#c9b42b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #c9b42b is composed of 78.8% red, 70.6% green and 16.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 10.4% magenta, 78.6% yellow and 21.2% black. It has a hue angle of 52 degrees, a saturation of 64.8% and a lightness of 47.8%. #c9b42b color hex could be obtained by blending #ffff56 with #936900. Closest websafe color is: #cccc33.

    • R 79
    • G 71
    • B 17
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 10
    • Y 79
    • K 21
    CMYK color chart

#c9b42b color description : Strong yellow.

#c9b42b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #c9b42b has RGB values of R:201, G:180, B:43 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.1, Y:0.79, K:0.21. Its decimal value is 13218859.

Hex triplet c9b42b #c9b42b
RGB Decimal 201, 180, 43 rgb(201,180,43)
RGB Percent 78.8, 70.6, 16.9 rgb(78.8%,70.6%,16.9%)
CMYK 0, 10, 79, 21
HSL 52°, 64.8, 47.8 hsl(52,64.8%,47.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 52°, 78.6, 78.8
Web Safe cccc33 #cccc33
CIE-LAB 73.047, -6.508, 66.845
XYZ 40.845, 45.236, 8.865
xyY 0.43, 0.476, 45.236
CIE-LCH 73.047, 67.161, 95.561
CIE-LUV 73.047, 20.108, 73.519
Hunter-Lab 67.258, -9.299, 39.265
Binary 11001001, 10110100, 00101011

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Shades and Tints of #c9b42b

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, #070602 is the darkest color, while #fdfcf6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #c9b42b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #7e7d76 is the less saturated color, while #efd005 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #c9b42b 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.

  • #ababab Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #b1ad91 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #ccb735 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #e3ae3b Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #d6acb8 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #cbb631 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #d9b035 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #d1af84 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population