#172a57 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172a57 is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 34.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.6% cyan, 51.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 65.9% black. It has a hue angle of 222.2 degrees, a saturation of 58.2% and a lightness of 21.6%. #172a57 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e54ae with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003366.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 34
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 52
    • Y 0
    • K 66
    CMYK color chart

#172a57 color description : Very dark blue.

#172a57 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172a57 has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:87 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.52, Y:0, K:0.66. Its decimal value is 1518167.

Hex triplet 172a57 #172a57
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 87 rgb(23,42,87)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 34.1 rgb(9%,16.5%,34.1%)
CMYK 74, 52, 0, 66
HSL 222.2°, 58.2, 21.6 hsl(222.2,58.2%,21.6%)
HSV (or HSB) 222.2°, 73.6, 34.1
Web Safe 003366 #003366
CIE-LAB 18.036, 9.555, -29.557
XYZ 2.901, 2.526, 9.351
xyY 0.196, 0.171, 2.526
CIE-LCH 18.036, 31.063, 287.915
CIE-LUV 18.036, -6.863, -32.382
Hunter-Lab 15.893, 4.77, -23.758
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 01010111

Color Schemes with #172a57

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Alternatives to #172a57

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#172a57 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172a57

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #172a57

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, #020509 is the darkest color, while #f9fafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172a57

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #353639 is the less saturated color, while #02216c is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172a57 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.

  • #292929 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #252932 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #1e3560 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #00385d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #003c40 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #1b315c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #08325a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083548 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population