#b9b9e0 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #b9b9e0 is composed of 72.5% red, 72.5% green and 87.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 17.4% cyan, 17.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 12.2% black. It has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 38.6% and a lightness of 80.2%. #b9b9e0 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #7373c1. Closest websafe color is: #cccccc.

    • R 73
    • G 73
    • B 88
    RGB color chart
    • C 17
    • M 17
    • Y 0
    • K 12
    CMYK color chart

#b9b9e0 color description : Light grayish blue.

#b9b9e0 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #b9b9e0 has RGB values of R:185, G:185, B:224 and CMYK values of C:0.17, M:0.17, Y:0, K:0.12. Its decimal value is 12171744.

Hex triplet b9b9e0 #b9b9e0
RGB Decimal 185, 185, 224 rgb(185,185,224)
RGB Percent 72.5, 72.5, 87.8 rgb(72.5%,72.5%,87.8%)
CMYK 17, 17, 0, 12
HSL 240°, 38.6, 80.2 hsl(240,38.6%,80.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 240°, 17.4, 87.8
Web Safe cccccc #cccccc
CIE-LAB 76.31, 7.902, -19.467
XYZ 50.809, 50.394, 77.567
xyY 0.284, 0.282, 50.394
CIE-LCH 76.31, 21.01, 292.094
CIE-LUV 76.31, -2.294, -31.737
Hunter-Lab 70.988, 3.528, -15.093
Binary 10111001, 10111001, 11100000

Color Schemes with #b9b9e0

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Alternatives to #b9b9e0

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#b9b9e0 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #b9b9e0

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CSS codes
.text {color:#b9b9e0;}
.background {background-color:#b9b9e0;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9b9e0;}

Shades and Tints of #b9b9e0

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, #05050c is the darkest color, while #fdfdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #b9b9e0

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #cccccd is the less saturated color, while #9e9efb is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #b9b9e0 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
  • #bcbcc4 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7bee2 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bfbbe1 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #b8c0cd Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b7bce1 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bdbae1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #b8bdd4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population