In both images samples they are images I loaded in Environment Palette the moon is also image wrap that I tweaked in Paint. Net which was a black & white that I made blue to get the look.
The text I used the Brass Lacquer sample from the Material Palette.To explain how I did the text to conform to sphere is lengthy tutorial in itself.The shadow on the sphere that's TC I got lucky on that.It wasn't my doing. Actually when I made this was considering a new avatar for the the forum.But after thinking about it going with something more basic.All done with V11.2.
EDIT: In enclose wire frame mode is the attach layout I used to do the text
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