#b9b9cb Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9cb is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 79.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 8.9% cyan, 8.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 20.4% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 14.8% and a lightness of 76.1%. #b9b9cb color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #737397. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 80
    RGB color chart
    • C 9
    • M 9
    • Y 0
    • K 20
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9cb color description : Grayish blue.

#b9b9cb Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9cb has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:203 and CMYK values of C:0.09, M:0.09, Y:0, K:0.2. Its decimal value is 12171723.

Hex triplet b9b9cb #b9b9cb
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 203 rgb(185,185,203)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 79.6 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,79.6%)
CMYK 9, 9, 0, 20
HSL 240°, 14.8, 76.1 hsl(240,14.8%,76.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 8.9, 79.6
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 75.652, 3.489, -9.059
XYZ 48.134, 49.324, 63.481
xyY 0.299, 0.306, 49.324
CIE-LCH 75.652, 9.708, 291.065
CIE-LUV 75.652, -1.043, -14.396
Hunter-Lab 70.231, -0.566, -4.43
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 11001011

Color Schemes with #b9b9cb

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Alternatives to #b9b9cb

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#b9b9cb Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9cb

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9cb;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9cb;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9cb;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9cb

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, #070709 is the darkest color, while #fdfdfd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9cb

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #bebec6 is the less saturated color, while #8585ff is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9cb 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
  • #bcbccd Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c7b9ce Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #bcbdca Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #bbbbcc Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #c2b9cd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #babbca Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population