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#b9b800 Hex Color Code

#b9b800 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b9b800 is a medium dark shade of yellow. In the RGB color model #b9b800 is comprised of 72.55% red, 72.16% green and 0% blue. In the HSL color space #b9b800 has a hue of 60° (degrees), 100% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 570.62 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#b9b800 linear gradient to complementary #0065b9

  1. #b9b800
  2. #aca93f
  3. #9d9a5d
  4. #8b8c76
  5. #757e8d
  6. #5571a3
  7. #0065b9

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #949600
  2. #a0a100
  3. #adad00
  4. #b9b800
  5. #c6c41b
  6. #d2cf2c
  7. #dfdb3a

Tones

  1. #b9b800
  2. #aba827
  3. #9c9838
  4. #8d8944
  5. #7e7a4e
  6. #6e6b56
  7. #5d5d5d

Tints and Shades

#b9b800 to white

  1. #b9b800
  2. #c8c344
  3. #d5cf6c
  4. #e2db91
  5. #ede6b6
  6. #f7f3da
  7. #ffffff

#b9b800 to black

  1. #b9b800
  2. #98970f
  3. #787614
  4. #5a5815
  5. #3d3b13
  6. #22200d
  7. #000000

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  1. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 14-a4
      #bbb700
      ΔE = 0.644 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. ★ 15-a3
      #b4ba00
      ΔE = 1.468 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  2. Sikkens

    1. ★ G7.57.66
      #bbb821
      ΔE = 1.213 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 390
      #b5ba05
      ΔE = 1.300 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
    2. ★ 7765 CP
      #c3b91f
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  4. Focoltone

    1. ★ 1152
      #b6b400
      ΔE = 1.396 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
    2. ★ 1163
      #b0b500
      ΔE = 2.016 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  5. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Hot Pepper / 72YY 47/743
      #c2ba0b
      ΔE = 1.927 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
  6. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Inch Worm
      #bfb50c
      ΔE = 1.936 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  7. Dulux

    1. ★ 72YY 47/743
      #c2b91b
      ΔE = 2.008 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
    2. Indian Ivy 4
      #c3b623
      ΔE = 2.736 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  8. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Hot Pepper 72YY 47/743
      #beb413
      ΔE = 2.080 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  9. Taubmans

    1. Snake Eyes / T12 58.H2
      #b6b428
      ΔE = 2.304 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. 1-16-7 Oz
      #c0b521
      ΔE = 2.358 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  11. Tollens

    1. UC018 Vert Favela
      #bebe24
      ΔE = 2.370 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
  12. Dupont

    1. CAS283
      #b5b100
      ΔE = 2.402 / LRV ≈ 41.3%
  13. Brillux

    1. 90.15.15
      #b7b101
      ΔE = 2.403 / LRV ≈ 41.5%
  14. Dulux Australia

    1. Golden Passionfruit / A229
      #b9bb31
      ΔE = 2.498 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
    2. Enigma / A217
      #bfbc35
      ΔE = 2.828 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  15. Benjamin Moore

    1. Chartreuse / 2024-10
      #c2b501
      ΔE = 2.547 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
  16. Clark+Kensington

    1. Green Gourmet / 24D-5
      #bbb42f
      ΔE = 2.685 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  17. Resene

    1. La Rioja G78-176-099
      #bac00e
      ΔE = 2.774 / LRV ≈ 48.2%

#b9b800 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b9b800 foreground

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="color: #b9b800">…</p>

#b9b800 background

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="background-color: #b9b800">…</p>

#b9b800 shadow

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b9b800">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12171264
Binary
10111001, 10111000, 00000000
Hexadecimal
#b9b800
LRV
≈ 44.6%
Closest short hex
#bb0 ΔE = 1.032
RGB
rgb(185, 184, 0)
RGBA
rgba(185, 184, 0, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.501, g: 0.499, b: 0.000
RYB
red: 0.004%, yellow: 0.725%, blue: 0.000%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4605952 / 0xffb9b800
HSL
hsl(60, 100%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(60, 100%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 60° (59.676), saturation: 100% (1.000), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 59.676, saturation: 100.000%, perceived brightness: 68.044%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 85.379, S: 99.979, L: 72.625
Cubehelix
H: 56.687, S: 1.424, L: 0.643
TSL
T: 1.496, S: 0.316, L: 0.640
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 1% (0.005), yellow: 100% (1.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 27% (0.275), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 100% (1.000)
XYZ
X: 37.150, Y: 44.597, Z: 6.651
xyY
x: 0.420, y: 0.505, Y: 44.597
CIELab
L: 72.625, a: -16.432, b: 74.036
CIELuv
L: 72.625, u: 6.446, v: 79.755
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 72.625, C: 75.838, H: 102.514
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 72.625, C: 80.015, H: 85.379
Hunter-Lab
L: 66.781, a: -17.568, b: 40.841
CIECAM02
J: 64.228, C: 65.830, h: 105.410, Q: 157.896, M: 57.567, s: 60.381, H: 127.228
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.732, jaune: 9.904, green: 2.766
LMS
L: 45.302, M: 49.605, S: 7.259
YCbCr
Y: 156.281, Cb: 47.076, Cr: 141.503
YCgCo
Y: 138.250, Cg: 45.750, Co: 92.500
YDbDr
Y: 163.323, Db: -245.722, Dr: -41.261
YPbPr
Y: 170.965, Pb: -92.115, Pr: 8.964
xvYCC
Y: 162.829, Cb: 47.083, Cr: 135.874
YIQ
Y: 163.323, I: 59.708, Q: -57.037
YUV
Y: 163.323, U: -80.369, V: 19.017
Munsell Color System
2.5GY 7/10 ΔE = 1.872
Brand Color
Android ΔE = 8.703

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