#b9230c Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9230c is composed of 72.5% red, 13.7% green and 4.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 81.1% magenta, 93.5% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 8 degrees, a saturation of 87.8% and a lightness of 38.6%. #b9230c color hex could be obtained by blending #ff4618 with #730000. Closest websafe color is: #cc3300.

    • R 73
    • G 14
    • B 5
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 81
    • Y 94
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9230c color description : Strong red.

#b9230c Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9230c has RGB values of R:185, G:35, B:12 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.81, Y:0.94, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12133132.

Hex triplet b9230c #b9230c
RGB Decimal 185, 35, 12 rgb(185,35,12)
RGB Percent 72.5, 13.7, 4.7 rgb(72.5%,13.7%,4.7%)
CMYK 0, 81, 94, 27
HSL 8°, 87.8, 38.6 hsl(8,87.8%,38.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 8°, 93.5, 72.5
Web Safe cc3300 #cc3300
CIE-LAB 40.485, 57.241, 49.574
XYZ 20.676, 11.546, 1.488
xyY 0.613, 0.343, 11.546
CIE-LCH 40.485, 75.724, 40.894
CIE-LUV 40.485, 115.354, 29.267
Hunter-Lab 33.979, 49.155, 21.189
Binary 10111001, 00100011, 00001100

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Alternatives to #b9230c

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#b9230c Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9230c;}
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Shades and Tints of #b9230c

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, #010000 is the darkest color, while #fef0ed is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9230c

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #66605f is the less saturated color, while #c11d04 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9230c 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.

  • #4d4d4d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #634540 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #736725 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #816200 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bc2c2c Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #8c4e1c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #954b04 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bb2820 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population