#172a5b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172a5b is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 35.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 74.7% cyan, 53.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 64.3% black. It has a hue angle of 223.2 degrees, a saturation of 59.6% and a lightness of 22.4%. #172a5b color hex could be obtained by blending #2e54b6 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003366.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 36
    RGB color chart
    • C 75
    • M 54
    • Y 0
    • K 64
    CMYK color chart

#172a5b color description : Very dark blue.

#172a5b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172a5b has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:91 and CMYK values of C:0.75, M:0.54, Y:0, K:0.64. Its decimal value is 1518171.

Hex triplet 172a5b #172a5b
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 91 rgb(23,42,91)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 35.7 rgb(9%,16.5%,35.7%)
CMYK 75, 54, 0, 64
HSL 223.2°, 59.6, 22.4 hsl(223.2,59.6%,22.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 223.2°, 74.7, 35.7
Web Safe 003366 #003366
CIE-LAB 18.335, 11.225, -31.741
XYZ 3.069, 2.593, 10.236
xyY 0.193, 0.163, 2.593
CIE-LCH 18.335, 33.667, 289.476
CIE-LUV 18.335, -6.891, -35.084
Hunter-Lab 16.103, 5.84, -26.414
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 01011011

Color Schemes with #172a5b

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Alternatives to #172a5b

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#172a5b Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172a5b

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Shades and Tints of #172a5b

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, #03060d is the darkest color, while #fcfdfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172a5b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #36383c is the less saturated color, while #012071 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172a5b 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.

  • #2a2a2a Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #262a34 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #193664 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #00385d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #003d41 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #183161 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #08335c Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #08364a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population