#b9b9c9 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9c9 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 78.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 8% cyan, 8% magenta, 0% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 12.9% and a lightness of 75.7%. #b9b9c9 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737393. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 79
    RGB color chart
    • C 8
    • M 8
    • Y 0
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9c9 color description : Grayish blue.

#b9b9c9 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9c9 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:201 and CMYK values of C:0.08, M:0.08, Y:0, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 12171721.

Hex triplet b9b9c9 #b9b9c9
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 201 rgb(185,185,201)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 78.8 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,78.8%)
CMYK 8, 8, 0, 21
HSL 240°, 12.9, 75.7 hsl(240,12.9%,75.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 8, 78.8
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.594, 3.088, -8.059
XYZ 47.897, 49.229, 62.234
xyY 0.301, 0.309, 49.229
CIE-LCH 75.594, 8.63, 290.964
CIE-LUV 75.594, -0.925, -12.772
Hunter-Lab 70.163, -0.933, -3.475
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 11001001

Color Schemes with #b9b9c9

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Alternatives to #b9b9c9

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#b9b9c9 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9c9

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9c9;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9c9;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9c9;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9c9

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, #060608 is the darkest color, while #fbfbfc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9c9

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #bebec4 is the less saturated color, while #8585fd is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9c9 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.

  • #bbbbbb Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #bbbbbe Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #bcbccb Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c8b8cd Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bcbcca Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bbbbca Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c2b8cb Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bbbbc9 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population