#b5acb7 Color Information

#b5acb7 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 #b5acb7, and its official name is Audition. In RGB, it consists of 71.0% Red, 67.5% Green, and 71.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 1.1% Cyan, 6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 289.1°, with saturation of 7.1% and lightness of 69.6%. The decimal value for #b5acb7 is 11906231, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc99cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b5acb7 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#b5acb7 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorAudition Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color181, 172, 183 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color71.0%, 67.5%, 71.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.290, 0.325, 0.282 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.011, 0.06, 0, 0.282 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color289.1°, 7.1%, 69.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color289.1°, 6.0%, 71.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color42.356, 42.748, 50.819 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color181, 172, 183 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11906231 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.383, 5.258, -4.477 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.383, 6.905, 319.588 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.383, 4.466, -7.562 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color65.382, 1.218, -0.316 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.312, 0.315, 42.748 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290096311 / 0xffb5acb7 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc99cc Copy
Last Updated: September 21, 2023

Shades of #b5acb7

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b5acb7, its pure hue is 289.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, and its lightness is 69.6%. 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 #b5acb7, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #171617 to #9e97a0.

Tints of #b5acb7

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b5acb7, its pure hue is 289.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, and its lightness is 69.6%. 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 #b5acb7, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #beb6c0 to #f6f5f6.

Tones of #b5acb7

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b5acb7, its pure hue is 289.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.1%, 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 #b5acb7, which range from #b2b2b2 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #e364ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b5acb7

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b5acb7! For #b5acb7, 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, #b5acb7. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b5acb7

This color, #b5acb7, consists of 71.0% Red, 67.5% Green, and 71.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 181, Green = 172, Blue = 183. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b5acb7 is 1.1% Cyan, 6% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R71.0%
C1.1%
G67.5%
M6.0%
B71.8%
Y0.0%
K28.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 181 172 183
Octal 265 254 267
Hexa #b5 #ac #b7
Binary 10110101 10101100 10110111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 1 6 0 28
Octal 1 6 0 34
Hexa #01 #06 #00 #1c
Binary 00000001 00000110 00000000 00011100

Analogous Colors of #b5acb7

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b5acb7 — which has hue 289.1° — its analogous colors are located at 259.1° and 319.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5acb7.

Triadic Colors of #b5acb7

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 #b5acb7 — which has hue 289.1° — its triadic colors are located at 49.1° and 289.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5acb7.

Complementary Color of #b5acb7

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b5acb7 — which has hue 289.1° — its complementary color is located at 109.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5acb7.

Split Complementary Colors of #b5acb7

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 #b5acb7 — which has hue 289.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 79.1° and 289.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5acb7.

Tetradic Colors of #b5acb7

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 #b5acb7 — which has hue 289.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 199.1°, 289.1°, 19.1°, and 109.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b5acb7.

Monochromatic Colors of #b5acb7

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b5acb7, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #8d878f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dbd4dc (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b5acb7

We want to make getting started with #b5acb7 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b5acb7 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7 with other HTML elements.

#b5acb7 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b5acb7.
<span style="color: #b5acb7;">The color of this text is #b5acb7.</span>

#b5acb7 Background Color

The background color for this text is #b5acb7.
<div style="background-color: #b5acb7; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b5acb7.</div>

#b5acb7 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b5acb7.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b5acb7;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b5acb7.</span>

#b5acb7 Border Color

This is a div with border color #b5acb7.
<div style="border: #b5acb7 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b5acb7.</div>

#b5acb7 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b5acb7 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b5acb7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b5acb7 on a white background.</div></div>

#b5acb7 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b5acb7 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b5acb7; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b5acb7 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b5acb7 to White

This is a gradient from #b5acb7 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b5acb7,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b5acb7 to white.</div>

Gradient from #b5acb7 to Black

This is a gradient from #b5acb7 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b5acb7,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b5acb7,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b5acb7 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b5acb7

In addition to using #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b5acb7, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 181, Green = 172, Blue = 183). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(181, 172, 183)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b5acb7; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b5acb7; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b5acb7; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(181, 172, 183);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b5acb7")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:181, green:172, blue:183, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:181 green:172 blue:183 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(181f, 172f, 183f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(181, 172, 183);
 

#b5acb7 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b5acb7 the same way. For those with color blindness, #b5acb7 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b5acb7 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7 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 #b5acb7 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 2.2:1 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