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Auburn Color

Color Name: Auburn
Hex Color Code: #A52A2A
RGB Color Code: RGB(165, 42, 42)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 74.55%, 74.55%, 35.29%

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What color is Auburn?

Auburn color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Auburn is #A52A2A, and the RGB color code is RGB(165, 42, 42).

In the RGB color model, Auburn has a red value of 165, a green value of 42, and a blue value of 42. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 74.5% magenta, 74.5% yellow, and 35.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 59.4 % saturation, and 40.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Auburn has a hue of 0° (degrees), 74.5 % saturation and 64.7 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Auburn color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(165, 42, 42)

Red 165 (64.7%)
Green 42 (16.5%)
Blue 42 (16.5%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Saturation 59.42 %.
Lightness 40.59 %.
LRV ~ 9.8 %
Munsell Color System 7.3R 3.6/11.3
XYZ X : 16.76
Y : 9.82
Z : 3.2
YXY Y1 : 9.82
X : 0.56
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 35.29%
M : 83.53%
Y : 83.53%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 74.55%
Yellow 74.55%
Key 35.29%


Saturation 74.55 %.
Brightness / Value 64.71 %.
CIE-Lab L : 37.52
A : 49.7
B : 30.54
CIE-Lch L : 37.52
C : 58.33
H : 31.57
CIE-Luv L : 37.52
U : 91.78
V : 19.79
Hunter-Lab L : 31.34
A : 40.63
B : 15.88

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Color Combinations

Auburn - #A52A2A Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Auburn. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Auburn - #A52A2A Tints and Shades

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Auburn - #A52A2A Color Images and Patterns

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