#8e8e79 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8e8e79 is composed of 55.7% red, 55.7% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 14.8% yellow and 44.3% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 8.5% and a lightness of 51.6%. #8e8e79 color hex could be obtained by blending #fffff2 with #1d1d00. Closest websafe color is: #999966.

    • R 56
    • G 56
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 15
    • K 44
    CMYK color chart

#8e8e79 color description : Dark grayish yellow.

#8e8e79 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8e8e79 has RGB values of R:142, G:142, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.15, K:0.44. Its decimal value is 9342585.

Hex triplet 8e8e79 #8e8e79
RGB Decimal 142, 142, 121 rgb(142,142,121)
RGB Percent 55.7, 55.7, 47.5 rgb(55.7%,55.7%,47.5%)
CMYK 0, 0, 15, 44
HSL 60°, 8.5, 51.6 hsl(60,8.5%,51.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 14.8, 55.7
Web Safe 999966 #999966
CIE-LAB 58.487, -3.817, 11.21
XYZ 24.279, 26.477, 21.92
xyY 0.334, 0.364, 26.477
CIE-LCH 58.487, 11.842, 108.805
CIE-LUV 58.487, 1.137, 15.799
Hunter-Lab 51.456, -5.825, 10.762
Binary 10001110, 10001110, 01111001

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Alternatives to #8e8e79

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#8e8e79 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8e8e79

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8e8e79;}
.background {background-color:#8e8e79;}
.border {border:1px solid #8e8e79;}

Shades and Tints of #8e8e79

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, #040404 is the darkest color, while #fafaf9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8e8e79

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #858583 is the less saturated color, while #f7f710 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8e8e79 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.

  • #8c8c8c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8c8c88 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #99927f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #a68d81 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #98909a Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #95907c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #9d8d7e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #948f8e Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population