#b9b972 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b972 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 44.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 38.4% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 33.6% and a lightness of 58.6%. #b9b972 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffe4 with #737300. Closest websafe color is: #cccc66.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 45
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 38
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b972 color description : Slightly desaturated yellow.

#b9b972 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b972 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:114 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.38, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171634.

Hex triplet b9b972 #b9b972
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 114 rgb(185,185,114)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 44.7 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,44.7%)
CMYK 0, 0, 38, 27
HSL 60°, 33.6, 58.6 hsl(60,33.6%,58.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 38.4, 72.5
Web Safe cccc66 #cccc66
CIE-LAB 73.693, -10.689, 36.028
XYZ 40.393, 46.228, 22.714
xyY 0.369, 0.423, 46.228
CIE-LCH 73.693, 37.58, 106.525
CIE-LUV 73.693, 3.484, 48.342
Hunter-Lab 67.991, -12.937, 27.787
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 01110010

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Alternatives to #b9b972

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#b9b972 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b972

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b972;}
.background {background-color:#b9b972;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b972;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b972

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, #030302 is the darkest color, while #fafaf5 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b972

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #999992 is the less saturated color, while #fafa31 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b972 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.

  • #b1b1b1 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b3b3a4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c8b877 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #dcb17c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c6b3c0 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c3b875 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #cfb478 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c1b5a4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population