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Darkgray / Dark gray (X11) / #a9a9a9 Hex Color Code

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#a9a9a9 Paint ChipThe color darkgray / Dark gray (X11) with hexadecimal color code #a9a9a9 is a medium light shade of gray. In the RGB color model #a9a9a9 is composed of 66.27% red, 66.27% green and 66.27% blue. In the HSL color space #a9a9a9 has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm. This color is used in the Alfred Stieglitz: Gutach picture, Arthur L. Flory: Ben Spruance picture, Luc-Olivier Merson: Allegory of Time picture, William Brice: Figures in Landscape picture and University of Maine at Presque Isle seal.

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #898989
  2. #949494
  3. #9e9e9e
  4. #a9a9a9
  5. #b4b4b4
  6. #bfbfbf
  7. #cacaca

Tints and Shades

#a9a9a9 to white

  1. #a9a9a9
  2. #b7b7b7
  3. #c5c5c5
  4. #d3d3d3
  5. #e2e2e2
  6. #f0f0f0
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a9a9a9 to black

  1. #a9a9a9
  2. #8b8b8b
  3. #6d6d6d
  4. #515151
  5. #373737
  6. #1f1f1f
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Humbrol

    ★ 64 Light Grey
    #a8a8a8
    ΔE = 0.373 / LRV ≈ 39.2%

  2. CHROMATIC

    ★ 1076-Gris Ouessant - Dorval-CH2
    #a8a8a8
    ΔE = 0.373 / LRV ≈ 39.2%

  3. ICI Paints

    ★ Dover Grey 00NN 45/000
    #aaa9a8
    ΔE = 0.664 / LRV ≈ 39.7%

  4. Bristol

    ★ Dior Grey / P232-N4
    #a8a9a8
    ΔE = 0.678 / LRV ≈ 39.5%

  5. Pantone / PMS

    ★ Cool Gray 6 XGC
    #a8a9a8
    ΔE = 0.678 / LRV ≈ 39.5%

  6. Taubmans

    ★ Dior Grey / T12 9.D3
    #a8a9a8
    ΔE = 0.678 / LRV ≈ 39.5%

  7. Dunn-Edwards

    ★ Castlerock / 1009
    #a9aaab
    ΔE = 0.733 / LRV ≈ 40.1%

  8. California Paints

    ★ DE 6375 - Castle Kilkenny
    #a9aaab
    ΔE = 0.733 / LRV ≈ 40.1%

  9. Caparol

    ★ Granit 40
    #ababab
    ΔE = 0.744 / LRV ≈ 40.7%

  10. Resene

    ★ Double Surrender N75-003-239
    #a8aaab
    ΔE = 0.953 / LRV ≈ 40.0%

  11. Behr

    ★ Cathedral Grey UL260-7
    #aaa8a7
    ΔE = 0.961 / LRV ≈ 39.3%

  12. Tikkurila

    ★ K499 / Granite
    #a9abaa
    ΔE = 1.091 / LRV ≈ 40.5%

  13. JPMA

    ★ EN-70
    #acacac
    ΔE = 1.116 / LRV ≈ 41.3%

  14. Para

    ★ Stainless Steel / Krylon
    #a6a6a6
    ΔE = 1.120 / LRV ≈ 38.1%

  15. Olympic

    ★ Flagstone D58-3
    #aaacab
    ΔE = 1.320 / LRV ≈ 41.0%

  16. Valspar Paint

    ★ Warm Shale M219 / R206D
    #a8a7a5
    ΔE = 1.363 / LRV ≈ 38.7%

  17. Sikkens

    ★ CN.00.62
    #aaa7a6
    ΔE = 1.367 / LRV ≈ 38.9%

  18. AMC

    ★ Ascot Gray
    #acaba9
    ΔE = 1.386 / LRV ≈ 40.8%

  19. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    ★ Flagstone / PPG1001-4
    #acadad
    ΔE = 1.457 / LRV ≈ 41.7%

  20. Glidden

    ★ Flagstone / PPG1001-4
    #acadad
    ΔE = 1.457 / LRV ≈ 41.7%

Color Directory

#a9a9a9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a9a9a9 foreground

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="color: #a9a9a9">…</p>

#a9a9a9 background

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #a9a9a9">…</p>

#a9a9a9 shadow

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a9a9a9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11119017
Binary
10101001, 10101001, 10101001
Hexadecimal
#a9a9a9
LRV
≈ 39.7%
Closest short hex
#aaa ΔE = 0.372
RGB
rgb(169, 169, 169)
RGBA
rgba(169, 169, 169, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.333, g: 0.333, b: 0.333
RYB
red: 66.275%, yellow: 66.275%, blue: 66.275%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5658199 / 0xffa9a9a9
HSL
hsl(0, 0%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(0, 0%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 0° (0.000), saturation: 0% (0.000), value: 66% (0.663)
HSP
hue: 0.000, saturation: 0.000%, perceived brightness: 66.275%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 146.356, S: 0.000, L: 69.238
Cubehelix
H: -120.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.663
TSL
T: 0.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.663
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 34% (0.337)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.337), magenta: 34% (0.337), yellow: 34% (0.337)
XYZ
X: 37.710, Y: 39.676, Z: 43.200
xyY
x: 0.313, y: 0.329, Y: 39.676
CIELab
L: 69.238, a: -0.000, b: 0.000
CIELuv
L: 69.238, u: -0.000, v: 0.000
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 69.238, C: 0.000, H: 158.199
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 69.238, C: 0.000, H: 146.356
Hunter-Lab
L: 62.989, a: -3.364, b: 3.429
CIECAM02
J: 60.410, C: 1.726, h: 210.927, Q: 153.131, M: 1.509, s: 9.928, H: 267.799
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.081, jaune: -0.154, green: 0.266
LMS
L: 37.663, M: 41.080, S: 43.135
YCbCr
Y: 161.171, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YCoCg
Y: 169.000, Cg: 0.000, Co: 42.250
YDbDr
Y: 169.000, Db: 0.000, Dr: 0.000
YPbPr
Y: 169.000, Pb: 0.000, Pr: 0.000
xvYCC
Y: 161.141, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YIQ
Y: 169.000, I: 0.000, Q: -0.000
YUV
Y: 169.000, U: 0.002, V: 0.000
Okhsl
h: 89.876, s: 0.000, l: 0.692
Okhsv
h: 89.876. s: 0.000, v: 0.692
Okhwb
h: 89.876, w: 0.692, b: 0.308
Oklab
l: 0.735, a: 0.000, b: 0.000
Oklch
l: 0.735, c: 0.000, h: 89.876
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00993, Az: -0.00002, Bz: -0.00001
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00993, Cz: 0.00002, Hz: -148.40016
Munsell Color System
5PB 7/1 ΔE = 3.416
Brand Color
Wii ΔE = 6.015

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