Although the actual shots of the moon look awful, the rings were really there, as you see them. I have seen "wet" moons before where there is a fuzzy halo close to the moon, but these were distinct rings and they went out and out and out until I almost counldn't fit them in the viewfinder.
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Edit: I just looked at these and you really have to try hard to see the rings, even when you enlarge the pix - sorry, they looked better here on my computer. Here's a bonus shot for you :