#b9b900 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b900 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.3%. #b9b900 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #737300. Closest websafe color is: #cccc00.

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

#b9b900 color description : Strong yellow.

#b9b900 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b900 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:1, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171520.

Hex triplet b9b900 #b9b900
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 0 rgb(185,185,0)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 0 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,0%)
CMYK 0, 0, 100, 27
HSL 60°, 100, 36.3 hsl(60,100%,36.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 100, 72.5
Web Safe cccc00 #cccc00
CIE-LAB 72.9, -16.939, 74.237
XYZ 37.357, 45.013, 6.721
xyY 0.419, 0.505, 45.013
CIE-LCH 72.9, 76.145, 102.854
CIE-LUV 72.9, 5.778, 80.141
Hunter-Lab 67.092, -18.021, 41.025
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 00000000

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Alternatives to #b9b900

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#b9b900 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b900

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b900;}
.background {background-color:#b9b900;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b900;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b900

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 #b9b900

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #646455 is the less saturated color, while #b9b900 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b900 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.

  • #a4a4a4 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a8a883 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #cdb700 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e4ae22 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c9b0bc Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c5b700 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d4b215 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c3b377 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population