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#b59900 Hex Color Code

#b59900 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b59900 is a medium dark shade of yellow. In the RGB color model #b59900 is comprised of 70.98% red, 60% green and 0% blue. In the HSL color space #b59900 has a hue of 51° (degrees), 100% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 575.44 nm.

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#b59900 linear gradient to complementary #0072b5

  1. #b59900
  2. #a99238
  3. #9a8b55
  4. #89846e
  5. #747d86
  6. #55779e
  7. #0072b5

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #947c00
  2. #9f8600
  3. #aa8f00
  4. #b59900
  5. #c0a315
  6. #cbad24
  7. #d6b730

Tones

  1. #b59900
  2. #a78e23
  3. #998333
  4. #8b793f
  5. #7c6f4a
  6. #6c6553
  7. #5b5b5b

Tints and Shades

#b59900 to White

  1. #b59900
  2. #c5a93f
  3. #d3b967
  4. #e0ca8c
  5. #ecdbb2
  6. #f6edd8
  7. #ffffff

#b59900 to Black

  1. #b59900
  2. #957e0c
  3. #766311
  4. #584a12
  5. #3c3211
  6. #221c0b
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2070-G80Y
      #b39b05
      ΔE = 1.030
  2. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10196
      #b29818
      ΔE = 1.270
  3. Resene

    1. ★ Buddha Gold Y69-160-084
      #bc9b1b
      ΔE = 1.981
    2. Lucky G68-141-092
      #ab9a1c
      ΔE = 2.890
  4. Pantone / PMS

    1. 457
      #ad940d
      ΔE = 2.344
    2. 613
      #b09e0d
      ΔE = 2.578
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. 11-b7
      #ad9a1d
      ΔE = 2.473
    2. 12-a7
      #ae9d00
      ΔE = 2.664
  6. Valspar Paint

    1. Harvest
      #b6930a
      ΔE = 2.480
  7. Sikkens

    1. G0.60.60
      #c09d08
      ΔE = 2.619
    2. G0.50.60
      #ba9c2d
      ΔE = 2.776
  8. Earthpaint

    1. 2-16-7 Parrot
      #b19b2b
      ΔE = 2.657
  9. ICI Paints

    1. Shasta 60YY 39/654
      #b9a027
      ΔE = 2.892
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Pollination 211-7
      #b8a029
      ΔE = 2.983
  11. Porter Paints

    1. Pollination / 211-7
      #b8a029
      ΔE = 2.983

#b59900 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b59900 foreground

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #b59900">…</p>

#b59900 background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #b59900">…</p>

#b59900 shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b59900">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11901184
Binary
10110101, 10011001, 00000000
Hexadecimal
#b59900
Closest short hex
#b90 ΔE = 1.481
RGB
rgb(181, 153, 0)
RGBA
rgba(181, 153, 0, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.542, g: 0.458, b: 0.000
RYB
red: 12.990%, yellow: 70.980%, blue: 0.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4876032 / 0xffb59900
HSL
hsl(51, 100%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(51, 100%%, 35%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 51° (50.718), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 71% (0.710)
HSP
hue: 50.718, saturation: 100.000, perceived brightness: 60.163
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 69.571, S: 99.979, L: 63.842
Cubehelix
H: 48.938, S: 1.193, L: 0.567
TSL
T: 1.871, S: 0.326, L: 0.564
CMYK
cyan: 0 (0.000), magenta: 15 (0.155), yellow: 100 (1.000), key: 29 (0.290)
CMY
cyan: 29 (0.290), magenta: 40 (0.400), yellow: 100 (1.000)
XYZ
X: 30.449, Y: 32.608, Z: 4.690
xyY
x: 0.449, y: 0.481, Y: 32.608
CIELab
L: 63.842, a: -2.025, b: 67.550
CIELuv
L: 63.842, u: 25.228, v: 67.730
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 63.842, C: 67.580, H: 91.717
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 63.842, C: 72.276, H: 69.571
Hunter-Lab
L: 57.103, a: -4.750, b: 35.103
CIECAM02
J: 54.702, C: 57.836, h: 93.806, Q: 145.718, M: 50.577, s: 58.914, H: 107.165
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.763, jaune: 8.978, green: 0.630
LMS
L: 35.560, M: 33.957, S: 5.147
YCbCr
Y: 139.629, Cb: 56.689, Cr: 151.155
YCgCo
Y: 121.750, Cg: 31.250, Co: 90.500
YDbDr
Y: 143.930, Db: -216.549, Dr: -70.525
YPbPr
Y: 147.948, Pb: -79.720, Pr: 21.038
xvYCC
Y: 143.061, Cb: 57.971, Cr: 146.480
YIQ
Y: 143.930, I: 65.833, Q: -41.683
YUV
Y: 143.930, U: -70.826, V: 32.522
Munsell Color System
7.5Y 6/10 ΔE = 3.437
Brand Color
Big Cartel ΔE = 15.070

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