#172cab Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172cab is composed of 9% red, 17.3% green and 67.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 86.5% cyan, 74.3% magenta, 0% yellow and 32.9% black. It has a hue angle of 231.5 degrees, a saturation of 76.3% and a lightness of 38%. #172cab color hex could be obtained by blending #2e58ff with #000057. Closest websafe color is: #003399.

    • R 9
    • G 17
    • B 67
    RGB color chart
    • C 87
    • M 74
    • Y 0
    • K 33
    CMYK color chart

#172cab color description : Dark blue.

#172cab Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172cab has RGB values of R:23, G:44, B:171 and CMYK values of C:0.87, M:0.74, Y:0, K:0.33. Its decimal value is 1518763.

Hex triplet 172cab #172cab
RGB Decimal 23, 44, 171 rgb(23,44,171)
RGB Percent 9, 17.3, 67.1 rgb(9%,17.3%,67.1%)
CMYK 87, 74, 0, 33
HSL 231.5°, 76.3, 38 hsl(231.5,76.3%,38%)
HSV (or HSB) 231.5°, 86.5, 67.1
Web Safe 003399 #003399
CIE-LAB 26.515, 41.244, -68.762
XYZ 8.603, 4.923, 39.023
xyY 0.164, 0.094, 4.923
CIE-LCH 26.515, 80.183, 300.956
CIE-LUV 26.515, -8.741, -84.884
Hunter-Lab 22.188, 30.382, -88.742
Binary 00010111, 00101100, 10101011

Color Schemes with #172cab

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Alternatives to #172cab

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#172cab Preview

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

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, #02040f is the darkest color, while #fdfdff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172cab

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #5a5c68 is the less saturated color, while #011cc1 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172cab 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.

  • #343434 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2e324c Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #004689 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004a76 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004f53 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083c95 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #083f89 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #084273 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population