Scintilly is Dr. Landelbrot's Petpet - a Mechanized Laboratory Assistant. She is used for a variety of purposes as a research assistant by the doctor, and until recently was maintaining Landelbrot's original laboratory in Moltara.
*beep* No comets detected in range. Processing new navigational subroutine. Please return tomorrow for another capture attempt.
*beep* Comet detected. Requesting remote assistance from net operator. That's you, dear. Choose a target below.
Bzzt! Query User! Net is perfect for retrieving comet from space. Will net operator permit use?
*boop* Thanks, operator. You did good work. That's all for now.