"Amethyst" Colour code #9966CC

#9966CC
rgb(153, 102, 204)
rgb(60%, 40%, 80%)

Common name of #9966CC (or 0x9966CC) colour is "Amethyst".

RGB value of #9966CC colour is rgb(153, 102, 204) where red value is 153, green value is 102 and the blue value is 204.

Max value from RGB for colour #9966CC is 204 which contains mainly Blue colour.

Cylindrical-coordinate representations (also known as HSL colours) of colour #9966CC hue angle of 270°, saturation:50% and the lightness value is 60%.

The process colour (four Colour CMYK) of #9966CC colour is Cyan = 0.25, Magento = 0.5, Yellow = 0, and Key/Black (K on CMYK) = 0.2.

#9966CC is a web safe colour.

Grayscale color of #9966CC is #808080

Inverted color of #9966CC is #669933

OLE colour (RGB Long) of #9966CC is 13395609

Decimal Value of #9966CC is 10053324

Android / android.graphics.Color of #9966CC is -6723892 / 0xFF9966CC

The following declarations are allowed (CSS 3.0) for #9966CC

Hex Triplets
#9966CC
RGB Decimal
rgb(153, 102, 204)
RGB Percent
rgb(60%, 40%, 80%)
RGBA
rgba(153, 102, 204, 1)
HSL
hsl(270, 50%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(270, 50%, 60%, 1)

Colour spaces of #9966CC "Amethyst"

  • RGB is opposite of CMY. CMY colours are complementary to RGB colours.
    R = 153
    60%
    G = 102
    40%
    B = 204
    80%

    C = 40%
    0.4
    M = 60%
    0.6
    Y = 20%
    0.2
  • HSL (HSI) – hue, saturation, lightness/intensity
    H = 270°
    0.75
    S = 50%
    0.5
    L = 60%
    0.6
  • HSV (HSB) – hue, saturation, brightness/value
    H = 270°
    0.75
    S = 50%
    0.5
    V = 80%
    0.8
  • CMYK – cyan, magenta, yellow, key/black
    C = 25
    0.25
    M = 50
    0.5
    Y = 0
    0
    K = 20
    0.2
  • CIE – International Commission on Illumination
    CIE XYZ
    CIE 1931 XYZ colour space
    X = 28.787
    28.787323774982
    Y = 20.635
    20.634680247004
    Z = 59.592
    59.592374232903

    Yxy
    CIE (x, y, Y)
    Y = 20.635
    20.634680247004
    x = 0.264
    0.26406905433771
    y = 0.189
    0.18928402452342

    Hunter-Lab
    Hunter 1948 colour space
    L = 45.43
    45.425411662421
    a = 33.63
    33.62585378334
    b = -45.98
    -45.983166129599

    CIELAB
    CIE 1976 (L*, a*, b*)
    L = 52.55
    52.547334296067
    a = 40.32
    40.31952152925
    b = -45.41
    -45.411261692242

    CIELUV
    CIE 1976 (L*, u*, v*)
    L = 52.5473
    52.547334296067
    u = 16.9752
    16.975158644322
    v = -74.5853
    -74.585293267278

    CIELCH
    Cylindrical representation
    L = 52.5473
    52.547334296067
    C = 60.7276
    60.727642016045
    H = 311.6011
    311.60107012472

    YIQ
    Luma In-phase Quadrature
    Y = 0.5054
    0.5054
    I = -0.0092
    -0.0092000000000001
    Q = 0.1668
    0.1668

Base Numbers

Base Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 01100110 11001100
Octal 231 146 314
Decimal 153 102 204
Hex 99 66 CC


Colour Harmonies : #9966CC colour combinations

Complementary colour scheme for #9966CC

Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors. The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look especially when used at full saturation.

In the complementary color scheme, the opposite colour of #9966CC colour is calculated by adding 180° to the value of the current hue: 270° → 450° (+180°)

Split-complementary colour scheme for #9966CC

The split-complementary colour scheme is a variation of the complementary colour scheme. In addition to the base colour, it uses the two colours adjacent to its complement.This color scheme has the same strong visual contrast as the complementary color scheme, but has less tension.

Split-complementary colours of #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue by ±5/12 (±150°): 270° → 120° (270°-150°), 420° (270°+150°).

Triadic colours scheme for #9966CC

A triadic colour scheme uses colors that are evenly spaced around the colour wheel. This scheme tend to be quite vibrant, even if you use pale or unsaturated versions of your hues. To use a triadic harmony successfully, the colours should be carefully balanced - let one colour dominate and use the two others for accent.

Equidistant combinations of triadic scheme colours for #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/3 (±120°): 270° → 150° (270°-120°), 390° (270°+120°).

Tetradic (Rectangle) colour scheme for #9966CC

The rectangle or tetradic color scheme uses four colors arranged into two complementary pairs.This schemes works best if one color is dominant, while the rest serve as extras.

Four tetradic scheme colours (clockwise) for #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 270° → 390° (270°+120°), 450° (270°+180°), 570° (270°+300°).


Four tetradic scheme colours (counter-clockwise) for #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 270° → 150° (270°-120°), 90° (270°-180°), -30° (270°-300°).

Tetradic Square Colour Scheme for #9966CC

The square color scheme is similar to the Tetradic rectangle scheme, but with all four colors spaced evenly around the color circle. Square color schemes works best if you let one color be dominant. You should also pay attention to the balance between warm and cool colors in your design.

Four equidistant tetradic square scheme colours for #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue by 1/4 (90°) progressively : 270° → 360° (270°+90°), 450° (270°+180°), 540° (270°+270°).

Analagous colours of #9966CC

Analogous colours are groups of three colors that are next to each other on the colour wheel. They usually match well and create serene and comfortable designs.

Analogous color schemes are often found in nature and are harmonious and pleasing to the eye.

The analogous colours of #9966CC are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/12 (i.e. 30°): 270° → 300° (270°+30°), 240° (270°-30°).

RGB Variations of #9966CC

(R:99, G:66, B:99)

Monochromatic colours of #9966CC

Shade Colour Variation of #9966CC (Darker)

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue

Tint Colour Variation of #9966CC (Brighter)

Tint is created by mixing white to any pure color

Tones of #9966CC colour with more saturation

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue.

Tones of #9966CC colour with less saturation

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue.

#9966CC Colour in CSS Codes


.myforecolor{
    color:#9966CC;
}
.mybgcolor{
    background-color:#9966CC;
}
.mybordercolor{
    border:3px solid #9966CC;
}

Text with hexadecimal font colour #9966CC

This sample text font Colour is #9966CC
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<p style="color:#9966CC">Text here</p>


#9966CC Background Colour

This div background Colour is #9966CC


<div style="background-color:#9966CC">
    Div content here
</div>


#9966CC Border Colour

This div border Colour is #9966CC


<div style="border:3px solid #9966CC">
    Div content here
</div>

CSS3 Examples


.textShadowRgb {
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(153, 102, 204, 0.8);
} 
.textShadowHex { 
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #9966CC;
}
.divShadow { 
    -moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;
    -webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;
    box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;
}


Text Shadow with RGB Values

This text has shadow with rgb values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(153, 102, 204, 0.8);">Text here</p>


Text Shadow with HEX Values

This text has shadow with hex values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #9966CC">Text here</p>


Div Box Shadow

This div box has shadow with Colour # 9966CC



<div style="-moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;
-webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;
box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #9966CC;">
    Div content here
</div>

Colour Compositions

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CMYK % of Colour #9966CC

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