#17043D Hex Code

Color Name: Cetacean Blue

What is hex #17043D Color?

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The color name of hex code #17043D is Cetacean Blue. The RGB values are (23, 4, 61) which means it is composed of 26% red, 5% green and 69% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:62 M:93 Y:0 K:76. In the HSV/HSB scale, #17043D has a hue of 260°, 93% saturation and a brightness value of 24%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Hex #17043D Color Codes

Color NameCetacean Blue
RGB Values(23, 4, 61)
CMYK Values(62%, 93%, 0%, 76%)
HSV/HSB Values(260°, 93%, 24%)
Closest Web Safe#000033
Inverse Color#E8FBC2 [Pale Spring Bud]
Closest Pantone®2765 C
Closest RAL5004 [Black blue]
Complementary Color#2A3D04 [Pullman Green]
#17043D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#1D1D1D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#101010
Weighted Average (Luma)#0C0C0C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#3B3B3B

Hex #17043D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 17043D. Complementary color is 2A3D04

Complementary Palette

The complement of #17043D is #2A3D04 which is called Pullman Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #17043D color is offered by #2A3D04. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (17043D, 34043D and 040E3D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #17043D are #34043D and #040E3D, called Dark Purple and Cetacean Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #17043D with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (17043D, 3D3404 and 0E3D04)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #17043D are #3D3404 (Pullman Green) and #0E3D04 (Lincoln Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (17043D, 3D1704 and 043D17)

Triadic Palette

#17043D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3D1704 (American Bronze) and #043D17 (Forest Green (Traditional)) along with #17043D, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (17043D, 3D1704, 2A3D04 and 042A3D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #17043D has #3D1704 (American Bronze), #2A3D04 (Pullman Green) and #042A3D (Oxford Blue). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (17043D, 3D040E, 2A3D04 and 043D34)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #17043D contains #3D040E (Chocolate Brown), #2A3D04 (Pullman Green) and #043D34 (Rich Black). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #17043D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #17043D rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Shades of Cetacean Blue Color


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#17043D Color Patterns

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    Cetacean Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cetacean Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Cetacean Blue Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.