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Amethyst / #9966cc / #96c Hex Color Code

#9966cc Paint ChipThe color amethyst with hexadecimal color code #9966cc / #96c is a medium light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #9966cc is comprised of 60% red, 40% green and 80% blue. In the HSL color space #9966cc has a hue of 270° (degrees), 50% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 564.45 nm.

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#9966cc linear gradient to complementary #86d35f

  1. #9966cc
  2. #9c7abc
  3. #9d8dab
  4. #9c9f9a
  5. #98b088
  6. #91c275
  7. #86d35f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #804fb2
  2. #8857bb
  3. #915ec3
  4. #9966cc
  5. #a16ed5
  6. #aa76dd
  7. #b37ee6

Tones

  1. #9966cc
  2. #9a6fc4
  3. #9b78bb
  4. #9c81b3
  5. #9b89aa
  6. #9a91a2
  7. #999999

Tints and Shades

#9966cc to white

  1. #9966cc
  2. #ab7fd5
  3. #bd98de
  4. #ceb1e6
  5. #dfcbef
  6. #efe5f7
  7. #ffffff

#9966cc to black

  1. #9966cc
  2. #7e55a7
  3. #644483
  4. #4b3461
  5. #332541
  6. #1d1623
  7. #000000

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#9966cc HTML / CSS Code Examples

#9966cc foreground

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #96c">…</p>

#9966cc background

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="background-color: #96c">…</p>

#9966cc shadow

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #96c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10053324
Binary
10011001, 01100110, 11001100
Hexadecimal
#9966cc / #96c
LRV
≈ 20.6%
RGB
rgb(153, 102, 204)
RGBA
rgba(153, 102, 204, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.333, g: 0.222, b: 0.444
RYB
red: 0.600%, yellow: 0.400%, blue: 0.800%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-6723892 / 0xff9966cc
HSL
hsl(270, 50%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(270, 50%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 270° (270.000), saturation: 50% (0.500), value: 80% (0.800)
HSP
hue: 270.000, saturation: 50.000%, perceived brightness: 52.395%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 282.823, S: 61.711, L: 52.548
Cubehelix
H: -96.141, S: 0.656, L: 0.504
TSL
T: 5.685, S: 0.149, L: 0.505
CMYK
cyan: 25% (0.250), magenta: 50% (0.500), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.200)
CMY
cyan: 40% (0.400), magenta: 60% (0.600), yellow: 20% (0.200)
XYZ
X: 28.785, Y: 20.635, Z: 59.582
xyY
x: 0.264, y: 0.189, Y: 20.635
CIELab
L: 52.548, a: 40.310, b: -45.401
CIELuv
L: 52.548, u: 16.973, v: -74.568
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 52.548, C: 60.713, H: 311.601
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 52.548, C: 76.475, H: 282.823
Hunter-Lab
L: 45.426, a: 33.616, b: -45.969
CIECAM02
J: 42.920, C: 53.328, h: 300.916, Q: 129.075, M: 46.634, s: 60.108, H: 334.785
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.406, jaune: -8.449, green: -4.312
LMS
L: 20.282, M: 15.138, S: 58.959
YCbCr
Y: 126.721, Cb: 165.230, Cr: 143.147
YCgCo
Y: 140.250, Cg: -38.250, Co: 25.500
YDbDr
Y: 128.877, Db: 113.016, Dr: -45.849
YPbPr
Y: 120.207, Pb: 45.135, Pr: 20.808
xvYCC
Y: 119.237, Cb: 167.648, Cr: 146.278
YIQ
Y: 128.877, I: -2.387, Q: 42.520
YUV
Y: 128.877, U: 36.969, V: 21.164
Munsell Color System
2.5P 5/10 ΔE = 8.408
Brand Color
PlayStation ΔE = 10.208

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