#172e78 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #172e78 is composed of 9% red, 18% green and 47.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 80.8% cyan, 61.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 52.9% black. It has a hue angle of 225.8 degrees, a saturation of 67.8% and a lightness of 28%. #172e78 color hex could be obtained by blending #2e5cf0 with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #003366.

    • R 9
    • G 18
    • B 47
    RGB color chart
    • C 81
    • M 62
    • Y 0
    • K 53
    CMYK color chart

#172e78 color description : Dark blue.

#172e78 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #172e78 has RGB values of R:23, G:46, B:120 and CMYK values of C:0.81, M:0.62, Y:0, K:0.53. Its decimal value is 1519224.

Hex triplet 172e78 #172e78
RGB Decimal 23, 46, 120 rgb(23,46,120)
RGB Percent 9, 18, 47.1 rgb(9%,18%,47.1%)
CMYK 81, 62, 0, 53
HSL 225.8°, 67.8, 28 hsl(225.8,67.8%,28%)
HSV (or HSB) 225.8°, 80.8, 47.1
Web Safe 003366 #003366
CIE-LAB 21.915, 20.353, -44.787
XYZ 4.72, 3.492, 18.194
xyY 0.179, 0.132, 3.492
CIE-LCH 21.915, 49.195, 294.439
CIE-LUV 21.915, -8.202, -53.256
Hunter-Lab 18.687, 12.384, -44.645
Binary 00010111, 00101110, 01111000

Color Schemes with #172e78

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Alternatives to #172e78

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#172e78 Preview

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Shades and Tints of #172e78

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, #010205 is the darkest color, while #f3f6fd is the lightest one.

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Tones of #172e78

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #43454c is the less saturated color, while #01228e is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #172e78 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.

  • #303030 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #2b303e Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #003d77 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #004068 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #004549 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #083777 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #08396e Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #083c5a Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population