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#172ac6 Hex Color Code

#172ac6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172ac6 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172ac6 is comprised of 9.02% red, 16.47% green and 77.65% blue. In the HSL color space #172ac6 has a hue of 233° (degrees), 79% saturation and 43% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.61 nm.

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  1. Amoeba and a Paramecium
  2. Macon Georgia Cityscape
  3. concentric dots

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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#172ac6 linear gradient to complementary #00dd00

  1. #172ac6
  2. #4b4bb1
  3. #5c699b
  4. #628683
  5. #5da36a
  6. #4bc049
  7. #00dd00 / #0d0

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #001eb8
  2. #0022bc
  3. #0426c1
  4. #172ac6
  5. #232ecb
  6. #2c32d0
  7. #3436d5

Tones

  1. #172ac6
  2. #3e36b8
  3. #5142a9
  4. #5d4e9b
  5. #66598d
  6. #6b647e
  7. #6f6f6f

Tints and Shades

#172ac6 to white

  1. #172ac6
  2. #5b4bd1
  3. #836ddb
  4. #a590e5
  5. #c4b4ee
  6. #e2d9f7
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#172ac6 to black

  1. #172ac6
  2. #1f25a2
  3. #211f80
  4. #1f1a5f
  5. #1a143f
  6. #140c23
  7. #000000 / #000

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      ΔE = 4.998 / LRV ≈ 6.0%
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    1. 2098 C
      #4a25aa
      ΔE = 4.066 / LRV ≈ 5.7%
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      ΔE = 4.841 / LRV ≈ 5.3%
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      #4429d0
      ΔE = 4.106 / LRV ≈ 7.4%
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      #4a16b9
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 5.5%
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    1. 44/04
      #4c1ca8
      ΔE = 4.951 / LRV ≈ 5.2%
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      #0410c4
      ΔE = 5.113 / LRV ≈ 4.4%

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#172ac6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172ac6 foreground

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #172ac6">…</p>

#172ac6 background

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #172ac6">…</p>

#172ac6 shadow

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Edgar Degas
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #172ac6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1518278
Binary
00010111, 00101010, 11000110
Hexadecimal
#172ac6
LRV
≈ 5.9%
Closest short hex
#22c ΔE = 1.680
RGB
rgb(23, 42, 198)
RGBA
rgba(23, 42, 198, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.087, g: 0.160, b: 0.753
RYB
red: 9.020%, yellow: 15.741%, blue: 77.647%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15258938 / 0xff172ac6
HSL
hsl(233, 79%, 43%)
HSLA
hsla(233, 79%, 43%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 233° (233.486), saturation: 88% (0.884), value: 78% (0.776)
HSP
hue: 233.486, saturation: 88.384%, perceived brightness: 29.511%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.784, S: 93.732, L: 29.194
Cubehelix
H: -128.523, S: 1.753, L: 0.210
TSL
T: -2.683, S: 0.404, L: 0.212
CMYK
cyan: 88% (0.884), magenta: 79% (0.788), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 22% (0.224)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 84% (0.835), yellow: 22% (0.224)
XYZ
X: 11.371, Y: 5.914, Z: 53.957
xyY
x: 0.160, y: 0.083, Y: 5.914
CIELab
L: 29.194, a: 51.568, b: -80.347
CIELuv
L: 29.194, u: -9.187, v: -100.631
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 29.194, C: 95.472, H: 302.693
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 29.194, C: 101.049, H: 264.784
Hunter-Lab
L: 24.318, a: 40.906, b: -114.529
CIECAM02
J: 19.730, C: 74.303, h: 260.833, Q: 87.513, M: 64.977, s: 86.168, H: 311.521
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.896, jaune: -14.890, green: 2.940
LMS
L: 2.110, M: 2.367, S: 53.176
YCbCr
Y: 62.483, Cb: 199.296, Cr: 108.583
YCoCg
Y: 76.250, Cg: -34.250, Co: -38.000
YDbDr
Y: 54.103, Db: 216.498, Dr: 59.179
YPbPr
Y: 49.185, Pb: 80.185, Pr: -16.676
xvYCC
Y: 58.241, Cb: 198.437, Cr: 113.351
YIQ
Y: 54.103, I: -61.436, Q: 44.519
YUV
Y: 54.103, U: 70.812, V: -27.287
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 3/12 ΔE = 18.463
Brand Color
Pinboard ΔE = 4.951

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