#bb979f Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bb979f is composed of 73.3% red, 59.2% green and 62.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 19.3% magenta, 15% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 346.7 degrees, a saturation of 20.9% and a lightness of 66.3%. #bb979f color hex could be obtained by blending #ffffff with #772f3f. Closest websafe color is: #cc9999.

    • R 73
    • G 59
    • B 62
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 19
    • Y 15
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#bb979f color description : Grayish red.

#bb979f Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bb979f has RGB values of R:187, G:151, B:159 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.19, Y:0.15, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12294047.

Hex triplet bb979f #bb979f
RGB Decimal 187, 151, 159 rgb(187,151,159)
RGB Percent 73.3, 59.2, 62.4 rgb(73.3%,59.2%,62.4%)
CMYK 0, 19, 15, 27
HSL 346.7°, 20.9, 66.3 hsl(346.7,20.9%,66.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 346.7°, 19.3, 73.3
Web Safe cc9999 #cc9999
CIE-LAB 65.906, 14.709, 0.899
XYZ 37.817, 35.202, 37.602
xyY 0.342, 0.318, 35.202
CIE-LCH 65.906, 14.737, 3.498
CIE-LUV 65.906, 21.468, -1.287
Hunter-Lab 59.331, 9.945, 3.957
Binary 10111011, 10010111, 10011111

Color Schemes with #bb979f

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#bb979f Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bb979f

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bb979f;}
.background {background-color:#bb979f;}
.border {border:1px solid #bb979f;}

Shades and Tints of #bb979f

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, #030202 is the darkest color, while #f9f6f7 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bb979f

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #aea4a6 is the less saturated color, while #fd557a is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bb979f 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.

  • #a3a3a3 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a8a1a2 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a6a4a8 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #b5a0a2 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #be9ba6 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #ae9fa4 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #b79ca1 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bd9aa4 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population