Sun Color


Sun is vibrant, 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 #0453ec
Complementary Color #1261fb
Color Shade: orange (39.57° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.94% (better contrasting with white)
Sun Color Sample
Sun Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #fbac13

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Sun Color. The Yellow Jacket 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 soft alternative called Armageddon Dust (#d3a907) for more calm effect. Try Supernova as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#1261fb is the best complementary color to Sun. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #fbac13 complementary color is Blue Ribbon, 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 Sun are #fb3812 and #d5fb12. Thus found on the left and right of #fbac13 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Scarlet and Electric Lime colors as they work well with Sun.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sun palette consists of #3712fb and #12d5fb colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1261fb). Try Blue and Bright Turquoise colors in combination with #fbac13, 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 #fbac13 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 Sun. Thus Electric Violet and Spring Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sun contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Blue Ribbon, Malachite, and Shocking Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #fbac13 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. Sun tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#1261fb) and two others. The Spring Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Rose – 120° from the complementary Blue Ribbon. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #12fbac and #fb1261.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #fbac13 is made of 57% red, 39% green and 4% blue. In a HSL mode Sun has a hue angle of 39.57°, a saturation of 96.67% and a lightness of 52.94%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #fbac13 is made of 0% cyan, 30.98% magenta, 90.98% yellow and 1.57% black ink.

HEX #fbac13
RGB Decimal rgb(251,172,19)
RGB Percentage 57%, 39%, 4%
CMYK 0, 30.98, 90.98, 1.57
HSL hsl(39.57,96.67%,52.94%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(39.57,92.43%,98.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(76.1069,18.7678,77.1929)
XYZ xyz(54.6537,50.0613,7.3983)