#00b9fb Color Information

#00b9fb Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #00b9fb, and its official name is Blue Bolt. In RGB, it consists of 0.0% Red, 72.5% Green, and 98.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 100% Cyan, 26.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 1.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 195.8°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 49.2%. The decimal value for #00b9fb is 47611, and its nearest "web safe" color is #00ccff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #00b9fb is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#00b9fb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorBlue Bolt Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color0, 185, 251 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color0.0%, 72.5%, 98.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color1.000, 0.275, 0.016 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color1, 0.263, 0, 0.016 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color195.8°, 100.0%, 49.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color195.8°, 100.0%, 98.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color34.761, 41.663, 97.476 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color0, 107, 251 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code47611 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color70.638, -15.873, -43.381 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)70.638, 46.194, 249.903 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color70.638, -47.571, -68.431 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color64.547, -16.826, -44.355 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.200, 0.240, 41.663 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4278237691 / 0xff00b9fb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#00ccff Copy
Last Updated: March 2, 2024

Shades of #00b9fb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #00b9fb, its pure hue is 195.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 49.2%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #00b9fb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #00171f to #00a2dc.

Tints of #00b9fb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #00b9fb, its pure hue is 195.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 49.2%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #00b9fb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #20c2fc to #dff6ff.

Tones of #00b9fb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #00b9fb, its pure hue is 195.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #00b9fb, which range from #7e7e7e (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00b9fb (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #00b9fb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #00b9fb! For #00b9fb, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #00b9fb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #00b9fb

This color, #00b9fb, consists of 0.0% Red, 72.5% Green, and 98.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 0, Green = 185, Blue = 251. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #00b9fb is 100% Cyan, 26.3% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 1.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R0.0%
C100.0%
G72.5%
M26.3%
B98.4%
Y0.0%
K1.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 0 185 251
Octal 0 271 373
Hexa #00 #b9 #fb
Binary 00000000 10111001 11111011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 100 26 0 1
Octal 144 32 0 1
Hexa #64 #1a #00 #01
Binary 01100100 00011010 00000000 00000001

Analogous Colors of #00b9fb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #00b9fb — which has hue 195.8° — its analogous colors are located at 165.8° and 225.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00b9fb.

Triadic Colors of #00b9fb

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #00b9fb — which has hue 195.8° — its triadic colors are located at 75.8° and 315.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00b9fb.

Complementary Color of #00b9fb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #00b9fb — which has hue 195.8° — its complementary color is located at 15.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00b9fb.

Split Complementary Colors of #00b9fb

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #00b9fb — which has hue 195.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 45.8° and 345.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00b9fb.

Tetradic Colors of #00b9fb

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #00b9fb — which has hue 195.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 105.8°, 195.8°, 285.8°, and 15.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #00b9fb.

Monochromatic Colors of #00b9fb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #00b9fb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #005d7e — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #7adcff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #00b9fb

We want to make getting started with #00b9fb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #00b9fb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #00b9fb can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #00b9fb with other HTML elements.

#00b9fb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #00b9fb.
<span style="color: #00b9fb;">The color of this text is #00b9fb.</span>

#00b9fb Background Color

The background color for this text is #00b9fb.
<div style="background-color: #00b9fb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #00b9fb.</div>

#00b9fb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #00b9fb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #00b9fb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #00b9fb.</span>

#00b9fb Border Color

This is a div with border color #00b9fb.
<div style="border: #00b9fb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #00b9fb.</div>

#00b9fb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #00b9fb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #00b9fb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #00b9fb on a white background.</div></div>

#00b9fb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #00b9fb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #00b9fb; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #00b9fb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #00b9fb to White

This is a gradient from #00b9fb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#00b9fb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #00b9fb to white.</div>

Gradient from #00b9fb to Black

This is a gradient from #00b9fb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#00b9fb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#00b9fb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #00b9fb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #00b9fb

In addition to using #00b9fb on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #00b9fb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #00b9fb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 0, Green = 185, Blue = 251). If you need details about the color coordinates of #00b9fb in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #00b9fb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(0, 185, 251)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #00b9fb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #00b9fb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #00b9fb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(0, 185, 251);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#00b9fb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:0, green:185, blue:251, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:185 blue:251 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(0f, 185f, 251f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(0, 185, 251);
 

#00b9fb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #00b9fb the same way. For those with color blindness, #00b9fb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #00b9fb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #00b9fb is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #00b9fb looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #00b9fb will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #00b9fb is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.3:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text