Asteroid 1095, Tulipa, was discovered on April 14, 1926 by Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg, Germany. It has a period of 5 years, 98 days and is 31.52 kilometers (a little over 19 1/2 miles) in diameter.

It is named for the genus of Eurasian flowering planet Tulipa, known in English as the tulip.


The meaning of asteroid Tulipa is (it has been said): relating to tulips; also, to collapse, to implode, fall apart;possibly, irrational exuberance.

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