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#AE9999 Hex Code

Color Name: Heliotrope Gray

What is hex #AE9999 Color?

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The color name of hex code #AE9999 is Heliotrope Gray. The RGB values are (174, 153, 153) which means it is composed of 36% red, 32% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:12 Y:12 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AE9999 has a hue of 0°, 12% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

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Hex #AE9999 Color Codes

Color NameHeliotrope Gray
RGB Values(174, 153, 153)
CMYK Values(0%, 12%, 12%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 12%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#516666 [Stormcloud]
Closest Pantone®436 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#99AEAE [Cadet Grey]
#AE9999 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Hex #AE9999 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AE9999. Complementary color is 99AEAE

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AE9999 is #99AEAE which is called Cadet Grey. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AE9999 color is offered by #99AEAE. 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 (AE9999, AEA499 and AE99A4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AE9999 are #AEA499 and #AE99A4, called Quick Silver and Lilac Luster, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AE9999 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.

AE9999 AEA499 AE99A4
Split Complementary color palette with (AE9999, 99AEA4 and 99A4AE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AE9999 are #99AEA4 (Quick Silver) and #99A4AE (Cadet 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 (AE9999, 99AE99 and 9999AE)

Triadic Palette

#AE9999 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #99AE99 (Morning Blue) and #9999AE (Manatee) along with #AE9999, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (AE9999, 99AE99, 99AEAE and AE99AE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AE9999 has #99AE99 (Morning Blue), #99AEAE (Cadet Grey) and #AE99AE (Lilac Luster). 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.

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Square color palette with (AE9999, A4AE99, 99AEAE and A499AE)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AE9999 contains #A4AE99 (Laurel Green), #99AEAE (Cadet Grey) and #A499AE (Heliotrope Gray). 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.

AE9999 A4AE99 99AEAE A499AE
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Hex #AE9999 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AE9999 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of AE9999 Color


  • Transparent BEADADBEADAD
  • Transparent C6B8B8C6B8B8
  • Transparent CEC2C2CEC2C2
  • Transparent D7CCCCD7CCCC
  • Transparent DFD6D6DFD6D6
  • Transparent E7E0E0E7E0E0
  • Transparent EFEBEBEFEBEB
  • Transparent F7F5F5F7F5F5


  • Transparent A59494A59494
  • Transparent A09292A09292
  • Transparent 9C8F8F9C8F8F
  • Transparent 978D8D978D8D
  • Transparent 928A8A928A8A
  • Transparent 8E88888E8888
  • Transparent 898585898585
  • Transparent 858383858383


  • Transparent 8B7A7A8B7A7A
  • Transparent 7A6B6B7A6B6B
  • Transparent 685C5C685C5C
  • Transparent 574D4D574D4D
  • Transparent 463D3D463D3D
  • Transparent 342E2E342E2E
  • Transparent 231F1F231F1F
  • Transparent 110F0F110F0F

#AE9999 Color Patterns

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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.