#c9af00 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c9af00 is composed of 78.8% red, 68.6% green and 0% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 12.9% magenta, 100% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 52.2 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 39.4%. #c9af00 color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff00 with #935f00. Closest websafe color is: #cc9900.

    • R 79
    • G 69
    • B 0
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 13
    • Y 100
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c9af00 color description : Strong yellow.

#c9af00 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c9af00 has RGB values of R:201, G:175, B:0 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.13, Y:1, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13217536.

Hex triplet c9af00 #c9af00
RGB Decimal 201, 175, 0 rgb(201,175,0)
RGB Percent 78.8, 68.6, 0 rgb(78.8%,68.6%,0%)
CMYK 0, 13, 100, 21
HSL 52.2°, 100, 39.4 hsl(52.2,100%,39.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 52.2°, 100, 78.8
Web Safe cc9900 #cc9900
CIE-LAB 71.609, -4.755, 73.945
XYZ 39.418, 43.079, 6.239
xyY 0.444, 0.485, 43.079
CIE-LCH 71.609, 74.098, 93.679
CIE-LUV 71.609, 24.226, 76.465
Hunter-Lab 65.635, -7.659, 40.308
Binary 11001001, 10101111, 00000000

Color Schemes with #c9af00

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Alternatives to #c9af00

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#c9af00 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #c9af00

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CSS codes
.text {color:#c9af00;}
.background {background-color:#c9af00;}
.border {border:1px solid #c9af00;}

Shades and Tints of #c9af00

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, #050400 is the darkest color, while #fffdf0 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c9af00

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c6a5d is the less saturated color, while #c9af00 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c9af00 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
  • #aba582 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #c9b305 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e0aa1a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #d6a7b2 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #c9b203 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d7ac10 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #d1aa71 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population