#b6b7b0 Color Information

#b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0, and its official name is Chelsea Grey. In RGB, it consists of 71.4% Red, 71.8% Green, and 69.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0.5% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 3.8% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 68.6°, with saturation of 4.6% and lightness of 70.4%. The decimal value for #b6b7b0 is 11974576, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b6b7b0 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#b6b7b0 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorChelsea Grey Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color182, 183, 176 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color71.4%, 71.8%, 69.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.286, 0.282, 0.310 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.005, 0, 0.038, 0.282 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color68.6°, 4.6%, 70.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color68.6°, 3.8%, 71.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color44.061, 46.947, 47.814 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color176, 183, 177 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11974576 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color74.156, -1.632, 3.423 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)74.156, 3.792, 115.494 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color74.156, -0.182, 5.301 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color68.518, -5.118, 6.588 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.317, 0.338, 46.947 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290164656 / 0xffb6b7b0 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc99 Copy
Last Updated: May 27, 2024

Shades of #b6b7b0

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b6b7b0, its pure hue is 68.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.6%, and its lightness is 70.4%. 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 #b6b7b0, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #171716 to #9fa09a.

Tints of #b6b7b0

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b6b7b0, its pure hue is 68.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.6%, and its lightness is 70.4%. 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 #b6b7b0, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bfc0ba to #f6f6f5.

Tones of #b6b7b0

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b6b7b0, its pure hue is 68.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 4.6%, 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 #b6b7b0, which range from #b4b4b4 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #e9ff68 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b6b7b0

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b6b7b0! For #b6b7b0, 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, #b6b7b0. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b6b7b0

This color, #b6b7b0, consists of 71.4% Red, 71.8% Green, and 69.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 182, Green = 183, Blue = 176. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b6b7b0 is 0.5% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 3.8% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R71.4%
C0.5%
G71.8%
M0.0%
B69.0%
Y3.8%
K28.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 182 183 176
Octal 266 267 260
Hexa #b6 #b7 #b0
Binary 10110110 10110111 10110000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 3 28
Octal 0 0 3 34
Hexa #00 #00 #03 #1c
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000011 00011100

Analogous Colors of #b6b7b0

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b6b7b0 — which has hue 68.6° — its analogous colors are located at 38.6° and 98.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6b7b0.

Triadic Colors of #b6b7b0

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 #b6b7b0 — which has hue 68.6° — its triadic colors are located at 68.6° and 308.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6b7b0.

Complementary Color of #b6b7b0

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b6b7b0 — which has hue 68.6° — its complementary color is located at 248.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6b7b0.

Split Complementary Colors of #b6b7b0

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 #b6b7b0 — which has hue 68.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 68.6° and 278.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6b7b0.

Tetradic Colors of #b6b7b0

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 #b6b7b0 — which has hue 68.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 338.6°, 68.6°, 158.6°, and 248.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6b7b0.

Monochromatic Colors of #b6b7b0

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b6b7b0, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #90908b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dbdcd7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b6b7b0

We want to make getting started with #b6b7b0 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b6b7b0 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0 with other HTML elements.

#b6b7b0 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b6b7b0.
<span style="color: #b6b7b0;">The color of this text is #b6b7b0.</span>

#b6b7b0 Background Color

The background color for this text is #b6b7b0.
<div style="background-color: #b6b7b0; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b6b7b0.</div>

#b6b7b0 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b6b7b0.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b6b7b0;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b6b7b0.</span>

#b6b7b0 Border Color

This is a div with border color #b6b7b0.
<div style="border: #b6b7b0 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b6b7b0.</div>

#b6b7b0 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b6b7b0 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b6b7b0; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b6b7b0 on a white background.</div></div>

#b6b7b0 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b6b7b0 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b6b7b0; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b6b7b0 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b6b7b0 to White

This is a gradient from #b6b7b0 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b6b7b0,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b6b7b0 to white.</div>

Gradient from #b6b7b0 to Black

This is a gradient from #b6b7b0 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b6b7b0,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b6b7b0,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b6b7b0 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b6b7b0

In addition to using #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b6b7b0, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 182, Green = 183, Blue = 176). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(182, 183, 176)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b6b7b0; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b6b7b0; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b6b7b0; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(182, 183, 176);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b6b7b0")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:182, green:183, blue:176, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:182 green:183 blue:176 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(182f, 183f, 176f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(182, 183, 176);
 

#b6b7b0 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b6b7b0 the same way. For those with color blindness, #b6b7b0 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b6b7b0 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0 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 #b6b7b0 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 2.0:1 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
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WCAG AAA
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