#177b4d Color Information

#177b4d Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #177b4d, and its official name is Salem. In RGB, it consists of 9.0% Red, 48.2% Green, and 30.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 81.3% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 37.4% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 152.4°, with saturation of 68.5% and lightness of 28.6%. The decimal value for #177b4d is 1538893, and its nearest "web safe" color is #006666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #177b4d is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is cyan. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#177b4d Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorSalem Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color23, 123, 77 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color9.0%, 48.2%, 30.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.910, 0.518, 0.698 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.813, 0, 0.374, 0.518 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color152.4°, 68.5%, 28.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color152.4°, 81.3%, 48.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color8.776, 14.884, 9.431 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color23, 88, 123 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code1538893 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color45.475, -38.988, 17.499 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)45.475, 42.735, 155.828 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color45.475, -37.242, 27.327 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color38.580, -26.910, 12.511 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.265, 0.450, 14.884 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4279728973 / 0xff177b4d Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#006666 Copy

Shades of #177b4d

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #177b4d, its pure hue is 152.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 68.5%, and its lightness is 28.6%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #177b4d, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #010705 to #167448.

Tints of #177b4d

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #177b4d, its pure hue is 152.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 68.5%, and its lightness is 28.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #177b4d, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #258357 to #f1f7f5.

Tones of #177b4d

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #177b4d, its pure hue is 152.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 68.5%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #177b4d, which range from #494949 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00924f (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #177b4d

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #177b4d! For #177b4d, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #177b4d. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #177b4d

This color, #177b4d, consists of 9.0% Red, 48.2% Green, and 30.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 23, Green = 123, Blue = 77. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #177b4d is 81.3% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 37.4% Yellow, and 51.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R9.0%
C81.3%
G48.2%
M0.0%
B30.2%
Y37.4%
K51.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 23 123 77
Octal 27 173 115
Hexa #17 #7b #4d
Binary 00010111 01111011 01001101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 81 0 37 51
Octal 121 0 45 63
Hexa #51 #00 #25 #33
Binary 01010001 00000000 00100101 00110011

Analogous Colors of #177b4d

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #177b4d — which has hue 152.4° — its analogous colors are located at 122.4° and 182.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #177b4d.

Triadic Colors of #177b4d

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #177b4d — which has hue 152.4° — its triadic colors are located at 32.4° and 272.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #177b4d.

Complementary Color of #177b4d

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #177b4d — which has hue 152.4° — its complementary color is located at 332.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #177b4d.

Split Complementary Colors of #177b4d

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #177b4d — which has hue 152.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 2.4° and 302.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #177b4d.

Tetradic Colors of #177b4d

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #177b4d — which has hue 152.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 62.4°, 152.4°, 242.4°, and 332.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #177b4d.

Monochromatic Colors of #177b4d

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #177b4d, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #113826 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #11ca75 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #177b4d

We want to make getting started with #177b4d on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #177b4d into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #177b4d can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #177b4d with other HTML elements.

#177b4d Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #177b4d.
<span style="color: #177b4d;">The color of this text is #177b4d.</span>

#177b4d Background Color

The background color for this text is #177b4d.
<div style="background-color: #177b4d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #177b4d.</div>

#177b4d Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #177b4d.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #177b4d;">This color for the shadow of this text is #177b4d.</span>

#177b4d Border Color

This is a div with border color #177b4d.
<div style="border: #177b4d 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #177b4d.</div>

#177b4d Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #177b4d on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #177b4d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #177b4d on a white background.</div></div>

#177b4d Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #177b4d on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #177b4d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #177b4d on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #177b4d to White

This is a gradient from #177b4d to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#177b4d,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #177b4d to white.</div>

Gradient from #177b4d to Black

This is a gradient from #177b4d to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#177b4d,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#177b4d,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #177b4d to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #177b4d

In addition to using #177b4d on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #177b4d in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #177b4d, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 23, Green = 123, Blue = 77). If you need details about the color coordinates of #177b4d in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #177b4d
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(23, 123, 77)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #177b4d; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #177b4d; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #177b4d; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(23, 123, 77);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#177b4d")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:23, green:123, blue:77, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:23 green:123 blue:77 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(23f, 123f, 77f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(23, 123, 77);
 

#177b4d Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #177b4d the same way. For those with color blindness, #177b4d might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #177b4d looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #177b4d is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #177b4d looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #177b4d will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #177b4d is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 5.3:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #177b4d would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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