"Boston University Red" Colour code #CC0000

#CC0000
rgb(204, 0, 0)
rgb(80%, 0%, 0%)

Common name of #CC0000 (or 0xCC0000) colour is "Boston University Red".

RGB value of #CC0000 colour is rgb(204, 0, 0) where red value is 204, green value is 0 and the blue value is 0.

Max value from RGB for colour #CC0000 is 204 which contains mainly Red colour.

Cylindrical-coordinate representations (also known as HSL colours) of colour #CC0000 hue angle of 0°, saturation:100% and the lightness value is 40%.

The process colour (four Colour CMYK) of #CC0000 colour is Cyan = 0, Magento = 1, Yellow = 1, and Key/Black (K on CMYK) = 0.2.

#CC0000 is a web safe colour.

Grayscale color of #CC0000 is #3D3D3D

Inverted color of #CC0000 is #33FFFF

OLE colour (RGB Long) of #CC0000 is 204

Decimal Value of #CC0000 is 13369344

Android / android.graphics.Color of #CC0000 is -3407872 / 0xFFCC0000

The following declarations are allowed (CSS 3.0) for #CC0000

Hex Triplets
#CC0000
RGB Decimal
rgb(204, 0, 0)
RGB Percent
rgb(80%, 0%, 0%)
RGBA
rgba(204, 0, 0, 1)
HSL
hsl(0, 100%, 40%)
HSLA
hsla(0, 100%, 40%, 1)

Colour spaces of #CC0000 "Boston University Red"

  • RGB is opposite of CMY. CMY colours are complementary to RGB colours.
    R = 204
    80%
    G = 0
    0%
    B = 0
    0%

    C = 20%
    0.2
    M = 100%
    1
    Y = 100%
    1
  • HSL (HSI) – hue, saturation, lightness/intensity
    H = 0°
    0
    S = 100%
    1
    L = 40%
    0.4
  • HSV (HSB) – hue, saturation, brightness/value
    H = 0°
    0
    S = 100%
    1
    V = 80%
    0.8
  • CMYK – cyan, magenta, yellow, key/black
    C = 0
    0
    M = 100
    1
    Y = 100
    1
    K = 20
    0.2
  • CIE – International Commission on Illumination
    CIE XYZ
    CIE 1931 XYZ colour space
    X = 24.902
    24.901839454394
    Y = 12.837
    12.837369224064
    Z = 1.165
    1.1653867639908

    Yxy
    CIE (x, y, Y)
    Y = 12.837
    12.837369224064
    x = 0.64
    0.64007449945677
    y = 0.33
    0.32997051063169

    Hunter-Lab
    Hunter 1948 colour space
    L = 35.83
    35.829274656438
    a = 61.36
    61.358728287933
    b = 23.15
    23.152019470158

    CIELAB
    CIE 1976 (L*, a*, b*)
    L = 42.52
    42.517172519487
    a = 67.71
    67.710171312444
    b = 56.82
    56.815897773127

    CIELUV
    CIE 1976 (L*, u*, v*)
    L = 42.5172
    42.517172519487
    u = 139.8151
    139.81508929783
    v = 30.1514
    30.151377895127

    CIELCH
    Cylindrical representation
    L = 42.5172
    42.517172519487
    C = 88.3896
    88.389555598651
    H = 40.0002
    40.000157906464

    YIQ
    Luma In-phase Quadrature
    Y = 0.2392
    0.2392
    I = 0.4768
    0.4768
    Q = 0.1696
    0.1696

Base Numbers

Base Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 00000000 00000000
Octal 314 0 0
Decimal 204 0 0
Hex CC 0 0


Colour Harmonies : #CC0000 colour combinations

Complementary colour scheme for #CC0000

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 #CC0000 colour is calculated by adding 180° to the value of the current hue: 0° → 180° (+180°)

Split-complementary colour scheme for #CC0000

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 #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue by ±5/12 (±150°): 0° → -150° (0°-150°), 150° (0°+150°).

