Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f) color information

Hex color #73837f is close to the color named "AuroMetalSaurus" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f), in branding, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

#73837f is made up of (115, 131, 127) in RGB colorspace and (12.21, 0.00, 3.05, 48.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7570303 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669966. White should be used ontop of #73837f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #73837f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #73837f luma #125.63
Websafe hex #669966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 131, 127) Adobe RGB (120.00, 128.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 51%, 50%) Closest named color AuroMetalSaurus
rgba rgba(115.0, 131.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, -3.80, -0.18)
cmyk cmyk(12.21, 0.00, 3.05, 48.63) CIE-L*ab (52.95, -4.84, -0.23)
hsv hsv(170.02, 6.25, 48.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 4.85, 182.72)
hsb hsb(170.02, 11.76, 51.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, -6.37, 0.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #73837f and the second color is called the "compliment" #827275.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73837f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #827275.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #73837f

When you combine pure white with this color, #73837f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #73837f

Darker shades of #73837f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #73837f

Tones are produced by blending #73837f with gray

Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #73837f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73837f → #827275
#73837f → #9da8a5
#73837f → #ffffff
#73837f → #727c82
#73837f → #454e4c
#73837f → #728277

How #73837f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #73837f on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #73837f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-AuroMetalSaurus (#73837f)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#73837fmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#73837f popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#73837f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#73837f in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #73837f
Java new Color(115, 131, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 131, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:131 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 131f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:131, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f8373
Python Color('#73837f')

Base Conversions of hex color #73837f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73837f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7570303 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 131, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 10000011 01111111
Hex 73 83 7f
Octal 163 203 177
Decimal 115 131 127

Icons incorporating the color #73837f

If you're considering using #73837f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #73837f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73837f colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #73837f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73837f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73837f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73837f background.
This text is hex color #73837f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73837f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73837f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73837f and white (#ffffff) background.