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#B9BABA Hex Code

Color Name: Gray (X11)

What is hex #B9BABA Color?

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The color name of hex code #B9BABA is Gray (X11). The RGB values are (185, 186, 186) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:0 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B9BABA has a hue of 180°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #B9BABA Color Codes

Color NameGray (X11)
RGB Values(185, 186, 186)
CMYK Values(1%, 0%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 1%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#464545 [Outer Space]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 4 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#BAB9B9 [Gray (X11)]
#B9BABA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BABABA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D6D6D6

Hex #B9BABA Color Palettes

B9BABA is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B9BABA. Complementary color is BAB9B9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B9BABA is #BAB9B9 which is called Gray (X11). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B9BABA color is offered by #BAB9B9. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (B9BABA, B9BABA and B9BABA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B9BABA are #B9BABA and #B9BABA, called Gray (X11) and Gray (X11), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B9BABA with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (B9BABA, BAB9BA and BABAB9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B9BABA are #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)) and #BABAB9 (Gray (X11)). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (B9BABA, BAB9BA and BABAB9)

Triadic Palette

#B9BABA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)) and #BABAB9 (Gray (X11)) along with #B9BABA, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (B9BABA, BAB9BA, BAB9B9 and B9BAB9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B9BABA has #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)), #BAB9B9 (Gray (X11)) and #B9BAB9 (Gray (X11)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (B9BABA, BAB9BA, BAB9B9 and BABAB9)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B9BABA contains #BAB9BA (Gray (X11)), #BAB9B9 (Gray (X11)) and #BABAB9 (Gray (X11)). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #B9BABA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B9BABA rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of B9BABA Color


  • Transparent C7C8C8C7C8C8
  • Transparent CECFCFCECFCF
  • Transparent D5D6D6D5D6D6
  • Transparent DCDDDDDCDDDD
  • Transparent E3E3E3E3E3E3
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA
  • Transparent F1F1F1F1F1F1
  • Transparent F8F8F8F8F8F8


  • Transparent AEAEAEAEAEAE
  • Transparent A8A9A9A8A9A9
  • Transparent A2A3A3A2A3A3
  • Transparent 9D9D9D9D9D9D
  • Transparent 979797979797
  • Transparent 919191919191
  • Transparent 8B8C8C8B8C8C
  • Transparent 868686868686


  • Transparent 949595949595
  • Transparent 828282828282
  • Transparent 6F70706F7070
  • Transparent 5D5D5D5D5D5D
  • Transparent 4A4A4A4A4A4A
  • Transparent 383838383838
  • Transparent 252525252525
  • Transparent 131313131313

#B9BABA Color Patterns

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