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#172caf Hex Color Code

#172caf Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172caf is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172caf is comprised of 9.02% red, 17.25% green and 68.63% blue. In the HSL color space #172caf has a hue of 232° (degrees), 77% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.19 nm.

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

#172caf linear gradient to complementary #0dc600

  1. #172caf
  2. #42479c
  3. #516188
  4. #567a74
  5. #52935d
  6. #43ac40
  7. #0dc600

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #0022a2
  2. #0025a6
  3. #0a29ab
  4. #172caf
  5. #2030b3
  6. #2833b8
  7. #2f37bc

Tones

  1. #172caf
  2. #3735a2
  3. #483f96
  4. #524889
  5. #5a517d
  6. #5f5a70
  7. #636363

Tints and Shades

#172caf to white

  1. #172caf
  2. #554cbd
  3. #7c6dcb
  4. #9f90d8
  5. #c0b4e6
  6. #e0d9f2
  7. #ffffff

#172caf to black

  1. #172caf
  2. #1d2690
  3. #1f2071
  4. #1d1a54
  5. #181439
  6. #120c20
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Plascon

    1. ★ Stormy Bay B5-B1-2
      #0028ac
      ΔE = 1.728 / LRV ≈ 4.5%
    2. ★ Dylans Blue B5-A1-2
      #002cbc
      ΔE = 1.822 / LRV ≈ 5.4%
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 55 20 280 / Lavendel 100
      #382ca4
      ΔE = 2.250 / LRV ≈ 5.3%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. 286
      #0033ab
      ΔE = 2.355 / LRV ≈ 5.3%
    2. 2736 C
      #1e22aa
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 4.3%

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#172caf HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172caf 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: #172caf">…</p>

#172caf background

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="background-color: #172caf">…</p>

#172caf shadow

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #172caf">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1518767
Binary
00010111, 00101100, 10101111
Hexadecimal
#172caf
LRV
≈ 5.1%
Closest short hex
#23a ΔE = 2.388
RGB
rgb(23, 44, 175)
RGBA
rgba(23, 44, 175, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.095, g: 0.182, b: 0.723
RYB
red: 0.090%, yellow: 0.163%, blue: 0.686%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15258449 / 0xff172caf
HSL
hsl(232, 77%, 39%)
HSLA
hsla(232, 77%, 39%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 232° (231.711), saturation: 87% (0.869), value: 69% (0.686)
HSP
hue: 231.711, saturation: 86.857%, perceived brightness: 27.129%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.212, S: 92.114, L: 26.955
Cubehelix
H: -130.137, S: 1.526, L: 0.204
TSL
T: -2.607, S: 0.379, L: 0.206
CMYK
cyan: 87% (0.869), magenta: 75% (0.749), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 31% (0.314)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 83% (0.827), yellow: 31% (0.314)
XYZ
X: 8.989, Y: 5.078, Z: 41.055
xyY
x: 0.163, y: 0.092, Y: 5.078
CIELab
L: 26.955, a: 42.657, b: -70.429
CIELuv
L: 26.955, u: -8.843, v: -87.242
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 26.955, C: 82.340, H: 301.202
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 26.955, C: 87.689, H: 264.212
Hunter-Lab
L: 22.533, a: 31.775, b: -92.252
CIECAM02
J: 18.283, C: 67.545, h: 261.177, Q: 84.243, M: 59.067, s: 83.735, H: 311.701
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.835, jaune: -12.986, green: 2.334
LMS
L: 2.101, M: 2.545, S: 40.470
YCbCr
Y: 61.237, Cb: 188.617, Cr: 109.480
YCgCo
Y: 71.500, Cg: -27.500, Co: -32.250
YDbDr
Y: 52.655, Db: 184.073, Dr: 56.420
YPbPr
Y: 48.959, Pb: 67.915, Pr: -16.526
xvYCC
Y: 58.047, Cb: 187.659, Cr: 113.483
YIQ
Y: 52.655, I: -54.595, Q: 36.318
YUV
Y: 52.655, U: 60.206, V: -26.016
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/10 ΔE = 14.066
Brand Color
Boeing ΔE = 5.039

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