Meteor Color


Meteor is soft, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #2f82ed
Complementary Color #1165d0
Color Shade: orange (33.79° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 44.31% (better contrasting with white)
Meteor Color Sample
Meteor Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d07d12

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Meteor Color. The Golden Key color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Alloy Orange (#c46210) for more energetic effect. Try DodgeRoll Gold as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#1165d0 is the best complementary color to Meteor. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #d07d12 complementary color is Denim, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Meteor are #d01d11 and #c3d011. Thus found on the left and right of #d07d12 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Thunderbird and Fuego colors as they work well with Meteor.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Meteor palette consists of #1e11d0 and #11c3d0 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1165d0). Try Persian Blue and Java colors in combination with #d07d12, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #d07d12 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Meteor. Thus Electric Violet and Mountain Meadow giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Meteor contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Denim, Malachite, and Red Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #d07d12 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Meteor tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#1165d0) and two others. The Mountain Meadow is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Razzmatazz – 120° from the complementary Denim. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #11d07d and #d01165.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d07d12 is made of 59% red, 36% green and 5% blue. In a HSL mode Meteor has a hue angle of 33.79°, a saturation of 84.07% and a lightness of 44.31%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d07d12 is made of 0% cyan, 32.55% magenta, 74.51% yellow and 18.43% black ink.

HEX #d07d12
RGB Decimal rgb(208,125,18)
RGB Percentage 59%, 36%, 5%
CMYK 0, 32.55, 74.51, 18.43
HSL hsl(33.79,84.07%,44.31%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(33.79,91.35%,81.57%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.9977,25.4538,63.2574)
XYZ xyz(33.4552,28.1208,4.2368)