#b9b9b9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9b9 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 72.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 27.5% black. It has a hue angle of 0 degrees, a saturation of 0% and a lightness of 72.5%. #b9b9b9 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737373. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

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

#b9b9b9 color description : Gray.

#b9b9b9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9b9 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:185 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0, Y:0, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12171705.

Hex triplet b9b9b9 #b9b9b9
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 185 rgb(185,185,185)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 72.5 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,72.5%)
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 27
HSL 0°, 0, 72.5 hsl(0,0%,72.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 0°, 0, 72.5
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.149, -0, -0.007
XYZ 46.112, 48.515, 52.831
xyY 0.313, 0.329, 48.515
CIE-LCH 75.149, 0.007, 266.929
CIE-LUV 75.149, -0.005, -0.01
Hunter-Lab 69.653, -3.721, 3.786
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 10111001

Color Schemes with #b9b9b9

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#b9b9b9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9b9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9b9;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9b9;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9b9;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9b9

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 #fefefe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9b9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #b9b9b9 is the less saturated color, while #ff7373 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9b9 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
  • #bfbbbc Protanopia 1% of men
  • #cdb7be Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bebac8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bdbabb Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c5b7bc Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bcbac2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population