#172c42 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172c42 is composed of 9% red, 17.3% green and 25.9% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 65.2% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.1% black. It has a hue angle of 210.7 degrees, a saturation of 48.3% and a lightness of 17.5%. #172c42 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e5884 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003333.

    • R 9
    • G 17
    • B 26
    RGB color chart
    • C 65
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 74
    CMYK color chart

#172c42 color description : Very dark blue.

#172c42 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172c42 has RGB values of R:23, G:44, B:66 and CMYK values of C:0.65, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.74. Its decimal value is 1518658.

Hex triplet 172c42 #172c42
RGB Decimal 23, 44, 66 rgb(23,44,66)
RGB Percent 9, 17.3, 25.9 rgb(9%,17.3%,25.9%)
CMYK 65, 33, 0, 74
HSL 210.7°, 48.3, 17.5 hsl(210.7,48.3%,17.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 210.7°, 65.2, 25.9
Web Safe 003333 #003333
CIE-LAB 17.352, -0.465, -16.406
XYZ 2.237, 2.377, 5.495
xyY 0.221, 0.235, 2.377
CIE-LCH 17.352, 16.412, 268.377
CIE-LUV 17.352, -7.502, -16.902
Hunter-Lab 15.417, -1.076, -10.341
Binary 00010111, 00101100, 01000010

Color Schemes with #172c42

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Alternatives to #172c42

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#172c42 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172c42

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CSS codes
.text {color:#172c42;}
.background {background-color:#172c42;}
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Shades and Tints of #172c42

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, #030508 is the darkest color, while #f8fafd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172c42

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #2c2c2d is the less saturated color, while #022c57 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172c42 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.

  • #282828 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #25292d Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #2e344a Protanopia 1% of men
  • #2b354c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #1b393e Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #253147 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #233148 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #1a343f Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population