#172b9d Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172b9d is composed of 9% red, 16.9% green and 61.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 85.4% cyan, 72.6% magenta, 0% yellow and 38.4% black. It has a hue angle of 231 degrees, a saturation of 74.4% and a lightness of 35.3%. #172b9d color hex could be obtained by blending #2e56ff with #00003b. Closest websafe color is: #003399.

    • R 9
    • G 17
    • B 62
    RGB color chart
    • C 85
    • M 73
    • Y 0
    • K 38
    CMYK color chart

#172b9d color description : Dark blue.

#172b9d Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172b9d has RGB values of R:23, G:43, B:157 and CMYK values of C:0.85, M:0.73, Y:0, K:0.38. Its decimal value is 1518493.

Hex triplet 172b9d #172b9d
RGB Decimal 23, 43, 157 rgb(23,43,157)
RGB Percent 9, 16.9, 61.6 rgb(9%,16.9%,61.6%)
CMYK 85, 73, 0, 38
HSL 231°, 74.4, 35.3 hsl(231,74.4%,35.3%)
HSV (or HSB) 231°, 85.4, 61.6
Web Safe 003399 #003399
CIE-LAB 24.777, 36.792, -63.15
XYZ 7.302, 4.344, 32.35
xyY 0.166, 0.099, 4.344
CIE-LCH 24.777, 73.086, 300.225
CIE-LUV 24.777, -8.224, -76.565
Hunter-Lab 20.842, 26.064, -77.44
Binary 00010111, 00101011, 10011101

Color Schemes with #172b9d

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Alternatives to #172b9d

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#172b9d Preview

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Shades and Tints of #172b9d

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, #000103 is the darkest color, while #f1f3fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172b9d

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #55575f is the less saturated color, while #021cb2 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172b9d 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.

  • #323232 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2d3147 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #004382 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004671 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004b4f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083a8c Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083c81 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083f6b Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population