#172b56 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172b56 is composed of 9% red, 16.9% green and 33.7% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.3% cyan, 50% magenta, 0% yellow and 66.3% black. It has a hue angle of 221 degrees, a saturation of 57.8% and a lightness of 21.4%. #172b56 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e56ac with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003366.

    • R 9
    • G 17
    • B 34
    RGB color chart
    • C 73
    • M 50
    • Y 0
    • K 66
    CMYK color chart

#172b56 color description : Very dark blue.

#172b56 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172b56 has RGB values of R:23, G:43, B:86 and CMYK values of C:0.73, M:0.5, Y:0, K:0.66. Its decimal value is 1518422.

Hex triplet 172b56 #172b56
RGB Decimal 23, 43, 86 rgb(23,43,86)
RGB Percent 9, 16.9, 33.7 rgb(9%,16.9%,33.7%)
CMYK 73, 50, 0, 66
HSL 221°, 57.8, 21.4 hsl(221,57.8%,21.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 221°, 73.3, 33.7
Web Safe 003366 #003366
CIE-LAB 18.284, 8.403, -28.49
XYZ 2.897, 2.582, 9.149
xyY 0.198, 0.176, 2.582
CIE-LCH 18.284, 29.704, 286.433
CIE-LUV 18.284, -7.152, -31.36
Hunter-Lab 16.067, 4.061, -22.514
Binary 00010111, 00101011, 01010110

Color Schemes with #172b56

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Alternatives to #172b56

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#172b56 Preview

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Shades and Tints of #172b56

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, #020409 is the darkest color, while #f8fafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172b56

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #343639 is the less saturated color, while #02236b is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172b56 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
  • #262a33 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #21365e Protanopia 1% of men
  • #0b385d Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #003c41 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #1d325b Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #0f335a Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083648 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population