#172aaa Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172aaa is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 66.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 86.5% cyan, 75.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 33.3% black. It has a hue angle of 232.2 degrees, a saturation of 76.2% and a lightness of 37.8%. #172aaa color hex could be obtained by blending #2e54ff with #000055. Closest websafe color is: #003399.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 67
    RGB color chart
    • C 86
    • M 75
    • Y 0
    • K 33
    CMYK color chart

#172aaa color description : Dark blue.

#172aaa Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172aaa has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:170 and CMYK values of C:0.86, M:0.75, Y:0, K:0.33. Its decimal value is 1518250.

Hex triplet 172aaa #172aaa
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 170 rgb(23,42,170)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 66.7 rgb(9%,16.5%,66.7%)
CMYK 86, 75, 0, 33
HSL 232.2°, 76.2, 37.8 hsl(232.2,76.2%,37.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 232.2°, 86.5, 66.7
Web Safe 003399 #003399
CIE-LAB 25.98, 42.081, -69.045
XYZ 8.436, 4.74, 38.498
xyY 0.163, 0.092, 4.74
CIE-LCH 25.98, 80.858, 301.361
CIE-LUV 25.98, -8.385, -84.303
Hunter-Lab 21.771, 31.064, -89.605
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 10101010

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Alternatives to #172aaa

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Text with hexadecimal color #172aaa

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CSS codes
.text {color:#172aaa;}
.background {background-color:#172aaa;}
.border {border:1px solid #172aaa;}

Shades and Tints of #172aaa

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, #02040e is the darkest color, while #fcfdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172aaa

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5a5c67 is the less saturated color, while #0119c0 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172aaa 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.

  • #333333 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2d314b Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #004587 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004974 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004e52 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083b93 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083e88 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #084172 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population