#a9a979 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #a9a979 is composed of 66.3% red, 66.3% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 28.4% yellow and 33.7% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 21.8% and a lightness of 56.9%. #a9a979 color hex could be obtained by blending #fffff2 with #535300. Closest websafe color is: #999966.

    • R 66
    • G 66
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 28
    • K 34
    CMYK color chart

#a9a979 color description : Mostly desaturated dark yellow.

#a9a979 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #a9a979 has RGB values of R:169, G:169, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.28, K:0.34. Its decimal value is 11118969.

Hex triplet a9a979 #a9a979
RGB Decimal 169, 169, 121 rgb(169,169,121)
RGB Percent 66.3, 66.3, 47.5 rgb(66.3%,66.3%,47.5%)
CMYK 0, 0, 28, 34
HSL 60°, 21.8, 56.9 hsl(60,21.8%,56.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 28.4, 66.3
Web Safe 999966 #999966
CIE-LAB 68.162, -7.827, 24.852
XYZ 34.001, 38.192, 23.669
xyY 0.355, 0.398, 38.192
CIE-LCH 68.162, 26.055, 107.482
CIE-LUV 68.162, 2.472, 34.311
Hunter-Lab 61.799, -9.942, 20.552
Binary 10101001, 10101001, 01111001

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Alternatives to #a9a979

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#a9a979 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #a9a979

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CSS codes
.text {color:#a9a979;}
.background {background-color:#a9a979;}
.border {border:1px solid #a9a979;}

Shades and Tints of #a9a979

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, #090906 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #a9a979

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #98988a is the less saturated color, while #fefe24 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #a9a979 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.

  • #a4a4a4 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a5a59b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7aa7e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c7a482 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b4a6b2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b1a97c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bca57f Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b0a79d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population