#abacab Color Information

#abacab 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 #abacab. In RGB, it consists of 67.1% Red, 67.5% Green, and 67.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 120.0°, with saturation of 0.6% and lightness of 67.3%. The decimal value for #abacab is 11250859, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #abacab is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#abacab Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color171, 172, 171 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color67.1%, 67.5%, 67.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.329, 0.325, 0.329 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.006, 0, 0.006, 0.325 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color120.0°, 0.6%, 67.3% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color120.0°, 0.6%, 67.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.898, 41.103, 44.412 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color171, 172, 172 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11250859 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color70.248, -0.539, 0.381 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)70.248, 0.659, 144.759 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color70.248, -0.511, 0.649 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color64.112, -3.896, 3.807 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.313, 0.330, 41.103 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289440939 / 0xffabacab Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: April 12, 2024

Shades of #abacab

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #abacab, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, and its lightness is 67.3%. 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 9 different shades of #abacab, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #151615 to #969796.

Tints of #abacab

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #abacab, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, and its lightness is 67.3%. 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 #abacab, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b6b6b6 to #f5f5f5.

Tones of #abacab

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #abacab, its pure hue is 120.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 0.6%, 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 #abacab, which range from #acacac (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #58ff58 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #abacab

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

Color Coordinates of #abacab

This color, #abacab, consists of 67.1% Red, 67.5% Green, and 67.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 171, Green = 172, Blue = 171. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #abacab is 0.6% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R67.1%
C0.6%
G67.5%
M0.0%
B67.1%
Y0.6%
K32.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 171 172 171
Octal 253 254 253
Hexa #ab #ac #ab
Binary 10101011 10101100 10101011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 0 32
Octal 0 0 0 40
Hexa #00 #00 #00 #20
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000000 00100000

Analogous Colors of #abacab

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #abacab — which has hue 120.0° — its analogous colors are located at 90.0° and 150.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #abacab.

Triadic Colors of #abacab

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 #abacab — which has hue 120.0° — its triadic colors are located at 0.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #abacab.

Complementary Color of #abacab

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #abacab — which has hue 120.0° — its complementary color is located at 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #abacab.

Split Complementary Colors of #abacab

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 #abacab — which has hue 120.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 120.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #abacab.

Tetradic Colors of #abacab

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 #abacab — which has hue 120.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 30.0°, 120.0°, 210.0°, and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #abacab.

Monochromatic Colors of #abacab

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #abacab, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #818281 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d5d6d5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #abacab

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

#abacab Foreground / Text Color

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

#abacab Background Color

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

#abacab Text Shadow Color

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

#abacab Border Color

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

#abacab Color Rectangle on a White Background

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

#abacab Color Rectangle on a Black Background

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

Gradient from #abacab to White

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

Gradient from #abacab to Black

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

Coding & Programming with #abacab

In addition to using #abacab 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 #abacab in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #abacab, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 171, Green = 172, Blue = 171). If you need details about the color coordinates of #abacab 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 #abacab
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(171, 172, 171)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #abacab; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #abacab; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #abacab; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(171, 172, 171);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#abacab")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:171, green:172, blue:171, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:171 green:172 blue:171 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(171f, 172f, 171f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(171, 172, 171);
 

#abacab Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #abacab the same way. For those with color blindness, #abacab might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #abacab looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #abacab 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 #abacab 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 #abacab 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 #abacab 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 2.3:1 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