#172a40 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172a40 is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 25.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 64.1% cyan, 34.4% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.9% black. It has a hue angle of 212.2 degrees, a saturation of 47.1% and a lightness of 17.1%. #172a40 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e5480 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003333.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 25
    RGB color chart
    • C 64
    • M 34
    • Y 0
    • K 75
    CMYK color chart

#172a40 color description : Very dark blue.

#172a40 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172a40 has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:64 and CMYK values of C:0.64, M:0.34, Y:0, K:0.75. Its decimal value is 1518144.

Hex triplet 172a40 #172a40
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 64 rgb(23,42,64)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 25.1 rgb(9%,16.5%,25.1%)
CMYK 64, 34, 0, 75
HSL 212.2°, 47.1, 17.1 hsl(212.2,47.1%,17.1%)
HSV (or HSB) 212.2°, 64.1, 25.1
Web Safe 003333 #003333
CIE-LAB 16.544, 0.173, -16.291
XYZ 2.107, 2.208, 5.165
xyY 0.222, 0.233, 2.208
CIE-LCH 16.544, 16.292, 270.607
CIE-LUV 16.544, -6.823, -16.464
Hunter-Lab 14.86, -0.701, -10.208
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 01000000

Color Schemes with #172a40

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Alternatives to #172a40

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#172a40 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172a40

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #172a40

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #020406 is the darkest color, while #f7f9fc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172a40

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #2b2b2c is the less saturated color, while #032954 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172a40 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #272727 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #24282c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #2c3348 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #29334a Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #1c373c Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #242f45 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #223046 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #1a323d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population