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Asteroid Color

HEX #515155 / RGB (81, 81, 85)

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What is Asteroid Color?

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Asteroid has the hex code #515155. The equivalent RGB values are (81, 81, 85), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:5 Y:0 K:67. In the HSV/HSB scale, Asteroid has a hue of 240°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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.

Asteroid is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Asteroid Color Codes

Hex Code#515155
RGB Values(81, 81, 85)
CMYK Values(5%, 5%, 0%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 5%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#AEAEAA [Silver Chalice]
Closest Pantone®7540 C
Closest RAL7015 [Slate grey]
Complementary Color#555551 [Davy's Grey]
Asteroid Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#515151
Weighted Average (Luma)#515151
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Asteroid Color Palettes

Asteroid is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 515155. Complementary color is 555551

Complementary Palette

The complement of Asteroid is Davy's Grey with the hex code #555551. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #515155 color is offered by #555551. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (515155, 535155 and 515355)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Asteroid (#515155) are Davy's Grey (#535155) and Davy's Grey (#515355). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Asteroid with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (515155, 555351 and 535551)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Asteroid (#515155) are #555351 (Davy's Grey) and #535551 (Davy's Grey). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (515155, 555151 and 515551)

Triadic Palette

Asteroid triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #555151 (Davy's Grey) and #515551 (Davy's Grey) along with #515155 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (515155, 555151, 555551 and 515555)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Asteroid has four colors - #555151 (Davy's Grey), #555551 (Davy's Grey) and #515555 (Davy's Grey) in addition to the base color (#515155). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (515155, 555153, 555551 and 515553)

Square Palette

Asteroid square color palette has #555153 (Davy's Grey), #555551 (Davy's Grey) and #515553 (Davy's Grey). 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.

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Asteroid Color Rainbow Palette

Our Asteroid rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Asteroid Color


  • Transparent 747477747477
  • Transparent 858588858588
  • Transparent 979799979799
  • Transparent A8A8AAA8A8AA
  • Transparent B9B9BBB9B9BB
  • Transparent CBCBCCCBCBCC
  • Transparent DCDCDDDCDCDD
  • Transparent EEEEEEEEEEEE


  • Transparent 5A5A5E5A5A5E
  • Transparent 5F5F625F5F62
  • Transparent 646466646466
  • Transparent 69696B69696B
  • Transparent 6D6D6F6D6D6F
  • Transparent 727273727273
  • Transparent 777777777777
  • Transparent 7B7B7C7B7B7C


  • Transparent 414144414144
  • Transparent 39393C39393C
  • Transparent 313133313133
  • Transparent 29292B29292B
  • Transparent 202022202022
  • Transparent 18181A18181A
  • Transparent 101011101011
  • Transparent 080809080809

Asteroid Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

    Asteroid Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Asteroid Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Asteroid Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Asteroid Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Asteroid Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Asteroid Plaid Pattern

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