#b9b9b3 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9b3 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 70.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 3.2% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 4.1% and a lightness of 71.4%. #b9b9b3 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737367. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 70
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 3
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9b3 color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9b3 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9b3 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:179 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.03, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171699.

Hex triplet b9b9b3 #b9b9b3
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 179 rgb(185,185,179)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 70.2 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,70.2%)
CMYK 0, 0, 3, 27
HSL 60°, 4.1, 71.4 hsl(60,4.1%,71.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 3.2, 72.5
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 74.993, -1.099, 3.033
XYZ 45.492, 48.267, 49.565
xyY 0.317, 0.337, 48.267
CIE-LCH 74.993, 3.226, 109.917
CIE-LUV 74.993, 0.332, 4.651
Hunter-Lab 69.474, -4.699, 6.333
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10110011

Color Schemes with #b9b9b3

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Alternatives to #b9b9b3

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#b9b9b3 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9b3

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9b3;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9b3;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9b3;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9b3

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, #060605 is the darkest color, while #fbfbfa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9b3

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9b3 is the less saturated color, while #fcfc70 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9b3 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
  • #b8b8b7 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c0bbb6 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #ceb6b8 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bfbac7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bdbab5 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c6b7b6 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bdb9bf Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population