#b9b9a9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9a9 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 66.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 8.6% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 10.3% and a lightness of 69.4%. #b9b9a9 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737353. Closest websafe color is: #cccc99.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 66
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 9
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9a9 color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9a9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9a9 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:169 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.09, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171689.

Hex triplet b9b9a9 #b9b9a9
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 169 rgb(185,185,169)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 66.3 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,66.3%)
CMYK 0, 0, 9, 27
HSL 60°, 10.3, 69.4 hsl(60,10.3%,69.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 8.6, 72.5
Web Safe cccc99 #cccc99
CIE-LAB 74.747, -2.854, 8.117
XYZ 44.517, 47.877, 44.43
xyY 0.325, 0.35, 47.877
CIE-LCH 74.747, 8.604, 109.372
CIE-LUV 74.747, 0.879, 12.235
Hunter-Lab 69.193, -6.247, 10.364
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10101001

Color Schemes with #b9b9a9

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Alternatives to #b9b9a9

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#b9b9a9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9a9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9a9;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9a9;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9a9;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9a9

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, #010100 is the darkest color, while #f7f7f5 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9a9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b3b3af is the less saturated color, while #fbfb67 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9a9 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.

  • #b7b7b7 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b7b7b4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c2baac Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d1b5af Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c0b8c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bfbaab Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c8b6ad Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bdb8bb Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population