#b9b9ae Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9ae is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 68.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 5.9% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 7.3% and a lightness of 70.4%. #b9b9ae color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #73735d. Closest websafe color is: #cccc99.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 68
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 6
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9ae color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9ae Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9ae has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:174 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.06, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171694.

Hex triplet b9b9ae #b9b9ae
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 174 rgb(185,185,174)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 68.2 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,68.2%)
CMYK 0, 0, 6, 27
HSL 60°, 7.3, 70.4 hsl(60,7.3%,70.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 5.9, 72.5
Web Safe cccc99 #cccc99
CIE-LAB 74.868, -1.988, 5.572
XYZ 44.995, 48.068, 46.95
xyY 0.321, 0.343, 48.068
CIE-LCH 74.868, 5.917, 109.638
CIE-LUV 74.868, 0.607, 8.473
Hunter-Lab 69.331, -5.485, 8.382
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10101110

Color Schemes with #b9b9ae

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#b9b9ae Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9ae

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9ae;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9ae;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9ae;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9ae

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, #030303 is the darkest color, while #f9f9f8 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9ae

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9ae is the less saturated color, while #ffff68 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9ae 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.

  • #b8b8b8 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b8b8b6 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c1bbb1 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d0b6b4 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c0b9c6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bebab0 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c7b7b2 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bdb9bd Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population