Certain colors are indistinguishable to people with the various forms of color blindness, and therefore are better not used in figures intended for public viewing.
This script generates a palette of named colors for PyMOL that are unambiguous both to colorblind and non-colorblind individuals.
The colors listed here are defined according to recommendations found at J*FLY. This website is a good reference to consult when making all kinds of figures, not just those made using PyMOL.
The 0-255 RGB values from the J*FLY page have been used and converted to decimal notation (e.g. 230/255 = ..→