#a8a8db Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #a8a8db is composed of 65.9% red, 65.9% green and 85.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 23.3% cyan, 23.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 14.1% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 41.5% and a lightness of 75.9%. #a8a8db color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #5151b7. Closest websafe color is: #9999cc.

    • R 66
    • G 66
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 23
    • M 23
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#a8a8db color description : Very soft blue.

#a8a8db Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #a8a8db has RGB values of R:168, G:168, B:219 and CMYK values of C:0.23, M:0.23, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 11053275.

Hex triplet a8a8db #a8a8db
RGB Decimal 168, 168, 219 rgb(168,168,219)
RGB Percent 65.9, 65.9, 85.9 rgb(65.9%,65.9%,85.9%)
CMYK 23, 23, 0, 14
HSL 240°, 41.5, 75.9 hsl(240,41.5%,75.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 23.3, 85.9
Web Safe 9999cc #9999cc
CIE-LAB 70.486, 10.859, -25.733
XYZ 42.935, 41.444, 72.751
xyY 0.273, 0.264, 41.444
CIE-LCH 70.486, 27.93, 292.878
CIE-LUV 70.486, -3.035, -42.008
Hunter-Lab 64.377, 6.387, -21.939
Binary 10101000, 10101000, 11011011

Color Schemes with #a8a8db

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Alternatives to #a8a8db

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#a8a8db Preview

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Shades and Tints of #a8a8db

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, #04040a is the darkest color, while #fbfbfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #a8a8db

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #c0c0c3 is the less saturated color, while #8787fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #a8a8db 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.

  • #aeaeae Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #adadb7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a3aede Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a8addc Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #a5b2bf Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #a5acdd Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a8abdb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #a6aec9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population