Faux-Vampire black (#000509) color information

#000509 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Vampire black" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark black". When people spot this color, Vampire black (#000509), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: prestige, modernism, emphasis on performance, clothing, and being formal. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. Pac-12 uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

#000509 is made up of (0, 5, 9) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 44.44, 0.00, 96.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1289 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #000509 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #000509. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #000509 luma #3.95
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 5, 9) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 2%, 4%) Closest named color Vampire black
rgba rgba(0.0, 5.0, 9.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 44.44, 0.00, 96.47) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(210.00, 100.00, 4.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #000509 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0a0500.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #000509 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0a0500.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #000509

When you combine pure white with this color, #000509, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #000509

Darker shades are produced by blending #000509 with black

Tones of #000509

Tones of #000509 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #000509

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #000509 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#000509 → #0a0500
#000509 → #4c5052
#000509 → #ffffff
#000509 → #00000a
#000509 → #000305
#000509 → #000a0a

Faux-Vampire black (#000509) in different environments

Seeing #000509 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #000509 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vampire black (#000509)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#000509might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #000509

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#000509. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #000509

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #000509
Java new Color(0, 5, 9);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 5, 9);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:5 blue:9 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 5f, 9f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:5, blue:9, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $090500
Python Color('#000509')

Base Conversions of hex color #000509

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #000509. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1289 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 5, 9.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000101 00001001
Hex 00 05 09
Octal 0 5 11
Decimal 0 5 9

#000509 Icons

If you're considering using #000509 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vampire black (#000509) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #000509 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #000509 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #000509 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #000509 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #000509 background.
This text is hex color #000509 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #000509 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #000509 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #000509 and white (#ffffff) background.