#bb9979 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bb9979 is composed of 73.3% red, 60% green and 47.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 18.2% magenta, 35.3% yellow and 26.7% black. It has a hue angle of 29.1 degrees, a saturation of 32.7% and a lightness of 60.4%. #bb9979 color hex could be obtained by blending #fffff2 with #773300. Closest websafe color is: #cc9966.

    • R 73
    • G 60
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 18
    • Y 35
    • K 27
    CMYK color chart

#bb9979 color description : Slightly desaturated orange.

#bb9979 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bb9979 has RGB values of R:187, G:153, B:121 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.18, Y:0.35, K:0.27. Its decimal value is 12294521.

Hex triplet bb9979 #bb9979
RGB Decimal 187, 153, 121 rgb(187,153,121)
RGB Percent 73.3, 60, 47.5 rgb(73.3%,60%,47.5%)
CMYK 0, 18, 35, 27
HSL 29.1°, 32.7, 60.4 hsl(29.1,32.7%,60.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 29.1°, 35.3, 73.3
Web Safe cc9966 #cc9966
CIE-LAB 65.537, 8.072, 21.591
XYZ 35.336, 34.729, 22.93
xyY 0.38, 0.373, 34.729
CIE-LCH 65.537, 23.05, 69.501
CIE-LUV 65.537, 24.1, 27.018
Hunter-Lab 58.931, 3.901, 18.182
Binary 10111011, 10011001, 01111001

Color Schemes with #bb9979

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Alternatives to #bb9979

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#bb9979 Preview

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bb9979;}
.background {background-color:#bb9979;}
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Shades and Tints of #bb9979

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, #090705 is the darkest color, while #fdfcfb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bb9979

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9c9a98 is the less saturated color, while #f9973b is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bb9979 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.

  • #a0a0a0 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a59f98 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #aea382 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bf9d80 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c299a3 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b39f7e Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bd9c7d Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #bf9994 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population