#b9b8bc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b8bc is composed of 72.5% red, 72.2% green and 73.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 1.6% cyan, 2.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 255 degrees, a saturation of 2.9% and a lightness of 72.9%. #b9b8bc color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737179. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 72
    • B 74
    RGB color chart
    • C 2
    • M 2
    • Y 0
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#b9b8bc color description : Grayish blue.

#b9b8bc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b8bc has RGB values of R:185, G:184, B:188 and CMYK values of C:0.02, M:0.02, Y:0, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12171452.

Hex triplet b9b8bc #b9b8bc
RGB Decimal 185, 184, 188 rgb(185,184,188)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.2, 73.7 rgb(72.5%,72.2%,73.7%)
CMYK 2, 2, 0, 26
HSL 255°, 2.9, 72.9 hsl(255,2.9%,72.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 255°, 2.1, 73.7
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 74.967, 1.098, -1.906
XYZ 46.224, 48.226, 54.448
xyY 0.31, 0.324, 48.226
CIE-LCH 74.967, 2.199, 299.942
CIE-LUV 74.967, 0.332, -3.033
Hunter-Lab 69.445, -2.717, 2.126
Binary 10111001, 10111000, 10111100

Color Schemes with #b9b8bc

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Alternatives to #b9b8bc

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#b9b8bc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b8bc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b8bc;}
.background {background-color:#b9b8bc;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b8bc;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b8bc

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, #09090a is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b8bc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b8bc is the less saturated color, while #9978fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b8bc 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.

  • #b9b9b9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b9b9ba Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bebbbf Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cbb6c1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bebac7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcbabe Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c4b7bf Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcb9c3 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population