#b9b9dc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9dc is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 86.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 15.9% cyan, 15.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 13.7% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 33.3% and a lightness of 79.4%. #b9b9dc color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #7373b9. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 86
    RGB color chart
    • C 16
    • M 16
    • Y 0
    • K 14
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9dc color description : Light grayish blue.

#b9b9dc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9dc has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:220 and CMYK values of C:0.16, M:0.16, Y:0, K:0.14. Its decimal value is 12171740.

Hex triplet b9b9dc #b9b9dc
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 220 rgb(185,185,220)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 86.3 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,86.3%)
CMYK 16, 16, 0, 14
HSL 240°, 33.3, 79.4 hsl(240,33.3%,79.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 15.9, 86.3
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 76.179, 7.035, -17.498
XYZ 50.272, 50.179, 74.743
xyY 0.287, 0.286, 50.179
CIE-LCH 76.179, 18.86, 291.902
CIE-LUV 76.179, -2.053, -28.401
Hunter-Lab 70.837, 2.714, -12.973
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 11011100

Color Schemes with #b9b9dc

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Alternatives to #b9b9dc

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#b9b9dc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9dc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9dc;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9dc;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9dc;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9dc

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, #040408 is the darkest color, while #fafafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9dc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #c9c9cc is the less saturated color, while #9999fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9dc 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.

  • #bdbdbd Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #bcbcc3 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b8bdde Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c1bbde Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b9bfcd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b8bcdd Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bebadd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b9bdd2 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population