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Yellow (NCS) Color


Color Name: Yellow (NCS)
Hex Color Code: #FFD300
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 211, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 17.3%, 100.0%, 0.0%




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The color is defined as yellow in the NCS or Natural Color System (NCS 0580-Y)


What color is Yellow (NCS)?

Yellow (NCS) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Yellow (NCS) is #FFD300, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 211, 0).

In the RGB color model, Yellow (NCS) has a red value of 255, a green value of 211, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 17.3% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 49.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Yellow (NCS) has a hue of 49.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Yellow (NCS) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(255, 211, 0)

Red 255 (100.0%)
Green 211 (82.7%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 49.65°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 50.00 %.
LRV ~ 67.8 %
Munsell Color System 5.1Y 8.5/44.6
XYZ X : 64.53
Y : 67.85
Z : 9.69
YXY Y1 : 67.85
X : 0.45
Y2 : 0.48
CMY C : 0.00%
M : 17.25%
Y : 100.00%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 17.25%
Yellow 100.00%
Key 0.00%

HSV/HSB

Hue 49.65°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 100.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 85.93
A : 0.11
B : 86.43
CIE-Lch L : 85.93
C : 86.43
H : 89.93
CIE-Luv L : 85.93
U : 38.47
V : 90.62
Hunter-Lab L : 82.37
A : -4.3
B : 50.68






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Color Combinations


Yellow (NCS) - #FFD300 Color Schemes and Palettes


Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.


Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.


Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Yellow (NCS). The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Color Images


Yellow (NCS) - #FFD300 Color Images and Patterns


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