#b9b9b8 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9b8 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 72.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.5% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 0.7% and a lightness of 72.4%. #b9b9b8 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737371. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 72
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 0
    • Y 1
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9b8 color description : Grayish yellow.

#b9b9b8 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9b8 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:184 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0.01, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171704.

Hex triplet b9b9b8 #b9b9b8
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 184 rgb(185,185,184)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 72.2 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,72.2%)
CMYK 0, 0, 1, 27
HSL 60°, 0.7, 72.4 hsl(60,0.7%,72.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 60°, 0.5, 72.5
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.122, -0.186, 0.499
XYZ 46.007, 48.473, 52.277
xyY 0.313, 0.33, 48.473
CIE-LCH 75.122, 0.533, 110.411
CIE-LUV 75.122, 0.052, 0.772
Hunter-Lab 69.622, -3.886, 4.217
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10111000

Color Schemes with #b9b9b8

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Alternatives to #b9b9b8

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#b9b9b8 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9b8

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9b8;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9b8;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9b8;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9b8

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, #080808 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9b8

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9b8 is the less saturated color, while #fafa77 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9b8 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.

  • #b9b9b9 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b9b9b9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bfbbbb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cdb7bd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bebac7 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bdbaba Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c5b7bb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcbac2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population