#8b9700 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b9700 is composed of 54.5% red, 59.2% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 7.9% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 40.8% black. It has a hue angle of 64.8 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 29.6%. #8b9700 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #172f00. Closest websafe color is: #999900.

    • R 55
    • G 59
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 8
    • M 0
    • Y 100
    • K 41
    CMYK color chart

#8b9700 color description : Dark yellow [Olive tone].

#8b9700 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b9700 has RGB values of R:139, G:151, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0.08, M:0, Y:1, K:0.41. Its decimal value is 9148160.

Hex triplet 8b9700 #8b9700
RGB Decimal 139, 151, 0 rgb(139,151,0)
RGB Percent 54.5, 59.2, 0 rgb(54.5%,59.2%,0%)
CMYK 8, 0, 100, 41
HSL 64.8°, 100, 29.6 hsl(64.8,100%,29.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 64.8°, 100, 59.2
Web Safe 999900 #999900
CIE-LAB 59.546, -19.97, 62.741
XYZ 21.714, 27.622, 4.188
xyY 0.406, 0.516, 27.622
CIE-LCH 59.546, 65.843, 107.656
CIE-LUV 59.546, -3.274, 66.432
Hunter-Lab 52.557, -18.227, 32.066
Binary 10001011, 10010111, 00000000

Color Schemes with #8b9700

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Alternatives to #8b9700

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#8b9700 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b9700

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b9700;}
.background {background-color:#8b9700;}
.border {border:1px solid #8b9700;}

Shades and Tints of #8b9700

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, #0d0e00 is the darkest color, while #fffff9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b9700

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #505146 is the less saturated color, while #8b9700 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b9700 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.

  • #828282 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #848668 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a79500 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ba8e1e Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #9d919c Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #9d9600 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #a99113 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #969363 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population