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#b9b9b9 Hex Color Code

#b9b9b9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b9b9b9 is a medium light shade of gray. In the RGB color model #b9b9b9 is composed of 72.55% red, 72.55% green and 72.55% blue. In the HSL color space #b9b9b9 has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 73% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm. This color is used in the Benton Murdoch Spruance: Macbeth - Act V picture, Enrique E. Montenegro: Manikins picture, Idaho flag and Tuscany flag.

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #969696
  2. #a1a1a1
  3. #adadad
  4. #b9b9b9
  5. #c5c5c5
  6. #d1d1d1
  7. #dedede

Tints and Shades

#b9b9b9 to white

  1. #b9b9b9
  2. #c4c4c4
  3. #d0d0d0
  4. #dbdbdb
  5. #e7e7e7
  6. #f3f3f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#b9b9b9 to black

  1. #b9b9b9
  2. #979797
  3. #777777 / #777
  4. #585858
  5. #3b3b3b
  6. #212121
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. RAL

    ★ RAL 000 75 00
    #bababa
    ΔE = 0.366 / LRV ≈ 49.1%

  2. Caparol

    ★ 75 4 80 / Palazzo 45
    #b8b8b8
    ΔE = 0.367 / LRV ≈ 47.9%

  3. Dunn-Edwards

    ★ Covered in Platinum / 1217
    #b9baba
    ΔE = 0.469 / LRV ≈ 49.0%

  4. California Paints

    ★ DE 6367 - Covered in Platinum
    #b9baba
    ΔE = 0.469 / LRV ≈ 49.0%

  5. Dulux

    ★ Grey Steel 2 / 00NN 53/000
    #babab9
    ΔE = 0.637 / LRV ≈ 49.1%

  6. Matthews Paint

    ★ Crimson Prl over Hot Plata / 23468/23551
    #b8b9ba
    ΔE = 0.651 / LRV ≈ 48.4%

  7. Pantone / PMS

    ★ Cool Gray 4 U
    #b7b8b9
    ΔE = 0.772 / LRV ≈ 47.9%

  8. Kelly-Moore

    ★ Nickel Back / KM3827-1
    #b7b8b7
    ΔE = 0.810 / LRV ≈ 47.8%

  9. Taubmans

    ★ Kings Landing / T12 38.C12
    #b7b7b8
    ΔE = 0.890 / LRV ≈ 47.4%

  10. Brillux

    ★ 99.00.21
    #b6b7b7
    ΔE = 0.892 / LRV ≈ 47.2%

  11. Teknos

    ★ GBI047
    #b8bab9
    ΔE = 0.940 / LRV ≈ 48.8%

  12. Avian Brands

    ★ Granite City N17-003
    #babbbc
    ΔE = 0.940 / LRV ≈ 49.6%

  13. Evonik-Degussa

    ★ 4201P Gray Dawning
    #b9b7b8
    ΔE = 1.075 / LRV ≈ 47.6%

  14. Albany Paint

    ★ Seal
    #b9b9bb
    ΔE = 1.079 / LRV ≈ 48.6%

  15. Tikkurila

    ★ 4982
    #b7b6b6
    ΔE = 1.088 / LRV ≈ 46.9%

  16. Cloverdale Paint

    ★ Pashmina / 8234
    #bbb8b8
    ΔE = 1.124 / LRV ≈ 48.3%

  17. Rodda Paint

    ★ Pashmina 8234
    #bbb8b8
    ΔE = 1.124 / LRV ≈ 48.3%

  18. Marston & Langinger

    ★ Wood Ash
    #bababc
    ΔE = 1.155 / LRV ≈ 49.2%

  19. Resene

    ★ Surrender N80-002-228
    #b5b7b7
    ΔE = 1.157 / LRV ≈ 47.1%

  20. ICI Paints

    ★ Veil 00NN 53/000
    #b8b8b6
    ΔE = 1.157 / LRV ≈ 47.8%

Color Directory

#b9b9b9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b9b9b9 foreground

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #b9b9b9">…</p>

#b9b9b9 background

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

Dr Suess
<p style="background-color: #b9b9b9">…</p>

#b9b9b9 shadow

An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.

Paul Valéry
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b9b9b9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12171705
Binary
10111001, 10111001, 10111001
Hexadecimal
#b9b9b9
LRV
≈ 48.5%
Closest short hex
#bbb ΔE = 0.732
RGB
rgb(185, 185, 185)
RGBA
rgba(185, 185, 185, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.333, g: 0.333, b: 0.333
RYB
red: 72.549%, yellow: 72.549%, blue: 72.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4605511 / 0xffb9b9b9
HSL
hsl(0, 0%, 73%)
HSLA
hsla(0, 0%, 73%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 0° (0.000), saturation: 0% (0.000), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 0.000, saturation: 0.000%, perceived brightness: 72.549%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 146.356, S: 0.000, L: 75.149
Cubehelix
H: -120.000, S: 0.000, L: 0.725
TSL
T: 1.484, S: 0.000, L: 0.725
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 27% (0.275), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 27% (0.275)
XYZ
X: 46.112, Y: 48.515, Z: 52.825
xyY
x: 0.313, y: 0.329, Y: 48.515
CIELab
L: 75.149, a: -0.000, b: 0.000
CIELuv
L: 75.149, u: -0.000, v: 0.000
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.149, C: 0.000, H: 158.199
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.149, C: 0.000, H: 146.356
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.653, a: -3.720, b: 3.791
CIECAM02
J: 67.437, C: 1.822, h: -149.073, Q: 161.793, M: 1.594, s: 9.924, H: 267.799
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.081, jaune: -0.165, green: 0.285
LMS
L: 46.054, M: 50.232, S: 52.746
YCbCr
Y: 174.915, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YCoCg
Y: 185.000, Cg: 0.000, Co: 46.250
YDbDr
Y: 185.000, Db: 0.000, Dr: 0.000
YPbPr
Y: 185.000, Pb: -0.000, Pr: -0.000
xvYCC
Y: 174.882, Cb: 128.000, Cr: 128.000
YIQ
Y: 185.000, I: -0.000, Q: -0.000
YUV
Y: 185.000, U: 0.002, V: 0.000
Okhsl
h: 89.876, s: 0.000, l: 0.751
Okhsv
h: 89.876. s: 0.000, v: 0.751
Okhwb
h: 89.876, w: 0.751, b: 0.249
Oklab
l: 0.786, a: 0.000, b: 0.000
Oklch
l: 0.786, c: 0.000, h: 89.876
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.01129, Az: -0.00002, Bz: -0.00001
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.01129, Cz: 0.00002, Hz: -148.40036
Munsell Color System
10P 7/1 ΔE = 3.038
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 11.241

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