#172a74 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172a74 is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 45.5% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 80.2% cyan, 63.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 54.5% black. It has a hue angle of 227.7 degrees, a saturation of 66.9% and a lightness of 27.3%. #172a74 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e54e8 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003366.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 45
    RGB color chart
    • C 80
    • M 64
    • Y 0
    • K 55
    CMYK color chart

#172a74 color description : Dark blue.

#172a74 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172a74 has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:116 and CMYK values of C:0.8, M:0.64, Y:0, K:0.55. Its decimal value is 1518196.

Hex triplet 172a74 #172a74
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 116 rgb(23,42,116)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 45.5 rgb(9%,16.5%,45.5%)
CMYK 80, 64, 0, 55
HSL 227.7°, 66.9, 27.3 hsl(227.7,66.9%,27.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 227.7°, 80.2, 45.5
Web Safe 003366 #003366
CIE-LAB 20.435, 21.569, -44.646
XYZ 4.333, 3.099, 16.892
xyY 0.178, 0.127, 3.099
CIE-LCH 20.435, 49.583, 295.785
CIE-LUV 20.435, -7.189, -51.416
Hunter-Lab 17.603, 13.132, -44.571
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 01110100

Color Schemes with #172a74

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Alternatives to #172a74

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#172a74 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172a74

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #172a74

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, #000101 is the darkest color, while #f0f2fc is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172a74

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #424349 is the less saturated color, while #021d89 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172a74 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.

  • #2d2d2d Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #292c3b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #003a71 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #003d63 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004145 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083472 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083669 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083956 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population