#b9b500 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b500 is composed of 72.5% red, 71% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 2.2% magenta, 100% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 58.7 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #b9b500 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #736b00. Closest websafe color is: #cccc00.

    • R 73
    • G 71
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 2
    • Y 100
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b500 color description : Strong yellow.

#b9b500 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b500 has RGB values of R:185, G:181, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.02, Y:1, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12170496.

Hex triplet b9b500 #b9b500
RGB Decimal 185, 181, 0 rgb(185,181,0)
RGB Percent 72.5, 71, 0 rgb(72.5%,71%,0%)
CMYK 0, 2, 100, 27
HSL 58.7°, 100, 36.3 hsl(58.7,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 58.7°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe cccc00 #cccc00
CIE-LAB 71.801, -14.915, 73.434
XYZ 36.532, 43.363, 6.446
xyY 0.423, 0.502, 43.363
CIE-LCH 71.801, 74.933, 101.481
CIE-LUV 71.801, 8.445, 78.597
Hunter-Lab 65.85, -16.212, 40.292
Binary 10111001, 10110101, 00000000

Color Schemes with #b9b500

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Alternatives to #b9b500

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#b9b500 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b500

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b500;}
.background {background-color:#b9b500;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b500;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b500

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 #fffff4 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b500

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #646355 is the less saturated color, while #b9b500 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b500 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.

  • #a2a2a2 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a7a682 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #cab400 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e0ab20 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c9acb8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c3b400 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d2ae14 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c3af75 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population