#8b0000 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b0000 (also known as Dark red) is composed of 54.5% red, 0% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 45.5% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 27.3%. #8b0000 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff0000 with #170000. Closest websafe color is: #990000.

    • R 55
    • G 0
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 100
    • Y 100
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8b0000 color description : Dark red.

#8b0000 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b0000 has RGB values of R:139, G:0, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:1, Y:1, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9109504.

Hex triplet 8b0000 #8b0000
RGB Decimal 139, 0, 0 rgb(139,0,0)
RGB Percent 54.5, 0, 0 rgb(54.5%,0%,0%)
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 45
HSL 0°, 100, 27.3 hsl(0,100%,27.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 100, 54.5
Web Safe 990000 #990000
CIE-LAB 28.089, 50.998, 41.289
XYZ 10.648, 5.49, 0.499
xyY 0.64, 0.33, 5.49
CIE-LCH 28.089, 65.617, 38.994
CIE-LUV 28.089, 92.334, 19.919
Hunter-Lab 23.432, 40.111, 15.139
Binary 10001011, 00000000, 00000000

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Alternatives to #8b0000

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#8b0000 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b0000

This text has a font color of #8b0000.

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#8b0000 border color

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b0000;}
.background {background-color:#8b0000;}
.border {border:1px solid #8b0000;}

Shades and Tints of #8b0000

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, #020000 is the darkest color, while #ffeded is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b0000

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #4b4040 is the less saturated color, while #8b0000 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b0000 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.

  • #2a2a2a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #3d2222 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #554c14 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #5e4800 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #901000 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #68300c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #6e2e00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8e0a00 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population