#c9a501 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c9a501 is composed of 78.8% red, 64.7% green and 0.4% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 17.9% magenta, 99.5% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 49.2 degrees, a saturation of 99% and a lightness of 39.6%. #c9a501 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff02 with #934b00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 79
    • G 65
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 18
    • Y 100
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c9a501 color description : Strong yellow.

#c9a501 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c9a501 has RGB values of R:201, G:165, B:1 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.18, Y:1, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13214977.

Hex triplet c9a501 #c9a501
RGB Decimal 201, 165, 1 rgb(201,165,1)
RGB Percent 78.8, 64.7, 0.4 rgb(78.8%,64.7%,0.4%)
CMYK 0, 18, 100, 21
HSL 49.2°, 99, 39.6 hsl(49.2,99%,39.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 49.2°, 99.5, 78.8
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 68.991, 0.538, 71.97
XYZ 37.549, 39.332, 5.643
xyY 0.455, 0.477, 39.332
CIE-LCH 68.991, 71.972, 89.571
CIE-LUV 68.991, 31.586, 72.597
Hunter-Lab 62.715, -2.88, 38.566
Binary 11001001, 10100101, 00000001

Color Schemes with #c9a501

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Alternatives to #c9a501

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#c9a501 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #c9a501

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CSS codes
.text {color:#c9a501;}
.background {background-color:#c9a501;}
.border {border:1px solid #c9a501;}

Shades and Tints of #c9a501

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, #060500 is the darkest color, while #fffcf1 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c9a501

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c695e is the less saturated color, while #c9a501 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c9a501 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.

  • #9d9d9d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #a69f7e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c2ad0c Protanopia 1% of men
  • #d8a415 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #d59ea9 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c4aa08 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d2a40e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #d0a06c Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population