Triadic colours scheme for #CC0000

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 #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/3 (±120°): 0° → -120° (0°-120°), 120° (0°+120°).

Tetradic (Rectangle) colour scheme for #CC0000

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 #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 0° → 120° (0°+120°), 180° (0°+180°), 300° (0°+300°).


Four tetradic scheme colours (counter-clockwise) for #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue as follows : 0° → -120° (0°-120°), -180° (0°-180°), -300° (0°-300°).

Tetradic Square Colour Scheme for #CC0000

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 #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue by 1/4 (90°) progressively : 0° → 90° (0°+90°), 180° (0°+180°), 270° (0°+270°).

Analagous colours of #CC0000

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 #CC0000 are calculated by changing the hue by ±1/12 (i.e. 30°): 0° → 30° (0°+30°), -30° (0°-30°).

RGB Variations of #CC0000

(R:CC, G:00, B:CC)

Monochromatic colours of #CC0000

Shade Colour Variation of #CC0000 (Darker)

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue

Tint Colour Variation of #CC0000 (Brighter)

Tint is created by mixing white to any pure color

Tones of #CC0000 colour with more saturation

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

Tones of #CC0000 colour with less saturation

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

#CC0000 Colour in CSS Codes


.myforecolor{
    color:#CC0000;
}
.mybgcolor{
    background-color:#CC0000;
}
.mybordercolor{
    border:3px solid #CC0000;
}

Text with hexadecimal font colour #CC0000

This sample text font Colour is #CC0000
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<p style="color:#CC0000">Text here</p>


#CC0000 Background Colour

This div background Colour is #CC0000


<div style="background-color:#CC0000">
    Div content here
</div>


#CC0000 Border Colour

This div border Colour is #CC0000


<div style="border:3px solid #CC0000">
    Div content here
</div>

CSS3 Examples


.textShadowRgb {
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(204, 0, 0, 0.8);
} 
.textShadowHex { 
    text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #CC0000;
}
.divShadow { 
    -moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;
    -webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;
    box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;
}


Text Shadow with RGB Values

This text has shadow with rgb values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px rgba(204, 0, 0, 0.8);">Text here</p>


Text Shadow with HEX Values

This text has shadow with hex values.


<p style="text-shadow: 4px 4px 2px #CC0000">Text here</p>


Div Box Shadow

This div box has shadow with Colour # CC0000



<div style="-moz-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;
-webkit-box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;
box-shadow: 1px 1px 3px 2px #CC0000;">
    Div content here
</div>

Colour Compositions

RGB % of Colour #CC0000

CMYK % of Colour #CC0000

Related Colours along with #CC0000

Black background

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with black background colour.

White background

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with white background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #0000CC

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #0000CC background colour.

#0000CC over CC0000

Sample text in #0000CC colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #0066CC

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #0066CC background colour.

#0066CC over CC0000

Sample text in #0066CC colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #00CC00

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #00CC00 background colour.

#00CC00 over CC0000

Sample text in #00CC00 colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #00CC66

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #00CC66 background colour.

#00CC66 over CC0000

Sample text in #00CC66 colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #00CCCC

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #00CCCC background colour.

#00CCCC over CC0000

Sample text in #00CCCC colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #33FFFF

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #33FFFF background colour.

#33FFFF over CC0000

Sample text in #33FFFF colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #3D3D3D

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #3D3D3D background colour.

#3D3D3D over CC0000

Sample text in #3D3D3D colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #6600CC

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #6600CC background colour.

#6600CC over CC0000

Sample text in #6600CC colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #66CC00

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #66CC00 background colour.

#66CC00 over CC0000

Sample text in #66CC00 colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #CC00CC

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #CC00CC background colour.

#CC00CC over CC0000

Sample text in #CC00CC colour with #CC0000 background colour.

#CC0000 over22 #CCCC00

Sample text in #CC0000 colour with #CCCC00 background colour.

#CCCC00 over CC0000

Sample text in #CCCC00 colour with #CC0000 background colour.