#b9a500 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9a500 is composed of 72.5% red, 64.7% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 10.8% magenta, 100% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 53.5 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #b9a500 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #734b00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 73
    • G 65
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 11
    • Y 100
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9a500 color description : Strong yellow.

#b9a500 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9a500 has RGB values of R:185, G:165, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.11, Y:1, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12166400.

Hex triplet b9a500 #b9a500
RGB Decimal 185, 165, 0 rgb(185,165,0)
RGB Percent 72.5, 64.7, 0 rgb(72.5%,64.7%,0%)
CMYK 0, 11, 100, 27
HSL 53.5°, 100, 36.3 hsl(53.5,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 53.5°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 67.446, -6.623, 70.289
XYZ 33.463, 37.226, 5.423
xyY 0.44, 0.489, 37.226
CIE-LCH 67.446, 70.6, 95.383
CIE-LUV 67.446, 19.526, 72.42
Hunter-Lab 61.013, -8.872, 37.439
Binary 10111001, 10100101, 00000000

Color Schemes with #b9a500

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Alternatives to #b9a500

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#b9a500 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9a500

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9a500;}
.background {background-color:#b9a500;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9a500;}

Shades and Tints of #b9a500

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, #080800 is the darkest color, while #fffef4 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9a500

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #646255 is the less saturated color, while #b9a500 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9a500 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.

  • #989898 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #9f9b7a Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bda900 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d3a01a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c69ea9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bba700 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c9a210 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c1a06b Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population