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#172a9f Hex Color Code

#172a9f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172a9f is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172a9f is comprised of 9.02% red, 16.47% green and 62.35% blue. In the HSL color space #172a9f has a hue of 232° (degrees), 75% saturation and 36% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.35 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#172a9f linear gradient to complementary #2ab600

  1. #172a9f
  2. #3d428e
  3. #4c597c
  4. #527069
  5. #508754
  6. #469e3a
  7. #2ab600

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #002193
  2. #002497
  3. #0d279b
  4. #172a9f
  5. #1f2da3
  6. #2530a7
  7. #2b34ab

Tones

  1. #172a9f
  2. #333294
  3. #413a89
  4. #4b437d
  5. #524b72
  6. #585367
  7. #5b5b5b

Tints and Shades

#172a9f to white

  1. #172a9f
  2. #514ab0
  3. #786bc0
  4. #9b8ed0
  5. #bdb2e0
  6. #ded8f0
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#172a9f to black

  1. #172a9f
  2. #1c2483
  3. #1d1e67
  4. #1b194d
  5. #171335
  6. #110b1e
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Caparol

    1. ★ 42/14
      #102898
      ΔE = 1.576 / LRV ≈ 3.9%
    2. ★ 72 / 72 Lichtgrau+E.blau 1/1
      #0024a0
      ΔE = 2.102 / LRV ≈ 3.8%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2370 C
      #2f2a95
      ΔE = 1.843 / LRV ≈ 4.4%
    2. Dark Blue C
      #00249c
      ΔE = 2.328 / LRV ≈ 3.7%
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Stormy Bay B5-B1-2
      #0028ac
      ΔE = 2.068 / LRV ≈ 4.5%

Color Blindness Simulation

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#172a9f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172a9f foreground

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.

John W. Gardner
<p style="color: #172a9f">…</p>

#172a9f background

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau
<p style="background-color: #172a9f">…</p>

#172a9f shadow

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #172a9f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1518239
Binary
00010111, 00101010, 10011111
Hexadecimal
#172a9f
LRV
≈ 4.3%
Closest short hex
#229 ΔE = 2.383
RGB
rgb(23, 42, 159)
RGBA
rgba(23, 42, 159, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.103, g: 0.188, b: 0.710
RYB
red: 9.020%, yellow: 15.557%, blue: 62.353%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15258977 / 0xff172a9f
HSL
hsl(232, 75%, 36%)
HSLA
hsla(232, 75%, 36%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 232° (231.618), saturation: 86% (0.855), value: 62% (0.624)
HSP
hue: 231.618, saturation: 85.535%, perceived brightness: 25.036%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.057, S: 90.459, L: 24.766
Cubehelix
H: -130.223, S: 1.425, L: 0.193
TSL
T: -2.603, S: 0.366, L: 0.195
CMYK
cyan: 86% (0.855), magenta: 74% (0.736), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 38% (0.376)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 84% (0.835), yellow: 38% (0.376)
XYZ
X: 7.437, Y: 4.340, Z: 33.240
xyY
x: 0.165, y: 0.096, Y: 4.340
CIELab
L: 24.766, a: 38.142, b: -64.381
CIELuv
L: 24.766, u: -8.096, v: -77.776
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 24.766, C: 74.831, H: 300.644
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 24.766, C: 78.196, H: 264.057
Hunter-Lab
L: 20.834, a: 27.262, b: -80.014
CIECAM02
J: 16.830, C: 62.990, h: 261.603, Q: 80.827, M: 55.084, s: 82.553, H: 311.925
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.808, jaune: -11.846, green: 1.985
LMS
L: 1.916, M: 2.338, S: 32.770
YCbCr
Y: 58.661, Cb: 182.175, Cr: 111.352
YCgCo
Y: 66.500, Cg: -24.500, Co: -28.250
YDbDr
Y: 49.657, Db: 164.511, Dr: 50.716
YPbPr
Y: 46.377, Pb: 60.685, Pr: -14.882
xvYCC
Y: 55.830, Cb: 181.308, Cr: 114.927
YIQ
Y: 49.657, I: -48.906, Q: 32.385
YUV
Y: 49.657, U: 53.808, V: -23.386
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/10 ΔE = 11.081
Brand Color
Boeing ΔE = 5.065

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