#aca9ab Color Information

#aca9ab 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 #aca9ab. In RGB, it consists of 67.5% Red, 66.3% Green, and 67.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 1.7% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 320.0°, with saturation of 1.8% and lightness of 66.9%. The decimal value for #aca9ab is 11315627, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #aca9ab is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#aca9ab Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color172, 169, 171 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color67.5%, 66.3%, 67.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.325, 0.337, 0.329 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.017, 0.006, 0.325 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color320.0°, 1.8%, 66.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color320.0°, 1.7%, 67.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.552, 40.087, 44.234 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color172, 169, 171 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11315627 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color69.531, 1.447, -0.657 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)69.531, 1.589, 335.589 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color69.531, 1.597, -1.210 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color63.314, -2.112, 2.898 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.314, 0.326, 40.087 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289505707 / 0xffaca9ab Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: April 20, 2024

Shades of #aca9ab

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #aca9ab, its pure hue is 320.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, and its lightness is 66.9%. 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 #aca9ab, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #161515 to #979496.

Tints of #aca9ab

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #aca9ab, its pure hue is 320.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, and its lightness is 66.9%. 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 #aca9ab, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b6b4b6 to #f5f4f5.

Tones of #aca9ab

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #aca9ab, its pure hue is 320.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, 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 #aca9ab, which range from #ababab (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff56c7 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #aca9ab

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #aca9ab! For #aca9ab, 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, #aca9ab. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #aca9ab

This color, #aca9ab, consists of 67.5% Red, 66.3% Green, and 67.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 172, Green = 169, Blue = 171. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #aca9ab is 0% Cyan, 1.7% Magenta, 0.6% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R67.5%
C0.0%
G66.3%
M1.7%
B67.1%
Y0.6%
K32.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 172 169 171
Octal 254 251 253
Hexa #ac #a9 #ab
Binary 10101100 10101001 10101011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 1 0 32
Octal 0 1 0 40
Hexa #00 #01 #00 #20
Binary 00000000 00000001 00000000 00100000

Analogous Colors of #aca9ab

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #aca9ab — which has hue 320.0° — its analogous colors are located at 290.0° and 350.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca9ab.

Triadic Colors of #aca9ab

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 #aca9ab — which has hue 320.0° — its triadic colors are located at 80.0° and 320.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca9ab.

Complementary Color of #aca9ab

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #aca9ab — which has hue 320.0° — its complementary color is located at 140.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca9ab.

Split Complementary Colors of #aca9ab

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 #aca9ab — which has hue 320.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 110.0° and 320.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca9ab.

Tetradic Colors of #aca9ab

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 #aca9ab — which has hue 320.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 230.0°, 320.0°, 50.0°, and 140.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca9ab.

Monochromatic Colors of #aca9ab

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #aca9ab, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #817f81 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d6d4d5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #aca9ab

We want to make getting started with #aca9ab on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #aca9ab into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab with other HTML elements.

#aca9ab Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #aca9ab.
<span style="color: #aca9ab;">The color of this text is #aca9ab.</span>

#aca9ab Background Color

The background color for this text is #aca9ab.
<div style="background-color: #aca9ab; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #aca9ab.</div>

#aca9ab Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #aca9ab.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #aca9ab;">This color for the shadow of this text is #aca9ab.</span>

#aca9ab Border Color

This is a div with border color #aca9ab.
<div style="border: #aca9ab 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #aca9ab.</div>

#aca9ab Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca9ab on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca9ab; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca9ab on a white background.</div></div>

#aca9ab Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca9ab on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca9ab; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca9ab on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #aca9ab to White

This is a gradient from #aca9ab to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca9ab,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca9ab to white.</div>

Gradient from #aca9ab to Black

This is a gradient from #aca9ab to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca9ab,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca9ab,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca9ab to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #aca9ab

In addition to using #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #aca9ab, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 172, Green = 169, Blue = 171). If you need details about the color coordinates of #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(172, 169, 171)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #aca9ab; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #aca9ab; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #aca9ab; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(172, 169, 171);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#aca9ab")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:172, green:169, blue:171, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:172 green:169 blue:171 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(172f, 169f, 171f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(172, 169, 171);
 

#aca9ab Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #aca9ab the same way. For those with color blindness, #aca9ab might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #aca9ab looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab 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 #aca9ab 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