#172aad Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172aad is composed of 9% red, 16.5% green and 67.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 86.7% cyan, 75.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 32.2% black. It has a hue angle of 232.4 degrees, a saturation of 76.5% and a lightness of 38.4%. #172aad color hex could be obtained by blending #2e54ff with #00005b. Closest websafe color is: #003399.

    • R 9
    • G 16
    • B 68
    RGB color chart
    • C 87
    • M 76
    • Y 0
    • K 32
    CMYK color chart

#172aad color description : Dark blue.

#172aad Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172aad has RGB values of R:23, G:42, B:173 and CMYK values of C:0.87, M:0.76, Y:0, K:0.32. Its decimal value is 1518253.

Hex triplet 172aad #172aad
RGB Decimal 23, 42, 173 rgb(23,42,173)
RGB Percent 9, 16.5, 67.8 rgb(9%,16.5%,67.8%)
CMYK 87, 76, 0, 32
HSL 232.4°, 76.5, 38.4 hsl(232.4,76.5%,38.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 232.4°, 86.7, 67.8
Web Safe 003399 #003399
CIE-LAB 26.316, 43.133, -70.293
XYZ 8.723, 4.855, 40.01
xyY 0.163, 0.091, 4.855
CIE-LCH 26.316, 82.471, 301.534
CIE-LUV 26.316, -8.467, -86.07
Hunter-Lab 22.033, 32.108, -92.242
Binary 00010111, 00101010, 10101101

Color Schemes with #172aad

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Alternatives to #172aad

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#172aad Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172aad

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CSS codes
.text {color:#172aad;}
.background {background-color:#172aad;}
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Shades and Tints of #172aad

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, #020411 is the darkest color, while #ffffff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172aad

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5b5d69 is the less saturated color, while #0019c4 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172aad 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
  • #004688 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004a76 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004f53 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083b95 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083e8a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #084173 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population