#b9b6dc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b6dc is composed of 72.5% red, 71.4% green and 86.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 15.9% cyan, 17.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 13.7% black. It has a hue angle of 244.7 degrees, a saturation of 35.2% and a lightness of 78.8%. #b9b6dc color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #736db9. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 71
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 16
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#b9b6dc color description : Light grayish blue.

#b9b6dc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b6dc has RGB values of R:185, G:182, B:220 and CMYK values of C:0.16, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 12170972.

Hex triplet b9b6dc #b9b6dc
RGB Decimal 185, 182, 220 rgb(185,182,220)
RGB Percent 72.5, 71.4, 86.3 rgb(72.5%,71.4%,86.3%)
CMYK 16, 17, 0, 14
HSL 244.7°, 35.2, 78.8 hsl(244.7,35.2%,78.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 244.7°, 17.3, 86.3
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.412, 8.669, -18.658
XYZ 49.651, 48.937, 74.536
xyY 0.287, 0.283, 48.937
CIE-LCH 75.412, 20.573, 294.921
CIE-LUV 75.412, -0.664, -30.49
Hunter-Lab 69.955, 4.271, -14.204
Binary 10111001, 10110110, 11011100

Color Schemes with #b9b6dc

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Alternatives to #b9b6dc

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#b9b6dc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b6dc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b6dc;}
.background {background-color:#b9b6dc;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b6dc;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b6dc

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, #030307 is the darkest color, while #f9f8fc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b6dc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #c7c7cb is the less saturated color, while #9d95fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b6dc 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.

  • #bbbbbb Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #bbbac2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b5bbdf Protanopia 1% of men
  • #beb9dd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b8bdca Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b6b9dd Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bcb8dd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b8bad1 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population