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#172f9c Hex Color Code

#172f9c Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #172f9c is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172f9c is comprised of 9.02% red, 18.43% green and 61.18% blue. In the HSL color space #172f9c has a hue of 229° (degrees), 74% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.17 nm.

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#172f9c linear gradient to complementary #44b300

  1. #172f9c
  2. #3e458b
  3. #4e5a7a
  4. #567067
  5. #578652
  6. #529c39
  7. #44b300

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #002590
  2. #002994
  3. #0d2c98
  4. #172f9c
  5. #1f32a0
  6. #2536a4
  7. #2b39a8

Tones

  1. #172f9c
  2. #323691
  3. #403d86
  4. #4a447b
  5. #514b70
  6. #565365
  7. #5a5a5a

Tints and Shades

#172f9c to white

  1. #172f9c
  2. #504ead
  3. #776ebe
  4. #9a90ce
  5. #bcb4df
  6. #ddd9ef
  7. #ffffff

#172f9c to black

  1. #172f9c
  2. #1c2880
  3. #1c2166
  4. #1a1b4c
  5. #161534
  6. #110c1d
  7. #000000

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      ΔE = 2.516 / LRV ≈ 5.3%
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    1. CF10450
      #282e89
      ΔE = 2.900 / LRV ≈ 4.2%

#172f9c HTML / CSS Code Examples

#172f9c foreground

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="color: #172f9c">…</p>

#172f9c background

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Stella Adler
<p style="background-color: #172f9c">…</p>

#172f9c 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 #172f9c">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
1519516
Binary
00010111, 00101111, 10011100
Hexadecimal
#172f9c
LRV
≈ 4.6%
Closest short hex
#239 ΔE = 1.678
RGB
rgb(23, 47, 156)
RGBA
rgba(23, 47, 156, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.102, g: 0.208, b: 0.690
RYB
red: 0.090%, yellow: 0.170%, blue: 0.612%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-15257700 / 0xff172f9c
HSL
hsl(229, 74%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(229, 74%%, 35%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 229° (229.173), saturation: 85% (0.853), value: 61% (0.612)
HSP
hue: 229.173, saturation: 85.256%, perceived brightness: 25.503%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 263.254, S: 90.469, L: 25.607
Cubehelix
H: -132.537, S: 1.311, L: 0.203
TSL
T: -2.497, S: 0.353, L: 0.205
CMYK
cyan: 85% (0.853), magenta: 70% (0.699), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 39% (0.388)
CMY
cyan: 91% (0.910), magenta: 82% (0.816), yellow: 39% (0.388)
XYZ
X: 7.369, Y: 4.615, Z: 31.948
xyY
x: 0.168, y: 0.105, Y: 4.615
CIELab
L: 25.607, a: 33.857, b: -61.164
CIELuv
L: 25.607, u: -8.958, v: -75.727
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 25.607, C: 69.909, H: 298.966
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 25.607, C: 76.255, H: 263.254
Hunter-Lab
L: 21.482, a: 23.636, b: -73.142
CIECAM02
J: 17.482, C: 61.200, h: 261.080, Q: 82.377, M: 53.519, s: 80.603, H: 311.651
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.756, jaune: -11.204, green: 1.904
LMS
L: 2.194, M: 2.844, S: 31.503
YCbCr
Y: 60.887, Cb: 179.403, Cr: 109.725
YCgCo
Y: 68.250, Cg: -21.250, Co: -27.500
YDbDr
Y: 52.250, Db: 156.097, Dr: 55.645
YPbPr
Y: 49.736, Pb: 57.260, Pr: -17.014
xvYCC
Y: 58.714, Cb: 178.299, Cr: 113.054
YIQ
Y: 52.250, I: -49.315, Q: 28.839
YUV
Y: 52.250, U: 51.056, V: -25.661
Munsell Color System
10PB 2/10 ΔE = 10.164
Brand Color
Nokia ΔE = 3.549

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