.333, 0.584, 0.361 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.376, 0.041, 0.333 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color306.6°, 27.4%, 54.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color306.6°, 37.6%, 66.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color28.343, 21.498, 37.306 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color170, 106, 163 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11168419 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color53.491, 34.514, -20.137 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)53.491, 39.959, 329.739 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color53.491, 32.793, -34.910 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color46.366, 27.971, -15.248 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.325, 0.247, 21.498 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289358499 / 0xffaa6aa3 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#996699 Copy

Shades of #aa6aa3

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #aa6aa3, its pure hue is 306.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.4%, and its lightness is 54.1%. 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 18 different shades of #aa6aa3, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a060a to #a06499.

Tints of #aa6aa3

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #aa6aa3, its pure hue is 306.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.4%, and its lightness is 54.1%. 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 #aa6aa3, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #af73a8 to #faf6fa.

Tones of #aa6aa3

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #aa6aa3, its pure hue is 306.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 27.4%, 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 #aa6aa3, which range from #8a8a8a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff15e5 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #aa6aa3

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #aa6aa3! For #aa6aa3, 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, #aa6aa3. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #aa6aa3

This color, #aa6aa3, consists of 66.7% Red, 41.6% Green, and 63.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 170, Green = 106, Blue = 163. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #aa6aa3 is 0% Cyan, 37.6% Magenta, 4.1% Yellow, and 33.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R66.7%
C0.0%
G41.6%
M37.6%
B63.9%
Y4.1%
K33.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 170 106 163
Octal 252 152 243
Hexa #aa #6a #a3
Binary 10101010 01101010 10100011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 37 4 33
Octal 0 45 4 41
Hexa #00 #25 #04 #21
Binary 00000000 00100101 00000100 00100001

Analogous Colors of #aa6aa3

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #aa6aa3 — which has hue 306.6° — its analogous colors are located at 276.6° and 336.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa6aa3.

Triadic Colors of #aa6aa3

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 #aa6aa3 — which has hue 306.6° — its triadic colors are located at 66.6° and 306.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa6aa3.

Complementary Color of #aa6aa3

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #aa6aa3 — which has hue 306.6° — its complementary color is located at 126.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa6aa3.

Split Complementary Colors of #aa6aa3

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 #aa6aa3 — which has hue 306.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 96.6° and 306.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa6aa3.

Tetradic Colors of #aa6aa3

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 #aa6aa3 — which has hue 306.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 216.6°, 306.6°, 36.6°, and 126.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aa6aa3.

Monochromatic Colors of #aa6aa3

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #aa6aa3, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #5a4558 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ddadd7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #aa6aa3

We want to make getting started with #aa6aa3 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #aa6aa3 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3 with other HTML elements.

#aa6aa3 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #aa6aa3.
<span style="color: #aa6aa3;">The color of this text is #aa6aa3.</span>

#aa6aa3 Background Color

The background color for this text is #aa6aa3.
<div style="background-color: #aa6aa3; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #aa6aa3.</div>

#aa6aa3 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #aa6aa3.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #aa6aa3;">This color for the shadow of this text is #aa6aa3.</span>

#aa6aa3 Border Color

This is a div with border color #aa6aa3.
<div style="border: #aa6aa3 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #aa6aa3.</div>

#aa6aa3 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #aa6aa3 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aa6aa3; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aa6aa3 on a white background.</div></div>

#aa6aa3 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #aa6aa3 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aa6aa3; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aa6aa3 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #aa6aa3 to White

This is a gradient from #aa6aa3 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aa6aa3,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aa6aa3 to white.</div>

Gradient from #aa6aa3 to Black

This is a gradient from #aa6aa3 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aa6aa3,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aa6aa3,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aa6aa3 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #aa6aa3

In addition to using #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #aa6aa3, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 170, Green = 106, Blue = 163). If you need details about the color coordinates of #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(170, 106, 163)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #aa6aa3; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #aa6aa3; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #aa6aa3; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(170, 106, 163);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#aa6aa3")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:170, green:106, blue:163, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:170 green:106 blue:163 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(170f, 106f, 163f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(170, 106, 163);
 

#aa6aa3 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #aa6aa3 the same way. For those with color blindness, #aa6aa3 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #aa6aa3 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3 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 #aa6aa3 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 4.0:1 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 #aa6aa3 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text