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#172b79 Hex Color Code

#172b79 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172b79 is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172b79 is comprised of 9.02% red, 16.86% green and 47.45% blue. In the HSL color space #172b79 has a hue of 228° (degrees), 68% saturation and 28% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 468.27 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#172b79 linear gradient to complementary #579000

  1. #172b79
  2. #363b6c
  3. #454b5e
  4. #4f5c50
  5. #556d40
  6. #577e2b
  7. #579000

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #03236f
  2. #0b2673
  3. #122876
  4. #172b79
  5. #1c2e7c
  6. #20307f
  7. #253383

Tones

  1. #172b79
  2. #283071
  3. #333469
  4. #3a3961
  5. #403e59
  6. #454350
  7. #484848

Tints and Shades

#172b79 to white

  1. #172b79
  2. #47498f
  3. #6d6aa5
  4. #918dbb
  5. #b6b2d2
  6. #dad8e8
  7. #ffffff

#172b79 to black

  1. #172b79
  2. #192564
  3. #191f50
  4. #17193d
  5. #13132a
  6. #0e0b19
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Caparol

    1. ★ 50 20 240 / Pacific 160
      #002c7c
      ΔE = 1.191 / LRV ≈ 3.3%
    2. ★ 50 15 250 / Marin 35
      #08307c
      ΔE = 2.218 / LRV ≈ 3.6%
  2. Ford

    1. ★ Bright Blue
      #0c297e
      ΔE = 1.494 / LRV ≈ 3.2%
    2. ★ Blue
      #282c70
      ΔE = 2.217 / LRV ≈ 3.4%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2147 XGC
      #0e2c75
      ΔE = 1.568 / LRV ≈ 3.2%
    2. 2147 C
      #002677
      ΔE = 2.435 / LRV ≈ 2.7%
  4. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Cornat Blue
      #0d2c74
      ΔE = 1.829 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
    2. Deep Blue
      #132c6f
      ΔE = 2.658 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
  5. Revell

    1. ★ Revell 37152
      #002e7a
      ΔE = 1.888 / LRV ≈ 3.4%
  6. Teknos

    1. ★ GBI110
      #272a7b
      ΔE = 2.052 / LRV ≈ 3.5%
  7. HKS

    1. 39K
      #002a73
      ΔE = 2.336 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
  8. GM / General Motors

    1. Bright Blue
      #16317b
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 3.8%
  9. Liebherr

    1. Blau / KM724
      #073181
      ΔE = 2.499 / LRV ≈ 3.8%
  10. Chrysler

    1. Lapis Blue
      #222f71
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 3.6%
  11. Dupont

    1. CAS688
      #29276c
      ΔE = 2.821 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 4055-R70B
      #2c2a6c
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 3.3%

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#172b79 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172b79 foreground

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #172b79">…</p>

#172b79 background

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #172b79">…</p>

#172b79 shadow

I invent nothing, I rediscover.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #172b79">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1518457
Binary
00010111, 00101011, 01111001
Hexadecimal
#172b79
LRV
≈ 3.3%
Closest short hex
#127 ΔE = 3.521
RGB
rgb(23, 43, 121)
RGBA
rgba(23, 43, 121, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.123, g: 0.230, b: 0.647
RYB
red: 0.090%, yellow: 0.155%, blue: 0.475%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15258759 / 0xff172b79
HSL
hsl(228, 68%, 28%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 68%, 28%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (227.755), saturation: 81% (0.810), value: 47% (0.475)
HSP
hue: 227.755, saturation: 80.992%, perceived brightness: 21.164%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.155, S: 84.971, L: 21.169
Cubehelix
H: -133.927, S: 1.052, L: 0.179
TSL
T: -2.435, S: 0.314, L: 0.180
CMYK
cyan: 81% (0.810), magenta: 64% (0.645), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 53% (0.525)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 83% (0.831), yellow: 53% (0.525)
XYZ
X: 4.667, Y: 3.290, Z: 18.474
xyY
x: 0.177, y: 0.124, Y: 3.290
CIELab
L: 21.169, a: 22.883, b: -46.637
CIELuv
L: 21.169, u: -7.500, v: -54.430
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 21.169, C: 51.948, H: 296.135
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 21.169, C: 54.945, H: 262.155
Hunter-Lab
L: 18.138, a: 14.190, b: -47.693
CIECAM02
J: 14.650, C: 49.805, h: 261.521, Q: 75.409, M: 43.554, s: 75.998, H: 311.882
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.655, jaune: -8.472, green: 1.272
LMS
L: 1.833, M: 2.413, S: 18.227
YCbCr
Y: 55.441, Cb: 165.202, Cr: 113.682
YCgCo
Y: 57.500, Cg: -14.500, Co: -18.750
YDbDr
Y: 45.912, Db: 112.974, Dr: 43.586
YPbPr
Y: 44.356, Pb: 41.300, Pr: -13.588
xvYCC
Y: 54.094, Cb: 164.279, Cr: 116.064
YIQ
Y: 45.912, I: -36.973, Q: 20.039
YUV
Y: 45.912, U: 36.951, V: -20.101
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 2/10 ΔE = 3.835
Brand Color
Booking.com ΔE = 4.269

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