#494949 Hex Code

Color Name: Outer Space

What is hex #494949 Color?

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The color name of hex code #494949 is Outer Space. The RGB values are (73, 73, 73) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:71. In the HSV/HSB scale, #494949 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 29%.
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 #494949 Color Codes

Color NameOuter Space
RGB Values(73, 73, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 71%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 29%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B6B6B6 [Philippine Silver]
Closest Pantone®446 C
Closest RAL7022 [Umbra grey]
Complementary Color#494949 [Outer Space]
#494949 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#494949
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#494949
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8D8D8D

Hex #494949 Color Palettes

494949 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 494949. Complementary color is 494949

Complementary Palette

The complement of #494949 is #494949 which is called Outer Space. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #494949 color is offered by #494949. 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 (494949, 494949 and 494949)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #494949 are #494949 and #494949, called Outer Space and Outer Space, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #494949 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 (494949, 494949 and 494949)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #494949 are #494949 (Outer Space) and #494949 (Outer Space). 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 (494949, 494949 and 494949)

Triadic Palette

#494949 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #494949 (Outer Space) and #494949 (Outer Space) along with #494949, 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 (494949, 494949, 494949 and 494949)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #494949 has #494949 (Outer Space), #494949 (Outer Space) and #494949 (Outer Space). 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 (494949, 494949, 494949 and 494949)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #494949 contains #494949 (Outer Space), #494949 (Outer Space) and #494949 (Outer Space). 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 #494949 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #494949 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.

#494949 Color Patterns

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    Outer Space Gingham Checks

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    Outer Space Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Outer Space Polka Dots Pattern

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    Outer Space Honeycomb Pattern

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    Outer Space Leaves Pattern

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    Outer Space Houndstooth Pattern

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    Outer Space Trellis Pattern

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    Outer Space 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.