#bc8917 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bc8917 is composed of 73.7% red, 53.7% green and 9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 27.1% magenta, 87.8% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 41.5 degrees, a saturation of 78.2% and a lightness of 41.4%. #bc8917 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff2e with #791300. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 74
    • G 54
    • B 9
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 27
    • Y 88
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#bc8917 color description : Strong orange.

#bc8917 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bc8917 has RGB values of R:188, G:137, B:23 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.27, Y:0.88, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12355863.

Hex triplet bc8917 #bc8917
RGB Decimal 188, 137, 23 rgb(188,137,23)
RGB Percent 73.7, 53.7, 9 rgb(73.7%,53.7%,9%)
CMYK 0, 27, 88, 26
HSL 41.5°, 78.2, 41.4 hsl(41.5,78.2%,41.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 41.5°, 87.8, 73.7
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 60.468, 10.222, 61.346
XYZ 29.84, 28.646, 4.768
xyY 0.472, 0.453, 28.646
CIE-LCH 60.468, 62.192, 80.54
CIE-LUV 60.468, 42.496, 59.558
Hunter-Lab 53.522, 5.854, 32.183
Binary 10111100, 10001001, 00010111

Color Schemes with #bc8917

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Alternatives to #bc8917

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#bc8917 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bc8917

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CSS codes
.text {color:#bc8917;}
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Shades and Tints of #bc8917

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, #0d0a02 is the darkest color, while #fefdfb is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bc8917

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6b6a68 is the less saturated color, while #cc8f07 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bc8917 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.

  • #8b8b8b Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #958b74 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #a99725 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #bd9022 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c6858f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b09220 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #bc8d1e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c28763 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population