#8978b3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8978b3 is composed of 53.7% red, 47.1% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 23.5% cyan, 33% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.8% black. It has a hue angle of 257.3 degrees, a saturation of 28% and a lightness of 58.6%. #8978b3 color hex could be obtained by blending #fff0ff with #130067. Closest websafe color is: #9966cc.

    • R 54
    • G 47
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 23
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 30
    CMYK color chart

#8978b3 color description : Slightly desaturated violet.

#8978b3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8978b3 has RGB values of R:137, G:120, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0.23, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.3. Its decimal value is 9009331.

Hex triplet 8978b3 #8978b3
RGB Decimal 137, 120, 179 rgb(137,120,179)
RGB Percent 53.7, 47.1, 70.2 rgb(53.7%,47.1%,70.2%)
CMYK 23, 33, 0, 30
HSL 257.3°, 28, 58.6 hsl(257.3,28%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 257.3°, 33, 70.2
Web Safe 9966cc #9966cc
CIE-LAB 54.033, 19.209, -28.851
XYZ 25.168, 22.006, 45.567
xyY 0.271, 0.237, 22.006
CIE-LCH 54.033, 34.661, 303.655
CIE-LUV 54.033, 4.775, -46.188
Hunter-Lab 46.91, 13.675, -24.755
Binary 10001001, 01111000, 10110011

Color Schemes with #8978b3

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Alternatives to #8978b3

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#8978b3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8978b3

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.text {color:#8978b3;}
.background {background-color:#8978b3;}
.border {border:1px solid #8978b3;}

Shades and Tints of #8978b3

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, #020203 is the darkest color, while #f7f6fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8978b3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #93909b is the less saturated color, while #6a2ffc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8978b3 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.

  • #848484 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #85828d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #7585bb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #7986b4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #868790 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #7c80b8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7e80b3 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #87819d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population