#8b1717 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b1717 is composed of 54.5% red, 9% green and 9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 83.5% magenta, 83.5% yellow and 45.5% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 71.6% and a lightness of 31.8%. #8b1717 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff2e2e with #170000. Closest websafe color is: #990000.

    • R 55
    • G 9
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 83
    • Y 83
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8b1717 color description : Dark red.

#8b1717 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b1717 has RGB values of R:139, G:23, B:23 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.83, Y:0.83, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9115415.

Hex triplet 8b1717 #8b1717
RGB Decimal 139, 23, 23 rgb(139,23,23)
RGB Percent 54.5, 9, 9 rgb(54.5%,9%,9%)
CMYK 0, 83, 83, 45
HSL 0°, 71.6, 31.8 hsl(0,71.6%,31.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 83.5, 54.5
Web Safe 990000 #990000
CIE-LAB 29.825, 46.943, 31.981
XYZ 11.109, 6.165, 1.416
xyY 0.594, 0.33, 6.165
CIE-LCH 29.825, 56.802, 34.265
CIE-LUV 29.825, 83.071, 17.92
Hunter-Lab 24.829, 36.412, 14
Binary 10001011, 00010111, 00010111

Color Schemes with #8b1717

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Alternatives to #8b1717

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#8b1717 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b1717

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b1717;}
.background {background-color:#8b1717;}
.border {border:1px solid #8b1717;}

Shades and Tints of #8b1717

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, #040101 is the darkest color, while #fdf3f3 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b1717

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #534f4f is the less saturated color, while #9e0404 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b1717 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.

  • #3a3a3a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #4a3333 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #574f2e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #634c18 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #912323 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6a3b26 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #713818 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8e1e1e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population