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#172acb Hex Color Code

#172acb Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172acb is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172acb is comprised of 9.02% red, 16.47% green and 79.61% blue. In the HSL color space #172acb has a hue of 234° (degrees), 80% saturation and 44% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.54 nm.

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  1. Amoeba and a Paramecium
  2. Quilted Leather Background
  3. Comprehending the Universe

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#172acb linear gradient to complementary #00e200

  1. #172acb
  2. #4c4cb5
  3. #5f6b9f
  4. #658887
  5. #60a66c
  6. #4dc44b
  7. #00e200

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #001ebc
  2. #0022c1
  3. #0226c6
  4. #172acb
  5. #232ed0
  6. #2d32d5
  7. #3536da

Tones

  1. #172acb
  2. #4037bc
  3. #5343ad
  4. #5f4f9e
  5. #685a90
  6. #6e6680
  7. #717171

Tints and Shades

#172acb to white

  1. #172acb
  2. #5c4bd5
  3. #846dde
  4. #a690e7
  5. #c5b4f0
  6. #e3d9f8
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#172acb to black

  1. #172acb
  2. #2025a6
  3. #221f83
  4. #201a61
  5. #1b1441
  6. #140d23
  7. #000000 / #000

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#172acb HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172acb foreground

For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.

Georges Rouault
<p style="color: #172acb">…</p>

#172acb background

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Andy Warhol
<p style="background-color: #172acb">…</p>

#172acb shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #172acb">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1518283
Binary
00010111, 00101010, 11001011
Hexadecimal
#172acb
LRV
≈ 6.1%
Closest short hex
#22c ΔE = 1.510
RGB
rgb(23, 42, 203)
RGBA
rgba(23, 42, 203, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.086, g: 0.157, b: 0.757
RYB
red: 9.020%, yellow: 15.759%, blue: 79.608%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15258933 / 0xff172acb
HSL
hsl(234, 80%, 44%)
HSLA
hsla(234, 80%, 44%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 234° (233.667), saturation: 89% (0.887), value: 80% (0.796)
HSP
hue: 233.667, saturation: 88.670%, perceived brightness: 30.100%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.845, S: 94.038, L: 29.784
Cubehelix
H: -128.361, S: 1.793, L: 0.212
TSL
T: -2.691, S: 0.408, L: 0.214
CMYK
cyan: 89% (0.887), magenta: 79% (0.793), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 20% (0.204)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 84% (0.835), yellow: 20% (0.204)
XYZ
X: 11.957, Y: 6.148, Z: 57.045
xyY
x: 0.159, y: 0.082, Y: 6.148
CIELab
L: 29.784, a: 53.190, b: -82.294
CIELuv
L: 29.784, u: -9.339, v: -103.514
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 29.784, C: 97.987, H: 302.876
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 29.784, C: 103.935, H: 264.845
Hunter-Lab
L: 24.796, a: 42.684, b: -119.044
CIECAM02
J: 20.131, C: 75.655, h: 260.732, Q: 88.399, M: 66.159, s: 86.511, H: 311.469
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.904, jaune: -15.261, green: 3.069
LMS
L: 2.139, M: 2.372, S: 56.217
YCbCr
Y: 62.973, Cb: 201.491, Cr: 108.228
YCoCg
Y: 77.500, Cg: -35.500, Co: -39.250
YDbDr
Y: 54.673, Db: 223.163, Dr: 60.264
YPbPr
Y: 49.545, Pb: 82.685, Pr: -16.906
xvYCC
Y: 58.550, Cb: 200.633, Cr: 113.149
YIQ
Y: 54.673, I: -63.042, Q: 46.075
YUV
Y: 54.673, U: 72.992, V: -27.787
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 3/12 ΔE = 19.108
Brand Color
Pinboard ΔE = 4.679

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