#b9b315 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b315 is composed of 72.5% red, 70.2% green and 8.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 3.2% magenta, 88.6% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 57.8 degrees, a saturation of 79.6% and a lightness of 40.4%. #b9b315 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff2a with #736700. Closest websafe color is: #cccc00.

    • R 73
    • G 70
    • B 8
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 3
    • Y 89
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b315 color description : Strong yellow.

#b9b315 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b315 has RGB values of R:185, G:179, B:21 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.03, Y:0.89, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12170005.

Hex triplet b9b315 #b9b315
RGB Decimal 185, 179, 21 rgb(185,179,21)
RGB Percent 72.5, 70.2, 8.2 rgb(72.5%,70.2%,8.2%)
CMYK 0, 3, 89, 27
HSL 57.8°, 79.6, 40.4 hsl(57.8,79.6%,40.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 57.8°, 88.6, 72.5
Web Safe cccc00 #cccc00
CIE-LAB 71.289, -13.603, 70.288
XYZ 36.263, 42.609, 7.024
xyY 0.422, 0.496, 42.609
CIE-LCH 71.289, 71.592, 100.953
CIE-LUV 71.289, 9.663, 76.246
Hunter-Lab 65.276, -15.069, 39.314
Binary 10111001, 10110011, 00010101

Color Schemes with #b9b315

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Alternatives to #b9b315

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#b9b315 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b315

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b315;}
.background {background-color:#b9b315;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b315;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b315

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, #090901 is the darkest color, while #fefef6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b315

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6a6a64 is the less saturated color, while #c9c205 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b315 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.

  • #a3a3a3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a7a687 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c8b31f Protanopia 1% of men
  • #deaa2b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c8aab6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c2b31b Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d1ad23 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c3ad7c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population