#8b5b97 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b5b97 is composed of 54.5% red, 35.7% green and 59.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 7.9% cyan, 39.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 40.8% black. It has a hue angle of 288 degrees, a saturation of 24.8% and a lightness of 47.5%. #8b5b97 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffb6ff with #17002f. Closest websafe color is: #996699.

    • R 55
    • G 36
    • B 59
    RGB color chart
    • C 8
    • M 40
    • Y 0
    • K 41
    CMYK color chart

#8b5b97 color description : Mostly desaturated dark magenta.

#8b5b97 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b5b97 has RGB values of R:139, G:91, B:151 and CMYK values of C:0.08, M:0.4, Y:0, K:0.41. Its decimal value is 9132951.

Hex triplet 8b5b97 #8b5b97
RGB Decimal 139, 91, 151 rgb(139,91,151)
RGB Percent 54.5, 35.7, 59.2 rgb(54.5%,35.7%,59.2%)
CMYK 8, 40, 0, 41
HSL 288°, 24.8, 47.5 hsl(288,24.8%,47.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 288°, 39.7, 59.2
Web Safe 996699 #996699
CIE-LAB 45.915, 30.389, -25.047
XYZ 19.974, 15.206, 31.159
xyY 0.301, 0.229, 15.206
CIE-LCH 45.915, 39.381, 320.505
CIE-LUV 45.915, 21.538, -40.375
Hunter-Lab 38.995, 23.189, -20.08
Binary 10001011, 01011011, 10010111

Color Schemes with #8b5b97

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Alternatives to #8b5b97

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#8b5b97 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b5b97

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b5b97;}
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.border {border:1px solid #8b5b97;}

Shades and Tints of #8b5b97

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, #040204 is the darkest color, while #f9f7fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b5b97

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7a777b is the less saturated color, while #bd07eb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b5b97 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.

  • #707070 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #756c78 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6172a6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #6a7297 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #8a6c74 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #706aa1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #766a97 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8a6680 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population