#686a79 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #686a79 is composed of 40.8% red, 41.6% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 14% cyan, 12.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 52.5% black. It has a hue angle of 232.9 degrees, a saturation of 7.6% and a lightness of 44.1%. #686a79 color hex could be obtained by blending #d0d4f2 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #666666.

    • R 41
    • G 42
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 14
    • M 12
    • Y 0
    • K 53
    CMYK color chart

#686a79 color description : Dark grayish blue.

#686a79 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #686a79 has RGB values of R:104, G:106, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0.14, M:0.12, Y:0, K:0.53. Its decimal value is 6843001.

Hex triplet 686a79 #686a79
RGB Decimal 104, 106, 121 rgb(104,106,121)
RGB Percent 40.8, 41.6, 47.5 rgb(40.8%,41.6%,47.5%)
CMYK 14, 12, 0, 53
HSL 232.9°, 7.6, 44.1 hsl(232.9,7.6%,44.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 232.9°, 14, 47.5
Web Safe 666666 #666666
CIE-LAB 45.125, 2.544, -8.6
XYZ 14.313, 14.631, 20.158
xyY 0.291, 0.298, 14.631
CIE-LCH 45.125, 8.968, 286.477
CIE-LUV 45.125, -1.919, -12.219
Hunter-Lab 38.251, -0.145, -4.47
Binary 01101000, 01101010, 01111001

Color Schemes with #686a79

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Alternatives to #686a79

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#686a79 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #686a79

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CSS codes
.text {color:#686a79;}
.background {background-color:#686a79;}
.border {border:1px solid #686a79;}

Shades and Tints of #686a79

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #040405 is the darkest color, while #f9fafa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #686a79

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #686a79 is the less saturated color, while #001be1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #686a79 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #6b6b6b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #6a6b6e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #70717f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #766f80 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #6e727a Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6d6e7d Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #706d7d Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #6c6f7a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population