#bb8500 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bb8500 is composed of 73.3% red, 52.2% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 28.9% magenta, 100% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 42.7 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 36.7%. #bb8500 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #770b00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 73
    • G 52
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 29
    • Y 100
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#bb8500 color description : Strong orange.

#bb8500 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bb8500 has RGB values of R:187, G:133, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.29, Y:1, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12289280.

Hex triplet bb8500 #bb8500
RGB Decimal 187, 133, 0 rgb(187,133,0)
RGB Percent 73.3, 52.2, 0 rgb(73.3%,52.2%,0%)
CMYK 0, 29, 100, 27
HSL 42.7°, 100, 36.7 hsl(42.7,100%,36.7%)
HSV (or HSB) 42.7°, 100, 73.3
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 59.289, 11.626, 64.701
XYZ 28.882, 27.342, 3.756
xyY 0.482, 0.456, 27.342
CIE-LCH 59.289, 65.738, 79.813
CIE-LUV 59.289, 45.266, 60.244
Hunter-Lab 52.289, 7.088, 32.343
Binary 10111011, 10000101, 00000000

Color Schemes with #bb8500

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Alternatives to #bb8500

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#bb8500 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bb8500

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bb8500;}
.background {background-color:#bb8500;}
.border {border:1px solid #bb8500;}

Shades and Tints of #bb8500

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, #0a0700 is the darkest color, while #fffcf6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bb8500

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #656156 is the less saturated color, while #bb8500 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bb8500 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.

  • #868686 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #91866b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a6940d Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b98d00 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c4828a Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #ae8f08 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #ba8a00 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c18358 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population