#bc8e21 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #bc8e21 is composed of 73.7% red, 55.7% green and 12.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 24.5% magenta, 82.4% yellow and 26.3% black. It has a hue angle of 42.2 degrees, a saturation of 70.1% and a lightness of 43.3%. #bc8e21 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff42 with #791d00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9933.

    • R 74
    • G 56
    • B 13
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 24
    • Y 82
    • K 26
    CMYK color chart

#bc8e21 color description : Strong orange.

#bc8e21 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #bc8e21 has RGB values of R:188, G:142, B:33 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.24, Y:0.82, K:0.26. Its decimal value is 12357153.

Hex triplet bc8e21 #bc8e21
RGB Decimal 188, 142, 33 rgb(188,142,33)
RGB Percent 73.7, 55.7, 12.9 rgb(73.7%,55.7%,12.9%)
CMYK 0, 24, 82, 26
HSL 42.2°, 70.1, 43.3 hsl(42.2,70.1%,43.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 42.2°, 82.4, 73.7
Web Safe cc9933 #cc9933
CIE-LAB 61.782, 7.743, 59.546
XYZ 30.687, 30.149, 5.642
xyY 0.462, 0.454, 30.149
CIE-LCH 61.782, 60.047, 82.591
CIE-LUV 61.782, 38.338, 59.845
Hunter-Lab 54.908, 3.672, 32.343
Binary 10111100, 10001110, 00100001

Color Schemes with #bc8e21

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Alternatives to #bc8e21

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#bc8e21 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #bc8e21

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.text {color:#bc8e21;}
.background {background-color:#bc8e21;}
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Shades and Tints of #bc8e21

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, #040301 is the darkest color, while #fdfaf3 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #bc8e21

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #706f6e is the less saturated color, while #d69807 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #bc8e21 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.

  • #8f8f8f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #988f79 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #ac9b2e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #c0932c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #c68a94 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #b29629 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #be9128 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #c28b6a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population