#b8860b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b8860b (also known as Dark goldenrod) is composed of 72.2% red, 52.5% green and 4.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 27.2% magenta, 94% yellow and 27.8% black. It has a hue angle of 42.7 degrees, a saturation of 88.7% and a lightness of 38.2%. #b8860b color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff16 with #710d00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 72
    • G 53
    • B 4
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 27
    • Y 94
    • K 28
    CMYK color chart

#b8860b color description : Strong orange.

#b8860b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b8860b has RGB values of R:184, G:134, B:11 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.27, Y:0.94, K:0.28. Its decimal value is 12092939.

Hex triplet b8860b #b8860b
RGB Decimal 184, 134, 11 rgb(184,134,11)
RGB Percent 72.2, 52.5, 4.3 rgb(72.2%,52.5%,4.3%)
CMYK 0, 27, 94, 28
HSL 42.7°, 88.7, 38.2 hsl(42.7,88.7%,38.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 42.7°, 94, 72.2
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 59.22, 9.862, 62.729
XYZ 28.353, 27.266, 4.086
xyY 0.475, 0.457, 27.266
CIE-LCH 59.22, 63.5, 81.066
CIE-LUV 59.22, 41.888, 59.639
Hunter-Lab 52.217, 5.543, 31.912
Binary 10111000, 10000110, 00001011

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#b8860b Preview

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Shades and Tints of #b8860b

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, #110d01 is the darkest color, while #fffffe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b8860b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #66635e is the less saturated color, while #c08903 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b8860b 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.

  • #878787 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #91876e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a6941a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b98d16 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c2838c Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #ac8f14 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #b88a12 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #be845d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population