#172c81 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172c81 is composed of 9% red, 17.3% green and 50.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 82.2% cyan, 65.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 49.4% black. It has a hue angle of 228.1 degrees, a saturation of 69.7% and a lightness of 29.8%. #172c81 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e58ff with #000003. Closest websafe color is: #003399.

    • R 9
    • G 17
    • B 51
    RGB color chart
    • C 82
    • M 66
    • Y 0
    • K 49
    CMYK color chart

#172c81 color description : Dark blue.

#172c81 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172c81 has RGB values of R:23, G:44, B:129 and CMYK values of C:0.82, M:0.66, Y:0, K:0.49. Its decimal value is 1518721.

Hex triplet 172c81 #172c81
RGB Decimal 23, 44, 129 rgb(23,44,129)
RGB Percent 9, 17.3, 50.6 rgb(9%,17.3%,50.6%)
CMYK 82, 66, 0, 49
HSL 228.1°, 69.7, 29.8 hsl(228.1,69.7%,29.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 228.1°, 82.2, 50.6
Web Safe 003399 #003399
CIE-LAB 22.189, 25.395, -50.042
XYZ 5.216, 3.568, 21.182
xyY 0.174, 0.119, 3.568
CIE-LCH 22.189, 56.117, 296.907
CIE-LUV 22.189, -7.854, -59.342
Hunter-Lab 18.889, 16.23, -53.262
Binary 00010111, 00101100, 10000001

Color Schemes with #172c81

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Alternatives to #172c81

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#172c81 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #172c81

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CSS codes
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Shades and Tints of #172c81

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, #02040c is the darkest color, while #fbfcfe is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172c81

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #4c4c4c is the less saturated color, while #052193 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172c81 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.

  • #2f2f2f Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2a2e3f Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #003d78 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004168 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004549 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #08377b Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083971 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083c5d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population